Daily Archives: December 20, 2016

Now Pakistan senate for demonetization

  After the Indian initiative of demonetization of high value currency notes, the senate of Pakistan passed a resolution seeking withdrawal of Rs5,000 currency notes from circulation in a bid...

Seven new districts that set Manipur ablaze

UNC’s blockade for the protest of creating new district completed 50 days. Indian Express published a detail story of hill-valley, and political tensions that have split over again. On December...

Pakistan and India: current issues and future directions

Pakistan and India are facing serious difficulties in their bilateral relations. Though they are not in a state of war, a virtual warlike situation exists on the Line of...

Fortify digital financial flows

Leading bankers, economists and experts suggested at SAARC Finance seminar a combined move for tightening any loopholes in anti-money laundering compliances and cyber-security mechanisms to fortify financial flows. They also...

Pressure on Myanmar as region holds Rohingya talks

Myanmar faced growing pressure from its neighbours on Monday over claims its army has carried out a bloody campaign of abuse against its Rohingya minority as ministers held emergency...

Sri Lanka’s new constitution and the long shadow of Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka’s new constitution-making process remains embroiled in an enigmatic muddle where it is caught between sentiments of Tamil politicians, the central government, and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Former President...

Deaths in police custody go unpunished in India: Human Rights Watch

Police in India are torturing suspects to death in custody with impunity and blaming suicide or natural causes, Human Rights Watch said Monday. The rights group said a failure to...
Trincomalee harbour

US eyeing Trinco harbour to expand naval bases in Sri Lanka

Leader of the Lanka Sama Samaja Party (LSSP) Prof. Tissa Vitharane yesterday warned that the US was eyeing the Trincomalee harbour as part of its naval base expansion project. He...

Annual HT Youth Survey: Only Superman can save India now, say 50% youngsters

India’s famed demographic dividend – half of its 1.2 billion population is below the age of 26 – may end up accruing to some other country. Considerably more than...