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India ‘cautious’ after Kabul attack


April 17th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) India remains "cautious" about the safety of its people and interests in Afghanistan following the recent Taliban strike in Kabul that killed nearly 50 ... Read more...

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Afghan violence: India voices profound concern, hopes for normalcy


April 16th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi/New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) India Monday conveyed its "profound concern" to Afghan President Hamid Karzai over the wave of terror attacks in his country and hoped that Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Terror attack: Indians in Afghanistan safe


April 15th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) In the wake of Sunday's terror attack in Afghanistan, India said it was in constant touch with its embassy in Kabul and its citizens living ... Read more...

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Mufti seeks boost for Kashmir economy


December 26th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 26 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Monday sought the early implementation by the central government of the recommendations made by the prime minister's working ... Read more...

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ADB to fund two flyovers in Kashmir


October 8th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 8 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to fund two flyovers in the two capital cities of Jammu and Kashmir, at a cost of Rs.350 ... Read more...

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Zardari offers “Pak warm waters” to Chinese investors, entrepreneurs


November 14th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has extended an invitation to Chinese investors and entrepreneurs to benefit from his country's geo-strategic location as well as its trade and economic ... Read more...

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PM forms expert group on jobs in Kashmir


August 10th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday admitted that the benefits of the government's economic package for Jammu and Kashmir were "not fully felt" in the state and ... Read more...

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Krishna meets Afghan President Karzai


July 19th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Mrityunjay SinghKabul, Jul 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, who reached Kabul on a two-day visit today, met Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai and his National Security Adviser Rangin Dadfar ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to Kabul, meeting with Clinton likely


July 19th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday left for Kabul on a two-day visit during which he is expected to air India's concerns over the contentious Taliban ... Read more...

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Rs.2,500-cr ADB loan for Jammu and Kashmir


December 17th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 17 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has sanctioned a loan of Rs.2,500 crore for infrastructure development in Jammu and Kashmir, where militancy had brought economic and reconstruction activity to ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia arrive on two-day Kashmir visit


October 28th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi arrived here Wednesday on a two-day visit. A special aircraft carrying the Prime Minister and the ... Read more...

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Chidambaram committed to ending militancy in Kashmir


October 14th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 14 (ANI): Union Home Minister. P. Chidambaram on Wednesday reiterated the government's commitment to end militancy in Jammu and Kashmir through a unique solution.Addressing the All India Editors Conference ... Read more...

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Major reshuffle of officials in J and K


August 30th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug 30 (ANI): In a major administrative reshuffle, Jammu and Kashmir Government has transferred 26 senior officers, including 12 IAS officers.The decision to transfer the officers was taken on Saturday evening ... Read more...

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Manmohan calls for defeating terrorism, pushes reform of global bodies


June 16th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 16 (IANS) In his first address to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday called for greater global cooperation to defeat ... Read more...

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Governor Kashmir for timely execution of economic reconstruction projects


November 1st, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov 1 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra today called for an effective management policy for timely completion of the projects being executed by Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) ... Read more...

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Independence not a viable option for Kashmir: Omar Abdullah


September 7th, 2008 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Independence or accession to Pakistan are not viable options to solve the Kashmir dispute, says National Conference chief Omar Abdullah."I do not believe that independence for Kashmir ... Read more...

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India willing to work for reconstruction of Iraq


June 12th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday called for "cross investments" between India and the Arab countries in the energy sector and expressed the government's willingness to work ... Read more...

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