Two trucks blown up on Myanmar border

May 22nd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 22 (IANS) Armed members of an ethnic group have blown up two trucks near Myanmar's eastern border with Thailand, state media reported Tuesday.The trucks were blown up by ... Read more...

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These Burmese women in Delhi step in as changemakers (June 20 is World Refugee Day)

June 19th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Once dilapidated and dormant, flat number WZ-21 in west Delhi's semi-urban Budella area is now abuzz with activity. The two-room accomodation serves as the office ... Read more...

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Myanmarese refugees battle bias, poverty in Delhi (June 20 is World Refugee Day)

June 17th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Lodged in a matchbox-sized room with her parents and three siblings, 17-year-old Lalpek Sung constantly looks at the stained bathroom where her mother is chopping ... Read more...

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Myanmar’s KIA helping northeast rebels to create bases in China

April 11th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, April 11 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Sunday sounded a maximum security alert following reports that cadres of an influential Myanmarese guerrilla group have infiltrated into the region to create a safe-corridor for ... Read more...

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Home Secretary Pillai says centre is working out a strategy to deal with ULFA

February 10th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Feb 10 (ANI): Union Home secretary GK Pillai has extended an olive branch to insurgents operating in insurgency-hit northeast region of the country.Talking to reporters here on the sidelines of ... Read more...

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India in touch with neighbouring countries for nabbing Paresh Baruah

December 5th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.5 (ANI): On the day when Arabinda Rajkhowa, self-styled Chairman of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), and Raju Baruah, the outfit's deputy commander-in-chief, surrendered to Indian authorities near ... Read more...

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Myanmar’s Hukuang reserve has less than 100 tigers

October 7th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Oct 7 (Xinhua) Myanmar's 22,000 sq km vast Hukuang Tiger Reserve situated in the northern province of Kachin has now less than 100 tigers, a report said Wednesday. The fall in the ... Read more...

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UN human rights monitor arrives in Myanmar

February 14th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 14 (DPA) The UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights, Tomas Ojea Quintana, arrived in Myanmar Saturday evening, a day after two activists were given 15-year prison terms by the military ... Read more...

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Assam Police nab top ULFA leader

November 20th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sibsagar (Assam), Nov.20 (ANI): Police in Sibsagar, Assam, have arrested a top ULFA leader Ram Singh. Shymal Prasad Saikia, the area''s Superintendent of Police, said that Singh had taken shelter with his ... Read more...

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Pakistan is among top 10 countries with persecuted minorities

February 27th, 2008 - 9:59 am ICT by admin
By P.K. Balachandran Colombo, Feb 27 (IANS) If the threat to ethnic and sectarian minorities is the criterion to rank countries, Pakistan will be among the top ten, according to the London-based Minority ... Read more...

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China rebuffs call for tougher action against Burma

November 14th, 2007 - 2:52 am ICT by admin

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