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Top US diplomat for South Asia visiting New Delhi

Top US diplomat for South Asia visiting New Delhi

🕔11:03, 10.Jan 2020

New York, Jan 10  The top US diplomat dealing with South Asia, Alice Wells, is scheduled to visit India next week on a trip that will also take her to Pakistan, according to the State Department. Wells, who is the

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World could see 140mn climate migrants by 2050: Report

World could see 140mn climate migrants by 2050: Report

🕔11:57, 20.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 20 Three densely populated regions of the world, including South Asia, could see internal climate migrants of over 140 million people in the next three decades if climate change impacts continue, a new World Bank Group report

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India-Pakistan clashes impact peace in South Asia: PIPFPD

India-Pakistan clashes impact peace in South Asia: PIPFPD

🕔20:43, 23.Jan 2018

Mumbai, Jan 23  Expressing concerns over ceasefire violations on the India-Pakistan border, a peace group said on Tuesday this was not only claiming precious lives on both sides but also impacting peace and stability in the entire South Asian region.

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Major quake jolts India, South Asia

Major quake jolts India, South Asia

🕔15:32, 26.Oct 2015

New Delhi, Oct 26  A major earthquake measuring at least 7.5 on the Richter scale on Monday jolted large parts of India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, causing widespread panic, officials here said. The India Meteorological Department said the epicentre of the

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Pakistan’s growing nuclear arsenal, South Asia’s biggest concern: NYT

Pakistan’s growing nuclear arsenal, South Asia’s biggest concern: NYT

🕔11:40, 7.Apr 2015

Washington, April 7  Noting that “Pakistan, with the world’s fastest-growing nuclear arsenal, is unquestionably the biggest concern,” in South Asia, a leading US daily wants major powers to turn their attention towards it after finalising the Iran deal. Citing several

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China, India competing in South Asia: Pakistani daily

China, India competing in South Asia: Pakistani daily

🕔15:29, 23.Feb 2015

Islamabad, Feb 23  The competition between India and China to gain diplomatic one-upmanship in South Asia, from Sri Lanka to Maldives, exposes a strategic necessity, a leading Pakistani daily said Monday. According to the article in Dawn by Zarrar Khuhro,

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Collective efforts more important in Saarc region: Modi

Collective efforts more important in Saarc region: Modi

🕔11:52, 26.Nov 2014

Kathmandu, Nov 26  Nowhere in the world are collective efforts more important than in south Asia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) Summit here Wednesday. “Nowhere in the world are collective efforts

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The Secretary, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Madhav Lal and the Director, ILO DWT for South Asia

The Secretary, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Madhav Lal and the Director, ILO DWT for South Asia

🕔09:57, 4.Nov 2014 Read Full Article
India leads South Asia in ‘doing business’ easier: World Bank

India leads South Asia in ‘doing business’ easier: World Bank

🕔12:37, 29.Oct 2014

Washington, Oct 29  A new World Bank Group report finds that India set the pace for regulatory reform in South Asia in 2013/14 India with 20 – the region’s largest reforms during the period. India was followed by Sri Lanka

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Modi visit to give new impetus to US rebalance in Asia?

Modi visit to give new impetus to US rebalance in Asia?

🕔10:32, 27.Sep 2014

New Delhi/Washington, Sep 27  America’s “pivot” towards Asia, now rechristened “strategic rebalance”, could get new impetus during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s summit talks with President Barack Obama in Washington with the US keen to get involved in connectivity projects in

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‘Cultural festivals reflect unity and spirit of SAARC nations’

‘Cultural festivals reflect unity and spirit of SAARC nations’

🕔10:29, 27.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 26  Cultural festivals reflect the distinct spirit of South Asia and strengthen people-to-people contact, said G.L.W Samarasinghe, director of SAARC Cultural Centre. At the opening ceremony of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Cultural Festival

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Modi’s Nepal visit: Unfurling vision of an integrated South Asia

Modi’s Nepal visit: Unfurling vision of an integrated South Asia

🕔10:55, 5.Aug 2014

Flying in to Kathmandu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he wanted to forge a “new relationship” with Nepal that could serve as a model for regional partnership in South Asia. After his two-day visit, it is apparent he has succeeded

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Experts seek alternative trade route for Afghanistan

Experts seek alternative trade route for Afghanistan

🕔10:16, 19.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 19  An alternative trade route for Afghanistan is needed to reduce its dependence on Pakistan to reach out to South Asia, experts said here. The experts were critical of what they said was lack of Indian interest

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