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The Government of India has commended SriLankan Airlines for its handling of Indian VVIP flights during the recent SAARC Summit in Colombo.
Text of report headlined "India for regional cooperation in fighting poverty, diseases" by Indian newspaper The Hindu website on 9 September, subheading as carried [by Aarti Dhar] New Delhi: India on Monday [8 September] sought regional cooperation in overcoming the challenges posed by poverty and diseases, which are likely to aggravate owing to climate change.
By Y.P. Rajesh DHAKA (Reuters) - Old rivals India and Pakistan failed to make headway in a slow-moving peace process as talks on Saturday between the two prime ministers stuck to entrenched positions in their long-running dispute over Kashmir.
By Raju Gopalakrishnan DHAKA (Reuters) - Authorities in Bangladesh's capital are spending considerable money and effort to ensure that this weekend's summit of South Asian leaders goes off well, but many in the teeming city say they are being made poorer.
By Y.P. Rajesh DHAKA (Reuters) - Leaders of South Asia, home to nearly one-fifth of humanity, gather in Bangladesh this weekend for a twice-postponed summit to push long-standing goals to reduce poverty, boost trade and fight terrorism.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).