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Bhutan prime minister congratulates India on vaccine rollout

Bhutanese Prime Minister Dr. Lotay Tshering on Saturday congratulated Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the people of India as India kick-started the world’s biggest vaccination drive to inoculate its population for COVID-19

Indian NSA meets Afghan Vice President Saleh in Kabul

Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval met with Afghan First Vice President Amrullah Saleh in Kabul on the fourth day of his visit to Afghanistan

Nepalese Foreign Minister Gyawali holds talks with Indian Defence Minister Singh

Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali, who is on a three-day visit to New Delhi, met with Rajnath Singh, union defense minister of India, on Saturday and discussed bilateral issues, including ways to further strengthen Nepal-India ties

Nepal approves India's Covishield vaccine for emergency use

Ahead of signing a major Covid vaccine deal with India, Nepal's Department of Drug Administration (DDA) has given permission for the emergency use of India-made coronavirus vaccine Covishield in the country

India to develop Pashupatinath riverfront in Nepal

India will undertake the development of the Pashupatinath riverfront in Kathmandu  along with the restoration of Bhandarkhal Garden in Patan Nagar in Nepal as part of its grant assistance to develop cultural heritage sites in Nepal

Around 300-400 Pakistani terrorists trying to infiltrate across LoC: Indian Army Chief

Around 300 to 400 Pakistan-based terrorists are waiting in launchpads across the Line of Control to infiltrate into the Indian side, said Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Friday, adding that forces at forward locations are keeping an eye on their activities

New rail line connects Afghanistan-Turkmenistan

The Aqina-Andkhoi rail line, a transnational railway link between Afghanistan and Turkmenistan was officially jointly inaugurated by the leaders of the two nations on Thursday, reported TOLOnews

Sri Lankan Navy rescue fisherment from Indian waters

Sri Lanka Navy, in cooperation with Indian High Commission in Colombo, brought ashore a fishing trawler drifted to the Indian waters along with 02 fishermen aboard, on 13th January 2021

Nepal FM urged not to ink any deal during India visit

At least 15 prominent civil society members urged Nepal Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali not to sign any agreement, which will have a long-term impact, during his three-day official visit to India starting tomorrow, The Himalayan Times said

India’s Adani group and partners to hold 49% in Colombo ECT

India’s Adani group and their partners will hold 49 percent and the Sri Lanka government a majority of 51 percent in a container terminal in Colombo Port, President Gotabaya Rajajapaksa had said

Dhaka-Siliguri direct bus service likely to start this year

Bangladesh's Road Transport and Highways Division (RTHD) has said direct bus service between Dhaka and Siliguri is very likely to begin this year, although the agreement on which the service would start is yet to be finalized

Indian NSA meets Afghan President in Kabul

In a significant development, Indian National Security Official Advisor Ajit Doval on Wednesday met with Afghan President Ashraf at the Presidential Palace in Kabul

Sri Lanka, Maldives youth to get new skills to counter hate speech in social media

Social media influencers in Sri Lanka and the Maldives who are countering online hate could sharpen their skills in a program launched by the United Nations Development Program and the European Union

Nepal foreign minister to start three-day visit to India tomorrow

Pradeep Gyawali, the foreign minister of Nepal, is set to start his three-day tour to India on Thursday, the first visit by any high ranking Nepali official since the border controversy erupted between two neighbours last year

Pakistan urges warring Afghan sides to reduce violence

Pakistan on Tuesday again urged Afghan warring sides to reduce violence so that the peace process could progress

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