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SAARC needs to unleash 'collective strength': Swaraj

India on Thursday pitched for unleashing the "collective strength" of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj underlined the need for a South......

Two PMOs drive India-Pakistan relations

'How the two South Asian neighbours will interact with each other in the coming months will be decided by the two prime ministers in Washington,' says Rajeev Sharma. IMAGE: Prime Ministers......

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......

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......

Boxing Federation of India gets Sports Ministry's NOC

IMAGE: India’s Devendro Singh, left, throws a jab at his opponent during the South Asian Games in Shillong (Image used for representational purposes). Photograph: PTI The Ministry of Youth......

South Asian Games: Hit or miss? Tell Us!

For the 12th successive time, none could match up to India's regional might but the host country's record-breaking medal haul of 308 can hardly hide the fact that the standard of competition in the......

Gold sweep by boxers, shooters, kabbadi team at South Asian Games

IMAGE: Indian men's kabbadi team celebrate after winning gold medal at the 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati. Photograph: PTI Defending champions India maintained their supremacy in......

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......
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Singapore, Australia expand military cooperation in $1.7 billon deal

Land-scarce Singapore has long sent troops to Australia for military exercises. The new deal would allow the Asian nation to increase the number of... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/world-news/singapore-australia-expand-military-cooperation-in-1-7-billon-deal/249493/
Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari to lay the foundation stone of South Asian University

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. New Delhi, May 6 -- In a significant development, the... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/Nepal-President-Bidya-Devi-Bhandari-to-lay-the-foundation-stone-of-South-Asian-University/12958451
Monsoon isn't the onlyspoiler

It is generally held that the woes of Indian farmers today have had largely to do with extreme weather events. The southwest monsoon failed in both... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/farm-distress-monsoon-isn-t-021000932.html
BRICS must have a joint approach at G-20

Need for a concerted fight against us policies The evolution of China-US relationship needs to be carefully watched. During the Cold War, the... ...

http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=52481
Commerce Ministry's visa plan hits MHA wall

Exemption for 18 countries proposed as key to services trade The Union Commerce Ministry has proposed an ambitious scheme to waive the visa... ...

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