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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.
SAARC leaders hold informal talks at retreat session in Dhulikhel  Nov 27, 4:43 pm
Dhulikhel (Nepal), Nov. 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders from the South Asian nations had informal talks at the retreat session of 18th South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit here on Thursday.
SAARC Summit: Leaders likely to review connectivity agreements  Nov 27, 9:42 am
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): The leaders of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries are likely to review connectivity agreements today, during a retreat at Dhulikhel city of Nepal's Kavrepalanchowk District.
PM Modi meets Maldives President Abdullah Yameen  Nov 26, 6:54 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Maldives President Abdullah Yameen on the sidelines of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit here on Wednesday.
PM Modi meets Lanka Prez Rajapaksa  Nov 26, 5:40 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit being held here.
PM Modi stresses on collective effort among SAARC nations to deal with common challenges  Nov 26, 5:01 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday sought to draw the attention of SAARC member nations, asking them to introspect as to where the region stands in this world, and said that collective effort was more urgent in the case of South Asia to face common challenges.
India, Bangladesh discuss prospects for co-operation between S.Asian democracies  Nov 26, 4:40 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina on the sidelines of the 18 th SAARC Summit here, and reportedly discussed ways to enhance co-operation between South Asian democracies.
PM Modi announces longer business visas for SAARC nations  Nov 26, 3:57 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced longer business visas for citizens of the member nations of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), adding that a special funding vehicle will be created to finance infrastructure projects in the South Asia region.
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.
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