Daily Archives: January 18, 2017

Intelligence sharing stressed to fight global terrorism

Intelligence sharing vital to fight against global terrorism and the global community should unite if it wants to defeat the menace of terrorism. Pakistan’s former army chief Gen (retd) Raheel...

Changing ties

The Indo-US strategic partnership has been a source of constant tension in Pak-US ties in recent years. The US has pursued ‘de-hyphenation’ ie dealing with Islamabad and New Delhi...

Indian duty impose on jute goods is disappointing: Commerce minister

Bangladesh Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed has said the decision of India to impose anti-dumping duty on import of jute and jute products from Bangladesh is ‘disappointing’. Bangladesh already raised...

Bangladesh must live up to its image as an emerging South Asian Tiger: Dr. Maimul...

On the verge of celebrating its silver jubilee as an independent nation, Bangladesh has seen many changes, reached milestones in reducing poverty, improving healthcare and education, and empowering of...

Politics of Justice

(SouthAsianMonitor Exclusive) Political parties and their leaders, arguably are the most discredited lot in South Asia, maybe with some notable exception. But one institution that is equally, if not more discredited in...

UN Rapporteur ‘Satisfied’ with Arakan Tour

UN Special Rapporteur to Burma Yanghee Lee said her tour of northern Arakan State was “very useful” despite a number of “hitches” as she wrapped up her four-day visit...

Pakistan not to accept external pressure on Indus Waters Treaty: DM

Minister for Defence, Water and Power Khawaja Asif on Tuesday said Pakistan would not accept any external pressure on the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) reached with India in 1960...

Walk away from terror to start talks: PM Modi to Pak

Underlining that India alone cannot walk the path of peace, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday urged Pakistan to “walk away from terror” if it wants resumption of bilateral dialogue....