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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.
Kuwait keen on boosting relations with India Sep 17, 12:57 pm
Manama, Sept. 17 (ANI): Kuwait is keen on bolstering relations with India, Kuwaiti Ambassador, Sami AlSulaiman, to the south Asian country has said.
US envoy nominee for S. Asia says Indian economy strong, liberalization would strengthen ties Sep 14, 11:47 am
Islamabad, Sept. 14 (ANI): The nominee to be the US diplomat for South Asia, Nisha Desai Biswal reportedly sees the Indian economy as strong and believes that further liberalization would strengthen relations.
London, Sept 12 (ANI): Afghanistan has defeated India 2-0 in the South Asian Football Federation Championship final at the Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu on Wednesday to win its first international football trophy.
Rehab of juvenile sentenced in Delhi gang-rape case must be priority, says Human Rights Watch Aug 31, 9:45 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 31 (ANI): Commenting on the sentencing of the juvenile convicted of the Delhi gang-rape in December, South Asia Director of Human Rights Watch, Meenakshi Ganguly, on Saturday said there should be every effort at the rehabilitation and the eventual reintegration of the child as a constructive member of society.
Islamabad, Aug. 25 (ANI): The new vice president of World Bank Group's South Asia region has said the lending agency is ready to provide policy and performance-based support to Pakistan.
Blue Peace - The Way Forward in South Asia Aug 23, 2:11 pm
Mumbai, Aug.23 (ANI): It has become fashionable to exaggerate the risk of water wars in South Asia. It is argued that with depleting water resources, India will face tension and wars with Pakistan, China and Bangladesh.
Chidambaram invited to Singapore's South Asian Convention Aug 22, 2:01 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 22 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has been invited by Singapore to address the second South Asia Diaspora Convention to be held in November.
U.S. denies Kashmir dispute linked to terrorism in South Asia Aug 13, 1:20 pm
Islamabad, Aug. 13 (ANI): The United States has said that the Kashmir dispute is different from the terrorism issue in South Asia and it should be dealt in different ways.
Sydney, Aug 4 (ANI): Beijing is expected to have a vital foothold on the world's busiest international shipping lane as a 500 million dollar Chinese-built port opens this week in Sri Lanka, while it seeks to secure maritime supply routes.
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Terming India as a "major priority" for French diplomacy, the visiting Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian today said that both nations are moving forward together in intense cooperation in sensitive areas, such as defence, civilian nuclear energy, space, security and counter-terrorism.
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