Daily Archives: June 3, 2018

UNDOC closely follows anti-drug drive in Bangladesh

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is closely following developments in the anti-drug drives in Bangladesh that have allegedly resulted in dozens of deaths. UNODC urges all Member...

Kashmir unrest as protester run over by police dies

Anti-India protests have flared in Indian-administered Kashmir after one of two demonstrators run over by police on Friday died in hospital. Police fired tear gas at stone-throwing protesters as hundreds...

Will not allow unlawful political acts of the opposition, says Maldives’ govt

The Government of the Maldives has issued a communique saying that "attempts to undermine the Constitution and the laws of the land and to hoodwink the people and hype...

Russian pilot found three decades after going missing in Afghanistan

A Russian pilot believed to have been shot down and killed 30 years ago during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan has been found alive. The pilot was shot down in...

India tastes only partial success in Ramjet test

A landmark missile test — acclaimed as a unique achievement placing India in a select set of nations with Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet — did not fully demonstrate the...

India tastes only partial success in Ramjet test

A landmark missile test — acclaimed as a unique achievement placing India in a select set of nations with Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet — did not fully demonstrate the...

127 dead and 9,000 arrested in Duterte-style drug crackdown in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has launched its own Duterte-style "war on drugs" with a national crackdown that has seen 9,000 people arrested and at least 127 shot dead over the past 17...

India’s Union home minister to visit Kashmir next week to check on Ramzan truce

Amid the Ramzan truce in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit the valley next week to review the ground situation. It would be the home minister's...

Bangladesh to revise list of duty free products from Nepal

Bangladesh has agreed to revise the list of Nepali products that enjoy duty free access to the country. Nepal in turn has also given the green light to revise...

Why Gilgit Baltistan should be a province of Pakistan

Connecting Pakistan with China and the Central Asian states, the Gilgit Baltistan (GB) region is the starting point of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which is also the “flagship...

India & Pakistan: Honestly speaking

Former Indian spy chief A. S. Dulat, the co-author of Spy Chronicles with former Pakistani ISI chief General AsadDurrani and journalist Aditya Sinha, says the two sides must learn...

India & Pakistan: Honestly speaking

Former Indian spy chief A. S. Dulat, the co-author of Spy Chronicles with former Pakistani ISI chief General AsadDurrani and journalist Aditya Sinha, says the two sides must learn...

Myanmar says willing to take back all Rohingya refugees

Myanmar is willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled to Bangladesh if they volunteer to return, the country’s National Security Adviser Thaung Tun said...

Myanmar says willing to take back all Rohingya refugees

Myanmar is willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled to Bangladesh if they volunteer to return, the country’s National Security Adviser Thaung Tun said...

The sorrow of being President Sirisena

In a latest display ofisolation and resentment President Maithripala Sirisena mid last week lashed out at his former supporters after barging in uninvited to an event that was to...