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Tata Motors forays into Indonesia


September 11th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 11 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors said Tuesday it is starting a new subsidiary in Indonesia to foray into both passenger and commercial vehicles."We will establish deeply rooted ... Read more...

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India rolls out red carpet for Myanmar military chief


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India Friday rolled out the red carpet for the Myanmar armed forces chief, assuring that it will support its neighbour by providing military training ... Read more...

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Indian American director’s thriller gets 8 festival nominations


July 27th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) "9 Eleven", a Bollywood-style thriller by an Indian American director, has been nominated for a record eight awards at the 2012 World Music & Independent Film ... Read more...

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Krishna thanks Pakistan for help to Indian passengers


July 10th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Thanking Pakistan for its help to passengers of an Indian plane that made an emergency landing at Nawabshah airport in Sindh, External Affairs Minister S.M. ... Read more...

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India’s defence varsity by 2017


May 21st, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) India's first and only defence university, approved by the union cabinet in 2010, will take about seven years to come up and the land acquisition ... Read more...

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Easing of Myanmar sanctions too early: Rights groups


April 26th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) A group of influential American human rights organisations has said the US may be moving too quickly in relaxing sanctions against Myanmar.The group, which includes ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tata to pitch trucks to Malaysian armed forces


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Vehicles major Tata Motors announced Monday that it has signed a cooperation agreement with a Malaysian firm to develop, promote and market the Indian company's ... Read more...

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Tsunami fears stress need for greater ties with ASEAN: India


April 12th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A day after a massive earthquake close to Indonesia triggered fears of another tsunami, India Thursday called for greater cooperation with nations of the Southeast ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia seeks Bangalore hospital’s help for telemedicine centre


March 26th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 26 (IANS) Saudi Arabia Monday sought the help of Narayana Hrudayalaya (cardiac hospital) in setting up a telemedicine centre in the kingdom for providing remote healthcare to its ... Read more...

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India, Asean must move beyond free trade in goods: Delhi Dialogue


February 14th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) With China making major inroads into Southeast Asia, India was Tuesday asked to take forward its relations with the region beyond the free trade agreement ... Read more...

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India, Asean want to ‘connect’ in the physical, virtual world


February 13th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) India and the Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) Monday began their year-long engagement with a Delhi Dialogue, where leaders emphasised on increased connectivity, ... Read more...

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India to begin ASEAN engagement with Delhi Dialogue


February 12th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) India will kick off its year-long intense engagements with the Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) with a high-level dialogue, beginning here Monday, on ... Read more...

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Thai PM chief guest at Republic Day parade


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will be the chief guest at India's 63rd Republic Day parade on Rajpath Thursday when President Pratibha Patil will ... Read more...

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China, ASEAN vow cooperation in South China Sea


January 16th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 16 (IANS) China and the 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) will "deepen pragmatic cooperation" in the South China Sea, foreign ministry spokesman Liu Weimin said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

208-km human chain formed in Kerala to demand new dam


December 8th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 8 (IANS) A human chain stretching over 208 km and across two districts of Kerala was formed Thursday to press the state's demand for a new dam to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

FDI in retail will hit ‘crores’, says CPI-M


November 25th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday said the decision to allow FDI in multibrand retail "will destroy the livelihoods of crores of small retailers".It ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hawks to scare off birds from Singapore street


October 12th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Oct 12 (IANS) Trained hawks will now be used to scare away birds from a shopping street in Singapore.Singapore's shopping street Orchard Road is thinking of using trained hawks ... Read more...

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US citizen faces jail for insulting Thai royal family


October 11th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) A shackled US citizen pleaded guilty Monday to charges of defaming Thailand's royal family, a crime punishable by up to 15 years in jail in the ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar target to double trade by 2015


September 27th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) India and Myanmar Tuesday agreed to double bilateral trade to $3 billion by 2015 by diversifying trade baskets and reducing barriers, especially tariffs. "I propose ... Read more...

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India pushes for services and investment agreement with ASEAN


August 13th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Manado (Indonesia), Aug 13 (IANS) After having 'trade in goods agreement', India has stepped up efforts for a comprehensive deal with the 10-nation Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) ... Read more...

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Indian choir to perform in Toronto


August 9th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 9 (IANS) Meghalaya-based choral group, Shillong Chamber Choir (SCC) is all set to perform in Toronto Aug 20 as part of a South Asian festival, a group ... Read more...

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Krishna in Myanmar to sign infrastructure deals (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


June 20th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 20 (IANS) Marking the first high-level engagement with Myanmar's three-month-old civilian government, Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna arrived here Monday on a three-day visit during which they ... Read more...

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Rana jury selection faces bias against Muslims


May 18th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 18 (IANS) From a tooth and shoulder pain to displaying a clear bias in favour of the government, there was a diversity of reasons why some 20 potential ... Read more...

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Rajasthan jewellers happy with direct flight to Bangkok


March 7th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Mar.7 (ANI): Jewellery traders from Jaipur are happy with the government's decision to start a direct flight to Bangkok from Jaipur, as it will boost trade.Jaipur is known for trading traditional ... Read more...

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Oz envoy launches book to celebrate significant achievements of Indians Down Under


February 17th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 17(ANI): The Australian High Commissioner to India, Peter Varghese, and Human Resource Development Ministry Secretary Vibha Puri Das have launched "Endeavours of Excellence" - a major publication profiling Australian ... Read more...

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Colors, MTV India launched in Singapore


February 1st, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Hindi entertainment channel Colors and MTV India have been launched in Singapore to cater to the south-east Asian diaspora familiar with Bollywood entertainment.Colors, known for popular fiction series ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Northeast hopes to draw much business from Mumbai summit


January 13th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 13 (IANS) With the sixth 'North East Business Summit' set to begin in Mumbai next week, the industry starved and resource crammed northeastern region is making all-out efforts to attract ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kollywood And Tollywood To Play T-20 Cricket In Dubai!


December 1st, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
It is to be recalled here that Abbas had organized a similar match in the year 2005 in Dubai itself. And keeping in mind the huge population of South Indians in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Suu Kyi ‘will not accept Burmese military junta’s conditions for her freedom’


November 10th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 10 (ANI): Burma's democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has said that she will not accept conditions on her freedom if the military government releases her this week when ... Read more...

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With China on mind, Obama urges India to engage East


November 8th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) With China on mind, US President Barack Obama Monday called on India to engage Southeast and East Asian countries with greater vigour, saying it will enhance ... Read more...

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Oz PM Gillard cautious, modest and awkward on global stage


November 1st, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi (Vietnam), Nov.1 (ANI): At last week's ASEAN and East Asia Summits, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard certified that 'foreign policy" was not her "passion', and more often than not, appeared ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh heads home after 3-nation Asian tour


October 30th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi, Oct.30 (ANI): Having concluded his substantive weeklong three-nation tour of Japan, Malaysia and Vietnam, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh is returning to New Delhi today evening.Dr. Singh left for ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh takes part in ASEAN Summit in Vietnam


October 30th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorHanoi (Vietnam), Oct 30 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday began talks with other leaders attending the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Vietnam ... Read more...

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India to negotiate free trade agreements with Indonesia, Thailand soon


October 28th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorHanoi, Oct.28 (ANI): In a move that can change the dynamics of trade in East Asia and also throw a challenge to China's economic dominance in its own backyard, ... Read more...

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PM leaves for three-nation Asia tour Sunday


October 21st, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India is set to energise its Look East policy when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday goes to Japan, the first leg of a three-nation tour that ... Read more...

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