Daily Archives: April 20, 2017

Panamagate case: SC orders JIT to investigate Sharif’s family involvement in corruption

The Supreme Court on Thursday gave a split judgement on the highly anticipated Panama Papers case, issuing an order for the formation of Joint Investigation Team to probe the...

Pakistan, Iran work to heal Saudi alliance rift

Iran’s Ambassador Mehdi Honardoost on Wednesday met Pak army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa for the second time in over a month in an apparent effort by the two...

Maldives Police cancel Mamoon PA Sofwan’s passport

Maldives Police Service has cancelled the passport of former Maldivian President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom’s personal assistant and head of his security detail – Ahmed Sofwan, and asked for assistance...

With ‘Cow Vigilantes’ roaming roads, India’s meat exports are at risk

Despite the fact that about 1 billion of India’s Hindus revere the cow as a maternal figure, the country overtook Brazil to become the world’s largest bovine meat exporter...

India supports Nepal’s bid to implement constitution through dialogue

India has reiterated its support to ongoing efforts of Nepal government in moving constitution implementation process forward through dialogue and taking all sections of its society on board. In a...

Massoud calls for early elections, asks Ghani to step down

Consultations will be held between a number of political leaders over the next few days where they will discuss issues relating to early elections, the establishment of an interim...

Modi to be chief guest at UN Vesak Day festival in Lanka

  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will  renew his links with Buddhism when he visits Sri Lanka as Chief Guest at the United Nations Vesak Festival to be held in...

Myanmar’s ‘Great Game’ enters volatile new phase

In late March the US naval ship Fall River—a Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport vessel—arrived at Yangon’s Thilawa Port as part of a disaster preparedness training exercise. The port call,...

Indian army chief to visit Bangladesh next week

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat is now headed for Dhaka, soon after Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited India earlier this month, in line with the policy to...

India, China to kick-start stalled dialogue on BCIM

Officials and scholars from Bangladesh, China, India, and Myanmar will meet in Kolkata next week after a gap of more than two-and-half years to kick start the lagging consultation...

Bangladeshi influx issue of concern : Indian Home Ministry

The Indian Home Ministry has expressed serious concern over continuing infiltration of Bangladeshi nationals into India. New Delhi is also believed to have raised this issue with Dhaka at the...

Xi Jinping asks new PLA units to be ready for combat, modern warfare

Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked the PLA's newly-formed 84 large military units to prepare themselves for combat and give priority to building "new-type" fighting capabilities in electronic, information...