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Pakistan visit fruitful: Krishna (Third Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 9:57 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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Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Fourth Lead, correcting figure)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, 119 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, about 250 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Afghanistan keen to trade with India via Wagah-Attari border


July 1st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Afghanistan wants to trade with India through the Wagah-Attari border and has urged Pakistan to work out a mechanism that would spur regional trade and ... 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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Alarm after 40 held on Indo-Nepal border


May 1st, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) The detention Monday of 40 people for trying to enter India from Nepal without valid identity papers through the border in Maharajganj has put the Uttar ... Read more...

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Pakistani economist sees huge prospects for trade with India


April 13th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 13 (IANS) Eminent economist and former governor of State Bank of Pakistan Ishrat Husain said Friday he saw huge prospects for bilateral trade with India with both the ... Read more...

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Faltering on polio, Pakistan looks at India lesson


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Pakistan's battle against polio has been marred by conflicts, natural disasters and lack of accountability over the past year and it is now looking ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily intrigued at Gen. Singh moving court


February 13th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) It's intriguing to find the serving Indian Army chief going all the way to the court when "all he wanted was a one-year extension of his ... Read more...

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India win men, women world cup Kabaddi titles


November 21st, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Nov 21 (IANS) Hosts India lifted the winners title in the men's and women's section of the second World Cup Kabaddi tournament here.The India men team easily beat ... Read more...

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India repatriates 91 Pakistanis


July 26th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), July 26 (IANS) Seen as a confidence building measure, India Tuesday repatriated through the land route here 91 Pakistanis who had been jailed in Gujarat, Punjab and Haryana.They ... Read more...

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Pakistan ready to cooperate with India on Mumbai blasts: Bashir


July 26th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), July 25 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir Monday said his country would cooperate with India in the investigation into the recent blasts in Mumbai.Accompanied by ... Read more...

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US Afghan pullout does hurt India: PM


June 30th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the US pullout from Afghanistan would hurt India because the situation in the war-torn country would be thrown ... Read more...

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Commerce Secretary Khullar leaves for Pakistan


April 26th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Apr. 26 (ANI): Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar crossed into Pakistan on Tuesday with a six-member delegation for two days of talks with his Pakistan counterpart Zafar Mehmud.Both Khullar and Mehmud are ... Read more...

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CII looking forward to meeting between Indo-Pak Commerce Secretaries


April 25th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawinder SinghAmritsar, Apr 25 (ANI): The Chairman of CII Zonal Council, Suneet Kochhar, on Monday said the Confederation of Indian Industry is looking forward to the meeting between Commerce Secretaries of ... Read more...

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India’s commerce secretary to visit Pakistan next week


April 21st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) India's Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar leading a six-member delegation will arrive here April 26 to hold talks on trade related issues.Khullar will hold talks ... Read more...

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Pak releases 89 Indian fishermen


April 15th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah, Apr 15(ANI): Pakistani Rangers on Friday handed over 89 Indian fishermen to Border Security Force (BSF) officials at Attari Wagah land route, as a goodwill gesture aimed at ... Read more...

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All World Cup Pakistan cricket fans return home


April 13th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah, Apr 13 (ANI): With the return of Karachi resident Ali Jamil, all the Pakistan cricket fans, who had entered into India to watch the 2011 World Cup cricket ... Read more...

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Pak hails Manmohan Singh’s initiative to mend differences


March 31st, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah, Mar 31 (ANI): Pakistan Former Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has hailed Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's initiative to bring the two nations closer through the ... Read more...

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It’s a match, not an encounter between enemies: Pakistani paper


March 30th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) The India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal at Mohali "will be fought tooth and nail but as a cricket match, not an encounter between enemies", said a ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak Home Secys meet: Talks positive, progress in right direction, says Pillai


March 28th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Union Home Secretary G K Pillai after the completion of the first round of talks with his Pakistani counterpart Chaudhary Qamar Zaman here on Monday said ... Read more...

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Pakistan ready to discuss all issues with India: Qamar Zaman


March 27th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Wagah-Attari border, Mar 27(ANI): Pakistan is ready to talk on all issues with India, Home Secretary Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, who arrived in the country on Sunday for secretary level talks with ... Read more...

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PCB official arrives in Amritsar to see India-Pak WC semifinal logistics


March 26th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wagah, Mar.26 (ANI): A senior member of the Pakistan Cricket Board arrived here on Saturday with his family to complete the logistics for high dignitaries expected to visit Mohali for the semi-final ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh’s childhood friend in Pak dies


September 24th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Sep 24 (ANI): Raja Mohammed Ali, the childhood friend of Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh breathed his last in Pakistan last night."Raja ji suffered a massive heart attack last night ... Read more...

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India hands over 28 Pakistani prisoners


August 18th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah, Aug.18 (ANI): Border Security Force personnel on Wednesday handed over 28 Pakistan nationals to the Pakistan Rangers at the zero line of Attari - Wagah land route after ... Read more...

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Pak govt. should think before inking Afghan trade agreement: PML (N)


August 9th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Aug 9(ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Chairman Raja Zafarul Haq has said that the Pakistan People's Party-led (PPP) government should think about national interests before signing the Afghan-Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement (APTTA).Supporting ... Read more...

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Cross-border camaraderie as CWG baton arrives (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Amritsar), June 25 (IANS) The Queen's Baton Relay for the 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games (CWG) entered India amidst a carnival atmosphere at the Attari border outpost with Pakistan to ... Read more...

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Punjab right place to start QBR’s Indian leg: Kalmadi


June 24th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 24 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi Thursday expressed happiness that the Queen's Baton Relay (QBR) is making its entry into India through Punjab. The QBR will come to ... Read more...

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Enhanced trade with India would have ’salutary’ effect on Pak inflation rate: Sabharwal


June 10th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.10 (ANI): Highlighting the importance of enhancing trade and commerce between the two neighbouring countries, India's High Commissioner to Pakistan Sharat Sabharwal has said that opening trade with India would have ... Read more...

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India lodges protest against Pakistani ceasefire violations


January 22nd, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) India has lodged a "strong protest" with Pakistan over the recent firing from across the border, including of rockets in northern Punjab. The Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson ... Read more...

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Pak business team arrives in India


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Wagah (Amritsar), Dec.3 (ANI): A delegation of over a hundred businessmen from Pakistan entered India on Wednesday through the Wagah check post in Punjab.The delegation is participating in the five-day Punjab International ... Read more...

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Pakistan business delegation favours good relations with India


December 2nd, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah Dec. 2, (ANI): India and Pakistan have enough room to fill and grow with regard to business sector, said a visiting Pakistani business delegation, which arrived here ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan border security officials meet at Wagah


October 14th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah, Oct. 14 (ANI): A team of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers participated in a DIG-level meeting at the Wagah joint check post ... Read more...

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SAWM to hold two-day conference in Lahore


October 9th, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah, Oct. 9 (ANI): To meet the forthcoming challenges, opportunities and partnership for women in the media, a two-day conference will be held in Lahore.The conference scheduled to ... Read more...

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“Save Sarabjit” movement intensifies


August 14th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah/Amritsar, Aug.14 (ANI): To give a fillip to the "Save Sarabjit" movement, eminent film maker Mahesh Bhatt on Friday said that there is a tremendous need to build a ... Read more...

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