Another athlete from Manipur to be part of Indian Olympic contingent

Another athlete from Manipur to be part of Indian Olympic contingent

IMPHAL: Thokchom Anuradha Devi is a 26-year-old hockey player from Manipur who have overcome odds to make it on to the national hockey team of the country. The athlete from Manipur is not the only one from her state to do so as the team will be led by none other than Sushila Chanu who will […]

Northeast sees an increase in human trafficking

Northeast sees an increase in human trafficking

IMPHAL: Human trafficking is witnessing an increase in the north-eastern states this year, Manipur Commission for Protection of Child Rights member Keisham Pradipkumar said on Sunday.  “Human trafficking in this region had decreased for a few years but has seen a sharp increase in 2016,” he said. The state Social Welfare Department has been informing […]

Airtel cuts prepaid data tariffs, offers upto 67 pc more data

Airtel cuts prepaid data tariffs, offers upto 67 pc more data

Telecom major Airtel on Sunday announced it was increasing data benefits by up to 67 percent, in effect cutting data tariffs for prepaid customers. Under the revised data benefits, the Rs. 655 4G/ 3G monthly recharge pack will now offer 5GB data vs 3GB earlier, amounting an increase of 67 percent in data benefit. Similarly, […]

90 days paid leave for victims of sexual harassment

90 days paid leave for victims of sexual harassment

NEW DELHI: Women central government employees who have filed complaints of sexual harassment can now get a paid leave of three months during the pendency of inquiry, the government has said. The leave will be in addition to those already given to central government employees. The move assumes significance as there have been complaints of […]

Manipur: Free LPG connection for BPL families

Manipur: Free LPG connection for BPL families

IMPHAL: According to sources, it is reported that a due process has been implemented to provide free  LPG connection to BPL families in the State under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwal Yojana (PMUY). Relying on information given by the  IOC’s Imphal Divisional Retail Sales Office, all families belonging to BPL category would be given LPG connections […]