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The enemies within

- Imphal Times Editorial :: August 13 2016 - Tethered by the slim 26 Km long Siliguri Corridor, the Seven Sisters (excepting Sikkim which became a part of the North Eastern region in 2002)- the North Eastern states continues to be one of the ... E Pao, 2 weeks ago

Wringing the chicken's neck

The centre's recent decision to arrange for special citizenship documents for the people living in the Siliguri chicken's neck corridor areas does not come a moment too soon, according to Kolkata-based analysts. Large scale illegal immigration from ...
 Millennium Post2 months ago

Conscientious objector

The 44-year-old Irom Chanu Sharmila, also known as the Iron Lady of Manipur, has decided to end her hunger-strike that started sixteen years ago in November 2000. Believed to be the world's longest hunger-striker, she has been the face of dissent ...
 The Statesman3 weeks ago

Indulging in the richness of the Northeast

Artistes performing at a concert in New Delhi on Thursday.— Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma An event celebrating the cultural diversity of the northeastern States was organised in the Capital on Thursday. Titled Amazing Northeast…Paradise ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Man failed by railways after putting life on line

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Siliguri, Aug. 2 -- Hanga Das was awarded the certificate for outstanding performance for saving the lives of passengers and a member of his family was promised ...
 HT Syndication4 weeks ago

Woman with dual citizenship arreste...

A Bhutanese woman holding dual citizenship was arrested today by the Jalpaiguri police for alleged involvement in smuggling animal body parts. Officials of Baikunthapur forest division under Jalpaiguri district nabbed the suspected international ...
 The Echo Of India4 weeks ago

Top Army Commanders set to get new postings in J&K

Sanjeev Pargal JAMMU, July 28: The Army Headquarters is set to order major reshuffle at the Commanders level in which new General Officer Commanding -in-Chief (GOC-in-C), Western Command, Chief of Staff, Western Command among others would be ...
 Daily Excelsior.com1 month ago

Regional transport deal raises pollution fears in Bangladesh

Heavy traffic on a major intersection in Bangladesh. Image: Asian Development Bank Experts and activists in Bangladesh are warning that environmental issues were not properly addressed in the Bangladesh-Bhutan-India-Nepal Motor Vehicle Agreement , ...
 Eco-Business1 month ago New trade-transit links  New Delhi Pioneer2 months ago

The cost of interlinking India's rivers

Sudha Ramachandran SPECIAL TO EMIRATES BUSINESS India's ambitious plan to interlink rivers to achieve greater equity in the distribution of water in the country reached an important milestone on July 6, when water from the Godavari, its ...
 Emirates-Business.ae1 month ago
Business Today India

Govt to invest Rs 200 cr on scaling up existing incubators

Steps are on to operationalise waterways and increase freight traffic volumes through this mode of transport under the Sagarmala project, the government said on Saturday. Ways to increase the share of inland waterways in India's modal mix to ...
 Business Today India1 month ago Sagarmala: Govt's aim to optimise logistics with minimum investment  Economic Times1 month ago Steps on to operationalise waterways: Govt  Press Trust of India1 month ago
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