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Startup Village inks pact with Finland’s ACE


September 7th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi Sep 6 (IANS) India's first Startup Village, the only telecom incubator, Friday sealed a technological collaboration with Finland's hi-tech hub Aalto Centre for Entrepreneurship (ACE), giving a cutting edge ... Read more...

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100 Indian firms take part in Sri Lanka trade fair


July 24th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 24 (IANS) Over a hundred Indian companies are expected in Sri Lanka next week for what has been billed as the largest trade fair ever between the two ... Read more...

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Help resolve Meghalaya-Assam border dispute: Mukul Sangma


July 5th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 5 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday sought the union government's intervention on the prevailing situation in the disputed Langpih village on the Meghalaya-Assam border, where tribal ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh BJP wooing tribals in violence-hit Bastar


June 10th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Chhattisgarh is making determined efforts to win back tribals to the party in the run-up to the assembly elections ... Read more...

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Maharashtra CM rushes Delhi to seek central aid


May 8th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Alarmed by the foodgrain and water scarcity gripping the state at the height of summer, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Monday rushed to New Delhi ... Read more...

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Chavan applies balm to angry realtors


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) A week after the powerful realty industry's sharp criticism of the Maharashtra government for "inaction and policy paralysis", Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan attempted to soothe their ... Read more...

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India, Germany for greater railway cooperation


April 10th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Indian Railways Tuesday said it will shortly finalise a fresh Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with its German counterpart on increasing their cooperation."India and Germany ... Read more...

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‘Italian ship Enrica Lexie cannot be allowed to leave’


March 15th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 15 (IANS) The Kerala government told the Kerala High Court Thursday that the Italian vessel Enrica Lexie, berthed off the coast, should not be allowed to leave as ... Read more...

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Bangladesh criticizes India’s ban on cotton export


March 8th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 8 (IANS) Bangladesh's garment sector is likely to face difficulties following shortage of cotton as India, the region's largest producer of the item, has imposed a ban on ... Read more...

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Qatari emir to visit India, with gas sale, investment on agenda


March 4th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani, one of the world's richest monarchs and whose tiny country of barely two million people has ... Read more...

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Iran enriches 100 kg of Uranium to 20 percent (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Between 90 and 100 kg of uranium has been enriched to 20 percent at a facility in the Iranian city of Natanz, the country's news ... Read more...

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IAEA team in Tehran for talks


February 20th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A high-level delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) arrived in Tehran Monday for talks on nuclear issues.The five-member delegation is led by IAEA ... Read more...

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India, Saudi Arabia to set up joint defence panel (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh/New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) India and Saudi Arabia have looked at ways to enhance bilateral ties during the two-day visit of Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony and have decided ... Read more...

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Antony’s visit: India, Saudi Arabia seek stronger ties


February 15th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Feb 15 (IANS) India and Saudi Arabia have looked at ways to enhance bilateral ties during the two-day visit of Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony.Defence Minister Prince Salman bin ... Read more...

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Indian defence minister leaves for Saudi Arabia


February 13th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony left Monday on a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia, the first by an Indian defence minister to the Gulf nation with ... Read more...

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In a first, Antony goes to Saudi Arabia on key defence visit


February 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) As part of India's larger geopolitics and global security strategy, A.K. Antony will pay a two-day visit from Monday to Saudi Arabia, the first ... Read more...

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Malaysia to fund Bangladesh bridge project


February 5th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 5 (IANS) Malaysia will loan $3 billion to Bangladesh to construct a river bridge, a minister said Sunday.Bangladeshi Communications Minister Obaidul Quader told reporters a memorandum of understanding ... Read more...

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US trade group sends life sciences mission to India


January 31st, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) The US-India Business Council (USIBC), seeking better commercial ties with India, has launched a week long Life Sciences Executive Mission to India to coincide with Bangalore ... Read more...

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Trade accord with India by mid-year, says Thai minister (Interview)


January 26th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) India and Thailand hope to conclude a far-reaching duty-free agreement by the middle of this year that will help double bilateral trade to $14 ... Read more...

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India, US discuss health initiative


January 11th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India and the US Wednesday discussed the progress of the health initiative launched in 2010, officials said.A high level delegation from the US led by ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray spars with cousin Raj over flyover issue


December 7th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) In an indirect attack at Raj Thackeray, Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Wednesday questioned how people who had demanded relaxation of norms for cricket ... Read more...

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Raj warns against stalling flyover due to Lata’s objection


December 6th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Tuesday locked horns with the state government over the much-delayed flyover in the posh Pedder Road area of south Mumbai ... Read more...

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Carnegie Endowment keen on centre in New Delhi


November 9th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) United States-based think tank Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is keen to set up a centre in New Delhi aimed to increase its presence ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar must conclude banking cooperation deal: CII


November 7th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) India and Myanmar should conclude an agreement on cooperation in banking and financial services to boost flow of two-way investment and trade, industry lobby Confederation ... Read more...

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Antony leaves for Japan to further defence relations


November 1st, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday left for Japan on a daylong visit when he is expected to explore opportunities for furthering the bilateral military relations ... Read more...

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Antony pays homage at Russian WW-II memorial


October 4th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 4 (IANS) Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday began his three-day visit to Russia by paying homage at the Victory Park here to defence personnel who lost their ... Read more...

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‘Antony won’t witness fifth generation combat plane flight’


September 30th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony will be on a three-day visit to Russia next week, but will not get a chance to witness the ambitious ... Read more...

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Nashik onion markets to re-open Wednesday


September 20th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 20 (IANS) After remaining shut for 13 days, the Nashik wholesale onion markets will function as usual from Wednesday following the revocation of ban on onion ... Read more...

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Onion export ban lifted


September 20th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) An Empowered Group of Ministers (EgoM) Tuesday lifted the ban on onion exports to help farmers, said Food Minister K.V. Thomas.The government banned onion ... Read more...

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Onion export ban to be reviewed


September 19th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) An empowered group of ministers (EGOM) on food headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to review Tuesday the ban on onion exports, ... Read more...

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To study security, minister goes to Britain


September 18th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil and a high-level delegation left for Britain Sunday to study security systems in London and other places. During his fives there, ... Read more...

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Power minister to visit Chicago, New York


September 17th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) India's Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde will leave for Chicago and New York on a five-day official trip starting Sep 19, a statement said Saturday."The minister ... Read more...

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Iran, Pakistan to boost bilateral trade


September 13th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 13 (IANS) Visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said Tehran and Islamabad have agreed to boost bilateral trade to $10 billion in the coming years, ... Read more...

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Chouhan to hold roadshow in China to woo investors


September 11th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 11 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan would hold a roadshow in Shanghai, China to woo investors during his nine-day tour to the world's fastest growing ... Read more...

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Kyrgyzstan minister visits defence college


September 8th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 8 (IANS) Kyrgyzstan Defence Minister Major General Abibilla Kudayberdiev visited the tri-services training institution National Defence Academy here Thursday, an official said. Kudayberdiev, who was accompanied by a high-level ... Read more...

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