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India, Mauritius agree to push for trade pact


July 6th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India and Mauritius Friday agreed to hasten negotiations on the proposed Preferential Trade Agreement, with a view to boost bilateral trade and enhance economic engagements.Mauritian ... Read more...

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New interview-less US visa process for some categories


June 29th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) To draw the maximum number of Indian tourists, the US has introduced a new visa programme for certain categories, which will allow an applicant ... Read more...

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Obama, Manmohan Singh may meet at La Cabos


June 16th, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Keen to forge deeper strategic and economic ties with India as the US draws down in Afghanistan, US President Barack Obama may meet Indian Prime ... Read more...

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Britain, Kenya to enhance ties (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, March 27 (IANS) Kenya and Britain will promote their ties, said visiting British Minister for Africa Henry Bellingham."Kenya and Britain have strong shared interests including trade, development, security, regional ... Read more...

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Britain, Kenya vow to enhance ties


March 27th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, March 27 (IANS) Kenya and Britain have vowed to promote their ties, said visiting British Minister for Africa Henry Bellingham here Monday."Kenya and Britain have strong shared interests including ... Read more...

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Corporate America seeks reforms, says budget not game-changing


March 17th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) Calling the Indian budget "measured but without game-changing reforms", a US-India trade group has expressed the hope that the government would deliver on foreign investor ... Read more...

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Iraq keen to import rice, wheat from India


February 28th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Iraq will buy 100,000 tonnes of rice from India and is keen to increase import of wheat, sugar and other agricultural products in a bid ... Read more...

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Indian envoy asks private sector to focus on ‘big picture’


February 25th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao appreciated the very constructive role played by the Private Sector Advisory Group (PSAG) in strengthening India-US commercial ties and stressed the continued ... Read more...

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India eyes $100 bn foreign investment in nuclear power sector


January 31st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 31 (IANS) India is hopeful of getting more than $100 billion worth of foreign investment in the nuclear power sector in the next two decades and a ... Read more...

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US trade group sends life sciences mission to India


January 31st, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) The US-India Business Council (USIBC), seeking better commercial ties with India, has launched a week long Life Sciences Executive Mission to India to coincide with Bangalore ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia seeks to boost trade, investment with India


January 4th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Saudi Arabia Wednesday said there is a huge potential for stepped up economic engagement with India in view of the growing uncertainties in Europe and ... Read more...

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US investors keen to fund India’s digital transformation


December 9th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) US investors are keen to help fund India's digital transformation, according to the US-India Business Council (USIBC), a major US trade advocacy group seeking better commercial ... Read more...

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India’s retail opening will deepen business ties: US


November 30th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) The United States has welcomed India's decision to allow foreign direct investment in the multi-brand retail sector, saying such economic reforms will further strengthen business-to-business ties ... Read more...

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India’s ‘bold’ retail opening will reduce prices: US body


November 25th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) A major US trade association has hailed Indian cabinet's "bold" move to approve opening of India's vast multi-brand retail sector to foreign direct investment and expanding ... Read more...

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Obama, Manmohan Singh to meet in Bali Nov 18


November 10th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) Describing India as an important security and counterterrorism partner in South Asia, the White House has said President Barack Obama will meet Indian Prime Minister ... Read more...

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India backs UN call for end to US trade embargo on Cuba


October 26th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 26 (IANS) India joined 181 other nations in the UN General Assembly in calling for the immediate lifting of the economic and trade embargo imposed on Cuba ... Read more...

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Probe Sushma’s links to Reddy brothers: Digvijay


September 5th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 5 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh said here Monday that the CBI should probe the "commercial ties" between senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj and Karnataka's mining ... Read more...

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Clinton visit: US firms to showcase counter-terror innovations


July 17th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, July 17 (IANS) With the July 13 Mumbai blasts putting the spotlight on increased security cooperation, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reaches India Monday on a ... Read more...

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Be part of India’s growth story, US business urged


June 24th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) A US India trade group has called on American policymakers to strengthen trade relations with India or face the risk of being left behind in sharing ... Read more...

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India, US to fast track investment treaty talks


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) India and US have agreed to fast track technical negotiations for an early conclusion of a bilateral investment agreement to take advantage of the vast untapped ... 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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Confident of strengthened trade ties with Bengal: US official


June 17th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) A top US diplomat Friday exuded confidence in the commitment of West Bengal's new regime to developing bilateral commercial ties but said the region faced ... Read more...

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US hails Indian efforts to rebuild Afghanistan


May 14th, 2011 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Taking note of India's "enhanced position as a regional leader" the United States has welcomed New Delhi's boost in aid to Kabul and strong support ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak Commerce Secretary-level trade talks begin today


April 27th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 27(ANI): The Commerce Secretaries of Pakistan and India will meet in Islamabad on Wednesday in a renewed effort to expand bilateral trade.A number of issues are expected to be taken ... Read more...

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UAE, India business groups discuss trade ties


April 25th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 25 (IANS) The UAE's Economic Zones World (EZW) and India Club, the oldest Indian business and cultural organisation in Dubai, have discussed ways to boost commercial ties between ... Read more...

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Free trade pact with India by 2013: Canada PM


April 1st, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 1 (IANS) India figured prominently in the heat of the Canadian election campaign Thursday when Prime Minister Stephen Harper said that if his party is returned power, ... Read more...

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India budget will spur investment: US chamber


March 1st, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 1 (IANS) A leading US trade association has praised India's budget, saying it sets forth clear parameters that will spur and sustain greater investment in the country's ... Read more...

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US trade chamber seeks India’s retail opening


February 18th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Seeking opening of India's retail sector, the US India Business Council (USIBC) has set up a sub-committee to focus on leveraging the combined resources of the ... 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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Pak assures support to Afghan Govt’s reconciliation efforts with Taliban


January 6th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 6(ANI): Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Nawabzada Malik Amad Khan has assured Pakistan's full support to the Afghan Government's reconciliation efforts with the Taliban to ensure lasting peace ... Read more...

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‘Iran’s move to invite EU members except America to nuke facilities a ‘ploy’: US


January 4th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): The Unites States has criticised Iran for inviting Russia, China and several European Union members to visit its nuclear facilities this month, while excluding America, and called it ... Read more...

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Chinese Premier Jiabao arrives in Pakistan on three-day visit


December 17th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 17 (ANI): Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao arrived in Pakistan today on a three-day official visit aimed at boosting Sino-Pak commercial ties.Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani personally received his Chinese ... Read more...

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Obama backs India UNSC seat to counter China: US media


November 9th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's announcement of support for India's permanent membership in the UN Security Council (UNSC) is seen by large sections of the US ... Read more...

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Obama thanks Indians for their extraordinary hospitality


November 8th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 8 (ANI): US President Barack Obama on Monday thanked the people of India for their extraordinary hospitality and warmth.After attending a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan here, Obama ... Read more...

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US business pleased with Obama’s approach to trade with India


November 7th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) US business is pleased with the way President Barack Obama has put trade and economic ties right at the top of priorities during his India visit."We ... Read more...

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