Daily Archives: April 25, 2018

Nepal’s Left merger: A long shot?

On April 22, Nepal's fragmented communist movement completed 68 years. The movement has traversed through rough patches haltingly, suffering multiple splits mostly over tactical lines. Whether to follow politics...

TWO POLICEMEN ARRESTED FOR TRYING TO SELL CHECK POST

At least three policemen were killed early Wednesday morning by unknown gunmen in an attack on a check post in Kabul city, according to eyewitnesses. The incident happened in Campany...

JOURNALIST KILLED IN KANDAHAR SHOOTING

Unknown gunmen killed a Kandahar journalist, Abdul Manan Arghand, on Wednesday morning. Arghand’s family said the incident happened at about 9am in Yarana Market in PD9 in Kandahar city. According to...

MYANMAR AND SOUTH KOREA TO INCREASE TRADE AND INVESTMENT

Myanmar-Korea trade minister-level meeting held in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: MOI Webportal Myanmar Myanmar and South Korea have held ministerial talks on enhanced cooperation in trade and investment in Nay...

POLICE KILL AT LEAST 37 MAOIST MILITANTS IN CENTRAL INDIA

The number of Maoist militants killed in an ambush by Indian security forces has risen to 37 after more bodies were pulled out of a river on Tuesday, authorities...

CMT’S EVENTS 2018

8th PET Asia & Recycling Outlook 30-31 October, 2018/Bangkok, THAILAND Contact Person: Ms.Grace Oh Email: grace@cmtsp.com.sg Phone:+65 63469147 URL: www.cmtevents.com/main.aspx? ev=181020&pu=274935 Website: www.cmtevents.com     5th Myanmar Power Summit 15-16 Nov 2018 /Yangon, MYANMAR Contact Person: Ms Grace Oh Email: grace@cmtsp.com.sg  URL: www.cmtevents.com/main.aspx?ev=181128&pu=276540 Website: www.cmtevents.com 8th Starch World Asia 23-24 Jan, 2019...

Hints of major shift in Sino-Indian relations

The recent dramatic episodes in Sino-Indian relations can be best epitomized by the old Chinese proverb: Friends are often made after a fight. Since last year's Doklam standoff in...

China, India to boost partnership amid Washington-Beijing trade war

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to China this week for an informal meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in what analysts say could help reset ties between...

Russian delegation due in Pakistan as Moscow eyes ‘big-ticket investment’

Reports in local and foreign media have recently suggested that Pakistan has been drifting away from the United State due to American policies and President Trump's bellicose rhetoric. As Americans...

Australian military ties with Myanmar scrutinised due to treatment of Rohingya

Australia’s military cooperation with Myanmar is currently “totally untenable” due to the treatment of Rohingyas, according to the opposition defence spokesman has said. The comments on Tuesday came after a...

Daesh fighters repositioned from Syria, Iraq to Afghanistan

Mohammad Alam Ezadyar, the first deputy speaker of Afghanistan’s Upper House of Parliament told Sputnik about Kabul’s desire to hold a permanent seat in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the...

Maldives top court upholds anti-defection law

Maldives top court on Tuesday found no grounds to void the anti-defection law despite admitting that the parliament had not met the required number of lawmakers to pass the...

India, other US allies caught in crossfire of sanctions on Russian arms

U.S. sanctions on Russian military exports have put the brakes on a $6 billion deal with India and may derail the arms purchases of other U.S. allies around Asia,...

India, other US allies caught in crossfire of sanctions on Russian arms

U.S. sanctions on Russian military exports have put the brakes on a $6 billion deal with India and may derail the arms purchases of other U.S. allies around Asia,...

Some home truths for India’s Defence Planning Committee

The failure of the recently announced Defence Planning Committee (DPC) under the stewardship of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval lies in its composition. Which member of the committee would dare...

Pakistan, US continue to differ on Afghan policy

Pakistan and the United States struggle to find a ‘common ground’ on Afghanistan and other regional issues despite several rounds of the talks between the two countries, officials said. To...

Pakistan, US continue to differ on Afghan policy

Pakistan and the United States struggle to find a ‘common ground’ on Afghanistan and other regional issues despite several rounds of the talks between the two countries, officials said. To...

India plans to gift obsolete weaponry to friendly countries

In a bid to boost defence cooperation, the government has asked the armed forces to compile a list of obsolete military equipment that can be “refurbished at minimal cost”...

Overview: Pakistan’s Babur 1B, Zarb & Harba cruise missiles

Since at least 2016, Pakistan has test-fired a number of new long-range anti-ship cruising missiles (ASCM), most notably the Zarb coastal/land-based ASCM, Harba dual-ASCM and land-attack cruise missile (ASCM)...

Overview: Pakistan’s Babur 1B, Zarb & Harba cruise missiles

Since at least 2016, Pakistan has test-fired a number of new long-range anti-ship cruising missiles (ASCM), most notably the Zarb coastal/land-based ASCM, Harba dual-ASCM and land-attack cruise missile (ASCM)...

India plans to gift obsolete weaponry to friendly countries

In a bid to boost defence cooperation, the government has asked the armed forces to compile a list of obsolete military equipment that can be “refurbished at minimal cost”...