economic transformation

Mukherjee asks youth diaspora to learn about India


September 7th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Friday asked the youth of the Indian diaspora to learn about India, its traditions and thought process and to use the ... Read more...

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China has economically peaked: US expert


August 16th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) Observing that the Chinese economy had reached its peak, US foreign policy expert Walter Russell Mead Thursday said that the country was on the "brink of ... Read more...

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South African speaker toasts Mandela-Gandhi spirit


July 10th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) When freedom icon Nelson Mandela was released from prison in 1990, he was asked which country he would like to visit first. And he said ... Read more...

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Pranab gets nostalgic


July 9th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Monday turned nostalgic and recalled the time when he was first elected to the Rajya Sabha from ... Read more...

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Rwanda seeks India’s support for UN seat


June 29th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Projecting its democratic and economic transformation on the 50th anniversary of its independence, Rwanda, a rising economy in east Africa, Friday sought India's backing for ... Read more...

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South Africa expects more trade cooperation with India


March 19th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 19 (IANS) South Africa and India should seize opportunities presented by the global economy to promote their trade development, a South African official said Monday. The remarks were ... Read more...

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Highest priority to safety of nuclear plants: Patil


March 12th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday said the country will more than double nuclear power production by 2017 and added that the government accorded the highest ... Read more...

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Ethiopia to host World Economic Forum on Africa


March 1st, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, March 1 (IANS) Ethiopia will host the World Economic Forum on Africa in capital Addis Ababa in May. Mekonnen Haddis, chief advisor to the deputy prime minister, and ... Read more...

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Reform global institutions: President Patil


January 25th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Underlining India's growing global stature, President Pratibha Patil Wednesday pitched for the reform of global institutions to reflect contemporary realities."The role and stature of ... Read more...

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Military should bow to civilian rule, suggests Gilani


January 4th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani has again suggested that the military should always remain subservient to civilian rule.All national institutions should perform their functions in their ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks cooperation with countries in South Asia


November 9th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Pakistan has reiterated its commitment to regional cooperation under SAARC during a meeting held in Maldives.Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir represented Pakistan at the South Asian Association ... Read more...

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Pakistan to welcome China-SAARC interactive partnership


November 8th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday welcomed China's interest in an "interactive partnership" with the South Asian regional grouping and announced support for the forum's greater interaction with extra regional ... Read more...

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Modi to showcase Gujarat in China


October 30th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi may not be welcome in the US, but China is ready to roll out the red carpet for him ... Read more...

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Don’t have expectation for any post: Gadkari


October 9th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Amid speculation about his emerging as one of the prime ministerial candidates of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), party president Nitin Gadkari Saturday said that ... Read more...

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Malay Indians lack awareness of ETP benefits, says Razak


April 24th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 24(ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has said that there is a lack of awareness among the country's Indian community of the potential benefits they can receive from ... Read more...

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Besieged at home, a different Manmohan abroad


April 17th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Manmohan Singh may be disparaged at home as weak by opposition parties and civil society, but when the prime minister is abroad he is ... Read more...

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BRICS working for shared prosperity: Manmohan Singh


April 14th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya, Apr 14 (ANI): Emphasising that BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) economies occupy a strategic economic position, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, today said that all these ... Read more...

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BRICS will offer huge opportunities for South Africa: Zuma


April 12th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 12 (IANS) The BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Arica) grouping offers huge opportunities for South Africa's trade and economic development, says President Jacob Zuma.Zuma will ... Read more...

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UAE’s Kizad, HSBC sign global partnership agreement


March 8th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 8 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) and HSBC Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to identify potential tenants and establish them in ... Read more...

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India seeks meaningful dialogue with Pakistan: Patil (Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) India Monday stressed that it will pursue a foreign policy which will ensure that its voice is heard in global fora and made it clear that ... Read more...

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India welcomes democracy in Egypt: President Patil


February 21st, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Welcoming the dawn of democracy elsewhere, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday said Egypt has recently seen momentous developments."Egypt has recently seen momentous developments. As a democracy ... Read more...

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Malaysia to set up three panels for Indian community


December 28th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 28 (IANS) Three committees will be set up for Malaysia's 2.1-million Indian community that will focus on areas where they would benefit the most, a minister has announced.The areas ... Read more...

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India-China relations has assumed global, strategic significance


December 16th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that relationship between India and China has transcended the bilateral dimension and has assumed global and strategic significance.In ... Read more...

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Rapid economic growth has opened opportunities for India, China: PM


December 16th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday said that rapid economic growth had opened new opportunities for long term partnership between India and China, and ... Read more...

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Malaysian minister pledges help for ethnic Indians


December 8th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 8 (IANS) Malaysian will initiate a slew of measures, including access to micro-credit facilities and skills training, to improve the economic condition of its 2.1 million ethnic Indians, a ... Read more...

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China to set up store chain in rural areas


October 26th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) China plans to establish a major store chain in rural areas across the country, a media report said Tuesday.It is expected to help promote the government's five-year strategy ... Read more...

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India keen on CECA with Malaysia: Ahluwalia


September 27th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said Monday India is keen to ink a comprehensive economic cooperation agreement (CECA) with Malaysia to boost two-way trade ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh gets World Statesman Award


September 23rd, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been honoured with the 2010 World Statesman Award by the Appeal of Conscience Foundation, an interfaith coalition which ... Read more...

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India too large for any alliance, to retain strategic autonomy: PM (Lead)


September 13th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Backing the modernisation of defence forces, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday underlined his commitment to preserving India's strategic autonomy and stressed that it is too large ... Read more...

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India too large a country for any alliance: PM


September 13th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 13 (IANS) Backing the modernisation of defence forces, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday underlined his commitment to preserving India's "strategic autonomy" and stressed that it is too large ... Read more...

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Malaysian Deputy PM urges country to learn economic transformation, vibrancy from India


September 7th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 7 (ANI): Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister, Muhyiddin Yassin, has urged his country to take lessons from India and adopt Gandhian principles on how to transform the economy and become ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh seeks US cooperation in tackling poverty, disease


June 28th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitToronto, Jun 29 (ANI): Visiting Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has said that New Delhi is engaged in getting rid of chronic poverty, ignorance and disease, which still ... Read more...

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People listen when Indian Prime Minister speaks: Obama


June 28th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitToronto, Jun 28 (ANI): Praising Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan SIngh's knowledge of economic activities, which US President Barack Obama said were of service to the G-20 summit which ... Read more...

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India, South Africa should develop joint initiatives to promote innovations: President Zuma


June 4th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): South African President Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma said on Friday that India and South Africa should develop joint initiatives to promote innovations to ride the current global wave ... Read more...

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‘India can teach Africa about entrepreneurship’


March 25th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Africa needs to learn ways to foster entrepreneurship from India, the visiting head of an African think-tank said here Thursday. "One of the lessons that India can teach ... Read more...

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