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India helps Myanmar destroy 10 insurgent camps that ‘were a threat’ to its Kaladan project

Code-named Operation Sunrise, the military action involved India ensuring massive mobilisation along its border. No Indian soldier crossed the border.
Rohingya refugees wait in line for humanitarian aid in Kutupalong camp | Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Bangladesh wants India to pressure Myanmar on Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen is set to visit India next month.
File image of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence | Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

US Vice-President Mike Pence chides Aung Sang Suu Kyi on human rights in tense meeting

Mike Pence told Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung Sang Suu Kyi that the tragedy in her country, Myanmar, had "touched the hearts of millions of Americans".
Gantry cranes stand at Gwadar Port in Gwadar, Balochistan, Pakistan for the 'One Belt, One Road' project

China must put Belt and Road on a smarter and more modest course

The sheer size of the Belt and Road Initiative, often called a trillion-dollar enterprise, has bred paranoia and resentment.
A Rohingya man sitting in a refugee camp

Rohingyas travelling from northeast to Kerala by train pose serious security threat

Narendra Modi's government cannot afford to put the Rohingya issue on the back burner.
Rohingya refugees wait in line for humanitarian aid in Kutupalong camp | Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Supreme Court refuses to stop deportation of 7 Rohingya Muslims

The move comes after a Rohingya refugee sought to restrain the Central govt from deporting the refugees who completed their jail term in Assam.
Mahabodhi temple at Bodh Gaya where the explosives were set-off on 19 January

Bodh Gaya blast was meant to show solidarity with Rohingya Muslims, says NIA

The low intensity-blast carried out on 19 January was done so to 'wage a war' against the Indian government, says National Investigation Agency. 

Facebook security breach exposes a crisis of faith

It will be difficult for Facebook to regain the trust of its customers after it reported a security flaw that affected almost 50 million accounts. 
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

Trump denies ‘plans to kill Bashar al-Assad’, and ICC claims jurisdiction on Rohingya exodus

Right-wing presidential candidate stabbed in Brazil, and Facebook removes the Burmese translation feature. 
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Zee News has brickbats for Kanhaiya Kumar, Aaj Tak has praise

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With Lok Sabha elections over, how can India and Pakistan now repair fractured ties?

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering appointing a national security adviser to revive backchannel diplomatic talks with India.

Defence

IAF men face action in Kashmir Mi-17 chopper crash as probe ‘almost confirms’ friendly fire

Six IAF personnel, one civilian were killed as an Mi-17 chopper was shot down in Kashmir on 27 February while Indian and Pakistan air forces were locked in a dogfoght 100 km away.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.