‘There’s Nothing You Didn’t Get From Loktak’

A local fishing for the elusive catch in Manipur's Loktak Lake, where both fish and vegetation have dwindled You would never come back from Loktak Lake empty-handed in times past, people say. Manipur’s freshwater lake provided fish, fuel, fodder, thatching material, medicinal plants and raw material for handicrafts. Today, both fish and vegetation have dwindled, and with it an important source...

NSCM (IM) Cadres Turn Back Lone Oil Tanker From Noney

IMPHAL, Nov 18: An oil tanker which had left Imphal along National Highway 53 (Imphal-Jiribam road) to lift fuel was reportedly intercepted by armed cadres of NSCN (IM) near the bridge at Noney and forced to return after confiscating a spare tire with the warning that they cannot pass through unless they cough up Rs 30,000. Following the decision taken during a joint meeting of the officials of IOC...

Solution Urged on COTA Cease Work Strike

IMPHAL, Nov 18: Taking serious note of the ongoing cease work strike by the Council of Teachers’ Association, the All Manipur Student Guardians’ Organization has appealed to the Government to work out an amicable solution so that Government school students can resume their study without any further delay. Speaking to media persons at their Palace Compound office this afternoon, advisor...

Stir Threat Hangs Over Churachandpur

LAMKA, Nov 18: The Churachandpur District Successful Primary Teachers/HMT/HGT, 2006 Association (CDSPTA) has in a meeting on Tuesday decided to move the State Government and the Education Department so as to expedite the process of issuing their appointment orders, offer forms, etc with a rider that democratic form of agitation will be initiated if the case is not resolved in the near future. While...

UNC-Government Meet On December 3

IMPHAL, Nov 18: Representatives of the United Naga Council (UNC) and the State Government will hold a meeting on December 3 at Senapati at the initiative of the Union Home Ministry. An official of the State Home Department informed that the State Government will be represented by SPF Spokesperson N Biren, TD Minister DD Thaisii and Information and Public Relations Minister TN Haokip. The meeting would...