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REWIND: BEST images in the last 24 hours

Here's a collection of some of the best photos from around the world shot in the last 24 hours Norbanu, a 60-year-old Rohingya, speaks with her daughter's boyfriend, who is now in Indonesia, from......

India cannot take a backseat on Myanmar: Khurshid

India on Friday extended to Myanmar a grant of $1 million for building infrastructure, including schools, in the violence-hit Rakhine State and signed two key MoUs as New Delhi pitched for deeper......

'Promote democracy' a slogan, not a policy

Berating New Delhi for abandoning the cause of democracy in Myanmar ignores the strategic compulsions for doing so, says Harsh V Pant Delivering the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Lecture last week --......

Stabilise North East before Looking East

The northeastern states can take advantage of the liberalisation that is taking place in Myanmar only if New Delhi starts looking at the region as an important starting point of India's 'Look East'......

China has lost the 'Jade kingdom', India must not

As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh walks the red carpet at the Ela Airport in Myanmar on May 28, he would be seen by many there as arriving a little too late. Is New Delhi really prepared to take......

India announces $ 500 million credit for Myanmar

In a major boost to bilateral ties, India today announced a USD 500 million credit line for the traditionally close Chinese ally Myanmar even as New Delhi and Yangon decided to strengthen their......

India wants to double trade with Myanmar

Leveraging the India-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement, India wants to double its commerce with Myanmar and diversify the bilateral engagement to agro-research and natural gas exploration.The......

Myanmar pipelines confirm China's place in Bay

Come September, and China will begin to lay parallel oil and natural gas pipelines from the Kyaukpyu deep-sea port on Myanmar's Arakan coast in the Bay of Bengal, all the way up north-east to......

2008: North-East raised a ray of hope

The northeast witnessed the dawn of a new hope in 2008 as plans to bring the long sequestered region's economic development at par with other parts of the nation reached some major milestones......

India, China, S Korea vie for Myanmar gas

India is pitted against China, South Korea and Thailand in the race to secure the huge gas found in offshore Myanmar.While India, China and Thailand have proposed to lay pipelines to their......
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Rohingya see ray of hope in Suu Kyi victory

SITTWE, Myanmar Noor Bagum would have liked to have voted for Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) but, like the majority of... ...
Plight of the Rohingya

Norbanu, a 60-year-old Rohingya, speaks with her daughter's boyfriend, who is now in Indonesia, from an internet hut in Thae Chaung village, home... ...
Myanmar monks warm to army in face of perceived Muslim threat

Abbot U Par Mount Kha, 52, sits on his peacock throne upstairs in his monastery outside Rangoon and lays it on the line. A leader of the Saffron... ...
Voting smooth in Myanmar's first free election for 25 years

The party of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to win the largest share of votes cast by an electorate of about 30 million. UEC... ...
Myanmar set for first free polls in 25 years

A volunteer prepares paperwork at a polling station in Sittwe, Myanmar, on Saturday. (AFP) Yangon/Mandalay, Nov. 7 (Reuters): Myanmar goes to... ...

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