india policy

India’s blackout is a wakeup call in US too


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) India's historic blackout has not only prompted inevitable calls from the United States for much needed reforms in India's energy sector, but also a great ... 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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Indian MPs, US think tank discuss policy issues


July 6th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) A group of 11 visiting Indian MPs and a leading US think tank have discussed the need for focused policy initiatives to accelerate India's economic growth ... Read more...

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US making ’strategic bet’ on India in Asia, says scholar


February 28th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) India gets a key place in the US pivot toward the Asia-Pacific region because Washington is making "a strategic bet" that India will promote peace and ... Read more...

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Aussie media lobbies for uranium for India


October 29th, 2011 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 29 (IANS) New Delhi can relax, the Australian media is doing its lobbying for it - especially on the uranium front.Slamming Prime Minister Julia Gillard's foreign policy ... Read more...

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Yet another Indian techie donates $1.5 million to Canadian varsity


June 17th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, June 17 (IANS) Hyderabad-born Indian-Canadian techie Sreedhar Natarajan has announced to donate $1.5 million to the Canada-India Centre for Excellence in Science, Technology, Trade and Policy at Carleton ... Read more...

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IITian’s million dollar gift for India centre in Canada


June 2nd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 2 (IANS) Toronto-based IITian Vasudev Chanchlani has given a million dollars to help start an Indian policy centre at a Canadian university.Canada's University of Waterloo will launch the ... Read more...

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Meghalaya not to encourage FDI in mining sector


January 18th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 18 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from local miners, the Meghalaya government Tuesday decided to do away with a clause in the draft mining policy that "encourages foreign direct investment" in ... Read more...

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Obama endorsement, a bold foreign policy stroke: US experts


November 9th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) Leading US foreign policy experts agree that President Barack Obama's endorsement of India's permanent membership in the UN Security Council is "a bold foreign policy ... Read more...

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US poll results not to affect deepening India ties: Official


November 6th, 2010 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Given the bipartisan support for America's India policy, US officials expect a continued push by President Barack Obama for deepening ties with New Delhi despite ... Read more...

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US can do little for India’s success or failure: think tank


October 26th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) The US can contribute only marginally to India's success or failure, suggests a US think tank as it advised Washington to focus on global issues ... Read more...

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Now, ‘non state actor’ Saeed dictates India policy to Pak masters


July 14th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 14 (ANI): Just a day before the important meeting between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan, Jamaat-ud-Daawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammed Saeed has appealed to the Pakistani leadership to ... Read more...

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India, Japan to conclude free trade pact shortly


April 30th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) India and Japan are expected to conclude their proposed bilateral free trade pact to liberalise economic ties at the earliest, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma ... Read more...

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Fiscal deficit to be brought under control: Ahluwalia


July 14th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The government is determined to bring the fiscal deficit under control, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said here Tuesday. Addressing economists at a seminar organised by ... Read more...

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Stop blaming India for terrorism, says Pakistani newspaper


April 22nd, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Pakistan should stop blaming India for terror attacks and instead focus on its strategy for countering the scourge, an editorial in a leading English daily said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Obama keen to talk to Manmohan Singh; calls India natural ally (Lead)


January 29th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) With President Barack Obama seeing US and India as "natural allies", he is now looking forward to speak to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as soon as he gets ... Read more...

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US keen to deepen ties with natural ally India: Obama


January 29th, 2009 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) President Barack Obama looks at United States and India as "natural allies" and is keen to strengthen and deepen their ties built over the years."Without getting into a ... Read more...

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‘McCain to build on strategic engagement with India’


September 18th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Republican presidential candidate John McCain supports close and enduring ties between India and the US, and building on their strategic engagement would be one of his top priorities ... Read more...

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Inflation forcing 100 mn more towards malnutrition: Unicef


May 13th, 2008 - 11:22 am ICT by admin
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Nearly 100 million additional people, a significant number of them Indians, are at risk of malnutrition as food prices skyrocket across the world, the ... Read more...

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PM blames ‘grain for fuel’ for high prices


April 29th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Blaming the diversion of foodgrain for producing fuel and high crude oil prices for rising inflation in India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday hoped a normal monsoon ... Read more...

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