AGREEMENT

  • Trillion dollar IT trade deal on a knife-edge at the WTO December 12, 2014

    Geneva: A trillion dollar deal at the World Trade Organisation to reduce tariffs in the vast information technology sector will stand or fall in the next 24 hours, trade diplomats said on Thursday. But late on Thursday one trade official involved with the talks said a deal would be very unlikely...
  • India, Russia sign bilateral agreements on oil, defence force training, atomic energy December 11, 2014

    India's strategic partnership with Russia is 'incomparable in content', said Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Russia has been "a pillar of strength" for India, said Modi after holding the annual summit talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin who is on a day-long visit to New Delhi. ...
  • List of agreements signed between Russia and India December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Delhi for the annual summit talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday that is aimed at building on the already close strategic ties, particularly in the fields of nuclear energy, hydrocarbons and defence. Here is the list of agreements signed during...
  • Nawaz Sharif kicks off China-Pakistan Eco Corridor with motorway project November 30, 2014

    Islamabad: China and Pakistan have kicked off their multi-billion dollar Economic Corridor project that passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) by laying the foundation of a fenced four-lane motorway, setting in motion a mammoth project connecting the two countries. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif performed the groundbreaking of a section of the...
  • IFFI 2014: China takes country focus; plans to combine Indian dance forms with martial arts and hold film exhibitions discussed November 26, 2014

    Panaji: An Indo-China Audio-Visual Co-production Agreement was signed on 18th September in presence of Indian Prime Minister and Chinese President, but its impact could only be felt at IFFI this year. Whether it was by way of Chinese films that are being screened at the ongoing festival, presence of Chinese...
  • India, Australia ink five pacts after bilateral talks between Modi, Abbott November 18, 2014

    Canberra: India and Australia on Tuesday signed five agreements, including on exchange of sentenced prisoners and on tourism, as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott held bilateral talks in Canberra. The agreements are on social security, to "strengthen people-to-people contacts and facilitate and regulate the regulations...
  • Obama commends Modi's 'personal leadership' in resolving the WTO impasse November 14, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has commended the "personal leadership" role provided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in finding a path forward on WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) reached between the two countries, a presidential spokesperson said. "The President had extensive discussions with Prime Minister Modi on this issue and...
  • Top US trade groups laud India and US on WTO agreement November 14, 2014

    Washington: Describing the agreement between India and US to resolve the contentious food security issue at the WTO as "breakthrough", top American trade and business groups have applauded both the countries saying that, new development would boost global trade and economic growth. "Businesses worldwide applaud the news that the US and...
  • Black money case fallout: India pulls out of multilateral information sharing agreement October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after the Centre submitted its list of 627 Indians who have accounts in HSBC bank, Geneva for tax probe for suspected black money to Supreme Court, India has pulled out of multilateral information sharing agreement. The Mutilateral Competent Authority Agreement was signed by 51 countries in Berlin...
  • Nepal, India sign historic Power Trade Agreement October 21, 2014

    Kathmandu: India and Nepal inked a historic Power Trade Agreement (PTA), allowing exchange of electricity and opening up new vistas of cooperation in the hydropower sector. During the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal in August, the two sides had agreed to sign the agreement that would allow...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 19, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Ananya Dasgupta September 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Ananya Dasgupta on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping wraps his first visit to India, will invest $20 billion September 19, 2014

    Chinese President Xi Jinping wraps up his first visit to India. Xi's landmark visit saw India and China reaffirm their commitment for mutual cooperation. China is investing $20 billion in India, and 12 agreements were signed on Thursday. ...
  • India signs 15 agreements with China, strengthens ties September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday signed a series of documents with India at the Hyderabad House in New Delhi, strengthening ties between the two countries. This is Xi's first visit to India as head of the state. Among the 15 MoUs signed between India and China is the...
  • India, Vietnam sign seven pacts; call for 'freedom' of navigation September 15, 2014

    Hanoi: Strategically important oil and gas cooperation and extension of a USD 100 million credit by India for defence purchases are among the seven pacts inked between India and Vietnam as they called for "freedom" of navigation in the South China Sea, a remark that could irk China which has...
  • Australia uranium to be used in reactors under IAEA safeguards: India September 6, 2014

    Rawatbhata: A day after it signed nuclear cooperation deal with Australia, India on Saturday said that it will used the fuel procured through this deal for reactors that are under the UN watchdog, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) safeguards. Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy, Ratan Kumar Sinha said that Australian...
  • IndiaAustralia sign civil nuclear agreement, agree on bilateral maritime exercise September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: India and Australia on Friday signed the longawaited civil nuclear agreement that will allow Australia to export uranium to India as well as three other agreements, including on water resources and in sports during Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott visit to India. The four agreements were inked as Prime...
  • Nepal, India sign landmark Power Trade Agreement September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Nepal and India on Thursday signed a landmark Power Trade Agreement (PTA) which is expected to boost the energy ties between the two energystarved nations. The twoday meeting ended on Thursday on a positive note with the energy secretaries from both countries signing the agreement, an official source told...
  • Japan visit a huge success, PM Modi tells Tokyo Indians, urges them to fulfil 'Clean India' mission September 2, 2014

    Tokyo: India is no more a land of snakecharmers, in fact it has revolutionised the world of computer technology, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he addressed the Indian community in Tokyo, a day ahead of wrapping up his fiveday Japan visit. "My computer engineer friend had superstitious image about India....
  • PM Narendra Modi's plan to turn Varanasi into a 'smart city': Will the Kyoto model work? September 1, 2014

    Varanasi: During his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed a deal with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to convert Varanasi into a 'smart heritage city' on the Kyoto model, in line with his vision of building 100 smart cities in India. Interestingly, there are a few similarities between...
  • IndoJapan ties scale new heights as Modi, Abe sign key agreements on bullet trains, Varanasi revamp September 1, 2014

    Tokyo: Japan and India, Asia's second and third largest economies signed five major agreements during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the east Asian nation. A deal on bringing Japan's high speed bullet trains to India signed between the 'two most important democracies of the world' remained one of the...
  • Opposition creates ruckus over government's tough stance at WTO August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Opposition on Monday created ruckus in the Rajya Sabha as it raised the Bharatiya Janata Partyled government's tough stance at the World Trade Organisation that scuttled the Trade Facilitation Agreement. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was forced to make a clarification in the House. He said that the Bali...
  • India ready to reengage with WTO members in September August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: With its stand on food security leading to a stalemate at the WTO talks in Geneva, India on Friday said it is committed to the global trade deal without compromising on its interest, and will reengage with members when talks resume a month from now. "WTO will open...
  • India's demands block $1 trillion WTO deal on customs rules August 1, 2014

    The World Trade Organization failed on Thursday to reach a deal to standardise customs rules, which would have been the first global trade reform in two decades but was blocked by India's demands for concessions on agricultural stockpiling. "We have not been able to find a solution that would allow us...
  • Hamas rejects Palestinian agreement for 24 hour cease fire violation July 30, 2014

    The violence in Gaza continues as attempts at a cease fire fall short. Hamas rejects Palestinian leadership's agreement for 24 hour cease fire violation. The violence in Gaza continues and attempts for any conciliation fall short. ...
  • No trade facilitation pact without resolving food security issue: India to WTO July 25, 2014

    Geneva: In a strong message to the WTO, India on Friday said it will not ratify the trade facilitation pact until a permanent solution is found on food security and other issues of poor nations impacting livelihood of millions. "To jeopardise the food security of millions at the altar of...
  • Narendra Modi meets Brazilian President; 3 bilateral agreements inked July 16, 2014

    Brasilia: Giving a fillip to bilateral ties, India and Brazil on Wednesday decided to expand trade and investment flows while deepening collaboration in the fields of renewable energy, defence and cyber security as they signed three pacts including one on cooperation in the environment sector. The decisions were taken during...
  • Two Chinese choppers transgressed the LAC, entered Uttarakhand in April, June July 15, 2014

    Two Chinese helicopters entered Indian territory in Uttarakhand on two occasions in April and June after which the Army launched protests with the Chinese Army, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday. "Due to differing perception of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) by both India and China, transgressions do occur....
  • Agreement with Russia allows India to reprocess spent nfuel to generate more nuclear power June 9, 2014

    Moscow: India has the right to reprocess the spent nuclear fuel (SNF) from the Russian built Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu by a supplementary agreement with Russia. The agreement relieves the builders from the responsibility to take over the discharged SNF as originally envisaged. India's department of atomic...
  • Colombia government, rebels to set up truth commission June 8, 2014

    Havana: Negotiators trying to end Latin America's oldest civil war agreed to set up a truth commission that addresses the deaths of thousands of people in five decades of conflict. The move is seen as a stride toward a possible peace deal in Colombia. "What we are announcing on Sunday...