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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...

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India, Sri Lanka to double trade to $10 bn by 2015


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 3 (IANS) India and Sri Lanka have set a target to double bilateral trade to $10 billion by 2015, India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Friday."We ... Read more...

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Three keys to make India-US ties soar


July 16th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) A leading US think tank has proposed three key focussed policy initiatives - a bilateral investment treaty, accelerated defence trade and educational collaboration - to unleash ... Read more...

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US seeks greater state and city engagement with India


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Saying that "in today's interdependent global economy, what is good for India is good for America, and vice versa," a senior US official has advocated greater ... Read more...

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India assures US business of a level playing field


June 14th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Assuring US businesses of "a level playing field" and "total transparency", India has invited them to take advantage of enormous business opportunities offered by India's plans ... Read more...

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India shall overcome, Krishna tells US business (Lead)Indian


June 13th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) As India and the US begin their strategic dialogue, India has insisted it will restore investor confidence and regain economic momentum even as a top ... Read more...

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‘US has enormous stake in India’s emergence as a global power’


June 13th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) Saying that US has enormous stake in India's emergence as a global power, President Barack Obama's top adviser on international economic issues has voiced US ... Read more...

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Pakistan must act against terror, says India


May 8th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Pakistan must act against terrorists including those who organised the Mumbai attack, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Tuesday after meeting US Secretary of ... Read more...

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Saudi youth explore India’s IT, education space


March 29th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) A 40-member Saudi Arabian youth team that is in India to promote interactions in the field of science and technology and to gain a ... Read more...

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Emirates Airlines to launch new flight to Washington


March 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 18 (IANS/WAM) Dubai-based luxury carrier Emirates Airlines will launch a non-stop flight between Dubai and Washington in September.Earlier this year, Dallas and Seattle were also connected by flights ... Read more...

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Krishna opens $10 million Indian embassy complex in Beijing


February 8th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) Pitching for stronger India-China relations, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday formally inaugurated the Indian embassy's new $10 million complex here which has been built with ... Read more...

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Stronger economic ties with Russia in future: PM


December 17th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
On board Air India One, Dec 17 (IANS) With India and Russia enjoying robust strategic ties in critical sectors of defence, space and nuclear energy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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US state seeks Indian investment in IT, energy


November 16th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Soliciting Indians investment in plastics, information technology, energy and advance manufacturing sectors, the US state of Virginia has announced cash incentives to enterprises instead of tax ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Rajapaksa to meet in Maldives, Tamil issue on agenda


November 9th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Addu Atoll/New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) India has taken note of some progress in resettling displaced Tamils and in Colombo's dialogue for reconciliation, key subjects that will be discussed ... Read more...

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Indian firms employ tens of thousands of Americans: US official


September 28th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) Noting that India's direct investment in the US has grown by an average of 33 percent each year since 2005, a top US official has acknowledged ... Read more...

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India offers vast opportunities to US business: Envoy


September 17th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) India's Ambassador to the US, Nirupama Rao, has asked the US and Indian businesses to forge stronger ties taking a long term view of the vast ... Read more...

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Pakistanis in UAE celebrate Independence Day


August 14th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 14 (IANS/WAM) The Pakistani community in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday celebrated their country's Independence Day with fervour and enthusiasm.The flag-hoisting ceremony was held at ... Read more...

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US Ex-Im Bank director joins India-US trade body


July 28th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS) US Export-Import Bank Director, Diane Farrell has joined a US-India trade group as executive vice president, overseeing business advocacy and membership services in the areas ... Read more...

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Opening up markets will result in prosperous Asia: Clinton


July 20th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday said her country is betting on India opening its trade for the prosperity of its own people and ... 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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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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India, US to deepen ties in reforms, infrastructure finance


June 29th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) India and the United States have set a "robust agenda" to deepen their economic engagement in three key areas of macroeconomic challenges, financial sector reforms ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM embarks on first visit to India


June 25th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton, June 25 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Saturday left for his first visit to India to meet his counterpart Dr Manmohan Singh and discuss the free ... Read more...

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Free trade agreement with New Zealand soon: Anand Sharma


May 10th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India expects to conclude a free trade agreement (FTA) with New Zealand in a time-frame of eight to 10 months, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand ... Read more...

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Pak council urges Zardari to grant India ‘most favoured nation’ status to spur trade


April 30th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 30(ANI): The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has urged President Asif Ali Zardari to grant India the most favoured nation (MFN) status to enhance regional trade."The immediate implication of this is ... Read more...

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India not to dilute stand on intellectual property


April 30th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) India has decided not to dilute its stand or take a position on intellectual property rights, especially on pharmaceuticals, beyond its domestic law and ... Read more...

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US outreach to India business to prevent visa abuse


April 29th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Keen to strengthen its economic relationship with India, the US says it has a lot of outreach with the business community there to prevent abuse of ... Read more...

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India, Kazakhstan to enhance collaboration to expand economic relationship


April 16th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
Astana (Kazakhstan), Apr 16 (ANI): India and Kazakhstan have agreed to enhance collaboration in international economic and financial organizations and to use new opportunities arising as a result of integration processes ... Read more...

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India keen to expand economic relationship with Kazakhstan: PM


April 15th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
Astana (Kazakhstan), Apr 15(ANI): Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday said that he intends to discuss intensification of Indo-Kazakh economic engagement during his meeting with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev. ... Read more...

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Swiss Federal Councillor calls on Pranab Mukherjee


April 7th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Swiss Federal Councillor for Economic, Johann N. Schneider Ammann, called on Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in his North Block office here on Thursday, where the ... Read more...

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India-Myanmar-Thailand agree to boost trade, commerce at Moreh conference


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 3 (ANI): In a landmark event and a big boost towards enhancing cross-border trade between India, Myanmar and Thailand, a trilateral trade conference was recently held at Tamu town, near ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani seeks more US business in India


April 1st, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Anil Ambani, chairman of Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, has discussed the value of having more US medium-sized companies do business in India with US ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks reveals US concerns over Mukherjee’s appointment as Finance Minister


March 18th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 18(ANI): A day after WikiLeaks disclosure indicated that the Congress had paid lawmakers to survive a vote of confidence in Parliament in 2008, another Wikileaks exposure reveals Washington's ... Read more...

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India- EU BTIA negotiations on track: Anand Sharma


March 14th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today expressed satisfaction over the negotiations with the European Union (EU) for a Broad based Trade and Investment agreement (BTIA) with 12 ... Read more...

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US Treasury Under Secretary highlights growing US-India economic partnership


March 4th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4(ANI): U.S. Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs Lael Brainard on Friday delivered a keynote address here at the Institute of International Finance's (IIF) spring membership meeting, ... Read more...

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