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Indo-US nuclear deal detrimental to deterrence stability in South Asia: Pakistan   Jan 27, 10:52 pm
Islamabad, Jan. 27 (ANI): Pakistan on Tuesday said the operationalization of the Indo-US nuclear deal for political and economic expediencies would have a detrimental impact on deterrence stability in South Asia.
Seminar on culture and politics in South Asia held in New Delhi  Jan 23, 6:14 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 23 (ANI): Scholars and students came together to talk about the relationship between culture and politics in South Asia at the seminar, 'Performative Communication', co-organized by South Asian University and Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi.
India opens Attari check post for Afghan exports  Jan 22, 9:02 am
New Delhi, Jan. 22 (ANI): India has confirmed that it has opened the Attari check post to facilitate the movement of duty free exportable items from Afghanistan under the South Asia Free Trade Area (SAFTA) agreement.
First Annual South Asia Students for Liberty Conference held in New Delhi   Jan 20, 12:16 pm
New Delhi, Jan.20 (ANI): The Centre for Civil Society organized a two-day first Annual South Asia Students for Liberty Conference here.
8 pc of Indians, other South Asians carry heart failure causing mutated gene   Jan 16, 10:34 am
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that up to 8 percent of Indians and other South Asians carry gene mutation that causes heart failure and potentially fatal heart attacks.
Multivitamins use by expecting mums leading to healthier babies in South Asia  Dec 24, 11:49 am
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): A new study has found that taking multivitamins daily during pregnancy results in longer pregnancies bigger, healthier babies.
India raises concern on employment, social protection in South Asia   Dec 20, 11:46 am
New Delhi, Dec.20 (ANI): The Institute of Human Development organized an international conference here on "Meeting the Challenges of Employment and Social Protection in South Asia" in collaboration with International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Canada in New Delhi.
'People's participation in development process is of utmost importance': Naidu  Dec 17, 1:47 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 17 (ANI): Union Urban Development and Housing and Poverty Alleviation Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the people's participation in the development process is of utmost importance and added that there should be provision of institutional infrastructure for efficient, accountable and transparent governance.
India builds capacity of South Asian scholars in labour economics  Dec 16, 4:10 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 16 (ANI): India is providing training to South Asian scholars in employment and social protection issues at the Delhi based Institute of Human Development.
India brings together SAARC region for deeper integration  Dec 11, 1:23 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 11 (ANI): India is taking a positive step in building blocks in the SAARC region as students from the South Asian University participated in an event to commemorate the 30th SAARC Charter Day.
India connects SAARC region through education   Dec 7, 2:04 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 7 (ANI): India has become an educational hub for students from the SAARC countries, including Afghanistan and Nepal.
India helps enhance administrative skills of professionals from South Asia  Dec 4, 11:44 am
New Delhi, Dec. 3 (ANI): India has offered administrative skills to professionals from South Asia, including Afghanistan, under its "Learning South-South Cooperation" programme.
South Asia Democracy Watch criticizes Veena Malik's jail verdict for blasphemy   Nov 29, 1:50 pm
Karachi, Nov 29 (ANI): The board of directors of South Asia Democracy Watch has recently condemned the verdict of Gilgit antiterrorism court to jail sentence Veena Malik for blasphemy, it has been reported.
Sri Lanka Defence Secretary calls on nations to share intelligence to combat trans-national crime  Nov 28, 3:32 pm
Colombo, Nov.28 (ANI): Nations in the South Asian and South East Asian regions need to share intelligence to combat trans-national crimes such as human trafficking, narcotics smuggling and terrorism, said Sri Lanka's Defense Secretary, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.
PM Modi returns after successful SAARC meet  Nov 28, 8:51 am
New Delhi, Nov. 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to the national capital on Thursday after a successful three-day visit to Nepal capital Kathmandu, where he attended the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit.
SAARC looks towards achieving universal health coverage, eliminating poverty  Nov 27, 9:27 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in its Kathmandu Declaration stated that it was looking towards achieving universal health coverage among all its member nations, adding that it was targeting the elimination of poverty.
SAARC condemns terrorism, violent extremism in all its forms and manifestations  Nov 27, 9:12 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): Expressing their strong determination to deepen regional integration for peace, stability and prosperity in South Asia by intensifying cooperation in various areas including security, the heads of government unequivocally condemned terrorism and violent extremism in all its forms and manifestations.
SAARC seeks to free region of poverty and provide food security  Nov 27, 9:12 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in its Kathmandu Declaration stated its intent to free the South Asia region of poverty, adding that the organisation will look to provide food security to its member nations.
SAARC welcomes 'significant progress' in connectivity and energy  Nov 27, 8:52 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in its Kathmandu Declaration welcomed what it called was 'significant progress' in the connectivity and energy sectors among the member nations.
SAARC Summit keen on deepening regional cooperation  Nov 27, 8:52 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in its Kathmandu Declaration looked towards the deepening of regional cooperation among the member nations, also renewing their commitment towards the creation of the South Asian Economic Union (SAEU).
SAARC CCI impressed with PM Modi's dream for South Asia  Nov 27, 8:41 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CCI) on Thursday expressed its admiration for the vision Prime Minister Narendra Modi has for the South Asian region, adding that the body was hopeful of the passing of all three agreements that had been brought on to the table during the summit.
PM Modi calls Nepalese counterpart Koirala 'a wonderful host'  Nov 27, 8:41 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday thanked the people Nepal for their hospitality and called his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala 'a wonderful host' after the conclusion of the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit.
SAARC members discussed matters of mutual interest: Koirala  Nov 27, 8:13 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): Nepal's Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit concluded successfully on Thursday, and added that the members discussed matters of mutual interest including advancing regional cooperation.
Pak journalists term PM Modi as strong, mature politician  Nov 27, 8:13 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): Pakistani journalists who were able to interact with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit held here on Thursday expressed their admiration of the Indian leader, adding that he was a strong and mature politician.
SAARC amends charter, next summit to be held in Islamabad in 2016  Nov 27, 7:02 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) has changed its programme and has decided to hold the summit once in two years rather than keeping the conference an annual event. The grouping has also decided to hold its next summit in Islamabad in 2016.
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