Mizoram

Cyclone Mahasen likely to hit North East States – Alert in Assam

Cyclone Mahasen likely to hit North East States – Alert in Assam

By- Staff Reporter An alert has been sounded across Assam as cyclone Mahasen is likely to hit the North-Eastern states tonight, officials said today. All boats and ferry services on Brahmaputra have been closed for the next three days and fishermen have been directed not to venture out to the river. A control room has been […]

Who is the Terrorist

Who is the Terrorist

Starting with the Naga insurgency since India’s independence in 1947, the north eastern region which has international borders with China, Myanmar, Bhutan and Bangladesh continues to be in the grip of secessionist insurgency. These demands for secession however, evoke strong reactions from the Indian State and deployment of a large number of security forces in […]

Manas Robin – Beyond the Musical Frontiers

Manas Robin – Beyond the Musical Frontiers

Interviewed by- Rajib Lochan He is a known name to every Assamese household. From the aroma of the roots to which he belongs to the cologne of the urban concrete settlements, singer-composer-lyricist Manas Robin has seen it all. Jonbai, Priya O Priya, Lefafa is just a few names that one associates to his success list. […]

European Delegation visit to Nagaland confirms Indian fears about NE

By- Staff Reporter | Date- May 16, 2012 There is a high possibility of Nagaland and other North Eastern states being put back under the Protected Area Permit (PAP) norms which would mandate foreigners to attain permission from Ministry of Home Affairs before visiting the region. This is owing to the controversy resulted by the […]

Workshop on Burma discusses post-polls Scenario

Workshop on Burma discusses post-polls Scenario

By- Correspondent | DateMay 13, 2012 Speaker and participants in a workshop analysing the post-polls (by-election) scenario in Burma (Myanmar) argues that India should maintain the same sympathetic approach to hundred thousand Burmese refugees taking shelter in Mizoram and some other of the country. They were also unanimous in their opinions that New Delhi should redesign […]

Travel inside Myanmar without visa upto 16 kms

Travel inside Myanmar without visa upto 16 kms

By- Correspondent | Date- October 26, 2011 The Government of Myanmar has decided to allow Indians living at the border areas conditional access to its territory without a visa required. As confirmed by officials of the Mizoram Government, it was agreed that residents of four northeastern states, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh can now […]

BSF Jawan found involved in trafficking NE girl, victim rescued

In another incident that would put the Indian security forces to shame, a Border Security Force (BSF) Jawan was found to be involved in a human trafficking case, of a girl from India’s North East state of Mizoram. The victim, a minor girl from Mizoram was rescued from Rewari, Haryana through a joint rescue operation […]