Daily Archives: November 17, 2017

How deep ties with Pakistan’s military helped Saudi purge

Pakistan has traditionally maintained that its bilateral relationship with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is its “most important diplomatic relationship.” Developments in Saudi Arabia last week appear to have...

18 killed in Kabul city exlosion

An explosive device, possibly a car bomb, was detonated outside a restaurant near Lab-e-Jar square in Kabul’s PD4 shortly after 1.30pm on Thursday (Nov 16) killing at least 18...

India, Bangladesh hold joint training exercise

India and Bangladesh held the field training exercise - SAMPRITI 2017 at the Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School at Vairengte in Mizoram to strengthen interoperability and cooperation between...

A feudal electoral system

  The Magna Carta, or the “Charter of Liberties”, limiting the King's power and strengthening the rights of nobles was signed by King John at Runnymede near London on June...

Bangladesh vows to nab ARSA terrorists who crossed border

Senior officials from the Bangladesh border guards expressed their confidence about arresting any Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) members who fled to Bangladesh, during a coordination meeting with their...

India using Afghan soil for terrorism in Balochistan, says Pak home minister

Pakistan’s Home Minister Ahsan Iqbal on 16 November said that India is using Afghan soil for terrorism in Balochistan. While speaking to journalists after delivering a lecture at a university...

Sea combat training for Malaysian security personnel in Sri Lanka

Malaysian security and enforcement personnel will undergo sea combat training in Sri Lanka to strengthen and upgrade their skills in maritime security control, the New Straits Times reported. Eastern Sabah...

BD, India to ease process of repatriation of detained, trafficked people

Bangladesh will hold a dialogue with India on Sunday (Nov 19) on easing consular services for repatriation of nationals of the two countries staying in jails and shelter homes. This...

China trying to convince India CPEC is for prosperity

New Delhi has reservation over the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project but Beijing is reportedly trying to convince it that the multibillion dollar project is based on economic cooperation...

Indian Army demands early completion of tunnels along China border

India has expedited the process of constructing tunnels that connect the mainland with strategic locations along the border with China. The Indian Army has identified nine such underground passages...

Turkish defense industry targeting South Asian markets

Leaders from the Middle East, Central Asia and the Far East are showing a lot of interest in Turkey's defense companies. For example, Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi,...

Bangladesh poses security threat besides Pak, China: Indian minister

Bangladesh, the "so-called friend" of India, also poses a security threat to the country besides China and Pakistan, Union minister Hansraj Ahir said on Thursday (Nov 16), reports PTI. Addressing...

Pak Army Chief meets CENTCOM Commander, demands Afghan action

Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa, while meeting General Joseph L. Votel, the Commander of US Central Command (US CENTCOM) on 16 November, said that...

UNGA calls for end to Myanmar military operations

A United Nations General Assembly committee on Thursday (Nov 16) called on Myanmar to end military operations that have “led to the systematic violation and abuse of human rights”...

‘Mounting evidence’ of Myanmar genocide: Watchdogs

Myanmar security forces slit the throats of Muslim Rohingya and burned victims alive, watchdogs said in a report on Wednesday (Nov 15) that cited mounting evidence of genocide against...

Delhi’s deadly air likely to cost dear to Indian economy

India’s capital city Delhi and its suburbs are likely to suffer a massive economic setback due to the carcinogenic pollutants the area is currently engulfed in. The impact would...
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