Daily Archives: May 21, 2018

8 MORE KILLED EARLY MONDAY AS ‘GUNFIGHTS’ CONTINUE

As ‘gunfights’ between the law enforcers and alleged criminals reportedly increased in recent days, eight more people were killed early hours of Monday. According to UNB, the victims of gunfights...

SRI LANKA WARNS OF TAMIL SEPARATIST RESURGENCE ABROAD

Sri Lanka's President has warned that Tamil extremists were regrouping abroad to revive their demand to divide the island nation nine years after the end of its decades-long ethnic...

MODI FACES REVIVED OPPOSITION AFTER KARNATAKA SETBACK

Indian opposition parties have joined forces to snatch power from the country's ruling party in a big southern state, laying the stage for other such alliances in a direct...

MYANMAR ORDERS REFUGEES TO LEAVE TENSE BORDER ZONE

Myanmar security forces have resumed loudspeaker broadcasts near its border with Bangladesh ordering Rohingya Muslims to immediately leave a strip of no-man's land between the two countries, refugees said...

US makes India a catspaw with CAATSA sanctions legislation

The malign shadow of US sanctions hangs over the informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in Sochi on Monday, with New Delhi becoming...

Turkey, Pakistan sign $1.5 billion deal for 30 ATAK helicopters

Turkey will export 30 ATAK helicopters to Pakistan after both the countries signed a $1.5 billion deal, reported Yeni Safak. The deal is Turkey’s biggest defense export in history. According...

Chinese military official visits Field Commands of Pakistan Navy

Islamabad, 20 May 18:​Vice Chairman of Chinese Central Military Commission, General Zhang Youxia was on an official visit to Pakistan. During the visit, General Zhang Youxia called on Chief...

6 policemen killed after Naxalite rebels trigger blast in central India

At least six policemen were killed and one was wounded on Sunday (May 20) after Naxals triggered an improvised explosive device (IED) blast, targeting their vehicle in central Indian...

Afghan government under pressure as Taliban threaten new district

Taliban fighters closed in on another district in Afghanistan on Sunday as officials sought to reassure an increasingly angry public that security would improve. On Sunday, the insurgents were besieging...

India’s field office ‘to close’

May 20, 2018-Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the field office of the Indian Embassy in Biratnagar will be removed in the near future. Addressing the first...

India’s democracy faces threat from within

It’s a grim outlook for the world’s largest democracy. In India’s Karnataka state, the governor is favoring the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to form a government, despite an opposition coalition...

Media against militancy

Pavel had idealized Kemal Attaturk all his young life, seeing him as the epitome of progressive Muslim leadership, transforming Turkey into the modern and powerful nation as it stands...

With an eye on China, India to hold naval exercise with Vietnam

India will hold its first naval exercise with Vietnam next week, as part of the overall strategy to steadily build military ties with nations in the Asia Pacific region...

With an eye on China, India to hold naval exercise with Vietnam

India will hold its first naval exercise with Vietnam next week, as part of the overall strategy to steadily build military ties with nations in the Asia Pacific region...

India working on unmanned tanks, vessels, robotic weaponry for future wars

In an ambitious defence project, the government has started work on incorporating artificial intelligence to enhance the operational preparedness of the armed forces in a significant way that would...

India working on unmanned tanks, vessels, robotic weaponry for future wars

In an ambitious defence project, the government has started work on incorporating artificial intelligence to enhance the operational preparedness of the armed forces in a significant way that would...

US sanctions on Iran threaten vital Afghanistan trade project

US President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord and re-impose sanctions on Tehran threatens to derail a project to help build Afghanistan's economy, endangering...

US sanctions on Iran threaten vital Afghanistan trade project

US President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord and re-impose sanctions on Tehran threatens to derail a project to help build Afghanistan's economy, endangering...

Afghan Air Force, commandos, Police Special Forces to double operations

In response to Taliban’s Spring Offensive, Afghan security forces will increase their operations to address security threats, Afghan defense and interior ministries said Sunday. According to defense and interior ministries,...

Afghan Air Force, commandos, Police Special Forces to double operations

In response to Taliban’s Spring Offensive, Afghan security forces will increase their operations to address security threats, Afghan defense and interior ministries said Sunday. According to defense and interior ministries,...

Wuhan summit brought greater comprehension of issues between India-China leaders, says envoy

After the Wuhan summit last month, there is greater comprehension about strategic and over-arching issues between the leadership of India and China, Indian Ambassador to China Gautam Bambawale said...