India in Pakistan media Mar 17

Summary: Kashmir, bilateral relations, police action against protesting farmers, and economy — the Pakistan media had a wide range of issues to report about India.

Total Stories: 13
Bilateral relations: 2
Economy & Business: 3
Kashmir: 3
Law & Order: 3
Politics: 1
Misc: 1

Bilateral Relations

Qatar gas pipeline project shelved
Pakistan Dawn – Karachi,Pakistan
The sources said that India had not yet taken a decision whether to join the IPI project at a delivered price of $4.25 per MMBTU (million British thermal …

Pak committed to peace with India
Nation
ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on Friday reiterated that it would not accept any solution to the core issue of Kashmir that is contrary to the wishes of the Kashmiri people.

Economy & Business

India’s inflation marches back toward two-year peaks
The News – International – Pakistan
NEW DELHI: India?s inflation rate marched back toward two-year peaks as it hit 6.46 per cent on Friday, piling pressure on the government which has faced …

India’s Suzlon may raise bid for REpower
The News – International – Pakistan
NEW DELHI: India?s Suzlon Energy, the fifth-largest wind energy firm in the world, is likely to hike its offer to buy German wind-turbine builder REpower to …

India may import 3m tonnes of wheat
Daily Times
India said on Friday it would import up to 3 million tonnes of wheat if necessary this year to shore up stocks even though a bumper crop was expected, and has allowed private trade to buy duty-free until the end of 2007.

Kashmir

EDITORIAL: Resolve Kashmir issue quickly!
Daily Times – Lahore,Pakistan
After the fourth round of talks in three years, the foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan, Riaz Muhammad Khan and Shiv Shankar Menon, announced that …

Flexibility on Kashmir pledged
Dawn
ISLAMABAD, March 16: Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz on Friday said Pakistan was ready to reverse the course of confrontation with India and demonstrate flexibility to resolve the longstanding Jammu and Kashmir dispute, if other stakeholders reciprocated….

International Kashmir Conference: Pakistan committed to peace process with India: Aziz
Daily Times
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz said on Friday that Pakistan was committed to the peace process with India in a sincere, purposeful and constructive manner for final settlement of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the aspirations of the Kashmiris.

Law & Order

India to crackdown against Maoists
The News – International – Pakistan
… counter-insurgency forces operate in the countryside. The rebels, who launched their armed campaign in 1967, also operate in 14 other of India?s 29 states.

Indian state paralysed by strike
Dawn
KOLKATA, March 16: More than 50 people were injured in clashes across the Indian state of West Bengal on Friday sparked by the killing of 14 villagers trying to stop their land being taken for industrial parks….

Protest against farmers’ killing: Indian police, protestors scuffle
Daily Times
Opposition workers and police clashed in India’s West Bengal state on Friday during a strike to protest the killing of 14 villagers opposed to a planned industrial hub.

Politics

Gandhians versus Naxalites
Dawn

THEY were there, 100 of them, aged and weathered, followers of Mahatma Gandhi, fasting for 24 hours opposite the Raj Ghat where he was cremated. They were hailing the centenary of Satyagraha, a non-violent struggle against oppression.

Misc

Indian satellite in final orbit
Dawn
BANGALORE: An Indian satellite designed to boost television and communication services was on Friday nudged into its final orbit, the national space agency said. “The satellite is now in the top orbit….

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