Daily Archives: August 5, 2018

Myanmar’s controversial port project gets government green light

Myanmar has finally taken the bull by the horns and is serious about finalizing the Kyaukpyu port -- the first stage in the Kyaukpyu SEZ project. The Myanmar government...

BD withdraws port restrictions on goods from Tripura

Bangladesh has withdrawn port restrictions on 27 goods from the northeastern Indian state of Tripura, say sources in the Department of Industry and Commerce. The goods include: raw rubber, broomsticks,...

Assam’s only woman CM Syeda Taimur missing from NRC

The name of Assam's lone woman chief minister Syeda Anowara Taimur, who is residing in Australia, is missing from the NRC and she plans to return home to initiate...

2017 records highest int’l leisure tourist arrivals

Bhutan recorded the highest international leisure arrivals last year with 62,272 visitors, according to Bhutan Tourism Monitor 2017. This represents a growth in international leisure arrivals of 14.1 percent over...

Nepal invites Malaysia to discuss labour issue

Nepal government has formally invited a Malaysian government representative to discuss the crisis resulting from Nepal’s halting worker departures for Malaysia. The Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security has...

Germany arrests ex-LTTE suspect over alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka

German authorities have arrested a Sri Lankan man suspected of involvement in killing captured government soldiers as a member of the Tamil Tigers rebel group a decade ago. Federal prosecutors...

In a first, Pakistan navy ship visits Germany

Pakistan Navy Ship ASLAT "Aslat" (F-22P) has arrived at Hamburg port Germany as part of an overseas deployment to Mediterranean and European countries. This is the first-ever visit by...

In a first, Pakistan navy ship visits Germany

Pakistan Navy Ship ASLAT "Aslat" (F-22P) has arrived at Hamburg port Germany as part of an overseas deployment to Mediterranean and European countries. This is the first-ever visit by...

Afghanistan receives first overhauled Mi-17V5 helicopter from Slovakia

Slovak Aircraft Repair Company Trenčín (LOTN, a.s.) delivered on 28 July the first Mi-17V5 helicopter that it has repaired for the Afghani Air Forces, said in the statement that...

Afghanistan receives first overhauled Mi-17V5 helicopter from Slovakia

Slovak Aircraft Repair Company Trenčín (LOTN, a.s.) delivered on 28 July the first Mi-17V5 helicopter that it has repaired for the Afghani Air Forces, said in the statement that...

Why is the US trying to bully Pakistan with empty China Threats?

Being unable to match Chinese investments in its neighbourhood, the US is now trying to bully Pakistan’s new government led by Imran Khan into taking it more seriously with...

Why is the US trying to bully Pakistan with empty China Threats?

Being unable to match Chinese investments in its neighbourhood, the US is now trying to bully Pakistan’s new government led by Imran Khan into taking it more seriously with...

Bhutan and Bangladesh: A story of two nations connected by a shared destiny

On July 23, 2018, Bhutan received a package of medicines in Dhaka from the Government of Bangladesh, symbolising the handing-over of 258 essential medicines to Bhutan, which will be...

Bhutan and Bangladesh: A story of two nations connected by a shared destiny

On July 23, 2018, Bhutan received a package of medicines in Dhaka from the Government of Bangladesh, symbolising the handing-over of 258 essential medicines to Bhutan, which will be...

US bill downplays India’s role in Afghanistan

Keen to jumpstart peace talks with the Taliban, the US Congress has avoided highlighting India’s role in Afghanistan in a bill that otherwise underlines Washington’s desire to build a...

Imran Khan’s first test: Pakistan’s Troubled Economy

The economic mess awaiting Pakistan’s new leader could take the thrill out of his election victory. The country’s current account deficit, a broad measure of the imbalance between imports and...

Amnesty possible for IS fighters surrendering in north Afghanistan: official

Islamic State (IS) fighters who surrendered to Afghan forces this week in the northern province of Jawzjan may be granted amnesty despite accusations of atrocities including rape and murder,...

India-Israel collaborate to strengthen sectors of agri, health and environment

The growing India-Israel relationship took a step further as six Israeli startups with innovative technologies in the fields of healthcare, agriculture and water management interacted with various Indian businesses. The...