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  • India, Pakistan DGMOs to meet after 14 years to discuss LoC tensions December 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The DGMOs of India and Pakistan will meet on Tuesday after 14 years at India-Pakistan Wagah border in Punjab. Lt General Vinod Bhatia is expected to cross over to Pakistan at the Wagah border to hold discussions with his Pakistani counterpart Major General Amir Riaz. On the agenda...
  • Pak's restraint will help return to path of peace: Tharoor February 2, 2013

    Kolkata: Stressing that India-Pakistan peace was in the long-term national interest, union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor on Friday hoped the "dumbing down" of temperature by Islamabad over the past few days would enable a return to peace after the tension along the LoC. Tension between India...
  • Reports of Indian Army beheading Pak soldiers totally baseless: Antony January 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony has hit back at Pakistan for claiming that Indian soldiers were involved in the beheading of Pakistani soldiers. Calling the reports 'totally baseless', Antony said, "A series of reports coming on Kargil also show that even though at the moment after the second round...
  • Days after tension at LoC, India-Pakistan trade, bus services resume January 28, 2013

    Poonch: The trade and bus services resumes from the Line of Control in Poonch. 88 passengers from India and 108 from Pakistan travelled on the trans-LoC bus on Monday. Most of these passengers were stranded soon after the LoC firing incident in which two Indian soldiers were killed on January...
  • Pakistan must make equal efforts for friendly ties: PM January 21, 2013

    Jaipur: India wants friendly relations with Pakistan, but it will not be possible unless Pakistan makes equal efforts, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said in Jaipur on Sunday. He also said the "inhuman" killing of two Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir on Jan...
  • LoC tension: Plays to be performed by Pak artists cancelled January 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The aggression on the Line of Control has taken a toll on performing arts now with curtains being drawn on plays to be performed by Pakistani artists just hours before starting. At least 24 Pakistani nationals from the Ajoka Theatre of Lahore are on their way back. They...
  • Pak had no hand in the killings of Indian soldiers: Bashir January 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Pakistan High Commissioner to India Salman Bashir has reiterated that Pakistan had nothing to do with the killings of the two Indian soldiers on January 8. He also said that clear instructions have been given to the Pakistani Army to observe a ceasefire. Salman Bashir also maintained...
  • Tension has eased at the LoC, Cabinet told January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Pakistan has climbed down from its demand for a United Nations (UN) probe into the killing of Indian soldiers on the Line of Control (LoC) last week and the tension has eased since the talks between top military officials of the two sides. External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid and...
  • 'Pak should first act against culprits of soldier killings' January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar invited her Indian counterpart Salman Khurshid for talks to defuse the LoC tension, India has said it will be possible only after those responsible for the barbaric killings of the two Indian soldiers are brought to book. "The only problem...
  • India, Pakistan look to defuse tension at LoC January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: As the tensions between India and Pakistan escalated with more ceasefire violations reported on Tuesday and the war of words intensifying on Wednesday, both the countries are now looking for measures to de-escalate it. While both the countries have ordered their troops to strictly honour the ceasefire agreement,...