India Will Protect Its Sensitive Sectors
Manipur`s role in look east policy is significant
Fourth Meeting of the Nalanda Mentor Group
ASEAN Economic Ministers meet to track progress of integration efforts
First South Asia Economic Summit in Colombo
Asean-India trade deal to fill Doha void

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

India Will Protect Its Sensitive Sectors
Economic Times, 30 August 2008

India’s Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath said that India will continue to protect its sensitivities in both agriculture and industry despite opening up its economy to the ASEAN countries over the next seven years.

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Manipur`s role in look east policy is significant
Thingbaijam Dhamen, Kanglaonline, 18 August 2008

Manipur must play a significant role in the government of India`s look east policy, said an article on India`s Look East Policy and Manipur contained in "Manipur Today", a journal of the state information and public relations department published on the occasion of the 62th Independence Day.

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Fourth Meeting of the Nalanda Mentor Group

The Nalanda Mentor Group in its Fourth Meeting in New Delhi on 12 – 13 August 2008, reviewed the developments since its last meeting in New York in May 2008. The Group reiterated the objective of the Nalanda University to provide contemporary studies in philosophy, history, business and management, languages and literature, ecology & environment, international relations, among others.

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ASEAN Economic Ministers meet to track progress of integration efforts
Channelnewasia, 26 August 2008

Economic Ministers of the ASEAN are meeting in Singapore to track efforts to integrate the grouping's Economic Community by 2015, which will facilitate movement of goods, services and people. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that while ASEAN continues to integrate and liberalise its economies, the ministers should also continue to push for multilateral trade liberalisation and guard against backsliding and resorting to protectionist pressures.

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First South Asia Economic Summit in Colombo
Daily Mirror, 25 August 2008

Following the 15th SAARC Summit that was held in Colombo, a great deal of interest in regional economic issues has arisen amongst the private sector, academia and civil society. Given this opportune timing, the 1st South Asia Economic Summit (SAES) (www.ips.lk/saes) will be held at the BMICH in Colombo on the 28th-30th August 2008. Whilst the SAARC process has historically been dominated by the governments of the region, the issues dealt with have real impacts on the people of our countries.


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Asean-India trade deal to fill Doha void
Bangkok Post, 8 August 2008

The recent failure of global trade negotiations under the WTO was a powerful stimulus for last week's signing of the Asean-India free trade agreement, according to Asean secretary-general Surin Pitsuwan.

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http://www.bangkokpost.com/110808_Business/11Aug2008_biz39.php


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