Daily Archives: March 3, 2017

India changing attitude towards trans-continental connectivity!

India has invited six countries including Pakistan to create a trans-continental rail network amid its long opposition to China initiated One Belt One Road (OBOR) and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor...

OBOR important to enhance connectivity, integration: Jin Liqun

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) started its operation as a new multilateral financial institution on January 16 last year. Its president Jin Liqun is in Kathmandu to attend...

IMF chief to insist on austerity in Sri Lanka

In the backdrop of Sri Lanka grappling with tighter fiscal and monetary conditions alongside an ongoing drought that is spiraling up inflation, the International Monetary Fund managing director Christine...

Indian plan to buy Russian arms in jeopardy

India’s plans to procure strategic defence equipment from Russia including contracts of $5.5 billion for shipbuilding appear to be in jeopardy because Russian firms are unable to furnish the...

CHATRAK : A cinematic  introspection into the trapped soul of Kolkata

Out there, in seemingly split second distance, is the shimmer of the dark green forest. The strands of sun escape through the scalp of the sky, past the shoulders...

Ajit Doval in Israel: Strategic Partnership at an all time high

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval has held talks with Israel's top leadership as part of preparations for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's likely visit, the first by an Indian premier...

India’s Participation in CPEC: The Ifs and Buts

At the recently concluded Raisina Dialogue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that “only by respecting the sovereignty of countries involved, can regional connectivity corridors fulfil their promise and avoid...

National Flag Versus False–Flags

A bomb blast in May 2002 targetting the French naval technicians in a bus outside the Sheraton and Pearl Continental Hotels in Karachi where New Zealand’s cricket team was...

Pranab Mukherjee On Campus Violence: ‘No Room In India For Intolerant Indian’

President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday weighed in on the debate on free speech and nationalism following last week's violence at Ramjas College, saying there is "no room in India for...

Pak Federal cabinet approves recommendations to ‘mainstream’ Fata

The federal cabinet on Thursday approved the recommendations put forth by a reforms committee to bring the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) in the mainstream, Radio Pakistan reported. The cabinet...