Daily Archives: May 10, 2018

Extremism in Bangladesh: Prevention is better than cure strategy?

A Bangladeshi tribunal sentenced two people to death for killing Rajshahi University Professor Rezaul Karim Siddiquee in 2016. They are Shariful Islam, a Rajshahi University (RU) student now absconding...

BANGLADESH-INDIA DEFENCE COOP DIALOGUE ENDS

The first-ever two-day defence cooperation dialogue between Bangladesh and India concluded in India on Tuesday, reports India-based news portal millenniumpost. The principal staff officer of the Bangladesh Army, lieutenant general...

TUREEN AFROZ REMOVED FROM ICT,B PROSECUTION TEAM

Tureen AfrozInternational Crimes Tribunal, Bangladesh (ICT,B) prosecutor Tureen Afroz has been relieved of all activities of the tribunal for “professional misconduct” and “breaching discipline and code of conduct”, reports...

KABUL-JAKARTA SEEK TO ENHANCE ECONOMIC COOPERATION

Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MoCI) on Wednesday said Afghanistan and Indonesia have agreed to expand their economic cooperation in the near future. According to MoCI, there is a huge...

13 KILLED AS FRESH THUNDERSTORMS LASH INDIA

At least 13 people were killed Wednesday (May 9) as thunderstorms battered northern and eastern India, officials said, a week after a deadly dust storm ravaged large swathes of...

PM Hasina to visit India: What’s on the agenda?

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to go to India on a two-day visit later this month. This comes about 13 months after her last visit to the...

Indian Army “deeply hurt” by India Today cover Pic

The Indian Army on Tuesday, 8 May took to Twitter to slam the cover photo of the latest edition of India Today of a soldier holding his pockets inside...

At least 5 killed as suicide bombers, gunmen attack Kabul police stations

Suicide bombers and gunmen launched apparently coordinated attacks on two Kabul police stations on Wednesday (May 9), killing at least five people, with security forces still searching for assailants...

Madives’ Vice Chief of Defense Force travels to Pakistan for fourth staff talks

Vice Chief of the Maldivian Defense Force Brigadier General Ahmed Shahid has departed to Pakistan to partake in the fourth staff talks between Maldives and Pakistan Armed Forces. General officers...

WFP shifts from in-kind food to cash support to Bhutanese refugees in Nepal

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will shift its support from in-kind food assistance to distributions of cash to refugees from Bhutan located in Nepal starting mid-2018, the...

Bhutan constitutes third National Council Thursday

Wednesday (May 9) was the last day in office for members of the second National Council (NC) of Bhutan. The house will be re-constituted today (May 10) with elections...

EU says will continue to support reforms process in Sri Lanka

The European Union (EU) says it will continue to support the reforms process in Sri Lanka as well as the reconciliation process. The EU Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the...

The one reason India might not become a Navy superpower

Disaster struck the first of a new class of Indian frigates in late April 2018 when a towering, 250-ton crane came toppling down onto the vessel during heavy winds...

The one reason India might not become a Navy superpower

Disaster struck the first of a new class of Indian frigates in late April 2018 when a towering, 250-ton crane came toppling down onto the vessel during heavy winds...

India-Japan to hold counter-terror military exercise

India and Japan have decided to hold a joint military exercise on counter-terrorism this year, according to Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu. ‘’We are currently coordinating with the Counter-Insurgency...

India-Japan to hold counter-terror military exercise

India and Japan have decided to hold a joint military exercise on counter-terrorism this year, according to Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu. ‘’We are currently coordinating with the Counter-Insurgency...

China does not want UN to push Myanmar on accountability

China does not want the UN Security Council to tell Myanmar that credible, transparent investigations into accusations of violence against mainly Rohingya Muslims are important, according to proposed amendments...

China’s regional ambitions reshaping India’s foreign policy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s nationalistic government is taking a more proactive role in regional military cooperation than its predecessors – and the reason, according to Jeff M Smith...

China’s regional ambitions reshaping India’s foreign policy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s nationalistic government is taking a more proactive role in regional military cooperation than its predecessors – and the reason, according to Jeff M Smith...

Citizenship bill triggers sharp divisions on linguistic lines in Assam

The Narendra Modi government’s decision to bring a modification to the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 1955, to help grant Indian citizenship to Hindu Bangladeshis, among others, has triggered a sharp...

Citizenship bill triggers sharp divisions on linguistic lines in Assam

The Narendra Modi government’s decision to bring a modification to the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 1955, to help grant Indian citizenship to Hindu Bangladeshis, among others, has triggered a sharp...
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