Bangla Sunday, September 27, 2020

Column

DHA Karachi and CBC disparaged wrongly

The Pakistan Meteorological Department has confirmed that Karachi received the heaviest rain in a single day in 90 years when 231 mm fe...

Reality check shows case for new South Asian organization...

A view of famous saint Shah Rukhne Alam shrine in Multan, Pakistan. The shrine is considered to be the earliest example o...

Odds remain against India in Afghanistan

Village elders meeting in Marja, in March 2010. Photo: The New York Times Despite India’s hurried participation in the rec...

We must be mindful not to be a strategic concern to India

Sri Lankan Foreign Secretary, Adm. Prof. Jayanath Colombage, sees Sri Lanka’s geostrategic position in South Asia as both a chall...

How a Pak-China front is adding to India’s Kashmir woes

The fact that the UNSC does not recognize India’s claims is evident from the way it continues to maintain its direct presence...

Conditions for fruit cultivation are ideal in Pakistan and...

Pakistan is climatically capable of growing fruits easily and in abundance. Evidence for the growth of fruit and vegetables in the subc...

Pak-US ties remain under the shadow of ‘terrorism’

Pakistan and the US continue to cooperate in Afghanistan to bring about a political settlement and end the US’ longest war. But...

Army-run NUST shows Pakistan the way forward

A public research university under the administration of Pakistan’s Armed Forces, the National University of Sciences & Techn...

Killing of Maj Sinha reveals a major systemic malaise

OC Pradeep Kumar Das and two others are being taken from the Cox's Bazar central jail for interrogation in the Sinha killing case&n...

China-US ‘de-coupling’ will shake Asia too

While this remains to be seen whether the US would actually ‘de-couple’ from China or not, a decision involving ‘de...

Shringla's airdash: Did Bangladesh put its cards on the ta...

It was one of the mysterious visits to Dhaka by an Indian official. Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla air dashed and fl...

How the death of a star reveals the collective psyche of S...

The suicide of a film star in India has caused a stir all over South Asia. Sushant Singh Rajput was a mid-level aspirant for stardom in...

Kabul should work for an all-inclusive political structure...

President Trump at Bagram Air Base in Kabul in November 2019 When Afghanistan’s ‘Loya Jirga’ arrived at a cons...

The ‘Abraham Accord’

On 13th August, 2020 UAE and Israel signed an US-brokered agreement that has come to be known as the ‘Abraham Accord’, impl...

Peace in Myanmar: So near, yet so far

Aung San Suu Kyi Peace has long been a mirage in Myanmar, a country that had been devastated by civil war and violence for over...

Strategic importance of Modi’s plan to develop India’s isl...

In his Independence Day address from the Red Fort on Saturday, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that priority will be...

India’s outdated perceptions about Bangladesh prove to be...

Bangladesh is in an unusual situation in South Asia. The latest addition to the comity of states in the region, it shares borders wit...

Opposition parties’ obstructionism is a threat to Pakistan

Pakistan is supposedly a parliamentary democracy and a federation. But the rules of functioning for such a set-up have never been under...

Indifference of other countries blocks US bid to create an...

US-China ‘tensions’ are undoubtedly at the centre of tectonic changes taking place at the global level. Whereas the US is...

Action of August 5, 2019 presages fresh troubles for Modi...

August 5, 2020 is the first anniversary of India’s unilateral declaration of the way it thinks the Kashmir problem should be solv...

In Bangladesh: Killing of ex-Army Maj exposes issues beyon...

Maj (retd) Sinha The cold blooded killing of Maj (Retd) Sinha Mohd. Rashed Khan by a section of the Cox's Bazar police brings home...