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Don’t give up on India: Bush team officials


September 21st, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Two former Bush administration officials have made a forceful plea to US policymakers not to give up on India amid its "political dysfunction and slowing economic ... Read more...

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Ahead of ASEAN summit, India to host Mekong-Ganga meeting


August 13th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Ahead of the India-ASEAN commemorative summit in December, India will be hosting a meeting of the six-nation Mekong-Ganga Cooperation grouping that will bring the foreign ... 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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Did Mamata-Hillary talk about foreign investment in retail? (West Bengal Newsletter)


May 13th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) The tete-a-tete between US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, sweetened by plates of sandesh, the popular local sweet, suddenly ... Read more...

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Biman takes a dig at Mamata over FDI issue


May 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Left Front chairman Biman Bose Wednesday took a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for reportedly discussing the issue of FDI in retail ... Read more...

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FDI issue: US says it was discussed, Mamata says no


May 8th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Sparking off a controversy, the US Monday claimed that the issue of increasing US investment in West Bengal, including in the retail sector, was touched ... Read more...

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Australia commits NSG support for India


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Citing India's "very good" non-proliferation track record, Australia Thursday committed to support its membership in international atomic export control regimes, including the Nuclear Suppliers Group ... Read more...

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US-India business summit sees huge potential (Lead, changing dateline)


April 29th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Menlo Park (California), April 29 (IANS) The first annual US-India Business West Coast Summit attended by 300 top business leaders from the two countries has highlighted the dynamic potential that ... Read more...

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Huge potential seen in US-India business ties


April 29th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Over 300 top business leaders from India and the United States have highlighted dynamic potential that exists in present and future collaboration between the two countries.The ... Read more...

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MasterCard’s Ajay Banga to head USIBC


April 16th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Ajay Banga, president & CEO of MasterCard Worldwide, has been elected next chairman of the US-India Business Council (USIBC), a trade association made of 350 top ... Read more...

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Chinese daily foresees friendly India-China ties


February 21st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) The possibility of friendly cooperation between China and India is much greater than of them walking towards a war, a state-run daily said as it noted ... Read more...

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India-US relations not aimed at China: Antony


February 17th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) India Friday dismissed suggestions that its growing relations with the US were aimed at countering China, saying its armed forces were being strengthened primarily to ... Read more...

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India-China ties face golden period: Chinese official


January 16th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) China has predicted "a golden period" for relations with India, with a top official saying Beijing was "fully committed to developing long-term friendship" with New ... Read more...

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NATO urged to properly plan Afghan withdrawal


January 11th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) The withdrawal of NATO troops from Afghanistan should be properly planned and executed to ensure that the law and order situation does not go out of ... Read more...

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India-US ties have lost momentum: US experts


December 28th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Welcoming the "admirable choice" of Nancy Powell, a "capable South Asia hand" as the next United States Ambassador to India, two US experts have said US-India ... Read more...

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N-liability: India will work within its own laws


November 17th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) In a post-Fukushima world, India has to work within framework of its own law on issues relating to civil nuclear liability, official sources said ... Read more...

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US hails Indian diaspora’s role in strengthening ties


October 11th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 11 (IANS) With a growing Indian American community which has increasing influence, the US sees the Indian diaspora as an important partner for forging closer ties with ... Read more...

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India’s restraint in tackling terror remarkable, says US senator


October 4th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) India's restraint in the face of continuing terrorist attacks by Pakistan-based groups is nothing short of remarkable and in keeping with the best traditions of India, ... Read more...

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US denies India tilt, asks Pakistan to tackle Haqqani Network


September 28th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) Dismissing Islamabad's suggestions that it has tilted toward India since the Cold War, the US has reminded its key ally that US and Pakistan "have to ... Read more...

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‘Indian PM visit to Dhaka had several positive outcomes’


September 17th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's recent visit to Dhaka was "successful" and gave an "unshakable momentum" to the development of collaborative ties between the two ... Read more...

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Indonesia invites Indian investments in infrastructure


July 16th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) Indonesia invites Indian industrialists to invest in infrastructure sectors and also look at it as a source of many other products apart from coal in order ... Read more...

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India has risen above blame game, says Pakistani daily


July 16th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) It is a positive sign that India has risen above the blame game and New Delhi has decided to go ahead with the foreign ministers' ... Read more...

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India ready to host Pakistan’s foreign minister in July


June 24th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) India Friday conveyed to Pakistan that it was looking forward to hosting Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar, who is expected to be ... Read more...

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North America’s first Indian culture centre in Toronto


June 14th, 2011 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 13 (IANS) Canada will soon have its version of the Nehru Centre in London as India opens a cultural centre here next year.Sangeeta Bahadur, deputy director at the ... Read more...

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India is ‘top priority’ for new Canadian government


May 5th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 5 (IANS) Deepening bilateral ties with India will be the new Canadian government's "top priority", says seniormost Indo-Canadian parliamentarian Deepak Obhrai.Obhrai, who was re-elected to the Canadian ... Read more...

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India keen on improving ties with neighbours: Krishna


April 19th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna has said that India has pursued the path of dialogue to reduce the trust deficit with Pakistan and to resolve ... Read more...

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Pakistan likely to host blind cricket series against India in 2011


April 17th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 17(ANI): Pakistan's Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) is likely to host a bilateral series against India in Dubai at the end of this year."As the nation is working to improve Pakistan-India ... Read more...

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Canada-India free trade pact by 2013: Industry Minister


April 7th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 7 (IANS) Canadian Industry Minister Tony Clement has reiterated his country's commitment to signing a free trade agreement with India by 2013.Speaking at a roundtable organized by ... Read more...

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Pakistan rules out US role in resolving bilateral issues with India


April 1st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): Pakistan has ruled out any possibility of a US role in resolving its outstanding issues with India as it clearly stated that both Islamabad and New Delhi should ... Read more...

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Sherry Rehman next on terror hit list?


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) With two of three Pakistani politicians who opposed the blasphemy law assassinated, friends of the third, the glamorous Sherry Rehman, now fear for her life.Gunmen have ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak composite dialogue to resume from March 21 in New Delhi


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 2(ANI): Pakistan and India will resume the composite dialogue process from March 21 in New Delhi to normalise their bilateral relations.In a response to a question regarding the Indian ... Read more...

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Arms sales can boost India-US ties: US experts


February 24th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) With India planning to buy $100 billion worth of new weapons over the next 10 years, arms sales may be the best way for the ... Read more...

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K. Subrahmanyam: Toasting the Chanakya of our times (Comment)


February 4th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sunil Adam It was the summer of 1986. I attended a roundtable discussion on United States-India relations hosted by the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses in New Delhi, chaired by its ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia announce establishment of Eminent Persons’ Group


January 25th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): In a endeavor to develop a 'Vision Statement 2025' for the Indonesia-India Strategic Partnership, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono announced ... Read more...

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Frisking row: US assures Sikh delegation better sensitivity


December 15th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Days after a senior Indian diplomat was asked by security staff at a US airport if they could check his turban, US Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Wednesday ... Read more...

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