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  • Terrorism single largest threat to peace in South Asia: Sushma Swaraj Sep 28, 2018 09:55 AM IST

    Terrorism single largest threat to peace in South Asia: Sushma Swaraj

    Addressing a meeting, also attended by her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Swaraj emphasised that regional cooperation can only be successful if it meets the expectations of the people.

  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral: Leaders from SAARC countries, including Pakistan, in attendance Aug 17, 2018 07:33 PM IST

    Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral: Leaders from SAARC countries, including Pakistan, in attendance

    Vajpayee's foster daughter Namita Kaul Bhattacharya lit the pyre as cries of "Atal Bihari Amar Rahe" reverberated.

  • K P Sharma Oli speaks to Indian, Pakistan PMs to resume stalled SAARC process Apr 23, 2018 07:24 PM IST

    K P Sharma Oli speaks to Indian, Pakistan PMs to resume stalled SAARC process

    Unveiling a book titled 'Effectiveness of SAARC and Regional Conference' at a function organised by the Federal Parliament Secretariat here yesterday, Prime Minister Oli said that building friendly relations based on mutual understanding, cooperation and collaboration among SAARC member states was essential for maintaining peace and prosperity in the region.

  • Not possible to go ahead with SAARC under present circumstances: India Apr 07, 2018 08:10 PM IST

    Not possible to go ahead with SAARC under present circumstances: India

    The issue of organising the SAARC Summit came up for discussion during a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli, who is in India on a three-day visit.

  • SAARC fund commits $30 mn for 2 energy projects Mar 23, 2018 05:56 PM IST

    SAARC fund commits $30 mn for 2 energy projects

    CEO of SDF Sunil Motiwal said the fund will have an exposure of USD 15 million in the Hydro-electric project (HEP) in Nepal.

  • 'Economy should be top agenda for Saarc countries despite political challenges' Mar 18, 2018 05:45 PM IST

    'Economy should be top agenda for Saarc countries despite political challenges'

    Shobana Kamineni, President CII (India), said the Saarc region will continue to grow for another 25 years with 30-35 percent of its population as young with India alone nearly 60 percent of the people under the age of 35 years.

  • Pakistani PM Abbasi meets Nepali PM KP Sharma Oli; discusses SAARC Mar 05, 2018 09:44 PM IST

    Pakistani PM Abbasi meets Nepali PM KP Sharma Oli; discusses SAARC

    During the meeting, Abbasi said he was positive to take forward the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) process.

  • Expand Electricity Act to promote cross-border trade: ADB Nov 05, 2017 04:45 PM IST

    Expand Electricity Act to promote cross-border trade: ADB

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said access to power in South Asia, one of the poorest regions and home to about one- sixth of the global population, is low and the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) members face acute electricity shortages, adversely impacting their socio- economic development.

  • KEC International bags orders worth Rs 1,931 cr Oct 26, 2017 11:32 AM IST

    KEC International bags orders worth Rs 1,931 cr

    The company has secured a new order of Rs 1,756 crore, KEC International said in a BSE filing.

  • Sushma Swaraj comes down heavily on Pakistan for terrorism: Official Sep 22, 2017 01:10 PM IST

    Sushma Swaraj comes down heavily on Pakistan for terrorism: Official

    Swaraj, who is currently in New York to attend the annual UN General Assembly Session, held a series of multilateral meetings, including with leaders of BRICS, IBSA, SAARC and India-CELAC.

  • Sameer Garde named Cisco India and SAARC President Jul 31, 2017 01:23 PM IST

    Sameer Garde named Cisco India and SAARC President

    "Sameer Garde will join the company on August 1, 2017 and take over as President, Cisco India & SAARC," it said in an emailed response.

  • Cisco India and SAARC President Dinesh Malkani quits Jul 03, 2017 05:07 PM IST

    Cisco India and SAARC President Dinesh Malkani quits

    The development comes at a time when Cisco is betting big on the 'Digital India' wave in the country. The company is engaged in 50 digitisation projects and is working with six states on various digitisation initiatives.

  • India plans SAARC meet for startups: Nirmala Sitharaman Jun 20, 2017 09:45 AM IST

    India plans SAARC meet for startups: Nirmala Sitharaman

    Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also sought views of Indian startups to hold this programme.

  • BSE CEO Ashishkumar Chauhan is new chairman of SAFE May 12, 2017 03:23 PM IST

    BSE CEO Ashishkumar Chauhan is new chairman of SAFE

    The forum provides the countries a platform to share, exchange and promote the technologies, experiences for the rapid growth and development of capital markets and works towards the regional as well as global integration.

  • Tata Motors confident of meeting BS-VI norms by 2020 May 12, 2017 03:21 PM IST

    Tata Motors confident of meeting BS-VI norms by 2020

    "TML is now working towards manufacturing BS-VI- compliant commercial vehicles for which significant R&D activity is being undertaken," Girish Wagh, head, product line, MHCV (medium and heavy commercial vehicles), of the company said.

  • SAARC officials to meet in Nepal amid Indo-Pak tension Jan 30, 2017 03:30 PM IST

    SAARC officials to meet in Nepal amid Indo-Pak tension

    The meet on February 1-2 to attend the Programming Committee will be the first meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) members since the postponement of the 19th summit that was supposed to take place in Islamabad November, a Nepalese Foreign Ministry official said.

  • South Asia key to revival of global demand: Nirmala Sitharaman Jan 18, 2017 02:36 PM IST

    South Asia key to revival of global demand: Nirmala Sitharaman

    Speaking at a session here at WEF, leaders from India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh said trade and common physical and social infrastructure are important to harness growth in South Asia.

  • Tata Motors, Castrol ink three-year global pact Jan 05, 2017 04:36 PM IST

    Tata Motors, Castrol ink three-year global pact

    Tata Motors and Castrol today inked a three-year agreement under which the lubricants maker would supply commercial vehicle oils to the home grown auto major in over 50 markets including SAARC and ASEAN region, Middle East, Africa, Russia and Latin America.

  • India pulls out of regional conference in Pakistan: report Dec 20, 2016 12:50 PM IST

    India pulls out of regional conference in Pakistan: report

    India along with Bangladesh and Iran have pulled out of a key regional conference on sustainable development which is being held in Pakistan, according to a media report.

  • IMT trilateral highway: India completes 130 km stretch Dec 01, 2016 07:40 PM IST

    IMT trilateral highway: India completes 130 km stretch

    India has completed a 130-km stretch of road connecting the country with Kalewa in Myanmar, part of the India-Myanmar-Thailand (IMT) trilateral highway, Parliament was informed today.

  • Pak summons Indian envoy over 'ceasefire violations' Nov 01, 2016 07:12 PM IST

    Pak summons Indian envoy over 'ceasefire violations'

    Pakistan today summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner for the fourth time in just over a week and lodged a strong protest over alleged "unprovoked ceasefire violations" by Indian forces along the Line of Control that resulted in the death of its six civilians.

  • Pak's industry body hints at suspending trade ties with India Oct 28, 2016 10:48 AM IST

    Pak's industry body hints at suspending trade ties with India

    As per a news report in Dawn, FPCCI president Abdul Rauf Alam said, under current Indo-Pak relationship, it is not a compulsion to continue trade with India till situation improves at international level.

  • Bhutan pulled out of SAARC meet considering India's interests Oct 10, 2016 04:20 PM IST

    Bhutan pulled out of SAARC meet considering India's interests

    Expressing solidarity with India, Bhutan is said to have conveyed to Nepal, the SAARC Chair, that "atmosphere had been vitiated and it was no longer conducive to hold the SAARC Summit under the present situation."

  • India, Pakistan should find a way of working closely: Sri Lanka Oct 06, 2016 02:20 PM IST

    India, Pakistan should find a way of working closely: Sri Lanka

    Stating that SAARC accounts for just 5 percent of the total trade of the member countries, the minister said barriers like high cost of trading in the region and absence of regional value chain have hindered growth of economic co-operation.

  • Blaupunkt to enter Indian mobile handset, smart watch mkt Oct 04, 2016 05:12 PM IST

    Blaupunkt to enter Indian mobile handset, smart watch mkt

    As part of its strategy to be a full range player in the segment, the company today made the global launch of its range of mobile accessories, including earphones, charging cables and power banks, which are priced between Rs 300 to Rs 3,000.

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