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Cauvery award: Both Tamil Nadu, Karnataka unhappy (Roundup)


September 20th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's bid to resolve the row over Cauvery river water-sharing, by asking Karnataka to release 9,000 cusecs every day between Sep 20 ... Read more...

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Resolve Cauvery water sharing dispute, says SC to PMO


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday expressed its displeasure over the failure of the PMO (prime minister's office) to hold a meeting for the resolution of ... Read more...

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Bangladesh asks India to fast-track land accord, Teesta pact (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India Tuesday assured Bangladesh that it will ratify the land boundary agreement after forging a consensus as Dhaka agreed to allow New Delhi more ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to boost counter-terror cooperation, border, Teesta


July 24th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Imparting a renewed momentum to bilateral ties, India and Bangladesh Tuesday held talks to bolster counter-terror cooperation and discussed issues ranging from border management ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to review projects, discuss Teesta pact


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The foreign secretaries of India and Bangladesh will Tuesday hold talks that will review a host of bilateral projects being implemented under an Indian ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to sign extradition treaty soon: Envoy (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 6 (IANS) India and Bangladesh are expected to sign an extradition treaty in the near future, India's High Commissioner to Bangladesh Pankaj Saran said here Wednesday."If New Delhi ... Read more...

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‘Fake barriers, bureaucracy posing hurdles in Indo-Bangla ties’


April 27th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) Man-made obstacles and bureaucratic hassles are major hurdles in fostering relations between India and Bangladesh leading to distrust, underdevelopment and non-execution of a range of bilateral ... Read more...

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‘If Bangladesh grows, northeast India would develop too’


April 26th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 26 (IANS) India, Bangladesh and other countries in the region should strengthen existing rail, road and water linkages for their prosperity since "if Bangladesh grows, northeast India would ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar dam talks shift to Delhi


December 1st, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 1 (IANS) As Chief Minister Oommen Chandy arrives in Delhi Thursday to persuade Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to let Kerala build a new dam near the leaking ... Read more...

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Experts committee formed on Teesta: Mamata


November 16th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) With Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni standing beside her, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday announced that an experts committee has been formed to ... Read more...

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Teesta, access issue will be solved: Chidambaram


September 21st, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday said the unresolved Teesta river water sharing and the issue of access to India across Bangladesh will be solved ... Read more...

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Soni meets Mamata, assures to convey her concerns to PM


September 16th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Friday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and assured her that she would convey her concern over price-rise ... Read more...

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BJP plays down Sushma’s praise of PM’s Bangladesh visit


September 15th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Asserting that criticism of the government is not made on foreign soil, the Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday played down party leader Sushma Swaraj's praise ... Read more...

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Not able to conclude Teesta agreement: Mathai


September 7th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 6 (IANS) India and Bangladesh were Tuesday unable to sign an agreement on sharing waters of the Teesta river, Indian Foreign Secretary Rajan Mathai said here."We were ... Read more...

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Dhaka demands to know why Delhi postponed Teesta deal


September 6th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 6 (IANS) Bangladesh has sought an explanation from India over the postponement of the Teesta water accord.Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Mizarul Kayes sought an explanation from the Indian ... Read more...

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Tripura hopes for solution to river disputes with Bangladesh


September 4th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sabroom (Tripura), Sep 4 (IANS) Indian villages by the Feni river, which serves as a natural border with Bangladesh in southern Tripura, are desperately hoping that the eight-decade-old dispute ... Read more...

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Bhakra Dam on terrorists’ hit-list


July 16th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Nangal, July 16 (IANS) The 225-metre high Bhakra Dam is high on the latest hit-list of Pakistan-based terrorist outfits like the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), specific intelligence reports ... Read more...

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Haryana, Punjab lock horns over a wall


July 7th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 7 (IANS) They have fought a political war of words over territory, water sharing and even on their respective claims to Chandigarh. But now Punjab and Haryana ... Read more...

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Three killed as monsoon begins havoc in Nepal


July 1st, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 1 (IANS) Only 17 days into monsoon, Nepal Friday felt the adverse side of bountiful rains with landslides killing at least three people and inundation beginning in dozens ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to hold talks; PM’s visit on agenda


June 6th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dhaka, June 6 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao Monday began a two-day visit to Dhaka during which the two sides will review their cooperation in countering terrorism ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh working closely to strengthen bilateral cooperation: Ahamed


March 3rd, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3(ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs E. Ahamed on Thursday said that India and Bangladesh are working closely to strengthen cooperation in a range of issues."India ... Read more...

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Andhra unhappy, Karnataka welcomes Krishna river water sharing award (Lead)


December 30th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) Opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh Thursday reacted sharply to the Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal's award on sharing of surplus water with neighbouring Karnataka and Maharashtra while Karnataka has ... Read more...

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Kashmir hydro project faces delay due to Pakistan (Lead)


November 18th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistan's objections over river water sharing are again biting hard into hydro-electric projects in Jammu and Kashmir, shooting up costs and causing delays in completion.According to Power ... Read more...

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Solve water sharing problem, Bangladesh urges India


November 11th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 11 (IANS) Bangladesh is keen to resolve the problems of water sharing and basin management of 54 common rivers and to sign an extradition treaty with India, its Foreign ... Read more...

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Now, excess water dispute between India and Pakistan


August 27th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Ferozepur (Punjab), Aug 27 (IANS) They have fought three wars and have been involved in bitter disputes over water sharing. But India and Pakistan are now fighting a battle on ... Read more...

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Andhra to seek PM’s intervention on dam row with Maharashtra


July 23rd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) All political parties of Andhra Pradesh Friday unanimously decided to seek Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention to stop the "illegal" construction of the Babhali dam by Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Gilani rules out military operation in South Punjab


June 13th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.13 (ANI): While reiterating that the government would take action wherever its writ is challenged in the country, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ruled out any military operation ... Read more...

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Let economics drive our relations, Bangladesh envoy tells India


June 10th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Mahendra Ved New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Bangladesh has urged India to open its doors wider to allow duty-free goods and reach a "meaningful" free trade agreement (FTA) to facilitate a ... Read more...

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Gilani doublespeak: From peace overtures, now tells NATO fears war with India


June 5th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Jun.5 (ANI): Just when things were starting to get back on track between India and Pakistan, and a 'positive' outcome from the upcoming Foreign Ministerial level talks was expected, Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan Water Commissioner denies allegations of India stealing Pak’s water


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): Pakistan's Commissioner of Indus Waters Sayed Jamait Ali Shah, presently visiting India for Indus water commissioner level talks, on Tuesday denied any accusation levelled against India of ... Read more...

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AIADMK seeks CBI probe in fake drugs case


May 27th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) The AIADMK Thursday sought a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the bogus drugs case. The fake and time barred medicine cases have wider ramifications and ... Read more...

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Pak urges US to push India to look beyond prism of terrorism to bridge ‘trust deficit’


May 27th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 27 (ANI): Pakistan has urged the United States to push India to try to bridge the existing trust deficit between the two neighbouring countries through addressing all the controversial ... Read more...

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Kashmir plans village council polls in September


May 13th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 13 (IANS) In a step that will usher in devolution of administrative powers to village council level, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday announced the government's decision to ... Read more...

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India not ’stealing’ Pak’s water, scarcity due to wastage, mismanagement: Qureshi


May 1st, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May.1 (ANI): Call it the 'positive' effect of the 'spirited' talks that Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh had with his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani on the sidelines of the ... Read more...

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Indian government must evolve consensus over Kashmir, water issue: Qureshi


April 25th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Multan, Apr.25 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that long pending issues with India, including river water sharing and Kashmir could not be resolved unless the Indian government ... Read more...

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