Daily Archives: January 31, 2017

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed placed under house arrest

Pakistan Authorities have placed Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Professor Hafiz Muhammad Saeed under house arrest. The provincial authorities on Monday issued orders to place Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed under house...

Sino-US Relations and Trump’s Asia Policy

Sporadic tensions and volatility are not new in Sino-American relations. Both major powers diverge on a wide range of geopolitical and strategic issues such as the Terminal High Altitude...

Indian unease over Nepal-China joint military exercise

(Exclusive): China and Nepal are soon to have joint military exercise ostensibly focusing on counter terrorism and disaster management. This is the first such exercise in the history of the...

U Ko Ni: Remembering a powerful voice against oppression

This week people in Myanmar were forced to confront the kind of country that it is becoming. On 29 January 2017, U Ko Ni, a prominent lawyer and legal...

Pakistan turns down India’s invite to Speakers’ Summit

Amidst chill in Indo-Pak ties, Pakistan has declined an invitation by Indian Parliament and Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) to attend South Asian Speakers’ Summit to be held next month. “Pakistan...

Pakistan says US visa policy will harm anti-terror unity

Pakistan on Monday said the United States' policies under the new administration of President Donald Trump will affect international unity against terrorism. President Donald Trump on Friday put a four-month...

Reserve Bank of India Lifts ATM Cash Withdrawal Limits from Feb 1

The Reserve Bank of India or RBI Monday said it has lifted a limit on daily cash withdrawal from current accounts, cash credit accounts and overdraft accounts with immediate...

Trump’s travel ban

THE decision to temporarily curb all manner of entry into the United States for citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries has evoked a fierce backlash in many countries — though,...