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India-Saudi Arabia to enhance defence cooperation


September 10th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India and Saudi Arabia will enhance bilateral cooperation with defence exchanges and interaction between their armed forces, the government said Monday.The two countries held the ... Read more...

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Pakistan visit fruitful, says Krishna (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 9 (IANS) Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna Sunday described his three-day visit to Pakistan as "fruitful".Talking to the media after arriving at Allama Iqbal International Airport for ... Read more...

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Uflex assigns $250 mn for growth, eyes $2-bn revenue by 2015


September 6th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 6 (IANS) With over a quarter of a billion dollars earmarked for greenfield projects and capacity expansion over the next couple of years, home-grown flexible packaging major Uflex ... Read more...

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India, Tajikistan to combat terror, cooperate on Afghanistan (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India and Tajikistan, an energy-rich Central Asian nation, Monday decided to upgrade their ties to a strategic partnership and agreed to intensify counter-terror cooperation ... Read more...

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India, Tajikistan upgrade ties, sign four pacts


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India and Tajikistan, the energy-rich Central Asian nation, Monday decided to upgrade their ties to the level of strategic partnership and signed four ... Read more...

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US, Pakistan ink NATO transit deal


July 31st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and Pakistan Tuesday signed a deal formalising an agreement on NATO supplies to Afghanistan through Pakistani territory, US media reported.Pakistan had closed ... Read more...

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TDSAT’s split verdict on 3G roaming pacts; Telcos to move Supreme Court (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) Tuesday delivered a split verdict in the 3G roaming case in which mobile operators had challenged a ... Read more...

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TDSAT gives split verdict on 3G roaming pacts


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) Tuesday gave a split verdict in the 3G roaming case in which mobile operators had challenged ... Read more...

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Asylum seekers in China to get legal status


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) A new Chinese law is all set to give refugees coming to China the right to stay in the country.An Exit and Entry Administration Law, approved ... Read more...

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‘Pact with France soon for Jaitapur nuclear plants’


June 16th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, June 16 (IANS) India hopes to seal by the end of the year a pact with France for multiple nuclear energy units at Jaitapur in ... Read more...

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Doing trade, driving down to Myanmar just got easier


May 30th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 30 (IANS) Indians may soon be able drive down to Myanmar and do business with a country that is perfectly situated to play the role of an ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar forge think-tanks’ links


May 28th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) With Myanmar opening up to democratic transformation, India and the Southeast Asian state Monday decided to forge links between their think-tanks.The need for building ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar ink a dozen agreements (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) India and Myanmar Monday signed 12 agreements, including on a $500 million credit line, border area development and air services.The agreements were signed ... Read more...

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Mamata government celebrating anniversary of misrule: CPI-M


May 20th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday mocked Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government's anniversary celebrations and dubbed them as an "anniversary of misrule"."The state ... Read more...

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India, US commit to Afghanistan’s future


May 8th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India and US Tuesday committed themselves to assist Afghanistan on a "peaceful and prosperous" future and in ensuring that its capacities are built to ... Read more...

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‘Powerful Hillary, influential Mamata’s meet significant’


April 30th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's proposed meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, coming soon after the latter was named one of the ... Read more...

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Bengal inks land lease pacts with seven firms


April 18th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) The West Bengal government Wednesday signed land lease pacts with seven companies which would set up their industrial units in the state, involving a total investment ... Read more...

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India has vast win-win commercial potential, says US


April 13th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) US Commerce Secretary John Bryson, who recently led his first trade mission to India, wants America to "deepen and broaden its commercial engagement with India where ... Read more...

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Ethiopia seals deal with India to avoid double taxation


April 6th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, April 6 (IANS) Ethiopia has signed double taxation avoidance pacts with four countries, including its growing trading partners India and China.The agreements, also with Sudan and Egypt, were ... Read more...

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India, Qatar to hold talks: Oil, Taliban on agenda


April 4th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India will seek to scale up its imports of oil and gas from Qatar when Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani holds talks ... Read more...

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PM backs dialogue to resolve West Asia crisis


March 30th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A day after the BRICS countries warned against military action in Iran and Syria, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday held bilateral talks with Brazilian ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Medvedev pledge to scale up civil nuclear ties


March 29th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday held talks with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on a host of bilateral issues that included scaling up civil nuclear ... Read more...

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Highlights of 4th BRICS Summit


March 29th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Key outcomes of the Fourth BRICS Summit as reflected in the Delhi Declaration:1) Global governance reforms: BRICS leaders pitch for reform of global governance institutions, ... Read more...

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BRICS to ink currency pacts, to push joint bank


March 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The BRICS grouping of five emerging economic powerhouses - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - Thursday will sign two pacts to promote ... Read more...

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India says no BRICS candidate for World Bank


March 26th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) India Monday said the BRICS forum of emerging countries have no plans to field or rally behind a common candidate to head the World Bank, ... Read more...

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3G roaming: High court dismisses DoT plea (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday dismiised a plea seeking a stay on a tribunal order that restrained by the Department of Telecom (DoT) from imposing ... Read more...

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3G dispute: Court refuses to stay TDSAT order


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday refused to stay an order of telecom tribunal TDSAT restraining the Department of Telecom (DoT) from enforcing a ban on ... Read more...

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India signs pacts with Seychelles to combat piracy


February 15th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Amid China's bid to step up ties with the Indian Ocean archipelago nation, India and Seychelles Tuesday signed three pacts for the supply of coastal ... Read more...

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India, Thailand ink six pacts; to boost anti-terror cooperation (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Seeking to upgrade their ties to a strategic partnership, India and Thailand Wednesday signed six pacts in areas ranging from defence and security to ... Read more...

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India, Sri Lanka ink four pacts


January 17th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 17 (IANS) India and Sri Lanka Tuesday signed four agreements to promote bilateral ties and boost trade between the two countries to $5 billion this year.The agreements were ... Read more...

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Germany calls for European rating agencies after S&P; downgrade


January 16th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, Jan 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Europe needs to create independent credit rating agencies and stop relying solely on leading US-based agencies, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said during his visit ... Read more...

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Exports held out despite slowdown but outlook cloudy (2011 in Retrospect)


December 25th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Despite the global downturn and major fluctuation in the value of the rupee, India's merchandise exports logged a robust rise during 2011 with experts attributing ... Read more...

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Airtel, Idea, Vodafone asked to stop 3G roaming service


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The department of telecom (DOT) Friday asked three operators -- Airtel, Ideal Cellular and Vodafone -- to terminate their 3G roaming agreements by Saturday.The service ... Read more...

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India, Russia sign deal for another 42 Sukhoi combat planes (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) India Friday signed a fresh agreement with Russia for the licensed production of 42 Sukhoi fighters for which the Russians will provide technical and equipment ... Read more...

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Energy, economy high on PM’s agenda in Russia


December 15th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said India would seek to substantially expand bilateral trade with Russia from the current $8.5 billion, while enhancing ties ... Read more...

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