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India, Pakistan ink visa pact to ease travel, trade (Second Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India and Pakistan Saturday signed a key agreement that will ease the visa regime to promote greater trade, travel and people-to-people contacts between the two ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India and Pakistan Saturday signed an agreement that will ease the visa restrictions on people from both countries.The agreement was signed between Interior Minister Rehman Malik ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani elders to get visas on arrival (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Senior citizens, aged 65 and above, in India and Pakistan can now walk across the border between the two countries and need not go through the ... Read more...

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No zero entrance through Bangladesh border: BSF chief


August 29th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Aug 29 (IANS) Even as the controversy over infiltration into India via the Bangladesh border rages on, the director general (DG) of the Border Security Force (BSF) Wednesday said ... Read more...

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118 Pakistani Hindus arrive in India


August 16th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 16 (IANS) With uncertainty writ large on their faces, 118 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India on board the Samjhauta Express, the peace train between India and Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Midnight tryst with peace - on India-Pakistan border


August 15th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) As the midnight hour approached, Indians and Pakistanis faced each other across the border holding candles to reinforce the spirit of harmony and shared heritage ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistan border guards exchange greetings


August 15th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistani border guards Wednesday greeted their Indian counterparts on the occasion of India's 66th Independence Day.Officers and troopers of Pakistan Rangers walked up to the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, about 250 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Afghanistan keen to trade with India via Wagah-Attari border


July 1st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Afghanistan wants to trade with India through the Wagah-Attari border and has urged Pakistan to work out a mechanism that would spur regional trade and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

We don’t spy on neighbours, asserts India (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India Friday said it does not indulge in spying on its neighbours, including Pakistan, and dismissed the claim of Surjeet Singh, the Indian who was ... Read more...

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We don’t spy on neighbours, asserts India


June 29th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India Friday said it does not indulge in spying on its neighbours, including Pakistan, and dismissed the claim of Surjeet Singh, the Indian who was ... Read more...

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Surjeet Singh walks back to India after 30 years


June 28th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Held in Pakistan on spying charges in the early 1980s, Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh returned home after three decades Thursday.Smiling and waving to family members, ... Read more...

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Surjeet freed but reaches Wagah in handcuffs (Lead, Changing dateline)


June 28th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Wagah (Pakistan), June 28 (IANS) He may have been officially released from jail Thursday morning but when Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh alighted from the prison van at the Wagah border ... Read more...

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Surjeet appeals for release of prisoners on both sides


June 28th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (IANS) Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh, who was released from Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail after three decades Thursday, said that prisoners on both sides of the border should ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Surjeet freed, to come home via Wagah (Lead, Changing dateline)


June 28th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh was released from Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail after over three decades in captivity Thursday and reached the Wagah border on the ... Read more...

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Indian newsprint could help Pakistani dailies become cheaper


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 3 (IANS) This is one fine print of a high in India-Pakistan ties. A consignment of 10 tonnes of newsprint from India was Thursday sent to Pakistan via ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Allow wheat exports to Pakistan, CIS countries’


April 24th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) Punjab Tuesday asked the central government to allow the export of wheat to Pakistan and CIS countries through the Attari checkpost as the state's produce may ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, Pakistan agree to open more trade routes


April 14th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Just a day after opening a new integrated check post at the Attari border, India and Pakistan Saturday said the countries were exploring the possibilities ... Read more...

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New checkpost opened at Attari, to boost sub-continental trade (Second Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 13 (IANS) Trade between India and Pakistan through the land border route is expected to go up almost 10 times with the formal inauguration Friday of ... Read more...

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Pakistani economist sees huge prospects for trade with India


April 13th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 13 (IANS) Eminent economist and former governor of State Bank of Pakistan Ishrat Husain said Friday he saw huge prospects for bilateral trade with India with both the ... Read more...

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New integrated checkpost opened at Attari, to boost Indo-Pak trade (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 13 (IANS) Trade between India and Pakistan through the land border route is expected to go up almost 10 times with the formal inauguration Friday of ... Read more...

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New integrated check post opens at Attari


April 13th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 13 (IANS) Business between India and Pakistan through the land border route is expected to go up almost 10 times with the formal inauguration Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Political push can see India-Pakistan trade boom


April 8th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) A political push and removal of barriers can see trade between India and Pakistan boom, experts maintain even as Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari made ... Read more...

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Faltering on polio, Pakistan looks at India lesson


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Pakistan's battle against polio has been marred by conflicts, natural disasters and lack of accountability over the past year and it is now looking ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to dismantle trade barriers (Round-up)


February 13th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 13 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, accompanied by business leaders of more than 100 Indian companies, Monday walked into Pakistan through the Wagah border, vowing to bring down ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to open new gate for trade by April-end


February 13th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Attari-Wagah Border, Feb 13 (IANS) A dedicated gate at the Attari-Wagah border to facilitate movement of goods between India and Pakistan will open by the end of April this year, ... Read more...

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801 nominations for Punjab polls rejected


January 14th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) As many as 801 nominations filed by candidates for the Jan 30 Punjab assembly elections have been rejected by the Election Commission, leaving 1,253 candidates in ... Read more...

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India, Pakistani troopers exchange sweets on Eid


November 7th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Nov 7 (IANS) Border guards from India and Pakistan Monday exchanged sweets at the joint check post along the Attari-Wagah border between India and Pakistan on the occasion ... Read more...

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Marketing is key, says Gul Panag


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Actress Gul Panag believes good films definitely do well, but a good marketing strategy is the smartest tool to promote a film and reach out to ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan border guards exchange Diwali sweets


October 26th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 26 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani border guards Wednesday exchanged sweets at the Attari-Wagah border post near here to mark Diwali, which is also celebrated by Hindus in Pakistan.Border ... Read more...

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Court allows NIA to compare Samjhauta, Malegaon blasts evidence


September 28th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Sep 28 (IANS) A Haryana court Wednesday allowed the National Investigating Agency (NIA) to compare evidence of the Samjhauta train blasts with those in Malegaon, Hyderabad and Ajmer.Special ... Read more...

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Pakistan Rangers offer BSF sweets on I-Day


August 14th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 14 (IANS) Troopers of the Pakistan Rangers offered sweets to their Indian Border Security Force (BSF) counterparts at the Attari-Wagah joint checkpost Sunday to mark the 65th anniversary ... Read more...

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Pakistan ready to cooperate with India on Mumbai blasts: Bashir


July 26th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), July 25 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir Monday said his country would cooperate with India in the investigation into the recent blasts in Mumbai.Accompanied by ... Read more...

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Conditions favourable in Pakistan for Sarabjit’s release: Sister


July 5th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 5 (IANS) Dalbir Kaur, the sister of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner lodged in Pakistan's Kot Lakhpat jail on terrorism charges, Tuesday said that conditions were quite favourable ... Read more...

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Indian released from Pakistan jail to wed Sunday


May 28th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 28 (IANS) Gopal Dass, who returned to India last month after languishing in Pakistani jails for nearly 27 years, has finally found his love in the hilly ... Read more...

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