Thimphu, April 28 (IANS) The 25-year experience of SAARC has been like a glass half empty, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday, warning South Asian leaders that the region housing a fourth of the human race could face 'marginalisation and stagnation' if not empowered and better connected.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 4:47:42 PM
Thimphu, April 28 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani here Thursday on the margins of the SAARC summit, an Indian official said Wednesday, ending the suspense over the much anticipated talks between the two South Asian rivals.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 4:10:57 PM
Thimphu, April 27 (IANS) From a scorching 40 degrees Celsius or more at home to below 15 in this idyllic Himalayan kingdom, it was a welcome change of climate for the Indian media delegation, the largest media contingent at the 16th SAARC summit themed around global warming.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 6:29:10 PM
Thimphu, April 27 (IANS) This tiny Himalayan nation with its idyllic beauty and natural simplicity of its people is all set to host for the first time the 16th SAARC summit Wednesday with trade and climate high on its agenda.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 3:46:04 PM
Thimphu, April 27 (IANS) As Bhutan gets ready to host for the first time the 16th SAARC summit Wednesday, all eyes are on India and Pakistan and whether their dispute will overshadow the eight-nation association in its silver jubilee year.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 3:31:35 PM
Thimphu, Nov 7 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought a road to Bhutan through India for bettr trade and people-to-people contact. She told her hosts at this Bhutanese capital that India had accepted the idea in principle.
Saturday, November 07, 2009 4:59:43 PM
Kathmandu/Pokhara, Nov 5 (IANS) 'Heading for Nepal? Be sure to hit the casinos.' These words of encouragement came from family and friends urging me to chance a game or two at the famous gambling destinations in Nepal.
Thursday, November 05, 2009 9:46:04 AM
Samdrup Jhonkhar (Bhutan), Sep 22 (IANS) Bhutan Prime Minister Lyonchen Jigme Yoser Thinley will be among those joining a special prayer ceremony led by senior Buddhist monks Tuesday after an earthquake the day before claimed 12 lives and left a trail of destruction in this Himalayan nation.
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 3:37:48 PM
Thimpu, Sep 21 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale Monday killed three people in Munggar in Bhutan, reports said.
Monday, September 21, 2009 5:31:17 PM
Lhasa, Sep 21 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted Bhutan Monday afternoon and the tremors were felt in Lhasa, authorities said.
Monday, September 21, 2009 4:29:50 PM
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