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Bodh Gaya bombings: Why were so many warnings ignored?
Breaking Views

Bodh Gaya bombings: Why were so many warnings ignored?

Here are some conclusions we can draw from initial investigations in to the Mahabodhi temple bombing.

What's in a name? US starts using Myanmar as well as Burma
World

What's in a name? US starts using Myanmar as well as Burma

The Southeast Asian nation formerly known as Burma received further backing from the White House on Monday in its campaign to be called Myanmar.

Human rights group: Myanmar unrest an 'ethnic cleansing' campaign
World

Human rights group: Myanmar unrest an 'ethnic cleansing' campaign

A rights group accused authorities in Myanmar, including Buddhist monks, of an organized campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

Obama calls Myanmar Burma too during his historic visit
World

Obama calls Myanmar Burma too during his historic visit

During an historic visit on Monday, President Barack Obama called Burma what the government and many other people have been calling it for years: Myanmar.

Obama praises Myanmar but urges further reforms
World

Obama praises Myanmar but urges further reforms

President Barack Obama said Monday he comes to "extend the hand of friendship" to a nation moving from persecution to peace. But his praise and personal attention came with an admonition to those in charge: The work of ensuring and protecting freedoms has just begun.

'China has no strategy to strangle India'
World

'China has no strategy to strangle India'

Even as India is keenly pushing ahead with its economic ties with energy-rich Myanmar, where China already has a marked presence, a Chinese expert reflecting the government's view has said Beijing "welcomes" competition from New Delhi.

Don't want to be shackled by past: Suu Kyi
World

Don't want to be shackled by past: Suu Kyi

As Britain's establishment pulled out all stops to fete Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, she voiced her conciliatory approach towards the military regime saying that "we don't want to be shackled by the past".

Dalai Lama and Myanmar's Suu Kyi meet in London
World

Dalai Lama and Myanmar's Suu Kyi meet in London

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama says he has held talks with Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in London.

Suu Kyi kicks off Euro tour, set to steal Myanmar spotlight
World

Suu Kyi kicks off Euro tour, set to steal Myanmar spotlight

Myanmar prisoner-turned-parliamentarian Aung San Suu Kyi began a tour of Europe almost certain to attract the kind of fanfare that will test the patience of the reformist generals now in power after decades of army rule.

Food shortages add to misery in Myanmar strife
World

Food shortages add to misery in Myanmar strife

Heavy rain Wednesday brought an uneasy calm to western Myanmar after five days of deadly sectarian strife, though residents said they were still too afraid to sleep at night and faced a new problem of food shortages.

Emergency declared in western Myanmar after sectarian violence
World

Emergency declared in western Myanmar after sectarian violence

Myanmar's president has declared a state of emergency in a western state where sectarian tensions between Buddhists and Muslims have unleashed deadly violence.

PM invites Suu Kyi to deliver Nehru memorial lecture next year
Politics

PM invites Suu Kyi to deliver Nehru memorial lecture next year

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today invited Myanmar's iconic opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to deliver the next Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Lecture in India next year.

PM seeks to heal bad blood on Myanmar visit
India

PM seeks to heal bad blood on Myanmar visit

In northwest Myanmar, where the Kaladan River flows out into the Bay of Bengal, the two giant arms of a half-built wharf enfold the estuarine mud with steel and concrete.

 India Inc losing out to China in Myanmar too
Economy

India Inc losing out to China in Myanmar too

Around 70 percent of total FDI inflows into the country come from China. But India is only the third largest investor with an investment of around $189 million in five projects

India's Look East policy central for Asia-Pacific growth: Hillary
India

India's Look East policy central for Asia-Pacific growth: Hillary

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said today that India's Look East policy was "central" to the growth of the entire Asia-Pacific region.

Suu Kyi set to take oath in Myanmar parliament
World

Suu Kyi set to take oath in Myanmar parliament

Aung San Suu Kyi, who led a nearly quarter-century struggle for democracy in Myanmar, stepped inside parliament and prepared to take her oath as a lawmaker.

UN chief Ban meets Myanmar's president, will address parliament later today
World

UN chief Ban meets Myanmar's president, will address parliament later today

Myanmar president U Thein Sein held talks with UN chief Ban Ki-moon in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw Monday, a day after his arrival in Yangon.

Suu Kyi's party will protect Myanmar's constitution, to attend parliament
World

Suu Kyi's party will protect Myanmar's constitution, to attend parliament

The party of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi agreed on Monday to end a boycott of parliament and swear an oath to protect the constitution, said party officials, apparently ending a dispute with the government.

Suu Kyi's party boycotts Myanmar parliament over wording of office oath
World

Suu Kyi's party boycotts Myanmar parliament over wording of office oath

The protest by Suu Kyi's party will dent an image of transformation the government wanted to show off on Monday.

Myanmar awaits EU sanction easing; Suu Kyi delays debut
World

Myanmar awaits EU sanction easing; Suu Kyi delays debut

Myanmar's reformist rulers are looking forward to an eagerly awaited easing of European Union sanctions on Monday but celebrations will be muted over a political stalemate delaying Aung San Suu Kyi's historic parliamentary debut.