Daily Archives: December 5, 2016

Sino-Lanka relations getting new wings

Sri Lanka will buy more military transport planes from China and seek its help in transforming its Hambantota port into a hub comparable with Shenzhen. The country’s Prime Minister...

India-BD agreement for joint military command

Bangladesh and India are working on an agreement framework for joint military command to counter terrorism, take up security measures in time of crisis, increase border patrols and intelligence...

UN raises concerns over Maldives’ political polarization

Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon has expressed concern over the increase in political polarization in Maldives. In a statement issued from the office of the UN chief said...

Will Obama’s Myanmar legacy survive under Trump?

Aung San Suu Kyi was quick to congratulate U.S. president-elect Donald Trump on his recent victory, but there is no doubt that Myanmar’s state counselor, her government and probably...

Making Bhutan the cleanest country

  Perhaps for the first time in Bhutan, every citizen is involving in a nationwide cleaning campaign on December 9 to commemorate the 10th anniversary the King’s accession to the...

Nepal moving in positive manner: US envoy

US Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B Teplitz today paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the latter’s residence, in Baluwatar. Teplitz discussed contemporary political issues, law...

Prez Bhandari urges parties to resolve dispute over constitution amendment

Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has urged the political parties to move forward by resolving the dispute seen in the constitution amendment. In a meeting convened at Sheetal Niwas, Kathmandu...

Russia rejects Indian, Afghan criticism on Pakistan

AMRITSAR: Russia on Sunday lauded Pakistan's stance at the Heart of Asia conference and said the agenda of the conference has not been hijacked. Addressing the Heart of Asia Conference...

Sartaj Aziz not allowed to visit Golden Temple

Pakistan on Sunday claimed that its Prime Minister’s Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz was not allowed to visit the Golden Temple and speak to Pakistani media persons at the...

Jayalalithaa in critical condition

J Jayalalithaa, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and one of India's most powerful and popular politicians, had a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening in the Chennai hospital where...

Heart of Asia

The Heart of Asia conference was not expected to yield any significant bilateral or multilateral breakthroughs. Among India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, the former two countries have diplomatically and verbally...