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Iran mulls a strategic alliance with Pakistan

  Iran plans to form a strategic alliance with it neighbor Pakistan. A sense of easy relation has been growing between Tehran and Washington since...

ADB Approves Second Cofinancing with AIIB to Boost Natural Gas Output,...

The project will expand natural gas transmission infrastructure and improve production efficiency at a key gas field in Bangladesh. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $167...

Mutually agreeable

After many months of stasis, the government has finally decided to take steps to amend the constitution so as to address the grievances of the...

Pakistan’s quest for self-reliance in defense

A major international defense exhibition, which is due to open in Karachi tomorrow, marks a timely opportunity for Pakistan to showcase its journey towards self-reliance...

India’s NSG entry seems remote

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar led a huge diplomatic effort round the year to enroll  Delhi in...

Bhutan in dilemma over endorsing BBIN deal

The government of Bhutan has engulfed in a crisis after it had failed to ratify the Bangladesh-Bhutan-India-Nepal motor vehicle agreement, a sub-regional initiative...

Underground ocean found on Pluto

HOUSTON: Scientists have found evidence that tiny, distant Pluto harbors a hidden ocean beneath the frozen surface of its heart-shaped central plain containing as...

China remains Sri Lanka’s big partner amid strained relations 

Discarding ongoing difficulties in bilateral relations over ‘the high interest rate’ against loan, China and Sri Lanka held a business meeting in Colombo on...

Burma’s Abused, Intimidated LGBT People Long for Acceptance in New Era

RANGOON — When police in Burma’s biggest city Rangoon arrested Chew Su Khin, a young transgender woman, for the third time in a year,...

Taliban call on Trump to withdraw force

In a time when the U.S. president-elect Donald Trump is flooded with greetings from leaders around the world, Afghan Taliban call on him to...

Race to occupy sky: China overpowers India

Question is raised on the India’s capability in the race, in the twenty-first century, among big powers for speeding influence in the sky. The...

Modi’s regime: Anxiety is rising

The scrapping of high-value notes will be good for PM Modi's mid-term scorecard, say foreign media It was difficult for observers to argue at the...

The Giant Coffee Table Touchscreen Computer

This is the wooden coffee table that incorporates a fully functional Windows 8 computer with a 32" touch screen. With a 178° viewing angle,...

The Corleones of Kabul

By Jonah Blank: Foreign observers of Afghanistan tend to think of former President Hamid Karzai’s government as a clan of corrupt thugs, led by a...

Bangladesh buys two submarines from China

Bangladesh took delivery on Monday of its first submarines, bought from China, as it seeks to boost its naval power in the Bay of...

Balochistan shrine attacked and FIR against Modi

On18 September, 19 soldiers killed in terrorist attacks in Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir, consequently, ‘the surgical strike’ by India (on 29 September) in the...

‘Dump Trump’

Everyone is keenly watching the post election tumult in the US, the biggest exporter of democracy in the world. Riots, which broke out following the recent...

SAARC – A Potential Giant or A Sidelined Midget

"Until such time that the leaders of SAARC decide to leave bilateral issues aside and address the common problems together in a workmanlike manner to realise...

A Trump World, Nepal perspective

BY Diwakar Chettri> Donald J Trump’s victory in the US presidential election this week shocked Americans and sent shock waves across the world. Here in...

Rohingya Crackdown in Myanmar:  Fear of Refugee Rise

Amid the ongoing operation in Muslim Rohingya dominated areas in northern Rakhine state of Myanmar, fear of a new wave of refugees has been...

 CPEC dreams come true as Gwadar port goes operational

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at a grand opening ceremony at the Gwadar port on Sunday marked the operationalisation and opening of trade activities at...