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Sri Lanka's trade deficit contracted by 6.8 percent to US$ 791 million in October 2015 from US$ 765 million a year earlier, according to the Central Bank data released in …
The Indian capital New Delhi recently witnessed an unparalleled unification of minds with leaders of different Muslim schools of jurisprudences, other religious groups and representatives of various countries, who are …
The recent killing of a Muslim man near New Delhi by a mob of extremist Hindus on the pretext that he had eaten beef, which the people of India have …
Over 70 per cent of the glacier volume in the Mount Everest region in the Himalayas could be lost in 85 years if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, a …
Delhi’s severely high pollution levels during the winter months drives it to India’s worst annual air quality levels, but on individual days, several Indian cities often experience worse air quality. …
“The untimely death of the four-year-old markhor is not less than a shock for us and we do mourn this as it means a loss of Rs10 million for the …
A latest report prepared by the provincial government vis-à-vis the drought situation in Thar shows that 311 children under five years of age have died between December, 2013 and November …
China is looking towards India for establishing an “Indo-Pacific era,” based on shared interests in developing new routes to Europe, and avoiding the “Asia Pivot” doctrine of the United States.
Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said that the Ministry of Interior (MoI) has deployed around 33,000 troops of army and civil armed forces including Rangers and Frontier Corps …
India continues to battle poverty, child and maternal deaths, according to a United Nations report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) that said while several key global targets have been …
Bijay Thapa, 14, goes to school every day until 10 in the morning before working for eight hours as a rickshaw driver. Aside from spending for the family needs, Bijay …
The results of the recent Parliamentary Elections in India that brought a controversial figure to victory are very interesting. According to Professor Ram Puniyani, who took voluntary retirement from the …
The recent massacre of Muslims in the northeastern Indian state of Assam by Bodo separatists shocked the civilized world. Here is an account of the bloodbath and its aftermath on …
Bangladesh has made significant improvements in trade liberalisation in recent times due to numerous policy reforms.
Monday, 28 April 2014 15:59

The India-Bangladesh power trap

Following the election of its Awami League (AL) government in 2009, Bangladesh's diplomatic relations with India have enjoyed some renewed vigor. In the years since, the relationship has flourished, with …
A total of 321 out of 2,071 candidates from 117 seats that will go to polls on April 24 in the sixth phase in India have criminal cases against them.
Nepal's government faced calls on Friday from human rights and victims' groups not to grant amnesties over atrocities committed during the country's civil war for which nobody has been brought …
Thursday, 03 April 2014 17:21

Alliances dominate India elections

As voting gets underway in the biggest-ever democratic process next Monday, many eyes are fixed on ballot boxes which will define India's next Prime Minister, calculating percentages and alliances needed …
In a cloud of dust and diesel fumes, a souped-up 4x4 roars through the silence of Pakistan's Cholistan desert, cheered on by tens of thousands of spectators.Nearly 90 drivers were …
As India's mammoth general election approaches, jackhammer drills are quietening down at construction sites and earthmovers and cranes remain parked.Many of the country's real estate and construction companies - their …
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