Daily Archives: April 2, 2017

China-India: Heightened Tensions Across the Himalayas

China and India, on paper at least, are very close partners. Both Asian Giants are members of BRICS, and the latter in poised to officially enter the SCO later...

Pakistan jumps on the Arabian bandwagon, but challenges remain

(Exclusive): Pakistan has decided to send its ex-General Raheel Sharif to head the 39-nation military alliance---although it remains unclear which countries will be contributing troops --- being led by...

Himalayan glaciers granted status of ‘living entities’

An Indian court has recognised Himalayan glaciers, lakes and forests as "legal persons" in an effort to curb environmental destruction, weeks after it granted similar status to the country's...

China asks India for caution, restraint on Tawang rail link

China asked India to exercise "restraint" on its plan to link the strategic border district of Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh with a railway network+ , saying any "unilateral action"...

Conditions for ousting Yameen democratically ripening, says Maldivian opposition leader

The Maldivian opposition leader, Mohamed Nasheed, is optimistic about ousting President Abdulla Yameen through the constitutional parliamentary route because parliament is now going the opposition’s way, as seen in...

SUNDAY SPECIAL: Writing off Rahul Gandhi will be unwise

If cricket is a game of “glorious uncertainties” even for the best teams, so is politics. And as the late Indian political maverick George Fernandez told this writer: “No...

Malaysian PM visits India to boost ties

Malaysia is looking to expand investment in India across sectors such as infrastructure, telecom, IT, banking, ecommerce and healthcare, according to the Southeast Asian nation's trade and industry minister,...