Daily Archives: July 22, 2018

India, US to strengthen defence technology and trade initiative

The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) said in a statement on 18 July that the proposals are under discussion between the two countries as part of their joint military...

India, US to strengthen defence technology and trade initiative

The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) said in a statement on 18 July that the proposals are under discussion between the two countries as part of their joint military...

CMC vice chairman meets with Pakistan Chief of Air Staff

General Zhang Youxia, Vice Chairman of China's Central Military Commission (CMC), met with Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of Air Staff of the Pakistan Air Force in Urumqi,...

Election security

It is a welcome reiteration and clarification that ought to be followed in letter and spirit by the vast security apparatus that is to be deployed for the security...

Border guards of Bangladesh, India to discuss crimes, dispute areas

Border crimes, disputed territories and better border coordination would be discussed at the bi-annual meeting of Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) and Border Security Force (BSF) beginning Sunday, top BSF...

Second Nepal-China joint military drill in September

The second edition of the 10-day Nepal-China joint military exercise would begin from September 17 and aimed at sharing expertise in disaster management and fighting terrorism, among others, according...

Afghanistan considering another ceasefire over Eid al-Adha

There is a possibility that another ceasefire will be announced by the Afghan government, with the Taliban, over Eid al-Adha next month, President Ashraf Ghani’s spokesman Haroon Chakhansuri said...

Key member resigns from Myanmar advisory panel on Rohingya crisis

A key member of an international advisory panel on Myanmar's crisis-hit Rakhine state has resigned, saying on Saturday (Jul 21) that the Aung San Suu Kyi-appointed board risks becoming...

PM Modi launches India-assisted ambulance service in Sri Lanka

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a countrywide emergency ambulance service for Sri Lanka and said that India will always stand by its neighbor — in good...

Imran Khan near victory in Pakistan election but some ask if he is playing...

On a stage high above a hockey stadium to the north of Lahore, a compere shrieks into the microphone. Supporters of Imran Khan clamber onto rows of chairs. Then...

Mob lynches Muslim man transporting cows in India’s Rajasthan

A Muslim man has been killed by a mob of vigilantes in India after being accused of smuggling cows for slaughter, according to officials. Akbar Khan, 28, was beaten to...

Pakistan elections: who is standing and what is at stake?

On 25 July, Pakistan’s 106 million registered voters will have the chance to choose a new parliament and provincial assemblies. Parliament sits for a five-year term, and the majority...

Sri Lankan ‘war criminals’ deployed as UN peacekeepers

The UN has been sending alleged war criminals to act as peacekeepers in conflict zones, a confidential report claims. The document, seen by the Observer, and sent to the UN’s...

India and Pakistan’s participation in SCO joint exercise attracts attention

A large-scale anti-terrorism military exercise of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), codenamed “Peace Mission”, will be held in Russia next month, with all SCO member states planning to take...

Asia won’t toe the line on Iran sanctions

Though the EU is likely to fall in line with US sanctions against Iran, the Islamic Republic is still unlikely to agree to make new concessions regarding its nuclear...

Asia won’t toe the line on Iran sanctions

Though the EU is likely to fall in line with US sanctions against Iran, the Islamic Republic is still unlikely to agree to make new concessions regarding its nuclear...

India and Pakistan’s participation in SCO joint exercise attracts attention

A large-scale anti-terrorism military exercise of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), codenamed “Peace Mission”, will be held in Russia next month, with all SCO member states planning to take...

How India and China are keeping the West out in Nepal

Sandwiched between two Asian giants, Nepal has of late emerged as a new battleground for the region’s geopolitical competition as China trains its strategic focus on South Asia, once...

How India and China are keeping the West out in Nepal

Sandwiched between two Asian giants, Nepal has of late emerged as a new battleground for the region’s geopolitical competition as China trains its strategic focus on South Asia, once...

US says working with India to help avoid sanctions

The US on Saturday said it is working with partner countries, including India, to help them identify and avoid engaging in potentially sanctionable activity under the Countering America’s Adversaries...

US says working with India to help avoid sanctions

The US on Saturday said it is working with partner countries, including India, to help them identify and avoid engaging in potentially sanctionable activity under the Countering America’s Adversaries...