Daily Archives: June 19, 2017

A brilliant future for China-SL cooperation under the ‘Belt and Road’ initiative

On 14 and 15 of May, The Belt and Road Forum (BRF) for International Cooperation was successfully held in Beijing. This international gathering brought together 29 heads of state...

Black box of crashed military plane found

The flight data recorder, commonly known as the “black box”, the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and a body were discovered in the retrieved plane’s tail section on Sunday, according...

No terror threat to Hindu Yatris in IHK: GILANI

All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) Chairman Syed Ali Gilani has said there is no threat to the upcoming Amarnath yatra in Indian held Kashmir (IHK) and hue and cry...

Army jawans respond with jubilation over Pakistan triumph

The historic Pakistan win in the Champions Trophy final has taken the entire nation by storm, be it citizens, politicians or our valiant soldiers. All of them have been...

President ratifies 2nd Amendment Bill to Judicature Act

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has ratified the 2nd Amendment Bill to the Judicature Act (Act No. 22/2010) increasing the number of High Court Judges from 9 to...

RJP-N leaders dub election as ‘drama’

Chairmen of the Rastriya Janata Party- Nepal (RJP-N) have dubbed the second phase of local level election slated to be held on June 28 is only a drama. The RJP-N,...

BNP leader Mirza Fakhrul’s motorcade attacked in Chittagong

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir's convoy has been attacked in Chittagong on his way to Rangamati to meet local people affected by landslides. BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has...

On president poll, Shiv Sena rejects Amit Shah proposal

BJP chief Amit Shah's meeting with ally and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai on Presidential elections generated an impasse today. Sena sources said Mr Shah had proposed...

‘Those who cause religious tension will be prosecuted’

“No individual or organisation causing religious tensions should be allowed to escape prosecution. Sri Lanka cannot be pulled back to the dark days of war when tens of thousands...

ACC investigates 74 suspicious bank accounts

The Bhutanese Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is reportedly questioning and ascertaining the legality of sources for more than INR 107.435 million (M) of demonetised notes deposited in 74 bank accounts. It...

U.S citizen kidnapped in Kabul

A U.S citizen was kidnapped in Kabul city early Sunday morning, officials have confirmed. According to a senior government official, the man was abducted from outside his house in PD3...

Black box of crashed military plane found

The flight data recorder, commonly known as the “black box”, the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and a body were discovered in the retrieved plane’s tail section on Sunday, according...

Americans, Soviets, Pakistanis and Indians talking peace in Afghanistan

Kallol Bhattacherjee’s upcoming new book, The Great Game in Afghanistan: Rajiv Gandhi, General Zia and the Unending War, makes for compelling reading 30 years after the events that it documents....

Emergency evacuation plans for Lankans in Qatar

The Government has begun preparing emergency travel documents for thousands of Sri Lankan workers in Qatar to facilitate their evacuation if the latest Gulf crisis worsens. Sri Lanka’s Ambassador...

The violent route to states’ reorganization in India

Although India has been a democracy with a plethora of institutions to solve political, social and economic problems through debate and discussion, significant domestic changes have come about, not...

Mamata sees conspiracy in Darjeeling chaos

West Bengal’s chief minister Mamata Banerjee sees a deep conspiracy behind the escalating chaos in Darjeeling. Speaking on Friday to the media in Kolkata, she said, the agitators in...