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Singapore, India lift ties to strategic partnership
Singapore (VNA) – Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on November 24 signed a joint declaration on a strategic partnership with the aim to expand bilateral cooperation in key areas like defence, economy, trade and investment.

India, UK Announce Deals Worth 9 Billion Pounds
LONDON: India and the UK today announced deals worth 9-billion pounds as they signed a civil nuclear pact and decided to collaborate in the field of defence and cyber security besides launching a railway rupee bond.

India expected to grow by 7.25%: OECD Report
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released its report on India ‘India-Economic Forecast’ on November 9, 2015.

GE lands $2.6 billion Indian railway deal
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - General Electric Co has won a $2.6 billion contract to supply India's railways with 1,000 diesel locomotives, as the state-owned network looks to foreign capital to help it modernise.

China stalling India’s exports, says Commerce Minister
Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday expressed concern over China continuing to “make efforts to stall” India’s exports to that country.

India positioned more favourably for future than China: World Economic Forum
WASHINGTON: In the coming years, India is positioned much more favourably than China in terms of growth, the World Economic Forum has said though it observed that it is not entirely smooth sailing just yet.

PM Modi announces $10 billion additional credit for Africa
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that India and Africa must speak in one voice for reforms in international institutions like the UN Security Council.

How the Trans-Pacific Partnership will affect India's foreign trade
Last Monday, negotiators from 12 countries in the Pacific Rim struck a deal called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The aim is to ease the flow of goods, services and investments among them, and to strengthen the rules on labour standards, environmental issues, origin criteria and intellectual property. It is touted as the most ambitious of trade deals between these countries that have about 800 million people and account for 40 per cent of the global trade.

India rate cut tempts shoppers to buy new cars, major appliances
On this weekday, almost two weeks after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut interest rates, a young boy and his elderly grandmother inspect a sports utility vehicle at a busy Hyundai Motor dealership in downtown Mumbai, while his parents speak to a sales agent nearby. That's good news for branch manager Bhavsar.

Germany Announces Euro 1 Billion Solar Power Fund, 18 Pacts Inked
NEW DELHI: A deal to fast track approvals for German companies in India and Euro 1 billion solar power fund by Germany were among major takeaways after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chancellor Angela Merkel as both sides inked 18 MoUs to scale up ties in strategic areas.