Indo Pak Ties

  • India, Pakistan should do away with old thinking, says Salman Khurshid 29-01-2014 04:56 PM

    Islamabad: India and Pakistan should do away with their old thinking and take new measures for solution of problems and lasting peace in the region, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said on Wednesday. In a meeting with a visiting Pakistani media delegation in New Delhi, Khurshid said Pakistan's Prime Minister...
  • J&K: Cross LoC trade suffers another brutal setback 18-01-2014 07:10 PM

    Baramulla: In less than a year's time another major recovery by Baramulla police in which Brown sugar worth Rs 114 crores was seized from a truck coming from Pakistan Administered Kashmir (PAK) to Uri during cross LoC trade on Friday. According to the sources, the police found 114 packets of...
  • India, Pak discuss ways to normalise, enhance trade ties 16-01-2014 08:15 AM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the meeting between their commerce ministers on Saturday, India and Pakistan on Wednesday discussed "impediments" hampering the normalisation of trade ties, in a bid to remove them and move forward. During the meeting between Commerce Secretary S R Rao and his Pakistani counterpart Qasim M Niyaz,...
  • Resuming dialogue with India among policy initiatives, says Sharif 27-12-2013 05:03 PM

    Pakistan has taken several foreign policy initiatives, including steps to resume dialogue with India, and the country's diplomatic corps should work for a peaceful neighbourhood, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Friday. Sharif made the remarks at the inauguration of a new block of the Foreign Office in Islamabad named...
  • India, Pakistan set to hold commerce secretary level talks 26-12-2013 10:50 PM

    New Delhi: After the meeting of the India and Pakistan director generals of military operations after 14 years, the commerce secretaries of both countries are set to meet next month - in another major step towards normalization of relations between the two neighbours. Pakistan has proposed two sets of dates...
  • Pakistan describes Indo-Pak DGMO meet 'positive step forward' 26-12-2013 05:08 PM

    Describing the meeting of the DGMOs of the two countries as a "positive step forward", Pakistan on Thursday said better relations with India is a top priority. "This meeting is a positive step forward," Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said about the December 24 meet between the Directors General of...
  • J&K: After 2-week-long lull, Pakistan violates ceasefire 22-11-2013 06:11 PM

    After a fortnight's lull, Pakistani troops on Friday violated the ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir yet again, opening fire on Indian positions in Mendhar sector of the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, defence officials said. Defence sources said that Pakistani troops fired at Indian positions in Balakote area...
  • Manmohan Singh disappointed with Sharif over ceasefire violations 24-10-2013 07:57 PM

    On Board Air India One:Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on Thursday, said he was disappointed with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif and asked him "even at this late hour" to recognise that what was happening on the LoC and International Border is not good for the two nations. "Let me say...
  • India rejects Sharif's demand for US intervention on Kashmir 20-10-2013 07:16 PM

    Rejecting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's demand for US intervention in resolving the Kashmir issue, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, on Sunday, said India will not accept this as the matter is a bilateral one agreed to between the two nations. He expressed concern over repeated ceasefire violations at the...
  • China welcomes Indo-Pak PM meet in New York 30-09-2013 08:50 PM

    Welcoming the meeting between Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan in New York, China, on Monday, said it supports efforts by the two neighbours to resolve their differences through dialogue as it is critical to the region's peace and stability. "We welcome the efforts made by the leaders of India...
  • Lalu Prasad supports Indo-Pak talks amid attacks in J&K 26-09-2013 11:19 PM

    RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, on Thursday, said talks between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif should take place as scheduled despite a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir. "India and Pakistan should continue to engage with each other to strengthen bilateral relations," he told reporters in...
  • World View: Will the Manmohan-Sharif meet in New York be little more than a photo-op? 20-09-2013 09:36 PM

    UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday expressed hope that India and Pakistan would discuss ways to address the tension at the LoC during a possible meeting of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly next week. ...
  • LoC incident raised doubts about Pakistan's sincerity: Indian Envoy 03-09-2013 10:49 PM

    Islamabad:India on Tuesday said recent developments on the LoC raised doubts on Pakistans sincerity and stressed the need for both countries to forge a common policy for combating terrorism. India's position was conveyed to Pakistan by High Commissioner T C A Raghavan during a courtesy call on Adviser to the...
  • Secretary-level talks with Pakistan unlikely: Sources 08-08-2013 07:19 PM

    New Delhi: The killing of five Indian soldiers by the Pakistan Army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir has put bilateral talks under cloud. Sources told CNN-IBN that secretary-level talks between the two sides are unlikely now. But Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's proposed dialogue with his...
  • 'Pak must take action on terror groups to improve ties' 18-06-2013 05:50 PM

    Pune: Holding that a "peaceful and stable" Pakistan was in India's interest, Defence Minister AK Antony on Tuesday said that the neighbouring country must initiate strong action against terrorist groups operating from its soil, in order to improve Indo-Pak ties. "We are concerned about terrorist groups in Pakistan. They should...
  • No evidence against Pak govt in Sarabjit attack: Pramit Pal Chaudhuri 29-04-2013 05:08 PM

    How is the attack on Sarabjit Singh within jail premises likely to impact India-Pakistan ties? Will Pakistan allow Sarabjit Singh to be treated abroad? If he recovers, does this increase the chances of his release? Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, foreign editor, Hindustan Times, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the...
  • Decisions to improve ties with India in coming weeks: Pak 28-03-2013 05:59 PM

    New Delhi: Underlining the importance of normalisation of trade with India, Pakistan on Thursday said more decisions will be taken in "coming weeks and months" to improve trade ties but did not say when it will grant the much delayed Most Favoured National (MFN) status. "We are in a way...
  • News 360: Govt considers Kelkar panel report, fuel price may be hiked 11-01-2013 09:44 PM

    Petroleum And Natural Gas Minister Veerappa Moily Moily on Friday said that a hike in diesel and LPG prices could be announced soon. ...
  • KPs protest Rabbani's meeting with separatists 29-07-2011 04:52 PM

    Jammu: Kashmiri Pandits today protested against Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar's meeting with the separatists in the Valley and said such engagements can harm India's national interests. The members of Joint Forum of Kashmiri Pandit Organisations gathered at the Press Club here and held demonstrations against Khar's meeting with...
  • Indo-Pak relations on right track: Krishna 27-07-2011 01:46 PM

    New Delhi: Talks between India and Pakistan are finally back on track even though there are no key takeaways from the meeting between External Affairs Minister SM Krishna and Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar. After the meeting both countries agreed that fighting terror should be at the top of...
  • Hurriyat-Khar meet: India displeased with Pak 27-07-2011 12:55 PM

    New Delhi: India has expresses its displeasure to Pakistan over the meeting between Hurriyat leader and Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar in New Delhi on Tuesday. External Affairs Minister SM Krishna is meeting Khar at the Hyderabad House in New Delhi with Kashmir and terror expected to dominate the...
  • Krishna meets Khar, calls for end to terror 27-07-2011 11:28 AM

    New Delhi: Kashmir and terror are expected to dominate the talks between External Affairs Minister SM Krishna and Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar at the Hyderabad House in New Delhi. Sources say Krishna will raise the testimonies of Tahawwur Hussian Rana and David Coleman Headley on Pakistani intelligence agency...
  • We should learn from history: Pakistan FM 27-07-2011 07:16 AM

    New Delhi: Hina Rabbani Khar is on her first visit to India as Pakistan's Foreign Minister. On arrival, the 34-year-old hospitality graduate outlined her recipe for Indo-Pak ties. Khar said, "I hope that these two countries have learnt lessons from history, but are not burdened by history and we can...
  • Giving direction to Indo-Pak ties a priority: Khar 22-07-2011 12:34 PM

    Islamabad: Days ahead of her visit to New Delhi for crucial talks with her Indian counterpart, Pakistan's new Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said her priority in the parleys with India would be to set a future direction for the bilateral relationship. Khar said it is a "positive step"...
  • 'Disengaging Pak post 26/11 may be an error' 03-07-2011 09:23 AM

    New Delhi: For the first time, the Indian government has admitted, that its policy of not engaging with Pakistan - post 26/11 - may have been wrong. Outgoing Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao says New Delhi's new approach is more realistic. Rao spoke to Karan Thapar on Devil's advocate. Karan Thapar:...
  • India, Pak aim to nudge peace process forward 22-06-2011 01:38 PM

    Islamabad: India and Pakistan begin peace talks on Thursday, an important safety valve between two nuclear-armed countries which the United States hopes will help stabilise the region as it prepares to withdraw troops from Afghanistan. But after many false starts, hopes were being kept deliberately low for the two days...