Daily Archives: July 12, 2017

Supreme Court suspends ban of cattle trade for slaughter across India

The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday suspended the ban of cattle trade for slaughter across India. The court ordered to continue the interim directive issued by the Madurai bench...

Is Bangladesh the invisible magnet for Sri Lankan private sector!

Amidst hype for greater economic cooperation with China and India often being mixed with controversy, it appears Bangladesh has been the inconspicuous magnet for the Sri Lankan private sector....

Malabar submarine drills worry China

China is closely monitoring the ongoing Malabar naval exercises between India, the U.S. and Japan, in view of the Indian Navy’s growing clout to detect Chinese submarines and surface ships in...

Who will win if a war breaks out between India and China right now?

There is a lot of tension between India and China on the issue of road construction in the Sikkim border region. China continues to pressurize India to withdraw their...

Dahal floats 3 alternatives to end current deadlock

Coalition partner CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has proposed a three-point alternative to forge consensus with the agitating Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) on the issue of constitution...

The only way to deal with the Chinese is directly, says Shivshankar Menon

As the stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops in controversial territory of the Doklam plateau enters its second month, former National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon, who is an old China...

OIC calls upon India to implement UN resolutions on IHK

The 44th session of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Council of foreign ministers held in Abidjan, Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, on July 10-11, condemned the state terrorism in Held Kashmir...

Leave differences behind: Bangladesh tells Islamic world at OIC

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali has called upon the Islamic countries to unite leaving behind all differences. Speaking at the OIC foreign ministers’ council at Abidjan in Ivory Coast on...

Ghani Rejects Claims He is Monopolizing Power

Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has rejected accusations that he is consolidating his political power at a time that political rifts, within the Presidential Palace and among his mainstream political...

PPM backs anti-defection ruling from MV Supreme Court

The joint parliamentary group of the ruling coalition declared support on Tuesday for a Supreme Court ruling that would tie lawmakers to political parties and strip defectors of their...

Myanmar Army Calls for Action Against Yangon Chief Minister

The Myanmar Army has filed a complaint with the government to “take necessary actions” against Yangon Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein regarding recent remarks concerning the head of...

No horse-trading with UNP over police probes – JO

The Sri Lankan Joint Opposition (JO) denied on Tuesday that President Maithripala Sirisena’s accusations that high profile investigations into cases involving the Rajapaksas had been stalled due to a...

Marriage made on earth

Two things I cannot banish easily from my mind: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s remark that the marriage between Israel and India was made in heaven, and an article on...

Bangladesh: Has the 16th Amendment created a vacuum?

The Supreme Court of Bangladesh has upheld the High Court ruling, scrapping the 16th Amendment to the Constitution and rejecting the government’s appeal in this regard. The prime minister...

Border crisis with China not a first, says Foreign Secy Jaishankar

Playing down differences with China and the military stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops at Doklam, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar said the situation there had occurred before and could...