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PM Modi to visit Pakistan for SAARC summit in 2016, says Swaraj

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Pakistan to attend the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit likely to be held in September 2016, in what will be the first prime......

Will India-Pak bilateral relations overshadow SAARC summit?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders of other South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation countries will meet in Kathmandu on Wednesday with an aim to revitalise the regional grouping and......

PM Modi not to visit Janakpur during Nepal tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will only travel to Kathmandu when he will leave on Tuesday to attend the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit in Nepal, despite his wish to visit......

President hosts dinner for SAARC leaders, PM Modi

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday night hosted a dinner for visiting South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation leaders and Prime Minister Narendra Modi where the guests were treated to a......

'Relations with neighbour may be sour, but we would still invite them to a wedding at home'

Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's invite to the heads of governments of South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation-member countries has the stamp of approval of not only President......

ASEAN focuses on restoration of Myanmar democracy

The annual ASEAN summit opened on Tuesday in the shadow of the Myanmar issue with the 10 Southeast Asian member countries expected to ink a landmark Charter to transform the loosely bonded club......

Transport corridors set to boost SAARC exchange

The meeting of transport ministers of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation countries which concluded on August 31 in New Delhi, has identified road, rail and waterway corridors to......

India's labour output will still lag Asean's by '1

The Indian economy may match the economies of the Association of South East Asian Nations in size by 2015, but in terms of labour productivity it will trail this grouping of 10 nations by a little......

Safta: Foreign ministers refer to council

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperationforeign ministersdecided to refer to the group's Council of Commerce Ministers on Wednesday on India's complaint that Pakistan was not implementing......

US treasury representative to sit in Mumbai

The US treasury department has decided to post a full-time treasury representative in India as it considers the south Asian country to be a 'critical financial centre'.The decision to place a......

'I have no problem with the 'A' certificate'

Last year, Thiagarajan Kumarappa's Tamil film Aaranya Kaandam won the Grand Jury award at the South Asian Film Festival in New York. The film was produced by S P B Charan. The Censor Board,......

Asia's most bankable stars

In its first survey of South Asian star power in the company's 20 year history, the Ulmer Scale announced a list of South Asia's most bankable stars worldwide, as published in the company's......

SAG PHOTOS: Gold pours in for India from athletics, shooting

IMAGE: India's Ranjith Maheshwari won the gold in the men's triple jump at the South Asian Games in Guwahati. Photograph: PTI The star-studded shooting squad was expectedly on target,......

PHOTOS: India's gold-glut continues at South Asian Games

IMAGE: Indian women's squash team members Joshana Chinappa, Dipika Karthik, Sumyana Kuruvilla hold national flag after winning gold medal by defeating Pakistan in Womens squash team event at......

Bangladesh to host inaugural SAFF Club C'shp

The South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) has decided to start a new tournament, SAFF Club Championships, with the inaugural edition to be held in Bangladesh from September 1-15.The decision to......

Somdev advances to South African Open semis

Commonwealth and Asian Games gold-medallist Somdev Devvarman advanced to the semi-final of the South African Open after he fought back from a set down to beat local hope Rik de Voest.The......

SAF Games: India face Afghanistan in opener

The Indian football team will open their campaign in the South Asian Games with a match against Afghanistan on January 29 at M A Aziz Stadium in Chittagong.Four-time champions India have been......
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Centre to come up with firm legislation

KALYAN BAROOAH SILIGURI, Feb 12 - The Centre will come out with a stringent anti-human trafficking legislation with sweeping powers and provisions... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=feb1316/at054
Energy Sector research needs spark

Participants at seminar on access to energy called for research to be conducted by universities to fulfil an array of needs, from basic information... ...

http://southasiamonitor.org/detail.php?type=n&nid=15624
'Pakistan based terrorist outfits pose a big security challenge to Afghanistan'

Pakistan-based terrorist groups which use the safe havens for terrorist activities in Afghanistan posed a big challenge to the US forces inside... ...

http://southasiamonitor.org/detail.php?type=vign&nid=15620
National anthem sung in Tamil a step in reconciliation?

The singing of the National Anthem in Tamil not only brought tears into the eyes of many Sri Lankans, it also redrafted the history of Sri Lanka... ...

http://southasiamonitor.org/detail.php?type=n&nid=15627
UAE Crude Store

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will store its petro crude in India in a mutual benefit agreement with India. It will provide UAE to expand its oil... ...

http://www.centralchronicle.com/uae-crude-store.html

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