BRIEF NEWS: April 19, 2011

Minister’s wife laid to rest with fitting tribute IMPHAL, Apr 18: The wife of Power Minister T Phungzathang who expired early yesterday at their residence in Paite Veng, Imphal was laid to rest today at their private premises here with a consummate tribute following a prolong illness. Chhungi, also known as Sungi (65) was diagnosed with an advance stage cancer in early January, according to family...

Assam Issues Shoot-At-Sight Order To Quell Ethnic clashes

GUWAHATI, Jan 11: The Union government has sent 10 companies of paramilitary forces to the Assam-Meghalaya border even as the Assam government has issued a shoot-at-sight order to prevent escalation of ethnic violence between the Garos and the Rabhas of the two neighboring States. Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi told journalists here on Monday that the ethnic clashes, which broke out in the Mednipathar...