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Chin CM at Indo-Myanmar border trade point: Photo courtesy
The Assam Tribune

Chin CM visits Indo-Myanmar border

Guwahati: The chief minister of Chin State in western Myanmar, Lianluaia recently visited the proposed Indo-Myanmar border trade centre at Lawngtlai locality of Indian State of Mizoram. The political head of Chin State also expressed hope that the initiative would strengthen the unity of Mizo and Chin people living in India and Myanmar.

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Over 30 killed in Arakan encounter

Over 30 people including one Burma Army commander were killed in two days’ gun fighting between the security forces and the armed Muslim militants in Muangdaw township of Arakan.

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Youths arrested for facebook misuse against authority

Two Bengali youths from northern Arakan were arrested by the security forces on Friday as they used a facebook account with the fake name of Ma Swe Zin to attack the State and the Myanmar Army (Tamadaw).

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Gun battles broke out in northern Arakan

The residents of Maungdaw in northern Arakan wake up to the sounds of shooting & firing on Saturday morning underlining that the security forces continued fighting against the terrorists.

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Relief carrying boat catches fire in Arakan

A cargo-boat carrying relief goods caught fire on Kaladan river near Arakan’s capital city of Sittwe on Wednesday, said an eye witness.

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Three arrested with Bangladesh handset, SIM

The security forces arrested three persons with one Bangladesh made telephone handset with SIM during their search operations in northern Maungdaw of Rakhine State, which is close to Bangladesh localities.

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Scripted ancient stone

Scripted ancient stone found in Mrouk Oo of Arakan

A scripted ancient stone was uncovered at Amyint Taung pagoda no 5 in Mrouk Oo of Arakan State, said the ancient research department director U Nyein Lwin.

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Over 700 million Kyat worth drugs seized in Maung Taw

A huge volume of illegal drugs worth Kyat of over 700 million were recently seized in Maung Taw of Arakan State, informed the police. According to Maung Taw police station, the seizure was made in different operations between 19 to 23 August from the Bangladesh bordering locality.

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India and Myanmar bat for broader understanding in various sectors

India and Myanmar (also known as Burma) reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthen bilateral relations between the two friendly neighbours. In presence of visiting Myanmar President Htin Kyaw in New Delhi, both the countries reiterated their cooperation on security and defence, which is crucial for maintaining peace and stability along the Indo-Myanmar border.

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ANP demands to call off Advisory Commission

The Arakan National Party (ANP) demanded the government to call off the Advisory Commission for dealing with Arakan State affairs. The ANP, in a statement issued on 25 August, raised its demand against the Commission to be led by former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan, which was formed on Wednesday by the Burmese government.

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