Daily Archives: February 15, 2017

Former LTTE commander Karuna says his new party will welcome Sinhalese and Muslims

Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan, alias Karuna Amman, the former LTTE  Commander for Batticaloa and Amparai, who this week formed a new party, Tamizhar Aikkiya Suthanthira Munnani (Tamil United Freedom Front)  says...

Life term means jail until death Says chief justice

Life imprisonment means jail sentence until natural death, Chief Justice of Bangladesh Surendra Kumar Sinha said on Tuesday. Although Under Section 57 of the Penal Code, life sentence refers to...

Kolkata’s other side of midnight

With sundown, Kolkata and its suburbs undergo a radical change. While peace and tranquility prevails as most of Kolkata prepares to doze off, a large number of young and...

Bomb attacks surge in India, Govt’s claim questioned

The report of the National Bomb Data Centre (NBDC) saying that India witnessed maximum bombings in the world last year, has raised the question on claims of the country’s...

Speculations of military intervention keep Suu Kyi silent

Speculations of military intervention in the political process of Myanmar are growing hard to ignore. This buzz is growing louder with the military operation against Rohingyas following the October...

Battling de-globalisation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was more direct in demanding that diplomacy serve economic interests of the nation. As Rex Tillerson, until recently the head of one of the world’s largest...

13th ECO summit to be held in Islamabad from 26-28 Feb

The 13th summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) member countries will be held in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad from 26 to 28 Feb this year. ‘Connectivity for Regional Prosperity’ is...

Momos are a must

The Nepali Momo, a local variety of dumpling, is a traditional delicacy which consists of a variety of fillings such as chicken or vegetables, stuffed a tender steamed casing....

A taste of Nepal

  Located opposite the South Gate of Narayanhity Museum in Kathmandu, Utsav is a restaurant which serves authentic Nepali cuisine. Founded around 1940, it has become very popular among locals...

VK Sasikala Found Guilty Of Corruption By Supreme Court, 4-Year Jail Term

VK Sasikala was Tuesday found guilty of corruption by the Supreme Court and has been sentenced to four years in prison. This ends her high-velocity and divisive bid to...

Pakistan parliamentary body approves Right to Information Bill

A Pakistani parliamentary body on Tuesday unanimously approved a bill to ensure citizens’ right to information. A Senate select committee gave nod to the Right to Information (RTI) Bill...

Four killed in India-held Kashmir gun battle

Three Indian soldiers and a suspected militant were killed in a gun battle in held Kashmir Tuesday after an army patrol came under fire in the north of the...