Daily Archives: November 21, 2017

Nicholson announces war on drugs in Afghanistan

Commander of US-Forces in Afghanistan General John Nicholson said a well-planned raid against drug producing facilities was carried out in Helmand on Sunday (Nov 19) and that for the...

Indian Congress announces schedule for election of new president

The Indian National Congress (INC) on Monday (Nov 20) announced the schedule for the election of a new president. The schedule, finalised at a meeting of the Congress Working Committee...

Nepal-India border security meeting held

With anti-election activities on the rise, a joint meeting of security officials of Nepal and India was held intending to intensify the security situation by devising various security strategies...

Pakistan Navy vessels reach Iran for joint drills

Two Pakistani Navy vessels, a frigate and a sail training ship, berthed at Iran’s southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Monday (Nov 20) for joint exercises, Tasnim news...

China draws three-stage path for Myanmar, Bangladesh to resolve Rohingya crisis

China called for a ceasefire in Myanmar’s Rakhine State so that Rohingya Muslim refugees can return from Bangladesh, proposing a three-stage approach to the crisis as diplomats from 51...

Iran’s good relations with Pakistan, India stops US from blackmailing

India-Pakistan relations have become notably unhealthy in the age of Premier Narendra Modi, however, both countries continue to share something which separates both from the United States: a burgeoning...

Bullet-proof car, weapons from US, 5-tier security for Ivanka’s India visit

Indian and US agencies will throw a five-tier security ring around Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, during her three-day visit to Hyderabad for a high-profile entrepreneurship conference. Prime Minister Narendra...

China fiercely opposes Indian President’s visit to Arunachal

China said Monday (Nov 20) it firmly opposes the Indian leader's visit to a disputed area on the China-India border, urging India to refrain from moves that complicate boundary...

Govt decision to scrap hydro-project will be overturned: Nepal’s ex-PM Oli

Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) (CPN-UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli has claimed that the next government will overturn the government’s decision to scrap the deal to build Budhi...

Pakistan PM says first LNG cargo for new import terminal due on Nov. 24

Pakistan expects the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for its new terminal to be delivered on November 24, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Monday (Nov...

India should have no illusions about Trump’s Afghan strategy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in Manila, Philippines, during the ASEAN-India and East Asia Summits India’s wish to advance the “future interests of Asia”. But New Delhi should remember...

Advantage Pak, worries Indian Army, as $500 million Israeli missile deal ends

The Indian government's decision to opt out of a $500 million missile deal with Israel will leave Indian soldiers badly out-gunned by Pakistani forces, army sources said. The bottom...

China trumps the West over Myanmar

Myanmar was used to be a pariah state in the past, but for the former democracy icon it has become an unwelcome nuisance, forcing Aung San Suu Kyi to...