Daily Archives: September 24, 2017

Chief justice Sinha returns home

  Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha returned to Dhaka after wrapping up his 16-day visit in Canada and Japan. He arrived here in a flight of Singapore Airlines at around 10:40pm...

Dancing with Suu Kyi

New Delhi’s relationship with the de facto leader of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, seems to have snowballed into a diplomatic debacle following her recent address to the Myanmar...

Pakistan, China air forces conduct joint drills

The "Shaheen VI" joint military drills between Pakistan and China are ongoing in Chinese region of Urumqi. "The Chinese and Pakistani air forces have cooperated in planning and implementing strategies,...

Mosquito abolition: Supreme Court pleads helplessness

The court is always supreme, but sometimes the court has to plead helplessness. On Friday, September 23, the apex court of India pleaded such helplessness when a petitioner wanted...

Fires rage in Rakhine as Myanmar army blames Rohingya for mosque blast

Myanmar's army chief on Saturday (Sept 23) blamed Rohinyga militants for an explosion outside a mosque in Rakhine state, as a rights group accused the military of starting fires...

Senior journalist KJ Singh, mother murdered in Mohali

Senior journalist K J Singh and his 92-year-old mother were found murdered at their residence in Punjab's Mohali, officials said today. While 64-year-old Mr Singh's throat had been slit, his...

India considers extra spending of Rs 500 billion to halt economic slowdown

Growth slowed to a three-year low of 5.7% in the quarter that ended in June, and finance minister Arun Jaitley has said that the government is looking for ways to speed...

An impressive debut: Pak PM Abbasi ticked the right boxes in his trip to...

The newly-elected Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is on his first visit to the US to attend the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The visit...

First China, Fifth India

The Chinese and Indian armies are poised to be among the world’s five most elite ground combat forces by 2030, says Robert Farley, Senior Lecturer at the Patterson School...

The Daughters of the East

Sheikh Hasina and Aung San Suu Kyi have so much in common. Daughters of great fathers who spearheaded the freedom struggle of their countries, both lost their fathers before...