The prime minister's visit to Myanmar comes close on the heels of a spike in ethnic violence with Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine state. "We hope they will soon be reunited with their families in Myanmar", Modi said.
In a Facebook statement, Aung San Suu Kyi said the government had "already started defending all the people in Rakhine in the best way possible".
India has committed development assistance to Rakhine state in Myanmar where large-scale violence blamed on the minority Rohingya Muslim community has claimed the lives of security personnel and innocent people and triggered a mass exodus, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar said on Wednesday.
Union minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said Rohingyas are illegal immigrants and will be deported. About 1.25 lakh Rohingya refugees have crossed into Bangladesh in the last two weeks after a fresh surge of violence. He had earlier come here in 2014 to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean)-India Summit.
"Prime Minister Modi and Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi meet in Myanmar, discuss further cementing of India-Myanmar relations", PMO tweeted.
India too has invested heavily in connectivity projects through Myanmar - such as the Kaladan multi-modal project that involves developing a port, an inland waterways terminal and a road.
He also presented the Myanmar president a reproduction of a 1841 map of a stretch of the River Salween (that flows from the Tibetan Plateau into the Andaman Sea) and a sculpture of the Bodhi tree.
Prime Minister Modi hailed the meeting, during which they discussed steps to deepen the "historical relationship" between the two neighbours, as "wonderful". Several other agreements were also signed between the two countries.
■ Would like to thank India for taking a strong stand on the terror threat that Myanmar faced recently: State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi.
Suu Kyi was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for her work in bringing democracy to Myanmar, but some have called for her Prize to be taken back.
"We have a long border with Myanmar (1643-kilometer-long) where we have security concerns, there are certain insurgents groups from India that find shelters across this border", Misri told ANI in an exclusive interview.
Engineers are deemed to have accidentally leaked not only partner data but also internal sensitive data to malicious individuals. In 2016, Charter Communications became the owner of Time Warner Cable and changed its name into Spectrum.
Hurts answered those doubters in the second quarter when he hit receiver Calvin Ridley in stride for a 53-yard touchdown pass. Coach Jimbo Fisher said Blackman will get the nod when the Seminoles host Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday in Tallahassee, Fla.
Mr Ybarra reassured console players that there would be functionality, allowing them to choose whether to choose their opponents. Because we know that gifting isn't 'far off , ' it's safe to say that the feature is the one coming sooner rather than later.
The 32-year-old Japanese will call it a career after taking part in the September 14-17 Evian Championship in France. Lewis had four birdies and a bogey over the first seven holes, then made all pars the rest of the way.
Swearinger said upon hearing the news. "He has to handle what he needs to handle, whether mental or with his family". We're here to support him. "If it's family issues, personal issues, whatever he's dealing with, I'm supportive".
The two terrorists were later identified as "Divisional Commander" of the terror group Pervaiz Ahmad Wani and Naeem Ahmad Najar. Pervaiz Ahmad was involved in the serial blast on mobile towers in 2015.
The two countries have been facing off since June over the mountainous area located near the borders of China, India and Bhutan. The summit had been carefully stage-managed by hosts China to project an image of developing-world solidarity.
Researchers say they will continue to study the intermediate-mass black hole candidate in the hope of confirming its existence. A big black hole lurking near the centre of the Milky Way could constitute an important clue to how even bigger ones form.
Earlier Sunday, Maria Sharapova tried a bit of everything, even resorting to switching over her racket to hit a few lefty shots. Sharapova maintained that she took the drug for years because of a magnesium deficiency and family history of diabetes.
US OPEN: Venus Williams Hit Q'finals after Win over Navarro
The first set of 2017 US Open quarter-finals sees Venus Williams face Petra Kvitova and Anastasija Sevastova vs Sloane Stephens . She needed surgery on her racket-holding hand after she was cut by an intruder at her home in the Czech Republic in December.
Nissan shows new Leaf electric vehicle, boasts 400-km range
The Leaf falls short on range, however, with both rivals offering larger batteries so they can drive further between charges. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized annually by the U.S.
BJP never said beef can not be eaten - Minister
The ministership is a gift to his stand. "Kannanthanam will be able to give wings to the dreams of Kerala ". Before another rejig, they would have the roadmap clear for the party in Kerala .
Florida's defense picks 2 for TDs, then blocks punt against MI
The lack of playmakers showed on offense for the Gators , as their quarterbacks were unable to sustain drives throughout the game. I credit McElwain for his willingness to speak honestly, but the coach needs to take a long look at himself in the mirror.
USA flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N. Korea
On Tuesday, North Korea provoked worldwide alarm after it fired a mid-range missile over the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Ren Guoqiang told reporters that all parties should exercise restraint and avoid words and actions that escalate tension.
Ponderosa Fire grows to 3507 acres in Butte County
The wildfire is burning in the sparsely populated area east of Lake Oroville, about 70 miles (113 kilometers) north of Sacramento. Authorities said John Ballenger, 29, was arrested on suspicion of starting a campfire outside of a designated campground.
Sri Lanka has pride to play for
India sealed a 5-0 whitewash against Sri Lanka today, courtesy of yet another century from skipper Virat Kohli. The Islanders, meanwhile, are concentrating on winning their next match against India .