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Haqqani network a terrorist group: US


September 8th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has formally designated the Pakistan-based Haqqani network, a Taliban-affiliated militant group held responsible for the 2008 Indian embassy bombing ... Read more...

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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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BSF trooper killed in cross border firing in Jammu


August 17th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 17 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed when Pakistan resorted to "heavy unprovoked firing" on a border post in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said ... Read more...

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Krishna’s visit: India, Pakistan to spur cross-border trade


August 14th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India and Pakistan are expected to spur some new confidence-building measures to accelerate cross-border trade and are likely sign an accord for liberalising the visa ... Read more...

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BSF trooper injured in cross-border firing near Jammu


August 11th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 11 (IANS) A Border Security Force trooper was injured in firing from Pakistan on an Indian post west of Jammu, officials said, adding this was the third incident ... Read more...

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Shinde seeks united effort for Assam peace, BJP slams vote-bank politics (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) It was not the first time Assam saw violence, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday, stressing that it was the duty of all political parties ... Read more...

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Afghan ministers sacked after confidence vote


August 4th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The Afghan parliament has passed a vote of no confidence on two of its most senior ministers and demanded that they be replaced after they failed ... Read more...

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Woman journalist sues US, Italy over Osama bounty


August 4th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 3 (IANS/AKI) An Italian journalist is suing the US government and the Italian interior ministry for $25 million, claiming that she provided information which helped US to reach ... Read more...

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Tunnel incident against India-Pakistan CBMs


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 2 (IANS) Pakistan was undermining confidence building measures by indulging in activities like digging a 400-metre cross-border tunnel in Samba sector for pushing terrorists to the Indian side, ... Read more...

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40 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


July 28th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (IANS) At least 40 Taliban were killed and 14 injured in a cross-border attack the militants launched against police checkposts in Afghanistan's Paktika province Saturday, a ... Read more...

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No Arab spring in Syria, only cross-border terror: Envoy


July 11th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) There was no Arab Spring or revolution in Syria but only "planned and sponsored terror", the country's envoy to India said Tuesday.Talking to women reporters ... Read more...

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Over 30,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon: UN


July 9th, 2012 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, July 9 (IANS) There are over 30,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon receiving aid from UN Refugees Agency in coordination with the Lebanese government's relief committee and other non-governmental ... Read more...

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India reminds world of cross-border terror faced by Kabul


July 8th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 8 (IANS) In a veiled reference to Pakistan, India Sunday told the international community of the "existential threat" Afghanistan faces from terrorism emanating from across its borders.It also ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani border guards to prevent truce violations


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani border guards Thursday agreed to prevent and avoid cross-frontier firing and to maintain the ceasefire which was agreed upon in November 2003.This ... Read more...

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NATO welcomes Pakistan reopening supply lines


July 4th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 4 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Tuesday welcomed Pakistan's announcement on opening ground supply lines to Afghanistan."The resumption of transit arrangements for ISAF (International Security Assistance ... Read more...

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13 Pakistani soldiers killed in Afghan attack (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) At least 13 Pakistani soldiers were killed Monday in a cross-border attack launched by militants from Afghanistan. Of the total, seven were found beheaded.The attack took ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests Afghan attack (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan Monday protested to Afghanistan a cross-border attack by militants on a checkpost that killed six Pakistani soldiers.The Pakistani Taliban, which operates from the border ... Read more...

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Making progress in talks with Pakistan: Panetta


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) The US continues to negotiate with Pakistan towards a resolution that will lead to the reopening of NATO supply routes that have been closed since ... Read more...

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Zardari to attend NATO summit in Chicago


May 18th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari will attend the 25th NATO Summit to be held in Chicago, US, the country's foreign ministry said Thursday.According to the ... Read more...

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Border management with Bangladesh operationalised


May 7th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The coordinated border management plan with Bangladesh was in operation and will help reduce cross-border violations, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Monday.Talking to reporters ... 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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Vodanfone issue: HSBC seeks ‘tax clarity’ from government


April 12th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) HSBC, Europe's biggest bank, Thursday sought "tax clarity" from the government in the backdrop of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's statement there was "no other way" ... Read more...

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Pranab defends amending IT Act to deal with Vodafone-type deals


March 31st, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said there is "no other way" but to amend the Income Tax Act with retrospective effect to bring into ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh prays for ‘RA.One’ animator Charu Khandal


March 28th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan says he will go and meet Charu Khandal, the anmiator for his "RA.One" who is battling for life after meeting with ... Read more...

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South Korea, Turkey agree on free trade deal


March 26th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) South Korea and Turkey signed a preliminary agreement on a free trade deal that will eliminate all tariffs imposed on goods traded between the two nations, ... Read more...

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‘Illegal assets must be recovered from the corrupt’


February 17th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Calling on the investigative agencies to "realise the fallout of corruption and tighten their belts" against the scourge, senior government officials Friday said the fight ... Read more...

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NATO supplies continue via Pakistan air space: US


February 9th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter Thursday that the supplies to NATO-led forces in Afghanistan are being airlifted through Pakistani air space, Xinhua reported.Pakistan closed NATO ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar sign MoU on border security cooperation


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Jan 21 (IANS) India and Myanmar have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation in border security, Xinhua reported citing Myanmar's official media Saturday.According to the MoU, ... Read more...

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Zardari, Kayani agree to keep NATO supplies blocked


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and army chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani have agreed to keep NATO supplies to Afghanistan blocked till parliament takes a ... Read more...

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Transit deal can help India, others: Sibal


January 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 12 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said Thursday connectivity between India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal can promote cross-border trade."New Delhi and Dhaka's joint decision to ... Read more...

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YRF’s next with SRK, Katrina goes on the floors Monday


January 8th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) New Shah Rukh Khan-Katrina Kaif starrer directed by Yash Chopra is set to go on the floors Monday."Launching my dad's film today with a ... Read more...

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Chinese cargo ships attacked on Mekong river


January 6th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 6 (IANS) Four Chinese ships and a Myanmar patrol boat came under attack by an unidentified armed group on the Mekong river early Wednesday near a port in ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s cooperation vital in Afghanistan: NATO chief


December 7th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 7 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Wednesday that Pakistan's help is essential in stabilising Afghanistan, days after the alliance's cross-border air raid killed 24 Pakistani ... Read more...

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Bonn conference stresses on rebuilding Afghanistan


December 5th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bonn, Dec 5 (IANS) Delegates from over 100 countries and international organisations, gathered in Germany's Bonn city Monday, were focusing their energies at an international conference on drawing up ... Read more...

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Britain asks Pakistan to finish Haqqani network


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Ahead of the Bonn conference on Afghanistan, Britain's AfPak envoy Mark Sedwill Friday "regretted" Pakistan's boycott of the conclave, but at the same time ... Read more...

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