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China’s Bid To Upgrade Stilwell Road

NEW DELHI, Mar 27: India may have finally closed the chapter on reopening the Stilwell Road, but China has shown ‘considerable interest’ in development of this road and contracts have been awarded for upgrading 1031 km of  the historic road right up to Pangsau Pass, 61 km away from Ledo in Assam. The... 

Quality Education And Health Care VS Extortion

“Education is the process where the powers of human nature become developed by good habit” (L) Prof. J.Adler Mortimer (Education Reformer) Education is enlightenment. Education is the empowerment of masses to shape and mould their destinies. It is also the instrument of the enlightened and the empowered... 

EDITORIAL: War To Peace: Changing Tracks

The politics of peace, reconciliation with one’s foe or rival and coming to terms with the harsh fact that life is as much about compromising as it is about upholding one’s principle and philosophy of life, is perhaps the first step needed to work out a solution to a seething problem or a burning... 

CM Inspects Projects Underway In Imphal, Tardy Nambul Project Work Upsets CM

Chief Minister O Ibobi inspecting the ongoing projects. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 27: A visibly upset Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh today lashed out at officials overseeing the Nambul River project as there is a big doubt whether the ongoing retaining wall construction work will be completed... 

MPP Demands President’s Rule In Manipur

IMPHAL, Mar 27: Manipur People’s Party (MPP) today demanded President’s rule in the state for “lawlessness” and “overall failure” of the Secular Progressive Front (SPF) government led by Congress. MPP, which had earlier ruled the state for more than ten years, said in a statement... 

LDC Suspended For Forgery

IMPHAL, Mar 27: An LDC working in Health Department has been suspended for issuing fake certificate with forged signature to a pharmacy. Moreover, a departmental enquiry has been ordered against the LDC. A source in the Health Department informed that the suspended LDC is one RK Khellen and the man to... 

23/7 Probe: Hearing Scheduled For Tomorrow

IMPHAL, Mar 27: The Justice PG Agarwal Commission,  entrusted to investigate the infamous July 23, 2009 firing incident at Khwairamband Keithel has set March 29 as the date for commencing the argument hearing on the case. Talking to The Sangai Express, Justice (Retd) Agarwal said there would be no change... 

Cong Puts Up A Brave Front In The Face Of ULFA Threats

GUWAHATI, Mar 27 : The ruling Congress today said the party is not scared by any threat from Paresh Baruah faction of ULFA and announced the visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and other important Congress leaders to the State to canvass for party leaders in the coming... 

Meet Deliberates On Indo-Manipur Conflict

Deliberation held on resolving Indo-Manipur conflict. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 27: Instead of demanding ex-gratia for a son/daughter lost in the hands of State actors, people should focus more on resolving the Indo-Manipur conflict, said social activist Joy Nongmaithem. He was addressing... 

Experts To Conduct Food Safety Meet

IMPHAL, Mar 27 : To en- sure that the edibles, including snacks and others, especially brought in from Myanmar without any labels, are safe for human consumption, a delegation of experts from the Centre will  hold a two-day awareness program on food safety and quality  at Imphal from tomorrow. Though... 

New Boost To Trans-Border Trade With SE Asia

IMPHAL, Mar 27: In a landmark event and a big boost towards opening and boosting cross-border trade among India, Myanmar and Thailand, a trilateral trade conference was held the Water World, Tamu yesterday. The Thai delegates attending the conference were led by the Thai-Myanmar Border Trade in-charge... 

Mangal Yaodraba Numit Presented

A scene from K Kyamba's Mangal Yaodraba Numit. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 27: The conflict of right and duty between a war mongering General and his lowborn wife flows through Actors’ Repertory Theatre’s Mangal Yaobrada Numit (The Sun Without Light). The play that depicts the life... 

No Sign Of Relief From IT Road Woes

IMPHAL, March 27:  The IT Road, the sole transport link to the outside world for the people of Tamei subdivision and major chunk of Sadar Hills, is one of the oldest roads of Manipur but it is arguably the most deplorable and dangerous road for the people to use. Bus owners and taxis are reluctant to...