Manipur: Mary Kom, L Sarita Devi storms into semis of Strandja Memorial Boxing

Manipur: Mary Kom, L Sarita Devi storms into semis of Strandja Memorial Boxing

IMPHAL, February 24, 2018: The seasoned duo of MC Mary Kom (48kg) and L Sarita Devi (60kg) were assured of their third successive international medals after they entered the semi-finals, along with two male boxers, in the 69th Strandja Memorial Boxing tournament. 35-year-old Mary Kom, who came here on the back of gold medals at […]

Tripura: ECI orders re-poll in six polling stations with no reasons, CPIM says ‘criminal negligence’

Tripura: ECI orders re-poll in six polling stations with no reasons, CPIM says ‘criminal negligence’

AGARTALA, February 24, 2018: The ECI has ordered re-poll in six polling stations across six assembly constituencies of Tripura on February 26 including Chief Minister Manik Sarkar’s home turf – Dhanpur. The ruling CPIM has accused electoral authority of ‘criminal negligence’ and threatened them saying “No one will be spared”. In a letter to Tripura […]

Manipur: Football factory of the country will soon have world class football academy says Sports minister

Manipur: Football factory of the country will soon have world class football academy says Sports minister

IMPHAL, February 24, 2018: Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said his ministry is actively considering setting up a world class football academy in Manipur in collaboration with the state government. “A group of 20 students along with their teachers from Chandel district of Manipur here called on Minister of State (I/C) of Youth Affairs & […]

Assam IPS officer removed for non-performance

Assam IPS officer removed for non-performance

GUWAHATI, February 24, 2018: Anand Kumar Tewari, an IPS officer posted in Assam, has been removed from service after the government found it to be “unsatisfactory”, an official said. The 1994 batch police officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre was removed as he was a “dead wood” due to his “unsatisfactory” service records, the Home Ministry […]

NIA arrests insurgent involved in 2015 Manipur ambush

NIA arrests insurgent involved in 2015 Manipur ambush

IMPHAL, February 22, 2018: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a member of a banned Manipuri insurgent organisation who was allegedly a part of the team that carried out an audacious attack on an army convoy in June 2015, in which 18 soldiers were killed and 15 other injured, an official spokesperson said here. […]

Assam: Major sex racket busted in Jorhat, 3 arrested

Assam: Major sex racket busted in Jorhat, 3 arrested

GUWAHATI, February 22, 2018: A sex racket was busted by police along with locals in Jorhat’s Pub Bongal Pukhuri region. Three persons including one woman have been arrested in regard to this illegal activity. Reportedly, the sex racket had been operating in the region for a long time as alleged by the locals. The raid […]