Monday, February 19, 2024

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India decides to fence entire border with Myanmar: Shah

Despite stiff opposition from various social and political organizations in Nagaland against Centre’s move to scrap the Free Movement Regime (FMR) and erect border fencing along the India-Myanmar border, Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced on Tuesday that the...

Myanmar’s resistance forces suggest terms for the military’s eventual handover of power

Myanmar’s leading resistance group and allied ethnic armed groups battling the military government on Wednesday released a political road map to ending military rule and enabling a peaceful transition of power, saying they were open to peace talks with...

Myanmar rebel alliance agrees to ceasefire with military junta

According reports from several media agencies, a rebel alliance in northern Myanmar has agreed to a ceasefire with the ruling military during China-mediated talks. This comes after months of planning an attack that threatened to erode the junta’s hold...

GNF appeals GoI to uphold FMR pact with Myanmar

Global Naga Forum’s (GNF) has made an “urgent appeal” to the Government of India to uphold the Free Movement Regime (FMR) agreement with Myanmar, saying abrogating the agreement would put the Indian government in violation of international law and...

Air strike on Myanmar village kills 15

At least 15 people, including children, have been killed in an air strike on a village in northwestern Myanmar, local media said Sunday. The country has been engulfed by increasingly vicious fighting, with the junta battling opponents in the...

Myanmar confirms key city seized by an armed ethnic alliance

Myanmar’s military government has acknowledged that it withdrew its forces from a key city on the northeastern border with China after it was taken over by an alliance of ethnic armed groups it has been battling for months.The Three...

No repatriation of refugees until there is peace in Myanmar: Shah to Mizoram CM

Mizoram’s Chief Minister, Lalduhoma, is presently on an official visit to Delhi, where he met with Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday. The Chief Minister had earlier held discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the same day,...

Instability in Myanmar, weapons with Manipur groups key issues in restoring peace: Lt Gen Kalita

Eastern Army Commander Lt General RP Kalita on Wednesday said the availability of a large number of firearms with the warring groups in Manipur and instability in Myanmar leading to influx of people from the neighbouring country are the...

Myanmar-based narcotics trade replaces insurgency as bigger threat in NE region

The drug menace has replaced militancy as the prime threat in the northeastern states owing to the region’s close proximity to Myanmar, which according to the Southeast Asia Opium Survey 2023, is the world’s biggest opium producer.The United Nations...

Fighting engulfs over two-thirds of Myanmar, fuelling humanitarian needs

Over half a million people have been displaced in Myanmar amid a surge in fighting between the military and armed groups that started in late October and has spread to over two-thirds of the country, the UN humanitarian affairs...