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Scientists find new 100-million-year old flower species inside a piece of amber in Myanmar

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina during the India-Bangladesh virtual bilateral summit, in New Delhi, Thursday. | Photo: PTI/PIB

From onions to vaccines — India promises to be a ‘true friend’ to Bangladesh

With Dhaka set to shed its ‘Least Developed Country’ tag, New Delhi promises a tighter economic embrace as Beijing watches.
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China supplying arms, providing hideouts to northeast militants via Myanmar, India alleges

Armed groups in Myanmar - including United Wa State Army & Arakan Army - are acting as Beijing’s proxies, Indian officials allege.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Aung San Suu Kyi | Twitter | @narendramodi

India plans to ‘steer Myanmar away from China’ amid democratic transition after Suu Kyi win

As Myanmar heads towards forming a new government, experts say India needs to ensure the South Asian nation maintains a balance between New Delhi and Beijing.
Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi wears a face shield and a mask during a flag-raising ceremony in Naypyidaw on 8 September | Photo: Thet Aung | AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Suu Kyi’s party claims majority as Myanmar vote count progresses

Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy is on course to win about 390 seats to the national assembly, according to Myo Nyunt, a member of the party’s chief executive committee.
File photo of Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi with supporters | Common

Why 1.5 million won’t vote when Myanmar holds its 2nd election since end of military rule

Union Election Commission of Myanmar has cancelled voting in several places, including in the Rakhine State, home to the Rohingya Muslims.
File image of PM Narendra Modi with Myanmar President U Win Myint | Twitter | @narendramodi

India plans big push for Myanmar ties as neighbour heads for election this week

This is going to be the second election in Myanmar since 2011, when decades of rule by the military junta ended. India has been actively engaged in pitching for Rohingya repatriation to Myanmar.
Morning rush hour commuters wear protective face masks while boarding and exiting a train at Saint-Lazare metro railway station in Paris, France. | Photographer: Cyril Marcilhacy | Bloomberg

Myanmar garment workers pushed into sex work, France could extend emergency & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.
Army chief Gen. M M Naravane and Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on 5 October | Twitter/@IndiainMyanmar

India discusses Rohingya refugees issue with Myanmar as Bangladesh’s ‘close neighbour’

India has informed Myanmar that it has committed to humanitarian efforts in both Myanmar & Bangladesh to facilitate early return of displaced Rohingyas.
Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi wears a face shield and a mask during a flag-raising ceremony in Naypyidaw on 8 September | Photo: Thet Aung | AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Suu Kyi under pressure to delay Myanmar’s November general elections as Covid cases rise

Opposition parties assert that supporters fail to follow social distancing measures during campaigns. But, the ruling NLD says a delay in holding the vote can lead to political instability.

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