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Good atmospherics exist, say experts on Krishna trip


September 7th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Good atmospherics exist for strengthening the peace process between Pakistan and India, said experts as Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna arrives here on three-day visit ... Read more...

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India likely to take part in Asian kabaddi in Islamabad


October 4th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Asian Kabaddi Championship, which was postponed last September-October at India's request as it was clashing with the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, will now be ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Are Indian MPs ‘anpadh’? Not at all show parliament records


August 28th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Are most Indian MPs "anpadh" (uneducated) and "ganwar" (illiterate) as Om Puri alleged at the Ramlila Maidan? While the actor faces a privilege motion ... Read more...

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Kenya face UAE in ICC Intercontinental Cup opener


July 27th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 27 (IANS) Kenya and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are ready to fight it out in the opening four-day match of the ICC Intercontinental Cup here Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

A dancing Farooq Abdullah on Facebook video


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A wide grin on his face, clapping and throwing his hands in the air and moving his thickset figure to a hit Kashmiri folk ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Anna Hazare an important leader, says PM


April 17th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
On board PM's Special Aircraft, April 16 (IANS) Calling Anna Hazare an "important leader", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said he respected the social reformer who forced the government ... Read more...

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Had fruitful visits to China, Kazakhstan: PM


April 17th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
On board PM's Special Aircraft, April 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday described his five-day two-nation visit to China and Kazakhstan as "fruitful". "I had two fruitful meetings," Manmohan ... Read more...

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‘300 suicide bombers being trained in Pakistan’


April 8th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Dera Ghazi Khan (Pakistan) Apr 8(ANI): The suicide bomber who tried to detonate outside a shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province has revealed that he was trained in Mir Ali tribal area in ... Read more...

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US condemns double suicide bomb attack outside Pak shrine


April 4th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 4(ANI): The United States has condemned the double suicide bomb attack outside a shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province, which killed at least 41 people on Sunday.The bombers struck outside ... Read more...

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Flower sapling sale increases with onset of spring in J.K


March 13th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar.13 (ANI): The sale of the flower saplings has increased in Jammu and Kashmir with the onset of spring season.With the rise in the demand, the turnover of the flower business ... Read more...

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India celebrates 62nd R’Day, military might on show (Roundup)


January 26th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani and Paloma Ganguly New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) India celebrated its 62nd Republic Day with a grand parade of its military might and cultural diversity in the heart ... Read more...

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Government to pump in Rs 6 bn to fight Maoists


January 13th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The government is pumping in Rs.580 crore (Rs 5.8 billion) under a special security scheme which would include strengthening road connectivity and recruiting 12,000 ... Read more...

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‘Pak Govt charged extra 153mn rupees as “royalty” from Haj pilgrims’


December 21st, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 21 (ANI): The Pakistan Government levied an extra charge of 153 million rupees on Haj pilgrims in the name of 'royalty', and paid the amount to two airlines, a Senate ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

PM leaves Berlin for India


December 12th, 2010 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Berlin, Dec 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday left for India after a two-nation European tour to Belgium and Germany.During his three-day tour, Manmohan Singh attended an India-EU ... Read more...

Posted in World |

German Chancellor Merkel to visit India next year


December 12th, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Berlin, Dec 11 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel Saturday said she would visit India next year after accepting an invitation from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who was on a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Merkel praises Jairam Ramesh’s role at Cancun


December 12th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Berlin, Dec 11 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel Saturday praised India's Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh for his "important contributions" at the Cancun climate summit.Talking to reporters in a joint ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Terror for political goals unacceptable, Germany to Pakistan


December 12th, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Berlin, Dec 11 (IANS) In a strong worded message to Pakistan on terrorism, Germany Saturday said it will tell Islamabad that terror as a means to end political issues ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Trade pact with EU won’t impact pharma industry: India


December 10th, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 10 (IANS) India Friday said the free trade agreement with the European Union will not bar its pharma companies from manufacturing and exporting generic drugs."Nothing in the agreement ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India takes up EU’s tariff waiver to Pakistan


December 10th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 10 (IANS) India is in talks with the European Union over trade and tariff concessions the 27-nation bloc has offered to flood-hit Pakistan because more consultations were ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India-EU close in on trade pact


December 10th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 10 (IANS) India and the European Union Friday said they were closing in on a key free trade agreement to be readied by early 2011. But some ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, EU sign cultural pact


December 10th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 10 (IANS) India and the European Union Friday signed a pact to broaden cultural exchanges and promotion of knowledge between the two sides.The accord, which will "further promote ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, EU should open markets, avoid protectionism: PM


December 10th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said India and the 27-nation European Union (EU) should take the lead in avoiding protectionism and open their markets for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bring Mumbai attackers to justice: EU to Pakistan (Lead)


December 10th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 10 (IANS) The 27-nation European Union Friday joined India in calling upon Pakistan to bring the perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumbai attack to justice and denounced those ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India-EU trade accord on anvil, ‘no compromise’ on IPR (Second Lead)


December 10th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS)India and Europe are about to conclude a key free trade pact but there would be "no compromise" on intellectual property rights in the agreement that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan-based Indian Mujahideen behind Varanasi attack: India (Lead)


December 10th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS) Indian investigators have established initial "leads" tracing Tuesday's Varanasi blast to the Indian Mujahideen terror outfit based in Pakistan, an official source said here Thursday.However, the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Pakistan undecided about talks with India’


December 9th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS) Pakistan is unclear about Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi's visit to New Delhi despite an invitation from his Indian counterpart S.M. Krishna for resuming the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Decks cleared for India-EU trade accord (Lead)


December 9th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS) Indian and European negotiators have "cleared" the decks for finalising a key free trade agreement (FTA) that is expected to give a fillip to the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China will solve stapled visa isse: India (Lead)


December 9th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar KashaniBrussels, Dec 9 (IANS) Ahead of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's visit to India next week, Beijing has assured New Delhi that it will sort out all "difficult" issues, including ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Decks cleared for India-EU trade accord


December 9th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS) India and European Union negotiators have "cleared the decks" for finalising a key free trade agreement that is expected to give a fillip to the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China will solve stapled visa issue: India


December 9th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS) Ahead of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's visit to India next week, Beijing has assured New Delhi that it will sort out all "difficult" issues, including ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Pakistan-based Indian Mujahideen behind Varanasi blast’


December 9th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS) Indian investigators have initial leads suggesting that the Pakistan-based Indian Mujahideen terror outfit was behind the Varanasi blast, official sources said Thursday.However, the sources said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PM arrives in Brussels for India-EU summit


December 9th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday arrived in the Belgian capital for an India-European Union summit to lay out a broader roadmap for expanded engagements, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lunch diplomacy fails to break parliament logjam (Roundup)


November 30th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The government and a united opposition Tuesday failed to end their 13-day standoff that has crippled parliament over the latter's demand for a parliamentary ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Abida Parveen recovering after cardiac arrest (Lead)


November 28th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Lahore, Nov 28 (IANS) Renowned folk and ghazal singer Abida Parveen has undergone angiography and angioplasty after suffering from a mild cardiac arrest in Lahore, media reports said Sunday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No end in sight to parliament deadlock on 2G spectrum probe (News Analysis)


November 25th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Despite 10 days of legislative business already lost, the logjam in parliament showed no signs of ending Thursday with the opposition unrelenting on its ... Read more...

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