Category archives for: South Asia

Protests in Thailand while Army extends its control

protests against army coup in Thailand

Opposition to the military coup in Thailand was apparent a little more on Sunday. Hundreds of people took to the streets of Bangkok in the largest demonstration since the uprising last Thursday, despite calls for the coup leader to not participate in the protests. Meanwhile, the new military authorities continue their steps to reassert control […]

Modi sworn as Indian Prime Minister in Presence of his Pakistani counterpart

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For the first time since its founding in 1947 a prime minister of India officially begin his term before his Pakistani counterpart. Nawaz Sharif, head of the Pakistani government, to attend Monday ‘s inauguration of the Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi. India and Pakistan, which were united under the British colony, are bitter enemies, and nuclear […]

Modi made a triumphal entry into capital of India


A day after winning the elections in India, the Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi has made a triumphal entry into the capital, New Delhi. Upon arrival from Gujarat, the state which ruled from 2001, he waited drumming. Hundreds of people gathered there, threw rose petals and balloons released upon arrival at the airport and the offices […]

Modi achieved a landslide victory in Indian Elections

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“It is time the Government of Modi ” the covers of many media in India said. After the close of the latest polls from a marathon election victory of the Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi in the world’s largest democracy was clear from the early hours of Friday morning. Although the results are not yet definitive, […]

Hindu nationalist party emergeing as winner in India


Long lines of voters waiting at polling stations were opened in Varanasi on Monday at seven o’clock. And nobody seemed to mind the sweltering heat. They knew that in the holy city of Hinduism’s most iconic mammoth battle in elections in India have concluded today after five weeks of voting raged. The favorite in all […]

A 3D Modi has given more than a thousand rallies


Reaching all voters in India is an impossible task. But technology can help. “India our mother, our mother India ” are the first words that Narendra Modi addresses the crowd, the Hindu nationalist BJP candidate and favorite to be the next prime minister. But Modi is not there. It is actually a 3-D projection, hologram […]

The holy city of Varanasi, the key point in the Indian elections

Narendra Modi

India is waiting to know if Narendra Modi, candidate of the opposition and Hindu nationalist, Bharatiya Janata Party, received permission to submit their campaign in Varanasi, the most sacred city of Hinduism. Path to the final day of voting, on 12 May, Modi hoped to do two events tomorrow in Varanasi, where he applied. I […]

The prosecutor ordered the detention of the captain of the sunken ferry in Korea

the sunken ferry in Korea

The captain of the ferry that sank two days ago in the southwest of South Korea and has so far left 28 dead and 268 missing, handed the helm to the official just before the ship went under, has informed South Korean prosecutors Friday and ordered the arrest of the head of the ship and […]

Black Box for Malaysian Airline Still Not Found

malaysian plane australia

The Malaysian Airline MH370 has been found through the Chinese satellite; however, the race is still on to find the black box. MH370 disappeared into thin air with absolutely no trace of where it went.   After almost 3 weeks of searching, Australian and Chinese satellites caught a few of the plane’s parts in the […]

Search Boosted for Malaysian Airline MH370

malaysian jet

It was recently reported from Malaysia that the search party which has been trying to find the remains of the Malaysian Airline MH 370 is still trying to look for it. However, the search has been boosted after the Australian and Chinese satellite caught something and believes that a few things can be seen in […]

Pak-India trade through Kashmir border suspended after heroin smuggling accusation

Kashmir Trade Route

The Kashmir border trade route between Pakistan and India has been suspended after a truck driver was apprehended by Indian authorities on account of smuggling heroin into the country. The arrest has led to a complete suspension of movement across the Line of Control. “Travelling and trade has been suspended until the matter is taken […]

Indian Government Approves Purchase of 15 UAVs from Israel

US drone strike

According to reports from the Indian media, the government has given approval for the purchase of 15 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from Israel in order to boost the country’s surveillance abilities. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh headed the Cabinet committee on security which approved the procurement proposal expected to cost the government around Rs 1,200 crores. […]


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