Riders In Import Of PDS Items From Yangon

IMPHAL, Oct 5: The import license for bringing in 30,000 metric tonne of rice from Myanmar may be given only after the State quota of the PDS items from the Centre for the current year have been received. Conveying this to The Sangai Express, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Y Erabot disclosed that the State quota of most PDS items sanctioned by the Government of India for...

ZSUM Decries Highway Politics

IMPHAL, Oct 5: Zeliangrong Students’ Union, Manipur (ZSUM) has deplored the way the Government of Manipur and its Public Works Department have been handling the improvement works of the National Highway 53 since the controversial took over from the BRO. In a statement, State secretary of ZSUM Chungthuigai Kamei alleged that the Highway from Nungba to Jiribam, which is distance of 97 kms, has...

Influx Of Nagas From Manipur Irks K

Dimapur, Oct 5: The NSCN-K has not taken kindly to the alleged threat to the Intanki Reserve Forest because of the huge influx of Nagas from Manipur into the reserve forest in Nagaland in the last ten years. The NSCN-K, also called GPRN/NSCN said tonight that in the last ten years a large number of Nagas from Manipur have settled in the Intanki Reserve Forest. It alleged that the Government of Nagaland...

Was Manipur Independent After August 15, 1947?

The maiden session of the independent Manipur Assembly (National Parliament) was formally inaugurated by Maharaja Bodhchandra on October 18, 1948 at the Durbar Hall in the Palace Compound. In his speech, the Maharaja declared: ‘In the great galaxy of heroes in the imperishable roll of honor there were, there are now and there will never cease to be, beloved Manipuri names testifying to the fact...