Daily Archives: February 25, 2018

BD opposition to stage countrywide demonstrations Monday

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) would bring out processions across the country on Monday ( Feb 26) protesting at the attack on Saturday’s peaceful black flag demonstrations in the...

If Modi believes the Palestine-Israel tangle can be solved peacefully, why not India-Pakistan too?

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat has claimed that his organisation can raise a combat force in three days whereas it’ll take the Indian army about six to seven months...

PNB scam exposes rot in public sector banks but privatisation is no solution

Every time a government bank reports a fraud in India, it fuels the chorus of those demanding privatisation of the sector. The demand for privatisation of pubic sector banks...

Time to think ahead on India’s Nepal ties

The shift in the Indian policy toward Nepal during the most recent months has been an extraordinary turnaround. Prime Minister Narendra Modi made three telephone calls in the recent...

Myanmar bulldozes what was left of Rohingya Muslim villages

The 18-year-old said other homes in the same area that had been abandoned but not damaged were also flattened. “All the memories that I had there are gone,” she...

US to hold Islamabad accountable for its actions: White House

President Donald Trump is not satisfied with the progress made by Pakistan in the fight against terrorism and the US is holding Islamabad accountable for its actions for the...

Trial of 4 more BD opposition leaders nears final stage

Trial proceedings against four leaders of Bangladesh’s main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) -- standing committee members Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain and Mirza Abbas, vice chairman Abdullah Al Noman and...

Indian threats of surgical strike will receive strong response: Ahsan Iqbal

Pakistan’s Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, on Saturday (Feb 24) said that India is issuing threats of a surgical strike but “we will fight strongly”. While addressing media in Lahore, Iqbal...

At least 23 killed in multiple attacks in Afghanistan

At least 23 people were killed and more than a dozen wounded in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan on Saturday (Feb 24), officials said, the latest in...

Pakistan’s foreign policy: Not isolated, but not diversified enough

With Pakistan’s Raheel Sharif leading the 40 nation Islamic Military Alliance and with China making investment worth billions of dollars in Pakistan through the China-Pakistan-Economic-Corridor (CPEC) projects and with...