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Myanmar army to launch 'crackdown' on Rakhine rebels: government

A brutal army campaign in 2017 forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims over the border into Bangladesh, operations justified by the army as a way to stamp out Rohingya militants.

published on : 7th January 2019

Myanmar forces conduct 'clearance operations' after two killed in Rakhine state

Myanmar said it was defending itself against Rohingya militants who attacked police posts and has denied almost all claims of atrocities.

published on : 20th December 2018

Facebook kicks Myanmar military-linked pages off platform

The social media giant -- Myanmar's most popular and influential site -- has been lambasted for years for its ineffective response to malicious posts, particularly against the country's Rohingya Musli

published on : 19th December 2018

Ram Nath Kovind invites diaspora in Myanmar to invest in India

The central tenets of India's foreign policy are guided by recognition that the road to development runs through the region.

published on : 12th December 2018

India hands over first 50 houses built for Rohingya refugees in Myanmar

The housing units were handed over after President Ram Nath Kovind and his Myanmar counterpart U Win Myint held delegation-level talks and decided to step up bilateral ties.

published on : 11th December 2018

Myanmar to grant visa-on-arrival for Indian tourists

The President said that residents of India's Northeast region have particularly welcomed and are beginning to reap the benefits of the Land-border Crossing Agreement concluded recently.

published on : 11th December 2018

Thousands of Myanmar women forced into marriage in China: study

To plug the gap tens of thousands of poor women from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam are sold as brides each year, some going willingly, while others are tricked or trafficked.

published on : 7th December 2018

India extends USD 5 million aid to Myanmar for border development projects

India's Ambassador to Myanmar, Vikram Misri handed over a cheque of USD 5 million to Myanmar's Minister for Border Affairs, Lt General Ye Aung at a ceremony on Monday.

published on : 27th November 2018

Protests in Myanmar's Rakhine state over return of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh

About 100 people led by Buddhists monks marched through the state capital Sittwe holding red banners and chanting slogans.

published on : 25th November 2018

Quiet, please: Myanmar festival stirs debate over religious noise

Myanmar is 90 per cent Buddhist, and October and November are packed with donation drives in the aftermath of Buddhist Lent.

published on : 22nd November 2018

Mystery ailment hits 100 at Rohingya camp

Speculation of a malaria outbreak was ruled out after medical tests came out negative.

published on : 15th November 2018

Rohingyas to be sent back to Myanmar, process to begin soon: Bangladesh official

According to a UN-brokered deal with Myanmar and Bangladesh, all repatriations must be voluntary.

published on : 14th November 2018

Indian women's football team enters Olympic Qualifiers second round for first time

The Indian women's team advanced to the second round after finishing second in Group C with four points from three matches, behind table-toppers Myanmar.

published on : 14th November 2018

Ensure safe passage for Rohingyas to Myanmar: US tells Bangladesh

Dhaka and Naypyidaw have agreed last month to begin by mid-November the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh to escape a Myanmar army crackdown.

published on : 12th November 2018

Case dropped against Myanmar journalists facing incitement charges 

Suu Kyi has said little in defence of the Reuters journalists, who will have spent a year in prison next month. They are appealing.

published on : 9th November 2018
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