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Fahim Ansari’s wife relieved at his acquittal


August 30th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Expressing relief over Fahim Ansari's acquittal in the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai by the Supreme Court, his wife Yasmin Thursday said she was glad ... Read more...

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SC to decide Mumbai attacker Kasab’s fate Wednesday


August 28th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday is likely to pronounce verdict on a petition filed by the 2008 Mumbai terror attack convict and Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab ... Read more...

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MFN status to India by year-end: Pakistan


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 2 (IANS) Pakistan will grant India most favoured nation (MFN) status by the end of this year, the country's commerce minister has said."There are some technicalities and after ... Read more...

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Supreme Court reserves verdict on Kasab’s plea (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday reserved its verdict on the hearing of a petition filed by 2008 Mumbai terror attack convict and Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab ... Read more...

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750 Pakistanis in Delhi, fashioning way ahead in ties


April 14th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Glasses clinking, but not with champagne, perfume wafting in the air, glamorous, high-heeled women and plenty of air kissing… it was a slice of an ... Read more...

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New checkpost opened at Attari, to boost sub-continental trade (Second Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 13 (IANS) Trade between India and Pakistan through the land border route is expected to go up almost 10 times with the formal inauguration Friday of ... Read more...

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New integrated checkpost opened at Attari, to boost Indo-Pak trade (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 13 (IANS) Trade between India and Pakistan through the land border route is expected to go up almost 10 times with the formal inauguration Friday of ... Read more...

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New integrated check post opens at Attari


April 13th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 13 (IANS) Business between India and Pakistan through the land border route is expected to go up almost 10 times with the formal inauguration Friday ... Read more...

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India welcomes Pakistan’s move towards MFN


March 1st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) India Thursday welcomed Pakistan's decision to move from the "positive list" to a short "negative list," a key step towards towards granting most favoured ... Read more...

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Pakistan to introduce negative list trade regime with India


February 29th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday said it will move from "positive list" to a short "negative list" trade regime with India, an important step towards granting the ... Read more...

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Trade potential making India, Pakistan lift barriers


February 20th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) It is not often that some 150 of India's top corporate leaders visit Pakistan. And when that happened last week, led by Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to ease trade, visa norms


February 15th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) India and Pakistan Wednesday signed three deals and agreed to normalise visa regimes and move from "positive list" to a short "negative list" trade regime by ... Read more...

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‘Trade can lead to peace between India, Pakistan’


February 15th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) Increased trade and economic engagements can bring long-lasting peace between India and Pakistan, whose relations have been marred for decades by a host of issues including ... Read more...

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`Pakistan, India trade talks to give peace a chance’


February 15th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) The trade talks between Pakistan and India "indicate the growing strength of those who want peace for an economically prosperous and thriving South Asia", said a ... Read more...

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Pakistan defers MFN status to India


February 14th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 14 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday deferred its decision to finalize a list of goods it does not want to import from India, an important step towards granting it ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to ink three trade deals


February 14th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 14 (IANS) India and Pakistan are likely to sign three pacts Wednesday that will substantially reduce barriers to bilateral trade.A Pakistan cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to dismantle trade barriers (Round-up)


February 13th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 13 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, accompanied by business leaders of more than 100 Indian companies, Monday walked into Pakistan through the Wagah border, vowing to bring down ... Read more...

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MFN status unlikely during Sharma’s Pakistan visit


February 13th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Attari-Wagah Border, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan Monday said it is committed to granting the most-favoured nation (MFN) status to India, but refused to set a time-frame as some issues ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to dismantle trade barriers


February 13th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Attari-Wagah Border (India-Pakistan border), Feb 13 (IANS) India and Pakistan are committed to dismantling all non-tariff barriers to boost bilateral trade and strengthen business and economic relations, commerce ministers of ... Read more...

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No MFN status yet for India: Pakistani minister


January 18th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Two months after the proposal was cleared, Pakistan is yet to accord Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, a minister has said.Commerce Minister Amin ... Read more...

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Pakistani parliamentary panel endorses India’s MFN status


January 11th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentary panel has endorsed the government's decision to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, a leap forward in boosting sub-continental trade ties.The ... Read more...

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‘Small negative list can take India-Pakistan trade to $6 bn’


December 16th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) A "small" negative list of trade items between India and Pakistan, likely to be effective in February 2012, can increase their bilateral trade to around $6 ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Turkmenistan ink five accords


November 15th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) Pakistan and Turkmenistan have signed five agreements to enhance bilateral ties in various fields, including trade and energy.Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Turkmenistan President ... Read more...

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International trade expo opens in Pakistan


October 21st, 2011 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistani Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim Thursday inaugurated the 6th International Expo Pakistan in southern Karachi city.More than 50 countries, including Russia, China and Japan, are ... Read more...

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Pakistan to grant MFN status to India


October 13th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Pakistan has, in principle, decided to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said in the National Assembly.The minister said ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s trade deficit is $15.58 bn


October 13th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Pakistan's trade deficit for 2010-11 was a staggering $15.58 billion, the national assembly was told.Minister for Commerce Makhdoom Amin Fahim Wednesday said the overall deficit for ... Read more...

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No objection to MFN status for India: Pakistan


October 12th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan has no objection to granting Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, a minister said in Lahore.Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim said Tuesday: "We will ... Read more...

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Pakistan hints at transit trade rights to India


October 11th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Pakistan's Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim Tuesday hinted at granting transit trade rights to India to transport goods to Afghanistan.Fahim told reporters in Lahore that ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear Kasab’s plea Monday


October 9th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday is likely to hear a plea by Ajmal Amir Kasab - the lone Pakistani terrorist to be captured during the 2008 ... Read more...

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Pakistan moves for ‘negative list’ trade regime with India


October 5th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Pakistan has started the process to move from "positive list" to "negative list" trade regime with India, that would significantly increase the number of goods being ... Read more...

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Pakistan to name India ‘most favoured’ trading partner by yearend?


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Pakistan may grant the long overdue most favoured nation (MFN) status to India by the end of this year that will reduce tariff and ... Read more...

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Heartening progress in India-Pakistan trade talks: Daily


September 30th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) The progress in ongoing India-Pakistan trade talks is heartening, a leading Pakistani daily has said adding that this could be "the beginning of a complicated but ... Read more...

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Business visa issues will be resolved: Pakistani minister


September 29th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Continuing trade diplomacy on his five-day visit to India, Pakistani Commerce Minister Amin Fahim Thursday said businessmen of both countries would soon be able to ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to open bank branches on reciprocal basis


September 29th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India and Pakistan have agreed to open bank branches on a reciprocal basis in a bid to facilitate the flow of investment and trade, the ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan trade bodies sign deal


September 28th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Trade promotion bodies of India and Pakistan Wednesday signed an agreement to facilitate the flow of bilateral trade.The India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) and Trade ... Read more...

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