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Pay compensation for ending oil contracts: Iran


February 20th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 20 (IANS) European companies must compensate Iran for breaking oil contracts after the fresh round of EU sanctions, a top official said Monday.Iran did not initiate the sanctions. ... Read more...

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Iran stops oil exports to Britain, France


February 19th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 19 (IANS) Iran's oil ministry announced Sunday that it has stopped oil exports to Britain and France.The announcement comes after the oil minister said earlier that Iran might ... Read more...

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India eyes $100 bn foreign investment in nuclear power sector


January 31st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 31 (IANS) India is hopeful of getting more than $100 billion worth of foreign investment in the nuclear power sector in the next two decades and a ... Read more...

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La Redoute apologises for naked man photo


January 5th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) French fashion outlet La Redoute has apologized for publishing an image that inadvertently included a naked man at a beach. The image which was published on the ... Read more...

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Top French official visits Libya for trade ties


December 21st, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 21 (IANS) A senior French official is on a two-day visit to Libya to strengthen economic ties with Africa's largest oil exporter, the French government said.Pierre Lellouche, state ... Read more...

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UAE holds talks with Britain, France


November 16th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 16 (IANS/WAM) Officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have met their counterparts from Britain and France and discussed bilateral issues.Faris Al Mazrouie, UAE assistant foreign minister ... Read more...

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India, France discuss civil aviation cooperation


March 7th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 7 (ANI): Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs and Civil Aviation Vayalar Ravi met Thierry Mariani, French Minister of State for Transport, Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development, Transport and ... Read more...

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Sarkozy hails growth of UAE’s economy


February 19th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 19 (IANS/WAM) Describing the economy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as "dynamic, diversified and liberal", French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said the ambitious policy adopted by the UAE ... Read more...

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Chinese use honey traps to spy on French companies


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Leaked French intelligence reports have revealed that Chinese spies are using honey traps to extort information in their industrial espionage operations.A top researcher in a major French pharmaceutical ... Read more...

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France to invest $13 billion in India by 2012


December 6th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) French companies are committed to investing over $13 billion in India by 2012 and the two countries are targetting doubled bilateral trade at almost $16 billion in ... Read more...

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Sarkozy wants more Indians to learn French


December 4th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 4 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Saturday hoped that more and more Indians would learn to speak French and know about his country."French companies in India employ nearly 200,000 ... Read more...

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Bharti Axa hopeful of signing a bancassurance deal in 2011


November 30th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) The Bangalore based private non-life insurer Bharti Axa General Insurance Company Ltd is planning to increase its presence in tier II and III cities next year and also ... Read more...

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Hong Kong and France sign double taxation, tax evasion agreement


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
HONG KONG (BNO NEWS) -- Hong Kong on Thursday announced that it has signed an agreement with France to avoid double taxation and prevent tax evasion on income and capital.According to state-run ... Read more...

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France invites Indian investment


October 21st, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) France seeks more Indian investment, a senior French diplomat said Thursday.Speaking at a seminar on "Investment Opportunities in France", Consul General Francois Pujolas said: "When France sees India, ... Read more...

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India, South Korea to discuss nuclear deal, trade Friday (Lead)


June 16th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India and South Korea will discuss the contours of a bilateral civilian nuclear deal and map out steps to achieve a $30 billion trade when the foreign ... Read more...

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Dubai to host Airport Show 2010


April 18th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 18 (IANS/WAM) Dubai would host the Airport Show 2010, an event showcasing a wide array of hi-tech services and equipment related to the airport sector. The show would be held April ... Read more...

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Sahai highlights the need for a second green revolution in India


February 16th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16(ANI): Union Food Processing Industries Minister Subodh Kant Sahai has stressed the need for a second Green Revolution in India, and emphasized the role of the food processing industries ... Read more...

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Westinghouse talks with Indian companies for n-business


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Even as India and the US are yet to complete procedures for resuming atomic trade, Westinghouse Electric Company Wednesday said it is engaged in talks with three ... Read more...

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India-France nuclear pact comes into force


January 14th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The civil nuclear accord between India and France, signed over a year ago, came into force Thursday with diplomats of the two countries exchanging instruments of ratification ... Read more...

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India, Argentina sign n-deal, will triple trade by 2012


October 14th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India and Argentina Tuesday signed 10 agreements, including one for civil nuclear energy cooperation, and pledged to triple their bilateral trade to $3 billion by 2012. Argentina's ... Read more...

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French delegation in India for Rs.9.5 bn defence deal


July 16th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A French delegation arrived here Thursday to hold discussions on the Rs.9,500-crore (Rs.9.5 billion) worth upgrade contract for the Mirage combat jets, a defence official said. This ... Read more...

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France wooing Indian professionals with liberalised permits


March 18th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) France is going all out to woo qualified Indian professionals with liberalised work permits. Jean Yves Lavoir, the head of professional immigration department in France's immigration ministry, ... Read more...

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US Trade Representative says G-20 nations India took protectionist route


March 3rd, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 3 (ANI): The US Trade Representative has claimed that a number of G-20 countries including India have adopted protectionist measures despite having committed to not raising trade barriers especially ... Read more...

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US to ‘watch and help’ Pakistan in Mumbai investigation (Lead)


February 13th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) US Ambassador to India David Mulford Friday said the US will adopt a "watch and help" policy to ensure that Pakistan completes investigations into the Mumbai attack ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s response an important first step: US


February 13th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Terming Pakistan's admission that part of the Mumbai attack conspiracy was hatched on its soil as "a very important first step", US Ambassador to India David Mulford ... Read more...

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India can be affected by global financial crisis, developed nations must take responsibility: PM


September 30th, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorParis, Sept.30 (ANI): Visiting Indian Prime Minister, Dr.Manmohan Singh, today said that developed countries primarily needed to take responsibility for resolving the global financial crisis, but added that India ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath to hold bilateral talks with French Minister of State for Foreign Trade today


September 16th, 2008 - 9:12 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 16 (ANI): A bilateral meeting between Minister of Commerce and Industry Kamal Nath and French Minister of State for Foreign Trade Anne Marie Idrac will be held here ... Read more...

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Political pact, not legalities, will ensure fuel supplies: France (With France offers India ‘first generation’ EPR n-reactor)


September 12th, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 12 (IANS) France, a key player in the field of civilian nuclear energy, has made it clear that while fuel supply guarantees were part of its proposed agreement with ... Read more...

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France offers India ‘first generation’ EPR n-reactor (Lead)


September 12th, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 12 (IANS) With an India-France civilian nuclear agreement "technically ready", Paris is offering this country its "first generation" EPR nuclear reactors, even as some 35 French companies have begun ... Read more...

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Protests against ‘Tibet independence’ in China


April 20th, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 20 (Xinhua) Demonstrations against "Tibet independence" continued Sunday in several Chinese cities. Demonstrators were seen in northwestern city of Xian, and the northeastern city of Harbin and eastern city Jinan ... Read more...

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French delegation to showcase Paris in India


February 21st, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) French tourist office Maison de la France, in association with Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau, will showcase Paris as a tourist destination during a Parisian delegation's visit to ... Read more...

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France does it differently at DEFEXPO-2008


February 18th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) With 43 companies, France is the second largest foreign exhibitor at the ongoing DEFEXPO-2008 but what singles it out is that it has taken a ... Read more...

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