February 2011

India could lead the global economy this century: US

Hindustan Times, 11 February 2011
India could lead the global economy in the 21st century if it takes further steps on economic reforms and opens up more sectors to foreign players.

Government to announce manufacturing policy soon

Rediff Business, 11 February 2011
The government said on Thursday it would soon unveil a national manufacturing policy which will help in attracting overseas investments besides increasing the share of the sector in the Indian economy.

US, Indian agencies to exchange technology

The Times of India, 09 February 2011
The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and US-India Energy Cooperation programme (ECP) have agreed to undertake technology exchange projects in a bid to strengthen bilateral trade and economic relations, it was announced here Tuesday.

FM must accept FIEO’s proposals

Business Standard, 07 February 2011
The new president of the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO), Ramu Deora, has presented some useful points before the finance minister in his pre-Budget memorandum. Some of these are workable.

Considerable scope to do more with SAARC

The Hindu, 07 February 2011
Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Sunday praised the positive role played by the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in promoting greater cohesion between countries of the region.

Celebrating the man who had no private agenda

Business Standard, 05 February 2011
I was late coming into his life but, very quickly, he became my Guru, teaching me what strategic issues are, what foreign policy can achieve, what building India in its totality meant, what partnerships could bring to the table for India and others, and so on.

Locke to lead US hi-tech trade mission to India

The Economic Times, 03 February 2011
US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke will land in New Delhi this Sunday at the head of a hi-tech trade mission focused on breaking down barriers for American businesses through meetings with top government and corporate officials over the course of his six-day visit.