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Gulzar to present ‘Kya Dilli Kya Lahore’


September 14th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Eminent lyricist and director Gulzar, who was working on "Kya Dilli Kya Lahore" as a mentor, has now officially lent his name to the project. ... Read more...

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Indian envoys’ meet: Cyber security, Arab Spring on agenda


September 13th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Against the backdrop of new threats like cyber security and the shifting contours of global geopolitics, around 120 envoys from Indian missions abroad will ... Read more...

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‘Significant headway due to thaw in India-Pakistan relations’


September 10th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Significant headway has been made in the past two years due to the thaw in the India-Pakistan relations, a leading Pakistani daily said Monday."Ever since India ... Read more...

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Kasab will hang, Supreme Court says (Roundup)


August 29th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence awarded to Pakistani terrorist Kasab for his role in the Mumbai savagery, marking the end of ... Read more...

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SAARC’s success depends on India, Pakistan: National Conference


August 26th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) said Sunday that improved India-Pakistan relations can not only bring stability to the region but also holds the key ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan MPs moot new CBMs; discuss Assam, SMSs (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Islamabad, parliamentarians of India and Pakistan Friday recommended a clutch of radical confidence-building measures, including ... Read more...

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Tunnel incident against India-Pakistan CBMs


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 2 (IANS) Pakistan was undermining confidence building measures by indulging in activities like digging a 400-metre cross-border tunnel in Samba sector for pushing terrorists to the Indian side, ... Read more...

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LeT still going strong in Pakistan’s terror core: US (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Even as western strikes have weakened the Al Qaeda core in Pakistan, the terror group's affiliates are still increasing "operational capabilities", with no decrease in the ... Read more...

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US warns of LeT threat, asks Pakistan to act


August 1st, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Expressing great concern over continued threat posed by Lashkar-e-Taiba to stability in South Asia, the United States has asked Pakistan to take more action against the ... Read more...

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Positive change in Pakistan people’s mindset towards India: Krishna


July 26th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) There is a positive change in the mindset of Pakistani people vis-a-vis relations with India, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Thursday, citing his Pakistani ... Read more...

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Peace with Pakistan in our interest: Shashi Tharoor (Interview)


July 13th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Amid Abu Jundal's revelations about the involvement of Pakistani state agencies in 26/11, former minister and MP Shashi Tharoor says that there is "a ... Read more...

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Release Indian and Pakistani fishermen, say activists


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) A group of activists working towards improving India-Pakistan relations Monday wrote to Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai ahead of his meeting with his counterpart in Pakistan and ... Read more...

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A border shrine unites Indians, Pakistanis


June 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chamliyal (Jammu), June 28 (IANS) Despite the chill in India-Pakistan relations, thousands of people gathered Thursday on both sides of the border for a week-long fair in memory of a ... Read more...

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Pakistan continues to be international migraine: Albright


June 26th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan continues to be an "international migraine" with a host of problems like extremism, non-proliferation, poverty and a weak government, former US Secretary of State ... Read more...

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US seeks to mend ties with Pakistan


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The US government looks forward to working with Pakistan's newly-elected Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf to bring the strained relations between the two countries back ... Read more...

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Ahead of talks, Pakistan’s new envoy arrives in India


June 21st, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Ahead of the talks between foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan, Pakistan's High Commissioner-designate Salman Bashir has arrived here and is expected to present his ... Read more...

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70,000 foreign office files declassified


June 5th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jun 4 (IANS) In an important step that should cheer academics and researchers, over 70,000 declassified files of the external affairs ministry dealing with sensitive issues like India-Pakistan ... Read more...

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Now transport fees threaten to upend US-Pakistan ties (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 21 (IANS) After all the assertions of their deep existential and strategic interests in Afghanistan, the United States and Pakistan are squabbling over how much to charge ... Read more...

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Resolve Kashmir issue peacefully: UN chief


April 27th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Welcoming efforts by India and Pakistan to improve their relations, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday pressed for a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan ties have direct bearing on Kashmir: Omar


April 25th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 25 (IANS) India-Pakistan relations have direct bearing on the peace and development of Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday, hoping that the bilateral dialogue process ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to sign ‘liberalised’ visa agreement (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Seeking closer ties through a sustained talks process and a step by step approach to solve outstanding issues, India and Pakistan are likely to ... Read more...

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India must let Chisty, Pakistani fishermen return: Activists


April 13th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) A group of activists working to improve India-Pakistan relations Friday appealed to the Indian government to let Pakistani doctor Mohammad Khalil Chisty return home and release ... Read more...

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New ISI chief plans Europe visit


April 12th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) The new chief of Pakistani spy agency ISI, Lt. Gen. Zahirul Islam, is planning to visit "some European countries" along with his predecessor Lt. Gen. (retd) ... Read more...

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Manmohan-Zardari talks unleash positive trends in India-Pakistan ties (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to India appears to have triggered a chain of positive events, with Pakistani scientist Mohammed Khalil Chisty getting ... Read more...

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China hails warming India-Pakistan ties


April 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) China has welcomed Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's trip to India and the improvement in India-Pakistan ties."China is glad to see the improvement in India-Pakistan ... Read more...

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One-on-one: Manmohan, Zardari to raise bar for ties


April 6th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to hold one-on-one talks with Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari sans aides for around an hour Sunday, fuelling ... Read more...

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Zardari visit ‘very constructive’; Saeed bounty shldn’t impact: US


April 6th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Asserting that the $10 million bounty for the conviction of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed was not related to US-Pakistan relations, Washington hoped the announcement will ... Read more...

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US may turn to India if talks with Pakistan fail: Daily


March 31st, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) If Pakistan does not reopen the NATO supply lines to Afghanistan that were closed after an attack on a border post killed 24 soldiers in November, ... Read more...

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Chandigarh becomes Osama’s Abbottabad - for Hollywood film


March 1st, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 1 (IANS) The two places may be 600 km apart, but Oscar-winning Hollywood director Kathryn Bigelow has chosen Chandigarh and its surroundings in Punjab to depict the Pakistani ... Read more...

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Cross LoC trade hampered by barter system, lack of banking (With Image)


March 1st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Uri (Jammu and Kashmir), March 1 (IANS) More than three years after it was launched, trade along the Uri-Muzaffarabad route across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir has ... Read more...

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What if India, Pakistan freeze Kashmir issue?


February 29th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 29 (IANS) Have India and Pakistan decided to freeze the Kashmir dispute for 10 years and move ahead on improving relations with each other? A hot debate is ... Read more...

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Pakistan postpones US envoy Marc Grossman’s visit


January 19th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday postponed a visit by US Special Envoy Marc Grossman until a parliamentary review of bilateral relations is completed.Grossman is currently touring the region ... Read more...

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US in no hurry to cut aid to Pakistan


December 14th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) A day after a Congressional panel agreed to freeze $700 million in American aid to Pakistan, the US has made clear that it was in no ... Read more...

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US to freeze $700 mn aid to Pakistan


December 13th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) In the midst of a tense standoff with Islamabad, a Congressional panel has agreed to freeze $700 million in US aid to Pakistan unless it helps ... Read more...

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US hopes to patch up with Pakistan


December 13th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) A top US official has expressed confidence that the United States and Pakistan can patch up their differences, stressing that restoring the strained relationship was critical ... Read more...

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