Womenfolk demanding the implementation of ILP in the State at Waithou

JCILPS seeks aid, mobilizes local labour force


IMPHAL, Sep 15: Stating that it is facing acute financial difficulties, the Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) has sought monetary aid from all the people of the land who support the ILPS movement. The movement of ILPS remains a.....

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HC rules against service extension


IMPHAL, Sep 15 : The High Court of Manipur has issued a ruling saying that Government officers who have retired on superannuation at the age of 60 should not be re-engaged in any Government job. The High Court has also quashed a Government order which ex.....

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Public meeting on Sadar Hills with MLAs, MDCs mooted


KANGPOKPI, Sep 15: A public meeting on the Sadar Hills issue organized by Kuki Inpi, Sadar Hills today at Gamnom Saparmeina Community Hall resolved to have another round of meeting with elected MLAs and MDCs from Sadar Hills to take a final decision on th.....

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Dr KK Paul sworn in as Governor


IMPHAL, Sep 15: Dr Krishan Kant Paul was sworn in as the 15th Governor of Manipur today succeeding VK Duggal. At a solemn function held at the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan at 3 pm today, High Court of Manipur Chief Justice Laxmi Kanta Mohapatra delivered th.....

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RIMS authority probes Daily Wage Earners issue


IMPHAL, Sep 15 : The RIMS authority has launched an investigation on how 47 Daily Wage Earners engaged in the institution were utilized and how their due wages were paid. The Daily Wage Earners were engaged in RIMS in 2011 when Prof Sekharjit, now demote.....

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Outstanding Govt school students, teachers feted

IMPHAL, Sep 15: Outstanding students of Government schools and teachers who taught them were felicitated today at Classic Hotel under the aegis of Romi Industries, Thangmeiband. Speaking at the occasion, Education Minister M Okendro said that the Governm.....

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BJP betters INC


BJP which does not even have one MLA in the Manipur Legislative Assembly has won the by-election to Kakching Municipal Council Ward No 7 at the cost of ruling Congress party. Counting of votes for the by-election was conducted today and BJP’s S Premita w.....

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TDC demands CBI probe against DGM

IMPHAL, Sep 15: Accusing the Deputy General Manager (DGM) of FCI regional office Imphal of conspiring to ship in rice at a higher rate rather than at cheaper rate, the Transporters and Drivers Council (TDC) has demanded an enquiry by CBI against the DGM. .....

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Just a minor incident, clarifies State Government

IMPHAL, Sep 15: Regarding an altercation that broke out between two groups of students in NIT Imphal on September 11, Principal Secretary (Home) Dr J Suresh Babu in a statement has clarified that it was just a minor incident of misunderstanding between so.....

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Students caught in NIT campus clashes

HYDERABAD (TNN) : A minor tiff between local and non-local students of National Institute of Technology (NIT), Imphal, is snowballing into a major issue with 19 Telugu students fearing for their lives. The students, who claim to be confined to their hoste.....

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DoNER fund strapped to complete projects

New Delhi, Sep 15 (PTI) : With over 1,455 projects remaining incomplete in the Northeast, Minister for DoNER Gen (Retd) V K Singh today said there was a huge gap between the committed liability and budgetary allocation for the region and Rs 4,300 crore wa.....

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Ukhrul ADC provides medical assistance

Ukhrul, Sep 15 : The Autonomous District Council, ADC, Ukhrul today distributed medical assistance to more than 60 financial beneficiaries for the period of 2013-2014 at District Hospital Ukhrul. Dr Seeta Raleng MO, ADC, Ukhrul handed out the monetary as.....

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JCCK movement urges State Govt

IMPHAL, Sep 15: The Joint Committee Cinema Kanba (JCCK) movement has appealed to the State Government to introduce a policy for Manipuri films for its development. Ningthouja Lancha, a spokesperson of the committee said in a press meet held at the Manipu.....

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India to enter Mars orbit on September 24

NEW DELHI, Sep 15: An Indian spacecraft will enter Mars on September 24 for scientific exploration of the red planet after a 300-day voyage through inter-planetary space, an ISRO official said on Monday. “After cruising through 666-million km across the .....

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Literature's impacts on society analysed

IMPHAL, Sep 15: Literature is one of the tools that works to unite people across cultures. If not at large, literature contributes some amount of effort in bringing together people of different languages, races, castes and religions, opined Professor Pole.....

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MGNREGA guidelines to develop Chandel

CHANDEL, Sep 15: Chandel DC Robert Singh Kshetrimayum has said that the MGNREGA operational guidelines 2013 would help to bring development for the people of the district with the cooperation and consensus efforts of the concerned stake holders. The depu.....

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'GNLA reiterates demand for Garoland'

SHILLONG, Sept 15: The Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) on Monday has reiterated its demand for a separate Garoland state while also indicating that the return of their Commander in Chief (C-In-C) would not augur well for the Meghalaya Police after re.....

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CM assures support to AMBA

IMPHAL, Sep 15: Chief Minister Okram Ibobi has assured to provide Rs 10 lakh to All Manipur Bar Association (AMBA) as initial amount to run a welfare scheme for the members of the association. The Chief Minister gave his assurance while speaking as chief.....

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Locals condemn bomb threat

IMPHAL, Sep 15: Locals of Uripok Laikhuremabi Panchayat Maning have condemned the act of placing a hand grenade at the residential gate of Imphal Urban Co-Operative Bank (Loan Section) Chairman RK Mombisana (70) s/o (L) Thambalsana. In a press conference.....

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Architects’ forum

Architects of Manipur held a meeting at hotel Imphal September 13 and formed an association by the name ‘Manipur Architects Forum’. The gathering unanimously elected a team of ad-hoc office bearers with B Krishnakumar Sharma as president, A Joychand Shar.....

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Engineers' Day

In Commemoration of the 154th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna awardee Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, Institute of Engineers, Manipur State Centre (IEI-MSC) celebrated the 47th Engineer’s Day under the theme, ‘Making Indian Engineering World-Class’ at th.....

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MU entrance exams

IMPHAL, Sep 15: The Department of Physics, Manipur University will conduct entrance test for MSc Physics, Geography and Mass Communication on September 19, for Forestry and Environment Science on September 20, for Library and Information Science and MA Ec.....

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AR provides assistance

IMPHAL, Sep 15: Troops of 20 Assam Rifles, 26 Sector AR under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) provided medical assistance to the victims of an accident which took place near the transit check post at Pallel on September 14. The troops which were at the Assa.....

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Community hall inaugurated

IMPHAL, Sep 15: A newly constructed community hall at Wakching Khullen Kekru Makhong under Wangoi A/C was inaugurated today with MLA O Lukhoi, Kodompokpi Zilla Parishad member L Surchandra, Pushpa Club President L Deben and wakching Khullen Primary teache.....

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Self-defence training, Hindi classes for NE youth

NEW DELHI, Sept 15: A self-defence Karate training for North East women in Delhi will start from October 4 at DDA Squash & Badminton Auditorium, Sirifort, New Delhi. A year-long programme is an initiative of the Delhi Police with aim to train the North E.....

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State artistes to take part in National Mime Festival

Imphal, Sep 15 : A team of eighteen Kanglei Mime Theatre Repertory, Manipur, artistes would set off to participate in the National Mime Festival at Jabalpur tomorrow, a press statement informed. The festival is being organised by the Central Zone Cultura.....

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Journalist fellowship

IMPHAL, Sep 15 : RK Maipaksana Memorial Trust, Singjamei Mathak Chongtham leikai has invited applications from journalists of the State for the RK Maipaksana Journalist fellowship of one year. Journalists selected for the fellowship should write exclusiv.....

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AR organises lecture programme


IMPHAL, Sep 15 : The 24 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector AR under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organised a programme on Drug and Alcohol abuse at Community Center of Sita Village on September 14. The programme was attended by approximately 100 people. The villa.....

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District youth club award

Kangpokpi, Sep 15: Kangpokpi district youth club has invited applications from youth clubs of Sadar Hills area, Manipur for the District youth club award, 2013-14 under Nehru Yuva Kendra, Kangpokpi. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 25,000. The last d.....

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Uchiwa PHSC achieves first milestone


THOUBAL, Sep 15: The PHSC in Uchiwa, which is one of the 51 PHSCs under the District Health Society, Thoubal district has become the first where a child has been delivered under the Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) and Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram (JSSK)......

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IHWM celebrates anniversary

IMPHAL, Sep 15: The 19th anniversary celebration of International Handicapped Welfare Mission was held at Manipur Press Club today. Konthoujam AC MLA K Sarat, Padmashree L Nabakishore, Director of Prosecution, Ng Tejkumar, State Commissioner for Persons.....

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Jiri bound

IMPHAL, Sep 15: A convoy of trucks would leave Imphal for Jiribam tomorrow morning with security escorts in order to ship in essential commodities to the State, informed a source. Rice transporters however will not be part of the convoy......

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IMPHAL, Sep 15: The All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union will felicitate journalist of The Times of India, Bhabesh Sharma tomorrow morning at Manipur Press Club......

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Boxers need to knock out the odds


New Delhi, Sep 15 : The termination of the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation by the international body for alleged irregularities in its 2012 elections has dealt a serious blow to the sport in the country. Sadly, the worst affected lot has been the tribe o.....

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