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Policy makers, India Inc. Bid For More Indo-US Economic Synergy

IACC believes that stronger economic ties with the USA will boost India’s GDP and Per Capita income.

Aug

18

2016

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Brexit Will be Conducive to India-UK trade

The DFID steers the UK’s work to end extreme poverty and build a more prosperous world with India being a significant beneficiary of funding.

Aug

18

2016

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8th Annual BRICS Summit to be Held in India

The eighth Annual BRICS summit will be held in India in October. It's expected to focus on the creation of smart cities.

Aug

16

2016

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South African Streets Renamed After Indian-origin Veterans

Two main streets in a South African town have been renamed after two Indian-origin veterans who played a critical role in the non-violent struggle against apartheid in the country.

Aug

16

2016

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Indians Across The World Mark Independence Day With Fervor

Soaked in patriotism, hundreds of Indians today proudly marked the country's 70th Independence Day, as the national flag fluttered and the national anthem reverberated at Indian missions across the world.

Aug

16

2016

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In European and Indian Unions, Joblessness is Leading to Political Volatility

India’s situation is complicated further because Europe has evolved to the point where outcomes are generally peaceful, even if they happen to be economically injurious or conducive to stagnation and falling incomes.

Aug

16

2016

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69 Years of Independence: How India Has Evolved Over Time

The occasion of Independence Day always warrants some introspection as it gives one an occasion to evaluate how far we have come.

Aug

16

2016

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Indian Court Clarifies on India-U.K. Tax Treaty Benefit

The Delhi High Court 1 in a recent ruling brought to the fore an important principle that a Protocol to a Double Taxation Agreement (“tax treaty” or “DTA”) is an integral part of the tax treaty./

Aug

16

2016

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India’s Modi Lashes Out At Pakistan, Pakistan Hits Back

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took aim at supporters of “terrorism” in his Independence Day speech on Monday, ratcheting up criticism of Pakistan while avoiding direct mention of month-long protests in Indian-ruled Kashmir.

Aug

15

2016

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Shah Rukh Khan's Detention Proves Racial Profiling is Alive in US

The experience of Khan, who is Muslim, ought to force the US to ask more penetrating questions of itself.

Aug

15

2016

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With Political Stability, Expats Return to City

With the past now forgotten and the present painting a picture of calm and development, an impressive number of foreign professionals from the US, UK, France and Canada are trooping into the city's IT corridor - or Hyderabad's own Silicon Valley, as they prefer to call it!

Aug

15

2016

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India-Singapore Tax Treaty: Relax-it or Tax-it

Post amendment to the India-Mauritius treaty, indications are that the India-Singapore treaty will be renegotiated. But the contours of what may emerge are not clear.

Aug

15

2016

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GST Will Make India More Attractive to Foreign Investor

UK Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel, who was on a three-day visit to India, on Saturday said after passing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, India has become a more attractive investment destination as doing business will be easier now.

Aug

15

2016

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Reforming India’s Foreign Policy Apparatus

The numbers and skill sets of India’s foreign service is woefully out of sync with the global role that the political leadership envisage for the country

Aug

14

2016

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Indian-Origin British Lawmaker Seeks Explanation For Refusing Visa to Amjad Ali Khan

Indian-origin British lawmaker Keith Vaz has sought an explanation from the UK Home Office over reports of refusal of visa to Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan, saying the decision would "severely damage" Indo-UK relations.

Aug

14

2016

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Post-Brexit UK May Compel Indian Students to Eye Other Options For Higher Education

Amid concerns over the Brexit vote and reports that the new UK Prime Minister Theresa May is set to make student visa norms even more strict, it is no surprise that Indian students are looking at other options when planning overseas education.

Aug

13

2016

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UK Denies Visa to Sarod Maestro Amjad Ali Khan

After the US, it now seems to be the turn of the UK to deliver a snub to an Indian celebrity.

Aug

13

2016

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Why India Cannot be a Hindu Pakistan

To be a good or patriotic Indian one does not have to be a Hindu by birth, religious practice, or cultural affiliation. One does not need to know or speak Hindi, either. And one does not even have to hate Pakistan.

Aug

12

2016

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Trade Link With India is Important For Britain

We always have been keen to strengthen and deepen our trading, cultural and personal relationships with India. Now we have an important opportunity after Brexit.

Aug

12

2016

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New UK Government Calls For Stronger Ties With India

The two countries discussed future cooperation between the two nations and "considered ways to develop even stronger trade links following the UK's vote to leave the European Union,"

Aug

12

2016

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Cabinet Approves MoU Between India And South Africa For Cooperation in The Field of Tourism

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and South Africa for cooperation in the field of Tourism. The MoU was signed on 08.07.2016.

Aug

11

2016

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NAPA Asks Political Parties of Punjab to List NRI

North American Punjabi Association(NAPA) has appealed to all the political parties contesting the Punjab assembly election to list issues related with NRI's in their election manifesto before seeking support in elections.

Aug

11

2016

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Putin Helps Inaugurate India's Biggest Nuclear Reactor

The reactor, with a capacity of 1,000 megawatts, is the first at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in the southern state of Tamil Nadu and has been active since early last year.

Aug

11

2016

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UK And EU Based Indian Businesses Likely to Take a Hit Post Brexit

The BREXIT event is likely to have adverse repercussions for number of Indian businesses across industries as growth in the United Kingdom (UK) and European Union (EU) take a hit.

Aug

10

2016

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ICC Sanctions T20Is Between India And West Indies in USA

The ICC has approved these matches because they can play a significant role in the long term development of cricket in the USA," says David Richardson.

Aug

10

2016

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India Aims To Be The World's Newest International Arbitration Hub

India is seeking to become the world’s newest international arbitration hub by establishing a new arbitral center in Mumbai.

Aug

10

2016

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India's Iron Lady Ends World's Longest Hunger Strike

The world’s longest hunger strike came to an end on Tuesday, as an activist dubbed India’s “Iron Lady” broke her 16-year fast but vowed to continue fighting alleged army brutalities by running for political office.

Aug

10

2016

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India Backs Morocco's Move to Rejoin African Union

Completing the policy shift on Morocco, initiated by the Vajpayee government, India this week has openly batted for Morocco's move to rejoin the African Union.

Aug

10

2016

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India Looking at Investments From Africa

With India-Africa trade turnover standing at $70 billion, India is now looking for inward investments from Africa.

Aug

10

2016

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Indian Politician Hangs Himself From Ceiling Fan

Kalikho Pul, the chief minister of the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, had been put in charge by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's (above) federal government until the Supreme Court ruled last month that his appointment had been illegal.

Aug

09

2016

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Chinese Media Takes on India's Business Visa Policy

India has long since stopped talking about it, but China's state-run media is still harping on about India not getting into the Nuclear Suppliers Group and therefore taking "revenge" on Beijing by being "petty" and by making its business visa policy "a pain in the butt."

Aug

09

2016

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Is Subramanian Swamy Comparing Himself to Donald Trump

A day after he lambasted the media for painting him a "devil", it appears BJP MP Subramanian Swamy is looking to be validated by comparing himself to, of all people, Donald Trump.

Aug

09

2016

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End of World's Longest Hunger Strike

Indian activist Irom Sharmila Chanu is ending her hunger strike against a controversial law after 16 years.

Aug

09

2016

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India’s Secularism Trumps West’s Multiculturalism

ecularism in India is a more effective anti-ISIS tool than the failed multiculturalism followed by the West.

Aug

09

2016

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Need to Promote Cultural Exchanges For Stronger India-UK Ties

For stronger ties between India and the United Kingdom, there is a need to promote cultural exchange and to create educational opportunities.

Aug

08

2016

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UK Government Abandoned And Betrayed Six Former Soldiers Jailed In India

The British government has “abandoned and betrayed” six former soldiers jailed in India for carrying firearms while protecting boats from pirates, the sister of one of the men has said.

Aug

08

2016

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US Election 2016: Did the Khans Break The Trumpet

Among the many surprises of this seething, perplexing American election season is the fact that its current stars, a hundred days from polling, are a family of Pakistani Americans from Virginia.

Aug

08

2016

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US Fails to Drive a Wedge Between India And Its BRICS Partners

Despite the recent US charm offensive against India, New Delhi has resisted the temptation, remaining committed to the BRICS ideal of multi-polarity.

Aug

07

2016

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Keith Vaz Demands Explanation On Resignation Of UK Inquiry Judge

Britain's longest-serving Indian-origin MP, Keith Vaz, on Friday demanded a "full explanation" after a New Zealand judge resigned as chair of the UK's child sexual abuse inquiry

Aug

07

2016

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South African Indians Must Not Abdicate Role in Democracy

Indian-origin South Africans, some in the seventh generation now, must not abdicate their role in the democracy that their forebears fought so hard for.

Aug

07

2016

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India And US Deepen Strategic Collaboration in Africa

The Indian and US militaries are partnering in the training of African officers to lead and train troops deployed on UN, and potentially African Union-sponsored, “peacekeeping” missions.

Aug

06

2016

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Indian-origin Lawyer Among Controversial UK Peerages

The elevation of a human rights lawyer of Indian origin to the House of Lords as a Labour peer on Friday caused a controversy after the party's deputy leader criticised the timing of her nomination.

Aug

06

2016

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Malaysia companies Betting Big on Indian States

In one of the most widely promoted and grandly organized celebrations of PM Modi's two years' governance, by Overseas Friends of BJP, the theme of 'Transforming India,' saw another upshot of this growth story grabbing attention in Kuala Lumpur.

Aug

06

2016

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South Africa Eyes Taking Bilateral Trade Volume With India to $20 Billion

South Africa is targeting to increase bilateral trade volume with India to $20 billion by 2018 from the current $10 billion with focus on ITC, pharmaceuticals, automotive, mining and agriculture sectors.

Aug

05

2016

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India's GST is One of The World's Most Complex Tax Reforms

Will India, a $2 trillion (£1.5tn) economy with 1.3 billion consumers, now become a truly single market?

Aug

05

2016

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Kodela Urges NRIs to Embrace Swagrama Seva

Taking forward the initiative of the Andhra Pradesh Government to boost public-private partnership model in school education sector, Assembly Speaker Kodela Siva Prasad Rao is going around American cities to mobilise NRI investments.

Aug

05

2016

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BJP's NRI Grievance Cell Provides Timely Succour

The NRI grievance cell functioning in the state BJP office has become a source of relief for the Keralites abroad in distress situations.

Aug

05

2016

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Indian-origin Cancer Expert Warns of Brexit Impact

An Indian-origin cancer expert who was recently knighted by Queen Elizabeth II today warned against London losing out on scientific talent in the wake of Brexit.

Aug

05

2016

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Taxing times: GST Hurt Malaysia, Australia. Will India's Euphoria Last

Apart from India, at least 160 countries implemented GST. In recent years, Singapore, Malaysia and Australia have introduced, but only to realise that it's no magic potion to bring economic prosperity.

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