Hardnews Foreign Policy

Bid to arrest Modi in South Africa over ‘Kashmir’ rejected

A petition filed by many civil society organisations in South Africa to arrest Indian PM Narendra Modi for misgovernance in Kashmir was rejected

South Africa’s ‘All Race Election’ and Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela was born today a hundred years ago, listen to Anand Sahay, who was in South Africa in the lead up to the ‘all race election’ of 1994.

Japan’s Bullet Train Troubles with India

One trillion rupee Bullet train project is a causing disquiet in Japan due to costs overrun and Indian government’s haphazard policies claims a Japanese magazine

UN Security Council Debates Poisoning of Ex-Spy

The poisoning of Sergei Skripal threatens to throw the world of out balance. Russia wants to establish proof that it had nothing to do with the incident

Oli’s India visit will set the tone for Indo-Nepal ties

The Nepali PM’s visit is being read as an attempt by the Himalayan nation to tread lightly and carefully while chalking its ties with India and China.

Myanmar parliament picks Suu Kyi confidant as new president

The outgoing president, Htin Kyaw, who was also close to Suu Kyi, retired “in order to take rest from the current duties and responsibilities” amid visible weight loss and speculation over his health.

Pak: Thousands of officers lied about dual nationality

During the hearing, it was revealed that 32,000 government servants out of a total of over 172,000 did not submit correct personal information for official record.

India to negotiate FTA with African free trade area AfCTA

Forty-four African countries last week formed an African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) aimed at creating a single market for goods and services with free movement of businesses and investments.

Uber is selling its SE Asia operations to rival Grab

The move marks a further retreat from international operations for Uber, after it sold its China business to local rival Didi Chuxing in 2016.

Is it possible to ‘safely’ Facebook anymore?

But for those who can’t quite quit Facebook, there are ways to at least minimise the site’s ability to monetize your personal information without entirely losing the ability to see what cute thing your cousin’s baby gurgled this hour or what your co-worker thinks of his sandwich.