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Pakistan and India strike new visa deal easing travel

Pakistan and India have agreed on visa terms aimed at easing travel between the two countries.

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Pakistan and India strike new visa deal easing travel

Source: BBC, Sun September 09, 2012
Pakistan and India have agreed on visa terms aimed at easing travel between the two countries.

State of Himalayan Glaciers Less Alarming Than Feared

Source: University of Zurich, Thu April 26, 2012
Several hundreds of millions of people in Southeast Asia depend, to varying degrees, on the freshwater reservoirs of the Himalayan glaciers. Consequently, it is important to detect the potential impact of climate changes on the Himalayan glaciers at an early stage.

South Asian tennis pair rally for peace at US Open

Source: BBC, Fri September 10, 2010
'Stop War, Start Tennis' is the message from two players in Friday's men's doubles final at the US Open.

First India-Pakistan talks since 2008 Mumbai attacks

Source: BBC, Thu February 25, 2010
India and Pakistan have begun their first high-level talks since the devastating attacks on the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) at the end of 2008.

US to consult Pakistan on strikes

Source: BBC, Sun March 29, 2009
US President Barack Obama has said he will consult Pakistan's leaders before targeting militants in that country.

UK doctors perform free cleft lip surgeries

Source: The News International, Sun March 22, 2009
Gujrat, Pakistan - A 10-member British medical team comprising top plastic and cosmetic surgeons performed cleft lip and cleft palate surgeries in Pakistan at a medical camp, concluding on Sunday.

Measles Deaths Worldwide Fall by 74 Percent

Source: Voice of America, Sat December 06, 2008
Geneva, Switzerland - Health officials say aggressive efforts to vaccinate young children against measles have resulted in a 74 percent global decline in the number of deaths due to the illness. Experts say the biggest decline, 90 percent, occurred in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

UN children’s and refugee agencies sign deal to cut costs of vaccines in Pakistan this article opens in a new window

Source: United Nations, Mon June 23, 2008
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the world body's refugee agency have signed an agreement that will lead to significant savings in the purchase of vaccines for Afghans and locals living in and around Pakistan's refugee settlements.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

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