Daily Archives: January 19, 2018

ভারত থেকে ভুটানে খাদ্য সামগ্রী আমদানি কমে গেছে

ভারত থেকে ভুটানের খাদ্য সামগ্রী আমদানির পরিমাণ গত বছরের প্রথমার্ধে প্রায় অর্ধ বিলিয়ন নগুট্রাম (ভুটানি মুদ্রা) পরিমাণে কমেছে। ২০১৬ সালের একই সময়ে এই আমদানির পরিমাণ ছিলো ৩ বিলিয়ন নগুট্রাম। আমদানি...

Lahore Music Meet: Redefining Pakistan

The city of Lahore has created an indelible music festival that is not only an amazing platform for artists from any genre of music to come and perform but...

Indonesia plans to export LNG to Bangladesh, Pakistan

Indonesia’s Deputy Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Arcandra Tahar has said Indonesia plans to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to two South Asian countries — Pakistan and Bangladesh —...

India, Pakistan flag war to continue at Attari-Wagah 

This is one war between traditional rivals India and Pakistan that has really been scaling new heights. The war of flags between the two countries at the Attari-Wagah joint...

New border survey ‘moves’ Nepali land towards India

Fifty bighas of Nepali land has fallen into Indian territory after a Nepal-India joint survey team marked the positions for new subsidiary boundary pillars between main border posts 391...

Bhutan’s import of edibles from India dip

Bhutan’s import of food items from India decreased by close to half a billion ngultrum in the first half of 2017 as compared to the same period in the...

Islamabad is one step ahead of Washington despite the military aid cut

When the US abruptly cuts off military supplies to its allies for political or other reasons, the reaction has been predictable: it drive these countries into the arms of...

Govt snoozing as China occupied Doklam, Modi and Sushma misled nation: Congress

The Congress on Thursday (Jan 18) accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj of misleading the nation over Chinese troops occupying the Doklam plateau, saying...

Satellite photos confirm Chinese military buildup just outside Doklam

New satellite imagery has revealed that China is building an enormous military complex just miles from the site of their 10-week standoff with the Indian military along the Doklam...

India test-fires missile amid perceived threats from China, Pakistan

India tested its longest-range intercontinental missile on Thursday, the defense ministry said, part of efforts to build a nuclear deterrent against neighboring Pakistan and China. The 5,000-km range (3,107-mile) Agni...

Bangladesh blacklists Chinese firm, cancels highway deal after bribe claim

Bangladesh has blacklisted a top Chinese construction firm for allegedly trying to bribe a senior government official and stopped its work in the country. The state-backed China Harbour Engineering Company...

India looks to form 29-battalion Indo-Myanmar border force

India’s ministry of home affairs is considering the creation of a 29-battalion India-Myanmar Border Force from the corps of the Assam Rifles and the Indo-Tibetan Border Force to patrol...

Air Marshal Asghar Khan: A genuine Pakistani, a great man

As its youngest and first ever Pakistani Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) to head the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) from 1957 to 1965, Air Marshal Asghar Khan is eulogized not only for...

Taliban leader approved Islamabad meeting on Afghan peace talks

A delegation approved by the Taliban’s supreme leader visited the Pakistani capital this week for exploratory talks on restarting peace negotiations to end Afghanistan’s 16-year war, two senior officials...

Rohingyas and the unfinished business of partition

As Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) celebrated70 years of independence in January 2018, the “textbook example” of ethnic cleansing unfolding in the northwestern part of the country continued. The plight...

Bangladesh involved in sabotaging SAARC summit scheduled to be held in Pakistan: Pak FM 

Pakistan’s foreign minister Khawaja Asif has said that Bangladesh was involved in sabotaging a South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Conference (SAARC) head of states conference in Pakistan, Express...

Russia willing to support Pakistan’s counterinsurgency efforts

In a press conference with journalists on January 15, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russia will continue supporting Pakistan’s counterinsurgency (COIN) and counter-terrorism (CT) efforts. “You rightly...

India’s confrontational attitude a threat to regional peace: Pakistan

Pakistan says India’s confrontational attitude and huge arms build up is a threat to regional peace and stability and may lead to strategic miscalculation. The statement came from Foreign Office...