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Indian and Chinese soldiers at the border in Arunachal Pradesh

Govt announces Rs 175 Cr package on China border

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Greater Noida, Oct 24 : Unfazed by China's objections to development of border areas, Government today announced setting up of 54 new border outposts and a Rs 175 crore package for beefing up the infrastructure along the border in Arunachal Pradesh. The .....

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IOA to discuss Sarita Devi ban with Ministry officials on Oct 28

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Chennai, Oct 24 : Rattled by the International Boxing Association’s decision to provisionally suspend boxer L Sarita Devi for her protest at the Asian Games, the IOA will hold a meeting with Sports Ministry officials on October 28 to discuss the way forwa.....

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75 metric ton of fish put up at Chakkouba mela

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IMPHAL, Oct 23: The State will be self sufficient in fish production within five years, said Commerce and Industries Minister K Govindas. The Minister was speaking as chief guest at the inauguration function of the Fish Fair-cum-Fish Crop Competition org.....

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Silver jubilee

IMPHAL, Oct 24 : Celebrating its silver jubilee, All Manipur Women’s Voluntary Association (AMAWOVA) has pledged to continue fighting all the challenges which come on the way of Right to Life. The association came into being on October 24, 1989 when the .....

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Tender process for Imphal ring road soon

IMPHAL, Oct 24: The State Government is set to begin the tender process for the construction of Imphal ring road with funds from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) soon. On the other hand, the Government is also planning to construct Wangjing-Heirok-Machi-.....

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Chakkouba greetings

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Governor Dr KK Paul, Chief Minister O Ibobi and others have conveyed warm greetings and good wishes to the people of the State especially to married womenfolk on the joyous occasion of Ningol Chakkouba. Underlining that Ningol Chakkouba is a unique festi.....

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HYA election

Laldawnlien Varte, Zothanmawia and Songneilien Songate have been elected as the general president, vice-president and general secretary of the Hmar Youth Association (General Headquarters) for the term 2014-16 during the HYA special conference cum general.....

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Seven underground cadres arrested

IMPHAL, Oct 24 : A combined team of Bishnupur district police commandos and 12 Bihar Regiment, during a search operation at Nambol bazar, apprehended one active member of PREPAK (Pro). The apprehendee has been identified as Liemapokpam Brojen Singh, s/o .....

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State Award Literature

IMPHAL, Oct 24: Keisham Priyokumar has been chosen for the prestigious 7th Manipur State Award for Literature, the highest official recognition for Manipuri literature in the State, for the year 2014. The Manipur Government has decided to give the award .....

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Tribal Languages Day on Nov 8

IMPHAL, Oct 24: A Tribal Languages Day-cum-Workshop on literary progress of the 34 tribal languages of Manipur would be held on November 8 at Tribal Research Institute (TRI), Chingmeirong Imphal, according to chairman, Council of Tribal Languages and Lite.....

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Body to ban all activities

IMPHAL, Oct 24: Irked by alleged apathetic attitude shown by the Labour Department towards its demands, the CAF & PD Labourers’ Welfare Association (CAF & PD LWA) has announced an indefinite ban on all activities of FCI and CAF & PD godowns beginning Octo.....

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Book review function held

IMPHAL, Oct 24: The misunderstanding between hill and valley people persists in the State as the issues of insurgency and religion have not been resolved, said DM College of Arts Associate Professor Dr Moirangthem Priyobarta. He was speaking at the revie.....

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Tengnoupal basks in Chang Kut celebration

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THOUBAL, Oct 24: Chang Kut 2014, one of the festivals of the Kuki community was celebrated with pomp and gaiety today at Tengnoupal village, Chandel district. The festival with the theme 'Unity Through Culture and Tradition' was graced by Thangso Baite, .....

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TV serial released

IMPHAL, Oct 24: An ISTV Network presentation mega TV serial based on true stories, Cheinakhol was released today at ISTV studio today. The release programme was attended by Director of Prosecution, Advocate Ng Tejkumar; president of ISTV Network, Khamba .....

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Cultural exchange programme held

IMPHAL, Oct 24: The 2nd one-day cultural exchange programme of Purum Likli area was held today at Purum Likli Community Hall. The programme was jointly organised by Indigenous Minority Organisation Manipur (IMOM) and Purum Likli VA. Speaking at the occas.....

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Consultative meet on International Law held

THOUBAL, Oct 24 : Rural Peoples’ Development Federation (RPDF), Chandel in association with United NGO’s Mission Manipur (UNMM) organized a one day consultative meet on International Humanitarian Law at Machi village Community Hall in Chandel District yes.....

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CNPO president urges

THOUBAL, Oct 24: People of Chakpikarong must all be satisfied in welcoming the setting up of the proposed KVS in the periphery of the town and as such all concerned should extend fullest cooperation to the move of the Government to bring better quality ed.....

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One killed in road mishap

THOUBAL, Oct 24: A 42 year old man was killed in a road accident yesterday at Thoubal at about 6.15 pm. Waikhom Tejamani, s/o W Ibopishak of Thoubal Wangmataba Ward II was returning home from Thoubal bazar with his two sons on a Honda Activa (MN 04/2025).....

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Ebola: Govt urged to screen tourists during Hornbill fest

Kohima, Oct 24 : In view of the Ebola outbreak in several parts of the world, Naga Hoho, the apex tribal body of Nagaland, today requested the state government to conduct rigorous screening of tourists coming to the state during the Hornbill Festival begi.....

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Chavan Kumhrin

THOUBAL, Oct 24: All the seven tribes of the Nagas in Chandel joined hearts in prayer for a bountiful harvest on the auspicious occasion of Chavan Kumhrin which was celebrated all across the hill villages in the district yesterday. To mark the harvesting.....

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Delhi bound

MPCC president and Dy CM Gaikhangam has left Imphal today for New Delhi to attend the AICC session in the wake of the poll debacle in Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections. Chief Minister O Ibobi will leave for New Delhi to participate in the AICC s.....

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Corpse found

An unidentified body of a man was found floating at Malom Makha river, around 200 metres from the western side of Tiddim road yesterday around 3 pm. The man believed to be in his mid forties was suspected to have been dumped in the river after he was mur.....

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Projector stolen from college

IMPHAL, Oct 24: One Ultra Short Throw Projector has reportedly been stolen from class room number 16 of S Kula Women’s College, Nambol in the intervening night of October 23 and 24. The thief is believed to have got inside the room by breaking the wall......

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Vehicle lifter held

IMPHAL, Oct 24: Responding to an alert from the Imphal East district police control room regarding the loss of one Honda Dio from Hatta, a team of Imphal East district police commandos launched a search operation on October 21 and arrested a vehicle lifte.....

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Villagers revamp Noney road

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IMPHAL, Oct 24: Villagers have revamped the stretch of NH-37 from Noney (Longmai) to 83 RCC, BRTF Camp. Noney villagers, with assistance from several construction companies engaged in NF Railway construction, took out the road repair work from Oct 20. T.....

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Community hall inaugurated

IMPHAL, Oct 24: A community (Badminton hall) donated by social worker N Herojit was inaugurated as part of the celebration programme of 32nd Foundation Day of Heikrujam Youth Development Club cum Library at Heikrujam yesterday. The programme was attended.....

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Felicitation programme

THOUBAL, Oct 24: The Evergreen Flowers’ School, (EGF) Thoubal Ningombam organised its 29th annual feliciation function today at the school premises. MLA Paonam Brojen Singh, Khangabok AC MLA Okram Landhoni Devi, Thoubal Municipal Council ward number 11 co.....

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Assam Govt prohibits strike in oil, gas, refinery services

Guwahati, Oct 24: The Assam government, in exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of the Essential Services Maintenance (Assam) Act, 1980, today prohibited strikes in the state by all those involved in the services of oil fields, gas sector or refinery.....

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KRSU fetes Mary Kom

IMPHAL, Oct 24: The Komrem Students' Union, Manipur (KRSUM) hosted a felicitation programme in honour of Incheon Asian Games boxing Gold medallist MC Mary Kom yesterday at the residence of its adviser L Akhup Kom located at Tangkhul Avenue, Khuman Lampak......

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UG cadre held

IMPHAL, Oct 24 : Troops of 12 Bihar of 9 sector AR under the aegis of HQ IGAR (S) alongwith Bishnupur police commandos apprehended one PREPAK (PRO) cadre yesterday while conducting a joint operation in Nambol area. He has been identified as Leimapokpam B.....

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Sweets exchanged

IMPHAL, Oct 24: Troops of BSF, Frontier HQ Mizoram & Cachar distributed sweets to troops of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) at ICP Sutarkandi as a goodwill gesture on the occasion of Diwali yesterday. According to a BSF statement, the exchange of sweets be.....

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Fair ends

IMPHAL, Oct 24: The Regional Saras Fair, 2014 held at DM College Campus from Oct 13 under the aegis of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj dept came to an end today. Speaking at the valedictory function, RD& PR Minister Francis Ngajokpa said over Rs 1.4.....

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Telephone Adalat

IMPHAL, Oct 24: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) will hold a telephone Adalat on Oct 28 in the Conference Hall of BSNL Bhawan, Imphal to settle long pending cases related to BSNL landline telephones. Concerned customers can attend the Adalat to get the.....

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