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‘Significant headway due to thaw in India-Pakistan relations’


September 10th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Significant headway has been made in the past two years due to the thaw in the India-Pakistan relations, a leading Pakistani daily said Monday."Ever since India ... Read more...

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‘No link between Siachen, other issues with Pakistan’


June 16th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, June 16 (IANS) India attaches no link between the progress in talks with Pakistan on reducing military presence in Siachen Glacier and other bilateral matters, ... Read more...

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Zardari writes to Manmohan for Chisty’s repatriation (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging him to send home on humanitarian grounds Pakistani scientist Khalil Chisty, who ... Read more...

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Post 26/11, a chronicle of India-Pakistan meetings


April 8th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
A chronology of key meetings between Indian and Pakistani leaders after the Nov 26, 2008 Mumbai terror carnage that caused a nearly two-year long deep freeze in the ties between ... Read more...

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Manmohan-Gilani chemistry: From Sharm el-Sheikh to Addu via Thimphu


November 10th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) Call it the magic of the Maldives, the picture-pretty Indian Ocean islands that seems to melt all differences. Or the feel of gross national ... Read more...

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Pakistan pushes trade diplomacy, talks on MFN Wednesday


September 27th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) A day ahead of his meeting with his Indian counterpart Anand Sharma, Pakistani Commerce Minister Amin Fahim Tuesday called for bolstering regional trading blocs and ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani parliamentarians push for easing visa regime


August 19th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Calling for an "uninterrupted" dialogue between India and Pakistan, parliamentarians of the two countries Friday pushed for liberalizing the visa regime to ease travel ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan talks signal hope, says daily


July 27th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) The India-Pakistan talks signal hope for a positive outcome, said a leading Pakistani daily as it cautioned that the two countries could not "afford ... Read more...

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India serious about talks, says Pakistani foreign minister


July 24th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 24 (IANS) Pakistan's new Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, who is set to visit New Delhi July 26-27, said India is "serious about the composite dialogue" and her ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak talks have done good for South Asia: Daily


July 5th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) The talks between the Pakistani and Indian foreign secretaries seem to have done a lot of good for South Asia, a leading daily said Tuesday.An ... Read more...

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Compromise on Kashmir will spark nationwide stir: BJP (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Terming the Kashmir issue as a "gift of the Nehru family", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday warned the Congress-led central government of a ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan begin Siachen talks


May 30th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India and Pakistan Monday began a two-day dialogue here aimed at resolving the dispute over the Siachen Glacier, the world's highest battlefield, where both countries ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to resume Siachen talks Monday


May 30th, 2011 - 2:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) India is expected to press Pakistan to authenticate the 110-km actual ground position line (AGPL) along the Siachen Glacier-Saltoro ridge in Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Pakistan inching ahead to bestow MFN status to India: Khullar


April 29th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawinder SinghAmritsar, Apr 29 (ANI): Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar, who returned after a two-day long secretary level talks with his Pakistani counterpart Zafar Mahmood, on Friday said Pakistan is inching ahead ... Read more...

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Private sectors of India, Pak to be facilitated: Zafar Mehmood


April 28th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 28(ANI): Private sectors of Pakistan and India will be facilitated for the benefit of the people and the greater goal of economic prosperity of both countries, Pakistan's Commerce Secretary Zafar ... Read more...

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Constructive engagement vital for both India, Pakistan: Gilani


April 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 27(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that constructive engagement with India is vital for both nations to move towards the goal of establishing good-neighbourly relations.Gilani ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak Commerce Secretary-level trade talks begin today


April 27th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 27(ANI): The Commerce Secretaries of Pakistan and India will meet in Islamabad on Wednesday in a renewed effort to expand bilateral trade.A number of issues are expected to be taken ... Read more...

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Job well done if ties with Pakistan improve: PM


April 17th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
On board PM's Special Aircraft, April 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said his job would be "well done" if he succeeded in improving the relations between India ... Read more...

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Talks with Pakistan to continue despite 26/11 revelations: Krishna


April 13th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday said talks with Islamabad will continue even though Pakistani-born Canadian citizen Tahawwur Hussain Rana and accomplice David Headley ... Read more...

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Uninterrupted India-Pakistan dialogue, someday sure


April 10th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Apr.10 (ANI): While the Indian cricket team was on its way to defeating the Pakistan team in the World Cup semi-final at Mohali, we apparently agreed to an ... Read more...

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Pak terms ‘cricket diplomacy’ meeting with India as win-win situation for both nations


April 1st, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): Pakistan has described Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's meeting with his Indian counterpart Dr Manmohan Singh during his 'cricket diplomacy' visit to Mohali on March 30 as a ... Read more...

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Mohali ’summit’ a modest diplomatic gain: Pakistani daily


March 31st, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) Describing the meeting between Yousuf Raza Gilani and Manmohan Singh as a "modest diplomatic gain", a leading Pakistani daily noted Thursday that it is ... Read more...

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Don’t delink terrorism from talks: BJP


March 29th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Ahead of the talks between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan Wednesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Tuesday that the government should ... Read more...

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Kashmir not on agenda during Gilani’s India trip


March 29th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani is going to India primarily to witness the Pakistan-India World Cup semifinal and "not to discuss the Kashmir issue", says ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan talks agenda: 26/11, counter-terror


March 27th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The home secretaries of India and Pakistan meet here Monday for two days of talks to review tricky issues like prosecution of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan talks nothing but photo-ops: Imran Khan


March 26th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) Pakistani cricket legend and politician Imran Khan Saturday welcomed Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's attempt to kickstart India-Pakistan talks by inviting top Pakistani leaders to ... Read more...

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Cross LoC travel: India unilaterally increases stay period to six months


March 26th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26(ANI): Based on the recommendation of the Jammu and Kashmir Government, Union External Affairs Ministry has extended the stay for cross-Line of Control (LoC) travel to six months."To encourage ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan home secretaries to meet ahead of Mohali match


March 26th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) As Indian and Pakistani cricketers gear up for the high-voltage World Cup semi-final clash, likely to be viewed by their prime ministers, the home ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to resume talks on trade issues in April after two-year gap


March 25th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 25(ANI): After a two-year gap, Pakistan and India have decided to hold technical level talks next month for the removal of hindrances for increasing bilateral trade.The Indian Commerce Secretary ... Read more...

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Keep pressure on Pakistan, says Tharoor


March 15th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Former minister of state for external affairs Shashi Tharoor Tuesday asked the government to keep up pressure on Pakistan to take steps against terror ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak composite dialogue on March 28-29 in Delhi


March 4th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 4(ANI): Pakistan and India will resume the composite dialogue process from March 28 in New Delhi.The Pakistan Foreign Office said in a statement: "Pakistan-India Interior/Home Secretaries Level Talks will be ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak composite dialogue to resume from March 21 in New Delhi


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 2(ANI): Pakistan and India will resume the composite dialogue process from March 21 in New Delhi to normalise their bilateral relations.In a response to a question regarding the Indian ... Read more...

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Resumption of talks with India a breakthrough: Pakistan


February 12th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Terming as "a breakthrough" the agreement between India and Pakistan to resume bilateral dialogue, Pakistan Saturday said the move is "likely to result in bringing peace and stability ... Read more...

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Resumption of talks with Pakistan a conscious decision: India


February 11th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 11 (IANS) India Friday said its move to resume talks with Pakistan on all outstanding issues was a "conscious decision" but made it clear that it expected Islamabad to ... Read more...

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Pragmatic to resume talks with Pakistan: Nirupama Rao


February 10th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao Thursday said the decision to resume dialogue with Pakistan was "very pragmatic" and not holding talks has not yielded any returns."We have ... Read more...

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