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Peace: Mizoram Experiment

Two men born in different parts of the world, literally and figuratively speaking, but yet ordained by the strange hand of fate that they meet and ink a pact that led to the complete transformation of a people and the land they inhabit. There was nothing in common between them. One was born in the first... 

Manipur’s Thoubal Residents Proud Of Their Star Fighters

Militancy has hit sport hard in Jammu and Kashmir, so much so that the Sports Authority of India (SAI) hardly has a presence in the troubled state. Manipur is a study in contrast. Though disturbed, it probably is SAI’s biggest success story. The wushu medal winners add to a glittering list of Manipuri... 

Manipur CPI Seeks Sana Yaima

IMPHAL, Nov. 20: The Manipur unit of the CPI has contacted the Bangladesh Communist Party to find the whereabouts of Sana Yaima, the chairman of the UNLF. CPI general secretary A.B. Bardhan yesterday contacted Manjur Hassan Khan, the chairman of the Bangladesh Communist Party, and informed him about... 

Nigerian Held For Duping Manipur Woman Of Rs.6.5 lakhs

NEW DELHI, Nov 18: A Nigerian national has been arrested in Delhi for duping a woman working in Gurgaon of Rs.6.5 lakh, police said Thursday. Leonard Amaechi alias Jackson was arrested from South Delhi‘s Safdarjung Enclave Tuesday evening following a complaint by the woman from Manipur. She had... 
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Some Martyrs From North-East Ignored By History Books: Handique

NEW DELHI: Some martyrs from the northeast who had participated in the freedom struggle against the British had not found their rightful place in history books and historical writings and this should be corrected, a central minister from the region said Tuesday. There was considerable resentment against... 

Manipur Govt Decides To Extend AFSPA

IMPHAL: Manipur government has decided to extend the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) 1958 in the state for one more year from December 1. The decision to extend the AFPSA was taken last evening during a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh, sources said today. As...