Daily Archives: April 24, 2017

Lankan PM to visit India, revive talks on ETCA

Talks between Sri Lanka and India on the proposed Economic and Technology Cooperation Framework Agreement (ETCA) is to re-commence this week when Prime Minister RanilWickremesinghe arrives in Delhi on...

WB, IMF hail Sri Lanka’s economic development

The current economic performance of Sri Lanka was given special praise during the ongoing biannual summit of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Washington DC, said Finance...

Nepal two-phase election to be held on May 14 and June 14

The Nepal Cabinet meeting on Sunday decided to hold local bodies election on May 14 and June 14, said Minister for Industry Nabindra Raj Joshi. The meeting began hours after...

WB to finance Peshawar-Kabul highway project

The World Bank has agreed in principle to finance the mega project of building a highway between Peshawar and Kabul. This was disclosed by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar after his...

Mehbooba Mufti asks CMs to reach out to Kashmiri students, PM Modi backs appeal

IN VIEW of the attacks on Kashmiris studying in colleges in various parts of the country, especially in Rajasthan and UP, J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti asked chief ministers...

Mega defence deals likely during PM’s trip to Israel

Mega defence deals, including procurement of an air defence system for the Indian Navy, are likely to be sealed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming visit to Israel which...

Myanmar rapped at UN!

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley added Myanmar to her list of usual suspects of concern when it comes to human rights during a UN Security Council...

Maldives blogger stabbed to death

A prominent Maldivian blogger, who was critical of extremism and government corruption, was stabbed to death on Sunday, police said, and the main opposition party demanded an international probe...

India Relaxed Loan Conditions for Bangladesh

With the latest credit of $4.5 billion in 2017, India offered total of $7.5 billion loan to Bangladesh in last few years on their own terms. After fruitful discussion...

Jinnah’s 2-nation theory triumphs in Kashmir

Kashmir: the jewel in the crown of India’s secularism. In 1947 when the Muslim-majority state acceded to India, it joined a brave homeland for all. India was not going...
Subir Bhaumik on Bangali solution

China’s Bengal foray

This was expected much before. West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has been to Singapore, UK and Germany, scouting for investments without much of  a success. Her government did not...