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AFSPA-Relevance Of 2004

Image Credit: Joe Athialy More than 6 years down the line, since she was brutalized and later shot dead by Assam Rifles personnel on July 11, 2004, the name of Th Manorama continues to stir inner most sentiments. Other than Irom Chanu Sharmila, no one has been able to bring the people together shoulder... 

Ethnic Clashes In North-East Redefine A Border Blurred By Years Of Friendship

Garo refugees in Meghalaya. Image Credit: Indian Express. Halesh Rabha, 56, of Noksarpara in East Garo Hills district of Meghalaya does not want to go back to his ancestral village, which he left a week ago. Neither does Hajan Singh Sangma of Puthimari in Assam. One is a Rabha tribal from Meghalaya,... 

Dispensation Of Justice And Conceptualization, The Ethics Of Equality And Empowerment Of Women

Image Credit: post-gazette.com The lofty height of idealism on ‘Equality’ as enshrined in the preamble to the constitution of India is a manifestation of anti climax of inequality which has been in the existence in the traditional Indian society. Equality being the cardinal value of the... 

RK Meghen Sticks To Demand For Plebiscite

(Top) RK Meghen shaking hands with women activists after being produced at the court and (bottom) womenfolk lending support to the UNLF's chief demand for plebiscite. Image Credit: The Sangai Express) GUWAHATI, Jan 11: ‘There is no change to the UNLF’s demand for plebiscite though we... 

BSEM Chairman Shot Dead Inside Office

IMPHAL, Jan 11: Chairman of Board of Secondary Education Manipur (BSEM) Dr Naorem Kunjabihari Singh (60) has been shot dead by some armed persons inside his office chamber located in Babupara, a high security zone. According to a source, some unidentified armed persons entered his office chamber at around... 

Keibul Lamjao Tops UNESCO Priorities

The Sangai... Image Credit: Ryan Somma via Wikipedia. IMPHAL, Jan 11: Keibul Lamjao National Park, the only natural habitat for the world famous brow antlered deer called Sangai is at the top of the proposed list of UNESCO for declaration as natural heritage site of the world, Principal Chief Conservator... 

Toilet Sans Water Mars Keithel Project

Toilet block of a Khwairamband Keithel Complex. Image Credit: The Sangai Express IMPHAL, Jan 11: Although all the three markets complexes of Khwairamband Keithel have standard toilet complexes, these facilities are of little use as the toilet complexes are not provided adequate water. This much hyped... 

Inaction On Manorama Case Flayed

IMPHAL, Jan 11: Decrying the alleged failure of the Government of Manipur to act for the last seven years even after the personnel of 17 Assam Rifles involved in the brutal rape and murder of Thangjam Manorama have been identified, woman activist K Taruni has warned that the Government should not take... 

Ethnic Design Center Opened

IMPHAL, Jan 11: A unit of ‘Resource hub Center for Ethnic Designs of North East’ has been opened today at the North East Institute of Science & Technology (NEIST) sub-station, Lamphelpat with Director CSIR: NEIST, Jorhat Dr PG Rao inaugurating the Center in the presence of State and Central... 

Tripura’s CDR Hit By Poor Industrial Growth

AGARTALA, Jan 11: The Credit Deposit Ratio (CDR) in Tripura is unlikely to touch the national average only because of lack of industrial growth, according to bank officials. The overall CDR, which was 31 per cent in March 2010 in the State, has scaled up to 35 per cent in September 2010 and it is expected... 

MCDA Clarifies On Spurious Drugs Report

IMPHAL, Jan 11: Medicines that are suspected to be sub-standard and spurious are those of propaganda companies that have been entering into the markets of Manipur leaps and bounds, Manipur Chemists & Druggists Association (MCDA) has clarified. Reacting to a news report published on January 6 in this... 

Memorial Stone Of Pu Mangthual Laid

LAMKA, Jan 11: In what could be termed as a historical event for the people of Vaiphei community in particular and the people of Manipur in general the memorial stone of Pu Mangthual who was the valiant commander of Vaiphei warriors was laid here today at Kangvai village in Churachandpur district in... 

Gouramangi is AIFF Player of the Year 2010

Image Credit: ESPN Star PANAJI: Gouramangi Singh gives you an elaborate list of people to thank: it starts, quite unusually, with the people of Manipur and, to be fair, does not end. In between there are coaches, club officials, supporters, family and of course, as he later phones from his hotel room...