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New visa agreement soon between India and Pakistan: Envoy


April 9th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India and Pakistan may finalise a new visa agreement soon to boost business ties between the two countries, Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Shahid ... Read more...

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Pakistan to prune negative list to boost trade: Envoy


January 13th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) Pakistan is mulling pruning the list of commodities that are presently barred from being imported from India as well as bringing in a new "favourable" visa ... 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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Mumbai attack: Indian envoy meets Pakistani minister


December 27th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) India's High Commissioner to Pakistan Sharat Sabharwal and Interior Minister Rehman Malik have discussed matters relating to Mumbai attack and the visit of a judicial ... Read more...

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Pakistan waits for Indian response over judicial panel


November 20th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan is waiting for India to identify the place for holding the proceedings of its judicial commission that would interview witnesses connected with the 26/11 ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Gilani meet on sidelines of SAARC


November 10th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Addu Atoll (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) Amid a shrinking trust deficit but hoping to build on positive progress in bilateral ties, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met his Pakistani ... Read more...

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Foreign secretaries meet on agenda for Manmohan-Gilani meeting


November 8th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Addu Atoll/New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Ahead of the SAARC summit, the foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan Tuesday met in the picturesque Maldives island of Addu to firm ... Read more...

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India welcomes Pakistan judicial commission’s visit


November 5th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) India Saturday welcomed Pakistan's decision to send a judicial commission to interview witnesses connected with the 26/11 terror probe."We look forward to the visit ... Read more...

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Pakistan judicial panel on 26/11 to visit India soon


November 4th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) A Pakistani judicial commission probing the 26/11 Mumbai attacks will soon visit India to interview witnesses and persons affected in the terror strike.Pakistan High ... Read more...

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Pakistan envoy meets Chidambaram; says no U-turn on MFN


November 4th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Pakistan Friday made it clear that it was not backing off from granting the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, saying it was ... Read more...

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Pakistan commerce minister meets Maharashtra governor


September 26th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan's Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim Monday expressed confidence that his visit will prove to be a "stepping stone for future relations" between Pakistan and India ... Read more...

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India agrees to duty-free Pakistani exports to EU: Report


September 10th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) India has agreed to drop its objection at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against the European Union's decision to allow duty-free access to 75 Pakistani ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani parliamentarians engage on people-centric issues


August 19th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Seeking to expand the "constituency for peace", parliamentarians from India and Pakistan Thursday held wide-ranging discussions here on issues that focused on enhancing trust and ... Read more...

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President hosts Independence Day reception


August 15th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Diplomats, politicians and ministers descended at the Rastrapati Bhavan Monday evening on a rain-soaked Independence Day for the At Home reception hosted by President ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree on cross-Kashmir linkages, set positive tone (Evening Lead)


July 26th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday set a positive tone to their revived dialogue as their foreign secretaries firmed up cross-Kashmir confidence-building measures that will be unveiled ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan firm up cross-Kashmir CBMs, discuss terror (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) As the foreign secretaries of the two countries firmed up confidence building measures (CBMs), Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Tuesday hoped New Delhi and ... Read more...

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Khar arrives in India, hopes for good, friendly ties


July 26th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Pakistan's Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar began her two-day visit to India Tuesday, saying she was hopeful the two countries can move forward as "good, ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani foreign secretaries begin talks


July 26th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao Tuesday began delegation-level talks with her Pakistani counterpart Salman Bashir to firm up the agenda for the meeting between their foreign ... Read more...

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India ready to host Pakistan’s foreign minister in July


June 24th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) India Friday conveyed to Pakistan that it was looking forward to hosting Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar, who is expected to be ... Read more...

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Osama’s death in line with U.S. policy: Pak envoy


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Shahid Malik on Monday said the operation against Osama bin Laden was in accordance with a U.S. policy that the Al-Qaeda leader ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan home secretary talks begin


March 28th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The home secretaries of India and Pakistan began talks here Monday to discuss issues like counter-terrorism measures, visa rules, drug trafficking and counterfeit currency ... Read more...

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Rahat thanks Malik for support during detention


February 20th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Beleaguered singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan telephoned Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik from India Sunday and "thanked him for providing help during the legal troubles over the past ... Read more...

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Rahat Fateh Ali Khan freed, not allowed to leave India (Night Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) With Pakistan cranking up diplomatic pressure, Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, who was detained at the Delhi airport on charges of carrying undisclosed foreign currency, was ... Read more...

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Rahat’s interrogation continues, Pakistan seeks his release (Second Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) A day after he was detained at the Delhi airport on charges of carrying undisclosed foreign currency, Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Monday continued to be ... Read more...

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Malik asks for details of Pak singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s Delhi airport detention


February 14th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 14(ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has reportedly stepped in personally to look into Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's detention at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport over undeclared ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks release of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan


February 14th, 2011 - 4:23 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Pakistan has initiated hectic efforts to secure the release of famous singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan detained at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on charges of carrying ... Read more...

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Ghalib’s bust installed at Chandni Chowk haveli


December 26th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The legacy of the 19th century classical Sufi lyricist and poet Mirza Ghalib came alive Sunday when Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit installed the poet's bust at ... Read more...

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Pakistani business delegation for boosting trade with India


November 24th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Even as ties between India and Pakistan remain frosty and dialogue suspended in the wake of the Mumbai carnage nearly two years ago, a 12-member Pakistani trade ... Read more...

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‘Pak CWG flag controversy’ resolved before ‘third party’ could exploit to defame Pak’


October 5th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 5 (ANI): In the wake of the 'national flag carrying' scuffle at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) opening ceremony in New Delhi, which ensued between a sports star and a top ... Read more...

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Pak says Indian reply to its queries on Headley ‘hardly relevant’


September 7th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 7 (ANI): Pakistan is not satisfied with the Indian reply to about 50 questions related to terror suspect David Coleman Headley, which were sent to New Delhi last month."The Indian ... Read more...

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Pak hands another dossier to India seeking more details on Headley


August 28th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.28 (ANI): Pakistan has handed over another dossier on Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Coleman Headley to India seeking more information about his role in the November 2008 Mumbai carnage.Pakistan's High Commissioner ... Read more...

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CWG would be held as per schedule, says Pak High Commissioner to India


August 7th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 7 (ANI): Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Shahid Malik has expressed hope that the 2010 Commonwealth Games would be held as per schedule.On the sidelines of an event here ... Read more...

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Delhi Commonwealth Games will progress well: Pak envoy


August 6th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Shahid Malik has said that the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games will progress well, and added that India will overcome all eventualities amid ... Read more...

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Zardari’s meeting with Brit MP’s a low-key affair


August 6th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.6 (ANI): Ahead of his much awaited 'showdown' with British Prime Minister David Cameron, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari met ministers and few lawmakers here in what is being described ... Read more...

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Krishna arrives in Pakistan with message of peace and friendship


July 14th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 14 (ANI): Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna arrived here on a three-day visit, with what he said was a message of peace and friendship for the people and ... Read more...

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