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White Paper on Assam Accord implementation next month: Congress


September 20th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress government in Assam Thursday decided to publish a white paper Oct 7 on the steps taken by it to implement the 1985 Assam Accord.The ... Read more...

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Pakistani designers bring makeover for Indian bridal line


September 20th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) It's long kurtas with ghararas and shararas, and colours like black, white and cream, unheard in the Indian bridal wear lines, which Pakistani designers ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees in Turkey


September 14th, 2012 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Sep 14 (IANS) Hollywood star and UN goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie Thursday visited two Syrian refugee camps in Turkey.Accompanied by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonia Guterres, Jolie ... Read more...

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President to work on improving Indo-Bangla connectivity


September 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 11 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee has assured Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar that he will utilise his office to improve connectivity between India and Bangladesh, officials said ... Read more...

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Tripura to build science village


September 10th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 10 (IANS) A science village is set to come up in Tripura to popularise scientific concepts in rural areas of the northeastern region.The project at Nimbark village, 10 ... Read more...

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500,000 Captagon tablets seized in Dubai


August 7th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 6 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs has intercepted a massive shipment of 500,000 Captagon tablets, a synthetic amphetamine-type stimulant, at the Jebel Ali port.The Fenethylline drug pills were found in ... 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 urged to act on Sri Lanka naval base


July 26th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) DMK chief M. Karunanidhi Thursday urged the central government to take necessary action if it was true that Sri Lanka has set up a naval base ... Read more...

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Belarus arrests Lithuanian spies


July 13th, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Soviet state Belarus has said it has detained a Lithuanian military intelligence officer and his local agents for spying.Belarus' State Security Committee said the ... Read more...

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No plans to visit Pakistan: ‘Ek Tha Tiger’


July 12th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) There are no plans to visit Pakistan as of now, says the "Ek Tha Tiger" team on reports that the film's lead actor Salman Khan ... Read more...

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‘Ek Tha Tiger’ will be super hit, predicts Aamir


July 12th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Aamir Khan, who loved the promos of Salman Khan starrer "Ek Tha Tiger", is looking forward to seeing the film and says that it will ... Read more...

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‘Ek Tha Tiger’ not anti-Pakistan, assures Kabir Khan


July 11th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Director Kabir Khan is upset after "Ek Tha Tiger" promos were banned in Pakistan following allegations that it portrays the neighbouring country's intelligence agency in ... Read more...

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Air India passengers relieved to get home, some miffed with Pakistan


July 9th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Back home after a 12-hour ordeal, some passengers of the Air India flight that made an emergency landing in Pakistan's southern Sindh province early Monday ... Read more...

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Open to Pakistan visit but suitable outcomes needed: PM


July 6th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Amid disclosures by 26/11 plotter Abu Jundal linking Pakistani state actors to the Mumbai carnage, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said he was looking ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar applauds Myanmar parliament’s new look


July 5th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday applauded neighbouring Myanmar's democractic transition, pointing out that its parliament had got "a new look" by providing a ... Read more...

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Support me to help free Sarabjit, Salman urges Pakistanis


June 29th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has urged the people of Pakistan to help him in efforts to free Sarabjit Singh, the Indian who is on death ... Read more...

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India keeps watch, says change in Pakistan won’t affect ties (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) As Pakistan prepares for a new prime minister, India Wednesday said it was closely monitoring the situation but stressed that the change in leadership ... Read more...

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India to express concern to Pakistan on minorities’ plight


May 17th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India will convey its concern to Pakistan over the plight of its Hindu minorities when External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna visits the neighbouring country ... Read more...

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Pakistan much like India, says Kailash Kher


April 19th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Kailash Kher got a chance to perform in Pakistan for the very first time and the singer-composer was overwhelmed by the kind of response he ... Read more...

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President Zardari returns home after Indian pilgrimage


April 8th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari returned to Pakistan late Sunday evening after a day-long private visit to India during which he met Indian Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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India congratulates Suu Kyi on poll win


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) With by-poll results in Myanmar indicating a landslide win for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD), India Tuesday welcomed the ... Read more...

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Manmohan to examine Gilani’s request for exporting power from Punjab


March 28th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, March 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani that he will look into his request for supplying ... Read more...

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‘Polio a huge embarrassment for Pakistan’


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 23 (IANS) Pakistan has been "infamous the world over for exporting terrorism" and now there are fears of it exporting the polio virus to other countries, a ... Read more...

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India votes against Sri Lanka, then mollifies Colombo (Roundup)


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Geneva, March 22 (IANS) India Thursday voted for a US-backed resolution urging Sri Lanka to probe rights abuses in the war on the Tamil Tigers, but quickly emphasized ... Read more...

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‘Foodistan’ taught me about Pakistan’s street food: Chef Manish Mehrotra


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Manish Mehrotra has been cooking up delectable dishes for over 15 years, but if there's one learning he has carried back as the winner of ... Read more...

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India non-committal on Sri Lanka ‘war crimes’ (Roundup)


March 14th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) With Tamil Nadu parties asking the government to back a US-sponsored resolution on "war crimes" in Sri Lanka, India Wednesday said it will study ... Read more...

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India non-committal on ‘war crimes’, studying ’sentiments’(Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Cautious on the US-backed resolution on "war crimes" in Sri Lanka, India Wednesday said it will weigh in sentiments in parliament and stressed the ... Read more...

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Lanka ‘war crimes’: India cautious, trying for a forward-looking outcome


March 14th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Treading cautiously on the the US-backed resolution on alleged war crimes during Sri Lanka's civil war, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Wednesday the government ... Read more...

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Spiritual leader Ravi Shankar to visit Pakistan


March 9th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Hindu spiritual leader and The Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will visit Pakistan on a three-day peace mission from March 12, his office ... Read more...

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If you love democracy, don’t hate politicians: CEC


February 21st, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 21 (IANS) If you love democracy, do not hate politicians. This is the message from Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi.Addressing a gathering after inaugurating a philatelic exhibition here ... Read more...

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Over 17 crore kids get polio vaccine


February 19th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Seventeeen crore children aged under five were immunised Sunday in a natiowide polio vaccination campaign in India, which did not report even a single ... Read more...

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Determined to end Garo terror outfit: Chidambaram


February 19th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 19 (IANS) The government is determined to counter Meghalaya's Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) militant group, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Sunday."The numbers are small but ... Read more...

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Myanmar’s democracy aids in better ties, trade: India


February 15th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) As Myanmar moves forward with its democratisation process, India Wednesday said the new civilian dispensation in its neighbouring country was paving the way for furthering ... Read more...

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Centre unlikely to accede to Garoland, says G.K. Pillai


February 14th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 14 (IANS) The central government was unlikely to accede to the Garo National Liberation Army's (GNLA) demand for a separate state for Garo tribals in western part ... Read more...

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Need concrete measures from Pakistan on trade: Anand Sharma


February 12th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) En route to becoming the first Indian trade minister to visit Pakistan in 30 years, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Sunday said the neighbouring country ... Read more...

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