Daily Archives: February 18, 2017

India’s Trump card

Donald Trump took oath as the 45th US president on January 20, 2017 after defeating Hillary Clinton by quite a thin margin. Trump received attention during his election campaign...

Is Afghanistan heating up again? 

A string of incidents is making afghan situation volatile again after a seemingly stable period of time. Warning of a probable ISIS attack that was causing concern among the...

Bangladesh PM says US threatened her over Yunus’ Grameen Bank sacking

Though Muhammad Yunus has claimed himself innocent in Padma Bridge 'conspiracy', Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says top US officials, including the ambassador, threatened her with suspension of funds for...

India lacks subs to keep Minimum Force Level

Most of the Indian submarines are in service for more than 25 years and have gone for one life extension. Despite making repeated claim to remain net security provider...

Disrupting space: How far ahead is India in the $323-billion space economy?

India has launched the PSLV-C36 successfully, with 104 satellites on board. Apart from three Indian satellites, taking up 748.1 kg of its 1,500 kg capacity, it also carried 88...

Pakistan reiterates demand for action against Afghan terrorist sanctuaries

Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Friday held a telephonic conversation with US General John Nicholson, Commander of Resolute Support Mission (RSM) in Afghanistan, according...

Sirisena says first president to declare assets

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said he is the only President to have declared assets publicly and suggested politicians and government officers follow the law to ensure good governance. “If...

Amendment, election process simultaneously: PM Dahal

Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that he will work on election preparations and constitution amendment simultaneously. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of the general convention of the Rastriya...

Sartaj Aziz discusses terror incidents with Afghan NSA

In a telephonic conversation with Afghan National Security Adviser Hanif Atmar, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz underlined that the government and the people of...