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  • PM Modi to meet Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday evening November 12, 2014

    PM Narendra Modi will be meeting Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi later on Wednesday. IBN7s Political Editor Pallavi Ghosh tracks all angles of the PMs visit. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 12, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 12, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: 5 Congress MLAs suspended for heckling Maharashtra Governor, BJP wins trust vote November 12, 2014

    Even as the Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra won the confidence motion in the state Assembly on Wednesday, the Congress and Shiv Sena demanded a fresh trust vote on technical ground. While the government won the trust vote through a voice vote, the two opposition parties questioned the outcome saying...
  • India is my second home, says Daw Aung San Suu Kyi November 12, 2014

    Nay Pyi Taw(Myanmar): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Nobel Peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar's capital Nay Pyi Taw on Wednesday evening. Suu Kyi is the leader of the National League for Democracy Party. She is also the Leader of Opposition in Myanmar Parliament. The meeting at the Presidential...
  • Malala, Suu Kyi to address student parliament in Pune January 3, 2014

    Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who defied the Taliban, and Myanmar opposition leader and Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi will address students in Pune Jan 10, an official of the Indian Student Parliament said in Pune on Friday. Malala and Suu Kyi will be present at the inauguration of the...
  • Aung San Suu Kyi receives honorary doctorate in Canberra November 29, 2013

    Nobel Prize winner and Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been awarded honorary doctorate by the Canberrabased Australian National University. Suu Kyi received a standing ovation as she accepted a Doctorate of Letters for her outstanding contributions to the service of society on Thursday, according to Australian Broadcasting Corporation...
  • Pope Francis receives Aung San Suu Kyi in Vatican October 28, 2013

    Pope Francis on Monday received Nobel peace laureate and former political prisoner in Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi at the Vatican. The Myanmarese opposition leader is currently on a visit to Europe and was, on Sunday, made an honorary citizen of Rome, the Italian capital. Suu Kyi has become an international symbol...
  • Aung San Suu Kyi collects Rome citizenship after 19 years October 28, 2013

    Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi finally collected her honorary citizenship of Rome on Sunday, 19 years after being offered the honour. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate, 68, spent most of two decades under house arrest after a military government ignored the results of a 1990 election won by her...
  • Aung San Suu Kyi receives EU 1990 Sakharov Prize October 23, 2013

    A visibly moved Myanmarese leader Aung San Suu Kyi received the European Union's 1990 Sakharov Prize for human rights finally on Tuesday from the hands of European Parliament speaker Martin Schulz. Lawmakers gave a standing ovation to the 69yearold Nobel peace laureate and current Myanmar opposition leader, who could not collect...
  • Malala Yousafzai to be honoured with top Amnesty award September 17, 2013

    Pakistani schoolgirl and education rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai and American singer, human rights and social justice activist Harry Belafonte were on Tuesday named as joint recipients of Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2013. The Ambassador of Conscience Award is the human rights group's highest honour, recognising individuals who have...
  • Dalai Lama, Suu Kyi to meet at human rights forum in Czech Republic in September August 28, 2013

    Two Nobel laureates - Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi - will meet at a human rights forum in the Czech Republic next month, an official said at Dharamsala on Wednesday. "The Dalai Lama and Suu Kyi are attending a human rights forum...
  • Japan: Suu Kyi to drum up aid for Myanmar and meet Burmese nationals on Day 3 April 15, 2013

    Tokyo: Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is on a sixday visit to Japan, her first trip to the country in 27 years since she visited Japan in 1985 as a visiting scholar. On Day 3 of her visit on Monday, Suu Kyi will drum up aid for Myanmar...
  • Suu Kyi starts first visit to Japan in 27 years April 13, 2013

    Tokyo: Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Japan on Saturday for a weeklong visit, her first trip to the country in 27 years since she visited Japan in 1985 as a visiting scholar, media reported. During her visit, Suu Kyi is expected to meet with Japanese Prime...
  • IAF pilots are professional and sweet: Suu Kyi December 15, 2012

    Yangon: Not treated well by her own military junta, prodemocracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi on Saturday praised Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots for being "professional" and "sweet". "I enjoyed my time in India thoroughly from beginning to end, particularly impressed by the Air Force Pilots who flew me back....
  • Myanmar or Burma? Obama calls it both November 20, 2012

    Yangon: Officially at least, America still calls this Southeast Asian nation Burma, the favoured appellation of dissidents and prodemocracy activists who opposed the former military junta's move to summarily change its name 23 years ago. President Barack Obama used that name during his historic visit on Monday, but he also called...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Nitish Kumar's visit to Pakistan November 19, 2012

    In this week's episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha also talks about Aung San Suu Kyi's visit to India almost after 40 years and more. ...
  • Suu Kyi expresses scepticism over India's poverty eradication programme November 19, 2012

    Myanmar's prodemocracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi visited Anantpur in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday. ...
  • Myanmar visit about sustaining momentum: Obama November 19, 2012

    Yangon: In a historic trip to a long shunned land, President Barack Obama on Monday showered praise and promises of more US help to Myanmar if the Asian nation keeps building its new democracy. "Our goal is to sustain the momentum," he declared with pride as the first US president...
  • Barack Obama leaves for historic visit to Myanmar November 18, 2012

    Aboard Air Force One: US President Barack Obama departed on Saturday for a threecountry swing through Asia, using his first foreign trip since winning reelection to emphasize his administration's focus on the region. Obama will make stops in Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia. The highlight of the trip is likely to be...
  • Science education poor in Myanmar: Suu Kyi November 18, 2012

    Bangalore: Myanmar's iconic prodemocracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi said in Bangalore on Saturday science education in her country had deteriorated in the last few decades. During an interaction with faculty and students of the Indian Institute of Science here, the visiting leader said not only science teaching but education in...
  • Mahatma Gandhi would have stood by us: Suu Kyi November 16, 2012

    Myanmar's prodemocracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi says it's good to be back in India after nearly 25 years. Speaking 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 no...
  • Indians take democratic rights for granted: Suu Kyi November 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Nobel laureate and Mayanmar's prodemocracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was at her alma mater Lady Shri Ram College for Women on Friday. It is day four of her visit to India. Suu Kyi studied Political Science at the college in the 60s. Addressing college students, an emotional...
  • 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...
  • Full text of Suu Kyi's Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Lecture November 15, 2012

    Here is the full text of Aung San Suu Kyi's lecture at Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial: There can be few occasions in life more fulfilling than those on which debts of kindness and friendship can be repaid. These past few months have furnished me with many opportunities to thank peoples and organizations...
  • Have no bitterness against India: Aung San Suu Kyi November 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Myanmar leader Aung Saan Suu Kyi on Thursday said that she had no bitterness against India over its decision to support the junta regime during her house arrest. Speaking to CNNIBN Karan Thapar, she said that she was upset but holds no grudge. "I was saddened. Gandhi would have...
  • Lady Shri Ram College gears up to welcome Aung San Suu Kyi November 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Its day 3 of Myanmar's prodemocracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's India's visit. She will be meeting External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Thursday. On Friday, Suu Kyi will be heading to her college Lady Shri Ram College where she learnt the first lessons of democracy. We are...
  • News 360: 2G spectrum auction ends November 14, 2012

    The reauction of 2G mobile spectrum has been a massive disappointment, ending at less than Rs 10,000 crore way below the government target of Rs 40,000 crore. Idea is the provisional winner in seven circles while Videocon is also the provisional winner in seven circles. Others like Airtel and...
  • Suu Kyi to visit Andhra Pradesh village November 14, 2012

    Hyderabad: Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi plans to visit Papasanipalli village in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district on November 17 to witness rural development programmes. Suu Kyi will be accompanied by Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh and Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy will visit, official sources said in...
  • 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...