Daily Archives: June 4, 2017

Losing the Script in Kashmir

The groundswell of public anger in the Srinagar valley is spinning out of control . For even those who don’t believe in statistics as an perfect indicator of trends...

Arundhati Roy: Ignoring of things is as political as the addressing of them

Towards the end of Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness (Penguin), there’s a poem by Tilottama, one of her two protagonists: “How to tell a shattered story? By...

Myanmar State Counselor meets with senior Chinese military official

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi met with General Fang Fenghui, member of China's Central Military Commission (CMC) and chief of the Joint Staff Department under the CMC...

Lanka faces floods and landslides with ethnic unity

Disasters and the subsequent suffering as a result of both man-made and natural calamities are nothing new to Sri Lankans. The island nation has seen two bloody Marxist insurgencies...

Mattis seeks continuity in policy toward Asia

The Trump administration is aiming for continuity in Asia policy, sticking broadly with the approach its predecessors have taken by emphasizing diplomacy and cooperation with allies, U.S. Defense Secretary...

China-Pak corridor a factor, 2-front war a reality: Northern Army ex-commander

The neutral role played by China's People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in previous wars between India and Pakistan can no longer be taken for granted since the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has...

India to review lofty export target

India is set to prune its ambitious export target of US$900 billion (S$1.2 trillion) as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government works on reviewing the foreign trade policy amid continued...

Afghan authorities lock down Kabul after protest clashes

Streets in the centre of the Afghan capital Kabul were closed on Saturday (June 3) as authorities tried to prevent a repeat of a demonstration that degenerated into clashes...
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