Daily Archives: April 13, 2018

DHAKA CLEANING CAMPAIGN SETS GUINNESS WORLD RECORD

South City Corporation of Dhaka (DSCC), the capital of Bangladesh, set Guinness Book of World Record by cleaning the city with participation of more than 15,000 people in a...

PHILIPPINES’ DUTERTE APOLOGIZES TO SUU KYI FOR MYANMAR ‘GENOCIDE’ REMARK

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte apologized to Myanmar counterpart Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday (Apr 13) for saying genocide was taking place in her country, saying his remark was...

PAKISTAN BARS FORMER PM SHARIF FROM HOLDING OFFICE FOR LIFE

Pakistan’s Supreme Court disqualified deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif from holding office for life on Friday (Apr 13), television news channels reported. Sharif, 67, resigned in July after the Supreme...

PM Hasina to embark on visit to KSA to attend military exercise Sunday

Prime Minister of Bangaldesh Sheikh Hasina is set to leave Dhaka on Sunday to begin a two-nation visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom (UK). The...

Invitation for ‘Gulf Shield’ military exercise reflects strong BD-SA ties: FM

Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali says that Saudi King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz’s invitation to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to attend the closing ceremony of the...

‘Quetta to Kandahar rail service to start with China’s cooperation’

Pakistan’s Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal said on Thursday that Pakistan and Afghanistan are planning to start a railway service from Quetta to Kandahar with the...

Pact for maiden India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway project inked

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has inked a pact for its maiden international project, part of the India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway. India, Thailand and Myanmar are...

Myanmar army launches major offensive against KIA bases

The Myanmar military (or Tatmadaw) attacked the Kachin Independence Army’s headquarters and other bases on Wednesday in a major new offensive including both ground and air strikes,...

Bhutan PM calls on Japan to raise worker happiness

Bhutan is known for its unique index focused on factors that make its citizens feel happy, such as health and environment, rather than economic growth. The index is called...

Holding Karachi’s citizens Hostage

With supply of gas from Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC) to the metropolis’ power utility, K-Electric (KE) far below that is required to run the KE's gas-fired power...

Babur-III tested; Pakistan becomes a Nuclear Triad

The successful test of Babur-III Cruise Missile completed the last leg of Pakistan’s nuclear triad. Developing nuclear triad capability is essential for stabilizing nuclear deterrence between the belligerent nuclear...

Babur-III tested; Pakistan becomes a Nuclear Triad

The successful test of Babur-III Cruise Missile completed the last leg of Pakistan’s nuclear triad. Developing nuclear triad capability is essential for stabilizing nuclear deterrence between the belligerent nuclear...

Boeing joins hands with HAL, Mahindra for Super Hornet fighter jets

Eyeing the mega Indian Air Force (IAF) contract for 110 fighter jets, Boeing on Thursday announced a partnership with PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Mahindra Defence Systems (MDS)...

Boeing joins hands with HAL, Mahindra for manufacturing Super Hornet jets

Eyeing the mega Indian Air Force (IAF) contract for 110 fighter jets, Boeing on Thursday announced a partnership with PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Mahindra Defence Systems (MDS)...

An update on the federalist debate in India

In recent days, numerous leaders in India’s South have spoken in one voice against the 15th Finance Commission — arguing that it is unfair to South Indian...

India and China reduce the temperature ahead of high-level meetings

There are murmurs in the Indian press that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will head to Chinese in May for a high-level summit meeting with Chinese President...

Will not allow Centre to grant citizenship to Bangladeshi Hindus: AGP chief

The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), an alliance partner of the BJP-led Assam government, on Thursday (Apr 12) said it would not allow the central government to grant...

CPEC can build bridges between India, Pakistan through economic cooperation

On the controversial topic of Beijing's strategic intent toward the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship project in the Belt and Road (B&R) initiative, those most qualified to evaluate...

CPEC can build bridges between India, Pakistan through economic cooperation

On the controversial topic of Beijing's strategic intent toward the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship project in the Belt and Road (B&R) initiative, those most qualified to evaluate...

Cross-border clashes in Kashmir reach highest levels in 15 years as Indo-Pakistan tensions fester

Cross-border clashes between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan in Kashmir have reached the highest levels in 15 years, figures from both sides show, with hundreds killed or wounded and...

Cross-border clashes in Kashmir reach highest levels in 15 years as Indo-Pakistan tensions fester

Cross-border clashes between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan in Kashmir have reached the highest levels in 15 years, figures from both sides show, with hundreds killed or...
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