Bangla Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Issues

Border stand-off: India ‘expects China to stand down first...

The top commanders of the Chinese and Indian armies met on Monday at Moldo, on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC), in...

The Intra-Afghan dialogue is good news for Pakistan-US rel...

US President Donald Trump meets with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan at the World Economic Forum Earlier this month, the much-...

Army infections unmask India’s struggle to sustain border...

The Indian Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik said at a meeting on September 16 that about 20,000 Indian military personnel hav...

The trouble with torpedoing India’s plan for a third aircr...

India it appears is all set to torpedo its plans for a second indigenous aircraft carrier, just as China prepares to surge in to the In...

China and friends surround India: Your move, New Delhi

Chinese President Xi Jinping with Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi The recent visit of China’s top diploma...

Why Maldives security deal stirs India’s senses

China-Maldives Friendship Bridge Some officious Indian media outlets have forcibly linked a cooperation agreement between the US a...

Myanmar minorities slam biased campaign ahead of polls

Coronavirus fatalities in Myanmar continue to rise steadily, reaching 75 as of Saturday after dozens of patients have died in recent we...

Sri Lanka cattle-slaughter ban mimics India's slight of Mu...

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, left, and President Gotabaya Rajapaksa appear at the Kelaniya Buddhist temple in Colombo Sri Lan...

LAC standoff: Indian options are 'bad, to worse to downrig...

India’s options to vacate the occupation of large portions of its territory by China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA)...

As Bangladesh’s relations with India weaken, ties with Chi...

Sylhet, a city in north-eastern Bangladesh, is some 50km from the border with India. But when the government awarded a $250m contract i...

Turkey defense expo to bring South Asian countries togethe...

The expo, which will be virtual this year due to the ongoing pandemic, will be held between Oct. 26-28, bringing together military dele...

This Indian tank took 35 years to build and was a complete...

In the mid-1970s, India began development on a totally new, advanced main battle tank that would satisfy the needs of the country&rsquo...

In Modi’s India, Muslim rulers of the past ‘can’t be heroe...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pictured in New Delhi on September 14. Photo: EPA For 300 years from the 16th century onwards,...

China-India border tension could 'extend to winter'

In a speech before the Indian parliament on Tuesday, Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh asserted that the border dispute with China...

'End of the road' for pro-India politicians in Kashmir

National Conference party president Farooq Abdullah, right and his son and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah were in detention for...

The problem with the Myanmar Army’s admissions of guilt

For decades, Myanmar’s military has used brutal tactics, including intimidation, harassment, torture and murder, to suppress and...

From 'LAC' to 'border areas', the joint statement indicate...

The joint statement issued after the meeting of foreign ministers of India and China in Moscow on September 10 might end the deadlock o...

Chabahar faces more delay as India junks deal with China c...

India has cancelled its deal with Chinese port-crane-maker Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Company for the strategic Chabahar port pr...

Before being banned, ULFA leaders had sought UK support, r...

Two months before the Chandra Shekhar government at the Centre did away with the first Asom Gana Parishad government in Assam in 1990,...

Myanmar army probes 'wider patterns' of abuse against Rohi...

The Myanmar military has said it is investigating "possible wider patterns of violations" before and during a 2017 crackdown in Rakhine...

India’s Ladakh nightmare is far from over

India appears to be stuck in the proverbial rock and a hard place. The country is struggling with the worst economic downturn, an inter...