Vice President Hamid Ansari held talks on Saturday with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on a host of issues of mutual interest after arriving in Venezuela to attend the 17th NAM Summit.
The myopia of the Ministry of Finance when it comes to trade issues is visible in the draft agreement.
PM Modi's visit has shored up Moscow's insecurities, but a transformation in India-Russia relations awaits
On the surface of it, India-Russia relations appear to be cooling: The United States and Israel have dramatically increased weapons sales to India, Delhi has been keen on joint military exercises with Washington, Canberra, and Tokyo of late, and France is emerging as an important partner in defence, energy, and industry
With the pressure on India growing everyday to contribute to carbon emission reduction, the US government thinks it can do big bilateral deals with India which will sustain a long term partnership.
After two days of talks focused on ways to reinvigorate the US-India relationship through economic, energy and security cooperation, the two sides agreed on $1 billion of concessional financial from the US Export-Import Bank for India's renewable energy development agency.<br />
The white paper, a joint initiative of the Australia India Business Council (AIBC) and Australia India Institute (AII), was presented to Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop in Sydney last week
US and Pakistan have agreed on a joint action plan to expand the bilateral trade and investment flows over next five years, including diversifying agricultural production and enhancing intellectual property protection.
Comprehensive plan includes resolving outstanding issues related to the civil nuclear deal, to increase FDI in the defence sector, e-commerce and insurance
The country's corporates today said the deal between Iran and six world powers, including the US, will help in sourcing of oil imports from the Persian Gulf state and boost trade with India.
Underscoring the importance of free movement of professionals, Sharma also asked for early signing of the India-US Totalisation Agreement, under which an expatriate in either country need not contribute to social security schemes of the host country.