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In Myanmar, religious tensions simmer as madrassas shuttered

Chit Tin, a 55-year-old Muslim man has prayed at the same madrassa in eastern Yangon his whole adult life, most of it spent under a junta that crushed opposition, ruined Myanmar`s economy and turned it into an international pariah state.

UN rights expert urges Myanmar to protect detained Rohingya children

Children as young as 10 were among hundreds of men detained on charges of consorting with Rohingya insurgents. 

Assam Rifles trooper killed in Manipur

Police sources said when the Assam Rifles personnel returned to their camp at Kasom post near Hundung after patrolling, a remote-controlled bomb exploded. 

Blast in Manipur, one Assam Rifles trooper dies

All the five personnel injured in the blast were airlifted to the military hospital at Leimakhong near Imphal, where one of the injured personnel died.

Pema Khandu stresses need for encouraging Indo-Myanmar border trade

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju and Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein also spoke on the occasion.

Government committed to fast tracking of development in North East: Rajnath Singh

Government committed to fast tracking of development in North East: Rajnath Singh

"India-Myanmar border is unique in many ways. It has a visa-free movement regime for the people living within 16 km on either side," Singh pointed out.

Myanmar recovers more bodies from crashed military plane

Myanmar recovers more bodies from crashed military plane

Myanmar authorities had rejected offers of help from several countries including China, the state-run newspaper Global New Light of Myanmar said on Sunday.
 

Rajnath Singh to chair meeting on Indo-Myanmar Border issue

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair a meeting on the issues pertaining to the Indo-Myanmar Border here on Monday.

'Khango Konyak to take over as new Chairman of NSCN-K'

Khaplang, 77, died at the NSCN-K Council Headquarters in Taga in Myanmar`s Sagaing Division on Friday night.

China offers support, help to Myanmar after plane crash

Soldiers, family members and crew were on board the weekly flight from several coastal towns to Myanmar`s biggest city of Yangon when it went missing.

Dreaded NSCN-K chief Khaplang dead

Official sources said that the leader of the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) who had been ailing for quite sometime, died following a cardiac arrest.

Naga leader Khaplang dead

Khaplang, who was a diabetic and suffered from other health issues, passed away in Taka, the sources told IANS.

Mass funeral held for victims of Myanmar plane crash as storm slows search

Most of the 31 dead retrieved from the Andaman Sea so far have been women and children after a fraught search by navy ships.

Hunt for Myanmar plane wreck survivors enters third day

Search and rescue efforts for a plane that crashed off Myanmar`s southern coast entered a third day on Friday, as hopes faded of finding survivors after 31 bodies were pulled from the water.

Rajnath Singh to chair meeting on India-Myanmar border

Rajnath Singh to chair meeting on India-Myanmar border

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will meet the Chief Ministers of four northeastern states bordering Myanmar here on Monday to review the security situation and will also visit the border areas by chopper, an official said.

Rajnath Singh to meet four North East CMs, visit border areas on chopper

Rajnath Singh to meet four North East CMs, visit border areas on chopper

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will meet the Chief Ministers of four northeastern states bordering Myanmar here on Monday to review the security situation and will also visit the border areas by chopper.

Myanmar`s military finds crashed Chinese-made plane, bodies in Andaman Sea

Myanmar`s military finds crashed Chinese-made plane, bodies in Andaman Sea

Myanmar`s military fleet has a chequered recent history of plane crashes.

Rajnath Singh to review Myanmar border situation with four northeast CMs

Rajnath Singh to review Myanmar border situation with four northeast CMs

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will review the security situation and development activities along Myanmar border with the chief ministers of four northeastern states adjoining the neighbouring country.

Debris of Myanmar military plane with 116 people on board found in sea

Debris of Myanmar military plane with 116 people on board found in sea

 Pieces of a Myanmar military plane which went missing with more than 100 soldiers and family members aboard were found in the Andaman Sea late Wednesday, a local official said.

Myanmar military plane with 116 people on board goes missing

Myanmar military plane with 116 people on board goes missing

A military plane with at least 116 people on board has reportedly disappeared, Myanmar army chief and airport source informed on Tuesday.