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  • Nearly 13,000 from coup-hit Myanmar sheltering in Mizoram: Officials

    Nearly 13,000 from coup-hit Myanmar sheltering in Mizoram: Officials

    "The river Tiau (which flows along the Champhai district in eastern Mizoram and divides India and Myanmar) was crossed by the refugees in small boats with the help of local Mizos,"

    October 25, 2021
  • Army busts ULFA-I recruitment module, apprehends seven Myanmar-bound youth

    Army busts ULFA-I recruitment module, apprehends seven Myanmar-bound youth

    "Seven youths of Namtola (under Sivasagar district) were detained while they are on their way to the ULFA-I training camps across the Myanmar border. The group included a cadre who had earlier surrendered in 2016 and one who had already tried to join the banned outfit a couple of years back. During the operation, a pistol with ammunition was also recovered,"

    September 30, 2021
  • UN and Myanmar

    UN and Myanmar

    The prevarication, that was palpable notably in Libya and Syria, seems set to resonate in the echo chambers of Kabul and further afield in the tormented land now headed by Taliban hardliners, just as it does in Myanmar

    September 27, 2021
  • Fierce battle in Myanmar forces people to take shelter in Mizoram

    Fierce battle in Myanmar forces people to take shelter in Mizoram

    The Champhai district along the India-Myanmar border is currently sheltering 4,550 refugees, the highest, followed by Aizawl district where 1,700 refugees have taken shelter. A majority of those who have taken shelter in the bordering state belong to the Chin community, also known as the Zo community, who share the same ancestry, ethnicity and culture as the Mizos of Mizoram.

    September 12, 2021
  • Obituary of Democracy

    Obituary of Democracy

    At another remove, Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, the junta’s leader, announced on Sunday that he effectively ruled out any return to democracy before August 2023.

    August 4, 2021
  • Results of 2020 Myanmar general elections cancelled

    Results of 2020 Myanmar general elections cancelled

    The results were cancelled as the polls were not held in line with laws and were not fair

    July 27, 2021
  • Myanmar’s cases surge, oxygen dwindles

    Myanmar’s cases surge, oxygen dwindles

    The Health Ministry on Saturday reported a record 4,377 new confirmed cases for a total of 188,752, as well as a record 71 deaths, bringing the toll to 3,756

    July 11, 2021
  • Outrage on healthcare

    Outrage on healthcare

    Such heartrending stories abound. The suffering caused by the military’s takeover of a country with a population of 54 million has been relentless.

    July 9, 2021
  • 25 killed in fresh Myanmar clashes

    25 killed in fresh Myanmar clashes

    PDF commander said said four junta soldiers were killed, along with three villagers who were caught in the crossfire

    July 5, 2021
  • Voice of sanity

    Voice of sanity

    India has, despite the urging of informed quarters, till now missed the chance to play honest broker in resolving the crisis in Myanmar.

    July 2, 2021
  • Myanmar’s military junta releases 2,200 prisoners

    Myanmar’s military junta releases 2,200 prisoners

    Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP), a human rights group, said that more than 4,000 political prisoners remain in detention

    July 1, 2021
  • Mandalay shootout Worries Myanmar Junta

    Mandalay shootout Worries Myanmar Junta

    Fighting erupted between an armed urban insurgent group People's Defense Force, a Mandalay based resistance force made up of Bamar (ethnic Burmese) hardliners , and the Burmese military Tatmadaw raided a rebel hideout on the 54th street in Mandalay's Chanmyathazi township

    June 23, 2021
  • UN intervenes

    UN intervenes

    "Time is of the essence. The opportunity to reverse the military takeover is narrowing."

    June 22, 2021
  • Myanmar village razed, at least two dead

    Myanmar village razed, at least two dead

    State television however blamed the fire on "terrorists"

    June 17, 2021
  • Endearing, vibrant tales from Manipuri mythology

    Endearing, vibrant tales from Manipuri mythology

    Roy's selection of myths for the book takes into account these smaller traditions while indulging in a personal predilection for tales that feature birds and animals.

    June 16, 2021
  • Myanmar: 12 dead in military plane crash

    Myanmar: 12 dead in military plane crash

    The aircraft was en route from the capital, Nay Pyi Taw, to the city of Pyin Oo Lwin.

    June 10, 2021
  • Journalists sentenced to jail in Myanmar by military junta

    Journalists sentenced to jail in Myanmar by military junta

    Meanwhile, the US Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called for the immediate release of the journalists.

    June 3, 2021