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$189 mn of China’s imports MoUs between Indian and Chinese firms


August 27th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Aug 27 (IANS) Industry association FICCI and the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products (CCCME) Monday signed an agreement to boost ... Read more...

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Iran to ask India for spurring tri-nation pipeline


August 27th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Don't write off the tri-nation Iran-Pakistan-India pipeline as yet. When Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinjead meets Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Tehran Wednesday, he ... Read more...

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India-China agree to have 5-year economic cooperation plan


August 27th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) India and China have agreed to a five-year plan on economic cooperation as well as setting up a joint working group (JWG) to go into ... Read more...

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India, Iran, Afghanistan to spur trade, transit via Chabahar


August 27th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Ahead of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit, India, Iran and Afghanistan Sunday held a crucial trilateral meeting and agreed to set up a joint working ... Read more...

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PM heads for Tehran NAM summit, meeting with Ahmadinejad


August 25th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves Tuesday for Tehran to attend the NAM summit Aug 30-31, preceded by a meeting with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.Manmohan ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan discuss additional CBMs for Kashmir


July 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India and Pakistan Thursday considered introducing additional confidence building measures (CBMs) across the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, including pilgrimage, bank facilities ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan talks on CBMs Thursday


July 18th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) India and Pakistan will hold bilateral talks Thursday in Islamabad to review confidence building measures (CBMs) between the two countries, said an official Tuesday."The Joint ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan explore easy release of straying fishermen


July 12th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India and Pakistan Thursday explored ideas to provide easy and hassle-free ways of releasing fishermen who stray into either side of the international maritime border.The ... Read more...

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Show patience in resolving border issue, China advises India


June 27th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) India and China should be patient in resolving their long-standing border issue though "difficulties remain high", a senior official here has said, falling back on ... Read more...

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India mulling free trade pacts with African countries


May 15th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) India is exploring possibilities of entering into free trade pacts with regional groupings of African countries such as the 19-nation Common Market for Eastern and ... Read more...

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India, Afghanistan to discuss terror, intelligence-sharing


April 30th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Building upon their landmark strategic pact, India and Afghanistan will Tuesday hold the maiden meeting of their newly-minted partnership council and explore ways of ... Read more...

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Afghan foreign minister to visit India


April 28th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Afghanistan Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul will arrive here Monday on a three-day visit to India during which the two sides will discuss the future ... Read more...

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India, Kuwait to cooperate on healthcare


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India and Kuwait Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on bilateral medical cooperation to boost healthcare, a government statement said."The union health secretary P.K. ... Read more...

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India to help Vietnamese teachers in English training


March 29th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Vietnam will be sending teachers to India for English training, besides sourcing English teachers from India, according to the ministry of human resource development. The ... Read more...

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BRICS sign two currency pacts, to set up joint bank


March 29th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The BRICS grouping of five emerging economic powerhouses - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - Thursday signed two pacts to spur trade ... Read more...

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‘Attacks on Indian fishermen not treated as national issue’


March 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday told Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that attacks on Indian fishermen were not being treated as a national issue.In ... 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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India provides $250 mn line of credit, $20 mn grant to Mauritius (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) As a long-standing partner of Mauritius in its development, India Tuesday announced a new economic package of a $250 million line of credit and ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi sovereign fund keen to invest in India


January 16th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, the sovereign wealth fund of the United Arab Emirates, Monday expressed "keen interest" in increasing investment in India, especially in infrastructure ... Read more...

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India, Sri Lanka to jointly develop fisheries


January 15th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Colombo, Jan 15 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Colombo, India and Sri Lanka have agreed to repatriate genuine fishermen held in each other's territory ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to Sri Lanka, devolution tops agenda


January 15th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna heads to Sri Lanka Monday on a three-day visit that will focus on pushing the reconciliation and devolution process in ... Read more...

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Norwegian delegation to study decentralised governance


January 11th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) A Norwegian delegation is on a four-day visit to India to study the functioning of decentralised governance under a mutual cooperation programme on local self-governance, ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to discuss conventional, nuke CBMs Monday


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Seeking to push forward their revived peace process, India and Pakistan will hold two-day talks starting Monday in Islamabad to discuss conventional and nuclear ... Read more...

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India, Russia sign five deals, including for Sukhoi jets (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) India and Russia Friday signed five major agreements, including one on licensed production of an additional 42 Sukhoi combat planes and another on managing fly ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa slams Coast Guard call for curbs on fishing


November 26th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday termed as "illogical, preposterous and absolutely outrageous" the central government's stand that the state proclaim a "no fishing ... Read more...

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India to raise terror threat in talks with Bangladesh


November 18th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) India is expected to raise its concerns over the terror outfit Harkat-ul-Jihadi Islami (HuJI) trying to regroup in Bangladesh when the home secretaries of the ... Read more...

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PM to Sri Lanka: Use of force on fishermen not acceptable


November 13th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Nov 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said he had conveyed to Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa that the use of force in ... Read more...

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India, Sri Lanka agree on JWG meeting to resolve fishermen issue


November 11th, 2011 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives), Nov 11 (IANS) With frequent attacks on Indian fishermen a touchy issue arousing much concern in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka Thursday agreed that the Joint ... Read more...

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Easier visas a new era in Pakistan, India ties: Daily


October 16th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 16 (IANS) India and Pakistan's decision to have a liberalised visa regime signals a new era in their ties, said a Pakistani daily Sunday.An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan finalise liberal visa accord


October 15th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) In a key confidence-building step, India and Pakistan Friday firmed up a draft of their bilateral visa agreement that will spur travel between the two ... Read more...

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Mathai to visit Sri Lanka


October 5th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai goes Saturday to Colombo to convey India's pledge to help Sri Lanka rebuild its war-ravaged region and rehabilitate those displaced ... Read more...

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Air cargo operations launched from Ojhar airport


September 20th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 20 (IANS) Air cargo operations supported by state-of-the-art facilities have been started from Ojhar airport, on the outskirts of this pilgrim and industrial centre in northern Maharashtra, ... Read more...

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Three more SSB battalions to to be deployed on Nepal border


August 30th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Three additional battalions of the paramilitary Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) will soon be deployed on the Nepal border running along Bihar to curb the activities ... Read more...

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Mauritius unwilling to amend tax treaty with India: Minister


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Despite a series of discussions and requests, Mauritius has shown "unwillingness" to amend a tax treaty with India, Minister of State for Finance S.S. Palanimanickam ... Read more...

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