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No Offence, But No, Says BJP On President Pranab’s 2nd Term

Nitish Kumar and co are attempting to force a choice on the government by suggesting that it nominate President Pranab Mukherjee for a second...

‘Kashmir Could Lead To A Nuclear Accident If There Are No...

In Kashmir, the students are protesting in the streets ­demanding azadi, while the Election Commission of India has cancelled the Lok Sabha ­bypolls in...

Wolesi Jirga refuses to add 3 cabinet picks to agenda

The Wolesi Jirga or lower house of Afghan parliament on Monday refused to add to its agenda three newly-introduced ministers-designate, insisting on replacement of...

Vivian Balakrishnan discusses expanding bilateral ties with Bhutan on introductory visit

Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan reaffirmed the warm bilateral relations between Singapore and Bhutan, and discussed ways to expand bilateral cooperation during...

HC stays Khaleda’s trial in 3 more arson cases

The High Court Division of Bangladesh Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed trials of former prime minister and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in three more...

Lankan JO confident of capturing several provincial councils

The Joint Opposition said it was confident of capturing power not only in the North Central Province but in several other provincial council’s as...

Arundhati Roy calls Indian aggression in Kashmir ‘shameful’

Human rights activist Arundhati Roy has called the Indian aggression in the Kashmir ‘shameful’ and said that the New Delhi`s oppression cannot subdue Kashmiri...

China’s Xi offers help for Myanmar peace process

Chinese President Xi Jinping told Burma leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday that China would continue to help the country achieve peace,...

Ranil Wickremesinghe hails China’s connectivity project

Sri Lanka will leverage its strategic location and connectivity to become the hub of the Indian Ocean, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said at the...

India needs to look beyond rifts with China

The Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation concluded successfully yesterday with fruitful results. As so many large delegations participated, including from the US,...

USDP Refuses to Make Recommendations to Arakan State Advisory Commission

Burma’s main opposition and former ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) refused to make recommendations to the Arakan State Advisory Commission in a...

Iran-Afghanistan trade reached at $2 billion

There has been a considerable spike in KABUL-Tehran economic relations within the past three years particularly after the nuclear deal between Tehran and major...

Indian diplomacy, from space now to energy

After space, India has now turned to energy as a diplomatic tool. New Delhi is taking initiative to set up energy infrastructure in its...

India Builds Longest River Bridge Near Chinese Border

In order to improve military mobility along the India-China border, India has completed the construction of the country's longest bridge over the trans-boundary Brahmaputra...

Governor foils JO’s takeover bid

Sri Lankan North Central Governor P. B. Dissanayake on Sunday declined a request by a group of provincial Councillors loyal to former President Mahinda...

OBOR forum: BD to discuss BCIM corridor

The two-day Belt and Road Forum ended in Beijing on Monday evening with promises of joint action by participating countries. A high-level delegation from...

Pakistan, India face off at The Hague

Kulbhushan Jadhav is a terrorist and New Delhi’s story is far-fetched at best. This was the opening salvo of Khawar Qureshi, Pakistan’s lawyer at...

Small businesses: ‘Mad in India’

When Mr Saurabh Ahuja tried to import a US$600 (S$842) 3D printer for manufacturing drones in his New Delhi workshop, he ended up spending...

MV Supreme court asked to restrict parliament’s powers to sack ministers

The Attorney General’s office has asked the supreme court to determine that the parliament can only dismiss cabinet ministers for committing an impeachable offence. According...

Fiscal measures designed to achieve self-reliance

Bhutanese Finance Minister Namgay Dorji has said that economic self-reliance  is a common goal and that the government’s fiscal measures are designed to achieve...

1st China-Myanmar Think Tank Forum held in Dehong

The First Myanmar-China Think Tank Forum was held on May 10 in Dehong Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province. The forum attracted a total...