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Myanmar observers Martyrs’ Day


July 19th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 19 (IANS) Myanmar held the first state-level Martyrs' Day ceremony in more than two decades here Thursday in the presence of the government leadership to commemorate fallen national ... Read more...

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Myanmar’s first vice president resigns


July 4th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 4 (IANS) U Tin Aung Myint Oo, Myanmar's first vice president, has stepped down from his position because of health reasons, President U Thein Sein informed parliament ... Read more...

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Myanmar forms peace group to deal with ethnic insurgents


May 18th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 18 (IANS) A high-level peace group headed by President U Thein Sein has been formed in Myanmar to carry out peace negotiations with ethnic armed groups in the ... Read more...

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Flawed policies Myanmar’s biggest setback: Official


March 4th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 3 (IANS) An economic adviser to Myanmar President Thein Sein has said it is not the lack of resources but "flawed policies that have been our undoing".U Myint ... Read more...

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China’s influence declining, India can do a lot: Myanmarese writer


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) Is there a Myanmarese spring in the air? Thant Myint-U, a well-known historian, says if there was ever a chance of a real democratic transition in ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar sign MoU on border security cooperation


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Jan 21 (IANS) India and Myanmar have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation in border security, Xinhua reported citing Myanmar's official media Saturday.According to the MoU, ... Read more...

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Myanmar, India vow to ensure border stability


January 20th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Jan 20 (IANS) Myanmar and India have pledged to ensure everlasting border stability, friendship and bilateral cooperation between the two countries, official media reported Friday.The two sides stressed this ... Read more...

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Vinod Mehta, Chetan Bhagat top bestseller list (IANS Books)


December 17th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Noted editor Vinod Mehta's "Lucknow Boy" tops the non-fiction section this week and Chetan Bhagat's "Revolution 2020" dominates the fiction category on the ... Read more...

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Vinod Mehta, Chetan Bhagat top bestsellers (IANS Books)


December 1st, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Journalist Vinod Mehta's "Lucknow Boy" and Chetan Bhagat's "Revolution 2020" are again on the top of the non-fiction and fiction sections of the bestseller ... Read more...

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Vinod Mehta, Chetan Bhagat lead booklist (IANS Books)


November 24th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Noted journalist Vinod Mehta's "Lucknow Boy" and Chetan Bhagat's "Revolution 2020" continue their stint on the top of the non-fiction and fiction sets of ... Read more...

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Vinod Mehta gets to top with ‘Lucknow Boy’ (IANS Books)


November 17th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Noted editor Vinod Mehta's "Lucknow Boy" tops the non-fiction list this week while Chetan Bhagat dominates the fiction category with his new book "Revolution ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs’ biography on top (IANS Books)


November 10th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died last month, is on top of the non-fiction section and Amish Tripathi's "The Secret of ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs on top of book cart (IANS Books)


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died early last month, has made it to the top of the non-fiction section and Amish ... Read more...

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Mark Tully, Amish Tripathi top book chart (IANS Books)


October 27th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Veteran journalist Mark Tully's "Non-Stop India" tops the non-fiction section while "The Secret of The Nagas" by Amish Tripathi still rules the fiction section ... Read more...

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Thant Myint-U, Amish Tripathi on top again (IANS Books)


October 20th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Thant Myint-U's "Where China Meets India" and "The Secret of The Nagas" by Amish Tripathi retain their top positions in the non-fiction and the ... Read more...

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Thant Myint-U, Amish Tripathi top authors of week (IANS Books)


October 13th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Amish Tripathi's "The Secret of The Nagas" continued its bestseller run in the fiction category while historian Thant Myint-U's "Where China Meets India" led ... Read more...

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Thant Myint-U, Amish Tripathi top charts again (IANS Books)


October 6th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Thant Myint-U's "Where China Meets India" leads this week's non-fiction section of the bestseller list while Amish Tripathi again rules the fiction list with ... Read more...

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Thant Myint-U, Amish Tripathi rule book charts (IANS Books)


September 29th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Thant Myint-U's "Where China Meets India" reigns over the non-fiction section of the bestseller list for another week, while Amish Tripathi continues to top ... Read more...

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Amish Tripathi on top again (IANS Books)


September 22nd, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) "Where China Meets India" by Thant Myint-U tops the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week, while Amish Tripathi still rules fiction with ... Read more...

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Amish Tripathi rules charts with two books (IANS Books)


September 15th, 2011 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo leads the non-fiction section of the bestseller list again, while Amish Tripathi rules the fiction set with ... Read more...

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Amish Tripathi leads with two bestsellers (IANS Books)


September 8th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo rules the non-fiction set of the bestseller list yet again, while Amish Tripathi takes the first ... Read more...

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Amish Tripathi’s book on Nagas bestseller (IANS Books)


September 1st, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo and "The Secret of The Nagas" by Amish Tripathi have topped the non-fiction and fiction categories of ... Read more...

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Irregular heart beat plus stroke may increase dementia risk


March 8th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has warned that stroke patients who also suffer from an irregular heartbeat are at double the risk of developing dementia.Findings show that stroke survivors with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Retired Myanmar generals join election fray


September 15th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 15 (DPA) Three of Myanmar's top retired generals have registered to contest the Nov 7 general elections as candidates of the main pro-junta party, officials said Wednesday. Prime Minister Thein Sein, ... Read more...

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Myanmar generals resign to contest polls


August 27th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 27 (DPA) Myanmar's defence minister and other top generals resigned their junta and military posts Friday to contest the upcoming polls as civilians, officials said. Defence Minister General Thura Shwe Mann ... Read more...

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Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to compromise on sea boundary dispute


January 9th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 9 (DPA) Bangladesh and Myanmar Saturday agreed to compromise to resolve a long-standing maritime border dispute in the Bay of Bengal, officials said. The lack of a clear boundary has caused ... Read more...

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Myanmar says Aung San Suu Kyi in detention till Nov 27


May 26th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 26 (DPA) Myanmar's junta Tuesday denied that opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's current detention period will expire Wednesday, although officials claimed they had considered freeing her until a US ... Read more...

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19 political prisoners in Myanmarese amnesty for 6,000


February 22nd, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 22 (DPA) Myanmar's amnesty for more than 6,000 prisoners has so far included only 19 political prisoners, excluding opposition leaders Aung San Suu Kyi and Tin Oo, observers said Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Bangladesh-Myanmar maritime boundary talks failed


November 18th, 2008 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 18 (DPA) The maritime boundary talks between Bangladesh and Myanmar ended Monday with the two sides agreeing only to hold further talks to resolve their demarcation dispute, officials said."The issue ... Read more...

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Myanmar retires elderly junta lieutenant generals


June 23rd, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Yangon, June 23 (DPA) Amid signs that Myanmar's junta chief Senior General Than Shwe has tightened his grip over the military, at least five lieutenant generals have been retired from the regime ... Read more...

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Indian ships first to arrive with relief supplies in Myanmar


May 7th, 2008 - 10:41 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Two Indian Naval ships carrying essential relief material supplies berthed alongside at naval jetty Yangon on Wednesday. They were the first ships to arrive in Myanmar. Myanmar ... Read more...

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Myanmar opposition spokesman dies in Singapore


March 29th, 2008 - 12:09 pm ICT by admin
DPA Yangon, March 29 (DPA) Myint Thein, the spokesman for Myanmar's National League for Democracy (NLD) opposition party who was jailed repeatedly, died at age 62 in Singapore, relatives said Saturday. Myint Thein ... Read more...

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