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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......

A mysterious country that has baffled the world

'Ne Win kept good relations with the Nehru family even though he did nothing to do business with India.' 'When Indira Gandhi was assassinated, Ne Win took off to an undisclosed destination, leading......

The challenges awaiting Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi

Although Suu Kyi has won an overwhelming victory, it is not going to be easy to translate this victory into political gains, reports Aditi Phadnis A T-shirt with Aung Sun Suu Kyi's TIME magazine......

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......

Turnaround plans spreading wings under new Air India chief

  A committee has been set up to rationalise Air India’s routes. Ashwani Lohani, the new chairman & managing director of loss-making state-owned airline Air India, is giving final......

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......

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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Chawrasia in joint second position after Round 3 at Myanmar Open golf

Yangon: Seasoned Indian golfer SSP Chawrasia was tied second after scoring a four-under 68 but found himself seven shots behind leader Shaun Norris... ...

http://www.ibnlive.com/news/sports/chawrasia-in-joint-second-position-after-round-3-at-myanmar-open-golf-1200069.html
Myanmar, Thai banks for direct financial transfer

Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 6 (IANS) Myanmar and Thai banks are planning to allow direct financial transfer between each other in Myanmar-Thai border towns,... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/myanmar-thai-banks-direct-financial-transfer-120004503.html
Shaun Norris races ahead in Myanmar Open

YANGON: South African's Shaun Norris claimed a seven-shot lead over his rivals on Saturday in the third round of the Leopalace21 Myanmar Open, the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/golf/top-stories/Shaun-Norris-races-ahead-in-Myanmar-Open/articleshow/50879774.cms
As Myanmar powerbrokers talk, could Suu Kyi emerge as president?

NAYPYITAW/YANGON, Feb 6 (Reuters) As Aung San Suu Kyi's lawmakers smiled for the cameras at the first sessions of Myanmar's parliament, a summit of... ...

http://www.uniindia.com/as-myanmar-powerbrokers-talk-could-suu-kyi-emerge-as-president/world/news/371252.html
SSP Chawrasia shares lead, Rashid third

S.S.P. Chawrasia in action during Round Two of the Myanmar Open at the Royal Mingalardon Golf and Country Club in Yangon on Friday. (Photo: ...

http://www.asianage.com/golf/ssp-chawrasia-shares-lead-rashid-third-916

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