Daily Archives: July 28, 2018

New regional configurations taking lead in Afghanistan war

About two weeks ago Pakistan reportedly hosted spy-chiefs of Russia, China and Iran to formulate a joint policy and a platform for extended co-operation in Afghanistan against the rising...

Why Pakistan is on the road to another IMF bailout

Pakistan’s economy is going through a familiar boom-and-bust cycle that may see it back at the door of the International Monetary Fund. Debt is soaring, the current-account deficit is...

IMRAN STARTS PREPARATIONS FOR FORMATION OF GOVT AT CENTRE

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Friday started preparations for formation of his party’s government at the Centre after the PTI won a majority of seats in the...

MODI-LED BJP IS GOING TO IMPROVE ITS PERFORMANCE IN 2019: AMIT SHAH

“With the wide-ranging development agenda we have, Narendra Modi-led BJP will improve its performance in 2019,” says BJP president Amit Shah with his usual candour and confidence, brushing aside all...

5 KILLED IN ALLEGED GUNFIGHTS

Three suspected robbers, a 'drug trader' and an 'outlaw' were killed in separate gunfights with police and RAB in Cumilla, Sirajganj, Tangail and Rajbari districts early Friday, reports UNB. Of...

GOOGLE DOODLE TO CELEBRATE FIROZA BEGUM’S 88TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

Search engine giant Google has created a new Doodle on its homepage, marking Bangladeshi iconic singer Firoza Begum's 88th birth anniversary. Firoza's voice and ability to convey deep emotion played...

ABDUCTED IN LALMATIA, CUMILLA AL LEADER FOUND IN DHAKA’S PURBACHAL

Cumilla Awami League leader Parvez Hossain Sarker has been found at Purbachal 300 Feet area in Dhaka some 11 hours after his abduction at Lalmatia. His family said the abductors...

Defeat of extremists in Pakistan polls welcomed in India

There is no significant date on the India-Pakistan calendar until September, but with Imran Khan speaking on Thursday about the need to resume talks between the two countries, the...

BD, India Coast Guards conducting exercise on maritime pollution

The Indian Coast Guard held a bilateral table-top exercise on maritime pollution response with Bangladesh Coast Guard at the regional headquarters (North East) of the ICG in Kolkata Friday. ICG...

US ready to work with Pakistan’s new leadership: State Dept

The United States looks forward to working with the new government of Pakistan and furthering the goals of security and stability in South Asia, Geo News reported Thursday night,...

Modi, Xi discuss ways to enhance military cooperation, maintain peaceful border

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the BRICS summit currently underway in South Africa. The Indian prime minister and...

Myanmar Army attacks several camps of Naga rebel group NSCN-K

Myanmar Army has launched operation against several camps of Naga rebel group NSCN-K inside that country forcing a large number of NSCN-K cadres to flee, according to security sources. Myanmar...

Coalition airstrikes in Afghanistan on record pace in 2018

The US-led coalition in Afghanistan is on pace this year to drop a record number of bombs, according to Pentagon data. Through the first six months of 2018, the US...

India denies having expressed interest in acquiring Sri Lankan airport

Contradicting a recent statement by the Sri Lankan government, the Indian government has denied reports that it was planning to purchase a controlling stake in Sri Lanka's Mattala Rajapaksa...

Significance of Pakistan’s Tactical Nuclear Weapons

A Tactical Nuclear Weapon (TNW) is a nuclear weapon, smaller in its explosive power, which is developed to be used in the military situation on a battlefield. A TNW...

Significance of Pakistan’s Tactical Nuclear Weapons

A Tactical Nuclear Weapon (TNW) is a nuclear weapon, smaller in its explosive power, which is developed to be used in the military situation on a battlefield. A TNW...

India’s first Apache, Chinook helicopters complete maiden flights

The first flight of Apache and Chinook helicopters destined to be delivered for the Indian Air Force, took place successfully in the United States and the delivery will commence...

India’s first Apache, Chinook helicopters complete maiden flights

The first flight of Apache and Chinook helicopters destined to be delivered for the Indian Air Force, took place successfully in the United States and the delivery will commence...

NRC in Assam: A neighbour watches the rolls

India’s ‘illegal immigration’ bogey, and the debate it inspires, have, as their inevitable target, neighbouring Bangladesh—the supposed origin of all such immigrants. The nation is anxiously watching the ongoing...

NRC in Assam: A neighbour watches the rolls

India’s ‘illegal immigration’ bogey, and the debate it inspires, have, as their inevitable target, neighbouring Bangladesh—the supposed origin of all such immigrants. The nation is anxiously watching the ongoing...

Can Trump get America out of Afghanistan?

Last week the White House ordered its top diplomats to seek direct negotiations with the Taliban, the latest foreign relations about-face from an administration that seems to be specializing...