Pact

  • AK Antony to visit LoC to review situation 28-10-2013 07:29 PM

    The situation along the Line of Control and the International Border, which have been witnessing frequent ceasefire violations, came up for a review at a high-level meeting headed by Defence Minister AK Antony,on Monday. The issue of ceasefire violation was discussed at the meeting attended by National Security Adviser Shivshankar...
  • No rush to sign US security pact, says Hamid Karzai 25-08-2013 12:39 AM

    Afghanistan is in no rush to sign a pact with the United States setting out how many US troops will stay after a NATO mission ends in 2014 and may even delay a decision until after a presidential election, President Hamid Karzai said. Foreign combat troops are due to leave...
  • Coal Ministry to review progress of fuel supply pacts by month-end 18-08-2013 01:00 PM

    Coal Ministry has called a meeting by month-end to review the progress of fuel supply pacts signed with power firms for a capacity of 78,000 MW. "The Coal Ministry has called a meeting on August 30 to review the progress of signing of fuel supply pacts," an official said. To...
  • Britain lobbies for nuclear export group to admit India 15-06-2013 06:20 AM

    Vienna: Britain has stepped up efforts to let India join an influential global body controlling nuclear exports, a move that would boost New Delhi's standing as an atomic power but which has faced resistance from China and other countries. The diplomatic tussle centres on whether emerging power India should be...
  • No new 3G customers in unlicenced zones for Airtel: SC 11-04-2013 12:52 PM

    New Delhi: Bharti Airtel cannot add new 3G customers in seven zones where it does not own the airwaves and offers the services through pacts with other carriers, the Supreme Court said on Thursday, pending a final ruling in the dispute. Bharti can, however, continue 3G services in the zones...
  • SC to hear appeals filed by Bharti Airtel, Idea and Vodafone in 3G services case 11-04-2013 08:35 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear appeals filed by Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Vodafone in response to notices sent to them regarding discontinuation of their 3G services in unlicensed cities. On April 8, the Apex Court had directed the telecom department to not take any 'coercive...
  • Airtel approaches SC against Delhi HC order on 3G roaming pact 05-04-2013 06:39 PM

    New Delhi: Bharti Airtel on Friday approached the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi High Court's order giving its nod to the Centre's decision holding the 3G roaming pact of the telecom major as illegal. The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on March 15 had issued a notification restraining Bharti from providing...
  • Delhi HC lifts stay on govt order against Airtel 3G pact 04-04-2013 07:16 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday lifted a stay order that had allowed telecom giant Bharti Airtel to continue 3G services across circles where it did not hold spectrum. The move will affect the company as it will have to shut down its 3G mobile services in seven...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 15-01-2013 11:54 PM

    Pakistan violates ceasefire again, fresh firing near LoC at Mendhar. All 9 Pakistan players to return from Hockey India League. ...
  • Acts of self-immolation are in principle non-violent: Dalai 18-11-2012 11:29 PM

    Dharamsala: Tibetans committing self-immolations were in principle practising non-violence as they had the courage to sacrifice their own life for a cause they believe, Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said on Sunday. "I consider these Tibetans burning - certainly these people have courage and determination to sacrifice their own life,...
  • India, Afghan to ink pacts during Karzai's visit 09-11-2012 07:51 AM

    New Delhi: Four pacts are expected to be inked between India and Afghanistan, including one in the mining field during the visit of Afghan President Hamid Karzai from November 9. The two countries will also explore the possibility of increased role of New Delhi in training of security forces of...
  • Microsoft signs confidentiality pact with Yahoo 24-11-2011 11:19 AM

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp has signed a confidentiality agreement with Yahoo Inc, allowing the software giant to take a closer look at Yahoo's business, according to a source familiar with the matter. Microsoft joins several private equity firms that are also poring over Yahoo's books and operations, as they explore...
  • US, India sign aviation safety pact 17-11-2011 02:44 PM

    New Delhi: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday announced the completion of a pact between the US and India that will allow for the reciprocal certification of aviation products. Dorenda Baker, director of FAA's Aircraft Certification Service, and Bharat Bhushan, director general of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation...
  • Dalai Lama asks China to review Tibet policy 05-11-2011 03:58 AM

    Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama on Friday asked the Chinese leadership to review 60 years of its Tibet policy, saying "using force is counterproductive and will not bring peace and stability". "These incidents (self-immolations in Tibet) are very very sad. The leadership in Beijing should look into the...
  • Kingfisher, American Airlines ink frequent flier pact 03-11-2011 02:13 PM

    Bangalore: Kingfisher Airlines on Thursday said it has signed a comprehensive frequent flier agreement with American Airlines. Kingfisher Airlines is a member-elect of the world's leading quality airline alliance, oneworld, of which American Airlines is a founder member. As a result of this agreement, which covers the entire route network...
  • B'desh for framework pact on transit with India 04-09-2011 01:02 PM

    Dhaka: Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's September 6-7 visit in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Sunday said it preferred a framework agreement on transit between the two sides instead of a revised Indian proposal for inking a protocol on using this country's two seaports. "Bangladesh has prepared a draft on a...
  • ULFA signals end of violence, signs peace pact 03-09-2011 05:04 PM

    New Delhi: In its effort to bring lasting peace in Assam, the Centre and the Assam government on Saturday signed an agreement with the banned ULFA to end violence in the troubled northeastern state and set the ball rolling for peace talks. The Suspension of Operation (SoO) pact, signed by...
  • World Bank aid for Indo-Nepal border energy pact 22-06-2011 04:25 PM

    Kathmandu: The World Bank has approved a $99 million package for an Indo-Nepal cross-border energy cooperation to mitigate a national energy crisis in the Himalayan republic. The funding is meant for the landmark Nepal-India Electricity Transmission and Trade Project (NIETTP) that will provide Nepal with at least 100 MW of...
  • Haryana: couple consumes poison, boy survives 13-06-2011 08:07 AM

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident in Narwana in the Jind district of Haryana, the police have allegedly refused to investigate what appears to be a suicide pact. A young couple consumed poison in a field last week because they were allegedly pressurised by village elders to end their relationship...
  • Japan, India could ink pact before signing N-deal 25-10-2010 05:27 PM

    Tokyo: Japan could ink a "stricter" bilateral agreement with India to overcome the dilemma it faces in signing a civilian atomic pact with it, the Japanese media reported on Monday as it highlighted the visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Quoting an unnamed Japanese Foreign Ministry official, Kyodo news agency...
  • India, Switzerland to sign double tax avoidance pact 31-08-2010 10:17 AM

    This pact will help India get the details of suspected tax evaders and trace the black money in Swiss bank accounts. ...