Daily Archives: April 25, 2017

Beijing urges Delhi to avoid confrontation in bi-lateral relations

The Chinese media has urged New Delhi to take steps to avoid turning Sino-Indian ties into confrontation. The Chinese Global Times in an opinion column Tuesday noted that tension between...

‘Wishmasters’ weave through traffic to fulfil orders

Dwarfed by a big blue bag on his shoulders, Mr Neeraj Prasad Jaiswal carefully manoeuvres between other vehicles on his Honda motorbike down a chaotic Delhi road. It takes him...

No breach of bilateral pact on denying India consular access to Jadhav: Basit

Pakistan High Commissioner to New Delhi Abdul Basit on Monday rejected Indian claims about Pakistan violating a bilateral pact by not allowing India the consular access to its spy...

Indian families slip away to join ISIS

The silent departure of five Indian families for territory controlled by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Afghanistan has raised alarms about the militant group's reach...

Faris summoned to police headquarters

Dhiggaru MP Ahmed Faris Maumoon, son of the former Maldives president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, was summoned to police headquarters this Monday morning. Faris was sent summons to attend police headquarters...

ID card for cows in India to check smuggling

India has proposed introducing ID cards for cows to prevent them from being smuggled across borders. An Aadhaar-like unique identity system for cows has been proposed by the centre in...

Modi amenable to talks in J&K: Mehbooba

  Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said that there was an urgent need for dialogue to improve the deteriorating situation in the State, adding that Prime Minister Narendra...

Constitution amendment proposal tabled

Tabling the amendment bill, Nepali Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Ajay Shanker Nayak said on Monday that the amendment was introduced in order to facilitate the constitution...

India needs to learn that economic development comes before a naval buildup

"China is planning to build more aircraft carriers to bolster its maritime capabilities, which could pose a bigger threat to India," India's Economic Times reported recently. With concerns expressed...

Defence Minister, Army Chief Quit over Balkh Bloodbath

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday accepted resignations of defence minister and army chief after the Balkh carnage at the hands of Taliban, his office said. The decision came at...

China Calls for all Afghan Sides to Actively Participate in Reconciliation Process

China Monday called for all sides in Afghanistan to participate actively in the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned reconciliation process and jointly uphold national peace and development. “China is concerned about the...

Chevron to sell Bangladesh gas fields to Chinese consortium

Three Bangladesh gas fields belonging to Chevron Corp, the American multinational energy corporation, is to be sold to a Chinese consortium, marking China's first major energy investment in Bangladesh. ...

Maoists Kills 26 CRPF Jawans In Chhattisgarh  

In a deadly attack, the Maoists killed 26 jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force and injured seven more. The encounter took place on Monday afternoon in Kala Pathar area...

How does China’s aircraft carrier clout compare with others?

China is about to launch its first homebuilt aircraft carrier, once the tidal conditions are right at the dock where the vessel has been under construction in Dalian. Weighing 70,000...

Agitations against Indian and Chinese investments may adversely affect FDI in Sri Lanka

Agitations against major Indian and Chinese projects in Sri Lanka, trigged by a fear of domination by these powers, may adversely affect the investment climate in the island and...

Myanmar’s Precariously Poised Peace Process

Myanmar’s peace process has been stalled for months, as the country’s ethnic rebel groups – fighting for autonomy – and Aung San Suu Kyi’s government try to find a...