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UN urges Bangladesh to allow aid to Myanmar refugees


August 8th, 2012 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 8 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency is calling upon Bangladesh to allow provision of humanitarian assistance to Myanmar refugees who have entered its territory, Xinhua quoted ... Read more...

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ULFA cadre nabbed with Chinese grenade


June 13th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) A joint team of Assam Police and the army Wednesday morning arrested one youth and recovered a Chinese grenade from his possession.Police later claimed the youth, ... Read more...

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China busts gun trafficking ring


October 20th, 2011 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) Chinese police have busted a gun trafficking ring after 17 members of the gang were arrested. It used to smuggle arms from northern Myanmar.They used to ... Read more...

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Indian agencies deny ULFA leader injured in Myanmar


September 10th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 10 (IANS) Media reports that elusive commander-in-chief of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Paresh Baruah was injured in a military offensive by the Myanmarese junta ... Read more...

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Over 10,000 Kachin refugees flee Myanmar fighting


June 17th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by BNO News
YANGON, BURMA (BNO NEWS) -- Over 10,000 Kachin people in northern Myanmar (Burma) have fled to the Chinese border in the past three days after fighting erupted between the Kachin Independence Army ... Read more...

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New snub-nosed monkey found in Northern Myanmar


October 27th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Scientists have found a new species of monkey in Northern Myanmar (formerly Burma.)The research, by an international team of primatologists, reveals how Rhinopithecus strykeri, a species of ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar pact on combating terror hailed in northeast


July 29th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, July 29 (IANS) A strategic pact signed between India and Myanmar has been hailed in the country's northeast as a major step forward in combating terror ... Read more...

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Multiple blasts rock hydropower project in Myanmar


April 17th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 17 (DPA) Several bombs exploded Saturday at a hydropower project in northern Myanmar, but no deaths were reported, officials said. At least three blasts were reported at the Asia World Construction ... 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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Myanmarese soldiers surround ULFA camp


November 5th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 5 (IANS) Close on the heels of two senior rebel leaders of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) being arrested in Bangladesh, Myanmarese soldiers have reportedly surrounded a ... Read more...

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Hundreds of new species discovered in the Himalayas


August 11th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Over 350 new species, including the world's smallest deer, a "flying frog" and a 100 million-year-old gecko, have been discovered in the Eastern Himalayas, according to a World ... Read more...

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“Flying frog” and world’s smallest deer discovered in Eastern Himalayas


August 11th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 11 (ANI): Scientists have discovered over 350 new species including the world's smallest deer, a "flying frog" and a 100 million-year old gecko in the Eastern Himalayas.The new species include ... Read more...

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North Korea helping Myanmar build nuclear reactor: Report


August 2nd, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 2 (IANS) Myanmar is building a secret nuclear reactor and plutonium extraction facilities with North Korean help, with the aim of acquiring its first nuclear bomb in five years, a ... Read more...

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North Korean military workers sighted near Indian border: report


July 5th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) North Korean military workers have been sighted near the Indian border as the military regimes of Myanmar and North Korea forge an increasingly close alliance aimed at busting ... Read more...

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Myanmar’s detained opposition leader Suu Kyi meets lawyer


August 11th, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Yangon, Aug 11 (DPA) Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been allowed to meet her lawyer for the first time after five years under house arrest, opposition sources have said. ... Read more...

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Myanmar junta extends Aung San Suu Kyi’s house arrest (Lead)


May 27th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by admin
DPA Yangon, May 27 (DPA) In a move likely to spark new international criticism, Myanmar's ruling military junta extended the house arrest of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi by six months, government ... Read more...

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Myanmar authorities arrest 18 democracy supporters


May 27th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
DPA Yangon, May 27 (DPA) In a move likely to spark new criticisms of the ruling junta, Myanmar security personnel Tuesday arrested 18 supporters of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi who were ... Read more...

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Referendum held in Myanmar’s cyclone hit areas


May 24th, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by admin
DPA Yangon, May 24 (DPA) Residents of 47 Myanmar townships hard hit by Cyclone Nargis earlier this month went to the polls Saturday to vote in a referendum on a new constitution that ... Read more...

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Myanmar allows detained Suu Kyi to vote at home


May 23rd, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by admin
DPA Yangon, May 23 (DPA) Myanmar authorities Friday allowed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to cast an "advance vote" at her home, where she has been under house arrest for the past ... Read more...

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87-million-year-old praying mantis found in amber


April 26th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 26 (ANI): The discovery of an 87-million-year-old praying mantis, encased in amber in Japan, has made scientists to speculate that it might be a missing link between mantises from ... Read more...

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