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Pakistan announces cancellation of Saarc Summit

Pakistan announces cancellation of Saarc Summit

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 form the Foreign Office said that “the spirit of the Saarc Charter is violated when a member state casts the shadow of…

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan join India in boycotting Islamabad Saarc Summit

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan join India in boycotting Islamabad Saarc Summit

Following the diplomatic blitzkrieg launched by New Delhi, Pakistan is virtually getting isolated in the region with Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan joining India in boycotting the annual Saarc Summit scheduled to be hosted by Islamabad in November. “Due to increased level of violence and fighting as a result…

Muslim leader under fire for supporting female genital mutilation

Muslim leader under fire for supporting female genital mutilation

The leader of the only South Asian Muslim community known to practice female genital mutilation (FGM) came under criticism on Friday by campaigners who accused him of urging followers to continue the centuries-old custom. Little is known about FGM in India, where it is carried out in great…

Tiny Himalayan kingdom Bhutan takes improbable step to World Cup

Tiny Himalayan kingdom Bhutan takes improbable step to World Cup

REUTERS – The Himalayan kingdom ranked rock bottom in world soccer spirited another improbable win on Tuesday as…

SAARC summit salvaged after handshake by leaders of India, Pakistan

SAARC summit salvaged after handshake by leaders of India, Pakistan

A brief meeting between India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart on Thursday salvaged a summit…

Modi Secures Support From Bhutan in Neighborhood Push

Modi Secures Support From Bhutan in Neighborhood Push

Bhutan promised on June 16 it will not allow its territory to be used against India, an early…

Modi secures support from Bhutan in neighbourhood push

Modi secures support from Bhutan in neighbourhood push

Bhutan promised on Monday it will not allow its territory to be used against India, an early success…

Modi to Address Bhutanese Parliament in First Foreign Visit

Modi to Address Bhutanese Parliament in First Foreign Visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the joint session of the Bhutanese parliament and discuss ways to boost…


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