Bangla Sunday, April 05, 2020

Issues

What Do President Ghani’s Recent Appointments Reveal?

Over the past few days, President Ashraf Ghani has made a number of changes in government posts, including Mohammad Hanif Atmar, the fo...

How is COVID-19 outbreak impacting Afghan Refugees in Paki...

Afghan Refugees in Pakistan are waiting for aides to be provided by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Actions...

Bangladesh falls behind in COVID-19 tests, ahead in death...

In around a month after reporting its first coronavirus case, Bangladesh has far fewer number of deaths and infections than many other...

Anguish as Sri Lanka forces Muslims to cremate COVID-19 vi...

The forced cremation of two COVID-19 infected Muslims in Sri Lanka has sent shock waves among the minority community, which accused the...

Modi outlines strategy to fight Covid-19

A national strategy to tackle the coronavirus pandemic has appeared, finally. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s interaction with sta...

Coronavirus set to hit South Asian economies hard

While the coronavirus pandemic is first and foremost a public health crisis, it is also, and increasingly, an economic threat. Accordin...

Is COVID-19 reshaping China-India relations?

India was the first non-communist country in Asia to establish diplomatic ties with the People’s Republic of China on April 1, 19...

‘Slow demographic change’: New J&K domicile rules draw cho...

For months after August 5, when the state of Jammu and Kashmir was stripped of special status and carved up into two Union Territories,...

Covid-19 restores Myanmar military’s lost powers

Arakan Army fighters After weeks of implausible official denials, Myanmar is finally facing up to the reality of its Covid-19 outb...

USA is grooming India as a South Asian bully?

USA president Trump’s visit to India had one main purpose. To personally assure India that the USA accepts India as a bulwark a...

'Demographic flooding': India introduces new Kashmir domic...

The Indian government has announced a new set of laws for Indian-administered Kashmir, including domicile rights for Indian citizens, t...

Hundreds of Nepalese stuck at India border amid COVID-19 l...

Nepali workers near the Mahakali river which divides India and Nepal Ramesh Sista decided he would rather drown than die of hu...

China’s ‘full’ BeiDou navigation system will boost accurac...

In May, China will mark a milestone in the history of its space exploits. Next month, Beijing is scheduled to launch the 55th and last...

'Hunger will kill us before coronavirus', say Rohingya in...

Din Mohammad is doing everything possible in his power to keep his family and fellow Rohingya refugees healthy during a three-week lock...

India lockdown triggers migrant worker exodus, fear of vir...

India is witnessing large-scale migration flows after businesses were shut down in cities amid a nationwide coronavirus lockdown, with...

Ghani’s intra-Afghan dialogue team rejected: What next?

The Taliban Last week, the Afghan Taliban refused to meet a negotiating team that included Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. The Tali...

A look at latest status of the Pakistan Navy’s MİLGEM proj...

The project, which was signed on September 6, 2018, and started on March 11, 2019 (T0), includes the construction of a total of 4 friga...

Does CAA comply with India's human rights obligations?

Many international legal experts, including the United Nations special rapporteur on minorities, say India's new citizenship law is dis...

The little-known Indo-Pacific plan to combat the coronavir...

Is the Quad expanding its horizons? After a ten-year hiatus, this group of four Indo-Pacific region democracies—Australia, Japan,...

Pakistan’s fight against the coronavirus threat

Prime Minister Imran Khan On a usual Sunday afternoon in Lahore, Pakistan, people are getting ready to go to nearby restaurants t...

Will Afghanistan become a casualty of America's battle wit...

Afghanistan has had precious little luck in recent years and the eruption of the Covid-19 pandemic is another blow which may have a pro...