Daily Archives: May 7, 2017

New defence doctrine: Indian armed forces to stretch security duty beyond borders

With growing aspirations as a nation with a greater role in the new world order, India strives for more intense involvement with global developments. Itprepares to use its geographical...

Pakistan, India spar over China’s One Belt One Road initiative

Pakistan and India sparred over China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) project at a panel discussion in Yokohama, Japan on Saturday, with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar rejecting Delhi’s objections...

Pakistan’s attempts to woo Afghanistan backfire

Last 2 weeks saw a lot of diplomatic activity taking place between Pakistan and Afghanistan on the question of ‘restroing trust’ between them. Apart from Pakistan’s ISI chief’s visit...

Returning the award

My friends in Bangladesh are insisting that I explain why I am returning the award bestowed upon my father Professor Waris Mir in 2013 by Sheikh Hasina Wazed. There...

Hindu priest to take ‘trained’ stone-pelters to Kashmir

A saint from Uttar Pradesh plans to take ''trained'' stone pelters to Kashmir valley to what he says ''counter'' attackers on the army and give the ''anti-national'' elements a...

Jaishankar wants navy to be combat-ready

Days after China released its first home-made aircraft carrier in the ocean, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar told top naval commanders to reduce the downtime for warships so that maximum...