Daily Archives: November 25, 2016

New hope on Pakistan economy

Is the economy of Pakistan collapsing? Although, a report by International Monetary Fund (IMF) says, the country is emerging from crisis and stabilized its economy after completing a bailout...

Concern over Trump’s Afghan policy

There is a major risk of democracy - rightly noted the American political commentator Henry Olsen. Unpredictable popular leaders can mobilize the population through fiery rhetoric. However, once in...

No country for the Rohingyas

A new humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Myanmar after the military crackdown on “Islamist jihadists” in the Rakhine State, home to more than one million Rohingya Muslims. The military...

China’s Raw materials in WTO focus

The dispute over China’s export restrictions on various raw materials has now moved to the panel stage at the WTO, after both the EU and US tabled second panel...

China’s Trump card

China has a near-monopoly of rare earth minerals, a key component in everything from iPhones to missile guidance systems While Donald Trump has threatened to erect steep trade barriers against...

India rupee ban: Ex-PM Manmohan Singh rubbishes Modi crackdown

Former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has rubbished the government's move to ban two major currency notes, calling it "monumental mismanagement". Mr Singh, the architect of economic reforms in the...

Constitution amendment again divides Nepal

Major friction emerges once again as the prime minister prepares for second round constitutional amendment. Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ said the bill for amendment will be officially...

What’s India going to do with 23b worthless banknotes?

When the rest of the world rings in the New Year, India's central bank will be grappling with a unique situation: how to deal with more than 23 billion...

Opposition Unites To Pay Modi In Same Coin

Battle-lines have been drawn. The future is clear. Demonetisation has created a new fault line between the treasury benches and the opposition. There has never been any empathetic moment...