A senior intelligence official from the United States has warned that India is considering punitive actions against Pakistan.
“India has sought and continues to move to isolate Pakistan diplomatically and... More
Former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Bandarnaike Kumaratunga has slammed the SAARC and BIMSTEC for not doing anything to solve regional crises.
“Both regional organisations failed to resolve any political problems,”... More
The Islamic Development Bank is selling off two-thirds of its shares in Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) as part of its tenure strategy to drive maturing institutions.
The Saudi-based lender... More
The state Buddhist Sangha authority, Ma Ha Na, imposed further restrictions on Burma’s biggest religious nationalist group, the Association for Protection of Race and Religion, better known as Ma... More
At least 10 Afghan soldiers were killed and several others wounded after Taliban attacked an army base in southern province of Kandahar overnight, a provincial source said on Tuesday.
Bangladesh Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on Sunday said the judiciary was becoming dysfunctional due to non-cooperation from the law ministry.
He asked Attorney General Mahbubey Alam to convey this... More
Police on Saturday morning launched a search at BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office in Dhaka.
BNP chairperson’s press wing member Shamsuddin Didar said police began to search at around... More
The Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Tamil-majority Northern Province, C.V.Wigneswaran, has placed a rather unusual barricade on development in the region by blocking the use of Northern resources for... More
India has begun advanced bilateral naval exercise with Singapore in the South China Sea on Thursday. The contingent has four warships, one maritime patrol and anti-submarine craft.
The Indian ships,... More
CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury has confirmed that he had spoken to former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi and sought his consent for being the presidential candidate on behalf... More
Chief Justice Sinha is already history after his flight to Australia amidst much drama and corruption allegations made by the Government. His has been a dramatic regime anyway which began with calls to uphold the supremacy of... More
Over the years many highly developed economies with sophisticated markets and long functioning banking systems have faced significant banking crises or banking failures. The role of Central Banks is critical in not only preventing and/or pre-empting failures... More
At long last Aung San Suu Kyi has finally revealed the government’s new strategic plans for the trouble state of Rakhine. This is essentially the long-promised roadmap constructed around the recommendations of the Kofi Annan Advisory Commission... More
Clearly an important part of the United States’ “regional approach” to Afghanistan is the role that India is to play in re-building the war-torn country. Notwithstanding the crucial consequences this policy would produce in terms of triggering... More
Afghanistan has been accepted as a permanent member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Jin Liqun, president of the Beijing-based institution, formally presented a certificate confirming... More