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Monday, November 30, 2020



SAARC must deal with terrorism, obstruction in trade and connectivity: Jaishankar

September 24, 2020 6:25 pm

Jaishankar reaffirmed India's commitment to its 'Neighbourhood First' policy and towards building a connected, integrated and prosperous South Asia.

Coronavirus pandemic: How India's neighbours are faring

April 22, 2020 5:13 pm

SAARC Nations Coronavirus Cases, Deaths: The eight SAARC nations -- India, Pakistan, the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan -- account for just 1.28 per cent of the world total of 24,80,503 coronavirus cases.

Divided SAARC unites to combat coronavirus pandemic

April 21, 2020 5:45 pm

Besides implemeting lockdowns, travel bans and banning all religious gatherings, the SAARC countries have pledges millions of dollars towards a COVID-19 emergency fund.

Pakistan pledges $3 million to SAARC's coronavirus fund

April 10, 2020 2:46 am

Pakistan’s perspective in this regard was also conveyed during a telephone conversation between Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood and Secretary General SAARC Esala Ruwan Weerakoon, today.

Pakistan boycotts India-led meeting of SAARC trade officials on coronavirus crisis

April 09, 2020 10:07 am

The deliberations took place as a follow up to an India-initiated video conference of SAARC leaders on March 15.

SAARC meet: India suggests WhatsApp, email group to exchange info

March 28, 2020 2:14 am

Health experts from SAARC countries will form a WhatsApp or an email group to exchange information on the coronavirus pandemic in real-time, officials said on Friday.

View From The Neighbourhood: COVID-19 lessons

March 23, 2020 2:23 am

A weekly look at the public conversations shaping ideas beyond borders — in the Subcontinent.

Test of regional solidarity lies ahead

March 23, 2020 9:51 am

If PM Modi’s gesture to SAARC is to go some way towards a solution for the region, India, which will be picking up the pieces itself, must have something to offer to its neighbours six months to a year down the line.

SAARC neighbours spell out plan to fight coronavirus: Satellite classes to closed borders

March 16, 2020 2:03 am

PM Narendra Modi organised a video conference of SAARC leaders to formulate a strategy to combat coronavirus in the South Asian region.

PM Modi asks SAARC nations to avoid 'knee-jerk reactions', proposes coronavirus fund

March 15, 2020 8:11 pm

In his opening address at the SAARC summit held via video conference, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted that "prepare, but don't panic" had been India's guiding mantra in dealing with coronavirus outbreak.


Narendra Modi addresses the 18th SAARC summit in Kathmandu, Nepal

November 26, 2014 2:10 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with other SAARC nations leaders at the inaugural session of the 18th SAARC Summit in Kathmandu, Nepal