Daily Archives: January 5, 2017

Is India violating UN limits?

Is India violating the limits set by the UN on its development of nuclear weapons and long-range ballistic missile? This question was raised after its consecutive testing of nuke-capable...
Subir Bhaumik on Bangali solution

SOUTHERN EYE: What Trump means for Asia

(SouthAsianMonitor Exclusive): US president-elect Donald Trump has sounded very business-like in talking about relations with close allies, including those in Asia. They should pay more for their own defence, he...

Myanmar’s Commission finds no evidence of genocide in Rakhine

An investigation commission set by Myanmar’s government reported that there is no evidence of genocide of religious oppression against Rohingya Muslims in Maungdaw of Myanmar's Rakhine state. After a...

Dhoni steps down as ODI, T20 captain

Twenty-five months after suddenly deciding to quit Test cricket India’s most successful captain MS Dhoni has chosen to step down from the top position both in ODIs and in...

Russia getting into Afghan act

THE gathering in Moscow last week — the third in the series of consultations between Russia, China and Pakistan — underlines growing concern about the spillover effect of the...

Rajapaksa will topple govt. while Ranil is in the country!

Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said he was not a back stabber trying to topple the government in the absence of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. He was responding to...

Rohingya child lying on river bank evokes memories of Aylan Kurdi

This picture of a Rohingya child washed up dead on the banks of river Naf on Bangladesh- Myanmar border has painfully reminded us of Syrian Refugee Aylan Kurdi who...

Chinese Media Warns Beijing Of India’s Takeover As World’s Manufacturing Hub

Apple expanding its business in India could have other tech giants follow suit and threaten China's position as the manufacturing powerhouse, Chinese state media said Wednesday, adding that Beijing...

Poll schedule for 5 Indian states announced, counting on March 11

Election dates of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa have been announced by the election commission. The Election Commission on Wednesday announced the poll dates for Uttar Pradesh,...