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India signs pact with Vietnam for exploration of two oil and gas blocks

India and Vietnam signed seven agreements after PM Modi met his counterpart Nguyen Tan Dung. The two also held talks on a wide range of bilateral and regional issues, and called for ‘freedom of navigation and commerce, and peaceful settlement of maritime disputes in the region’. Exploration of oil & gas blocks India’s OVL (ONGC ..

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Telecom giant SoftBank pledges USD 10 billion investment in India

Japanese telecom giant SoftBank has pledged to invest US $10 bn in India’s IT and communications sector in the coming years. This is one of the biggest investment commitments from a Japanese firm after PM Modi’s visit. Softbank will look for opportunities in telecom and the fast-growing e-commerce sector in India. Meeting between Telecom Minister ..

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First meeting of bilateral border mechanism between India-China held

The first meeting of the talks on the bilateral border under the framework of the Border Affairs Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (BAWMCC) was held on October 16. The focus of the talks was on issues of mutual interest like border patrolling and management. BAWMCC The BAWMCC was created in 2012, as a forum ..

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Switzerland to examine Black Money info requests on priority basis

A High Level meeting took place in Berne between India’s Revenue Secretary and his Swiss counterpart, State Secretary for International Financial Matters to discuss tax matters. Various multilateral and bilateral tax and financial issues were discussed. Both sides agreed to keep the dialogue between the two countries open. Outcomes of the meeting In a major ..

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