kashmir dispute

Indians look at US favourably; want Obama to win: Pew survey


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) While a majority of Indians is favourably disposed toward the United States, only a third of urban Indians approve of China and just 13 percent ... Read more...

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Jammu parties boycott former interlocutors


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 2 (IANS) Jammu-centric political parties are boycotting the meeting with former interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir who are touring the state to get feedback on their report ... Read more...

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J&K; parties boycott interlocutors’ report


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) Activists of the Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha (BJYM) Sunday attempted to thrash former interlocutor Dileep Padgoankar when he was en route to meet Congress partymen here ... Read more...

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Indira Gandhi confidante P.N. Dhar dead


July 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Well-known economist and principal secretary to prime minister Indira Gandhi in the 1970s, Prithvi Nath Dhar died here Thursday.Dhar, 94, died of old-age related ... Read more...

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The Simla accord — 40 years later


July 1st, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A midnight summit between Indira Gandhi and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Bhutto pleading with Gandhi to free 93,000 Pakistani prisoners of war, a failed Kashmir ... Read more...

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Kashmir no excuse for Pakistan’s Haqqani ties: Senator


April 19th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Former US Republican presidential candidate John McCain has said the Kashmir dispute was not an excuse for Pakistan to not break ties with the Haqqani ... Read more...

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Zardari visit: Pakistan hopes for peace; says no compromise on Kashmir


April 5th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday said the forthcoming meeting between President Asif Ali Zardari and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will contribute to intra-regional peace, but made it ... Read more...

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PM reminds Rajapaksa India’s key role in Geneva


March 24th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) India played a key role to introduce "an element of balance" in the US-sponsored resolution in Geneva on Sri Lanka rights violations, Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka warns India of Geneva repercussions (Lead)


March 24th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka Saturday warned India of possible repercussions over Kashmir after it voted for a US resolution in Geneva on rights abuses during its war on ... Read more...

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Improve ties with India, Gilani to Salman Bashir


March 7th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has told Salman Bashir, who has been named Pakistan's high commissioner to India, to pay special attention to improving ties.Gilani ... Read more...

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What if India, Pakistan freeze Kashmir issue?


February 29th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 29 (IANS) Have India and Pakistan decided to freeze the Kashmir dispute for 10 years and move ahead on improving relations with each other? A hot debate is ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan Army a stakeholder in dialogue with India


November 6th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) The Pakistan Army is a stakeholder in the dialogue process with India, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said, adding the most favoured nation (MFN) ... Read more...

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Pakistan decides to grant MFN status to India: Khar (Lead)


October 13th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan had, in principle, decided to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, said Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Wednesday.Responding to a question during question ... Read more...

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India rebuffs Pakistan’s “unwarranted” attempt to raise Kashmir at UN


October 11th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 11 (IANS) India has rebuffed as "unwarranted and irrelevant" a Pakistani attempt to raise the Kashmir issue during a debate in the Special Political and Decolonisation Committee ... Read more...

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Khar hopes for fruitful India, Pakistan dialogue


September 28th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 28 (IANS) Pakistan's Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has spoken here about the resumption of the India-Pakistan dialogue process, hoping that it will be uninterrupted and uninterruptible."We ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatists to meet Khar in Delhi


July 26th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Syed Ali Geelani, chiefs of the two factions of Jammu and Kashmir's separatist Hurriyat Conference, will meet Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina ... Read more...

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India and Pakistan have to talk, says Gilani


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) India and Pakistan have no option but to talk, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said, days before foreign ministers of the two countries ... Read more...

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Kashmir, finance and magic in the book case (IANS Books This Week)


June 30th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Negotiate to the second half of the year with a wee amount of seriousness, thoughts of finance and magic. Read on to check out what ... Read more...

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Region to be unstable without Kashmir solution: Pakistani general


June 30th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) The subcontinent is likely to "remain unstable" without the Kashmir issue being resolved, says a top Pakistan Army general.Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), ... Read more...

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Day 2 of talks: India and Pakistan discuss Kashmir


June 24th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) A day after New Delhi voiced its concern over cross-border terror, India and Pakistan Friday discussed Jammu and Kashmir, an issue Islamabad stressed was ... Read more...

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Six injured in Kashmir grenade attack


June 24th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Six civilians, including two women, were injured Friday afternoon when a grenade hurled by guerrillas exploded inside a police station compound in Jammu and Kashmir.The incident took ... Read more...

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Kashmir crops up as India, Pakistan talk Day 1 (Intro Roundup)


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) The decades-old Kashmir dispute cropped up Thursday as the foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan ended the first day of talks aimed at bridging their ... Read more...

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Compromise on Kashmir will spark nationwide stir: BJP (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Terming the Kashmir issue as a "gift of the Nehru family", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday warned the Congress-led central government of a ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s future linked to Kashmir settlement: Gilani


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) The future of Pakistan is closely linked with the resolution of the Kashmir dispute, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Addressing a gathering in Bagh ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan for patience, sincerity ahead of talks (Lead)


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India and Pakistan underlined the need for patience and sincerity ahead of talks between their foreign secretaries in Islamabad starting Thursday.Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama ... Read more...

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Indians, Pakistanis want better ties: Poll


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Pakistanis and Indians don't view each other favourably, yet despite the visible hostility between the two neighbours, a large majority of people on both sides ... Read more...

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Terrorism focus of talks with Pakistan, Headley revelations to figure: India (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Terrorism will be the "central point" of New Delhi's agenda when the Indian and Pakistani foreign secretaries meet in Islamabad Thursday, External Affairs Minister ... Read more...

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EU delegation meets Yasin Malik


May 13th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 13 (IANS) The European Union (EU) delegation visiting Kashmir Friday met Muhammad Yasin Malik, chairman of the pro-independence Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) here and discussed the ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan should find solution to Kashmir issue: Geelani


April 28th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 28 (ANI): Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has said India and Pakistan should find a solution to the Kashmir issue keeping in mind the interest of those people ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani people want peaceful Kashmir solution: Gilani


April 21st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 21(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the people of India and Pakistan want peaceful solutions of all outstanding bilateral issues, including the Kashmir dispute.Gilani had ... Read more...

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Jihad against India only solution to Kashmir issue: Nazria Pakistan Trust


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 23(ANI): The Nation's editor-in-chief and Nazria Pakistan Trust (NPT) Chairman Majid Nizami has reiterated that Pakistan must wage jihad against India to 'free' Kashmir."I ask every Pakistani who acts upon ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak composite dialogue on March 28-29 in Delhi


March 4th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 4(ANI): Pakistan and India will resume the composite dialogue process from March 28 in New Delhi.The Pakistan Foreign Office said in a statement: "Pakistan-India Interior/Home Secretaries Level Talks will be ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak composite dialogue to resume from March 21 in New Delhi


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 2(ANI): Pakistan and India will resume the composite dialogue process from March 21 in New Delhi to normalise their bilateral relations.In a response to a question regarding the Indian ... Read more...

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British MPs for putting Kashmir at top of Foreign Office agenda


February 24th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffarabad, Feb 24(ANI): The British parliament's Kashmir Committee Secretary General Richard Irwin Harrington has vowed to put the Kashmir issue at the top of the agenda list of the British Foreign Office.Addressing ... Read more...

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Syed Ali Shah Geelani wants Pakistan to step-up diplomatic efforts


February 11th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Feb 11 (ANI): The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Syed Ali Shah Geelani has urged Pakistan to compel India to take urgent steps for amicable settlement of the Jammu ... Read more...

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