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Indo-Pak problems should be sorted out bilaterally through dialogue: CPI  Aug 22, 11:34 am
New Delhi, Aug. 22 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Saturday backed NSA-level talks, saying that India and Pakistan should sort out the problem bilaterally through dialogue for South Asia's well being.
Pakistan alleges ceasefire violations by Indian forces  Aug 19, 9:31 pm
Islamabad, Aug. 19 (ANI): Director General (South Asia and SAARC) summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner here today to lodge a protest against the alleged ceasefire violations by Indian Security Forces in Harpal Sector due to which a Pakistani Civilian was killed.
'Effort has been to maintain strong friendship with neighbours': PM Modi  Aug 18, 1:09 am
Dubai, Aug. 18 (ANI): Emphasizing on good relations with neighbours, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke about India's strong and friendly presence and strategic ties in South Asian countries.
Issue of releasing prisoners is 'humanitarian': Pak FO(update)  Aug 4, 1:45 pm
Karachi, Aug. 4 (ANI): Reacting to Pakistan's recent handing over of 163 Indian fishermen, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Sharif on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi on Tuesday said that the country has always upheld the issue of prisoners as a 'humanitarian one', adding that he hoped that all the prisoners who have completed their sentences would be released by the South Asian neighbour.
'Monsoon Verses' in Kathmandu with Abhay K   Aug 2, 11:09 am
Kathmandu, Aug. 2 (ANI): An evening titled 'Monsoon Verses' celebrating the poetry of poet Abhay K was organized in Kathmandu by the South Asian Poetry Festival.
'Pointing fingers' at Pakistan for Gurdaspur attacks 'unfortunate' : FO  Jul 31, 3:45 pm
Karachi, July 31 (ANI): The Pakistan Foreign Office has rejected India's accusation of its involvement in the Gurdaspur terror attack, saying that it was 'unfortunate' on the part the South Asian neighbour to point fingers as the investigation into the attack was not yet complete.
US South Asian more unwilling to treat pain than other counterparts  Jul 25, 6:04 pm
Colombia, July 25 (ANI): Researchers have found that health care providers perceive that South Asians living in the United States are more reluctant than other ethnicities to report pain as well as seek medications for it.
Japanese firms expanding their reach in South Asian markets  Jul 14, 12:15 pm
Dhaka / Tokyo, July 14 (ANI): Bangladesh, the world's eighth most populous country with approximately 158 million people, is witnessing an economic growth rate surpassing five percent for the past ten years.
PM Modi, Nawaz Sharif agree to cooperate to eliminate terrorism from South Asia  Jul 10, 12:50 pm
Ufa (Russia), July 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, who held bilateral talks in Ufa, Russia, have agreed to cooperate with each other to eliminate terrorism from South Asia, noting that both sides have a collective responsibility to ensure peace.
India thrash Sri Lanka to retain South Asian Basketball C'ship title  Jul 6, 10:19 am
Bengaluru, July 06 (ANI): Defending champions India outclassed Sri Lanka 93-44 to retain the South Asian Basketball Championship (SABA) at the Kanteerava Stadium here.
Proxy wars in South Asia should end, says US envoy  Jul 5, 2:03 pm
Karachi, July 5 (ANI): Lauding the sacrifices made by the Pakistani army and the 'disruptive effects' of Operation Zarb-i-Azb on terrorists in North Waziristan, U.S. envoy to Islamabad Richard Olson has called for an end to proxy wars in South Asia.
Expansion of Indo-Bangla ties 'wonderful' for South Asia: Dipu Moni  Jun 7, 1:11 pm
Dhaka, June 7 (ANI): Former foreign minister Dipu Moni on Sunday hailed the relationship between New Delhi and Dhaka and said that the growing bond is 'wonderful' for South Asia.
SAARC discusses disaster management in South Asia   Jun 6, 2:31 pm
New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): A conference on the role of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in disaster management was held here on Thursday to create effective policies, mechanism and equipments to handle disaster in the region
SAU will forge South Asian consciousness: Sushma Swaraj  Jun 3, 3:19 pm
New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said that the South Asian University (SAU) will help forge a sense of 'South Asian consciousness' by bringing together students from the region in the pursuit of quality education.
US-India nuclear deal affects strategic stability in S. Asia: Pakistan  Jun 2, 2:31 pm
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has said that the US nuclear deal with India has "affected strategic stability which existed before that" in South Asia.
Migrant crisis: Myanmar refuses to be singled out for blame  May 29, 7:25 pm
Dhaka, May 29 (ANI): Refusing to take the blame for South Asia’s migrant crisis, Myanmar warned the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) against pointing fingers, saying it will take them nowhere.
ASEAN meet: Thailand urges nations to address migrant crisis' 'root causes'  May 29, 2:59 pm
London, May 29 (ANI): At a regional conference aimed at discussing possible solutions to the South East Asia migrant crisis, Thailand has urged South Asian nations to address the root causes that compel people to leave their homeland, hinting at Myanmar and Bangladesh.
HRW says migrant crisis should be `top priority` for Asian meeting in Bangkok  May 28, 2:16 pm
Washington, May 28 (ANI): The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged South Asian nations to give top priority to the region's migrant crisis during the upcoming Bangkok meeting.
This is why South Asian people are poor at managing diabetes in UK  May 28, 2:16 pm
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A new study has observed the poor outcomes of South Asian people with diabetes in the UK suggesting that fatalistic and treatment beliefs are often a hindrance to managing the condition.
India's growth expected to surpass China's: UN report  May 21, 6:55 pm
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): A United Nations report has stated that India's economic growth is likely to surpass that of China with GDP growth expected to touch 7.7 percent in 2016.
Internet flashes images of alleged IS training camp in Afghanistan  May 1, 2:06 pm
Washington, May 1 (ANI): New images purporting to show an Islamic State (IS) training camp in Afghanistan, near the Pakistani border, have surfaced on the internet, indicating that the Middle east-based terror group is making inroads into South Asia.
Cabinet approves RBI to enter into Currency Swap Agreement with Central Bank of Sri Lanka  Apr 23, 3:33 am
New Delhi, Apr. 23 (ANI): The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post-facto approval for entering into an agreement with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka for extending US$1.1 billion as a special /ad-hoc swap outside the Framework on Currency Swap Arrangement for South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Member Countries.
Breast cancer in South Asian women often diagnosed at later stage  Apr 21, 12:46 pm
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that South Asian women are likelier to be diagnosed with breast cancer at stages II to IV compared to the general population.
Afghanistan raises concerns about women empowerment  Apr 19, 11:43 am
New Delhi, Apr. 19 (ANI): At a recently concluded conference titled "International Conference on Gender, Community and Violence: Changing Mindsets for Empowering the Women of South Asia," held at Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University, women from South Asian countries, including Afghanistan and Nepal, converged to highlight issues hindering the empowerment of women.
Sub-regional level analysis of climate trends critical for sustained adaptation  Apr 17, 11:40 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 17 (ANI): Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS), which leads the South Asia component of a five-year research project on climate change ASSAR (Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions), organized the second consultation markin
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