Myanmar

Landslide at jade mine in Myanmar, death toll surges past 100

A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed at least 100 people, with more feared dead, authorities said on Thursday, after a pile of mine waste collapsed into a lake, triggering a wave of mud and water that buried scores of workers.

Jul 02, 2020, 14:11 PM IST

Cabinet approves Rs 909 crore ONGC Videsh additional investment projects in Myanmar

ONGC Videsh Ltd. (OVL) has been associated with exploration and development of Shwe project in Myanmar since 2002.

Jun 24, 2020, 18:03 PM IST

After NSA Ajit Doval's intervention, Myanmar hands over 22 northeast insurgents wanted in India

National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval's strategy against militant organizations in northeast states of the country seems to be paying off finally. In a big diplomatic win, the Myanmar military handed over a group of 22 insurgents, active in Assam and northeast states, to the Indian government on Friday (May 15). The insurgents, wanted in Manipur and Assam for a long time, were brought back by a special plane.

May 15, 2020, 19:46 PM IST

Earthquake hits northwest Myanmar near India, Bangladesh borders; tremors felt in east Nepal

The earthquake was epicentred about 40 km east of Falam in Chin and 170 km southeast of Aizawl in India, and focused 10 km below the surface, said the EMSC.

Apr 16, 2020, 22:00 PM IST

Myanmar reimposes an internet shutdown in two conflict-torn western states

Officials cited "security requirements and public interest" for the reinstatement, Telenor said, adding that four other townships remain under a blackout first imposed in June last year.

Feb 04, 2020, 11:25 AM IST

Coast Guard evacuates Myanmar national off Porbandar coast in Gujarat

The patient was later sent to Rajkot by road. 

Jan 11, 2020, 14:33 PM IST

Genocide case brought against Myanmar 'misleading', says Suu Kyi

More than 730,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar after the military launched a crackdown in western Rakhine state in August 2017. Most now live in crowded refugee camps in Bangladesh.

Dec 11, 2019, 15:43 PM IST

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi to lead genocide defence at International Court of Justice

Gambia, a small West African country, has launched a case against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice, the UN`s highest court, alleging it has violated the 1948 Genocide Convention.

Dec 11, 2019, 10:16 AM IST

Rohingya pray for justice on eve of Myanmar genocide hearings

Gambia launched proceedings against Myanmar at the UN's International Court of Justice in November, accusing it of violating its obligations under the 1948 Genocide Conventionand not doing enough to safeguard the interests of Rohingya Muslims.

Dec 10, 2019, 14:46 PM IST

Govt lends USD 500 million to Bangladesh to fund defence procurement

Bangladesh is seeking to diversify its military arsenal given that more than 90% of its equipment is of Chinese origin. The current strategy is based on fears of being trapped in a full-blown conflict with Myanmar, which enjoys China’s backing over the Rohingya issue.

Dec 07, 2019, 10:08 AM IST

Exclusive: China secretly building landing strip close to Myanmar

As per exclusive information received by Zee News, this is the first time reports have come up on a Landing Strip being constructed by Chinese government in Sanchahe. 

Nov 26, 2019, 16:35 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi, Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi discuss operationalising Sittwe Port, border demarcation

During the talks on Sunday evening, the leaders cordially exchanged views on extending cooperation between the two countries, exchange of high-level visits, continued constructive assistance from India, and ASEAN-India cooperation, based on common interest.
 

Nov 04, 2019, 12:20 PM IST

Myanmar insurgent group using 'Bluetooth' to trigger landmines, Indian agencies worried

The Arakan Army has set up several camps in areas across Mizoram's Lawngtala district, posing threat to the Kaladan Project.

Sep 11, 2019, 10:24 AM IST

At least 10 dead, dozens missing after landslide in Myanmar

Heavy rain has pummeled southern Myanmar for days, causing flooding that has displaced at least 12,000 people, according to the United Nations.

Aug 10, 2019, 16:47 PM IST

IndiGo announces entry into Myanmar; introduces Yangon as its 18th International destination

Effective September  20, IndiGo will operate daily non-stop flight on  the Kolkata-Yangon route. Yangon will be IndiGo’s 77th overall destination, with fares starting at Rs 5999.

Jul 26, 2019, 17:40 PM IST

Thousands protest amid outcry over Myanmar child-rape case

Police said this week they had arrested a suspect in the rape of a toddler - nicknamed Victoria - at a private nursery school in the administrative capital, Naypyitaw, in May.

Jul 06, 2019, 14:17 PM IST

Myanmar blackout may be cover for gross human rights violations: UN investigator

Lee, an independent expert who reports to the U.N. Human Rights Council on human rights in Myanmar, said nine townships had been blacked out, with no media access.

Jun 24, 2019, 22:29 PM IST

Nationalist group condemns Myanmar sedition case against Buddhist monk

Police issued an arrest warrant for Wirathu last month, but he has evaded arrest.

Jun 18, 2019, 10:15 AM IST

Operation Sunrise 2: Indian, Myanmar armies target insurgent groups, several nabbed

Several camps of insurgent groups were destroyed by the Indian and Myanmar armies during Operation Sunrise 2.

Jun 17, 2019, 10:25 AM IST

Myanmar Army carrying out operations against Indian terror groups on its soil: Eastern Army Commander

The Army Commander further said continuous talks between India and Myanmar have resulted in a lot of progress.

Jun 04, 2019, 12:13 PM IST