Daily Archives: March 21, 2017

Who Will Be The Next President of India?

  Scoring the strongest victory in the recent state assembly elections, the BJP will have the choice of their own candidate in the next presidential elections in July when incumbent...

Ayodhya issue sensitive, should be settled amicably: SC

Apex court says it is willing to choose a principal mediator, if necessary. On Tuesday Supreme court said the Ayodhya's Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute should be settled amicably by creating...

Happiness Index: Bhutan 97th, 2nd in South Asia

Bhutan are happier than Indians, Bangladeshis and Sri Lankans, according to World Happiness Report 2017 released yesterday (20 March) coinciding with the United Nations' International Day of Happiness. Bhutan ranked 97th...

Reaction to “Behind Hasina’s RAW tirade”

David Bergman, British investigative journalist based in Bangladesh, commented on a recently published column of South Asian Monitor titled "SOUTHERN EYE: Behind Hasina’s RAW tirade" in his facebook profile. "This is...

India for basin-wise river management, prioritizing connectivity

Indian High Commissioner in Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla said that connectivity will get importance among other issues during the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s upcoming visit to India. Besides that,...

China will fight back if India continues antagonism!

India being overly sensitive with Chinese involvement in South Asian countries is peeving Beijing. China communist government’s mouthpiece Global Times published an article expressing robust reaction in this matter....

China warns India over invite to Dalai Lama to Buddhist meet

China on Monday warned India not to go against its "core concerns" to avoid "disruption" in bilateral ties after New Delhi invited the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama to...

Lanka eyes more agreements with China

Initial discussions between Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and visiting Chinese Defence Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan on Monday has  indicated possible defence related pacts between the two countries. President...

BD to sign 9 defence deals during Hasina’s visit to India

Two agreements and seven memorandums of understanding on defence cooperation would figure prominently among more than 40 deals expected to be signed between Bangladesh and India during Prime Minister...

Pak-Afghan border re-opens after PM’s order

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday ordered the reopening of the Pak-Afghan border with immediate effect, a month after it was closed following the deadly Sehwan blast said to...

US drone strike kills militant behind attack on Sri Lankan cricket team

A militant wanted for involvement in attacks on GHQ and Sri Lankan cricket team was killed in a US drone strike in Barmal District of Paktika province in Afghanistan, sources...

U.S. and China cannot avoid security competition…

Sebastian Rosato, an Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Political Science and Director of the Notre Dame International Security Program, famously theorized that the United States...

Some answers from Annan’s Rakhine Commission

(Exclusive): The situation in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state poses perhaps the biggest test for the democratic government of Aung San Suu Kyi. It is one which is complicated and...