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Obama's message on tolerance was 'universal': US ambassador

Days after the US President made a strong pitch for religious tolerance during an address here, US Ambassador to India Richard Verma on Friday downplayed that it was a subtle message to India, saying Barack Obama's message was "universal" and he was speaking as much for American people as for Indians.

Jan 30, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

Resolution of Kashmir issue pivotal for regional peace: Pakistan

Upping its ante on Kashmir, Pakistan on Thursday said resolving the long-standing issue was "pivotal" to the regional peace and security as it called on the international community for a "sustainable and lasting solution" to the dispute.

Jan 29, 2015, 19:38 PM IST

Pakistan opposes UN Council permanent seat to India

Pakistan Thursday reiterated its opposition to grant a permanent seat on UN Security Council to India and insisted on reforms to make the forum more democratic.

Jan 29, 2015, 19:34 PM IST