Daily Archives: June 10, 2017

Possible US sanctions on Iran: A blow for India’s strategic ambitions

Western manufacturers are shying away from supplying equipment for Iranian Chabahar Port that India is developing for fear the United States may reimpose sanctions on Tehran, Indian officials say,...

India’s oil demand rises most since November’s demonetisation

India’s oil demand bounced back in May, led by the highest growth in gasoline consumption in nine months and the fastest increase in diesel usage since November. Total fuel...

Pakistan to send soldiers to Qatar!

Pakistan government has decided to send the military contingent to Qatar after a similar decision was made by Turkey. According to a report by Middle East Observer quoting Turkey’s state-owned...

Twelve Pakistanis make it to British parliament

Twelve of the 30 persons of Pakistani origin who contested the June 8 British parliamentary elections, have won. The winners include five women candidates. Nine belong to the Labor party...

M.P. farmer ‘thrashed by police’ dies

A 26-year-old farmer, Ghanshyam Dhakad, died on Friday after he was reportedly beaten up by police in violence-hit Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh. He is the sixth person to die in...

Hasina congratulates her niece Tulip, Rushanara and Rupa for winning UK elections

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has congratulated her niece Tulip Siddiq, Rushanara Ali and Rupa Huq for their victory in the UK general elections. President Md Abdul Hamid has also...

150 Hindu outfits to meet in Goa to discuss possibility of ‘Hindu Rashtra’ by...

Approximately 150 Hindu outfits will meet in Goa from June 14 to17 for a convention to chalk out a programme for establishing a ‘Hindu Rashtra’ in India by 2023. The...

Xi: China and India should manage differences

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the two countries should work to "appropriately" manage their differences, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in...

Police: No new leads in locating fugitive in U Ko Ni murder investigation

Police told Rangoon’s northern district court on Friday that there are no new leads in locating the fugitive Aung Win Khaing so that he might stand trial for the...

Nawaz Ghani holds talks on the sidelines of SCO summit

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit, days after the latter lashed out at Pakistan...

Amendment not possible before June 28 poll: PM

Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that there is no possibility of constitution amendment before the second phase of local polls on June 28. Addressing the parliament on...

Council recommends mineral development policy to be halted

While the Bhutan government approved the mineral development policy after eight years of contemplation, the National Council recommended halting its implementation until the mines and mineral management Act get...

Senior Editor of V News, Rifaau summoned to the police

The Senior Editor of the Maldives online news, V-News, under V-Media, Ahmed Rifaau has been summoned to the police station by the regarding an article in relation to the...

Sri Lanka defends China’s Belt and Road project

Chinese investment in Sri Lanka is reviving a “3,000-5,000-year-old shipping route”, said visiting Sri Lankan Foreign Minister, defending his Government’s decision to join the Belt and Road Initiative. “The fact...

Could the Persian Gulf rift mean the beginning of the end of Al Jazeera?

Al Jazeera, the Pan-Arabic television network that gained a sudden worldwide audience in 2010 during the emergence of Arab Spring, is now threatened with extinction, many Middle East analysts...