Daily Archives: June 12, 2018

BNP LEADER KHALEDA NOT BEING TAKEN TO HOSPITAL, FOR NOW

Sick in prison, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will not be taken to a hospital for now, prison authorities said Tuesday. Khaleda was supposed to be taken to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib...

SCO CAN BRIDGE INDIA-PAKISTAN DISTANCE: CHINA

China expects the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation to play a key role in resolving the differences between India and Pakistan, which joined the organisation last year. “We know there are existing...

TALIBAN ATTACKS GHAZNI’S MOQUR DISTRICT POLICE HEADQUARTERS

The Taliban attacked Moqur district police headquarters in Ghazni province early Tuesday morning, killing five policemen, an official at the provincial police headquarters confirmed. According to the official, Taliban attacked...

NEPAL TIGHTENS FOREIGN VISIT NORMS

The federal government has made it mandatory for officials and staff of local governments planning foreign visits to obtain the approval of Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration...

Pakistan, Afghanistan to set up coordination centers

Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to deploy liaison officers in each other's capital and establish coordination centers along the border to share intelligence on militant suspects, sources to a...

Suicide bomber kills 13, including women, outside Afghan ministry

A suicide bomber killed 13 people and wounded more 25 during rush hour on Monday at the entrance to Afghanistan’s rural rehabilitation and development ministry in Kabul as workers...

Nepal cabinet approves two proposals for PM’s China visit

The government of Nepal has endorsed two proposals related to the upcoming visit of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to China.A Cabinet meeting on Sunday approved the proposal of...

Bhutan hosts ‘World Dendro Conference’ for the first time

Finding solutions from tree rings on the impacts of climate change in mountain environments, the 10th World Dendro Conference began in Thimphu Sunday. Bhutan is the first developing country...

India is not ready for a two-front war!

A parliamentary committee has taken exception to the low defence expenditure in India, noting that, in the current geo-political scenario, the country “cannot afford complacency” on the question of...

India is not ready for a two-front war!

A parliamentary committee has taken exception to the low defence expenditure in India, noting that, in the current geo-political scenario, the country “cannot afford complacency” on the question of...

Mauritius Islanders mount resistance to Indian naval base

Resistance is building up among the residents of a small island in Mauritius against a proposal by the Indian Navy to build a base on their land. Six organizations...

SCO nurtures Sino-Indian relations

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed their willingness to lend momentum to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), with Xi offering  to work...

Rohingya deserve non-violent leadership

In August 2017, the flight of 700,000 Muslim Rohingya from Myanmar produced the world’s newest refugee crisis – and one of its worst. Now stuck in miserable camps in...

Rise in India-ASEAN naval games

Later this month, the Navies of India and Indonesia will hold their first bilateral exercise in the Java Sea. India will stage a new trilateral exercise with Thailand and...

Rise in India-ASEAN naval games

Later this month, the Navies of India and Indonesia will hold their first bilateral exercise in the Java Sea. India will stage a new trilateral exercise with Thailand and...

Rohingya deserve non-violent leadership

In August 2017, the flight of 700,000 Muslim Rohingya from Myanmar produced the world’s newest refugee crisis – and one of its worst. Now stuck in miserable camps in...

US officials question their state’s Af-Pak narrative

Nearly four days before Pak-Afghan officials met in Islamabad to continue their revived dialogue under the Afghan Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS), most in the local...

US officials question their state’s Af-Pak narrative

Nearly four days before Pak-Afghan officials met in Islamabad to continue their revived dialogue under the Afghan Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS), most in the local...

Pakistan, Russia, China form ‘unofficial bloc’

Pakistan, Russia and China have formed an unofficial bloc on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Qingdao, vowing to work together in the coming years, diplomatic...

India rebalancing ties with Pakistan to open path to Eurasia

The conciliatory moment came at the end of the media briefing which was addressed by Chinese President Xi Jinping. China is the host and chair of the SCO. After engaging...

India’s keen interest in Bangladesh nuclear plant near its border

Less than two hours' from the eastern edge of West Bengal, across the international border, frenzied activity is underway to build a hi-tech nuclear power plant in Bangladesh's Rooppur....