CM tells achievement tales at Orange Fest kick-off
“What we promised we delivered; be it development of roads, dedication of women’s market to the public, launch of helicopter service, resumption of MST bus services, construction of doctor’s transit house, Tamenglong water supply scheme, FCI warehouse, SBI Tamei Branch,” exclaimed chief minister N Biren.
Tap tourism potential, make Manipur more visible: Shin
“Manipur is rich in tourism resources. It has historical sites and beautiful natural wonders. If it is properly developed as tourist destination, the state, which has remained unknown in tourism circuit even though it is only two and half hour flight away from New Delhi, will become more visible,” opined Republic of Korea Ambassador to India, Bong-Kil Shin.
Charge hearing of cops accused in fake encounter case begins
Charge hearing of four Manipur police personnel, who are accused of involvement in an alleged fake encounter that occurred on December 20, 2011 at Naran Konjin Pukhri Achouba area, commenced Thursday in the court of Special Judge, CBI, Imphal West. On Wednesday, the court took cognizance of the case and registered the same for session trial.
8923 killed, 20 ‘disappeared’ under AFSPA, recounts AMUCO VP
Demanding institution of an independent body to investigate into custodial killings, the JAC against the custodial killing of G Jiteswar Sharma alias Gypsy, Th Satish, Th Prem, RK Ranel and Ph Naobi organised a sit-in protest along with locals at P Khonomphai village, Kangpokpi district, Sunday.
MU professors, students released; HC extends term of probe panel
Subsequent to submission of final report (FR) by the investigation officer of police in connection with the FIR filed over the Manipur University (MU) issue, Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal West, Lamkhanpau Tonsing on Tuesday ordered release of all the arrested professors and students without any condition.
BJP eulogises CM’s leadership, commitment
BJP Manipur Pradesh office bearers said that the achievement of chief minister N Biren, who was voted 3rd most popular CM of the country and top among the BJP ruled states in the India Today Political Stock Exchange poll, is the fruit of his good leadership skills and commitment in serving the people.
Indo-Myanmar border harmony impresses US officials
Unlike international borders in other parts of the world, which are characterised by huge gates and heavy military presence, the border towns of India and Myanmar give a unique feel to visitors, who often see the border as a town of a single country, said US Embassy in India’s minister counsellor Robert Garverick.
Tribal students drop stir threat after Govt plea, assurance
ATSUM general secretary Seiboi Haokip has informed that the three tribal student bodies, namely, ATSUM, ANSAM and KSO have withdrawn the call for imposition of a five-day long economic blockade along the national highways demanding resolution of MU issue, after an agreement was reached during the talks with the state government.