Articles about SAARC Summit
22 Sep 2021
SAARC meet called off as Pakistan wanted Taliban participation
A meeting of Foreign Ministers of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries has been canceled, reports said.
24 Sep 2020
SAARC must overcome cross-border terror; obstruction in trade, connectivity: Jaishankar
Cross-border terror, blocking connectivity, and obstructing trade are the key challenges that the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) must overcome, Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar said on Thursday at an informal virtual meeting of SAARC Foreign Ministers held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA).
08 Jul 2020
Kulbhushan Jadhav didn't seek review of his death sentence: Pakistan
Ex-Indian Navy Officer, Kulbhushan Jadhav, who faces death sentence in Pakistan didn't file a review plea pertaining to his punishment, Islamabad said on Wednesday. Jadhav, who was picked up by Pakistani agencies in 2016, has instead chosen to go ahead with his pending mercy plea, which was filed on April 17, 2017.
26 Mar 2020
G20 summit on #Coronavirus: India to have coordinated, forward-looking approach
An extraordinary virtual G20 leaders' summit will be convened on Thursday to discuss the coronavirus pandemic and global plans to deal with public health and economic challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis.
15 Mar 2020
SAARC meet: Modi announces COVID-19 emergency fund; contributes $10mn
Prime Minister Narendra Modi commenced the SAARC conference on Sunday at 5 pm.
15 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: 107 cases reported across India; SAARC meeting scheduled today
The total number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 107 on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health.
14 Mar 2020
Pakistan responds to Modi's call for joint effort against coronavirus
A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited SAARC nations for a joint response against the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak, Pakistan responded in the affirmative.
29 Jul 2019
Google, Cisco teaming up to offer free Wi-Fi across India
Google is teaming up with leading telecom gear-maker Cisco Systems to offer free public Wi-Fi.
12 Jun 2019
Want to spend more than three-hours at Taj? Pay fine
If you are planning to head to Taj Mahal in near future, here's something you should know.
10 Jun 2019
#CareerBytes: Important topics every UPSC CSE aspirant must cover
The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the toughest competitive exams in the country. The three-stage CSE comprises Preliminary examination, Main examination, and Personality Test/Interview.
24 Apr 2019
JEE Advanced application process opens for foreign nationals: Details here
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, which is conducting the JEE Advanced 2019, has opened the registration process for the foreign candidates.
10 Dec 2018
SAARC meet: PoK minister present, Indian diplomat walks out
An official of the Indian High Commission in Pakistan staged a walkout of a SAARC meeting over the presence of a minister from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) at the event.
10 Dec 2018
Visiting Taj's main mausoleum? Shell out Rs. 200 more
Those wanting to see the main mausoleum of the Taj Mahal will need to buy an additional ticket of Rs. 200 from today.
29 Nov 2018
Imran Khan: Not in Pakistan's interest to let terrorism flourish
A day after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan called for resumption of dialogue between India and Pakistan, he has said that it is not in Pakistan's interest to let terrorism flourish on its soil.
28 Nov 2018
#KartarpurCorridor: Let's talk; nuclear-war is pointless, Imran Khan tells India
Speaking at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Kartarpur corridor in Narowal, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan called for a resolution of conflicts between India and Pakistan, and urged that they become better neighbors.
28 Nov 2018
Kartarpur corridor LIVE updates: Pakistan PM Imran Khan launches project
The groundbreaking ceremony to mark start of the development of the Kartarpur corridor was held in Pakistan today, and among the attendees were embattled Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
28 Nov 2018
PM Modi won't attend SAARC Summit, Sushma Swaraj clarifies
Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs Minister, has clarified that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not attend the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in Pakistan until cross-border terrorism is stopped.
27 Nov 2018
Pakistan to invite PM Modi to attend SAARC summit
Pakistan has announced that it will invite PM Narendra Modi to the country for attending the upcoming South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit, reported the country's Dawn News.
04 Nov 2018
China backs Pakistan's 'quest for peace through dialogue' with India
China today said it supported Pakistan's "quest for peace through dialogue" to settle the outstanding disputes with India as it backed Islamabad's "engagement" with the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
22 Oct 2018
#CareerBytes: List of important topics for UPSC exam
The UPSC Civil Services exam is one of the toughest in India, thus thorough preparation and solid determination are vital to crack it.
28 Sep 2018
Sushma Swaraj leaves SAARC foreign ministers' session midway
In a huge snub to Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj left a meeting of the SAARC foreign ministers early. It was also attended by her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
20 Sep 2018
India responds to Pakistan's letter, foreign ministers to meet soon
After newly-elected Pakistan PM Imran Khan wrote to PM Narendra Modi requesting that bilateral talks between India and Pakistan be resumed, New Delhi has responded.
20 Sep 2018
Imran Khan writes to Modi seeking resumption of bilateral talks
Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan has written a letter to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi seeking to restart bilateral talks on key issues "challenging the relationship" including on terrorism and Kashmir, Pakistan's Foreign Office said.
25 Aug 2018
UN Chief describes Atal Bihari Vajpayee as an 'exemplary statesman'
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has described former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as an "exemplary statesman" during his visit to India's Permanent Mission to the UN to offer his condolences to the late BJP leader.
19 Aug 2018
Daughter immerses Vajpayee's ashes in Haridwar; Shah, Rajnath, Yogi present
The ashes of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee were immersed in Haridwar today, by her daughter Namita Bhattacharya. His granddaughter Niharika was also present at the ceremony.
17 Aug 2018
Better Indo-Pak relations will honor Vajpayee's legacy: Imran Khan
Pakistan new Prime Minister Imran Khan said that peace between India and Pakistan was the best way to honor deceased former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee's legacy.
17 Aug 2018
Pakistan leaders remember Vajpayee for his Indo-Pak peace agenda
The Pakistan Government and its top leaders have paid respects to Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said the former Indian Prime Minister contributed to bringing a change in bilateral ties and remained a key supporter of regional cooperation for development.
05 Aug 2018
Godrej Consumer Products eyes 5% e-commerce revenues in 3-4 years
Homegrown FMCG firm Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL) is bullish on the prospects of e-commerce and is expecting 5% of its revenues to come from this channel in the next three to four years.
02 Aug 2018
Kapil Dev, Gavaskar, Sidhu, Aamir invited to Imran Khan's oath-taking
The oath-taking ceremony guest list of to-be Pakistan PM Imran Khan features several Indian names, including his contemporaries Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar and Navjot Singh Sidhu.
31 Jul 2018
Imran Khan's PTI considering inviting Modi for his oath-taking ceremony
Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf is considering inviting the leaders of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries including Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his oath-taking ceremony as the premier next month, a party official said today.
29 Jul 2018
Central govt employees can soon go abroad on LTC
Central government employees may soon be able to go abroad on Leave Travel Concession (LTC), top officials said today.
10 Jul 2018
Bengaluru Airport sets record: T2 to be built with 3D-technology
Setting a new benchmark, an intelligent 3D design technology will be used to build the Terminal 2 (T2) of Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), Bengaluru.
03 May 2018
Registration for JEE Advanced begins: All details here
The application process for the JEE Advanced has started today. All those who cleared the Main are eligible for this next stage.
28 Mar 2018
From April 1, Taj Mahal's ticket will have 3-hours validity
In order to manage the number of visitors to the iconic Taj Mahal, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), has decided to put a cap on the time tourists can spend there.
25 Oct 2017
India to soon draft a policy to boost medical tourism
The government might soon draft a policy to popularize India as a major haven for medical tourists.
23 Sep 2017
Strained India-Pakistan relation hits SAARC: Summit in danger again?
It's September end and there's still no movement on the yearly SAARC Summit which is generally held in November, leading to speculations it might not be held this year too.
18 Sep 2017
Sushma Swaraj leads Indian delegation to UN General Assembly session
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has arrived in New York to lead the Indian delegation at the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session.
13 Jul 2017
Massive hunt for Amarnath mastermind Abu Ismail, high alert sounded
A massive manhunt has been launched in South Kashmir to nab LeT's Abu Ismail, the alleged mastermind of the Amarnath terror attack.
15 Jun 2017
Neeru Chadha first Indian woman in UN's ITLOS
International law expert Neeru Chadha has become the first Indian woman to be elected as judge to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) for 2017-2026.
25 May 2017
3 years of Modi's foreign policy: Achievements, obstacles and more
Modi government has redefined India's foreign policy through expanded, active engagement with various countries. It has further made its presence felt at many international forums.