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Russia admitted to World Trade Organisation


December 17th, 2011 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Dec 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Global trade ministers Friday accepted Russia's bid to join the World Trade Organisation (WTO).The accession protocol was signed for Russia by Economic Development Minister Elvira ... Read more...

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Swiss president rings Gilani over abduction (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan has assured Swiss President Micheline Calmy-Rey that it is doing all it can to trace a Swiss couple kidnapped in July in the restive ... Read more...

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Couple’s abduction: Swiss president calls up Gilani


December 16th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) President of the Swiss Confederation Micheline Calmy-Rey has spoken to Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani over the July kidnapping of a Swiss couple.Ocholivier David ... Read more...

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Look beyond national interests, Ban to G20


October 18th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Bern, Oct 17 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday urged G20 leaders to look beyond domestic and regional interests and come up with actionable plans to save the world ... Read more...

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Parliamentarians meet in Bern, focus on global crises


October 17th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Indian parliamentarians led by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will be interacting with MPs from across the world at the 125th Assembly of the ... Read more...

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India, Switzerland sign MOU for cooperation in finance


October 4th, 2011 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Oct 4 (IANS) India and Switzerland have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) related to bilateral cooperation on financial matters, the Swiss government announced Monday.The MOU was signed during ... Read more...

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Patil likely to press Switzerland on black money issue


September 29th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India is likely to renew its request to the Swiss government to end bank secrecy and to help get billions of dollars stashed in ... Read more...

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Neutrinos on agenda during Patil’s Swiss visit


September 29th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Neutrinos, sub-atomic particles that reportedly travel faster than light, appear to have fired the imagination of President Pratibha Patil who plans to visit CERN, ... Read more...

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President heads to Switzerland Friday, to unveil Tagore bust


September 28th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil heads to Europe Friday on an eight-day trip that will take her to Austria and Switzerland, where she will unveil a ... Read more...

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President to visit Switzerland, Austria


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will visit Switzerland and Austria from Sep 30 to Oct 7 in a trip aimed at enhancing bilateral relations with the ... Read more...

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New India-Swiss pact not for recovering black money: Mukherjee


August 31st, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday made it clear that the revised double taxation avoidance agreement that India had signed with Switzerland on Monday would ... Read more...

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India, Switzerland ink double taxation avoidance pact


August 30th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India and Switzerland Monday signed a double taxation avoidance agreement, paving the way for Indian authorities to obtain information on money stashed away in secret bank ... Read more...

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India, Switzerland sign deal to access information on tax evasion


August 30th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India and Switzerland Monday signed a double taxation avoidance agreement, which will allow for the European country to share information on cases of tax evasion. "A protocol ... Read more...

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India, Switzerland ink Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement


August 30th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 30 (ANI): India and Switzerland on Monday signed a protocol amending the existing Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement between the two nations, which would help the government obtain information ... Read more...

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Swiss Foreign Minister meets Ramesh in New Delhi


August 30th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 30 (ANI): The Foreign Minister of Switzerland, Micheline Calmy-Rey, met Union Environment and Forest Minister Jairam Ramesh here on Monday.Calmy-Rey discussed the flash flood tragedy in Leh with ... Read more...

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Iran summons Swiss envoy over ban on minarets


December 6th, 2009 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 5 (DPA) Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki Saturday summoned Switzerland's ambassador to Tehran and harshly criticized the outcome of a Swiss referendum to ban the construction of minarets on mosques. Last ... Read more...

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Turkey and Armenia sign protocols on ties


October 11th, 2009 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Zurich, Oct 11 (DPA) Turkey and Armenia Saturday signed two protocols that will pave the way for a new era of diplomatic relations, bilateral ties and the opening of their common border ... Read more...

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Switzerland urges Libya to release Swiss nationals


September 3rd, 2009 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 3 (Xinhua) The Swiss government has called on Libya to honour pledges it made in an accord with Switzerland and allow two detained Swiss nationals to leave the country, the ... Read more...

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A war of words over banking secrecy


March 25th, 2009 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
By Helen Maguire and Shabtai Gold Geneva/Berlin, March 25 (DPA) Switzerland and Germany are friendly neighbours and big commercial partners, but a war of words over banking secrecy is shaking the relationship, and ... Read more...

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Common points between India, Switzerland can improve bilateral ties: Swiss President


November 14th, 2007 - 8:38 am ICT by admin
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Swiss President begins India visit, pays homage at Rajghat


November 14th, 2007 - 8:36 am ICT by admin
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