Daily Archives: July 24, 2017

India SC ‘no’ to plea for probe into massacre of Kashmiri Pandits

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea seeking probe and prosecution of various persons, including separatist leader Yasin Malik, for offences including murder of over 700...

War between India, China not impossible; diplomats must prevent it, says Chinese expert

War between India and China over Doka La is a possibility and diplomats from both sides must prevent an armed conflict, a Chinese expert has said. Long Xingchun, a research...

RSS arm want China out, collects signatures against neighbours

After the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) gave a call for a boycott of Chinese goods in daily life and urged people to chant a hymn to ward off the...

Doklam: Will safeguard China’s sovereignty at any cost, PLA threatens India

In its strongest statement yet on the stand-off in Doklam, China's People's Liberation Army said on Monday it would "safeguard China's sovereignty whatever the cost", and demanded a withdrawal...

India must respect Bhutan’s sovereignty

The muscle flexing of the two rising powers in Asia is posing serious threat to the very stability in Himalayas this summer. The tussle is between the uncompromising New...

No intention to form party – Rajapaksa

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said no political party will contest the upcoming elections under his leadership. Speaking to journalists in Kandy, Rajapaksa said he had no intention of forming a...

35 killed in Kabul car bombing

The death toll from a suicide car bomb blast in the Afghan capital, Kabul, today, rose by more than 10 to at least 35, reports Reuters. According to a senior...

E.Coli bacteria found in Thimphu and Paro rivers

Water samples collected at various locations from the rivers in Thimphu and Paro were found to contain bacteria E.Coli. E.Coli is commonly found in the faeces of humans and other...

India eyes new waterway with Bangladesh soon

New Delhi expects a new waterway between Bangladesh and India will complete in one year. The Indian and Bangladeshi governments have undertaken an ambitious project to establish a new waterway...

Sociology of growing unit level indiscipline in the Indian army

The recent killing of Maj.Shikhar Thapa by Naik (trooper) Kathiresan over the use of a mobile phone in Uri on the India-Pakistan border in Kashmir, has revived worries over...

In farewell speech, President Pranab Mukherjee urges leaders to discuss and dissent

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee hailed on Sunday India’s democracy and Parliament in particular, delivering an emotional farewell speech at the Central Hall where he urged lawmakers to “debate, discuss...

Faaris files appeal against remand extension

The order for the arrest and remand extension against the MP for Dhiggaru constituency and son of former president Mamoon Abdul Gayoom, Ahmed Faaris Maumoon has been submitted for...

German government provides US 2.1 million for health care in Rakhine

The German government has granted subsidies worth 1.85 million Euros (about 2.1 million US-Dollars) for humanitarian aid in Rakhine State, according to a press release July 21. It will be...

CPN (MC) for directly elected executive chief: Dahal

CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the party will work towards garnering people’s support for the directly elected executive chief system. He said so while making...

Pak army clears terrorist strongholds in Rajgal valley

The military's media wing on Sunday said that the army has cleared two strongholds of terrorists in the Rajgal valley during the ongoing Operation Khyber-IV. The Spinkai Top dominating Saprai...

Rajapaksa says incident in Nallur should not be taken lightly

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday urged the government not to take the killing of a police sergeant and wounding a constable at Nallur, Jaffna lightly. The two policemen were...

BB reserve theft: Rakesh Asthana called urgently, keeping local agencies in dark

The Bangladesh Bank kept local information technology and law enforcement agencies in dark after the cybertheft of $101 million from its reserve in February 2016 and assigned World Informatix...

Indo China conflict: Impact on South Asia

As Indo-China conflict becomes more possible by the day, South Asian media has not taken sides. It’s clear that should there actually be a conflict, nobody will come out as...