Peace process will be govtÔÇÖs priority: Suu Kyi

Hnin Yadana Zaw / YANGON MyanmarÔÇÖs Aung San Suu Kyi said tuesday the countryÔÇÖs peace process will be the first priority of her new government that will take power later this year, following a landslide victory in a November election. The country has struggled for decades to reach lasting peace agreements with a multitude of […]

Three die in Bangladesh earthquake

Dhaka, Jan 4 (IANS) At least three people died in Bangladesh in a massive earthquake that also jolted the northeastern region of India. The quake, with its epicentre in Tamenglong district of Manipur and measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale, shook the country, rattling nerves and causing panic, Xinhua reported. A youth died following a […]

Philippines beauty crowned Miss Universe 2015

Las Vegas: Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach of the Philippines was crowned Miss Universe 2015, but only after some stage drama. The ceremony’s host Steve Harvey mistakenly mixed up the winners’ names at the event, where India failed to clinch the title for the 15th straight year. Wurtzbach beat as many as 79 contestants, including India’s Urvashi […]