Daily Archives: July 16, 2017

No room for negotiations, Doklam border line is bottom line, says China’s mouthpiece

Days after the Ministry of External Affairs said that diplomatic channels were “being used” to defuse the stand-off with China in Doklam in the Sikkim region, Chinese state media...

Bangladeshi girls sex trafficked to India narrate ordeal

  On an overcast evening, on a boat criss-crossing a river on the Bangladesh-India border, Payal, 16, hid under a fishing net hoping to reach India where her agent said...

Rohingya villagers tell media of abuses during army crackdown

Rohingya Muslim women lined up to tell reporters of missing husbands, mothers and sons on Saturday as international media were escorted for the first time to a village in...

Sri Lanka and Bangladesh release joint statement on MOUs, FTA

Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will sign a Free Trade Agreement before the end of the year, the two countries jointly announced at the end of Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena’s...

What could end the Afghan War?

Can re-inventing the old Afghan war logic save the US in the land that has been described as a graveyard of empires? While the era of empires is long gone,...

Indian Opposition’s VP candidate Gandhi regards himself as a citizen candidate

The opposition parties declared the name of Gopal Krishna Gandhi, a former diplomat and Governor of West Bengal as their unanimous choice as candidate for the post of Vice President...

China’s latest anti-Indian stance stems from Malabar Exercise’s threat to OBOR   

In all the writings on the on-going conflict between China and India over the border between Bhutan and Tibet, no one has attempted to explain why China has revived...