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SAARC and India’s engagement in neighbourhood

India is the largest economy of South Asia which constitutes Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives etc. India in order to emerge leader in South Asia has to build regional cooperation and intensifies its bilateral cooperation. The growing vulnerability of South Asia because of underdeveloped economies and conflict space is a consequence of ..

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18th SAARC Summit

The 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit was held on 26–27 November 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The outcome of the summit was the Kathmandu Declaration. This was the third time Nepal had organised the summit – first in 1987 and then again in 2002. About SAARC SAARC is an economic and geopolitical organisation of 8 ..

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Union Cabinet approves SAARC Framework Agreement for Energy Cooperation

Union Cabinet has given its final nod for signing of SAARC Framework Agreement for Energy Cooperation (Electricity) among the SAARC Member States during the forthcoming 18th SAARC Summit. This Union Cabinet meeting was chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. The 18th SAARC Summit scheduled to be held at Kathmandu, Nepal on 26-27 November, 2014. Key ..

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SAARC Framework Agreement for Energy Cooperation finalized

The SAARC Framework Agreement for Energy Cooperation (Electricity) was finalized at the 5th SAARC Energy Ministers Meeting and will be signed by all the parties at the upcoming SAARC Summit that is to be held in November 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal. SAARC Framework Agreement for Energy Cooperation This agreement has been pending since 2010 and ..

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Bamiyan finalized as SAARC cultural capital for 2015-16, Dhaka for 2016-17

Bamiyan in Afghanistan is best known for two 6th century colossal statues of Buddhas , belonging to ancient Gandhara School of Art.  These colossal buddha images were destroyed by Taliban in 2001. In September 2014, Bamiyan has been given the honour of being the SAARC Cultural Capital for the year 2015-16. This was agreed upon ..

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