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PM meets Suu Kyi in Yangon; hands over Sonia's invite

In the highest-level contact between India and Aung San Suu Kyi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday held talks with Myanmar's democracy icon in Yangon and handed over to her an invitation......

Plane makes emergency landing in Kolkata

A Yangon-bound Airbus 320 aircraft of Indian with 92 passengers on board made an emergency landing at N S C Bose International airport in Kolkata as one of its rear tyres burst during take-off from......

Pressure mounts on Myanmar to release Suu Kyi

Myanmar's pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi spent her 58th birthday on Thursday in Yangon's forbidding Insein prison, as diplomatic pressure mounted on the country's military rulers for her......

'We have been treated well in India, this is the best model of refugee welfare'

65,000 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees still live in Tamil Nadu. Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar discovers the challenges for the refugees to return home. When the ethnic war broke out in the Tamil-dominated......

One has to make allowances for friends: Suu Kyi on India

She may have been unhappy with India for engaging with Myanmar's military junta but pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi on Saturday said she has no "misgivings" in this regard as "allowances" have......

Now an Indo-Myanmar gas pipeline

Petroleum Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar will visit Dhaka and Yangon in January to explore the possibility of laying a natural gas pipeline from Myanmar to India via Bangladesh."I will be going to......

Myanmar allows traffic rights to Indian airlines

Indian airlines can now operate flights to Myanmar as the country has granted traffic rights to India-based carriers paving the way for air connectivity between the nations. "Yes, we (Indian......

Indians watch over 3.7 billion videos online a month

Helped by rising number of people viewing videos on Internet, India's online video consumption has doubled to 3.71 billion videos per month in the past two years, a report by global digital......

India Inc eyes bigger slice of Myanmar's growth pie

Two years ago, Myanmar was to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) what Bihar was to India: Dogged in its isolation, a region with low development indices and one the West loved to......

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......

Chidi's 'trick' puts East Bengal in AFC Cup QF

Talismanic Nigerian Edeh Chidi scored a hat-trick and set up a couple more goals as East Bengal thrashed Yangon United of Myanmar 5-1 to enter the AFC Cup quarter-finals for the second time after......

Gangjee sizzles with 66, five Indians make cut in Myanmar

Nine years after making his Asian Tour debut here in Yangon, Indian golfer Rahil Gangjee on Friday celebrated that memory with a superb six-under 66 that carried him up to tied 14th at the midway......

India held in Olympic qualifier

India were held to a 1-1 draw by Myanmar in the first leg of the 2008 Beijing Olympics football qualifier in Yangon on Wednesday night.India dominated the first half but had to wait till the 54th......

I-League: East Bengal sign off on losing note

Runners-up for the last two years, East Bengal ended their I-League campaign on a miserable note, going down to Shillong Lajong FC by a solitary goal at the Kalyani Stadium on Sunday. Japanese......

ITF reject Pakistan appeal over Davis Cup elimination

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) have rejected Pakistan's appeal against the awarding of their Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group II tie to New Zealand, the governing body said on Wednesday.......
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Flying Saucer
Q. yangon is the capital of which country?
Flying Saucer:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/yangon-is-the-capital-of-which-country/27151152/answers/

sanjay karmakar
Q. Marshall Islands - MajuroMauritania - NouakchottMauritius - Port LouisMexico - Mexico CityMicronesia, Federated States of - PalikirMoldova - ChisinauMonaco - MonacoMongolia - UlaanbaatarMontenegro - PodgoricaMorocco - RabatMozambique - MaputoMyanmar (Burma) - Rangoon (Yangon); Naypyidaw or Nay Pyi Taw (administrative)Namibia - WindhoekNauru - no official capital; government offices in Yaren DistrictNepal - KathmanduNetherlands - Amsterdam; The Hague (seat of government)New Zealand - WellingtonNicaragua - ManaguaNiger - NiameyNigeria - AbujaNorway - Oslo
Sanjay Karmakar:  A. old Burma and now Myanmar more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/marshall-islands---majuromauritania---nouakchottmauritius---/26841561/answers/27151156

Mudit Agrawal
Q. where is coco island?
Mudit Agrawal:  A. I know only Smirnoff, Ramanov, Absolete, Three Olives, and Gray Goose. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-coco-island/24158957/answers/26841594

ABC XYZ
Q. Which Indian bank will open its representative office in Yangon, Myanmar towards the agreed goal of doubling the bilateral trade
ABC XYZ:  A. The Coco Islands are two islands in the northeastern Indian Ocean. They are part of Yangon Region of Burma. They are allegedly leased to the People's Republic of China since 1994 more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-indian-bank-will-open-its-representative-office-in-yan/23172602/answers/24158974

  Web results for Yangon
NSN boosts presence in Myanmar, opens offices in Yangon

PRWeb 2014-04-23 Plan to bolster relationship with local operators and further improve service delivery capabilities (PRWEB UK) 23 April 2014... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=198542
2nd Myanmar Consumer Summit to Define Consumer Preferences, Trends, Distribution Networks in the Country

PRWeb 2014-04-23 Following last year's success, CMT is holding the second edition of its Myanmar Consumer Summit, on 18-19 June, 2014 in Yangon.... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=198541
Myanmar Tourism invests 486 million set to attract 7 million tourists by 2020

Myanmar, one of the exotic destinations of Asia plans to woo global travelers in the days to come. The Myanmar Tourism Master Plan 2013-2020 has... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/myanmar-tourism-invests-486-million-set-attract-7-million-tourists-2020/
The World Over

NLD co-founder dies YANGON: Win Tin, one of the founders of Myanmar’s pro-democracy opposition and its longest-serving political prisoner,... ...

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Gulf tourism companies eye Myanmar as new market

The formerly most isolated Southeast Asian country, Myanmar, is witnessing an unprecedented boom with an astounding surge in international tourist... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/gulf-tourism-companies-eye-myanmar-new-market/

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