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AP CM’s Body Arrives In Itanagar

ITANAGAR, May 5: The body of Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu, who died in a helicopter crash along with four others, arrived in state capital Itanagar Thursday. All the five bodies were retrieved from the crash site located near the Sela Pass, at about 13,700 feet altitude on Thursday... 

Arunachal CM Killed In Chopper Crash

NEW DELHI, May 4: Government on Wednesday indicated that Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu and four others may not have survived the crash of the helicopter in which they were travelling on Saturday. “From whatever I can piece together the information from the information given by the... 

NSCN Lashes Out At SC Jamir

IMPHAL, May 4: Stating that the failure of SC Jamir and Sungit Jamir to respond to the earlier call for confessional statements with reference to the duo’s devious role in mechanizing rumor of purported assassination plan on the life of SC Jamir by NSCN has been seriously viewed, GPRN/NSCN has... 

GOC In Myanmar For Liaison Meeting

DS Hooda and his Myanmar counterpart with the flag of the two countries. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 28: The 43rd Indo-Myanmar border liaison meeting between Indian Army officers and Myanmarese Army officers has begun from today at Myanmar. The meeting will continue till May 2. According to... 

LS Speaker Kickstarts NE Assembly Meet

NEW DELHI, Apr 28: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar inaugurated the 13th North East Region Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Conference on ‘Financial Autonomy of Legislative Assembly Secretariat adhering to the provision of the Constitution of India’ at Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh today. Stating... 

Assam Govt For Extension Of Ban Against NDFB

SHILLONG, Apr 23: The Assam Government to-day sought extension of ban on the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) for two more years, saying the outfit has not shunned violence in the State. Evidences of NDFB sponsored violence in Kamrup and Sonitpur districts were produced by Assam Government... 

All 4 Army Men Dead In Sikkim Chopper Crash

GANGTOK, Apr 22: Four Army personnel were killed in a Dhruv helicopter crash in north Sikkim near the Sino-India border, days after a Pawan Hans chopper went down in the northeast claiming 17 lives. Wreckage of the advanced light helicopter (ALH) Dhruv, which had gone missing yesterday, was traced in... 

Free Media In Burma Still A Mixed Bag

IMPHAL, Apr 21: Re-calling that freedom of expression or the existence of a free and independent media went up in smoke, after the military seized power and imposed Martial Law in Myanmar in 1962, the State has gagged freedom of speech and the existence of a free and fair media. Delivering a talk on... 

NE Siblings Assaulted In South Delhi

NEW DELHI, Apr 14: A brother-sister duo from Manipur was allegedly beaten up by their neighbor in south Delhi after they had an argument with the latter on Tuesday night. The man had allegedly installed a camera with which he was videotaping the woman‘s movements. The siblings, who have been residing... 

Swu Sounds Optimistic

DIMAPUR, Apr 5: NSCN-IM chairman Isak Chisi Swu has expressed optimism that there would be a “positive outcome in the ensuing talks” between the outfit and New Delhi. NSCN-IM and the government of India will hold another round of talks within this month. NSCN-IM general secretary Th Muivah had left... 
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Positive Signs In Reconciliation Drive

DIMAPUR, Apr 3: There has been encouraging development with regards to the ongoing Naga reconciliation process which had witnessed a roller coaster ride in recent time. The NSCN-K has expressed its commitment of holding the “highest level meeting” of the Naga underground leaders. Meeting of topmost... 

Stage Set For First Phase Assam Assembly Polls, Baruah’s Threat Hangs Heavy In The Air

GUWAHATI, Apr 3: The stage is all set for the first phase of Assam assembly polls in 62 of the 126 constituencies to be held amid tight security in 13 districts tomorrow. Polling personnel assigned to far-flung areas have already left for their stations since Friday and those near to the district or... 

Campaign For 1st Phase Polls End In Assam

GUWAHATI, Apr 2: The high-voltage campaign for 62 Assembly constituencies in Assam going to the polls in the first phase on April 4 ended here today with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressing two rallies. The campaign was high pitched on the last day despite a bandh call given by the Paresh Barua-led...