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Top 20 moments from the week that went by

Here are some stunning moments of the week that was.  Jordan's Queen Rania holds a picture of recently executed Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasasbeh, with the words in Arabic reading "Muath is......

The coup that changed India's Diaspora policy

As India gears up to honour its pravasis on January 9 to mark their contribution in the nation’s development, Rediff.com presents perspectives from eminent writers on the Diaspora.Kicking off......

'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......

'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 --......

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......

One eye on China, India opens up to Japan, Korea

As it grapples with the growing influence of China, India is learning to reinvent its friendships with Japan and South Korea and position itself as a democratic counterpoise in the wider south-east......

Myanmar question: To be or not to be

The fervent debate over whether the Indian government should do business with Myanmar's military junta after its latest round of atrocities has subsumed a related issue. Over the past decade or so,......

Why Shah Rukh Khan rules!

Scene 1Venue: A multimedia training school for students.Event: Launch of a new software for animation.Dozens of youngsters are having a good time. Most of the boys are wearing black outfits and......

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......

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......

Chhetri scores twice as India rout Guam

Skipper Sunil Chhetri found the target twice as a dominating India thrashed Guam 4-0 for their second victory in as many matches in the AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers, in Yangon, on Monday. Thanks to......

Injury-time goal gives India 2-1 win over Taipei

India struck the winner in the injury time through striker Robin Singh as they began their AFC Challenge Cup Qualifiers campaign with a 2-1 victory over Chinese Taipei in Yangon on Saturday. Robin,......

India face Chinese Taipei in AFC Challenge Qualifiers

High on confidence but low on performance, India will look to put behind the recent reverses when they take on Chinese Taipei in their opening match of the AFC Challenge Cup qualifying tournament......
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Freeing of Chinese loggers riles Myanmar citizens

By By | Reuters By Tim McLaughlin and Hnin Yadana Zaw YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's newspapers and social media users reacted with anger and... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/freeing-chinese-loggers-riles-myanmar-citizens-111023723.html
Pope Francis believes the time for resisting change in the Church is over

International: Pope Francis is intent on ending resistance to changes that came with the Second Vatican Council that includes a Church that is... ...

http://www.ucanindia.in/news/pope-francis-believes-the-time-for-resisting-change-in-the-church-is-over/29639/daily
Political prisoners, Chinese loggers …

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar freed some political prisoners and 155 Chinese citizens jailed for illegal logging in an amnesty for nearly 7,000 people... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/jailed-chinese-loggers-among-thousands-freed-myanmar-amnesty-053353057.html
Myanmar pardons almost 7,000 prisoners

YANGON: Nearly 7,000 prisoners in Myanmar, including some former military intelligence officials who had been purged by their army colleagues, have... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/myanmar-pardons-almost-7000-prisoners/articleshow/48277487.cms
Suu Kyi registers for general elections in Myanmar

Hundreds of cheering supporters gathered in the township of Thanlyin, a two-hour drive from Yangon, as Suu Kyi formally registered her intention to... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=143560

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