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Archive : January 17, 2022

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MISSILES, ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES, LMGS ON IMPORT BAN LIST
January 17 ,2022
The purchase of Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missiles (QR-SAM), which was being done from global sources, is now on ‘buy Indian&...
NORTH KOREA FIRES TWO BALLISTIC MISSILES FROM PYONGYANG AI...
January 17 ,2022
A North Korea flag flutters next to concertina wire at the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia March 9, 2017. Photo: Reute...
BIRJU MAHARAJ, LEGENDARY KATHAK DANCER, DIES AT 83
January 17 ,2022
Pandit Birju Maharaj   | Photo Credit: Bhagya Prakash K The Kathak exponent, one of India’s best known artiste...
The Tamils’ dalliance with Buddhism and how it ended
January 17 ,2022
Colombo: Both the Sinhalese and the Tamils were into Buddhism in ancient times. But while the religion survived and went from strength...
Updating Jim Thompson's legacy for the 21st century
January 17 ,2022
A ticket to the Jim Thompson House Museum now offers entry to two venues: the genteel former home of the late silk tycoon and the new...
Why this bar to get information on Digital Security Act?
January 17 ,2022
Members of the Newspaper Editors' Council of Bangladesh form a human chain in front of National Press Club demanding an amendment to...
Expert warns of impending ‘genocide’ of Muslims in India
January 17 ,2022
Attacks on Muslims by Hindu mobs have risen in India, with little apparent official condemnation [File: Ferdi Awed/Opn Images/Barcrof...
Reshaping the geopolitics of Middle East
January 17 ,2022
The prevailing discourse in the United States is becoming dominated by the belief that the Middle East has lost its central position...
U.S. and Japan to jointly stockpile munitions, including n...
January 17 ,2022
Sailors load a AGM-84D Harpoon missile onto a P-8A Poseidon aircraft at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan. (Photo courtesy of the U.S...
China, Iran begin implementation of 25-year strategic pact
January 17 ,2022
China and Iran had signed a 25-year cooperation agreement in March 2021. (Reuters) China has said it will begin implementing a str...
Myanmar's pro-democracy forces resist with cryptocurrency
January 17 ,2022
The NUG is letting citizens use Tether because its greater use could weaken the power of the military. (Source photo by Reuters and&n...
Sri Lanka economists tell government to default on bond, b...
January 17 ,2022
Sri Lankan rupee banknotes sit in a bucket at a fruit stall in Colombo. The country is running out of imported food, fuel, medic...
India says boundary talks with Nepal through existing set-...
January 17 ,2022
The new political and administrative map of Nepal issued on May 20, 2020 includes Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh and Kalapani within Nepali t...
Journalists decry ‘forcible takeover’ of Kashmir Press Clu...
January 17 ,2022
Kashmiri journalists hold placards during a protest against a new media policy that was announced last year in Srinagar [File: Dar Ya...
Human Rights Watch slams BJP governments for gross violati...
January 17 ,2022
Arrest of Disha Ravi Colombo: The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has slammed the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) government in India for gr...
Rich Western countries stand by as Afghans face starvation
January 17 ,2022
A malnourished Afghan child is treated at a hospital in Kandahar. Photo: AFP / Murteza Khaliqi / Anadolu Agency On January 11, the...
Sri Lankans forced to cut back on food in worst economic c...
January 17 ,2022
A World Bank report in October 2021 said that 500,000 people in Sri Lanka had slipped into poverty as the country reeled from the Cov...
India’s government is ignoring, and sometimes even encoura...
January 17 ,2022
Pulses raced as 12th-graders answered maths problems at St Joseph’s School in Ganj Basoda, a provincial town in the state of...
NSA MOEED YUSUF TO DISCUSS PAKISTAN’S AID FOR AFGHANISTAN...
January 17 ,2022
National Security Adviser (NSA) Moeed Yusuf speaks to reporters in this file photo. — AFP/File A high-level inter-ministeria...
Why we need more female judges in every court
January 17 ,2022
We have welcome news on the women’s front. A female judge is expected to break fresh ground. Justice Ayesha Malik, a judge of the...
The forgotten legacy of Fatima Sheikh, India’s first Musli...
January 17 ,2022
Regarded as one of the earliest social reformers, very little is known about the woman who challenged patriarchy and conservative n...