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Tajikistan asks Russia $250 mn in rent for base


July 12th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tajikistan wants Moscow to pay at least $250 million a year for the Russian military base deployed in the Central Asian state, Kommersant business daily ... Read more...

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Sajjan Jindal’s Bengal steel project to start soon


July 11th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) The West Bengal government and JSW Bengal Steel have resolved their differences and will sign an agreement for the Rs.350 billion integrated steel plant at Salboni ... Read more...

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Abducted Chhattisgarh collector may be freed Wednesday (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 1 (IANS) Maoists may set abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon free Wednesday, official sources in Chhattisgarh said Tuesday."Maoist interlocutors G. Hargopal and B.D. Sharma communicated to ... Read more...

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Abducted Chhattisgarh collector may walk free Wednesday


May 1st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 1 (IANS) Maoists may set abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon free Wednesday, official sources in Chhattisgarh said Tuesday."Maoist interlocutors G. Hargopal and B.D. Sharma communicated to ... Read more...

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Sukma collector may be released soon (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 30 (IANS) The release of abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon in the next 48 hours seemed likely with the Maoist interlocutors and the Chhattisgarh government-appointed mediators agreeing ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan finalise liberal visa accord


October 15th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) In a key confidence-building step, India and Pakistan Friday firmed up a draft of their bilateral visa agreement that will spur travel between the two ... Read more...

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Dhaka, Delhi to exchange Teesta river data


September 30th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 30 (IANS) India and Bangladesh will exchange data on water availability in the Teesta river, an official said.The two countries were not able to ink an accord ... Read more...

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CIS leaders call for free trade deal, peaceful end to conflicts


September 3rd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dushanbe, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Leaders of the Commonwealth of Independent States - a post-Soviet alliance - in their final statement rounding up the summit Saturday called for ... Read more...

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Mukherjee to attend ADB’s annual meet in Hanoi


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will leave for Vietnamese capital Hanoi tomorrow to attend Asian Development Bank (ADB)'s 44th Board of Governors' annual meet.During his two ... Read more...

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DTTDC to operate west Delhi’s cultural centre


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) A neighbourhood cultural centre will soon be operational in west Delhi as the state cabinet Monday approved a proposal authorising the Delhi Tourism and Transportation ... Read more...

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Draft norms for merger of non-life insurers announced


February 10th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) Wednesday announced the draft norms for amalgamation of general or non-life insurance companies.According to the IRDA, the draft norms were necessitated ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan were ‘near Kashmir dispute resolution’ during Musharraf regime: Kasuri


January 21st, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 21(ANI): India and Pakistan were near a resolution of their bilateral issues- including the Kashmir dispute- during the tenure of the then Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, former Pakistan ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s comment on failed Agra Summit: ‘Hidden Hand’ says ‘Maine Dekha Hai’


December 7th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.7 (ANI): Senior External Affairs Ministry official Vivek Katju on Tuesday said he had read former Pakistan President General (retired) Pervez Musharraf's acerbic comment that he was the "Hidden ... Read more...

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Dhaka, Delhi to discuss coal-based power generation


June 21st, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 21 (IANS) A Bangladeshi team left for New Delhi Monday to negotiate final terms of a draft agreement with India to set up a 1,320 MW coal-fired power plant in ... Read more...

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India spells ‘easy’ terms for $1 bn loan to Bangladesh


April 1st, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 1 (IANS) Bangladesh says the terms set for the $1 billion loan offered by India during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's New Delhi visit in January are "as easy as ... Read more...

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Russia ready to export poultry from India


March 27th, 2010 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to import poultry from India if the US does not resume its supplies, Russian Agriculture Minister Yelena Skrynnik has said. India, a major poultry ... Read more...

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Dhaka, Delhi hold talks over sharing Teesta water


January 4th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 4 (IANS) Bangladesh and India Monday began talks here to thrash out a pact on the sharing of Teesta river waters with Dhaka saying that even an interim agreement ... Read more...

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Beijing accused precipitating climate change stalemate


December 20th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 20 (ANI): Some delegates who attended the recently concluded Conference of Parties-15 (COP-15) climate change meeting on Copenhagen, Denmark, have been openly critical of China for its intransigence.They ... Read more...

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India, US to sign reprocessing pact before July


December 16th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Negotiations over a crucial reprocessing pact, a prerequisite for nuclear trade to start between India and the US, may take longer than expected with Foreign ... Read more...

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Russia eyeing 12-14 reactors in India, says envoy


December 14th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Russia Monday said it has no issues about transferring enrichment and reprocessing technologies (ENR) to India and set an ambitious target of setting 12-14 nuclear reactors ... Read more...

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Copenhagen summit: Developing countries warn of ‘absolute devastation’


December 9th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Copenhagen (Denmark), Dec.9 (ANI): The Copenhagen climate summit was thrown into disarray last night after developing countries said the current plans for a deal on global warming condemned millions of people ... Read more...

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India, Russia to sign umbrella n-deal as Manmohan arrives in Moscow (Lead)


December 6th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Moscow/New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India and Russia will sign Monday an umbrella agreement for expanding civil nuclear cooperation that will give New Delhi the right to reprocess ... Read more...

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India, Russia to sign umbrella nuclear deal ‘better than 123′


December 6th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India and Russia will sign Monday an umbrella agreement for expanding civil nuclear cooperation that will give New Delhi the right to reprocess spent fuel, taking ... Read more...

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Dhaka, Delhi strive for more accords during Hasina visit


December 4th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 4 (IANS) Bangladeshi and Indian experts began deliberations Friday to sort out details of a bilateral pact on sharing of Teesta river waters, ahead of summit level talks scheduled ... Read more...

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India committed to fulfilling its SAARC responsibilities: Krishna


November 17th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.17 (ANI): India is committed to fulfilling its responsibilities in SAARC in an asymmetric and non-reciprocal manner for the benefit of the countries in the region, said External Affairs Minister ... Read more...

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IAEA chief secretly dealing with Iran to end nuclear sanctions


November 17th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Nov. 17 (ANI): Mohamed ElBaradei, the chief of United Nations' nuclear watchdog IAEA, has reportedly been in secret talks with Iranian officials to reach an agreement that would lift the international ... Read more...

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Iran refuses to send uranium stockpile out of country


October 30th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 30 (ANI): Just hours after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad insisted that "we are ready to cooperate" with the West, Tehran has backtracked from the deal agreed in Vienna last ... Read more...

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Russia, France, US to agree to Iran fuel deal


October 23rd, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Oct 23 (DPA) Diplomats from Russia, France and the US were set Friday afternoon to jointly submit their formal approvals of a deal to process Iran's nuclear fuel abroad, a diplomat ... Read more...

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EU targets worldwide emissions limits on ships, airlines


October 21st, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Luxembourg, Oct 21 (DPA) World shipping companies and airlines should be forced to cut their greenhouse-gas emissions by between 10 and 20 percent by 2020, European Union environment ministers agreed Wednesday. United Nations ... Read more...

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Senior environment officials of SAARC countries meet in New Delhi


October 19th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): Senior environment officials met here on Monday, ahead of the Eighth Meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Environment Ministers.The Environment Ministers of ... Read more...

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Punjab government exempts Adarsh schools from taxes


September 24th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 24 (IANS) The Punjab government has exempted Adarsh (model) schools, coming up under the public-private partnership (PPP) model in the state, from various taxes. "This decision was taken at a ... Read more...

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Government moves to bring back Indian prisoners in Sri Lanka


July 25th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi has asked the Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka to take necessary steps to bring back the Indians languishing in ... Read more...

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India, Canada close to signing civil nuclear deal


June 7th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, June 7 (ANI): India and Canada are close to inking a civil nuclear deal, India's High Commissioner to Canada Shashishekhar M Gavai, saidGavai said officials of both sides had already exchanged ... Read more...

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Canada poised to ink nuke cooperation deal with India


May 28th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa (Canada), May 28 (ANI): Canada is poised to sign a nuclear technology deal with India, the country's International Trade Minister Stockwell Day said Wednesday.The pact will open up the lucrative Indian ... Read more...

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Canada says nuclear deal with India soon


May 28th, 2009 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 28 (IANS) Canada Wednesday said that the on-going talks with India on resumption of nuclear ties may soon end in a nucelar deal with New Delhi.The two countries ... Read more...

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