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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

Rohingyas may be using Mizoram-Myanmar border to enter India: Report

A report prepared by Indian security agencies has revealed that Rohingyas may now be making use of Mizoram's border with Myanmar to enter India.

May 28, 2019, 20:46 PM IST

Biman Bangladesh plane skids off runway at Myanmar's Yangon airport injuring 17 people

The Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft was carrying 29 passengers and four crew when it skidded off the runway while landing in Myanmar`s commercial capital, Bangladesh`s ambassador to Myanmar said.

May 08, 2019, 22:47 PM IST

Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar freed after more than 500 days

Convicted of breaking Myanmar`s Official Secrets Act, Reuters journalists Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had spent more than 500 days in jail when they were freed on Tuesday.

May 07, 2019, 08:41 AM IST

Myanmar’s top court to rule on jailed Reuters journalists' appeal

A district court judge in Yangon found the two journalists guilty under the Official Secrets Act last September and sentenced them to seven years in prison.

Apr 22, 2019, 23:17 PM IST

Olympic Qualifiers: Indian women's football team bows out after 3-3 draw against Myanmar

The Maymol Rocky-coached side needed a win to top Group A of the Olympic qualifiers Round 2 but squandered the lead twice to play out a draw and bow out of the competition.

Apr 09, 2019, 18:25 PM IST

Olympic Qualifiers: Indian women's football team ready for tough Myanmar test

India will need to win the encounter in order to proceed to the next round while a draw will be enough for the hosts to qualify with better goal difference.

Apr 08, 2019, 17:40 PM IST

AFC Olympic Qualifiers: Indian women's football team faces stern test against Nepal

The two teams will be up against each other for the third time since February.

Apr 05, 2019, 17:20 PM IST

Reuters journalists in Myanmar appeal to Supreme Court against conviction

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said in September that the jailing of the reporters had nothing to do with freedom of expression.

Feb 01, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

Myanmar army kills 13 rebels in Rakhine clashes: military spokesman

The recent surge of violence began after insurgents killed 13 police and wounded nine in attacks on four police posts on January 4.

Jan 18, 2019, 17:33 PM IST

Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters reporters

The defence has the option of making a further appeal to the country`s supreme court, based in the capital Naypyitaw.

Jan 11, 2019, 13:45 PM IST

North-East based insurgent group NSCN (K) splits, new faction formed

The Indian security establishment is hopeful that these developments may bring peace into North East and it could beginning of Indo-Naga armed conflict.

Nov 17, 2018, 13:41 PM IST

Amnesty International strips off Suu Kyi of top honour over human rights abuses against Rohingyas in Myanmar

Once hailed as a champion in the fight for democracy, Suu Kyi has been stripped of a series of international honours over a Rohingya exodus that began in August 2017.

Nov 13, 2018, 10:30 AM IST