Daily Archives: May 10, 2017

Maldives Ruling party concedes defeat in council polls

Amid the initial confusion over contrasting provisional results, both parties had claimed victory in the elections. The confusion seems to stem from the contrasting preliminary results reported by state broadcaster...

Seminar on “Right to Water: A New Paradigm of Environmental Law” held at BUP

Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP)’s Department of Law, Faculty of Security and Strategic Studies, organized a seminar on “Right to Water: A New Paradigm of Environmental Law” on 9...

Govt, oppn agree to move ahead amendment on May 18

The ruling CPN (Maoist Centre), Nepali Congress, main opposition CPN-UML have agreed to move ahead the constitution amendment process at the legislature parliament on May18. In the meeting held at...

UNESCAP forecasts 4.8% growth for Sri Lanka in 2017

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) is forecasting Sri Lanka’s economy to grow by 4.8% this year, marginally up from 4.4% in...

Kashmir on the boil: Pakistan tells India to address ‘human rights issues’

Pakistan has made five recommendations aimed at addressing alleged human rights issues in India before the United Nations, reflecting the chill in ties between the two countries. In comments certain...

16th amendment hearing: Chief justice, AG trade heated words

Bangladesh Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha and Attorney General Mahbubey Alam had a heated exchange during a hearing on the appeal against the High Court verdict that scrapped the...

Chinese envoy repeats friendship offer to India

For the second time this year, Chinese ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui has come up with a concrete plan to break the jinx causing a sharp downslide in Sino-Indian...

Assam to disband Madrasa, ‘mainstream’ them: Education Minister Himanta

THE BJP-LED government in Assam will soon disband the State Madrasa Board and hand over the academic part of it to the Board of Secondary Education. The Sanskrit Board...

India petitions ICJ for stay in Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence

India has moved the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to stay the death sentence handed to self-confessed Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav by a military court in Pakistan. According to a...

Iranian envoy summoned over cross-border attack threat

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday summoned the Iranian ambassador to record a formal protest against a recent statement of the Iranian military chief who threatened to conduct cross border raids...

Modi comes calling again: But the icon of March 2015 is a bugbear in...

On his first visit to Sri Lanka in March 2015, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a South Asian icon to be looked up to and emulated. His rise...

Punish the real culprit(s)!

Facing the storm unleashed by the leaking of the Cyril Almeida story, “Act Against Militants or Face International Isolation, Civilians Tell Military,” the Nawaz Sharif government labelled it as...

The Supreme Court jailed a Calcutta High Court judge

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sentenced sitting Calcutta High Court judge Justice C S Karnan to six months imprisonment. The apex court held Justice CS Karnan guilty of contempt...
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