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...

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...

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...

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+...

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...

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...

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...