India-Myanmar Relations

News:The President of Myanmar has visited India.During his visit,several agreements were signed between both the countries. Facts: About the MoUs signed:The two countries signed agreements in various fields such as: MoU on Cooperation for Prevention of Trafficking in Persons Agreement regarding Indian Grant Assistance for Implementation of Quick Impact Projects (QIP) Project Agreement for construction… Continue reading India-Myanmar Relations

ICJ orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

News:The International Court of Justice(ICJ) has unanimously ordered Myanmar to take all measures within its power to prevent genocide of Rohingyas in Myanmar. Facts: About Rohingya crisis: Rohingya are an ethnic group largely comprising Muslims who predominantly live in the Western Myanmar province of Rakhine. They have their own language and culture and say they… Continue reading ICJ orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide


News:The India Myanmar Naval Exercise called IMNEX-2019 is being organised in Visakhapatnam from 19 to 22 October. Facts: About the exercise: IMNEX is a bilateral annual naval exercise between India and Myanmar. The first edition of the exercise was held in 2018. The joint exercise will encompass a variety of operations including anti-air and surface… Continue reading IMNEX-2019

India to handover 200 houses in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

India has handed over 250 pre-fabricated houses to Myanmar.These houses were built for the displaced Rohingya returnees from Bangladesh. The Indian government had taken up the project under its Rakhine State Development Programme(RSDP) under which $25 million was allocated for a period of five years. The MoU on RSDP was signed between India and Myanmar… Continue reading India to handover 200 houses in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed

Reuters journalists have been freed after more than 500 days.They were charged by Myanmar under the country’s Official Secrets Act for reporting on a massacre of Rohingya civilians. They had also received this year’s Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting.Pulitzer award was established in 1917 by provisions in the will of American Joseph Pulitzer who had… Continue reading Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed

India nudges Myanmar crackdown on Naga rebels

Myanmarese army has taken control of the headquarters of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN), Khaplang group, situated in the Myanmar’s Sagaing Region. NSCN aims at forming ‘Nagalim’ or Greater Nagaland which would consist of all Naga inhabited areas of North-East and some areas in adjoining Myanmar.In 1988,NSCN got split due to differences on… Continue reading India nudges Myanmar crackdown on Naga rebels