Monthly Archives: May 2017

Pak Army rubbishes India’s claim of mutilating soldiers’ bodies along LoC

  The Pakistan Army rubbished the allegations of mutilating Indian soldiers’ bodies, saying it would never disrespect a soldier’s body. “Pakistan Army did not commit any ceasefire violation on the Line...

Terrorists yes, IS no : Sk. Hasina takes a stand

Terrorism is going through an identity crisis in Bangladesh.  Everyone now agrees there is terrorism, - read Islamic militants- but few agree what is their ID card. The US...

Inflation gradually increasing in Bhutan

The price of goods and services in February this year increased by 5.64 percent compared to February last year, showing an increasing trend since October last year. Having achieved an...

Man arrested in Yameen’s murder remanded by 15 days

The young man has been apprehended by the police in connection with the murder of human rights activist and blogger, Yameen Rasheed has been remanded by 15 days. Sun Media...

State Counsellor leaves for Europe

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi left Yangon on Sunday to pay official visits to Italy, Britain, and the European Union (EU) Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, state media...

India draws red line on Kashmir to Erdogan: Bilateral, about terror

A day after Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan advocated a “multilateral dialogue” to settle the Jammu and Kashmir question, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that both sides...

India’s ‘priceless gift’ South Asia Satellite to be launched on May 5

The South Asia Satellite will be launched on May 5, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Monday, describing it as India's "priceless gift" to its neighbours as part of...

Nepal’s first female chief justice faces impeachment  

Nepal's first female chief justice has been suspended after the two largest parties in the ruling coalition filed an impeachment motion against her. They accuse Sushila Karki of delivering biased...

Joint Statement on Hasina’s India Visit: Bangladesh calls its own system discriminatory to India

Bangladesh has called one of its own systems discriminatory towards India in the joint the statement issued on 8 April by Bangladesh and India during prime minister’s state visit...

Pakistan refuses ADB loan for railway as China becomes sole financier

Pakistan has refused part financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the $8 billion Karachi-Peshawar Railway Line (ML-1) after China said it wanted to fund the project single-handedly. “China...

Shunned ex-Tamil Tiger militants begin to find acceptance in Tamil polity 

For 30 years, when war between Tamil militants and government forces was raging in the Tamil areas of North and East Sri Lanka, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam...

Diplomacy and India-Sri Lanka relations

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s visit to India this week and the expected visit of Prime Minister Narenda Modi to Sri Lanka in May signal a fresh burst of...

IAF asked to be ready for ‘wars’ with Pakistan, China

In keeping with changing military needs, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has been asked by its chief to maintain a state of combat readiness for a possible 10-day war...