Daily Archives: November 17, 2016

Underground ocean found on Pluto

HOUSTON: Scientists have found evidence that tiny, distant Pluto harbors a hidden ocean beneath the frozen surface of its heart-shaped central plain containing as much water as all of...

China remains Sri Lanka’s big partner amid strained relations 

Discarding ongoing difficulties in bilateral relations over ‘the high interest rate’ against loan, China and Sri Lanka held a business meeting in Colombo on Wednesday. Yi Xianliang, the ‘disputed’...

Burma’s Abused, Intimidated LGBT People Long for Acceptance in New Era

RANGOON — When police in Burma’s biggest city Rangoon arrested Chew Su Khin, a young transgender woman, for the third time in a year, they removed her hair extensions...

The Trump effect is likely to reconfigure the region’s politic

During his campaign, Trump had questioned the costs of American alliances and has demanded a redistribution of the defence burdens between the US and its Eurasian partners. A spectre is haunting...

11 Indian soldiers killed on Nov 14, says Raheel Sharif

Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday said 11 Indian soldiers were killed on November 14 after Pakistan Army ‘responded to unprovoked firing’. The Pakistan Army suffered the...

Land grabbing main goal of attackers: rights groups

Minority communities’ 3,307 houses and businesses and 1,104 temples and idols were damaged in Bangladesh in last four years, show media and rights groups’ reports. Rights groups blamed influential land...