Daily Archives: May 11, 2017

ICJ has not taken a position against Pakistan on Yadhav

Following India petitioning the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to move against the decision of the Pakistani Field General Court Martial which sentenced alleged Indian spy, Kulbashan Yadhav, to...

Justice Karnan might have crossed Indian border today, says aide

As a five-member team of Kolkata Police is in search of Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan, W Peter Ramesh Kumar, Justice Karnan’s close aide and his legal...

Police Fire Warning Shots After Buddhist Nationalists Storm Muslim Neighborhood

Myanmar Police fired two warning shots to break up a confrontation between Buddhist nationalists and Muslims in Rangoon’s Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township that reportedly left one person injured in...

Govt. proposes 40 percent pay rise for LG officials

The Bhutan government proposed to revise the monthly pay of local government (LG) members by 40 percent, their daily allowance (DA) by 33 to 66 percent along with the...

No easy refuge from death row for Kulbhushan Jadhav

The movie version of this script, we’re all familiar with: “no, your honour”, shouts the lawyer, the mother tears up, the judge bangs his gavel in approval and the...

RSS key to Modi’s political rise, says China scholar

Steeled by the firepower provided by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a roll,notwithstanding latent internal tensions,...

Buddhism being used as foreign policy plank by India, China, Sri Lanka and even...

Buddhism was born in India in 5 th.Century BC and spread to South and East Asia in subsequent centuries to be the dominant Asian faith till the advent of...

The lady and the generals are learning to get along

In the last few weeks there has been growing speculation that Myanmar’s military leaders are planning a possible coup if the country’s new democratic government, led by the charismatic...

India protests Canadian PM’s presence at ‘Khalsa Day’

India indicated that it has taken up the issue of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s attendance at a Sikh community event in Toronto that saw a felicitation of separatist...

Dawn Leaks: Army withdraws tweet rejecting PM’s orders

The Pakistan Army on Wednesday withdrew an earlier tweet which had rejected a government notification regarding the Dawn Leaks, saying the issue had been settled after implementation of recommendations...

BNP unveiled “Vision 2030”: Proposed to curb the PM’s powers, Upper Chamber of JS

Bangladesh main opposition party BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia unveiled “Vision 2030” on Wednesday, a set of proposals she said her party would implement if voted to power in the...

Top leaders sign commitment letter to abide by election code

Top leaders of major political parties including Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal have signed a commitment letter to abide by the election code of conduct. Earlier, Wednesday, the Election Commission...

Maldives opposition leader Gasim released

The Maldives criminal court has released Jumhooree Party leader Gasim Ibrahim with conditions after 20 days in police custody. According to defence lawyer Hisaan Hussain, the court imposed seven conditions...

Pak-Iran border commission formed to work on outstanding issues

The Pakistan prime minister's adviser on foreign affairs, Sartaj Aziz, on Wednesday said a Pak-Iran border commission has been formed and will hold its first meeting within a month. He...

Sri Lanka takes the sting out of Modi’s visit

Sri Lanka has taken the unusual step of clearing wasps from a tea plantation to ensure Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not get stung during his upcoming visit. Police...