Daily Archives: February 22, 2017

Crisis deepens for Bangladeshi garments

  International brands pull out form Dhaka apparel summit as concern mounting over the ready-made garment sector in Bangladesh. Following pressure from rights groups and uncomfortable media exposure in the aftermath...

Pakistan, India extend nuclear safety agreement

Pakistan and India have agreed to extend their agreement on reducing the risk from accidents relating to nuclear weapons by next five years (2017-2022), the Pakistan Foreign Office said...

India-China seeks mutual friendship with caution

India and China increasingly looking forward to trim the distance in bilateral relationship. Secretary-level strategic dialogue between the countries is scheduled to be held next week. Both parties have...

SAARC assailed by fresh debate

Fresh debate has arisen over the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation or SAARC. The SAARC summit scheduled to be held in Islamabad last November was postponed due to...

Afghan President discuss security situation with U.S. Senate delegation

A visiting delegation of U.S. Senate held meeting with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani here on Tuesday and exchanged views on matters pertaining mutual interests, said a statement released by...

Getting down to work with Trump

At the World Economic Forum in Davos last month, the Chinese President Xi Jinping claimed leadership of the global economic order amidst the US President Donald Trump’s emphasis on...

With Afghan cooperation

AS the state struggles to contain and put an end to a continuing spell of violence, the military leadership has emphasised that Pakistan and Afghanistan must “fight common...

India- EU Trade Ties Face Rough Weather

India is not keen to extend its 31 March deadline to unilaterally terminate all existing investment treaties with partner countries even though the European Union is pressing to start...

Nepal-Israel Chamber of Commerce and Industry formed

Nepal-Israel Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NICCI) has been established to promote and boost bi-lateral trade, investment and other economic relations between Nepal and Israel. Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash...

Pak Army Chief says fully aware of Indian support to terrorism in Pakistan

Pak Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa while visiting the troops at Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday, COAS directed that unprovoked Indian Cease Fire Violations...

Mehboob Khan, Pakistan’s Chef with a mission

En route to the Pakistani food festival in Colombo last month, a Tamil Brahmin friend tags along unwillingly, vowing that he will starve.  He visualizes chunks of meat in...