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Sudeep Chakravarti unravels northeast’s bloody history in new book (Interview)


July 15th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The vast swathe of land in India's northeast is still restive with eddies of turbulence. Writer-columnist Sudeep Chakravarti says northeastern India has remained an "outland"-a region ... Read more...

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Quake jolts India-Myanmar border


July 15th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 15 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted the India-Myanmar border region early Sunday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.The quake occurred at 1.25 ... Read more...

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Chinese region eyes 15 mn tourists by 2015


June 27th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) China's picturesque Xishuangbanna region near the Myanmar border is planning to attract 15 million tourists annually by 2015.Lu Yonghe, deputy head of Xishuangbanna Dai prefecture, said ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Thein Sein embark on ‘new journey’ (Third Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) India and Myanmar have "embarked on a new journey of bilateral cooperation", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told President Thein Sein here Monday during ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar ink a dozen agreements (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) India and Myanmar Monday signed 12 agreements, including on a $500 million credit line, border area development and air services.The agreements were signed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Drug smuggling rising along India-Myanmar border


May 19th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, May 19 (IANS) Smuggling of narcotics and other drugs has been increasing along the unfenced India-Myanmar border, Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla said here Saturday."To tackle the menace ... Read more...

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Northeast states want tighter border vigil


April 17th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 17 (IANS) Highlighting crimes such as smuggling of weapons, narcotics and fake Indian currency notes (FICN), the northeast states have pressed the central government to tighten vigil along ... Read more...

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Earthquakes in India : A chronology


April 11th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Following is the list of some of the major quakes in India since 1950:* Sep 18, 2011: 6.8-magnitude quake hits northern and eastern India.* Sep ... Read more...

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Drug-resistant Malaria spreads along Thai-Myanmar border


April 6th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drug-resistant malaria strain, which health officials had hoped to contain to a small area in southwest Asia, has spread significantly along the Thai-Myanmar border, ... Read more...

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Six abducted by militants in Mizoram


March 26th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, March 26 (IANS) At least six people, including residents of Assam, Punjab, and Rajasthan, were abducted by unidentified tribal guerrillas in a Mizoram district bordering Bangladesh Monday, police said ... Read more...

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Curb anti-India terror groups, Myanmar told


January 24th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Raising fears that terror groups may stoke trouble in poll-bound Manipur, India has asked Myanmar to act against insurgents operating from its soil, a home ... Read more...

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63,000 narcotic tablets seized in Bangladesh


December 14th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 14 (IANS) Around 63,000 narcotic tablets that were being smuggled from Myanmar were seized Wednesday in the port city of Cox's Bazar by the Bangladesh Coast Guard.The yaba ... Read more...

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ULFA splits into talk and anti-talk factions


November 20th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 20 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has suffered a vertical split with the hardline faction led by its elusive commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah Sunday ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Strengten border security: Mizoram, Tripura governors


October 31st, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, Oct 31 (IANS) Security along India's borders with Bangladesh and Myanmar must be strengthened for lasting peace in the region and to curb the smuggling of items such ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar open up borders


October 24th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Oct 24 (IANS) In a reciprocal gesture, Myanmar has decided to allow Indians living in border areas of four northeastern states to travel upto 16 km inside its territory ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Central team reviews Indo-Myanmar trade at Moreh


April 29th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Moreh (Manipur), Apr 29 (ANI): In an endeavor to ensure the success of its Look-East policy and make the northeast a big trading hub in the future, a panel discussion on improving ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India-Myanmar-Thailand agree to boost trade, commerce at Moreh conference


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 3 (ANI): In a landmark event and a big boost towards enhancing cross-border trade between India, Myanmar and Thailand, a trilateral trade conference was recently held at Tamu town, near ... Read more...

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Strong quake rocks China-Myanmar border region, casualties unknown


March 10th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by BNO News
KUNMING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the Chinese-Myanmar (Burma) border region on late Thursday morning, seismologists said. It was not immediately clear if there were casualties.The 5.8-magnitude earthquake at ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Northeast rebels visiting China for arms: Government


March 9th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The government Wednesday said it had inputs suggesting that some rebel leaders in the northeastern states had visited China on many occasions to seek help ... Read more...

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Postmaster fleeing to Myanmar with rural job fund held


February 28th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Feb 28 (IANS) Mizoram Police arrested a postmaster who was fleeing to neighbouring Myanmar with Rs.13.50 lakh meant to be disbursed for work under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee ... Read more...

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Moderate quake hits northeast India, Bangladesh and Myanmar (Second Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Guwahati, Feb 4 (IANS) A 6.4 magnitude earthquake rocked the entire northeast India and adjoining Myanmar and Bangladesh Friday evening, but no casualties were reported, officials said.According to meteorological department officials, the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Moderate quake hits northeast India, Bangladesh and Myanmar (Lead, Changing dateline)


February 4th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 4 (IANS) A 6.4 magnitude earthquake rocked the entire northeast India and adjoining Myanmar and Bangladesh Friday evening, but no casualties were reported, officials here said.According to meteorological department officials, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Northeast borders need priority in security, say chief ministers


February 2nd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Kohima/Aizawl, Feb 2 (IANS) Top priority must be given to tightening security and vigil at India's northeastern borders, chief ministers of the states in the region told a conference on internal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

ULFA holds meetings for peace talks - without Baruah


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 2 (IANS) The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has secretly held its general council meeting - though without its elusive commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah - to chart out a roadmap ... Read more...

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India asks Myanmar to take strict action against insurgent group


December 31st, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Expressing concern on the activities of the insurgent group operating along the India-Myanmar border, India has asked the Myanmar Government to take strict action against them.Union Home ... Read more...

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Indo-Myanmar ‘Home Secretary Level’ talks begin in New Delhi


December 30th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): The sixteenth 'Home Secretary Level' talks between India and Myanmar got underway here on Thursday.Union Home Secretary G. K. Pillai is leading the Indian delegation, while the ... Read more...

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India presses Myanmar for action against insurgent groups


December 30th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) India Thursday conveyed its concerns to Myanmar at activities of insurgent groups operating on their border and sought to strengthen intelligence sharing mechanism with the energy-rich country. ... Read more...

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Indo-Myanmar ‘Home Secretary Level’ talks to be held in New Delhi


December 24th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.24 (ANI): The sixteenth 'Home Secretary Level' talks between India and Myanmar would be held from December 27 to 30 in New Delhi.Home Secretary G. K. Pillai would lead the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Lt. Gen. Rameshwar Roy is new Assam Rifles chief


December 8th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 8 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Rameshwar Roy Wednesday took over as the director general of the Assam Rifles, India's oldest paramilitary force. He succeeds Lt. Gen. Karan Singh Yadava, who ... Read more...

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EU asks India, China to stop supporting Myanmar junta


November 26th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 26 (IANS) The European Union Parliament has asked China, India and Russia to stop supporting the junta regime in Myanmar and exert pressure on the government to bring positive change ... Read more...

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Why India likes a dictator Obama loves to hate (Comment)


November 9th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy US President Barack Obama's impassioned appeal to India to speak out against the military junta in Myanmar is unlikely to impact New Delhi's policy. Myanmar is one of ... Read more...

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‘BSF to guard India-Myanmar border’


September 28th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nongkrem (Meghalaya), Sep 28 (IANS) Outgoing Assam Rifles chief Lt. Gen. K.S. Yadava Tuesday said that the central government plans to move in the Border Security Force (BSF) to the northeast to ... Read more...

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ASEAN envoys visiting northeast India to boost trade, tourism


September 20th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 20 (IANS) Ambassadors of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) member-states are visiting the northeastern states to explore prospects of tourism and trade and to enhance people to ... Read more...

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Crackdown against illegal Myanmar immigrants launched


September 19th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/Agartala, Sep 19 (IANS) The Mizoram government has launched a crackdown against Myanmar nationals living in the state without documents, officials said Sunday. "The Mizoram Armed Police in the past two days have ... Read more...

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Fence border with Myanmar: Arunachal home minister


August 10th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Aug 10 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh has asked the central government to fence the India-Myanmar border to check the movement of separatist rebels from India's northeast who have set up ... Read more...

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