In a heartbreaking tragedy, the family of four, including the baby, all believed to be Indians, died from exposure to cold weather on the Canadian side of the border with the US.
Of the 68 Indian fishermen detained in Sri Lanka, 13 were released in the first week of January.
During the "detailed" virtual meeting, Jaishankar also raised the issue of Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan custody and urged for their early release as a humanitarian gesture.
M K Stalin on Thursday urged the Centre to intervene and secure their immediate release.
Nepal Foreign Minister Khadka and EAM Jaishankar hold telephone conversation; discuss bilateral cooperation
The discussion focused on the friendly state of bilateral relations between the two countries, Ministy of Foreign Affairs said.
The talks came as India and the United States are preparing for the next edition of the 'two-plus-two' foreign and defence ministerial talks.
With China, whether as Foreign Minister or as Prime Minister, he sought a modus vivendi that was based as much on mutual respect as on mutual interest, he said.
It set the clock ticking on a full-fledged FTA as part of Roadmap 2030, with the intention to at least double bilateral trade from the current GBP 24 billion a year in 10 years' time.
In his opening remarks at the third India-Central Asia Dialogue, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said that there is a need to ensure unhindered humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan.
Jaishankar said the last five years of the comprehensive strategic partnership between India and Vietnam have been very productive.
At the same time, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar stressed the need for enhancing India's domestic supply chains and economic growth with a focus on the creation of jobs.
Jaishankar said technology has determined the faith of nations, elevating the prospects of some, often at the expense of others.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said that the robust framework established by the government, especially since 2014, was extremely useful in meeting the emergency needs that arose.
He said that reconstruction of 50,000 owner-driven houses in Gorkha and Nuwakot districts under Indian-assistance has been completed.
On the S-400 deal, he said that it not only has symbolic meaning but has a very important practical meaning for the Indian defence capability.