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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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Rising Rakhine Party Looming Threat to Myanmar's Muslim Minority

Aye Nu Sein, vice president of Arakan National Party (ANP), talks during an interview with Reuters at her party's head office in Sittwe September... ...
The world's worst refugee crises

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The large-scale displacement triggered by the civil war in Syria is one of the largest human tragedies... ...
India Refloats Plan for Lanka Port

NEW DELHI: With a friendlier government now at the helm in Colombo, India has revived its plan to develop a port in Sri Lanka, hoping to catch up... ...
In Myanmar, Rohingya candidates barred from election

Rohingya Muslims are seen in a camp for displaced people near Sittwe, Rakhine state, in March. (Photo by John Zaw) Mandalay: Fifteen Rohingya... ...
Myanmar Braces for More Flooding as International aid Flows in

Soldiers and rescue workers unload food aid from a military airplane in Sittwe airport in Myanmar's Rakhine state on August 5. (AFP) Yangon:... ...

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