Daily Archives: February 25, 2017

India endorses Pakistan’s nomination for SAARC post

According to Pakistan Today report, in a major development to repair ties between Islamabad and New Delhi, India finally lifted its ‘objection’ to the nomination of Ambassador Amjad Hussain...

China protests over raid on Yangon plant

China has asked Myanmar to take effective measures to protect Chinese citizens and investors after a Chinese garment factory in Yangon was targeted on Thursday by strikers who damaged...

Bangladesh’s proposed hike in gas prices sparks protests

Bangladesh has announced plans to raise natural gas prices for the second time in under two years, meeting with immediate protests from political parties and industry groups, including the...

Mehbooba Is Kashmir’s Big Disappointment

The snows are melting. Spring is in the air. But Kashmir's Winter of Discontent is far from over. As for the union  and state governments, they seem to have...

Al-Qaeda suddenly relevant in Bangladesh? 

Seemingly of out of nowhere a high-ranking US commander has claimed that international terrorist organization Al-Qaeda is active in Bangladesh. Sentinel magazine from an organization called "Combating Terrorism Center" which is known...

India talks of positive significance, says China

China said the strategic dialogue with India was of positive significance to ties and that extensive agreements were reached. It however, skirted any reference to the persisting differences over...

India approves 10.51 billion dollar missile deal with Israel

Ahead of a possible visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Israel later this year on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries,...

Tajikistan to join Pakistan road link bypassing Afghanistan

While Kabul is reluctant to finalise a transit trade agreement with Islamabad, Tajikistan is poised to join a separate initiative which will connect Pakistan to Central Asia, bypassing Afghanistan...