interests leading to a strategic convergence in the new global power structure
Island, 14 January , 2018
The Center for South Asian Studies at Fudan University, under the leadership of
Professor Zhang Jiadong conducted the second annual academic conference on "The
International Conference on Regional Security of Indian Ocean" recently.
and Initiatives on Trade Facilitation in Nepal
Indrastra, 14 January , 2018
The Government of Nepal has recognized the importance of trade facilitation
through simplification, harmonization, standardization, and modernization of
trade and customs procedures, identifying trade
facilitation as a key reform agenda.
officials meet to resolve border issues
Hindustan Times, 14 January , 2018
In order to check frequent confrontations between people from either sides and
prevent rapid encroachment of no-manís land, officials of India and Nepal led by
their Field Survey Teams (FST) on Saturday met in Biharís Motihari and amicably
resolved to repair and re-erect the damaged and missing pillars meant for border
ban on hilsa exports
The Hindu, 08 January , 2018
Bangladesh on Monday lifted a 2012 ban on the export of its national fish hilsa,
whose key markets include India, to check its smuggling and tap into the growing
global demand for the popular but scarce food species.
Will the Indo-Pak
Relations improve in 2018?
Rising Kashmir, 01 January , 2018
The recent meeting in Bangkok between the National Security Advisors of India
and Pakistan have raised a few expectations. The last few years, the bilateral
relations have remained indifferent, with neither of the two countries taking
any serious initiative towards a rapprochement. Will 2018 see an improvement?
SAARC CCI renews
its pledge to serve region with great economic integration
Pak Observer, 01 January , 2018
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Chamber of Commerce and
Industry, as an apex body in the region turned 25 years and renewed its pledge
to continue for greater economic integration by fully exploiting all indigenous
natural resources for the progress, prosperity, development and welfare of the
people mainly aimed at doing away with poverty in South Asia.