relations with india

‘Changes in Myanmar open new opportunities for India’


September 18th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, S Sep 18 (IANS) Recent changes in Myanmar have created new opportunities for enhancing relations with India, according to an expert."The recent changes in Myanmar have created new opportunities ... Read more...

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Moving beyond past, India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Third Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Underlining their will not to be held hostage to the past and script a new chapter in their relations, India and Pakistan Saturday signed a ... Read more...

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Krishna’s stable Pakistan message encouraging: Daily


September 8th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India's desire to see a stable and peaceful Pakistan is "encouraging", said a Pakistani daily which observed that Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's message is ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants cordial relations with India, says Ashraf


August 15th, 2012 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has reiterated his country's resolve to find a negotiated settlement to all disputes with India."We want cordial relations with India ... Read more...

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Morocco wants ties with India to go beyond food security


July 29th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Morocco wants its relations with India to expand beyond trade and supply of phosphates, a key ingredient for fertilizers of which it holds two-thirds of ... Read more...

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Hand over terrorists to build trust, Advani urges Pakistan


July 8th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said Sunday Pakistan's handing over wanted terrorists and outlaws will drastically improve relations with India.In the ... Read more...

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For Pakistanis, India bigger threat than Taliban, Al Qaeda: Survey


June 29th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Only one in five Pakistanis have a favourable view of India with almost six in ten considering it a bigger threat to their country than ... Read more...

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India can become a world power: US official


June 5th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) The US has invested much of its time and energy to foster its relations with India because it believes India has the institutional capacity to become ... Read more...

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Can Siachen be an ‘ice breaker’ for India and Pakistan? (Comment)


April 29th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari is taking a huge risk in trying to hype up public opinion, within Pakistan and on an international level, in favour of resolving the Siachen ... Read more...

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Talks must resolve all Pakistan-India issues: Gilani


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Admitting that the era of warfare has ended, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Monday that all issues with India, including Kashmir and Siachen, ... Read more...

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MFN status to India will benefit Pakistan, say its traders


April 12th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The most favoured nation (MFN) to India will ultimately benefit Pakistan and provide its traders a huge opportunity in the Indian market, exhibitors at the ... Read more...

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Would be very happy to visit Pakistan: Manmohan Singh (Lead)


April 8th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said he had "very constructive and friendly exchange of views" on all bilateral issues with Pakistan President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Hopeful of seeing Manmohan in Pakistan soon: Zardari


April 8th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Terming his talks as "very fruitful", Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Sunday said he was hoping to see Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Pakistan ... Read more...

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Belgium to renovate 14 railway stations in India


March 21st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) Belgium has tied up with the Indian Railways to renovate 14 railway stations in India.Belgium's ambassador to India Pierre Vaesen Wednesday said the project was proposed ... Read more...

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IRKUT sees good potential for MC-21 aircraft in India


March 15th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Russia's IRKUT Corp, a part of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), hopes to bag significant orders from India for its MC-21 futuristic aircraft, which will be rolled ... 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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Mauritius will find solution on tax evasion: Mauritius minister (Interview)


February 12th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Mauritius will find a mutually satisfactory solution with India to the misuse of a bilateral treaty by investors to evade taxes, a senior minister ... Read more...

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India, Iran firm up oil payment mechanism (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Asserting that sanctions from the US can't harm its relations with India, Iran Tuesday said Indian companies will pay for 45 percent of their crude ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh a genuine person: Gilani


January 29th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is a "genuine person" who desired to resolve all issues including Kashmir with Pakistan, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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No MFN status yet for India: Pakistani minister


January 18th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Two months after the proposal was cleared, Pakistan is yet to accord Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, a minister has said.Commerce Minister Amin ... Read more...

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No Australian uranium for Pakistan: Gillard (Interview)


January 13th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Julia Gillard has reiterated that Australia will not agree to export uranium to Pakistan, which is imploring Canberra to make a similar policy change ... Read more...

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No political instability in Pakistan: Envoy


January 13th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) Denying any political instability in his country, Pakistan's envoy to India Friday said there was a need to create a congenial environment to develop sustainable long-term ... Read more...

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China ‘understands’ Sri Lanka-India ties: Wijesinha


January 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) China understands the primacy of Sri Lanka's relations with India, an advisor to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said Wednesday.Speaking at an event organised by ... Read more...

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India to deepen engagement with Asia-Pacific region


December 7th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Ahead of the first trilateral consultation between India, Japan and the US here, India has said it will continue to deepen its engagement with the Asia-Pacific ... Read more...

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US working to contain LeT in South Asia


November 15th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) The United States is working to contain Lashkar-e-Taiba (leT), the Pakistani-based terrorist organization held responsible for the Nov 2008 Mumbai attacks, in South Asia, according to ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army a stakeholder in dialogue with India


November 6th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) The Pakistan Army is a stakeholder in the dialogue process with India, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said, adding the most favoured nation (MFN) ... Read more...

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MFN status to India can lead to peace: Pakistani daily


November 6th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Pakistan granting Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India "can lead to a peace dividend", said a Pakistani daily Sunday.The News International editorially said the ... Read more...

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US hails Pakistan’s move to give India MFN status


November 4th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) The US has hailed Pakistan's decision to give India a most-favoured nation (MFN) status, saying it is a "very, very big deal" that could lead to ... Read more...

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US not to improve ties with China at India’s cost: Envoy


October 25th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 25 (IANS) The US is not willing to improve its relations with China or other countries at the cost of India-America relationship, US Consul General Dean R. Thompson ... Read more...

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Afghanistan to support ‘brother Pakistan’ if US or India attacked: Karzai


October 22nd, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Aghanistan President Hamid Karzai has said that his country will stand by "brother Pakistan" if it was attacked either by the US or India, Xinhua reported.... Read more...

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Pakistan wants friendly ties with India: Khar


October 21st, 2011 - 7:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said that her country wants friendly relations with India based on "mutual respect and equality".She made the remarks during ... Read more...

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Sweden to open consulate-general in Mumbai next year


October 19th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Sweden will open a consulate-general in Mumbai by mid-2012, visiting Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said here Wednesday."India's importance for Sweden is growing, which is ... Read more...

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Pakistan to grant MFN status to India


October 13th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Pakistan has, in principle, decided to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said in the National Assembly.The minister said ... Read more...

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Pakistan decides to grant MFN status to India: Khar (Lead)


October 13th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan had, in principle, decided to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, said Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Wednesday.Responding to a question during question ... Read more...

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India plays a critical role in US strategy: Blake


September 29th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) With the centre of geopolitics moving toward Asia, India plays a critical role in US strategy, says a US official suggesting anti-piracy efforts could spur three-way ... Read more...

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