– F R Chowdhury Myanmar (previously known as Burma) is a vast country of 676,550 sq. km. or 261,217 sq. Miles on the north-east coast of Bay of Bengal. It is between Bangladesh and Thailand though it has also long shared a border with India and China. Its population is only about 49 million. The
Nafees Ahmad, South Asian University More than 90,000 Rohingyas, victims of a new surge of violence in Myanmar, are fleeing the country and pouring into Bangladesh, while 30,000 people are still trapped near the border. At the same time, the government of the prime minister of India – who is due to visit Myanmar this
-Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal September 5, 2017 Even as the debate on who won the Dokalam standoff remains inconclusive, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi went to China to attend the BRICS in Xiamen and went up to Chinese President Xi Jinping to shake hands on the venue stage. The Chinese and the Indian troops were
-Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal Russia and China – allies of North Korea- have vigorously defended the nuclear actions of North Korea. The latest Hydrogen Bomb test has sent tremors across the western world represented by the NATO. USA, Japan, and South Korea have condemned the missile firing in the strongest possible ways. China has once
September 5, 2017 Dr. Abdul Ruff Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday the August 04 opens an annual summit of BRICS leaders. The BRICS — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — had gathered in the southeastern Chinese city of Xiamen hoping to counter accusations that the group of big emerging economies was drifting
After three years as Prime Minister, Mr. Modi has several achievements to his credit which have long term and far reaching implications for India. However, his governance is not without blemishes, which have been mostly caused due to the acts of commission and omission by his party men. The pledged critics of Mr. Modi have
“Chess is a war over the board. The object is to crush the opponent’s mind.” ~Bobby Fischer, World Chess Champion. Sheikh Hasina Wajed is known not to accept any objections or opposition, so much so that any form an opposition has disappeared out of sight from the Bangladeshi political stage. She and her party, the
“Fear cuts deeper than swords.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones by R Chowdhury 13 July 2019 Dan Brown of The Da Vinci Code fame said, “Men go far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire.” That describes Sheikh Hasina Wazed, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh today.