India's PM calls for Asia growth push

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked South Asian nations to show the resolve and maturity to grasp opportunities to become a major engine of growth for the global economy.

"I sincerely believe that India and its neighbours have a shared destiny. Our poverty and prosperity are indivisible. I am concerned about where our region is headed. It has the potential to become one of the engines of the global economy in the 21st century," he said at a conference organised by Hindustan Times n