22 Jan 2016
Yangon: Myanmar began releasing the first of about 100 political prisoners today, government officials said that the days before democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi's party was to form a new government after an election victory in November.
13 Feb 2016
Yangon: Myanmar's outgoing President Thein Sein has scrapped a planned trip to the US next week in order to oversee the power hand-off to Aung San Suu Kyi's new government.
17 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called on Thailand counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha and discussed bilateral co-operation, including the completion of the India-Myanmar-Thailand highway.
11 Mar 2016
Nay Pyi Taw: Myanmar's House of Representatives (Lower House) today elected U Htin Kyaw of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) as one of the three vice presidents to be submitted to the two-house parliament for presidential run after qualification scrutiny.
09 Jul 2016
London: Following allegations that Facebook 'censors' viewpoints its employees don't like, Finland-based cyber security company F-Secure has suggested certain steps that people can take to 'uncensor' the Facebook News Feed to give users some control over what they like to see.
02 Aug 2016
Washington: Lashing out at American media, Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump termed CNN as ‘Clinton News Network’ and called the New York Times "dishonest" for allegedly favouring his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.
03 Jul 2016
Mumbai: Actor Boman Irani has become a proud grandfather as his son Danesh and daughter-in-law Reah have welcomed their first child.
02 Dec 2015
Nay Pyi Taw: Myanmar President U Thein Sein today met Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson of the opposition party which has won majority in the recent general elections, for a dialogue in the presidential palace.
12 Nov 2015
Yangon: Myanmar's President has joined the army chief in congratulating Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition after it swept national elections, and promised a smooth transition of power.
09 Nov 2015
Yangon: Aung San Suu Kyi's pro-democracy party hoovered up nearly all of the first batch of seats to be declared from Myanmar's election, as the opposition eyed massive gains to carry it to power after decades of military dominance.