Tag: Saarc

South Asian University Recruitment: Apply For Teaching, Non-Teaching Posts Before April 30

Bhubaneswar: South Asian University (SAU), an international University focused on postgraduate teaching and research jointly established and funded by the eight SAARC countries, is looking for one outstanding, highly qualified…

Sri Lanka seeks USD 1.1 bn currency swap facility from India amidst depleting forex reserves

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has requested India to provide a special USD 1.1 billion currency swap facility to boost the country’s draining foreign exchange reserves in view of the economic slowdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. Rajapaksa’s office said that the new request is in addition to the USD 400 million amount Sri […]

PM Modi proposes SAARC strategy to combat COVID-19
PM Modi proposes SAARC strategy to combat COVID19

New Delhi: Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic crisis across the globe, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged the SAARC nations to chalk out a strategy to fight it and set an example to the world. In a series of tweets, Modi said, “Our planet is battling COVID-19. At various levels, governments and people are […]

All South Asian Countries Except One Want To Hold SAARC Summit At Earliest: Pakistan

Islamabad: Pakistan said on Thursday that all South Asian countries except one want to hold the SAARC summit, which was called off in 2016, at the earliest, in an apparent reference to India. Foreign Office Spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said at his weekly briefing that Pakistan wanted to hold the summit as early as possible. “All […]

Ready with 6th Gen Wi-Fi, betting big on 5G: Cisco

Kochi: Networking giant Cisco on Tuesday said it is ready with sixth-generation Wi-Fi for faster connectivity compatible for the fifth-generation cellular network. Besides higher data rates, Wi-Fi 6, which is expected to be rolled out later this year, also promises increased capacity, better control over how users access the network, improved performance in environments with […]

Can WTO legitimately make global trading rules?

By Amit Dasgupta The last quarter of 2001 saw two dramatic events that had a transformational impact on the global community: First, the terrorist attacks on the US in September, followed by the launch of the Doha Development Round through the WTO’s 4th Ministerial Conference in Qatar in November. A couple of months prior to […]