Archive for September, 2013

India Offers to Share Experience in Agriculture with Asean Nations

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Minister for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries, Shri Sharad Pawar, today invited ASEAN countries to collaborate with India in farm research so as to face common challenges such as climate change. He also offered to share India’s vast experience in agriculture with ASEAN nations.
The Minister was speaking at the third ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture

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India-US Joint Declaration on Defence Cooperation

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India-United States defence cooperation and engagement has increased significantly over the past decade, in step with the overall deepening of India-US relations. We continue to work towards achieving the full vision of expanded defence cooperation set forth in the 2005 New Framework Agreement.
In this context, India and the United States endorse the following general principles

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PM’s Opening Statement to Business Leaders in New York (27 September 2013)

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I welcome you all to this meeting, which you have come to attend at such short notice on a Friday evening.
In today’s world, a strong two way economic and business partnership is the bedrock of a strong bilateral relationship. The business communities in both our countries have played a very important role in the development

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STC Achieves Trading Profit of Rs. 119 Crore During 2012-13

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The State Trading Corporation of India Limited (STC), which functions under the administrative control of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, has achieved a trading profit of Rs. 119 crore during 2012-13. Chairman & Managing Director, STC, Shri Khaleel Rahim, while addressing the 57th Annual General Meeting here today elaborated that STC effected exports of

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Asean and India to Explore Areas of Cooperation in Agriculture

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Minister for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries, Shri Sharad Pawar, has left for Kuala Lumpur to participate in the third ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture. He will address the meet tomorrow.
The 2nd Ministerial Meeting was held in New Delhi in October 2012. After that, a number of exchanges between researchers and policy makers have taken

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Kharif Sowing Crosses 1047 Lakh Hectare Mark

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Area under kharif crops has grown by about 10 lakh hectare during the week ending on 27th September.  The total sown area, as per reports received from States, stands at 1047.07 lakh hectare as compared to 993.99 hectare at this time last year and 1038.27 lakh hectare on 20.9.2013.

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Transcript of Prime Minister’s response to media query on his bilateral visit to USA

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The United States is one of our most important strategic partners and during President Obama’s regime, we have taken several steps to widen and deepen this partnership in diverse fields. And during the present visit, we will review the progress that has been made and also what further can be done to give added meaning

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TRAI Releases Recommendations on ‘Improving Telecom Services in the North Eastern States: An Investment Plan’

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The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today issued its recommendations on “Improving Telecom Services in the North Eastern States: An Investment Plan”. On 22nd April, 2013, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) requested Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to carry out a gap analysis and prepare an investment plan for providing quality telecom services

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TRAI Extends the Deadline for Multi System Operators (MSOs) for Entering the Subscriber Details and Choice of Channels/ Services in their Subscriber Management Systems

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The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has decided to extend the deadline set for the Multi System Operators (MSOs) for collection of duly filled in Consumer Application Forms (CAFs), along with choice of channels and services and entry of complete details in their Subscriber Management Systems in 38 cities covered under phase-II of DAS

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OVL Expresses Interest for Bidding in Tanzanian Oil Blocks

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ONGC Videsh Limited has expressed interest for bidding in the 4th Licensing round for seven offshore and one onshore oil/gas blocks in Tanzania, keeping in mind the measures to be taken to strengthen cooperation in the field of Oil and Gas. Tanzania has appreciated the various initiatives taken by India for setting up infrastructure projects

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