Myanmar Current Affairs, GK & News

Myanmar’s military extends Emergency for two years

Myanmar’s military has extended emergency for two years, after seizing power from elected government of Myanmar. Highlights Military had seized power from elected government six months ago in February 2021. According to Military leader, state of emergency will achieve its objectives by August 2023. Military government named itself as “caretaker government” and Min Aung Hlaing ..

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11th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation meeting held

On July 21, 2021, while addressing the 11th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) meeting, S Jaishankar India’s External Affairs Minister has called for a “collective and collaborative” response to effectively deal with the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, saying that national boundaries are not respected by this virus.   Key Points India considers the Mekong region of great importance ..

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Myanmar Military’s ‘Four Cuts’ Strategy

Myanmar military, also known as Tatmadaw, have returned to its “four cuts strategy” in order to stamp out resistance to its rule after it seized power from elected government of Myanmar in Military coup on February 1, 2021. Background As per an independent researcher, ‘four cuts’ strategy was first developed in the 1960s. Myanmar military ..

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Miss Universe 2020

Andrea Meza of Mexico was crowned the Miss Universe, 2020. The 69th edition of Miss Universe was held on May 16, 2021 in Florida, United States. It was cancelled for the first time in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic. Miss Universe, 2020 Andrea Meza beat seventy four contestants from all over the world. Julia Gama ..

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Who are Karen Rebels?

The Karen Rebels recently seized a military post in Myanmar. The post is located close to the border of north western Thailand. Who are Karen Rebels? They are the oldest rebel group in Myanmar. They have formed the Karen National Union (KNU). They have been fighting against the Myanmar government since 1949. They are fighting ..

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