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Modi engagement with SAARC to pave way for growth: Ficci

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 22:31

Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's move to engage with leaders of SAARC nations, Ficci on Tuesday said it will pave the way for long lasting peace and multi-faceted cooperation, which is critical to put the region on a strong pedestal of sustained growth and development.

Nawaz Sharif`s son says Pakistan has high hopes from Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 16:39

Hussain Sharif, the eldest son of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said there are huge expectations from India`s Prime Minister-to-be, Narendra Modi back home, and hoped that India under Modi would live up to them.

Feels great when neighbours are friends: Meenakshi Lekhi

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 00:52

Bharatiya Janata Party (VJP) leader Meenakshi Lekhi on Sunday said that it feels great when India is friends with other neighbouring countries and added that it was wonderful meeting Bhutan Prime Minister Lyonchen Tshering Tobgay.

Over 6000 personnel to keep vigil during Modi`s swearing-in

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 19:46

A multi-layered security apparatus has been put in place for Narendra Modi`s swearing-in as India`s 14th Prime Minister at forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday, to be witnessed by nearly 4000 invitees including heads of state and government of SAARC nations.

Modi`s swearing-in preparations underway at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 21:54

Preparations are underway at the Rashtrapati Bhavan for May 26 swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi as the country`s 15th Prime Minister which will be attended by heads of SAARC nations.

Mobile technology to track missing children in SAARC nations

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 12:26

Using mobile and GPS technologies, a SAARC body is trying to develop a digital system to track missing children at the regional level and combat cross-border trafficking.

Bangladesh woos India Inc, eyes $5-bn investment in 3 yrs

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 17:36

Bangladesh, a part of the eight- member SAARC grouping, expects investment from Indian corporates to double to USD 5 billion in the next three years on the back of an improvement in investment climate.

Scholarship for SAARC nations' finmin, central bank officials

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 22:15

The Reserve Bank of India Tuesday announced a scholarship scheme for higher studies in economics for officials from central banks and Finance Ministries of SAARC nations.

India to consider multiple visa for scribes from SAARC nations

Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 17:27

India will consider granting multiple visa to journalists from SAARC nations, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said Sunday.

SAARC ECs likely to form joint forum at India meet

Last Updated: Sunday, April 29, 2012, 20:57

Heads of election bodies of SAARC nations are likely to set up a joint forum at their third conference beginning Monday.

India to showcase tiger conservation success to SAARC nations

Last Updated: Sunday, October 18, 2009, 19:44

India will showcase its success story in re-introducing big cats in Rajasthan`s Sariska tiger reserve to the SAARC nations when their environment ministers meet here on Tuesday.