Category Archives: E-Bulletin

SAARC WATCH 1/2015 (January-March 2015)

SAARC Watch Bulletin 1/2015 January – March Topics: Connectivity, Trade, Infrastructure Energy Finance SAARC Neighbourhood Watch   CONNECTIVITY, TRADE, INFRASTRUCTURE   30 March 2015 Bypassing Saarc’s clogged arteries   Govt keen on pushing the Bangladesh-Bhutan-India-Nepal subgroup, to both bypass and … Continue reading

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Focus Country-13 Bangladesh (17 December 2013)

Bangladesh hangs Islamist leader despite U.N. objectionsBangladesh hanged an Islamist leader Thursday despite pleas not to from the United Nations.The execution came after the country’s Supreme Court upheld the death sentence against Abdul Quader Mollah, state-run news agency BSS reported. … Continue reading

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SAARC WATCH Bulletin 3 (November 2013)

Short stories for Saarc region ‘After the Rain’ is a compilation of short stories that pans over the SAARC region striving to bring a cross section of voices suited for its literary experiment into the fold. The collection houses five … Continue reading

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South Asia This Week-12 (9 December 2013)

India: BJP’s massive wins in state elections The BJP has swept Rajasthan, and retained Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. In Delhi it emerged as the single largest party, five short of a clear majority. Here, Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) … Continue reading

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South Asia This Week-11 (25 November 2013)

In Nepal CA Election 2013 NC and UML shine With final results of the 239 seats out, the Nepali Congress with 105 seats in its kitty, was the largest party, closely followed by the CPN-UML with 92. The UCPN (Maoist), … Continue reading

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South Asia This Week-10 (28 October 2013)

Maldives: Parliament approves MDP proposal for speaker to assume presidency after November 11 Parliament today approved a proposal by the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) parliamentary group leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih for the speaker of parliament to assume the presidency in … Continue reading

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Focus-12 Nepal CA Election 2013 11 (20 November 2013)

Nepal voting ends for new Constituent Assembly Voting has ended in Nepal which is electing a new assembly to write a long-delayed constitution. Officials said turnout was 70% and voting largely peaceful. Earlier, three people were hurt by a bomb … Continue reading

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