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21 November, 2017 6:33 AM Myanmar hopes for deal with Bangladesh on Rohingya refugees, says Suu Kyi

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday said she hopes talks with Bangladesh this week will result in a memorandum of understanding on the “safe return” of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh in the past three months. A military clearance operation launched in Myanmar's Rakhine State has driven more than 6,00,000 Rohingya out of the Buddhist-majority 27

20 November, 2017 7:36 AM Aung San Suu Kyi says world is facing conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism

She did not directly mention the Rohingya exodus in her speech to welcome European and Asian foreign ministers in Naypyitaw Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says the world is facing instability and conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism, in a speech that comes as her country is accused of violently pushing out thousands of unwanted 24

14 November, 2017 6:38 PM Already qualified for Asian Cup, India hold Myanmar 2-2 draw

With today's draw, India are on the top of the group with 13 points from five matches. Myanmar are placed second with five points from four matches. Margao: Already through to the main tournament, India played out a 2-2 draw against Myanmar in the return-leg match of the AFC Asian Cup qualifying Group A match today. The home side came back twice in the match 36

12 November, 2017 6:07 PM PM Modi interacts with world leaders in Philippines

PM Modi interacted with world leaders at a gala dinner reception hosted by Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday. Manila: Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with world leaders, including US President Donald Trump, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, at a gala dinner reception hosted by Filipino President 23

3 November, 2017 12:07 PM Al-Qaeda suspect accuses Tihar guards of sexual harassment

It is alleged that Rahman had come to India to train refugee Rohingya Muslims to fight the Myanmar Army.  New Delhi: An Al-Qaeda suspect lodged in Tihar jail on charges of radicalizing Rohingyas to fight the Myanmar Army has accused the prison guards of sexually harassing him, a media report said on Friday. Rahman moved an application against five Tamil 33

3 November, 2017 2:30 AM Over 800,000 Rohingya in Bangladesh in most acute situation: UN

United Nations: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi has told the UN Security Council that over 800,000 Myanmar Rohingya were probably in the "most acute" situation. Grandi made the remarks about Rohingya refugees, as in comparison to 65 million to 66 million people forcibly displaced in the world, Xinhua news agency reported 28

29 October, 2017 4:34 PM Despite Rohingya crisis, thousands march in support of military

Thousands of people have marched in support of Myanmar's military in the city of Yangon, although it has come under criticism from the international community for its ongoing crackdown against the Muslim-majority Rohingya. Thousands of people have marched in support of Myanmar's military in the city of Yangon, although it has come under criticism from the international 9

27 October, 2017 11:53 AM Myanmar's Consul General dies in Jharkhand road accident

His wife and two others were injured in the accident.   Ranchi: Myanmar's Consul General Pyi Soe died in a road accident in Jharkhand`s Giridih district on Friday, police said. According to police, Soe was travelling in an Innova car with his family members when it crashed with a truck at Galagi village, under Nimiyahat police station in Giridih. He was going 60

27 October, 2017 11:07 AM Myanmar consulate general killed in road accident in Jharkhand

RANCHI: The consulate general of Myanmar was killed and three others critically injured in a road accident in Giridih district of Jharkhand on Friday morning. Senior police officials said Pyi Soe, the Myanmar consulate general based in Kolkata, was returning from Gaya in Bihar with his wife and one official after a personal tour when their SUV was hit by a truck 60

23 October, 2017 2:17 PM Bangladesh sends delegation to Myanmar as Rohingya crisis deepens

Bangladesh on Monday sent a high-level delegation to Myanmar for talks on the deepening Rohingya crisis as Dhaka sought to increase pressure on Naypyidaw to take back 600,000 members of the minority Muslim community who have fled Rakhine state to escape persecution. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan is leading the 12-member delegation comprising chiefs 31