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Cabinet approves TCIL’s Saudi acquisition


July 4th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Indian cabinet has approved a proposal of the Department of Telecom (DoT) to acquire 60 percent shares of TCIL Saudi Co. Ltd (TSCL) from ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh in Myanmar: An Indian PM’s visit after 25 years (Lead)


May 27th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 27 (IANS) Manmohan Singh arrived in Myanmar's new capital Sunday on a three-day trip that will see India expanding trade and connectivity with its oil-rich ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh leaves for Myanmar (Lead)


May 27th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday left for Myanmar on a three-day trip that will see him unveil new initiatives in expanding trade and energy ... Read more...

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Ahead of PM’s visit India-Myanmar bus cleared


May 24th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Indian cabinet Thursday cleared a bus service linking Imphal in Manipur to Mandalay in Myanmar, setting the stage for the signing of a ... Read more...

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India’s retail opening will deepen business ties: US


November 30th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) The United States has welcomed India's decision to allow foreign direct investment in the multi-brand retail sector, saying such economic reforms will further strengthen business-to-business ties ... Read more...

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India’s ‘bold’ retail opening will reduce prices: US body


November 25th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) A major US trade association has hailed Indian cabinet's "bold" move to approve opening of India's vast multi-brand retail sector to foreign direct investment and expanding ... Read more...

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India’s cabinet approves revised Companies Bill


November 24th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Indian cabinet Thursday approved a revised Companies Bill to replace the 55-year-old old legislation that seeks to tighten norms on insider trading, prevent ... Read more...

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Cricket World Cup gets Rs.45 crore tax relief


March 31st, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has landed a Rs.45 crore ($10 million) bonanza with the Indian cabinet Thursday exempting the income earned during the ... Read more...

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Saran questions Mulford’s notion on US influence in India


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Former US envoy to India David Mulford had an "exaggerated notion" about the extent of American influence in this country, especially in the context of ... Read more...

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India, Nigeria to strengthen economic ties


March 17th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) India and Nigeria Thursday pledged to further strengthen economic ties so that they are commensurate with their "excellent" political ties.This was agreed in a ... Read more...

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‘Overseas Indians can enroll names in voters list online’


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Doha, Feb 20 (ANI): Vayalar Ravi, the Indian Cabinet Minister of Overseas Affairs, has said that the online enrollment process of 'Indian expatriates' in the voters' register is being finalised, but added ... Read more...

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Indian and Sri Lankan foreign ministers discuss rehabilitation of Tamils


October 14th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): Sri Lankan Foreign minister Gamini Lakshman Peiris met his Indian counterpart SM Krishna to discuss issues of mutual concern here on Thursday.Peiris, is accompanying Sri Lankan President ... Read more...

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Lots of work done, but problems still exist, says Fennell on CWG


September 25th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 25 (ANI): Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Michael Fennell on Saturday said a considerable amount of work has been done on the 2010 Commonwealth Games, but problems still ... Read more...

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Michael Fennell inspects Commonwealth Games village


September 24th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell visited the Games village this morning to examine the state of the much-criticised complex.Organizing Committee of the Commonwealth Games Chairman, ... Read more...

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CWG mess: Fennel may seek Manmohan Singh’s intervention


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell arrived here on Thursday, and is likely to meet the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, to press for his continual ... Read more...

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Chidambaram very intelligent, Pakistani minister tweets


June 27th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram is known as one of the most erudite minds of the Indian cabinet, something his Pakistani counterpart wholeheartedly endorses. "I found Chidambaram a ... Read more...

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Indian cabinet okays cost hike for Afghan power project (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


June 10th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) India will spend about Rs.800 crore (around $180 million) in a hydro power project in Herat province of western Afghanistan. The Indian cabinet Thursday approved a ... Read more...

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Indian cabinet okays cost hike for Afghan power project


June 10th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) India will spend about Rs 800 crore (about $18 million) in a hydro power project in Herat province of western Afghanistan. The Indian cabinet Thursday approved ... Read more...

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SAARC nations can learn governance from one another: India


March 30th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Countries in South Asia should adopt ideas from one another on best practices for improving and monitoring government performance, Indian cabinet secretary K.M. Chandrashekhar said Tuesday. "So many ... Read more...

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India opening excites some US varsities, others cautious


March 28th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 28 (IANS) American universities are excited by prospects of expanding their presence in India's growing education market but some prestigious Ivy league institutions like Yale University don't expect ... Read more...

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Indian cabinet approves death sentence for hijacking (Lead)


March 19th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Indian cabinet Friday decided to award death penalty to hijackers of aircraft or those who use them as missiles. The decision was taken at a meeting ... Read more...

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Canadian universities line up for India


March 18th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 18 (IANS) Many Canadian universities and colleges are likely to enter India after the Indian parliament passes a bill to allow foreign educational institutions to set up ... Read more...

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Delhi Gov to support women explore new opportunities


March 6th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 6 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has assured women that her government will support all the new opportunities explored by women.On Friday, interacting with the media on the ... Read more...

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Boost for India, Nepal ties as President Yadav arrives Monday


February 13th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) India-Nepal ties will get a major boost when President Ram Baran Yadav arrives here Monday on a four-day state visit - his first foreign trip after ... Read more...

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Nepal President arrives Monday on state visit


February 12th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Nepal's President Ram Baran Yadav will arrive in India Monday on a four-day state visit, which will be marked with the signing of several bilateral agreements. "India ... Read more...

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US certifies India-IAEA Safeguards Agreement on civil n-facilities


February 4th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) In yet another step towards full implementation of the India-US civil nuclear deal, President Barack Obama has certified that India has placed its nuclear facilities ... Read more...

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Expansion plans of Indian Navy on Navy Day


December 4th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): The three chiefs of Defence staff today, on the occasion of Navy Day paid their homage to the martyrs at the national war memorial at India Gate. ... Read more...

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India’s allotment for nuclear parks hailed


September 30th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Eyeing India's estimated $100 billion nuclear pie, a US-India trade group has hailed reservation of two sites for US commercial nuclear technology as a "significant step" toward implementing ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma in US to boost India-US trade ties


June 17th, 2009 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 11 (IANS) Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma is all set to hold a series of meetings with top Obama administration officials to renew the dialogue ... Read more...

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Supporters celebrate Indian Cabinet expansion, as ministers take oath


May 29th, 2009 - 12:08 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): A wave of cheer and jubilation was witnessed among supporters of various Members of Parliament on Thursday, as Cabinet expansion witnessed induction of 59 ministers to Prime ... Read more...

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Pranab braves heat and mud in his battle for Jangipur (Lead)


May 5th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Soudhriti Bhabani Jangipur (West Bengal), May 5 (IANS)From early morning till late evening, a good part under a blazing sun, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee exhibits the same indefatigable spirit while wooing ... Read more...

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India alluring Brit filmmakers after Slumdog Millionaire’’s success


March 16th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): The unprecedented success of Slumdog Millionaire has made India an alluring prospect for British filmmakers. According to Tim Bevan, the co-chairman of British film company Working Title, India ... Read more...

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India’s cabinet clears 60 proposals in one go (Roundup)


February 24th, 2009 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Indian cabinet was on an overdrive Monday, clearing as many as 60 proposals in a matter of three hours, including three major projects for petroleum, chemicals ... Read more...

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Mukherjee greets Nazarbayev at Rashtrapati Bhavan


January 24th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee stepped in for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to receive the Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev at a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan Saturday ... Read more...

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A month after Satyam’s Maytas fiasco, board minutes surface


January 17th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) A month after Satyam Computer Services founder B. Ramalinga Raju's aborted bid to buy two firms promoted by his sons, minutes of the board meeting on the issue ... Read more...

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