India-Myanmar: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
India opens Zokhawthar immigration check-post in Mizoram along Myanmar border
Published: August 31, 2018
India has opened Zokhawthar land immigration check-post in Mizoram along border with Myanmar. It has been designated as authorised immigration centre for entry into and exit from India with valid travel documents for all passengers to or from Myanmar. Zokhawthar will be second immigration check-post in Mizoram along Myanmar border after Zorinpui check-post in Lawngtlai ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
Myanmar joins International Solar Alliance
Published: July 23, 2018
Myanmar has joined India-initiated International Solar Alliance (ISA), making it 68th signatory to Framework Agreement of ISA. The ISA Framework Agreement was handed over by Myanmar Minister for International Cooperation, Kyaw Tin to India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on sidelines of Delhi Dialogue. International Solar Alliance (ISA) ISA was jointly launched by India and ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2018
Indian hands over 18 locomotives to Myanmar
Published: March 20, 2018
Indian Railways has formally handed over eighteen 1350 HP AC/DC diesel electric locomotives to Myanma Railways. It was the first project completed in current Indian Line of Credit (LoC). Key Facts India and Myanmar have been long enjoying cooperation in Railway sector over the last two decades. Moreover, Indian Railways is playing a pivotal role ..
Myanmar puts off border agreement with India
Published: March 5, 2018
Myanmar has indefinitely deferred signing agreement with India to streamline free movement of people within 16 km along open border between two countries. It has cited domestic compulsions and has asked for more time for the agreement to be sealed. Background India and Myanmar share 1,643 km unfenced border along four states viz. Arunachal Pradesh ..
Cabinet approves Indo-Myanmar agreement on land border crossing
Published: January 4, 2018
The Union Cabinet has approved Agreement between India and Myanmar on Land Border Crossing. It is an enabling arrangement for movement of people across border of both counties. The agreement is expected to provide connectivity and enhance interaction of people of North Eastern States of India with the people of Myanmar. Significance The agreement will ..