Monday, January 24, 2022


Myanmar Jade: World’s biggest source of translucent gem

Hyderabad: Ninety per cent of the world’s jade is mined in Myanmar. Myanmar’s jade industry is worth billions of dollars annually. Most stones are...

Hyderabad doctors perform heart procedure to Myanmar PM’s grandchild

Hyderabad: Two senior paediatric cardiologists from Hyderabad, Dr Nageswara Rao Koneti and Dr Shweta Bakhru, both from Rainbow Children’s Heart Institute (RCHI), were specially...

Opinion: Make sanctions against junta work

It is ‘constructive disengagement’ that the people of Myanmar are asking for in their struggle to restore their fledgling democracy

Boat carrying Rohingya refugees reaches Acrh after over 100 days

They were stranded in the Andaman islands after their boat developed serious technical snags on February 18, a week after it sailed out of Bangladesh

Editorial: India’s options in Myanmar

The five-point consensus reached by Asean on Myanmar can form an ideal framework for the way forward

5 dead in Myanmar as crackdown on protests continue

Three people died when the armed forces suppressed a protest in Monywa, in the Sagaing region on Saturday morning, dpa news agency quoted the Myanmar Now website as saying in a report.

Myanmar police outpost attacked by Kachin guerrillas

Kachin Independence Army, the armed wing of the Kachin Independence Organisation, attacked a police station in Shwegu township and seized weapons and supplies, and wounded one police officer

Manipur govt asks DCs to “politely turn away” Myanmar refugees

In the advisory issued to the DCs of Chandel, Tengoupal, Kamjong, Ukhrul and Churachandpur on March 26, Special Secretary (Home) H Gyan Prakash also asked them to stop Aadhaar enrolment exercise.

Myanmar forces kill over 100 in deadliest day since coup

The killings quickly drew international condemnation, with multiple diplomatic missions to Myanmar releasing statements that mentioned the killing of civilians Saturday, including children

Myanmar protest deaths top 300 as US, UK, impose sanctions

The army's seizure of power halted the Southeast Asian nation's move toward democracy that began when Suu Kyi's party took office in 2016 for its first term, after more than five decades of military rule.

Myanmar junta frees hundreds held for anti-coup protests

Witnesses outside Insein Prison in Yangon on Wednesday saw busloads of mostly young people, looking happy with some flashing the three-finger gesture of defiance.

Myanmar junta chokes information flow as protests intensify

No privately owned newspapers were published this past week for the first time in eight years, following bans and voluntary suspensions.

Martial law imposed in parts of Myanmar city as deaths rise

Since the takeover six weeks ago, Myanmar has been under a nationwide state of emergency, with its civilian leaders ousted and detained and military leaders in charge of all government.

At least two people shot dead in Myanmar anti-coup protests

There were also reports of injuries from live rounds and rubber bullets.

Myanmar junta kills more protesters, adds Suu Kyi accusation

Myanmar has been roiled by protests, strikes and other acts of civil disobedience since the coup toppled Suu Kyi's government on February 1 just as it was to start its second term.

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