India must factor China’s new South Asia policy into its own neighbourhood diplomacy.
The agreement restricts the sharing of information on a case-to-case basis once investigation finds trails to these countries.
It’s a complex development and all to do with power and an increasingly aggressive posture.
Modi must ensure India does not lose the opportunity to advance regionalism in the eastern subcontinent, and between it and East Asia
Sharif also stated that if India wants to restore ties, the Kashmir issue must be discussed and that too seriously with full sincerity.
Sources said Nepal is very keen that these agreements are signed, or else this summit could be perceived as unsuccessful.
A 1981-batch Andhra Pradesh cadre IPS officer, K Durga Prasad had joined as SPG chief on November 2, 2011.
Narendra Modi also assured all possible help to the grouping.
As we remember the horror of the terror attack in Mumbai in 2008, we feel the endless pain of lost lives, said Modi.
The 18th SAARC summit starts in Kathmandu today. Addressing the summit, PM Narendra Modi said that good neighbourhood is an universal aspiration.
This was a clear signal that India was not enthusiastic about China’s interest for full-fledged membership of SAARC.
India and Pakistan have been involved in a war of words after New Delhi cancelled a Foreign Secretary-level meeting in August.
The 49th meeting of the programming committee comprises of joint secretaries of the SAARC countries.
The Cabinet also approved the signing and ratifying of the SAARC Regional Railways Agreement by India, as a member state of SAARC.
This was the fifth meeting of the energy ministers held after a gap of three years.