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26 September, 2017 3:03 AM Myanmar says no 'ethnic cleansing,' genocide against Muslims

UNITED NATIONS: Myanmar's U.N. ambassador insisted Monday that there is no "ethnic cleansing" or genocide taking place against Muslims and objected "in the strongest terms" to countries that used those words to describe the situation in Rakhine State. Hau Do Suan used his "right of reply" at the end of the six-day gathering of world leaders at the General 22

25 September, 2017 6:20 AM Mass grave of 28 Hindus found in Myanmar: Army

Yangon: Myanmar`s army said Sunday that a mass grave of 28 Hindus had been discovered in violence-wracked Rakhine state, blaming the killings on Rohingya militants. "Security members found and dug up 28 dead bodies of Hindus who were cruelly violently and killed by ARSA extremist Bengali terrorists in Rakhine State," a statement posted on the army chief 75

23 September, 2017 11:46 PM We made IITs, Pak made LeT: Sushma Swaraj

In her indomitable style laced with powerful expressions, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj ripped apart Pakistan on Saturday, while urging the comity of nations to accept terrorism as an existentialist danger to the humankind and to commit to adopt India's draft on the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) by this year. Addressing 33

23 September, 2017 7:02 PM Indian sends 1,000 tonnes relief material for Rohingyas

New Delhi: India on Saturday despatched around 1,000 tonnes of relief material, which can cater for around 62,000 families, for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, an official statement said. The material was loaded on Indian Naval Ship Gharial, which will deliver it to Chittagong in Bangladesh where thousands of Rohinya refugees have come in from Myanmar 36

22 September, 2017 10:22 PM See Rohingya issue from a security angle: Madhav

Dismisses suggestion that the Union government was speaking in different voices on the issue; cites case pending before the Supreme Court BJP general secretary in charge of northeastern States, Ram Madhav, has dismissed suggestions that the Union government was speaking in different voices on the issue of Rohingya fleeing to India from Myanmar. Mr. Madhav 27

22 September, 2017 6:56 PM TNCC flays Centre over Rohingya

Terming the BJP a communal party, the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) on Friday criticised the Central government’s stance on the Rohingya refugees. In a statement, TNCC president Su. Thirunavukkarasar urged the Modi-led government to provide aid on humanitarian grounds and offer temporary accommodation to the Rohingya, who have been fleeing Myanmar 47

22 September, 2017 5:13 PM Bangladesh seeks help from India, China

Role of ASEAN, OIC critical in ensuring support for the Rohingya, says High Commission official India, China and Southeast Asian countries should help implement Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s five-point Rohingya solution proposals, said a Bangladesh High Commission source on Friday. “We are satisfied with the Indian position and hope that China and ASEAN 73

21 September, 2017 9:33 AM Rohingyas are illegal immigrants, not refugees: Rajnath

The Rohingyas are illegal immigrants and not refugees who had applied for asylum in India, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said at a seminar organised by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in New Dehi on Thursday. Mr. Singh asked why some people were objecting to the deportation of Rohingyas when Myanmar was ready to accept them. “The Rohingyas 29

20 September, 2017 1:08 PM Planned Tough Rescue If Plan Went Awry: Ex-Commander On Surgical Strike

New Delhi: When Lieutenant General DS Hooda, then Northern Army Commander, saw the live video feed of India's surgical strike across the Line of Control, he knew he wasn't necessarily getting the full picture. "I won't say what footage it was but we were watching the operation," said the Lt General who approved the plans for Special Forces to retaliate 32

19 September, 2017 2:27 PM Security beefed up on Myanmar border in Mizoram to check entry of Rohingya Muslims

Security has been beefed up and patrolling by the Assam Rifles intensified along the Mizoram—Arakan (Myanmar) border in the state’s Lawngtlai district, in view of the possibility of Rohingya Muslim militants and refugees attempting to enter the state. A senior home department official said today that several meetings were held by the Mizoram police 1