India calls UN arms ban resolution on Myanmar as ‘haste course of action’

New Delhi: India on Friday (June 18, 2021) abstained from a United Nations General Assembly resolution on Arms Embargo on Myanmar, calling the resolution a “haste course of action”. India was among the 36 countries, including Russia and China who abstained. In South Asia–Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Pakistan abstained. India’s envoy to UN, TS […]

‘Views not reflected’: India abstains on UNGA resolution on Myanmar, supports ASEAN initiative

United Nations: India has abstained on a UN General Assembly resolution on Myanmar, saying its views have not been reflected in the draft and New Delhi does not believe the resolution, tabled hastily, is conducive to “aiding our joint efforts towards strengthening democratic process” in the country. The UN General Assembly adopted the draft resolution […]

Myanmar: Militia group halts attacks on troops, Aung San Suu Kyi ‘confident’ in court

New Delhi: A militia group in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Kayah State announced a halt to attacks on military targets on Tuesday, after appeals from local communities to cease fighting that had damaged homes and displaced more than 100,000 people. The Karenni National Defence Force (KNDF), one of the largest of several civilian militias formed in recent […]

Myanmar detects three new COVID-19 variants in five cities

New Delhi: Amid the deteriorating healthcare system due to the February 1 military coup, Myanmar on Tuesday (June 15, 2021) confirmed the first detection of three new COVID-19 variants.  According to a report in Hindustan Times, the Southeast Asian nation reported 11 cases of Alpha, Delta and Kappa COVID variants. Out of the 11, one […]

म्यांमार तख्तापलट: सेना की एक और हिमाकत, सांसदों को घोषित किया राजद्रोही और आतंकवादी

म्यांमार में सैन्य तख्तापलट के खिलाफ यंगून में प्रदर्शनकारियों पर आंसू गैस छोड़ते सुरक्षाबल के जवान. (AP/1 March 2021) Myanmar Coup: म्यांमार में सेना ने तख्तापलट करते हुए देश की असैन्य नेता आंग सान सू ची और अन्य नेताओं को हिरासत में ले लिया था. ए पी Last Updated: May 9, 2021, […]

Myanmar military junta bans satellite TV, restricts Internet

New Delhi: The Myanmar junta has banned satellite television after imposing severe restrictions on the internet and media, provoking global rights groups to protest the military`s tightening grip over information flow in the country. The ruling State Administration Council announced this week that anyone using satellite dishes to watch television will face up to one […]

Prominent leader arrested in Myanmar for anti-coup campaign

Yangon: Myanmar security forces arrested on Thursday (15 April) one of the main leaders of the campaign against military rule after ramming him with a car as he led a motorbike protest rally, friends and colleagues said. Opponents of a Feb 1 coup that ousted an elected government led by Nobel peace laureate Aung San […]