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Khuga Dam: Boon Or Bane?

THE groundwork for the Khuga multipurpose project was initiated way back in the early 1980s, Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi presided over its inauguration in a 10-minute ceremony in November 2010 and completion took all of 29 years, an unenviable record of sorts. Located near Mata village some 10... 

With PAP Removed, Foreign Tourists Visit Manipur

Foreign Tourists do not now need special permits for visiting Manipur, Nagaland And Mizoram. The Central Government is leaving no stones unturned in its effort to develop the northeastern region. Recently it excluded Manipur, Nagaland and Mizoram from the protected area permit to promote tourism in the... 

Mizoram Opposes PAP Removal From North-East

Foreign tourists in India (file photo). Image Credit: Bharat Chronicle. GUWAHATI, Feb 16: Mizoram has refused to echo Manipur in celebrating the lifting of Protected Area Permit (PAP) from the Northeast. New Delhi had on December 30 last year lifted PAP after agreeing that the law and order in the... 

North-East Business Summit At Mumbai

North-East Business Summit at Mumbai. Image Credit: Nagaland Post IMPHAL, Jan 23: Many big industrialists based outside the State have strongly advocated opening tourist agencies in Manipur. Speaking at the North East Business Summit being held at Lalit Inter Continental Hotel at Mumbai today, they remarked... 

PAP Gone, Manipur To Monitor

IMPHAL, Jan 10: With the Centre lifting the Protected Area Permit (PAP) from Manipur for one year, the government has taken up necessary measures to monitor the inflow and movement of foreigners in the state. In its order dated December 30 last year, the home ministry (foreigners division) excluded the... 

New Year Bonanza For North-East: Government Lifts Curb On Foreign Tourists

NEW DELHI: In a New Year bonanza for Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram, the Centre has lifted a decades-old rule of obtaining permission by any foreigner visiting the three north-eastern states. “The government has decided to exclude Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland from the Protected Area regime notified... 

Govt Set To Open Up Restricted North-East Areas To Foreigners

NEW DELHI, Dec 28: India has decided to lift restrictions on foreigners entering prohibited areas in Manipur, Nagaland and some other North-East states to promote tourism in the region. ‘The announcement will be made within a day or two,’ said a senior government official on condition of... 

Anti-PAP Lobby Team Leaving For Delhi

IMPHAL, Dec 27: A team of Local Support Group PAP, Manipur (LOSGROM) would be leaving for New Delhi tomorrow to urge Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh lift the Protected Area Permit (PAP) system from Manipur. Speaking to media persons at Manipur Press Club here today, LOSGROM convener RK Shivachandra...