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Pakistan's CPEC port in Gwadar has more challenges than advantages: Report

Pakistan's CPEC port in Gwadar has more challenges than advantages: Report

Connectivity, higher transportation cost and services could prevent Gwadar from succeeding. And, of all things, it may be water that could be the biggest threat.

Apr 12, 2018, 20:25 PM IST
Pankaj Advani retains Asian Billiards Championship title in Myanmar

Pankaj Advani retains Asian Billiards Championship title in Myanmar

Pankaj Advani on Saturday defended his Asian Billiards Championships title in style by demolishing his practice partner B Bhaskar 6-1 in the summit clash.

Mar 24, 2018, 19:12 PM IST
Pankaj Advani enters final of Asian Billiards Championship in Myanmar

Pankaj Advani enters final of Asian Billiards Championship in Myanmar

Multiple-time World and Asian champion Pankaj Advani stayed on course to defend his title as he sailed into the final of the 17th Asian Billiards Championship on Friday.

Mar 23, 2018, 21:09 PM IST
Pankaj Advani continues winning streak in Asian Billiards Championship

Pankaj Advani continues winning streak in Asian Billiards Championship

In the women's Asian snooker championship, Vidya Pillai won her second match in identical fashion to the first with a 2-1 scoreline versus Iranian Akram Mohammadi.

Mar 20, 2018, 15:44 PM IST

Morning Breaking: Deputy Assistant to US President Donald Trump visits Rohingya camps

Deputy Assistant to US President Donald Trump Lisa Curtis visited Rohingya camps. Watch to know more.

Mar 04, 2018, 09:03 AM IST
Three bombs hit capital of Myanmar's Rakhine state: Reports

Three bombs hit capital of Myanmar's Rakhine state: Reports

Three bombs exploded in different locations in Rakhine`s state capital Sittwe early Saturday morning, including at the home of a high ranking official, Myanmar police told AFP.

Feb 24, 2018, 07:46 AM IST
Sport Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore congratulates Indian para-cycling contingent

Sport Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore congratulates Indian para-cycling contingent

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore congratulated the Indian para-cycling contingent for clinching a silver and two bronze medals at the Asian Para-Cycling Championships.

Feb 16, 2018, 20:31 PM IST
'I feel trapped': Violence fuels fear among Myanmar Muslims

'I feel trapped': Violence fuels fear among Myanmar Muslims

  For four straight days last month, Rahim Muddinn watched, amazed, as Myanmar's state-run newspapers published special supplements showing Rohingya Muslims accused of being terrorists nearly 250 photos each day.

Feb 12, 2018, 11:23 AM IST
North Korea earned $200 mn from banned exports, sends arms to Syria, Myanmar: UN report

North Korea earned $200 mn from banned exports, sends arms to Syria, Myanmar: UN report

The 15-member council has unanimously boosted sanctions on North Korea since 2006 in a bid to choke funding for Pyongyang`s nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

Feb 03, 2018, 23:04 PM IST

India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit: In Pics

India established a dialogue partnership with ASEAN on January 28, 1992.

Jan 25, 2018, 16:57 PM IST
Two busy days of India's ASEAN outreach. Here is the full schedule

Two busy days of India's ASEAN outreach. Here is the full schedule

The ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit is meant to mark 25 years of the ASEAN-India dialogue.

Jan 24, 2018, 23:46 PM IST
UN urges rethink of Rohingya repatriations without safeguards

UN urges rethink of Rohingya repatriations without safeguards

The UN refugee agency and other groups have urged a rethink of the plan to send Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar.

Jan 23, 2018, 16:18 PM IST
Rohingyas seek safety, citizenship guarantees before repatriation

Rohingyas seek safety, citizenship guarantees before repatriation

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh on Saturday asked that they would be granted Myanmar citizenship before being repatriated to Rakhine state.

Jan 20, 2018, 17:43 PM IST
Bangladesh says it's hosting over a million Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh says it's hosting over a million Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh has counted more than a million Rohingya refugees living in camps near the border with Myanmar.

Jan 17, 2018, 15:45 PM IST
7 ethnic Rakhine killed as Myanmar police open fire at riot

7 ethnic Rakhine killed as Myanmar police open fire at riot

 Myanmar Police opened fire on a mob of ethnic Rakhine Buddhists as they tried to seize a government office late Tuesday.

Jan 17, 2018, 09:30 AM IST
Strong 6.0 quake hits central Myanmar: USGS

Strong 6.0 quake hits central Myanmar: USGS

The shallow quake struck at a depth of 10 km (six miles) some 40 km (24 miles) west of the town of Phyu and 176 km (110 miles) northwest of Yangon.

Jan 12, 2018, 06:27 AM IST
Rohingya rebels ambush in Rakhine wounds 3: Myanmar army

Rohingya rebels ambush in Rakhine wounds 3: Myanmar army

Rakhine was plunged into crisis last August after a series of militant raids that killed at least a dozen officials prompted a brutal military crackdown that sent some 650,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh.

Jan 06, 2018, 18:33 PM IST
Myanmar Army overruns Kachin rebel camps as fighting escalates

Myanmar Army overruns Kachin rebel camps as fighting escalates

A separate military campaign in Rakhine state, which has forced 655,000 Rohingya Muslims over the border into Bangladesh, has dominated global attention.

Jan 05, 2018, 17:36 PM IST
Bangladesh arrests suspected Islamist militant near Rohingya camps

Bangladesh arrests suspected Islamist militant near Rohingya camps

An estimated 655,000 Rohingya have left Myanmar since late August to escape what UN officials have termed ethnic cleansing with possible "elements of genocide".

Dec 31, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
South Korea seizes second ship suspected of providing oil to North Korea

South Korea seizes second ship suspected of providing oil to North Korea

The UN Security Council last month unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea for a recent intercontinental ballistic missile test.

Dec 31, 2017, 15:08 PM IST