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India’s ICT expertise helping many countries


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) When Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas came to India earlier this week, the three MoUs inked between the two countries went by largely unnoticed. But the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Japan keen to partner in infra and other sectors in Kerala


September 13th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Japan is keen to participate in infrastructure, information technology and healthcare projects in Kerala, top Japanese officials said Thursday."We are keen on partnering in the infrastructure ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China-Arab trade to reach $300 bn by 2014: UAE minister


September 12th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS/WAM) Trade between Arab nations and China will witness a major leap in the future and hit the $300 billion mark by 2014, a visiting UAE minister ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russia world’s most educated country: Report


September 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has topped a list of the world's most educated countries, according to a new report that analysed education systems all over the globe.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Canada to fast-track nuclear deal with India (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Underlining that it did not have any proliferation concerns from India, Canada Wednesday said it hoped to complete the remaining procedures to implement the bilateral ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UAE-Vietnam discuss economic relations


September 7th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 6 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Vietnam Thursday discussed their relations and ways to strengthen economic cooperation and coordination.The meet was held between the UAE's Minister ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, Tajikistan upgrade ties, sign four pacts


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India and Tajikistan, the energy-rich Central Asian nation, Monday decided to upgrade their ties to the level of strategic partnership and signed four ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese president reaffirms support to Europe in debt crisis


August 31st, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao said Thursday that China firmly supports Europe's efforts to overcome the debt crisis and the important role that the International Monetary Fund ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India-China agree to have 5-year economic cooperation plan


August 27th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) India and China have agreed to a five-year plan on economic cooperation as well as setting up a joint working group (JWG) to go into ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brazil to see moderate growth in 2012


August 10th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 10 (IANS) Brazil should be able to achieve moderate growth in 2012, while most of the OECD's 34 member economies will lose steam in the coming ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India-Sri Lanka CEOs Forum to hold first meet Saturday


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The India-Sri Lanka CEOs Forum will hold its first meeting Saturday in Colombo, Sri Lanka.The forum, which has been set up to develop a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russia brings in Foreign Accounts Information Law


July 31st, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian citizens, failing to inform the tax agencies about their foreign banking accounts, can now be penalised with President Vladimir Putin Monday signing a law ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India-Saudi ties poised for upsurge after Jundal handover (News Analysis)


July 29th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Building upon the positive momentum generated by the handover of 26/11 handler Abu Jundal by Riyadh last month, India and Saudi Arabia are set ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Russia seeks faster trade growth with Italy


July 24th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that he is confident of restoration of bilateral trade between his country and Italy and the two-way trade volume can ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian scientists help save 131 trees in Cambodian temple (With images)


July 16th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Indian scientists have been successful in conserving 131 trees at the 800-year-old Ta Prohm temple in Cambodia, better known as 'Temple Tree'.Experts from the Dehradun-based ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

South Korean central bank cuts policy rate (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 12 (IANS) Bank of Korea (BOK), South Korea's central bank, unexpectedly cut its benchmark interest rate to 3 percent Thursday, lowering the 7-day repo rate for the first ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, Singapore business chambers to boost trade


July 11th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Business chambers of India and Singapore Wednesday signed a cooperation agreement to boost bilateral trade and investments.The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China, South American trading bloc eye $200 bn trade


June 30th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mendoza (Argentina), June 30 (IANS) China and South American trading bloc Mercosur pledged here to further promote economic cooperation and lift bilateral trade to $200 billion in 2016.The target was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russia leads world in illegal migration


June 29th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has the world's largest number of illegal migrants, accounting for almost seven percent of the country's working population, according to a report by the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Company executives should replace foreign soldiers in Afghanistan’


June 28th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) With NATO combat forces set to withdraw from Afghanistan by the end of 2014, India Thursday suggested that their place be taken by foreign investment ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

NSA to go to Colombo, voice India’s concerns


June 25th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India is set to voice its concerns over the slow pace of devolution process and seek an update on the rehabilitation of Tamils displaced ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Europe, India to deepen economic cooperation: Anand Sharma


June 25th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Antwerp (Belgium), June 25 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma has called for closer economic engagement between India and Europe. Addressing the Horasis Global India Business Meeting (GIBM) in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China, US firms sign deal worth $3.4 bn


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 23 (IANS) Chinese and US enterprises have signed investment contracts worth $3.4 billion during a business forum.The forum was held in eastern China's Jiangsu province.Eighty-five companies from 21 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Putin calls for 27 percent GDP investment by 2018


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia should increase investment from its current level of 20 percent of GDP to 27 percent by 2018, President Vladimir Putin has said.Addressing at the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Slovenia aims to double bilateral trade with India


June 19th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Slovenia wants to double its bilateral trade with India in the next three years, the central European country's envoy said Tuesday."We are aiming to double our ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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...

Posted in South Asia |

Through YouTube, Indian envoy reaches out to Indonesians (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 12 (IANS) In his first outreach to the people of Indonesia, India's new ambassador Gurjit Singh has used YouTube to say that the two countries would contribute ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian envoy turns to YouTube, reaches out to Indonesians


June 12th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 12 (IANS) India's new ambassador Gurjit Singh used YouTube in his first outreach to the people of Indonesia to say that the two countries would contribute to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to issue $10 bn in loans to SCO members


June 7th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China is ready to allocate $10 billion worth of loans to members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), President Hu Jintao said Thursday at the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Governments need to regain citizens’ trust: OECD chief


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 22 (IANS) The biggest challenge for governments today is to regain the trust of their citizens in the wake of the global financial crisis, Organisation of Economic Cooperation ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India mulling free trade pacts with African countries


May 15th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) India is exploring possibilities of entering into free trade pacts with regional groupings of African countries such as the 19-nation Common Market for Eastern and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, Bangladesh to discuss extradition, Teesta pacts


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India and Bangladesh are likely to sign an extradition treaty and discuss an early signing of the Teesta water-sharing pact during Bangladesh Foreign Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India announces $50 mn credit, $25 mn grant for Seychelles


April 30th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mahe, April 30 (IANS) Noting that India "would always be a trusted development partner of Seychelles", visiting President Pratibha Patil Monday announced a $50 million line of credit and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, Japan to hold maiden economic dialogue Monday


April 29th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) India and Japan will hold their first economic dialogue and sixth strategic talks Monday that are expected to impart a renewed momentum to burgeoning ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘If Bangladesh grows, northeast India would develop too’


April 26th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 26 (IANS) India, Bangladesh and other countries in the region should strengthen existing rail, road and water linkages for their prosperity since "if Bangladesh grows, northeast India would ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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