Rakhine State: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

ICJ to announce decision against Myanmar on 23rd January

The principal judicial organ of the United Nations, International Court of Justice (ICJ) on emergency measures will be announcing its decisions on provisional measures against a genocide case on Myanmar on the 23rd January 2020 as informed by the Minister of Justice of Gambia on Tuesday, 14th January 2020. The case of alleging Myanmar for ..

UN Report on Handling of Rohingya Crisis

The United Nations Report has slammed its own handling of Myanmar Rohingya crisis. The UN report makes the following observations: The report has expressed displeasure over the functioning of the agency in handling the violence against the Rohingyas. The report notes that serious errors were committed and opportunities were lost in the UN system following ..

India and Myanmar inks crucial MoU for appointment of a private Port Operator for Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of Sittwe Port

The Sittwe Port is a deepwater port at the mouth of the Kaladan River in Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State in Myanmar. The port was constructed by India in 2016. Recently, it in news because India and Myanmar inked a crucial MoU for the appointment of a private Port Operator for the Operation and ..

Rosario Manalo chairman of Myanmar Government appointed independent commission to probe human rights against ethnic Rohingya minority

The Myanmar Government has appointed an independent 4- member commission to investigate alleged human rights abuses against the ethnic Rohingya minority. The Independent Commission will investigate the allegations of human rights violations and related issues, following the terrorist attacks by Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA). The commission will be comprised of two local members & ..

India and Myanmar signs pact for socio-economic development of Rakhine State

India and Myanmar has signed a MoU on restoration of normalcy and development of the Rakhine State, from where thousands of Rohingya Muslims recently fled to Bangladesh following incidents of violence against the community. The MoU is intended to help the Government of Myanmar to achieve its objective of restoration of normalcy in Rakhine State ..

Kaladan Multi Modal Transit Transport Project

In October 2015, the Union Cabinet has approved the Revised Cost Estimate (RCE) of Rs.2904 Crores for Kaladan Multi Modal Transit Transport  project. The completion of KMTT project will play a major role in economic development of the North-East India and it will improve the bilateral relations between India and Myanmar. India’s Infrastructure Projects in ..