Daily Archives: December 2, 2016

The currency note issue is costing Indian politics

India’s ban on 500 and 1000-rupee notes is reshaping the structure of the country’s politics. On one hand this gave an opportunity for the opposition political parties to...

Visiting Indian minister assesses Bangladesh’s military might

The main objective of Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar’s two-day visit to Bangladesh is to scrutinize the defense capability of Bangladesh, according to sources in the Foreign Ministry. Indian tension...

India to lift strategic cooperation with Bangladesh

The Indian proposals to enhance military cooperation with Bangladesh is a new move for strengthening Delhi’s strategic position in the South Asia, say defense analysts. They believe, the country...

Mamata Banerjee compares situation in Bengal to ‘military coup’

Comparing the situation in Bengal to an attempted “military coup”, West Bengal CM lashed out at the BJP, which she argued was “used to harassing people for political gain”. “I...

Carrier Just Showed Corporations How to Beat Donald Trump

Today, about 1,000 Carrier workers and their families should be rejoicing. But the rest of our nation’s workers should be very nervous. President-elect Donald Trump will reportedly announce a deal...

Maldives postpone council election

  The civil court in Maldives has granted the ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) its request for a two-month postponement to the upcoming local council election. The election was scheduled...

Afghan conflict causes record internal displacements

One million people in Afghanistan were internally displaced and nearly half of them were ousted by conflict as of November 2016, reported WFP and UNOCHA. The reports say, for the...

New railway tracks planned under CPEC

The government of Pakistan has planned major installation and upgradation of railway tracks under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, state-run website Radio Pakistan has reported. Under the plan, new railway tracks...

Nepal PM proposes local polls by mid-April

Nepal’s PM Dahal’s proposal on Wednesday came a day after the government registered a constitution amendment bill and hours after the main opposition CPN-UML’s decision to counter the bill...