Tag: South Asian

Trump and Modi discuss South Asian politics over phone call

News Desk | On 8th February 2018, the White House reported that the leaders of the world’s two largest democracies Trump and Modi discussed the...

‘Verna’ to be screened in UK film festival

News Desk | Mahira Khan's latest venture ‘Verna' is among the top women-centric films that will be screened in the UK's South Asian Film Festival,...

Bollywood’s ‘Pad Man’ targets South Asian taboo towards menstruation

AFP | A Bollywood movie about an inventor who created a revolutionary machine that makes cheap sanitary pads hits screens this week, challenging taboos surrounding...

India’s bid to isolate Pakistan

Asif Haroon Raja | After the false flag operation in Mumbai on November 26th, 2008, India blamed Pakistan, ISI and Hafiz Saeed led...

Aziz Ansari becomes first South Asian male to win Golden Globe

News Desk | Aziz Ansari became the first male Asian actor to win a Golden Globe award for best actor in a comedy series on...

After Nepal, Maldives raises specter of waning Indian influence

News Analysis | A newspaper in Maldives has raked up a political storm after publishing an editorial that is critical of Indian Prime Minister Narendar...

A Meeting on Christmas Night Dacca, 25 Dec 1962

Dr. Moeed Pirzada | “Mujibur Rahman was now in his elements. He said that the purpose of calling the meeting was to hand over to...

Is CPEC detrimental for Indo-Pak ties?

News Analysis | The multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will deepen China's already formidable presence in the South Asian nation, and "aggravate" tension between...

Gulf rift can benefit South Asian countries

James M Dorsey | The rift between the Gulf countries and Qatar has created a space for Asian countries to step in to engage with...

Iran’s good relations with Pakistan and India stops the US from...

Adam Garrie | India-Pakistan relations have become notably unhealthy in the age of Premier Narendra Modi, however, both countries continue to share something which separates...

Trump’s phrase sparks hopes of Indo-US alliance

News Analysis | The use of “Indo-Pacific” during his trip to Asia many times by US President Donald Trump has given the impression of a...

International cricket back with a bang: Pakistan welcomes West Indies

Reuters | Pakistan will host West Indies in a three-match Twenty20 series in March and the Caribbean side will be playing in the South Asian...

South Asians remain hungrier than Botswana, Iraq & North Korea!

News Analysis | Home to the largest concentration of population on Earth, the region of South Asia has performed dismally in the current Global Hunger...

Pakistan and the Strategic Chessboard in 2017

Dr. Zafar Jaspal | The global strategic chessboard will remain complex in 2017 as the conversion in the global strategic environment continues. The transition in...

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