Daily Archives: November 23, 2018

TWO POLICEMEN MARTYRED IN ATTACK NEAR CHINESE CONSULATE IN KARACHI

An attack near the Chinese Consul General situated in the posh Clifton locality of the port city was foiled by security forces on Friday. Two policemen were martyred in an...

BATTLE TODAY IN P’MENT FOR KEY COMMITTEE

House to decide Selection Committee members toda Party leaders meeting today at 9 a.m. to finalise 12-member Selection Committee composition Sixteen nominated to 12-member committee; UPFA – 7, UNF – 5,...

GOOD NEWS FROM KL

Bangladeshi migrants in Malaysia will soon get medical and disability benefits as the Southeast Asian country has decided to bring foreign workers under its Social Security Organisation. The Malaysian government's...

BNP LEADER MILON ARRESTED IN CTG

Police in a joint drive arrested BNP leader ANM Ehsanul Haque Milon, who was absconding for last five years, from Chawkbazar area of Chattogram city early today. A joint team...

BJP MLA VOWS TO START RAM TEMPLE AT AYODHYA

A BJP lawmaker in party-ruled Uttar Pradesh has said he and his supporters would start constructing a Ram temple in Ayodhya on November 25 and “break every law” if...

China offering visa on arrival for Bangladeshi travellers

China has announced “visa on arrival” for Bangladeshi citizens who need to visit the country on urgent humanitarian, business and other grounds. “Bangladeshi citizens who are qualified and able to...

Russia, Pakistan mull situation around Afghanistan border

Russia’s armed forces delegation visited Pakistan and met with the Corps Commander Peshawar Lieutenant General Shaheen Mazhar Mehmood, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) news agency reported. The meeting was held...

India to make payments in Rupees for Russian air defence system

India is planning to pay in rupees for Very-Short-Range Air Defence (VSHORAD) systems from Russia; the deal is likely to be concluded next year, a government official told Sputnik. The...

Bhutan’s first-ever economic census begins next month

The first economic census of Bhutan begins next month. In preparation, the National Statistics Bureau (NSB) is training enumerators and supervisors who will conduct the census. A total of 85...

Maldives’ top court overturns Home Minister Imran’s terrorism conviction

The Supreme Court of Maldives on Thursday overturned Adhaalath Party leader Sheikh Imran Abdulla’s 12-year jail sentence on a terrorism charge raised over his speech at the 2015 May...

Nepal denies approval to Army officials for Swiss-funded junket

The Ministry of Defence has rejected Nepal Army’s proposal to participate in a transitional justice programme in Bangkok. Accepting the Swiss government’s invitation, which is funding the junket, the national...

Russia seeks to develop military ties with Sri Lanka

Sergei Shoigu, the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation sent a congratulatory letter to Hon. Lakshman Senewiratne on the latter’s appointment as the State Minister of Defence of...

Border resolution main focus of 21st Indo-China meet on Friday

National security advisor Ajit Doval leaves for the city of Chengdu in South-west China on Thursday for the 21st round of Special Representative Dialogues between India and China on...

Kashmir’s young are disillusioned with Delhi’s democracy project

The events of 21 November will be remembered in history as yet another day when people of Jammu and Kashmir felt humiliated and grew more wary of the democratic...

Citizenship bill gives new lease of life to ULFA in Assam

The United Liberation Front of Asom or ULFA was almost dead in Assam. But the outfit, which is leading an armed struggle to establish a sovereign Assam, has got...

India desperately trying to mend fences with China: But why?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s hurried 36-hour visit to Singapore to attend the 13th East Asia Summit, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership and other associated meetings of the ASEAN Summit compares...

High drama as Governor dissolves Jammu & Kashmir assembly

In a sudden move, the Governor of the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, Satya Pal Malik, dissolved the state assembly on Wednesday night. His move ended the...

Pakistan signs agreements with 10 countries to bring back looted money

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar has said that the government has signed agreements with 10 countries to bring “the looted money of the nation” back,...

India, Pakistan make progress on ‘corridor’ for Sikh pilgrims

India on Thursday approved the building of a new border entry point and road connecting the northern state of Punjab to the border with arch rival Pakistan, making it...

Latest World Bank report warns Bhutan of economic risks

The World Bank’s Bhutan Development Update Report November 2018 warns of several economic risks. The risks include further delay in hydro power construction, scarce donor financing, policy uncertainty and...

STAY ALERT

The chief election commissioner yesterday said the role of police is most important in holding a free, fair, and acceptable election and the law enforcers must remain alert so...