Tag: Myanmar

Myanmar’s Military Junta Puts Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi On Trial

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi was set to go on trial Monday on charges that many observers have criticized as...

Estimated 4,000-6,000 refugees from Myanmar sought safety in India: UN

An estimated 4,000 to 6,000 refugees from Myanmar have sought safety in India, a spokesperson for the UN chief has said, as the world body...

ASEAN leaders demand Myanmar coup leaders end killings

Southeast Asian leaders demanded an immediate end to killings and the release of political detainees in Myanmar in an emergency summit with its top general...

China echoes India to call for restraint in Myanmar

Less than a week after India called for restraint in Myanmar, China has also issued a similar statement even as it without naming the USA...

Myanmar’s junta cracks down on online critics, death toll edges up to 550

Attempts by Myanmar‘s military to end dissent are turning to the virtual world with internet blocks and arrest warrants for online critics as big rallies...

‘Shoot till they are dead’: Some Myanmar police say fled to India after refusing orders | India News

CHAMPHAI (INDIA): When Tha Peng was ordered to shoot at protesters with his submachine gun to disperse them in the Myanmar town of Khampat on...

India steps up border patrols to stop arrivals from Myanmar | India News

NEW DELHI: Indian security forces stepped up patrols on the border with Myanmar on Friday to stop refugees entering after some police officers crossed over...

UN says 38 dead in Myanmar’s ‘bloodiest’ day since coup

At least 38 people died Wednesday in the “bloodiest” day of Myanmar‘s crisis, the United Nations said, as the military junta defied growing international condemnation...

65% low, lower-middle income countries slashed education budgets after Covid-19 outbreak: Report | India News

NEW DELHI: Education budgets were cut by 65 per cent of low and lower-middle income countries after the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic while only...

700 species will lose habitat to warming by 2070, finds study | India News

What climate change pushes, human activity aggravates. In another 50 years, high emissions could push most of the habitats of 35% of mammals and 29%...

UN chief Antonio Guterres demands immediate halt to Myanmar ‘repression’

UN chief Antonio Guterres on Monday condemned the “brutal force” used by those behind Myanmar‘s coup and urged the military to immediately halt the repression...

UN chief reaches out to Asian leaders to call for collective action for reversal of coup in Myanmar

Reiterating his concern over the situation in Myanmar, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has been reaching out to regional leaders in Asia to call for...

A tightrope walk for India as military takes over Myanmar

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 04, 2021) NEW DELHI: Days after Myanmar reverted to military rule following a coup, India pushed back against...

Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar’s Suu Kyi charged, can be held until February 15

YANGON (MYANMAR): Police in Myanmar have charged deposed national leader Aung San Suu Kyi with having several illegally imported walkie-talkies in her home, legally allowing...

The Lady vanishes: Aung San Suu Kyi back under house arrest

Bangkok: The Myanmar military’s detention of Aung San Suu Kyi during this week’s coup has revived memories of her more than 15 years of house...

India keeps a close watch as Myanmar military detains political leaders including Suu Kyi

NEW DELHI: India is closely watching the evolving situation in neighbouring Myanmar where it has huge stakes following detention of political leaders by the country’s...

US applauds ‘true friend’ India for gifting COVID-19 vaccine to several countries

WASHINGTON: Terming India a “true friend” which is using its pharmaceutical sector to help the global community, the US has applauded New Delhi for gifting...

India to ship Covid vaccine to neighbours | India News

NEW DELHI: India plans to ship off doses of Covid vaccine to its neighbours as part of its vaccine diplomacy in a couple of weeks....

Dealing with the dragon: How India’s fared so far against China and the challenge ahead

NEW DELHI: As India enters 2021, after perhaps the most testing year in recent history, it does so with a qualitatively new China challenge. The...

Bangladesh wants to join India-Myanmar-Thailand (IMT) trilateral highway

NEW DELHI: Bangladesh is interested in joining the India-Myanmar-Thailand (IMT) trilateral highway to enhance connectivity with Southeast Asia, which would open a new chapter in...

General Naravane’s visit to Saudi Arabia will strengthen bilateral defence cooperation: Indian Army | India News

RIYADH: Army chief General M M Naravane’s historic visit to Saudi Arabia will strengthen bilateral defence cooperation, the Indian Army said on Monday. Gen Naravane,...

Gen Naravane holds talks with top Saudi generals; discuses ways to enhance defence cooperation | India News

RIYADH: Indian Army chief General M M Naravane on Sunday met top Saudi generals and discussed issues of common interest and ways to enhance bilateral...

War, not politics: Troubled election deepens tension in Myanmar’s Rakhine

YANGON: Yarzar Tun’s whole family backed Myanmar‘s Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi in the landslide 2015 election that swept her to power. As fighting...

Army Chief Gen MM Naravane arrives in Nepal on crucial visit | India News

KATHMANDU: Army chief Gen MM Naravane arrived in Nepal on Wednesday on a three-day crucial visit that is largely aimed at resetting the bilateral ties...

India to get potatoes from Bhutan to meet supply gap, calm prices | India News

NEW DELHI: India is looking at Bhutan to help alleviate shortage of potatoes. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) on Friday issued an order...