Myanmar Current Affairs - 2019

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IBSF World Billiards Championship: India’s Pankaj Advani wins title

The Bengaluru-based cueist Pankaj Advani increased his tally of world titles to 22 by winning a 4th straight final in the 150-up format at IBSF World Billiards Championship 2019 held in Mandalay, Myanmar. Pankaj Advani defeated Nay Thway Oo of Myanmar. Key Highlights With this win and another trophy in the bag, Advani extends his Read More…

Month:  Categories: Sports & Games

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Extinct bird had an extra-long toe: Study

In 2014 fossil of Elektorornis chenguangi, a small bird which lived nearly 99 million years ago, with a weird elongated toe were discovered in amber tree resin in  Hukawng Valley of Myanmar. The study was led by Lida Xing, a palaeontologist at China University of Geosciences who specialises in Cretaceous birds and was published in Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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BRO Celebrates 59th Raising Day on May 7

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) was formed on on 7 May 1960, with primary goal of securing India’s borders and developing infrastructure in remote areas of India’s north and north eastern states. On 7 May 2019 BRO celebrated its 59th Raising Day (foundation day). About BRO It is a leading road construction agency under Ministry Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & Security

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World Press Freedom Prize 2019 awarded to Myanmar Journalists

The World Press Freedom Prize also known as UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize is formally conferred every year by Director-General of UNESCO, on occasion of World Press Freedom Day observed on 3 May. Recipients of World Press Freedom Prize 2019 In 2019 award would be shared by two jailed Myanmar journalists ‘Wa Lone’ and Read More…

Month:  Categories: Awards & Honours

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UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize 2019

The 2019 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize has been awarded to Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo. The jury has recognised their exceptional courage in reporting on alleged human rights violations in the Myanmar’s state of Rakhine. Both Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had worked hard to pursue a career in journalism that Read More…

Month:  Categories: Awards & Honours

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AFSPA withdrawn partially from Arunachal Pradesh

The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) was partially removed from three of nine districts of Arunachal Pradesh but would remain in force in the areas bordering Myanmar. The State of Arunachal Pradesh had inherited AFSPA since the day of its formation. AFSPA enacted by Parliament in 1958 and was applied to the entire State Read More…

Month:  Categories: States

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FAO rings alarm about rising Crop-damaging armyworms in Asia

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has expressed concerns over the increasing menace of Crop-damaging armyworms in Asia. Concerns Expressed by FAO Farming in several Asian countries is under threat from a type of crop-damaging insects that have munched their way from the Americas and across Africa. These flying insects arrived in India in July Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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