New Delhi, Dec 16:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced that Rs 90,000 crore will be earmarked for improving roads and national highways in the Northeast in the next two to three years to facilitate better connectivity. He also inaugurated the Tuirial hydroelectric project at Aizawl and dedicated to the nation a two-lane national highway connecting Tura in western Meghalaya and Shillong. Ahead of the Mizoram and Meghalaya Assembly elections in 2018, PM Modi inaugurated a slew of development projects in the two northeastern states and also addressed public rallies.

IMPHAL, Dec 16: Special Court NIA Manipur today framed charges against four accused in connection with the killing of PREPAK ex-chairman Ningombam Nabachandra, under various sections to carry out due trial.
The charge order was announced today by Golmei Gaiphuishillu, Special Judge, NIA Manipur, in an Open Court after charge hearing against all four accused of the case on November 2, 24 and December 7.

IMPHAL, Dec 16: As a part of the measures to streamline the School Education Department, an FIR has been filed against an individual who has been found pursuing MBBS at JNIMS while simultaneously drawing the salary of primary teacher.

IMPHAL, Dec 16: The SP, Imphal East, has clarified that the Mahindra Scorpio, bearing registration number AS01DA-4534, which was recovered by Assam police as per news report published in the local dailies, was found by Imphal East district police.

Rhythms of Manipur enthrals Trinidad and Tobago

IMPHAL, Dec 16:A ten member troupe of the Rhythms of Manipur which went on a week-long tour at the Island Nation, Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain from December 7 to 12 reached Manipur after successfully showcasing and presenting varieties of Manipuri performing arts including Manipuri Martial Arts, Dhol Cholom, Maibi Jagoi, Lai-Haraoba/Thougal Jagoi, Kabui Naga dance, Stick dance and Fusion music numbers.
The tour was sponsored by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and organised by the High Commission of India, Trinidad, Mahatama Gandhi Institute for Cultural Co-operation in collaboration with the Ministry of Community Development Culture and the Arts of Trinidad and Tobago , under the cultural exchange programme of the two countries.

CCI celebrates thanks giving

Churachandpur: The Centre for Community Initiative (CCI) today hosted its annual thanks giving and advance Christmas at the Malsawm Initiative (A school for Children with Special Needs), MARC, Pearsonmun, Churachandpur.

Committee cautions

Thoubal: The All Manipur Muslim Organisation Coordinating Committee (AMMOCOC), Lilong Local Council has threatened to launch stringent agitation if the authority concerned fails to take up swift action in repairing roads, bridges and providing necessary requirements of the CHC, before December 25.

Senapati: Directorate of Field Publicity, Ministry of I & B, Govt of India, Senapati unit organised a one day special outreach awareness programme on Mission Indradhanush, Mission Parivar Vikas, Tuberculosis and Leprosy at Bilei Village community hall, Kangpokpi district yesterday.