SAARC Summit

  • Nepal to host 18th SAARC Summit in Katmandu 28-03-2014 08:35 PM

    Nepal will hold the 18th SAARC Summit in Katmandu on November 14, the third time the country is hosting the event since the establishment of eight-member regional grouping in 1985. A cabinet meeting headed by Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Friday decided to hold the summit on November 14 and...
  • Fresh oil subsidies could aggravate inflation: PM 13-11-2011 06:35 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that any fresh subsidies for oil marketing companies to bring down fuel prices would only increase the government's budgetary burden, which eventually could aggravate the inflationary pressures even further. "If the (fuel) prices go up, we have to either raise domestic prices...
  • TWTW: Cyrus' take on the SAARC meet between PM, Gilani 13-11-2011 12:15 PM

    This week on The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha brings the funny side to the SAARC Summit and TMC's demand for a roll-back in fuel prices. ...
  • PM firm on fuel hike, says subsidies unsustainable 13-11-2011 07:19 AM

    On Board Air India One: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned from Maldives on Saturday night where he attended the SAARC Summit and held a bilateral meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani. The Prime Minister stood firm on the issue of the petrol hike, saying subsidies are already unsustainable....
  • Saarc Special: Have India, Pak moved beyond 26/11? 12-11-2011 11:29 PM

    Suhasini Haidar: Hello and welcome to this special edition of Worldview with me Suhasini Haidar, coming to you from the Maldives where the entire South Asian leadership has gathered for the SAARC summit. Ahead on the show we will be taking closer look at some of the important meetings specially...
  • India, Pakistan trade ties encouraging: US 12-11-2011 08:18 AM

    Addu (Maldives): Recent measures to normalise trade between India and Pakistan are encouraging signs towards the realisation of a 'new silk road' connecting south and central Asia, a US official said on Friday. Robert O Blake the Assistant Secretary of State for Southern and Central Asian Affairs said that the...
  • India rejected so China built SL ports: Rajapaksa 11-11-2011 03:41 PM

    In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse said India is the most preferred investor. ...
  • Pak Army backs talks with India: Musharraf 11-11-2011 08:06 AM

    Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf says the current talks between India and Pakistan have the backing of the Army. ...
  • New chapter in Indo-Pak ties as PM-Gilani meet 11-11-2011 07:35 AM

    Maldives: India and Pakistan have declared a new chapter in their relationship, after the Prime Ministers of the two countries met on the sidelines of the SAARC Summit. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani a man of peace, although there was no breakthrough on...
  • Has the post 26/11 trust deficit between India, Pak reduced? 10-11-2011 10:45 PM

    Both Manmohan Singh and Gilani vowed to open 'a new chapter' in bilateral ties by putting accusations and counter-accusations to an end. ...
  • Saarc Special: Have India-Pak moved beyond 26/11? 10-11-2011 04:20 PM

    Suhasini Haidar: Hello and welcome to this special edition of Worldview with me Suhasini Haidar, coming to you from the Maldives where the entire South Asian leadership has gathered for the SAARC summit. Ahead on the show we will be taking closer look at some of the important meetings specially...
  • Terror and trade dominate Singh-Gilani talks 10-11-2011 11:15 AM

    Addu (Maldives): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani on the sidelines of the SAARC summit on Thursday. Sources say terror and trade dominated the bilateral talks between the leaders on both the nations. According to sources, Gilani made a strong pitch for Singh's visit to...
  • PM, Gilani meet to discuss bilateral relations 10-11-2011 10:16 AM

    Addu: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday met his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani in Addu to give a push to normalisation of bilateral relations marked by "shrinking" trust deficit. The meeting on the sidelines of the 17th SAARC summit comes a week after Pakistan took a path-breaking decision to...
  • SAARC: MFN on agenda when Manmohan, Gilani meet 10-11-2011 09:17 AM

    Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani are expected to discuss the Most Favoured Nation status and growing trade when they meet on the sideline of the SAARC summit on Thursday. ...
  • PM, Gilani to discuss Afghanistan reconstruction 10-11-2011 08:58 AM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani are to meet on the sidelines of the SAARC summit to discuss the reconstruction of Afghanistan. ...
  • Can India, Pak convert thaw into friendship? 10-11-2011 07:09 AM

    Addu: As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on the sidelines of the SAARC summit in Maldives on Thursday, the atmospherics seem right. External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Wednesday said "animosity is in the past" and Pakistan's Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar had said...
  • PM arrives in Maldives for SAARC Summit 09-11-2011 04:33 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived on Wednesday on a four-day visit to Maldives during which he will attend the SAARC Summit and have a meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani. ...
  • Krishna, Khar meet on positive note in Maldives 09-11-2011 12:53 PM

    Addu: India and Pakistan on Wednesday acknowledged that the trust deficit between them was "shrinking" and termed terrorism as a threat to both countries. The common acknowledgement came as External Affairs Minister SM Krishna met his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar, a day before the meeting of the prime ministers...
  • Trust deficit with Pakistan shrinking: Krishna 09-11-2011 11:11 AM

    Onboard Special Aircraft: Striking a positive note ahead of the Indo-Pak Prime Ministerial meeting, India on Wednesday said the trust deficit with its neighbour was "shrinking" and there was a very positive atmosphere. Talking to reporters on his way to Maldives to attend the SAARC summit, External Affairs Minister SM...
  • PM to meet Gilani at SAARC summit in Maldives 09-11-2011 09:31 AM

    Addu: The Maldivian island of Addu is the latest exotic location for a meeting between the Indian and Pakistani leadership. Yet as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh prepares to meet Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ahead of the SAARC summit, the challenge is no longer getting talks back on track,...
  • India, Pak Foreign Secretaries meet in Maldives 08-11-2011 10:26 PM

    Gan (Maldives): Ahead of the bilateral meeting between the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan, their foreign secretaries met on Tuesday and agreed that "stable, normal and predictable" bilateral ties were in their interest and the region. Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai met his Pakistani counterpart Salman Bashir as officials from...
  • PM to leave for Maldives to attend SAARC Summit 08-11-2011 10:50 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves on Wednesday on a 4-day visit to Maldives to attend the SAARC Summit on the margins of which he will meet his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani. Singh, who is accompanied by External Affairs Minister S M Krishna, National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon...
  • Will Chidambaram's hardtalk in Islamabad speed up the 26/11 trial in Pakistan?

    During his two-day visit to Pakistan, Indian Home Minister P Chidambaram held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Rehman Malik and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi....
  • Did India gain anything from Thimphu talks? 29-04-2010 11:37 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani had "very good talks". ...
  • Thimphu talks a big push for Indo-Pak ties 29-04-2010 11:29 PM

    India insists that Pakistan act on the 26/11 case while Islamabad wants no pre-conditions for continuing dialogue. ...
  • Stalemate between India and Pak broken: Qureshi 29-04-2010 06:40 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Yousuf Raza Gilani in Thimphu and discussed many bilateral issues. ...
  • PM meets Gilani, holds one-on-one talks 29-04-2010 08:33 AM

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