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Reports of blackout of Rajnath Singh's statement at SAARC meet in Pakistan `misleading`: Govt sources

Reports of blackout of Rajnath Singh's statement at SAARC meet in Pakistan `misleading`: Govt sources

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today skipped a lunch hosted by his Pakistani counterpart Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan after the host himself left the venue.

Good news for foreign students! IITs to hold entrance test in eight countries

Good news for foreign students! IITs to hold entrance test in eight countries

The aim behind holding the entrance test in eight countries is also to attract more international talent for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

India to launch SAARC satellite by December 2016

India to launch SAARC satellite by December 2016

India will launch the SAARC satellite, proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, by December 2016, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Kiran Kumar said on Friday.

Share best practices in healthcare, Modi tells SAARC states

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday stressed the need for sharing best practices among SAARC nations in the fields of modern medical science and healthcare, an official release said here.

Experts urge PM for 85 percent pictorial warnings on tobacco products

Global health experts, parliamentarians, celebrities, journalists and women groups on Tuesday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stay committed to ensure 85 percent graphic health warning on all tobacco products.

Indian Science Congress debates science in SAARC countries

In a first, scientists at the 102nd Indian Science Congress Sunday discussed Science and Technology of SAARC countries.

SAARC policy makers, scientists discuss climate change

Policymakers and scientists from SAARC countries have begun deliberations on climate change, which is adversely affecting Ocean and marine life in the region.

India to provide immediate visa for patients from SAARC: PM

Pledging to extend all possible cooperation to SAARC countries in diverse fields, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday announced that India will provide immediate medical visa for the patient and an attendant for treatment in the country.

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

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

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.

History will be made on Monday as Narendra Modi takes oath

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

PM to visit Puducherry on June 30

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would inaugurate the Madanjeet Singh Institute of South East Asian Regional Cooperation and Green Energy Technologies in the Pondicherry University here on June 30.

SAARC biz conclave starts from Tuesday

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