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Setback for Zardari: Letter closing graft cases to be withdrawn (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The government has decided to withdraw a letter sent out during Pervez Musharraf's tenure to close graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Raja ... Read more...

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Letter that closed Zardari graft cases to be withdrawn: PM


September 18th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The government has decided to withdraw a letter that had been sent to Swiss authorities during Pervez Musharraf's tenure to close graft cases against President Asif ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM appears in Supreme Court


September 18th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Tuesday appeared before the Supreme Court, which had last month given him three-weeks' time to write to Swiss authorities on ... Read more...

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Pakistan test-fires nuclear-capable cruise missile


September 17th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The Pakistani military on Monday said it has successfully test-fired a short-range cruise missile which includes stealth features and is capable of carrying nuclear warheads. It comes ... Read more...

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10 killed, 40 hurt in Pakistan car bombing (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 40 injured in a car bomb blast that ripped through a market area Monday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region ... Read more...

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Visa pact signed with Pakistan; India insists on 26/11 justice (Intro Roundup)


September 9th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Vowing to move beyond the burdens of a troubled past, India and Pakistan Saturday signed a pact to liberalise their visa regime to promote greater ... Read more...

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No conditions attached, PM to decide on Pakistan visit: Krishna


September 8th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Saturday said that no conditions were being put by India for the visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Mumbai trial delay due to system: Rehman Malik


September 8th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Denying that the Pakistan government had anything to do with the delay in the trial of alleged conspirators behind the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, Pakistan's Interior ... Read more...

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Pakistan to release Sarabjit Singh soon, says lawyer


September 7th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row, is all set to be released by the Pakistani government, his lawyer Awais Sheikh says.Sheikh has said ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan acknowledge ‘more needs to be done’


September 7th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Acknowledging that some progress had been made in talks between India and Pakistan, both sides Friday said that "much more needs to be done" in the ... Read more...

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Krishna-Khar talks: Terror, 26/11 India’s ‘core concerns’ (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Islamabad, India has made it clear that although all issues will be discussed, terrorism and ... Read more...

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Zardari, Manmohan meeting a mere ritual: Pakistani daily


September 1st, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Pakistan has to "dispel the impression that the procrastination of the Mumbai suspects' trial is on purpose", said a leading Pakistani daily that described President ... Read more...

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Pakistan 26/11 panel visit only after internal consultations: India


September 1st, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Indian government Friday said it will decide on the visit of another Pakistan judicial panel here to cross-examine witnesses related to the trial ... Read more...

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Krishna, Khar to hold talks Sep 8, visa pact uncertain


August 31st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will hold talks with his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar in Islamabad Sep 8, but it's not yet clear ... Read more...

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PM says “proper atmosphere” needed for Pakistan visit


August 31st, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) A day after he met Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari in Tehran, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday he said was keen ... Read more...

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Keen to visit Pakistan but in ‘proper atmosphere’: Manmohan Singh


August 31st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday he was keen to visit Pakistan but only if the "proper atmosphere" was created."I am ... Read more...

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Manmohan returns after Tehran visit


August 31st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Friday after a four-day visit to Tehran during which he attended the 16h summit meeting of the Non-Aligned ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh leaves Tehran for home


August 31st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left for home Friday morning after a four-day visit to Tehran during which he attended the 16h summit meeting of ... Read more...

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Speeding up 26/11 justice biggest CBM: Manmohan tells Zardari (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) India told Pakistan Thursday that expeditiously concluding the trial of the 26/11 Mumbai attack's perpetrators would be the biggest sub-continental confidence building measure (CBM).Indian Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Speeding up 26/11 justice biggest CBM: PM tells Zardari (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) India told Pakistan Thursday that the expeditious conclusion of the trial of the perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack would be the biggest sub-continental ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh meets Zardari


August 30th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari here Thursday evening on the sidelines of the Non-Aligned Movement Summit.The meeting lasted 30-35 ... Read more...

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Zardari, Manmohan meeting could be significant: daily


August 30th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) A meeting between President Asif Ali Zardari and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Tehran "could be an important continuation of the efforts to improve ... Read more...

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Am sure Pakistan will note verdict on Kasab: Krishna


August 29th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) India Wednesday expressed the hope that Pakistan will take note of the Supreme Court verdict upholding the death penalty for 26/11 convict Ajmal Kasab, the ... Read more...

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India more opportunity than threat: Pakistani daily


August 29th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) India is more opportunity than threat, said a Pakistani daily that noted the thaw in ties between Islamabad and New Delhi."Today, India is more opportunity ... Read more...

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India to widen scope of cyber-security coordinator


August 28th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India is to widen the scope of its cyber-security coordinator in the wake of incendiary internet data that swept the country earlier this month ... Read more...

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Enough of talks, act against terror, India to tell Pakistan


August 28th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 28 (IANS) "Enough of talk, act against terror; we have given you the evidence" will be the message conveyed to Islamabad when Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Pakistani dailies wonder about Swiss letter saga


August 28th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) What next, wondered Pakistani dailies Tuesday after Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf got three more weeks to write to Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against ... Read more...

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PM gets till Sep 18 to write letter against Zardari (Third Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) He could have been on his way out but Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf was Monday given a three-week reprieve by the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Pakistan SC orders PM to appear again Sep 18 (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday ordered Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, facing a show-cause notice for failing to implement a Supreme Court order, to appear before ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM faces SC, seeks time to write Swiss letter (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Facing a show-cause notice for failing to implement a Supreme Court order, Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Monday sought more time to write to ... Read more...

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Hindus not migrating: Pakistani panel


August 27th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Hindus are not migrating to India and giving up their Pakistani citizenship, said a committee that was formed to look into reports of mass migration ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM faces SC on contempt order


August 27th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Monday appeared in the Supreme Court to face a show-cause notice for failing to implement the order to write ... Read more...

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21 world leaders visited India this year, more on way


August 26th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India continued to be a favourite overseas destination for world leaders with as many as 21 heads of state or government visiting the country ... Read more...

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Promote tolerance, repulse extremism: Zardari


August 20th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf have called on the people to reject "extremist trends" and "negative propaganda of misguided elements" ... Read more...

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Ajmer shrine finally receives Zardari’s $1 mn donation


August 18th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Ajmer, Aug 17 (IANS) Four months after visiting Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari announced $1 million donation for Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti's shrine here, the shrine authorities finally received ... Read more...

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