Daily Archives: December 9, 2016

Philippines mulls arms import from Pakistan

After Russia and China, the Philippines is now also looking at importing weapons and armory from Pakistan. The initiative is being taken to further diversifying the country’s sources from...

Nepalis say Indian PTA guideline discriminatory

The Indian government’s new guidelines on cross-border electricity trading could pour cold water on Nepal-based private power producers’ plans to export electricity to the southern neighbor.   India recently issued a...

Indian defence minister visits Bangladesh

Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar made a two-day visit to Bangladesh, starting on November 30, to deepen military relations between the two countries. Parrikar’s Dhaka visit underscores India’s growing efforts—backed...

Making of a mammoth tragedy

The decision to demonetise will cause grievous injury to the honest Indian who earns wages in cash. The dishonest black money hoarder will get away with a mere rap...

India’s regional linking plan being derailed

Bhutan has put a hurdle in India’s ambitious road connectivity plan involving Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal after its Parliament refused to ratify the deal. Experts doubt Chinese hand...

For God’s Sake, Do Your Job: President Pranab Mukherjee’s Rebuke Amid Parliament Chaos

As disruptions and adjournments threaten to wash out another session of parliament, President Pranab Mukherjee's strong rebuke Thursday was clearly aimed at parliamentarians: "For God's sake, do your job....

India using Afghan soil to spread terrorism in Pakistan: FO

Pakistan Foreign office on Thursday said that Pakistan has been taking indiscriminate action against all terrorist groups. Responding to questions at the weekly news briefing in Islamabad Thursday, Foreign Office...

Myanmar’s MPs Express Frustration with Ministers

Myanmar’s lawmakers are increasingly frustrated by what they say is ministers’ ignorance of the everyday problems facing citizens. Members of Parliament accused ministers of merely reading out documents prepared by...
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