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Can Modi-Sharif write a new chapter in Indo-Pak ties?

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 22:00

In an unprecedented move Narendra Modi sent an invitation to all heads of the government of SAARC countries to be a part of his swearing-in ceremony as the Prime Minister of India.

Modi has vision for friendly cooperation with SAARC nations: Swaraj

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 22:48

Outlining the regional diplomatic vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the new External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said he has a vision for friendly cooperation with each of the SAARC countries.

Can NaMo-Nawaz begin a new era of Indo-Pak ties?

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 00:17

Although, Pakistan has termed the NaMo-Nawaz meet and Sharif`s India visit as a good-will gesture, this new beginning, if reaped well, can fetch `peace` and `tranquility` that is much awaited and needed in both the countries.

History will be made on Monday as Narendra Modi takes oath

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 21:36

It would be history in the making, in more senses than one. A man who once helped his family make ends meet by vending tea at a railway station in between his classes, and who once wandered around the country to find his spiritual moorings, will take his oath as India`s 15th prime minister Monday in what would be a momentous occasion for India`s polity, its neighbourhood and its global outreach.

Nawaz Sharif mulling attending Narendra Modi`s swearing-in ceremony

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 08:00

Pakistan will announce the decision whether Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will participate in the swearing-in ceremony of India`s Narendra Modi.

United India Insurance plans to enter Middle East, SAARC

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 10:43

United India Insurance Company plans to enter the Middle East and SAARC countries to tap the potential in these regions due to a presence of a large India diaspora, a top company executive has said.

Badal asks for visa-free regime in SAARC

Last Updated: Saturday, September 08, 2012, 18:42

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday advocated abolition of visa regime among the SAARC countries, and hoped the ongoing bilateral talks between India and Pakistan would pave way for the "historic decision".

India to cut number of items under sensitive list for SAARC

Last Updated: Friday, August 17, 2012, 14:33

India on Friday decided to reduce the number of items in the sensitive list for SAARC countries, aiming to expand trade in goods in the region.

SAARC countries pledge to end violence against children

Last Updated: Monday, June 04, 2012, 22:19

India along with other SAARC countries has pledged to end violence against children in all forms at a meeting held held in Colombo.

B'desh to get loans worth $400 mn from India's swap fund

Last Updated: Sunday, May 20, 2012, 21:25

Bangladesh can take loans worth USD 400 million to maintain its balance of payments from India under a USD 2 billion swap fund established by the RBI for SAARC countries.

RBI to offer $2 bn swap arrangement to SAARC countries

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 22:03

The Reserve Bank of India will offer a swap arrangement of USD 2 billion to all SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) member countries to strengthen regional financial and economic ties.

SAARC biz conclave starts from Tuesday

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 23:45

The fourth SAARC Business Leaders Conclave themed Peace and Prosperity through Regional Connectivity, started here Tuesday.