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Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel peace laureate & Myanmar leader, will be stripped of Freedom of Paris award over her failure to speak out against a crackdown on Myanmar’s Rohingya minority. The move, which follows similar decisions by Glasgow, Edinburgh and Oxford, would make Myanmar’s de facto leader the first person to lose the ..
Topics: Aung San Suu Kyi • Burmese people • Honorary Canadian citizenship • Human rights in Myanmar • Islam in Myanmar • Myanmar • Nobel laureates • Politics of Myanmar • Rohingya conflict • Rohingya genocide • Rohingya people
Marie Curie voted as most influential woman in history as per recent Readers of BBC History magazine poll
Nobel prize winning scientist Marie Curie was the most influential woman in this poll. The magazine ranked Polish born Curie at the top of a list of 100 women who changed the world, for her role in treating cancer.
The World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day (WRCRCD) is observed every year on May 8 to recognize the extraordinary contribution and incredible achievements of the stalwarts and volunteers around the world for helping the people in need anytime, anywhere. The day also marks the birth anniversary Jean Henry Dunant, the founder of International Committee ..
Topics: Aftermath of war • Henry Dunant • International Committee of the Red Cross • International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement • Nobel laureates • Nobel Prize • Swiss people • United Nations General Assembly observers • World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
Win Myint, a loyalist of Aung San Suu Kyi, has been elected as the new President of Myanmar after the resignation of his predecessor ‘Htin Kyaw’. Myint is a stalwart member of National League for Democracy (NLD). He has been a Speaker in the Lower House since 2012 and was widely tipped for the top ..
Topics: Aung San • Aung San Suu Kyi • Burmese people • Cabinet of Myanmar • Government of Myanmar • Htin Kyaw • Myanmar • National League for Democracy • Nobel laureates • Presidents of Myanmar • Win Myint • Win Myint's Cabinet
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