Sittwe: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India-Myanmar review trade and border cooperation

Published: October 2, 2020

On October 1, 2020, India and Myanmar held a virtual meeting that was headed by the secretaries of the respective governments. Key Highlights The countries reviewed international border cooperation and also the entire gamut of relations. They also discussed on several other areas of cooperation such as power, energy, cultural cooperation, etc. During the meet, ..




The armies of India and Myanmar carrys out a 3-week-long coordinated operation

Published: June 18, 2019

The armies of India and Myanmar carried out a 3-week-long coordinated operation, named ‘Operation Sunrise 2’, from May 16 in their respective border areas & targeted several militant groups operating in Manipur, Nagaland and Assam. As part of the operation, the armies coordinated with each other to bust camps of militant outfits, including the Kamtapur ..


Operation Sunrise 2

Published: June 17, 2019

The Indian Army in coordination with the Army of Myanmar undertook a targeted operation, named Operation Sunrise 2 against several terrorist groups in Manipur, Nagaland and Assam. The first phase of “Operation Sunrise” was conducted in the month of February along the Indo-Myanmar border. Several camps of insurgent groups were destroyed during the operation. As ..



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

Published: October 23, 2018

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 ..


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

Published: December 21, 2017

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 ..