CRIME | Mizoram: Man shot at by Myanmarese Army personnel in Lawngtlai district

CRIME | Mizoram: Man shot at by Myanmarese Army personnel in Lawngtlai district

AIZAWL, January 15, 2018: A 67-year-old man suffered bullet injuries after Myanmarese Army personnel, who reportedly mistook him for an insurgent, shot at him twice on Friday evening in southern Mizoram’s Lawngtlai district, a police report has said. Monondo and his wife Banati, members of the Bru community, were collecting medicinal herb – locally known […]

First-ever River Atlas in Assam to be released soon

First-ever River Atlas in Assam to be released soon

GUWAHATI, January 12, 2018: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal took stock of progress in the preparation of the first-ever River Atlas in Assam and asked the implementing agency to bring quantity and depth of sand and sand layers on river beds within the study’s ambit.                     He […]

Manipur: DRI seizes about 15 kgs gold smuggled from Myanmar

Manipur: DRI seizes about 15 kgs gold smuggled from Myanmar

IMPHAL, January 12, 2018: In one of the biggest hauls, the DRI seized about 15 kgs gold, worth Rs 4.55 crore, smuggled from Myanmar from the possession of two Manipuri men, according to an official statement. The accused had brought 90 gold bars illegally from Myanmar through Indo-Myanmar border in Manipur and was being carried […]

Earthquake of 6.0 magnitude hits Myanmar

Earthquake of 6.0 magnitude hits Myanmar

An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale hit Myanmar’s Bago region early on Friday, the Meteorology and Hydrology Department said. No damages or casualties were reported.                             The quake occurred at 12.56 a.m. with its epicentre at 27.3 km west-southwest of […]

DID YOU KNOW that India’s finest weed is found in the Northeast

DID YOU KNOW that India’s finest weed is found in the Northeast

Manipur’s Marijuana  has been considered as the best weed in the country. As stories keep on surfacing of smuggling contraband opium, there are reasons which make this state a favorable entity for such clandestine operations. Owing to its geographical compulsions, Manipur has become a source, destination and transit point for Opium, Heroin, Marijuana and other […]

Nagaland: Myanmar government invites NSCN (K) for peace talks

Nagaland: Myanmar government invites NSCN (K) for peace talks

KOHIMA, January 2, 2018: The Myanmar government has extended a hand to invite the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K) to join the third round of national peace talks next month in Naypyidaw. The Naga rebels did not attend either the first or second session of the Union Peace Conference met in Yangon with the […]

Mizoram: District administration starts registration of Myanmar refugees

Mizoram: District administration starts registration of Myanmar refugees

AIZAWL, December 8, 2017: Arun T, deputy commissioner on Thursday said four villages in Southern Mizoram’s Lawngtlai district, registration of 1,600 Myanmarese nationals have been undertaken to ascertain the number of refugee. Due to clashes between the Myanmarese Army and the Arakan militants, the Myanmarese nationals had fled from their country Officials of the district administration […]