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MPP Against UNC Agenda, Ridicules State Government

IMPHAL, Dec 4: The Opposition Manipur People’s Party (MPP) has raised strong objection against the demand put forward by the United Naga Council (UNC) during the tripartite talks held yesterday. Describing the UNC agenda to carve out a separate State or union territory exclusively for the Nagas... 

Thoubal Dam: Biren Sets December 2011 Deadline

IMPHAL, Dec 4: Main dam of the Thoubal Multi-purpose Project would be commissioned by December 2011, declared IFCD Minister N Biren today. Speaking to media persons during a spot assessment of the project along with top officials of IFCD today, N Biren conceded that though Thoubal Multi-Purpose Project... 

British Raj Hangover

In the conventional sense, hangover is a term associated with waking up like a sick cat with bleary eyes and a nauseating tendency, that even a look at the toothbrush might force one to rush to the bathroom or waste bin to flush out what is inside. And of course hangover is a reminder of the ‘˜one... 

Our Weakness, Our Limits

It stands true that the media, and by this we mean the print media, has made significant strides since 1996, when modern technology was introduced such as offset printing technology and this naturally sounded the death knell of the archaic and outdated  letter press and the days of the one page newspaper... 

INTERVIEW: We’re Against Political Terrorism In All Forms

CPDM chairman Malem Ningthouja tells Suneha Dutta that people in Manipur have taken up arms only as a reaction to ‘˜police/army atrocities’ The people of Manipur want the Indian government to put an end to the Armed Forces Special Powers Act and want to see development in the region on par... 

India’s ‘Lost’ Jews Seek A Place In Israel

Every year, Jews from around the world migrate to Israel, a process known as aliyah, a Hebrew word meaning “ascent.” But for the Bnei Menashe community of India, who believe they are descendents of one of the 10 lost tribes of ancient Israel, the road has been long and fraught with difficulty. While... 

US Keen To Boost Investment In North-East India

Buoyed by rising investment potential in the North East, US Consul General Beth A Payne has underscored the need for increased investment in the region. ‘We encourage increased US investment in the North East as it has considerable investment potential, especially in the hydro-power, gas-based... 

Happy Hours Are Here Again, Mizos Get Rid Of ‘˜Dry’ Tag With A ‘˜Love Potion’

JESUS IS said to have turned water into wine. Now, Mizoram is trying its hand at wine-making to turn its grape industry around. It has started producing wine of its own, joining the likes of Goa and Maharashtra that produce indigenous wine. Interestingly, Mizoram is a ‘˜dry’ state where... 

North-East India’s Worst-Kept Secret: Extortion Rackets

GUWAHATI: Last week, a major supermarket chain of the country ran afoul of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) for apparently trying to resist its extortion demands. Knowing which way the wind was blowing, the supermarket chain thought better than resisting AASU, and later apologized to the student...