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PM inaugurates Sikkim’s 1st airport, attacks past govt. on NE development

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on PM inaugurates Sikkim’s 1st airport, attacks past govt. on NE development

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, Sep. 24: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 100th airport of India and Sikkim’s first greenfield airport at Pakyong on Sep. 24. The airfield spreading across 201 acres is situated on top of the hill at 4,500 feet above sea level and around 60 km from the Indo-China border. It was […]

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MU turmoil: Semester exams postponed

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on MU turmoil: Semester exams postponed

Our Correspondent Imphal, Sep. 24 (EMN): All the semester examinations of the Manipur University have been postponed until further order after the Sep. 21 midnight police raid at Manipur University (MU) hostels based on a complaint reportedly by the vice chancellor.

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Three NSCN (K) cadres arrested

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Three NSCN (K) cadres arrested

Dimapur, Sep. 24 (EMN): The Kadamtala battalion of Assam Rifles arrested three NSCN (K) cadres who were involved in kidnapping a truck driver, on refusal to pay extortion amount demanded by them. The cadres were appended along from New Kaiphundai area of Tamenglong district in Manipur.

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Seven injured in Manipur IED blast

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Seven injured in Manipur IED blast

Our Correspondent Imphal, Sep. 24 (EMN): Seven persons were injured after unidentified miscreants triggered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in Imphal on Monday, police said.

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Assam government introduces Electricity Duty (Amendment) Bill

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Assam government introduces Electricity Duty (Amendment) Bill

Guwahati, Sep. 24 (PTI): Assam Government Monday proposed to replace fixed “electricity duty” of 20 paise per unit with an ad-valorem rate of five per cent on overall energy charge, having a scope to further increase it to 10 per cent.

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‘Land acquisition, environmental clearances major reasons for Northeast road projects delay’

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on ‘Land acquisition, environmental clearances major reasons for Northeast road projects delay’

Shillong, Sep. 24 (IANS): Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said land acquisition and environmental clearances were the two major hurdles delaying the road infrastructure projects in the northeastern states.

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MU turmoil: Opposition party asks govt. to bring solution

By   /  September 23, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on MU turmoil: Opposition party asks govt. to bring solution

Our Correspondent Imphal, Sep. 23 (EMN): Leaders of the Committee of Political Parties, a platform of the opposition parties in Manipur, appealed to the government to release of arrested students, teachers of the Manipur University unconditionally and bring a lasting solution in the university.

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Central team to assess flood situation in Arunachal — Rijiju

By   /  September 23, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Central team to assess flood situation in Arunachal — Rijiju

Itanagar, Sep. 23 (PTI): Union minister Kiren Rijiju has assured Arunachal Pradesh government that an inter-ministerial team will be visiting East Siang district soon to assess the damages caused by the recent floods, an official release said here Thursday.

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AR flags off exposure trip for Manipur youths

By   /  September 23, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on AR flags off exposure trip for Manipur youths

Our Correspondent Imphal, Sep. 23 (EMN): The new Inspector General of Assam Rifles (South) Major General KP Singh on Sunday asked the participants of a ten-day ‘organic farming exposure trip’ to Sikkim’s capital Gangtok to come back with more knowledge about organic farming, so that they can take up the work in consultation with the […]

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Manipur goverment honours Dr. Najma Heptulla

By   /  September 23, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Manipur goverment honours Dr. Najma Heptulla

Our Correspondent Imphal, Sep. 23 (EMN): Manipur Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla was felicitated in a function on receiving the ‘Outstanding Parliamentarian Award’ at the auditorium of Manipur State Film Development Society, Palace Compound in Imphal on Thursday Sep. 20.

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