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Modi, Sharif bonhomie gives fresh boost to Saarc

Modi, Sharif bonhomie gives fresh boost to Saarc

🕔09:58, 28.Nov 2014

Kathmandu, Nov 28  In a final ice-breaking moment that gave a huge boost to Saarc and floundering regional cooperation, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shook hands with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, laughed and even patted him on the arm

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Modi plants banyan sapling at Nepal resort

Modi plants banyan sapling at Nepal resort

🕔15:50, 27.Nov 2014

Kathmandu, Nov 27  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi planted a banyan sapling at the Dhulikhel resort, near here, where the Saarc leaders went for the retreat Thursday. After Modi planted the sapling, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj watered the

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Modi flies to Kathmandu after SAARC retreat

Modi flies to Kathmandu after SAARC retreat

🕔15:47, 27.Nov 2014

Kathmandu, Nov 27  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday flew back to Kathmandu in his chopper from the Dhulikhel resort at the end of the retreat for Saarc leaders. Modi and the other South Asian leaders were in Dhulikhel for

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SAARC leaders gather at Nepal resort for retreat

SAARC leaders gather at Nepal resort for retreat

🕔13:02, 27.Nov 2014

Kathmandu, Nov 27  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew in an Indian Air Force chopper to the Dhulikhel resort to join other South Asian leaders at the retreat there Thursday, the concluding day of the two-day Saarc Summit. While the

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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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Modi, Sharif hold informal talks at Saarc retreat

Modi, Sharif hold informal talks at Saarc retreat

🕔12:55, 27.Nov 2014

Kathmandu, Nov 27  In a significant development, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif held informal talks during the 18th Saarc Summit retreat Thursday afternoon. Both sides maintained silence over the talks and did not divulge

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Saarc Summit begins in Kathmandu

Saarc Summit begins in Kathmandu

🕔11:41, 26.Nov 2014

Kathmandu, Nov 26  With all eyes on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s take on the future of South Asia, the 18th Saarc Summit commenced here Wednesday morning. Apart from host Nepal, all seven heads of state and government are in

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Modi to hand over trauma centre, helicopter to Nepal

Modi to hand over trauma centre, helicopter to Nepal

🕔16:09, 24.Nov 2014

Kathmandu, Nov 24  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will Tuesday hand over a trauma centre built with Indian aid adjacent to the Bir Hospital in the centre of Kathmandu. Modi will be arriving in Kathmandu Tuesday afternoon to attend the

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Fiji can be hub for Indian ties with Pacific Islands: Modi

Fiji can be hub for Indian ties with Pacific Islands: Modi

🕔11:55, 19.Nov 2014

Suva (Fiji), Nov 19 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Wednesday that Fiji could serve as a hub for stronger Indian engagement with the Pacific Islands and acknowledged that Indo-Fiji relations have “at times been adrift; and that our cooperation

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Modi meets top Australian industry leaders

Modi meets top Australian industry leaders

🕔13:24, 18.Nov 2014

Melbourne, Nov 18  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday met industry leaders in Melbourne, including the managing directors of some of Australia’s biggest companies, including Anthony Joseph Pratt, chairman and CEO of Pratt Industries. At the CEOs Roundtable, Modi and

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Indian diaspora in Australia keyed up for Modi event

Indian diaspora in Australia keyed up for Modi event

🕔10:35, 17.Nov 2014

Sydney, Nov 17  Around 20,000 members of the Indian diaspora are expected to be present at a community reception being organised in honour of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday evening. The organisers are also setting up big screens outside

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Modi welcomes sister city ties between Hyderabad, Brisbane

Modi welcomes sister city ties between Hyderabad, Brisbane

🕔23:20, 16.Nov 2014

Brisbane, Nov 16 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday welcomed the sister city engagement between Hyderabad and Brisbane and said relations between countries can prosper fully “only if we bring our states and cities together”. Attending a civic reception hosted

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Modi proposes global centre for clean energy research

Modi proposes global centre for clean energy research

🕔12:27, 16.Nov 2014

Brisbane, Nov 16 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday proposed to G20 nations that a global virtual centre be set up for clean energy research and development. He also pushed for rapid expansion of renewable energy in rural areas. In

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Repatriation of black money, BRICS bank key priorities: Modi

Repatriation of black money, BRICS bank key priorities: Modi

🕔12:32, 15.Nov 2014

Brisbane, Nov 15  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said the repatriation of black money kept abroad was a key priority and called for “close coordination” on the issue during an informal meeting of the five-nation BRICS leaders here. The

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Reform should be people-driven, simplify processes: Modi at G20

Reform should be people-driven, simplify processes: Modi at G20

🕔12:31, 15.Nov 2014

Brisbane, Nov 15  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday told the G20 leaders that reform has to be driven by the people and cannot be implemented by stealth. Addressing the gathering of G20 leaders here, the prime minister said that

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Modi meets EU chief, Cameron

Modi meets EU chief, Cameron

🕔16:35, 14.Nov 2014

Brisbane, Nov 14  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met European Union (EU) President Herman Van Rompuy and Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron during his bilateral engagements at Brisbane in Australia Friday. In his second engagement of the day after arriving

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Modi calls for rejecting linkages between religion, terrorism

Modi calls for rejecting linkages between religion, terrorism

🕔11:19, 14.Nov 2014

Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 14  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday spoke strongly on the issue of terrorism at the East Asia Summit, calling for a “genuinely international partnership against all terrorism” and to reject any linkage between religion and

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PM Modi pushes for increased economic engagement with ASEAN

PM Modi pushes for increased economic engagement with ASEAN

🕔23:31, 12.Nov 2014

Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 12 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday met a host of Southeast Asian leaders as he made a major push to increase economic engagement between India and the 10-member ASEAN and said his government places equal

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India, Australia to conclude several agreements during Modi visit

India, Australia to conclude several agreements during Modi visit

🕔09:10, 11.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 11 Fixing up timelines for concluding negotiations on a bilateral trade agreement, exchange of sentenced prisoners, cooperation on narcotics control and MoUs on tourism and cultural cooperation are on the anvil during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s bilateral

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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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