Daily Archives: July 31, 2018

Genocide in Myanmar says the UN but does it matter?

Almost to the year after the 4th edition of Myanmar’s ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas began, the UN has published a report calling the army’s action against the Rohingyas as...

Eurasian real politik

Europe and Asia are geographically one land mass, British geographer Sir Halford J. Mackinder maintained as far back as 1904 and said that whoever controlled the Eurasian heartland would...

HC GIVEN 3 MORE MONTHS TO DISPOSE OF KHALEDA APPEAL CHALLENGING CONVICTION

The Appellate Division of Supreme Court on Tuesday extended time for the High Court till 31 October to dispose of an appeal filed by Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson...

INDIA’S STRIPING 4M OF CITIZENSHIP HER INTERNAL MATTER: DHAKA

As India on Monday excluded four million Assamese people from the new list of citizens, Dhaka said the issue is India’s internal matter. The Indian move, reports AFP, sparked “fears...

‘INFILTRATORS WILL BE DRIVEN OUT IF BJP GAINS POWER IN BENGAL’

All infiltrators will be driven out from West Bengal to Bangladesh, if BJP can assume power in West Bengal, state BJP president Dilip Ghosh said on Monday in the...

POMPEO WARNS AGAINST IMF BAILOUT FOR PAKISTAN THAT AIDS CHINA

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned on Monday (July 30) that any potential International Monetary Fund bailout for Pakistan's new government should not provide funds to pay off...

China business group keen to invest $1.6 billion in Bangladesh Economic Zone

A group of Chinese businesses has expressed interest in investing around $1.6 billion in Bangladesh’s Mirsarai Economic Zone. The Sichuan Silk Road Belt Investment and the Corporation Chamber of Commerce...

PM Modi congratulates Imran Khan, hopes democracy will take deeper roots in Pakistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on his party emerging as the largest political party in the National Assembly of Pakistan in...

500 British soldiers being sent to Aghanistan to tackle ISIS

A new SAS squad will join almost 500 British soldiers being sent to Aghanistan to tackle ISIS and the resurgence of the Taliban in the war-torn country. The special forces...

Nepal to export electricity to India from next monsoon

Though Nepal is still compelled to buy electricity from India during the dry season, the country now claims that its monsoon production already exceeds the demand. Therefore, Nepal Electricity Authority...

Myanmar names members of Rakhine Investigation Commission

The government on Monday announced the formation of a four-member commission to investigate allegations of human rights violations in Rakhine State following attacks on police posts there by the...

With Imran at helm, new Pakistan govt will cement ties with Beijing

July 25 was a very important day in the history of Pakistan. A vast majority, out of nearly 100 million registered voters, used their democratic right to vote in...

India intensifies contact with PTI as Imran moves to form govt

After providing a seal of approval to Pakistan elections, India has intensified contacts with Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in the run-up to government formation. The Indian mission remains in...

Bangladesh LNG hopes stranded on troubled waters

Technical issues, rough seas and pipeline construction delays have kept Bangladesh's first ever LNG cargo stranded off the south coast of Chittagong for more than three months, highlighting the...

‘Very positive signals’ after US, Taliban talks: sources

A meeting between a senior US diplomat and Taliban representatives in Doha last week to discuss a possible ceasefire ended with “very positive signals” and a decision to hold...

Assam draft NRC release: Mamata sees it as part of vote bank politics by...

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday displayed photo identity cards of some people dropped from Monday’s draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam and said the...

Assam’s NRC reopens explosive questions of identity

Over 40 lakh people have been left out of the final draft of the National Register of Citizens in Assam, released this morning. The register, a list of all...

Pak Army participate in ‘Intl Army Games’ in China

Pakistan Army is participating in International Army Games 2018 for the first time started on Monday in Korla, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region of China. Military units from 10 countries including...

Pak Army participate in ‘Intl Army Games’ in China

Pakistan Army is participating in International Army Games 2018 for the first time started on Monday in Korla, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region of China. Military units from 10 countries including...

Coming submarine wars: Implications for Sri Lanka

Dialogues, conferences, conventions around broader themes of maritime security is shaping Sri Lanka security discourse in a grand way. Geographic location and its strategic connotation coming to an intense...

Coming submarine wars: Implications for Sri Lanka

Dialogues, conferences, conventions around broader themes of maritime security is shaping Sri Lanka security discourse in a grand way. Geographic location and its strategic connotation coming to an intense...