Myanmar

  • BIMSTEC Summit : PM to meet Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sheikh Hasina 04-03-2014 11:05 AM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to hold dialogue with his Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the BIMSTEC Summit in Myanmar, which could be his last official foreign visit. This comes as another vote is expected at the UN Human Rights Council this month in Geneva...
  • Are the Gaya blasts becoming yet another terror attack where the trail is running cold? 09-07-2013 11:47 PM

    Four suspects have been detained in Patna for questioning in connection with the Mahabodhi temple blasts, but investigators are still struggling to secure concrete leads. The question now is whether the Bodh Gaya blasts are now becoming yet another terror attack where the trail is running cold. ...
  • News 360: Mahabodhi shrine reopened for public a day after blasts 08-07-2013 09:08 PM

    The Mahabodhi shrine at Bodh Gaya was reopened to the public on Tuesday evening, a day after 10 bombs went off there, injuring two monks and shaking the peace of the temple town. Buddhist monks held a special prayer in the evening with people from 50 countries. Tourists and media...
  • We do not fear terrorism, say monks after Mahabodhi temple blasts 08-07-2013 08:19 PM

    A day after serial blasts at Mahabodhi temple rocked the holy town of Bodh Gaya, Buddhist monks said they do not fear terror, but that the blasts have endangered the peace of the town which attracts international and national attention. ...
  • I was saddened, but never felt betrayed by India: Aung San Suu Kyi 15-11-2012 01:55 PM

    Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi says it's good to be back in India after nearly 25 years. Speaking exclusively to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, she said she was disappointed when India began engaging with the generals who had put her under house arrest, but added she held...
  • Friendship between India and Myanmar will last forever: Suu Kyi 14-11-2012 10:23 PM

    Returning after a gap of 25 years, Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday said she was saddened that India was drawn away from Myanmar in its "most difficult days" and hoped it will stand by her country in achieving democracy. She also remembered Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal...
  • Suu Kyi thanks India for supporting her movement 14-11-2012 10:20 PM

    Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during which they discussed a variety of issues including the national reconciliation process underway in Myanmar and the process of democratisation in this context. ...
  • The Last Word: How significant is Aung San Suu Kyi visit? 14-11-2012 10:10 PM

    Does Aung San Suu Kyi's visit confirm a change in India's attitude to the Nobel laureate? ...
  • I want to strengthen ties between India, Myanmar: Suu Kyi 14-11-2012 11:49 AM

    Global icon Aung San Suu Kyi visited the Rajghat on Wednesday morning and will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh later in the day. The Myanmar opposition leader arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday on a visit to India after a gap of nearly four decades as part of New Delhi's...
  • US offers aid to Myanmar; Haqqani banned from leaving Pak 02-12-2011 09:01 AM

    Hillary Clinton offers US aid to Myanmar if signs of reform were visible. Meanwhile the Pakistani Supreme Court has banned former ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani from leaving the country until the investigation into the case is completed. ...
  • Aung San Suu Kyi weighs Twitter vs Facebook 16-11-2010 11:45 AM

    Nobel Prize winner and Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi in a statement said that the world should not forget more than 2000 people who're still being held as political prisoners . She has not yet decided whether to join Facebook or Twitter to connect with her supporters. ...
  • Homes lost in Myanmar, India their refuge now 20-06-2009 08:20 PM

    World Refugee Day on June 20 was just another day for these kids. ...
  • Inside Myanmar: Beauty buried in ruins 18-07-2008 04:38 PM

    Exactly a year ago to the day, Yuvraj Singh played the last of his 37 Tests. On November 14, 2011 at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, the left-hand batsman was dismissed lbw for 25 by West Indies' captain Darren Sammy to end a trouble innings in which was beaten, edged the...
  • Suu Kyi's Delhi college mates want justice for her 19-06-2008 11:19 PM

    Indian innings: 48th over: India 227 for 4 (Chand 111*, Patel 62*). Smit Patel hits the winning runs and India have won the ICC U-19 World Cup. Unmukt Chand remained unbeaten on 111 and Patel also chipoped in with fine 62 and remained not out. Chand brought up his hundred...
  • World Wipes: News from across the world 20-05-2008 11:26 AM

    Karachi: Banned Pakistan pacer Mohammad Asif, who was released from jail last week, has described his former roommate Salman Butt as a lonely and depressed man anxiously waiting to be released from prison after completing his 30-month sentence for spot-fixing. Salman and I were sharing the same room for three...
  • Future lost: 10,000 kids among Myanmar's dead 13-05-2008 03:56 PM

    New Delhi: Azhar Mahmood, the former Pakistan allrounder, has received a visa to play across Indian cities in the IPL for Kings XI Punjab. The Pakistani-turned-British allrounder had initially got only city-specific visa - that is, only for the port of entry Delhi and his final destination Chandigarh on his...
  • Inside Myanmar, country after the cyclone 11-05-2008 11:36 PM

    Karachi: A match in Pakistan's domestic Twenty20 competition last month is under scrutiny over allegations of foul play and under-performance by some players, an official said. Karachi Zebras lost the Super Eight tournament game by 31 runs against a weakened Peshawar Panthers side missing injured star Pakistan paceman Umar Gul....
  • Myanmar: Cyclone survivors still wait for help 09-05-2008 01:00 AM

    Lahore: Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium opened its gates to a foreign team on Wednesday for the first time since a terror attack on the Sri Lankan team bus forced a halt to international cricket in Pakistan. It was near the Gaddafi Stadium - Pakistan's cricket headquarters - that militants opened fire...
  • Cyclone Nargis: 10,000 dead in Bogolay district alone 07-05-2008 01:14 AM

    Dhaka: The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Monday rejected a complaint from Bangladesh that Pakistani pacer Aizaz Cheema deliberately blocked their batsman Mahmudullah Riyad in the last over during the tense chase in the Asia Cup final. Chasing 237 for a victory in the Asia Cup final in Mirpur last week,...
  • Cyclone Nargis: junta declares state of emergency 05-05-2008 02:02 PM

    Dhaka: Sachin Tendulkar, who scored his 100th hundred in the ongoing Asia Cup, met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Ganabhaban official residence here on Monday. Hasina had congratulated Tendulkar by sending sweets after the batting great reached the milestone during India's clash against Bangladesh at the Shere Bangla...
  • World Wipes: Suu Kyi barred from Myanmar elections 20-02-2008 07:19 PM

    Birmingham: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that Rahul Dravid should have appealed for DRS after being adjudged caught behind off James Anderson's bowling during India's second innings. He (Dravid) came back in the dressing room confused after being given out. He was convinced that he hadn't hit anything. From...
  • Rambo to hit the big screen for 4th time 16-02-2008 10:17 AM

    Brisbane: India recorded a comfortable seven-wicket victory against Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in a one-day match of the Emerging Players' Meet here on Friday. The match that was being played at the Fred Ktatzman Oval witnessed AIS skipper Jon Holland electing to bat. Indians led by pacer R Vinay...
  • For Myanmar's monks, the fear of the regime is real 15-10-2007 10:00 PM

    It's hard to underestimate the bravery for those who criticise the regime. ...
  • Threat of economic sanctions loom large in Myanmar 11-10-2007 12:26 AM

    Companies from around the world do business in Myanmar. ...
  • Images from Myanmar show ugly face of military repression 04-10-2007 02:36 AM

    Shocking pictures from Myanmar show brutal quelling of protests by security men. ...
  • Myanmar: Crackdown on monks draws flak from ASEAN 28-09-2007 05:43 PM

    The UN envoy to Myanmar, Ibrahim Gambari will fly to Myanmar on Saturday. ...