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3 September, 2018 5:08 AM Myanmar judge convicts two Reuters reporters in landmark secrets case

A Myanmar judge on Monday found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching a law on state secrets and sentenced them to seven years in prison, in a landmark case seen as a test of progress toward democracy in the Southeast Asian country. Yangon northern district judge Ye Lwin said Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, breached the colonial-era Official 122

31 August, 2018 2:02 PM PM Modi wraps up Nepal visit after attending BIMSTEC Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his visit to Nepal will further deepen India-Nepal friendship as he wrapped up the two-day tour after attending the 4th BIMSTEC Summit and holding a series of bilateral meetings with regional leaders. Prime Minister Modi concluded his visit after offering prayers at the Pashupatinath temple, the most sacred and oldest 124

31 August, 2018 2:52 AM India's gift to Nepal: PM Modi to hand over 400-bed Pashupatinath dharamshala

PM Modi will also hold a bilateral meeting with his Nepali counterpart KP Sharma Oli. KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the much-awaited Pashupatinath Dharamshala on Friday. The 400-bed dharamshala – a rest house for travellers – has been funded by India and would be handed over to Pashupati Area Development Trust. PM Modi along 319

30 August, 2018 12:10 PM India committed to work with BIMSTEC member states to enhance regional connectivity: PM Narendra Modi

India is committed to work with the BIMSTEC member states to enhance regional connectivity and combat the menace of terrorism and drug trafficking, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today. Addressing the inaugural session of the 4th BIMSTEC summit here, Prime Minister Modi also called for "cooperation and coordination" among member states in humanitarian 93

27 August, 2018 11:39 AM Sushma Swaraj Meets Prosthetic Limb Users At Vietnam's 'Jaipur Foot' Camp

Sushma Swaraj praised the Indian diaspora in Vietnam for strengthening people to people connect between the two nations. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today inaugurated the 'Jaipur Foot' camp and met with 500 Vietnamese beneficiaries of the free India-made prosthetic limb. Ms Swaraj is in Vietnam on the first leg of her four-day two-nation 92

17 August, 2018 3:58 PM United States Sanctions Myanmar Military Commanders Over Rohingya Abuses

The US government on Friday hit four Myanmar military commanders and two military units with punitive sanctions, accusing them of "serious human rights abuses". The US government on Friday hit four Myanmar military commanders and two military units with punitive sanctions, accusing them of "serious human rights abuses" and "ethnic cleansing" in violently 123

13 August, 2018 3:21 PM Over 60 Patients Evacuated On Stretchers After Fire In Myanmar Hospital

There were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries from the blaze in Yangon General Hospital's cancer department, a fire department official said. A fire broke out in a hospital in Myanmar's largest city of Yangon late on Monday, forcing staff to evacuate patients on stretchers and in wheelchairs, rescuers said. There were no immediate reports of deaths 124

28 July, 2018 10:50 AM Contraband Gold Worth Over A Crore Seized From Manipur Border

Four smugglers with the contraband gold were nabbed in Pallel town, about 50 km away from the international border. Gold worth Rs 1.25 crore smuggled from Myanmar has been seized by customs officials during a raid at a Manipur border town, a top officer said. According to Assistant Commissioner R K Dorendrajit, four smugglers with the contraband gold were nabbed 71

26 July, 2018 7:31 AM No Rohingya should possess Indian documents: Rajnath Singh

DELHI: The Centre has issued orders to all states to ensure that no Rohingyas possess Indian documents of any kind. Minister of Home Affairs Rajnath Singh said that this would enable the government to speak to Myanmar over the refugee issue. "We've issued orders to all states that no Rohingya should possess Indian documents, so that we can talk to the government 140

24 July, 2018 6:28 PM Infiltration Goes Up On Indo-Mynamar Border, Down From Pakistan: Centre

Infiltration across the Indo-Myanmar border increased in 2017 in comparison with 2016 while the number of cases of illegal crossing of the Line of Control (LoC) dividing Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan went down, Parliament was told on Tuesday. The number of infiltration cases reported on the Indo-Myanmar border went up to 99 in 2017 from 74 in 2016, Minister 92