Geo-politics and role of skill development in India’s Act East Policy,

Lairenjam Niranjan Singh The ancient Holy Puya of Meitei (Holy Book of Meetei) predicted “Nongpok Thong Hangani”, which means “The eastern gate will open”. This prediction in the Holy Puya could not have been more true when the Government of India formulated ‘Look-East Policy’ initiated by Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao (1991-1996) and rigorously pursued […]

Stringent security measures put in place : CM

IMPHAL, Sep 22: Stringent security measures have been put in place to check entry of illegal immigrants at vulnerable areas like Moreh, Jiribam and Churachandpur, stated Chief Minister N Biren. Speaking at a press conference held at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat this evening, N Biren stated that stringent security measures have been taken up at […]

Japan teams up with India for NE, to extend Rs 2,239-Cr loan

New Delhi, September 16 2017: A Memorandum of Understanding to set up India Japan Act East Forum with an aim to marry India’s Act East Policy with Japan’s Free and Open Asia-Pacific strategy in the backdrop of China’s One Belt One Road initiative is among the major agreements signed during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s […]

Manipur sets up own Act East Policy to boost India’s AEP

New Delhi, September 15 2017: In an effort to unlocking the North East’s potential by enhancing people-to-people connectivity and nourishing the civilisational linkages on the lines of the Government’s ‘Act East Policy’, Manipur has set up its own ‘Act East Policy’ . In an exclusive interview with FE, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh said: […]

Manipur sets up own Act East Policy to boost India’s AEP

New Delhi, Sep 15 : In an effort to unlocking the North East’s potential by enhancing people-to-people connectivity and nourishing the civilisational linkages on the lines of the Government’s ‘Act East Policy’, Manipur has set up its own ‘Act East Policy’.

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India, Myanmar sign 11 agreements Modi meets Suu Kyi, discusses bilateral relations

Nay Pyi Taw, September 06 2017: With New Delhi’s increasing emphasis on its Act East Policy, India and Myanmar on Wednesday signed eight Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and three agreements in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar to strengthen the multifaceted partnership between the two countries . Myanmar is one of India’s strategic neighbours and shares a […]

State team to join PM’s Myanmar tour

Imphal, September 03 2017: A State delegation led by MLA Susindro (Yaima) would take part in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Myanmar from September 5 to 7 . Meanwhile, MLA Susindro has charged that Assam Rifles has been abetting insurgency rather than curbing it . Speaking to media persons inside the Chief Minister’s bungalow […]

TR Zeliang accompanied by his colleagues and Neiphiu Rio met Ram Nath Kovind

Chief Minister, TR Zeliang accompanied by his colleagues and Lok Sabha MP, Neiphiu Rio today met President, Ram Nath Kovind and congratulated him on his landslide victory in the recently held Presidential election. Zeliang appraised the President about the Naga political issue and the need to resolve it before Christmas in order to bring peace […]

Sitharaman promises TIES at Imphal airport

Imphal, August 20 2017: Stating that Manipur would be the gateway to South East Asia once the Act East Policy is put into practice, Union Commerce and Industry Minister (independent charge) Nirmala Sitharaman has promised Rs nine crore for development of Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme (TIES) at Imphal airport . She was speaking at […]

In Laos and South East Asian countries..CM bats for people to people connectivity

Imphal, August 09 2017: DIPR): Chief Minister N Biren Singh stressed on promoting people to people connectivity between Manipur and Laos during his meetings with different Ministers of the country yesterday. At their capital Vientiane, the Chief Minister had separate meetings with Prime Minister’s Office Minister Alunkeo, Commerce and Industry Minister Khemmani Pholsena and Information, […]

Similarities between Manipur and ASEAN region stressed ; CM hardsells potentials of State at Laos

Imphal, August 07 2017: Chief Minister N Biren Singh said that Manipur shares close affinity in terms of culture, customs and food habits with the ASEAN region. The Chief Minister underlined this while addressing the 25th anniversary of the ASEAN-India Dialogue Partnership at Vientiane (Laos PDR) today. The celebration was jointly organised by ASEAN India […]

Why India gave Myanmar’s military chief ‘king’s treatment’

Myanmar’s military commander-in-chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing recently concluded an eight-day trip to India, a visit aimed at strengthening defence and security cooperation between the two nations. What is notable about the visit is how New Delhi rolled out the red carpet for the general, drawing China’s close attention. The military chief began his […]

Why India gave Myanmar’s military chief ‘king’s treatment’

Myanmar’s military commander-in-chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing recently concluded an eight-day trip to India, a visit aimed at strengthening defence and security cooperation between the two nations. What is notable about the visit is how New Delhi rolled out the red carpet for the general, drawing China’s close attention. The military chief began his […]

Militarising a place of learning AR camp in MU campus

Giving a new dimension to the understanding of militarising a place, to borrow a phrase which has been used extensively by some Naga student organisations and Naga civil society organisations. How else does one explain the rationale of opening an Assam Rifles camp plumb inside the campus of Manipur University ? Take note, the Assam […]

NE window to India’s Act East Policy : Swaraj

Imphal, June 22 2017: New Delhi, Jun 22 :India is working with ASEAN to evolve “regional security architecture” in the Asia Pacific with the aim of finding collaborative solutions to emerging and non-traditional challenges, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today . Discussing various aspects of Indias strategic partnership with the powerful bloc, Swaraj said […]

The ‘Post-Truth’ Of Globalisation: Finance Capitalism And The Naga Question

Published in Amelioration., the souvenir published on the occasion of the 27th General Conference of the Naga Students’ Federation, held from 30th May to 2nd June, 2017. Kohima. pp 26-27 Dr. Malem Ningthouja The Nagas, whose ‘aboriginal homeland’ is traced in the currently established administrative segments in North-East India and North-West Myanmar, are involved in […]

Biswajit holds talk to promote Indo-China trade relations

IMPHAL: Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industries Thongam Biswajit Singh called on Consul General of India, Sailas Thangal on Sunday and discussed ways to strengthen trade and economic ties between India and China. The minister and his accompanying officials met the Consul General at the latter’s Lin He Zhong Road official residence in Tianhe district, […]

NE Speakers call for AEP ministry

IMPHAL June 16: The two-day 16th North East Region Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Conference resolved and urged the government of India to take prompt action in order to accelerate the ‘Act East Policy’ in the right earnest, and in letter in spirit for all round development of the entire North Eastern region. The resolution also felt the […]

NE’s progress key to devt of nation: Sumitra

IMPHAL: Inaugurating the 16th North East Regional Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Conference (NERCPA-2017) at Manipur Legislative Assembly complex on Thursday, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said that the North East is a window in the national efforts to connect with the East and South East Asia which is playing a vital role in the emergence of a resurgent Asia. Speaking as the chief guest on the […]

Mizoram wants open border, visa-free entry up to 60 km

“We do not know about our neighbouring states. But for us here in Mizoram, owing to our close ethnic ties, we would be happy if the earlier practice [60 km free zone and period of stay up 60 days instead of 72 hours] is restored,” CM Lal Thanhawla said. Unlike his Arunachal Pradesh counterpart, Mizoram […]