Qingdao (East China), June 21
Striking a positive note in the first high-level political contact, External Affairs Minister K. Natwar Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri today discussed Jammu and Kashmir and all other aspects of bilateral ties during talks described as “warm and productive”.
Foreign Minister K. Natwar Singh (right) and his Pakistani counterpart Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri during a walk in a hotel garden after their lunch meeting in Qingdao, in east China's Shandong province on Monday. The two discussed Kashmir and the nuclear issue in their first meeting since the Indian elections.
— AP/PTI photo
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India, Pak nuclear capabilities ensure stability News analysis by K.
Subrahmanyam, noted commentator on Security Affairs
THE two-day meeting between experts of India and Pakistan has concluded with a joint declaration that is truly astounding and genuinely confidence inspiring. The deliberations and this unprecedented declaration have completely belied the numerous worldwide Cassandric prophecies.
No new taxes in Punjab Budget Chandigarh, June 21
Though the Punjab Finance Minister, Mr Lal Singh, today presented a Rs 505.59 crore deficit Budget, (2004-05) to the Vidhan Sabha, he neither proposed new taxes nor announced any concessions except for a small segment of freedom fighters.
Bakery case adjourned to July 17 Mumbai, June 21
With legal representatives of
Maharashtra and Gujarat continuing their wrangles before a special
court, the trial of the Best Bakery case has now been adjourned to
Advocate Manjula Rao who has been appointed public prosecutor by the Maharashtra Government in Best Bakery case of Gujarat comes out from the trial court at Sewri in Mumbai on Monday. — PTI
Tehelka tapes original,
says expert New Delhi, June 21
The Tehelka tapes on corruption in defence deals, which led to the resignation of then Defence Minister Mr George Fernandes, three years back, are “original” and have not been “over-dubbed”, a London-based expert today told the Commission of Inquiry going into the expose.
Centre to talk to NSCN (I-M) New Delhi, June 21
The Centre’s special representative, Mr K Padmanabhaiah, will resume talks with the Naga insurgent group NSCN (I-M) as part of the
commitment of the Manmohan Singh Government to carry forward the Naga peace process.
Depicting Sikh history through stained glass Chandigarh, June 21
For the first time in India, an important episode of Sikh history has been captured on imported Italian stained glass which has been installed at the Makhan Shah Lobana Centre in Sector 30-A, Chandigarh, thanks to a talented local artist, Ms Ravi Chawla.
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