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Karnataka farmers, planters oppose proposed Free Trade Agreement

The proposed RCEP will harm and worsen the trade deficit in the plantation commodities and make things miserable for the sector, which is already suffering on account of low prices and high cost of production, says a study by the United Planters’ Association of Southern India (UPASI).

Joining RCEP should be seen as an extension of New Delhi’s Look East policy

There is a tendency in Indian industry to seek protection, whenever any steps towards globalisation are taken. However, it is an acknowledged fact that globalisation did benefit the Indian economy, brought in newer technology and made Indian industry far more competitive.


India, ASEAN members to review goods FTA

The ministers agreed to constitute a joint committee for this purpose, they added in their statement following the 16th AEM-India consultations at Bangkok.

Sushma Swaraj concludes 'productive' three-nation visit to ASEAN countries

During her visit, Sushma Swaraj addressed the Indian diaspora at the ASEAN-India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) in Singapore and reaffirmed India's commitment to the ASEAN.

Sarbananda Sonowal pitches for direct flights between Guwahati and ASEAN capitals

The Assam Chief Minister said his government was determined to step up efforts in increasing interactions with the ASEAN countries, including enhancing people-to-people contact and trade and other relations

With focus on 'Act East' policy, Sushma Swaraj holds talks with ASEAN secretary general

Sushma Swaraj, who arrived in Jakarta from Thailand on the second leg of her three-nation tour, also inaugurated the 5th Round Table of ASEAN India Network of Think-Tank


Back to the Front

A 10-day camp in Udaipur gets a slew of Southeast Asian artists to create art through shared history and traditions

US pushes Asian nations on North Korea

Just hours before the meetings were due to start, the UN Security Council voted unanimously to back a US-drafted resolution to dramatically tighten the existing sanctions targeting North Korea. The vote marked a victory for US moves to force the North to halt its development of a nuclear-armed missile that could threaten US cities,

Sushma Swaraj chairs brainstorming session with Indian envoys

Swaraj has said that there is a need to look at a more "functional visa regime" in the grouping.

India need not worry too much about South China Sea tensions: China

China's oil rig's attempts for oil exploration in the waters of disputed islands claimed by both countries have escalated tensions.