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Armenian Genocide: Sarkozy says that Turkey should accept accountability

The Armenian Genocide (or Armenian Holocaust / Armenian Massacres and by Armenians, as the Great Crime), the first genocide of the 20th Century, occurred when two million Armenians living in Turkey were eliminated from their historic homeland through forced deportations and massacres. It was deliberate and systematic destruction of the Armenian population of the Ottoman ..

India – Afghanistan: Strategic Partnership Agreement Signed

India and Afghanistan have signed the following agreements recently: Agreement on Strategic Partnership between India and Afghanistan MoU on Cooperation in the Field of Development of Hydrocarbons MoU on Cooperation in the Field of Mineral Resources Development Objective of the SPA (Strategic Partnership Agreement) signed at Hyderabad House in New Delhi is to reinforce security ..

India-Myanmar Trade Relations

Recently, India and Myanmar have agreed to set a $ 3 bn trade target to be achieved by 2015. At present, the bi-lateral trade b/w India and Myanmar is $ 1.5 bn. Please note that India and Myanmar have identified the border trade point at Moreh on the Indian side and Tamu on the Myanmar ..

First Overseas Campus set up by IIFT in Kampala, Uganda

First Overseas Campus set up by IIFT in Kampala, Uganda India-Africa Institute of Foreign Trade (IAIFT) Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), a Government-run Institute to setup its first overseas campus in Kampala, Uganda Objective: To help students of African nations comprehend the subtlety of globalization and capacity-building in the continent The institute India-Africa Institute ..

Joint Strategic Military Exercises to be held by the CSTO countries

CSTO (Collective Security Treaty Organization): 7 former Soviet republics form the CSTO CSTO to hold joint strategic military exercises code-named “Center 2011” Drills will begin are due to take place in Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan Game will be held under the leadership of Russian General Staff Chief Army General and the active phase of ..

Dr Valiya Hamza and the Hamza River

Dr Valiya Hamza is an Indian-origin scientists who has been studying the mighty Amazon River region for over four decades. Amazon, as we know is the second longest river in the world and by far the largest by water flow with largest drainage basin in the world, about 7,050,000 square kilometres, that accounts for approximately ..

Issues of Philippines with Indo-Asean Services Agreement

Recently, the other countries of ASEAN group have blamed Philippines for delay, when it refused to make any meaningful offer to open up its services market to Indian professionals. Thus, the country has been playing the spoilsport in the recent India-Asean services negotiations in Indonesia. In this context, India’s Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma ..

News Today : October 15, 2011

RBI enhances per transaction limit to $ 3,000 for exporters RBI increased the limit for holding foreign currency abroad to $3,000 per transaction for exporters against the existing $ 500. As per the RBI, the RBI the verdict taken for export related remittal obtained via Online Payment Gateway Service Providers (OPGSPS). The provision is just ..