Daily Archives: March 23, 2018

No more PSLs abroad

Rameez Raja recently made some suggestions how to attract good quality players for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and to resolve the problem of low spectator turnout in the...

Pakistan, Russia concerned over growing IS threat

Pakistan and Russia have expressed “grave concern” over growing threat of the militant Islamic State (IS) group in the region. The concern was expressed at the seventh meeting of the...

India successfully tests BrahMos Cruise Missile

India successfully tested a supersonic cruise missile BrahMos on Thursday (March 22), the country's Defense Ministry said, adding that this would help India to enhance its security. "Formidable Supersonic Cruise...

Afghanistan-Iran trade volumes rise

Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) says Iran was Afghanistan’s biggest trade partner in the last solar year - March 2017 to 21 March 2018 – and exported...

No pension, gratuity for Myanmar’s outgoing president

Outgoing President U Htin Kyaw, who resigned on Wednesday, is not entitled to a pension or gratuity or any allowance. Only presidents who have completed their terms are entitled to...

Nepal PM Oli may visit India in first week of April

Nepals Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is expected to travel to India on a three-day official visit in the first week of April, his maiden foreign trip after assuming...

Sri Lanka, Pakistan to sign MoU on bilateral cooperation in foreign affairs

Sri Lanka and Pakistan will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the fields of training of civil servants, diplomats and youth development during Sri Lankan President...

Saudi Arabia now allowing Air India to fly across territory to Israel

When Air India begins direct flights from New Delhi to Tel Aviv in the coming weeks, it will take about as long to fly to the Indian capital as...

PLA to take full charge of India border as China demobilises frontier police

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) will take complete and direct control over managing China’s land borders including with India, after Beijing announced a sweeping reform that will ‘demobilise’ its...

Maldives asked to restore democracy as India’s security hinges on it

India on Thursday asked the Abdulla Yameen government in the Maldives to restore the Rule of Law and start a genuine dialogue with the opposition to re-start the stalled...

Pakistan govt approves setting up new shipyard at Gwadar

The government of Pakistan has approved a plan to set up a new shipyard at Gwadar with the capacity to build very large and ultra large crude carriers. Sources in...

700 Indian soldiers committed suicide in last 6 years

Nearly 700 personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces committed suicide in the last six years, more than those killed in action, the Union home ministry has told a...

700 Indian soldiers committed suicide in last 6 years

Nearly 700 personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces committed suicide in the last six years, more than those killed in action, the Union home ministry has told a...

Former foes Russia & Pakistan are good friends today, thanks to Afghanistan & China

When Russian military personnel had reached Pakistan amidst the latter's heightened tension with India in the wake of the terror attacks in Uri in September 2016 for the first-ever...

Former foes Russia & Pakistan are good friends today, thanks to Afghanistan & China

When Russian military personnel had reached Pakistan amidst the latter's heightened tension with India in the wake of the terror attacks in Uri in September 2016 for the first-ever...

Pakistan acquires powerful missile tracking system from China

China has sold Pakistan a powerful tracking system in an unprecedented deal that could speed up the Pakistani military’s development of multi-warhead missiles. News of the sale – and evidence...

Deadly livelihood: One farm suicide every hour in India

At least one farmer killed himself every hour in India even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi kept assuring to ease the pain of the agriculture sector. According to provisional...

India’s Seychelles military base roadblock has a China subtext

An agreement between India and the Indian Ocean island of Seychelles to build a military base has run into rough weather. Signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to...

Deadly livelihood: One farm suicide every hour in India

At least one farmer killed himself every hour in India even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi kept assuring to ease the pain of the agriculture sector. According to provisional...

Pakistan acquires powerful missile tracking system from China

China has sold Pakistan a powerful tracking system in an unprecedented deal that could speed up the Pakistani military’s development of multi-warhead missiles. News of the sale – and evidence...

Indian Navy’s remote-piloted spy drone crashes due to engine failure

An Israel-made remotely piloted aircraft operated by the Indian Navy has crashed in Porbandar in the western state of Gujarat. This is the third accident involving the aircraft in...