Daily Archives: April 10, 2018

Pakistan, China ink MoU on gas pipeline, refinery

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Li Yanming, Vice President of Power China Limited witnessed signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Inter-State Gas Systems (ISGS) of...

DETERIORATING HEALTH OF BANKING SECTOR IS WORRY FOR BD ECONOMY: WB

The deteriorating health of banking sector has become a major concern for the economy, the World Bank said. The multilateral lender came up with the observation at the launch of...

WAR CRIMES PROSECUTOR SEEKS JURISDICTION OVER ROHINGYA DEPORTATIONS

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has asked it to rule on whether it has jurisdiction over the deportations of Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh, a...

18 KILLED, 15 INJURED IN INDIA ROAD ACCIDENT

At least 18 people were killed and 15 others injured on Tuesday (April 10) after a goods truck carrying labourers hit a road divider in the western Indian state...

Afghan govt upbeat about resolving issues with Pakistan: Abdullah

In order to resolve the issues between Afghanistan and Pakistan, Afghanistan expects that all agreements and issues discussed during Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s recent trip to Kabul...

CPEC being extended to Afghanistan: Report

he controversial China-Pakistan Economic Corridor - the flagship project of China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) - is being extended to Afghanistan, a study report said Monday (Apr...

Afghan-Pakistani cross-border terrorism cuts both ways

Reports about Afghan Taliban safe havens on Pakistani soil are abundant and such refuges are seen as crucial for the militants’ ability to sustain their insurgency inside Afghanistan. What...

Bangladesh plans to buy 9,000MW from neighbours

Although the government of Bangladesh has made significant strides in power generation, a large number of people in Bangladesh are still living in the dark. The current electricity production...

China asks India to refrain from ‘hyping up’ border issue

China Monday (Apr 9) asked India to respect the Line of Actual Control and refrain from "hyping up" the boundary issue and work with it to jointly maintain peace...

Maldives opposition refuse EC invitation for discussion

The Maldives United Opposition (MUO) has declined the offer extended by Elections Commission for discussion and disclosure of information regarding the upcoming presidential election. While the opposition parties have declined...

China says talks with Sri Lanka on more large-scale projects progressing

China says negotiations with Sri Lanka on more large-scale projects are accelerating. The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Cheng Xueyuan said that Sri Lanka and China and in talks on...

Rakhine parliament says ‘no’ to Rohingya resettlement

The Rakhine State Parliament on Friday approved a proposal to urge the union government not to resettle non-citizen Muslim refugees in southern Maungdaw Township. Lawmaker U Tun Aung Thein, of...

CPEC being extended to Afghanistan: Report

The controversial China-Pakistan Economic Corridor - the flagship project of China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) - is being extended to Afghanistan, a study report said Monday (Apr...

Afghan-Pakistani cross-border terrorism cuts both ways

Reports about Afghan Taliban safe havens on Pakistani soil are abundant and such refuges are seen as crucial for the militants’ ability to sustain their insurgency inside Afghanistan. What...

India’s defence projects stuck due to delay in ‘strategic’ policy

The much-touted "strategic partnership (SP)" policy to boost the Indian private sector's role in production of new-generation weapon systems, in collaboration with global armament majors through joint ventures here,...

Afghan govt upbeat about resolving issues with Pakistan: Abdullah

In order to resolve the issues between Afghanistan and Pakistan, Afghanistan expects that all agreements and issues discussed during Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s recent trip to Kabul...

India’s defence projects stuck due to delay in ‘strategic’ policy

The much-touted "strategic partnership (SP)" policy to boost the Indian private sector's role in production of new-generation weapon systems, in collaboration with global armament majors through joint ventures here,...

India describes Maldives as ‘duplicitous’

Following reports of the Maldivian government’s decision to return the Dhruv helicopter gifted by India, saying it wanted a Dornier instead, India has called the country out on its...

China’s PLA using new equipment for all-weather border monitoring

China's military is bolstering the management of its border defence by developing new types of equipment including a satellite early warning system that can be used to monitor the...

State Bank of India to invest Rs 80 billion in hydropower project of Nepal

The State Bank of India (SBI) will be investing a total of Rs 80 billion in the Arun III hydropower project of Nepal, which has 900 megawatts (MW) electricity...

China’s PLA using new equipment for all-weather border monitoring

China's military is bolstering the management of its border defence by developing new types of equipment including a satellite early warning system that can be used to monitor the...