Time has come for India to reconsider MFN status granted to Pakistan, says NCP - Business Standard

Maintaining that Islamabad is not interested having a good relationship with India, as they have thrown stones and thorns when flowers were offered, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majid Memon has said the time has come to have a relook and ...

US want 'de-escalation of political discourse, greater co-ordination' between India and Pakistan - Business Standard

The United States State Department has said that New York wants to see "de-escalation in the political discourse, greater communication and coordination" between India and Pakistan as it would benefit the entire region. Replying to a poser at the daily ...

Bangladesh, Afghanistan steer clear from SAARC anti-graft moot in Pakistan - Business Standard

With the first-ever seminar of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation's (Saarc) member countries on anti-corruption beginning in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh have not sent their experts to attend the event. The Dawn reports that the ...

Sri Lanka Becomes Fifth Nation to Pull Out of SAARC - Outlook India

In another setback to Pakistan, Sri Lanka today pulled out of 19th SAARC Summit in Islamabad, becoming the fifth country to do so after India expressed its inability to participate in the summit. "Sri Lanka regrets that the prevailing environment in ...

SAARC Summit postponed after India's boycott: reports - The Indian Express

The summit is automatically postponed or cancelled even if one member country skips the event. AddThis Sharing. 00. SHARES. Share to Facebook FacebookShare to Twitter TwitterShare to Google+ Google+Share to Email Email. By: PTI | Kathmandu ...

Pakistan Isolated: Islamabad-SAARC 2016 finally called off, says report - Daily News & Analysis

The next SAARC Summit, which was scheduled to be hosted by Pakistan in November, has been postponed after India pulled out of the event "in the prevailing circumstances", Nepalese media reported on Wednesday. "The 19th SAARC Summit has been ...

Prevailing situation not conducive for SAARC summit: Bangladesh envoy - Free Press Journal

New Delhi : With four of the eight South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations deciding to boycott the November summit in Islamabad, Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem on Wednesday said the prevailing ...

The importance of SAARC: All you need to know about the 8-country alliance - India Today

Here is all you need to know about SAARC, and what goes on in its summits. IndiaToday.in | Edited by Shreya Biswas. desk-itgd@intoday.com. New Delhi, September 28, 2016 | UPDATED 16:10 IST. A +A -. Officer Michelle Burton. Officer Burton comforting ...

Nepal to talk with SAARC members to press for holding summit - Daily News & Analysis

SAARC Chair Nepal has said it will hold discussions with member-states and take "necessary" steps to hold the next summit, which was postponed after five countries, including India, pulled out citing an environment that was not right for the meeting's ...

India-Pakistan tensions threaten South Asia summit - www.worldbulletin.net

A key South Asian summit was in doubt Wednesday after India and three other countries pulled out following a deadly attack on an army base that New Delhi blames on a Pakistan-based group. India has sought to isolate Pakistan in the wake of the raid on ...

SAARC Summit: Day After Boycott, Pak Insists It Will Go Ahead With Event - NDTV

Islamabad: A day after India and three other member nations decided to boycott SAARC summit in Islamabad, Pakistan today insisted that it will go ahead and host the event in November. Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said Pakistan will host ...

SAARC Chair Nepal says environment 'not conducive', says countries should ensure territory not used for terror - Daily News & Analysis

Nepal "unequivocally condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations" and expresses its solidarity in the global fight against terrorism," Nepal's MoFA said in a statement. Regretting that the regional environment is "not conducive" to host the ...

And now, Sri Lanka pulls out of SAARC Summit in Pakistan - Chandigarh Tribune

In another setback to Pakistan, Sri Lanka on Friday pulled out of the 19th SAARC Summit in Islamabad, becoming the fifth country to do so after India expressed its inability to participate in the summit. “Sri Lanka regrets that the prevailing ...

PM Modi to skip SAARC summit in Islamabad, Pakistan calls it 'unfortunate' - Daily News & Analysis

As widely expected, India has decided to skip the SAARC Summit scheduled to be held in Islamabad in November. MEA on Tuesday conveyed its decision to the SAARC Chair. The decision comes shortly after heightened tension between India and Pakistan ...

SAARC Members Must Ensure Territory Not Used For Terror: Nepal - NDTV

Kathmandu: Regretting that the regional environment is "not conducive" to host the next SAARC Summit, current Chair of the grouping Nepal today said member states must ensure their territories are not used for cross-border terrorism. Days after India ...

Pakistan urgently needs introspection, rebranding: The Daily Times - Economic Times

ISLAMABAD: With the collapse of the SAARC Summit, there is an "urgent need" to rebrand Pakistan, a daily today said and asked the government to "introspect" and develop an "effective" foreign policy to dispel the country's image of a nation plagued by ...

Nepal to hold talks with Saarc members for new summit dates - Zee News

Kathmandu: Nepal, the current Chair of Saarc, has said it will take the necessary initiatives and hold talks with member countries to press for holding the postponed 19th Saarc Summit. Nepalese Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat, addressing a press ...

Snubbed by Five Member Nations, Pakistan Postpones SAARC Summit - The Quint

Pakistan on Friday formally announced that the 19th SAARC Summit which was to be held in Islamabad in November this year has been cancelled. A statement from the Pakistan foreign office said that “the spirit of the SAARC Charter is violated when a ...

Saarc summit can't take place if even one member pulls out: Nepal - Oneindia

Kathmandu, Sep 30: Nepal, the present Chair of the Saarc, said on Friday that the summit of the South Asian regional grouping cannot take place if even one member country notifies its inability to participate in the event. In a statement after India ...

Postponement of SAARC Summit in Islamabad should come as no surprise, says BJP - Free Press Journal

New Delhi: With media reports emerging that the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit scheduled to take place in Islamabad in November has been postponed, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said that it should ...