Daily Archives: October 30, 2017

Angered by satirical radio campaign on tourist safety, India’s I&B ministry Issues notice

Days after a Swiss couple was brutally attacked by a group of men with sticks and stones at Fatehpur Sikri near Agra, the Times Group’s flagship radio station Radio...
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KASHMIR: A Lost Paradise

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The blueprint for the 100-year-long US-Indian strategic partnership

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke very highly about the US’ plans to make India its preferred strategic partner in the 21st century during a keynote speech at the...

Pakistan releases 68 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture

Pakistan on Sunday (Oct 29) released 68 Indian fishermen held for allegedly violating its territorial waters from Karachi’s Landhi jail as a goodwill gesture. The fishermen boarded a train to Lahore...

3 hospitals in Nepal, India and Pak to conduct free surgeries under SAARC program

Three hospitals in Nepal, India and Pakistan have announced free surgeries under the aegis of SAARC Surgical Care Society. The plan has been announced during a conference in Ludhiana on...

Myanmar to charge Singaporean, Malaysian journalists on assignment for Turkish state TV

Myanmar police said they were preparing to charge journalists working for Turkey's state broadcaster TRT, their local interpreter and driver for bringing a drone into the country without permission. The...

EU delegate to visit Maldives to assess political condition

The European Union (EU) will be dispatching a team of their researchers and surveyors to Maldives in order to identify the political condition of the country. The EU delegate consisting...

India to procure new equipment to boost surveillance along Pak, China borders: Rawat

New equipment will be procured to bolster surveillance mechanism along the borders with China and Pakistan, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said. He made the remarks on Saturday (Oct 28)...

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda visiting Rohingya camps

Bangladesh opposition party BNP (Bangladesh Nationalist Party) leader Khaleda Zia is visiting Rohingya camps in Ukhia upazila of Cox’s Bazar and distributing relief materials among the displaced Myanmar nationals...

India sends Afghanistan 1st wheat shipment through Iran’s Chabahar

Foreign ministers of Afghanistan, India and Iran on Sunday (Oct 29) flagged off the maiden shipment of wheat from New Delhi to Kabul through the Chabahar port in Iran. The...

New route for India-Bangladesh cargo transport opens

Opening a new route for cargo transportation between Bangladesh and India, a ship carrying 185 truck chassis manufactured by leading private Indian company Ashok Leyland Limited left Chennai port...

Russian team assesses damage to India’s lone Akula-Class submarine

Almost two months after India’s nuclear submarine INS Chakra suffered damage, a Russian technical team arrived at the eastern naval command at the southern city of Vizag to assess...

BD, Myanmar to sit together to solve Rohingya issue: Chinese envoy

Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Ma Mingqiang on Sunday (Oct 29) said Bangladesh and Myanmar will sit together and solve the Rohingya problem. "We also expressed our commitment that we stand...

Chances of Nepali Congress alliance with SSF, RJP slim

Chances of a larger electoral alliance between the Nepali Congress (NC) and Madhes-based parties in Province 2 have become slim, however, discussions are underway for forging an agreement to...

Chinese Prez tells Tibetan herdsmen to settle down near India border

President Xi Jinping has told herdsmen from a Tibetan settlement bordering Arunachal Pradesh to "set down roots" to safeguard "Chinese territory" and focus on developing their hometown. "Without peace in...

Pakistan wants regional alliance against ‘foreign presence’ in Afghanistan: ex-ISI chief

Pakistan has held successful negotiations with at least four countries and a new regional alliance against the foreign presence in Afghanistan is fast emerging, a former chief of Inter-Services...

US sales talk about carrier strike force’s four-day visit to Lanka

Justifying the four-day visit of the giant aircraft carrier USS Nimitz and its five escort vessels to Colombo, the US Embassy said that during the stay in Colombo, the“carrier...
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