His family couldn’t afford dumbbells, but that was no deterrent for 22-year-old NT Lalbiakkima — who trained by running around his village in Mizoram with a heavy stone. Today, he’s one of the most promising names in the Indian boxing circuit.
The life skills acquired by the students from them and the values of ethics, morality, integrity, and compassion are
equally important in navigating through the challenges and contribute to building an inclusive New India, Naidu said.
"I have always maintained that India's growth story shall never be complete until the eastern part of our country progresses at par with the western part. The northeast can be the new engine of India's growth," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in Imphal.
Making a strong pitch in both the states, PM Modi said organic farming has a big market globally and the entire Northeast has immense potential for it. Both states will go on polls on February 27 and results will be announced on March 3.
The BJP, which said it would form the next government in the state despite fielding only 47 candidates in a House of 60 seats, also promised that it will get back on track coal mines that have remained shut following an order of National Green Tribunal in 2014.
BJP president Amit Shah alleged Monday that the Congress is not seriously campaigning in Tripura to help the CPM. The Congress has fielded candidates in 59 of Tripura’s 60 seats, but the party is hopeful in only “six to eight seats”, sources said.
Bengaluru, Feb 26 (ANI): A student of Bengaluru’s design school spent harrowing 45 minutes in a BMTC bus after a crew member, along with a few policemen and a mob, allegedly locked her inside the bus near Yelahanka police station. The crew, encouraged by the policemen and mob, allegedly told the woman they would release her only if her friend, who had fled after a clash with the conductor, returns. Deputy Commissioner of Police (North East) PS Harsha on Friday said they have arrested the conductor on the basis of FIR filed by the girl. He further said the conductor has also lodged a complaint against the girl and investigation is going on.
New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with over 230 youth, who have been working in rural areas under the Prime Minister's Rural Development Fellows (PMRDF) Scheme of the Ministry of Rural Development. Several participants shared their thoughts on themes such as development of the North-East, rural education, tribal development, organic farming, and welfare of the disabled with PM Modi. The PM appreciated the participants for working with dedication and devotion in rural and backward areas of the country, often withstanding peer and family pressures. The Prime Minister also released a book "Scripting Change", which visually demonstrates the essence of the work being done by PMRD Fellows across the country.