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'Nawaz Sharif's win good news for India' May 13, 2:41 pm
London, May 13 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif, who emerged victorious in Pakistan's general elections, wants to end the country's decades-old feud with India and put Pakistan's meddlesome generals in their place.
Johannesburg, May 1 (ANI): More than three quarters of Muslims in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia favour traditional sharia to be 'the official law of the land' in all Islamic countries, but are divided on the issue of its application, a recent survey has revealed.
Islamabad, Apr. 18 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said it is Kashmir that holds the key to peace and prosperity in South Asia, and no durable resolution of this issue is possible without the Kashmiri people themselves being made part of the dialogue process.
Pakistan must give answers on evolving Baloch crisis: Casaca Apr 16, 3:42 pm
Geneva, April 16 (ANI): The director of the Brussels-based South Asia Democratic Forum, Paula Casaca, has asked relevant authorities in Pakistan to be more accountable for developments taking place in the country's Balochistan province, especially in the wake of reports suggesting China's expansionist role in the region.
Mumbai, April 15 (ANI-Business Wire India): South Asia's low broadband penetration and high mobile subscriber base creates an ideal setting for mobile network and infrastructure development.
Hyderabad, Apr. 13 (ANI): Union Tourism Minister K. Chiranjeevi, who inaugurated the 25th Joint Meeting of UNWTO Commissions for South Asia, East Asia and the Pacific here on Saturday, said by hosting this event India has been able to showcase its rich heritage to the world.
Minority groups in Pakistan facing similar problems: Experts Apr 12, 7:04 pm
Karachi, April 12 (ANI): Minority groups in Pakistan are more or less facing similar problems of persecution and discrimmination, said several experts and scholars who participated in the recent two-day South Asian conference on Religious Minorities and Human Rights that was held here.
UN tourism conference to be held in Hyderabad today Apr 12, 10:12 am
Hyderabad, Apr 12 (ANI): The Conference on Sustainable Tourism of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) will begin in Hyderabad today.
Bangladesh reports first bird flu death Apr 8, 2:00 pm
Dhaka, April 8 (Xinhua-ANI): A two-year old baby from eastern Bangladesh has died of H5N1 virus, the first bird flu death in the South Asian country, a senior health official said Monday.
Washington, Apr. 5 (ANI): The major candidates to become Pakistan's next prime minister oppose American drone strikes on extremists in their country, which bodes ill for the U.S. policy after Pakistan's historic parliamentary elections in May.
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), April 4(ANI-Business Wire India): After a successful inaugural edition of Standard Chartered South Asia Golf Tournament played over two days at Aamby Valley Golf Resort, Lonavala and Oxford Golf and Country Club, Pune, the tournament will now move to the Greg Norman designed par 72 championship course of the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort.
UN tourism conference to be held in Hyderabad Apr 4, 4:50 pm
New Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) commission's conference on sustainable tourism development and 25th joint meeting of the UNWTO commission for East Asia, Pacific and South Asia will be held in Hyderabad from April 12.
Now, handball falls victim to Indo-Pak politics Mar 31, 1:29 pm
Karachi, Mar. 31 (ANI): The handball has become the latest victim to fall prey to political tension between India and Pakistan, with the former pulling out of the sport event.
'Pakistan govt's inaction emboldens extremists targeting minorities' Mar 18, 11:30 am
Islamabad, Mar. 18 (ANI): Powerful religious militant groups, which continuously target religious minorities in Pakistan, have increasingly been emboldened due to the government's inability to punish them, said speakers at a debate organized by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
Islamabad, Mar. 17 (ANI): The US State Department has said that Washington has been encouraging India and Pakistan to engage in dialogue on improving bilateral ties.
US wants to see free, fair elections in Pakistan: Nuland Mar 17, 11:10 am
Islamabad, Mar. 17 (ANI): The US State Department has said the country looks forward to free and fair elections in Pakistan that will mark the country's first civilian-to-civilian democratic transition.
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Asserting that India and Pakistan have a shared lineage with much in common in terms of culture, cuisines and languages, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Thursday said a lasting peace between both nations backed by improved trade and commerce links between them is essential to ensure a stable and prosperous South Asia.
Washington, Mar. 8 (ANI): More than 140 million girls will become child brides between 2011 and 2020, according to United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
Seattle, Mar 5 (Business Wire-ANI): India appears to be lagging behind many of its South Asian neighbours as well as China on key parameters of health, a report has said.
New Delhi, Feb. 13 (ANI): Several social activists belonging to different non-governmental organizations (NGOs), educational institutions and particularly women's rights groups, gathered here on Wednesday to herald a worldwide campaign for gender sensitization under the banner of 'One Billion Rising'.
Sonia Gandhi calls for mutual cooperation to deal with autism Feb 11, 3:28 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 11 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who inaugurated the second edition of the South Asian Autism Network (SAAN) conference here on Monday, called for mutual cooperation to deal with autism.
New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi will inaugurate the South Asian Autism Network (SAAN) conference here on Monday.
New Delhi, Jan. 30 (ANI): The Election Commission of India, as the current Chair of the Forum of Heads of Election Management Bodies of SAARC Countries, has hosted a meeting of all forum members to strengthen mutual cooperation in the field of electoral management.
Indian-origin Booker nominee wins Asian literary prize Jan 26, 11:30 am
London, January 26 (ANI): Indian origin author Jeet Thayil has won the DSC Prize for South Asian literature for his Booker-nominated debut novel about drug addiction in Mumbai - 'Narcopolis'.
Lahore, Jan. 18 (ANI): Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has said that granting Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India could be stuck in the doldrums, if unrest along the Line of Control (LoC) exacerbates.
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