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Swedish ex-envoy to head defence firm Saab in India


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Former Swedish ambassador Lars-Olof Lindgren will return to India as the chief of the defence firm Saab's operations here. He will forge new ties with ... Read more...

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Banking activities paralysed as strike begins


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Business and commercial activities across India were paralysed Wednesday as employees of public sector and private banks went on a two-day strike to protest proposed amendments ... Read more...

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Two-day bank strike from Wednesday


August 20th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) All business and commercial activities across the country are likely to be crippled as the entire banking industry employees would go on a two-day strike starting ... Read more...

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Dependence on defence imports risky for India: Experts


March 17th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) As much as 70 percent dependence on imports for weapons and other defence equipment even 65 years after independence is a risky proposition for India and ... Read more...

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Experts advocate ‘cooperative geopolitics’ with Central Asia


January 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) "Cooperative geopolitics" should be the crux of India's foreign policy with energy-rich Central Asia, an international conference here on increasing this country's linkages with the ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago PM to visit India in January


December 18th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 18 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago's Indian-origin Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will pay a 10-day state visit to India in January, where she will meet President Pratibha ... Read more...

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Zambia seeks Indian investments in heath, mining


October 20th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) With Japan's help, Zambia is seeking investments from the Indian business community in sectors like health, mining and education for economic development and job and wealth ... Read more...

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US AfPak envoy backs Indian investment in Afghanistan, strategic pact


October 12th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Terming India's strategic pact with Afghanistan as a "positive development," US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman Wednesday backed greater Indian private ... Read more...

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Bank staff plans strike against privatisation, law changes


June 28th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Over 500 bank employees Tuesday demonstrated outside the Reserve Bank of India to protest the government's policy to privatise public sector banks and to amend ... Read more...

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Bank staff plans strike against privatisation (Lead)


June 28th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Over 500 bank employees Tuesday demonstrated outside the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to protest against what they said was the government move to privatise public ... 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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Bank employees to strike work July 7


June 21st, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Nearly one million employees from public, private and foreign banks will join a nationwide strike July 7 to oppose proposed amendments to banking-related laws, a representative ... Read more...

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GMR project under attack in Nepal


April 17th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 17 (IANS) Ignoring India's repeated expressions of concern at the continued attacks on Indian investment projects in Nepal, the ruling Maoists, supported by minor communist parties, went on ... Read more...

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India-China rivalry in Africa not zero sum game: Ethiopian PM


April 1st, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, April 1 (IANS) Hailing the Indian model of inclusive development, Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has made a vigorous pitch for greater Indian investment in infrastructure and education ... Read more...

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India to train Lesotho police


February 22nd, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India and Lesotho, the small landlocked kingdom surrounded by South Africa, have a "very profitable partnership" that covers a variety of sectors from cooperation ... Read more...

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US, Indian agencies to exchange technology


February 8th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and US-India Energy Cooperation programme (ECP) have agreed to undertake technology exchange projects in a bid to strengthen ... Read more...

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US team in India to discuss nuclear cooperation (Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) A high level delegation from the US energy department is on a 10-day visit to India to discuss ways of cooperation and partnership in the nuclear ... Read more...

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US high-tech team to promote trade with India


February 7th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) A high-end technology trade mission from the US, led by Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, is in India to promote the export of technologies in sectors such ... Read more...

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US sends high tech trade mission to India


February 3rd, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) With the controls on export of high tech items to India eased, US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke is leading a trade mission to India next ... Read more...

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Top US firms embark on sales mission to India


January 14th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) Top US companies like Boeing, Lockheed Martin, GE-Hitachi and Westinghouse are among 24 businesses embarking on a mission to India next month to pitch their ... Read more...

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New defence production policy to promote domestic industry


January 11th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By N.C. Bipindra New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India will this week come out with its first Defence Production Policy (DPP) that aims to arrest the trend of imports in arms purchases and ... Read more...

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India is favourite destination of Canadian varsities


December 19th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 19 (IANS) India is back on the radar of Canadian universities and colleges which are looking to ramp up enrolment of Indian students, says the Association of Universities ... Read more...

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Chilean pension funds find Indian stock market attractive


November 25th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) Several Chilean pension funds have shown interest in investing in Indian stocks, the South American country's envoy said Thursday."Recently seven pension funds from Chile came and met me ... Read more...

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Chavan allays industry fears on nuclear bill


September 25th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Prithviraj Chavan Saturday dismissed apprehensions that the terms of a law on nuclear suppliers' liability in case of an accident ... Read more...

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Lao leadership looks forward to investments from Indian private sector: Patil


September 18th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghOn board Air India One, Sep.18 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil said on Saturday that the Lao leadership has indicated that they look forward to investments from the Indian ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar sign MoU for 60 million US Dollars credit line


July 27th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): India and Myanmar on Tuesday singed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the creation of a Line of Credit of 60 million US Dollars.The MoU was ... Read more...

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Ethiopia wants Indian hospitals as healthcare hub for Africa (Lead)


June 18th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Impressed with some of India's private hospitals and the quality of healthcare they provide, Ethiopia wants them to open branches in that country so that they become ... Read more...

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Ethiopia woos Indian hospitals to set up branches


June 18th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Ethiopia wants private Indian hospitals to open branches in that country to provide specialized treatment to its citizens, an official said. An Ethiopian delegation was in India this ... Read more...

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M&M in Gulf JV for armouring vehicles


June 17th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Indicative of the growing strength of Indian private sector companies in the defence manufacturing sector, automobile major Mahindra & Mahindra Thursday announced a Gulf joint venture for ... Read more...

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ICICI Bank board approves swap deal for Bank of Rajasthan


May 23rd, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) In a bid to consolidate its position as India's largest private lender, the board of ICICI Bank Sunday approved the merger of the Bank of Rajasthan with ... Read more...

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MPs panel dismayed that India can’t make warfare clothing


April 30th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has lamented that India, which is capable of launching satellites and manufacturing missiles, tanks and other state-of-the-art defence equipment, lacks adequate capabilities for ... Read more...

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Top Canadian leaders lead business mission to India


March 26th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 26 (IANS) Even before road transport and infrastructure minister Kamal Nath winds up his visit here, a high-level Canadian business delegation begins a four-day visit to India ... Read more...

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Tharoor unveils Indian model of engagement with Africa


March 15th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Against the backdrop of China's surging trade with Africa, Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Monday outlined the unique Indian model of engagement with ... Read more...

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India-Africa business conclave opens with large African participation


March 15th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Making a strong pitch for scaling up trade and investment with Africa, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday inaugurated a two-day conclave that is set ... Read more...

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Zambia seeks strong economic partnership with India: Envoy


March 7th, 2010 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) When Indian President Pratibha Patil gave her speech in parliament on Feb 22, one among the millions watching her speak in Hindi on television ... Read more...

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