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Modi invites Singapore firms to invest in Navratna PSUs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited investors to participate in the proposed divestment of Navratna PSUs and sought the Singapore Government’s help in building at least 20 smart cities. PSUs are classified into three categories — Maharatna, Navratna and Miniratna — mainly based on financial criteria to give them greater operational ...

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India, China agree to share intelligence on terrorists

China and India agreed to actively exchange intelligence on terror groups and their activities through a dedicated communication channel, said in a joint statement issued after talks between Home Minister Rajnath Singh and top Chinese leaders. China and India also agreed to coordinate positions on anti-terrorism endeavours at regional and multilateral ...

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Strengthening bilateral ties: India-Africa Forum Summit 2015

Highlights India’s major imports from Africa are resources and minerals, including crude oil, coal, gemstones and gold. African countries are a big market for Indian-made pharmaceuticals, motor vehicles and processed petroleum products, with trade growing quickly. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking out for a change to the Security Council to ...

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India hosts its largest-ever Africa summit

India is Africa’s fourth-largest trading partner after China, the US and the EU. South Africa is already a major coal supplier to India. India’s current trade with Africa is around USD 75 billion dollar and it has granted a whopping USD 7.4 billion for various developmental and capacity building projects ...

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Indo-Russia Trade Relations to reach $30 billion by 2025

Russia is an important partner for India in peaceful uses of nuclear energy. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, chairing the 21st India-Russia Inter-Governmental Consultations, looked at ways to enhance the mutual direct investment to $15 billion by 2025. India and Russia today discussed ...

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