Daily Archives: November 12, 2017

US Congress approves $700m in reimbursement aid to Pakistan

The United States Congress has approved a military aid package of $700 million USD to Pakistan for its activities carried out in support of US operations in Afghanistan, but...

Indian military diplomacy picking up

Bangladesh and Myanmar seem to be the immediate focus of Indian military diplomacy in its immediate neighbourhood, that seems to be gathering some pace, especially after the 63-day standoff...

Chinese Naval training ship docks Sri Lanka on a 4-day goodwill visit

The training ship Qi Jiguang (Hull 83) of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy docked at the Colombo Port on 10 November on a four-day goodwill visit. During the...

Indian city bans begging ahead of Ivanka Trump visit

A city in southern India has banned begging for two months ahead of a visit by Ivanka Trump. Police in Hyderabad made the announcement this week, ahead of the three-day...

Pakistan PM approves protection bunkers for civilian along LoC

Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved on 10 November funds to develop community protection bunkers for the safety of civilian population along the Line of Control (LoC). PM Abbasi...

Bangladesh’s Chief Justice Sinha resigns

Surendra Kumar Sinha has sent a letter of resignation to the president from abroad, stepping down from the post of chief justice, a day after his month-long leave on...

Azad Kashmir belongs to Pakistan, says Farooq Abdullah

Former chief minister of India administrated  Jammu-Kashmir  Farooq Abdullah has said Azad Kashmir “rightfully belongs to Pakistan”, according to India’s Times Now. “I am telling the world clearly. The part...

US collaborated with Da’ish, claims Hamid Karzai

Former Afghan President, Hamid Karzai, has accused the US of collaborating with the Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan. In an interview with a television channel, Karzai alleged that IS had...

Humanity first: Pakistan offers to allow Jadhav’s wife to see him!

Pakistan offered India permission to allow self-confessed spy, Kulbushan Jadhav, to meet his wife while he awaits his decision on amnesty from the country’s Army Chief, General Qamar Javed...