Reminiscence Of An Old Soldier— I

H Bhuban Singh Read | Part 2 |Part 3 |Part 4 | I passed my Matriculation (now HSLC) examination in June 1947 and joined Presidency College, Calcutta (now Kolkata). College Street where the University of Calcutta and also Presidency College were located, was drenched with blood, tears and agony, on account of “Direct Action” (killing of Hindus) called by Md Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan known...

Power Components Rot At Kangla

Transformers and transmission components kept in the open inside Kangla Fort. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 4: Even as Electricity Department is undertaking a hectic disconnection drive targeting unauthorized consumers as well as consumers with overdue bills, a large number of electric transformers and other transmission components are rusting away at a corner inside Kangla. A reliable source...

Bangladesh Keen To Increase Trade With North-East India

SHILLONG/AGARTALA, Jan 12: The Bangladesh government is keen to increase trade, business and connectivity with northeast India, officials said here on Tuesday quoting visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. “Chief Ministers of northeastern states have also pleaded for more connectivity and trade between the northeastern states and Bangladesh,” an official said. The chief ministers...

Amid Tall Promises To Beautify Imphal… First signs Of Farce To Follow Appear

IMPHAL, Sep 25: Even before completion of placing light-reflecting devices (bileanator) on road/lane dividers at various points at the heart of the capital city, to keep motorists on the alert, some of the bileanators have already crumbled/popped out of the road surface. Under the Imphal City beautification plan, these bileanators were inserted on the road at some specific areas of the capital. With...