Daily Archives: January 3, 2017

Regional countries accused of using Taliban

The Afghan lawmakers accused regional countries of using Taliban as pressure tool on Kabul and warned the government not to ignore it. In December last year, Moscow hosted a trilateral...

BD bans local ads on foreign TVs

  The government of Bangladesh has ordered TV channel distributors to stop providing foreign television channels that broadcast advertisements of local companies. “The order comes into effect immediately,” according to...

MR can play while I am away – Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday that he was still in the saddle, but former President Mahinda Rajapaksa could please himself by doing what he wanted in his (Wickremesinghe's)...

Passport must for Pakistanis to cross over into Afghanistan now

Possession of Pakistani passport was made mandatory on Sunday for cross-border movement by Pakistani nationals at Torkham border after expiry of the deadline on December 31. Authorities had made announcements...

Indian SC: Candidate using religion, caste, race, community to seek votes can be barred

The Supreme Court of India  ruled on Monday that seeking votes in the name of religion, caste, race, community or language by a candidate, his agent or anyone with...

Nepal SC refuses interim order against statute amendment bill

The Supreme Court of Nepal on Monday refused to issue an interim order against the amendment bill registered at the Parliament. The apex court said it was not appropriate for...

Indian Intellectuals and the rooted Myth

Certain ideas, or beliefs, are gradually getting deeply rooted into the mind of Indian intellectuals. Firstly, they believe that India is almost a superpower and hugely influential. Secondly, India...