For many nights over the past month, Manipur has been
witnessing torchlight processions in the valley districts, with the mostly
women marchers demanding, among other things, an end to mob violence
directed at those accused of crimes.
Over the last few years, at least three persons in
Manipur, and two in neighbouring Nagaland, have been victims of mob lynchings.
The apprehension of local mobs rendering vigilante justice
has even forced the police to spirit away a woman and a man from Manipur. The
duo, who are accused of killing a police inspector in order to steal his
vehicle, have been placed in the custody of the police in Nagaland, at an
undisclosed location, while they await trial.
On September 21, 2011, a highly decomposed body of a young
girl was found by the Bishnupur district police at Ithai barrage.
KunjaraniKonthoujam, the ‘missing’ Naobi’s mother, promptly “identified” the
body as that of her daughter.
Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for
Health and Family Welfare released an Analytical Report of the National
Health Profile-2018 prepared by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI),
under the aegis of the Directorate General of Health Services at Patna,
The National Health Profile covers demographic,
socio-economic, health status and health finance indicators, along with
comprehensive information on health infrastructure and human resources in
health. CBHI has been publishing National Health Profile every year since 2005.
The vision of the NHRR project is to strengthen
evidence-based decision making and develop a platform for citizen and
provider-centric services by creating a robust, standardized and secured
IT-enabled repository of India’s healthcare resources.
NHRR will be the ultimate platform for comprehensive
information of both, Private and Public healthcare establishments including
Railways, ESIC, Defense and Petroleum healthcare establishments.
NHRR will cohesively work with Ayushman Bharat - National
Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM) and Central TB Division (CTD) on an
integrated plan for the larger benefit of ensuing Hospital empanelment and
private sector engagement.
Trade ministers of 16-member RCEP bloc, including
India and China, have urged all participating countries to continue to exert
all efforts for early conclusion of negotiations,the commerce ministry said.
Trade ministers and senior officials of RCEP member
countries, including India and China, will hold series of meetings in October to
iron out issues hampering negotiations over the proposed mega trade deal, an
Ministers from Asia-Pacific countries hammering out a
proposed free trade deal have agreed to meet again to try and achieve a
"substantial conclusion" to the pact by yearend.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or RCEP,
brings together 16 nations, including Japan, China, India and the members of the
Association of Southeast Asian Nations.