Daily Archives: May 28, 2018

Culprits get perverse incentive from repeated banking scams: Salehuddin

Bangladesh is no longer any unviable state but the fruits of its development are yet to reach the commoners, according to former governor of Bangladesh Bank Salehuddin Ahmed. He feels...

‘WE CAN ALLAY EACH OTHER’S CONCERNS,’ AFGHAN NSA TELLS GEN BAJWA

Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar on Sunday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa to discuss the bilateral relations and particularly the operationalisation...

SIXTY-TWO REFUGEES RETURN FROM BANGLADESH: MYANMAR

Myanmar has received the first 62 returnees at Nga Khu Ya reception camp in Rakhine state, who had fled to Bangladesh due to the Rakhine conflict, Xinhua reported quoting...

EX-ISI CHIEF’S BOOK HAS BENEFITTED SHARIF: EXPERTS

Experts on defence matters believe that Lt General (retd) Asad Durrani’s revelations in a controversial book which is coauthored by him and an ex-RAW chief has benefitted former prime...

NUMBER OF NON-MUSLIM VOTERS IN PAKISTAN SHOWS RISE OF OVER 30PC

The number of voters belonging to religious minorities in the country has climbed to 3.63 million from 2.77m registered in electoral rolls for the 2013 general elections — registering...

PLA installing new early warning monitoring system along Indo-China border

To improve management of border defence, the People's Liberation Army of China (PLA) has reportedly developed a new kind of equipment. As per sources in Indian security agencies, China...

BD home minister says all-out war on drugs underway

Bangladesh’s Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says the government is doing its utmost in the nationwide anti-drug operations and will not stop the ‘war’ until trafficking is brought under control. The...

Pakistan to hold general election on July 25

Pakistan will hold a general election on July 25 and President Mamnoon Hussain has approved the date, electoral officials said on Saturday (May 26), as the government enters its...

All preparations for Malabar drill completed: Indian Navy chief

All preparations for the Malabar exercise have been completed, said Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, as India, the United States and Japan prepare to deploy their frontline military assets...

Drought grips two-thirds of war-hit Afghanistan

The United Nations says the ongoing drought has gripped two-thirds of conflict-hit Afghanistan’s 34 provinces and has put more than 2 million people at risk of becoming severely food...

UK destroys documents on India-Sri Lanka relations during war against LTTE

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has destroyed around 195 files, including documents relating to relations between India and Sri Lanka at the peak of the Liberation Tigers...

BJP to fight 2019 poll with Hindu nationalist push, focus on Bihar

In the midst of the heat and dust of the recently concluded poll in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided on a sudden break,...

BJP to fight 2019 poll with Hindu nationalist push, focus on Bihar

In the midst of the heat and dust of the recently concluded poll in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided on a sudden break,...

China considers more avenues to invest in Pakistan under BRI

China is considering more avenues to invest in Pakistan and other regional countries under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), officials said in Beijing on Sunday. “We are seeking to...

China considers more avenues to invest in Pakistan under BRI

China is considering more avenues to invest in Pakistan and other regional countries under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), officials said in Beijing on Sunday. “We are seeking to...

Why China is becoming a friendlier neighbour in Asia

Observers will note that China has been taking a different approach in its peripheral diplomacy this year, and the previously hostile relationships with some of its neighbours have become...

Why China is becoming a friendlier neighbour in Asia

Observers will note that China has been taking a different approach in its peripheral diplomacy this year, and the previously hostile relationships with some of its neighbours have become...

Master of mixing Religion & Politics: How BJP is taking India for a ride!

I had never imagined in the wildest of my dreams that a day would come when I would swoon over Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah’s pronouncements. But...

Amid risk of US sanction, India and Russia conclude advanced missile deal

India has concluded price negotiations with Russia for a nearly Rs. 40,000 crore deal to procure S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems for the Indian Air Force, officials said. They...

India and Russia conclude advanced missile deal

India has concluded price negotiations with Russia for a nearly Rs. 40,000 crore deal to procure S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems for the Indian Air Force, officials said. They...

PLA installing new early warning monitoring system along Indo-China border

To improve management of border defence, the People's Liberation Army of China (PLA) has reportedly developed a new kind of equipment. As per sources in Indian security agencies, China...