Daily Archives: April 8, 2018

Pakistan addresses Kashmir issue with UN Security Council President

Pakistan has raised the Kashmir issue with UN Security Council President, saying the situation in the valley and the "escalation" of tension along the Line of Control (LoC) pose...

Sri Lanka PM instructs to withdraw no-faith motion against SLFP ministers

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had instructed the UNP backbench parliamentarians to withdraw the No-Confidence motions submitted to the Speaker against six ministers and the deputy speaker, Department of Information...

Pakistan adds to cryptocurrency curbs

India’s central bank barred banks on Friday from having any links to virtual currency dealers, slashing the prices of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on local exchanges. Pakistan’s central bank said...

An Indian counter narrative on Maldives

The Maldives is back in the headlines. This time around, it is not about democracy deficit or rule of law. Two new topics are exciting the Indians – recent...

No jobs, no vote: Indian town warns Modi ahead of 2019 polls

Rakesh Kumar has a post-graduate degree but works as a house painter in the small town of Kasba Bonli in northwestern India. The 31-year-old, the only one of eight siblings...

How the No Confidence Motion on the Lankan PM is now reflected on the...

Three days after the drama of the No Confidence Motion (NCM) against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, President Maithripala Sirisena who almost wanted his PM’s head on a platter called...

Pakistan in talks with Russia on buying air defence systems

Pakistan’s Defence minister Khurram Dastgir Khan confirmed to Sputnik that Islamabad was in talks with Moscow on the issue of purchasing air Defence systems, adding that Pakistan was interested...

Kashmir issue an unfinished agenda of Partition: Pakistan PM Abbasi

Pakistan’s top leadership on Friday expressed concern over what it described as rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir and extended political and diplomatic support to the Kashmiris’ demand for...

India, Nepal decide to boost cooperation, speed up connectivity projects

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli Saturday (Apr 7) held extensive deliberations covering entire expanse of bilateral relationship and vowed to boost...