Enormous potential, spin-off benefits of deepening India-US eco ties: Shringla

Enormous potential, spin-off benefits of deepening India-US eco ties: Shringla

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PTI | New York

With India looking to source oil from the US and its companies signing defence and aviation contracts with American businesses, the potential and "spin-off benefits" of a deepening economic partnership between the two countries are enormous, India's Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said. "The US is India's largest trading...

US Defence secretary nominee wants to solidify strategic partnership with India

US Defence secretary nominee wants to solidify strategic partnership with India

Wednesday, 17 July 2019 | PTI | Washington

US Defence Secretary nominee Mark T Esper has told lawmakers that he wants to solidify the enduring strategic partnership with India supported by strong defence cooperation with the Indian military. Esper said the Trump administration would continue to bolster the overall defence relationship through senior-level engagement such as the 2+2 ministerial...

India, Italy to set up fast-track mechanism to facilitate investment

India, Italy to set up fast-track mechanism to facilitate investment

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

A fast-track system would be set up for companies and investors of India and Italy to facilitate investment proposals in both the countries, the Commerce and Industry Ministry said Tuesday. "In order to facilitate Italian companies and investors in India and Indian companies and investors in Italy, it has been decided...

If India chooses F-21, it will plug into 'world's largest fighter plane ecosystem': Lockheed Martin

If India chooses F-21, it will plug into 'world's largest fighter plane ecosystem': Lockheed Martin

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

US aerospace giant Lockheed Martin on Tuesday said its offer of F-21 fighter jets is a very robust 'Make in India' proposition and if the country goes for the deal it will be "plugging into the world's largest fighter plane ecosystem". Vivek Lall, the vice president of Strategy and Business Development...

Brazil seeks WTO to set up dispute panel in case against India on sugar subsidy

Brazil seeks WTO to set up dispute panel in case against India on sugar subsidy

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Brazil has sought establishment of a dispute panel under the aegis of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in a case against India's sugar subsidies to farmers. In February, Brazil and several other countries including Australia and Guatemala have dragged India into the WTO's dispute settlement mechanism alleging that New Delhi's sugar...

UN chief saddened by loss of life, destruction due to heavy rains in India, S East Asia

UN chief saddened by loss of life, destruction due to heavy rains in India, S East Asia

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 | PTI | United Nations

UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed sadness at the loss of life, displacement of people and destruction of property due to the heavy monsoon rains in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar and said the world body stands by to provide support if required. Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General, Farhan Haq said...

India-Canada trade agreement not likely soon: Envoy

India-Canada trade agreement not likely soon: Envoy

Monday, 15 July 2019 | PTI | Ahmedabad

Canada's High Commissioner to India Nadir Patel has said chances of early conclusion of the trade agreement between his country and India are bleak but trade is growing rapidly. Bilateral trade between the two countries grew by 60 per cent in the last five years to USD 9 billion and is...

Labour Party leader slams India over attacks on Muslims

Labour Party leader slams India over attacks on Muslims

Sunday, 14 July 2019 | PTI | London

A minister in the UK's Shadow Cabinet has slammed India over the violent attacks on Muslims and called on the British government to look into and respond to the "extremely worrying situation". Jonathan Ashworth, a Labour Party MP from Leicester South – a constituency with a prominent Indian-origin electorate in the...

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