Daily Archives: March 28, 2017

Bangladesh hosts IPU conference on 1-5 April

Bangladesh parliament is hosting the 136th assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), a global organisation of parliaments, on 1-5April. Speakers, deputy speakers, parliament members and representatives from 130 countries are...

India’s Aircraft deal with Russia terminated, ready to buy Spike missile from Israel

India and Russia decided to terminate a bilateral defense program on 24 March according to a senior Russian official. This so-called Multi-Role Transport Aircraft (MTA) program was aimed at...

Mamata remains rigid against Teesta deal

The West Bengal government will return to its rigid stance against the Teesta water sharing agreement. This was evident in the strong protest voiced by Trinamool Congress in parliament...

Destroying Heritage

The UN Security Council (UNSC) on Friday, unanimously adopted a resolution condemning the destruction of cultural heritage sites and warned that attacks such as those carried out in recent...

Myanmar-China oil pipeline: Positive signal for bilateral relation

Nearly a decade in the making, a project to pump oil 770 km (480 miles) across Myanmar to southwest China is set for imminent start-up, with a supertanker nearing...

Defence deal with India may increase mistrust in Bangladesh

Foreign affairs and defence experts and academics at a discussion raised questions about defence collaboration with India and said a defence pact with the neighbouring country was not necessary...

Yogi Adityanath: The Face of ‘New India’

It’s now all about ‘New India’. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi is no fool. When the luster of his party’s ‘India Shining’ slogan wore off fast and proved to...

Pakistan-Afghanistan Dialogue Start in Islamabad

Pakistan and Afghan lawmakers, former officials, members of civil society and media holds a three-day dialogue in Islamabad starting Monday (March 27). The talk is being held to explore...

Aziz urges visiting OIC human rights commission to highlight Kashmiris’ plight

A high-level delegation of the Organisation of Islamic Countries' (OIC) Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) called on Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz in...

China ready to build Nepal-China rail link: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping has informed Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal that the Chinese government is ready to initiate construction work on the cross-border railway link between the two...

RSS Chief Bhagwat should be considered for the President: Shiv Sena

With President Pranab Mukherjee's term drawing to a close,  BJP ally Shiv Sena -- seen mostly as its proxy-opposition at the Centre and the state -- has come up...
Subir Bhaumik on Bangali solution

SOUTHERN EYE: Bangladesh’s Genocide Day

(Exclusive): For the first time, Bangladesh has observed the Genocide Day on March 25, a day before the usual 'Independence Day' celebrations on March 26. Sheikh Hasina's government has said...