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Combating maritime threats in Bay of Bengal (Photo: Defensenews)

Bangladesh has a key role in combating maritime threats in Bay of Bengal

The US, Sri Lanka, India, the Maldives and others can work together with Bangladesh to deal with regional maritime problems, writes Jubeda Chowdhury for South Asia Monitor

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Brahmos missiles (Photo: Twitter)

India’s export of Brahmos missiles to the Philippines has larger geopolitical significance

The Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme that began in 1983 under the stewardship of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is an island of Indian perseverance and quiet success, writes Cmde C. Uday Bhaskar (retd,) for South Asia Monitor

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Pakistan and Bangladesh

Why Pakistani media now lavishes praise on Bangladesh

While the Pakistani media is now asking its government to follow the Bangladesh model, it remains a sore point that Bangladesh was an exploited colony of Pakistan, writes Pathik Hasan for South Asia Monitor

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan

In a changing South Asia, India, Pakistan must reach middle ground to converge mutual interests

NGOs like South Asia Peace Action Network (SAPAN) and Aaghaz-e-Dosti deserves mention for relentlessly trying to end enmity and distrust between the two countries, writes Anondeeta Chakraborty for South Asia Monitor

Omicron in community transmission in India

Omicron in community transmission in India, says genomic sequencing consortium

The heavily mutated Omicron variant of the coronavirus is now in community transmission in the country, according to India’s genome sequencing consortium

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Four Indians, including infant, found frozen to death at Canada-US border

The festering migrant crisis on America's borders came home to India when a family of four Indian nationals, including an infant, were found frozen to death along the US-Canada border in what…

Missing Indian teenager found by Chinese PLA

Missing Indian teenager found by Chinese PLA; will be sent back

The 17-year-old Indian youth who had gone missing near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) between India and China in northeast India's Arunachal Pradesh has been located by the Chinese Army and due…

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks at a news conferfence at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday, January 21, 2022. (Photo: UN)

Guterres reiterates 'good offices' on Kashmir which India has rejected; highlights ‘dire situation’ in Afghanistan

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reiterated his offer of “good offices” to resolve the Kashmir issue which India has rejected in the past as New Delhi considers the dispute with…

Sri Lanka’s construction sector crippled by cement shortage amid forex crisis

Sri Lanka’s construction sector crippled by cement shortage amid forex crisis

The construction industry, the biggest contributor to the gross domestic product in Sri Lanka, is threatened by the shortage of cement, and now builders have urged authorities to resolve their…

Sri Lankan singer Yohani de Silva’s “Menike Maga Hithe”

Sri Lankan hit song adapted for poll campaign in local Indian elections

The peppy beat of Sri Lankan singer Yohani de Silva’s “Menike Maga Hithe”, which had taken the Indian music scene by storm, has been adapted by the ruling BJP in important local elections in the…

Bangladesh needs to be friends with both US and China

Bangladesh needs to be friends with both US and China

It is the moral responsibility of China and the US to cooperate with Bangladesh, which needs both countries to achieve its developmental goals

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South Asia's divisive politics: Modi election speech stirs up an 'artificial' boundary issue between India and Nepal

India’s position on the boundary issue is “well known, consistent and unambiguous”, the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu said, days after political parties in Nepal stoked a simmering territorial…

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