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Indian bank opens branch in South Africa


September 13th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 13 (IANS) State-owned Bank of India (BoI) has opened its first branch here in a move to enhance the relationship between South Africa and India while contributing ... Read more...

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India should build n-deterrent against China: book


August 27th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) India will be able to forge durable relations with China only when it emerges as a stronger, if not an equal, military and economic power ... Read more...

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Want to cut red-tape in defence ties with India: US


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) With US rebalancing its strategic focus to the Asia-Pacific region, a key Obama administration official Monday said his nation's ties with India will play a ... Read more...

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Primary education in India: Learn from ASEAN, says Amartya


July 21st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 20 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Friday stressed the need for India to provide primary education to all its people on the lines of Southeast Asian countries."India has ... Read more...

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Small activist groups feel ignored amid Ramdev-Hazare hoopla


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Small activist groups who were also demonstrating at Jantar Mantar for an unemployment allowance, Sunday blamed the media for not covering them and giving ... Read more...

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India can be champion of globalisation: Lord Karan Billimoria (Interview)


January 12th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) London-based entrepreneur Lord Karan Bilimoria says India, his country of birth, is "making giant strides" and can be a beacon of globalisation in a ... Read more...

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Slowdown temporary: Montek


January 6th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 6 (IANS) Holding that the current economic slowdown would be in the "short term", Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Friday said India could be the world's ... Read more...

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Brazil will soon be world’s No.5 economy: Minister


December 28th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's finance minister said Tuesday that his country, which now boasts of being the world's sixth-largest economy, will overtake France for the fifth spot before ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways to use synthetic fuel blend


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) With the world's largest gas-to-liquid (GTL) plant in Qatar set to commence commercial production of the synthetic fuel by 2012, Qatar Airways Wednesday said it aims ... Read more...

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Global study soon on impact of gizmos on entertainment space


November 12th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) In a world where new gizmos are being married to the Internet and culture has emerged as an important showcase of soft power, what will ... Read more...

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Republican presidential aspirant for stronger ties with India


October 11th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) Calling for a reassessment of the US relationship with Pakistan, a key aspirant for Republican presidential nomination has suggested instead forging a stronger relationship with ... Read more...

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Chinese experts propose India-China-Africa trilateral


September 18th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Haikou (China), Sep 18 (IANS) Amid attempts by the West to project India and China as rivals in Africa, Chinese scholars have proposed trilateral cooperation between New Delhi, Beijing and ... Read more...

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Amul to Manipal, expat Goan documents Indian success (With Images)


July 29th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 29 (IANS) India's growing potential is the subject of admiration for Eugenio Monteiro, a Goan-based in Portugal, who has just authored a book focusing on India's rise as ... Read more...

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US vows to advance India’s rise as economic power


June 29th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Aiming to make India one of its top 10 trading partners, the United States has vowed to help advance India's rise as an economic power, ... Read more...

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End Siachen row, Pakistan and India urged


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Pakistan and India must resolve their conflict over the icy mountain peak of Siachen "and withdraw their forces from this futile war of attrition", a Pakistani ... Read more...

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States should help boost tourism growth: Sibal


May 31st, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) State governments should actively participate in and frame legislation to make the tourism and hospitality sector more vibrant and growth oriented, Human Resource Development Minister ... Read more...

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India, other emerging economies to make for half of global growth


May 17th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) By 2025, India and five other major emerging economies - Brazil, China, Indonesia, South Korea, and Russia - will account for more than half of all ... Read more...

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More than half of Americans consider China as world’s leading economic power.


February 15th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.15 (ANI): A majority of Americans consider China as the world's leading economic power.In a recent poll conducted by Gallup, fifty-two percent chose China while 32 percent chose the United States ... Read more...

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‘India presents fantastic opportunities for US firms’


January 26th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) With India presenting "fantastic opportunities" for American companies in infrastructure development, the US is making it a priority to help private sector help meet India's ... Read more...

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Mukherjee presents presidential awards for Customs, Central Excise officers


January 24th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the presidential awards to the officers of the Customs and Central Excise and Directorate of Enforcement here today.The officers ... Read more...

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Bronze Age leaders used power effectively to create stable social system


January 12th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A thesis from the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) has shown that leaders in the Bronze Age knew how to use power effectively in order to create notably stable ... Read more...

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Prince Charles to build ‘green utopia’ for 15,000 poor Indians


January 11th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): The Prince of Wales is planning to build a shantytown for 15000 poor people in India inspired by the one he saw in Slumdog Millionaire.As a part ... Read more...

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India’s growth helping global economy: World Bank chief


January 9th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India's fast-paced growth is helping the global economy come out of the crisis and its status as a rising financial power is closely connected with its ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena advocates strong ties with China to ‘neutralize’ Pakistan


December 18th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Saturday advocated strong friendship with China if India wanted to 'neutralize' Pakistan and also secure a permanent seat in the UN Security Council.In an ... Read more...

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Be pragmatic, open up markets, Sarkozy tells India


December 7th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Visiting French President Nicholas Sarkozy Tuesday urged India to open up its markets and also called for an "equal level partnership" between French and Indian businesses for the ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton’s questioned Rudd ‘how can we stand up to Beijing?’: Wikileaks


December 5th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): Secret cables released by the whistleblower website 'WikiLeaks' have revealed that US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had revealed America's deep anxiety over China's growing economic power ... Read more...

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Emerging powers like India should head IMF, World Bank: IMF chief


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Appreciating India's rising stature as an economic power, IMF managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn Thursday said the next heads of the World Bank and the International Monetary ... Read more...

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Hard-headed internationalism is Britain’s foreign policy: Cameron


November 16th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Britain's foreign policy is "one of hard-headed internationalism", Prime Minister David Cameron has said, adding: "It will focus like a laser on defending and advancing Britain's national ... Read more...

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Global economic power shifting towards China: George Soros


November 16th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 16 (IANS) Noted financier and philanthropist George Soros said here Monday that Beijing was tightening its grip on the world economy and global economic power was shifting ... Read more...

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Excitement on bookshelf with arms, new writers and history (IANS Books This Week)


November 11th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Spend the weekend with a load of exciting and profound books.1. Book: "Arming Without Aiming"; Written by Stephen P. Cohen and Sunil Dasgupta; Published by Penguin-Viking; ... 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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India will supersede ageing China in Asia: Former Aussie PM (Lead)


October 31st, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 31 (IANS) China is "rapidly ageing" because of its one-child policy and this will allow India, a younger nation, to supersede it as the dominant nation in Asia before the ... Read more...

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China’s one-child policy will allow India to be dominant in Asia: Howard


October 31st, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 31 (ANI): Former prime minister John Howard has predicted China's one-child policy and its political philosophy will allow India to supersede it as the dominant nation in Asia before the ... Read more...

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India to supersede ‘ageing’ China as Asia’s dominant nation: Howard


October 31st, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 31 (IANS) China is "rapidly ageing" because of its one-child policy and this will allow India, a younger country, to supersede it as the dominant nation in Asia before the ... Read more...

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Biggest Mercedes-Benz deal in a day in Aurangabad


October 15th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad, Oct 15 (IANS) This sleepy Maharashtra town showed its massive spending power Friday as 150 gleaming new Mercedes-Benz cars purred out of the company premises with all the paperwork in order.The ... Read more...

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