He left his Khumbong Mamang Leikai village home under Patsoi police station in Imphal West, Manipur, in 1978. After remaining missing for almost four decades, Khomdram Gambhir Singh, 66, finally reunited with his family on Thursday afternoon, courtesy YouTube and other social media platforms.
Music for him was an escape out of a directionless existence in a journey that took Shillong lad Hammarsing Kharhmar Sawyan from the hallowed portals of St Stephens to Berklee College of Music in Boston.
The standing committee of the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has called for initiating a comprehensive study on the hydrology and ecology of the Demwe hydel power project in Arunachal Pradesh before it can be given final clearance.
A 10-member team of the chief minister's vigilance cell, headed by superintendent of police Pranab Jyoti Goswami, has started a probe into property-related allegations against former Congress minister Rakibul Hussain.
The employees of Manipur agriculture and horticulture departments on Thursday staged a sit-in at the directorate of agriculture complex at Sajenthong here, demanding implementation of the 7th Pay Commission's recommendations.