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India to hand over 18th locomotive

India will hand over the last of 18 locomotives procured under an Indian line of credit in Nay Pyi Taw today, according to the Indian embassy in Yangon. Mr Rajen Gohain, the visiting Indian minister of State Railways, will give the locomotives to U Thant Sin Maung, minister of Transport and Communications of Myanmar, at […]

Why the visit of Myanmar’s military chief is important to New Delhi

The commander-in-chief of Myanmar defence forces, senior general Min Aung Hlaing, is currently on an eight-day tour of India. He is visiting numerous cities such as Gaya, Varanasi, Ahmedabad and Vishakhapatnam and will meet several military and civilian leaders. On 14 July in New Delhi, he is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, defence […]

India rolls out the red carpet for Myanmar military chief, with an eye firmly on China

NEW DELHI : India is going all out to make Myanmar military chief’s eight-day visit here a resounding success with top-level meetings, visits to defence establishments and a series of banquets, at a time when Indian and Chinese troops are locked in a continuing stand-off near the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction. Commander-in-chief of Myanmar armed forces, Senior […]