Daily Archives: April 3, 2018

As Nepal’s Oli looks to bolster ties with China, Modi may be in for...

There are seemingly as many interpretations as there are analysts in Nepal pouring over Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli’s three-day state visit to India starting April 6. One reason for...

Pak army chief, US envoy discuss regional security, stability

US’s Acting Assistant Secretary, South & Central Asia, Ambassador Alice G Wells called on Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi on Monday (Apr...

Indian space lab loses contact with satellite

India's national space agency has lost contact with a satellite, days after it was launched into orbit with much fanfare, the authorities said on Sunday. The Indian Space Research Organisation...

About 40% 0f Afghans have no food security: WFP

David Beasley, Executive Director of World Food Program (WFP) has said that currently about 40 percent of the population in Afghanistan has no food security. Referring to the UN’s concerns...

Myanmar lures Bangladesh Buddhists to take over Rohingya land: officials

Myanmar authorities have lured dozens of mainly Buddhist Bangladeshi tribal families to cross the border and resettle on land abandoned by fleeing Muslim Rohingya, officials said on Monday (Apr...

Nepal plans to use drones for surveillance along border with India

Nepal will deploy drones to patrol its border with India, Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa said today. Announcing a 82-point programme of the Home Ministry, Thapa, also a senior Maoist...

India wary as Maldives, Pak discuss joint EEZ patrolling in Indian Ocean

Ringing alarm bells in India, Maldives and Pakistan have discussed the possibility of joint patrol of the vast exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the strategically-located Indian Ocean state during...

What’s China doing in the Indian ocean?

China is rising in the Indian Ocean, replacing the Soviet Union. And India and America must get used to it. That’s the conclusion of a paper recently published by the...

Assam: 4000 declared foreigners found using fraudulent means to get included in NRC

The authority of National Register Citizen (NRC) in India’s Assam  state have identified more than 4000 people who were declared foreigners by the Foreigners Tribunal but found to have...

India at risk of food shortage due to climate change

India is among the countries which are at the greatest risk of food insecurity due to weather extremes caused by climate change, a global study suggests. Researchers led by...

China warns Northern Alliance against cooperating with ARSA

China has warned Northern Alliance members with armed forces based near the Chinese border in northern Shan State not to cooperate with the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), according...

One more day for the NCM against Lankan PM

With just one more day to go for the No Confidence Motion (NCM) to be taken up against Prime Minister RanilWickremesinghe on April 04, reportedly President Maithripala Sirisena and...

ACC LAUNCHES INVESTIGATION AGAINST 8 BNP LEADERS

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has now launched investigation into allegations of money laundering, amassing illegal wealth and suspicious bank transactions against eight BNP leaders. The anti-corruption watchdog has launched the...

Bangladesh has no space to resettle Rohingya refugees: FM

Bangladesh, being one of the most densely populated countries in the world, does not have enough space to allow more than half a million Rohingya refugees, who have fled...

India troops increase border patrols, risking more conflicts: experts

India's provocations on the border with China will destroy the foundation of mutual trust and undermine bilateral ties, a Chinese analyst said following India's increased deployment of border troops. India...

Bharat Bandh: 9 killed in Dalit protests, govt moves SC to protect SC/ST Act

Nine people were killed in clashes on Monday (Apr 2) as Dalit groups – angered over an alleged dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act – carried out...

India wary as Maldives, Pak discuss joint EEZ patrolling in Indian Ocean

Ringing alarm bells in India, Maldives and Pakistan have discussed the possibility of joint patrol of the vast exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the strategically-located Indian Ocean state during...

What’s China doing in the Indian ocean?

China is rising in the Indian Ocean, replacing the Soviet Union. And India and America must get used to it. That’s the conclusion of a paper recently published by the...

China warns Northern Alliance against cooperating with ARSA

China has warned Northern Alliance members with armed forces based near the Chinese border in northern Shan State not to cooperate with the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), according...

India at risk of food shortage due to climate change

India is among the countries which are at the greatest risk of food insecurity due to weather extremes caused by climate change, a global study suggests. Researchers led by...

Assam: 4000 declared foreigners found using fraudulent means to get included in NRC

The authority of National Register Citizen (NRC) in India’s Assam  state have identified more than 4000 people who were declared foreigners by the Foreigners Tribunal but found to have...