No entry: A deserted acclimatisation centre for Kailash- Manasarovar pilgrims near Nathu La. China has suspended the yatra through this route | Arvind Jain Regional rivalry between India and China destined to deepen Michael Kugelman Several years ago, a retired Indian brigadier told me that India and China were bound to go to war. This
North Korean workers in the Gulf and Asia / Source: Wikipedia By James M. Dorsey Lurking below the surface of the Gulf crisis, are rival, yet troubled, attempts by Qatar and its detractors to use sports to boost soft power and/or launder tarnished images of their autocracies. Ironically, the crisis threatens to have levelled the
Asma Khalid The concerns about nuclear proliferation have compelled the strategic thinkers to continuously strive for establishing multiple legal tools to prevent the nuclear proliferation. As a result of such efforts, various non-proliferation regimes have been set up to counter the risk of proliferation of weapon of mass destruction (WMDs) and control the transfer of
-Dr. Abdul Ruff Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a memorial on July 27 dedicated to former president APJ Abdul Kalam at Peikarumbu near Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu on his second death anniversary and attended several other programs, the second death anniversary of the former president-known as a common people’s man. PM Modi hoisted at the
Dr. Abdul Ruff Janata Dal (United) supremo Nitish Kumar has dramatically taken oath as the chief minister of the northern Indian state of Bihar, a day after dramatically resigning from the post. Nitish has scripted and directed the episode to make himself look like a ‘Mr. Clean’ of course in the world of corrupt politicians.
It is reported that Nagarjuna Oil Corporation based at Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu, promoted jointly by Nagarjuna Fertiliser Group and TIDCO, has filed for bankruptcy under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC). Background details Nagarjuna Oil Corporation is in the process of setting up 6-million tonne a year petroleum refinery in Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu. The refinery
By M. Adil Khan, Guest Editor 2018 has been an eventful year for South Asia especially at the political level. During 2018 several countries in the region have had their elections and these elections have altered their political pictures. In others preparations for elections are underway and yet in others sub-national elections and their outcomes
By Adil Khan and Habib Zafarullah* 4 December 2018 The 2018 Bangladesh General Election scheduled on December 30, 2018 marks the end of two consecutive terms of the ruling Awami League (AL), first ever by any political party since 1991, the year a combined opposition movement against a decade long dictatorship resurrected and re-introduced