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India, Pakistan MPs moot new CBMs; discuss Assam, SMSs (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Islamabad, parliamentarians of India and Pakistan Friday recommended a clutch of radical confidence-building measures, including ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress to project ‘united face’


May 1st, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 1 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Himachal Pradesh Tuesday announced it would stage public rallies in the state beginning this month to project its united face in ... Read more...

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Dhoni lacks intelligence: Azhar


April 13th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dharmasala, April 13 (IANS) Former India captain Mohammed Azharuddin Friday said skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni lacks "a bit of intelligence" when it comes to leading the team in Test cricket.Azharuddin ... Read more...

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Tulbul project: India to provide more data to Pakistan


March 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Buoyed by the common resolve of their leaders to intensify their dialogue, India and Pakistan Wednesday concluded their two-day talks to resolve differences over the ... Read more...

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It was cordial meeting with Karzai: Pakistan


November 13th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday said that the bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, on the sidelines of the SAARC summit ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan finalise liberal visa accord


October 15th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) In a key confidence-building step, India and Pakistan Friday firmed up a draft of their bilateral visa agreement that will spur travel between the two ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants hurdles in US ties removed


August 11th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday said it was working with the US at every level for removal of hurdles in bilateral ties.Foreign Office spokesperson Tehmina Janjua said bilateral relations ... Read more...

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Pakistan to send panel for 26/11 probe in India


July 24th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thimphu, July 24 (IANS) India has again asked Pakistan for the voice samples of the seven Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists accused of masterminding the Nov 26-29, 2008 attack as an ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan firm up new cross-Kashmir CBMs


July 18th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) In their first contact after the July 13 Mumbai terror attacks, Indian and Pakistani officials met Monday to firm up new confidence-building measures to ... Read more...

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Will follow parliamentary procedures on Lokpal bill: Chidambaram


July 4th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The government Monday said it was committed to bringing the anti-corruption Lokpal bill in the monsoon session of parliament beginning Aug 1 but could ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan discuss 26/11, Samjhauta, CBMs on Day 1 (Second Intro Roundup)


June 24th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) India Thursday voiced its concerns over the slow pace of 26/11 trial and Pakistan raked up the Kashmir issue as their foreign secretaries ended the ... Read more...

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Only dialogue can solve Kashmir problem: Jethmalani


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 2 (IANS) A solution to the Jammu and Kashmir problem can be achieved only through peace and dialogue between India and Pakistan, senior counsel Ram Jethmalani said here ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan continue to disagree on Siachen; to meet again (Lead)


May 31st, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) At the end of two days of talks on Siachen Tuesday, India and Pakistan failed to arrive at any common ground on the lingering 27-year-old ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan disagree on Siachen issues


May 31st, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday concluded their two-day talks here on the festering 27-year-old Siachen Glacier dispute with both sides disagreeing on almost all issues, including ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan hold ‘cordial, constructive’ Siachen talks (Lead, with images)


May 30th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India and Pakistan Monday inched forward in their efforts to resolve the 27-year-old dispute over the Siachen Glacier, the world's highest battlefield, with a "constructive" ... Read more...

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JPC members get lessons on mobile phone technology


May 18th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) It was like "back to school days" for members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing alleged irregularities in the allocation of 2G licences ... Read more...

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Warne, Dixit appear before IPL panel


May 17th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne and Rajasthan Cricket Association secretary Sanjay Dixit appeared before an Indian Premier League (IPL) panel here Tuesday and gave their versions on ... Read more...

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Congress seeks 75 seats, power sharing from DMK


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, March 1 (IANS) The Congress has sought at least 75 seats from Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK for the April 13 assembly polls as also a place in ... Read more...

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Mirchpur incident: Jats call off protest (Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jind (Haryana), Jan 26 (IANS) Jats demanding a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into last year's Mirchpur caste violence ended their 11-day-old agitation here Wednesday afternoon after meeting Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh ... Read more...

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Discussions with Chidambaram on separate Gorkhaland state positive: Roshan Giri


January 26th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) General Secretary Roshan Giri has termed the discussions with Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram over the formation of a separate Gorkhaland state ... Read more...

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Mirchpur incident: Jats to call off protest


January 26th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) Jats demanding a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into last year's Mirchpur caste violence are expected to end their 11-day-old agitation Wednesday, an official said.Jat representatives spoke about ... Read more...

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JPC deadlock persists but speaker hopes for smooth budget session (Lead)


December 31st, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) The two-day talks between the government and opposition parties to resolve the impasse over the demand for a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into the 2G ... Read more...

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More talks to solve Gujjar issue expected Friday (Lead)


December 31st, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 31 (IANS) A cordial solution to the Gujjar agitation could be in the pipeline as further talks between representatives of the community, demanding five percent quota in government jobs, and ... Read more...

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Gujjar protests: More talks with Rajasthan government Friday


December 31st, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 31 (IANS) An amicable solution to the Gujjar agitation could be in sight with further talks between representatives of the community, demanding five percent quota in government jobs, and the ... Read more...

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Gujjars, Rajasthan government hold talks


December 30th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bayana (Rajasthan), Dec 30 (IANS) The first round of talks between the Gujjar community, agitating for the past 11 days for five percent reservation in government jobs, and the Rajasthan government officials ... Read more...

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No breakdown in talks with Naga group: Interlocutor Pandey


July 29th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
By George Joseph New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) There is no breakdown in the ongoing talks here with the rebel National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah), the central government's interlocutor R.S. ... Read more...

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2nd tripartite talks on Gorkha Interim Authority remain inconclusive


July 24th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): The 2nd tripartite talks involving the Centre, Gorkha Janmukhti Morcha and the West Bengal Government remained inconclusive here on Saturday.Union Minister of State for Home Affairs ... Read more...

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ROK agrees to India’s space launch use suggestion


June 17th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): South Korean President Lee Myung-bak on Thursday agreed to Indian External Affairs minister S.M.Krishna's suggestion to launch ROK satellites on Indian launch vehicles.A statement issued ... Read more...

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Rajapaska meets key Lankan Tamil politicians ahead of India visit


June 8th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, June 8 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaska held his first meeting with the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) ahead of his three-day visit to India and told them that Tamils and ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to restore trust, chart way forward (Lead)


April 29th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thimphu, April 29 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday directed their foreign ministers and foreign secretaries to work out the modalities of restoring ... Read more...

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Shoaib Malik’s Indian visa extended


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) The Indian high commission Friday extended the visa of former Pakistani cricket captain Shoaib Malik for another year and he will be also able to visit Delhi, Mumbai, ... Read more...

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No consensus on women’s bill, discussions to continue (Roundup)


April 5th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The government Monday said it would continue discussions on the women's reservation bill to arrive at a consensus after its all-party meeting on the issue saw ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to try for common immunization days in the region


February 14th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 14(ANI): An Indian delegation led by Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday called on Bangladesh Health Minister Professor A.F.M. Ruhal Haque for bilateral discussion ... Read more...

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Sham Singh to head Pakistan’s Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee


January 1st, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinNew Delhi, Jan 01 (ANI): Sardar Sham Singh has been appointed as the new head of the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (PSGPC) after his candidature was unanimously accepted ... Read more...

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Chidambaram appeals to GJM to call off fast-unto-death


December 18th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 18 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram today appealed to the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) to call off the fast-unto-death programme.In a statement issued here, he stressed ... Read more...

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