Friday, December 1, 2023


North East

Parents of murdered Manipuri youths request govt to locate remains of their kids for last rites

Imphal, September 28: Parents of both the murdered youths, viral pictures of whose bodies caused widespread protests in Imphal valley for two days, on Thursday pleaded with authorities to locate the remains of their children so that the last rights of the boy and the girl can be conducted "with the dignity they deserve." They hoped that with sleuths from the CBI joining the investigation into the kidnapping and death of the duo who went missing in July this year, the mystery of where their bodies lie will be solved....
North East

Meghalaya: Over 40,000 youths dependent on drugs need empathy, says CM

Shillong, June 26: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Monday said that altogether 40,500 youths of the state are now dependent on narcotic drugs and they need to be treated with empathy so that they become responsible citizens. Sangma highlighted the state’s ambitious Drug Reduction, Elimination and Action Mission (DREAM), a Rs 10 crore programme aimed at eliminating substance abuse by leveraging the participation of communities and religious bodies and coordinating strategies. “The state government is making concerted efforts to ensure that Meghalaya becomes a drug-free state. We need...