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Probe ordered into Punjab border area fund controversy


September 21st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has ordered a probe into the alleged embezzlement in border area grant in Punjab, a senior Congress leader said here Friday.Congress ... Read more...

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India eases $1 bn credit line to Bangladesh


August 29th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) India will convert $200 million of a $1 billion line of credit to Bangladesh to a grant, it was announced here Wednesday.The announcement came after ... Read more...

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No zero entrance through Bangladesh border: BSF chief


August 29th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Aug 29 (IANS) Even as the controversy over infiltration into India via the Bangladesh border rages on, the director general (DG) of the Border Security Force (BSF) Wednesday said ... Read more...

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Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Fourth Lead, correcting figure)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, 119 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, about 250 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Containers to be allowed on Attari-Wagah trade route


July 20th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) Accepting a long-pending demand of traders and the Punjab government, union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Thursday said that his ministry would soon issue orders to facilitate ... Read more...

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‘China has no strategy to strangle India’ (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Even as India is keenly pushing ahead with its economic ties with energy-rich Myanmar, where China already has a marked presence, a Chinese expert reflecting the ... Read more...

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‘China has no strategy to strangle India’


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Even as Indian is keenly pushing ahead with its economic ties with energy-rich Myanmar, where China already has a marked presence, Beijing has said it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Doing trade, driving down to Myanmar just got easier


May 30th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 30 (IANS) Indians may soon be able drive down to Myanmar and do business with a country that is perfectly situated to play the role of an ... Read more...

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Indian newsprint could help Pakistani dailies become cheaper


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 3 (IANS) This is one fine print of a high in India-Pakistan ties. A consignment of 10 tonnes of newsprint from India was Thursday sent to Pakistan via ... 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...

Posted in Business |

New India-Pakistan checkpost to boost trade, travel


April 8th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 8 (IANS) Trade and people-to-people ties between India and Pakistan takes on a new dimension with the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at the Attari-Wagah international border ... Read more...

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Gun smuggling in China via express delivery, internet


April 5th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) Authorities in China say arms traffickers are opting for internet and express delivery networks to smuggle contraband into the country following stricter police vigilance at border ... Read more...

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I want violence-free Pakistan: Ravi Shankar (With Images)


March 12th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 12 (IANS) Indian spiritual leader Ravi Shankar arrived here Monday on a three-day visit, saying he wanted to see a violence-free Pakistan."My dream is to see a violence ... Read more...

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India mulling naval protocol to prevent skirmishes at sea


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) In the light of some incidents involving warships from Pakistan and China, India is considering a protocol on the lines of the Cold War era ... Read more...

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India looks at opening new waterways with Bangladesh


November 29th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 29 (IANS) India will soon conduct a survey for new waterways with Bangladesh, a move that would facilitate the movement of goods between the two countries.State-owned RITES (Rail ... Read more...

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India, Pakistani troopers exchange sweets on Eid


November 7th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Nov 7 (IANS) Border guards from India and Pakistan Monday exchanged sweets at the joint check post along the Attari-Wagah border between India and Pakistan on the occasion ... Read more...

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Diwali terror plot tip of iceberg, says Antony


October 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday termed the foiled terror plot to bomb Delhi during Diwali, unearthed with the seizure of five kg explosives in Ambala ... 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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Government working on fair, equitable Teesta deal: Krishna


September 8th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) With India unable to sign an accord on the Teesta water with Bangladesh due to objections from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, External ... Read more...

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Tripura hopes for solution to river disputes with Bangladesh


September 4th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sabroom (Tripura), Sep 4 (IANS) Indian villages by the Feni river, which serves as a natural border with Bangladesh in southern Tripura, are desperately hoping that the eight-decade-old dispute ... Read more...

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Conditions favourable in Pakistan for Sarabjit’s release: Sister


July 5th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 5 (IANS) Dalbir Kaur, the sister of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner lodged in Pakistan's Kot Lakhpat jail on terrorism charges, Tuesday said that conditions were quite favourable ... Read more...

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Krishna in Myanmar to sign infrastructure deals (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


June 20th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 20 (IANS) Marking the first high-level engagement with Myanmar's three-month-old civilian government, Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna arrived here Monday on a three-day visit during which they ... Read more...

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Indian fake currency gangs chose Nepal star-hotel for deals


May 6th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) A three-star hotel in capital city Kathmandu's premier business location became the venue chosen by Indian currency counterfeiters to run their operations in Nepal and ... Read more...

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Sit-in against U.S. drone attacks begins in Pakistan


April 24th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of people are expected to gather for a two-day sit-in over U.S. drone attacks in Pakistan's tribal areas, Ary news television reported Saturday.Supporters of cricket hero-turned-politician ... Read more...

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Pakistan interior secretary in India for talks (Lead)


March 27th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 27 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Secretary Chaudhry Qamar Zaman arrived in India Sunday for a two-day meeting with his Indian counterpart G.K. Pillai, saying he is bringing the "message ... Read more...

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Pakistani interior secretary in India for talks


March 27th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 27 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Secretary Chaudhry Qamar Zaman arrived in India Sunday to attend a two-day meeting with his Indian counterpart G.K. Pillai."My priority will be to take ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan talks agenda: 26/11, counter-terror


March 27th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The home secretaries of India and Pakistan meet here Monday for two days of talks to review tricky issues like prosecution of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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Indian states bordering Bangladesh vulnerable to bird flu (Lead)


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 23 (IANS) Indian states bordering Bangladesh have become vulnerable to bird flu with Dhaka failing to check the contagious disease as well as the smuggling of poultry products ... Read more...

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Indian states bordering Bangladesh vulnerable to bird flu


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 23 (IANS) Indian states bordering Bangladesh have become vulnerable to bird flu with Dhaka failing to check the contiguous disease as well as the smuggling of poultry products ... Read more...

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Operation ‘Safe Homecoming’ successfully drawing towards a close: MEA


March 10th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): The External Affairs Ministry on Thursday informed that as 'Operation Safe Homecoming' rapidly draws towards a close tonight, some 15,400 of Indian nationals are already home from ... Read more...

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India closely following political developments in Middle East: Ahamed


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3(ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs E. Ahamed on Thursday said that the Union Government is closely following the recent political developments in the Middle-East, particularly with ... Read more...

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Choppers, anti-mine vehicles to aid BSF troopers


January 18th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 18 (IANS) To further strengthen vigil along the border with Bangladesh, India's border troopers are to use Dhruv light helicopters, mine protected vehicles (MPV) and other modern gadgets and devices, ... Read more...

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