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Trinidad and Tobago, India to celebrate I-Day jointly


August 10th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 10 (IANS) India and Trinidad and Tobago will jointly celebrate each other's Independence Day here, said Indian High Commissioner Malay Mishra who noted a "paradigm shift in bilateral ... Read more...

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Belgium calls for early signing of India-EU free trade pact


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Belgium Friday made a strong pitch for an early conclusion of the free trade agreement between India and European Union (EU), saying it would significantly ... Read more...

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India, Belgium to seal railway cooperation pact


August 1st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Belgium, a founder of the 27-nation European Union, is set to seal a pact with India Thursday that seeks to leverage its expertise in developing ... Read more...

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Ayurveda centre opens at Indian mission in Trinidad


July 30th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 30 (IANS) The Indian High Commission in Trinidad and Tobago has launched a centre for ayurveda following a growing interest in the Caribbean in the ... Read more...

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India, Mauritius agree to push for trade pact


July 6th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India and Mauritius Friday agreed to hasten negotiations on the proposed Preferential Trade Agreement, with a view to boost bilateral trade and enhance economic engagements.Mauritian ... Read more...

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Vietnam, Britain hold strategic dialogue


July 6th, 2012 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 6 (IANS) Vietnam and Britain Thursday held their strategic dialogue here, focusing on cooperation in defence, and tackling organised crime and terrorism.Vietnamese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen ... Read more...

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India, South Korea to enhance n-energy, space cooperation


June 29th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Seeking to upgrade their bilateral ties, India and South Korea Thursday decided to step up cooperation in the areas of civil nuclear energy and space, ... Read more...

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Iran talks resume in Baghdad


May 24th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran and the group of international negotiators - the five permanent UN Security Council members and Germany - Thursday started a new round of ... Read more...

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UAE foreign minister to visit India


May 16th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan will be on a two-day official visit to India from ... Read more...

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Syria says it won’t go the Libya way


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 22 (IANS) Amid mounting international pressure, Syria Sunday asserted that it will not allow itself to be invaded like Libya and rubbished the opposition as a rag-tag collection ... Read more...

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India to help develop Trinidad as ICT hub


January 27th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Jan 27 (IANS) India's Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme will facilitate the advancement of Trinidad and Tobago' s objective of becoming the ICT hub of the Caribbean and ... Read more...

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United Arab Emirates congratulates Palestine on UNESCO vote


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:29 am ICT by BNO News
ABU DHABI (BNO NEWS) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday congratulated the Palestinian people on being granted full membership to the United Nations cultural agency UNESCO.UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs ... Read more...

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100,000 visit T&T; Diwali exposition


October 25th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Oct 25 (IANS) More than 100,000 people thronged an annual exposition over 10 days to celebrate Diwali in this Trinidad and Tobago capital.The exposition, called Diwali Nagar, ... Read more...

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Ravi lauds Indian Diaspora


September 26th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 26 (IANS) A meet on Indian Diaspora here has ended after stressing the vital role of the Indian community in deepening cultural and economic relations between India ... Read more...

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UN chief briefs UAE on Somalia crisis


July 29th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 28 (IANS/WAM) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has called United Arab Emirates (UAE) minister of foreign affairs, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to inform him on the ... Read more...

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Hina Rabbani Khar to be Pakistan foreign minister


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday decided to appoint Hina Rabbani Khar as the country's foreign affairs minister, a media report said.Countries, including the ... Read more...

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Canada-India Innovation Summit at Ottawa


May 31st, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 31 (IANS) India and Canada will break yet another milestone in their burgeoning ties as they hold the first Canada-India Innovation Summit June 20-21.Kapil Sibal, minister of communications ... Read more...

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Iran willing to help resolve Somali crisis


May 28th, 2011 - 5:46 am ICT by BNO News
BALI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi on Friday announced Iran's readiness to help Somalia end the longstanding crisis in the Horn of Africa country.Press TV reported that ... Read more...

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Deepak Obhrai re-appointed Canada’s parliamentary secretary


May 26th, 2011 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 26 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Wednesday re-appointed senior-most Indo-Canadian MP Deepak Obhrai as parliamentary secretary to the minister of foreign affairs.Obhrai, who is the longest serving ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago mourns Sai Baba’s death


April 26th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, April 26 (IANS) Thousands in Trinidad and Tobago have mourned the death of Sathya Sai Baba.Acting Prime Minister Winston Dookeran said that Sai Baba's work in the spiritual, social, ... Read more...

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Exploited Indian workers on way home from Trinidad


April 25th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, April 25 (IANS) Lured by promises of generous salaries, three Indians from Jaipur came to Trinidad and Tobago one-and-a-half years ago to work at a granite and marble fabricating ... Read more...

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Need for early conclusion of investment promotion issue with Nigeria: Anand Sharma


March 16th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI) Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today expressed for an early conclusion of Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (BIPPA) with Nigeria.During the bilateral meeting with Henry Odien ... Read more...

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India seeks more crude oil imports from Nigeria


March 16th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI) Petroleum Minister S Jaipal Reddy today said that India has sought import of higher quantities of crude oil from Nigeria in the coming years.During the meeting ... Read more...

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South Korean President arrives in UAE on three-day visit


March 13th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 12 (IANS/WAM) South Korean President Myung-bak Lee Saturday arrived in the UAE on a three-day state visit.He is scheduled to hold talks with UAE's President Sheikh Khalifa ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to resume dialogue on all issues


February 10th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will visit India by July 2011 to review progress in the dialogue process with his Indian counterpart S M Krishna made ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh hosts private dinner for visiting Chinese Premier


December 15th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, hosted a private dinner for the visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao here today ahead of the delegation level talks scheduled ... Read more...

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Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao arrives in Delhi


December 15th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao arrived here today on a three-day state visit.The visit is expected to boost trade relations between India and China, the two emerging ... Read more...

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Chinese Premier to arrive in India today


December 15th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao will arrive here today on a three-day state visit.The visit is expected to boost trade relations between India and China, the two ... Read more...

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Morocco clarifies Western Sahara raid to EU lawmakers


November 20th, 2010 - 3:31 am ICT by BNO News
RABAT, MOROCCO (BNO NEWS) -- Morocco's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Taib Fassi Fihri, on Friday informed that he provided full details on the raid at a camp in the disputed ... Read more...

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Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian visits India


November 10th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.10 (ANI): Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia, Edward Nalbandian has arrived on a four-day State visit.On Wednesday evening, Edward Nalbandian called on Vice President Hamid ... Read more...

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Google Maps error leads to Nicaraguan invasion of Costa Rica island


November 6th, 2010 - 3:45 am ICT by BNO News
MANAGUA, NICARAGUA (BNO NEWS) -- The Nicaraguan government on Friday urged Google Inc., not to accept Costa Rica's request of modifying border lines in its Google Maps service due to the current ... Read more...

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North Korea ready for resumption of six-party talks


October 17th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 17 (ANI): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has said that it is ready for resumption of the six-party talks, involving China, United States, South Korea, Russia and Japan."A ... Read more...

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Hooper must share blame for Games’ problems: New Zealand


October 1st, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 1 (IANS) New Zealander Michael Hopper, in charge of the Commonwealth Games in India, must share the blame for the problems related to the event, New Zealand Sports Minister Murray ... Read more...

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Antony meets South Korean President Lee Myung-bak in Seoul


September 4th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Seoul (South Korea), Sep 4 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony, who is currently on an official visit to South Korea, called on President Lee Myung-bak in Seoul.The duo discussed all issues relating ... Read more...

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India, Gambia ink protocol for consultations


August 20th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): India and Gambia signed a protocol for consultations during the visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Gambia, Mamadou Tangara.During his four-day visit ... Read more...

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