Daily Archives: July 10, 2018

Myanmar minister’s mission impossible

Myanmar’s new finance minister, Soe Win is determined to revitalize the government’s economic policies and ensure their effective implementation, according to government insiders. Although he has only been in...

NACTA NAMES SIX POLITICIANS UNDER THREAT FROM TERRORISTS

The Natio­nal Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) on Monday revealed the names of six personalities, including Imran Khan and Hafiz Saeed’s son, who could be targeted by terrorists during the...

DONALD TRUMP’S SOUTH ASIA STRATEGY WORKING: US SECRETARY OF STATE

US President Donald Trump's South Asia strategy is working, his top diplomat asserted today stating that many of the Taliban terrorists now see that they cannot win militarily. "The president's...

DISCLOSE MOU WITH MYANMAR, TIB URGES UN

Transparency International, Bangladesh (TIB) has criticised the United Nations (UN) for not disclosing the text of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) it signed with the Myanmar government on repatriation...

SC BANS OUTSIDERS FROM OFFERING NAMAZ IN TAJ MOSQUE

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to allow outsiders to offer ‘namaz’ at a mosque in the Taj Mahal premises, saying the historic monument, which is one of the...

Setting the tone for the Future

Without significant progressin the political scenefor years Imran Khan was mercilessly mocked by many, but none so viciously as Declan Walsh, the Guardian's former correspondent for Pakistan. He chosethe...

BD-Myanmar border talks begin in Dhaka

A 4-day border conference between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) begins at Pilkhana BGB headquarters in Dhaka on Monday morning. The senior officials’ level conference...

Pakistan is the 22nd most powerful country in the world

Pakistan is ranked at the 22nd position in the list of 80 most powerful countries. To our dismay, it has descended two positions in the list, however, leaving behind...

Bangladesh should liberalise import rules, demands Tripura CM

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Sunday, demanded that Bangladesh should liberalise its import rules so that the products from Tripura could be easily exported to the neighbouring...

Maldives welcomes Saudi Interior Minister

Maldives government on Monday welcomed the Interior Minister of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. The official welcoming reception was held at the...

A fruitful visit to India, says Bhutanese PM

Bhutan’s Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay and his delegation concluded the three-day official visit to India and returned on July 7. Lyonchhen said that the visit was ‘very fruitful’ and...

New Delhi will not sacrifice principles for Indo-Pacific strategy

The US-India "2+2 dialogue," scheduled to be held on July 6, was once again postponed. Although the two governments attributed it to scheduling changes, the public did not buy...

Pakistan builds air base near Gujarat border, deploys JF-17 fighters

After a long gap, Pakistan seems to be upping the ante in the Saurashtra-Kutch region of Gujarat. There have been reports that Pakistan has developed an airbase along the...

Pakistan builds air base near Gujarat border, deploys JF-17 fighters

After a long gap, Pakistan seems to be upping the ante in the Saurashtra-Kutch region of Gujarat. There have been reports that Pakistan has developed an airbase along the...

Indian Air Force losing fighter jets faster than they can be bought

The first stage of a lengthy procurement process for fighter jets ends Friday for the Indian Air Force (IAF). The force is desperately short of fighters, with its squadron...

Indian Air Force losing fighter jets faster than they can be bought

The first stage of a lengthy procurement process for fighter jets ends Friday for the Indian Air Force (IAF). The force is desperately short of fighters, with its squadron...

Is India shifting the goalposts in Indo-Pacific debate?

India’s participation in the ongoing Indo-Pacific debate and its decision to join the revived Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (the US, Japan, India and Australia) have raised concerns in the corridors...

Is India shifting the goalposts in Indo-Pacific debate?

India’s participation in the ongoing Indo-Pacific debate and its decision to join the revived Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (the US, Japan, India and Australia) have raised concerns in the corridors...

Can China Mediate Between Pakistan and India?

On June 29, 2018, the deputy chief of the Chinese Embassy in Islamabad, Lijian Zhao, told reporters that China was holding talks with Indian officials on the de-escalation of...

Can China Mediate Between Pakistan and India?

On June 29, 2018, the deputy chief of the Chinese Embassy in Islamabad, Lijian Zhao, told reporters that China was holding talks with Indian officials on the de-escalation of...

India’s internet shutdown rules are encouraging online censorship

The internet blackout in parts of Tamil Nadu following the death of 13 people in police firing in Thoothukudi in May is a perfect illustration of the inadequacy of...