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Jehadi takeover can prompt Indo-US attack on Pakistan: book


August 8th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A jehadi takeover of Pakistan with its nuclear arsenal can spark an Indo-American military assault on that country, which could lead to Pakistan's reabsorption into ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sensex rises 136.55 points; capital goods, banking stocks up


June 5th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading 136.55 points up in the afternoon session Tuesday, led by good buying support in capital goods, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan may buy new Sukhoi superjets


May 9th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pakistan's Air Indus airline has shown interest in buying eight Sukhoi Superjet 100 airplanes, the Russian manufacturer said Wednesday."The client is interested in purchasing eight ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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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India’s industrial output up 6.8 percent in January (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) India's industrial output rose the fastest in seven months at 6.8 percent in January, helped by a robust show in the manufacturing sector, kindling ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

First joint trade chamber for divided Kashmir chooses chief


February 9th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) As part of the cross Line of Control (LoC) initiatives between two parts of Kashmir, a Srinagar-based businessman was Thursday elected to head a business interests ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian Americans form body to boost nanotechnology


November 8th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) Given the huge potential of nanotechnology, a group of Indian Americans professionals have launched The Indus Nanotech Association (TINA), which would connect entrepreneurs and businesspersons, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pakistan sets up panel to deal with water issues with India


September 27th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) Pakistan has set up a new agency to look into construction of dams and other water sector projects by countries like India and Afghanistan.Prime ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

No ‘huge deficit’ in Ganges flow


September 5th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) There is no significant trend of "huge deficit" in the water flows of the Ganges, Indus and Brahmaputra rivers, the Rajya Sabha was told Monday."The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Second book in Shiva trilogy promises many revelations (Lead)(With Images)


August 11th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) He used to be an atheist, but author Amish Tripathi says none other than Lord Shiva blessed him with the bestseller, "The Immortals of Meluha", which ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Second book in Shiva trilogy makes many revelations: Author


August 11th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) He calls himself an atheist, but author Amish Tripathi says he was blessed with the bestseller, "The Immortals of Meluha", by none other than Lord Shiva. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

2,000-year-old objects found in Pakistan’s Taxila


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 2 (IANS) About 200 objects dating back to the first century AD have been found during excavations near Pakistan's ancient site of Taxila.Taxila shows the different stages in ... Read more...

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Pakistan to use over 2,500 km of waterways to ferry goods


May 18th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 18 (IANS) Pakistan, where over 95 percent of freight is carried by road, now plans to use more than 2,500 km of its rivers and canals to transport ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India to give Tulbul project data to Pakistan


May 14th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) India has agreed to provide "comprehensive data" on the Tulbul navigation project in Indian Kashmir to Pakistan, following talks between the two countries' water resources secretaries ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dalai Lama issues warning on melting Tibetan glaciers


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lhasa, Apr.3 (ANI): The Dalai Lama has warned that glaciers in Tibet are melting faster than those in other parts of the world.The glaciers are considered to be vital lifelines for Asian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India rejects Pak view on violation of Indus Waters Treaty


February 25th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): India on Friday said that it has always strictly adhered to the provisions of the Indus Waters Treaty, 1960, and rejected the Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson's remarks on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pak cites US report as validation of its concerns over dam-building by India


February 25th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 25(ANI): Pakistan has cited a US Senate report "Avoiding water wars in South and Central Asia", released on February 22, as vindication of its stance that building of dams by ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Zayed Khan Signed On As Brand Ambassador For Roxton


October 18th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 18, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): After having built a reputation over the last 18 years as a leading name in the field of textiles, garments and fabrics, catering to Pantaloons, Provogue, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

300 flood-hit suffer from food poisoning in Pakistan


August 14th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) At least one child died and over 300 people fell ill after eating food at a flood relief camp in Pakistan's Punjab province, media reports said Saturday. Pakistan is ... Read more...

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Pak officials warn of another massive flood in Punjab, Sindh


August 12th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 12(ANI): Pakistani authorities have warned that another flood may hit the Guddu, Sukkur and Chashma barrages this weekend to further inundate Punjab and Sindh provinces.The warning has been issued after ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India conveys names of two arbitrators for Kishenganga Hydro-electric Project to Pakistan


June 17th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): The Government on Wednesday said that it has conveyed names of its two arbitrators in relation to Kishenganga Hydro-electric Project to Pakistan.The Ministry of External Affairs has ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Himalayan glaciers won’t shrink by 2035


June 11th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Global warming will not shrink the Himalayan glaciers that feed Asia's five largest rivers by 2035, as was previously believed, according to the most detailed analysis yet of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pak to conduct on ground inspection of India’s hydel power projects in Leh, Kargil


June 4th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.4 (ANI): Pakistan Indus Water Commissioner Syed Jamat Ali Shah has said that as there are certain issues regarding construction work being undertaken by India on the Chutak and Nimoo Bazgo ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan to move International Court of Arbitration on Kishanganga project


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 3 (ANI): Pakistan has decided to approach the International Court of Arbitration against the construction of the controversial Kishanganga Hydropower Project by India in alleged violation of the 1960 Indus ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ambuja Realty plans Rs.1,065 crore investment


March 11th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 11 (IANS) Real estate company Ambuja Realty plans to invest Rs.1,065 crore over the next three to four years on commercial and residential complexes and business parks, the company's chairman ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US in consultation with India, Pak to help resolve water dispute: Holbrooke


February 20th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.20 (ANI): President Obama's Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke has said Washington is in consultations with India and Pakistan to help both countries resolve water disputes between ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak wants ‘wide-ranging’ talks with India


February 12th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.12 (ANI): Reiterating its demand for resumption of Composite Dialogue with India, Pakistan has said that any deliberations between two countries should be wide ranging and cover all outstanding issues, including ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India-Pak agree on roadmap to resolve water disputes


February 11th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.11 (ANI): In order to resolve the long pending water issues between them, India and Pakistan have agreed on a 'roadmap' and decided to hold two additional meetings, besides a routine ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UN probe finding on Bhutto’s murder to be submitted to Pak Govt. by March 30


February 1st, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 1 (ANI): Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the UN Abdullah Hussain Haroon has said that findings of the UN probe in the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto will ... Read more...

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Surat diamond traders flay arrest of Indians in China


January 13th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 13 (IANS) There was considerable anxiety Wednesday in Surat, the hub of India's gem cutting and polishing industry, following reports that 21 Indians have been detained in China on charges ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Water, the next battleground between India and China: Editorial


December 21st, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 21 (ANI): With the Conference of Parties-15 (COP-15) climate change meeting concluding recently in Copenhagen, Denmark, on a less than satisfactory note, an editorial in a journal on socialist ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Make global warming top priority: Dalai Lama to world leaders


November 30th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 30 (IANS) Ahead of the Copenhagen summit, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Monday asked world leaders to make finding a solution to climate change their number one priority. "Protection of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Won’t allow ‘political jokers’ to topple democratically elected PPP government: Zardari


November 26th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov.26 (ANI): Undeterred by continuous attempts to malign his image and destabilise the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) led government, President Asif Ali Zardari has vowed to counter all conspiracies being carried ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak pushing WB to appoint neutral expert over Kishanganga dam dispute with India


November 8th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.8 (ANI): Pakistan is pushing the World Bank (WB) to appoint a neutral expert instead of going to the Court of Arbitration on the Kishanganga Hydropower project issue."We are examining the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India makes big push to study Himalayan ecology


September 29th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Urbanisation, irresponsible tourism, overuse of water, badly planned power and infrastructure projects and deforestation are all affecting the Himalayas, acknowledged a report released by the government ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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