Daily Archives: December 12, 2016

India-built Myanmar seaport ready to open

The deep seaport built in Myanmar’s Sittwe on the Bay of Bengal by India is ready to be commissioned. The strategically important facility will start its operation formally next...

Politicizing India’s NSG bid

India recently accused China of politicizing New Delhi’s bid for entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and urged that the countries give each other “sufficient space” and not...

Maldives urged to strengthen ties with China

    China urges the Maldives to strengthen alignment of development strategies within the framework of the ‘One Belt, One Road’ Initiative. Zhang Dejiang, the Chairman of the Standing Committee of...

A doctrine of unpredictability

In a rapidly changing world, the Modi government’s foreign policy will require much more imagination than the shock-and-awe tactics of the past two and a half years In June this...

China provides nearly Rs 16 billion grants for reconstruction

The Chinese government has provided nearly Rs 16 billion for the post-quake reconstruction activities in Nepal. Spokesperson of the government and Minister for Information and Communications Surendra Kumar Karki shared...

Iran as mediator

The tides in the Pakistan-India Kashmir conflict may be changing direction. In one of the latest developments at the Heart of Asia Conference in New Delhi, Iranian Foreign Minister...

Rectify FTA before finalising ETCA – GL

Former External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris has urged the government to rectify shortcomings in the Indo-Lanka Free Trade Agreement (FTA) before finalising controversial Economic and Technological Cooperation Agreement...

Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar appointed as DG ISI

Pakistan Army on Sunday announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Naveed Mukhtar as the Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) replacing Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar. In other major transfers and...

Shahid Afridi’s autobiography to release next year

"AN OPEN BOOK" Shahid Afridi’s life as a cricketer has always been an open book but soon you’ll get to know him personally. The all-rounder is set to launch his autobiography next year and will open...