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Indian PM Meets Putin

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(Moscow) - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets Russian President Vladimir Putin hoping to clinch a delayed nuclear power plant agreement and expand Soviet-era military ties. Singh is using one of his last major foreign trips as prime…

Pak-India PM's Meet in New York

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(New York) - The Prime ministers of India and Pakistan held a meeting in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, seeking improved relations on the subcontinent. Sharif has called it a chance for a “new beginning” in relations…

India PM Warns of Inflation

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(New Delhi) - India’s premier, Manmohan Singh has warned the nation to brace for higher prices because of the rupee’s plunge to record lows, but he forecast the economy would pick up in the second half of the year. Manmohan Singh, addressing…

India-Japan Boost Maritime-Security ties

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(Tokyo) - Japan and India have agreed to strengthen security co-operation and speed up talks on allowing Japan to export nuclear reactors, during a meeting held in Tokyo between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart…

World Community Welcomes Nawaz Sharif's Victory

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As Nawaz Sharif emerged to be the Prime Minister of Pakistan for third time, world leaders poured their greetings. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh congratulated Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) for winning the general elections.…

Cameron Visits India to Boost Trade Ties

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(New Delhi) - UK Prime Minister, David Cameron and a large trade delegation have commenced a three-day visit to India for closer trade ties. Accompanied by an array of British business leaders, including officials from BAE Systems (LON:…
India, Russia Sign New Defence Deals

India, Russia Sign New Defence Deals

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(New Delhi) - Russia and India have signed new defence deals worth $2.9bn (£1.8bn) during President Vladimir Putin's day-long trip to India. Under the accords, India will buy 42 Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets and 71 Mil Mi-17 helicopters. During…