Daily Archives: April 27, 2017

Indian Home Ministry Calls Emergency Meeting After Kashmir Attack

Three soldiers died in a suicide attack early today at an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara. Five soldiers were injured in the attack, said to be the...

Neighboring countries must reject India’s ‘backyard’ policy

In a discussion titled “Current context of Bangladesh-India relations,” the participants asserted that South Asian countries desires an equal and respectable relationship with the neighboring India, and do not...

BCIM economic corridor dialogue drags on

No fruitful decision was reached at the stalled dialogue on an economic corridor at the third meeting of the Joint Study Group (JSG) of academics and officials of the...

Singapore artists add dash of colour to Delhi station

The Arjan Garh metro station in New Delhi is getting a colourful makeover with the help of two urban artists from Singapore. The young women - Samantha Lo, 31, and...

India’s moral claim to Kashmir has never seemed more fragile

India has spent the past decade lying to itself about Kashmir. The Pakistan-sponsored insurgency of the 1980s was contained. Elections were being held in the valley. People were defying...

Pak Defense Minister Wants Russia to Play Major Role in Stabilizing Afghanistan

Russia should spearhead the process of bringing stability to Afghanistan, while Pakistan will support all of Russia's initiatives towards reaching this goal, Pakistani Defense Minister Khawaja Asif said Wednesday...

Over 18,000 Police Officers Killed in Helmand in 15 Years

Helmand police headquarters said on Wednesday that almost 18,000 Afghan National Police (ANP) officers have been killed in battles in the southern province of Helmand over the past fifteen...

Yogi Adityanath’s UP government cancels 15 holidays including Eid Milad-un-Nabi

India’s Uttar Pradesh government under ultra-right Hindu leader Yogi Adityanath has cancelled 15 public holidays on death or birth anniversaries of eminent personalities including Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The cabinet justified...

China Ready to Mediate Between Burma and Bangladesh over Arakan Refugees

China offered on Tuesday to help tackle a diplomatic row between Bangladesh and Myanmar over the flight of minority Rohingyas, two Bangladesh foreign ministry officials said. Around 69,000 Rohingyas have...

President asked Fonseka to take up Post of Army Commander

Cabinet Spokesman Minister Rajitha Senaratne said on Wednesday the President Maithripala Sirisena requested Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka to quit the ministerial portfolio and take up the post of...

Former TTP, JuA spox claims terrorist organisations being ‘used’ by India, Afghanistan

The Army on Wednesday released the confessional statement of Liaquat Ali, infamously known as Ehsanullah Ehsan, a former spokesperson of the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) and Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). The video brought...

Lanka approves counter-terrorism framework and await GSP Plus

The Lankan Government says it has taken key steps towards proving that the island is honoring post-war human rights pledges, as it awaits the crucial decision on the Generalised...

India and Sri Lanka sign MoUs for economic projects

India and Sri Lanka Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on “Cooperation in Economic Projects” during the current visit of the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to...

India trying to thwart Nepal’s constitution: CPN-UML

CPN-UML Vice Chairman Bhim Rawal has said that the ruling and Madhes-based parties are acting on behalf of India to subvert the constitution and break apart the country. “Indian is...

A golden opportunity

INFRASTRUCTURE projects all over the world have a tendency towards cost overruns and schedule delays. Pakistan’s implementation record has been relatively worse, irrespective of the form of government or...

Indian authorities block social media in IOK after clashes

Authorities in Indian Occupied Kashmir on Wednesday ordered internet service providers to block popular social media services including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp after an upsurge in violence in the...

‘India will maintain ties with Russia independent of US’

India will maintain its relationship with Russia “independent of the US” as Moscow is willing to provide in depth capabilities and technologies which America would not offer, a top...