Daily Archives: February 18, 2019

GUNBATTLE WITH MILITANTS KILLS FOUR INDIAN SOLDIERS, CIVILIAN IN KASHMIR: POLICE

Four Indian soldiers and a civilian were killed in a gunbattle in disputed Kashmir on Monday, a police official said, as India launched a hunt for suspected members of...

‘PAKISTAN WILL BE A VERY IMPORTANT COUNTRY IN COMING FUTURE,‚Äô SAYS SAUDI CROWN PRINCE

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman on Sunday expressed optimism about the economic future of Pakistan, saying his country had been waiting for a leadership like that of Prime...

SAUDI CROWN PRINCE SIGNS $20 BILLION IN AGREEMENTS WITH PAKISTAN

Saudi Arabia has signed agreements with Pakistan worth $20 billion, Saudi-owned Arabiya TV quoted Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as saying on Sunday. The crown prince arrived in...

GOVT SEEKS US$ 48MN CREDIT LINE FROM INDIA TO DEVELOP KKS PORT

The government will obtain a US$ 48 million credit line from India for the development of Kankesanthurai Port, an official said yesterday. Secretary to the Northern Development V. Sivagnanasothy told...

NOW IS THE MOST APPROPRIATE TIME TO INVEST IN NEPAL, PRIME MINISTER SAYS

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday rolled out the red carpet to all aspirant investors saying that Nepal has an immense possibility for investment and that it can...

KASHMIRIS LIVING IN INDIA FACING THREATS, EVICTIONS

India has warned against rising communal tensions across the country as Kashmiris living outside India-held Kashmir faced property evictions, job suspensions and attacks on social media after a suicide...

BANGLADESH, UAE SIGN FOUR MOUS

State Minister for power, energy and mineral resources Narsul Hamid and ENOC Group CEO Saif Humaid Al Falasi sign one of the MoUs. Photo: PIDBangladesh and the United Arab...

AFGHAN INVESTORS ATTEND AGRICULTURAL EXPO IN DUBAI

The Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, Nasir Ahmad Durrani, on Sunday inaugurated the Afghan part of an international exhibition in Dubai in which 28 investors from Afghanistan have...

CROWN PRINCE‚ÄôS VISIT A ‘MANIFESTATION OF THE STRENGTH‚Äô OF PAK-SAUDI TIES: PM KHAN

Prime Minister Imran Khan in an exclusive interview with the Saudi Gazette on Saturday described Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman's visit to Islamabad a "manifestation of the strength" of...

INDIA DIGS TRENCH NEAR NO-MAN’S-LAND IN KAILALI DISTRICT

The Indian border security force, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), has dug a trench near the no-man’s-land between Nepal and India, at Shivaratnapur area in Kailari Rural Municipality-3, Kailali. The SSB...

INDIA, PAKISTAN IN UN COURT FOR DEATH ROW ‘SPY‚Äô CASE

India will ask the UN's top court Monday to order Pakistan to take an alleged Indian spy off death row, in a case that could stoke fresh tensions after...

INDIA WITHDRAWS SECURITY OF KASHMIRI LEADERS AFTER PULWAMA ATTACK

Following the Pulwama deadly attack, the Indian government has withdrawn the security of five Kashmiri leaders and all public facilities extended to them. A notification of dropping the security cover...

US-Taliban talks in Islamabad ‚Äėpostponed‚Äô

The talks between US negotiators and Taliban members in Islamabad which was supposed to be held on Monday, February 18, has been postponed, Taliban acknowledged in a statement on...

Bhutan’s first mini dry port ready for use

Bhutan’s first ever mini dry port is ready for use in Phuentshogling. In order to decongest the core town area and to dovetail the customs clearances for all import...

Chinese Army proposes to conduct sports events in China to Indian counterpart

The Chinese Army has proposed to conduct sports events at designated military camps inside their territory as part of efforts to develop greater understanding between commanders of the two...

Indian allegations threat to regional peace, Pakistan tells foreign envoys

Pakistan on Sunday continued its diplomatic blitz to foil Indian propaganda on the Pulwama attack and rejected the pattern of ‚Äėbaseless allegations‚Äô by its eastern neighbour, terming the aggressive...

Sri Lanka confident of being removed from EU list

The Government says it is confident of being removed from the European Union‚Äôs ‚Äúdirty money‚ÄĚ list over the next couple of months. Minister of Economic Reforms and Public Distribution Dr....

Pakistan, Malaysian navies conduct bilateral exercise

The Pakistan Navy and Royal Malaysian Navy on Sunday conducted bilateral exercise MalPak-II at Karachi. Royal Malaysian Navy Ships KD Kasturi and KD Mahawangsa had arrived in Karachi on Feb...

Vayu Shakti 2019: IAF demonstrates mega firepower at Pokhran

On Saturday, two days after the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorist group orchestrated a deadly suicide car bombing in Kashmir that killed some 40 troopers from the Central Reserve Policy...

Tapping potential of connectivity through BCIM-EC

The Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar economic corridor (BCIM-EC) is a sub-regional initiative, earlier known as ‚ÄúKunming Initiative‚ÄĚ, or BCIM Regional Economic Cooperation, was established in August 1999 in Kunming, capital of China‚Äôs...

Terrorist issue could be better addressed by India

A terror strike by Pakistan-based terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed killed at least 40 India paramilitary police and injured many others in the Indian-administered state of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday,...