Daily Archives: January 7, 2018

Top Indian politician Lalu Prasad Yadav jailed over corruption scam

Key Indian opposition leader Lalu Prasad Yadav was jailed Saturday (Jan 6) for three and a half years over his role in a multi-million dollar corruption case. Yadav, 69, is...

Rohingya insurgents ambush Myanmar military truck, 5 wounded

Rohingya insurgents on Friday (Jan 5) ambushed a military vehicle in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, wounding five members of the security forces, state media and officials said, and the rebels...

Chinese Red Cross to build warehouse for Nepal Red Cross

The Red Cross Society of China has agreed to build a central warehouse for the Nepal Red Cross Society. Secretary General of NRCS Dev Ratna Dhakhwa and Vice President of...

Japan pledges support to Sri Lanka

Foreign Minister of Japan Tharo Kono, who arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday, has indicated that the Government of Japan is ready to provide its fullest support for the development...

US weighs Pakistani blowback as it piles on pressure

The United States is examining ways to mitigate any Pakistani retaliation as it piles pressure on Islamabad to crack down on militants, a senior US official said on Friday...

Lankan PM under attack following Central Bank Bond Scam report

It has been only seven days spent so far in the year but much is boiling in Lanka – in very blackened political pots, on damningly hot fire of...

Indian media outlet retracts report confirming Jadhav as Indian spy

Indian digital media outlet, The Quint, retracted on Saturday (Jan 6) a story published earlier stating that convicted Indian spy in Pakistan, Kulbhushan Jadhav, was indeed a RAW agent. "The...

Indian Muslims face unprecedented suppression under Modi’s watch: US turn a blind eye

Muslims in India are over 14% of the total Indian population of 1.2 billion. But they are worse off, not only in comparison with the majority Hindus, but also...