Daily Archives: April 9, 2018

Banned Indian notes find no mention during PM’s Delhi visit

Senior Indian officials have claimed that banned Indian currency notes and the Budhi Gandaki hydropower project did not figure during the state visit of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli...

Beyond boundaries

When news of the noted Sufi singer Pyarelal Wadali breathing his last at a private hospital in Amritsar after a prolonged battle with diabetes and heart problems trickled in,...

Mutual respect is the key

I will not reach any deal that would go against the national interest of Nepal,” K P Sharma Oli, the prime minister of Nepal, reportedly assured parliamentarians in Kathmandu...

INDIAN FS DISCUSSES ROHINGYA, BUT NO PROGRESS ON TEESTA

Bangladesh and India sign six documents to strengthen development cooperation between the two countries on Monday. Photo: Prothom AloIndia is working hard internally to resolve the outstanding issues with...

‘BCL OPENED FIRE ON PROTESTERS’

Dhaka University students return to their dorms after nightlong protest for reforms in the existing quota system in the public service. Photo: Prothom AloActivists of ruling Awami League's student...

SMILES AND SLAPSTICK AS ROHINGYA REFUGEES LEARN TO CORRAL ELEPHANTS

A trumpet fills the air as two "elephants" charge, scattering Rohingya refugee actors at a training session in a camp which cuts deep into Bangladeshi forest once reserved for...

CHINA TAKING PAK ECONOMIC CORRIDOR ALL THE WAY TO AFGHANISTAN: REPORT

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is being extended to Afghanistan, a report said on Sunday. The $50 billion corridor that connects Kashgar in western China with Gwadar port in Pakistan,...

China objects to India’s ‘transgression’ in Arunachal

In a fresh incident of friction, the Chinese military last month strongly protested against the Indian Army’s “transgression” into the strategically sensitive Asaphila area along the disputed border in...

Sri Lanka: base for the Asian great game?

A recent talk by the Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, received wide media coverage in Colombo, with almost all newspapers picking up one point. “Our...

India’s justice system is biased against Dalits – the 9 deaths prove that

On April 2, in an unprecedented show of solidarity, Dalits across India observed a Bharat Bandh to protest against the March 20 judgement of the Supreme Court that effectively...

Indian foreign secretary visits Bangladesh

Indian foreign secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale arrived in Bangladesh on Sunday (Apr 8) in a three-day familiarisation tour after taking over the responsibility about two months ago. Foreign secretary M...

Pakistan urges US to resume its balancing role in South Asia

Pakistan has asked the United States to resume the balancing role that it played in South Asia before it started to build a strategic partnership with India. “We are saying...

Afghanistan, Pakistan to take action against militants

Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to take action against fugitives and the irreconcilable militants under a bilateral agreement for regional peace and security, the Pakistan Foreign Office said on...

Development with a difference!

The ‘India vs. Bangladesh’ syndrome Economist Amartya Sen has often drawn comparisons among the South Asian countries, where Bangladesh is well ahead of both India and Pakistan in almost all...

Pakistani flotilla takes part in 24 countries military drills in Saudi Arabia

A Pakistani flotilla participated in the Joint Gulf Shied 1 drills concluded in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia. According to Arab News, Pakistan troops were joined by forces...

Pakistani flotilla takes part in 24 countries military drills in Saudi Arabia

A Pakistani flotilla participated in the Joint Gulf Shied 1 drills concluded in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia. According to Arab News, Pakistan troops were joined by forces from...

Russia proposes to sell 21 used, cheap MiG-29s, India wary of hidden costs

Having suffered a huge cost escalation of $2.4 billion (Rs 155,794,800,000) in the price of the 'free of cost' aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov from Russia six years back, India...

Russia proposes to sell 21 used, cheap MiG-29s, India wary of hidden costs

Having suffered a huge cost escalation of $2.4 billion (Rs 155,794,800,000) in the price of the 'free of cost' aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov from Russia six years back, India...

India’s justice system is biased against Dalits – the 9 deaths prove that

On April 2, in an unprecedented show of solidarity, Dalits across India observed a Bharat Bandh to protest against the March 20 judgement of the Supreme Court that effectively...

Sri Lanka: base for the Asian great game?

A recent talk by the Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, received wide media coverage in Colombo, with almost all newspapers picking up one point. “Our...

China objects to India’s ‘transgression’ in Arunachal

In a fresh incident of friction, the Chinese military last month strongly protested against the Indian Army’s “transgression” into the strategically sensitive Asaphila area along the disputed border in...