USIBC welcomes India’s FDI reforms

USIBC welcomes India’s FDI reforms

USIBC (US-India Business Council) welcomed India’s decision to further increase FDI(Foreign Direct Investment) limits as a boost to US-India bilateral trade. The FDI reform measures were decided at a high level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Modi on Monday. The reforms will allow up to 100 percent inflows in civil aviation, defense, food processing and […]

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Large differences remain over India’s NSG entry: Chinese Foreign Ministry

Large differences remain over India’s NSG entry: Chinese Foreign Ministry

China’s differences with India over its entry to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) continue. The spokesperson of Chinese Foreign Ministry claimed that the agenda circulated by the Chair of this year’s NSG Plenary meeting being held on 24th June at Seoul does not include the issue of India’s membership. “China recognizes India’s need and urge […]

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Proposal given to DGCA to allow ‘Air Ambulances’ to land on highways will help save lives of accident victims

Proposal given to DGCA to allow ‘Air Ambulances’ to land on highways will help save lives of accident victims

The Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has proposed allowing Air Ambulances to land near accident sites on highways. If approved, the proposal will play a vital role in saving lives of accident victims. The number of road casualties are increasing year on year. Last year 1,46,133 lac people lost their lives in then country. Various […]

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NATO to keep army presence in Afghanistan until 2020

NATO to keep army presence in Afghanistan until 2020

After an appeal from the US to reconsider its decision concerning deployment of the army in Afghanistan, NATO has extended the deployment period of its army. The Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg informed that NATO would be maintaining an army presence in Afghanistan until 2020 and assisting the Afghan forces to counter terrorism, adding […]

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Namibia endorses supply of Uranium to India

Namibia endorses supply of Uranium to India

Resource-rich West African country Namibia assured it will look at ways to supply Uranium to India. President Pranab Mukherjee on a two day visit to Namibia held bi-lateral talks with the Namibian President Hage Geingob on Friday. President Mukherjee offered support to Namibia for efficient extraction of its natural resources for sustainable development using environmentally […]

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Pakistan piqued by India-Afghanistan friendship: Former Afghan President

Pakistan piqued by India-Afghanistan friendship: Former Afghan President

‘The friendly ties shared by India-Afghanistan leave Pakistan piqued and it is Afghanistan’s friendship with India that has soured relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan.’ stated the former President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai whose words assume significance especially on the background of the skirmishes at the borders that the armies of the two countries engaged in. […]

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New era in relations of India and Sri Lanka started under Sirisena: Indian High Commissioner

New era in relations of India and Sri Lanka started under Sirisena: Indian High Commissioner

Colombo, 16 June 2016,PTI – New era has started between India and Sri Lanka, under Maithripala Sirisena after taking charge of Sri Lankan Presidency, said Y. K. Sinha, Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka. Bilateral relationship between both the countries has developed prominently during President Sirisena’s tenure, compared to Mahinda Rajapaksha. Also Sri Lanka’s security is very important from India’s […]

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Joint naval war exercise by India, US & Japan in disputed South China Sea

Joint naval war exercise by India, US & Japan in disputed South China Sea

Okinawa, date-11th – The combined war practice has begun between the Indian, US and the Japanese navies near Malabar. This practice has been initiated at a distance of 400 kilometers from Senkaku group of islands, Japan and the battleships belonging to all the 3 countries, along with destroyer warships, submarines, helicopters and the war planes are […]

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China lobbying against India’s NSG entry, claims Pakistan daily

China lobbying against India’s NSG entry, claims Pakistan daily

Islamabad – China is trying to curb India’s efforts of becoming a member of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). A Pakistan based newspaper has reported this referencing from its government official that China is lobbying against India’s entry in NSG with the help of other member countries like New Zealand, Australia, Ireland and South Africa.The Pakistan […]

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