Daily Archives: June 3, 2017

India plans to send 15,000 troops to Afghanistan

India is trying to send a division of their own troops to Afghanistan. The recent bomb blast in Kabul seems to have made this more relevant. Indian National Security...

Rangamati arson attacks: Over 400 sued, 4 more arrested

More than 400 people were sued today (03-06-2017) in connection with Friday’s arson attacks and vandalism in Longadu upazila of Rangamati, Bangladesh. Longadu police filed the case against over 400...

Not a single bullet fired in 40 years despite border dispute with China: PM...

The world has increasingly become inter-connected and inter-dependent, a transformation that has made it necessary for India and China to cooperate on trade and investments despite a simmering border...

On the “bloody” Afghan Scenario

Yet again, Afghanistan is a spectre of violence. Yet again, precious lives have been lost due to the so-called ‘war on terror’ that has gripped the world since the...

Rosatom to Engage Indian Experts in Bangladesh Rooppur NPP Construction – CEO

Russia's state-owned nuclear corporation Rosatom plans to engage Indian experts in the construction of the first Bangladeshi nuclear power plant (NPP) Rooppur, the company's CEO Alexey Likhachev told Sputnik...

India has 31% of world’s poor kids: report

Of the India’s 217 million children, nearly 50% endure multidimensional poverty, says Oxford survey About 31% of the world’s “multidimensionally poor” children live in India, according to a new report...

Pakistan, Iran to boost level of cooperation in multiple areas

National Security Adviser, Lt Gen (retd) Nasser Janjua Friday said Pakistan attaches great importance to ties with Iran and is committed to overcoming all obstacles to maintain the bond...

Cattle sale restriction: Supply to largest fresh milk market drops 50 per cent

As the West Bengal government locks horns with the Centre over its notification banning the trade of cattle at animal markets for slaughter and meat, there has been one...

Sirisena-Rajapaksa talks mooted to end SLFP crisis

Two rival factions of SLFP are attempting to organise powvow between President Maithripala Sirisena and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to bring an end to the crisis brewing in the...

Hefazat demands arrest of Sultana Kamal within 24 hours

Hefazat’s Dhaka city unit leaders on Friday demanded the arrest of rights activist Sultana Kamal within 24 hours, after the committee took offence to hypothetical arguments she made on...

Taliban threatens retaliation if Afghan government executes 11 jailed insurgents

Sources within the Afghan presidential palace confirmed Friday to VOA's Afghan Service that President Ashraf Ghani has signed an execution order for 11 jailed insurgents on death row. They include...

Ma Ba Tha’s new political party denounces NLD govt

The chairman of a new political party formed by supporters of banned ultra-nationalist Buddhist association Ma Ba Tha has accused the National League for Democracy (NLD)-led government of failing...

Princess Mako warmly greeted in Bhutan, visits museum

Japan Princess Mako received a taste of Bhutanese culture on June 1 after landing at an airport here and being greeted by royalty from the Himalayan kingdom. Upon Mako’s arrival,...

Maldives Weather will improve starting Monday

National Meteorological Service has said that the weather will improve significantly starting from Monday. And official from the MET Office said that the current modules show the weather improving starting...

Parliament makes public schedule for PM election

The Parliament Secretariat has made public the schedule for parliamentary voting to elect the new prime minister. Parliament Secretariat General Secretary Manohar Prasad Bhattarai on Friday issued a notice for...