North East faces uphill cancer challenge

Jyoti Shelar Lifestyle-related risk factors are being cited, compounded by an inadequate number of treatment centres in the region. Lifestyle-related cancers top the chart in the northeast region which has an overall high incidence of cancer in India. Oesophageal cancer is the highest in men followed by cancers of the lung and stomach, says a […]

Yitachu says if Governor or Speaker says Indian Constitution does not apply in Nagaland, they can help introduce a Bill in Assembly that Indian Constitution is not applicable in the State

By Oken Jeet Sandham KOHIMA, Nov 1 (NEPS): Dr. Shurhozelie led NPF has been going aggressively and strongly warning that they could think of having an alternative to the Constitution of India if the Custodian of the Constitution does not honor it in the State of Nagaland. This was tersely stated by former Nagaland Minister and […]

NPF MLA present at all parties meet : No need to jump the gun

So one NPF MLA was indeed present at the all parties meet convened by the State Government a few days back to discuss the threat perception to the State in the light of the ongoing peace dialogue between the Government of India and the NSCN (IM). The meeting gains credence all that more so after […]

Student from Manipur found dead

Greater Noida, November 01 2017: An engineering student from Manipur allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his rented accommodation at Kasna here, police said on Tuesday . The body of Vijendra Mog Jam (22) was found hanging from the window grill at his  residence by the police last evening, Superintendent of Police Suniti Singh […]

No land of Assam will be given : Governor

Morigaon/Nagaon, November 01 2017: Governor Jagadish Mukhi today allayed apprehensions among people in the State that some portion of Assam’s territory will be included in Greater Nagalim with reference to the ongoing peace talks between the NSCN(I-M) and Central Government to resolve the Naga issue . At a press meet here, replying to a question […]

Irked by NIA probe… NSCN-K to drive out non-Nagas

Guwahati, November 01 2017: The NSCN(K) has threatened to drive out all non-Nagas from Nagaland if the National Investigation Agency (NIA), that is probing terror funding cases, continues to target family members of its members. The anti-talk NSCN(K), in a hard-hitting statement on Tuesday, said the NSCN(K) had been maintaining the maximum restraint despite the […]

ATRPFM against demand to include Meiteis in ST list

Ukhrul, November 01 2017: The All Tribal Rights Protection Forum Manipur (ATRPFM) has strongly opposed the move and demand of the Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee (STDCM), Manipur to include the Meiteis in the ST category. ATRPFM president Sanjoy Jajo in a statement said that despite stiff opposition from the tribal community, the ST demand for […]

Kut Festival promotes unity : Biren

Imphal, November 01 2017: Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said that Kut festival is playing a pivotal role in building up oneness and harmony in the State having diversity in language, religion, costumes and rituals . He was speaking as the chief guest at the evening session of the State Level Kut celebration held […]

Manipur per capita income worked out at just Rs 47,453

Imphal, November 01 2017: Even as the State’s literacy rate is above the National average, the per capita income of the State is estimated to be far below the National average. The per capita income of the State, which is full of potential and natural beauty, is estimated to be just 47,453 against the National […]

Culture beyond religion : Najma

Imphal, November 01 2017: Governor Dr Najma Heptulla has said that culture is beyond religion explaining that “though we belong to any religion and worship any God, whichever way our remembrance and creator is, we are all united in one thing, that we are all Indian” . The Governor said this while speaking as the […]