Daily Archives: May 12, 2018

MODI IN NEPAL TO RESTORE STRAINED TIES

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi prayed at a renowned Hindu temple with his Nepalese counterpart K.P. Sharma Oli yesterday, as he started a visit aiming to reset strained relations...

Dhaka should support ICC jurisdiction over Myanmar: Kamal Hossain

The forced deportation of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh is a violation of international law, says former law and foreign affairs minister Kamal Hossain. Observing that the situation created...

DO-OR-DIE FOR GANDHI’S CONGRESS IN KEY STATE BATTLE

The Congress party, which has dominated Indian politics in the seven decades since independence, will stage a last stand against Prime Minister Narendra Modi when a key southern state...

BANGABANDHU SATELLITE-1 LAUNCHED

Bangabandhu-I satellite-prothom-aloSpaceX on Friday blasted off its newest and most powerful Falcon 9 rocket, known as the Block 5, carrying the first high-orbit communications satellite for Bangladesh and marking...

India cannot afford to lose Russia as an ally

Not many in the audience were amused when Nikolay Kudashev, Russia’s ambassador to India, recently said at an event in New Delhi that Islamabad has taken serious measures to...

Tit-for-Tat: All US diplomats in Pakistan to face restrictions

In a tit-for-tat move, the Foreign Office on Thursday (May 10) announced that all the US diplomats in Pakistan would be facing restrictions from Friday (today) under which they...

Taliban kill dozens of police in western Afghan province

Taliban fighters attacked Afghan bases in the western province of Farah, killing more than 30 police, officials said on Friday (May 11), as the insurgents stepped up their offensive...

Nepal, India to resolve key issues by Sept 19

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and visiting Indian PM Narendra Modi have agreed to resolve selected outstanding issues by September 19, the day the constitution was promulgated in...

19 dead in fighting between Myanmar army, rebels

At least 19 people have been killed in clashes between Myanmar's military and an ethnic armed group on Saturday (May 12) in northern Shan State, Myanmar army and local...

India’s Northeast Frontier Railway submits studies to extend rail connectivity to Bhutan

The Northeast Frontier Railway has submitted feasibility studies to the Ministry of External Affairs to extend rail connectivity to Bhutan, officials said. At present, there is no rail link between...

Sri Lankan military ready to face war crimes inquiry

Sri Lanka’s military, on Thursday, said that it was prepared to face a war crimes inquiry in order to clear its name. Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake told the...

Pakistan defense industry for the first time at SOFEX defense exhibition

Pakistan for the first time at SOFEX 2018, the Special Operations Forces Exhibition & Conference, in Amman, Jordan this month, to promote its local defense industry. To the national pavilion...

Pakistan defense industry for the first time at SOFEX defense exhibition

Pakistan for the first time at SOFEX 2018, the Special Operations Forces Exhibition & Conference, in Amman, Jordan this month, to promote its local defense industry. To the national pavilion...

Rohingya advocates urge Ottawa to consider resettling Muslim refugees

When more than half a million Rohingya fled their villages in Myanmar last year and crossed into Bangladesh by foot and by boat, Anwar Arkani’s three sisters were among...

India cannot afford to lose Russia as an ally

Not many in the audience were amused when Nikolay Kudashev, Russia’s ambassador to India, recently said at an event in New Delhi that Islamabad has taken serious measures to...

Electoral upset in Malaysia

Politicians in Pakistan, all politicians of all parties great and small, would be wise to study closely the outcome of the elections in Malaysia, where a scandal-ridden premier who...

The significance of Modi’s visit to China

The informal summit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping at Wuhan (April 27-28) triggered a range of opinions abroad. The Moscow think tank Valdai Club recalled...

The significance of Modi’s visit to China

The informal summit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping at Wuhan (April 27-28) triggered a range of opinions abroad. The Moscow think tank Valdai Club recalled...

Triangular nuclear dialogue between China, India, Pakistan necessary

The techno-strategic characteristics of the nuclear weapon, whose apocalyptic destructive capability was first demonstrated at Hiroshima in August 1945, has ensured that there is an inextricable link between geopolitics...

Triangular nuclear dialogue between China, India, Pakistan necessary

The techno-strategic characteristics of the nuclear weapon, whose apocalyptic destructive capability was first demonstrated at Hiroshima in August 1945, has ensured that there is an inextricable link between geopolitics...

Why is Indian Army Chief being used as the Delhi’s spokesperson for Kashmir?

Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat was in the news again on Thursday (May 10), with the headline on the front page of the Indian Express declaring that...
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