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Modi, Sharif bonhomie gives fresh boost to Saarc (Roundup)
Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) In a final ice-breaking moment, that gave a huge boost to Saarc and floundering regional cooperation, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shook hands with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, laughed and even patted him on the arm at the closing ceremony of the organisation's 18th summit here Thursday - to resounding applause from a relieved audience comprising leaders, diplomats and officials from the eight South Asian countries.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 6:14:08 PM

SJVNL signs pact with Nepal for hydro-power plant
Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) Indian public sector company Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. (SJVNL) has signed a project development agreement with the Nepal government for executing the 900 MW Arun-III Hydro Electric Project in eastern Nepal, officials said Thursday.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 5:42:13 PM

Modi, Sharif shake hands, chat at Saarc closing event
Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) In an ice-breaking moment, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shook hands with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, laughed and even slapped him laughingly on the arm while sharing a light moment at the concluding ceremony of the 18th Saarc Summit here Thursday.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 5:02:15 PM

Saarc energy accord signed
Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) The foreign ministers of Saarc member states have signed the Saarc Framework Agreement for Energy Cooperation (Electricity).

Thursday, November 27, 2014 4:42:08 PM

Gujarati Basundi, Jalebi top vegetarian fare at Saarc retreat
Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) The all-vegetarian fare for Saarc leaders at the Dhulikhel resort had a sweet Gujarati touch - Gujarati Basundi with Jalebi - as dessert, perhaps keeping in mind Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who hails from the western Indian state.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 3:48:05 PM

Kathmandu Declaration ready, next summit in Pakistan
Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) Issuing a 36-point declaration, the 18th Saarc Summit will be concluded in Kathmandu Thursday. A closed door session is going on to give the final touch to the summit declaration, which is also called Kathmandu Declaration.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 3:36:25 PM

Modi, Sharif hold informal talks at Saarc retreat (Third Lead)
Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) In a significant development, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif held informal talks during the 18th Saarc Summit retreat Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 3:32:19 PM

Modi plants banyan sapling at Nepal resort
Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi planted a banyan sapling at the Dhulikhel resort, near here, where the Saarc leaders went for the retreat Thursday.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 3:22:17 PM

Modi flies to Kathmandu after SAARC retreat
Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday flew back to Kathmandu in his chopper from the Dhulikhel resort at the end of the retreat for Saarc leaders.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 3:00:11 PM

Saarc leaders treated to vegetarian lunch at retreat
Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) Saarc leaders were Thursday treated to a vegetarian lunch, comprising green bean and potato curry and spiced mushroom curry among other delicacies, at the Dhulikhel resort near here on the concluding day of the two-day summit.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 2:32:15 PM

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