Abheet Sethi

Senior Editor

People say I think too much. Geopolitics post grad, Blues/Sufi folk music lover, Hates driving.
Abheet Sethi

23 Dec 2017

World

Trump signs Republicans' sweeping tax cuts bill into law

US President Donald Trump has signed the Republican Party's sweeping tax cut bill into law, delivering upon one of his signature campaign promises.

23 Dec 2017

World

UN Security Council imposes tougher sanctions on North Korea

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has voted to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea over its continued nuclear and ballistic missile tests.

22 Dec 2017

India

#DefenseDiaries: IAF issues proposal for 83 advanced Tejas Mk-1A warplanes

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) to the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for 83 upgraded Tejas Mk-1A light combat aircraft (LCA) worth nearly Rs. 60,000 crore.

22 Dec 2017

World

Australia seizes record 1.2-tons of meth worth Rs. 5,000cr

Australia has seized 1.2-tons of the drug methamphetamine having a street value of nearly Rs. 5,000 crores (A$1 billion).

22 Dec 2017

World

US, India accuse Pakistan of giving safe havens to terrorists

India has told the UN Security Council (UNSC) that support for terror groups, including the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) "from outside Afghanistan" must stop.

22 Dec 2017

World

Pakistan: Kulbhushan Jadhav won't be executed immediately, will meet wife

Pakistan's foreign office spokesman Muhammad Faisal has said the alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav "is under no threat of immediate execution" as his mercy petitions are still pending.

22 Dec 2017

World

North Korean calendars don't celebrate Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un's birthday

North Korea's newly published New Year calendar doesn't mention leader Kim Jong-un's birthday, six years after he assumed power.

22 Dec 2017

India

Doklam effect: India's SSB paramilitary boosts presence along Indo-Bhutan border

The paramilitary force Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has stepped up its presence along the Bhutan border and in Eastern Sikkim following the Doklam standoff.

21 Dec 2017

India

#DefenseDiaries: The men who keep PM Modi safe

Whenever PM Narendra Modi speaks publicly, all our eyes and ears are firmly towards him.

21 Dec 2017

World

Warning shots fired as North Korean soldier defects across border

A North Korean soldier crossed the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) into South Korea, the fourth such defection this year.

21 Dec 2017

World

Pak Army chief backs improvement in ties with India

In a surprising move, Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has urged his nation's civilian government to try improving ties with India.

21 Dec 2017

World

Pakistani govt. to probe reports of forced conversion of Sikhs

An inquiry committee has been set up by the Pakistani government to investigate reports of Sikhs being forcibly converted to Islam in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) province.

21 Dec 2017

India

#DefenseDiaries: Parliamentary panel slams govt. over slow military modernization

The parliamentary standing committee on defense has slammed the Modi government for not doing enough to modernize the military.

20 Dec 2017

World

Pak Army Chief: Will resign if military involved in protests

Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa has said he'll resign if the Pakistani military was found to be involved in the Faizabad sit-in protests which paralyzed capital Islamabad for weeks.

20 Dec 2017

World

Trump scores huge legislative victory, Congress passes sweeping tax reforms

The Republican-controlled Congress has passed the most sweeping US tax system overhaul in over three decades.

20 Dec 2017

World

US expresses concerns over Hafiz Saeed's plans to contest elections

The US has expressed concerns about Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed's decision to contest the 2018 general elections in Pakistan.

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