Daily Archives: May 29, 2017

Signal 7 at maritime ports as Cyclone Mora near to Bangladesh

Maritime ports of Chittagong and Cox's Bazar have been advised to hoist danger signal number seven while Mongla and Payra ports signal number five as cyclonic storm “Mora” heads...

India should either come up with a better plan for Sri Lanka or send...

When it comes to Sri Lanka, China has an ambitious agenda. It wants to turn the island nation into a trading and military outpost in the Indian Ocean.  And it has a...

Pakistan fears Indian influence in Afghanistan, say US spy chiefs

The US intelligence community, in a rare acknowledgement of Pakistan’s concerns, has informed Congress that Islamabad does not want heavy Indian influence in Afghanistan and will likely turn to...

Chinese footprint on the Pakistani budget

The Nawaz Sharif government’s last budget is more or less an extension of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor initiative. It is an effort by the government to complete the energy and...

IAF’s Sukhoi-30 jet crash: Black box recovered

The black box of the Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jet that went missing with two pilots on board has been recovered from a dense forest in Arunachal Pradesh, two days...

Process forwarded to end impeachment motion against CJ Karki

Processes have been initiated not to proceed with the impeachment motion registered in the Legislature-Parliament against Chief Justice Sushila Karki. The main proposer of the motion Nepali Congress lawmaker Min...

China pledges $ 2.2 m disaster relief support for Sri Lanka

The Chinese Embassy in a statement released on Sunday said Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang sent messages of condolence to Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and...

9pc graduates, undergraduates unemployed: BBS

The number of unemployed youths in the country has increased to 2.6 million, having an equal ratio from men and women. The total number of unemployed people of the country...

Assembly passes annual budget

The National Assembly endorsed the annual budget 2017-18, the third pay commission report, and the supplementary budget for the financial year 2016-17 on Saturday. The house did not endorse the...

STELCO warns of more power cuts in Malé

The State Electricity Company has warned of more power cuts in Malé after damage to a high-voltage cable left most of the capital without electricity in the early hours...

Nearly 100 Afghan soldiers killed in a week

A Taliban infiltrator has gunned down six government forces in southern Afghanistan, raising the number of army and police personnel killed by insurgents in the past week to nearly...

Peace conference to end ‘without good result’: Govt

The second session of the 21st Century Panglong peace conference is likely to end without major agreement after the issue of “non-cessation” from the Union caused a deadlock, according...

1993 India-China border pact should guide India’s approach to OBOR

China’s ambitious One Belt One Road (OBOR) project to link countries of Asia through the construction of infrastructural facilities like roads, railways and ports all with an appropriate hinterland,...

Myanmar’s hardline monks gather despite ban

Hundreds of monks and supporters of Myanmar's ultra-nationalist Ma Ba Tha movement gathered in a Yangon monastery Saturday, in a defiant meeting days after Buddhist authorities banned their network,...

Mamata’s counters move to share Teesta

West Bengal chief minister has taken up a counter move so as not to share the waters of river Teesta with Bangladesh. She may wax lyrical about her love...