Daily Archives: July 28, 2017

Panama verdict: PM Nawaz disqualified

The Supreme Court of Pakistan ordered on Friday to disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. Announcing their verdict in the Panama Papers case, all five judges...

Is there a leadership failure in Indian Army?

The recent  fratricide incident in the Kashmir valley, where a jawan reprimanded by his superior officer for using a cellphone on duty, shot him fatally in anger, has been...

No power cuts now onwards, Nepal Energy Minister says

 Nepal Energy Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi has said that the people will not have to face load-shedding now onwards. At a program organized in the capital city on Thursday, Minister...

Police arrest man over deadly Rohingya attack

Myanmar police on Wednesday arrested a man in the stoning death of a Rohingya Muslim during an attack by a mob of ethnic Rakhine Buddhists in Sittwe earlier this...

Maldives: Seven journalists arrested from opposition protest

Seven journalists and cameramen from two private TV stations were arrested Wednesday night while covering a protest outside the Maldivian Democratic Party meeting hall in Malé. Adam Janah, Ahmed Riffath, Mohamed Shanoon,...

Sri Lanka: JO to submit NCM against Ravi

Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa said that the Joint Opposition (JO) leaders were contemplating a No Confidence Motion (NCM) against Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake in Parliament. Speaking at a media briefing in...

Bhutan: Supreme Court judgement allows convicts in SP+ cases to pay thrimthue

The Bhutan Supreme Court, in a judgement issued Wednesday on the first Spasmo Proxyvon Plus (SP+)  case in the country, ruled that people convicted so far since 2015 for...

No to partisan prosecution

The government has decided in principle to launch a permanent prosecution service with professional lawyers, by abolishing the long-standing practice of appointing partisan people as public prosecutors. "An independent prosecution...

India Today draws a pipe dream for New Delhi

The Indian magazine India Today has gone viral in the past two days. Its latest cover story, headlined "China's New Chick," has an illustration of the map of China...

No victory in Afghanistan without Pakistan’s support: US military chief

Recent experiences indicate that the United States cannot win the war in Afghanistan without Pakistan’s support, says US military chief Gen Joseph Dunford. And US Defence Secretary James Mattis has...

Serious Concerns Raised Over Rising Casualty Toll Among Soldiers

A number of military experts on Thursday criticized security agencies and accused them of being weak leaders and lacking intelligence capacities on the back of the steadily rising death...

Indian brutality in occupied Kashmir on the rise: FO

Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Nafees Zakaria on Thursday expressed concern over the increase in Indian brutality in the occupied valley of Kashmir. In his weekly media briefing at the...

Chinese SM users fume over Indian magazine’s omission of Tibet and Taiwan from ‘map’

Chinese social media users were angered by an Indian magazine cover showing a map of China without Tibet or Taiwan, heightening the tension between the regional powers amid a...

Third front not dead: “victims” of Modi sarkar are getting closer

The new trends of e-commerce encourage people to get rid of things which are not in use at their home or the office. The idea is to keep the...

Bihar Assembly trust vote: CM Nitish Kumar wins floor test with 131 votes

Newly sworn-in Chief Minister of Bihar won the trust vote on Friday in the Bihar Assembly. With 131 votes in their favour, the JD(U)-BJP alliance has proven its majority....

India’s China War Circa 2017?

A month or so ago Indian troops trespassed and forcibly halted China extending a border road through Donglang plateau (called Doklam by India) at a junction between China, Sikkim...

New Chair for UN Fact-finding Mission

The UN Human Rights Council has replaced the chairwoman of a team investigating allegations of killings and rape by Myanmar’s security forces, it said on Thursday, amid concerns over...

Triple attacks in Jammu and Kashmir : Situation under control but fragile: CRPF IG

The situation in Kashmir was "under control but fragile" and the number of stone-pelting incidents in the Valley has decreased, a senior officer of the CRPF said on Thursday. Inspector...

Yunus Centre scraps social business event in absence of police clearance

In a statement on Thursday evening, the centre said it cancelled the event to be held at Savar's Samajik Convention Centre "due to unavoidable circumstances". "We humbly apologise to the...