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Afghan leader Hamid Karzai to push for Indian military aid

Afghan President Hamid Karzai will try to secure more military aid in talks with Indian leaders on Tuesday as he looks to beef up his security forces after international troops pull out next year.

Tuesday, 21 May, 2013, 3:54pm

Li Keqiang on charm offensive in India after meeting Manmohan Singh

Premier Li Keqiang exchanged banter with Indian reporters and officials as he embarked on a charm offensive in New Delhi yesterday during his maiden foreign trip.

21 May 2013 - 4:05am

Pakistan to release 51 Indian fishermen

Pakistan on Friday said it would release 51 imprisoned Indian fishermen on humanitarian grounds, hoping that New Delhi will reciprocate the goodwill gesture as relations between the two nations warm.

The decision was taken at a high level meeting chaired by caretaker Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso, according to a statement from his office.

17 May 2013 - 6:14pm

Who said it?

There is a question here: When a red line is set, can we stick by it?

28 Apr 2013 - 5:02am

India PM says border dispute with China can be solved

India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Saturday he believes a border dispute over an alleged incursion by Chinese soldiers can be resolved, the Press Trust of India reported.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Investors should keep faith with Indian mining

Though the future of some of the world's poorest will be shaped by New Delhi's mining polices, they are already responsible for the waxing and waning of international fortunes. Stakeholders are wary of Indian decision-making, for its ethic is cloaked by byzantine politics and regulations.

14 Jan 2013 - 3:31am

India likely to open door to Ikea

India is poised to approve furniture retailer Ikea's application to open stores as the nation seeks to lure more investment, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said.

"It should go through," Sharma said on Wednesday. "There should not be any doubt in anybody's mind."

4 Jan 2013 - 2:48am

Indian victim of gang rape and murder had planned to get married

The victim of a gang rape and murder that triggered an outpouring of grief and anger across India was cremated at a private ceremony yesterday as it emerged she was planning to get married in February.

31 Dec 2012 - 5:37am

Briefs, December 21, 2012

The Philippine government and communist rebels have extended a truce to help restart peace talks. The New People's Army has been ordered to stop attacks on military and police forces. The ceasefire agreement was reached after a meeting of negotiators in Holland, where rebel leaders live in exile. 

21 Dec 2012 - 3:28am

Indian GDP growth set to be lowest for 10 years

India's economy may grow at its slowest pace in a decade in the current financial year, according to forecasts by the finance ministry, which predicts inflation will slow enough to allow interest-rate cuts.

18 Dec 2012 - 2:38am

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