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Cong States Stress Growth- Trade Focus With Neighboring Countries

AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi during the 83rd Plenary Session of the Congress at Parliament Annexe in New Delhi on Saturday. (PTI) SHILLONG, Dec. 20: The Congress-ruled states of the Northeast stressed the need for economic progress through promotion of trade with neighboring countries, during... 

Indian Forces Can Enter Myanmar Chasing Insurgents

Indian Forces... AIZAWL, Dec 20: Indian security forces can enter Myanmar to hunt for terrorists after taking due permission from Myanmarese authorities, it was decided here Monday. And to boost their crackdown on Indian separatists hiding in Myanmar, it was also decided that Myanmarese security officials... 

ATSUM Gets Assurance From Ibobi

IMPHAL, Dec 20: Representatives of All Tribal Students’ Union, Manipur (ATSUM) have met the Chief Minister here on December 15 demanding for the rectification of a dozen of issues relating to tribal rights in the State. On his part the Chief Minister, O Ibobi Singh, has assured the representatives... 

MNRF Swears By Hill-Plain Kinship

Cadres of the Manipur Naga Revolutionary Front (MNRF)... Photo: tangkhul.com UKHRUL, Dec 20: The commander-in-chief (C-in-C) of Manipur Naga Revolutionary Front (MNRF) Allen alias Atai Siro has stated that MNRF was formed in March 2008 after threadbare brainstorming discussion with the like-minded persons... 

Cornered Poacher Surrenders In Keibul Lamjao

The Sangai is an endemic, rare and endangered Brow-antlered deer found only in Manipur, India... IMPHAL, Dec 20: The son of a Forest Guard deployed in Keibul Lamjao National Park for the protection of Sangai and other animals has been found to be among the poachers engaged in spreading and laying net... 

Five UG Cadres Lay Down Arms, IG (AR) Receives A Shot In The Arm

An underground cadre hands over his arms to the IG AR (S) IMPHAL, Dec 20: Five cadres from different outfits have surrendered to IGAR (S) Maj Gen CA Krishnan and ADGP V Zathang today. The five UG cadres laid down arms at a surrender ceremony held at the headquarters of IG AR (S) at Mantripukhri. Those... 

Call For Strong Action Against North-East Ultras

Congress President, Sonia Gandhi... NEW DELHI, Dec 19 ‘“ Advocating tough measures against militants in the North-East, Congress President, Sonia Gandhi has also underlined the need to keep the option of dialogue open. Addressing the 83rd Plenary Session of the Congress Party, Gandhi said in... 

Economic Blockade Choked Manipur, Athletes Brought Smiles

IMPHAL, Dec 20: Manipur starved for essential commodities due to the two-month long economic blockade by students who relented only after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh stepped in but the state cheered when its athletes brought laurels to the country in the Commonwealth and Asian Games this year. The... 

Manipur Hosts Catholic Mission Congress 2010

The first ever Manipur Catholic Mission Congress was held here recently with people from all the districts participating in it. Over 4000 people, belonging to different communities, gathered at the mega event held at the Don Bosco High School Ground in Chingmeirong to commemorate the 60 years of catholic... 

Protected, As In A Zoo!

It sounds politically correct. It sounds marvelous. Who in his right senses will reject any overture from the state to protect him by forbidding the entry of so called foreigners to his home soil? Delhi certainly seems to have hit the right button in strictly implementing the highly ethical sounding... 

Understanding Underdevelopment: State Of Economy In The North-East

Tea Gardens in the North-East... Indian intellectual discourse on development has conspicuously ignored the inextricable relationship between modes of development and modes of production. Instead, backwardness of the region has been analyzed through an a priori integrationist model working towards a...