Agartala, June 7 (IANS) Three crude bombs were seized on Thursday in Tripura, only three km from a helipad where a chopper carrying President Ram Nath Kovind and other dignitaries landed in the morning, following which a man was detained, police said.
“The seizure of the bombs has no connection with the President’s visit,” police added.
MOREH | Jun 7 : SP of Tengnoupal district, S. Ibomcha personally rescued two persons who got injured in a road mishap on the Imphal - Moreh Highway. The road mishap occurred at 8:30 am in the morning today at Leingangtabi.The two persons were travelling in a van on the Imphal - Moreh Highway when the vehicle fell about 150 feet deep into a gorge injuring both the occupants. Fortunately, the SP of Tengnoupal district was on his return journey from Moreh to Tengnoupal district headquarters when he passed through the site where the accident took place. S. Ibomcha immediately attempted to rescue the victims personally holding one of the victims in his arms. The victims were evacuated to the camp of 12 AR where they were administered first-aid and then latter referred them to Imphal for further treatment.
IMPHAL | Jun 7 : The High Court of Manipur has directed the duly authorised officer of Manipur Public Service Commission to appear before the registrar (judicial) of the court and open the box which contains the materials relating to interview and mark sheets of the Manipur Civil Services Combined Competitive Examination, 2005.
The direction was given as to verify whether all the answer sheets and interview sheets in the particular box was signed by all the members in the proceedings.
Narcotic Affairs and Borders (NAB) Police Manipur on Thursday announced that they had arrested a wanted criminal and notorious drug lord of Manipur, who had been evading arrest for over two decades.
Md Masle alias Masleuddin alias Haji Basleuddin, 63, a resident of Lilong Turel Ahanbi, was reportedly arrested from his residence on May 30 in a joint operation launched by a team of NAB and Thoubal district police officers led by Thounaojam Brinda DSP of NAB. The combined team also reportedly recovered some cash from his possession.
Sainik Schools were established as preparatory schools for entry into the National Defence Academy at Khadakwasla, Pune and the Indian Naval Academy. Both institutions have a history of not admitting women. The precedent set by the Sainik School in Mizoram, the youngest of the country's 26 such schools, could pave the way for a change in the rest of the institutions as well.
UKHRUL | Jun 6 : Jessami villagers have started repairing ‘neglected’ Jessami road, along the national highway 202 that links Imphal and Makokchung of Nagaland, with the village’s own financial source.
The villagers claim that the authority’s negligence and step motherly treatment of the villagers has resulted in taking up the road repairing work by them.
Jessami is 115km away from Ukhrul Headquarter, situated on the northern part of Ukhrul district, Manipur and shares a boundary with Nagaland. The village has a total of 597 householdd and a total of 3,334 population. The village connectivity road to the rest of state is in a dilapidated condition.
IMPHAL | Jun 6 : The indefinite shut-down strike of the Manipur University (MU) by Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) has caused suspension of the university semester examination which was to commenced today.
The university was shut-down yesterday as a part of agitation demanding replacement of the vice-chancellor, Aditya Prasad Pandey for allegedly hampering the academic atmosphere and leaving the university paralysed.
DIMAPUR, JUNE 6 (MExN): The Naga Scholar’s Association (NSA) held interactions with Prakash Javadekar, the union Minister of Human Resources Development (HRD) and Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport and Water Resources on June 5 in New Delhi.
The meetings were arranged and attended by the Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya.
According to a press note from the NSA, during the interactions, the Governor expressed his concerns over some of the challenging issues in the state. However, his main concern was focused on the political settlement between Government of India and the Naga political negotiators.
Semester examinations of Manipur University, which was supposed to commence from Wednesday, has been postponed indefinitely following the shutdown call by the students’ union, who have demanded the removal of the vice-chancellor. The protests by the Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) saw functioning of the university being paralyzed for the eighth consecutive day. The branch offices of SBI and Bank of Baroda, situated inside the university, also remained closed.
MUSU, which has been agitating since the past week, has demanded replacement of vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey for allegedly hampering the academic atmosphere by failing to appoint key posts like regular registrar, examination controller, librarian, and curator. The students’ body further alleged that the VC went on frequent leaves without informing the university about his return date.