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From Hit Jobs To IT Posts, Former Manipur Militants Come A Long Way

NEW DELHI, Nov 22: It was a first of its kind mass program to rehabilitate surrendered militants, and it involved not just giving them technical or vocational skills for jobs but also imparting them behavioral and soft skills to help them adjust in states away from home ‘” taking some to even... 

Soon, Ethnic Manipuri Handloom Designs May Get GI Status

NEW DELHI: After Banarasi sarees and Chikan works of Lucknow, ethnic handloom designs from Manipur may be the next in line to get GI (geographical indication) status. Three handloom designs and motifs from the northeastern state are vying for the status. “The designs were identified through a group...