On July 25, Myanmar’s ruling military announced executing four democracy activists for their involvement in helping a civilian resistance movement that has been unsparing in its fight against the military since it removed a democratically elected government in a coup last year.
The Coco Islands are two islands in the north-eastern Bay of Bengal. They are part of Yangon region of Myanmar.
Melbourne/New Delhi/UNI: In the backdrop of western countries slapping sanctions on Myanmar, India on Friday said it does not follow a policy of sanctions and that it has some very specific concerns regarding Myanmar which guide New Delhi's thinking, especially since the two countries share a land border.
New Delhi: India's Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla will pay a two-day working visit to Myanmar on Dec 22 and 23, 2021,the Ministry of External Affairs said on Tuesday.
New Delhi/IBNS: A powerful earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale jolted India-Myanmar border region in the early hours of Friday, according to National Centre for Seismology (NCS), which is the nodal agency of the Indian government for monitoring of earthquake activity in and around the country.
Guwahati/IBNS: Police had apprehended five Myanmar nationals in Assam’s Cachar district along Assam-Mizoram border on Saturday who entered into India without valid documents.
Guwahati/IBNS: Amid the prevailing unrest in the country following the military coup, the Myanmar government has released 23 Indian prisoners at Tamu-Moreh border along Manipur-Myanmar border.
Imphal: At least 14 Myanmar nationals, including a woman, were arrested by security personnel at Imphal airport in Manipur on Thursday while they allegedly tried to board a Delhi-bound flight by using fake Aadhaar cards.
Guwahati: More than 2100 people, including many children from Maynmar’s Chin state, have crossed over to Mizoram in past few days after military airstrikes in the bordering villages along Mizoram-Myanmar border.
Guwahati/IBNS: Police have apprehended 26 Myanmar nationals from a city lodge in Assam's capital city Guwahati.
Aizawl/IBNS: The Mizoram government has said that the children of Myanmar refugees and migrants will be enrolled in schools in Mizoram on humanitarian grounds, according to media reports.
New York/IBNS:India on Friday abstained from voting on the United Nations General Assembly's (UNGA's) resolution for an arms embargo against Myanmar, saying it did not correspond to its views.
The tendency towards authoritarianism, the flagrant disregard for painstakingly agreed rules and conventions of international order, the denigration of human rights across wide and dispersed geographies, and the seeming inability of those tasked with preventing these to do so has meant that events such as the hijacking of international aircraft by the State and the killing of dissidents on foreign shores, to name just a few, have today begun to appear commonplace.
Guwahati: Banned outfit group United Liberation Front of Asom – Independent (ULFA-I) on Saturday morning released abducted ONGC employee Ritul Saikia.
New Delhi/UNI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday met US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and discussed COVID-19 situation, Indo-Pacific, Myanmar and issues relating to climate change.