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Can’t rule out more border tunnels: Home secretary (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Friday that it is possible Pakistan may have dug more tunnels to push militants and weapons into India.He also the media ... Read more...

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Midnight tryst with peace - on India-Pakistan (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:45 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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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...

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Pakistani Rangers fire at Indian posts in Jammu


August 6th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 6 (IANS) Pakistani Rangers had opened "unprovoked firing" at two Indian border posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Arnia sector, Border Security Force (BSF) officials said Monday.According to officials, ... Read more...

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ISAF commander meets Pakistan army chief (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Commander of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) General John R. Allen Thursday called on Pakistan Army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani to discuss issues related ... Read more...

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ISAF commander to visit Pakistan Thursday


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan Gen John Allen will arrive here Thursday in an one-day official visit.The top commander will discuss ... Read more...

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Pakistan to re-open NATO supply routes: Clinton


July 4th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that Tuesday Pakistan has decided to re-open NATO supply routes to Afghanistan. This was after she expressed her "deepest ... Read more...

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It’s not business as usual with Pakistan: NATO


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 3 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said there have been a decline in cooperation activities and "it's not business as usual with Pakistan"."No, it's not business ... Read more...

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India to Pakistan: Truce violations jeopardise peace


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) India has in strong words conveyed to Pakistan its concerns over targeting of the Indian border posts by the Pakistani forces and implications of such "provocative" ... Read more...

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US seeks to mend ties with Pakistan


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The US government looks forward to working with Pakistan's newly-elected Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf to bring the strained relations between the two countries back ... Read more...

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Shoot down US drones, say Pakistani groups


June 18th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) An alliance of religious and political parties in Pakistan has asked the government to shoot down US drones that routinely target militants, Xinhua news agency reported.They ... Read more...

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US military trainers’ have not come back: Pakistan


May 31st, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) Pakistani military Thursday denied claims by American officials that a group of US military trainers have returned to the country several months after their departure following ... Read more...

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NATO won’t pay $5,000 per truck to Pakistan: Panetta


May 20th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has ruled out paying Pakistan $5,000 for each truck carrying supplies via its territory for NATO troops in Afghanistan.In an ... Read more...

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Zardari arrives in Chicago for NATO summit (Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 6:45 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has arrived in Chicago to attend a key NATO summit starting Sunday.Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and Foreign Secretary Jalil ... Read more...

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Zardari arrives in Chicago for NATO summit


May 20th, 2012 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has arrived in Chicago to attend a key NATO summit.Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbass Jilani ... Read more...

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Pakistan, ISAF discuss border coordination


May 13th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Senior Pakistani and ISAF commanders met in the garrison city of Rawalpindi Saturday and discussed "operations in border areas and coordination mechanisms to avoid untoward incidents", ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Afghanistan, ISAF to hold trilateral meet


May 10th, 2012 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) A trilateral meeting of the military authorities of Pakistan, Afghanistan and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) will take place in Rawalpindi later this week, Pakistani ... Read more...

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NATO trucks caused Rs.100 bn damage to roads: Pakistan


April 20th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Heavy NATO containers, trundling through Pakistan to Afghanistan, caused Rs.100 billion worth of damage to the country's roads, said a minister.Federal Minister for Communications Arbab ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US to hold talks on new terms of engagement


April 17th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) Pakistan will hold talks with the US on "new terms of engagements", the foreign ministry said Tuesday.This follows last week's parliamentary approval of fresh guidelines ... Read more...

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Pakistan admits to problems in ties with US


April 12th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) Admitting to problems in its relations with the US, Pakistan said Thursday the future of the ties depends on parliament, which is currently reviewing the ... Read more...

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Pakistani MPs oppose NATO arms supply


March 30th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) A majority of Pakistani parliamentarians Friday urged the government not to allow transportation of arms and ammunition to foreign forces in Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.Participating in a ... Read more...

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Pakistani panel wants US to apologise for airstrike


March 20th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Tuesday recommended to the Pakistani government to seek an unconditional apology from the US over the airstrikes on border posts that killed 24 ... Read more...

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‘Stable Pakistan can re-set ties with US’


March 18th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) A top US military commander has voiced confidence that America and Pakistan can re-set their bilateral ties in a mutually beneficial way, saying Pakistan was now ... Read more...

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Pakistani airspace never closed for NATO: Gilani


February 27th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistan never closed its airspace for NATO supplies in Afghanistan and had only suspended the land route, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said."The Defence ... Read more...

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IAF ramps up chopper fleet with new induction (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Indian Air Force Friday inducted the most-modern Mi-17V5 helicopter, its latest buy from Russia, to ramp up the ferrying of troops and supplies to ... Read more...

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Latest Russian chopper to join IAF (Second Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) India will Friday induct the modern Mi-17V5 helicopter, its latest buy from Russia, into the air force to ferry troops and supplies to remote borders ... Read more...

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Pakistan postpones US envoy Marc Grossman’s visit


January 19th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday postponed a visit by US Special Envoy Marc Grossman until a parliamentary review of bilateral relations is completed.Grossman is currently touring the region ... Read more...

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Gilani meets defence chiefs; Kayani talks with Zardari (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Amid the stand-off between the political and military leadership in Pakistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Saturday told military chiefs that the armed forces were ... Read more...

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Pakistan religious parties to oppose NATO supply resumption


January 8th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) An alliance of religious parties has said they will oppose any decision of the Pakistani government to restore supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.Leaders ... Read more...

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CCTV surveillance for over 50 Delhi markets soon


January 6th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) More than 50 Delhi markets would soon be brought under closed circuit television camera (CCTV) surveillance to combat terrorism, Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta said Friday.Addressing ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops target Indian border posts


January 5th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 5 (IANS) Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir and fired at Indian posts in the Krishna Ghati sector of Ponch ... Read more...

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Pakistan reviewing Pentagon report on NATO attack


December 30th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Pakistan said Thursday it was reviewing a Pentagon report over the NATO attack on two Pakistani border posts that killed 24 soldiers.The Nov 26 air strikes ... Read more...

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Pakistan admits ties with US remained tense in 2011


December 29th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Pakistan admitted Thursday that its relations with the US remained tense in 2011 due to some incidents, including the US military's unilateral raid to kill ... Read more...

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Pakistan shoots down NATO airstrike probe report (Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Pakistan has rejected the report of an investigation into last month's NATO airstrike that left two dozen Pakistani soldiers dead, saying it is "short on facts".Inter-Services ... Read more...

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