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UN chief meets Suu Kyi


May 1st, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 1 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday met Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and hailed her efforts for bring democracy in the country.Ban congratulated Suu Kyi -- ... Read more...

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US seeks talks on Indian ban on American poultry


March 7th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Accusing India of imposing trade restrictions by invoking unjustified animal health concerns to ban American poultry meat and chicken egg imports, US has sought consultations with ... Read more...

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India’s leading organic companies launch trade body


December 14th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 14 (ANI): The Indian organic trade industry has called for scrapping of certain trade restrictions to help the country achieve exports of a billion dollars in the category in ... Read more...

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South Korea announces trade restrictions on North Korea


May 24th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 24 (DPA) South Korea warned Monday that it was ready to use military force in case of further "provocations" and announced far-reaching trade restrictions after finding that North Korea sunk ... Read more...

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Removing trade barriers can boost South Asia trade: World Bank


February 18th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Intra-regional trade in South Asia could increase from $5 billion to $20 billion and trade between India and Pakistan could jump from $1 billion to ... Read more...

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Bailouts can hit developing countries, WTO chief warns


January 28th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) The head of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has said multi-billion dollar financial packages aimed at bailing out failing banks and industries in rich countries may end up ... Read more...

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NSG not to sell sensitive technologies to India: Report


September 12th, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) While granting its waiver, the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) privately agreed not to sell sensitive technologies to India, a US daily reported Friday, adding fuel to the fire ... Read more...

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Critics slam new US draft on India waiver


September 4th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) In another bid to derail the India-US civil nuclear deal, a non-proliferation lobby has asked the nuclear suppliers to reject a revised US proposal for a waiver saying ... Read more...

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N-deal critics ask NSG to reject US proposal


August 14th, 2008 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) The Washington based Arms Control Association (ACA) has asked nuclear exporting countries to flatly reject "as unsound and irresponsible" a US proposal to exempt India from ... Read more...

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Hunger is unacceptable in modern world: Pope


June 3rd, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 3 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI implored world leaders gathered Tuesday in Rome for a UN food summit to seek the eradication of hunger which the pontiff said has no place ... Read more...

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Russia flexes muscle to defend Georgia’s rebel regions


April 26th, 2008 - 12:21 am ICT by admin
DPA Moscow, April 25 (DPA) Russia held out a threat that it could use military force to protect the citizens of two Georgia's breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia against attack ... Read more...

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Lord Mayor of London visits Pune


April 18th, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by admin
Pune, April 18 (IANS) Lord Mayor of London David Lewis arrived in Pune to explore business collaboration opportunities with the industries in and around this western Maharashtra hub. It is the first ... Read more...

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North Korea assures US of halting uranium enrichment plan


February 20th, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, Feb 20 (RIA Novosti) North Korea has reassured the US it will not develop its uranium enrichment programme, a high-ranking US official said Wednesday. North Korea also assured the US ... Read more...

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US accuses China of vast industrial spying


November 16th, 2007 - 2:15 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov.16 (ANI): China is running an "aggressive and large-scale industrial espionage campaign" against American technology, a US congressional commission has said in a report that could exacerbate growing tensions between the ... Read more...

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