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  • US Secretary John Kerry meets Salman Khurshid 24-06-2013 11:16 AM

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry met External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Monday. Kerry is in New Delhi for his first strategic dialogue with India after taking office. He is co-chairing a strategic dialogue with Khurshid on various issues including India's relations with Pakistan. Kerry will also...
  • No need to protest just yet, says Khurshid on JuD fund allotment 20-06-2013 09:49 AM

    The government of Pakistan's Punjab Province has recently allocated RS 400 million to the Jamaat Ud Dawa. JuD is believed to be a front for the banned terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba. Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid said there is no need to protest just yet. The minister said it's only a budget...
  • News 360: JD(U) all set to snap ties with 18-year-old ally BJP 14-06-2013 09:22 PM

    Top BJP sources said on Friday that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had conveyed his decision to their party president Rajnath Singh. ...
  • Will India, China build on gains announced during Li Keqiang's visit? 20-05-2013 07:27 PM

    India and China on Monday signed eight agreements during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India. Premier Li held talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and issues along the Indo-China border were also discussed. ...
  • Chinese Premier calls for improving mutual trust with India 20-05-2013 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: After the stand-off in Ladakh, it was a positive start to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's three-day visit to India. Keqiang on Monday said that he and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held productive talks on Sunday evening at the dinner hosted by the Prime Minister. He also called for...
  • PM meets Chinese Premier, stresses on the need for peace on the border 20-05-2013 08:38 AM

    New Delhi: After the stand-off in Ladakh, it looks to be a positive start to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India. Premier Li arrived in India on Sunday on a three-day visit. On Sunday evening, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Premier Li for a private dinner where he raised...
  • PM, Chinese Premier hold talks on border issues 19-05-2013 08:27 PM

    New Delhi: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday began talks with his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh on all crucial bilateral issues within hours of his arrival here when he affirmed that his visit will "inject new vigour" into bilateral ties and strengthen mutual trust. The Prime Minister is also hosting...
  • Pakistan elections: 85 million people to vote 11-05-2013 08:54 AM

    For Pakistan this is a historic election. It is the 11th general election but the outgoing government is the first to have completed its five-year term. So this is Pakistan's first democratic transition in its 65-year history. ...
  • Prisoner deaths: The lessons to be learnt by India, Pakistan 09-05-2013 10:19 PM

    Sarabjit Singh and Sanaullah Haq - both faceless in life, are now martyrs in the eyes of India and Pakistan. Many are saying there should be no more Sarabjits and Sanaullahs. ...
  • Pak shares autopsy reports of Sarabjit, Chamel Singh 09-05-2013 08:10 PM

    Thursday: Pakistan on Thursday shared the autopsy reports on two Indian prisoners - Sarabjit Singh and Chamel Singh. While the autopsy report on Chamel Singh did not define the cause of his death, the report on Sarabjit listed his cause of death as head injury caused by blunt weapon. Chamel...
  • India considering China's proposal for border defence cooperation pact 07-05-2013 11:58 PM

    India on Tuesday denied giving up a bunker in return for a Chinese pullback from Ladakh. Sources in the government say India has only dismantled a shelter that was set up 3 days after the Chinese incursion. ...
  • Chinese incursion: Tensions along LAC could flare up again 06-05-2013 09:41 PM

    India and China border stand-off in Ladakh did end. Yet, details of any agreements are sparse. ...
  • No deal was struck with China to end Ladakh face off: Sources 06-05-2013 02:07 PM

    New Delhi: With China-India standoff in Ladakh sector coming to an end, sources said on Monday that Delhi has not given in to any of the demands made by Beijing. "The governments of India and China have agreed to restore status quo along Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Western...
  • Pak considering India's request to repatriate Sarabjit: Sources 01-05-2013 10:33 PM

    Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh slipped into a coma in a Pakistani hospital, days after being beaten up in jail there. ...
  • Move Sarabjit to a 3rd country: India to Pak 01-05-2013 04:22 PM

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday asked Pakistan to release death row convict Sarabjit Singh so that he could benefit from the best possible treatment available in India or alternatively, shift him to a third country on humanitarian and sympathetic grounds. The MEA issued a statement on the matter saying, "Our...
  • India-China standoff: Locals in Ladakh want Delhi to take a tough stand 29-04-2013 10:21 AM

    The India-China faceoff at Ladakh has enters its third week, with no signs of lessening. Locals there believe India should take a tough stand this time. But for the moment, the Indian Army is waiting and watching. They have orders from the Defence Ministry to not escalate the matter. ...
  • Chinese incursion: 'India should be ready for the worst' 29-04-2013 08:45 AM

    The Chinese standoff in Ladakh has now entered it's third week. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asserted that India has a plan to deal with the incursion but the delay isn't helping says Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor, the Ladakh Autonomous Hill District Council Rigzin Spalbar. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Rigzin...
  • Chinese incursion: Army on alert in Ladakh 28-04-2013 10:58 PM

    On April 15, a platoon-strength contingent of China's People's Liberation Army had come inside the Indian territory in Burthe in the DBO sector and established a tented post there. ...
  • 1962 war veterans unsurprised by Chinese incursions 28-04-2013 09:26 AM

    Ladakh: As China remains inside the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control, CNN-IBN tracked down the brave scouts who stood face to face with the Chinese platoon in the 1962 war. Many from Leh fought the Chinese in the 1962 war and many were taken prisoners of war...
  • India-China dispute hit tourism in Leh 27-04-2013 03:46 PM

    With the standoff between China and India continuing, tourism has been hit in Leh and Ladakh. ...
  • Tourism unaffected, but Leh blames India, China for stand-off 26-04-2013 08:37 AM

    Leh: The Chinese impasse in Ladakh has entered Day 11. As India continues to downplay the issue, Leh is unimpressed. More than the Chinese, the town and its bustling market have tourists on its mind. But even as normal life continues, they are blaming New Delhi for being soft on...
  • China hopes border issue 'won't affect relations' 26-04-2013 08:21 AM

    New Delhi: It is still not clear whether the flag meeting India requested China to resolve the impasse will take place on Friday or not. But China does seem to be softening its stand and is talking about the need for friendly relations between neighbours. "I would also like to...
  • Chinese incursion: No response from China on flag meet, Khurshid to visit Beijing 25-04-2013 12:07 PM

    New Delhi: With Beijing sticking to its stand that its troops have not violated the Line of Actual Control (LAC), External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will be visiting China on May 9. Khurshid is hopeful the impasse would be resolved through dialogue and despite the failure of the last two...
  • Chinese incursion: Is India soft-pedalling concerns? 23-04-2013 08:11 PM

    India has said it will resolve differences with China over the recent incursions in Ladakh in a peaceful way. ...
  • NIA to file FIR against Italian Marines in special court 05-04-2013 10:14 AM

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will present an First Information Report (FIR) against the marines to a special court in New Delhi's Patiala house on Friday. The marines are accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the coast of Kerala in 2012. Days after the Ministry of Home...
  • Wasn't my decision to send back marines: Italian ex-foreign minister 27-03-2013 08:52 AM

    New Delhi: Italy's Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi resigned on Tuesday in protest over his government's decision to send the marines back to India to stand trial for the killing of two fishermen in Kerala. The marines issue did not just rattle India-Italy ties, but have also managed to shake up...
  • Italian Foreign Minister quits over the marines' issue 26-03-2013 08:30 PM

    New Delhi: Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi on Tuesday resigned over decision to send Italian marines to India for trial. Terzi on Friday had defended the move in an interview with 'La Repubblica' and had rejected calls from Italian politicians for him to quit. "I don't see a reason to"...
  • Sports and politics should not be mixed: SL Envoy 26-03-2013 06:40 PM

    Sri Lanka's High Commission to India Prasad Kariyawasam says, "We have nothing to do with IPL. Our concern is security of cricketers. That should be taken care of." ...
  • Opposition takes credit for Italian marines' return 22-03-2013 11:43 PM

    BJP's Rajiv Pratap Rudy said that the combined effort of the opposition to persuade the government to carry on its diplomacy seemed to have worked. ...