Bangla Friday, July 10, 2020

SAM Special

As China’s influence is bound to grow in South Asia, India...

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to spread, the world is not in peace. Apart from the health crisis, regional and international hot...

Lankan ruling party’s electoral pitch for strong and stabl...

With exactly four weeks to go for the August 05 parliamentary elections, Sri Lanka has had the good fortune of having checked the sprea...

From Kashmir to Meghlaya: The enemy within

Over the recent past, India has been losing its foothold among ‘friends’ in the South Asia region. It may have forced, rath...

Border clashes could be an opportunity for bettering Sino-...

Indian and Chinese militaries held a round of Lt General-level talks at end of June in an attempt to de-escalate tension in eastern Lad...

Why is Modi’s “Neighborhood First” policy in a shambles?

Recently, India and Pakistan exchanged fire in the disputed area of Kashmir, causing dozens of casualties on both sides and much damage...

Expert panel briefs Lankan President on flaws in proposed...

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Ahead of the parliamentary elections on August 05, the final report of the Expert’s Committee a...

Is the unity of the Reds waning in Nepal?

Two big Communist Parties, the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist, and the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist, contested th...

The fight against racism post covid-19

Within a very short period the COVID-19 pandemic has broken up economic, social and also intellectual traditions existing for decades a...

‘New normal’? What’s normal anyway?

Sometimes the human race can appear to be like parrots. Not the human race in general, per se, but the educated, ‘enlightened&rsq...

How Bollywood serve the Hindutva agenda

Malaysia bans Bollywood film ‘Padmavat’ over negative portrayal of Muslim ruler Since the meteoric rise of Narendr...

Global leadership unmasked

As people around the world have begun to wear masks in increasing numbers, leaders around the world are being stripped of theirs. These...

Lanka prepares for general elections though new date is ye...

With Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court, dismissing on June 2, all the seven Fundamental Rights (FR) petitions filed against the date set...

To meet post-COVID economic challenges, Lanka seeks benevo...

The first week of the re-opening of Colombo after two months of lockdown, ended on a somber and joyless note. Commuters were choking be...

Has Indira Gandhi’s Belchi moment arrived for Rahul?

Rahul Gandhi interacts with home-bound migrant workers amid lockdown In order to crush the mounting opposition against her policie...

Horses for courses: Thoughts on reforming Pakistan’s healt...

Dr Sania Nishtar The Imran Khan government came to power in Pakistan in 2018 saying that fighting poverty and corruption is its ma...

Lanka commemorates end of 30-year war

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Victory Day commemoration on 19 May 2020 Eleven years ago, on May 19, 2009, Sri Lanka ended a...

COVID-19: Bangladesh’s Health system suffocated by lack of...

Oxygen is one of the most essential factors in the treatment of coronavirus, and yet this very basic element is short in supply. As the...

COVID-19: New normal, old disparities

Even before COVID-19 appeared on the scene and turned the whole world upside down, changes had already taken grip of the global order....

Lanka inches towards normalcy, opens economy under strict...

Though with a total of 863 Corona virus patients to date, and with new patients being recorded, Sri Lanka on Monday tentatively inched...

COVID-19: Is Bangladesh heading towards herd immunity?

The number of coronavirus cases is escalating by the day, and yet Bangladesh has decided to relax the lockdown significantly. Readymade...

Bangladeshi cancer patients stranded in India

Kolkata Saroj Gupta Cancer and Research Institute A number of Bangladesh cancer patients stranded in India do not want to retu...