Manipur: Women polo tournament begins in Imphal

Manipur: Women polo tournament begins in Imphal

IMPHAL, January 17, 2018: Manipur Tourism announced that the 3rd Manipur Statehood Day Women’s Polo Tournament will feature women’s polo teams from four continents this year. Women polo teams from Manipur representing India and other international teams from Australia, Kenya and USA will play at this league tournament in Manipur. The tournament will be held […]

Manipuri rice: A cure for cancer

Manipuri rice: A cure for cancer

According to the American Chemical Society, “black rice is a nutritious and economical food source that is estimated to feed about one third of the world’s population.” Devakanta, a resident of Manipur and a thinking farmer has been able to adopt and improvise eco friendly methods of farming to increase harvest year after year. Passionate […]

Big boost to telecom connectivity in Northeast India; DoT to invest Rs 10,743 crore!

Big boost to telecom connectivity in Northeast India; DoT to invest Rs 10,743 crore!

The government on Tuesday said it will invest Rs 10,743 crore for improving the telecommunication network in the northeastern states and along the National Highways in the region. Union Minister of State for Telecommunications Manoj Sinha announced this while he was in Guwahati to review the implementation of BharatNet and other major telecom projects in […]

Manipur: Security beefed up at strategic locations post Imphal blasts

Manipur: Security beefed up at strategic locations post Imphal blasts

IMPHAL, January 17, 2018: Manipur Police beefed up security in vulnerable pockets of the city following the blasts which led to injury of a woman. Police personnel were permanently positioned near the Kangla gate, Raj Bhawan, military office and other strategic locations. Meanwhile, Thounaojam Shyamkumar, Minister of Municipal Administration, Housing and Urban Development (MAHUD) and […]

Northeast India to get Rs 15,000 crores to boost telecom connectivity

Northeast India to get Rs 15,000 crores to boost telecom connectivity

January 16, 2018: With an aim to improve telecom connectivity in Northeast India, Rs. 15,000 crores will be invested in the eight states. India’s frontier state Arunachal Pradesh which shares border with China will get over 2800 mobile towers. Union Minister of State for Communications, Manoj Sinha in a conference held in Guwahati to discuss […]

HEALTH | TV shows with advertisements increases junk food cravings!

HEALTH | TV shows with advertisements increases junk food cravings!

January 16, 2018: According to cancer researchers in UK, the advertisements on commercial television may be driving youngsters to snack on more unhealthy food. Regular consumption of high calorie food and drink having higher levels of fat and sugar, increases the risk of obesity. The findings indicated that energy and other fizzy drinks high in […]

Eligible elders denied old age pension in Manipur

Eligible elders denied old age pension in Manipur

Imphal, Jan 16,2018: Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Tuesday said several of those eligible for old-age pension scheme have been left out of its ambit. The Chief Minister on Tuesday ordered an examination of the process of selecting persons for the Below Poverty Line (BPL) tag. “Instead, it is found government employees and other […]