Daily Archives: January 9, 2017

Parliamentary Panel Summons RBI Chief Urjit Patel, Seeks Explanation

A parliamentary committee probing the government's decision to scrap Rs 500, 1,000 bank notes, has sent the Reserve Bank of India governor Urjit Patel a list of questions on...

Will the world be more chaotic in 2017?

The year of 2017 has arrived. Will it be more chaotic than 2016, or endowed with more stability and certainty? 2016 was full of black swan events. Donald Trump's win...
Lok Man Singh Karki

Nepal Supreme Court removes Lok Man Singh Karki from CIAA

Nepali Supreme Court has ruled suspended Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Chief Lok man Singh Karki is ineligible to head the anti-graft body. A joint bench...

Hambantota special zone to attract Chinese industries unveiled

Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe and Chinese Ambassador Yi Xianliang launched a special industrial zone in Hambantota yesterday hoping to attract $5 billion in Chinese investments despite...

113 upper caste, 97 Muslim candidates in BSP list In Uttar Pradesh

The BSP on Sunday announced candidates for 101 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh, India,  completing the exercise for all but two of the 403 constituencies, fielding 12 more Muslim...

Year Review: Sri Lanka needs articulated policy to balance multiple actors

Sri Lanka, though a small island state, lies at the tip of the South Asian subcontinent and at the center of the Indian Ocean. In a vastly interconnected world,...
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Amendment bill tabled at Legislature-Parliament amid protest

The government of Nepal on Sunday tabled the constitution amendment bill at the Legislature-Parliament despite resistance from the opposition parties including the main opposition CPN-UML. Law Minister Ajaya Shankar Nayak...