Myanmar ready to act against NE insurgents

NAY PYI TAW, AUG 24 (AGENCIES) Promising all possible support to India’s fight against terrorism, Myanmar has said it will bust training camps of North East militant groups on its soil if India provides specific inputs about their existence. Asserting that his country will never allow any terror outfit to use its soil against India, Myanmar’s Information Minister U Ye Read more

Naga talks to resume soon, says Governor

AGARTALA, AUG 23:Naga peace talks will begin soon and the problem can be solved through dialogue only, Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna (P.B) Acharya said Saturday. “Only through talks, the Naga problem can be resolved. The NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is committed to resolve the long pending problems,” Acharya, who holds additional charge of Tripura Governor, told Read more

Chinese TV satellite targets PoK, NE

NEW DELHI, AUG 23:Indian telecom operators and broadcasters have raised concern over the latest satellite Asiasat-8 launched recently by China which has been designed to keep the border areas of the country away from signals being beamed by these operators and broadcasters. The operators and the broadcasters point out that the Chinese satellite is not only the most powerful launched Read more

UN body appeals for AFSPA repeal

GUWAHATI, August 23 (TNN): A UN body, which works on crime against women, has appealed for the withdrawal of the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from the northeast states, lending strength to the cause of human rights crusader Irom Sharmila, who was arrested yet again on Friday. The UN report, which was presented in Geneva, suggested that violence against Read more

With eye on China, India deploys Akash missiles in northeast

Rajat Pandit, TNN | Aug 22, 2014 NEW DELHI: After basing its most potent Sukhoi-30MKI fighters at Tezpur and Chabua, India has now begun deploying six Akash surface-to-air missile (SAM) squadrons in the northeast to deter Chinese jets, helicopters and drones against any misadventure in the region. Defence ministry sources on Thursday said IAF has started getting deliveries of the six Akash Read more

ULFA, GNLA camp busted in Meghalaya

  Shillong Aug 21:Security forces Thursday busted a makeshift camp of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) and the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) in the Garo Hills region in western part of Meghalaya, killing a top rebel commander of the outfit in a fierce gun battle, police said. The gunbattle broke out at Songma Enggok area in East Read more

Speech of His Excellency The Yaruiwo, Mr. Isak Chsihi Swu, GPRN on the 68th Independence Day Celebration.

Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord! On this auspicious day I give my revolutionary salute to all the fallen comrades and greetings to my beloved fellow countrymen and all of you who are gathered here in the precious name of our Lord Saviour Jesus Christ. Countrymen, the reality that must be accepted is that the global political Read more

Talk was on ‘meeting point’, says Muivah

Hebron 14 Aug, 2014:NSCN (I-M) ato kilonser Thuingaleng Muivah said that the government of India and NSCN (I-M) was deciding on a “meeting point” during the ongoing peace talks when the then interlocutor R.S. Pandey left and the UPA government was replaced by Narendra Modi led government. Addressing the gathering during the ‘68th Independence Day’ celebration in Hebron, Muivah said Read more

‘Naga people in Manipur will not observe I-Day’

Tahamzam Aug 10: The United Naga Council has stated that the Naga people in the state of Manipur will not associate in observing Independence Day organized by the district administrations under the aegis of the Government of Manipur (GoM). “To take forward the demand, after the completion of the 10 days ban on construction works on all National Projects at 6 am of August Read more