Daily Archives: June 24, 2018

Afghanistan: Is the Trump administration turning the tide to better?

With the Afghan Taliban claiming indirect talks currently going on with the US, the hope for an eventual emergence of a long-term truce, if not an absolute settlement and...

Exports of commodities from India to Maldives slopes

It has been revealed that there has been a sweeping drop in the quantity of exports of essential commodities from India to Maldives. India’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry Department...

Myanmar, China to sign MoU on economic corridor project

Myanmar is discussing with China to implement Myanmar-China economic corridor project, according to Myanmar Investment Commission. Aung Naing Oo, Director-General of Directorate of Investment and Company Administration said: “Myanmar and...

Japan to train Bhutan’s civil servants

Japan will help young civil servants from Bhutan receive higher education at Japanese universities as the two countries aim to promote personnel exchanges, Foreign Ministry officials said Saturday. Under a...

Assam’s NRC may discriminate against Bengali Muslims, warn UN officials

In a letter to India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, four United Nations special rapporteurs have taken note of the “increased anxieties and concerns among the Bengali Muslim minority...

Assam’s NRC may discriminate against Bengali Muslims, warn UN officials

In a letter to India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, four United Nations special rapporteurs have taken note of the “increased anxieties and concerns among the Bengali Muslim minority...

Pakistan attends Ist Int’l defence forum in Beijing

Pakistan’s delegation led by Chief of Operational Planning Bureau of the Joint Staff Headquarters of the Pakistan Armed Forces Major General Aneeq attended here the 1st International Defense Forum...

Pakistan attends Ist Int’l defence forum in Beijing

Pakistan’s delegation led by Chief of Operational Planning Bureau of the Joint Staff Headquarters of the Pakistan Armed Forces Major General Aneeq attended here the 1st International Defense Forum...

Far from being angry at BJP, Kashmiris are happy to see PDP humiliated

The talk of the BJP withdrawing support to the PDP started as a rumour in Kashmir, which was largely shrugged off. Nobody could imagine even in their wildest dreams...

Far from being angry at BJP, Kashmiris are happy to see PDP humiliated

The talk of the BJP withdrawing support to the PDP started as a rumour in Kashmir, which was largely shrugged off. Nobody could imagine even in their wildest dreams...

India’s pivot to Eurasia

Sandwiched between U.S. President Donald Trump’s acrimonious public exchanges with other leaders at the G-7 (group of seven industrialised countries) summit (June 7-8) and the headline-hogging U.S.-North Korea summit...

India, U.S. 2+2 Dialogue on July 6

The inaugural U.S.-India 2+2 Dialogue will take place on July 6, both countries announced on Thursday. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis will host...

Three countries are protecting more than half of the World’s refugees

Turkey, Bangladesh and Uganda alone received over half of all new refugees last year. Never before has the world registered a larger number of people displaced by war and...

India remains world’s top recipient of remittances from its diaspora

India continued to be the world’s top recipient of remittance from its diaspora, gathering $69 billion in 2017–nearly 1.5 times India’s defence budget for 2018-19–an increase of 9.5% from...

Pakistan has done enough, Islamabad tells Washington

Pakistan has told the United States that it had done enough against terror and being ‘on notice’ was unfair, diplomatic sources said. Senior officials at the foreign ministry told The...

Richard Nixon talked nuclear strike on India in ’71

President Donald Trump, it is clear, presides over a regime of untruth and personally inhabits a realm of fantasy. But some of his critics have fallen prey to illusions...

The exit of US from the UNHRC and Lankan war time allegations

Last week local media reports were rife on what transpired during a courtesy call by outgoing US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Atul Keshap, on former Sri Lankan President Mahinda...