18 Nov, 2018 – South Asia Focus (Episode)

This week’s episode focuses at the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Singapore to attend the ASEAN- India Breakfast Summit, 13th East Asia Summit and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Summit. He also met the Prime Minister of Australia and Vice President of the United States of America to further enhance the bilateral and the multilateral relationship; In an exclusive interview to, Smitha Prakash—the Editor in chief of Asian News International, The CEO of Dassault Aviation Eric Trappier has cleared the air around the controversies that have marred one the biggest defence deals of India in recent times. The political crisis in Sri Lanka has deepened as even a no confidence motion in the parliament has failed to break the gridlock. The crisis has significant ramifications in a battle for influence in south Asia between Sri Lanka’s traditional ally India and China, a country that is playing an increasingly assertive role in the region of late; The resolute activists are relentless in fighting against the repressive Pakistan establishment. Recently they observed the Baloch Martyrs Day world over criticizing the Pakistani government for countless number of people it has killed in years. Karima Baloch, the former chairman of Baloch Student Organisation- Azad sheds light on the ground reality in Balochistan. ‘Nag Nathaiya’, a 500-year-old traditional festival popularly observed in the India’s northern Varanasi city of Uttar Pradesh.

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