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Village Authorities Chase Families Away For Not Sending Kids To Village School

In a strange incident in the Kotlen village under Saitu Gamphazol sub-division in Kangpokpi district, Manipur, six families in a village were forced to leave their homes on the 28th of April, 2018 because they refused to send their children to the village government school. Abiding by a code unanimously agreed upon by the villagers, all

Journalist Heckled At Congress’ Jan Akrosh Rally

In a Jan Akrosh Rally organized by the Congress’ Delhi unit in the national capital on Sunday, a journalist was reportedly heckled and manhandled by the congressmen after having reported the empty chairs in the rally. In a video posted on Twitter by BJP spokesperson for the Delhi Unit, Praveen S. Kapoor, the journalist covering

By |2018-04-30T07:58:15+05:30April 30th, 2018|Categories: India|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Pawan Chamling Creates Record For The Longest Serving CM In India

The current Chief Minister of Sikkim, Pawan Chamling created one of its kind records on 28th April by becoming the longest serving CM of any state in the history of India. Another record is due on its way as he would also become the first CM to complete a fifth consecutive term in CM office

By |2018-04-30T06:27:04+05:30April 30th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Northeast India|Tags: , , |0 Comments

India Becomes Fully Electrified As Leisang Gets Connected To The National Power Grid

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet project to get each and every one of 18, 452 villages in India which were deprived of electric power ever since independence connected to the national power grid came to fruition on Sunday. Leisang village in Manipur became the last village in the country to be connected to the power

By |2018-04-30T06:16:31+05:30April 30th, 2018|Categories: Featured, India, Northeast India|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Blast Shakes India Assisted Hydropower Project In Nepal

An explosion halted the developments of a hydropower project in Eastern Nepal which was being assisted by India. The project was to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi during his scheduled visit to the country this coming May. The compound wall of the 900 MW Arun III hydroelectric power-plant office was damaged in the blast

By |2018-04-30T06:05:11+05:30April 30th, 2018|Categories: Featured, India|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Modi, Xi Issue 'Strategic Guidance' To Militaries To Build Trust On Border Affairs

On Saturday, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided for giving guidance to their respective militaries for improving predictability and effectiveness regarding management of border affairs. Both leaders have shown a strong commitment to avoid future Doklams and reduce border tensions. The Indian statement on Saturday said, "Both leaders further directed their

Assam Minister Questions 'Inequality' In Northeast Peoples Lives

On Saturday, Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma was speaking at India Economic Summit 2018 being held at the Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai. While asserting the importance of Central government schemes, he said that we have (in the Constitution) Schedule 1 - List 1, List 2 and List 3. Now, health is a state

Railways Promotes Mirabai Chanu To Officer Rank

According to the statement given by the Indian Railways on Friday, Mirabai Chanu has been promoted as an officer on special duty (sports) in the North East Frontier Railway. Padma Shri awardee Mirabai Chanu has recently won India’s first gold at the 21st Commonwealth Games. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal had announced her promotion at a

Open Book Exams For Engineering Students On The Table

A four-member committee on exam reform which was formed in January has submitted its report and recommendations to the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). For discouraging rote learning and also for judging the analytical abilities of students, this committee has recommended an “open book examination” for engineering courses. Open book examination is actually

By |2018-04-29T02:48:24+05:30April 29th, 2018|Categories: Featured, India|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Girls Of Manipur Should Be Trained More To Form Indian Team: Heptulla

Yesterday, Honourable Governor of the state felicitated the three gold medalists. This felicitation programme was attended by Letpao Haokip and families of the gold medalists, MC Mary Kom, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu and Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu. Governor, Najma Heptulla expressed her happiness and said that these three women have brought pride to our state by making