DRI seizes gold worth Rs 7 crore smuggled into India from Myanmar, six accused held

Six people have also been arrested during the operations carried out by the DRI officials on Tuesday, it said.

published on : 17th July 2020

Myanmar scholar puts together Solega-English dictionary

Tribal language on verge of extinction; community wants their culture recorded

published on : 6th July 2020

At least 120 people killed following landslide inside jade mine in Myanmar

Caused by the monsoon rains, the landslide occurred at a jade mining site in Sate Mu village tract of Hpakant township at 08:00 am local time, stated the Fire Services Department's release.

published on : 2nd July 2020

12 insurgents handed over by Myanmar, 206 others test COVID negative in Manipur

The Myanmarese army on Friday had handed over to India 22 insurgents wanted in Assam and Manipur in a clandestine operation monitored by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.

published on : 18th May 2020

India gets 22 Northeast insurgents from Myanmar

This is the first time that Yangon has acted on New Delhi’s request to hand over insurgents from the Northeast.

published on : 16th May 2020

Driver killed, health worker injured as UN vehicle carrying COVID-19 sample ambushed in Rakhine

The country's northwest has been embroiled in an increasingly brutal civil war between Myanmar's military and Arakan Army rebels demanding more autonomy for the state's ethnic Rakhine population.

published on : 21st April 2020

Myanmar ships 800 freed Rohingya prisoners back to Rakhine 

Men, women and children belonging to the stateless and long-persecuted Muslim minority were among nearly 25,000 prisoners freed last week by a presidential pardon.

published on : 20th April 2020

Almost 25,000 to be freed under Myanmar prisoner amnesty

Mass amnesties on the holiday are not unusual, though the number this year was the highest in recent memory.

published on : 17th April 2020

Myanmar confirms first coronavirus case

With only 214 people tested by Monday evening, medical experts and rights groups have urged Myanmar to stand up and face the pending crisis.

published on : 24th March 2020

Myanmar President U Win Myint arrives in India, to hold talks with top leadership to strengthen ties

The Myanmarese president is also expected to visit Agra and Bodh Gaya following his official meetings in New Delhi.

published on : 26th February 2020

Prevent Rohingya genocide: International Court of justice tells Myanmar 

The court ordered Myanmar to report back within four months, and then every six months after that. 

published on : 23rd January 2020

Bus crash kills 19, injures dozens on Myanmar-Thai border

Images posted by local media showed the bus upside down after it span off the road and plummeted down a steep bank at a spot notorious for traffic accidents.

published on : 3rd January 2020

Almost 200 Rohingya refugees fleeing Bangladeshi camps caught by Myanmar Navy

With the monsoon over and seas relatively calm, increasing numbers of Rohingya Muslims are once again risking their lives attempting to reach Malaysia or Indonesia.

published on : 17th December 2019

India and Myanmar to boost maritime security

With this agreement, India along with Bangladesh, Myanmar and Thailand will cover the whole Bay of Bengal region.  

published on : 2nd December 2019

German tourist killed in Myanmar landmine blast

The accident happened near the town of Hsipaw, a popular hiking spot for backpackers who often ride the scenic route by train from Mandalay to reach the mountains.

published on : 27th November 2019
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