Daily Archives: March 29, 2018

PAKISTAN CRITICSES INDIA, G4 NATIONS ON UNSC REFORM

Pakistan on Thursday (March 29) criticised India and other G-4 nations for seeking expansion of the UN Security Council's permanent membership, saying proposals that promote "national aspirations" of some...

Economy top agenda during Oli’s India visit

Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s visit to India will focus on economic agenda, according to his close aide. PM Oli is slated to embark on a three-day visit...

JAPAN TO CONTRIBUTE $2.7 MILLION TOWARDS UNFPA’S APPEAL FOR ROHINGYA GIRLS, WOMEN

Japan will contribute $2.7 million towards UNFPA’s appeal for Rohingya women and girls who took shelter in Bangladesh fleeing ethnic cleansing in Myanmar's Rakhine State. The UN agency said Japan...

NOBEL LAUREATE MALALA RETURNS TO PAKISTAN SIX YEARS AFTER SHE WAS SHOT BY TALIBAN

Nobel laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai returned to her native Pakistan on Thursday, six years after she was shot by Taliban gunmen over her advocacy for schooling for...

DHAKA TO SEND ANOTHER LIST OF ROHINGYAS

The government will soon send the second list consisting of up to 10,000 names of Rohingyas to Myanmar as part of the repatriation process, reports UNB. "It is a continuous...

India-France signs secrecy pact on Rafale deal: Minister

 An agreement on protecting classified data was signed by India and France on March 10, 2018, replacing an earlier agreement signed in 2008, Minister of State for Defence Subhash...

Pak military spokesman clarifies Bajwa Doctrine

Pakistan’s military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor has said that Pakistan has played positive role for peace in the region. Addressing a press conference here Wednesday, DG Inter Services Public...

Stepping back from Maldives, India tells China

India has told China it will not intervene in the Maldives and expects it to reciprocate this measure of “strategic trust” by not crossing certain “lines of legitimacy” even...

China to upgrade Pakistan’s JF-17 fighter with world-class radar system

China will upgrade Pakistan Air Force JF-17 fighter jets with a world-class radar system that will substantially improve the combat capability of the aircraft, a top Chinese radar researcher...

Satellite Bangabandhu-I starts for Florida for launching

Bangladesh's first communication satellite Bangabandhu-I will be shipped from France to Florida of the Unite States Thursday (March 29) for launching to the orbit in the next month. "Manufacturing Company...

Human rights remain elusive for Afghans: UN

The latest annual report on Afghanistan from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights found that despite efforts to improve the situation in Afghanistan, human rights remains elusive...

Thirty-two people arrested during emergency still in detention

Renowned Maldives advocate Hisan Hussain has on Wednesday (March 28) claimed that a total of 32 individuals "arrested since the declaration of state of emergency are still in detention." In...

Sri Lanka appoints new Army Chief of Staff

Major General Dampath Fernando has been appointed as the 52nd Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army, announced the Military Secretariat, the Army said. He succeeded Major General...

Sri Lanka determined to agree free trade deal with China and India

Sri Lanka will “redouble” efforts to strike a free trade deal with China and conclude and expanded trade pact with India as part of the island nation’s strategy of...

Pakistan takes advantage of resentment of India

Pakistan is working to increase its influence in three small South Asian nations – Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Maldives — to tilt the regional balance in its favor...

Pak military spokesman clarifies Bajwa Doctrine

Pakistan’s military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor has said that Pakistan has played positive role for peace in the region. Addressing a press conference here Wednesday, DG Inter Services Public...

India-France signs secrecy pact on Rafale deal: Minister

 An agreement on protecting classified data was signed by India and France on March 10, 2018, replacing an earlier agreement signed in 2008, Minister of State for Defence Subhash...

Stepping back from Maldives, India tells China

India has told China it will not intervene in the Maldives and expects it to reciprocate this measure of “strategic trust” by not crossing certain “lines of legitimacy” even...

Seychelles opposition blocks military deal with India

India is losing ground in Seychelles. Two months after India and the Seychelles signed a revised agreement for the building of military infrastructure on Assumption Island, the Seychelles opposition...

New Nepal PM to make his first visit to India on April 6

Nepal's Prime Minister K P Oli will make his first trip to India on April 6, keeping the tradition of the Nepalese PM making his first overseas trip to...

Pakistan signs new satellite contract with China

Pakistan’s Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) on 22 March, signed a contract with China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) for the joint-development and launch of the PakSat...
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