Daily Archives: August 7, 2017

India not responding positively to peace efforts: Pak FM

Pakistan’s newly appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs Khawaja Muhammad Asif said India is not responding in a positive manner to Pakistan’s efforts to establish peace in the region, Pakistan...

BD Student politics has become fierce on influence of arms, High Court observes

The High Court has expressed frustration at the current state of student politics in its observation in the verdict on Biswajit Dar murder case. In Sunday’s judgment, the court observed...

Myanmar govt probe finds no campaign of abuse against Rohingya

A government-appointed commission on Sunday cleared Myanmar security forces of systematic rape, murder and arson against Rohingya Muslims, dismissing United Nations' (UN) allegations of widespread abuses during a recent...

Among rising graft cases, Sri Lanka PM says his govt will not tolerate corruption

Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Sunday his government will not tolerate corruption and "remove" all those found involved in graft cases. Wickremesinghe's comments came amid a controversy...

Pakistan dismisses US assertions fighting terrorism ‘selectively’

Pakistan has dismissed latest U.S. assertions it is “selectively” fighting terrorist groups or allowing insurgents to use Pakistani soil for plotting attacks against Afghanistan. U.S. National Security Adviser McMaster told...

India wary as China discusses Doklam standoff with Nepal: Report

Continuing its diplomatic attack to counter India’s stand on the ongoing military standoff in Sikkim sector, China has now briefed Nepal authorities about the dispute, says Times of India. China’s...

Investigating senior State official meeting Humam in a resort: Maldives President

The allegation that a senior State official held a secret meeting with Hussain Humam – who is on death row for the murder of MP Dr. Afrashim Ali –...

Darjeeling situation tense on 53rd day of GJM shutdown

The situation in Darjeeling remained tense on Sunday, though no incident of violence was reported since last night. The police and security personnel kept a strict watch on the situation...

Bhutan anticipates fresh unrest in bordering Jaigaon in the next few days

The Government of Bhutan, anticipating fresh trouble in Jaigaon or even bandhs in the next few days has alerted Bhutanese citizens and issued instructions. Preventive measures have been worked...

Bangladesh developing four land ports to increase trade with India

The Bangladesh government has undertaken a new project to improve the infrastructure of three land ports in order to raise trade with India. The three ports are - Shaola...

The Chinese embrace

Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang will be visiting Nepal on August 14, barely nine days before Nepali Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba embarks on an official visit to India,...

Kabul ‘Green Zone’ tightened after attacks in Afghan capital

Afghan authorities are tightening security in the central area of Kabul housing foreign embassies and government offices after a string of suicide attacks that have caused hundreds of casualties...

At last a foreign minister

There has been considerable criticism of the government of Nawaz Sharif because it failed since being elected to appoint a foreign minister. Now, it is Khawaja Asif that is...

Afghanistan: Trump’s frustration echoes Obama years

Since taking office, U.S. President Donald Trump has shown an affinity, and perhaps even a deference, to the generals he has surrounded himself with in his Cabinet and at...

‘China won’t use Lanka’s location for its strategic needs’

China will never use Sri Lanka’s strategic location in the Indian Ocean for its strategic and security needs, the Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Yi Xianliang, said here on...

Arms industries in India, China and Pakistan need to modernize to be competitive

India, China and Pakistan have indigenous arms industries in order to sustain their independence and assert their power in the region and beyond. All three have come a long...
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