• Chinese Envoy Offered Rohingya Money to Return to Myanmar: Sources0

    By Kamran Reza Chowdhury and Sunil Barua on Mar 05, 2019 04:01 pm A Chinese government delegation met Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh, promising each refugee up to U.S. $6,000 if they returned to Rakhine state in Myanmar, a Bangladeshi official and refugee leaders said Tuesday. Sun Gouxiang, China’s special envoy for Asian Affairs, met with

  • India, Russia To Sign $3 Billion Nuclear Sub Deal This Week0

    India and Russia are set to sign a $3 billion lease agreement for a nuclear-powered attack sub on March 7, according to local media reports. By Franz-Stefan GadyMarch 05, 2019        India and Russia are expected to conclude an intergovernmental agreement for a 10-year lease of a Russian nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) this week. The deal, estimated to

  • Bangladesh: Democracy reduced to elections: Arundhati0

    Talk held in city finally Monwarul Islam | New Age  Mar 05, 2019 Writer and activist Arundhati Roy and photographer and activist Shahidul Alam raise their clenched fists symbolising determination to continue their fight for people’s rights at a talks at MIDAS Centre in Dhaka on Tuesday. — Abdullah Apu Democracy has been reduced to elections


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  • Post-Trump World: Is Democracy Dying in America As Well?

    by Taj Hashmi      22 January 2021 We know it’s fashionable to hypothesize that democracy is “dying” in the post-Cold War world. It’s true not only for some of the postcolonial democracies in the Third World and some “new democracies” Eastern Europe, but of late, seemingly, it’s also true about the United States. I

  • Year-end review: Emerging Challenges for South Asia

      by Rajesh Kumar Sinha       3 January 2020 The year 2020 has just ended. The year has been extremely calamitous for the whole world. Especially, the pandemic Corona Virus has created such an unfortunate state where economies, infrastructure, loss of lakhs of lives, job losses, and uncertainty has gripped the whole of humanity.

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