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SAARC insurance conference concludes in Pakistan  Apr 17, 5:43 pm
Karachi, Apr.17 (ANI): The second SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) Insurance Regulators' Meet and International Conference concluded here on Wednesday.
Pakistani Judo coach praises Humera on bagging gold in International event in Katmandu  Apr 14, 2:21 pm
Karachi, Apr 14 (ANI): Pakistani Judo coach has reportedly praised his apprentice for creating history by becoming the first women to win a gold medal in Judo in an International event.
Karzai to continue playing important role in Afghan politics post elections: Report  Apr 7, 2:46 pm
Washington, Apr. 7 (ANI): Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai is expected to remain a key political player in Afghanistan, despite not contesting for the presidential poll.
Southampton Varsity project to help delta residents adapt to climate change  Apr 7, 12:14 pm
London, Apr.7 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Southampton are leading an international project to understand the effect of climate change on people living in deltas in South Asia and Africa, and how they respond.
UK universities seen notable decline in students from India, Pakistan: Report  Apr 2, 5:17 pm
London, Apr. 2 (ANI): British universities are facing a notable decline in the number of overseas students from South Asia, particularly India and Pakistan, a new report has found.
Jaw-Dropping designs create glitz and glamour on Day 4 of Wills Lifestyle Fashion Week   Mar 30, 3:18 pm
New Delhi, Mar.30 (ANI): Top Indian designers, whose extravagant, fabulous outfits are sought after by South Asians across the globe, showcased their ensemble with jaw-dropping, gorgeous designs on Delhi's runway that added the glitz and glamour on the day four of ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week.
South Asia director of Human Rights Watch welcomes passing of Sri Lanka resolution  Mar 28, 8:54 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 28 (ANI): South Asia director of Human Rights Watch, Meenakshi Ganguly on Friday welcomed the passing of the US-backed resolution seeking probe into Sri Lankan war crimes at the UN Human Rights Council. She said that victims and activists in Sri Lanka had striven courageously for accountability and justice.
Pak football officials 'invite' Maradona to country after Argentine's 'disparaging' remarks  Mar 28, 11:39 am
Karachi, Mar 28 (ANI): Pakistani football officials have reportedly invited Argentine legend Diego Maradona to visit the country after the former player and coach disparagingly compared his own country's association to the South Asian nation's.
Pakistan seeks US intervention to normalize ties with India  Mar 25, 12:51 pm
Islamabad, March 25 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has reportedly asked the US to play the role of a pacifier to normalize relations between Pakistan and India.
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.
Pakistan-India working group resumes dialogue over ways to improve trade across LoC  Mar 4, 10:20 am
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.
Trade is most critical factor in SAARC's economic growth: Sujatha Singh   Feb 19, 9:25 pm
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.
HRW calls for SAARC initiative to protect migrant workers in Gulf   Dec 18, 3:20 pm
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.
Ansari appeals for improved cooperation among South Asian nations  Dec 14, 8:27 pm
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.
Pakistan does not believe in nuclear arms race with India, says Salman Bashir  Dec 2, 9:49 pm
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.
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