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Singapore top destination for Indian investment: PM Modi  Nov 24, 4:04 pm
Singapore, Nov. 24 (ANI): Asserting that Singapore is one of the top destinations for Indian investment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that sufficiently large number of Indian companies are registered in the South Asian country.
Pakistan says NCA nuclear policy causes instability in the region  Nov 19, 7:47 pm
Islamabad, Nov. 19 (ANI): The spokesperson of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan termed the policy of nuclear authorization for South Asia region as biased during the weekly foreign office briefing here on Thursday.
Pakistan presents danger to entire world: NYT editorial  Nov 9, 10:54 am
New York, Nov 9 (ANI): With as many as 120 warheads in Pakistan, the country presents danger to not only South Asia but the entire world, The New York Times editorial said.
Coordination centre to curb illicit financial flow to come up in S. Asia  Nov 2, 6:21 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 2 (ANI): The government is planning to set up a South Asian Regional Intelligence Coordination centre to curb "illicit" financial flow, and once it is operational, it will allow South Asian countries to connect with other countries.
Pakistan appeals to world powers not to pressurise on N-issue  Oct 30, 11:52 am
Karachi, Oct. 30 (ANI): Pakistan has urged world powers not to pressurise it on its nuclear programme.
Congress blames PM for misplaced foreign relations   Oct 29, 11:10 am
New Delhi, Oct. 29 (ANI): Congress leader Manish Tewari on Thursday lashed out at the NDA Government for its misplaced diplomacy with regard to the strategic South Asian country Nepal and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to explain the country's position in this regard.
President Obama tells Sharif to limit development of nukes  Oct 23, 1:46 pm
Washington D.C., Oct. 23 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama has urged Pakistan to limit development of its nuclear weapons program which if not stopped or reduced, could lead to increased risks and instability in the South Asian region.
US must bring Pakistan into counter-terror, not nuclear mainstream, says expert  Oct 21, 4:16 pm
Washington D.C., Oct.21 (ANI): Elevating discussions about a nuclear deal between the United States and Pakistan without linking it to Washington's counter-terrorism concerns vis-a-viz Islamabad, would at best be, a waste of time, said an expert on South Asian affairs here.
Pak-US talks may reduce S. Asia nuke war chances, says academic  Oct 16, 1:47 pm
Washington D.C., Oct 16 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's visit to the United States next week may lower chances of a nuclear war taking place in South Asia.
Kashmir issue cause of tension in South Asia, says Pakistan  Oct 15, 12:46 pm
Karachi, Oct. 15 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi told the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that the unresolved Jammu and Kashmir dispute is a root cause of tension and instability in the South Asia region.
Prez expresses India's concern over instability in Middle East   Oct 8, 4:03 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 8 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has expressed India's concern about the spill over effects of instability in the Middle East Region, resulting in increased terrorist activities across the world, including in South Asia.
Indo-Pak peace critical for stability in S. Asia, says U.S.  Oct 8, 1:47 pm
Karachi, Oct. 8, (ANI): The United States on Thursday stressed the need for both India and Pakistan to work together to defeat terrorists.
Message of Bible is essentially one of love and compassion, says Vice President Ansari  Oct 4, 8:14 pm
New Delhi, Oct.4 (ANI): Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Sunday said that the message of the Bible is essentially one of love and compassion which runs like a common thread through all religious traditions. He was addressing after releasing the book 'South Asia Bible Commentary', organised at the Cathedral Church of the Redemption, here.
Over 27,000 Indian tourists visited Sri Lanka in September 2015  Oct 3, 3:05 pm
Colombo, Oct.3 (ANI): Over 27,000 Indian tourists visited Sri Lanka in September 2015 and arrivals from South Asia overall increased by 41.8 percent.
Kashmir is unfinished agenda which hinders regional peace, says Pak Army chief (Update)  Oct 2, 9:21 pm
Islamabad/London, Oct.2 (ANI): Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, said Friday that Kashmir is an unfinished agenda of the partition of the Indian subcontinent, which needs to be resolved for the sake of ensuring peace and stability in the South Asian region.
Terrorism deters economic growth in Afghanistan  Oct 1, 4:55 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 1 (ANI): Afghanistan's economic growth is hindered by insecurity and the ongoing conference in Delhi titled 'South Asia Economic Conclave' gave an opportunity to discuss ways to enhance trade and investment in the war-torn country.
Demilitarising Kashmir not an answer for achieving peace in South Asia, says India  Oct 1, 8:43 am
New Delhi/New York, Oct.1 (ANI): The Indian Government on Thursday rejected Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's proposed four-point agenda to diffuse existing tensions between it and Pakistan, saying that what was needed was a de-terrorising of Pakistan to ensure that peace prevailed in South Asia.
South Asian neighbours are India's highest priority, says Mukherjee  Sep 30, 7:01 pm
Chandigarh, Sept.30 (ANI):President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the concluding Conference of a programme on 'Cooperative Development, Peace and Security in South and Central Asia' organised by the Centre for Rural and Industrial Development, Chandigarh, today.
Diabetes risk for South Asians kicks off at birth  Sep 30, 10:08 am
Washington D.C, Sept 30 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the risks of developing type 2 diabetes for South Asians, a group long known to suffer from substantially higher rates of both diabetes and heart disease, begins immediately at birth.
Aviation Minister inaugurates meeting on operational safety   Sep 29, 6:42 pm
New Delhi, Sept 29 (ANI): Union Civil Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Tuesday inaugurated the 24th steering committee meeting on Co-operative Development in operational safety and continuing airworthiness - South Asia (ICAO) here.
Mukherjee to inaugurate concluding part of South and Central Asia conference  Sep 29, 6:07 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 29 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Chandigarh on September 30 to inaugurate the concluding part of the Conference on 'Cooperative Development, Peace and Security in South and Central Asia'.
Ganguly rubbishes talk of wanting to succeed Dalmiya as CAB president  Sep 23, 7:33 pm
Kolkata, Sept.23 (ANI): Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday rubbished rumours of him taking over as Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president following the demise of Jagmohan Dalmiya.
Deutsche Welle (DW) to launch new english TV channel  Sep 17, 7:05 pm
New Delhi, Sept.17: Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany's Public Service Broadcaster, will underline its dedication to serving television audiences in South Asia while presenting its new channel today here at Hyatt Regency. The new DWTV will feature 24 hours of programming in English with a focus on news, lifestyle and regional content for Asia.
World Toilet College, GIWA Academy announced as birthday gift to PM Modi  Sep 17, 4:21 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 17 (ANI): As a gift to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, H Swami Chidanand Saraswati, President of the Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh) and Co-Founder/Co-Chair of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA), combined forces with Jack Sim, Founder of the World Toilet Organization, as well as Nitesh Kapoor, Regional Director - RB South Asia, RB, makers of Dettol and Harpic, and announced the creation of the World Toilet College and the GIWA Academy.
Lankan PM to sign Satellite for SAARC agreement with India next week  Sep 11, 3:12 pm
Colombo, Sept. 11 (ANI): Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will sign an agreement with India on the Satellite for South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) countries during his visit from September 14 to 16.