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Indian traders to be treated like those from other nations: Khar


September 8th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Saturday said that by December Pakistan and India would complete a trade normalisation process which would ensure that traders from India ... Read more...

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Aspirations of Kashmiris must be accmmodated: Khar


September 8th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minisiter Hina Rabbani Khar said Saturday that the "aspirations of the Kashmiri people must be accommodated" and they must be a part of the ... Read more...

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Let’s move beyond negative mindset: Khar


September 8th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Saturday exhorted India and Pakistan to move beyond the negative mindset of the past and adopt a positive attitude to ... Read more...

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We need to make the dialogue process effective: Khar


September 8th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Saturday that Pakistan and India need to "make the dialogue process effective".Addressing a joint press conference with Indian External Affairs ... Read more...

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CAG report on coal block allocation flawed: Government


August 24th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government Friday said its official auditor's report on the allocation of coal blocks in which it has indicated a Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) ... Read more...

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Hazare to support Ramdev’s Aug 9 protest


July 17th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 17 (IANS) Criticising the government for failing to tackle corruption and black money, yoga guru Baba Ramdev and social activist Anna Hazare Tuesday said that they would ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India discuss cricketing ties


July 5th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Cricketing ties were amongst the many issues discussed between Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai and his Pakistani counterpart Jalil Abbas Jilani during their two-day talks ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to take forward dialogue


July 5th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The India and Pakistan foreign secretary level talks have contributed to better understanding between both neighbours and both are determined to take forward the dialogue, ... Read more...

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Anna, Ramdev join hands, to hold fast June 3 (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 20 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare and yoga guru Baba Ramdev will jointly sit on a day's token fast in Delhi June 3 to press for a ... Read more...

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Anna, Ramdev to hold joint fast June 3


April 20th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 20 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare and yoga guru Baba Ramdev will jointly sit on a one day token fast in Delhi June 3.Making the announcement here, ... Read more...

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Stage set for Mahindra Satyam’s merger


March 20th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) The stage is set for the long-awaited merger of Mahindra Satyam with its parent company Tech Mahindra Ltd.The boards of the two companies will meet ... Read more...

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Will ‘The Wall’ Dravid retire?


March 8th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) India's prolific batsman Rahul Dravid has sparked speculation of retiring from Test cricket after calling a joint press conference along with Board president N. Srinivasan ... Read more...

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AIUDF to campaign for RLD in UP elections


January 31st, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) president Maulana Badruddin Ajmal Tuesday said he would campaign for Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidates in the forthcoming assembly ... Read more...

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Afghanistan, UN appeal for $437 mn in aid


January 28th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 28 (IANS) The Afghan government and the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Saturday appealed for $437 million to help needy Afghans.The UN said 8.8 ... Read more...

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US to continue supporting Afghan peace process: Envoy


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 23 (IANS) US special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman has said Washington would continue to support the Afghan peace process."The ultimate goal of our efforts ... Read more...

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Japan to reduce Iranian oil imports


January 12th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 12 (IANS) Japan Thursday said it was planning to reduce its oil imports from Iran in line with US sanctions on Iran for its nuclear development programme."In the ... Read more...

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Look beyond national interests, Ban to G20


October 18th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Bern, Oct 17 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday urged G20 leaders to look beyond domestic and regional interests and come up with actionable plans to save the world ... Read more...

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Obama vows to apply toughest sanctions on Iran


October 14th, 2011 - 4:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday vowed to apply the "toughest sanctions" on Iran and to garner international support to further isolate the Islamist state, Xinhua ... Read more...

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China pledges $1 mn for Pakistan security agencies


September 28th, 2011 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) China will give eight million yaun (about $1.2 million) to Pakistan to help improve the efficiency of its security agencies.It was announced at a joint press ... Read more...

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Turkey to strengthen relations with Pakistan


August 12th, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 12 (IANS) Turkey has vowed to consolidate its relations with Pakistan.Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu stated this during a joint press conference after holding talks with his Pakistani ... Read more...

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UN chief calls for nuclear safety


August 8th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 8 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday called for strengthening nuclear safety after visiting Japan's disaster-hit zone in Fukushima.Ban said at a joint press conference with Japanese ... Read more...

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India to US: Factor ‘ground realities’ before Afghan exit


July 19th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India Tuesday said the US should "factor ground realities" before exiting Afghanistan and ensure that the war torn country was able to defend itself ... Read more...

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Had productive meeting with Krishna: Hillary


July 19th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday described as "very productive" her talks with External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna that focused on counter-terror ties ... Read more...

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Rs.500,000 for those killed in blasts: Chavan


July 14th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Thursday announced compensation of Rs.500,000 for the kin of those killed in the serial blasts and Rs.50,000 for the injured."The ... Read more...

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Gilani, Karzai discuss regional security


June 11th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Afghan President Hamid Karzai Saturday discussed issues related to the reconciliation process and peace and security in the ... Read more...

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Taliban planned to attack India during World Cup: Malik


March 24th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 24 (IANS) The Taliban planned to stage an attack in India during the World Cup but this has been foiled, a top Interpol official said Thursday.Interpol Secretary ... Read more...

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NATO to begin ‘new phase of campaign’ in Afghanistan after 2014 transition: Official


January 26th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Helsinki (Finland), Jan 26 (ANI): A senior NATO official has claimed his organisation and the countries taking part in operations in Afghanistan would not leave the country even after handing over security ... Read more...

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India, Russia to step up cooperation on Afghanistan: PM


December 21st, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) India and Russia have agreed to step up their cooperation for peace and stability in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday after his talks with ... Read more...

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Karzai, Gilani dismiss WikiLeaks’ revelations


December 5th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 5(ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai and Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani have dismissed whistleblower website WikiLeaks' revelations about their respective countries as alternately false, unreliable and the work of ... Read more...

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Will support Nitish, but introspect reasons for defeat: Lalu, Paswan


November 24th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov 24 (ANI): Congratulating Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the victory of his National Democratic Alliance (NDA)-Janata Dal-United (JD-U) alliance, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad and Lok Janashakti ... Read more...

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US-Indian press collaborating, jokes Obama!


November 8th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama didn't miss the chance to take a dig at the press even as he answered some tough questions from reporters here Monday."It ... Read more...

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PM calls Obama ’sincere and valued friend’


November 8th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday described US President Barack Obama as a "sincere and valued" friend of India."President Obama is a sincere and valued friend of ... Read more...

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India welcomes US support for NSG membership


November 8th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday India welcomed US support for membership of multilateral regimes like the Nuclear Suppliers Group."We welcome US support for India's membership ... Read more...

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Obama strikes out at ‘outsourcing stereotypes’


November 8th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Both countries were "operating on stereotypes that have outlived their usefulness", US President Barack Obama said Monday in response to a question on outsourcing and what ... Read more...

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India committed to engage with Pakistan: PM


November 8th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said India was "committed" to resolving all issues with Pakistan.Addressing a joint press conference with US President Barack Obama, Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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