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India’s foreign reserves up $60.5 mn

India’s foreign reserves up $60.5 mn

🕔12:18, 6.Sep 2014

Mumbai, Sep 6  India’s foreign exchange reserves grew by $60.5 million to $318.64 billion due to an increase in the currency assets for the week ended Aug 29, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed Friday. The reserves had declined

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22 FDI proposals worth over Rs.3,951 crore cleared

22 FDI proposals worth over Rs.3,951 crore cleared

🕔12:17, 6.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 6 The Indian government said it has cleared the foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals of KSK Energy Ventures, Telenor Mobile, InterGlobe Aviation and of 19 others worth Rs.3,951.61 crore. The FDI proposals have been cleared following recommendation

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Make India a hub for exporting teachers: Modi

Make India a hub for exporting teachers: Modi

🕔12:16, 6.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 5  Prime minister Narendra Modi Friday exhorted students to remember the importance of teachers in social life and called for making India a hub for exporting teachers. “Gradually this inspiring chapter (Teachers’ Day) is losing its importance…This

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Australian PM thanks India for splendid welcome

Australian PM thanks India for splendid welcome

🕔13:37, 5.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 5  Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott who arrived here Friday met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and thanked India for a “splendid ceremonial welcome”. Friday is the second day of his India visit. Syed Akbaruddin, external affairs

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Australian PM arrives in Delhi

Australian PM arrives in Delhi

🕔12:43, 5.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 5  Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrived here Friday, the second day of his India visit. There was a formal welcome ceremony by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who expressed his confidence of strengthening relations with Australia. “A

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Nepal, India sign Power Trade Agreement

Nepal, India sign Power Trade Agreement

🕔10:21, 5.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 5  Nepal and India Thursday signed a landmark Power Trade Agreement (PTA) here, which is expected to boost the energy ties between the two energy-starved nations. The two-day meeting ended here Thursday on a positive note with

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New gas prices by month-end, in consumer interest: Pradhan

New gas prices by month-end, in consumer interest: Pradhan

🕔10:20, 5.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 5 Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said a decision on fixing the price of natural gas will be taken before the month-end and made it clear it will keep the interests of consumers in mind, while also

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India, Bangladesh to sign MoU on traditional systems of medicine

India, Bangladesh to sign MoU on traditional systems of medicine

🕔10:19, 5.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 5  The government decided that India will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bangladesh for cooperation in the field of traditional systems of medicine and homeopathy. The decision was taken at a union cabinet meeting chaired

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Government to release additional installment of DA

Government to release additional installment of DA

🕔10:09, 5.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 5  The government Thursday said it will release an additional installment of dearness allowance (DA) to central government employees and dearness relief (DR) to pensioners from July 1, 2014. “This is an increase of seven percent over

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South Africa has not denied visa to the Dalai Lama : Envoy

South Africa has not denied visa to the Dalai Lama : Envoy

🕔08:57, 5.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 5 Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has not been denied a South African visa yet and the matter was still under consideration, the country’s envoy said Friday. Speaking to journalists at the Indian Women’s Press Corps,

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Australia wants to make most of India’s abundant opportunities : Aussie PM

Australia wants to make most of India’s abundant opportunities : Aussie PM

🕔20:46, 4.Sep 2014

Mumbai, Sep 4 Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who began his India visit from Mumbai where he arrived early Thursday with a 30-strong business delegation, said his country wants to make most of the “abundance of opportunities for business” in

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N-cooperation deal likely with India: Tony Abbott

N-cooperation deal likely with India: Tony Abbott

🕔20:35, 4.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 4 Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Thursday said he was hoping to sign a nuclear cooperation agreement with India. “My hope is to deepen the friendship between Australia and India at a time of renewed optimism in

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Australian PM begins India visit from Mumbai

Australian PM begins India visit from Mumbai

🕔13:10, 4.Sep 2014

Mumbai, Sep 4  Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott started his India visit from Mumbai where he arrived early Thursday, heading a 30-strong business delegation. His day, full of engagements, started by paying homage to the 26/11 terror attack victims at

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India to sign free trade pact on services, investment with ASEAN

India to sign free trade pact on services, investment with ASEAN

🕔10:44, 4.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 4 Having received the relevant documents, India will soon sign the India-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in services and investments, Commerce Secretary Rajeev Kher said Wednesday. The agreement documents could not be signed at the India-ASEAN Economic

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Policy on smart cities soon: Government

Policy on smart cities soon: Government

🕔10:39, 4.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 4  The government said it has started work on a new policy on smart cities towards enabling citizens enjoy modern civic life in line with its stated goal of developing 100 smart cities. “We are in the

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Australian PM arrives in Mumbai

Australian PM arrives in Mumbai

🕔10:08, 4.Sep 2014

Mumbai, Sep 4  Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrived here early Thursday for a day full of engagements in the country’s commercial capital. Abbott called on Maharashtra Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao at the Raj Bhavan this morning. At the Hotel

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Sushma to visit Bahrain Sep 6

Sushma to visit Bahrain Sep 6

🕔10:06, 4.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 4  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Bahrain Sep 6 and take part in the first Indian diaspora engagement meet of the year in Manama, the ministry said Wednesday. “Sushma Swaraj is paying an official visit

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Nuclear deal likely during Australia PM Abbott’s visit

Nuclear deal likely during Australia PM Abbott’s visit

🕔10:04, 4.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 3  Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrives here Thursday on a two-day visit that is expected to see inking of a nuclear cooperation agreement that would enable uranium sales by Australia to India. Abbott, who is the

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Modi’s Japan Visit Brings Cheer for India Jap Biz

Modi’s Japan Visit Brings Cheer for India Jap Biz

🕔09:15, 4.Sep 2014

By TN Ashok    Diplomatic Editor New Delhi, Sept 03 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s successful visit to Japan has brought a lot of cheer to business both in Japan and India as “ Red Carpet” replaces “ Red Tape”

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Modi enamours audience with his off the cuff remarks

Modi enamours audience with his off the cuff remarks

🕔09:12, 4.Sep 2014

By TN Ashok   Diplomatic Editor New Delhi, Sept 03 : Indian premier Narendra Modi is easily one of the best orators the political world has seen in recent times and at times bringing back memories of the oratory skills of

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