ministers of india

JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested at protest march


September 7th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) Separatist Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested along with a group of supporters in the state's summer capital Friday during ... Read more...

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China told about activities in Pakistani Kashmir: India


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Ahead of talks with his Chinese counterpart Gen. Liang Guanglie, Defence Minister A. K. Antony said Monday India has conveyed its concerns to China about ... Read more...

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Pakistan holding 74 Indian defence men since 1971: Ahmed


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Ahead of the talks between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan, the government Thursday said 74 Indian defence personnel, including 54 prisoners of war, ... Read more...

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Ahead of Krishna visit, India, Pakistan MPs to talk peace, trade


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Ahead of talks between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan next month, a delegation of leading Pakistani MPs will interact with their Indian counterparts ... Read more...

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Northeast exodus: Pakistan asks India to provide evidence


August 20th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan has assured India that it will "look into" its assertion that elements in Pakistan used social media to whip up panic that led ... Read more...

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Peace dividend: India allows investments from Pakistan (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) In a major confidence-building step that will boost economic ties between the two nuclear-armed neighbours and accelerate the pace of regional integration, India Wednesday announced ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan must work to promote peace: Zardari


July 25th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Congratulating his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee on his assuming the office, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday underlined Islamabad's desire to forge cooperative relations ... Read more...

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Kabul attack: No Indian casualties, situation being monitored


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Clarifying that there were no Indian casualties, India Wednesday said it was closely monitoring the situation in Kabul after eight people were killed and ... Read more...

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Telenor plans Rs.2,000 crore investment in India


April 21st, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) Norwegian Telenor Group, which is looking for a new partner to continue its telecom services in India, plans to invest up to Rs.2,000 crore more even ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to open more trade routes


April 14th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Just a day after opening a new integrated check post at the Attari border, India and Pakistan Saturday said the countries were exploring the possibilities ... Read more...

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India-Russia ties a model for diplomacy: Krishna


April 13th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday flagged India-Russia bilateral ties, which are in their 65th year, as "a model of depth and understanding" between any ... Read more...

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India, China, Russia to jointly tackle global issues


April 13th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS) The foreign ministers of India, China and Russia Friday held their 11th trilateral meeting and underlined their major role in addressing key global challenges against the ... Read more...

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India, Russia, China to cement trilateral cooperation


April 12th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Building upon the success of the BRICS summit, the foreign ministers of India, China and Russia will hold a trilateral meeting Friday to cement new ... Read more...

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Formal Manmohan-Gilani meeting not scheduled (Lead)


March 25th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) Prime ministers of India and Pakistan could interact on the sidelines of the March 26-27 Nuclear Security Summit but no structured meeting is planned between ... Read more...

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No structured Manmohan-Gilani meeting: Pakistan envoy


March 25th, 2012 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) No structured meeting is planned between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit March 26-27, Pakistan's envoy ... Read more...

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‘Major strides in reducing trust deficit with Pakistan’


March 9th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, March 9 (IANS) Ahead of his visit to Islamabad later this year, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday said that although terrorism posed a continuing threat to the region ... Read more...

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14 Tibetans detained for protesting against India-China talks


March 1st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A group of 14 Tibetan activists were detained here Thursday for staging a protest outside Hyderabad House where the foreign ministers of India and ... Read more...

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Ahead of Hu’s visit, India, China hold talks (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The foreign ministers of India and China Thursday held talks here to deepen their strategic ties and to firm up the agenda for the ... Read more...

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Tibetans protest as India, China hold talks


March 1st, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A group of Tibetan activists protested here as the foreign ministers of India and China Thursday held talks to strengthen strategic partnership and firm ... Read more...

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Fishermen’s killing: India, Italy fail to resolve differences (Third Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kochi, Feb 28 (IANS) The foreign ministers of India and Italy Tuesday sought to "clear the air" over the killing of two Indian fishermen by two Italian marines but ... Read more...

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Shooting row: India, Italy fail to resolve differences (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The foreign ministers of India and Italy Tuesday failed to resolve basic differences in their positions on the killing of two fishermen by two Italian ... Read more...

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‘Trade can lead to peace between India, Pakistan’


February 15th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) Increased trade and economic engagements can bring long-lasting peace between India and Pakistan, whose relations have been marred for decades by a host of issues including ... Read more...

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India, Japan to discuss reviving n-cooperation talks


December 26th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The prime ministers of India and Japan will Wednesday discuss the prospects of reviving civil nuclear cooperation negotiations and explore trade and investment in ... Read more...

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India, Thailand to hold talks


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The foreign ministers of India and Thailand will hold talks here Tuesday that will focus on expanding economic ties and set the stage for ... Read more...

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Talks conveyed ’seriousness of purpose’: Pakistan foreign minister


November 11th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives), Nov 11 (IANS) Talks between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan has imparted a "seriousness of purpose" to bilateral ties, with both sides deciding to carry ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Gilani want ‘new chapter’ in relations


November 10th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Addu Atoll (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) The prime ministers of India and Pakistan Thursday hoped that the next round of bilateral talks would be more productive and agreed to ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to open bank branches on reciprocal basis


September 29th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India and Pakistan have agreed to open bank branches on a reciprocal basis in a bid to facilitate the flow of investment and trade, the ... Read more...

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India, Pak to talk business at Mumbai’s Taj


September 24th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) In a sign of improving bilateral ties, Pakistan Commerce and Trade Minister Makhdoom Amin Faheem will begin a five-day visit to India from Mumbai ... Read more...

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Don’t delay infrastructure, Pranab tells western states


September 17th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday urged chief ministers of India's western states to ensure speedy approval for various infrastructure projects which are held up ... Read more...

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Indian states’ finance ministers conclude Europe tour


September 17th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 17 (IANS) A delegation of state finance ministers from India concluded a ten-day tour of Europe Friday after studying the implementation of the VAT system in ... Read more...

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Indian ministers grow richer with average assets of Rs.10 crore


September 15th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Holding assets of over Rs.10 crore (Rs.100 million) on an average, ministers of India's central government have grown richer since the 2009 general elections, ... Read more...

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Dhaka to host Indian business team next month


September 4th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 4 (IANS) A high-profile Indian business delegation comprising Airtel chief Sunil Bharti Mittal, RPG Group chairman Harsh Goenka and Tata Steel vice-chairman B. Muthuraman will arrive in ... Read more...

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`Delhi, Dhaka should liberalise visas, overcome suspicions’


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's historic visit to Dhaka next week, a report by a think tank here has suggested that India should ... Read more...

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India says LeT threat persists


August 24th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) As LeT founder Hafiz Saeed renewed the call for a jihad against New Delhi, the government Wednesday said there are reports that the group continues ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani commerce ministers to meet in September


August 23rd, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Building upon last month's positive talks, the commerce ministers of India and Pakistan are set to hold discussions here in September that could lead to ... Read more...

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