Daily Archives: May 17, 2017

‘Kashmir Could Lead To A Nuclear Accident If There Are No Talks’

In Kashmir, the students are protesting in the streets ­demanding azadi, while the Election Commission of India has cancelled the Lok Sabha ­bypolls in Anantnag. Mirwaiz Umer Farooq of...

India to deploy Rafale jets facing two-front war scenario with Pakistan, China

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is to deploy its latest Rafale combat aircraft in Haryana and West Bengal after facing with a two-front war scenario against Pakistan and China....

China’s new world order

China recently hosted 29 heads of state and government at the Belt and Road Forum, reinforcing the country’s claim to leadership of an emerging geopolitical and economic world...

Sino-Indian relations to remain complicated: Global Times

Highlighting the ongoing tense relationship between China and India, China's State newspaper Global Times has asserted that the increasingly tense relationship between these two countries is likely to remain...

Wolesi Jirga refuses to add 3 cabinet picks to agenda

The Wolesi Jirga or lower house of Afghan parliament on Monday refused to add to its agenda three newly-introduced ministers-designate, insisting on replacement of the acting ministries first. Eleven ministries...

Vivian Balakrishnan discusses expanding bilateral ties with Bhutan on introductory visit

Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan reaffirmed the warm bilateral relations between Singapore and Bhutan, and discussed ways to expand bilateral cooperation during his introductory visit to the...

HC stays Khaleda’s trial in 3 more arson cases

The High Court Division of Bangladesh Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed trials of former prime minister and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in three more arson attack cases. In separate rulings...

Lankan JO confident of capturing several provincial councils

The Joint Opposition said it was confident of capturing power not only in the North Central Province but in several other provincial council’s as well, if the need arises. “The...

Arundhati Roy calls Indian aggression in Kashmir ‘shameful’

Human rights activist Arundhati Roy has called the Indian aggression in the Kashmir ‘shameful’ and said that the New Delhi`s oppression cannot subdue Kashmiri struggle. Speaking during her visit to...

China’s Xi offers help for Myanmar peace process

Chinese President Xi Jinping told Burma leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday that China would continue to help the country achieve peace, and called for both sides...

CPEC envisages Sino-Pak security mechanism with country-wide surveillance 

A joint security mechanism against terrorism, including a pervasive country-wide surveillance system, is a key feature of the agreement between China and Pakistan on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC),...

Asia is central to China’s strategic vision

China’s international summit to help promote its strategic vision – ‘One Belt, One Road’ (OBOR), now dubbed the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) – has just concluded in Beijing....

Arakan commission calls meeting with Myanmar army ‘Highly productive’

Arakan State Advisory Commission member Al Haj U Aye Lwin said a meeting between Burma Army Chief of General Staff Lt-Gen Mya Tun Oo and the commission was “highly...

Ranil Wickremesinghe hails China’s connectivity project

Sri Lanka will leverage its strategic location and connectivity to become the hub of the Indian Ocean, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said at the recently-concluded Belt and Road Forum...

BSF Study on cross-border crimes urges direct communication to counter human trafficking

A pioneering study by the Border Security Force (BSF) has revealed that Human Trafficking networks on the highly-sensitive Indo-Bangladesh border are in the danger of gaining a foothold in...