Assam, the pride of Northeast and its river festival

Kamal Baruah Assam is the gateway to the north east. It is a land of multi-ethnic, multi-linguistic and multi-religious society. Surely it has enormous potential to make it a must visit location. “Atithi Devo Bhava,” Known Assamese hospitality is a reflection of their culture. They are truly warm hearted people of hills and valleys. The […]

Assam, the pride of Northeast and its river festival

Kamal Baruah Assam is the gateway to the north east. It is a land of multi-ethnic, multi-linguistic and multi-religious society. Surely it has enormous potential to make it a must visit location. “Atithi Devo Bhava,” Known Assamese hospitality is a reflection of their culture. They are truly warm hearted people of hills and valleys. The […]

Handicrafts of the Zeliangrong: Their cultural significance – Part 2

Dr Budha Kamei From previous issue As mentioned above, the purpose for which the splints are put into is also taken into account. Because the sizes differ, accordingly, the splints are made shorter or longer. One internode is enough in the case of mat while two or more internodes are splint together for larger baskets. […]

Handicrafts of the Zeliangrong: Their cultural significance – Part 2

Dr Budha Kamei From previous issue As mentioned above, the purpose for which the splints are put into is also taken into account. Because the sizes differ, accordingly, the splints are made shorter or longer. One internode is enough in the case of mat while two or more internodes are splint together for larger baskets. […]

From the frying pan into the fire Appointment flaws at RIMS

Comes close to a case of jumping from the frying pan into the fire. Even as an uproar was raised against the failure to appoint a Director of RIMS after its Director-in-charge retired on February 28, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare went ahead and appointed an IAS officer, RK Dinesh, in this […]

Physics Question paper same as leaked paper : DESAM

IMPHAL, Apr 5 : After some Class XII students were reportedly caught copying via leaked Physics question paper today, Democratic Students’ Alliance Manipur (DESAM) has demanded stern action against officials involved in the scam. Speaking to mediapersons today at its office, DESAM secretary general Nameirakpam Edison said, “DESAM went to inspect 10 Class XII exam […]

DC concludes Henglep visit, eyes Behiang

CCpur, Apr 5 : Deputy Commissioner of Churachandpur R Sudhan concluded his maiden and rain drenched visit to the interior sub-divisional headquarters of Henglep late last night after spending a night and braved a bumpy ride on an all-time tough Shaktiman truck. The Deputy Commissioner and his team, comprising of officials from some major departments […]

Khwairamband Keithel Women vendors break into scuffle over vending spots

IMPHAL, Apr 5 : After the parking lot constructed over Naga nullah was temporary allotted to street vendors, scuffle broke out today among the women vendors over the allotted space. Later in the evening women vendors met the Chief Minister at his secretariat and presented their case. Earlier in the day, vendors of Ima Keithel […]

At least 8 houses at Sirarakhong sink, village cut off

IMPHAL/UKHRUL, Apr 5: In the wake of the incessant rainfall during the past one week across the State, a sizeable portion of Sirarakhong village sank today damaging around eight houses in the process. Sirarakhong village falls under Litan police station of Ukhrul district. Moreover, around 15 feet of Mahadev-Tolloi Road has sunk and the road […]

TNL drops CM reception plan

The Tangkhul Naga Long TNL president Weapon Zimik has said that the organisation will cancel its plan to host a reception programme of Chief Minister N Biren during his visit to Ukhrul on April 11 Source The Sangai Express

DC concludes Henglep visit, eyes Behiang

Deputy Commissioner of Chura chandpur R Sudhan concluded his maiden and rain drenched visit to the interior sub divisional headquarters of Henglep late last night after spending a night and braved a bumpy ride on an all time tough Shaktiman truck Sou…