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Manipuri girl among 32 children receive Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar Award

New Delhi: This year, 32 children have been awarded the ‘Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar’ for their exceptional abilities and outstanding accomplishments. The children were honoured...

‘Highways of Life’ is about truckers of Manipur and their struggle: Amar Maibam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aq0XiE_UcKQ&feature=emb_title Panaji: Films Division’s 52-minute documentary made by Amarjeet Singh Maibam, tracks the journey of a group of truckers as they manoeuvre through perilous highways,...

India, China hold ninth round of senior military-level talks on Ladakh

New Delhi: After a gap of over two-and-half months, the Indian and Chinese armies on Sunday held another round of Corps Commander-level talks with...

Haobam Paban’s ‘Nine Hills One Valley’ wins Special Mention Award in Film Bazaar 2020

Imphal: Haobam Paban Kumar's second feature film in Manipuri and Tangkhul language – ‘Nine Hills One Valley’ received Special Mention Award in the Film...

Nation

Not sexual assault if there is no ‘skin to skin’ contact: HC

Mumbai: Groping a minor's breast without "skin to skin contact" cannot be termed as sexual assault as defined under...

Eight Sisters

Minister Rajen distributes face masks, sanitizer for schools, colleges

Imphal: Education Minister S. Rajen Singh has distributed hand sanitizers and face masks for schools and colleges Sunday. Rajen Singh handed over sanitizers and face...

World

4 soccer players killed in Brazil plane crash had COVID-19

Rio de Janeiro: Four soccer players from Brazilian club Palmas died in a plane crash while traveling separately from...

Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

Los Angeles: Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped...

Argentina’s abortion law enters force under watchful eyes

Buenos Aires: Argentina's groundbreaking abortion law goes into force Sunday under the watchful eyes of women's groups and government...

Pakistan ready to work with new US administration: Qureshi

Islamabad: Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Sunday that his country was ready to work with the...

Defense chief orders review of military sex assault programmes

Washington: Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, in his first directive since taking office, has given his senior leaders two weeks...

Business

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Six dead in illegal coal mine disaster in Meghalaya

Shillong: A mechanical structure collapsed at an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, killing six miners, an official said on Friday. The...

Haobam Paban’s ‘Nine Hills One Valley’ wins Special Mention Award in Film Bazaar 2020

Imphal: Haobam Paban Kumar's second feature film in Manipuri and Tangkhul language – ‘Nine Hills One Valley’ received Special Mention Award in the Film...

Minister Lukhoi inspects agri facilities under PMKSY

Imphal/Bishnupur: Minister for Agriculture, Government of Manipur, Oinam Lukhoi Singh Friday inspected the ground conditions of the various agricultural facilities implemented under Pradhan Mantri...

No death reported Wednesday in Manipur, 30 test positive, 28 persons recover

Imphal: In the last 24 hours leading up to 5 pm of Tuesday, there is no report of any death in Manipur, fatality tally...

Minister Valte chairs meeting on obtaining tax exemption certificate

Letkhogin Haokip, ACS (TA&H), Paulunthang Vaiphei, ACS, Link Commissioner of GAD, Officials from Income Tax and TA&H attended the meeting.

Minister Biswajit reviews RD schemes implementation

Imphal: Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh Monday chaired a review meeting in connection with the implementation of development schemes under the...

Politics

Farmers’ rally in Mumbai only for ‘publicity’: Athawale

Mumbai: Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Monday said there was no need of a farmers' march in Mumbai in support of peasants protesting near Delhi against the Centre's three new farm laws, and claimed it is being done only...

Take pledge for free, fair elections in Bengal on Republic Day: Dhankhar

Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Sunday urged people to take a pledge on Republic Day to ensure free and fair elections in...

‘Sack Kiran Bedi’: Puducherry Chief Minister’s protest enters third day

Puducherry: Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy has literally hit the road demanding the removal of Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi as he camped in protest on...

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Business

Sensex zooms over 340 pts in early trade; financial stocks lead rally

Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex surged 346.55 points in the opening session on Monday, propelled by a rally in financial stocks. The 30-share index was...

India sees 19 IPOs worth $1.84 bn in 2020 December quarter: Report

New Delhi: Reflecting strong momentum, India witnessed 19 initial public offers worth USD 1.84 billion in the fourth quarter of 2020 and market sentiment...

Markets may remain volatile in holiday-shortened week: Analysts

New Delhi: Markets may remain volatile in this holiday-shortened week amid monthly derivatives expiry, quarterly earnings and the upcoming Union Budget, analysts said. Equity markets...

Yes Bank at ‘peak’ of asset quality stress; has ‘many positives’: CEO

New Delhi: Yes Bank has reached the "peak" of asset quality stress after reporting heightened challenges in the December quarter earnings, even though there...

Sport

Melbourne century very special as it was crucial for series victory, says Rahane

New Delhi: Taking over the team's reins after the Adelaide humiliation , Ajinkya Rahane had led from the front in the Boxing Day Test,...

Dream run of Indian doubles pairs end with semifinal defeat at Thailand Open

Bangkok: The Indian mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa produced a spirited performance before going down narrowly to top seeds Dechapol...

With morale running high, Aizawl FC aim for win over Indian Arrows

Kalyani: After recording their first victory in this season's I-League, sixth-placed Aizawl FC would aim to continue their winning form when they cross swords...

Srikanth resumes training after BAI gets mandatory quarantine time reduced

Bangkok: Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, who was forced to withdraw from the just-concluded Thailand Open as per protocols, resumed training on Sunday after the...

Astro turf in all 16 districts of Manipur soon: N Biren Singh

Imphal: Chief Minister N Biren Singh launched the official website of Manipur Hockey www.manipurhockey.com in a function held at Hotel Classic Grande, Chingmeirong in Imphal East District...

Assam Rifles Public School, Shillong becomes the first Khelo India Sports School from North-East

Shillong: Union Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Kiren Rijiju launched the Assam Rifles Public School (ARPS) in Shillong as a Khelo India Sports School...

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju facilities at SAI Training Centre

Shillong: Union Minister of State Youth Affairs & Sports, Kiren Rijiju Monday inaugurated the Synthetic Athletic Track and Field and the Synthetic Football Ground at...

Health

Why women gain weight after pregnancy decoded

Washington: Ladies, take note! A steady weight gain even after pregnancy may be a result of your lifestyle choices, such as eating your child's leftovers and spending more time in sedentary activities like reading or watching movies with kids,...

New potential breast cancer drug identified

New Delhi: Scientists, including an Indian-American researcher, have identified a molecule that can help treat breast cancer, giving hope to patients who have become...

Tomato extracts can fight stomach cancer: study

London: Tomato extracts can inhibit the growth and malignant cloning of stomach cancer cells, according to a new study that paves the way for...