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Russia calls on US to ratify CTBT


August 30th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) by the US will speed up the document's entry into force, the speaker of the Russian ... Read more...

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Colombia to ratify tax treaty with India by year-end


July 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 8 (IANS) Colombia is likely to ratify double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) with India by the end of this year, which will help boost flow of two-way investments.Colombia's ... Read more...

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US-India trade group pushes for BIT


June 26th, 2012 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) A leading US-India trade group has launched a major effort to promote a high-standard US-India Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) calling it the 'next hill to climb' ... Read more...

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Mexico, China seal extradition treaty


June 12th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 12 (IANS/EFE) The governments of Mexico and China have exchanged documents for an extradition treaty, opening the way for each nation to hand over criminals, officials said.Mexican ... Read more...

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Hackers leak Czech PM’s private data


April 4th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, April 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hackers posted on the internet the private data of Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas, including the numbers of his three mobile telephones, after a series ... Read more...

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EU leaders agree on new fiscal agreement


January 31st, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 31 (IANS) A total of 25 European Union member states would join and sign a new fiscal treaty designed to enshrine tighter deficit and debt discipline, European Council ... Read more...

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Nepal okays Trans-Asia Railway Network pact


December 21st, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) Nepal has endorsed a pact that will enable it connect the railway lines it is planning to develop with Asian and European networks to facilitate the ... Read more...

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Global study soon on impact of gizmos on entertainment space


November 12th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) In a world where new gizmos are being married to the Internet and culture has emerged as an important showcase of soft power, what will ... Read more...

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UNESCO executive council votes for Palestinian membership


October 6th, 2011 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 6 (IANS) UNESCO's executive council voted Wednesday for allowing Palestine a membership, Xinhua reported.Some 40 of the 58 members of UNESCO executive council voted for the proposal against ... Read more...

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Gayle could return as Jamaican captain


October 5th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Oct 5 (IANS/CMC) Explosive opener Chris Gayle could be back in charge of the Jamaica national team for this month's WICB Regional Super50 Championship in Guyana.The Jamaica Observer newspaper ... Read more...

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Iran urges total ban on nuclear weapons


September 3rd, 2011 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's envoy to the UN has urged the international community to reject nuclear weapons and impose a total ban on nuclear tests."The complete destruction ... Read more...

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UAE, Australia exchange extradition documents


August 10th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Australia exchanged ratification documents for agreements on extradition and legal assistance in criminal matters.The two agreements that were signed July 26, 2007, ... Read more...

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US wants India to ratify compensation regime for n-accidents


July 19th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The US Tuesday pressed India to ratify by the end of this year an international convention on compensation for nuclear accidents and reiterated its commitment ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi businessmen eye Indian investments


July 8th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 8 (IANS) The new bilateral agreements between India and Bangladesh will not only boost multilateral trade in the region but also attract more Indian investments to the country, ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh ink two agreements


July 7th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) India and Bangladesh Thursday signed two agreements - one on investment and the other on transit.The agreements are the 'Exchange of instruments of ratification of the ... Read more...

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India, Iran implement pact on prisoners (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India and Iran have resolved to combat terrorism and implement an agreement on transfer of sentenced prisoners.Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who is in Tehran for ... Read more...

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Rao calls on Iran foreign minister


July 7th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who is on a two-day visit to Tehran for the ninth round of foreign office consultations, called on Iran's Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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Canada ready to ratify nuclear treaty with India


June 16th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) A year after India and Canada signed a civil nuclear cooperation deal, the latter is ready to ratify the agreement, a Canadian diplomat said Thursday."We ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s envoys re-appointed


June 14th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 14 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile here Tuesday re-appointed the Dalai Lama's envoys to China and other countries, the first time it exercised this constitutional authority after the Tibetan ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama formally relinquishes political powers


May 30th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 30 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has devolved his "formal authority" to the elected leadership of the Tibetan exiles, an official said here Monday.But he clarified ... Read more...

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India’s ratification of UN convention against corruption welcomed


May 14th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) India's announcement that it had ratified the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) has been welcomed as a "significant step"."India has taken a significant step forward ... Read more...

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India ratifies UN Convention against Organised Crime


May 13th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) India has ratified the United Nations Convention against Organised Crime, and its three protocols, which aims at combating trafficking, migrant smuggling and illicit trafficking in ... Read more...

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International trade treaties should be ratified by parliament: BJP


April 21st, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday demanded a legislation to make ratification of international trade agreements subject to parliamentary approval.Talking to reporters, BJP spokesperson Prakash ... Read more...

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Pak agencies to probe two ministries over India’s success in getting carbon credits


April 16th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 16(ANI): Pakistani intelligence agencies have seized the records of at least two federal ministries to investigate an alleged institutional lapse in raising objections over India's bid to secure international carbon ... Read more...

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Pranab urges Switzerland to ratify taxation deal


April 7th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday urged Switzerland to immediately ratify the double taxation avoidance agreement that was signed between the two countries last August."The ... Read more...

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Bill introduced to tackle bribery by foreigners


March 25th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The government Friday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to seek extradition of and punish foreign officials involved in bribery in India - a ... Read more...

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CII welcomes India-Japan comprehensive economic partnership agreement


February 16th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has welcomed the ratification of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between India and Japan.Expressing optimism on the ratification of ... Read more...

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Can share Indians’ Swiss bank account details: Envoy


February 13th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Switzerland is willing to share information on Indians holding secret bank accounts there as part of New Delhi's effort to bring back an estimated ... Read more...

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SAFTA, an important instrument to deepen intra-regional trade: Nirupama Rao


February 6th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Thimpu (Bhutan), Feb 6 (ANI): Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Sunday said that with the completion of 25 years of SAARC, the process is maturing and gradually the focus is now ... Read more...

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Medvedev signs new START ratification document


January 28th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed the ratification documents of the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) with the US Friday. Medvedev, after signing on the ratification ... Read more...

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Medvedev ready to sign law on ratification of START


January 27th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Davos (Switzerland), Jan 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said he is ready to sign a law on the ratification of the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) and ... Read more...

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India asks Myanmar to take strict action against insurgent group


December 31st, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Expressing concern on the activities of the insurgent group operating along the India-Myanmar border, India has asked the Myanmar Government to take strict action against them.Union Home ... Read more...

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Russia welcomes US Senate’s ratification of arms cut deal


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has welcomed the ratification of a new US-Russia arms reduction deal by the American Senate but said it will take some time ... Read more...

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Media Report: Claire Danes Is Suffering From The Unpleasant Side Effects Of Latisse


December 16th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A spokesperson for the actress, Claire Danes, has warned that Danes could take legal action against an American broadsheet over mendacious reports in that broadsheet ... Read more...

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BJP wants government to ratify UN convention against graft


December 4th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Accusing the government of delaying the ratification of the UN Convention against Corruption, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday demanded that steps should be taken to ... Read more...

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