The vision of a South Asian Community
SAARC, since its inception, has positively
contributed to a resurgence of South Asian consciousness over the
years. Assertion of a South Asian identity has emanated from the
growth of such consciousness.
SAARC: give priority for people’s security
This should be an excellent time for SAARC’s
annual summit. A number of welcome developments have taken place in
South Asia since the last such meeting, so as to raise fresh hopes
that SAARC might finally begin to fulfil its potential.
Two years of fighting brings positive results in anti-terror
Troops step into Kilinochchi district:
As the attempts of the LTTE to take the cover of
a unilateral ceasefire declared in view of the 15th SAARC Summit
failed, with the Government rejecting the offer, the Security Forces
went ahead with their military thrust in the Wanni stepping into the
Tiger territories the Security Forces had never stepped into during
the past two and half decades.