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BOOK EXTRACT: Indo-Myanmar Cross-Border Trade: A Passage To Asian Prosperity Or A Dead End

End of the Cold War followed by successful conclusion of the Uruguay Round in the last decade of the twentieth century saw a surge in economic integration among countries around the globe. The climate of trans-national economic cooperation opened up the prospect of increased cross-border trade among... 

The Endless Kabaw Valley

A book titled, The Endless Kabaw Valley (British created vicious cycle of Manipur, Burma and India) authored by Dr Th. Suresh Singh and published by the Quills Ink Publishing would be released on August 20 at Manipur Press Club. The book puts light on boundaries of controversial Kabaw Valley (including... 

BOOK REVIEW: Look East Policy & India’s North-East: Polemics and Perspectives

The Look East policy has emerged as one of the prominent foreign policy initiative India has undertaken in the post-Cold War period. It was launched in the year 1991 by the then Narasimha Rao Government with the aim of developing multifaceted relation with countries of Southeast Asia. Such aims include... 

BOOK REVIEW: Insurgency and Economic Development in North East India

‘Insurgency and Economic Development in North East India‘ is a compendium of 19 well-researched papers on the focus area of insurgency and economic development in North East India and related themes. The papers were presented at a national seminar on the same topic at the Sibsagar College,... 

Book Extract: Manipur: Treaties And Documents (1110- 1971)

Manipur, known as ‘Meitei Leipak’ or ‘Kangleipak‘ in the two millennia old Meitei manuscripts had experienced some form of constitutional government under a proto-Constitution in 429 A.D. which was reduced to a final format in 1110 A.D. Constitution entitled ‘Loiyamba Shinyeri’... 

BOOK EXTRACT: India’s North East Region

The seven north-eastern states of India during the last 6 decades of isolation have braved enormous difficulties. Beginning with the impact of partition, liberation of Bangladesh, influx of people from outside and continuing conflicts based on caste, tribe, language, race and religion, there is also... 

A Book Review ‘“ Pied Pipers In North-East India, Bamboo-Flowers, Rat-Famine And The Politics of Philanthropy

Pied Pipers in North-East India, Bamboo-Flowers, Rat-Famine and the Politics of Philanthropy (1881-2007) by Sajal Nag; Monohar, New Delhi, 2008. pp X 307, Rs.780. A strong connection between famine and ethnic politics has been brought out by a number of scholars in the context of North East India. The... 
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