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India, Sri Lanka agree on JWG meeting to resolve fishermen issue
Addu (Maldives), Nov 11 (IANS) With frequent attacks on Indian fishermen a touchy issue arousing much concern in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka Thursday agreed that the Joint Working Group (JWG) on fisheries should meet to ensure the Indian fishermen are not attacked by the Sri Lankan Navy.

Friday, November 11, 2011 12:27:54 AM

India counters Pakistan, says enough info against Hafiz Saeed
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) India Thursday rejected Pakistan's contention about the release of Hafiz Saeed, the suspected mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai mayhem, saying it has provided enough information about his anti-India activities for Islamabad to take action against him.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 11:26:17 PM

Why Gilani is man of peace for Manmohan
Addu (Maldives),Nov 10 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's praise of his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani as 'man of peace' attracted a lot of attention here, with New Delhi clarifying that the assessment was made on basis of the frequent meetings between the two leaders.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 10:55:32 PM

Manmohan to Hasina: Give us more time for consensus on Teesta
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday conveyed to his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina that the Teesta water-sharing accord will take some more time till consensus is reached and the interests of all concerned, including those of West Bengal, are addressed.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 10:45:52 PM

Gilani invites Manmohan to Pakistan
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday invited his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh to visit his country and reinforced this with an emotional appeal, requesting him to visit his birthplace in an area which is now in that country.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 10:26:36 PM

Manmohan-Gilani chemistry: From Sharm el-Sheikh to Addu via Thimphu
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) Call it the magic of the Maldives, the picture-pretty Indian Ocean islands that seems to melt all differences. Or the feel of gross national happiness in Thimphu or the liberating Sharm el-Sheikh resort in Egypt.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 9:27:45 PM

India announces capacity-building initiatives for SAARC
Addu Atoll (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) India Thursday committed itself to building capacities of SAARC nations by announcing a slew of measures in educational and cultural fields, apart from calling for greater linkages between the eight nations in the connectivity, communication and information sectors.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 8:20:42 PM

India unveils duty cuts for SAARC LDCs, says let's trust each other
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) Stressing that the global economy is 'under stress,' India Thursday announced trade concession for poorer SAARC countries and exhorted the grouping's members 'to put aside differences' and work towards the 'higher calling' of regional integration through more trade and all-round connectivity.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 7:43:47 PM

India initiates major free trade move in SAARC
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) In a major boost to its trade liberalisation effort, India Thursday brought down the sensitive list for least developed countries under the South Asian Free Trade Area Agreement (SAFTA) to 25 tariff lines from the existing 480 and said zero basic customs duty access will immediately be given to all the removed items.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 7:18:31 PM

India initiates major free trade move in SAARC
Addu Atoll (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) In a major trade liberalisation move, India Thursday announced the reduction of the 'sensitive list' for least developed countries under the South Asian Free Trade Area Agreement (SAFTA) from the existing 480 tariff lines to 25 tariff lines.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 6:14:29 PM

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