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Pakistan sees coronavirus in Kashmir at SAARC meet

No SAARC member-state other than Pakistan raised any contentious issue at the video conference initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Health

SAARC accepts PM Modi’s proposal of fighting COVID together

Yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had proposed that the leadership of SAARC nations chalk out a strong strategy to fight coronavirus

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World

Gotabaya Rajapaksa Making Pakistan Unduly Happy

Gotabaya Rajapaksa beat Sajith Premadasa, a candidate of Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe’s UNP, which Pakistan believes is India’s ally

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India

Jaishankar to talk to Qureshi at SAARC meet in New York?

Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar was non-committal about meeting his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi last week; the MEA is not saying whether it has taken a final decision on the matter

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India

If Trump and Kim can meet, why not other countries: Nepal on stalled SAARC summit

New Delhi: Nepal on Friday strongly pitched for the convening of the SAARC summit, saying differences should be resolved through dialogue and the grouping should collectively deal with terrorism and other key challenges facing the region. Nepalese Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali also cited last year’s historic talks between US President Donald Trump and North […]

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Sci-Tech

ISRO skyrockets Modi’s S-E Asia diplomacy

Sriharikota: With the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launching the 2,230 kg South Asia Satellite (SAS), Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mission to draw closer to India’s neighbours and members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) using technology has tasted its first success. Modi had shared this […]

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​​Pakistan skips SAARC Speakers’ summit

New Delhi: In what is being seen as a tit-for-tat policy of Pakistan, the government of that country has decided to give the meeting of the Speakers of the respective Parliaments of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) a miss. The meeting is scheduled to be held in India between 18 February and 20 February. […]