Daily Archives: November 27, 2017

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Rohingya tragedy

Although Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya population has suffered persecution at the hands of the majority Buddhist community for years, the recent crackdown by security forces against the Rohingya was executed...

Bangladesh wants solution to Rohingya crisis keeping ties with Myanmar unharmed

Bangladesh’s PM Sheikh Hasina on Sunday (Nov 26) said the government wants to solve the Rohingya crisis keeping the 'good relations' with neighbouring Myanmar unharmed. "We want to resolve the...

Pakistan, ISI couldn’t divide India in 60 yrs, BJP did in 3 yrs, Delhi...

Delhi’s chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on 26 November said that by dividing India on the Hindu-Muslim line, the BJP has done in three years what Pakistan and its ISI...

Nepal EC puts preliminary voter turnout of first phase polls at 65%

Around 65 per cent voter turnout in the first round of the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies held in 32 mountainous districts, Nepal Election Commission...

US warns Pakistan of ‘damage to bilateral ties’ over Hafiz Saeed’s release

The White House has called Pakistan's release of Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) leader Hafiz Saeed a “step in the wrong direction” and said a refusal to re-arrest him would damage...

Sri Lanka notes China is a dependable friend

The Government of Sri Lanka has noted that China is a dependable friend and has been there during good times and bad. State Minister of Foreign Affairs Vasantha Senanayake noted...

India-Lanka projects stuck in stalemate

Sri Lanka has failed to give a definitive word about the leasing of the Mattala Airport in Southern Hambantota to India, during the two-day bilateral talks between Prime Minister...

Is Quad the first step to an Asian Nato?

It is no longer the “Asia-Pacific”, but the “Indo-Pacific”, at least, according to the United States and some of its allies. Such a change may not seem much on...

Saudi-led military alliance targeting terror, not a country or sect: Raheel Sharif

Former Pakistan Army chief Gen (retd) Raheel Sharif, now the commander of the Saudi-led Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC), said on November 26, that the alliance’s sole objective...

More than 10,000 security personnel to be deployed for Ivanka Trump’s India visit

More than 10,000 security personnel would be deployed during the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which begins on Tuesday (Nov 28) in Hyderabad, capital of southern India's Telangana state, and...

Chinese worried about Nepal’s frequent regime change and policy inconsistency

Bhaskar Koirala, the Director of Nepal Institute of International and Strategic Studies (NIIS), has extensively researched Nepal-China relations. He was also among the first proponents of the idea of...

Highest-level security for Pope Francis in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is enforcing the highest security level for the upcoming trip of Pope Francis to the Muslim-majority nation, law enforcement officials say. The pope will be in the Bangladeshi capital...

India’s regional power credentials under threat by China

 Maldives is the smallest nation in South Asia in terms of population, area and GDP. Yet in August 2017, it defied India, the regional power, by permitting three Chinese...

Messages conveyed by the Islamabad standoff

The three-week long standoff in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad between the government and three radical Islamic groups ended on Saturday with the Security Forces using force to disperse...

India and Russia to sign pacts on tackling terrorism, narcotics smuggling

India and Russia will sign two key pacts for cooperation in tackling all forms of terrorism and jointly fighting smuggling of narcotics during the three- day visit of Home...
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