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In course of the recent Nepal Investment Summit in Kathmandu, investors from China pledged to invest about US $8.3 billion in Nepal, which represented over ...
In September last year, the government exerted considerable heft with each of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries to cancel a summit in Pakistan after the Uri attacks. The move was a part of India's plan to "isolate" ...
Bangladesh has signed an agreement with India to officially join the latters initiative of South Asia satellite.
Chennai: The Fully Indigenous cryogenic upper stage (final flight stage) is ready and likely to be flagged off from the ISRO Propulsion Complex, Mahendragiri, ...
With Pakistan blocking most of the counter-terrorism initiatives by the SAARC, India on Tuesday sought to give a boost to regional regional cooperation against the menace through the BIMSTEC.
As a result of these efforts, the share of India's exports to the SAARC countries vis-a-vis India's total exports has increased from 5.57% in 2013-14 to6.42% in 2016-17(April-August) and the share of India's imports from the SAARC countries vis-a-vis ...
A senior official in New Delhi told DH that Pakistan's dilly-dallying on making the payment was in sync with its "general policy of resisting all initiatives by SAARC" and speaks volumes about its lack of commitment to regional cooperation in South Asia.
It is ranked third among the SAARC countries, behind Sri Lanka (73) and the Maldives (105), both of which figure in the "high human development" category.
China, an all-weather ally of Pakistan, recently foiled a cunningly-designed Indian diplomatic move at the United Nations Security Councils 1267 Sanctions.
It now ranks lowest in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) emerging economies and second-lowest among SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) nations in the happiness index as revealed by the United Nations' World ...
With the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) regional group increasingly becoming ineffective mainly due to non-cooperation by Pakistan on several issues, India has been giving more importance to the Bimstec regional grouping in ...
Vivek Naidu, VP-information management, Kodak Alaris India, told ET that the share of software and services as part of the overall business would go up in the ...
New Delhi: Chinese phone maker Gionee plans to shift manufacturing for the African and SAARC regions to a new upcoming factory in India as the company expands operations here.
Speaking at a programme organised by the South Asian women Development Forum (SAWDF) here today to mark the 107th International Women's Day event, Suraj Vaidya, president of the SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAARC CCI), said ...
NEW YORK, March 20: A new report shows that Nepal stands the third happiest country in SAARC region. The new report suggests that Nepal scores 4.96 and is considered as happier country than Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India and Afghanistan.
Similarly, member countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) have signed the Saarc Framework Agreement for Energy Cooperation. However, very little progress has been made to make these agreements effective. India is not ...
Khondkar Abdus Saleque, a renowned energy expert and a former Bangladesh representative on the SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) energy ring coordination committee said candidly: "It is difficult to find such an ideal location in ...
We developed Cisco Start that allows SMBs to go digital with wireless, secure connectivity for as less as USD 70 per user per year (about Rs 4,600)," Nalinikanth Gollagunta (Nal), MD, Commercial Sales, Cisco India and SAARC, told PTI. He added that the ...
In its wake, there has been a mushrooming of regional trading arrangements. Even though, the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was established in 1985, the region has not been able to make much headway. Intra-regional trade is ...
In its wake, there has been a mushrooming of regional trading arrangements. Even though, the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was established in 1985, the region has not been able to make much headway. Intra-regional trade is ...
Bhutan Other than the tiny kingdom of Bhutan, most nations in the region have been significantly impacted with loss of biodiversity due to several natural and anthropogenic factors.
Following an effective awareness and prevention campaign last year, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was aiming to further increase the number of character building societies on campuses this year.
Pakistan expects to hold this year's South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) conference in the country, a director at the organisation's Secretariat told Bernama.
Let's see," Ali Haider Altaf, a director at the Kathmandu-based SAARC Secretariat, told Bernama on the sidelines of a conference in New Delhi.
The ISRO will also launch the SAARC satellite this month, to give member countries all the benefits as envisaged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he said.
Khondkar Abdus Saleque, a renowned energy expert and a former Bangladesh representative on the SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) Energy Ring Co-Ordination Committee, says candidly: "It is difficult to find such an ideal ...
Meezan Bank, Pakistan's first and largest Islamic bank has been awarded the 'Certificate of Merit' by SAFA (South Asian Federation of Accountants) Best Presented Annual Report Awards and SAARC Anniversary Awards for Corporate governance ...
Let's see," Ali Haider Altaf, a director at the Kathmandu-based SAARC Secretariat, told Bernama on the sidelines of a conference in New Delhi.
Hasina had backed Modi's boycott of the SAARC summit in Islamabad and helped him isolate Pakistan. Now India wants a long-term defence cooperation pact with Bangladesh, possibly to ensure that Dhaka does not tilt too far towards Beijing in its military ...
United Nations Assistant Secretary general and UNDP regional director for South Asia and Pacific Haoliang Xu visited the SAARC Development Fund (SDF) Secretariat and assured to work together for strategic growth of SAARC member states and to achieve ...
The Indian lawmakers' visit comes at a time when bilateral contacts and exchange of visits have stalled after the Uri terror attack and India boycotting the SAARC Summit hosted by Pakistan. Their presence in Pakistan comes ahead of the meeting of Indus ...
UNDP and SAARC Development Fund (SDF) will work together for strategic growth of the member countries, UNDP Regional Director for South Asia and Pacific Haoliang Xu said today.
The ECO has all the prerequisites for the success of a regional economic organisation. The ECO region with an area of eight million square kilometers and a population of about 460 million, in a marked contrast with the situation in the SAARC, is ripe ...
South Asia (MNN) - Could the Great Commission be fulfilled in our lifetime? Jonathan Shibley of Global Advance thinks if it can, SAARC is a good place to start. SAARC, the South Asia Association of Related Countries, is a collective of eight nations: ...
I worked as a conference aide in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for about two months during the 7th SAARC summit held in Dhaka in 1994.
THERE are various views about the worth of only South Asian organisation; South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). In its over three decades of active history (1985-2017), SAARC has least contributed towards socio-economic uplift of ...
SAARC's newly appointed Secretary General Amjad Hussain B Sial on Thursday said that the grouping can provide an important platform for achieving the objectives of socio-economic development of the region as he stressed on the need for improving ...
Pakistan's seasoned diplomat, Sial assumed office as the new Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) on March 1. SAARC is an eight-member regional grouping that comprises Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, ...
Conveying his good wishes for the success of Sial, Foreign Minister Mahat expressed hope that his vast diplomatic experience and expertise in foreign relations will "bring a new spirit in the SAARC Secretariat and will contribute in strengthening the ...
Scholars at a roundtable discussion here sharply certified India for their attempts to hegemonise SAARC by isolating Pakistan.
Pakistan's diplomat Amjad Hussain B Sial on 1 March 2017 assumed office as the Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation ...
New Delhi, Mar 6 (PTI) Pakistan was invited for the two-day meeting of the SAARC grouping on animal diseases held here recently but the neighbouring country ...
The partner meet attended by more than 30 partners from across India and from countries in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is an excellent opportunity to communicate and discuss Delta's vision, business strategy and ...
Paul Wallett, in the role of regional director for the Middle East & India, is responsible for business operations and management of overall strategy for the UAE Office and India & SAARC regions. In his role, Paul aims to build upon Trimble Solutions' ...
"The fact is that FAO invited nominations from all MSs (member states) of SAARC and no nomination from Pakistan could be received by FAO and the same was conveyed by FAO to the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and fisheries," an official ...
South Asian Association of Regional Countries (SAARC) being essentially a trade bloc is now dwarfed by seemingly irreconcilable political clash between India and Pakistan threatening in the process the prospect of a broader unity of nation states which ...
... Treaty, initiated a hot media campaign to malign Pakistan on the pretext of terrorism, scuttled the SAARC Summit, in breach of UN Charter announced using Baloch card to destabilise Pakistan and use every opportunity to diplomatically isolate Pakistan.
With this new appointment, company will push more solutions and networking products into the Indian and other SAARC markets.
Islamabad: Amjad Hussain B. Sial, a Pakistani career diplomat, has assumed charge as the 13th secretary-general of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said. Sial will take over from Arjun ...
Islamabad: Amjad Hussain B Sial assumed charge as the 13th secretary-general of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) on March 1, 2017. This is the second time a secretary-general from Pakistan is leading the SAARC.


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