MYANMAR

  • BIMSTEC Summit : PM to meet Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sheikh Hasina March 4, 2014

    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? July 9, 2013

    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 July 8, 2013

    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 July 8, 2013

    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 November 15, 2012

    Myanmar's prodemocracy 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...
  • Friendship between India and Myanmar will last forever: Suu Kyi November 14, 2012

    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 November 14, 2012

    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? November 14, 2012

    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 November 14, 2012

    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...
  • Ending violence is not enough for restoring peace: Suu Kyi June 17, 2012

    Twentyone years after she won the Nobel peace prize, Myanmar's democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi gave her acceptance speech for it on Saturday. ...
  • I am not in the race for President: Manmohan Singh May 30, 2012

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh dismissed reports of being in the Presidential race. ...
  • India has centuries old ties with Myanmar: Manmohan Singh May 27, 2012

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reached Myanmar on Sunday evening in a first visit by an Indian PM since Rajiv Gandhi's visit 25 years ago. ...
  • World View special: Inside Myanmar April 6, 2012

    Sweeping changes in India's neighbourhood as a democratic icon and Myanmar's most loved leader Aung San Suu Kyi wins a land slide byelection, we are tracking the tectonic shift Inside Myanmar and what it means for India. ...
  • World View special: Inside Myanmar April 4, 2012

    Sweeping changes in India's neighbourhood as a democratic icon and Myanmar's most loved leader Aung San Suu Kyi wins a land slide byelection, we are tracking the tectonic shift Inside Myanmar and what it means for India. ...
  • News 360: KFA employees set Tuesday deadline for salaries April 2, 2012

    Myanmar's prodemocracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party the NLD has won 40 of the 45 seats it contested in elections. ...
  • The Last Word: What does Suu Kyi's victory mean for Burma? April 2, 2012

    The Myanmar Union Election Commission said Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy secured 40 of the 45 available legislative seats. ...
  • Myanmar polls: Suhasini Haidar meets Suu Kyi April 2, 2012

    The charismatic Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate who led the struggle against military rule in the former Burma for two decades, will take a seat in the lower house of Parliament. ...
  • Myanmar polls: Suu Kyi's party claims victory in 12 seats April 1, 2012

    Suu Kyi's party the National League for Democracy has claimed that she has won by a huge margin from her own constituency. ...
  • Myanmar polls: NLD claims Aung San Suu Kyi has won a seat April 1, 2012

    Prodemocracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party has claimed she has won by a huge margin from her seat Kawhmmu. ...
  • Myanmar polls: 70 pc voting in 5 hours April 1, 2012

    The Indian Ambassador to Myanmar Dr VS Seshadri said on Sunday that Aung San's Suu Kyi's participation was a welcome change. ...
  • Tourists flock to Myanmar to witness the historic election April 1, 2012

    Myanmar votes for the first time in more than 2 decades and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is poised for a win. ...
  • The world doesn't need nukes: Ted Turner March 31, 2012

    Ted Turner, the Founder of United Nations Foundation said he is trying to make the world a better place to live. ...
  • US offers aid to Myanmar; Haqqani banned from leaving Pak December 2, 2011

    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 November 16, 2010

    Nobel Prize winner and Myanmar's prodemocracy 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 June 20, 2009

    New Delhi: Around 300 children in Vikaspuri colony in New Delhi live in cramped homes and a makeshift classroom. They are from Myanmmarrefugees in an alien nation. ...
  • Inside Myanmar: Beauty buried in ruins July 18, 2008

    Myanmar is the country of ancient pagodas, lush jungles and natural beauty but hidden from the eyes of the world. More so, after Cyclone Nargis left it devastated. CNN's Betty Nguyen gets us a rare, inside look at Myanmar. ...
  • Suu Kyi's Delhi college mates want justice for her June 19, 2008

    New Delhi: Myanmar's Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi turns 63 on Thursday. She has been in detention for nearly 13 years with no sign of her being released yet. And sadly, it seems as if the Indian Government has also forersaken Suu Kyi, leaving her friends in India agitated....
  • World Wipes: News from across the world May 20, 2008

    Here's a look at more news from across the world. ...
  • Future lost: 10,000 kids among Myanmar's dead May 13, 2008

    Authorities in Myanmar say of the more than 30,000 people killed in last week's cyclone, nearly 10,000 are children. CNN's Dan Rivers has more. ...
  • Inside Myanmar, country after the cyclone May 11, 2008

    New Delhi: Relief officials say about 1.5 million people in Myanmar are at risk of starvation and disease if aid doesnt reach the victims of cyclone Nargis soon. But the ruling military junta of a closed country seems more set on ensuring very little news of the situation inside Myanmar...