Daily Archives: December 24, 2016

BD set to emerges as largest Indian cotton importer

Bangladesh, for the first time beating China, is set to emerge as the largest importer of Indian cotton and cotton products, such as yarn and fabric. Indian exports of...

Hydropower can change the face of South Asia

Bhutan and Nepal, two ‘least developed countries’ that could change the face of South Asia with the power of hydroelectricity. Both countries are part of Least developed countries (LDCs)...

Enemy Property Act amends Ordinance Comes To Indian President For 5th Time

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee signed the Enemy Property Act ordinance to amend for 5th time.President has faulted the government for failing to convert the ordinance into law. The President,...

New battle looms in Afghanistan

Another battle in Afghanistan seems to have surfaced between the Supreme Court and the government as the apex court has endorsed the move of the Wolesi Jirga, the lower...

Many villages still empty in northern Rakhine

Many of the villages in northern Rakhine State where the military has been conducting “clearance operations” since October remain empty, with some citing “anxiety” as the reason for the...

Impact of an unusual selection

At the outset, Lt. Gen. Bipin Rawat must be congratulated upon being appointed as the next Chief of the Army Staff. His rich experience, exposure and hoary regimental traditions...

Chinese media suggests India to join CPEC to ease tensions with Pakistan

India should accept olive branch extended by Pakistan and join multi-billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), said a China's state-run daily in an article on Friday. "Surprise aside, New Delhi should...

‘Nabajatra’ and ‘Joyjatra’, Bangladesh’s first submarines, dock in Chittagong

Two Navy submarines procured from China have arrived in Chittagong. A ship brought Bangladesh’s first submarines to Chittagong Port on Thursday evening, Port Secretary of Bangladesh government Omar Faruk said. The...

Nepal seeks 10-day exchange window for banned Indian notes

Nepal has conveyed to India that at least 10 days are required to exchange the banned Indian bank notes of 500 and 1000 denominations held by Nepali citizens and...