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  India - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia.
India's climate is strongly influenced by the Himalayas and the Thar Desert.
India, lying within the Indomalaya ecozone, hosts significant biodiversity; it is home to 7.6% of all mammalian, 12.6% of avian, 6.2% of reptilian, and 6.0% of flowering plant species.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/India   (3874 words)

 India - Foreign Relations
India's relations with the world have evolved considerably since the British colonial period (1757-1947), when a foreign power monopolized external relations and defense relations.
Although India obtained substantial Soviet military and economic aid, which helped to strengthen the nation, India's influence was undercut regionally and internationally by the perception that its friendship with the Soviet Union prevented a more forthright condemnation of the Soviet presence in Afghanistan.
In theory, the ministers of defence, commerce, and finance provide input to foreign policy decisions discussed in cabinet meetings, but their influence in practical terms is overshadowed by the predominant position of the prime minister and his advisers.
countrystudies.us /india/122.htm   (2058 words)

 ipedia.com: Foreign relations of Pakistan Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Its foreign policy encompasses historically difficult relations with India, a desire for a stable Afghanistan, long-standing close relations with the People's Republic of China, extensive security and economic interests in the Persian Gulf, and wide-ranging bilateral relations with the United States and other Western countries.
India's nuclear test in 1974 generated great uncertainty in Pakistan and is generally acknowledged to have been the impetus for Pakistan's nuclear weapons development program.
India's decision to conduct nuclear tests in May 1998 and Pakistan's matching response set back U.S. relations in the region, which had seen renewed U.S. Government interest during the second Clinton Administration.
www.ipedia.com /foreign_relations_of_pakistan.html   (2230 words)

India's domestic politics also took new shape, as the nationalist appeal of the Congress Party gave way to traditional alignments by caste, creed, and ethnicity leading to the founding of a plethora of small, regionally based political parties.
India's population is estimated at nearly 1.1 billion and is growing at 1.6% a year.
India maintains that the entire former princely state is an integral part of the Indian union, while Pakistan insists that UN resolutions calling for self-determination of the people of the state must be taken into account.
www.factmonster.com /country/profiles/india.html   (5230 words)

 Foreign relations of India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
India's action, viewed by some critics as an indication of Indian ambitions to be a regional hegemon, were regarded by the United States, the Soviet Union, Britain, Nepal, and Bangladesh as legitimate assistance to a friendly government, and to be fully in keeping with India's strategic role in South Asia.
India and Israel were on opposite sides during the Cold War, with Israel siding with the NATO countries and India leaning in the direction of the Soviet Union.
Relations between India and the PRC are on the mend, and the two sides handled the move from Tibet to India of the 17th Karmapa in January 2000 with delicacy and tact.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foreign_relations_of_India   (5980 words)

 India, China, and the United States: A Delicate Balance - Council on Foreign Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
India's leaders have dismissed suggestions their country should be part of any U.S. containment strategy toward China and have cited the importance of booming economic ties with China.
India accounts for nearly 80 percent of South Asian economic activity and is a critical gateway to the region's economy.
India is wary of China's longstanding relationship with its rival Pakistan, including Chinese assistance for Pakistan's nuclear weapons program and China's role in a project to upgrade a Pakistani deep-sea port at Gwadar.
www.cfr.org /publication/9962/india_china_and_the_united_states.html   (1835 words)

 Foreign Affairs - The India Model - Gurcharan Das
India is poised at a key moment in its history.
And although India is successfully generating high-end, capital- and knowledge-intensive manufacturing, it has failed to create a broad-based, labor-intensive industrial revolution -- meaning that gains in employment have not been commensurate with overall growth.
Their model was inward-looking and import-substituting rather than outward-looking and export-promoting, and it denied India a share in the prosperity that a massive expansion in global trade brought in the post-World War II era.
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 India (12/06)
India's domestic politics also took new shape, as the nationalist appeal of the Congress Party gave way to traditional caste, creed, and ethnic alignments, leading to the founding of a plethora of small, regionally based political parties.
India maintains that the entire former princely state is an integral part of the Indian union, while Pakistan insists upon the implementation of UN resolutions calling for self-determination for the people of the state.
India and China are building on growing economic ties to improve other aspects of their relationship such as counter-terrorism, energy, and trade.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3454.htm   (6607 words)

 Introduction to Foreign Relations of India - 1998-99
India is confident that the ASEAN countries with their proven institutional strength, as well as high growth in human development and infrastructure, will overcome the effects of this crisis and will be able to recover before long.
India closely followed developments relating to Kosovo and reiterated our support for the principles of sovereignty, territorial integrity and for the resolution of the issue through peaceful means and not through any unilateral actions.
India is playing an active role in the preparatory work for this conference as a co-Chairman of the Working Group established by the UNGA for this purpose.
www.indianembassy.org /policy/Foreign_Policy/FP_1999/Introduction_FP_98-99.html   (7688 words)

 The Hindu Business Line : India-US relations: Challenges and opportunities
India can succeed in developing a durable relationship with the US and with other major powers, only when it clearly defines its core national security interests and accelerates the process of economic reform and progress, so that engaging India becomes an imperative for global powers.
India's accelerating economic growth and capabilities in areas such as industrial research and development and information technology have persuaded Americans and US corporations that the skills and talent of the "the intelligent Indians" can be leveraged to make American industry and business more competitive.
The House International Relations Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee have cleared the deal, which is expected to get approval from the House and the Senate this month.
www.thehindubusinessline.com /2006/07/14/stories/2006071401851100.htm   (1090 words)

 Sino-Indian relations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The communiqué also expressed China's concern about agitation by Tibetan separatists in India and reiterated China's position that Tibet was an integral part of China and that anti-China political activities by expatriate Tibetans was not to be tolerated.
The center serves as the representative office of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and is the counterpart of the India-Taipei Association in Taiwan; both institutions have the goal of improving relations between the two sides, which have been strained since New Delhi's recognition of Beijing in 1950.
India says China is occupying 38,000 square kilometres of its territory in Kashmir, while China claims the whole of Arunachal Pradesh as its own.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sino-Indian_relations   (3544 words)

 GeographyIQ - World Atlas - Asia - India - Foreign Relations
India maintains that his decision and the subsequent elections in Kashmir have made it an integral part of India.
India maintains that the entire former princely state is an integral part of the Indian union, while Pakistan insists that UN resolutions calling for self-determination of the people of the state must be taken into account.
Foreign Secretary-level discussions took place in June, which generated modest progress, and the two sides agreed to schedule a further set of meetings in July and August.
www.geographyiq.com /countries/in/India_relations_summary.htm   (1561 words)

 India-Israel Relations
India and Israel are democracies and have survived in a sea of hostility, surrounded by implacable adversaries and a heavily militarised security environment.
India’s current Minister of External Affairs had to concede during an address to the Israel Council on Foreign Relations that "India’s Israel policy became a captive to domestic policy that came to be unwillingly as unstated veto to India’s larger West Asian Policy"
India, at the turn of the millenium seems, to have broken out of the straitjacket of moral histrionics of the last 50 years in terms of its foreign policies and approaches to strategic cooperation.
www.saag.org /papers2/paper131.html   (3104 words)

 Bhutan's Foreign Policy and Relations: Bhutannewsonline.com
Secondly, Bhutan’s treaty relations with India, heavy dependence on India economic aid and its land-locked status hindered the growth of independent diplomacy.
It established formal diplomatic relations with Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, EEC, Norway and Netherlands in 1985; Kuwait, Japan and Finland in 1986; South Korea in 1987, Austria in 1989, Thailand in 1991 Bahrain in 1992.
It established non-resident diplomatic relations with Maldives in 1984, Sri Lanka, 1987 and Pakistan in 1990.
www.bhutannewsonline.com /foreign-relations.html   (985 words)

 India (11/04)
India's domestic politics also took new shape, as the nationalist appeal of the Congress Party gave way to traditional alignments by caste, creed, and ethnicity leading to the founding of a plethora of small, regionally based political parties.
India's population is estimated at nearly 1.07 billion and is growing at 1.7% a year.
The policy concerning India’s defense, and the armed forces as a whole, is formulated and confirmed by the Union Cabinet.
www.state.gov /outofdate/bgn/i/47474.htm   (5745 words)

 Online Burma Library > Main Library > Foreign Relations > India-Burma relations
The Indian Embassy in Rangoon actively supported the pro-democracy student activists and many entered India for shelter after the military coup in 1988.143 From 1988 to 1990, India followed a policy committed to open support of the forces of democracy and “complete disengagement” with the ruling military junta in Burma.
Now India and Burma are cooperating in many fields, including countering insurgency on the border, checking narcotics smuggling across the border, sharing intelligence on a real-time basis, promoting trade and investment.
Furthermore, India?s maritime south-eastern trade routes border Myanmar?s territorial waters, and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands where India has naval and air facilities - are much closer to the Burmese shore than to the coastal states of eastern India 1.
www.ibiblio.org /obl/show.php?cat=209   (1673 words)

 GeographyIQ - World Atlas - Asia - Bhutan - Foreign Relations
Relations between India and Bhutan are governed by the 1949 Treaty of Peace and Friendship.
The treaty ensures India's neutrality in Bhutan's internal affairs, in exchange for Bhutan's agreement to be guided by India in foreign policy matters.
India is Bhutan's largest donor and supplies approximately 80% of Bhutan's foreign assistance.
www.geographyiq.com /countries/bt/Bhutan_relations_summary.htm   (430 words)

 The EU's relations with India - Overview
EU-India relations go back to the early 1960s: India was amongst the first countries to set up diplomatic relations with EEC.
The 1994 Co-operation Agreement provides for an EC India Joint Commission as the central guardian mechanism to oversee and inspire the entire range of co-operation activities between India and the EC.
The meeting, which was held in an extremely productive and cordial atmosphere, confirmed the determination of India and the EU to operationalise the commitments made in the "Joint Action Plan" adopted at the EU-India Summit of September 7.
ec.europa.eu /comm/external_relations/india/intro/index.htm   (498 words)

 India’s Energy Crunch - Council on Foreign Relations
India’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth hit 9.2 percent for the period from July through September of this year—an increase over the already robust rate of 8.4 percent during the same period last year.
“India has yet to develop a coherent policy,” says Ganguly, who adds that the four main energy ministries act like “different countries at work.” India did have a central energy ministry until 1992, which was then broken down into the ministries of Coal, Petroleum and Natural Gas, Nonconventional Energy Sources, and of Power.
India’s decision to forge energy partnerships with countries such as Syria, Sudan, and, particularly, Iran has also raised concerns in the United States.
www.cfr.org /publication/12200   (2097 words)

 ASIA, SOUTHERN/India-Foreign Policy/Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
India in South Asia: Relations with Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bangladesh, by J. Mohan Malik, pp 241-252.
Chapter 9: India and Pakistan: The Roots of Conflict, by Thomas Thornton and Maxim Bratersky, pp 179-203.
Elites in both India and Pakistan recognize the imperative to avoid increased conflict and are much more focused on internal problems than is appreciated in the U. The impending treaty to ban nuclear weapons testing, and reported Indian preparations to conduct a test, have brought both states closer to key decisions regarding their nuclear programs.
www.au.af.mil /au/aul/bibs/souasia/indfor.htm   (1088 words)

 India -- Introduction
This event marked the beginning of the end of the European political control of large parts of Asia, Africa, and other parts of the world which had developed as European empires extended their power outward over the course of several centuries.
The picture of British India presented by the exhibition has been influenced in part by how the interviewees themselves remembered their experience and India.
The curators are particularly grateful to the men and women who agreed to share their recollections of India, whose names and recorded and transcribed words can be found throughout this document.
www.lib.lsu.edu /special/exhibits/india/intro.htm   (815 words)

 india pakistan kashmir - Books, journals, articles @ The Questia Online Library
Pakistani invasion of Kashmir in 1948 and subsequent...nuclear war between India and Pakistan on the Kashmir issue, the fallout...and military hold of India in Jammu and Kashmir.
The Valley...long-time enemies India and Pakistan, Kashmirs vulnerability is...
India and Pakistan have fought three...two of them over Kashmir, and there are...
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India China Institute (ICI), based at The New School, fosters study, research and connections among India, China and the United States, countries that increasingly share interests and challenges.
Leaders and learners come together to generate new ideas, debate policies, and design solutions for key challenges facing India and China through transdisciplinary and transnational conversations.
n a tour of 3 major cities in India, President Kerrey, along with several ICI and New School scholars conducted lectures, and engaged in discussions of emergent social issues with senior Indian University faculty and leaders.
www.indiachina.newschool.edu   (178 words)

 Light Ahead in India (The Nation, June 5, 1948)
This article focuses on the foreign relations between India and Pakistan.
Both India and Pakistan have rejected the resolution on Kashmir adopted by the United Nations Security Council, though neither will refuse to cooperate with the five-member commission of the United Nations when it visits Kashmir.
Kashmir's strategic position is of such vital importance that India would have been justified in receiving it into the Indian federation without further ado.
www.thenation.com /archive/detail/13463673   (153 words)

 AllRefer.com - India - Chapter 9. Foreign Relations | Indian Information Resource
India - The Role of Political and Interest Groups
India - Britain, Australia, Canada, Western Europe, and Japan
India - South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
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