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Nepal offers to mediate between India, Pakistan; expresses concern over SAARC, says body should be 'revitalised'
India

Nepal offers to mediate between India, Pakistan; expresses concern over SAARC, says body should be 'revitalised'

Nepal offered to play the role of a mediator between India and Pakistan, saying that it was important for the two countries to have a dialogue to resolve their issues.

On SAARC Charter Day, Narendra Modi says India's efforts for greater collaboration challenged by acts of terror
India

On SAARC Charter Day, Narendra Modi says India's efforts for greater collaboration challenged by acts of terror

In the last three years, India has been distancing itself from the SAARC, citing security challenge facing the region from terror networks based in Pakistan, which is also a member of the grouping.

Pakistan can't 'invite' anyone for SAARC, but India's Kartarpur misstep and Navjot Sidhu's antics have created space for this bluff
India

Pakistan can't 'invite' anyone for SAARC, but India's Kartarpur misstep and Navjot Sidhu's antics have created space for this bluff

Truth be told, SAARC is on its deathbed and may continue to remain in the ICU as long as Pakistan doesn’t end its proxy war with India and change its policy of using terror to achieve strategic ends in the neighbourhood. For its behavior, Pakistan has been blacklisted not just by India but also other members.

Pakistan to invite Narendra Modi for SAARC Summit next year: Masterstroke by Imran Khan puts India in a pickle
India

Pakistan to invite Narendra Modi for SAARC Summit next year: Masterstroke by Imran Khan puts India in a pickle

Reports from Pakistan suggest that the Foreign Ministry is preparing to invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the upcoming SAARC summit in Islamabad, possibly early next year. This decision comes a day after India hit out at Pakistan for harbouring terrorists responsible for the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

India rejects Pakistan's plea to host SAARC Summit, reiterates terror and talks cannot go together
India

India rejects Pakistan's plea to host SAARC Summit, reiterates terror and talks cannot go together

MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the atmosphere in the region was not conducive to hold a SAARC Summit.

PDP hopes Narendra Modi will respond to Imran Khan's offer of talks, says dialogue 'only way out of this stalemate'
India

PDP hopes Narendra Modi will respond to Imran Khan's offer of talks, says dialogue 'only way out of this stalemate'

PDP, which was a coalition partner of the BJP in Jammu and Kashmir government till its fall on 19 June 2018, was reacting to a tweet by Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal

SCO Summit 2017: India, Pakistan membership could bring them closer at SAARC meet, says diplomat
World

SCO Summit 2017: India, Pakistan membership could bring them closer at SAARC meet, says diplomat

The membership of India and Pakistan in the SCO could bring them closer to address their differences and help facilitate New Delhi's attendance at the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in Islamabad, a senior Pakistani diplomat said on Monday.

India-Pakistan ties on a downward path one year after Narendra Modi's surprise visit to Lahore
India

India-Pakistan ties on a downward path one year after Narendra Modi's surprise visit to Lahore

India-Pakistan ties have suffered ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a surprise visit to his counterpart Nawaz Sharif last Christmas.

Sri Lanka can form new relations with Pakistan and China, but what about the others in South Asia?
World

Sri Lanka can form new relations with Pakistan and China, but what about the others in South Asia?

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is currently on his second visit to India within two years since the unlikely 'rainbow' coalition of his United National Party (UNP) and the faction of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) under President Maithripala Sirisena came to power in a stupendous election in January 2015.

After the collapse of 19th Saarc summit, Sri Lanka looking for other 'viable options'
World

After the collapse of 19th Saarc summit, Sri Lanka looking for other 'viable options'

With the collapse of Saarc Summit in Pakistan, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said that the failure of the regional grouping to deliver "acceptable results" for all members would spell a "bleak future" and compel his country to find other "viable options".

Saarc summit: Nepal says environment not conducive, will talk to member states for new dates
World

Saarc summit: Nepal says environment not conducive, will talk to member states for new dates

A day after Pakistan formally announced the postponement of the 19th Saarc Summit in Islamabad, Nepal on Sunday said it will contact all member states of the South Asian grouping and make efforts to convene the summit conference at the earliest citing an environment that was not right for the meeting's success.

Pakistan postpones Saarc Summit, after India and four other countries pull out
India

Pakistan postpones Saarc Summit, after India and four other countries pull out

Pakistan on Friday postponed the Saarc Summit to be held here next month after India along with four other member states of the regional grouping decided against attending the meet.

Islamabad Saarc Summit cancelled, announces Pakistan
India

Islamabad Saarc Summit cancelled, announces Pakistan

Pakistan on Friday formally announced that the 19th Saarc Summit which was to be held in Islamabad in November this year has been cancelled.

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

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 plans Defence of Gujarat exercise in Arabian Sea near Pakistan's coastline
India

India plans Defence of Gujarat exercise in Arabian Sea near Pakistan's coastline

Perhaps in a show of strength, India is set to hold a naval exercise — the Defence of Gujarat Exercise (DGX) — in the Arabian Sea near Pakistan's coastline,

Ratan Tata tweets: So proud of Indian govt's firm stand to boycott Saarc Summit
Politics

Ratan Tata tweets: So proud of Indian govt's firm stand to boycott Saarc Summit

The tweet by Tata Group Chairman Emeritus received nearly 10,000 likes and was re-tweeted more than 6,400 times

Nepal urges member countries to ensure Saarc Summit is on time
World

Nepal urges member countries to ensure Saarc Summit is on time

Refusing to support India's decision to pull out from the scheduled 19th Saarc Summit followed by Bhutan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, Nepal, the present Chair of Saarc, has strongly urged the member countries to ensure the summit was on time.

Saarc boycott, Indus pact review may hurt Pakistan, but not enough to stop cross-border terrorism
India

Saarc boycott, Indus pact review may hurt Pakistan, but not enough to stop cross-border terrorism

The NDA government has upped the ante on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s declared intention to isolate Pakistan by examining the Indus Waters Treaty and boycotting the Saarc Summit due to be held in Pakistan in November.

Saarc Summit in Islamabad to be postponed as four nations have backed out: MEA
World

Saarc Summit in Islamabad to be postponed as four nations have backed out: MEA

The 19th Saarc Summit to be held in Pakistan in November has been postponed.

Modi govt's post-Uri moves against Pakistan are potent but India can't afford to go astray
India

Modi govt's post-Uri moves against Pakistan are potent but India can't afford to go astray

Narendra Modi perhaps calculated that inaction on military front might hurt his image but an armed confrontation with Pakistan would inflict a higher cost on India.