World  /  Published 05.08.20

Aung San Suu Kyi seeks a second term

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday formally declared her intention to seek a second term in an election in November that is seen as a test of the Southeast Asian nation’s tentative democ...
By Reuters in Yangon

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.20

Simmering plot: Security situation in Rakhine

Myanmar’s Senior General, Min Aung Hlaing, has triggered a controversy by saying in an interview that the terrorist organizations active in his country are backed by “strong forces”....
By Luv Puri in

North East  /  Published 13.07.20

Killing an act of terror: Naga outfit

The National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) said on Sunday that killing of its six cadres in Arunachal Pr­adesh by Indian security forces was an act of terrorism and the 23-year-old tr...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

World  /  Published 02.07.20

Myanmar: 113 killed in jade mine landslide

At least 113 people were killed Thursday in a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, the government and rescue workers said, the latest in a series of deadly accidents at the sites in recent ye...
By AP in Yangon

World  /  Published 02.07.20

Myanmar to hold election on Nov 8

Myanmar state media on Wednesday announced November 8 as the date for a parliamentary election set to serve as a test of the country’s first democratic government in half a century. A statement...
By Reuters in Bangkok

World  /  Published 12.11.18

Amnesty withdraws prize given to Suu Kyi

Amnesty International has withdrawn its most prestigious human rights prize from Aung San Suu Kyi, accusing the Myanmar leader of perpetuating human rights abuses by not speaking out about violence ag...
By Reuters in Yangon

World  /  Published 22.08.19

Facebook shuts 216 pages & accounts in Myanmar

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had shut 216 social media pages, groups and accounts in Myanmar, some tied to the army, to stymie efforts to “manipulate or corrupt public debate”.The company clos...
By Reuters in

India  /  Published 04.10.18

SC allows deportation of seven Rohingyas

The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the deportation of seven Rohingyas, who have illegally migrated to Assam in India, to their country of origin, Myanmar. The apex court said the seven Rohingyas w...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.04.20

India's Rakhine headache

In a bid to ensure the early operationalization of the ambitious Kaladan multimodal transport project, India may be getting sucked into Myanmar’s Rakhine conflict. This raises the spectre of the Sri...
By Subir Bhaumik in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.19

Rohingya held at Jalpaiguri station

Four Rohingya refugees, including two women and a minor girl, were arrested by the Railway Protection Force at Jalpaiguri Road station on Sunday morning after they disembarked from a Calcutta-bound tr...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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