Mideast powers trade blame as Yemen teeters

Regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran traded accusations Tuesday over the escalating conflict in Yemen, which the UN rights chief warned was on the brink of "total collapse".

Oman keen to boost trade with India to cement strategic ties

 Keen to bolster its strategic ties with India, oil-rich Oman has invited Indian industries to establish more joint ventures in sectors like finance, insurance, engineering and telecom as the "politically stable" Gulf nation sought to diversify its economy.

PDP for greater LoC trade

 There is an urgent need to implement steps for removal of bottlenecks so as to take the trade across LoC to the next level, PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said here on Thursday.

India, Pakistan suspend trade on Kashmir border: Officials

India and Pakistan have suspended trade across their de facto border in the disputed territory of Kashmir after Indian authorities detained a truck driver accused of drug trafficking, Pakistan officials said Sunday.

Pakistani driver nabbed for carrying narcotics, trade across LoC suspended

Police have arrested a Pakistani truck driver along with two of his local contacts from Uri district of Jammu and Kashmir for carrying narcotics, resulting in suspension of trade across the Line of Control (LoC).

India wants China to open its market to Indian firms

 Amid concerns over the widening trade deficit, India today hoped that China will open up its market to Indian companies and promised to make it easier for Chinese firms to do business in India.

US President Obama announces USD 4 billion investments, loans to India

US President Barack Obama on Monday announced investments and loans worth USD 4 billion by American agencies as part of measures to bolster trade with India.

Defence, energy, trade to top agenda of Obama's India visit

US President Barack Obama arrives in India Sunday on a three-day state visit, which besides the symbolism of his being the first American president to be chief guest at the Republic Day parade is also likely to see "substantive outcomes" from talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on several issues, including defence, energy and trade.

Trade in tiger parts rising in China, India a key source

 Trade in parts of tiger and other wild cats, which is prohibited internationally, has grown significantly in China and most of the items are sourced from India and the "gateway" Myanmar, according to a study.

India ranked 3rd on global black money list; USD 440bn moved out in 10 years
India ranked 3rd on global black money list; USD 440bn moved out in 10 years

As India continues its pursuit of suspected black money stashed abroad, an international think-tank has ranked the country third globally with an estimated USD 94.76 billion (nearly Rs 6 lakh crore) illicit wealth outflows in 2012.

Goods worth over Rs 1.01 cr traded across LoC in Poonch

Goods worth over Rs 1.01 crore were traded across the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday between Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Jammu and Kashmir at Chakan-Da-Bagh crossing point in Poonch, officials said.

Trade worth Rs 813 crore generated along LoC in FY14: Govt

Trade generated along the Line of Control (Indo-Pak) through Trade Facilitation Centre Chakan-Da-Bagh and Salamabad stood at Rs 813 crore in value terms during 2013-14, Parliament was informed on Friday.

Jaitley reiterates government's vision, commitment for relations with China

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reiterated the government's vision and commitment for working towards expanding and deepening engagements and relations between India and China, based on mutual complementaries and common interests.

'Obama's India trip must focus on trade, counter-terrorism'

Describing US President Barack Obama's acceptance of invitation to travel to India as a "welcome development", a top Republican lawmaker on Friday said the American leader's trip should focus on trade and have a strong counter-terrorism component to it.

Taiwan alarmed by China-Seoul free trade pact

Taiwan`s government expressed alarm Monday at China`s free trade agreement with South Korea, the island`s strong trade competitor, and urged the opposition to stop boycotting a planned services pact with Beijing.

Land trade between India, Pakistan halted after Wagah blast

 Land border trade between India and Pakistan was halted on Monday following a suicide bomb attack at Wagah in Pakistan that left 60 people dead on Sunday evening.

Make in India plan: Will Modi be able to attract foreign investment?

“Make in India” plan came ahead of Mr Modi’s visit to the United States as he strives to boost global investment into India and revive economic growth.

Do a rethink on trade deals with China: Gujarat Congress urges Centre

 Calling China a "threat" to the local industries in Gujarat, state Congress today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to do a rethink on the trade deals it signed with the neighbouring country during Chinese President Xi Jingping's visit last week.

Russia, Ukraine trade blame as fighting tests truce

Tensions over Ukraine festered after Kiev accused the Kremlin of seeking to "eliminate" the pro-Western former Soviet nation while Moscow charged Washington with orchestrating the entire crisis.

German Foreign Minister visiting India

Ahead of talks between its Foreign Minister and his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj on Monday, Germany on Saturday said it shares important interest with Indian government and minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier's visit will intensify Indo-German relations in key areas like trade, business and energy.