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Last updated: Jan 16 2017 12:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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'Afghanistan, Pak, and not India were top priority for Obama' 16.1.2017 deccanherald.com
Afghanistan, Pakistan, and not India were on top of the priority list for the Obama Administration in South Asia, but the Indo-US relationship under the outgoing president is ending on a "high note", according to a former Indian-American White House official. "It (India-US relationship) is ending on a high note," Anish Goel, the former Senior Director for South Asia at the National Security Council, White House, told PTI. In this position, Goel was one of the key players in the India-US relationship in the first two years of the Obama Administration that saw the first state visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in November 2009 and the historic visit of President Barack Obama to India a year later. Goel, a senior South Asia Fellow at the New America Foundation, a top US think-tank, said the relationship between India and the US has gone through some peaks and valleys. "It started out very strong and then I think everyone knows in the middle years in 2011, 2012 and 2013 it was really short of a low point ...
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UAE, Britain launch joint military drills 15.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Dubai, Jan 15 (IANS/WAM) Joint military exercises between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and British forces started in the Gulf Arab state on Sunday.
'UAE, India hope to seal comprehensive deal' 13.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The UAE and India will look forward to finalising a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Agreement when the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi visits New Delhi as Chief Guest at the 2017 Republic Day parade, a daily here reported.
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Post polls, Goa could see a central leader as CM: Gadkari 12.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a surprising development, Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that after the Goa assembly elections, the BJP could make a central leader the state's Chief Minister if the party's elected legislators agree.
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President Mukherjee lauds economic development of Kenya 12.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
President Pranab Mukherjee has lauded the recent economic development of Kenya, an official statement said on Thursday.
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Gen. Sharif did not take govt into confidence, says Pak. Defence Minister 12.1.2017 Hindu: International
In a U-turn, Pakistan’s Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Wednesday said that former Army chief Gen. Raheel Sharif (retired) did not seek government’s permission before joining the Saudi Arabia-led ...
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Missing the Asian tailwind? 12.1.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
India should review relations with neighbours, focus on the economy and join the One Belt, One Road to shape the ‘Asian Century’
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India announces $100 million Line of Credit to Kenya 11.1.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
Both countries pledge to deepen ties, expand bilateral trade
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Sino-India relations deepened, military ties healthy: China 11.1.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
But skirts issues like India's NSG bid and efforts to get JeM chief Masood Azhar banned by the UN
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India, Kenya to consolidate security and defence cooperation 11.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India and Kenya on Wednesday decided to further consolidate their security and defence cooperation.
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Gen. Sharif didn't seek approval to join Saudi alliance: Minister 11.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a shift from his earlier statement, Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said on Wednesday former army chief General (retd.) Raheel Sharif did not seek the governments permission before joining the 39-country Saudi-led military alliance against terrorism.
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India-Kenya to focus on defence, security cooperation: PM 11.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India and Kenya on Wednesday held high-level discussions on common issues and agreed to focus on operationalisation of bilateral defence cooperation.
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India announces $100 million Line of Credit to Kenya 11.1.2017 ET: Economy/Finance
Asserting that challenges in the maritime domain are a shared concern, Modi said the two sides will also explore opportunities in blue economy.
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India announces $100 million Line of Credit to Kenya 11.1.2017 Hindu: Home
India on Wednesday announced a $100 million Line of Credit to Kenya for agricultural mechanisation after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta during which th...
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India announces $100 million Line of Credit to Kenya after both PMs discuss economic cooperation 11.1.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
India on Thursday announced a $100 million Line of Credit to Kenya for agricultural mechanisation after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta during which they also decided to deepen economic cooperation, identifying expansion of bilateral trade as a "priority". Asserting that challenges in the maritime domain are a shared concern, Modi said the two sides will also explore opportunities in blue economy. "We are focussed on quick operationalisation of our defence cooperation. Some of the specific areas of priority would be hydrography, communication networks, anti-piracy, capacity building, exchanges and defence medical cooperation. We are also partnering to strengthen our security cooperation and capacities. In this context, we have directed the Joint Working Group to meet early. It would focus on cyber security, counter terrorism, combating drugs, narcotics, human trafficking and money laundering," the Prime Minister said at a joint press event with ...
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Text of PM's statement to media, during the joint media briefing with President of Kenya 11.1.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Text of PM's statement to media, during the joint media briefing with President of Kenya
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Raheel Sharif’s Saudi job sparks controversy 11.1.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Raheel Sharif’s Saudi job sparks controversy
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Gen Sharif's appointment as Saudi-led alliance chief questioned 9.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Pakistan's Senate Chairman on Monday asked the Defence Minister under what rules was former army chief Raheel Sharif was appointed as head of a Saudi-led 39-nation Islamic military alliance to fight terrorism.
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Wary of China, India offers Akash missile systems to Vietnam 9.1.2017 TOI: Home
India is now actively discussing the possible sale of the indigenously developed Akash surface-to-air missile systems to Vietnam, even as the two countries steadily crank up their bilateral military ties with a watchful eye on a confrontational China in the Asia-Pacific region.
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Former Pakistan army chief to head Saudi-led military alliance – Pakistani media | Reuters 8.1.2017 FirstPost: India
By Mehreen Zahra-Malik | ISLAMABAD ISLAMABAD Pakistan's recently retired army chief Raheel Sharif has been appointed to lead a new Saudi-military alliance to fight terrorism, Pakistani media have reported.Government officials in Saudi Arabia could not be reached on Sunday to confirm the appointment to head the coalition, the founding of which Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced at a sudden midnight press conference in December 2015.Pakistani Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said in an appearance on Pakistan's Geo News channel on Friday that Sharif's appointment had been finalised a few days earlier. A statement carried by Saudi state news agency SPA in December 2015 said the new coalition would have 34 members, though more have joined since then. It also said the coalition would be based in Riyadh to "coordinate and support military operations" against ...
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