Daily Archives: March 15, 2017

Disrupting CPEC: Suleiman Ahmedzai’s next move?

Baloch dissident leader Mir Suleiman Ahmedzai, self-proclaimed "Khan of Kalat" said that Balochistan strongly welcomes India's assistance in stopping China and Pakistan in executing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). A...

NVC: Ploy to deny Rohingyas citizenship rights!

The government of Myanmar is playing the same old card, previously played by the military junta. The authorities have stepped up the controversial National Verification Card (NVC) distribution program...

Sheikh Hasina’s four-day India visit announced

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Indian visit was officially announced on Tuesday, after several hiccups in scheduling the trip. The two countries jointly announced the schedule, saying the visit...

Can SCO membership abate the tension between India and Pakistan?

Entry to Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will help speed up regional integration and boost collaboration between India and Pakistan in sectors like Anti-terrorism activities or developing infrastructure. As a...

Pakistan set to conduct its first census in 19 years

Pakistan is set to conduct its first national census in 19 years which will begin on Wednesday ( 15 March) with the assistance of over 200,000 troops. Army spokesman Major...

Afghanistan, Pakistan to hold high-level talks in London

Afghanistan and Pakistan will hold high-level talks in London on Wednesday ( 15 March) to ease the current tensions, the Afghan ambassador Omar Zakhilwal said on Tuesday, reports Express Tribune. “I will...

Japan’s largest warship to join India, US in South China Sea naval exercise

Japan plans to dispatch its largest warship on a three-month tour through the South China Sea beginning in May, sources said, in its biggest show of naval force in...

After Goa, BJP’s Biren Singh Invited To Form Government In Manipur

The BJP's Nongthombam Biren Singh will take oath as Manipur's next chief minister on Wednesday afternoon along with his council of ministers, making it four states out of five...

Ports For Pawns: How India-China Rivalry is Panning Out in the Persian Gulf

The Chinese Navy's latest plans to expand its marine corps and station new marine brigades in Gwadar, Pakistan and in Djibouti near the Gulf of Aden, will raise eyebrows...

Britain can be a key partner in China’s new Silk Road

For more than 2,000 years, the Silk Road has borne witness to exchange and friendship between the East and West. With its tales of trade and travel down the...