Daily Archives: July 25, 2018

Rationale behind Indo-Lanka deal over Mattala airport

Over the past year, as India kept making a bid to acquire the Mattala airport in South Sri Lanka, which is universally derided as the “World’s Emptiest Airport” with...

PAKISTAN POLLING STATION BLAST KILLS AT LEAST 28

At least 28 people were killed and 35 wounded in a suicide attack on a polling station in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, officials said, as millions voted...

Bangladesh to ease visa norms for Indians

As part of its celebrations for graduating from a least developed country to a developing nation, Bangladesh is going to relax visa rules for India, said Bangladesh deputy high...

China pledges to continue work with the new government in Pakistan

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said after the election process in Pakistan, China would continue to work with the new government to enhance cooperation in different fields. Replying to...

Twitter laughs at Modi’s promise of 200 cows to beef-eating Rwanda

Cows have made it to the headlines again, but this time around for being presented as a gift by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Modi, who is currently visiting Rwanda...

Nepal proposes July 30-31 for protocol talks with China

China has yet to respond to Nepal’s proposal to hold another round of talks to conclude Protocol to Transit and Transportation by July-end in Kathmandu. After recent talks in Beijing...

Aselsan confirms ASELPOD integration on Pakistani JF-17

The Turkish defence electronics vendor Aselsan confirmed through its Annual Yearbook for 2017 that the ASELPOD advanced targeting pod was successfully integrated to and tested from the Pakistan Air...

Aselsan confirms ASELPOD integration on Pakistani JF-17

The Turkish defence electronics vendor Aselsan confirmed through its Annual Yearbook for 2017 that the ASELPOD advanced targeting pod was successfully integrated to and tested from the Pakistan Air...

Sri Lanka to receive naval frigate from China

China plans to gift a Naval Frigate to Sri Lanka as part of their mutual military trust, a Chinese official said Tuesday. Senior Colonel Xu Jianwei of the Chinese Embassy...

Sri Lanka to receive naval frigate from China

China plans to gift a Naval Frigate to Sri Lanka as part of their mutual military trust, a Chinese official said Tuesday. Senior Colonel Xu Jianwei of the Chinese Embassy...

UN urges Myanmar to create conditions for Rohingya return

The UN Security Council urged Myanmar's government on Monday to step up efforts to create conditions that will allow Rohingya Muslims who fled a violent crackdown to safely return...

Myanmar in disarray

The friends of Aung San Suu Kyi continue to desert her and to criticise her government's policies. The 10-man international advisory board she appointed to try to smooth out...

Terror error: India’s falsely accused

Currently, the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) is the primary anti-terrorism law in force in India. Enacted by Parliament in 1967, this law increased the period of detention without...

Terror error: India’s falsely accused

Currently, the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) is the primary anti-terrorism law in force in India. Enacted by Parliament in 1967, this law increased the period of detention without...

UN urges Myanmar to create conditions for Rohingya return

The UN Security Council urged Myanmar's government on Monday to step up efforts to create conditions that will allow Rohingya Muslims who fled a violent crackdown to safely return...

Myanmar in disarray

The friends of Aung San Suu Kyi continue to desert her and to criticise her government's policies. The 10-man international advisory board she appointed to try to smooth out...

Pakistan, Afghanistan to coordinate military ground operations: officials

Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to "take additional security measures and to closely coordinate their military ground operations in the border region to more effectively fight terrorist groups that...

Africa boasts great potential for China-India cooperation

With both President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying visits to Africa, speculation about competition for influence in the resource-rich continent is being fueled again. President...

PTI, PML-N running neck-and-neck, election result may boil down to undecided voters: poll

A poll conducted by Gallup Pakistan based on data from five separate polls carried out in the months leading up to the July 25 elections forecasts that the Pakistan...

India should not overreact to Chinese jockeying in Bhutan

Ahead of parliamentary elections in Bhutan, China has begun jockeying for influence in the Himalayan nation. Although Bhutan and China don’t have official diplomatic relations — and New Delhi...

MILLIONS FLOCK TO POLLS AMID TIGHT SECURITY AS VOTING OPENS FOR PAKISTAN GENERAL ELECTION

Millions of registered voters are flocking to polling stations across the country to cast their vote in Pakistan’s 11th general election. According to DawnNewsTV, the first vote has already...