regional energy

Pakistan, Afghanistan to double bilateral trade to $5 bn

January 18th, 2012 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to increase bilateral trade volume to $5 billion by 2015 from the present near $2.5 billion, said officials.The Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Economic ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan to welcome China-SAARC interactive partnership

November 8th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday welcomed China's interest in an "interactive partnership" with the South Asian regional grouping and announced support for the forum's greater interaction with extra regional ... Read more...

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Tripura for northeast energy grid

July 5th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 5 (IANS) Improved connectivity and a regional energy grid can ensure faster economic development of the northeast, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said Tuesday."Rail, road and air ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Need to integrate the entire region by a robust power grid : KC Venugopal

April 27th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): South Asia has witnessed a growing imbalance between energy demand and its supply from indigenous sources resulting in increased import dependence. Greater cooperation within South Asia is ... Read more...

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Zardari omits critical US drone attack issue from presidential address

March 23rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 23(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari touched all issues relating to governance, economic and foreign policies during his address to the joint sitting of parliament, but did not mention drone ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Karzai backs regional energy projects

February 3rd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai Thursday said the time has come for regional energy projects to become realities and countries should collaborate more effectively to tap renewable sources ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rooting out terrorism to remain Pak’s prime focus: Qureshi

April 28th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Thimpu, Apr.28 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that rooting out terrorism from the region has and will continue to remain his country's prime focus.Addressing the 32nd session of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

ICNND urges international community to work for disarmament

October 4th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj GudiNew Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): The Co-Chairman of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (ICNND) Gereth Evans on Sunday urged the global partners to work in order to ... Read more...

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Delhi National Load Despatch Centre to facilitate exchange of power

February 25th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Union Minister of Power Sushilkumar Shinde today dedicated the National Load Despatch Centre (NLDC) of POWERGRID to the nation here in the presence of Delhi Chief ... Read more...

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Promote South Asian energy trade: US diplomat

September 16th, 2008 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) South Asian countries should explore the prospects and potential of cross-border energy trading, US Consul General in Kolkata Beth A. Payne said here Tuesday."There is a great opportunity ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

South America debates regional energy security

May 10th, 2008 - 12:04 am ICT by admin
Prensa Latina Caracas, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The 12-member Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) has announced the formation of an energy council for better integration of the region to ensure energy security. ... Read more...

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