Daily Archives: February 5, 2018

Bangladesh to build barbed wire fencing along Myanmar border

The government of Bangladesh has taken a plan to construct barbed wire fencing with a 271-kilometre ring road from Shah Porir Dwip along the Myanmar border to prevent illegal...

Suicide bomber kills at least 11 soldiers in northern Pakistan

At least 11 soldiers were killed and 13 wounded on Saturday (Feb 3) in a suicide attack near an army base in northern Pakistan, officials said, in a region...

Indian defence minister visits Ladakh’s highest post

India’s defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday (Feb 3) visited the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir and interacted with soldiers guarding the border with China, a defence statement...

8-pt agreement reached between Nepal Art Council and OBOR

An eight-point agreement has been reaching between the Nepal Art Council (NAC) and the China-Nepal One Belt One Road (OBOR) Cultural Exchange Promotion Association in relation to the Belt...

Afghanistan parliament elections likely delayed until October

Afghanistan’s long-delayed parliamentary and local council elections scheduled for July this year may have to be pushed back for another three months, an election commissioner said on Sunday (Feb...

President Sirisena highlights economic freedom in Independence Day message

Sri Lanka Sunday, February 04, marked the 70th anniversary of independence from Britain with pomp and pageant, with Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, the youngest son of Queen Elizabeth...

Maldives military recalls soldiers to capital

Maldives military on Sunday (Feb 4) reportedly ordered soldiers stationed across the archipelago to return to their headquarters in the capital Male amid increasing rumours that president Abdulla Yameen...

Ukraine opens service center in Bangladesh for repair of МІ-8/МІ-17 helicopters

"Ukraine has strengthened its positions and expanded possibilities for repairing military equipment of Soviet production on the markets of third countries", – this is how representatives of the State...

Chinese Navy seems to be preparing to counter Indian submarines with Pakistani help

There has been a sharp rise in Chinese naval activity to map the Indian Ocean region, with survey vessels being observed even in the company of Pakistani warships at...

‘China firm on upholding territorial integrity, values ties with India’

China is firm on upholding its sovereign interests and territorial integrity, but at the same time values friendship with India, the county’s foreign minister has said. The Doklam (Donglang) standoff...

Pakistan vows to resist UN reforms serving interest of ‘a few countries’

Pakistan has criticised the aspirants for permanent seats in an expanded UN Security Council – India, Brazil, Germany and Japan – for opposing reform of the 15-member body based...

Sri Lanka eyeing longer talks with China on free trade agreement

Sri Lanka wants a longer-time period to negotiate a free trade agreement with China as it is concerned about the economic impact of a rushed deal on their small...

Now, Maldives President says he’s willing to hold early election

Yameen Abdul Gayoom may lose majority if the Supreme Court-reinstated lawmakers, who had been ousted by him, return The President of the Maldives, Yameen Abdul Gayoom, said that he was...

‘Naga Accord nowhere in sight, PM Modi’s words don’t mean anything’

Indian Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday (Feb 4) took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his 2015 claim on Naga peace accord. Taking to Twitter, the Congress...

Pakistan successfully test-fires BVR missile from JF-17 Thunder

It was a landmark occasion for Pakistan Air Force (PAF) as well as the whole nation, when the indigenously produced JF-17 Thunder shot down a slow speed target with...

Talks with Taliban ultimate goal: US

Despite the Trump administration’s stern stance that the Taliban would be dealt with and defeated militarily, officials in Washington maintain that the ultimate goal would be to bring the...

Bhutan for importing more medicines from Bangladesh

Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay has expressed eagerness to import more medicine from Bangladesh saying that Bangladesh’s drugs are becoming popular increasingly in Bhutan because of high quality. The Bhutanese...
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