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Hindi in United Nations: India seeks 129 nations’ backingExternal affairs minister Sushma Swaraj addressing the media on the World Hindi
Hindi in United Nations: India seeks 129 nations’ backing
asianage / Posted 14 hours ago
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj addressing the media on the World Hindi Conference in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI) India is lobbying for the support of at least 129 member-nations of the UN so that Hindi is also granted the status of an official... Read more
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Hindi in United Nations India seeks 129 nations' backingExternal affairs minister Sushma Swaraj addressing the media on the World Hindi
Hindi in United Nations India seeks 129 nations' backing
asianage / Posted 14 hours ago
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj addressing the media on the World Hindi Conference in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI) India is lobbying for the support of at least 129 member-nations of the UN so that Hindi is also granted the status of an official... Read more
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Business Standard India
India pitches for anti-terror treaty, UN reformsPresident-elect of the UN General Assembly Mogens Lykketoft is on a two-day vis
India pitches for anti-terror treaty, UN reforms
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
President-elect of the UN General Assembly Mogens Lykketoft is on a two-day visit to IndiaAsserting that no country could be immune to the threat of terrorism especially with emergence ISIS, India today... Read more
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Calcutta News
India not to send military contingent to China for multi-national parade India declined an invitation from China to send its military contingent to pa
India not to send military contingent to China for multi-national parade
Calcutta News / Posted 2 days ago
India declined an invitation from China to send its military contingent to participate in the multi-national parade being held in Beijing. The parade is being held to mark the... Read more
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New Kerala
India not to send military contingent to China for multi-national parade India declined an invitation from China to send its military contingent to pa
India not to send military contingent to China for multi-national parade
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
India declined an invitation from China to send its military contingent to participate in the multi-national parade being held in Beijing. The parade is being held to mark the... Read more
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New Kerala
Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium readies for India-Africa summit With exactly two months to go for the mega India-Africa summit, there is fran
Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium readies for India-Africa summit
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
With exactly two months to go for the mega India-Africa summit, there is frantic activity around the giant Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium where representatives of 54 African countries -... Read more
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The Hindu
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj departs for India after tour to Germany, EgyptExternal Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday left for home after holding
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj departs for India after tour to Germany, Egypt
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday left for home after holding talks with her German counterpart on a range of bilateral issues and reviewed proposals including a USD 1 billion commitment from Germany for an ambitious solar power... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Pakistani and Indian border security force chiefs to meet in New DelhiISLAMABAD: Pakistani and Indian border security force chiefs will meet in New D
Pakistani and Indian border security force chiefs to meet in New Delhi
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani and Indian border security force chiefs will meet in New Delhi next month, officials said on Wednesday, days after the first high-level peace talks in years between the two countries collapsed. The chiefs of the Pakistan Rangers... Read more
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asianage
Modi's Pak strategy a mysteryAt midnight of August 22-23, like the Cinderella fairy tale, Act II of the Prim
Modi's Pak strategy a mystery
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
At midnight of August 22-23, like the Cinderella fairy tale, Act II of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-scripted India-Pakistan play ended by turning warming ties into fresh acrimony. Unlike a five-act play, this was a repeat of Act I, which... Read more
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New Kerala
Rangers, BSF commanders to meet in New Delhi from September 9 Top commanders of Pakistan Rangers and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) are
Rangers, BSF commanders to meet in New Delhi from September 9
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Top commanders of Pakistan Rangers and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) are scheduled to meet in New Delhi from September 9 to 13, Pakistan's paramilitary force spokesman told the media... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Mass campaign for signages and signboards in Hindi from August 25Staff Reporter, Bhopal Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed to co
Mass campaign for signages and signboards in Hindi from August 25
Central Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Staff Reporter, Bhopal Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed to complete all preparations for Vishwa Hindi Sammelan within time-limit. The Sammelan will be held at Bhopal from September 10 to 12. Chouhan reviewed preparations for it at a... Read more
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New Kerala
UN tribunal asks India, Italy to suspend trial of Italian marines A UN tribunal on Monday asked India and Italy to "suspend" ongoing court proc
UN tribunal asks India, Italy to suspend trial of Italian marines
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
A UN tribunal on Monday asked India and Italy to "suspend" ongoing court proceedings in the Italian marines case and not initiate new ones that could "aggravate" the dispute. India... Read more
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Business Standard India
Nuclear power Pakistan knows to defend itself: Sartaj AzizHolding that as a nuclear-armed country, Pakistan knew how to defend itself, Sa
Nuclear power Pakistan knows to defend itself: Sartaj Aziz
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
Holding that as a nuclear-armed country, Pakistan knew how to defend itself, Sartaj Aziz, the prime minister's advisor on foreign affairs and national security, has accused India of acting like a regional superpower, a media report said on... Read more
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New Kerala
'Nuclear power Pakistan knows to defend itself' Holding that as a nuclear-armed country, Pakistan knew how to defend itself,
'Nuclear power Pakistan knows to defend itself'
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Holding that as a nuclear-armed country, Pakistan knew how to defend itself, Sartaj Aziz, the prime minister's advisor on foreign affairs and national security, has accused India of acting like a... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Rajanth terms Pakistan calling off NSA talks as ‘Unfortunate’Agencies, New Delhi Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that Pakistan’s dec
Rajanth terms Pakistan calling off NSA talks as ‘Unfortunate’
Central Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Agencies, New Delhi Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that Pakistan’s decision to call off the National Security Advisor (NSA) level talks with India was “unfortunate”. Mr Singh also said that Pakistan should focus on the ceasefire violations... Read more
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Deepika
World News DetailSwaraj was received by Indian Ambassador to Egypt Sanjay During her visit to E
World News Detail
Deepika / Posted 8 days ago
Swaraj was received by Indian Ambassador to Egypt Sanjay During her visit to Egyptian capital Cairo, she will call on President of Egypt Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, hold bilateral talks with her counterpart Sameh Hassan Shoukry and meet Nabil ElAraby,... Read more
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asianage
Sushma Swaraj arrives in Egypt to boost tiesExternal Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. (Photo: PTI) External affairs ministe
Sushma Swaraj arrives in Egypt to boost ties
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. (Photo: PTI) External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Sunday on the first leg of a two-nation tour which is expected to see new vistas being opened in bilateral ties with particular focus on... Read more
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Calcutta News
NSA talks finally off, India says unfortunate After going through several now-on, now-off moments, the NSA talks between In
NSA talks finally off, India says unfortunate
Calcutta News / Posted 9 days ago
After going through several now-on, now-off moments, the NSA talks between India and Pakistan were finally called off on Saturday, with both sides sticking to their positions. In a late night statement,... Read more
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The Hindu
Pakistan calling off NSA talks unfortunate: RajnathHome Minister Rajanth Singh said on Sunday said that Pakistan’s decision to cal
Pakistan calling off NSA talks unfortunate: Rajnath
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
Home Minister Rajanth Singh said on Sunday said that Pakistan’s decision to call off the NSA-level talks was “unfortunate” as India wanted them to be held for better bilateral ties. “It is unfortunate that Pakistan has called off the talks. India... Read more
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New Kerala
Axing talks by Pakistan unfortunate: Rajnath Home Minister Rajanth Singh said on Sunday that Pakistan's decision
Axing talks by Pakistan unfortunate
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
: Rajnath Home Minister Rajanth Singh said on Sunday that Pakistan's decision to call off the NSA level talks was "unfortunate" as India wanted them to be held for better bilateral ties. "It is unfortunate that... Read more
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The Hindu
Sushma Swaraj leaves for 4-day visit to Egypt, GermanyHopes to improve bilateral ties with the countries to boost trade, investment.
Sushma Swaraj leaves for 4-day visit to Egypt, Germany
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
Hopes to improve bilateral ties with the countries to boost trade, investment. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today embarked on a two-nation tour of Egypt and Germany that is expected to see new vistas being opened in bilateral ties with... Read more
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New Kerala
Pak running factory of terrorism, can't dictate terms on India: Sanjay Raut Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Sunday welcomed the tough response of the Min
Pak running factory of terrorism, can't dictate terms on India: Sanjay Raut
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Sunday welcomed the tough response of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) ahead of the NSA-level talks and said that Pakistan, which is... Read more
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New Kerala
Pak minister says responsibility for NSA talks cancellation rests with India Pakistan's Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has said that the responsibili
Pak minister says responsibility for NSA talks cancellation rests with India
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
Pakistan's Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has said that the responsibility for the cancellation of NSA-level talks rests with India. According to the Express Tribune,... Read more
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The Hindu
Pakistan calls off National Security Advisor-level (NSA) talks with India on August 23“The scheduled NSA-level talks cannot be held on the basis of the preconditions
Pakistan calls off National Security Advisor-level (NSA) talks with India on August 23
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
“The scheduled NSA-level talks cannot be held on the basis of the preconditions set by India,” the Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a late-night statement. The curtains came down by Saturday night on the dramatic spectacle around... Read more
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asianage
Pakistan calls off NSA talksExternal Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj gestures during a news conference in Ne
Pakistan calls off NSA talks
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj gestures during a news conference in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI) Pakistan on Saturday night called off the NSA-level talks that were scheduled on Monday after it rejected India’s demand to furnish two assurances —... Read more
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The Telegraph
The price of police approachDoval (left), Jaishankar Aug. 22: India is already looking beyond this week's
The price of police approach
The Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Doval (left), Jaishankar Aug. 22: India is already looking beyond this week's diplomatic skirmish with Pakistan unmindful of how August 23-24, 2015, will be slotted in the chequered history of engagement between the two neighbours. When the next... Read more
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The Hindu
Pakistan calls off National Security Advisor-level (NSA) talks with India on August 23“The scheduled NSA-level talks cannot be held on the basis of the preconditions
Pakistan calls off National Security Advisor-level (NSA) talks with India on August 23
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
“The scheduled NSA-level talks cannot be held on the basis of the preconditions set by India,” the Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a late-night statement. The curtains came down on the dramatic spectacle around holding India-Pakistan... Read more
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New Kerala
NSA talks finally off, India says unfortunate (Intro Roundup) After going through several now-on, now-off moments, the NSA talks between In
NSA talks finally off, India says unfortunate (Intro Roundup)
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
After going through several now-on, now-off moments, the NSA talks between India and Pakistan were finally called off on Saturday, with both sides sticking to their positions. In a late... Read more
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New Kerala
Pakistan decision unfortunate: India India said on Saturday that Pakistan's decision that NSA talks cannot
Pakistan decision unfortunate
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
: India India said on Saturday that Pakistan's decision that NSA talks cannot be held is unfortunate and that "India did not set any preconditions". External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted: "We only... Read more
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New Kerala
'Most important outstanding issue between India, Pak is Kashmir': Aziz Ahead of the NSA-level talks between India and Pakistan that hang by a thread
'Most important outstanding issue between India, Pak is Kashmir': Aziz
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Ahead of the NSA-level talks between India and Pakistan that hang by a thread, the latter's National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz on Saturday asserted that the most important... Read more
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The Telegraph
Pak puts the onus back on IndiaIslamabad/New Delhi, Aug. 22 (PTI): Pakistan said on Saturday that it was prepa
Pak puts the onus back on India
The Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Islamabad/New Delhi, Aug. 22 (PTI): Pakistan said on Saturday that it was prepared for National Security Agency-level talks without any pre-conditions amid continuing signs that the meeting was unlikely to take place. National Security Adviser... Read more
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asianage
NSA talks Congress slams government �clumsiness'Coming down hard on the Modi government’s “clumsiness” in dealing with Pakistan
NSA talks Congress slams government �clumsiness'
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
Coming down hard on the Modi government’s “clumsiness” in dealing with Pakistan, the Congress on Friday said it has made a “laughing spectacle” of itself by unwittingly shifting focus from terror to Kashmir ahead of the NSA-level talks. “The... Read more
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asianage
NSA talks: Congress slams government ‘clumsiness’Coming down hard on the Modi government’s “clumsiness” in dealing with Pakistan
NSA talks: Congress slams government ‘clumsiness’
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
Coming down hard on the Modi government’s “clumsiness” in dealing with Pakistan, the Congress on Friday said it has made a “laughing spectacle” of itself by unwittingly shifting focus from terror to Kashmir ahead of the NSA-level talks. “The... Read more
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New Kerala
Can't talk with Hurriyat provocation, Pakistan told India declared on Friday that "unilateral imposition of new conditions and di
Can't talk with Hurriyat provocation, Pakistan told
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
India declared on Friday that "unilateral imposition of new conditions and distortion of the agreed agenda cannot be the basis for going forward" with the NSA level talks with Pakistan but stopped... Read more
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New Kerala
Can't talk with Hurriyat provocation, Pakistan told India declared on Friday that "unilateral imposition of new conditions and di
Can't talk with Hurriyat provocation, Pakistan told
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
India declared on Friday that "unilateral imposition of new conditions and distortion of the agreed agenda cannot be the basis for going forward" with the NSA level talks with Pakistan but stopped... Read more
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New Kerala
Can't talk with Hurriyat provocation, India tells Pakistan India said on Friday that "unilateral imposition of new conditions and distor
Can't talk with Hurriyat provocation, India tells Pakistan
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
India said on Friday that "unilateral imposition of new conditions and distortion of the agreed agenda cannot be the basis for going forward" with the NSA level talks with Pakistan. In a... Read more
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New Kerala
Can't pursue talks with Pakistani conditions: India India on Friday virtually axed the NSA level talks with Pakistan, sayi
Can't pursue talks with Pakistani conditions
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
: India India on Friday virtually axed the NSA level talks with Pakistan, saying "unilateral imposition of new conditions and distortion of the agreed agenda cannot be the basis for going forward". There... Read more
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New Kerala
Pakistan NSA talks called offIndia- India on Friday called off the NSA level talks with Pakistan after the
Pakistan NSA talks called off
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
India- India on Friday called off the NSA level talks with Pakistan after the latter decided to go ahead with talks with Kashmiri separatist leaders. External affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said National... Read more
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The Telegraph
Pak rejects India's advice, Aziz to meet Hurriyat leadersIslamabad, Aug. 21 (PTI): Pakistan rejected India's “advice” on Friday to not h
Pak rejects India's advice, Aziz to meet Hurriyat leaders
The Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Islamabad, Aug. 21 (PTI): Pakistan rejected India's “advice” on Friday to not hold a meeting between its National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz and Hurriyat leaders in New Delhi, saying it will not “depart from an established practice” of interacting... Read more
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New Kerala
'Impossible for Pakistan to accept' India's advice on not meeting Hurriyat Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that it would be impossible f
'Impossible for Pakistan to accept' India's advice on not meeting Hurriyat
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that it would be impossible for the country to accept the advice of the Government on India that Sartaj Aziz, Prime Minister... Read more
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New Kerala
We will meet Hurriyat leaders, insists Pakistan Pakistan on Friday made it clear that its national security adviser Sartaz Az
We will meet Hurriyat leaders, insists Pakistan
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Pakistan on Friday made it clear that its national security adviser Sartaz Aziz will meet Hurriyat leaders in India, calling them the "true representatives" of Kashmiri people. A foreign office... Read more
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New Kerala
Modi meets Fiji PMPrime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with his Fijian counterpart F
Modi meets Fiji PM
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with his Fijian counterpart Frank Bainimarama here on Friday ahead of the second Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC) Summit. This was stated by external affairs ministry spokesperson... Read more
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New Kerala
Question mark on NSA talks, India toughens stand The NSA talks between India and Pakistan appeared to be in jeopardy on Friday
Question mark on NSA talks, India toughens stand
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
The NSA talks between India and Pakistan appeared to be in jeopardy on Friday after India objected to Pakistani NSA Sartaj Aziz's proposed meeting with Kashmiri separatists ahead of his meeting with... Read more
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The Telegraph
India advises Pak against Aziz meeting separatistsNew Delhi, Aug. 21 (PTI): India made it clear to Pakistan on Friday that it sho
India advises Pak against Aziz meeting separatists
The Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
New Delhi, Aug. 21 (PTI): India made it clear to Pakistan on Friday that it should not go ahead with the meeting of its National Security Advisor Sartaz Aziz with Hurriyat representatives here when he comes to hold talks with his Indian counterpart... Read more
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New Kerala
Pacific Island leaders reach Jaipur for summit Leaders of 14 Pacific Island nations on Friday arrived here for the second Fo
Pacific Island leaders reach Jaipur for summit
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
Leaders of 14 Pacific Island nations on Friday arrived here for the second Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC) Summit. "Delhi, Agra and now Jaipur," external affairs ministry... Read more
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New Kerala
Not appropriate to talk to Hurriyat, India warns Pakistan Taking a tough stance, India on Friday said it had advised Pakistan that it w
Not appropriate to talk to Hurriyat, India warns Pakistan
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
Taking a tough stance, India on Friday said it had advised Pakistan that it would "not be appropriate" for its NSA, Sartaj Aziz, to meet Hurriyat representatives here ahead of a meeting with... Read more
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asianage
India advises Pakistan against Sartaj Aziz meeting Kashmiri separatistsKashmiri separatist leader Mohammed Yasin Malik walks inside his office after h
India advises Pakistan against Sartaj Aziz meeting Kashmiri separatists
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
Kashmiri separatist leader Mohammed Yasin Malik walks inside his office after he was released in Srinagar (Photo: AP) India said the meeting will not be appropriate New Delhi: India on Friday made it clear to Pakistan that it should not go ahead... Read more
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Business Standard India
India advises Pakistan against Sartaj Aziz meeting Kashmiri separatistsIndia has made it clear to Pakistan that a meeting between its NSA Sartaj Aziz
India advises Pakistan against Sartaj Aziz meeting Kashmiri separatists
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
India has made it clear to Pakistan that a meeting between its NSA Sartaj Aziz and Hurriyat representatives would not be "appropriate" and advised against it. Aziz will be visiting New Delhi to hold talks with his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval. The... Read more
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New Kerala
Invite to Hurriyat not appropriate: India tells Pakistan India on Friday advised Pakistan that it would "not be appropriate" for Pakis
Invite to Hurriyat not appropriate: India tells Pakistan
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
India on Friday advised Pakistan that it would "not be appropriate" for Pakistan's National Security Advisor (NSA) Sartaj Aziz to meet with Hurriyat representatives in India. The government's... Read more
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New Kerala
Modi says 'optimistic' about Pacific Islands summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday welcomed the delegates of the Secon
Modi says 'optimistic' about Pacific Islands summit
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday welcomed the delegates of the Second Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC) Summit to be held in Jaipur on August 21, saying he was "very... Read more
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