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Fresh Bout Of Fuel Scarcity Round The Corner As… Fuel Transporters Go On Strike Mode

IMPHAL, Dec 8: yet another round of petroleum products shortage is likely to hit the State as transporters of petroleum and petroleum products have intimated to relevant officials to hike the transportation rate failing which they would be forced to resort to a cease work strike. A source in the All... 

CHINESE-ASSAMESE: How To Stay Silent In Chinese

Assam’s Chinese can’t live down the dread of ’62: segregation, deportation, the loss of home It’s a chilly November morning in Makum, a small town in upper Assam that takes its name from the Chinese word for ‘˜meeting point’. At a little roadside shanty, a gaunt,... 

Myanmar Elections 2010- III: ASEAN’S Ambivalence

In the ASEAN discourse, an amalgamated security community is least likely to occur when most of its member states are facing internal political difficulties. The non-interference in one another’s internal affairs policy of ASEAN has undermined any past effort to deal with internal political difficulties.... 

Protestors Stall Gaikhangam At Noney

IMPHAL, Dec 8: Tension ran high at Longmai (Noney) Bazar today with some protestors trying to prevent MPCC president Gaikhangam from attending a workers’ conference of the Congress party there. He was halted for almost one hour. Later on, addressing the workers’ conference, Gaikhangam said... 

RPF Lashes India With Human Rights Violation Whip

IMPHAL, Dec 8: Though the comity of Nations and the free world have been observing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, on December 10 every year since 1948, to the people of Manipur the significance of this day has no meaning as the rights of the people have been systematically violated by India,... 

Measles Immunization Still To Hit Target

IMPHAL, Dec 8: Normal immunization program for measles being undertaken by the Government is still not fully effective. Many children are still suffering from the disease in Manipur, said Family Welfare Director Dr L Joykumar. Speaking to The Sangai Express, Dr Joykumar  informed that Japanese Encephalitis... 

State Falling Short On NREGS Guidelines

IMPHAL, Dec 8: Union Ministry of Rural Development has expressed dissatisfaction over the failure of the State Government to adhere to the guidelines of implementing National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) with regard to holding of Vigilance & Monitoring Committee meetings. In a letter... 

Children Of Lesser God To Get New Lease Of Life Under SSA

IMPHAL, Dec 8: State Mission Authority of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) has not only taken up steps to educate children who are physically challenged along with identifying 500 of them for the first phase but  has also worked out a special project for the education of visually impaired children as well. An...