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Pawan Hans To Expand Operations

IMPHAL, May 3: With a view to extend its passenger service to Manipur and Mizoram, Pawan Hans would be procuring 20 helicopters very shortly, informed a reliable source. At present, Manipur and Mizoram are not included in the Pawan Hans helicopter service operating in the North East region. Pawan Hans... 

NESO Sets April 25 Date For Solidarity Movement

IMPHAL, Apr 22: North East Students’ Organization (NESO) in collaboration with other student bodies in the region is all set to launch a North East wide solidarity movement in support of Irom Chanu Sharmila’s struggle against prolonged imposition of AFSPA on April 25. A decision to this effect was... 

China Entices Myanmar As India Struggles To ‘Look East’

The Chinese National Petroleum Corporation has offered aid worth $6 million to Myanmar for building hospitals. This is no philanthropy, but an exercise aimed at pushing Myanmar to speed up laying the planned 878 km-long crude pipeline. In other words, a move to secure China’s access to Myanmar’s... 

Naga Militant Game Plan In Arunachal Pradesh

ARUNACHAL Pradesh may not fall in the ambit of the ongoing Naga peace talks but the manner in which both factions of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland have transformed the strategic border state’s Tirap and Changlang districts, adjoining Nagaland, into a turf war must cause grave concern.... 

Vultures Eye Of China On North-East Bharat – I

Beijing is using militant groups of the Northeast to extract information about the Bharatiya Army deployment in Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura and Assam. China is also collecting the strategic classified information from Sikkim too. This was revealed by Anthony Shing... 

EDITORIAL: War To Peace: Changing Tracks

The politics of peace, reconciliation with one’s foe or rival and coming to terms with the harsh fact that life is as much about compromising as it is about upholding one’s principle and philosophy of life, is perhaps the first step needed to work out a solution to a seething problem or a burning... 

ULFA Calls Assam Bandh Against PM’s Poll Trip

GUWAHATI, Mar 26: In order to disrupt Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh’s election campaign in Assam the Paresh Barua faction of ULFA has called a 12-hour bandh on Monday. In an attempt to prevent the Prime Minister from canvassing support for the Congress in Assam the Paresh Barua-led anti-talks faction... 

China: “Southern Tibet” (Arunachal) ‘Invaded’ by India; Separating Northeast From India Can Be A Response From Beijing- Suggests Chinese Blogger

According to a blog article of an individual analyst in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) named Zao An, India’s dispatch of additional troops to ‘Southern Tibet’ (India’s Arunachal) may look ‘exploratory’ now, but it may signify New Delhi’s plan to use ‘Southern Tibet’  as a springboard... 

Itanagar Turns 100

ITANAGAR, Feb 16: A month after waiting for UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi to add more than just sheen, India’s oldest easternmost town kicked off its centenary celebration on Wednesday. Sonia Gandhi’s presence at Pasighat, the oldest town in Arunachal Pradesh, was expected to have sent a political... 

Is it A New Chinese Ruse?

China might be indulging in a subterfuge by extending its stapled visa regime to Arunachal Pradesh. What is China up to? Is its latest action of issuing stapled visas to two persons from Arunachal Pradesh — which it lays claim to in entirety — a positive gesture, given that the Chinese embassy... 

AMTU Greets People On Lui-Ngai-Ni

IMPHAL, Feb 11: All Manipur Tribal Union (AMTU) has conveyed its special greetings to the Nagas of Manipur on the auspicious seed sowing Lui-Ngai-Ni festival slated to be held on February 15 next in Ukhrul and has pitched for Ukhrul district to be developed as a tourist hotspot. AMTU general secretary... 

Living In The Age Of The Lanterns

It was way back in the latter part of the 80s, we wouldn’t say late 80s but definitely it was after 1985, that one of our more enterprising class mates brought a kerosene hurricane lamp to class, when asked by our lecturer to bring something which was an indispensable part in the daily lives of... 

New State Demand Household Talk In Nagaland

DIMAPUR, Jan 30: The demand for the creation of ‘Frontier Nagaland‘, a new State demanded by the Eastern Nagaland People’s Organization (ENPO) and the reiteration of the Dima Halam Daogah-Dilip Nunisa group (DHD-N) that Dimapur belongs to the Dimasas have been the house- hold talks...