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Visa pact to be signed Saturday, will benefit common people: Rehman Malik (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) India and Pakistan will Saturday sign the much-awaited visa agreement that will ease the visa restrictions on people from both countries, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan likely to sign visa pact Saturday


September 7th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) The much-awaited visa agreement between India and Pakistan could be signed Saturday, Indian sources said here Friday.The visa agreement could be a game changer for people-to-people ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to liberalise business visa norms


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen bilateral economic relations, India and Pakistan will soon sign agreements for liberalising visa norms for business travellers, Commerce and Industry ... Read more...

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India voices concern over curbs on US business visas


May 31st, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) Voicing Indian businesses' concern over new US restrictions imposed on H1-B and L1 visas, New Delhi has expressed the hope this trend will not be sustained ... Read more...

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Britain to open deputy high commission in Chandigarh


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 23 (IANS) Chandigarh will have a British deputy high commission by the end of 2012, British High Commissioner James Bevan announced here Wednesday.The deputy high commission will cater ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to sign ‘liberalised’ visa agreement (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Seeking closer ties through a sustained talks process and a step by step approach to solve outstanding issues, India and Pakistan are likely to ... Read more...

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India takes over presidency of Saarc business chamber


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) India Monday assumed presidency of the business chamber of the eight-member South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) after a gap of 12 years and ... Read more...

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India proposes $100 mn line of credit for Zimbabwe


January 10th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) India has mooted a $100 million line of credit (LoC) for improving health infrastructure in Zimbabwe, saying that Indian public sector undertakings (PSUs) would assist ... Read more...

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Business visas for Chinese up


December 21st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Amid differences over a host of issues with China, the government Wednesday said it has taken note of the potential misuse of business visas and ... Read more...

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India, Brazil, South Africa to hold meet for enhancing trade


October 19th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 19 (IANS) In a bid to enhance trade ties, India, Brazil and South Africa have decided to hold an annual meeting of trade ministers with New Delhi being ... Read more...

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Business visa issues will be resolved: Pakistani minister


September 29th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Continuing trade diplomacy on his five-day visit to India, Pakistani Commerce Minister Amin Fahim Thursday said businessmen of both countries would soon be able to ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to double bilateral trade, liberalise visa regime


September 29th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Pushing their trade diplomacy amid differences over a host of issues like cross-border terror, India and Pakistan Wednesday agreed to jointly double bilateral trade to ... Read more...

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India, Pak to talk business at Mumbai’s Taj


September 24th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) In a sign of improving bilateral ties, Pakistan Commerce and Trade Minister Makhdoom Amin Faheem will begin a five-day visit to India from Mumbai ... Read more...

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Infosys braces to counter visa fraud charge in US


May 25th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) India's global software major Infosys Technologies Ltd. is reviewing its procedures to counter the charge of misusing B1 business visas to the US, a senior company ... Read more...

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Deep freeze after Mumbai attacks thawing: Pakistani daily


April 28th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) There are signs that the deep freeze between India and Pakistan that set in after the 2008 Mumbai attacks is "finally thawing", a Pakistani daily said ... Read more...

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Commerce Secretary Khullar leaves for Pakistan


April 26th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Apr. 26 (ANI): Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar crossed into Pakistan on Tuesday with a six-member delegation for two days of talks with his Pakistan counterpart Zafar Mehmud.Both Khullar and Mehmud are ... Read more...

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43 foreigners overstayed, 7 Nigerians missing: Goa minister


March 19th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 19 (IANS) Forty-three foreigners, including 13 Nigerians and 10 Russians, have been arrested for overstaying in Goa, while seven Nigerians have disappeared since the last one year, a ... Read more...

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UK to ease visa policy to provide more opportunities to Pakistanis


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 23(ANI): The British government has softened its visa policy for Pakistani citizens to provide more opportunities for them in the United Kingdom, Immigration Minister Damian Green has said."We want the ... Read more...

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India, Japan to simplify visa procedures


October 26th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Oct. 25 (ANI): Following extensive talks on bilateral, regional and global issues of shared interest held between Indian Prime Minster Dr. Manmohan Singh and Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan, the ... Read more...

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India, Japan simplify visa procedures


October 25th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 25 (IANS) India and Japan Monday decided to simplify visa procedures between them and signed a memorandum to that effect.The memorandum covers the gamut - including measures related to ... Read more...

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‘India-Colombia trade to grow by 23 percent by 2011′


August 5th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Colombia is expected to increase around 23 percent to $1 billion in 2010-11, Colombian ambassador Juan Alfredo Pinto Saavedra said here Wednesday. "The bilateral ... Read more...

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Pakistan to get back to India on terror suspect Headley


February 25th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir today admitted that the information on David Coleman Headley has been provided by New Delhi, and said one of the dossier given ... Read more...

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FBI chief meets Indian officials, likely to give information on terror suspect Headley


February 23rd, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.23 (ANI): Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) chief Robert Mueller met with senior Indian Government officials here today, and is believed to have shared information about the probe related to ... Read more...

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Arrested Chinese engineers hospitalised (Second Lead)


January 12th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 12 (IANS) Three Chinese engineers, arrested in Chhattisgarh for alleged culpability in a chimney crash at the Balco power plant in which 41 workers were killed last year, were ... Read more...

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More Chinese get visas for Himachal road projects


January 9th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 9 (IANS) Eleven more employees of a Chinese company have been granted visas to speed up the construction of two major World Bank-funded roads in Himachal Pradesh, a minister said ... Read more...

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Britain protests after India tightens visa rules


December 22nd, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22(ANI): Britain has lodged a diplomatic protest against the tightening of India's visa rules, which prohibits travellers from returning to the country within two months of any visit.Indian Government has ... Read more...

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Govt. tightens business visa norm


December 10th, 2009 - 12:11 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 9 (ANI): The Centre has tightened the norms to issue business visas to foreign nationals, as it has been noticed by the Government that a number of foreign nationals ... Read more...

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Chinese firm resumes road projects in Himachal


December 5th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 5 (IANS) Work on two World Bank-funded roads, undertaken by a Chinese firm, has resumed in Himachal Pradesh, nearly two months after the employees of the firm had to go ... Read more...

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China wants special visa policy for its workers in India


November 23rd, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) China has asked for a "special policy" for its labourers to help businesses of the two sides finish ongoing projects in India, a top Chinese official said here ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhatt’s son questioned on Headley link


November 13th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Mumbai police have questioned Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's son Rahul for his alleged friendship with David Coleman Headley, the Pakistan-born US national who is in FBI ... Read more...

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FBI team may come next week to probe Headley case (Second Lead)


November 12th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) team is likely to be in the country next week to probe the India links of David Coleman Headley, the Pakistan ... Read more...

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FBI team may come next week to probe Headley case (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


November 12th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) team is likely to be in the country next week to probe the India links of David Coleman Headley, the Pakistan ... Read more...

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FBI chief in India next week to probe Headley case


November 12th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) chief Robert Mueller will be visiting New Delhi next week to probe the India links of David Coleman Headley, the Pakistan born ... Read more...

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US terror suspect visited India many times: Chidambaram


November 10th, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The US national arrested in Chicago last month on charges of plotting terror strikes visited India several times before the Nov 26 attacks in Mumbai last ... Read more...

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Indian intelligence team not allowed to question Headley


November 10th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Indian intelligence officials have left the US for home after being denied permission by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to question American national David Coleman ... Read more...

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