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Militant groups multiply in South Asia Mar 4, 11:12 am
New Delhi, Mar. 4 (ANI): As a communicator for the Government of India, I have had the experience of exposing the activities of militant groups working against the unity and integrity of the country ever since the country attained freedom from colonial rule.
Islamabad, Mar. 4 (ANI): The Joint Working Group (JWG) from Pakistan and India are set to resume dialogue in New Delhi to discuss ways and means to improve the modalities regarding trade across the LoC.
Male, Feb.19 (ANI): Acknowledging that trade is the most critical factor in accelerating regional economic growth, Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh on Wednesday called on the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations to be more cohesive and connected.
South Asia Partnership-Pakistan (SAP-PK) urges government to honour minorities' rights obligation Feb 16, 1:51 pm
Islamabad, Feb. 16 (ANI): South Asia Partnership-Pakistan (SAP-PK) has reportedly demanded that the government honoured its international commitments guaranteeing religious freedom and other fundamental rights.
Art summit in Bangladesh showcases works of South Asian artists Feb 10, 4:39 pm
Dhaka, Feb.10 (ANI): The art summit in Bangladesh, which aims to bridge the cultural gap between nations, showcased contemporary works of artists from South Asia and drew visitors, enthusiasts and critics from all over the world.
ICAI president to head SAFA Jan 1, 6:29 pm
New Delhi, Jan.1 (ANI): Subodh Kumar Agrawal, President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), has been appointed as the president of the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) for the year 2014 w.e.f. today.
Pak to review ties with US after Nato withdrawal Dec 27, 11:53 am
Islamabad, Dec. 27 (ANI): Pakistan would review relations with the United States after the withdrawal of Nato-led coalition forces from Afghanistan by the end of 2014, Prime Minister's Advisor on National Security Sartaj Aziz has said.
Small lifestyle changes by South Asian families can help 'lower type 2 diabetes risk' Dec 24, 10:32 am
London, Dec. 24 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that South Asian families could help improve their chance to lower their risk of type 2 diabetes by making modest lifestyle changes in diet and activity.
New York, Dec. 18 (ANI): The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) should leverage their countries' collective bargaining power to seek greater protection for their nationals working in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries from abuse, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said.
Pune, Dec. 14 (ANI): Countries in the South Asian region should improve levels of cooperation and interaction to make the region more development oriented, more competitive at the global level and prosperous, said Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Saturday.
New Delhi, Dec.2 (ANI): The outgoing High Commissioner of Pakistan to India, Salman Bashir on Monday said that Pakistan does not believe in a nuclear arms race or any arms race with India or any other nation, and added that strategic restraint is the answer
Purana Qila to host three-day South Asian Bands Fest from today Nov 29, 10:03 am
New Delhi, Nov.29 (ANI): Cultural boundaries will be crossed at New Delhi's Purana Qila (Old Fort) over the next three days (November 29 to December 1), when 14 popular rock bands from nine South Asian countries take part in the seventh edition of the South Asian Bands Festival (SABF) here from Friday.
Tendulkar becomes UNICEF's brand ambassador for South Asia Nov 28, 11:13 pm
Mumbai, Nov.28 (ANI): Recently retired cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday became first brand ambassador of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) for South Asia to promote hygiene and sanitation in the region.
Indian poet-diplomat pens S.Asian anthem after Earth anthem success Nov 27, 11:54 am
Kathmandu, Nov.27 (ANI): After the success of the Earth Anthem, which has been translated into major world languages, Indian poet-diplomat Abhay Kumar is ready with the first ever South Asian Anthem.
Warsaw talks failed to address urgency of climate change Nov 25, 3:34 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 25 (ANI): The urgency of climate change, demonstrated by events such as Typhoon Hiyan, did not get addressed by the Warsaw climate talks sufficiently.
Skin colour variation in Indians linked to genetic diversity Nov 9, 10:34 am
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): An international team of scientists took skin colour measurements from local residents in India to quantify the range and extent of variation in skin pigmentation phenotype and found that one of the important pigmentation genes; SLC24A5, plays a key role in skin pigmentation variation among South Asians.
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Researchers have revealed that having children early and in rapid succession are major factors fueling high infant mortality rates in the South Asian countries of Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan, where one in 14 births to young mothers ends with the death of the child within the first year.
Islamabad, Oct. 22 (ANI): Pakistan has refuted Indian Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid's statement of Kashmir being an integral part of that nation, saying that the dispute over the territory is a core issue between the two South Asian neighbours.
Pak. permits its territory being used by `non state actors` to disrupt peace in South Asia: Tewari Oct 7, 9:25 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 7 (ANI): In the light of the ongoing Keran Sector militancy operation, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Monday said that it was unfortunate that Pakistan is allowing its territory to be used by 'non state actors', to disrupt peace in the South Asia.
New Delhi, Oct.4 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Friday said that President Pranab Mukherjee's statement on Pakistan in Brussels is correct, but asserted that both South Asian neighbours need to maintain good relations.
Washington, Oct. 2 (ANI): A new research has found that the association between body fat and mortality due to cardiovascular disease differs between south and east Asians.
South Asians take part Save girl child rally in Shimla Oct 1, 12:33 pm
Shimla, Oct.1 (ANI): Girls from various communities gathered here on Monday to spread awareness about the need to stop atrocities against the girl child.
Washington, Sept.24 (ANI): An American expert on South Asian affairs has suggested that the timing of the weekend terror strikes in Pakistan and Kenya represent a new phase of al-Qaeda strategy.
Low-cost devices sending smartphone and tablet sales soaring in South Asia: Frost and Sullivan Sep 23, 4:03 pm
Mumbai, Sept. 23 (Business Wire India/ ANI): The smartphone and tablet market in South Asia is witnessing rapid growth, driven by the influx of low-cost devices and the rising penetration of mobile internet services.
China prioritizes good-neighbourly friendship Sep 22, 2:22 pm
Beijing, Sept. 22 (ANI): China views good-neighbourly friendship as a priority of its foreign policy and wants peaceful co-existence, cooperation and development with neighboring countries, Vice President Li Yuanchao has said.
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