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China Says To Hold First Military Drills With Nepal Next Year

China Says To Hold First Military Drills With Nepal Next Year

China will hold its first military drills with Nepal next year, China’s Defence Ministry said on Thursday, in a move that could unnerve neighbouring India. China is vying to increase its influence in landlocked Nepal, which serves as a natural buffer between China and India, challenging India’s long-held…

Pakistan announces cancellation of Saarc Summit

Pakistan announces cancellation of Saarc Summit

Pakistan on Friday formally announced that the 19th Saarc Summit which was to be held in Islamabad in November this year has been cancelled. A statement form the Foreign Office said that “the spirit of the Saarc Charter is violated when a member state casts the shadow of…

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan join India in boycotting Islamabad Saarc Summit

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan join India in boycotting Islamabad Saarc Summit

Following the diplomatic blitzkrieg launched by New Delhi, Pakistan is virtually getting isolated in the region with Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan joining India in boycotting the annual Saarc Summit scheduled to be hosted by Islamabad in November. “Due to increased level of violence and fighting as a result…

Modi ran as a strong leader. He now faces his first big test

Modi ran as a strong leader. He now faces his first big test

NEW DELHI — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to power in 2014 projecting the image of a…

Nepal announces state visit of Prachanda to India

Nepal announces state visit of Prachanda to India

Nepal on Monday announced the four-day state visit of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ to India from…

Nepal PM sees India’s hand behind toppling his government

Nepal PM sees India’s hand behind toppling his government

In a blunt statement, Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Oli has blamed India for being behind the CPN (Maoist…

Muslim leader under fire for supporting female genital mutilation

Muslim leader under fire for supporting female genital mutilation

The leader of the only South Asian Muslim community known to practice female genital mutilation (FGM) came under…

Former Nepal premier cremated in riverbank

Former Nepal premier cremated in riverbank

Thousands of mourners attended the state funeral of former Nepali Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Wednesday who was…


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