Myanmar: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Myanmar to sign pact with India for conservation of earthquake-damaged pagodas at Bagan
Published: September 1, 2017
India and Myanmar will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the conservation of earthquake-damaged pagodas at Bagan during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Myanmar on September 6-7, 2017. Began is a renowned tourist attraction of Myanmar and India’s role in rebuilding damaged pagodas at Began will be an opportunity to showcase India’s expertise ..
Narendra Modi to lead Indian delegation at 2017 BRICS Summit
Published: August 29, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Xiamen in China’s Fujian province to attend the 9th BRICS summit, which will be held from September 3-5, 2017. Subsequently, the Prime Minister will pay a State visit to Myanmar from September 5th to 7th. This will be Prime Minister Modi’s first bilateral State visit to Myanmar. During the ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
Topics: Asian foreign policy of the Narendra Modi government • Aung San Suu Kyi • Bogyoke Aung San Museum • Burmese people • Htin Kyaw • Myanmar • Naypyidaw • Nobel laureates • Southeast Asia • State Counsellor of Myanmar
Depression in Bay of Bengal named "Tropical Cyclone Maarutha"
Published: April 16, 2017
A deep depression in Bay of Bengal has intensified into a tropical cyclone named Maarutha. This cyclone is expected to hit Myanmar on 17 April 2017 and bring heavy rains in parts of that country. Tropical Cyclone Maarutha is the first named storm of 2017 Northern Hemisphere tropical cyclone season. About Tropical Cyclones A Cyclone ..
Myanmar becomes 7th member of SASEC
Published: April 3, 2017
Myanmar became the 7th member of South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) program of Asian Development Bank (ADB). It was officially made member at the SASEC Finance Ministers’ meeting held in New Delhi and chaired by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Key Facts Myanmar’s membership in SASEC will offer host of opportunities for realizing synergies ..
India becomes net exporter of power for the first time
Published: March 29, 2017
According to Central Electricity Authority (CEA), under Union Power Ministry, India for the first time has become a net exporter of electricity during the April-February period in fiscal 2016-17. During this period, India exported around 5,798 million units of electricity to Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar. It is 213 million units more than the import of ..