Daily Archives: July 29, 2017

Bhutan: Long-awaited Duenchhukha bridge opens

The bailey suspension bridge over Amochu at Duenchhukha Gewog in Samtse is now open to traffic bringing relief to the people in the Gewog. It has been over five years...

Federal parliamentary election should be held before provincial polls: Oli

Speaking to media persons in the Capital after wrapping up his seven-day visit to China’s Tibet, leader Oli said that his party will not raise objection even if the...

Maldives: Caution advised following turbulent weather

National Meteorological Center has said that torrential rain and strong winds area expected across the country for Friday and Saturday. The MET Office said on Friday that heavy rain in...

Court considers bail for detained journalists

Hsipaw Township Court (Shan State)  will consider the bail request of three detained journalists and rule next week, the judge presiding over the case announced on Friday. “The judge accepted...

‘China ready to continue working jointly on CPEC despite PM’s disqualification’

China on Friday said that the Nawaz Sharif's disqualification from public office would not affect Islamabad and Beijing's bilateral ties or the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang, while...

China-India stand-off ‘has to do with Bhutan’

For more than a month, Indian and Chinese troops have been squaring off over a small Himalayan plateau in the worst military stand-off in years between the Asian giants. The...

US, EU pledge to finance next elections: IEC

An official from the Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Wednesday said that the United States and the European Union (EU) have pledged to provide financial aid for the next...

3,600 crores later, Made-In-India ‘Akash’ missile fails tests, says auditor

As many as a third of the home-made Akash surface-to-air missiles have failed basic tests, says the country's national auditor, claiming the deficiencies of the missiles "posed an operational...

Nawaz Sharif’s exit: Just corruption or Executive-Judiciary conflict? 

Pakistan PM’s Nawaz Sharif’s ‘third exit before completing his term as the PM of Pakistan after being disqualified by the Courts on charges of corruption shows the forces of...

Chinese media calls for military preparedness

Suggesting that India's move in Doklam carries dangerous overtones, Chinese mainstream media urges their government for military preparedness if situation entails. This call was made in one of the...

Bangladesh will be 30th largest economy in 2022

Bangladesh will be the 30th largest economy of the world in 2022 in terms of Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) Gross Domestic Products (GDP). Based on the International Money Fund (IMF)...

Chinese investments will help reduce debt: Lankan Prime Minister

The Hambantota deal will bring in an investment of USD 1.1 billion this year and another USD 1.1 billion the next, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said. Addressing the media at...

PM Nawaz resigns after SC order to disqualify him

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday resigned from his post, his office said, hours after the Supreme Court disqualified him over corruption claims against his family. The apex court...

Attachment of Zakir Naik’s assets under way, says NIA

Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has been declared a proclaimed offender and the process to attach his assets has been initiated, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said on Friday. PTI...

Who could be Pakistan’s next PM?

Take a look at candidates mostly like to take over as prime minister. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was ousted on Friday from office by the Supreme Court, but as the...

Panama Verdict: Where will it lead Pakistan to?

At 70, Pakistan seems to be a nation finally embarking on sound democratic process. At least, this is what Pakistan’s main opposition political parties seem to believe today when...