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Krishna’s visit: India, Pakistan to spur cross-border trade


August 14th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India and Pakistan are expected to spur some new confidence-building measures to accelerate cross-border trade and are likely sign an accord for liberalising the visa ... Read more...

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Mathai to visit US next week: N-deal, Iran on agenda


February 1st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai goes on a three-day visit to Washington next week to hold talks with senior US officials to explore ways to ... Read more...

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Interpol offers fight against cricket corruption


December 16th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Interpol proposes to collaborate with the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Indian cricket board to fight corruption, illegal gambling and the influence of the ... Read more...

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India-Malaysia panel to discuss strategic partnership


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 2 (IANS) The 5th India-Malaysia Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) being held here Tuesday will discuss the way forward for the strategic partnership and review economic ties. ... Read more...

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Landmark agreement improves global preparedness for influenza pandemics


April 18th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Apr.18 (ANI): After a week of negotiations continued through Friday night and into Saturday morning, an open-ended working-group meeting of Member States successfully agreed upon a Framework that ensures that in ... Read more...

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Not an encouraging time for India, Pak to talk: Ex-official


February 11th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.11 (ANI): Neither India nor Pakistan have much leverage, and both are at 'wobbly' political points at home, and for both countries to come up with any landmark agreement or ... Read more...

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Canada, India launch talks on free trade deal


November 12th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinSeoul, Nov.12 (ANI): Canada and India on Friday launched talks on a free trade deal which according to them could boost Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in each nation ... Read more...

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Bangladesh FM arrives in Agartala to strengthen cross-border trade


November 10th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Nov 10 (ANI): Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni arrived here on Wednesday to strengthen cross-border trade and allied ties between the two nations.Tripura Finance Minister Badal Choudhury and Minister of ... Read more...

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Bangladesh minister in India to boost trade with northeast


November 10th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 10 (IANS) Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni arrived in Tripura Wednesday to boost cross-border trade and business with India's eight northeastern states.Tripura Finance Minister Badal Choudhury and Industry and ... Read more...

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Dipu Moni to visit Tripura to boost Bangla-India trade


October 22nd, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 22 (IANS) Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni will visit Tripura November 10-11 to boost cross-border trade and business with India's eight northeastern states."During Dipu Moni's two-day visit, strategies to ... Read more...

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Israel may soon sign free trade agreement with India


May 26th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, May 26 (ANI): Israel's Ambassador to India Mark Sofer, has said in Jaipur that India and Israel would soon be signing a free trade agreement.Sofer was interacting with media on Tuesday ... Read more...

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Russia to help Venezuela develop nuclear project


April 3rd, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Venezuela signed a landmark agreement to prepare a draft for construction of the first nuclear power plant in the Latin American country, Venezuelan President Hugo ... Read more...

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Pressure on China from Western powers on Iran nuke issue


April 1st, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 1 (ANI): With the US and Europe joining hands on the need for fresh sanctions against Iran over nuclear issue, China is facing mounting pressure to go along ... Read more...

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High levels of ‘harmful’ lead found in ladies’ handbags


January 23rd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): The Centre for Environmental Health has found disturbing levels of lead in ladies' handbags and wallets.Lead could also be rubbed off from the material used manufacture purses."This is ... Read more...

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Swiss court stops transfer of bank client data to US


January 23rd, 2010 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Jan 23 (DPA) A Swiss court issued a ruling Friday halting the transfer of UBS AG client data to the United States, putting in doubt a landmark agreement reached over the ... Read more...

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India-France nuclear energy cooperation agreement enters into force


January 14th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14(ANI): The India-France cooperation agreement on the development of peaceful uses of nuclear energy enters into force today.The agreement will give a new impetus to cooperation for the development ... Read more...

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We hope to complete nuclear deal soon: US envoy


December 11th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Even as a crucial reprocessing pact is being finalised, the US Friday said it hoped to complete the landmark nuclear agreement with India soon and ... Read more...

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India will not redraw borders in Kashmir: Manmohan Singh (Part-III)


November 23rd, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 23 (ANI): Singh expressed hope that the US would be "more liberal" in transferring technologies to India and clear the way for implementing the landmark agreement on nuclear ... Read more...

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India seeks Obama’s reaffirmation of nuclear deal: Manmohan Singh


November 22nd, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) At his Tuesday summit with President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would seek "a positive reaffirmation" of his administration to carry forward their landmark ... Read more...

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India, US putting finishing touches to reprocessing pact


November 22nd, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 22(IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Tuesday summit with US President Barack Obama, Indian and US officials were busy putting finishing touches to a crucial agreement ... Read more...

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US should be ‘more liberal’ in transferring technologies: Manmohan Singh (Lead)


November 20th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) Ahead of his upcoming summit with President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has expressed the hope that the the US will be "more liberal" ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China enter 1.4 billion dollar fighter jet deal


November 11th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov.11 (ANI): Pakistan and China have entered into a major defence deal worth 1.4 billion dollars with Beijing providing at least 36 advance combat jets to Islamabad.According to a Pakistani official, ... Read more...

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US wants India to be ‘major player on table’ in its 21st century version of NPT: Clinton


October 23rd, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.23 (ANI): Describing the Indo-US civil nuclear co-operation deal as a 'landmark' agreement between the two countries, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that Washington has complete faith ... Read more...

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Government working on labour mobility partnership with EU: Ravi


October 5th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The government is working to sign a Labour Mobility Partnership agreement with the European Union, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said here Monday. The minister, who returned ... Read more...

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Tata Communications signs pact with Qatar’s Qtel


June 8th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Tata Communications, which runs one of the largest telecom cable networks in the world, has entered into an agreement with the Doha-based Qatar Telecom to share infrastructure and ... Read more...

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Medvedev cuts short visit to India


December 5th, 2008 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 5 (ANI): Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is cutting short his visit to India and returning home as Russian Patriarch, Alexei-II, head of the Orthodox Church died in Moscow. ... Read more...

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India, Russia sign deal for new nuclear plants


December 5th, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 5 (ANI): India and Russia signed a landmark agreement on civil nuclear cooperation today. Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh said while addressing a joint press conference with Russian President ... Read more...

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Mukherjee returns home after signing of 123 Agreement


October 12th, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee arrived here late last night after the signing of the 123 Agreement between India and the United States in Washington, paving ... Read more...

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India, US widen horizons as they seal ‘unprecedented’ nuclear deal (Intro Roundup)


October 11th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) As India and the US inked a historic and unprecedented civil nuclear deal after over three years of tortuous twists and turns, they also widened their horizons, looking ... Read more...

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India looks beyond US for nuclear trade


October 11th, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) India clearly views its nuclear deal with the US as opening the door to resuming nuclear trade with the rest of the world too, indicating American firms should ... Read more...

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India, US sign 123 agreement on civil nuclear deal


October 11th, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.11 (ANI): India and the United States signed the 123 Agreement in Washington on Friday night, paving the way for nuclear commerce between the two countries. External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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“It’s a big deal” for Bush and “dear friend” Manmohan (Fourth Lead)


October 9th, 2008 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 9 (IANS) Calling the India-US civil nuclear agreement "a big deal", President George W. Bush has said the historic agreement will help India meet its energy demands while giving the ... Read more...

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India, France finalise civil nuclear cooperation pact


September 30th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Sept.30 (ANI): Ending 34 years of nuclear trade isolation, India and France today finalized a landmark agreement on civil nuclear cooperation, covering the supply of reactors and atomic fuel. The agreement ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to address Ninth India-EU Summit


September 29th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorMarseilles (France), Sept 29 (ANI): Visiting Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will address the Ninth India-European Union Summit here today, a day before India and France ink a ... Read more...

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India, Russia to discuss increased military ties Monday


September 28th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) India and Russia will discuss increased ties between their militaries at the eighth meeting of the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) here Monday.Indian Defence Minister ... Read more...

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