Did BJP leaders promise two Cabinet berths to NPF?

IMPHAL, Aug 17: Some quarters have started asking whether BJP National leaders Ram Madhav and North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) convenor Himanta Biswa promised two Cabinet berths to the Naga People’s Front (NPF) at the time of forming the coalition Gov-ernment led by Chief Minister N Biren.

Natl highway a misnomer for Imp-Jiri route: HC

IMPHAL, Aug 17: A Division Bench of the, High Court of Manipur consisting of Acting Chief Justice N Kotiswar and Justice Kh Nobin, passed an order regarding the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) case filed by RK Joysana, stating that the condition of Imphal-Jiribam road, in its present state, cannot be considered a proper National Highway owing to the potholes, land-slides, lack of proper drai- nage etc at various points.

Irom Sharmila marries Desmond Coutinho

KODAIKANAL, Aug 17:Manipur civil rights activist Irom Sharmila married her long-time partner Desmond Coutinho, a British national, under the Special Marriage Act at the Sub-Registrar’s office in Tamil Nadu’s Kodaikanal this morning.

PPCM commemorates Manipur’s I-Day

IMPHAL, Aug 14: The Protection and Preservation Committee, Manipur (PPCM) commemorated the 70th Manipur Independence Day at Sana Konung Lampak, Palace Compound from 10.30 am today with titular king of Manipur Meidingu Leishemba Sana- jaoba as the chief guest.