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Mar 09, 2018
Buddhist refugees in Mizoram begin journey back to Myanmar, but unconfirmed tales of horror keep them on edgeAccording to sources, 996 out of the 1,484 refugees from Myanmar's Zhakai community, have already left from Mizoram and the rest are expected to leave the Indian state within this month
Feb 24, 2018
Three bombs explode in capital of Myanmar's Rakhine state, no deaths reportedThree bombs exploded in different locations around Rakhine's state capital Sittwe early on Saturday morning.
Dec 16, 2017
Narendra Modi says under Act East policy, govt to make Mizoram 'gateway to South East Asian nations'The high literacy rate, the presence of a large number of English-speaking people and good hospitality could transform Mizoram into a model tourist destination, Narendra Modi said
Nov 02, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Amid criticism, Aung San Suu Kyi makes first visit to northern Rakhine as Myanmar's leaderAung San Suu Kyi made her first visit as Myanmar's leader on Thursday to the conflict-torn region where more than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled state-led violence.
Oct 26, 2017
United Nations rejects reports of agreeing to build houses for Rohingya Muslims in MyanmarA UN settlement programme, UN-Habitat in Myanmar, on Thursday rejected a state media report that it had agreed to help build housing for people fleeing violence in the northern Myanmar state of Rakhine
Oct 25, 2017
North East to get a new industrial policy to attract investment, says Assam industry ministerA new industrial policy is likely to be a sigh of relief for the capital-starved economy of Assam, which according to trade bodies may lose investments of nearly Rs 10,000 crore in absence of perks to investors in lines similar to that of the earlier industrial policy.
Oct 22, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Buddhists take out protest in Myanmar urging govt not to repatriate refugeesHundreds of hard-line Buddhists protested Sunday to urge Myanmar's government not to repatriate the nearly 6,00,000 minority Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh since late August to escape violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state
Sep 25, 2017
Rohingya crisis: 17 more bodies found in Rakhine, a day after Myanmar Army unearthed mass Hindu gravesNorthern Rakhine has been ravaged by communal violence since Rohingya insurgents staged deadly raids on police posts on 25 August
Sep 12, 2017
By not calling out Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis, Narendra Modi has chosen logic over moralsNarendra Modi's stance on the Rohingya crisis is rooted in a realist and state-centric politics, aimed at retaining Myanmar's support and counter China
Oct 25, 2012
56 people killed and nearly 2,000 homes destroyed in Myanmar violenceAt least 56 people have been killed and nearly 2,000 homes destroyed in the latest outbreak of ethnic violence in western Myanmar, a government official said today.