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Karnataka braces for Thursday shutdown


September 19th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) With the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka extending support to the nationwide shutdown Thursday, the police has been put on high alert to maintain ... 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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3 militiamen, over 20 militants killed in Pakistan clashes


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) At least three militiamen and over 20 militants were killed in clashes between Pakistani troops and militants in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Bajaur Saturday afternoon, ... Read more...

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Goa Police step up vigil after Pune blasts


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) Stepping up vigil in wake of the Pune blasts, the Goa Police have asked hoteliers to keep an eye on tourists visiting the state.Superintendent of Police ... Read more...

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Man arrested for killing Delhi police constable


May 24th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A 30-year-old man was arrested in connection with the murder of a Delhi police constable who was run over by his truck in west Delhi's ... Read more...

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Pakistan mulls NATO toll tax


April 19th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) Pakistan Communications Minister Arbab Alamgir Khan has proposed a levy of $1,000 on each NATO truck transporting vital supplies through the country to the coalition forces ... Read more...

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Himachal needs policy to check illegal mining


April 7th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh needs a comprehensive mining policy and requires to put in place a system to check illegal mines, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India ... Read more...

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Pakistan opposition to resist NATO supply restoration


March 25th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Pakistani opposition parties have vowed to block every move by the government to restore NATO supplies to Afghanistan.Leader of the opposition in the National Assembly ... 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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Doctor abducted in Assam


March 14th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 13 (IANS) At least four armed men Tuesday evening abducted a physician from his chamber in Guwahati's busy Aathgaon area, police said while ruling out the role of ... Read more...

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US wants ties with Pakistan: Envoy


February 26th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A US diplomat reiterated Sunday that Washington wants bilateral ties with Islamabad.Charge d'Affaires Richard Hoagland told Geo News in an interview the US was ... Read more...

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Two hurt as rocket hits Pakistani journalist’s home


February 5th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) A rocket slammed into the house of a journalist in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan tribal region, injuring two children. Pakistani forces and suspected Taliban rebels ... Read more...

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US, Pakistan discuss ties


January 25th, 2012 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter and Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Tuesday discussed ways to normalize bilateral ties.Relations between the two countries hit bottom, ... Read more...

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Nepal to check fake currency influx into India


January 16th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Nepal Monday said it won't allow anti-India activities like influx of fake currency notes, movement of terrorists and smuggling of arms and goods from its ... 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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No more Abbottabad-like incidents, Gilani tells US


December 22nd, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan wants new rules of engagement with the US and an assurance of "no Abbottabad-like unilateral action in future", Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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Gilani sets conditions for relations with US


December 21st, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday said his country wanted new rules of engagement with the US with a guarantee to respect its sovereignty ... Read more...

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US to blame if Pakistan fails in war on terror: Khar


December 15th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 15 (IANS) The US would be held responsible if Pakistan failed in the war against terror, Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Thursday.Khar told the Parliamentary Committee ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants ties based on mutual respect: Gilani


December 14th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Pakistan wants peace and friendly relations with other countries based on mutual respect, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani told a top Pakistan Army official.Talking to ... Read more...

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Worse days ahead for Pakistan-US ties: Daily


December 4th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Pakistan and America are both locked in a serious conflict which has been "worsened by the arrogance exhibited by the US", a Pakistani daily said Sunday ... Read more...

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Highest regard for Pakistan’s sovereignty: Clinton


December 4th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) America has the highest regard for Pakistan's sovereignty, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in a telephone call.Gilani ... Read more...

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Karzai leaves for Bonn meet


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 2 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai left for Germany Friday to attend an international conference on the security situation and the future of his country, a statement ... Read more...

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Pakistani envoy in Germany to attend Bonn meet?


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) The Pakistani ambassador in Germany is likely to attend an international conference on the future of Afghanistan to be held in Bonn Dec 5, ... Read more...

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Enough is enough, says Pakistan on spilling citizens’ blood


November 30th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Wednesday said NATO forces will no longer be allowed to spill even a single drop of blood of Pakistani citizens ... Read more...

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NATO strikes an act of blatant aggression: Pakistan Army


November 30th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) The NATO air strikes on Pakistani checkposts were an "unprovoked act of blatant aggression" as the coalition was informed that it was an army check-post that ... Read more...

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Curfew clamped in northwest Pakistan


November 13th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Curfew was clamped Sunday in various parts of Pakistan's northwest tribal region for an indefinite period after a top militant commander said his group was abandoning ... Read more...

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Over 30,000 personnel to join ITBP


October 24th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) With 31,800 personnel set to join the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force soon, the troopers stationed at high altitude check posts would get relief, ... Read more...

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Mukherjee asks Nepal to hasten setting-up of check posts


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday asked his Nepalese counterpart to expedite the setting-up of integrated check posts on the Nepalese side of the border."Construction ... Read more...

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Pakistan deploys army to stop cross-border attacks


October 19th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan has deployed the army and the paramilitary along the frontier with Afghanistan to stop cross-border militants' attacks, the chief military spokesman said Tuesday.Major General Athar ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to open bank branches on reciprocal basis


September 29th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India and Pakistan have agreed to open bank branches on a reciprocal basis in a bid to facilitate the flow of investment and trade, the ... Read more...

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Pakistan deploys troops along Afghan border


September 13th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Pakistan has deployed army personnel along its border with Afghanistan that was earlier manned by paramilitary forces and border police, a military spokesman said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Hazare threatens third agitation for Jan Lokpal Bill


September 11th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Sep 11 (IANS) Social crusader Anna Hazare Sunday warned here that he would launch another agitation if the Jan Lokpal bill was not made into a ... Read more...

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NATO commander meets Pakistan army chief


September 10th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) The commander of the NATO International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan has met Pakistan's army chief and discussed with him ways to improve regional ... Read more...

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Pakistan lodges protest with Afghanistan over attacks


August 28th, 2011 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Pakistan has lodged a protest with Afghanistan over the cross-border raids by Taliban on seven Pakistani check posts that left 25 security personnel dead.The army ... Read more...

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India-Bangladesh border haats to boost trade: Anand Sharma (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 23 (IANS) The traditional border 'haats' between Bangladesh and India, which re-opened after 40 years Saturday, will add a new dimension to the economic cooperation between the ... Read more...

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