Daily Archives: June 23, 2018

Bangladesh Bank: The missing gold or the missing trust

A bizarre case of gold snatch is alleged to have occurred right inside the vault of Bangladesh Bank, the central bank of the country. The source of the reports...

INDIA HOPES TO OPEN IRAN’S CHABAHAR PORT BY 2019

NEW DELHI: India is trying to make Chabahar Port in Iran operational by 2019, the government said in a statement on Friday, despite a threat of renewed US sanctions...

INDIA SIGNALS READINESS TO ACCEPT PAKISTAN PILGRIMS

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has submitted passports of pilgrims willing to attend the Urs of Hazrat Amir Khusro, which is going to be held from...

IN SECOND VIDEO OF HAPUR ASSAULT, MORE ‘COW SLAUGHTER’ ALLEGATIONS FROM MOB

      In the one minute video posted on social media, the mob can be seen abusing and hitting 65-year-old Samiyuddin, at times pulling his beard.  The mob tries to force Samiyuddin...

GNANASARA THERA GRANTED BAIL

Firebrand monk Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero who was sentenced to six months rigorous imprisonment two weeks ago was granted bail yesterday by the Homagama Magistrate’s Court. The General Secretary of...

Nixon opposed India’s military action in Bangladesh because it would “set a bad precedent”

Former US President Richard Nixon opposed India during Bangladesh’s 1971 war with Pakistan because he believed India’s military action would set a “bad precedent” and endanger the future of...

Indian police claim to have killed four Daesh terrorists in Kashmir

The Indian police of Jammu and Kashmir claim to have eliminated four terrorists in an encounter in Anantnag on Friday morning. One police officer and the owner of the...

Bhutan is still scared of Indian rupee

Memories of demonetisation may be fading in India but there seem to be fresh fears about the stability of the Indian rupee among neighbours where the currency is legal...

Evaluation of democracy and forthcoming challenges to next government

The 14th National Assembly completed its term on May 31st, 2018. It is a landmark achievement in the democratic history of Pakistan. Now, Pakistan is preparing for the transfer...

Bangaldesh: Between big brothers China and India

“India should not be worried about Bangladesh’s close ties with China; the cooperation is meant only for development,” reassured Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina while speaking to a visiting...

Bangaldesh: Between big brothers China and India

“India should not be worried about Bangladesh’s close ties with China; the cooperation is meant only for development,” reassured Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina while speaking to a visiting...

A China-India-Pakistan trilateral: Both a red herring and wake-up call

At an event earlier this week organized at the initiative of the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi, China’s envoy, Amb. Luo Zhaohui noting that India and Pakistan had become...

A China-India-Pakistan trilateral: Both a red herring and wake-up call

At an event earlier this week organized at the initiative of the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi, China’s envoy, Amb. Luo Zhaohui noting that India and Pakistan had become...

Saffron terror: Muslims attacked and killed in India

Just days after two Muslim men were beaten to death on suspicion of cattle theft in Jharkhand, social media users in India reacted with outrage at the news of...

Saffron terror: Muslims attacked and killed in India

Just days after two Muslim men were beaten to death on suspicion of cattle theft in Jharkhand, social media users in India reacted with outrage at the news of...

Shifting power equations & geopolitical uncertainties in South Asia

The South Asian region has been witnessing uncertain geopolitical dynamics around sore trouble areas like Afghanistan, Kashmir, shifting American and Russian relations with India and Pakistan and enhanced Chinese...

Shifting power equations & geopolitical uncertainties in South Asia

The South Asian region has been witnessing uncertain geopolitical dynamics around sore trouble areas like Afghanistan, Kashmir, shifting American and Russian relations with India and Pakistan and enhanced Chinese...

Russian firm offers smart fencing technology to India for border with Pakistan

Nikiret — a subsidiary of Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation- ROSATOM has agreed to provide critical technology of Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) to India- based CORE Energy...

Russian firm offers smart fencing technology to India for border with Pakistan

Nikiret — a subsidiary of Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation- ROSATOM has agreed to provide critical technology of Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) to India- based CORE Energy...

Marines in Afghanistan will get assist from MQ-9 Reaper drones

General Atomics-Aeronautical Systems has received a $39.6 million contract to provide MQ-9 Reapers to a Marine advisory unit in Afghanistan for air overwatch and reconnaissance, according to Pentagon announcements. The...
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