Daily Archives: March 31, 2017

Cow slaughter law amended in Gujarat; penalty raised to life in prison

The Gujarat Assembly on Friday cleared a tough amendment to the law against cow slaughter in the state, increasing the punishment for such slaughter to life imprisonment. The older law,...

China to get rough with India if Dalai Lama visits Tawang

The Chinese Consul General in Kolkata, Ma Zhanwu has told India that China will be compelled to take action if India did not cancel Dalai Lama's trip to Arunachal...

Pakistan boycotts IPU assembly in Bangladesh

Pakistan will not attend the forthcoming session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) beginning in Bangladesh from Saturday (1 April) due to uneasy and tense relationship between the two neighbouring...

How India’s tallest flag at Pakistan border keeps letting it down

India’s tallest flag, which towers over the border with Pakistan, keeps letting it down as it cannot stand up to the weather. The flag which was built with the aim...

Geopolitical bias hinders India in benefitting from Belt & Road initiative

At this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that the Belt and Road summit will be held in May in Beijing. The summit, the...

BURY THE PAST, NOT THE FUTURE

Twenty four years of shared history between the eastern and western wings of Pakistan preceded the violent emergence of Bangladesh on a groundswell of hate and bitterness on 16...

In a first, Russian military delegation shown around North Waziristan

In an unprecedented development, Pakistan Army on Thursday took a Russian military delegation headed by Deputy Chief of General Staff, Colonel General Israkov Sergi Yuryevich to North Waziristan Agency...

Pakistan should raise India’s ‘state-sponsored terrorism’ in Kashmir at UN: AJK PM

Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider on Thursday called for the government to raise India's 'state sponsored terrorism' in held Kashmir in the UN Security...

BD opposition BNP’s Monirul wins Comilla city polls

Bangladesh opposition BNP candidate Monirul Haque Sakku won the Comilla City Corporation mayoral polls despite alleged ballot-stuffing in at least a dozen polling centres by supporters of his main...