Daily Archives: May 13, 2018

Bangabandhu-I on its way to orbit

The nation's dream satellite, Bangabandhu-I, is now on its way to orbit after its perfect and successful launching in the early hours of yesterday, making Bangladesh's debut in the...

Indian ship deployed to undertake jnt surveillance of Maldives EEZ

An Indian Navy ship has been deployed to undertake joint surveillance of exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of Maldives, seen as a move to improve bilateral relationship between the two...

Afghanistan, Pakistan agree to resolve transit, trade problems

The Afghan Ministry of Commerce and Industries said an agreement has been signed between Afghan and Pakistani officials to resolve some problems facing transit and trade between the two...

Indian Railways to build 3 strategic lines along China border

The railways has set a target of completing by 2019 the final location surveys of three strategic lines along the country’s border with China after the projects received the...

No persecution of soldiers, says Sri Lankan President

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has rejected charges from his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa that his unity government was persecuting military personnel for ending the war with the Liberation Tigers...

20 years after Pokhran-II, intercontinental ballistic missile Agni-V on way

India has kicked off the process to induct its first intercontinental ballistic missile Agni-V into the Strategic Forces Command (SFC), 20 years after the country conducted the five Pokhran-II...

Could Bangladesh be heading for one-party rule?

Two visuals dominate the cityscapes of Dhaka in central Bangladesh, Jashore (Jessore) in the southwest, and Khulna in the south: posters of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founder of the...

Issues between Pakistan, US are resolvable: Aizaz Chaudhry

Pakistan Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry said that the differences between Pakistan and the US are resolvable. The Chaudhry’s remarks come a day after Pakistan imposed travel...

Nepal would not allow its territory to be used against India: Oli

Nepal is sensitive to India's interests and would not allow its territory to be used against India, Nepalese Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has assured PM Narendra Modi. Briefing...

What does Trump’s Iran deal withdrawal mean for India’s security?

On May 9, U.S. President Donald Trump announced his decision to pull out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), popularly called the Iran nuclear deal. While the...

What does Trump’s Iran deal withdrawal mean for India’s security?

On May 9, U.S. President Donald Trump announced his decision to pull out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), popularly called the Iran nuclear deal. While the...

Rohingya villagers in Myanmar who spoke to UN delegation in forced into hiding

Rohingya villagers who spoke to a UN security council delegation in Rakhine last week are in hiding after being targeted by Myanmar’s security agencies, members from the community say. Villagers...

Rohingya villagers in Myanmar who spoke to UN delegation in forced into hiding

Rohingya villagers who spoke to a UN security council delegation in Rakhine last week are in hiding after being targeted by Myanmar’s security agencies, members from the community say. Villagers...

Mizaru, Kikazaru and Iwazaru

Journalists in Bangladesh might as well adopt the the names of the ‘three wise monkeys’ – Mizaru, who covers his eyes; Kikazaru who covers his ears; and Iwazaru, who...

Indian Navy plans permanent patrols for sea routes to China

Far away from mainland India, a military game is being played in the Bay of Bengal. India has decided that its naval deployments to monitor sea traffic to the...

Indian Navy plans permanent patrols for sea routes to China

Far away from mainland India, a military game is being played in the Bay of Bengal. India has decided that its naval deployments to monitor sea traffic to the...
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