SOUTH ASIAN COMMUNITIES
India, Singapore agree to hold trilateral maritime exercise annually
The first Singapore-India-Thailand maritime exercise was held in the Andaman Sea in September as part of the security and safety of Indo-Pacific sea lines. "The Indo-Pacific Region is vital for us and we want to further enhance our maritime participation and engagement in the region in accordance with our doctrine of SAGAR," Rajnath Singh said.
India wants global protection to Asian elephant
A proposal for including the mainland Asian elephant or Indian elephant in Appendix 1 of the ...
Vietnam justified in defending its rights in Vanguard Bank in South China Sea
Vanguard Bank, the westernmost reef in the resource-rich Spratl...
Northeast India gateway to Southeast Asia under Act East Policy: PM Modi in Bangkok
"Our focus is to connect India's northeast with Thailand. northeast is being developed as a gateway to south-east Asia. This initiative will immensely strengthen India's act east policy and Thailand's Act West Policy," PM Modi said in his address at the 'Sawasdee PM Modi' event in Bangkok on day one of his visit for ASEAN, EAS and RCEP Summits.
Pakistan hopes Attari meeting would finalise draft agreement of Kartarpur corridor
The corridor will connect Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur with Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district of Punjab and facilitate visa-free movement of Indian pilgrims.
Global & regional powers must ask China to end South China Sea crisis soon
“Unilateral actions during the past weeks in the South China Sea have resulted in mounting tensions and a deterioration of the maritime security environment which represents a serious threat to the peaceful economic development of the region.
Bangladesh, Nepal ahead of India as growth in South Asia slows down: World Bank report
In India, growth is projected to fall to 6.0 this fiscal, while in Bangladesh, real GDP is estimated at 8.1 %.
India's development cooperation based on freedom of choice not conditionalities: S Jaishankar
Addressing a gathering marking 55 years of India's development partnership programme, Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC), he said the countries of global south are important partners for India.
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina moots 4-point proposal for effective connectivity in South Asia
Hasina said it must be guaranteed that inequality across societies could not widen in times of faster growth as wealth creation should be inclusive and must trickle down to the bottom millions.
Indian-American population grew by 38 percent between 2010-2017: Report
In general, the population of American residents tracing their roots to South Asia grew by 40 per cent.
China ups aggression in South China Sea through military exercises
China’s navy, coast guard and maritime militia are a constant presence in the region.
International Community must watch China's penchant for “setting up a different kitchen”
China is not compromising on controversial projects like CPEC despite India's protest.
Don't use onion in food: Bangladesh PM told her cook post export ban
The Bangladeshi prime minister said that India's sudden decision to stop onion exports has lead to a bit of difficulty for her countrymen.
LaLiga partners with crypto-exchange GCOX to bring Asian football fans closer to the game
The partnership will cover Asia and the Middle East.
Act against terrorism: PM Narendra Modi tells global community
“Radicalisation and terrorism have become global and are the biggest threats to world peace and security," PM said.
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