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Serial bombings hit Myanmar border town


June 10th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 10 (IANS) Five bomb blasts took place in quick succession in Muse town on Myanmar's northeastern border Saturday midnight but there were no reports of any casualties, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Pakistan fashion fraternity eyes franchises, collaborations in India


April 16th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Pakistan's fashion fraternity has welcomed India and Pakistan's decision to open more trade routes and hope to expand their reach by collaborating with Indian wholesalers, ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to open more trade routes


April 14th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Just a day after opening a new integrated check post at the Attari border, India and Pakistan Saturday said the countries were exploring the possibilities ... Read more...

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Four killed in Afghanistan Quran burning protests (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 22 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 19 injured Wednesday after thousands of Afghanis for the second day staged angry demonstrations in Kabul and Jalalabad ... Read more...

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Mathai in Thimphu, India highlights special ties


August 18th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Making his first overseas trip since assuming charge over a fortnight ago, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai called on Bhutan's monarch Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck in ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy launches warship


June 16th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) The Pakistan Navy Thursday launched its fourth F-22P Frigate built with Chinese assistance during a ceremony in Karachi.The warship was built at the Karachi Shipyard and ... Read more...

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Pak, India expected to remove non-tariff barriers, open more trade routes


April 28th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 28(ANI): Pakistan and India are expected to eliminate non-tariff barriers and open more trade routes to facilitate the promotion of bilateral economic cooperation, according to sources.Pakistan and India expressed hope ... Read more...

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India’s future lies in its naval power: Geostrategist


March 20th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 IANS) With the scene of global strategic rivalry slowly shifting to the Indian Ocean, India's geopolitical future lies in its naval power, contrary to the country's traditional ... Read more...

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Punjab, Unesco to join hands for cultural preservation


February 26th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 26 (IANS) The Punjab government Saturday announced a Rs.1 billion (Rs.100 crore) project with Unesco to prepare a professional policy for cultural preservation in the state. A memorandum of understanding ... Read more...

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Distrust between Pakistan, Afghanistan “major cause of regional instability”: Clinton


February 19th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19(ANI): The historic distrust between Pakistan and Afghanistan remains a 'major cause of instability' in the region, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has pointed out."As we have underscored ... Read more...

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Buddha’s home Kapilavastu lies in dire neglect (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Kapilavastu (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government may be trying to project itself as a champion of Buddhism, yet the Buddha's original home Kapilavastu, along the India-Nepal ... Read more...

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Buddha’s home Kapilavastu lies in utter neglect


February 17th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Kapilavastu (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government may be trying to project itself as a champion of Buddhism, yet his original home Kapilavastu, in the remotest corner ... Read more...

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PML-N wants Pak Govt to broaden trade with India to fight high inflation


January 18th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 18(ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-N is likely to suggest to the Pakistan People's Party-led federal government to broaden the trade scope of daily use commodities with India through land routes, ... Read more...

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Future of Pak-Afghan people linked: Qureshi


November 13th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 13 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that any ills afflicting Pakistan would have implications for peace and stability in Afghanistan and troubles plaguing Afghan society would ... Read more...

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Scientists explore 1510 influenza pandemic and lessons learned


November 13th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, have explored the 1510 pandemic and what we have learned since ... Read more...

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Boffins identify donkey ancestors, people who domesticated them


July 29th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): The partnership between people and the ancestors of today's donkeys was sealed by mobile, pastoral people who recruited animals to help them survive the harsh Saharan landscape in ... Read more...

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German President Horst Koehler quits


June 1st, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) German President Horst Koehler has resigned. The resignation came as a surprise to all. He had just completed the first year of his second term as the ... Read more...

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Trade across Line of Control picking up


March 23rd, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 23 ( IANS) Cross-border trade between Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan-administered Kashmir is picking up despite difficulties of communication and banking facilities. Trade across the Line of Control (LoC) was ... Read more...

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David Lynch to shoot film about TM guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in India


November 18th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 18 (ANI): Oscar nominated David Lynch will make a film about Transcendental Meditation (TM) guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, according to reports.He will reportedly visit India next month in this ... Read more...

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Chinese anti-submarine choppers inducted in Pak Navy


October 1st, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct.1 (ANI): The Pakistani Navy, which has acquired six Anti Submarine Warfare (ASW) helicopters, Z9EC, from China, inducted the first batch of three such anti-submarine choppers into the Navy on Wednesday.Several ... Read more...

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To counter Chinese incursions, Pokhriyal demands Mountain Security Force


September 14th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj GudiNew Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Monday demanded the formation of a new Mountain Security Force on the lines of the Coast Guards to maintain ... Read more...

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Five Roman-era shipwrecks found underwater off Italy


July 27th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has discovered a trove of five Roman-era shipwrecks deep under the sea off a small Mediterranean island near Italy.According to a report in Discovery ... Read more...

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BSF raises its first women batallion


July 25th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Ferozepur (Punjab), July 25 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) today inducted 178 women personnel for combat duties at its centre near Ferozepur in Punjab.The recruits will be the first women ... Read more...

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New evidence confirms antiquity of ‘Persian Gulf’ title


July 6th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, July 6 (ANI): The second phase of archeological excavations in the Iranian port city of Siraf has yielded new evidence that confirms the antiquity of the Persian Gulf title.According to a ... Read more...

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Nepal granted excise duty waiver from India


March 7th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, March 7 (ANI): The two-day trade talks between Nepal and India concluded on Friday with Nepal winning major concessions from the India Kantipur quoted Surya Prasad Silwal, joint-secretary of the Ministry ... Read more...

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Nepal asks India for trade treaty with longer shelf life


March 7th, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 7 (IANS) India and Nepal are seeking to update their nearly 60-year-old trade treaty with the new draft expected to be ready before India goes to staggered polls ... Read more...

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Physically disabled helping smugglers across India-Nepal border


January 12th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Pawan Kumar Shah Gorakhpur, Jan.12: (ANI): Trade routes between India and Nepal, which pass through the north Indian states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal are misused by smugglers who ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh asks Pakistan to disband terror infrastructure


December 14th, 2008 - 8:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz Ahmad Khundroo, Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir), Dec.14 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said that normalisation of relationship with Pakistan will depend upon, Pakistan stop giving safe haven to ... Read more...

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Pak-India trade talks postponed


December 5th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.5 (ANI): Trade talks between Pakistan and India have been postponed for an indefinite period in the wake of Mumbai terror attacks. Trade ministry sources told the Geo News on Friday ... Read more...

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Indias attitude undiplomatic after Mumbai terror strikes: Fazlur


December 1st, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 1 (ANI): Maulana Fazlur Rehman, the chief of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam, has termed Indias attitude as undiplomatic after the Mumbai terror strikes that killed 195 people. He said New Delhi ... Read more...

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East African rapid response force to address piracy


November 25th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 25 (Xinhua) East African countries have formed a 7,000-strong rapid deployment force to respond to conflicts and other crises including piracy within the region. Kenyan Foreign Minister Moses Wetang'ula said ... Read more...

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Pak govt mulls 100 new items on trade list with India


November 19th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 19 (ANI): Following the opening up of Indo-Pak trade through land route, the Pakistan government is considering including 100 new items in the positive trade list with India.According to ... Read more...

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Powerful Sudanese civilization dominated ancient Egypt from 720BC to 660BC


October 17th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): A British museum expedition has uncovered new evidence about the power of a Sudanese civilization that dominated ancient Egypt from 720BC to 660BC.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Pakistan Radio finds prosperous farmers in Punjab miserable


October 6th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Oct.6 (ANI): Radio Pakistan in its latest edition of Punjabi Durbar programme has discovered that the Central and Punjab State governments are following anti- farmer policies which are causing miseries ... Read more...

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Mehbooba Mufti welcomes trans LoC trade


September 27th, 2008 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz Ahmad Srinagar, Sept 27 (ANI): Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday welcomed the agreement between India and Pakistan for exchange of trade through Line of Control (LoC) ... Read more...

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