Tuesday, September 19, 2017 5:12 pm IST

Home » Posts tagged with "Protected Area Permit"

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... 

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... 

Assaulting The Queen’s Language

If Delhi expects us to jump in joy or sing paeans in their praise or kneel to acknowledge their ‘˜benign move’ for removing the Protected Permit Area for one year, then they must either be living in a fool’s paradise or deluding themselves with something grand along the line of Don... 

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... 

Protected, As In A Zoo!

It sounds politically correct. It sounds marvelous. Who in his right senses will reject any overture from the state to protect him by forbidding the entry of so called foreigners to his home soil? Delhi certainly seems to have hit the right button in strictly implementing the highly ethical sounding... 

Anti-PAP Drive Gains Momentum

States in North-East India where PAP is in effect... IMPHAL, Dec 19: As part of a global online signature campaign demanding the centre to remove the Protected Area Permit (PAP) from Manipur, a group of social activists of the State on Sunday held a motor rally-cum-awareness campaign at Imphal. Interestingly... 

One Year Vacation For PAP Likely

IMPHAL, Dec 17: The restrictions placed by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs on entry of foreigners to Manipur without the Protected Area Permit (PAP) all these years is likely to be lifted for one year under some conditions. According to a highly placed source, the Union Home Ministry may lift the... 

PC Interacts With Local People Of Churachandpur On Peace Plank At Khuga

IMPHAL, Dec 15: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has claimed that incidents of violence in Manipur have come down in the current year 2010. Interacting with local leaders and representatives of civil and student bodies of Churachandpur district at Khuda Dam today, Chidambaram, who arrived here yesterday... 

Anachronistic PAP

Come November 10 and a bedecked Imphal, thanks to the window dressing exercise that has been going on for the last few weeks, will roll out the red carpet for Mrs. Gandhi to inaugurate and dedicate the swanky, plush and newly constructed three all women market complexes to the womenfolk of Manipur. We...