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LT GEN AZIZ AHMED MADE BANGLADESH’S NEW ARMY CHIEF

The government has appointed Lieutenant General Aziz Ahmed as the new chief of Bangladesh Army. The Ministry of Defence issued a notice in this regard...

NEPAL TO GET 4 NEW AIR GATEWAYS

India has agreed to open four new air entry points to Nepal in the eastern and western parts of the country to facilitate movement...

AFGHAN TALIBAN FROWN AT MILITANTS’ EID CEASEFIRE SELFIES

The Afghan Taliban are angry at their members swapping selfies with soldiers and government officials during their three-day ceasefire, a senior Taliban official said...

WON’T ALLOW FOREIGN INFLUENCE IN PRES POLLS, SAYS MALDIVES’ EC

Maldives' electoral watchdog will not allow any foreign influence to undermine a free and fair presidential elections in the country, member Ahmed Akram vowed. Speaking...

EVEREST, THE WORLD’S HIGHEST RUBBISH DUMP

Decades of commercial mountaineering have turned Mount Everest into the world's highest rubbish dump as an increasing number of big-spending climbers pay little attention...

UN, WB chiefs likely to visit Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim are likely to make a two-day official visit to Rohingya...

Killing of Pakistani Taliban chief ‘significant’, prime minister says

Pakistan’s caretaker Prime Minister Nasir-ul-Mulk described the killing of Pakistani Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah in a US drone strike in Afghanistan as a “significant...

Ramzan is over, and so is the Kashmir ceasefire, says India

Indian security forces will resume offensive operations against militants in Jammu and Kashmir, the Union Home Ministry announced on Sunday ( Jun 17). The government...

Bhutan-based SAARC fund to launch social enterprise programme

Thimpu-based SAARC Development Fund will soon be launching a social enterprise development programme (SEDP) to fund 80 entities annually across the 8-member states, said...

Nepal PM to visit China for talks on economic corridor

Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli will be visiting China next week in the hope of confirming plans for a China-Nepal Economic Corridor...

Publication of NRC & mounting fear phobia in Assam

However, the chorus-like announcements by the Government about security build up prior to the publication of the first draft let loose a phobia of...

NEPAL PM TO VISIT CHINA FOR TALKS ON ECONOMIC CORRIDOR

Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli will be visiting China next week in the hope of confirming plans for a China-Nepal Economic Corridor...

INDIA’S MODI HOPES HISTORIC CRICKET MATCH WILL BOOST TIES WITH AFGHANISTAN

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday (June 14) he hoped a historic cricket match between India and Afghanistan would strengthen ties between...

Bhutan is 47 percent self-sufficient in rice

A rice specialist from agriculture research and development centre in Bajo, Mahesh Ghimeray said that one of the main problems in Bhutan is the...

Maldives former president sentenced to 19 months in jail

A Maldives court on Wednesday sentenced a former strongman accused of plotting to overthrow the government to 19 months in prison for failing to...

‘Nepal and China will sign some agreements and MoUs’

During Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s five-day official visit to China from June 19, 2018, the two countries will sign some agreements and Memorandums...

Myanmar military orders tycoon to rebuild colonial-era building

The Myanmar military has ordered a prominent businessman to rebuild a heritage site his company demolished to make way for a US$500 million high-rise...

Kabul upbeat about Afghan Pakistan action plan

Afghan government leaders are optimistic about the implementation of the Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) and that it will help to...

Taliban assure Afghans of bright future once US ‘invaders’ leave

The Taliban told “American invaders” to leave Afghanistan in an announcement marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, assured the people of...

TALIBAN LEADER ISSUES EID MESSAGE, CALLS FOR TALKS

The Taliban’s leader Mullah Hebatullah Akhundzada said in an Eid message that the group’s fight is to end the presence of US military in...

G7 IRRELEVANT IF IT EXCLUDES INDIA, CHINA, SAYS MAN WHO COINED...

Donald Trump was right to call for a shakeup in the Group of Seven membership. He just picked the wrong emerging market to add,...