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PM asks neighbouring countries to jointly work to end poverty

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 10:06

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday gave a clarion call to all neighbouring and SAARC countries to work "shoulder-to-shoulder" to remove poverty from the region, leaving behind the world of death and killings.

`Indo-Pak trade has increased despite border tensions`

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 16:14

Trade between India and Pakistan has been continuously rising despite recurring border tensions but is yet to tap its estimated potential of USD 12 billion, according to a study compiled by the SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

`SAARC needs to work to expand trade among member nations`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 19:27

SAARC countries need to critically evaluate trade liberalisation under SAFTA to make the process faster and more efficient at an upcoming meeting of the SAFTA Ministerial Council later this month in Bhutan.

SAARC nations to participate in Noida Shilpotsav

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 17:30

SAARC nations will participate in the annual 10-day Noida Shilpotsav, a shopping festival which will be held in October, an official said.

PM Narendra Modi keen on visiting Nepal: BJP leader

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 16:31

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is keen on visiting Nepal and strengthening India`s ties with the country as part of the new government`s initiative to give importance to SAARC nations, a senior BJP leader said on Friday.

China seeks Bangladesh`s support to boost ties with SAARC

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 23:26

China on Monday sought Bangladesh`s support in enhancing cooperation with SAARC countries while looking to expand ties with Dhaka in key areas including energy and infrastructure.

Nepal to hold 18th SAARC Summit in Kathmandu

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 13:45

Nepal has decided to shift the venue of the 18th SAARC summit in November from its famous tourist destination of Pokhara to Kathmandu due to lack of infrastructure.

Cisco rejigs India appoints Dinesh Malkani as President Sales

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 15:05

It also elevated Amit Phadnis as President (Engineering and India Site Leader) and V C Gopalratnam as President (Strategy, Planning and Operations) for India and CIO, Asia Pacific and Japan & Greater China.

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.

Rajapaksa briefed Modi on Lanka`s reconciliation process

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 20:26

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sri Lanka`s initiatives to achieve reconciliation with the minority Tamil community.

Congress leader Rashid Alvi slams remarks on Smriti Irani`s educational qualification

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 19:35

In an unexpected turn of events, recently designated HRD Minister Smriti Irani has found a new supporter in Congress leader Rashid Alvi, who on Wednesday slammed the remarks made on the former`s educational qualification.