Page-11 of SAARC Current Affairs, GK & News

India won 2015 SAFF football championships

India has won the 2015 South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) championship for record seventh time. In the final match played at Thiruvanantapuram (Kerala), India defeated defending champion Afghanistan by 2-1 goal score. Jeje Lalpekhlua (72nd minute) and Sunil Chhetri (101th) had scored goals for India. For Afghanistan single goal was scored by Zubayr Amiri at ..

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China’s SAARC Interests

China is pushing for admission to SAARC as was evident in Kathmandu Summit. Chinese presence in Sri Lanka can be seen in all aspects of its economic life. In addition to the development of Hambantota and other Columbo ports, Chinese have made massive investments in vital sectors like telecommunications, railways, petroleum refineries, offshore oil and ..

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SAARC countries' conference on Disaster Mitigation begins in New Delhi

Disaster Mitigation conference of member counties of South Asian Association on Regional Cooperation (SAARC) has begun in New Delhi on 3 September 2015. The two day conference seeks to chalk out and undertake various joint efforts on various issues related to disaster mapping and mitigation in the member nations. Key facts The conference is being ..

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RBI, Central Bank of Sri Lanka ink currency swap agreement

Reserve Bank of India has signed a special currency swap agreement with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBS). Under this agreement, Sri Lankan bank can draw up to 1.1 billion dollars for a maximum period of 6 months.  It was signed with an intention to mitigate the possible currency volatility in the spirit of ..

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India inks landmark MVA with Bhutan, Bangladesh and Nepal

Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) have inked a Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA) for the regulation of passenger, personnel and cargo vehicular traffic for the economic benefit of the entire region. On behalf of India, the agreement was signed by Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari in Thimpu, Bhutan. Key ..

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