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Sri Lanka is no stage for India-China rivalry: Envoy (Interview)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Amid New Delhi's concerns over growing military ties between Beijing and Colombo, Sri Lanka's envoy Prasad Kariyawasam has said there is no zero-sum game between ... Read more...

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‘Significant headway due to thaw in India-Pakistan relations’


September 10th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Significant headway has been made in the past two years due to the thaw in the India-Pakistan relations, a leading Pakistani daily said Monday."Ever since India ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister to visit India


August 30th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie Wednesday began a three-day Asian tour that will also take him to India.Liang will be the first Chinese defence minister to ... Read more...

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An Indian bridge to boost neighbourhood trade


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 23 (IANS) A bridge to be built by India over the river Feni in Tripura for gaining access to Bangladesh's Chittagong sea port would not only facilitate ... Read more...

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India, US discuss Syria, Iran


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the escalating crisis in Syria, India and the US Wednesday shared their views on ending the impasse in the ... Read more...

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Krishna’s visit: India, Pakistan to spur cross-border trade


August 14th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India and Pakistan are expected to spur some new confidence-building measures to accelerate cross-border trade and are likely sign an accord for liberalising the visa ... Read more...

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India, Israel to hold FTA talks Aug 14-16


August 13th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) In an important step that will scale up their economic ties, India and Israel will hold the fifth round of negotiations over a free trade ... Read more...

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India, Thailand review FTA talks, push trilateral highway


August 10th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) India and Thailand Friday reviewed the progress in their negotiations for a free trade treaty and decided to step up work on landmark connectivity projects ... Read more...

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Indo-Arab chamber sets up south India chapter


August 4th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indo-Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industries has set up its south India chapter here to accelerate trade, investments and joint ventures between industries located in ... Read more...

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Rajamony takes over as president’s press secretary


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Venu Rajamony, an Indian Foreign Service officer, who has served in Indian missions in Beijing, Washington and Geneva, Thursday assumed charge as the press ... Read more...

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Peace dividend: India allows investments from Pakistan (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) In a major confidence-building step that will boost economic ties between the two nuclear-armed neighbours and accelerate the pace of regional integration, India Wednesday announced ... Read more...

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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...

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India, Indonesia to hold talks


July 24th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India and Indonesia, founders of the Non-Aligned Movement and two of the world's fastest growing economies, will hold talks later this week to accelerate economic ... Read more...

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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...

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India pitches for ASEAN pact in services, investments


July 11th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Seeking to accelerate economic ties with the region, India Wednesday made a strong pitch for an early conclusion of a free trade agreement in services ... Read more...

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‘China has no strategy to strangle India’ (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Even as India is keenly pushing ahead with its economic ties with energy-rich Myanmar, where China already has a marked presence, a Chinese expert reflecting the ... Read more...

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‘China has no strategy to strangle India’


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Even as Indian is keenly pushing ahead with its economic ties with energy-rich Myanmar, where China already has a marked presence, Beijing has said it ... Read more...

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US keen on New Silk Road for trade, commerce


June 19th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, June 19 (IANS) The US expects better trade and economic ties between India and the Central and Southeast Asia by developing a New Silk Road, an American official ... Read more...

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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...

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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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Geithner to visit India June 27-28 for economic talks


June 12th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Focusing on growing India-US economic ties, US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner will travel to India June 27-28 for the third annual meeting of the US-India ... Read more...

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India, Britain discuss visa issue, Afghanistan


June 1st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India Friday pressed Britain for easing the visa regime for businessmen and students to boost investment and discussed the volatile situation in Afghanistan.Foreign Secretary Rajan ... Read more...

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India, Bahrain seek trade boost


June 1st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) A day after India and Bahrain signed a key pact to curb tax evasion, the two countries Friday underlined the need for raising their ... Read more...

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Amid Western pressure, India, Iran seek closer economic ties (Roundup)


May 31st, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Amid mounting Western pressure, India Thursday underlined that unilateral sanctions should not impact upon its "legitimate trade interests" with Iran as Tehran urged ... Read more...

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Unilateral sanctions shouldn’t impact legitimate trade with Iran: India (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Against the backdrop of US pressure to reduce oil imports from Iran, India Thursday described it as "a key country" for its energy needs ... Read more...

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Sanctions will not impact trade with Iran, says India


May 31st, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Describing Iran as a key trading partner for energy, India Thursday made it clear that unilateral sanctions by the US and European Union will ... Read more...

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Amid sanctions pressure, Iran to pitch for expanded India ties


May 30th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Barely a month before US and EU sanctions against Tehran become operational, Iran will hold talks with India Thursday in a bid to expand ... Read more...

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Bahrain’s crown prince to visit India


May 29th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) India and Bahrain, home to nearly 350,000 Indian nationals working in the Gulf, are set to scale up strategic and economic ties during Crown ... Read more...

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China no threat to India, says Pallam Raju


May 19th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju Saturday said India did not face a threat from China and that no country could take India ... Read more...

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India-UAE joint task force to explore investments (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) In a bid to boost their $57-billion bilateral trade, India and United Arab Emirates (UAE) Friday decided to set up a high-level joint task force ... Read more...

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Waheed, Manmohan discuss Maldivian polls, economic ties


May 12th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Mohamed Waheed, the new president of the Maldives, Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here in his first-ever visit to India and discussed possible ... Read more...

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UAE, Lithuania to tighten economic ties


May 8th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 7 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Lithuania held bilateral talks Monday to strengthen their economic relations.The meeting was held between Minister for Foreign Trade Sheikha ... Read more...

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Don’t succumb to US on retail trade: CPI-M


May 7th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday asked the Indian government not to succumb to the US on the issues of opening up retail ... Read more...

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US wants better India-Bangladesh economic ties


April 24th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 24 (IANS) The US wants better trade and economic relations between India and Bangladesh through the northeastern region which has "huge scope of progress in future", an American ... Read more...

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China, Cuba sign agreements to enhance economic ties


April 10th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 10 (IANS) Entrepreneurs from Cuba and China's Shandong province have signed cooperation agreements in the fields of biotechnology and information.Officials from China's Lukang Pharmaceutical Company and Cuba's ... Read more...

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