Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP)’s Department of Law, Faculty of Security and Strategic Studies, organized a seminar on “Right to Water: A New Paradigm of Environmental Law” on 9 May 2017. Dr. Shirin Sharmin... More
The Digital Youth Summit 2017 is scheduled to take place in Peshawar, Pakistan, from May 5, till May 7.
DYS 2017 features three days of panel discussions, networking, and a startup pitch competition with cash... More
In a discussion titled “Current context of Bangladesh-India relations,” the participants asserted that South Asian countries desires an equal and respectable relationship with the neighboring India, and do not want to be treated as... More
Pakistan is not seeking to achieve parity with India in terms of nuclear weapons, but is rather pursuing Full Spectrum Deterrence doctrine to ensure that there are no gaps in its deterrence capability.
This was... More
Maldives has started final preparations for a hot air balloon festival which will be held in May. This is the first such festival to be held in the Indian Ocean archipelago.
The festival will be... More
A two-day meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand, concludes on Thursday between two ethnic negotiating teams – the Delegation for Political Negotiations (DPN), which represents the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC), and the Coordination Team... More
Growth is picking up in two-thirds of economies in developing Asia, supported by higher external demand, rebounding global commodity prices, and domestic reforms, making the region the largest single contributor to global growth at... More
In absence of a competitive democratic system Islamic militancy is beginning to thrive, commented Lisa Curtis a senior research fellow of the Heritage Foundation and an expert on South Asian affairs at the Asian... More
Bangladesh parliament is hosting the 136th assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), a global organisation of parliaments, on 1-5April. Speakers, deputy speakers, parliament members and representatives from 130 countries are expected to attend the conference.... More
Sri Lanka this Friday (17 March) made its strongest effort to woo interest from Hong Kong-based companies, fund managers and investors, highlighting recent macroeconomic progress as well as measures to boost higher inclusive growth... More
Nearly 200 foreign delegates are scheduled to attend the first-ever Finance Asia-organised and multi-stakeholder-supported Sri Lanka Investor Summit in Hong Kong today (16 March) at the iconic Ritz-Carlton Hotel.
Organisers said as of Tuesday around... More
It is not a counter narrative, but an alternative narrative that is required to counter violent extremism. The government must formulate polices for counter radicalisation. The law enforcement must understand the communication tools being... More
Scholars at a roundtable discussion in Islamabad sharply certified India for their attempts to hegemonise SAARC by isolating Pakistan. This was the unanimous view of the experts at the one-day roundtable on “Regional Implications... More
A two-day SAARC Law Conclave session concluded on Sunday evening at the Indian Institute of Legal Studies in Dagapur Siliguri, India. The issues discussed at the session were- improved connectivity between SAARC countries, various... More
The 13th summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) member countries will be held in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad from 26 to 28 Feb this year.
‘Connectivity for Regional Prosperity’ is the theme for the upcoming... More
It was late in the afternoon that we reached Guwahati on 27 January, a beautiful sunny day. The winter chill hadn’t quite set in. It was festive season in Assam, being celebrated with all... More
A high-level conference of E-9, a forum of nine high-population countries, began here Sunday to discuss policies necessary for the member states to achieve the United Nations' education-related "Sustainable Development Goal-4". Prime Minister Sheikh... More
With a target to attract over $1 billion of foreign direct investment (FDI), the Nepal Investment Summit to be held on March 2-3 in Kathmandu.
The Investment Board of Nepal (IBN) and Ministry of Industry... More
A recent briefing looking at China’s One Belt One Road strategy and Myanmar opportunities was held at the Rose Garden Hotel in Yangon.
The Briefing was well attended, with over 100 attendees from companies representing... More
The 2018 World Economic Forum (WEF) is to be held in Sri Lanka, coinciding with Sri Lanka’s 70th Independence Day Celebration.
The WEF brings together the world’s top political leaders and financiers to discuss global,... More
A total of 23 rivers in Bangladesh have died due to upstream withdrawal of waters. Water security has further been threatened by the impact of climate change. Ground water levels have fallen drastically and... More