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Security concerns over Pakistan exaggerated: Gilani


May 12th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday asked British investors to focus on Pakistan and not to be overly concerned about the "exaggerated perception" about security ... Read more...

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Indian spy who was Zardari’s jail mate wants to meet him


April 8th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Mehboob Elahi is happy that his old prison mate Asif Ali Zardari is coming to India but is crestfallen that he will not get to ... Read more...

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‘India has very tight system to protect n-assets’


March 24th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) India has a "very tight sytem" in place to protect its nuclear assets and there is no need to augment this with a specialised force, ... Read more...

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Pakistan tour: Bangladesh Cricket Board satisfied with security


March 5th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 5 (IANS) Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief Mustafa Kamal says he is satisfied over the security situation in Pakistan for international events and expressed his willingness to send ... Read more...

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No threat to democracy in Pakistan: Gilani


January 29th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said there is no chance of a military coup in the country because the army favours democracy and ... Read more...

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US will wait for Pakistan to reassess ties: AfPak envoy


January 20th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Seeking to downplay Pakistan's refusal to allow him to visit the country, US Special Representative for the Afghanistan-Pakistan region Marc Grossman Friday said he will ... Read more...

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Keeping a close watch on Pakistan situation: Chidambaram


January 12th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Amid reports of tension between the government and military in Pakistan, India Thursday said it was keeping a close watch on the developments in ... Read more...

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I am fine, will return to Pakistan soon: Zardari


December 10th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has said that he is completely alright and will return to Pakistan soon. A television anchor who spoke to him quoted the ... 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...

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‘Pakistan’s Kashmir policy unchanged’


September 19th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 19 (IANS) Pakistan's internal situation will make no difference to its policy on Jammu and Kashmir and it continues to send terrorists into India, a top Indian Army ... Read more...

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Saddened by London violence: Dalai Lama


August 10th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama Wednesday said he was saddened by the riots in London, adding that he may have expected such a situation in ... Read more...

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Afghan situation cause of Karachi violence: Gilani


August 5th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) The violence in Pakistan's port city of Karachi was due to the worsening situation in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Friday.Over 800 people ... Read more...

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Gilani discusses security with top army officer


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has discussed the security situation in Pakistan with a top army officer.Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Chairman General Khalid Shamim ... Read more...

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US pushes India on n-liability law, Pakistan on 26/11 trial (Roundup)


July 19th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Wrapping up the second strategic dialogue with India, the US Tuesday pressed Pakistan to punish the 26/11 terrorists "fully and urgently" as it pushed ... Read more...

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US pushes India on n-liability law, talks tough on Pakistan (Evening Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Vowing to expand their strategic partnership, India and the US Tuesday agreed to intensify their counter-terror cooperation and to resolve the "remaining issues" to ... Read more...

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Clinton to brief India over US’ Taliban talks


July 14th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to brief India about Washington's negotiations with a section of the Taliban and discuss the drawdown ... Read more...

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Imran Khan to meet Pakistani-Britons


July 12th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan would visit Britain and speak to Pakistani-origin people about the current political situation in his country, an official said.Imran -- who is also ... Read more...

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Pakistan hasn’t done enough on terror: PM


June 30th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said Pakistan had not done enough to curb terror emanating from its soil but India's western neighbour needed to ... Read more...

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India eyes larger regional role with SCO membership


June 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) As the 10th summit of the China and Russia-dominated Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) began in Kazakh capital Astana Wednesday, India is looking for full membership ... Read more...

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PM reviews security situation, discusses AfPak


June 8th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Against the backdrop of disclosures by David Coleman Headley linking Pakistan's ISI spy agency to the 26/11 attack, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday chaired ... Read more...

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India, Germany talk terror, UN reforms and trade (Roundup)


May 31st, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Determined to expand their strategic relations, India and Germany pledged to step up their campaign for radical UN reforms while agreeing that terrorism cannot ... Read more...

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India, Germany sign four pacts to expand ties (Lead)


May 31st, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India and Germany, Europe's economic and technological powerhouse, Tuesday signed four pacts to expand their cooperation in areas relating to education, research and nuclear ... Read more...

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India, Germany to combat terror, discuss AfPak situation


May 31st, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Seeking to expand their strategic partnership, India and Germany Tuesday discussed the situation in Pakistan and Afghanistan and resolved to fight terrorism on all ... Read more...

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In security talks with US, India terms Pakistan fragile state (Intro Roundup)


May 27th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) In its security talks with the US, India Friday termed Pakistan a "fragile" state harbouring terrorism as a "state policy", even as New Delhi ... Read more...

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PM reviews security threat from Pakistan, China (Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A day after Pakistan's spy chief threatened reprisal attacks in case New Delhi attempted a special operation against terror suspects on its soil, India ... Read more...

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Threats to journalists less now, working conditions still bad: Report


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) On World Press Freedom Day Tuesday, a report by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) said that in comparison to previous years there was less ... Read more...

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Taliban gained support in Pak’s Swat valley using local grievances: World Bank


April 10th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 10(ANI): The Taliban gained support in Pakistan's Swat valley in part by hinging upon a variety of local grievances like weaknesses in local law enforcement and justice institutions, a ... Read more...

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300 Pak Hindus in India on pilgrimage tour


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
Wagah, Mar.23 (ANI): About 300 Pakistani Hindus from the Shadani Darbar crossed the Wagah border checkpost into India on Wednesday to undertake a tour of various Hindu shrines in the country.Dr. Haresh ... Read more...

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Sparks fly when Kashmir’s two patriarchs met in Delhi (Lead)


March 19th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) It was rare in the two-decade-old troubled history of Kashmir - the two grand old men of the state's political divide sharing the dais. Predictably, ... Read more...

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Sparks fly when Kashmir’s two patriarchs met in Delhi


March 19th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) It was rare in the two-decade-old troubled history of Kashmir - the two grand old men of the state's political divide sharing the dais for ... Read more...

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Asma Jahangir urges rivals India and Pakistan to bring common people closer


March 16th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah, Mar 16 (ANI): Terming India and Pakistan's exchange of views initiative or "people to people contact" as being meant for the privileged classes, Pakistani human rights activist Asma ... Read more...

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I accept my responsibility: PM on Thomas as CVC (Lead)


March 4th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday broke his silence on the controversy over appointment of P.J. Thomas as chief vigilance commissioner, saying he accepts his "reponsibility" ... Read more...

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Wish to resolve all issues with Pakistan: PM (Second Lead)


March 4th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 4 (IANS) The activities of extremists in Pakistan were a source of concern, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Friday while reiterating that India wanted to resolve ... Read more...

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PCB requests Sri Lankan board for full series Pak tour in 2011


February 26th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 26(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has written to its Sri Lankan counterpart, requesting it to tour the country this year for a full series.A senior official said that the ... Read more...

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US concerned over LeT’s expanding horizons


February 17th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) The Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has enough capabilities to launch a Mumbai-type terrorist strike in Europe and other parts of the world, say US officials concerned over expanding ... Read more...

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