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Nepal PM Prachanda says overall process of Saarc 'too slow' and implementation of deals 'poor'

Sep 29, 2016

Nepal PM Prachanda says overall process of Saarc 'too slow' and implementation of deals 'poor'

With the fate of the next Saarc Summit hanging in balance, Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda on Thursday said the process of the regional grouping over the years has been "too slow" #India #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Nepal #Islamabad #South Asia #Saarc Summit #Prachanda #Nepal Prime Minister
India's Saarc Summit snub: Gloomy future for grouping after Modi nixes Islamabad visit

Sep 28, 2016

India's Saarc Summit snub: Gloomy future for grouping after Modi nixes Islamabad visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to pull out of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) summit in Islamabad in November marks his latest move to diplomatically isolate Pakistan in the aftermath of Uri. #World #India #China #Japan #Pakistan #ConnectTheDots #Nepal #Bhutan #South Asia #Saarc Summit #SAARC #UNGA #uri attacks
What is life like as a woman, when your home is in the middle of a conflict zone?

Sep 24, 2016

What is life like as a woman, when your home is in the middle of a conflict zone?

Garrisoned Minds: Women and Armed Conflict in South Asia (an anthology published by Speaking Tiger Books) attempts to explore this question through the reflections of 12 journalists who chronicle the lives of women in the most heavily militarised zones of South Asia #Pakistan #Assam #Kashmir #Nepal #South Asia #Book Review #Maoist rebels #FWeekend #The Ladies Finger #women in conflict zones #women and conflict #Garrisoned Minds #militarised zones
Uri attack and after: India makes some diplomatic gains but can we trust the US?

Sep 21, 2016

Uri attack and after: India makes some diplomatic gains but can we trust the US?

The US chiding of Pakistan amounts to precious little beyond pacifying India and ensuring that it doesn't start a military offensive against its rogue neighbour. #India #Jammu and Kashmir #Pakistan #Indo-Pak relations #Kashmir #CriticalPoint #Nawaz Sharif #Ban Ki-moon #South Asia #John Kerry #UNGA #Pakistan Occupied Kashmir #Uri Attack #UN on Kashmir
Pakistan's inaction against terrorists stems from its 'India phobia': Afghanistan

Sep 21, 2016

Pakistan's inaction against terrorists stems from its 'India phobia': Afghanistan

Salahuddin Rabbani said Afghanistan does not expect the violence and terror to subside anytime soon as terror finds "support from elements in Pakistan." #India #United Nations #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Kashmir #South Asia #UNGA #Pakistani terrorists
In aiding Balochistan, India must be careful about where it leaves its fingerprints

Sep 21, 2016

In aiding Balochistan, India must be careful about where it leaves its fingerprints

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mere mention of Balochistan in his Independence Day speech probably caused more flutter than any actual Indian policy ever has #Narendra Modi #CriticalPoint #Balochistan #South Asia #Foreign policy #India Pakistan relations #Ajit Doval #Military Aid #plausible deniability
Waning audiences, limited stars and Pakistan: Why Bollywood is not living up to its potential

Sep 18, 2016

Waning audiences, limited stars and Pakistan: Why Bollywood is not living up to its potential

Bollywood is not growing though it has great potential. It seems destined, along with the rest of India's economy, to be showing promise that it cannot match through delivery. #Bollywood #Karan Johar #China #Pakistan #ConnectTheDots #Hong Kong #South Asia #Jackie Chan #Bruce Lee #Moives
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani snubs Pakistan, calls for greater cooperation in South Asia

Sep 14, 2016

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani snubs Pakistan, calls for greater cooperation in South Asia

Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday called for greater regional cooperation in South Asia and took a dig at Pakistan, saying it should not feel threatened by bilateral cooperation between peace-loving countries. #India #Pakistan #Narendra Modi #Afghanistan #TheySaidIt #South Asia #Ashraf Ghani #Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses
Pakistan military not prepared to stage a coup: US Scholars

Aug 17, 2016

Pakistan military not prepared to stage a coup: US Scholars

Pakistan's powerful military is not prepared to bring down the civilian government but would maintain its 'dominating influence', prominent US scholars have said amid efforts to find a successor to army chief General Raheel Sharif. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #South Asia #Raheel Sharif #American scholars
Pakistan says South Asia must not remain a 'prisoner of the past'

Aug 17, 2016

Pakistan says South Asia must not remain a 'prisoner of the past'

Amid rising tensions between India and Pakistan in the wake of violence in the Kashmir Valley, Pakistan's National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said on Tuesday that South Asia should not remain a "prisoner of the past". #India #BJP #Pakistan #Narendra Modi #TheySaidIt #Balochistan #South Asia #Kashmir Valley #SAARC #Biju Janata Dal #ardar Ayaz Sadiq