Daily Archives: December 10, 2016

Bhutan for BBIN economic cooperation

Bhutan is looking at the sub-regional grouping of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) for better economic cooperation despite the setback of the Motor Vehicle Agreement (MVA). It insists...

AgustaWestland: India ex-air force boss arrested for bribery

Police in India have arrested former air force chief SP Tyagi over allegations of corruption in a luxury helicopter deal with Anglo-Italian company AgustaWestland. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)...

‘You don’t know how to write to a CM’: Mamata hits back at Parrikar

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday hit back at defence minister Manohar Parrikar for writing a letter to her in which he alleged that she was trying...

Insider’s negligence behind Bangladesh Bank heist

Bangladesh government-appointed panel investigating the cyber-heist of $81 million from its central bank in February found five officials at the bank were guilty of negligence and carelessness. It was...

US Pentagon chief reassures Afghans as Trump era dawns

Pentagon chief Ashton Carter sought to reaffirm US commitment to Afghanistan on Friday, as uncertainty lingers over President-elect Donald Trump´s strategy on America´s longest war in the face of...

Old challenge, new approach

AMRITSAR reconfirmed Pakistan remains a target of joint criticism by India and Afghanistan. Much of domestic and international opinion by and large concurs with such criticism. Such is the...

PM’s postponed India visit: The story behind

Speculations run high over the abrupt postponement of the three-day bilateral visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India. There is also contradictory information over the new schedule of...