Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s proposed India visit has been deferred due to unavoidable circumstances. Highly placed diplomatic sources in Dhaka and New Delhi confirmed it to The Daily Star this evening.
"Today we had a successful launch of Resourcesat-2A to provide three tier imaging data. The satellites solar panels were deployed. The launch was perfect," A.S. Kiran Kumar, Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), said soon after the launch.
Over the course of the U.S. presidential campaign, Donald Trump changed his mind on many issues. But he’s been consistent on one foreign policy question: he wants to end American support for Syrian opposition groups fighting Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Trump argues that the United States should expend all of its efforts on fighting Islamic State instead.
Whether by accident or design, President-elect Donald Trump is signaling a tougher American policy toward China, sparking warnings from both the outgoing Obama administration and Beijing.
India is in talks with Russia to swap natural gas with China and Myanmar as an alternative to building a proposed pipeline to carry gas from Russian Siberia, a senior official said on Wednesday.
“The judges have made it clear that now the burden of proof lies with them [the PM and his family members],” he said while talking to reporters after the SC hearing of the case on Tuesday.
The Supreme Court today upheld the death penalty of three militants of Harkatul Jihad al Islami (Huji), including its chief Mufti Abdul Hannan, in a case filed for the 2004 grenade attack on the then UK envoy in Bangladesh.
U.S. lawmakers from Republican and Democratic parties on Tuesday urged the Indian government to ease the restrictions imposed on Colorado-based Christian charity Compassion International (CI).
Google is crossing a milestone in its quest to reduce pollution caused by its digital services that devour massive amounts of electricity. The internet company believes that beginning next year, it will have amassed enough renewable energy to meet all of its electricity needs throughout the world.
Internet giants Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are not doing enough to fight online hate speech despite “moving in the right direction”, the European Commission said today. All four signed an EU code of conduct in May aimed at combatting internet hate speech.