Daily Archives: March 26, 2018

EU ASKS TALIBAN TO JOIN PEACE ON EVE OF TASHKENT SUMMIT

Pierre Mayaudon, the European Union (EU) Head of Delegation to Afghanistan on Sunday called on the Taliban to take advantage of the peace  opportunity and enter into dialogue with...

DHAKA’S TRAFFIC JAM CAUSES TK 370B ANNUAL LOSS

Spending hours in tailback, communuters in Dhaka city suffer from a variety of diseases caused by pressure of traffic congestion on human mind. This was observed at a roundtable on...

Preparations for Nepal PM’s New Delhi visit begin

Nepal’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stepped up preparations for Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s visit to India, which is slated to begin on April 6. Announcement of the...

BS’s Digital Security Act goes against freedom of expression: Envoys

Expressing concerns over several sections of the proposed Digital Security Act-2018, diplomats of 10 countries and the EU today said that those go against the freedom of expression. Envoys of...

Afghanistan, US, Saudi Arabia and UEA hold meeting

Afghanistan National Security Adviser Haneef Atmar, met with the US, Saudi Arabian and United Arab Emirates’ National Security Advisers in Washington on Saturday, the NSC said in a statement. The...

UN delegate visits Maldives as ‘coolant’ to political crisis

United Nations has assured a political affairs delegate dispatched from the international watchdog is currently active and present in Maldives to subside the intensified political crisis. The Maldivian branch of...

NLD denies reports of Suu Kyi’s imminent retirement

A spokesman for the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) on Sunday denied reports that State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi would be retiring any time soon. “There are...

India says not worried over china bonhomie with neighbours

India is not worried about China's attempts to establish close ties with South Asian countries as New Delhi has strong relations with its neighbours, India's envoy to China Gautam...

India says not worried over china bonhomie with neighbours

India is not worried about China's attempts to establish close ties with South Asian countries as New Delhi has strong relations with its neighbours, India's envoy to China Gautam...

Modi govt’s bureaucrats do not understand Sri Lanka, says Gotabaya

The Narendra Modi-led Indian government does not understand Sri Lanka, and in fact, looks at it “in a different way”, the country’s former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa told The...

Moscow concerned over transferring militants in Afghanistan

Moscow is concerned about the use of helicopters without identification marks for transportation of militants and weapons, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Sunday ahead of the conference on Afghanistan. "The...

20-PARTY ALLIANCE TO BOYCOTT ELECTION IF KHALEDA CAN’T JOIN IT

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)-led 20-party alliance will boycott the next general election if its chief Khaleda Zia cannot take part in it, reports UNB. Top leaders of the alliance...

ACC SEEKS HARSHER PUNISHMENT FOR KHALEDA

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday filed an appeal seeking tougher punishment for BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case in which she was earlier sentenced to...

The ‘Chubby Girl’ giving China an edge over India

China’s indigenously developed military transport aircraft, the Y-20, is being built in significant numbers, with latest satellite imagery showing six planes at various stages of completion at the production...

Indian space agency postpones second moon mission to October

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) — India's state-owned space agency — has deferred the launch of Chandrayaan-2, the country's second mission to the moon, to October this year....

Sri Lanka to get surface-to-air missiles from Russia

Sri Lankan defence ministry is now negotiating with Russia to procure a Radar Controlled Missile System for the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF), Colombo based Sunday Times reported. According to...

The ‘Chubby Girl’ giving China an edge over India

China’s indigenously developed military transport aircraft, the Y-20, is being built in significant numbers, with latest satellite imagery showing six planes at various stages of completion at the production...

Is Russia supplying weapons to Afghan Taliban?

General John Nicholson, US Chief commander in Afghanistan has blamed Russia for supplying arms to Afghan Taliban. While not clearly stating about the quantity or exact type of weapon...

Is Russia supplying weapons to Afghan Taliban?

General John Nicholson, US Chief commander in Afghanistan has blamed Russia for supplying arms to Afghan Taliban. While not clearly stating about the quantity or exact type of weapon...

Two success stories of Indian diplomacy on a bleak landscape

The direct maiden flight to Israel by Air India in the weekend made headlines in the world media only because Saudi Arabia gave the plane overflight rights. This was...

India’s border activities threaten stability: analyst

India's continued infrastructure construction and deployment of forces along the China-India border undermines border negotiations and destabilizes the border area, a Chinese observer said amid a new round of...
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