SAARC

Pakistan's proposal for SAARC leaders summit in Islamabad fails to get backing

The plans to hold the summit in Islamabad was on the agenda of the SAARC foreign ministers virtual meet on Thursday.

Sep 25, 2020, 01:49 AM IST

India takes jibe at Pakistan, lists cross-border terrorism among three challenges in front of South Asia

S Jaishankar on Thursday listed three key challenges in front of South Asia at the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Foreign ministers meet.

Sep 24, 2020, 16:39 PM IST

No plans of sub-regional group with China, Afghanistan and Pakistan, says Nepal Foreign Minister

Nepal Foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali said, "Virtual conference of four countries was totally focused on the cooperation amidst the COVID-19."

Aug 01, 2020, 06:33 AM IST

Pakistan seeks revival of SAARC health committee to fight coronavirus COVID-19

Pakistan has sought the revival of the South Asian Association for Regional Corporations (Saarc) Technical Committee on Health in order to evolve a common strategy against the coronavirus pandemic, it was reported on Friday.

Apr 24, 2020, 08:57 AM IST

Good to see Pakistan realises merit of regional cooperation: India on Islamabad inviting SAARC nations for coronavirus COVID-19 meet

Pakistan on Thursday hosted a meet on COVID-19 pandemic in which the country had invited all the SAARC countries.

Apr 24, 2020, 00:16 AM IST

India takes dig at Pakistan's 'seriousness' in contributing USD 3 million to SAARC Emergency COVID-19 Fund

On April 9, Pakistan’s Foreign Office had announced that it will contribute USD 3 million towards the SAARC COVID-19 emergency fund. 

Apr 10, 2020, 12:55 PM IST

Keen to block Indian initiatives at SAARC, Pakistan wants Secretariat's involvement

If the current COVID-19 talks happen under the SAARC umbrella sources said Islamabad is sure to block Indian initiatives and proposals using SAARC charter provisions, rules of procedures as it has done in the past. 

Apr 09, 2020, 16:00 PM IST

Pakistan tried to politicise the humanitarian issue by raising Kashmir issue at SAARC event: Govt sources

The underlying message of the video conference was unitedly taking on the virus, but Pakistan used the occasion to raise the Kashmir issue, calling for immediate lifting of the "lockdown" there to allow disease containment measures.

Mar 15, 2020, 22:58 PM IST

Watch: Common coronavirus myths busted

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Mar 15, 2020, 21:08 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Will Modi's SAARC initiative help to combat coronavirus ?

Taal Thok Ke is a debate show of Zee News, in which we bring you a panel discussion on concurrent issues. Today's topic of debate is 'Modi's SAARC initiative to combat coronavirus will be a success?'.

Mar 15, 2020, 18:40 PM IST

Karnataka reports one more coronavirus positive case, total cases rise to 109

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Mar 15, 2020, 10:43 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to lead India at video conference of SAARC nations on Sunday

Asking the neighbour countries to get united in the emergency situation, Prime Minister Modi has given the slogan of 'Neighbourhood First' and his move was backed by all the member states and therefore the countries decided to come together to fight the global crisis. 

Mar 14, 2020, 20:56 PM IST

SAARC leadership could chalk out strong strategy to fight coronavirus: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday proposed a video conference of SAARC leaders to chalk out a joint strategy to fight coronavirus and set an example for the world.

Mar 13, 2020, 15:02 PM IST

Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa will visit India from February 7-11: MEA

After his official engagement in Delhi, the Sri Lankan PM will travel to Varanasi and Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh, Bodhgaya in Bihar and Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh.

Jan 30, 2020, 17:47 PM IST

India calls for effective steps against terrorism on SAARC founding day

On the occasion of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said while SAARC has made progress, greater collaboration is needed to act against the scourge of terrorism.

Dec 08, 2019, 16:20 PM IST

Pakistan Foreign Minister boycotts EAM Jaishankar's statement at SAARC meeting, India calls it drama

Qureshi came inside the room only when the EAM Jaishankar had left and cited India's decision to remove the special status for Jammu and Kashmir as the reason behind his action. He claimed to have the support of SAARC nations to host the SAARC head of nation summit in Islamabad.

Sep 27, 2019, 07:56 AM IST

Terrorism's elimination precondition for survival of our region: S Jaishankar tweets after SAARC speech

Speaking of terrorism as a "deliberate" obstacles being faced in the region, he continued, "Ours is really not just a story of missed opportunities but also of deliberate obstacles. Terrorism is among them." Taking to Twitter, Jaishankar said, "In our view, elimination of terrorism in all its forms is a precondition not only for fruitful cooperation but also for the very survival of our region itself."

Sep 27, 2019, 06:35 AM IST

ZEE5 intensifies outreach in the Middle East; rolls out a slew of initiatives

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Jul 11, 2019, 13:41 PM IST

NAB team to record Nawaz Sharif's statement in jail over illegal purchase of bulletproof vehicles

Nawaz Sharif is currently in Kot Lakhpat Jail, where he is serving a seven-year sentence in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption case.

May 27, 2019, 15:56 PM IST

What the world is saying on rising tensions between India and Pakistan

The world community has largely united to ask Pakistan to strongly check terror emanating from its soil while asking both India and Pakistan to exercise retraint.

Feb 27, 2019, 22:21 PM IST