Daily Archives: December 3, 2017

India begins building fleet of nuclear attack submarines

India has kicked off their production of six new nuclear-powered attack submarines, which will greatly increase New Delhi’s naval power projection once completed. The secretive New Delhi program to build...

Crimes against foreigners in India increase, Delhi most unsafe city

As crimes against foreigners spiked in 2016, those committed by non-natives residing in India has declined over the last three years, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data suggests. In 2016,...

Maldives downgraded to ‘fragile state’ by IMF

The Maldives has been downgraded to a “fragile state” by the IMF because of the tense political situation, the way business is regulated and how the country’s finances and...

Xi backs China-Myanmar economic corridor during talks with Suu Kyi

China and Myanmar have moved a step closer to negotiate the China-Myanmar economic corridor — an initiative that is being given high priority on account of the stalled Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar...

India proposes Bangladesh for joint study on exports

India has suggested Bangladesh to carry out a joint study on products being exported by the two countries in order to complement each other and attain synergy. The proposal was...

US defence chief Mattis to visit Pakistan tomorrow for talks

US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis is scheduled to land in Pakistan on a day-long visit on Monday (Dec. 4) and is expected to discuss Washington’s latest strategy for...

Assault on Kashmiri inmates in Delhi’s Tihar jail may jeopardise interlocutor’s mission

On the night of November 21, prison staff at Delhi’s Tihar jail beat 18 prisoners with lathis and buckets without any provocation, an inspection committee of judicial officers said....

BJP wins Ayodhya but suffers heavy losses in ballot voting in rural areas

No allegations of tampering have been made but the opposition’s suspicions about “malfunctioning EVMs” are likely to be strengthened by the civic poll results here, with the ruling Bhartiya...

The Islamabad sit-in exposes Pakistan’s internal fragility  

The Islamabad sit-in’s fallout has once again demonstrated how weak and fragile Pakistan’s democracy remains in the face of ever increasing power of the state’s non-elected apparatuses. That the...