Daily Archives: March 1, 2017

Saudi King to visit Bangladesh

Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz is to visit Bangladesh soon. Although date has not been fixed as yet, a source mentioned that Dhaka will be included in the...

Lankan inflation hits record high

Sri Lanka’s consumer price inflation hit a record high of 6.8 percent in February under a new index. The price inflation index pushed up by the impact of a...

India to strengthen military partnership with Bangladesh

India wants to strengthen military partnership with Bangladesh. The framework of a long-term contract has been given to Dhaka, a defense source unanimously acknowledged and also said that the...

Myanmar army officially denies reports of abuses against Rohingya

Myanmar's military defended its crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim at a rare news conference on Tuesday. In the news conference, it was said the lawful counterinsurgency operation was necessary...

Chinese state media says India should accept asymmetry with Beijing

India should acknowledge "asymmetry" in its ties with China and learn from Beijing how it took a "back seat" to maximise gains from bilateral ties with the US, state-run...

Fruits of patience

Strategic patience is a virtue in statecraft. But it is not about passive and endless waiting. It demands persistent pursuit of one’s goals and seizing the moment when the...

Afghanistan needs to abandon ‘anti-Pakistan lens’: ISPR

Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor in an interview with a private TV channel on Tuesday called for Afghanistan to abandon its 'anti-Pakistan lens'...

Taliban kill 12 Afghan police with silenced weapons

Taliban fighters in the southern Afghan province of Helmand attacked a checkpoint with silenced weapons and hand grenades early on Tuesday killing 12 policemen and stealing weapons and ammunition,...

Five sentenced to death for killing of Japanese citizen in Bangladesh

A Bangladesh court handed down the death sentence on Tuesday for five militants found guilty of killing a Japanese citizen, court officials said. Kunio Hoshi, 65, was gunned down in...