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Prime Minister Modi arrives in Sri Lanka

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: On his first visit abroad in 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now on the final leg of his tour to Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka that started on March 10. On March 11, in Seychelles, the Prime Minister had bilateral discussions with President James Alexis Michel to strengthen maritime ties

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US feels encouraged but maintains calculated silence on India-Pak talks

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: The US prefers to maintain a diplomatic silence or has nothing much to say when it comes to progress of talks between India-Pakistan or follow up action by the US visi-a-vis the Indian demand for a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council. This is explicit from the reply to questions

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U.S.-India Space Security Cooperation: A Partnership for the 21st Century

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Frank A. Rose, Assistant Secretary, US Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Thursday underscored a renewed U.S.-India Partnership and said ensuring the long-term sustainability and security of the outer space environment is one of the challenges that the United States and India are uniquely situated to address together. Rose, who

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Terrorism and Left Wing Extremism pose a grave challenge to the internal security of India: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: President of India Pranab Mukherjee today said that terrorism and Left Wing Extremism pose a grave challenge to the internal security of India and the Government of India is firmly committed to deal with these challenges in cohesive collaboration with the affected people and Governments of the affected States in a

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In India’s National Interest: About Identity, Sense of Purpose and National Pride!

India even today is a land of antiquity and a billion dreams not mutinies, not snake charmers but charmers of a different kind to woo the voters with freebies, where poorest of the poor do coexist with the stinking rich. An India where black money and black market thrives, where corrupt often display ill-gotten wealth,unabashedly,

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Barack Obama discusses visit to India with Nawaz Sharif

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: US President Thursday talked on phone with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan and discussed with him his recently concluded visit to India. During his talk with Sharif, the US president noted the United States supports all efforts by both nations (India and Pakistan) to improve ties. President Obama also discussed

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India seeing larger role in Asia-Pacific: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 11: President Pranab Mukherjee has described Singapore as India’s gateway to ASEAN and has gone on to underline that both the countries are at an interesting cusp in history, witnessing major transformations. It shall be the endeavor of India and Singapore to work together towards maintaining peace and stability in the

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Acts of intolerance in India would have shocked Gandhiji: Barack Obama

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Feb 6: US president Barack Obama Thursday praised the Dalai Lama as “a powerful example of what it means to practice compassion,” and also talked of professions of faith used both as an instrument of great good, but also twisted and misused in the name of evil. Mr. Obama was addressing

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Modi, Barack reiterate commitment to deepen ties for the cause of peace, stability and prosperity

Lalit Shastri The High-water mark of the joint-statement by US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the end of bilateral talks at Hyderabad House here this afternoon was the friendly rapport between the two leaders and the reiteration of commitment by them to carry forward and strengthen bilateral relations and deepen

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Partnership with India will be vital to U.S. strategic interests: Obama

Newsroom24x7 Desk Six months ahead of US President Barack Obama’s Visit to India for Republic Day the American Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs in its Fact Sheet (August 25, 2014) had summed up US relations with India by quoting the President himself who had called India one of the defining partnerships of the 21st

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India Policy Rate Cut to Have Minimal Credit Impact

Hong Kong/Singapore, Jan 20: The surprise decision by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to cut its policy rate by 25bps to 7.75% on 15 January, does not have a significant credit impact in the short term, says Fitch Ratings. From the sovereign ratings perspective, achieving a credible, low inflation environment is a key factor

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50 countries do not meet fiscal transparency requirements: US Report

Newsroom24x7 Flash The US department of State has concluded that, of the 140 governments that were potential beneficiaries of foreign assistance and were evaluated 50 did not meet the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. Of these, eleven governments made significant progress toward meeting the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. On January 14, US Secretary of

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Stable Ratings Performance in 4Q14 for Non-Japan Asia structured finance

Newsroom24x7 Desk Hong Kong, Jan. 15: Fitch Ratings today projected that structured finance (SF) transactions, backed by assets in Korea, India and Singapore are performing well against a background of stable economies. A total of 14 publicly rated tranches from non-Japan Asia structured finance (SF) transactions were affirmed in 4Q14 as underlying assets continued to

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“Australia-India trade has never been win-win for India’s economy”–two perspectives

Newsroom24x7 Desk Updated  Jan. 12, 2015, 1704 Australia’s Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb will lead the Australia Business Week in India mission from 12-15 January. Coinciding with this event, Newsroom24x7 is presenting the views of a citizen posted on a social networking platform along with former Indian diplomat Amit Dasgupta’s take on it The citizen who shared his

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