Bangla Friday, July 10, 2020

Reports

China lays claim to a wildlife sanctuary, making it the th...

Bhutan, a tiny Himalayan kingdom squeezed between two giant neighbours, India and China, prefers to maintain a low profile. It has two...

India, China corps commanders to meet next week, will focu...

The corps commanders from India and China are set to meet next week in Ladakh to carry forward the disengagement talks for the Pangong...

'We are on our own': Bangladesh's pregnant garment workers...

A few weeks ago, Kalpona Akter’s phone started vibrating. She watched with mounting dread as message after message poured in. Fir...

Pakistan invites India to file review against spy's convic...

Pakistan has invited India to file a review against a military court's death sentence last year to former Indian navy commander Kulbhus...

Boundary with China not demarcated, under negotiation: Bhu...

Amid the border dispute between China and Bhutan, the Bhutan Embassy on Tuesday asserted that the boundary between the two nations is u...

Nepal objects to road-repair work near border, leaves Indi...

The Nepal authorities have raised the border issue with Bihar again. This time, they have forced the state road construction department...

Myanmar military kills civilians in indiscriminate attacks...

The Myanmar military has killed civilians, including children, in indiscriminate bombings in the nation’s Rakhine and Chin states...

Pakistan court dismisses challenges to Hindu temple constr...

A Pakistani court has dismissed a set of petitions seeking a halt to the construction of a Hindu temple in the capital Islamabad, with...

China for border talks with Bhutan, India wary

To India’s discomfiture, China is signalling its desire to hold border talks with Bhutan after objecting to funding of a wildlife...

Srinagar air base turns into logistics hub amid tension in...

Over the past two months an Air Force base in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar has been the nerve centre of a massive logistical exercise b...

Chinese envoy making the rounds at a time of internal cris...

Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi’s meetings with a number of government officials and political party leaders have drawn con...

Bangladesh allows foreign investors to park dividends in F...

Aiming to draw more foreign direct investment (FDI), the Bangladesh Bank has again eased its policy, allowing foreign investors to depo...

China 'pulling back troops' after deadly border clash: Ind...

China has begun pulling back troops from along its contested border with India, Indian government sources have said, following the wors...

Pakistan benefits from China-India clash with hydropower d...

A $2.4 billion deal between Pakistan and China for a massive hydropower project in Kashmir shows how three nations are vying to out-fla...

NLD struggles to find candidates in Rakhine for Myanmar’s...

The National League for Democracy (NLD) has difficulty finding candidates for the November general election in conflict-torn Rakhine St...

Looming expat law may force some 800,000 Indians to leave...

A new Kuwaiti bill waiting to be enacted into law aims to reduce the country's sizeable expat community by 40 percent within months, ac...

Afghanistan's Abdullah Abdullah to visit Pakistan soon

Dr Abdullah Abdullah, the head of Afghan peace council, will soon pay an official visit to Pakistan as part of efforts to advance the p...

Nepal PM says plots being hatched to oust him and impeach...

Days after alleging that conspiracies were being hatched in New Delhi and Kathmandu to unseat him, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has tol...

Delhi watches Kashmir parties’ silence on Ladakh with conc...

Delhi has taken note of the deafening silence of the Kashmir-centric parties on the tense situation in Ladakh, especially after the Jun...

India overtakes Russia as third worst-hit nation in Covid-...

India has now taken the third spot in the list of nations worst hit by coronavirus. The country logged more than 6.9 lakh cases on Sund...

India pitches its Tibetan and Mandarin radio programmes bu...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits an army hospital in the Himalayan region of Ladakh on July 3, 2020.PHOTO: REUTERS/INDIA'S...