India's main opposition Congress party is set to formally elevate Rahul Gandhi to the post of president in the first week of December, replacing his mother Sonia Gandhi.
Congress on November 20 announced an... More
Members of the U.S. Congress said on Tuesday (Nov 21) operations carried out against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar had “all the hallmarks” of ethnic cleansing, while the country’s leader Aung San Suu... More
Pakistan has turned down China’s demand to allow its currency to be used in the Gwadar Free Zone under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework, arguing any such move would compromise its ‘economic... More
China said Pakistan will be a "priority" in its neighbourhood diplomacy as the two countries are all-weather strategic partners and lend firm support to each other's core interests.
China and Pakistan held their '8th... More
Indian and US agencies will throw a five-tier security ring around Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, during her three-day visit to Hyderabad for a high-profile entrepreneurship conference.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the... More
China said Monday (Nov 20) it firmly opposes the Indian leader's visit to a disputed area on the China-India border, urging India to refrain from moves that complicate boundary issues, and work with... More
Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) (CPN-UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli has claimed that the next government will overturn the government’s decision to scrap the deal to build Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project.
The government... More
Pakistan expects the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for its new terminal to be delivered on November 24, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Monday (Nov 20), outlining huge growth... More
US Senators visiting to Bangladesh dubbed as "war crimes" the atrocities inflicted on Rohingyas by Myanmar security forces as they called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina a day after visiting them in their... More
The Congress on Sunday (Nov 19) said it had resolved certain differences with the Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti, which has been demanding quota for the Patidar community. It was these differences... More
As the decade-long third country resettlement programme of the Bhutanese refugees living in eastern Nepal draws to a close, the fate of the those still in the camps hangs in the balance.
Nepal’s Ministry... More
China wants to strongly engage with Bangladesh to take forward its One Belt and One Road (OBOR) initiative and build BCIM (Bangladesh–China–India–Myanmar Forum for Regional Cooperation) economic corridor ushering in a prosperous future... More
With smog continuing to smother Delhi, the head of the capital’s large diplomatic community met with the external affairs ministry to convey concerns from his colleagues about the impact of the pollution on... More
Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday (Nov 18) expressed Beijing's eagerness to facilitate a dialogue between Bangladesh and Myanmar to resolve the Rohingya crisis as he paid a courtesy call on... More
Indian power company NHPC Ltd could bid for a $2.5 billion hyrdropower project in Nepal, its chairman told Reuters, after Kathmandu cancelled a deal with China Gezhouba Group Corp.
China and India jostle for... More
A day after a top American general met Pakistani military leadership, Chinese Special Envoy for Afghanistan Ambassador Deng Xijun called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters,... More
Officials from India and China have held their first meeting of the border affairs working mechanism after the 72-day Doklam stand-off, with civilian and military officials from the two countries meeting in Beijing... More
US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Joseph Dunford will visit Pakistan next week.
He will meet the Pakistani military leadership as part of the preparations for US Defence Secretary James Mattis’ forthcoming visit... More
Bangladesh will hold a dialogue with India on Sunday (Nov 19) on easing consular services for repatriation of nationals of the two countries staying in jails and shelter homes.
This will be first official... More
Bangladesh, the "so-called friend" of India, also poses a security threat to the country besides China and Pakistan, Union minister Hansraj Ahir said on Thursday (Nov 16), reports PTI.
Addressing a conference on homeland... More
A United Nations General Assembly committee on Thursday (Nov 16) called on Myanmar to end military operations that have “led to the systematic violation and abuse of human rights” of Rohingya Muslims in... More
Myanmar was used to be a pariah state in the past, but for the former democracy icon it has become an unwelcome nuisance, forcing Aung San Suu Kyi to realize that in the current global world its... More
If the US’ new Afghan strategy was aimed at forcing the Afghan Taliban to the negotiating table, the recent wave of highly sophisticated attacks has shown that this strategy has not only failed, but also backfired. The... More
Assam’s leaders, whether of the Hindutva variety or the Assamese nationalistic variety, are livid with JamaitUlema-e-Hind leader Maulana Arshad Madani, for warning that the on-going revision of the National Register of Citizenship (NRC) could lead to a... More
The Magna Carta, or the “Charter of Liberties”, limiting the King's power and strengthening the rights of nobles was signed by King John at Runnymede near London on June 15, 1215. Brokered by the Archbishop of Canterbury... More