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Pakistan throws spanner in the works blocking three Saarc pacts
Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) In what was seen as a setback to regional cooperation and the ongoing Saarc summit here, Pakistan Wednesday blocked three proposed regional agreements related to motor vehicles, rail connectivity and a framework agreement on energy cooperation, pushed by India and other member states.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 7:26:20 PM

Modi meets four South Asian leaders, not Sharif
Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with leaders of four South Asian nations on the sidelines of 18th Saarc Summit here Wednesday, but the conspicuous absence from the meeting list was Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 6:02:14 PM

India says Mumbai attack trial in Pakistan going slow (Roundup)
Kathmandu/New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India Wednesday said the trial of those responsible for the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai was progressing "very slowly" in Pakistan, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi recalled the 2008 horror at the Saarc summit.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 6:02:13 PM

Modi meets Afghan and Sri Lankan presidents
Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi met new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the Saarc summit here Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 5:24:04 PM

Modi meets Bhutan, Bangladesh PMs
Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday held bilateral meetings with his Bhutanese and Bangladeshi counterparts on the sidelines of the Saarc Summit here.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 4:36:09 PM

Let's walk in step, Modi proposes in vision for Saarc
Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday exhorted the eight neighbouring nations of the south Asian regional grouping Saarc to "walk in step" as he proposed a slew of measures, including ease for business travel, a level playing field in trade, and initiatives in healthcare and tourism.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 4:30:04 PM

Bangladesh pushes for working South Asian free trade deal
Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday called for implementing the free trade agreement (FTA) that the Saarc nations signed nearly a decade ago.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 4:08:04 PM

Text of Modi's speech at Saarc summit
Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) The following is the full text of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at the 18th Saarc Summit Wednesday:

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 3:02:17 PM

Maldives wants common SAARC platform on climate change
Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) Maldives believes it is time to walk the talk on climate policies jointly-supported by all South Asian countries, Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen said at the 18th Saarc Summit here Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 2:46:22 PM

Bhutan backs integration among SAARC nations
Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) Bhutan's Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay Wednesday called for greater integration among South Asian countries to bolster growth.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 2:40:09 PM

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