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Tibetan PM for resumption of talks with China (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 8 (IANS) Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Wednesday called for early resumption of dialogue with China on the Tibet issue."We are committed to the middle-way approach and the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s 77th birthday celebrated in Dharamsala (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles and foreigners Friday morning joined in the 77th birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, here in Himachal Pradesh.Large ... Read more...

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‘Dalai Lama deserves Bharat Ratna’


June 11th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 11 (IANS) India should confer its highest civilian award - Bharat Ratna - on Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in recognition of his services to humanity, a ... Read more...

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Tibetan minister to launch awareness drive in Northeast


March 25th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 25 (IANS) The home minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, Gyari Dolma is expected to kick start a campaign for the cause of Tibetan independence in Guwahati Monday.Dolma, who ... Read more...

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Former US speaker urges China for dialogue on Tibet


February 9th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 9 (IANS) Former US speaker Nancy Pelosi has said there is a need for the Chinese government to change its repressive policies regarding Tibet, a statement said Thursday."In ... Read more...

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Karmapa concerned over self-immolation by monks


November 9th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 9 (IANS) The 17th Karmapa, the only major monk reincarnate recognised by both the Dalai Lama and China, Wednesday expressed concern over self-immolation protests in Tibet."Each report of ... Read more...

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German MPs concerned over rights violations in Tibet


October 31st, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 31 (IANS) Expressing concern over human rights violations in Tibet, three German parliamentarians have appealed to their country's leadership to seek an immediate end to the violence, said ... Read more...

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Australia wants stronger economic ties with Pakistan


October 31st, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) Australia has sought meaningful dialogue with Pakistan to deepen economic ties, it was reported here.Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard spoke to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

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Pakistan urges US to avoid hostile statements


October 14th, 2011 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Thursday urged the US to exercise restraint in making public statements that were adverse to bilateral relationship, Xinhua reported.Zardari, during a ... Read more...

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PM calls for dialogue for nuclear-free world


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday stressed the need for a meaningful dialogue among all nations possessing nuclear weapons to build trust and confidence."Measures to ... Read more...

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Gadkari writes to PM over Ramdev’s fast


May 31st, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to "intervene and accept" Baba Ramdev's demands as the yoga ... Read more...

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Pak terms Gilani-Manmohan meeting as ‘new opening’ for resolution of disputes


April 1st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): The Pakistan Government has termed the Mohali meeting between Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and his Indian counterpart Dr Manmohan Singh as a new opening for both countries ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh meets Yemen envoy


March 29th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): The Ambassador, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Republic of Yemen, Khadija Radman Mohammed Ghanem, called on Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Virbhadra Singh here today.Singh welcomed the ... Read more...

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GCC troops arrive in Bahrain to maintain order (Lead)


March 14th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, March 14 (IANS) Forces from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) arrived in Bahrain Monday to help authorities restore order after violent clashes erupted between protesters and security forces over ... Read more...

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India seeks meaningful dialogue with Pakistan: Patil (Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) India Monday stressed that it will pursue a foreign policy which will ensure that its voice is heard in global fora and made it clear that ... Read more...

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India welcomes democracy in Egypt: President Patil


February 21st, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Welcoming the dawn of democracy elsewhere, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday said Egypt has recently seen momentous developments."Egypt has recently seen momentous developments. As a democracy ... Read more...

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For dialogue, Pakistan has to shun terror, says Patil


February 21st, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) India is ready for "meaningful dialogue", as long as Pakistan does not allow groups to use its territory to export terror, President Pratibha Patil said here ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebel leaders send feelers for talks


February 18th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 18 (IANS) Two top leaders of the Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) rebel group have sent feelers for talks with the Meghalaya government, an official said Friday."The outfit's general ... Read more...

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Interlocutors send invites to Kashmir separatists


February 11th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 11 (IANS) The three interlocutors for Jammu and Kashmir have for the first time sent formal invitation letters to four separatist leaders, urging them to sit across the table ... Read more...

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Time for dialogue to resolve Kashmir problem: Hurriyat


February 9th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) The time had come for a meaningful dialogue to resolve the Kashmir problem, and people from the valley need to come forward to initiate the process, the moderate ... Read more...

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PDP mocks at government’s call for talks with separatists


January 28th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 28 ( IANS) The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party mocked at the Jammu and Kashmir government's repeated calls to the separatists to sit across the table terming them as meaningless ... Read more...

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Pak Govt revises economic plan to reduce fiscal deficit, win over IMF


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 22(ANI): The Pakistan Government has prepared a revised economic plan- envisaging a drastic fifty per cent cut in the development programme, scaling down its revenue target by over five per ... Read more...

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India must resume composite dialogue with Pakistan to resolve outstanding issues: Gilani


January 10th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 10 (ANI): India should resume composite dialogue with Pakistan to resolve all outstanding issues- including the Kashmir dispute- peacefully and expeditiously, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani made ... Read more...

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Gehlot slams BJP for fuelling unrest over Gujjar reservation row


December 26th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Dec 26 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for fuelling the simmering unrest in the region over providing reservation to Gujjars ... Read more...

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India, France to enhance international non proliferation initiatives


December 6th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): Recognizing India's non-proliferation record and its willingness to further contribute to global non-proliferation efforts with a view to enhance international non-proliferation regime, India and France will jointly ... Read more...

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Paswan, D. Raja call for withdrawal of AFSPA from Kashmir Valley


December 5th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Dec.5 (ANI): Senior Communist Party leader D. Raja and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday called for the immediate withdrawal of the controversial Armed ... Read more...

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Separatist leader Geelani wants ‘meaningful dialogue’ with Government of India


December 4th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Dec.4 (ANI): Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani said here today that he wants to hold meaningful and result-orientated dialogue with the Government of India.Geelani met an eleven-member ... Read more...

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Meghalaya government open to talks with rebel groups


November 30th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 30 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Tuesday said his government is open for meaningful dialogue with the secessionist Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) and other rebel groups."The state ... Read more...

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Want PM’s response to begin dialogue on Kashmir: Geelani


November 13th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 13 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani said Saturday that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should accept Kashmir as an international dispute for the separatists to begin a dialogue ... Read more...

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We want result-oriented dialogue on Kashmir, says Qureshi


October 13th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Islamabad wants to have a meaningful dialogue with New Delhi over the the Kashmir issue, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said here.Qureshi told mediapersons after chairing a ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s statement proves Pakistan sponsoring terror: BJP


October 5th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said its stand that Pakistan was sponsoring terrorism has been confirmed with former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf admitting to ... Read more...

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Krishna slams Qureshi over his Kashmir remarks at UN General Assembly


September 29th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 29 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna has slammed his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi over his statement on Jammu and Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh says dialogue only way forward to resolve Kashmir situation


September 15th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Wednesday said that dialogue is the only way route to lasting peace in Jammu and Kashmir.Addressing an all ... Read more...

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Pak seeks ‘concrete Indian steps’ to bolster re-engagement


September 9th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 9(ANI): Pakistan has urged Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to back up his call for re-engagement with concrete measures to address issues of concern between the two countries."Pakistan ... Read more...

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Will Eid package bring peace? Kashmir has fingers crossed (News Analysis)


September 7th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) The central and state governments are said to be working on an Eid package to defuse unprecedented tensions in the Kashmir Valley but separatist leaders do ... Read more...

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