Daily Archives: April 24, 2018

‘MODI ITERATES TEESTA ASSURANCE’

Narendra Modi, Obaidul QuaderIndian prime minister Narendra Modi on Monday assured the visiting Bangladesh Awami League delegation that he was trying to resolve the Teesta river water sharing issue. The...

Subversion of democracy

The problem starts at a fundamental level. How does one define a sadhu? Tied to the meaning of this word, or character, is in a way the well-being of...

Tarique sends legal notice to Shahriar Alam

Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) acting chairman Tarique Rahman on Monday sent a legal notice to the state minister for foreign affairs, Shahriar Alam, for his claim that Tarique...

China reassures Pakistan on ties ahead of Xi’s meeting with Modi

China on Monday (Apr 23) reassured Pakistan that relations between the two countries were as firm as ever and would “never rust”, ahead of a meeting this week between...

India removes AFSPA from Meghalaya, part of Arunachal Pradesh

India’s home ministry on Monday (Apr 23) has removed the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act from Meghalaya. The move has diluted it in other regions of Arunachal Pradesh,...

ISIS beheads three brothers in Afghanistan

Militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terror group have beheaded three brothers, all working in the medical profession, in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, an...

Indian PM Modi to visit Nepal from May 11 to 12

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Nepal from May 11 to12, knowledgeable sources said. Advance teams are already in Kathmandu to take stock of the security situation and finalise...

Wife of ‘scapegoat’ police officer in Reuters trial appeals for help

The wife of a police officer who told a court that police had entrapped two Reuters reporters said her husband was a “scapegoat” and appealed for help from President...

Half of India’s 94 cities with toxic air in 4 states

Every third city that failed to meet national air quality standards in India–where most people die of air pollution than any other nation–was in two of the country’s biggest...

‘There must be a new treaty, to the advantage of India and Nepal’

Weeks after the visit of Nepal’s Prime Minister K.P. Oli to New Delhi, officials say they are planning for a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Kathmandu and...

Why Commonwealth?

In the modern international relations regime, regional blocs are key structures through which countries join forces to enhance trade, cooperation and in certain cases defence, in many ways resembling...

China’s new aircraft carrier to start sea trials soon, does India need to worry?

China and the United States are having a faceoff with the continued deployment of aircraft carriers in the South China Sea. It was reported that the Chinese deployed their...

China’s new aircraft carrier to start sea trials soon, does India need to worry?

China and the United States are having a faceoff with the continued deployment of aircraft carriers in the South China Sea. It was reported that the Chinese deployed their...

Tibet can remain part of China: Dalai Lama

Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has said that it is in the economic interest of Tibet to stay as part of China. "Historically and culturally, Tibet has been independent....

Tibet can remain part of China: Dalai Lama

Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has said that it is in the economic interest of Tibet to stay as part of China. "Historically and culturally, Tibet has been independent....

Indian Air Force exercise and its objectives

Pakistani media has generally ignored some important news coming from across the borders i.e. the IAF’s entire war-machinery has been activated for the ongoing exercise Gagan Shakti. Gagan Shakti 2018...

Indian Air Force exercise and its objectives

Pakistani media has generally ignored some important news coming from across the borders i.e. the IAF’s entire war-machinery has been activated for the ongoing exercise Gagan Shakti. Gagan Shakti 2018...

‘CPEC is a reality’: Two-day summit kicks off in Karachi

The two-day CPEC Summit, being hosted by the Dawn Media Group in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning and Development, kicked off at Karachi’s Bagh-i-Jinnah on Monday (Apr 23). Various...

‘CPEC is a reality’: Two-day summit kicks off in Karachi

The two-day CPEC Summit, being hosted by the Dawn Media Group in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning and Development, kicked off at Karachi’s Bagh-i-Jinnah on Monday (Apr 23). Various...

China warns Sri Lanka over attempts to sour relationship

China has warned Sri Lanka over attempts to sour the relationship between both countries. The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Cheng Xueyuan said that there are baseless claims being made...