Daily Archives: September 10, 2018

HC DISMISSES PLEAS OF SONIA, RAHUL CHALLENGING REOPENING OF TAX ASSESSMENT

The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed pleas challenging the reopening of tax assessment of Congress president Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi in connection with the National...

SRI LANKA POLICE OFFICERS LEAVE FOR BEIJING TO LEARN MANDARIN TO ASSIST CHINESE NATIONALS

A group of police officers from the Sri Lanka Police Force have left for Beijing to study Mandarin in order to enhance their communication skills with Chinese tourists and...

CENTER OF JAWZJAN’S KHAM AAB DISTRICT FALLS TO TALIBAN

Local officials in the northern Jawzjan province have confirmed that the center of Kham Aab district of the province has fallen to the Taliban. Ismael, the district police chief confirmed...

INDIA SUPPLIES 500MW ADDITIONAL POWER TO BANGLADESH

India has started supplying an additional 500MW of electricity to Bangladesh as part of the neighbours’ cooperation in the energy sector. The power transfer from the West Bengal’s Baharampur grid...

SUPREME COURTS SEEKS REPORT FROM TRIAL JUDGE IN BABRI MASJID DEMOLITION CASE

The Supreme Court on Monday sought a report from a sessions judge in a Lucknow court on how he intends to complete the trial in the Babri Masjid demolition...

AFGHAN MAN ARRESTED AFTER KNIFE ATTACK IN PARIS WOUNDS 7

even people including two British tourists were wounded Sunday in Paris after they were attacked by a man armed with a knife and an iron bar, according to police...

SRI LANKAN PM LEAVES FOR VIETNAM TO ATTEND WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM ASEAN

Colombo, Sept 10 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe left the country on a three day official visit to Vietnam on Monday to attend the World Economic...

CENTER OF SAR-E-PUL ON VERGE OF COLLAPSE, HEAVY CLASHES ONGOING

The provincial governor Zabihullah Amani warned that “if government does not send reinforcements, the center will collapse to the Taliban.” The Taliban attacked the center of northern Sar-e-Pul province on...

RAHUL GANDHI LEADS OPPOSITION’S BHARAT BANDH OVER FUEL PRICE, RUPEE: 10 POINTS

At least 22 opposition parties, led by the Congress, are participating in the 'Bharat Bandh' or shutdown today to protest the rise in fuel prices in the country and...

KHALEDA’S RELEASE DEMANDED FROM HUMAN CHAIN

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leaders and activists formed a human chain in the city on Monday demanding party chairperson Khaleda Zia's release from jail. According to news agency UNB, the...

PAKISTAN, CHINA AGREE TO BROADEN CPEC BASE

Pakistan and China on Sunday agreed to formally invite “third-country” investors to be part of the $60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and add social sector and regional development schemes...

Saudi, Chinese ministers call on PM Imran Khan

The ministers of China and Saudi Arabia on Sunday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and discussed matters of mutual interest, PM office media wing in a press release...

Maldives welcomes 1 millionth tourist

Maldives has welcomed the island nation's one millionth tourist on Sunday. A special ceremony to celebrate the arrival of the one millionth tourist in 2018, was held at Velana International...

Turkmenistan opens plant to ship power to Afghanistan

Turkmenistan has inaugurated a large gas-powered electricity plant that is expected to sell about 3 billion kilowatt-hours of power a year to Afghanistan and Pakistan. The Saturday start of the...

Sri Lanka’s Port of Colombo ranks world’s leading container growth port

Sri Lanka's Port of Colombo was ranked the world's top port with the highest container growth in the first half of 2018, Sri Lanka's Ports and Shipping Ministry said...

Indian Army is worried now that men can legally have sex with other men

The Supreme Court judgment decriminalising homosexuality is said to have got the military brass worried over what it exactly means for Indian soldiers. Also, there is confusion, or a lack...

Sino-Pak agreement to upgrade strategic ties

Pakistan and China reiterated their resolve to take the traditional friendship and all-weather strategic cooperative partnership between the two countries to new heights while giving a thrust to key...

Has flood warning turned the tide in China-India relations?

What a difference a year can make in China-India relations. Last year, China was blamed for a flood in northeastern India. This year, it is being praised for helping...

Pressure on Myanmar must continue following show trial of journalists

Could Myanmar finally be suffering real consequences for its brazen attacks on press freedom and other human rights outrages? Just possibly. A senior trade official, Aung Naing Oo, told...

US govt misleading Americans on Afghanistan: report

The US government misleads its public to justify the 17-year-old war in Afghanistan, routinely using inflated data to justify its stay, The New York Times reported on Saturday. The...

US-China trade war is helping boost use of yuan in international transactions

The trade war initiated by the United States is actually helping China achieve one of its coveted long-term financial goals – the greater use of its currency, the yuan,...