Tag: Myanmar

Myanmar’s refugee crisis is immense: More than 600,000 have been displaced from their homes

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington DC: The scale of Myanmar’s refugee crisis is immense: more than 600,000 have been displaced from their homes since 25 August 2017. The conditions are tough. People are suffering. This was pointed out at a press briefing here on 7 November 2017 by Simon Henshaw, the US Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of

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NIA starts probe into funding of Hurriyat

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: National Investigation Agency has registered a PE (Preliminary Enquiry) into the funding of Hurriyat leaders namely Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Naeem Khan, Farooq Ahmed Dar, Gazi Javed Baba and others in J&K by Hafiz Muhammed Saeed and other Pakistan based terrorists and agencies to carry out subversive activities in Kashmir and

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India, Myanmar to enhance engagement in agriculture, renewable energy and power sector

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi today announced that India and Myanmar have agreed to enhance engagement in several areas including agriculture, renewable energy and power sector. The Prime Minister, jointly with State Counsellor of Myanmar Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, was briefing the media here after extensive discussions on the

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DRI busts gold smuggling racket, uncovers smuggling of 7000 Kg of gold

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Delhi Zonal Unit (DZU) of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has busted a major gold smuggling racket involving smuggling of around 7000 kilograms of gold worth more than Rs. 2000 crore, over a period of last two and half years. This is perhaps the single largest case of gold

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Permanent Residency Status to Foreign Investors

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the scheme for grant of Permanent Residency Status (PRS) to foreign investors subject to the relevant conditions as specified in the FDI Policy notified by the Government from time to time. The scheme is expected to encourage foreign investment

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India and Myanmar will cooperate to combat terrorism and insurgent activity: Narendra Modi

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendrwa Modi today announced that India and Myanmar have agreed to actively cooperate to combat the common challenges of terrorism and insurgent activity in the region. Modi was delivering his statement to media in the joint press briefing with President of Myanmar Htin Kyaw, at Hyderabad House in the capital

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Australia launches Australia-ASEAN Council

Newsroom24x7 Desk Sydney, Australia : With an eye on strengthening partnership bonds between Australia and South East Asian countries, the Australian government launched Australia-ASEAN Council. This initiative will work towards building links between all the countries of South-East Asia. South-East Asia is the one of the most important strategic and economic regions in the world

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Indian Army blasts insurgent groups along the Indo- Myanmar border

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Within days of the terrorist attack on an Army convoy in Manipur, the Indian Army today countered planned assaults and averted threats to the civilian population and security forces by conducting cross-border operations inside Myanmar and inflicted significant casualties on two separate groups of insurgents along the Indo- Myanmar border. The

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Militants kill 8 Assam Rifles personnel

Newsroom24x7 Desk Dimapur: Militants blasted an improvised explosive devise (IED) and ambushed a convoy of security personnel and killed 8 personnel of Assam Rifles and injured six others on the Myanmar border in Nagaland on Sunday afternoon. Four security personnel are reported missing. According to reports received here, the militants targeted a paramilitarty force convoy heading towards

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