Manipur: ‘Iron Lady’ Irom Sharmila to marry long-time partner Desmond Countinho

Manipur: ‘Iron Lady’ Irom Sharmila to marry long-time partner Desmond Countinho

IMPHAL, July 13:  Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) activist Irom Sharmila has decided to tie the knot long-time British friend Desmond Coutinho. On Wednesday, she filed an application for marriage with her long-time British friend Desmond Coutinho in the office of Sub Registrar Rajesh in Tamil Nadu. Sharmila failed to make inroads in assembly elections in Manipur this […]

Northeast India to get Rs 2 lakh crore road projects by 2019

Northeast India to get Rs 2 lakh crore road projects by 2019

NEW DELHI, July 13: The Centre would initiate road projects in the north-east with an estimated expenditure of Rs 2 lakh crore by 2019, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari announced on Wednesday. Gadkari said that while projects with expenditure of Rs 1.5 lakh crore would be carried out by the National Highways and […]

National media turning a blind eye to floods in Northeast India : Manipur CM, Rijiju

National media turning a blind eye to floods in Northeast India : Manipur CM, Rijiju

ITANAGAR/IMPHAL, July 13: The current flood situation in various parts of north-eastern region has brought many lives at stake. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed anguish over the current flood situation and assured all possible help to combat the situation. Union minister Kiren Rijiju and Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh accused the national media of […]

Northeast India Floods: Are low lying areas facing the brunt of climate change?

Northeast India Floods: Are low lying areas facing the brunt of climate change?

IMPHAL, July 12: The All Manipur Matam Isei Kanglup (AMMIK) contributed a sum of Rs. 1 Lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for assisting the flood affected people in the state. Though the water level of major rivers have receded below the danger mark, incessant showers for almost a week have inundated many low […]

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