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Tata Motors forays into Indonesia


September 11th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 11 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors said Tuesday it is starting a new subsidiary in Indonesia to foray into both passenger and commercial vehicles."We will establish deeply rooted ... Read more...

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India rolls out red carpet for Myanmar military chief


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India Friday rolled out the red carpet for the Myanmar armed forces chief, assuring that it will support its neighbour by providing military training ... Read more...

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India, Philippines can cooperate in agriculture sector


July 11th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) India and the Philippines can work together in agriculture and the latter also should not be considered as a serious threat to India's information technology sector, ... Read more...

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East Asian nations need to cooperate on education: India (With Images)


July 5th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 5 (IANS) East Asian countries need to promote educational cooperation, facilitate exchange of qualified people and earmark seats for students from member countries in reputed institutions in ... Read more...

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Indian warships wrap up China visit


June 19th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Four Indian warships that were in Shanghai on a four-day goodwill visit, have wrapped up their port call and left China on the return journey ... Read more...

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2012 not to be a shining year for Indian gems and jewellery


May 9th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) The Indian gems and jewellery industry will see muted demand in 2012 with volume growth to be around four percent for the sector, Fitch Ratings said ... Read more...

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Easing of Myanmar sanctions too early: Rights groups


April 26th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) A group of influential American human rights organisations has said the US may be moving too quickly in relaxing sanctions against Myanmar.The group, which includes ... Read more...

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Tsunami fears stress need for greater ties with ASEAN: India


April 12th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A day after a massive earthquake close to Indonesia triggered fears of another tsunami, India Thursday called for greater cooperation with nations of the Southeast ... Read more...

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India, Asean must move beyond free trade in goods: Delhi Dialogue


February 14th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) With China making major inroads into Southeast Asia, India was Tuesday asked to take forward its relations with the region beyond the free trade agreement ... Read more...

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India, Asean want to ‘connect’ in the physical, virtual world


February 13th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) India and the Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) Monday began their year-long engagement with a Delhi Dialogue, where leaders emphasised on increased connectivity, ... Read more...

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India to begin ASEAN engagement with Delhi Dialogue


February 12th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) India will kick off its year-long intense engagements with the Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) with a high-level dialogue, beginning here Monday, on ... Read more...

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China, ASEAN vow cooperation in South China Sea


January 16th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 16 (IANS) China and the 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) will "deepen pragmatic cooperation" in the South China Sea, foreign ministry spokesman Liu Weimin said ... Read more...

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208-km human chain formed in Kerala to demand new dam


December 8th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 8 (IANS) A human chain stretching over 208 km and across two districts of Kerala was formed Thursday to press the state's demand for a new dam to ... Read more...

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US wants India to play key role in Asia-Pacific region


November 23rd, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) Welcoming India's 'Look East' approach, US President Barack Obama very much wants India to play a significant role in the region as an Indian Ocean ... Read more...

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Border management mechanism with China by year end


November 11th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India Friday said it will have a border dispute management mechanism with China by the yearend.Defence Minister A.K. Antony told reporters that both India and ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar target to double trade by 2015


September 27th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) India and Myanmar Tuesday agreed to double bilateral trade to $3 billion by 2015 by diversifying trade baskets and reducing barriers, especially tariffs. "I propose ... Read more...

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India pushes for services and investment agreement with ASEAN


August 13th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Manado (Indonesia), Aug 13 (IANS) After having 'trade in goods agreement', India has stepped up efforts for a comprehensive deal with the 10-nation Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) ... Read more...

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Indonesia expects to double trade with India


July 12th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Indonesia will double by 2015 to reach $25 billion, the country's ambassador to India said Tuesday.Addressing an interactive session at the ... Read more...

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Krishna in Myanmar to sign infrastructure deals (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


June 20th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 20 (IANS) Marking the first high-level engagement with Myanmar's three-month-old civilian government, Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna arrived here Monday on a three-day visit during which they ... Read more...

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Rajasthan jewellers happy with direct flight to Bangkok


March 7th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Mar.7 (ANI): Jewellery traders from Jaipur are happy with the government's decision to start a direct flight to Bangkok from Jaipur, as it will boost trade.Jaipur is known for trading traditional ... Read more...

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With China on mind, Obama urges India to engage East


November 8th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) With China on mind, US President Barack Obama Monday called on India to engage Southeast and East Asian countries with greater vigour, saying it will enhance ... Read more...

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Oz PM Gillard cautious, modest and awkward on global stage


November 1st, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi (Vietnam), Nov.1 (ANI): At last week's ASEAN and East Asia Summits, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard certified that 'foreign policy" was not her "passion', and more often than not, appeared ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh heads home after 3-nation Asian tour


October 30th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi, Oct.30 (ANI): Having concluded his substantive weeklong three-nation tour of Japan, Malaysia and Vietnam, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh is returning to New Delhi today evening.Dr. Singh left for ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh takes part in ASEAN Summit in Vietnam


October 30th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorHanoi (Vietnam), Oct 30 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday began talks with other leaders attending the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Vietnam ... Read more...

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India to negotiate free trade agreements with Indonesia, Thailand soon


October 28th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorHanoi, Oct.28 (ANI): In a move that can change the dynamics of trade in East Asia and also throw a challenge to China's economic dominance in its own backyard, ... Read more...

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PM leaves for three-nation Asia tour Sunday


October 21st, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India is set to energise its Look East policy when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday goes to Japan, the first leg of a three-nation tour that ... Read more...

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Antony to visit Vietnam for ASEAN defence summit (Lead)


October 8th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony will be in Vietnam from Sunday to attend the defence summit of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN), an official said Friday.The ... Read more...

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Learn Hindi the Malay way - online


September 29th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Bollywood films are popular in Malaysia and soon one might find Malaysians speaking Hindi as well, thanks to a website that will impart Hindi lessons online to ... Read more...

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ASEAN envoys visiting northeast India to boost trade, tourism


September 20th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 20 (IANS) Ambassadors of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) member-states are visiting the northeastern states to explore prospects of tourism and trade and to enhance people to ... Read more...

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Government tells planters to brace for competition from FTAs (Lead)


September 14th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Coonoor (Tamil Nadu), Sep 14 (IANS) The government Tuesday asked the commodity plantation sector in southern India to brace for competition in the domestic and export markets coming from free ... Read more...

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Patil arrives in Cambodia to boost ties (Lead)


September 13th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Sep 13 (IANS) Indian President Pratibha Patil arrived in Cambodia Monday as part of her two-nation visit to Laos and Cambodia, seeking to enhance ties with ASEAN countries and ... Read more...

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Indian president to visit Laos


September 6th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Vientiane(Laos), Sep 6 (DPA) Indian President Pratibha Patil was to pay a state visit to Laos later this week, official reports said Monday. Patil was scheduled to arrive Thursday for a five-day ... Read more...

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ASEAN, UN stress rapid aid for Myanmar cyclone


August 30th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 30 (DPA) The United Nations Monday stressed the importance of rapid international reaction to disasters, after the delay in getting help to Myanmar after a cyclone two years ago was ... Read more...

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India to speed up trade talks with EU, Japan and Malaysia


August 25th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) India is taking proactive measures to conclude bilateral trade agreements with the European Union, Japan and Malaysia, as the future of the Doha round of multilateral trade ... Read more...

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Vietnam, US to hold high-level defence talks


August 16th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Aug 16 (DPA) Vietnam and the US were to hold their first-ever defence talks at the deputy ministerial level, US sources and Vietnamese media said Monday. The discussions were scheduled to take ... Read more...

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