India should be more accountable to local interests in Kaladan project: critics

India should be more sensitive to local concerns about the Kaladan project if it is to earn the public’s trust and avoid the bitter acrimony resulting from major infrastructure investment by Chinese companies in Myanmar.

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Rail route from NE to Bangla, Myanmar

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has prepared a masterplan to establish railway connectivity between the northeastern states, Bangladesh and Myammar.

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Inter-country bonding: New bus services between India - Myanmar

India-Myanmar bus service will start from November 10 this year to strengthen the ties between the two countries even though there are some undercurrent of boundaries issue between the two countries, said U Thar Neng, the Yangon Airbus Association Chairperson, in a Myanmar published daily.

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India raises its game in Myanmar Opens EXIM Bank office

The Export Import (EXIM) Bank will open a representative office Monday in Yangon, former capital and commercial centre of Myanmar, as India refashions its relations building diverse layers of contact with the Southeast Asian country that will chair the ASEAN bloc next year.

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Manipuris object to Myanmar army camps

The Sangai Express, an Indian newspaper, reported on September 8 that the Immigration and District authorities from Moreh has sent a letter to Tamu region authorities, raising objections against Myanmar army setting up camps at the Indo-Myanmar border and in Hollenphai village in Manipur state in India.

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Burmese troops trying to set up base on Indian soil, says New Delhi

Concerns were raised in the Indian parliament last week after national media and activist groups reacted strongly to reports that Burmese troops had set up bases on Indian territory.

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India rules out intrusion by Myanmar in Manipur, calls Pillar 76 area un-demarcated border

Asserting that India and Myanmar have excellent and very cordial bilateral relations, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Wednesday ruled out reports of intrusion by Myanmar in Manipur.

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Myanmar army enters Manipur

After China, it is the turn of Myanmar to give India the blushes. Myanmarese troops crossed the border in Moreh on Thursday and are now prepared to set up a temporary camp at Holenphai village in Manipur's Chandel district, claiming the area lies within their country.

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Burma Border Fencing Project Raises Concerns in India

Indian civil society groups and opposition parties are calling for the suspension of ongoing India-Burma border fencing work,which they say will carve out of a large area of Indian land for Burma, Indian media report.

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Women’s group slams ‘violent’ arrest of Latpadaung activists

The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) has condemned the Monywa police department, saying it used excessive force during the arrest of 10 female activists who were calling for the suspension of the controversial Latpadaung Copper Mine at a protest in the Sagaing division capital earlier this week.

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Myanmar government and ABSDF agree on peace agreement

Myanmar’s government and the All Burma Students Democratic Front (ABSDF) have reached a peace agreement five days after the state-level peace talks began on August 5.

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