Exodus of Rohingya community among top issues to be discussed during PM’s visit to Myanmar

New Delhi:India and Myanmar are expected to ink a number of agreements and deliberate on key issues including exodus of Rohingya community during Prime Minister NarendraModi visit to the neighbouring country Myanmar starting from September 5.

Ways to deepen security and defence cooperation, implementation of India-assisted development projects and the issue of cross border activities by certain insurgent groups along the Indo-Myanmar are likely to figure during Modis talks with leadership of the country during the three-day visit.

On September 6, the Prime Minister will hold wide-ranging talks with State CounsellorAung San SuuKyi covering entire expanse of bilateral relationship, SripriyaRanganathan, joint secretary in-charge of Bangladesh and Myanmar in the External Affairs Ministry, said.


FIR lodged against Hindu YuvaVahini leader for derogatory Facebook post

New Delhi: An FIR has been lodged against an office-bearer of the Hindu YuvaVahini in Aligarh for allegedly posting derogatory remarks hurting religious sentiments on social media.
The FIR was registered against Hindu YuvaVahinivice- presidentAdityaPandit at the Civil Lines police station on a complaint by a group of students from the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).

The AMU students, including former vice-president of the AMU Students Union Nadeem Ansari, had met senior district police officials demanding that the National Security Act be invoked against Pandit.