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AFGHANISTAN

Kabul govt, Taliban sign accord to move forward: Pakistan ..

Posted By Mariana Babur

Kabul govt, Taliban sign accord to move forward: Pakistan welcomes breakthrough in intra-Afghan dialogue ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday welcomed the announcement regarding the agreement reached on rules and procedures by the Afghan parties in Doha, which came about after months of negoti

BANGLADESH

The Teesta Quagmire: India’s Missed Opportunity?

Posted By Sayanangshu Modak

Amidst heightened border tensions between India and China, news that Bangladesh was considering moving ahead with extensive lending from China for management of the Teesta rive

PAKISTAN

Evaluating the state of nuclear danger in southern asia

Posted By Michael Krepon

The state of nuclear danger in Southern Asia, as elsewhere, depends fundamentally on the state of political relations between rivals. Rivals can and do cooperate as well as compete with each other. In an oversimplified way, we can measure the degree of competition and cooperation along two axes.

INDIA

Evaluating the state of nuclear danger in southern asia

Posted By Michael Krepon

The state of nuclear danger in Southern Asia, as elsewhere, depends fundamentally on the state of political relations between rivals. Rivals can and do cooperate as well as compete with each other. In an oversimplified way, we can measure the degree of competition and cooperation along two axes.

KASHMIR-RIGHS

WhatsApp transcripts: Onus now on world to take India to task, says FO

Posted By admin

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Sunday hoped that following the release of WhatsApp transcripts by the Mumbai police, the international community would hold India accountable for its state-sponsored actions vitiating the environment and endangering peace and security in South Asia. “The reckless

NEPAL

Nepal 2020 Year in Review

Posted By Avasna Pandey

Nepal has been hard-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic over the last year. The government ordered a lockdown and shutdown, among other prohibitory orders, to control the situation and prevent more damage as the pandemic impacted life, polity, and the economy. However, despite its grandstanding, the government 

SRI LANKA

Who benefited from Sri Lankan tragedy?

Posted By Adeela Naureen

A devastating series of eight bomb blasts ripped through churches holding Easter services and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on 21 Apr 19, killing nearly 300 people, including dozens of foreigners and injuring nearly 500. International media especially that of India are in the forefront in reporting that a local Islamist extremi

GLOBL

WhatsApp transcripts: Onus now on world to take India to task, says FO

Posted By admin

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Sunday hoped that following the release of WhatsApp transcripts by the Mumbai police, the international community would hold India accountable for its state-sponsored actions vitiating the environment and endangering peace and security in South Asia. “The reckless

EDITOR'S PICK

Nepal 2020 Year in Review

Posted By Avasna Pandey

Nepal has been hard-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic over the last year. The government ordered a lockdown and shutdown, among other prohibitory orders, to control the situation and prevent more damage as the pandemic impacted life, polity, and the economy. However, despite its grandstanding, the government 

CHINA

INDIA 2020 YEAR IN REVIEW: PROTESTS, PANDEMIC, AND THE PRC

Posted By Tanvi Kulkarni

2020 will unfortunately be remembered as the year of the COVID-19 pandemic. Like other countries, India has been grappling with the social and economic fallouts of COVID-19, on top of the public health catastrophe. Besides the pandemic, two other episodes dominated the India story in 2020: Delhi’s communal riots and the