Daily Archives: February 17, 2017

India’s space ambitions food for thought

India breaking record for launching most satellites from single rocket is causing quite a buzz. India’s media is dubbing this one of the most unique achievements in the defense...

Is Beijing worried about Chinese investment and trade environment in India?

It seems China is becoming increasingly worried about the trade environment and existing Chinese investment in India. With tensions in the political and strategic relationship between these two countries...

Air pollution causes over 1 million deaths a year in India

The U.S.-based Health Effects Institute (HEI) found that in 2015 air pollution caused more than 4.2 million early deaths worldwide where 1.1 million was in India. In a telephone interview...

Politicians pocketing extra government money!

Although Bangladesh finance minister called for increasing government spending to keep the economy moving, country's leading economists Rehman Sobhan has a different argument. According to him a large part...

Did a Canada court really clear Bangladesh officials of corruption?

Last Friday , a Canadian court acquitted three former executives of the large engineering company SNC-Lavalin who had been accused of bribing Bangladesh government officials to win a $50...

With This Missile Sale, India Is Likely To Provoke Strong Reaction From China

India is in talks to sell short range surface-to-air missiles to Vietnam, the head of the defence research agency said on Wednesday, in what would be its first transfer...

Coordination Not Confrontation

Promising whatever assistance is required by the civilian govt wherever it is needed in the best national interest, the COAS Gen Javed Qamar Bajwa has supported the govt’s efforts...

Pakistan accuses India of endangering regional peace

Pakistan on Thursday accused India of endangering regional peace through it military build-up. “Indian defence build-up is not in the interest of the region,” Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said....

E Palanisami sworn in as Tamil Nadu chief minister

Ending all speculations, V K Sasikala loyalist Edappadi K Palanisami was on Thursday sworn in as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu. The oath was administered at Raj Bhawan...