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Credibility of J&K; regime at lowest: Mufti


September 1st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) The credibility of the Omar Abdullah led-coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir is at its lowest due to failure on all fronts and rampant corruption, PDP ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan MPs brainstorm on liberal visas, media role


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) In a confidence-building exercise, the parliamentarians of India and Pakistan Thursday held a wide-ranging dialogue that focused on easing the visa regime and the ... Read more...

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Ahead of Krishna visit, India, Pakistan MPs to talk peace, trade


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Ahead of talks between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan next month, a delegation of leading Pakistani MPs will interact with their Indian counterparts ... Read more...

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Assam violence not Hindu-Muslim clash: Minister for Northeast (Interview)


August 20th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The ethnic violence in Assam which led to an exodus of thousands of northeastern people from other parts of India was not a Hindu-Muslim clash, ... Read more...

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Northeast exodus: Pakistan asks India to provide evidence


August 20th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan has assured India that it will "look into" its assertion that elements in Pakistan used social media to whip up panic that led ... Read more...

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Northeast exodus: Pakistan rejects Indian charge


August 19th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday rejected Indian charges that morphed pictures of Assam and Myanmar violence which sparked an exodus of northeastern citizens from other states originalted in ... Read more...

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Lokpal Bill banks on people’s legal illiteracy: Bedi


August 15th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) After the prime minister in his Independence Day speech assured the nation of action against corruption, saying the Lokpal Bill has been passed in ... Read more...

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Separatists push Pakistan on Kashmir, divided on dialogue (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A day before the foreign secretary-level talks, separatists Tuesday met Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani and pitched for putting the Kashmir issue at the ... Read more...

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Geelani asks Pakistan to press India on Kashmir issue


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) In a move that has upset India, Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani Tuesday met Kashmiri separatist leaders, with Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani ... Read more...

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NCTC in present form unacceptable: Patnaik


May 5th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday said the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) in its present form was not acceptable."I do appreciate there is a ... Read more...

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No need for NCTC, says Mamata (Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Pitching for the scrapping of the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said there was no need for ... Read more...

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Withdraw NCTC: Mamata


May 5th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) will upset the federal structure of the country and pitched ... Read more...

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ISI now claims it helped US locate Osama


April 28th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Nearly a year after Osama bin Laden was killed in his Abbottabad home, Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) claims it helped US locate the Al Qaeda chief's ... Read more...

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Building mutual trust key to defeating terror: Zardari


April 27th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Terming the US drone strikes inside Pakistani territory as "useless" and "counter-productive", Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Friday told a visiting US diplomat that building mutual ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says trust deficit blocking NCTC (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday sounded confident about getting the states to agree to the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) but regretted that some ... Read more...

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Pakistanis cook a platter, forge cultural bonds


April 15th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) If you thought Pakistan has only a limited menu to offer, you were wrong! Renowned chefs from across the border dished out a cuisine that ... Read more...

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Chinese firms mull joint ventures in India (With image)


April 13th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Many Chinese firms are in talks with Indian companies, mostly in sectors like food processing, alternative energy, auto components and machinery tools, to form ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily wants tough fiscal, tax reforms


April 13th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 13 (IANS) The Pakistani government must implement "tough fiscal and tax reforms, improve governance and revamp the entire state structure simultaneously", said a leading daily as it sought ... Read more...

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Zardari to invite Manmohan to Pakistan, all issues on table


April 7th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) In his first visit to India, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari will invite Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to visit his country "by the end ... Read more...

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One-on-one: Manmohan, Zardari to raise bar for ties


April 6th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to hold one-on-one talks with Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari sans aides for around an hour Sunday, fuelling ... Read more...

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‘Deep’ government-army trust deficit: Advani


April 6th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday said the Indian Express report on the government getting spooked by an army movement highlighted ... Read more...

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J-K parties hope Manmohan-Zardari talks will help ease travel norms


April 5th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Political parties from Jammu and Kashmir Thursday hoped that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his visit here ... Read more...

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Sort out trust deficit with army, BJP tells government (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday sought a "proactive" role by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in resolving the "rising trust deficit" between the ... Read more...

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Army movement was nothing unusual, says Antony (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday denied that the Indian army had intimidated the civilian government by moving two of its units towards the capital in January ... Read more...

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Trust deficit with army, PM must clear air: BJP


April 4th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh must tell the nation what exactly happened, referring to a media report that ... Read more...

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Tax law amendments not aimed at opening old cases: Mukherjee


March 25th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday clarified that the proposed amendments in tax regulations were not aimed at opening old cases with any vindictive intent, ... Read more...

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Mukherjee seeks out allies, opposition for economy


March 24th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday the government needs to take some difficult decisions such as capping subsidies and controlling expenditure to bring down ... 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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Chinese vice president aims to end trust deficit with US


February 10th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (IANS) Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping's upcoming visit to the US will provide an opportunity to end the "trust deficit" that exists between the two countries, ... Read more...

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Volunteers to ensure better delivery of welfare in Maoist areas


January 15th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Volunteer community workers will henceforth ensure better delivery of flagship welfare schemes and public services in Maoist-controlled areas to those who need them most.Concerned ... Read more...

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Kashmiris feeling alienated under Omar: Mufti


January 9th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 8 (IANS) The only contribution of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's government has been to fuel the people's sense of alienation, opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ... Read more...

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Food security bill not sustainable: ADB official


December 20th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The food security bill, that seeks to legally entitle majority of India's population to cheaper foodgrains, is not sustainable as it would put further ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan ties: A year of building trust (Yearender)


December 19th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) "Trust, but verify." Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's watchword on re-engaging Pakistan found traction in 2011 and saw the troubled post-26/11 ties turning a corner, ... Read more...

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‘Usual rancour missing from Pakistan-India ties’


November 17th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) The main concern of Pakistani businessmen of adequate opportunities to work in India must be addressed, a leading daily said Thursday, noted that the usual rancour ... Read more...

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Manmohan-Gilani chemistry: From Sharm el-Sheikh to Addu via Thimphu


November 10th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) Call it the magic of the Maldives, the picture-pretty Indian Ocean islands that seems to melt all differences. Or the feel of gross national ... Read more...

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