After over two decades of terrorist violence and disruptions, there is good news from Jammu and Kashmir as its education system is slowly coming back on the rails.Enrolment is rising and so is the literacy rate.
Secretary General Fathimath Dhiyana Saeed's resignation follows the Maldives government’s outrage over her remarks against the arrest of the country's Criminal Court Chief Judge Abdulla Mohamed.
The Indian commerce minister said that out of five top economies, China, Japan and India were of Asian nations, which clearly indicates the importance of Asia in the global economy.
Maldives is facing a constitutional crisis due to the judiciary being paralised. Extremist elements are calling for violence and even 'Jihad' against the government
Myanmar Foreign Minister assured the international community that there will be "no turning back or derailment" of his nation's road to democracy and that the reform process initiated by the year-old elected civilian government is "irreversible."
Maldives has asked the UN to help resolve what it calls a "judicial crisis"Last week the army arrested Judge Abdulla Mohamed for alleged corruption and political bias, a move which promoted street protests.
Sri Lanka launched an ambitious ten-year plan to make the country a trilingual nation and declared the year 2012 as the 'Trilingual Year'. Former President of India Dr. Abdul Kalam joined Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to launch the "Trilingual Initiative"
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) will take over the Presidency of SAARC, for which Mr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney, corporate President of Sun International, New Delhi and member of National Executive Committee of FICCI shall take over from Mr. Annisul Huq , assuming the office of the President of SAARC CCI for the term 2012-2013
Convening the first media conference to make such an announcement, Bangladesh army claimed to have foiled an attempt by some of its officers,“fanatics... with extreme religious beliefs”, to overthrow Sheikh Hasina's government.
With the parliamentary re-evaluation of the relationship with the US nearing completion, Pakistan has indicated that it was set to resume full spectrum of bilateral ties.“We want relationship that is free from ups and downs of a roller coaster ride.”- Foreign Office Spokesman Mr. Basit said
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