close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Myanmar

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

India squad announced for 2020 Women's Olympic qualifiers

The Indian team will take on Nepal in their first encounter on November 8, followed by Bangladesh on November 11 and hosts Myanmar on November 13.

Nov 03, 2018, 16:47 PM IST

Myanmar will take back 2,000 Rohingyas in November: official

According to media reports, Myanmar has suggested they could take back 2,000 refugees initially.

Oct 31, 2018, 21:17 PM IST

Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to begin Rohingya repatriation by mid-November

The Myanmar delegation will visit the Rohingya camps in the border district of Cox’s Bazaar on Wednesday. 

Oct 31, 2018, 00:32 AM IST

Not just Rohingya, India must emerge as global thought leader on refugees

India should learn from Europe, and emerge as a moral force on the global refugee crisis.

Oct 09, 2018, 12:56 PM IST

Amit Shah warns every illegal refugee will be deported after 7 Rohingyas sent back to Myanmar

Seven Rohingya Muslims were deported to Myanmar on Thursday.

Oct 04, 2018, 22:17 PM IST

Seven Rohingyas sent back to Myanmar following their request for repatriation: MEA

India on Wednesday decided to deport the Rohingyas to Myanmar on Thursday.

Oct 04, 2018, 17:56 PM IST

SC refuses to interfere in Centre's decision to deport seven Rohingyas, says Myanmar has accepted them as citizens

The bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi announced that the seven Rohingyas were found to be illegal immigrants and Myanmar has accepted them as its citizens.

Oct 04, 2018, 11:04 AM IST

India to deport seven Rohingyas to Myanmar on Thursday

The seven people will be taken to Moreh border where they'll be handed over to Myanmar authority.

Oct 04, 2018, 07:06 AM IST

India's decision to deport 7 Rohingyas violates international law: UN human rights expert

A UN human rights expert has reportedly said that the seven men should be referred to UN refugee agencies first so that their protection needs can be assessed.

Oct 03, 2018, 20:04 PM IST