Myanmar army chief

Chief of Myanmar Army, General Soe Win along with his subordinate officers visited Imphal today, during his various whirlwind India tour legs.

 

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Aung San Suu Kyi Meets Australian PM

Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi met with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday as she travels the country seeking backing for changes to Burma’s Constitution, which currently prevents her from becoming president.

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Burma wants trades with northeast India

NJ Thakuria-Two Burmese political leaders, who arrived in Assam for a business summit, made an unanimous call for improving trade linkages with the northeastern States of India.

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Myanmar defence chief stresses border security with India

Commander-in-Chief of Myanmar's Defense Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has stressed the need for stability and security on the border with India.

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‘India should continue supporting Burmese refugees’

India, which supports hundred thousand refugees from Burma (also known as Myanmar) is urged to review its existing foreign policy for safeguarding the women asylum seekers in the country as ‘they are more vulnerable and are easy target to sexual assault and other forms of exploitations’.

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Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh on a five-day visit to Myanmar

Indian Army Chief, General Bikram Singh has today embarked on a five-day goodwill visit to Myanmar.

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India-Myanmar border extremely porous, says MHA

The ministry of home affairs (MHA) has described the 1643-km-long India-Myanmar border, which facilitates cross-border movement of militants, illegal arms and drugs, as 'extremely porous.'

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Woeful hopes of a woe-filled existence

New Delhi, which has given shelter to nearly 4,000 Burmese refugee women, is unsafe for the asylum seekers, according to a report released on Monday in the national capital. The report titled ‘Doke Kha Bon’, was launched at Burma Centre Delhi (BCD) office, deals with the ‘unheard plight of Chin refugee women’ from Burma in New Delhi.

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ONGC Videsh wins two oil blocks in Myanmar

ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp, has won two onland oil blocks in Myanmar, strengthening its presence in the south-east Asian nation.

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Chin refugees release report

A report “DOKE KHA BON” Unheard Plight of Chin Refugee Women in Delhi was launched at Burma Centre Delhi office in Vikaspuri today. The report was released by Pu Kim, founder member of Burma Centre Delhi.

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India, Myanmar working out solutions to boundary issue

While India has close relations with Myanmar on several fronts, including security, energy security and food security, both sides have “some remaining boundary issues” for which a solution is being worked out, a top Indian official said.  

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