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India and Liechtenstein Sign Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA)

India and Liechtenstein have signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) today at Bern, Switzerland.


BRICS summit 2013 held in Durban

The central area of discussion was under the overarching theme, BRICS and Africa: Partnership for Development, Integration and Industrialisation.


Nuclear cooperation, key to multiple projects: Kazakhstan


South Australia rolls out 10-year plan to enhance trade with India

South Australia today rolled out a 10-year strategy to enhance trade ties with India by holding its first meeting of South Australia-India Council in Adelaide, as part of the State Government’s long-term strategy to become a significant trade and investment partner with India.


India, US mull cooperation in moon, Mars missions

India and the US have agreed to expand their cooperation in civil space activities ranging from weather and monsoon forecasting to cooperative space exploration work, including future missions to the moon and Mars. Building on NASA's collaboration in India's highly successful Chandrayaan-1 lunar mission in 2008, NASA and ISRO agreed to explore further cooperative space exploration work, including future missions to the moon and Mars.


MoUs signed between India and Egypt


To bolster ties with India, Xi details five-point plan


Chief Justice of India questions Italian Ambassador's diplomatic immunity

A Bench of Chief Justice Altamas Kabir and Justices Anil R. Dave and Ms. Ranjana Desai made it clear to the envoy that a person who came to the court as a petitioner could not claim any immunity and asked him not to leave the country


Egypt’s Morsy pitches for ‘E-BRICS’

Egypt’s first elected President Mohamed Morsy arrived in India on Monday. Mr. Morsy expressed Egypt’s deep interest in joining the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) combine and turning the grouping into E-BRICS where E stands for Egypt.


India hit back against a Resolution of Pak National Assembly

A resolution was unanimously adopted in both Houses of Parliament as a befitting reply to the motion of Pakistan’s National Assembly on Thursday that condemned the hanging of Parliament attack-case convict Afzal Guru and demanded his body be handed over to his family.


Universal Periodic Review Report on Human Rights in Sri Lanka adopted by UNHRC


India, U.K. sign pact to boost S&T research

India and United Kingdom have signed an agreement to launch a joint programme, Global Innovation and Technology Alliance [GITA], to encourage industry in the two countries to work together towards commercialisation of research leads in a range of key areas, including energy and health care.


UK opens mobile visa application facility in Goa

The MBC is a new and optional service, which, for an additional fee, allows applicants who are residing in Goa to submit their UK visa application and biometric data using a mobile facility in the state.


MoU signed for Korean industrial zone

The Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation (RIICO) signed a memorandum of understanding with the South Korean Trade Promotion Agency (KOTRA) in New Delhi on Monday for setting up an exclusive Korean industrial zone at Ghilot in Neemrana, a fast emerging industrial centre in the National Capital Region. The State already hosts a Japanese manufacturing zone at Neemrana, which was established in 2008.


Indian President as Chief guest at Mauritius's Independence day celebrations.

Besides its geo-strategic position, Mauritius is accorded highest importance by New Delhi as 70 per cent of its people are of Indian origin and 38 per cent of India’s foreign investment comes from the island nation.


India Tourism film 'Find What You Seek' gets first prize at 11th Golden City Gate Awards

Ministry of Tourism’s new film 'Find What You Seek' received first prize at the 11th Golden City Gate Tourism Media Awards ceremony held in Berlin to coincide with ITB Berlin 2013. the new campaign “Find What You Seek”, The second phase of Incredible India Campaign at WTM 2012 in November last year along with the new Domestic Campaign “Go Beyond”.


India, Bhutan ink $100-m currency swap agreement

India and Bhutan today signed a currency swap agreement for up to $100 million to further economic co-operation between the two countries. The currency swap arrangement was signed between the Reserve Bank of India and the Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan (RMAB). In May 2012, RBI had announced it would offer swap facilities aggregating $2 billion, both in foreign currency and Indian rupee, to SAARC member countries — Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.


India proposes hydrocarbon pipeline from Kazakhstan

India has broached the idea of a hydrocarbon pipeline with Kazakhstan that would bring fuel through a five-nation route. The proposed pipeline would cover about 1,500 kms. It will head from the former Silk Road caravanserai city of Shymkent, known today for oil refining, and enter Uzbekistan. From there it will go to Afghanistan and then follow the route to be taken by the TAPI pipeline into India via Pakistan.


Liberation War Honor Award to President Pranab Mukherjee

Bangladesh honoured the Indian President Pranab Mukherjee with the 'Bangladesh Liberation War Honour Award' for his "outstanding contribution" to the 1971 war. It is the second highest honour provided by Bangladesh. Earlier in 2011, Indira Gandhi was awarded the highest honour of, 'Bangladesh Freedom Honour' posthumously for her role in creating the nation of Bangladesh.


Pranab, Sheikh Hasina inaugurate freight train

President Pranab Mukherjee and Bangladesh Prime Minister Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday jointly inaugurated locomotives and wagons supplied under a $800 million line of credit extended by India. The freight train flagged off at the Dhaka cantonment railway station comprised two locomotives, 20 broad gauge tank wagons and one brake van.