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Gulzar to present ‘Kya Dilli Kya Lahore’


September 14th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Eminent lyricist and director Gulzar, who was working on "Kya Dilli Kya Lahore" as a mentor, has now officially lent his name to the project. ... 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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Pakistan frees 55 Indian fishermen


August 15th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday set free 55 Indian fishermen as a gesture of goodwill on the occasion of India's Independence Day.The fishermen were released from Landhi Jail in ... Read more...

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‘Kya Dilli Kya Lahore’ first look unveiled in Attari


August 15th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) Producer Karan Arora unveiled the first look of his film "Kya Dilli Kya Lahore", a light-hearted drama set in the post-independence era, here and says ... Read more...

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Pakistan celebrates Independence Day


August 15th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistan celebrated Independence Day Tuesday with great enthusiasm.The day dawned with 31 gun salute in the capital and 21 gun salute in the provincial capitals. ... Read more...

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Insecurity increasing among Hindus, says Pakistani daily


August 11th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) There is an escalating sense of insecurity within Pakistan's Hindu community, said a leading daily Saturday as many Hindu families moved from Jacobabad to India.Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Growing insecurity among Hindus in Pakistan, says daily


August 11th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) There is an escalating sense of insecurity within Pakistan's Hindu community, said a leading daily Saturday.Interior Minister Rehman Malik's predilection for terming all negative developments in ... Read more...

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Harassed Hindus flee Pakistan (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Hindus are fleeing Pakistan after their shops were looted, houses raided and women were converted to Islam, a media report said.Interior Minister Rehman Malik, however, said ... Read more...

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Harassed Hindus flee Pakistan


August 10th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Hindus are fleeing Pakistan after their shops were looted, houses raided and women were converted to Islam, a media report said.Rehman Malik, advisor to Pakistani prime ... Read more...

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India to share Jindal evidence, Pakistan to pitch Kashmir (Roundup)


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A day before talks, India Tuesday prepared to share a dossier on 26/11 plotter Abu Jindal's links with Pakistani state actors even as Pakistan's ... Read more...

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India to share Jindal evidence, Pakistan reverts to Kashmir (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A day before talks, Pakistan Tuesday sought to renew the focus on the Kashmir issue with its foreign secretary meeting the state's separatist leaders ... Read more...

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Pakistan presses India to share Abu Jindal evidence (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A day before talks with his Indian counterpart Ranjan Mathai, Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani Tuesday asked India to share evidence about 26/11 plotter ... Read more...

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We don’t spy on neighbours, asserts India (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India Friday said it does not indulge in spying on its neighbours, including Pakistan, and dismissed the claim of Surjeet Singh, the Indian who was ... Read more...

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We don’t spy on neighbours, asserts India


June 29th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India Friday said it does not indulge in spying on its neighbours, including Pakistan, and dismissed the claim of Surjeet Singh, the Indian who was ... Read more...

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Surjeet is home, after 30 years in Pakistan prison (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) After 30 years of incarceration in Pakistan on charges of being a spy, Surjeet Singh returned home Thursday to a tumultuous and teary welcome from ... Read more...

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Surjeet freed but reaches Wagah in handcuffs (Lead, Changing dateline)


June 28th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Wagah (Pakistan), June 28 (IANS) He may have been officially released from jail Thursday morning but when Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh alighted from the prison van at the Wagah border ... Read more...

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Surjeet freed, to come home via Wagah (Lead, Changing dateline)


June 28th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh was released from Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail after over three decades in captivity Thursday and reached the Wagah border on the ... 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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Taliban threat from AfPak real: Air chief


April 28th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Increasing Talibanisation of Pakistan and shifting of terror focus from AfPak region would pose a serious security threat to India in the next two years, ... Read more...

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Pakistan much like India, says Kailash Kher


April 19th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Kailash Kher got a chance to perform in Pakistan for the very first time and the singer-composer was overwhelmed by the kind of response he ... Read more...

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Zardari trip good but should fetch results: Analysts


April 6th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, April 6 (IANS) Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to India to pray at the Sufi shrine at Ajmer Sharif is quite significant, said analysts in Pakistan ... Read more...

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3,000 Sikhs to visit Pakistan on Baisakhi


April 4th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) Around 3,000 Sikh devotees from India will visit Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Nanak which is now in Pakistan, to celebrate Baisakhi festival.Sikh devotees would ... Read more...

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Ravi Shankar to visit Pakistan


March 10th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 10 (IANS) Spiritual leader Ravi Shankar will embark on a three-day peace mission to Pakistan Monday during which he will meet a range of Pakistanis.This is the Art ... Read more...

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Spiritual leader Ravi Shankar to visit Pakistan


March 9th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Hindu spiritual leader and The Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will visit Pakistan on a three-day peace mission from March 12, his office ... Read more...

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Pakistan players excited about playing in WSH


February 29th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 29 (IANS) Pakistan hockey stars including Rehan Butt arrived in India Wednesday and are looking forward to playing in the World Series Hockey (WSH).Former Pakistan skipper Zeeshan Ashraf ... Read more...

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Indians celebrate Mahashivratri in ancient Pakistani temple (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) After a six-year gap, a group of pilgrims from India celebrated Monday Mahashivratri in a Hindu temple said to have been built more than 900 years ... Read more...

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Indian students, teachers return from Pakistan


February 20th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Feb 20 (IANS) A 19-member team of Indian students and teachers returned home after a five-day visit to Pakistan where they visited leading schools and tourist sites in Lahore.Arranged ... Read more...

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After six years, Indians visit ancient temple in Pakistan


February 20th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) A group of pilgrims from India will celebrate Maha Shivaratri at an ancient Hindu temple complex in Punjab province after six years.A delegation of 50 Hindus ... Read more...

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Indian students, teachers visit Pakistan (Lead, Changing dateline)


February 16th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 16 (IANS) A 19-member team of Indian students and teachers arrived here Thursday evening on a five-day visit that will take them to three leading schools and some ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to dismantle trade barriers (Round-up)


February 13th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 13 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, accompanied by business leaders of more than 100 Indian companies, Monday walked into Pakistan through the Wagah border, vowing to bring down ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to dismantle trade barriers


February 13th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Attari-Wagah Border (India-Pakistan border), Feb 13 (IANS) India and Pakistan are committed to dismantling all non-tariff barriers to boost bilateral trade and strengthen business and economic relations, commerce ministers of ... Read more...

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Pakistan releases 180 Indian prisoners (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) A total of 180 Indian prisoners, comprising 179 fishermen and a civilian, were released by Pakistan from a Karachi jail Saturday. They will be repatriated to ... Read more...

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180 Indian prisoners freed from Karachi jail


January 7th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) A total of 180 Indian prisoners were released by Pakistan from a Karachi jail Saturday.Pakistan has freed 179 Indian fishermen and one civilian from Karachi's Landhi ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan to gain a lot from MFN status to India’


November 24th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Pakistan has lot to gain from the most favoured nation (MFN) status granted to India, former governor of State Bank of Pakistan Salim Raza said ... Read more...

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