Daily Archives: July 16, 2018

WHITE HOUSE ORDERS DIRECT TALKS WITH TALIBAN

The US President Donald Trump’s administration has told its top diplomats to seek direct talks with the Taliban, a significant shift in US policy in Afghanistan, done in the...

BANGLADESH URGES UAE TO INVEST IN SEZS

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina Sunday urged the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to invest in the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) of Bangladesh. The Prime Minister was talking to newly appointed Ambassador...

WHOLESALE INFLATION SHOOTS UP TO 5.77% IN JUNE IN INDIA

Wholesale inflation shot up to 5.77 per cent in June, up from 4.43 per cent in May, according to government data released on Monday. It was primarily driven by...

UK TO RECRUIT FEMALE SOLDIERS FROM NEPAL

The British Army, which has been hiring Nepali Gurkha soldiers for more than 200 years, is planning to recruit female soldiers from Nepal in its Brigade of Gurkhas, The...

Myanmar talks, does not act: Bangladesh PM

Bangladeh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said Myanmar agrees on all issues during dialogues over the return of displaced Rohingyas, but it finally does not act. She made the...

Maoist rebels ambush soldiers in east India, 2 killed

Maoist rebels in eastern India ambushed a unit of government forces on Sunday, leaving two soldiers dead and another wounded, police said. The rebels attacked paramilitary soldiers after they were...

Nepal-China meeting to finalise transit protocol this month

Nepali and Chinese officials have scheduled a meeting in Kathmandu at end of this month to finalise the protocol of transit transport agreement (TTA). Officials of both the countries had...

EU to sanction Maldives

The European Union is expected Monday to sanction the Maldives, following months of concern and condemnation over the worsening political and human rights situation. Brussels and Malé have been at...

Army insists no let-up in security in the North and East

Sri Lank Army says there is no let-up in the security arrangements in the North and East. In a statement issued today, the Army said that it is prepared round...

India-make equipment costlier, MoD asks why

Startled at how indigenously produced military equipment was costing more than the same equipment if supplied by foreign makers, the Ministry of Defence has set up a committee to...

India-make equipment costlier, MoD asks why

Startled at how indigenously produced military equipment was costing more than the same equipment if supplied by foreign makers, the Ministry of Defence has set up a committee to...

India, US likely to hold first tri-services military drill later this year

India and the US are likely to hold their first tri-services military drill later this year and talks to finalise the modalities of the exercise are on, a senior...

India, US likely to hold first tri-services military drill later this year

India and the US are likely to hold their first tri-services military drill later this year and talks to finalise the modalities of the exercise are on, a senior...

China’s Myanmar policy: Peace, conflict-whatever works

Aung San Suu Kyi meets Huang Kunming, the head of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China's Propaganda Department, in Naypyidaw. Photo: EPA As Myanmar’s de facto leader...

China’s Myanmar policy: Peace, conflict-whatever works

Aung San Suu Kyi meets Huang Kunming, the head of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China's Propaganda Department, in Naypyidaw. Photo: EPA As Myanmar’s de facto leader...

War over water: Pakistan concerned by India, Afghanistan threats

The Pakistan Economy Watch said that Islamabad needs to lessen its dependence on arch-rivals India and Afghanistan for water by constructing dams and water reservoirs. Think tanks in Pakistan...

War over water: Pakistan concerned by India, Afghanistan threats

The Pakistan Economy Watch said that Islamabad needs to lessen its dependence on arch-rivals India and Afghanistan for water by constructing dams and water reservoirs. Think tanks in Pakistan...

China-Pakistan security cooperation can support progress of economic corridor

A suicide bomb on Friday at a political rally in southwest Pakistan's Balochistan Province killed at least 132 people, the deadliest in a series of assaults on candidates ahead...

China-Pakistan security cooperation can support progress of economic corridor

A suicide bomb on Friday at a political rally in southwest Pakistan's Balochistan Province killed at least 132 people, the deadliest in a series of assaults on candidates ahead...

First time since Independence! India, Pakistan militaries to be part of anti-terror

Militaries of India and Pakistan will be part of a mega anti-terror drill in Russia next month which is being organised by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) with an...

Sri Lankan Navy warned on possible submarine attack threats:  Sri Lankan PM

Sri Lankan prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe states that the Navy has been informed to alert on a possible submarine attack threat. He stated this at an event held in...
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