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750 Pakistanis in Delhi, fashioning way ahead in ties


April 14th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Glasses clinking, but not with champagne, perfume wafting in the air, glamorous, high-heeled women and plenty of air kissing… it was a slice of an ... 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...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan commerce minister to visit India


April 10th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Pakistan Commerce Minister Mohammad Amin Fahim, accompanied by a trade delegation, will visit India this week to give a push to liberalisation of trade and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India to host Pakistani lifestyle expo


April 8th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) In a major step towards normalising business relations, India will host an exhibition in which over 100 Pakistani lifestyle companies will showcase their products ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

CPI-M alleges disrespect to slain ex-legislator


February 24th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Amid allegations that slain former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) legislator Pradeep Tah was not given due honour in the West Bengal assembly, thousands of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Trade potential making India, Pakistan lift barriers


February 20th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) It is not often that some 150 of India's top corporate leaders visit Pakistan. And when that happened last week, led by Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, ... Read more...

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Two years after death, Jyoti Basu still CPI-M mascot (Lead, correcting para nine)


February 19th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Even over two years after his death, Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu's appeal continues undiminished, at least in the party of which he was one of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Two years after death, Jyoti Basu still CPI-M mascot


February 19th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Even over two years after his death, Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu's appeal continues undiminished, at least in the party of which he was one of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India, Pakistan agree to ease trade, visa norms


February 15th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) India and Pakistan Wednesday signed three deals and agreed to normalise visa regimes and move from "positive list" to a short "negative list" trade regime by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘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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Pakistan defers MFN status to India


February 14th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 14 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday deferred its decision to finalize a list of goods it does not want to import from India, an important step towards granting it ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India, Pakistan to ink three trade deals


February 14th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 14 (IANS) India and Pakistan are likely to sign three pacts Wednesday that will substantially reduce barriers to bilateral trade.A Pakistan cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India, Pakistan to dismantle trade barriers (Round-up)


February 13th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 13 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, accompanied by business leaders of more than 100 Indian companies, Monday walked into Pakistan through the Wagah border, vowing to bring down ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

MFN status unlikely during Sharma’s Pakistan visit


February 13th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Attari-Wagah Border, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan Monday said it is committed to granting the most-favoured nation (MFN) status to India, but refused to set a time-frame as some issues ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, Pakistan to open new gate for trade by April-end


February 13th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Attari-Wagah Border, Feb 13 (IANS) A dedicated gate at the Attari-Wagah border to facilitate movement of goods between India and Pakistan will open by the end of April this year, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, Pakistan agree to dismantle trade barriers


February 13th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Attari-Wagah Border (India-Pakistan border), Feb 13 (IANS) India and Pakistan are committed to dismantling all non-tariff barriers to boost bilateral trade and strengthen business and economic relations, commerce ministers of ... Read more...

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Pakistan moves for ‘negative list’ trade regime with India


October 5th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Pakistan has started the process to move from "positive list" to "negative list" trade regime with India, that would significantly increase the number of goods being ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan to name India ‘most favoured’ trading partner by yearend?


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Pakistan may grant the long overdue most favoured nation (MFN) status to India by the end of this year that will reduce tariff and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Heartening progress in India-Pakistan trade talks: Daily


September 30th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) The progress in ongoing India-Pakistan trade talks is heartening, a leading Pakistani daily has said adding that this could be "the beginning of a complicated but ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India, Pakistan trade bodies sign deal


September 28th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Trade promotion bodies of India and Pakistan Wednesday signed an agreement to facilitate the flow of bilateral trade.The India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) and Trade ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India, Pakistan target doubled trade in three years


September 28th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) India and Pakistan Wednesday set a target to expand trade to $6 billion in three years even as there were no progress on issues like ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rajya Sabha candidates elected unopposed in Bengal


July 16th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) All the six Rajya Sabha nominees from West Bengal were elected unopposed Friday after the time for withdrawal of nomination got over, officials said.Four of them ... Read more...

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Slain Congress leader’s widow votes in Kashmir polls


May 22nd, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 21 (IANS) Widowed just five days ago, the wife of a murdered Jammu and Kashmir Congress leader Saturday cast her vote, along with her son, in panchayat polls ... Read more...

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People wanted change of guard, say Left veterans


May 15th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Veteran leaders who served in West Bengal's first Left Front ministry of Jyoti Basu feel that the alliance was voted out this time as as ... Read more...

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West Bengal’s Left Front woos Muslims, women


February 14th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) Faced with arguably its toughest political test in the coming assembly polls, West Bengal's ruling Left Front Sunday wooed two crucial segments of voters - Muslims and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

A 71-kg silver ring sets Guinness record


December 24th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Dec 24 (IANS) A massive silver ring, which was crafted by 10 workers over 70 days in this Pakistani city and weighs 71.68 kg, has set a Guinness world record.Mohammad Amin ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Asian Games: Malaysia beat India 4-3 in hockey semi-finals


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou, Nov 23 (ANI): Rahim Mohammad Amin scored a goal in the 75th minute as Malaysia beat India 4-3 to set up an Asian Games men's hockey final against Pakistan.The favourites ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Curfew continues in Srinagar; situation remains normal in Valley


September 19th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep.19 (ANI): Curfew continued in the Srinagar city on Sunday mornning even as situation remained normal in the valley and the Highway was open from Srinagar - Jammu and Srinagar - ... Read more...

Posted in National |

One dies in Afghanistan protest over Quran burning (Second lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 10 (DPA) At least one demonstrator was killed Friday in northeastern Afghanistan at a protest against a Christian minister's plan to burn Qurans in the US, the provincial government ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Transport sector hit hard due to unrest in Jammu and Kashmir


July 24th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, July 24 (ANI): Continuous unrest with shutdown calls from the separatist and preventive curfew measures imposed by the authorities after the recent killing of some youths has led to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Iranian student to be executed for stone-throwing during demonstration


March 17th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Mar. 17 (ANI): The Iranian Government has decided to execute a 20-year-old Iranian student, who was arrested for throwing a stone during the pro-democracy mass protests against the country's alleged rigged ... Read more...

Posted in World |

20-year-old university student sentenced to death in Iran


March 6th, 2010 - 2:23 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) – Iranian courts have upheld a death sentence for a 20-year-old university student who participated in public demonstrations, the U.S. Department of State said Friday.Mohammad Amin Valian confessed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Aamir Khan, Rehman, among Padma awardees


January 25th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Nobel winning Indian American scientist Venktaraman Ramkrishnan, music director A R Rehman, veteran actress Zora Sehagal, Dr. Reddy's Y V Reddy, music director Ilayaraza, actress, activist ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Accidents deadlier than militancy in Jammu and Kashmir this year


December 30th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 30 (IANS) Road accidents claimed more lives than militancy in mountainous Jammu and Kashmir in 2009, official statistics show. According to Jammu and Kashmir Traffic Police statistics, a total of 1,031 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Afghanistan losing fight against swine flu, says health minister


November 11th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov.11 (ANI): Afghanistan appears to be losing the fight against swine flu, as many parts of the country remain fairly unsanitary.Kabul, which currently is the center of Afghanistan's H1N1 outbreak, ... Read more...

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