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India is 'second-most powerful nation' in world market: Survey

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 19:12

When it comes to competing on the world market, India is the second-most powerful nation, a group that tracks nations' abilities on the economic front has revealed.

Pak committed to normalise trade ties with India: IMF

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 20:57

Pakistan is committed to normalise trade ties with India in a period of three years as part of its economic reform agenda, a top IMF official said on Friday.

Fiji sets September 17 for return to democracy

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 14:02

Fiji`s military rulers on Friday set September 17 as the date for the South Pacific nation`s first democratic elections in nearly eight years following a military coup.

Uganda, EU hold talks over anti-gay law

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 13:59

Ugandan officials were holding talks with the European Union on Friday over a controversial anti-gay bill that has left the east African nation facing sanctions and aid cuts.

Switzerland not sharing information on bank accounts of Indians: FM

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 12:33

Chidambaram, in a terse two-page letter to his Swiss counterpart Eveline Widmer Schlumpf, reminded him of the April 2009 declaration adopted by G20 leaders stating the "era of bank secrecy is over."

Competition Commission plans pact with BRICS grouping

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 18:12

The idea was discussed during the BRICS International Competition Conference held in the national capital last November, where regulators from these jurisdictions resolved to strengthen their cooperation.

China replaces US as world's top trading nation

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 14:50

The Ministry of Commerce said that China was the leading merchandise trader in 2013 and its trade totalled 4.16 trillion dollars in 2013 with exports reaching 2.21 trillion dollars and imports of 1.95 trillion dollars.

Afghanistan script history, beat Bangladesh by 32 runs

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 09:44

Afghanistan notched up their first major win against a Test playing nation as they produced an all-round performance to script an upset 32-run victory over Bangladesh in their Asia Cup match, here Saturday.

North, South Korean families reunite after years

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 09:25

Hundreds of South Koreans on Thursday arrived at the border to meet their close family members separated by the Korean War decades ago.

Cuba cautiously welcomes EU`s new approach on ties

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 12:02

Cuba on Tuesday welcomed the European Union`s decision to try to improve ties as "constructive," but still warned the EU had to be respectful of the Communist nation`s sovereignty.

Swiss divided in referendum on immigration

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 23:26

First projections indicate that a plan to limit immigration to Switzerland was approved by a razor-thin majority on Sunday.

Nation pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 66th death anniversary

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 11:40

The nation on Thursday paid homage to Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, on his 66th death anniversary.