Daily Archives: December 5, 2018

BNP’S STRATEGY WORKS WELL

The BNP's strategy of fielding multiple candidates in almost every constituency has worked effectively. Otherwise, the party would not have any candidates in a large number of seats, say...

RANIL WARNS SIRISENA

Addressing a Media briefing at the Temple Trees, he emphasized the fact that Constitution is the supreme law, and that everyone, including the President had taken an oath to...

‘HUGE POTENTIAL IN COUNTRY FOR FACEBOOK TO TAP’

Prime Minister Imran Khan has stressed on the need for an effective mechanism to check the misuse of social media in spreading fake, violent and hate content. He said this...

Pakistan FM to attend Pakistan-China-Afghanistan dialogue in Kabul

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will attend a tripartite dialogue in Kabul involving Pakistan, China and Afghanistan on the Afghan peace process later this month. The foreign minister will leave...

Four arrested in India over riots sparked by cow slaughter rumours that left two...

Authorities in northern India have arrested four people for their involvement in an attack on police over rumours of cow slaughter that left two dead, including an officer. Senior police...

Bhutan needs energy efficient homes

Due to poor design and almost non-existent insulation in the homes, the energy consumption reaches its peak during winter in the country. There is a need to construct energy-efficient...

Maldives Foreign Secretary meets Chinese Ambassador Zhang Lizhong

Maldives’ foreign secretary Abdul Ghafoor Mohamed has met with Chinese Ambassador Zhang Lizhong. The meeting was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs premises in capital city Malé on Monday;...

Indian president to visit Myanmar next week

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind will start a five-day state visit to Myanmar on Dec. 10-14, India's Ministry of External Affairs said on Tuesday. Kovind will visit Nay Pyi Taw...

India, Russia mull more payments in national currencies after S-400 deal: Envoy

India and Russia are considering the possibility of making payments for defence contracts in national currencies more often after closing the ruble-denominated deal for the delivery of Russian S-400...

Pakistan willing to help US for Afghan peace talks: Foreign Office

Pakistan’s Foreign Office said on Tuesday that it was ready to extend all possible help to the United States to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table and restore...

Assam NRC claims: Organisations demand deadline extension

With only about 18 per cent of the over 40 lakh people left out of the complete draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) having reapplied so far, 43...

Indian govt rejects long-standing demand of armed forces for higher pay; Army anguished

A long-term demand of the armed forces for enhancing the Military Service Pay (MSP) of Junior Commissioned Officers (JCO) has been rejected by the government, defence sources said on...

Trump’s letter a failure of his “New South Asia” policy?

Both foreign and information ministry of Pakistan, along with the U.S officials, have confirmed that a letter from the President of United States of America Donald Trump has been...

Pakistan’s golden gun shines at Egypt Defence Expo

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated Cairo’s first-ever arms fair exhibition- Egypt Defence Expo (EDEX 2018) on Monday. Hundreds of companies showcased their products at the three-day event and 40...

Indian Navy’s coastal battery project in Bay of Bengal on track

The Indian Navy's ambitious coastal battery project at Sagar Island in the Bay of Bengal has been back on track as a land of 11 acres has been identified...

HOSPITALISED AS HE ‘FEELS LONELY AT HOUSE’: JP LEADERS SAY ABOUT ERSHAD

Jatiya Party chief HM Ershad was again admitted to Dhaka Combined Military Hospital (CMH) yesterday. This time, however, he was admitted because “he felt lonely” at his President Park residence...

TRUMP’S TOP AIDE UNDERSCORES PAKISTAN’S ROLE FOR AFGHAN PEACE

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has confirmed President Donald Trump attempt to reach out to Pakistan to end the war in Afghanistan, stressing that the US looked for every...

MYANMAR, CHINESE MEDICAL TEAMS PROVIDE FREE EYE SURGERY FOR PATIENTS IN NORTHERN REGION

Myanmar, Chinese medical teams provide free eye surgery for patients in northern region Medical teams of Myanmar and China have begun launching free eye surgery to 200 patients in Myanmar's...

Indo-Israel defense deals could unleash a lethal arms race in the region

India’s shopping spree for military hardware, in order to modernize its armed forces, makes it an attractive prospect for Israel’s military-industrial complex. Indian Prime Minister

As elections near, security forces have scaled up anti-militancy operations in Kashmir

When militants dropped the cloak of anonymity in Kashmir’s ‘new-age insurgency’, he chose to conceal his identity. So much secrecy surrounded him that at one point of time, he...

How Trump lost the Afghan war?

Surely, the recent Moscow conference on Afghanistan (November 9) brought to light that the peace talks will get a big fillip if the US and Russia work in tandem....