Daily Archives: October 22, 2017

Former Nepali King Gyanendra Shah stakes claim to throne

Eleven years after Nepal discarded and subsequently abolished monarchy, former King Gyanendra Shah on Saturday (Oct 21) said he was ready to assume the country’s leadership. Speaking to media...

Rex Tillerson to have big regional agenda during India visit

Regional issues could take precedence over bilateral ones, as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives New Delhi on Tuesday (Oct 24). He is expected to raise Washington’s new South...

100% Islamic Maldives has the highest percentage of women police in Asia

The 100% Islamic Maldives has the distinction of having the highest percentage of female police officers in South and South-East Asia. According to “Rough Roads To Equality: Women in Police...

New Afghan strategy offers war not victory or peace

In its search for a strategy that might bring a victory -- or even a semblance of it -- in its longest war ever, the US is ending up...

Lanka’s hopes of new constitution sinks to new low

The much-anticipated new Sri Lankan constitution, aimed at bringing about post war reconciliation and equality to all minority communities, especially the Tamils, is likely to come to a complete...
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