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BD, Myanmar working towards solution for Rohingya crisis: BD army chief

Bangladesh Army Chief General Abu Bilal Mohammad Saiful Haq, the reviewing officer at the IMA Passing Out Parade (POP) at Dehradun on Saturday...

India should apologize for drone intrusion

An Indian unmanned aerial vehicle entered Chinese territory and crashed in the border area close to India's Sikkim State. The Chinese military's Western Theater...

Fair, inclusive polls to contribute to build prosperous BD: EU

The European Union has said free, fair and inclusive elections in the period ahead,  in accordance with international standards for democratic elections, will contribute...

45% BJP candidates in UP civic poll lost their deposits

Almost half of the Bharatiya Janata Party candidates in the recently-concluded civic polls in Uttar Pradesh lost their deposits. According to a Times of...

Nepal leftist alliance appears heading for election victory

A leftist alliance between Nepal's former Maoist rebels and moderate communists appeared to be heading for a victory in elections aimed at completing a...

Japan closes in on infrastructure deal with Bangladesh

Japan has snagged preferential negotiating rights from the Bangladeshi government to build highways and other structures there under an exclusive arrangement. Tokyo seeks to capitalize...

BD plans to relocate 100,000 Rohingyas to flood-prone island

Bangladesh's authorities plan to relocate about 100,000 Rohingyas, who have fled Myanmar, to a flood-prone remote island in the Bengal Bay by November 2019,...

Rajnath proposes J&K-like grid on Bangladesh front to check infiltration

Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday (Dec. 7) enlisted the cooperation of all five states sharing their boundary with Bangladesh to create a...

Pakistan allows Indian spy Jadhav’s wife, mother to visit on Dec...

Pakistan Foreign Office announced on Friday (Dec. 8) that the mother and wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav have been given permission to visit the Indian...

Myanmar govt takes steps to repatriate Hindus who fled to Bangladesh

The Myanmar government is taking steps to repatriate more than 400 Hindus who fled to Bangladesh since August 25 after insurgent attacks on border...

China warns of imminent attacks by ‘terrorists’ in Pakistan

China on Friday (Dec 8) warned its nationals in Pakistan of plans for a series of imminent"terrorist attacks" on Chinese targets there, an unusual...

Japan ‘cautious’ about investing in Chabahar port

Once thought to be keen on investing in the strategic Chabahar port development project in Iran, Japan now seems to be hedging its bets. A...

China promises not to interfere in Maldives’ internal affairs

China has told the Maldives that it is wedded to the principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries. This is stated in...

Wassenaar Arrangement admits India as 42nd member

The Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) on export control for conventional arms, dual-use goods and technologies has admitted India as its 42nd member. The decision was...

Pakistan rejects US demand for joint operation on its soil

Pakistan has flatly rejected the US demand for joint operations against militants on the former’s soil in the latest round of “inconclusive” talks between...

Indian PM Modi fights to protect home base in election

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in the final phase of campaigning on Thursday (Dec 7) to retain power in his home state and...

Turkish PM to visit Bangladesh on December 19

Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim is scheduled to visit Bangladesh on December 19. During the visit, he will inspect the condition of Rohingya...

India grapples with how to clean delicate Taj Mahal dome

Authorities in India are trying to figure out how workers will scale the Taj Mahal’s majestic but delicate dome as they complete the first...

India proxies in play on Pakistan’s Western border: NCA Adviser

India has shifted the conflict to sub-conventional level by resorting to use of terrorism and proxies against Pakistan after realising that conventional war was...

Russia’s Pacific Fleet ships visits Myanmar on unofficial visit

A Pacific Fleet squadron has arrived in Myanmar on an unofficial visit on Thursday (Dec. 7), Pacific Fleet spokesman Nikolay Voskresensky said. "A Pacific Fleet...