Daily Archives: December 14, 2016

BD SC bars use scale as election symbol

Bangladesh Supreme Court directed the Election Commission (EC) not to allocate scale as election symbol to any political party. The decision was taken at the full court meeting of the...

India disquiet for jute market as China aids Bangladesh

China is offering massive assistance for Bangladesh to rebuild its once prominent Jute sector. With this aid Bangladesh will be able to save 7-8 billion taka just in viscose...

BJP government forced Assam madrasa stayed open on Friday

Changing a 72-year-old tradition, Assam’s BJP government has forced hundreds of madrasas in the state stayed open on Friday, the day of congregational prayer for Muslims, and were shut...

Sri Lanka, Tajikistan to enhance security cooperation

Agreeing to enhance cooperation in the field of regional security, Sri Lanka and Tajikistan signed agreements in several sectors, including economy and tourism. The agreements were signed following the bilateral...

Afghan boy meets hero Lionel Messi

A six-year-old Afghan boy, who shot to Internet fame this year by sporting a Lionel Messi shirt made out of a plastic bag, fulfilled his dreams by meeting the...

International Mountain Film Festival in Pakistan

A documentary about a legendary Polish climber who opened new routes on five of the tallest mountains in Pakistan, won the two-day Pakistan International Mountain Film Festival. The second festival,...

Formula to form a new Election Commission

The president of Bangladesh has taken initiative to organize dialogue with all the political parties in a bid to overcome the country’s ongoing current political crisis. The primary purpose...
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Only One Step Away from a Global Trade War

The financial crisis of 2007-2009 effectively terminated the process of globalization. In 2015 world trade suddenly dropped by more than 10% for the first time since 2009. Nothing like...

Postponement of Hasina’s India visit sparks off speculations

After the sudden postponement of Bangladesh  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s two-day state visit to India, scheduled to kick off on December 18, officials of both countries are now working...

A scam in States’ helicopter deals?

While investigation into alleged irregularities in the purchase of AgustaWestland helicopters for the Air Force picks steam, CAG (India) audit reports from many States document irregularities in acquisition of...

World Bank pauses dam arbitration to ‘protect Indus Waters Treaty’

The World Bank (WB) on Monday announced a pause in arbitration between Islamabad and New Delhi on the matter of the two dams being constructed by India, calling on...

Big 3 agreed on holding local body election in Nepal

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has revealed that three big political parties have agreed to hold local body election on the old structure. Addressing a gathering of newly elected...

India developing atomic submarines

Additional Secretary (United Nations and Economic Cooperation) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan Tasneem Aslam on Tuesday said that India is developing atomic submarines, Radio Pakistan reported. Addressing...