Daily Archives: December 1, 2016

Donald Trump Expresses Willingness To Solve Pakistan’s Outstanding Issue

US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday told Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that he is willing to play any role that Islamabad wants to find solutions to its outstanding...

Bhutan ministers under fire for frequent uses of choppers

Bhutanese ministers including the Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay came under fire for frequently using helicopter services. The opposition alleged that the state is being unnecessarily burdened with such expenses. Perception...

PM Modi’s Notes Ban Neither Intelligent Nor Humane: Amartya Sen

"Despotic and authoritarian" is how Nobel Laureate and Bharat Ratna Amartya Sen describes the decision to abruptly ban 500- and 1000-rupee notes. "The alleged objective of dealing with black...

Delhi plans defence cooperation with Dhaka

Indian defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday discussed with Bangladesh officials about New Delhi’s plan for forging a fresh defence cooperation framework with Dhaka. Parrikar, in a meeting with president...

Constitution amendment bill challenged at SC in Nepal

A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court (SC) challenging the registration of the bill on amendment to the constitution. Advocate Tikadhwoj Khadka moved the apex court on...

Ghani May Seek More Military Assistance from India

Afghanistan may seek additional military assistance from India in battling a relentless Taliban insurgency, a New Delhi-based newspaper reported on Wednesday. President Ashraf Ghani is expected to present Prime Minister...

Across the aisle: No jobs, no credit growth, no private investments

Between the gathering storm on the India-Pakistan border and the massive disruption to the economy, Saturday, November 26, passed almost unnoticed. The day marked the exact mid-point of the...

Ten thousand Rohingyas entered Bangladesh: UNHCR

About 10,000 Rohingyas already has entered and influx is on in Cox’s Bazar, a bordering district of Bangladesh with Myanmar’s Rakhine state, fleeing military crackdown on the religious minority...

Bhutan working on a diplomatic relation with Israel

Slowly but steadily Bhutan is developing its relations with Israel. This is being done through agricultural training mooted out to Bhutan’s agro students by Israel. Israeli expertise on crop...

China to keep close eye on external intervention in domestic matters of SL

China takes a strong stand against external intervention in the domestic matters of Sri Lanka and disapproves of attempts to tarnish the image of Sri Lanka in the world...

Indian cinemas must play national anthem

India's Supreme Court yesterday made it mandatory for all cinemas across the country to play the national anthem before any movie screening and also directed that people should show...