Yearly Archives: 2018

ARMY DEPLOYMENT BY 24 OR 26 DEC

Military personnel will be deployed any day between 24 and 26 December to maintain law and order during the national elections due on 30 December. The troops would remain on...

CEC WANTS LAWMEN TO CURB VIOLENCE

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda has instructed lawmen to curb violence arising in the country ahead of the upcoming general elections. Referring the recent spate of incidents and fatalities...

FACEBOOK NAMED ON ‘DIRTY LIST’ FOR HUMAN RIGHTS’ VIOLATION IN MYANMAR

“The Dirty List” names international companies doing business with the military in Myanmar or is involved in projects where there are human rights violations or environmental destruction, according to...

UNGA ADOPTS BANGLADESH’S RESOLUTION ON CULTURE OF PEACE

Like each year, the United Nations General Assembly has unanimously adopted Bangladesh's flagship resolution on the 'Culture of Peace'. Chargé d' Affaires and Deputy Permanent Representative (DPR) of Bangladesh Permanent...

SAUDI TO MAKE BIGGEST FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN PAKISTAN’S HISTORY: FINANCE MINISTER

"The ball is in our court. We have to get cabinet approval next week, after which an announcement will be made," he said, addressing an event in Islamabad. He added...

PAKISTAN’S POWER SECTOR CAUSES $18BN LOSS A YEAR: REPORT

Estimating about $18bn annual loss to Pakistan economy due to inefficient power sector, the World Bank has warned the government against increasing power rates as a tool to address...

CONGRESS CM RACE LIVE UPDATES: ALL EYES ON RAHUL GANDHI

Assembly elections result for Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh were out on Tuesday, but two days on, the Congress, which won in all three, still faces a dilemma of...

CONSTITUTIONAL COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY RECOMMENDS SC JUSTICE RANA FOR CHIEF JUSTICE POST

The Constitutional Council (CC) on Thursday recommended Supreme Court Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana for the post of Chief Justice. According to Dilli Malla, Press Co-ordinator to Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara,...

Afghan political party stresses national consensus for peace

Amid an escalation in peace efforts by the Afghan government and the international community, Mehwar-e Mardom-e Afghanistan, “Axis of Afghanistan’s People”, on Wednesday issued a statement in which it...

NRC: SC extends deadline for filing claims to December 31

India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday extended the deadline to file claims and objections in the National Register of Citizens process in Assam from December 15 to December 31, Bar...

Nepali foreign secretary leaves for Beijing for political consultations

The foreign secretary will lead the Nepali delegation to attend the 12th meeting of the Joint Consultation Mechanism between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Nepal and China to...

Sri Lanka parliament passes confidence vote backing ousted PM

Sri Lanka’s parliament on Wednesday passed a vote of confidence in its ousted prime minister, as it sought his reinstatement by the president to defuse a political crisis and...

What Rahul Gandhi got right in his bid to challenge Narendra Modi for India’s...

One year ago, Rahul Gandhi took over the reins of the Congress party when it was diminished, riven by corruption and had just 44 members in the 545-seat lower...

Exit of Urjit Patel compounds India’s economic instability

Urjit Patel stepped down from his position as governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday, but the news was neither a shock or an event without...

No clear end in sight for war in Afghanistan

As the deployment in Afghanistan enters its seventeenth year it has become the longest running war in US history. It is therefore worth reminding ourselves why the US is...

Talks to form opposition alliance in India gain pace after BJP’s electoral defeat in...

Early this year, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu quit an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after not being allotted enough federal funds for the capital city...

Maldives wants to use proposed Indian line of credit to develop main international port

When Ibrahim Solih arrives in Delhi next week for his first foreign trip as president of the Maldives, he will be greeted by a red-carpet welcome and a host...

Pakistan rejects ‘politically motivated’ listing as violator of religious freedoms by US

As Washington announced that Islamabad had been added to a list of violators of religious freedoms, Pakistan on Wednesday rejected the "unilateral and politically motivated pronouncement", and suggested the...

FIRST LADY BUSHRA MANIKA WAS PAKISTAN’S MOST GOOGLED PERSON IN 2018

And it's that time of the year again. With 2018 coming to an end, Google let us know who the top trending people were for the year, and the results...

India-China to launch people-to-people exchanges mechanism next week

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is all set to visit India for jointly inaugurating the high-level India-China people-to-people exchanges mechanism with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on 21 December,...

INDIA NEGOTIATING PURCHASE OF RUSSIAN IGLA-S MISSILE SYSTEM – INDIAN DEF MIN

Indian defense ministry has stated that Russia's Igla-S is the winner of multi-billion tender for very short range air defense missiles (VSHORADS) on Wednesday. The defense ministry has also added...
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