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Iran to ask India for spurring tri-nation pipeline


August 27th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Don't write off the tri-nation Iran-Pakistan-India pipeline as yet. When Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinjead meets Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Tehran Wednesday, he ... Read more...

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PM heads for Tehran NAM summit, meeting with Ahmadinejad


August 25th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves Tuesday for Tehran to attend the NAM summit Aug 30-31, preceded by a meeting with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.Manmohan ... Read more...

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11,000 km of LNG pipelines laid so far


August 21st, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 21 (IANS) More than 11,000 km of cross-country gas pipelines have been laid for connecting the consumption centres, Minister of State for Petroleum R.P.N. Singh said Tuesday."Another ... Read more...

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Gas from TAPI likely to flow in five years: Official


August 18th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Gas from the ambitious Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline is expected to start flowing into energy-starved India in another five years, official sources said.India in May ... Read more...

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‘Iran, Pakistan can establish peace in the region’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Iran and Pakistan could play an important role in establishing peace and stability in the region, a top Pakistani politician has said.Senate chairman Syed Nayyer Hussain ... Read more...

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India ups SCO sales pitch


June 7th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) India Thursday pitched for a "larger and more constructive role" in the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) as a full member and underlined that the grouping ... Read more...

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India seeks China’s support for SCO membership


June 6th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) India Wednesday sought China's support for membership of the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), dominated by Beijing and Moscow, and underlined that it will bring many ... Read more...

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Krishna, in ‘holding room’, with Zardari at Beijing


June 6th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) Whether India-Pakistan ties will be discussed is not known, but Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna is sharing what is being called the "holding room" with ... Read more...

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India pitches for SCO’s membership, Afghan role


June 5th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kunming/Beijing, June 5 (IANS) A day before the SCO summit opens in Beijing, India Tuesday renewed its pitch for full membership of the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organization and backed ... Read more...

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US says it’s helping India find alternative oil supplies


May 24th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) In the face of a public outcry in India over rising oil prices due to Iran oil sanctions, the US said it was trying to help ... Read more...

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Iran, Pakistan on anvil as Clinton and Krishna meet (Afternoon Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India Tuesday asked Pakistan to dismantle its terror network and explained to the US its continued reliance on Iranian oil when External Affairs Minister ... Read more...

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Clinton meets Manmohan, Sonia


May 7th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh when the two sides discussed an entire gamut of bilateral matters, including ... Read more...

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N-armed Pakistan, Iran threat to Russia


May 4th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A nuclear-armed Pakistan, Iran and North Korea could potentially trigger regional chain reaction that may threaten Russian security, a former Russian intelligence official has said."Even ... Read more...

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India may invite Pakistan for regional meet on Afghanistan


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) In a crucial step, India is likely to invite Pakistan for a regional conference of investors on Afghanistan here next month that is aimed ... Read more...

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‘The Forlorn’ opens Manipur’s first International film fest


April 15th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, April 15 (IANS) "The Forlorn", a psychological thriller directed by Saptaswa Basu opened the first Imphal International Film Festival at the Rupmahal Theatre in Manipur capital Sunday. The festival ... Read more...

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UN chief calls on countries to ratify CTBT


February 19th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 18 (IANS/WAM) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on the countries that have not yet ratified the comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty (CTBT) to sign it so ... Read more...

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It makes sense for Pakistan, Iran to firm ties: Daily


February 9th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Pakistan and Iran "have a need of friends in the world" and it makes strategic sense for both countries to firm up ties, said a daily ... Read more...

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Pakistan committed to gas pipeline project with Iran: Zardari


February 8th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Pakistan is committed to the early implementation of the Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline Project in order to meet the ever growing demand within the country for energy, ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s economy to grow at 4 percent: Minister


February 7th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Pakistan's economy would grow at four percent during the current fiscal year (2011-12), Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said."Despite challenges, the GDP growth would reach ... Read more...

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India wants to keep getting oil from Iran: Pakistani daily


January 30th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) India intends to keep importing oil from Iran and it appears that Indians, and even Chinese, will explore paying Tehran "with gold, the Japanese yen ... Read more...

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NASA scientist shows how to slow global warming


January 17th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 17 (IANS) Key steps on pollution control would slow down global warming by 0.5 degree Celsius, increase crop yields by 135 million tonnes and prevent thousands of premature ... Read more...

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More cooperation among regional nations crucial: Gilani


November 8th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Greater cooperation among regional countries is crucial for their development and prosperity, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said at a meet in Russia where he ... Read more...

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Pakistan to give military training to Afghan army


November 4th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The Pakistan army will train the Afghan National Army and police under trilateral pacts signed at the 6th Trilateral Summit held in Istanbul, local media reported ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to visit Iran


September 24th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has accepted in principle Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's renewed invitation to visit Iran.The invitation was accepted when the two leaders ... Read more...

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Day after Iran blasts US, India reiterates close ties


September 24th, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) A day after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad triggered a US-led Western walkout from the UN General Assembly with a combative speech, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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US reiterates opposition to Iran-Pakistan pipeline


September 16th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The US has reiterated its opposition to the proposed Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline that could eventually stretch to India, saying Islamabad should intensify efforts to develop its ... Read more...

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Iran, Pakistan to boost bilateral trade


September 13th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 13 (IANS) Visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said Tehran and Islamabad have agreed to boost bilateral trade to $10 billion in the coming years, ... Read more...

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Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline to be ready by 2012


July 21st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) The Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline will be completed by 2012, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Asim Hussain has said.The minister told a television channel that Iran ... Read more...

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India, Iran implement pact on prisoners (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India and Iran have resolved to combat terrorism and implement an agreement on transfer of sentenced prisoners.Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who is in Tehran for ... Read more...

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Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline runs into delays


June 16th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) The proposed Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline has run into delays as Islamabad has failed to raise the necessary funds, a media report said Thursday.Pakistani officials have told ... Read more...

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Iran-Af-Pak counter-terror cooperation proposed


May 8th, 2011 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 8 (IANS) An Iranian lawmaker has proposed tripartite cooperation among Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan in fighting terrorism, state-run Press TV reported.Such a cooperation will help eliminate US presence ... Read more...

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Pak security agencies averse to aerial survey of Balochistan by foreigners


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 2(ANI): Pakistani security agencies have reportedly conveyed their concerns to the government over a proposed aerial survey of the three-billion-dollar Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline route by foreign consultants.Informed sources said that ... Read more...

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US was happy at my exit from petroleum ministry: Aiyar


March 28th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 28 (IANS) Former petroleum minister Mani Shankar Aiyar Monday said the US government was quite happy at his exit from the petroleum ministry in United Progressive Alliance-I ... Read more...

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Iran ready for bilateral deal on oil payments: Envoy


February 8th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Iran will consider a bilateral agreement with India for payment of oil supplies, if the current arrangement of routing transactions through a Germany-based bank does not fall ... Read more...

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Iranian book eulogizing Islamic suicide bombers, militants found in Arizona desert


January 28th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): A book published in Iran containing short biographies of Islamic suicide bombers and other Islamic militants who died carrying out attacks has been reportedly discovered in the Arizona ... Read more...

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