Daily Archives: December 15, 2016

Rahul Hard On Modi

Just a few days earlier, in a parliamentary speech, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said he had information on Modi, which will create Tsunami if it gets exposed. He said...

Careem introduces women drivers in Pakistan

Taxi-hailing service Careem introduced seven women drivers in Pakistan, a rare initiative in a country where women account for only 22% of the workforce. Careem, which has a larger market...

Bangladesh police face the heat for arson

The image of Bangladesh police suffers yet another setback. The police have been blamed for for setting fire to the homes of the indigenous Santal community in Gaibandha, a...

Tensions between Dhaka- Manila over reserve theft issue

Tension running high as Dhaka trying to recover the stolen money of the central bank's reserve heist incident, causing stain in Bangladesh-Philippine relationship. Citing inquiry report of Farashuddin-led investigation committee,...

Assam to raise four police battalions for Indo-Bangladesh border surveillance

To increase surveillance in Bangladesh-India border four battalions of special police force comprising of about 4,000 men would be formed in Assam. They will operate as the second line...

The challenge of automata

That the US president elect Donald Trump has spoken up against H-1B visas, which go mostly to Indian IT companies, is no surprise. Last week at a “thank-you rally”...

Pakistan, Russia hold first-ever consultations on cooperation, connectivity

Pakistan and Russia have held their first consultations on connectivity, economic co-operation and other regional issues on Wednesday at Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. During the consultations held in Islamabad,...

India, China, Japan must work together for economic cooperation in Asia

In a recent interview given to The Hindu at Temple Trees in Colombo, Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Prime Minster of Sri Lanka answered questions relating to many key local, regional...

Banning the Nuke Bomb: Pakistan’s Perspective

Calls to ban the bomb are as old as the bomb itself. From the founding of the Federation of American Scientists (1945) to the Russel-Einstein manifesto (1955) and recently,...

Pakistan successfully test-fires enhanced Babur cruise missile

Pakistan on Wednesday conducted a successful test of an enhanced version of the indigenously developed Babur Cruise Missile, an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said. Babur Weapon System version...

Sri Lanka to sell loss-making port to China

Sri Lanka hopes to sell part of its loss-making $1.4 billion harbour to a Chinese company in January to help pay off crippling debts, the ports minister said Wednesday. Arjuna...

Morcha objects to 3-party agreement to keep amendment bill inactive until polls

Madhesi Morcha has objected the agreement forged, in principle, by the major three parties to keep the constitution amendment bill inactive in order to create an environment for polls. Reports...