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`Pakistan, India yet to recover ground lost to Mumbai attack’


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) New Delhi and Islamabad have yet to recover the ground lost to the Mumbai attack, observed a leading daily Sunday, a day when Indian External ... Read more...

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India, Israel to hold FTA talks Aug 14-16


August 13th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) In an important step that will scale up their economic ties, India and Israel will hold the fifth round of negotiations over a free trade ... Read more...

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India-EU free trade deal by end 2012: German envoy


July 14th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Germany expects India to conclude its free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union by the end of 2012, despite the economic gloom the ... Read more...

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New visa agreement soon between India and Pakistan: Envoy


April 9th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India and Pakistan may finalise a new visa agreement soon to boost business ties between the two countries, Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Shahid ... Read more...

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Political push can see India-Pakistan trade boom


April 8th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) A political push and removal of barriers can see trade between India and Pakistan boom, experts maintain even as Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari made ... Read more...

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Indian commerce minister meets Vietnamese PM


March 8th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, March 8 (IANS) Visiting Indian Commerce Minister Anand Sharma met with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung here Thursday to promote bilateral trade cooperation.Vietnam and India have maintained a ... Read more...

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Pakistan to introduce negative list trade regime with India


February 29th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday said it will move from "positive list" to a short "negative list" trade regime with India, an important step towards granting the ... Read more...

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Iraq seeks Indian investments


February 27th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Iraq Monday invited Indian investments either independently or through joint ventures to help in reconstruction process of the war-ravaged country."We are open in all formats ... Read more...

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Liberal Indian visa a good thing, says daily


February 18th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) A liberal visa policy is a welcome step for Pakistanis wanting to visit India as "the current process is incredibly Byzantine", a leading Pakistani daily said ... Read more...

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Resume NATO supplies, Karzai tells Pakistan


February 17th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Friday asked Pakistan to resume NATO supplies that were suspended after airstrikes last year left two dozen soldiers dead, a media ... Read more...

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Discernible defrosting of Pakistan, India ties: Daily


February 17th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Pakistan and India have moved on from the low point of the Mumbai attacks and now there is a discernible defrosting of ties, said a Pakistani ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to ease trade, visa norms


February 15th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) India and Pakistan Wednesday signed three deals and agreed to normalise visa regimes and move from "positive list" to a short "negative list" trade regime by ... Read more...

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`Pakistan, India trade talks to give peace a chance’


February 15th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) The trade talks between Pakistan and India "indicate the growing strength of those who want peace for an economically prosperous and thriving South Asia", said a ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to ink three trade deals


February 14th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 14 (IANS) India and Pakistan are likely to sign three pacts Wednesday that will substantially reduce barriers to bilateral trade.A Pakistan cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to dismantle trade barriers (Round-up)


February 13th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 13 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, accompanied by business leaders of more than 100 Indian companies, Monday walked into Pakistan through the Wagah border, vowing to bring down ... Read more...

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MFN status unlikely during Sharma’s Pakistan visit


February 13th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Attari-Wagah Border, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan Monday said it is committed to granting the most-favoured nation (MFN) status to India, but refused to set a time-frame as some issues ... Read more...

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India proposes $100 mn line of credit for Zimbabwe


January 10th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) India has mooted a $100 million line of credit (LoC) for improving health infrastructure in Zimbabwe, saying that Indian public sector undertakings (PSUs) would assist ... 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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Pakistan to name India ‘most favoured’ trading partner by yearend?


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Pakistan may grant the long overdue most favoured nation (MFN) status to India by the end of this year that will reduce tariff and ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan trade bodies sign deal


September 28th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Trade promotion bodies of India and Pakistan Wednesday signed an agreement to facilitate the flow of bilateral trade.The India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) and Trade ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan target doubled trade in three years


September 28th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) India and Pakistan Wednesday set a target to expand trade to $6 billion in three years even as there were no progress on issues like ... Read more...

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India pushes for services and investment agreement with ASEAN


August 13th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Manado (Indonesia), Aug 13 (IANS) After having 'trade in goods agreement', India has stepped up efforts for a comprehensive deal with the 10-nation Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) ... Read more...

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India, EU reach interim settlement on drugs seizures


July 28th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India and the European Union have arrived at an interim settlement on how to prevent the seizure of generic drugs."After several rounds of discussions, India ... Read more...

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India-Bangladesh border ‘haats’ reopen - after 40 years (Feature)


July 24th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 24 (IANS) Meghalaya resident Tengrak Ch Marak grew up on stories about his father's trading days at the 'haats' on the border with what was then East ... Read more...

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US pushes India on economic reforms


June 24th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) Assuring India that improving economic ties with New Delhi is one of President Barack Obama's key priorities, US officials have pressed India to continue reforms ... Read more...

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India, US to fast track investment treaty talks


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) India and US have agreed to fast track technical negotiations for an early conclusion of a bilateral investment agreement to take advantage of the vast untapped ... Read more...

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Efforts continue to restore India-Bangladesh rail links


June 10th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 10 (IANS) Restoration of all pre-1965 railway connectivity between India and Bangladesh remains undecided despite talks of revival, but efforts are continuing, Indian officials said here Friday."There ... Read more...

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New policy to boost manufacturing share in GDP ready


June 3rd, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 3 (IANS) The Indian commerce ministry has drafted a new policy to identify key areas for increasing the share of the manufacturing sector in the national gross ... Read more...

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WTO Doha round shouldn’t reopen old issues: India


May 25th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Attempts by developed countries to reopen old issues in the WTO Doha round negotiation would be "counter-productive" and the talks should build on the progress ... Read more...

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Hindu goddess swimsuit creates outrage in India


May 12th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Australian designer aroused the fury of some Hindus all over the world when they unveiled a Hindu goddess swimsuit. The apparel was showcased during the ... Read more...

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Argentina buys Indian pharma products worth $200 million


May 4th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Argentina has assured India of reviewing a ban on imported pharmaceutical products and announced the purchase of drugs worth $150-$200 million from Indian firms, a ... Read more...

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Australia welcomes India’s decision to negotiate trade deal


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Australia Tuesday welcomed the decision of the Indian government to start negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two countries.The Prime Minister's Trade ... Read more...

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India, Australia to begin free trade talks


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
Canberra, May 2 (IANS) Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma and his Australian counterpart Craig Emerson will begin talks on a free trade agreement between the two countries when ... Read more...

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Pakistan intends to give MFN status to India: Daily


April 30th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) Pakistan's intention to extend the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India is "a milestone", a leading Pakistani daily said Saturday.An editorial in the Dawn said ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to reduce trade barriers


April 28th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) India and Pakistan Thursday agreed to reduce tariff and non-tariff barriers and form a joint trade promotion body to boost bilateral trade."To build confidence, dispel misunderstandings ... Read more...

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