Daily Archives: April 21, 2018

IMF SEES SRI LANKA’S 2018 ECONOMIC GROWTH AT 4%

Sri Lanka’s economic growth will rebound to 4 percent this year from a 16-year low in 2017, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said late on Friday, but urged more...

Pakistan to provide training to army troops of Islamic countries

Pakistan has expressed its willingness to provide modern training, technical assistance and necessary resources to the army troops of military alliance of Islamic countries to deal with terrorists. Pakistan will...

Rohingya camp fire in Delhi: BJP youth wing leader tweets he did it

Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Thursday filed a complaint against Bharatiya Janata Party youth wing leader Manish Chandela, who openly accepted on social networking platform Twitter to burning the...

Afghans interested more than ever to learn Chinese

The number of Chinese language fans has increased unprecedently as university students say it will boost relations between Afghanistan and China. Youths from Kabul learn the language in private schools...

Sri Lanka beefs up tourist hot spot security after violence

Sri Lanka announced Friday (April 20) it would establish new police posts and step up patrols at popular resorts after a spate of sexual attacks and violence targeting foreign...

Nepal FM outlines five areas of cooperation with China

Foreign Minister of Nepal, Pradeep Gyawali has said Nepal counts on Chinese support and cooperation for realising its national development aspirations. Gyawali, who is on a five-day visit to China,...

Indian opposition moves to impeach chief justice

India’s opposition parties launched an unprecedented bid to impeach the country’s top judge on Friday, submitting a motion accusing him of failing to protect the independence of the judiciary...

BD, India border forces to meet in Dhaka, fake currency & attacks on BSF...

The unabated smuggling of fake Indian currency notes and attacks on BSF personnel by cross-border criminals are some of the issues that will be discussed at a high-level meeting...

After Doklam standoff, India and China may revive military ties

India and China are expected to take their first steps to revive military-to-military ties after the 2017 Doklam stand-off with both the Indian Army and the Peoples Liberation Army...

China’s arms sales to Pakistan support nation’s military sovereignty without conditions

There is no military alliance between China and Pakistan, but China's arms exports to Pakistan are a powerful weapon to safeguard the South Asian country's military sovereignty. Pakistan has been...

India’s $8.63-billion advanced fighter aircraft project with Russia put on ice

The proposal for India and Russia to jointly develop an advanced fighter — the eponymous Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) — has been formally buried. Business Standard has learnt...

India’s $8.63-billion advanced fighter aircraft project with Russia put on ice

The proposal for India and Russia to jointly develop an advanced fighter — the eponymous Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) — has been formally buried. Business Standard has learnt...

Lack of funds: Indian Army to consider ending purchase of missile systems

In a desperate measure to compensate for a 15 to 20 per cent shortage of critical ammunition, spares and missiles, the Indian Army has proposed to cut down on...

Lack of funds: Indian Army to consider ending purchase of missile systems

In a desperate measure to compensate for a 15 to 20 per cent shortage of critical ammunition, spares and missiles, the Indian Army has proposed to cut down on...

China to deepen pragmatic cooperation with Pakistan: DM China

Chinese Defense Minister, Wei Fenghe has said that China is willing to work together with Pakistan to focus on building a community of human destiny, consolidate all-weather friendship and...

China to deepen pragmatic cooperation with Pakistan: DM China

Chinese Defense Minister, Wei Fenghe has said that China is willing to work together with Pakistan to focus on building a community of human destiny, consolidate all-weather friendship and...

New Delhi wary of Beijing’s India-Nepal-China corridor plan

China is expected to propose to India the construction of a trans-Himalayan trilateral economic corridor, an ambitious plan that seeks to connect the two countries and Nepal. However, the idea...

New Delhi wary of Beijing’s India-Nepal-China corridor plan

China is expected to propose to India the construction of a trans-Himalayan trilateral economic corridor, an ambitious plan that seeks to connect the two countries and Nepal. However, the idea...

US military focus shifts from Iraq, Syria to Afghanistan, bombing report shows

The United States dropped more weapons on Afghanistan in March 2018 than it did in Syria and Iraq that month, a first since the commencement of the 2014 US...

Why would Modi say Rohingyas ‘returned’ to Bangladesh?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently visiting the United Kingdom, has triggered a fresh round of diplomatic debates by commenting that the Rohingyas “returned to Bangladesh” from...

Why would Modi say Rohingyas ‘returned’ to Bangladesh?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently visiting the United Kingdom, has triggered a fresh round of diplomatic debates by commenting that the Rohingyas “returned to Bangladesh” from...