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Pakistan blocks three Saarc connectivity pacts; Modi, Sharif avoid meeting

Pakistan blocks three Saarc connectivity pacts; Modi, Sharif avoid meeting

🕔12:58, 27.Nov 2014

Kathmandu, Nov 27  Pakistan Wednesday played spoilsport by blocking three major Saarc connectivity projects initiated by India, even as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi conspicuously avoided meeting his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif while he met five other South Asian leaders

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India, Nepal to sign agreement on tourism

India, Nepal to sign agreement on tourism

🕔11:20, 21.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 21  India and Nepal will sign an agreement on tourism during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s forthcoming visit to the country, the government said Thursday. The approval for signing of the memorandum of understanding was given by the

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India and Netherlands to collaborate in Forensic Sciences

India and Netherlands to collaborate in Forensic Sciences

🕔15:49, 20.Nov 2014

India’s CBI initials MOU with NETHERLANDS FORENSIC INSTITUTE By Our Diplomatic Editor New Delhi, Nov 20 : India and the Netherlands are to collaborate in Forensic Sciences as the formers investigating arm Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) initials an MOU

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India, Australia to push civil n-deal, Modi in parliament

India, Australia to push civil n-deal, Modi in parliament

🕔15:23, 18.Nov 2014

Canberra, Nov 18  India and Australia Tuesday agreed to seek early closure on their civil nuclear agreement and to speed up negotiations on a bilateral trade pact as Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought closer economic and security ties between the

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India, China to start joint military exercise Sunday

India, China to start joint military exercise Sunday

🕔11:06, 14.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 14  In continuation of the series of joint training exercises, the Indian Army will take part in a drill with the People’s Liberation Army of China from Nov 16 in Maharashtra. “The exercise between India and China

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India, US can partner to promote women’s rights: US

India, US can partner to promote women’s rights: US

🕔11:05, 14.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 14  Based on their “shared values”, India and the United States can be partners in promoting women’s rights around the world, United States Under-Secretary for Human Rights Sarah Sewall said Thursday. Giving a lecture on “Human Rights

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India, Bangladesh to discuss terrorism, border crimes

India, Bangladesh to discuss terrorism, border crimes

🕔14:25, 10.Nov 2014

Agartala, Nov 10 Arms and drug smuggling, terrorism, circulation of fake currency notes and border crimes are among the issues to be discussed when border guards of India and Bangladesh meeting Nov 17, an official said here Monday. “The BSF

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India, Bhutan share unique ties, says Mukherjee ahead of visit

India, Bhutan share unique ties, says Mukherjee ahead of visit

🕔10:52, 7.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 7  President Pranab Mukherjee, who embarks Friday on the first presidential visit to Bhutan in 26 years, has praised then Bhutanese king Jigme Singye Wangchuck for the “remarkable role” he played in weeding out a section of

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India, Bhutan share unique ties, says Mukherjee ahead of visit

India, Bhutan share unique ties, says Mukherjee ahead of visit

🕔10:30, 7.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 6  President Pranab Mukherjee, who embarks Friday on the first presidential visit to Bhutan in 26 years, has praised then Bhutanese king Jigme Singye Wangchuck for the “remarkable role” he played in weeding out a section of

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India, Nepal negotiating another major power project

India, Nepal negotiating another major power project

🕔10:55, 6.Nov 2014

Kathmandu, Nov 6  Investment Board Nepal (IBN) and Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd, India, the promoter of the 900-MW Arun III hydroelectricity project in Nepal have started fresh negotiations for a project development agreement (PDA). The negotiations that began Tuesday

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India, Russia hold inter-governmental commission meeting

India, Russia hold inter-governmental commission meeting

🕔15:34, 5.Nov 2014

By Prakash Bhargava New Delhi, Nov 5  India and Russia Wednesday held their 20th Inter-Governmental Commission Meeting here during which the entire gamut of bilateral ties was discussed, with the focus on cooperation in the fields of energy, defence and

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India largely lacks innovation skills

India largely lacks innovation skills

🕔14:36, 3.Nov 2014

Entrepreneurship and innovation are intrinsically linked with growth and development of any economy. Newer ways of competing define not just innovation but are also intrinsic to the very idea of capitalism. India of late is realizing this paradigm of innovation.

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Nepal, India finalise road transport agreement

Nepal, India finalise road transport agreement

🕔14:00, 3.Nov 2014

Kathmandu, Nov 3  In a bid to boost people-to-people contact and tourism in the region, Nepal and India have finalised a new agreement that envisages bus services from Kathmandu and Pokhara to New Delhi and Varanasi. The Motor Vehicle Agreement

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No plans for Modi-Sharif meeting at SAARC: India

No plans for Modi-Sharif meeting at SAARC: India

🕔10:35, 1.Nov 2014

New Delhi,Nov 01  India denied any plans for a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif during the SAARC summit in Kathmandu. External affairs ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin, in answer to a query at a

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India leads South Asia in ‘doing business’ easier: World Bank

India leads South Asia in ‘doing business’ easier: World Bank

🕔12:37, 29.Oct 2014

Washington, Oct 29  A new World Bank Group report finds that India set the pace for regulatory reform in South Asia in 2013/14 India with 20 – the region’s largest reforms during the period. India was followed by Sri Lanka

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India, China form Asian Infra Investment Bank

India, China form Asian Infra Investment Bank

🕔10:36, 25.Oct 2014

Beijing, Oct 25  India signed on to a China-led initiative to create an international bank to fund development of infrastructure essential for Asia’s economic growth and reduce the dependence on Western-dominated World Bank and International Monetary Fund. Besides the two

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India ready for nuclear no-first-use agreements

India ready for nuclear no-first-use agreements

🕔12:26, 22.Oct 2014

United Nations, Oct 22  Reiterating its traditional policy of not using nuclear weapons first and not targeting non-nuclear weapons nations, India has offered to enter into agreements incorporating the two principles while ruling out joining the non-proliferation treaty. “As a

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Infrastructure biggest hurdle for doing business in India: Survey

Infrastructure biggest hurdle for doing business in India: Survey

🕔11:05, 17.Oct 2014

Washington, Oct 17 Infrastructure is a major deterrent when it comes to the US investing in India, according to a survey of business leaders in both countries conducted by a forum of the Indian-American community. Half of US executives see

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India must not complicate border situation: China

India must not complicate border situation: China

🕔10:32, 16.Oct 2014

Beijing, Oct 16  China said India should not take any action that may complicate the situation in disputed border areas. Asked about China’s comments on reports that India was planning to build roads along the eastern section of the India-China

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India to source Uranium from Canada

India to source Uranium from Canada

🕔10:52, 15.Oct 2014

By TN Ashok / Diplomatic Editor New Delhi, Oct 15: India has sought import of uranium fuel from Canada for running its atomic power plants in the country, it was announced today officially. This would come through soon once the

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