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U.S. slashes military aid to Pak by$650 m

In a latest jolt at Pakistan by the U.S., the House of Representatives has voted to slash American military aid to Islamabad by $650 million. The Republicans had actually demanded a $1.3 billion cut, but settled for the $650 million cut. It will now be forwarded to Senate for approval. The Republicans alleged Pakistan of ..

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India extends energy & mining sector support to Cuba

India extended its proficiency and support to Cuba in energy and mining sectors. Minister of State for Commerce and Industry assured this to Cuba. Indian companies can engage in Cuba through investment in exploration, production, refining and marketing. Recently, the complete outlook of India- Cuba relations was reviewed with the goal of adding larger economic ..

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India to build 43,000 housing units for dislocated Tamils in Sri Lanka

India will build 43,000 housing units for resettlement and rehabilitation of the war affected and dislocated Tamils in Sri Lanka’s former troubled areas in the northern and eastern provinces, as part of a $ 270 million project. A pilot project has already been implemented with the construction of 1,000 houses in Jaffna, Killinochchi and 3 ..

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India and Singapore extend military training pact

India and Singapore inked 3 major pacts including one on continuing the military training that Indian armed forces extend to their Singaporean counterparts. These agreements coincide with the state visit of Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong to India. India is already imparting training to the Singaporean air force personnel at the Kalaikunda air base in ..

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Lee Hsien Loong, the Singapore PM finds Indian Business environment complicated

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong on his visit to India asserted that Business environment in India is complicated. From the term “Complicated” he was referring to red-tapism. Although he didn’t point to the proposed GAAR or retrospective Income Tax Act amendments, he held that companies investing in India look for predictability of rules. After Mauritius, ..

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