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Pakistan, Britain to raise bilateral trade to $4 bn


May 11th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Pakistan and Britain have launched a Trade and Investment Roadmap which aims to raise their bilateral trade to 2.5 billion pounds (over $4 billion) ... Read more...

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India contributes $4.71 mn more to UN Democracy Fund


March 31st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 31 (IANS) India has made a further contribution of $4.71 million to the UN Democracy Fund (UNDEF) set up in 2005 to encourage participation of all ... Read more...

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India signs cooperation pact with Burundi


February 21st, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Building upon initiatives unveiled during the second Africa-India summit last year, India has signed a crucial cooperation agreement with Burundi, a landlocked country in ... Read more...

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President Patil praises Mauritius for its electoral system


April 26th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Port Louis (Mauritius), April 26 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday hailed the parliamentary institutions and electoral processes of Mauritius.Adressing the National Assembly of Mauritius here, the visiting Indian president ... Read more...

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President Patil lauds Mauritius for its support to India over UNSC seat


April 26th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Port Louis (Mauritius), Apr 26 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Tuesday lauded the Mauritius government for its consistent support to India's candidature for permanent membership of an expanded United Nations Security ... Read more...

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Ahead of May summit, India steps up Africa diplomacy


February 18th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Ahead of the second India-Africa Forum Summit, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday met his counterparts from over half a dozen African countries and underlined New Delhi's ... Read more...

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India, Germany exploring civil nuclear cooperation


December 12th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Berlin, Dec 12 (IANS) India and Germany are exploring the possibilities of a civil nuclear commerce partnership to take forward their strategic ties, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has ... Read more...

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Relax export control laws, India tells Germany


December 12th, 2010 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Berlin, Dec 11 (IANS) Visiting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday asked Germany to relax export control laws for opening new horizons for commerce as the two nations have ... Read more...

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Singh praises German support for opening global nuke commerce to India


December 12th, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by ANI
Berlin, Dec.11 (ANI): Visiting Indian Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday, praised Germany for supporting the opening of international commerce for India in the field of civil nuclear energy, adding ... Read more...

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Talks would lead to comprehensive peace for Middle East: Patil


November 28th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghDamascus (Syria), Nov.28 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has said India remains hopeful that talks would lead to a comprehensive peace process for a final resolution of the ... Read more...

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“Corruption blooming in Pak due to lack of good governance”: Gilani


November 16th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 16 (ANI): Corruption has been flourishing in Pakistan due to the lack of 'good governance', Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has acknowledged.Addressing the plenary session of the Pakistan Development ... Read more...

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Games Organising Committee tenure extended (Lead)


October 18th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) was Monday given an extension by the Group of Ministers (GoM), Urban Development Minister S. Jaipal Reddy announced.Reddy, who heads the ... Read more...

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CWG Organising Committee tenure extended


October 18th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee was Monday given an extension by the Group of Ministers (GoM), Urban Development Minister S. Jaipal Reddy announced.Reddy, who heads the GoM, ... Read more...

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Sinking of South Korean warship was not terrorism: US


June 29th, 2010 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (DPA) North Korea's alleged sinking of a South Korean warship did not constitute an act of international terrorism and would not lead to placing Pyongyang back on the US ... Read more...

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India, Nepal agree to strengthen bilateral ties as Krishna ends visit


January 17th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan.17 (ANI): India and Nepal on Sunday agreed that recent meetings of bilateral institutional mechanisms had reinvigorated the bilateral relationship in key areas.A joint statement issued by the governments of ... Read more...

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Posco gets clearance to build $12 bn steel plant in Orissa


January 1st, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 1 (IANS) South Korean steel major Posco has got final clearance from the ministry of environment and forests for acquiring forest land in Orissa for its $12 billion steel plant ... Read more...

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Cyprus supports India for UN Security Council seat


November 1st, 2009 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
Nicosia, Nov 1 (IANS) Cyprus has expressed its support for a permanent seat for India in an expanded UN Security Council. Cyprus President Demetris Christofias while speaking Saturday at a state banquet ... Read more...

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Phoenix Group Global expands brand Zuri


April 1st, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Phoenix Group Global, the owners and promoters of luxury resorts and business hotels, Wednesday announced that all its existing properties will be brought under the Zuri Hotels ... Read more...

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India gifts embassy to Palestinian Authority, pledges 20 million dollar grant


October 7th, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 7 (ANI): In a gesture of solidarity with the Palestinian cause, India gifted a piece of prized real estate in the capital''s elite diplomatic enclave for building the ... Read more...

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Manmohan says Indo-French nuke agreement adds new dimension to ties


September 30th, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Sep 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said the civil nuclear cooperation agreement between India and France added a new dimension to their strategic partnership."Today we have ... Read more...

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On Pokhran anniversary, Kalam reiterates support for n-deal


May 11th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Reiterating his support for the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Sunday said it will open the doors for uranium supplies to fuel-starved domestic power ... Read more...

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Blind US support to Musharraf unacceptable, say experts


April 23rd, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr.23 (ANI): Extending blind U.S. support to Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf and his dwindling band of collaborators will only prolong the agony and ordeal of the people of Pakistan, visitors ... Read more...

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Pak PM holds farewell meet with Musharraf


November 15th, 2007 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 15 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz held a farewell meeting with President General Pervez Musharraf at Aiwan-e-Sadr here on Thursday. Musharraf lauded the contribution of Aziz in fast tracking ... Read more...

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