Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Fri, 02/27/2015 - 05:16
Paper No. 5882 Dated 27-Feb-2015
By Bhaskar Roy
The anti-government agitation that was started by the opposition, led by the BNP on January 6 appears to be metamorphosing into a terror campaign. Over one hundred innocent people have died. Terrorists have entered the fray, ably engineered by the Jamaat-e-Islami (JEI) Bangladesh, which is the BNP’s main strength on the streets.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Thu, 02/26/2015 - 05:13
Paper No. 5881 Dated 26-Feb-2015
By Dr. Subhash Kapila
Strategically responding to China’s conflict escalation in South China Sea, newly elected President WIdodo announced Indonesia’s New Maritime Strategy in November 2014.
Contextually, Indonesia should have responded much earlier for a redefinition of Indonesia’s maritime postures in keeping with China’s enlarging escalation of conflict in the South China Sea against Indonesia’s ASEAN neighbours.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:59
Paper No. 5880 Dated 26-Feb-2015
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
On 22nd Afternoon, former President Nasheed was arrested from him home by the Police on fresh charges of charges of terrorism. This arrest is a blatant violation of all norms of justice and fair play and the international community have already shown concern and some have even condemned the arrest.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 02/24/2015 - 13:25
Paper No. 5879 Dated 24-Feb-2015
By D. S. Rajan
It cannot be denied that the main purpose of China’s latest protest to India on Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh is to reinforce its border claim, especially at a time when preparations are afoot for the first official visit of the Indian leader to the PRC in May 2015 and a proposal for a new code of conduct on border management is under discussion between the two sides.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 02/24/2015 - 02:32
Paper No. 5878 Dated 23-Feb-2015
By D. S. Rajan
The strategic importance of the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), providing major sea routes for world commerce, connecting East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East and Africa, with Europe and Americas is growing day by day.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 02/24/2015 - 02:28
Paper No. 5877 Dated 23-Feb-2015
By Bhaskar Roy
Eager to counter US President Barack Obama attending the Indian Republic Day parade (January 26) as the chief guest, Pakistan jumped the gun announcing that Chinese President Xi Jinping would be the chief guest at Pakistan’s National Day parade on March 23.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 02/24/2015 - 02:08
Paper No. 5876 Dated 23-Feb-2015
Guest Column by Kazi Anwarul Masud
Perhaps the leaders of the world may wish to look back to the events of a century back that caused the world millions of lives and untold misery of the First World War (Oxford University International History Professor Margaret Macmillan-Rhyme of History).