Daily Archives: August 11, 2018

INDIA’S EXIM BANK PROPOSES STAKE IN INFRASTRUCTURE BANK

Exim Bank of India, an undertaking of the government of India, is exploring an investment opportunity in Nepal, potentially setting up its own infrastructure bank or making equity investments...

TALIBAN, KABUL GOVT BOTH CLAIM EMBATTLED AFGHAN CITY

KABUL: Both Taliban and government forces claimed they were in control of the eastern Afghan city of Ghazni Saturday, after insurgents stormed the provincial capital, triggering fierce fighting. Afghan officials said...

BNP’S ARIFUL HAQUE CHOWDHURY WINS IN SYLHET CITY CORPORATION POLLS

Ariful defeated ruling Awami League candidate Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran by a margin of 6,196 votes in a close contest. Ariful bagged 92,593 votes while Kamran got 86,397 votes, reports...

AMIT SHAH BORROWS MAMATA BANERJEE’S “PARIVARTAN” SLOGAN. SHE’S THE TARGET

At a rally in central Kolkata, BJP chief Amit Shah's message and target were clear. "We are here to uproot Mamata Banerjee," he said right at the beginning of...

THREE POLICEMEN MARTYRED IN GILGIT ATTACK

Three policemen were martyred in a militant attack on a police checkpoint in Gilgit’s Kargah area on Saturday. The police checkpoint was attacked by at least ten militants and two were killed...

IMRAN TO TAKE OATH AS PM ON AUGUST 18: PTI

Putting an end to speculation about the election of prime minister expectedly on Independence Day, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Friday declared that Imran Khan would take the oath...

AMIT SHAH RALLY IN KOLKATA, SETS UP FACE-OFF WITH MAMATA BANERJEE

BJP president Amit Shah has landed in Kolkata this afternoon on a visit that turned contentious soon after it was announced. First, the BJP claimed Kolkata Police was not...

SIX INJURED IN BALOCHISTAN ‘SUICIDE’ ATTACK

At least six people, including two Chinese nationals, were injured on Saturday in an alleged suicide attack on a convoy of Saindak Copper-Gold project employees in the Chaghai area...

SECURITY BEEFED UP FOR AMIT SHAH RALLY

No drone cameras can be used for Amit Shah’s rally at Mayo Road on Saturday, sources at Kolkata Police (KP) said on Friday. Adequate security arrangements has been made for...

AFGHANISTAN, INDIA DISCUSS DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Officials from Afghanistan and India exchanged views on different ongoing development projects on capacity building, infrastructure, education, healthcare, good governance and human resource development during the second meeting of...

Afghanistan and the issue of transnational conspiracy

The deplorable statistics of drug addicted people in Afghanistan exceeded one million and the poppy growth almost doubled, since the international community call for counter-narcotics. The most outrageous in...

Pakistani Maritime Security Ship to visit Sri Lanka

Pakistani Maritime Security Ship (PMSS) "Kashmir" is scheduled to reach Sri Lanka's Colombo Port on a four-day goodwill visit from August 13-16, officials said on Friday. During their stay at...

Pakistani Maritime Security Ship to visit Sri Lanka

Pakistani Maritime Security Ship (PMSS) "Kashmir" is scheduled to reach Sri Lanka's Colombo Port on a four-day goodwill visit from August 13-16, officials said on Friday. During their stay at...

Indian Army fails to reach finals of Int’l Army Games 2018

India has fallen out of the International Army Games 2018 being held in seven countries, even though it came exceedingly close to the Chinese teams in two competitions it...

Indian Army fails to reach finals of Int’l Army Games 2018

India has fallen out of the International Army Games 2018 being held in seven countries, even though it came exceedingly close to the Chinese teams in two competitions it...

Dhaka, Kathmandu ink MoU on hydroelectricity

Bangladesh has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Nepal to fast-track the process of importing hydroelectricity from Himalayan country. State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid...

Imran hopes for ‘resumption of talks’ in meeting with Indian high commissioner

PM-in-waiting Imran Khan on Friday pushed for the "resumption of talks between Pakistan and India" when the latter's High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria paid him a visit at his Banigala...

India not wary of Russia-Pakistan defense ties, says EAM

India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has denied having raised any concern over the recently signed defense agreement between Russia and Pakistan. The MEA, in its weekly briefing, said...

Interim government appointed in Bhutan

The King of Bhutan granted a Kasho appointing the interim government Thursday. According to the Article 19 (1) of the Constitution of Bhutan, it states, “Whenever the National Assembly is...

Pull out your military choppers, personnel, Maldives tells India

The Maldives wants India to withdraw military helicopters and personnel posted there following the expiry of an agreement in June, its envoy said, the latest snub to Delhi by...

Pull out your military choppers, personnel, Maldives tells India

The Maldives wants India to withdraw military helicopters and personnel posted there following the expiry of an agreement in June, its envoy said, the latest snub to Delhi by...