Daily Archives: April 17, 2017

Nepal, China hold first-ever joint military exercises

China and Nepal began their first-ever joint military exercises on Sunday, a move likely to rattle India as Beijing boosts its influence in the...

McMaster Adamant that Taliban will be Defeated

U.S President Donald Trump’s national security adviser H.R McMaster said in an interview with TOLOnews on Sunday members of the Taliban who refuse to...

Lanka investigates garbage collapse tragedy as public anger seethes 

As public outrage seethes over the collapse of a garbage dump killing 26 persons and displacing hundreds, Sri Lankan Policeon Sunday said it had launched an investigation into...

Bangladesh PM to visit Bhutan to strengthen ties

  Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will go Bhutan on a three day visit from 19 to 21 April to attend an international conference on...

China delivers third maritime patrol ship to Pakistan

China has handed over to Pakistan a 600-tonne patrol ship, the third of its kind, to safeguard the country’s maritime interests at a time...

Japan grants Lanka 45 billion yen

Following the six day official visit of Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to Japan which ended Sunday, April 16, the  Japanese Government has decided...

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