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Pak throws spanner in SAARC talks  Nov 26, 2:45 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 26 (ANI): Talks on the first day of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit ended without any fruitful agreements, after Pakistan on Wednesday reportedly blocked discussions pertaining to connectivity, infrastructure and energy.
'Prosperous SAARC needs strong foundation of a secure South Asia': PM Modi  Nov 26, 2:45 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 26 (ANI): Asserting that a prosperous SAARC needs the strong foundation of a secure South Asia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged all participating nations to work together to combat terrorism and trans-national crimes.
PM Modi raised issue of terror at SAARC Summit: MEA  Nov 26, 2:19 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 26 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had raised the issue of terror, and how it impinges on all societies at the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit in Kathmandu.
SAARC Summit: PM Modi calls for enhancing trade, connectivity in South Asia   Nov 26, 12:28 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 26 (ANI): Stating that infrastructure was the greatest weakness and the most pressing need of South Asia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called for an enhancement in connectivity and trade, as well as ease of doing business in the region.
'We must jointly fight poverty, illiteracy; not each other': Nawaz Sharif at SAARC Summit  Nov 26, 11:02 am
Kathmandu, Nov. 26 (ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in his inaugural speech at the 18th annual SAARC Summit on Wednesday, said all South Asian countries must collectively fight poverty and malnutrition instead of fighting with each other.
No formal meeting between PM Modi, Nawaz Sharif at SAARC Summit: Reports  Nov 26, 10:35 am
Kathmandu, Nov. 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif for a bilateral meeting today at the sidelines of the 18th annual South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit, according to reports.
PM Modi meets delegations from top political parties in Nepal  Nov 25, 9:28 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 25 (ANI): Delegations of the top political parties in Nepal called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the federal democratic republic on Tuesday. The Prime Minister is in Nepal with an aim to inject new momentum to the upcoming South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit, which is scheduled to begin on November 26.
School kids greet PM Modi in Nepal  Nov 25, 5:43 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 25 (ANI): School kids of the Kathmandu branch of the Kendriya Vidyalaya, belonging to the classes four, five and six greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi upon his arrival here for the upcoming South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit.
Developing close relations with neighbours is my government's priority: PM Modi  Nov 25, 9:24 am
New Delhi, Nov. 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that developing close relations with India's neighbours is a key priority of his government, ahead of his planned visit to Kathmandu this afternoon to attend the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, (SAARC) Summit.
Obama looking forward to his India visit in January discloses Nisha Biswal  Nov 24, 8:42 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 24 (ANI): US Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia, Nisha Desai Biswal, on Monday said that President Barack Obama was looking forward to attend the Republic Day function in New Delhi next year.
Sartaj Aziz says "No plans yet on India, Pak meeting"  Nov 24, 8:08 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 24 (ANI): Advisor to Pakistan Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and National Security, Sartaj Aziz, on Monday said that there were no plans of a meeting between Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit.
India looks forward to better discussions with SAARC nations   Nov 24, 7:36 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 24 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that New Delhi looks forward to better discussions with the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries during the 18th annual summit in Kathmandu.
SAARC Summit: Swaraj does not rule out informal talks between India-Pak  Nov 24, 7:36 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 24 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday did not rule out an informal meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the 18th annual South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit.
Pak denies India offered car to Sharif at SAARC summit  Nov 20, 3:35 pm
Islamabad, Nov 20 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Office spokeswoman Tasneem Aslam has dismissed reports that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif rejected the use of a bulletproof car provided by India at SAARC summit, saying that no car was ever offered to him by the neighbouring country.
Imagining SAARC without Pakistan  Nov 20, 7:01 am
New Delhi, Nov.19 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi had described his first major foreign policy initiative of inviting South Asian Association Regional Cooperation (SAARC) leaders for his swearing-in on May 26 as a "right decision at the right time", and said a message has gone out to the world which is still talking about it.
New energy of 800 million youth will change India: PM Modi  Nov 18, 8:55 am
Canberra (Australia), Nov.18 (ANI): Describing the Asia-Pacific and South Asian regions as dynamic and as holding the key to the modern world's future; and mentioning Australia is being at its cross-currents, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday welcomed Australia's growing role in driving the region's prosperity and shaping its security.
China will never use force to achieve goals, says President Xi  Nov 17, 9:21 pm
Canberra, Nov. 17 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday stated that his nation would never use force to achieve its goals, adding that Beijing wants to work towards peace in the South Asia region.
Nepal Govt. says SAARC Summit preparations have reached final stage  Nov 16, 8:51 am
Kathmandu, Nov.16 (ANI): Preparations for the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) Summit to be held here on November 26 and 27 have reached the final stage.
Farhan Akhtar honored to be UN's Women South Asia Goodwill Ambassador  Nov 15, 10:01 am
Dubai, Nov 15 (ANI): Bollywood actor-director Farhan Akhtar is honored to have been appointed as UN's Women South Asia Goodwill Ambassador.
Situation being created where migrants outnumber locals, says Pakistani academic Hasan  Nov 13, 7:10 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 13 (ANI): Pakistani architect and academic Arif Hasan on Thursday stated that a situation is being created across South Asia where, due to changing values and lifestyles, the number of migrants in cities has started to outnumber the locals.
Sri Lankan President to visit Nepal monastery on SAARC Summit sidelines  Nov 10, 1:23 pm
Colombo/Kathmandu, Nov.10 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will visit the Buddhist monastery of Chabahil (Charumati) in Kathmandu on the sidelines of the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit to be held in the Nepal capital later this month.
Expert believes SAARC Summit in Nepal will focus on peace, prosperity in South Asia  Nov 6, 1:24 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 6 (ANI): As Nepal gears up to host the 18th SAARC Summit, experts in India believe that regional unity and security will remain the main focus.
Pak envoy declines comment on Pentagon report  Nov 5, 6:16 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 5 (ANI): Pakistan's High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit on Wednesday refused to comment when asked about his reactions to the recent Pentagon report, which accuses the Islamic Republic of using militants as proxies against India.
Afghanistan remains focus of conference on South-Asia in Delhi  Oct 29, 2:27 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 29 (ANI): The Institute of Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA), a Delhi based think tank, organized a two-day conference of 8th South Asia Dialogue on "The Role of media in Promoting Regional Understanding in South Asia" recently.
Strong India-Vietnam relations will lead to peace, say PM Modi and PM Dung  Oct 28, 6:01 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, in a joint statement during the latter's two-day state visit, on Tuesday said that strong relations between India and Vietnam are essential for peace and stability to both nations and the wider South Asia region.
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