Daily Archives: November 28, 2016

Nepal Downhill on SDGs

Nepal is lagging its South Asian (SA) counterparts in preparing a comprehensive plan to localize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The plan is essential to roll out programmers declared...

Russia and Turkmenistan in Gwadar-CPEC: New Sign of Polarization

Pakistan approves Russia's request to use Baluchistan’s Gwadar deep-sea port on a commercial basis, thus joining China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Authorities also decided to deploy Chinese aircraft carrier for...

TTP and Currency Markets: Election of Donald Trump Foreshadows Trade War in Asia

US President-elect Donald Trump has effectively sunk the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), the broad trade and investment agreement that formed the economic centrepiece of President Barack Obama’s “pivot to...

Suu Kyi ‘legitimising genocide’ of Rohingyas

The army crackdown against Muslim Rohingyas in the Rakhine state of Myanmar, perceived to be the most persecuted community in the world, has been continuing for over a month,...

Khalistan Leader Harminder Singh Mintoo Arrested After Fleeing From Nabha Jail

Chief of the Khalistan Liberation Force chief Harminder Singh Mintoo, who escaped from Nabha Central Jail in Patiala on Sunday, was arrested in Delhi on Monday, ANI reported. He...

General Javed Bajwa appointed as new Pak Army Chief

General Raheel Sharif is due to step down next week as Pakistan's COAS, or chief of army staff, when his three-year term expires on November 29. In his place, Lieutenant-General Qamar...