Daily Archives: April 26, 2017

Municipal election: Delhi picks BJP again, AAP spurned

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) retained power in all three municipal corporations in Delhi (MDC). The party made huge gains in North, South and East MCDs. The Aam Aadmi...

Pak girl on a mission to read a book from every country

Aisha Esbhani is a 13-year-old on a mission, and what a mission indeed! About a year ago, Eshbani, a Karachi-based barely teenager, realised that most of the books in...

Kabul seeks Delhi’s help in repairing grounded military planes

Last Friday’s terror attack at an Army base at Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan in which nearly 140 people were killed has triggered a fresh debate in Indian circles on whether...

Pakistan’s National Defence University Delegation in Sri Lanka

An 18-member high-powered delegation from the National Defense University (NDU) of Pakistan, led by Commodore Shahid Sohail, is currently visiting Sri Lanka on a week-long foreign study tour from...

China launches first home-built aircraft carrier in latest display of growing naval power

China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, formally named the Shandong, was launched on Wednesday in the latest display of Beijing’s growing naval power. The carrier was released into open water...

Why China’s new aircraft carrier should worry India

The launch of China’s second aircraft carrier, expected as soon as this week, will be an important and depressing moment for India. The “Type 001A” -- likely to be...

Three decades of mistrust

As Delhi and Colombo intensify their high-level political engagement, new opportunities for elevating the partnership are coloured by enduring suspicions in Sri Lanka. The country’s prime minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe,...

Judiciary treated unfairly by all governments: Says BD chief justice

Successive governments treated the judiciary unfairly and the administration never wanted the judiciary to run independently, Bangladesh Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha said on Tuesday. The judiciary provided protection to...

Nepal’s economy to grow by 6.94 pc in 2016-17

Nepal’s economic growth has been projected to grow by 6.94 per cent in the Fiscal Year 2016-17, as per the data released by Central Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday. This...

UN calls for probe into Yameen’s death

The United Nations has called for the investigation on the murder of the social media activist and blogger, Yameen Rasheed be up to the international standards. The High Commissioner of...

If RSS workers can be made Governors, why can’t Mohan Bhagwat be made President:...

The Shiv Sena has once again reiterated its demand to make RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat the President of India. “We had suggested Mohan Bhagwat’s name because we honestly feel...

Chinese Officials Push for Kyaukphyu SEZ to Move Forward

During a trip to Arakan State’s Kyaukphyu Township on Monday, Chinese official Wang Yajun emphasized that his country aims for the Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone (SEZ) to be up...

Nepal Govt begins process to increase local units in Tarai

  The Nepal government has started a process to increase local units in 11 districts of Tarai. The process to increase the local units has been started to address the demands...