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22 Myanmar nationals including Rohingya deported since August 2017: MHA

The Home Ministry in August 2017 had come out with an advisory to identify and deport illegal immigrants from Bangladesh and Myanmar.

French tourist arrested for flying drone over Myanmar parliament

The French embassy in Myanmar said it was working with local police to provide consular services for the man, identified by police as 27-year-old Arthur Desclaux. He was still in detention in Naypyidaw and his family has been contacted.


Bangladesh seals off border with Myanmar amid fresh influx of refugees

Over 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have taken refuge in Bangladesh after fleeing from Rakhine state in neighbouring Myanmar to evade atrocities

Myanmar parliament approves panel to discuss Constitution despite military protest

Suu Kyi's party commands a large majority in the combined Union Parliament.

Arrested in Tripura, Rohingyas group claims they were forced to flee Jammu

The BSF arrested and handed over 31 Rohingyas to Tripura Police on Tuesday morning

Too scared to return home, Myanmar refugees in Thai camps face an uncertain future

Refugees in Thailand have three options: repatriation to their country of origin, local integration or resettlement in a third country.


India hands over first 50 houses built for Rohingya refugees in Myanmar

The first batch of 50 houses was formally handed over to the Myanmar authorities on Tuesday, President Kovind's office tweeted.

India extends $5 million aid to Myanmar for border development projects

Myanmar shares around 1600 km border with Manipur, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram.

J&K Police collect data on Rohingya Muslims

There are nearly 8,000 Myanmar nationals staying in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts of Jammu region, with nearly 90 per cent of them settled in Jammu city and outskirts, according to the police.

Genocide against Rohingya muslims still on in Myanmar, govt silent: UN investigator

Marzuki Darusman, chair of the U.N. fact-finding mission on Myanmar, said thousands of Rohingya are still fleeing to Bangladesh

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Myanmar jails Reuters journalists for 7 years amid global outrage

A Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison Monday on charges of illegal possession of official documents, a ruling met with international condemnation.

Rohingya Muslim refugees: What fleeing from their homes in Myanmar looks like

More than 200,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled from the Aung San Suu Kyi led Myanmar towards neighbouring countries. As the refugees claim crackdown and violence by security forces, Suu Kyi faces heat from global leaders to deal with the situation. The United Nations, meanwhile, had labelled the Rohingyas the most persecuted people on earth.


Slicing off 1,000 km, to bring Mizoram closer to the world

A series of photographs shows the various stages of completion of the Mizoram section of the KMMTTP.

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Indian Buddhist monks march for peace in Myanmar

New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): As Myanmar moves towards new government formation, Indian Buddhist monks initiated a ‘Peace Yatra’ in Myanmar led by His Eminence Drukpa Thuksey Rinpoche, a spiritual regent to His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa. The peace padyatra witnessed tens of thousands gathered at the 2,500 years old Shwedagon Pagoda, to seek the blessings of the sacred 2,600 year- old-bone relic of the Buddha. The yatra initiated by the monks was aimed at enabling India and Myanmar to work together for ensuring a smooth transition along with the blessings of Buddha and messages of compassion, wisdom and loving-kindness. The peace padh yatra which showed significant signs of peace and stronger relationship between the two countries, witnessed Indian Ambassador to Myanmar Gautam Mukhopadhaya, attending the prayer sessions in the Shwedagon Pagoda.On bringing the sacred Buddha bone relic to Myanmar, Gautam Mukhopadhaya said it is a very rare occasion where the relic has been brought out of the country and will definitely prove as a meeting point of two traditions.


Aung San Suu Kyi holds massive election rally in Yangon

Aung San Suu Kyi held her biggest rally yet ahead of Myammar’s November 8 election.