Daily Archives: December 10, 2017

The US eyeing Afghanistan’s mineral resources to fund its war

Although the US president Donald Trump has already stepped away from the US’ nation-building and reconstruction program in Afghanistan as part of his new strategy to devote more resources...

India should apologize for drone intrusion

An Indian unmanned aerial vehicle entered Chinese territory and crashed in the border area close to India's Sikkim State. The Chinese military's Western Theater Command and the foreign ministry...

Fair, inclusive polls to contribute to build prosperous BD: EU

The European Union has said free, fair and inclusive elections in the period ahead,  in accordance with international standards for democratic elections, will contribute to creating a more prosperous...

45% BJP candidates in UP civic poll lost their deposits

Almost half of the Bharatiya Janata Party candidates in the recently-concluded civic polls in Uttar Pradesh lost their deposits. According to a Times of India report, in the 652...

China-Maldives trade pact catches India off guard

While India's political establishment was focused on Nepal's landmark election on Thursday, China was busy wrapping up a free-trade agreement with the Maldives. The move represents a diplomatic setback...

Pakistan collaborating with China on next-gen fighter

In the inaugural session of AirTech ’17, a conference being held at Air University in Islamabad, the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal...

Sino-Lankan Joint Venture to run Hambantota Port inaugurated

A Sino-Sri Lankan Joint Venture to run the China-funded US$ 1.4 billion Hambantota port in South Sri Lanka was officially launched here on Saturday (Dec. 9) by Prime Minister...

Nepal leftist alliance appears heading for election victory

A leftist alliance between Nepal's former Maoist rebels and moderate communists appeared to be heading for a victory in elections aimed at completing a transition to democracy after the...