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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

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Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa (Photo: Twitter)

Why Gotabaya is battling a crisis no Sri Lankan leader has faced

As Sri Lanka descends deeper into economic chaos, the popularity of the President and his government have declined to levels never seen before for any political regime reaching midterm, writes Indika Hettiarachchi for South Asia Monitor

Sri Lankan tea

Sri Lanka, facing foreign exchange crisis, seeks to revive its prized tea exports

In a bid to revive its prized tea industry facing an export collapse, the Sri Lankan government has said it will provide fertilizer subsidies to tea cultivators who have been suffering since the…

United States Vice President Kamala Harris and President Joe Biden at the White House. (File Photo: White House)

Kamala Harris will be running mate in 2024, assures Biden, scotching speculations about her

Responding to swirling - and often motivated - rumours and media speculation about her political future, US President Joe Biden declared categorically that Kamala Harris will be his running mate  …

Indian Army seeks Chinese PLA's help to locate missing teen (Photo: Twitter)

Indian Army seeks Chinese PLA's help to locate missing teen

The Indian Army has sought the assistance of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) to locate a missing local teenager on their side and return him as per established protocol, sources in the…

Bangladesh’s RAB force in UN peacekeeping missions (Photo: HumanRightWatch)

Rights groups seek ban on Bangladesh’s RAB force in UN peacekeeping missions

Twelve rights groups, including Amnesty International, had privately written to the United Nations (UN) two months ago seeking a ban on the deployment of Bangladesh’s Rapid Action Battalion (RAB…

Sri Lankan tea

Sri Lanka, facing foreign exchange crisis, seeks to revive its prized tea exports

In a bid to revive its prized tea industry facing an export collapse, the Sri Lankan government has said it will provide fertilizer subsidies to tea cultivators who have been suffering since the…

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…

Sri Lanka needs to choose its friends wisely (Photo: Wikipedia)

Sri Lanka needs to choose its friends wisely

Sri Lanka should not go the way Pakistan has gone by almost reducing It to the status of extended territory of China

Modi election speech (Photo: Twitter)

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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