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US eyes infrastructure spending in India, emerging economies


September 21st, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) With India and other emerging economies set to spends trillions of dollars to build infrastructure, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is hoping that they would ... Read more...

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Russia world’s most educated country: Report


September 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has topped a list of the world's most educated countries, according to a new report that analysed education systems all over the globe.According to ... Read more...

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Democrats to continue long-term strategic partnership with India


September 5th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Indicating the bipartisan support that US-India ties enjoy, Democrats have now vowed to "continue to invest in a long-term strategic partnership with India to support ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia back freedom of navigation in South China Sea (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Against the backdrop of growing Chinese assertiveness in southeast Asia, India and Indonesia discussed tensions in the South China Sea and backed freedom of navigation ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia back freedom of navigation in South China Sea


July 27th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Against the backdrop of growing Chinese assertiveness in southeast Asia, India and Indonesia discussed tensions in the South China Sea and backed freedom of navigation ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia sign double tax avoidance pact, set $25 bn trade target (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India and Indonesia, two of the six co-founders of the Non-Aligned Movement and now among the world's emerging economies, Friday held talks to map ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia upbeat on $25 bn trade by 2015


July 27th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India and Indonesia, among the founders of the Non-Aligned Movement and two of the world's emerging economies, Friday held talks to map the ... 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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India-Indonesia business forum launched to boost trade and investment


July 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 19 (IANS) An India Business Forum has been launched here to boost trade and investment between India and Indonesia.The Indian Business Forum (IBF) is aimed at bringing together ... Read more...

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India’s higher education is ‘world standard’: Indonesia (With Images)


June 21st, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 21 (IANS) Indonesia and India need to increase cooperation in various fields and Jakarta welcomes investment from New Delhi particularly in higher education which is of "world standard", ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shangri La Dialogue: ‘Anodyne’ Antony belied expectations (Comment)


June 8th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
"Shangri La" is the remote Himalayan monastery in James Hilton's 1933 novel where the survivors of a plane crash receive, from the presiding Lama, a unique philosophy of moderation and pacifism. ... Read more...

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Myanmar gas export revenue up


April 26th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 26 (IANS) Revenue from Myanmar's natural gas exports rose by $640 million to $3.5 billion in the fiscal year 2011-12.Natural gas from Yetagun and Yadana gas blocks mainly ... Read more...

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India needs to tighten fiscal policy: IMF


April 17th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) With the notable exception of India, a number of economies in emerging Asia have room to make policy more supportive of economic activity, given favourable debt ... Read more...

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Superbike World Championship calendar ready to add India


March 10th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A year from now, the Hondas and the Ducatis will be scorching the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) with the Superbike World Championship (WSBK) getting ready ... Read more...

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Indian firms showcase products in Indonesia


March 6th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 6 (IANS) A three-day "India Show" exposing products and services of some 75 companies of the country began here Tuesday.Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma inaugurated the show ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia troops train in guerrilla warfare


March 1st, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Troops from the Indian and Indonesian armies shared their skills in guerrilla warfare in a week-long joint training exercise held at India's elite Counter Insurgency ... Read more...

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India joins multilateral forum to curb tax evasion


January 27th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) In a bid to curb tax avoidance and evasion, India has joined a multilateral forum of which there are over 30 members, including the US, ... Read more...

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Nepal okays Trans-Asia Railway Network pact


December 21st, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) Nepal has endorsed a pact that will enable it connect the railway lines it is planning to develop with Asian and European networks to facilitate the ... Read more...

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Britain to launch campaign for more exports to Asia


December 8th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Britain will soon launch a campaign to encourage more British companies to export to Asia's emerging markets, including India, the Foreign Office said.As part of the ... Read more...

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HIV leads Asian households into joblessness, debt: UNDP


December 1st, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Dec 1 (IANS) Households in Asian countries, including India, that have people living with HIV exhaust their savings and liquidate assets at a high rate, plunging them into "irreversible ... Read more...

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Obama, Manmohan Singh to meet in Bali Nov 18


November 10th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) Describing India as an important security and counterterrorism partner in South Asia, the White House has said President Barack Obama will meet Indian Prime Minister ... Read more...

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India elected to UN Economic and Social Council


October 25th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 25 (IANS) India and 20 other countries have been elected to serve on the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the main UN body tasked with furthering economic ... Read more...

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Indonesia, India expect bilateral trade to reach $25 bn by 2015


October 6th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Oct 6 (IANS) In line with their fast-growing economies, India and Indonesia expect to enhance their economic cooperation to meet grow to $25 billion by 2015, media reports said ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia begin talks for economic accord


October 4th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India and Indonesia have started talks for a comprehensive economic cooperation agreement (CECA) that would help boost the flow of investment and trade between ... Read more...

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Inflation key challenge for India as growth slows: IMF


September 20th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Predicting that India's growth would slow down from 10 percent last year to an average of 7.5 to 7.75 percent during 2011-12, the International Monetary Fund ... Read more...

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Etihad to increase flights to Riyadh


September 20th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 19 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Etihad Airways will increase flights to Riyadh from a daily service to 13 a week from Oct 30.The extra services, to be operated ... Read more...

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HIV infection dropped 20 percent from 2001 to 2009: UN


August 26th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 26 (IANS) The number of new HIV infections in the Asia-Pacific region dropped by 20 percent between 2001 and 2009, a UN report said Friday.The report titled "HIV ... Read more...

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Indians top business travellers in Asia: Survey


August 25th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Indian business travellers made the highest number of foreign trips in the first half of the year as compared to other Asian nationalities, a survey ... Read more...

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India to take part in Pacific Airlift Rally


August 19th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 19 (IANS) Pacific Airlift Rally (PAR), co-hosted by the US and the Sri Lanka air forces, will take place at the Ratmalana airport in Colombo from Aug 22. ... Read more...

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Thailand tourism woos industry, travellers with tax-breaks, freebies


June 19th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Phuket, June 19 (IANS) In a bid to promote direct flights to its tourist hubs, Thailand is providing tax breaks to airlines to attract more flights to these areas ... Read more...

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Iron, coal mining biggest threat to elephants in India


May 24th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Increasing iron and coal mining activities in some states posed the biggest threats to elephants in the country, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said Tuesday.Addressing the ... Read more...

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India among major economies to drive Asian growth: ADB


May 4th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, May 4 (IANS) India and six other major economies in Asia will drive the region's growth, which, according to current projections, could account for more than half of the ... Read more...

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Tiger population in India rises to 1706


March 28th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): As per the second all-India tiger population estimation study, carried out in the designated 39 tiger reserves across the country, there has been an increase of 295 ... Read more...

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WWW2011: Focusing on internet’s next billion users


March 24th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 24 (IANS) Did you know that less than 10 percent of the Indian population uses the world wide web? Or that the next billion users of the internet ... Read more...

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WHO backs joint efforts to save lives in southeast Asia


March 9th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) As the southeast Asian region accounts for 26 percent of the world population and continues to struggle with a huge disease burden, the World Health ... Read more...

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