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India mulls ‘sub-regional connectivity’ without Bhutan

Bhutan’s opposition to the BBIN (Bhutan-Bangladesh-India-Nepal) motor vehicles pact has raised a wall against Indian plan to ‘isolate’ Pakistan and move ahead with the...

RSF presents a damning global scenario for media freedom

As the global body Reporters Without Borders (RSF) presented a gloomy picture on media freedom around the world Wednesday in its 2017 press freedom...

Pak Defense Minister Wants Russia to Play Major Role in Stabilizing...

Russia should spearhead the process of bringing stability to Afghanistan, while Pakistan will support all of Russia's initiatives towards reaching this goal, Pakistani Defense...

Beijing urges Delhi to avoid confrontation in bi-lateral relations

The Chinese media has urged New Delhi to take steps to avoid turning Sino-Indian ties into confrontation. The Chinese Global Times in an opinion column...

“Barbed wire is not conducive to connectivity”

Physical infrastructure alone won’t make connectivity, there is need for people-to-people contact. Only if there is a connectivity of minds, ideas, minds and people, can...

India anxious as China eyes building more aircraft carriers

China is set to gain a massive military advancement with their new plan to bolster its maritime capabilities. China's military is eyeing more aircraft...

140 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan army base

At least 140 Afghan soldiers were killed in a Taliban attack on an Army base in Mazar-e-Sharif, the capital of Balkh province on Friday....

Chinese media warn India over Dalai Lama’s Arunachal visit

India will pay “dearly” for allowing the Dalai Lama to visit Arunachal Pradesh, Chinese Government spokesmen media Global Times said on Friday. This warning...

All Chief Ministers Must Ensure Safety Of Kashmiris: Indian Home Minister

Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh said all states must ensure the safety of Kashmiris in different parts of the country, condemning the alleged attack...

Panamagate case: SC orders JIT to investigate Sharif’s family involvement in...

The Supreme Court on Thursday gave a split judgement on the highly anticipated Panama Papers case, issuing an order for the formation of Joint...

India, China to kick-start stalled dialogue on BCIM

Officials and scholars from Bangladesh, China, India, and Myanmar will meet in Kolkata next week after a gap of more than two-and-half years to...

‘Sacking unfair, could end up in another civil war’

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani’s decision to dismiss his special envoy on Reforms and Good Governance, Zia Massoud, could further destabilise the country, at...

India issues passports to Tibetan refugees, China asks to honour ‘solemn’...

India has decided to give passports to Tibetan refugees born in India. The decision has come in wake of the growing tension between China...

If India does not discard protectionist policy, China will retaliate

Beijing has called upon India to renounce protectionist measures against Chinese smartphones, asserting that China will be forced to take counter measures if New...

US bombing casts shadow over Afghan peace conference 

The United States not collaborating with Russia’s new initiativeto establish peace and stability in Afghanistan is quite clear now as the analysts think US...

Myanmar-China ties reach new height overcoming differences

The cooperative relations between China and Myanmar has entered a new phase overcoming Beijing’s political hostility with Aung San Suu Kyi led NLD government...

China rejects idea of Moscow-Beijing-New Delhi military alliance

China has turned down a Russian effort to bring defence ministers of India, Russia and China on one platform in Moscow. Despite strong Chinese...

India woos Bangladesh with defence and trade

The defence deal signed between India and Bangladesh would be guided by Bangladesh's needs and priorities, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday as...

Military interests of Bangladesh top Indian agenda

India is expected to bestow a cash bonanza pledge of a $ 500 million credit line for the purchase of defence equipment to Prime...

Half of US$1bn Indian credit to BD in 2010 unused

Bangladesh has only been able to utilize 50 percent of the US$1.04 billion Indian credit provided in 2010. And it hasn’t even touched the...

BD-India to sign defence MOUs, despite doubts in Dhaka 

Dhaka and New Delhi are set to sign a large-scale defence cooperation deal under the cover of Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) during Bangladesh Prime...