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New Delhi, Apr 17 (PTI) The COVID-19 pandemic has "robbed" athletes of the freedom to train as per their convenience ahead of the all-important Olympic Games, says India's ace shuttler Kidambi ...

New Delhi, Apr 8 (PTI) The ED has alleged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew and TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee's family benefited from illicit funds obtained from certain illegal ...

New Delhi, Apr 8 (PTI) India will compete in more than one sailing event in an Olympics for the first time after Vishnu Saravanan on Thursday qualified for the Tokyo Games in Laser STD Class ...

8 April.Thailand
Netizens managed to squeeze out humour from the bizarre situation. (Photo Credit: Screengrab)

  • A giant Asian lizard could be seen exploring a 7-Eleven store in Thailand
  • The video, originally posted on Facebook, has over 525,000 views
  • Onlookers can be heard screaming and even giggling at the sight of the giant lizard

4 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The 17th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting was held on April 1. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The creation of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) came into being through the Bangkok Declaration of 1997
  •  Initially, it had four Member States with the acronym ‘BIST-EC’ (Bangladesh, India, Sri-Lanka and Thailand Economic Cooperation) 
  • It became renamed ‘BIMST-EC’ in 1997, following the inclusion of Myanmar, and in 2004, with the admission of Nepal and Bhutan, the name was changed to (BIMSTEC)

New Delhi, Apr 1 (PTI) India remains committed to further building the momentum of regional cooperation under the framework of BIMSTEC and make it a stronger, vibrant and result-oriented ...

New Delhi, Apr 1 (PTI) World champion P V Sindhu remains India's best Olympic medal prospect but she has to give more attention to her recovery process between matches to achieve the feat at ...

1 April.New York, NY, USA
Anti-coup protesters run to avoid military forces during a demonstration in Yangon, Myanmar on Wednesday. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Myanmar shares an over 1,600 km long unfenced and porous land border with India 
  • Officials said this week that the number of Myanmar refugees in Mizoram has crossed 1,000
  • Myanmar's military ousted the country's government on February 1

30 March
Protesters on motorcycles carry flags during an anti-coup rally in Mandalay, Myanmar on Thursday March 25, 2021. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • On February 1, Myanmar Armed Forces seized power after a coup
  • The military detained Aung San Suu Kyi, President Win Myint and other senior leaders
  • On Saturday, 114 people were killed in violent protests against the coup

19 March.Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Protesters holds a portrait of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Myanmar has been in turmoil since the military ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi
  • At least two more protesters were killed on Friday
  • The junta this week imposed martial law over six townships in Yangon