Daily Archives: September 10, 2017

China, Pakistan air forces launch joint training exercise

The air forces of China and Pakistan began joint training exercises in China on Thursday. China has dispatched J-11 fighters, JH-7 fighter-bombers, KJ-200 AWACS aircraft and ground forces including surface-to-air...

Pak Summons Myanmar Envoy Over Violence Against Rohingyas

Pakistan today summoned the Myanmar envoy and lodged a strong protest over the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine state, leading to the exodus of about 270,000...

Hindu activists attack Jawed Habib’s salon in Uttar Pradesh over controversial advertisement

An angry mob on Saturday attacked a branch of the salons run by Jawed Habib in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, a day after a case was filed against the celebrity hairstylist for...

Myanmar planted banned landmines near BD border: Amnesty

Myanmar has planted landmines along its border with Bangladesh posing a deadly threat to fleeing Rohingyas, says Amnesty. It said on Saturday that it has confirmed that internationally banned antipersonnel...

Alarming surge in numbers fleeing to Bangladesh: UN

An alarming and unprecedented influx of 270,000 Rohingya has sought refuge in Bangladesh over the past two weeks from violence in Myanmar, the United Nations refugee agency said yesterday,...

Rohingya insurgents declare temporary ceasefire amid humanitarian crisis

Rohingya insurgents declared a month-long unilateral ceasefire, starting on Sunday, to enable aid groups to help ease a humanitarian crisis in northwest Myanmar. Nearly 300,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh...

Time to adopt a realistic approach to Afghanistan

There isn’t probably any option left that the US might not have used to turn its Afghan debacle into a victory, or even a semblance of it. The search...

Sino-Indian policy congruence on Rohingyas

China and India find themselves to be strange bedfellows on the issue of the Rohingyas in Myanmar. In a rare congruence on policy, both India and China view the...
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