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India keeps watch, says change in Pakistan won’t affect ties (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) As Pakistan prepares for a new prime minister, India Wednesday said it was closely monitoring the situation but stressed that the change in leadership ... Read more...

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Change in Pakistan won’t affect talks: India


June 20th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) As Pakistan prepares for a new prime minister, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday said the change in leadership will not affect India's dialogue ... Read more...

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Pakistan condemns Kabul attacks


April 16th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Sunday condemned the series of Taliban attacks in Afghanistan and said Islamabad supports stability in the war-shattered neighbouring country."Pakistan ... Read more...

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Imran fears suicide attacks if NATO supply resumes


April 14th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan Saturday said he feared suicide attacks across the country following the reopening of the NATO supply routes to Afghanistan through Pakistani territory.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan ban won’t affect ‘Agent Vinod’ revenues: Saif


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Actor-producer Saif Ali Khan isn't perturbed over Pakistan banning "Agent Vinod", saying that very little revenue would be lost by the restriction imposed on his ... Read more...

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Electricity from India will ease power crisis: Pakistani PM


February 1st, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) A number of initiatives, including importing electricity from India, will help resolve Pakistan's energy crisis, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.He said the other ... Read more...

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‘New directors, social media creating fresh Pakistani cinema’


February 1st, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar says Pakistani cinema is going through a bad patch for want of good stories but feels that with the entry of ... Read more...

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No political instability in Pakistan: Envoy


January 13th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) Denying any political instability in his country, Pakistan's envoy to India Friday said there was a need to create a congenial environment to develop sustainable long-term ... Read more...

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Is Pakistan heading towards global isolation, wonders daily


December 13th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Is Pakistan treading the path towards global isolation, asked a Pakistani daily that said the steps taken by Islamabad following the Nov 26 NATO airstrikes ... Read more...

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Scarred and scared, these Pakistani Hindus seek refuge in India


November 27th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Sitting hunched with his face cupped in his hands, 42-year-old Shobhamal dreads going back to Pakistan's Sindh province where he has earned the status ... Read more...

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Will visit Pakistan after action on 26/11: PM


November 12th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Nov 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said he has accepted his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani's invitation to visit Pakistan, but stressed ... Read more...

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China supports improved India-Pakistan ties


November 3rd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 3 (IANS) As a friend of India and Pakistan, China said Thursday that it will continue to support the two countries to improve relations through dialogue and cooperation.Foreign ... Read more...

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Pakistan gives India MFN status, India Inc rejoices


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday granted the "Most Favoured Nation" (MFN) status to India, reciprocating a 15-year-old gesture. India Inc said the decision will push up trade ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants to import electricity from India


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Power-starved Pakistan is looking to import electricity from India, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Talks are on for import of 500 to 1,000 megawatt ... Read more...

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Pakistan plays down Afghan-India strategic pact


October 6th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday played down the strategic partnership agreement signed by Afghanistan and India by saying that Islamabad is not worried about the agreement as it ... Read more...

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Focus on ties with India: Republican contender


September 30th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) John Huntsman, a leading Republican presidential aspirant says the US needed to focus on ties with India as the US-Pakistan relationship was "a merely transactional ... Read more...

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Power outage kills four Pakistani patients


September 14th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Four patients on life support died at a hospital in Karachi during a power outage that shut down their ventilators, reports said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Dengue alarm: Pakistan asks for Indian drugs


September 13th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) With dengue outbreak acquiring alarming proportions across the country, Pakistan is hurriedly ordering medicines from India to battle the disease that has killed at least ... Read more...

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Efforts on to reduce power outages: Pakistani minister


July 11th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) The government is taking steps to minimise the duration of power cuts, a minister said.Minister for Water and Power Syed Naveed Qamar said about 3,000 megawatts ... Read more...

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India to take up Headley disclosures with Pakistan


May 26th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 25 (IANS) In the wake of fresh disclosures by Pakistani American terrorist David Coleman Headley, India said Wednesday it will take up with Pakistan the issue ... Read more...

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India to keep engaging with Pakistan: Chidambaram


May 12th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said India would keep talking to Pakistan even though New Delhi firmly believes that the perpetrators of the 2008 ... Read more...

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Osama’s killing a setback to world terror groups: Islamabad


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's killing was a major setback to terror organisations around the world, Pakistan's Foreign Office said Monday.Osama bin Laden was ... Read more...

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Drone strikes are counter-productive: Gilani


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 2(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that drone attacks are counter-productive and have an adverse impact on the military and the political strategy against terrorism.Gilani also ... Read more...

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Pakistan confident of resuming international hockey during 2011


April 27th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 27(ANI): Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Secretary Asif Bajwa has expressed confidence that international fixtures would be resumed in the country by the end of this year."We are confident of resuming ... Read more...

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PHF patron Malik to work for Indo-Pak hockey series resumption


April 20th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 20(ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik, who is also the Pakistan Hockey Federation's patron, is keen to resume the hockey series between India and Pakistan.PHF Secretary General Mohammad ... Read more...

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Drugs worth $130 mn seized in Pakistan in three years


April 14th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Narcotics worth over $130 million have been seized in Pakistan in the last three years, a federal minister told a visiting US delegation Thursday.Haji Khuda Bux ... Read more...

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Gilani meets Nawaz Sharif in London


April 9th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani met Nawaz Sharif, the leader of the country's principal opposition party, at his London apartment Friday to inquire about ... Read more...

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Religious extremism, the mantra for political power in Pakistan


April 5th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 5 (ANI): A young teenager walked up to a bus stand in lower Dir, Northwest Pakistan, on Monday, and blew himself up, killing at least six people. This ... Read more...

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‘Concerned’ Obama administration tried to protect Bhatti from extremists


March 4th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 4(ANI): The Obama administration had 'tried in the weeks before the assassination' of Pakistan Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti to secure an armoured car and beef up protection for ... Read more...

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Pakistan trying their best to avoid playing in India


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 2 (IANS) In their bid to avoid intimidating Indian crowds in Ahmedabad and Mohali, venues of the quarterfinal and semi-final matches, Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi appealed to his ... Read more...

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UN Counter Terrorism Committee has been lax in questioning Pak: Tharoor


February 22nd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Former Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday suggested that India should try to use the United Nations mechanism to check the terrorists' ... Read more...

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Pakistan hurt but dangerous: Shoaib Akhtar


February 14th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 14 (IANS) Veteran pacer Shoaib Akhtar Monday said Pakistan are a "dangerous and hurt" bunch, who are aware that they need to win the World Cup to revive the ... Read more...

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UN envoy says Pak backs reconciliation bid for peace and stability in Afghanistan


February 14th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 14(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations, Abdullah Hussain Haroon, has said that his country supports an Afghan-led reconciliation process in Afghanistan to pave the way for durable peace ... Read more...

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India to seek Headley details from Pakistan


February 8th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will seek from Pakistan details of the assets, bank accounts and the associates of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Headley after Islamabad denied ... Read more...

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Ghulam Ali’s Ghazal Event At Jamshedpur Sidhgora Town Hall This Evening


January 27th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The grand ghazal event is a part of celebration of ‘Republic Day’. Along with him, the veteran has brought some renowned musicians form the neighbouring country Pakistan. Jharkhand and Bihar, which ... Read more...

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