After prolonged wrangling over dates, the seven members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation have finally agreed to hold their 10th summit in Colombo from July 29, official sources

The government can stave off the adverse impact of sanctions on the Indian economy to a large extent by changing the financing pattern of projects awaiting aid from multilateral agencies.

Even as the US successfully lobbied with other members in G-8 to stall new assistance to India from the World Bank, the Andhra Pradesh government seems to be going ahead with its plans for getting

The Union government asks the Supreme Court to lift the interim ban on tree felling amid growing pressure from the northeastern states

The Malaysian government would help its neighbours to fight the haze blanketing part of the Southeast Asian region to ensure non-disruption of the Commonwealth Games. Prime minister Mahathir

Montek : The decision of the G-8 countries to block all future non-humanitarian loans to India, will not affect the inflow of funds during the current financial year as these have already been

India has expressed concern over new trade barriers being imposed by developed countries and said it would raise the issue in the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Commerce minister Ramakrishna Hegde

In what is likely to be seen as one of its most politically and socially significant decisions, Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatoya Janata Party coalition is set to completely revamp and

In an apparent measure in response to India's nuclear tests, the World Bank today postponed indefinitely consideration of two proposed loans totalling more than $200 millions to India, it has been

Economic sanctions and the freeze on aid flows imposed by the US, Japan, Australia and some European countries are likely to cost the economy around $20 billion, according to rough estimates by the