Daily Archives: October 19, 2016

India’s arms build-up sharpen the race in South Asia

Russia has quietly agreed to lease out a second nuclear attack submarine of the Akula class to India this month in a deal worth around $2 billion. It was...

Indian Muslims Stage protest demanding ‘quota’

    SA Monitor Staff   Muslims in Indian state of Maharashtra staged a ‘silent protest’ or ‘mookmorcha’ in local language, demanding five per cent reservation in education and jobs. The Muslim morchas...

China wants to advance trilateral cooperation

  SA Monirot Staff:   China wanted to advance trilateral cooperation with Nepal and India, and a tripartite cooperation would contribute to stability and development in the region.On being asked if Chinese,...

Bangladesh is no longer an exporter of terrorism

Cutting ties to Pakistan is not in the interest of the PM /REUTERS Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on why Bangladesh pulled out of the SAARC summit, bilateral ties with India, and...

WB Padma bridge fund committed to other projects

World Bank president Jim Yong Kim addresses a function at Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka on Monday. — Sourav Lasker Dhaka: Visiting World Bank president Jim Yong Kim on Monday dismissed the...

Dhaka must protest at Delhi’s insulting Bangladesh war narrative

India’s defence minister Manohar Parrikar, while threatening Pakistan on Sunday in the midst of military tensions between the two countries, has made a very objectionable comment about Bangladesh, particularly its armed struggle...

From SAARC to BRICS

Pakistan's attempt to stage the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit has fizzled out following the recent tense situation between Pakistan and India in the Kashmir region. However, India has...