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National Security Advisor Ajit Doval | Flickr

Myanmar hands over 22 Northeast insurgents to India, operation monitored by NSA Ajit Doval

The 22 insurgents include self-styled home secretary of NDFB (S) Rajen Daimary, and the operation has been considered an 'unprecedented diplomatic success'.
File image of Chinese President Xi Jinping | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

India ‘cautions’ Myanmar over growing Chinese influence as Xi Jinping concludes visit

During Xi Jinping’s visit from 17-18 January, China and Myanmar signed as many as 33 agreements, including multi-billion-dollar deals in infrastructure.
Refugees standing in a queue at a refugee camp

Nobody to claim them, 250 houses India gifted Myanmar for Rohingyas lie vacant

The 250 prefabricated houses were built as part of an agreement signed between India and Myanmar in 2017.
A Kilo-class submarine of the Indian Navy (Representational image) | Commons

India and Myanmar are sending a strong message to China – with a submarine

On its part, Myanmar will help India secure its own maritime interests in the Bay of Bengal region.
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India and Myanmar quietly open up their border for villagers and trade

India believes it’s the right time for free movement because it has a good relationship with Myanmar, and this would buttress the Modi govt’s ‘Act East’ policy.

On Camera

File photo | An employee inspects a godown of Food Corporation of India (FCI) where rice bags are being stored during a nationwide lockdown, in Srinagar | PTI

FCI has highest rice, wheat stock since 2005. Modi govt continuing legacy of bad economics

It is clear from the rising stock of rice and wheat that the government has been buying more from farmers than what it requires during a pandemic.
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Modi govt drops plan to merge 3 state-owned general insurance companies

Decision to merge the 3 companies — National Insurance Co Ltd, United India Insurance Co Ltd, and Oriental Insurance Co Ltd — ahead of their proposed listing was announced in 2018 budget.

Defence

A file photo of Pangong Lake in Ladakh | Visharad Saxena | Special arrangement

There’s ‘thinning down’ of Chinese troops at Finger 4 at Pangong lake, but no pullback yet

India-China disengagement at Pangong lake will be a focus area in the next round of military talks at the corps commander level. 
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Read my lips, forget the camera

Say Central forces' angry soldiers. They need reform, committed leaders. And very sensitive handling.