Daily Archives: February 7, 2018

Mismanagement hits Indian Navy’s ambitions

Celebrations and parades in New Delhi marked India's 69th Republic Day late last month. The occasion marks the day the Constitution of India came into force and proclaimed it...

China may be involved in running Karachi-Peshawar railway

Pakistan will have to explore its options by involving China in management control of the Pakistan Railways in order to run modernised Mainline (ML-1) from Karachi to Peshawar on...

Gunmen kill officers, free militant in Kashmir hospital raid

Two gunmen opened fire Tuesday (Feb 6) in a hospital in India-administered Kashmir where a Pakistani militant was brought for treatment, escaping with the high-profile prisoner and killing two...

US redeploying forces from Iraq to Afghanistan

The US military is redeploying its troops from an American-led coalition base in Iraq to Afghanistan following the defeat of Deash in the country, Fox News reported. The report said...

Nepali tea receives int’l trademark after 154-year cultivation

Nepalese tea has finally received its own brand logo or trademark in the international market after over a century long cultivation, government authorities said on Monday. According to the National...

Chinese operation of strategic Sri Lankan port fuels Indian consternation

India's Former National Security Advisor (NSA) M. K. Narayanan has cautioned that the differences between India, China are likely to deepen in the near future and the consequences could...

Jadhav now facing trial on terrorism, sabotage charges

Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was last year convicted and sentenced to death by a military tribunal for spying, is now undergoing trial on terrorism and sabotage charges. The Pakistan...

Pakistan seeks unilateral market concession from China

Pakistan has sought unilateral market concessions from China on cotton yarn, rice, nuts, plastic waste, leather, nuts edible fresh or dried, trousers, frozen fish and crabs on immediate basis...

Exiled Maldives opposition leader asks India, US to help remove President Yameen

An exiled former president of the Maldives urged India on Tuesday (Feb 6) to send an envoy backed by military to release political prisoners after the government of the...

India test fires nuclear capable Agni-I missile off Odisha coast

India on Tuesday (Feb 6) test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Agni-I ballistic missile as part of a user trial by the Army from a test range off the...

US B-52 drops record number of bombs on Taliban

A US Air Force B-52 bomber has dropped a record number of precision guided bombs on Taliban over the past 24 hours in the north of Afghanistan, the US...

US has offered India co-production of armoured carriers along with Israel

The US has made an offer to India to develop and produce armoured personnel carriers as part of a trilateral venture also involving Israel, the government said on Monday...

India’s Indigenous submarine project still a non-starter

Eighteen months after an extension was granted by the Defence Acquisition Council for Project P-75 (I), which involves the construction of six diesel-electric submarines at a cost of $10.9...

I am ready to face any situation: Bangladesh opposition leader

Claiming her innocent, Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia today said she is ready to face any situation to uphold the country's democracy and people's rights. "I am ready...

The coming US-China war?

The Doomsday Clock was recently reset to two minutes to midnight, indicating the dangerous times mankind is passing through currently. This is a notional device that measures the time...

Maldives pres accuses chief justice of coup plot

Embattled president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Tuesday leveled serious allegations against the Supreme Court, accusing the now jailed chief justice of plot to overthrow the government. The island nation...

Yameen’s brinkmanship lands him in hot water at home and overseas

Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen’s political brinkmanship in the past week or so has landed him in hot water both at home and overseas. As on date, he is in...