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North East In India’s Agenda: Transition From Pretensions To Real Actions

The North East has all along been treated as the target for application of pretentions and insincerity by the federal government of India so far. Any development intervention has all been pretentious efforts to hoodwink and inculcate a culture of corruption among the population in this region. Even the... 

60th NEC Meet Begins, NEC Chairman Sets Sight On Vision 2020

NEW DELHI, Jun 16: Union Minister of DoNER & Chairman North East Council, BK Handique inaugurated the 60th North East Council plenary sessions today morning at Parliament Annexe in New Delhi.  Governors, Chief Ministers and Chief Secretaries from the 8 North Eastern States and other officials and... 

Pawan Hans To Expand Operations

IMPHAL, May 3: With a view to extend its passenger service to Manipur and Mizoram, Pawan Hans would be procuring 20 helicopters very shortly, informed a reliable source. At present, Manipur and Mizoram are not included in the Pawan Hans helicopter service operating in the North East region. Pawan Hans... 

Two From State In NE Superstar Finals

Wahengbam Thoi and (inset) Deepika Ningthoujam. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 26: Two young and talented girls have been nominated to re-present Manipur in the grand finale of the North East Wave – North East Ke Superstar, a mega reality talent hunt show launched by North Eastern Council... 

Expert Rings Phumdi Alarm For Loktak

The proliferation of phumdis have led to reduced water holding capacity, deterioration of water quality, interference in navigation, declined power generation capacity and fallen overall aesthetic value of the lake. SHILLONG, Feb. 2: The world’s only floating sanctuary on the Loktak Lake in Manipur... 

DoNER Nod For IT Road Fund

IMPHAL, Jan 29: Fund amount of Rs 87.03 crores for improvement of the 70.25 kilometers long Kangpokpi- Tamei Road in Manipur has been approved by Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER). The Kangpokpi-Tamei road improvement fund has the consent of DoNER Minister Bijoy Krishna Handique,... 

Leimatak Bailey Bridge Inaugurated, SPF Govt Committed To Equal Development: Ranjit

Congress leaders take a walk on the newly built bridge IMPHAL, Dec 24: A new bailey bridge constructed over Leimatak River along the historic Old Cachar Road (also known as Tongjei Maril) has been inaugurated today by Works Minister K Ranjit. As one Hamilton Bridge built over Leimatak River during the... 

NEC Officer Points To UGs’ Share In All Projects

File Photo of an NEC Meeting... IMPHAL, Dec 21: Project reports for various development programs taken up in Manipur are prepared after taking into account the shares of various underground outfits’ operating in the North East region, stated North Eastern Council Planning Advisor J Lhungdim. Addressing... 

Indo-Myanmar Trade And The Economy Of Manipur

Following the signing of Indo-Myanmar Border Trade on January 21st, 1994 and operationalised on April 12, 1995 through Moreh Border, trading activities have assumed importance in the State of Manipur. Indo-Myanmar border was formally opened by the Commerce Ministry of the both the countries. Subsequently,...