Womenfolk staging protest demonstrations at New Checkon (Top) and Thoubal Ningombam (Bottom) in pursuit of the demand for implementation of Inner Line Permit System in Mani

ILPS demand simmers, non-locals held, truck set ablaze

IMPHAL, Jul 30: Maintaining silence by 60 MLAs after State Assembly adopted a resolution two times in favour of enforcing ILPS in the State is an indication of taking people’s aspiration for granted, alleged L Sotinkumar. On the other hand, 34 non-local.....

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CM inaugurates ATDC

IMPHAL, Jul 30: Chief Minister Okram Ibobi today inaugurated an Apparel Training Design Centre (ATDC) at DIC Complex, Porompat. Speaking at the occasion as chief guest, O Ibobi said that being a vast country having around 500 million unemployed yout.....

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Ukl prays for peace

Ukl/Imp, Jul 30: A one-hour prayer service, ‘Just Peace’ was conducted at Tangkhul Nagalong (TNL) ground defying Section 144 CrPC here today. Although, a large number of people led by church and civil society organisation leaders turned up to participate.....

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Students wing lambasts Ibobi’s comment

IMPHAL, Jul 30: Hitting back at Chief Minister O Ibobi’s comment regarding the civil movement for enforcement of ILPS in the State which was allegedly aimed at hoodwinking the people, the JCILPS Students’ Wing has appealed to the Chief Minister not to fa.....

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Meat, once a taboo, is now ubiquitous in every meal

IMPHAL, Jul 30: An all pervasive meat consumption culture has evolved in Manipur, more precisely in Imphal valley with the changing lifestyles of the young Manipuri population. Till the last century, eating chicken, pork or any type of meat was a rare lux.....

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Chaoba suspended, guardians flay

IMPHAL, Jul 30: Even as Athletics coach Okram Chaoba has been put under suspension by an order issued by the Director, Coaching and Personnel, SAI New Delhi, guardians of the girls who were allegedly sexually harassed by Chaoba demanded befitting punish.....

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Okendro assures wage hike

IMPHAL, Jul 30: CAF&PD; Minister M Okendro has assured that wages of labourers working at the department’s Sangaiprou godown would be hiked with effect from the first week of August. But the unconventional methods of agitation adopted by the agitating l.....

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ZRF leader murdered

Armed men on Monday around midnight killed a man identified as the defense director of KNO/ZRF, repor-tedly after disguising them- selves as one of his missing bodyguards, in what police said was suspected to be a case of factional feud, reports our Lamka.....

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ZSUM, ZYF condemn physical assault on Ringsanbou Newmai

IMPHAL, Jul 30: Maram in Senapati district is not a safe place for students as there have been numerous cases of physical assault on the students. The latest incident has been the case of one Ringsanbou Newmai of Langmei village near Tamei, Tamenglong di.....

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Punish immoral coach: AMACSO

IMPHAL, Jul 30: The All Manipur Anti Corruption and Social Organisation (AMACCO) has demanded to award befitting punishment to SAI coach Okram Chaoba who is allegedly charged with sexual harassment including molestation of five girl athletes staying at th.....

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Kuki intellectuals and leaders leave for Delhi for SoO talk

NEW DELHI, Jul 30: It is yet to confirm whether the team of United Peoples’ Front (UPF), one of the two underground umbrella organisations of the Chin-Kuki-Mizo community, has arrived New Delhi today or not. However, a team of intellectuals and public lea.....

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ZUF penalises

IMPHAL, Jul 30: Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) punished Pouchunlung Pamei s/o, James (Mumna) Pamei of Ragailong village under Khoupum Sub-Division in Tamenglong district and Gaikhangthuanliu Kamei s/o, Kameiga Kamei of Nungba Part-IV, Nungba Sub-Divisi.....

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Ibobi inaugurates three bridges, one community hall,

IMPHAL, Jul 30: Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh today inaugurated three bridges and one community hall today . One RCC bridge constructed over Iril river at Chingarel under Khurai constituency was inaugurated by the CM. Later in the day, Ibobi.....

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Free health camp held

IMPHAL, Jul 30: A free grand heart and eye camp was organized jointly by Sky Hospital and Research Centre and SKY Eye Care Foundation in association with Manipur Heart Foundation and Manipur State Blindness Control Society under National Programme for Con.....

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JD demands release of pro ILPS detainees

IMPHAL, Jul 30: The Janata Dal (United) today, demanded the release of 28 Ima Keithel vendors and student protesters of ILP. Janata Dal State Unit president M Tombi in a press conference held at its party office in Babupara, said that the implementation .....

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First woman superspecialist

Dr Thingbaijam Shanti Devi, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, RIMS, d/o (L) Th Gunamani Singh, IAS and Th Madhabi Devi, has passed DM in Gastroenterology from PGIMER, Chandigarh. Besides being the first woman to complete a superspeciality cou.....

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Union Secy

Ameising Luikham, Secretary, North East Council and IAS of Manipur-Tripura cadre 1981 batch has been empanelled in the list of Union Secretaries, Government of India. Ameising Luikham is now the first among the IAS Officers from Manipur to be empanelled.....

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Woman found hung to death

A woman was found hung to death inside the Capital Pro-ject complex here at around 9.30 am yesterday. The woman was found hung to death from an iron bar of a new structure presently under construction, close to the New Secretariat building, informed a s.....

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House gutted

A dwelling house where two families were residing together was completely reduced to cinders by a devastating fire at Urup Salanpham Mathak, Imphal East district under Irilbung police station this morning. According to information culled from the spot,.....

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Torch rally held

IMPHAL, Jul 30: Demanding implementation of ILP in the State, protest rally and sit in protest were held across the Thoubal district on Tuesday. The Apunba Heirok Area ILP Demand Committee has organised torch rally on the night of Tuesday around village.....

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BJP condoles

IMPHAL, Jul 30: A condolence meeting was held on July 30, 2014 at 11:00 am at the head office of the BJP Manipur Pradesh on the sudden demise of Ningthoujam Khomei Singh (71), s/o (L) N Thonglen Singh, a prominent political leader of Manipur who was a mem.....

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First Word clarifies

IMPHAL, Jul 30: The story on Al Qaeda published in First Word magazine was based on reports present with the Central government. It is possible that people with similar names, not connected with Al Qaeda, also reside in Lilong area of Manipur. According .....

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Fish Farmers training

Ukhrul, Jul 30: The five day fish farmers training programme organized by district Fishery Department sponsored by RKVY kick off today at department conference hall. The Assistant Commisioner Polly Makan grace the function as chief guest while H.Moses SD.....

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Social worker offers service

IMHAL, Jul 30: Social worker Amrik Singh Pahwa has offered his service to raise voice against harrasments and killings meted out to people from Manipur in Delhi. In a press statement, the social worker said., “I volunteer my services to be contacted any .....

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MLA sues ZP Member

IMPHAL, Jul 30: Langthabal AC MLA Karam Shyam has filed a defamation case against Langthabal Zilla Parishad Member Sagolsem Ronel for accusing him of shiphoning off job card holders’ wages amoutning to Rs 8.5 lakh. The MLA said that Ronel had levelled th.....

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Sit-in protest staged

IMPHAL, Jul 30: Langthabal Kunja Leikai Meira Paibi staged a sit-in protest demanding the State Government to implement the Inner Line Permit System in Manipur. Speaking to reporters, one of the protesters, Keisam Ongbi Madhubala, asserted that ILPS is a.....

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KNO condoles death

Lamka, Jul 30: The Kuki National Organization has condoled the death of Nicholas, defence director, Zomi Revolutionary Front saying the void left by his death is immense, but his sacrifice for the Kuki nation will not go in vain. A statement issued by KN.....

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Books distributed

THOUBAL, Jul 30: Under the aegis of SSA Thoubal, books and uniform were distributed to the students of Yairipok Kakmayai Primary School (Heirok Kendra) today. P Bikomdas, Deputy Inspector of School, Zone-III Thoubal, Headmistress of Kakmayai Primary Sch.....

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Konsam Ibochou condoled

IMPHAL, Jul 30: A two minutes silence was observed by the Meetei Marup leaders as a tribute at the residence of renowned song lyricist Konsam Ibochou of Thangmeiband Hijam Dewan Leikai. It may be recalled that Konsam Ibochou was a poet and a novelist t.....

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