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Russia-US simplified visa agreement comes into force


September 10th, 2012 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An agreement between Russia and the US on simplifying visa regulations between the two countries came into force Sunday (Sep 9).Moscow and Washington had signed ... Read more...

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Krishna returns from Pakistan visit


September 9th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna arrived here Sunday after a three-day visit to Pakistan that he described as "fruitful".On the last leg of his visit, ... Read more...

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`Pakistan, India yet to recover ground lost to Mumbai attack’


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) New Delhi and Islamabad have yet to recover the ground lost to the Mumbai attack, observed a leading daily Sunday, a day when Indian External ... Read more...

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Pakistani minister Rehman Malik likely to visit India


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) Interior Minister Rehman Malik is likely to visit to India on an invitation from visiting Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, a media report said Sunday.Krishna, ... Read more...

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Pakistan visit fruitful: Krishna (Second Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 9 (IANS) Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna described as "fruitful" his three-day visit to Pakistan that he wrapped-up Sunday.Talking to the media after arriving at Allama Iqbal ... Read more...

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Visa pact signed with Pakistan; India insists on 26/11 justice (Intro Roundup)


September 9th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Vowing to move beyond the burdens of a troubled past, India and Pakistan Saturday signed a pact to liberalise their visa regime to promote greater ... Read more...

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Moving beyond past, India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Roundup)


September 8th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Despite some core irritants continuing, India and Pakistan Saturday signaled that they were ready to move ahead and not be "held hostage to things that ... Read more...

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Moving beyond past, India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Fourth Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Despite some of the core irritants in their relationship continuing, India and Pakistan Saturday signaled that they were ready to move ahead and not be ... Read more...

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Moving beyond past, India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Third Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Underlining their will not to be held hostage to the past and script a new chapter in their relations, India and Pakistan Saturday signed a ... Read more...

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Indian traders to be treated like those from other nations: Khar


September 8th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Saturday said that by December Pakistan and India would complete a trade normalisation process which would ensure that traders from India ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan ink visa pact to ease travel, trade (Second Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India and Pakistan Saturday signed a key agreement that will ease the visa regime to promote greater trade, travel and people-to-people contacts between the two ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India and Pakistan Saturday signed an agreement that will ease the visa restrictions on people from both countries.The agreement was signed between Interior Minister Rehman Malik ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani elders to get visas on arrival (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Senior citizens, aged 65 and above, in India and Pakistan can now walk across the border between the two countries and need not go through the ... Read more...

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Pakistan media gives a thumbs up to Krishna’s visit (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Even before the first things were put in fine print and signed, media in Pakistan Saturday gave a thumbs-up to the visit of India's External Affairs ... Read more...

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Krishna’s stable Pakistan message encouraging: Daily


September 8th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India's desire to see a stable and peaceful Pakistan is "encouraging", said a Pakistani daily which observed that Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's message is ... Read more...

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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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Be realistic, says daily on Krishna’s Pakistan trip


September 7th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Issues between Pakistan and India that divide opinion will not be easy to solve, said a Pakistani daily as Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna ... Read more...

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New visa regime to top India-Pakistan talks


September 5th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) India and Pakistan will discuss the roadmap of bilateral relations when their foreign ministers meet in Islamabad Saturday, with a new visa regime likely ... Read more...

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17 Pakistanis fail to get visas for entrepreneurs meet


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Seventeen women entrepreneurs from Pakistan could not make it to an international conference which began here Monday as they could not get visas, the ... Read more...

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Krishna, Khar to hold talks Sep 8, visa pact uncertain


August 31st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will hold talks with his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar in Islamabad Sep 8, but it's not yet clear ... Read more...

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Nepal to introduce new visa regime


August 25th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 25 (IANS) Nepal is set to introduce a new visa regime in an attempt to discourage foreign criminals from using Nepal as a transit point to sneak into ... 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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Krishna’s visit: India, Pakistan to spur cross-border trade


August 14th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India and Pakistan are expected to spur some new confidence-building measures to accelerate cross-border trade and are likely sign an accord for liberalising the visa ... Read more...

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Improving trade with India to boost peace: Pakistani daily


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Stronger trade ties with India are "clearly a new track that expands the potential for positive contact", said a Pakistani daily, noting that trade creates a ... Read more...

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‘Manmohan must visit Pakistan’


July 17th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) The Pakistan-India relationship is drifting again since there is next to nothing to show on the "fiendishly difficult" fronts like Kashmir, Siachen and terrorism, ... Read more...

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No delay in liberlising visa regime: Pakistani envoy


June 5th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Pakistani High Commissioner Shahid Malik Tuesday ruled out any delay in signing an agreement on liberalizing the sub-continental visa regime due to the suspension ... Read more...

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India, Britain discuss visa issue, Afghanistan


June 1st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India Friday pressed Britain for easing the visa regime for businessmen and students to boost investment and discussed the volatile situation in Afghanistan.Foreign Secretary Rajan ... Read more...

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Visa pact with Pakistan needs some approvals: India


May 31st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India Thursday said a new liberalised visa regime could not be worked out with Pakistan as some internal approvals were pending there."Some internal approvals ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan defer signing of visa pact, discuss 26/11 (Second Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) India and Pakistan Friday agreed to step up cooperation between their investigative agencies on 26/11 and terror-related issues, but failed to sign the much-awaited ... Read more...

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India disappointed as visa pact with Pakistan deferred (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) India Friday aired its disappointment that the much-awaited liberalised visa pact could not be signed in Islamabad as the Pakistani side had yet to ... Read more...

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India disappointed as visa accord with Pakistan put off


May 25th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) India has aired its disappointment that the much-waited liberalised visa regime agreement could not be signed in Islamabad as the Pakistani officials were yet ... Read more...

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Maharastra minister calls for easing India-Pakistan visa regime


May 25th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Appreciating the ongoing efforts by Indian and Pakistani media to improve people-to-people contacts, Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil Friday called for easing the visa regime between ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan talks focus on liberalised visa regime (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan and India Thursday began their two-day talks here, focusing on a liberalised visa regime. New Delhi will also press for action against the perpetrators of ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan talks focus on visas, Mumbai probe


May 24th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan and India Thursday began their two-day talks here, focusing on visa regime relaxation and progress on the Mumbai terror attack investigations, a media report ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan set to sign liberal visa pact


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The home secretaries of India and Pakistan will Thursday begin two-day talks in Islamabad when they are expected to sign a liberalized visa regime and ... Read more...

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