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  • india ranks 69th among world s most generous nations us

    India ranks 69th among world's most generous nations, US, Myanmar stand first

    India | November 19, 2014 17:46 IST

    New Delhi: India was ranked 69th in a list of 135 countries in a recent World Giving Index 2014  measuring charitable behaviour across the world by the UK-based Charities Aid Foundation. The US and India's

  • myanmar students vow protests over education law

    Myanmar students vow protests over education law

    World | November 18, 2014 13:41 IST

    Yangon: Students in Myanmar have threatened to protest nationwide if the government does not amend an education law that prohibits them from engaging in political activities and curbs academic freedom.After four consecutive days of defying

  • malaysia pm calls modi sets meeting during myanmar summit

    Malaysia PM calls Modi, sets meeting during Myanmar summit

    India | October 21, 2014 19:48 IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a telephonic talk with his Malaysian counterpart Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, during which he greeted him on Malaysia's election to UN Security Council as a

  • mosque orphanage torched in fresh myanmar violence

    Mosque, orphanage torched in fresh Myanmar violence

    World | May 29, 2013 17:15 IST

    Lashio, Myanmar, May 29 : Hundreds of Buddhists on motorcycles waved iron rods and bamboo poles and threw rocks in the northeastern Myanmar town of Lashio on Wednesday, a day after a mosque and a

  • america is with you obama tells myanmar students

    America is with you, Obama tells Myanmar students

    World | November 19, 2012 17:13 IST

    Yangon, Nov 19: In a historic breakthrough, President Barack Obama today stepped onto the soil of long-shunned Myanmar and into the flag-waving embrace of its once repressed people.“You gave us hope,” he declared, the first

  • suu kyi is symbol of hope says hague

    Suu Kyi is symbol of hope, says Hague

    World | June 21, 2012 17:06 IST

    London, Jun 21: Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is a “symbol of hope” for people striving for democracy, Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague said today as he praised her and the country's President

  • emotional standing ovation for suu kyi at ilo conference

    Emotional, standing ovation for Suu Kyi at ILO conference

    World | June 14, 2012 18:49 IST

    London, Jun 14: Myanmar's pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was given a prolonged and emotional standing ovation today after delivering her maiden address to the ILO on her first European tour after 24 years.Clad

  • us announces partial lifting of myanmar sanctions

    US Announces Partial Lifting Of Myanmar Sanctions

    World | February 07, 2012 12:15 IST

    Washington, Feb 7:  The United States on Monday lifted one of its many sanctions against Myanmar in recognition of recent positive moves toward political reform in the country after decades of direct military rule.US Secretary

  • ban welcomes release of myanmar s political prisoners

    Ban Welcomes Release Of Myanmar's Political Prisoners

    World | January 14, 2012 9:10 IST

    United Nations, Jan 14: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the “long-awaited” release of Myanmar's political prisoners and called upon the international community to respond to the “important developments” in the country by helping

  • nirupama rao meets aung san suu kyi

    Nirupama Rao Meets Aung San Suu Kyi

    World | June 22, 2011 19:06 IST

    Yangon, Jun 22:  In the first high-level Indian contact with Myanmar's pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao met the Nobel laureate here and both expressed a desire for the bilateral relationship