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India needs to make ‘tough choices’: Ajay Banga


April 24th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Ajay Banga, the new chairman of US-India Business Council, says India needs to make "tough choices" and implement progressive steps to create a welcoming business ... Read more...

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Corporate America seeks a bold India budget


March 14th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Presenting corporate America's wish list for the Indian budget, a leading US-India trade association wants India to press forward with bold economic reforms to make it ... Read more...

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Washington seeks Indian investment in capital city


March 10th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) The mayor of Washington has expressed keen interest in increasing cooperation between the American capital and India and hoped that more Indian companies would be drawn ... Read more...

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Indian-American father-son duo quits Obama Administration


February 1st, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) An Indian-American father-son duo, possibly the only one serving in senior positions in the Obama Administration, is leaving their positions for private sector jobs.Popularly known ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan to gain a lot from MFN status to India’


November 24th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Pakistan has lot to gain from the most favoured nation (MFN) status granted to India, former governor of State Bank of Pakistan Salim Raza said ... Read more...

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Mexico complains to China about unfair trade practices


September 30th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 30 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's government has sent China a letter accusing some of its companies of engaging in unfair practices to evade customs duties.The missive, signed by Economy ... Read more...

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US-India business conclave to boost commercial ties


June 20th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) Leading Indian and US business leaders are set to meet here this week to take stock of the US-India commercial relationship and calibrate a ... Read more...

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India Show in Canada to showcase engineering power


May 28th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 28 (IANS) India will display its engineering and technological prowess here in October as part of ongoing celebrations of the 'Year of India in Canada.'Over 150 engineering ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma hopeful of growing Indo-US trade relations


April 20th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today expressed optimism over the growing trade and investment relations between India and United States.During a bilateral meeting with Senators of different ... Read more...

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India offers `win-win’ opportunity, says US chamber


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) The US India Business Council (USIBC) has launched an India awareness campaign among lawmakers, the business community and the general public to drive home the message that India ... Read more...

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US commerce secretary scouts for business opportunities


February 10th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke kept his promise to Mumbai - he returned to the city three months after visiting it along with President Barack Obama last ... Read more...

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US eyes sale of fighter jets, high tech items to India


February 4th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) With the easing of export controls for India, the United States will press New Delhi to buy US fighter jets and other advanced technology products ... Read more...

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Britain advised Libya on Lockerbie bomber’s release: WikiLeaks


February 1st, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) British government ministers secretly advised Libya on securing the successful early release of the Lockerbie bomber from a Scottish prison, according to the US documents released by ... Read more...

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US business seeks free high-tech trade with India


November 2nd, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) Ahead of US President Barack Obama's trip, a major US trade association representing 300 top US companies doing business with India has proposed a five-point ... Read more...

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White House reveals how Obama will address outsourcing issue during India trip


October 29th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 29 (ANI): The White House has revealed how President Barack Obama will address the sensitive issue of outsourcing when he undertakes his visit to India between November 6 and ... Read more...

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We are entering into a security partnership with India: German envoy


July 7th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): European Aeronautic Defence and Space (EADS) of Germany initiated a deal with Indian Air Force (IAF) for providing 126 Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MRCA) worth over 10 ... Read more...

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US chamber plugs for technology partnership with India


April 13th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The US Chamber of Commerce Tuesday pitched for greater US-India partnership in technology innovation, infrastructure development and production of cleaner energy. "Let's collaborate on innovation. Let's partner on ... Read more...

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China signs trade treaty with Costa Rica


April 9th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS/EFE) China and Costa Rica have signed a free trade treaty that will give the two countries greater access in each other's markets and bring the Asian giant economically ... Read more...

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Canadian team to visit India to advocate Indo-Canada CEPA


March 25th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.25 (ANI): A high profile Canadian delegation led by John Manley, President and CEO of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives (CCCE), and Roy MacLaren, Chairman of the Canada-India Business ... Read more...

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India wants US help to become a world-class manufacturing hub


March 19th, 2010 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 19 (IANS) India has invited US companies to take advantage of its rapid growth and help shape the country into a world-class manufacturing hub with greater investment ... Read more...

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India-UAE trade to be discussed at upcoming conference


October 28th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 28 (IANS) Trade relations between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would be the focus of a conference organised by the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) in the Indian ... Read more...

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US fast-tracks hi-tech trade with India; GE India first beneficiary


June 18th, 2009 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 18 (IANS) The United States has announced a new programme to fast-track high-technology trade with India from which General Electric's India division will be the first Indian company ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani, Azim Premji, Vikas Swarup to be honoured at Synergies Summit


June 9th, 2009 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 9 (IANS) India's leading businessmen Anil Ambani and Azim Premji, as also author Vikas Swarup of "Slumdog Millionaire" fame, will be honoured at a Synergies Summit summit ... Read more...

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American friends welcome to help better ties with India: Zardari


May 8th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 8 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari says he hopes to build better relations with India after its parliamentary elections and "if our American friends can help us, ... Read more...

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Zardari for fresh dialogue with India after elections


May 6th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 6 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari says he proposes to start a fresh peace dialogue with India after the Indian elections are over later this month."Democracies ... Read more...

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US, Canada pledge cooperation in combatting global recession (Lead)


February 20th, 2009 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Ottawa, Feb 20 (DPA) The US and Canada have agreed to work closely together to counter the widening global economic recession and avoid erecting trade barriers that would hamper thriving cross-border commerce. President ... Read more...

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India, China discuss boundary row, focus on economic ties


June 6th, 2008 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) India and China Thursday discussed their long-standing border row and the need for maintaining peace along the boundary and also expressed confidence about surpassing the trade target of ... Read more...

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India-US trade to touch $60 bn: diplomat


May 21st, 2008 - 11:39 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Bilateral India-US trade will touch $60 billion in the coming years, a senior American diplomat said here Wednesday. "Just a couple of years back, the volume of bilateral ... Read more...

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India and Britain should work together to find technology solutions


May 21st, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by admin
London, May 21 (ANI): Minister of State for Industry Ashwani Kumar today met Lord Digby Jones, British Minister of State for Trade and Investment and discussed wide ranging issues in order ... Read more...

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‘Indian companies created 5,000 British jobs in 2007′


May 21st, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 21 (IANS) Seventy Indian companies set up in Britain last year, creating 5,000 more jobs, Britain's trade and investment minister has said. Trade between India and Britain ... Read more...

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Deccan teams up with Periyar Tiger Reserve


May 5th, 2008 - 7:00 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, May 5 (IANS) India's low cost airline Deccan has decided to promote eco-tourism in the Periyar Tiger Reserve in Thekkady, Kerala in an attempt to help preserve its tiger population and ... Read more...

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Canadian minister lauds India’s economic ascent


April 17th, 2008 - 12:37 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Hailing India's "economic ascent" and its growing global stature, Canada Wednesday called for stepping up cooperation in areas ranging from agriculture and mining to ICT and infrastructure. ... Read more...

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