• India belongs to all citizens: President Kovind in Republic Day speech | Full text0

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    • January 26, 2019

    In his speech, the President said that the recent decision of extending 10 per cent reservation to the poor families among the upper castes is a step towards realising the India of our dreams. India Today Web Desk New Delhi January 25, 2019 President Ram Nath Kovind said: India belongs to each of us and

  • India Becoming Transit Route for Drugs Entering Bangladesh: Anti-Narcotics Chief0

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    • January 26, 2019

    Kamran Reza Chowdhury, Dhaka2019-01-25 Bangladesh Rapid Action Battalion soldiers stand guard during a raid on suspected drug dealers at Mohammadpur Geneva Camp in Dhaka, May 26, 2018. Methamphetamine tablets made in Myanmar that were traditionally smuggled through southeastern Bangladesh are coming across the border from India, Bangladeshi officials told BenarNews. Meanwhile, local law-enforcement authorities confirmed that

  • Bangladesh elections: Some election observers now ‘regret involvement’0

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    • January 22, 2019

    Reuters . Dhaka | Prothom ALo  Jan 22, 2019 A top official at an observer group that monitored Bangladesh’s election, as well as one of its foreign volunteers, have said they regret participating in the process, casting doubt on the credibility of a vote won overwhelmingly by prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s ruling alliance. The president of the


  • The RMG Sector of Bangladesh: Problems and Survival Strategy

    The RMG Sector of Bangladesh: Problems and Survival Strategy1

    This paper will examine the impact on the apparel industry’s growth and the performance of major apparel exporting countries with special focus on Bangladesh after the phase out of the multifiber agreement (MFA) on 31 December 2004. Almost all anticipated that removal of the MFA might lead to a dramatic drop in export from Bangladesh

  • Indo-US Joint Strategic Vision: Implications for the Indo-Pacific

    Indo-US Joint Strategic Vision: Implications for the Indo-Pacific0

    The emergence of the Indo-Pacific as a region, which is distinct from the Asia-Pacific in terms of geostrategic significance, as opposed to it being a sub-region of the Asia-Pacific, is yet to happen. The cooperation between the US and India in this region has the potential to effect this much needed transformation. The due recognition

  • Modi’s Visit to Central Asia

    Modi’s Visit to Central Asia0

    Prime Minister Modi’s forthcoming visit to the Central Asian States could prove a smart strategic and diplomatic feat by paving the way to overcome several predicaments that have so far stymied India’s role in the region. Though much time has been lost, reconnecting with the land of Sakas (Kushans) would be a useful national strategic

  • Pakistan in search of political change

    Pakistan in search of political change0

    Across Pakistan concerned political news makers are crying wolf. Nobody can predict future – what is next after Sharif’s demise. The emerging political culture of ‘blame game’ is a no surprise to any rational observers of Pakistan’s modern history. It typifies what can go terribly wrong when the so called politicians turned egoistic authoritarian are

  • Is Myanmar South Asia’s Perennial Troublemaker?

    Is Myanmar South Asia’s Perennial Troublemaker?0

    At a time when regional heavyweights China and India are pushing forward with connectivity in South Asia, developments along the Myanmar border as well as inside the country run counter to the region’s common interest, including Myanmar itself. In response to a deadly ambush carried out by the Naga rebel group, the Indian army engaged

  • Cultural and economic determinism of affirmative action in India

    Cultural and economic determinism of affirmative action in India0

    “….What is equal is to be treated equally and what is different is to be treated differently, namely proportionately to the factual difference. […] the principle of equality before the law does not mean the absolute equality, […] but it means the relative equality, namely the principle to treat equally what are equal and unequally

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