Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has advised President Maithripala Sirisena to sack Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Raja pakshe for acts not compatible with the policies of the government of Sri Lanka.
A forum of lawyers allied with the ruling Awami League has called for Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha to step down, venting anger over the top court’s verdict that annulled the... More
Even before the unrest in Dokhlam broke out, India had been constructing a number of roads along its border with China. The combined length of the roads is around 3409 kms.
India’s death toll from train derailments in 2016-17 is now the highest it has been in a decade, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of data tabled in the upper house of... More
China laid the blame at India’s door on Monday for an altercation along their border in the western Himalayas involving soldiers from both of the Asian giants. Both countries’ troops have... More
Coming down heavily on the chief justice for comparing Bangladesh with Pakistan, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday (21 August) said she is not scared at all with such a threat... More
Pakistan military on Monday said that India cannot label Kashmiri separatists as terrorists.
Chief military spokesman major general Asif Ghafoor told a news conference here that India wanted to “label the ongoing... More
The Indian Supreme Court of India struck down instant triple talaq or talaq-biddat while declaring it unconstitutional. In a 3:2 majority verdict the court held that the practise was unconstitutional and... More
Violence has once again emerged in the Darjeeling hills. The administration had imposed high alert in the area, following explosions on two consecutive days in Darjeeling town and Kalimpong. Extensive searches... More
President Donald Trump has made a decision on the United States' strategy for Afghanistan after a "sufficiently rigorous" review process, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday.
However, Mattis did not provide... More
The People's Liberation Army's (PLA) Western Theater Command has conducted military exercises amid tensions in Doklam from a standoff with trespassing Indian troops.
The Western Theater Command covers Tibet, Xinjiang, Ningxia, Qinghai,... More
More than 70 students have returned to Bhutan while others are still in Sri Lanka waiting for the strike to end.
The Department of Adult and Higher Education (DAHE) has issued a... More
High humidity levels coinciding with high temperatures are likely to create lethal weather conditions and imperil the lives of millions across large parts of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh by the end... More
After 57 days under house arrest, Kashmiri leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq was released and allowed to attend Friday prayers at Jama Masjid in Srinagar. The Mirwaiz had been under house arrest... More
Amid the Doklam standoff and the recent Pangong skirmish, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat will pay a three-day visit to Ladakh, beginning on Sunday, to review the security scenario in eastern... More
India said on Saturday it will continue to engage with China to find a mutually acceptable solution to the Dokalam standoff, but underlined that incidents like one in Ladakh three days... More
The four countries will take 102.5 GB/s bandwidth from Bangladesh
Bangladesh is building a link to sell 100 GB/s bandwidth to Myanmar, Cambodia and Vietnam, and talks are on with India to... More
A humanitarian crisis is unfolding across large areas in South Asia, with more than 16 million people affected by monsoon floods in Nepal, Bangladesh and India, the International Federation of Red... More
Sri Lankan President Maithripal Sirisena made history on Friday, when he appointed Rear Admiral Travis Sinniah, from the minority Tamil community, as Commander of the Sri Lakan Navy (SLN) after a... More
Pakistan Navy has been handed over the command of the multi-national naval maritime security and counter-terrorism coalition named Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150) by the French Navy, read a statement issued... More
The government of China has stepped up investment and trade in India’s eastern state of West Bengal. A Chinese consulate has recently been opened in Kolkata. And the oldest, in fact... More