Students of Eternal Spring School staging a protest for implemention of ILPS in Manipur

Hate crimes and racial attacks against NE people at Delhi One–way, one–stop office suggested for Northeasterners

New Delhi, Aug 1: An IPS officer belonging to the Northeast in every city with a sizable population from the region, a one–stop office for redressing complaints and setting up forums and special squads to investigate hate crimes against them are among the.....

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Guv, CM confer on sports university

IMPHAL, Aug 1: Chief Minister Okram Ibobi called on Governor VK Duggal at the Raj Bhavan this afternoon and discussed about establishment of a sports university in the State as announced by the NDA Government in the Lok Sabha during presentation of annual.....

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CAU bags 2nd position

IMPHAL, Aug 1: Central Agricultural University, Imphal bagged the 2nd position among the 65 Agricultural Universities of India for securing Junior Research Fellow (JRF) on the basis of Common Entrance Examination conducted by the Indian Council of Agricul.....

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TSL blames Govt for 'tense situation'

UKHRUL, Aug 1: The Tang-khul Shanao Long (TSL) or Tangkhul Women Union has blamed the Government of Manipur for the present tense situation in Ukhrul. “We are thankful to the Government of India for providing democracy to us. However we resent the autocr.....

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ILPS stir refuses to ebb away

IMPHAL, Aug 1: People continued to stage demonstrations at different parts of the State demanding implementation of ILPS today as well. The Apunba Lup Salungpham today organised a public rally under the aegis of Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit Syste.....

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AA demand is intrinsically centripetal, says UNC

SENAPATI, Aug 1: The United Naga Council (UNC) said the demand for ‘alternative arrangement’ is for an interim and emergency intervention to change the unbearable and intolerable conditions under which the Nagas in Manipur have been made to subsist on. “S.....

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Volunteers repair 'abandoned' CCpur-Sugnu road

IMPHAL, Aug 1: The 26 Kms long Churachandpur-Sugnu road which provides a key link between Churachandpur, Thoubal and Chandel districts has finally succeeded in drawing the much deserved attention of the State Govern-ment. Taking note of the road’s deplor.....

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ATSUM moots ID cards for immigrants

KANGPOKPI, Aug 1: All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) has deci-ded to issue identity cards to all the non-locals staying and doing business in hill areas and travelling to and fro across the hill districts from August 16. ATSUM education secretary.....

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‘Excited’ John Kerry tests waters with Narendra Modi

New Delhi, Aug 1: US Secretary of State John Kerry met India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time on Friday, hoping to break the ice with a leader once shunned by Washington. Kerry, who held talks with senior Indian officials on Thursday.....

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Cops set to crack whip in CCpur

Even as the anti-liquor month announced by Chura-chandpur Police has come into effect from today, Superintendent of Police K Kabib told reporters that police would soon check shops across the town to check sale of malt, local and imported liquor, reports .....

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Breast Feeding week

IMPHAL, Aug 1: The World Breast Feeding Week, jointly organised by Community Food and Nutrition Extension Unit, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India and State Social Welfare Department, has kick started at Institute of Co-operative.....

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Royal Council objects against keeping Umanglais under Govindajee Temple Board

IMPHAL, Aug 1: The Royal Council, Sana Konung and Sana Konung Legal Cell have termed as unfortunate the passage of an inordinate Bill by Manipur Assembly for amendment of the Govindajee Temple Act 1972 by making provision for keeping the Umanglais (sylvan.....

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Street play on Diarrhoea displayed

IMPHAL, Aug 1: As a part of observing Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight, the students of Bhairodan Maxwell Hindi Primary School have displayed street play depicting how to menace diarrhoea disease. The programme was organised by District Health Soc.....

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Search operation conducted

IMPHAL, Aug 1: The combined team of Bishnupur district police commando and Nambol police including women police personnel conducted cordon and search operation on Friday morning at Oinam Mayai Leikai under Nambol police station. The operation was conduct.....

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Alleging as labour broker is unfortunate, says project accountant

IMPHAL, Aug 1: Clarifying on the charge of labour broker by ILP women agitators and subsequent physical assault on July 29, the Accountant of the Credible Engineering Construction Project Pvt. Ltd Elangbam Hemakanta Khaba stated that alleging him as non l.....

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Union laments attack

IMPHAL, Aug 1: Terming that the workers of Indira Gandhi National Tribal University (IGNTU), Regional Campus at Makhan in Sadar Hills, Senapati district has been particularly targeted by the Meira Paibis (women folk) of Koirengei for some vested reasons, .....

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MUSU RDC appeals

IMPHAL, Aug 1: The Manipur University Students’ Union Revival Demand Committee (MUSU RDC), in a press release, presented a list of infrastructural defects of Manipur University. The press release said that two Visitor posts in the University have been ly.....

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ZUF thanks, condoles

IMPHAL, Aug 1: Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) has conveyed heartfelt gratitude to all those who joined the outfit in expressing grief over the death of four of its cadres. A press statement issued by its information and publicity secretary A Dangmei said.....

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ATDUM in stir mode

The All Tribal Disabled Union, Manipur (ATDUM) has resolved to take up various forms of democratic agitations unannounced if the Government fails to respond to the union’s request for meeting with certain demands placed before the Govern-ment regarding th.....

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Post office inaugurated

Lamka, Aug 1: A new post office, which has a separate PIN and modern infrastructure, was inaugurated at New Lamka today, taking the total number of Sub-Post offices run by the Postal Department in Churachandpur district to six with Speed Post facilities a.....

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Aid provided to fire victims

IMPHAL, Aug 1: Keirao Makting Zilla Parishad Member Md Abdul Salam extended aid to two families whose belongings and property were completely destroyed in a fire occurred at Irilbung in Imphal East district today. The ZP Member provided Rs 5000 and five .....

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GLF condemns physical assault on Ringsanbou Newmai

IMPHAL, Aug 1: Global Liangmai Forum (GLF) strongly condemns the barbaric and uncivilized act of physical assault meted out to Ringsanbou Newmai, of Chiang village, Tamenglong district, Manipur, who is a Bachelor of Arts (History Hons) 5th semester stude.....

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Family members claim Alice’s body

IMPHAL, Aug 1: Body of NS Alice (40) of Happyland village, Senapati district was claimed by her family after doctors conducted post mortem examination on the body today. Meanwhile, JAC formed against the death of Alice, staged a sit-in-protest near Tangk.....

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PREPAK (Pro) clarifies

IMPHAL, Aug 1: The proscribe PREPAK (Pro) in a press statement issued by its senior publicity officer Melei clarified that Pukhrambam Arjun (47) s/o Kunjo of Uripok Bachaspati Leikai, Yamlem Priyobata alias Priyo (38) s/o Kesho of Nachou Awang Leikai Part.....

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Tribal film body formed

Lamka, Aug 1: Tribal film makers and producers across the hill districts of the state has on 17 May 2014 formed a common body under the name and style of All Tribal Film Development Corporation Manipur to govern and look into all affairs of the tribal fil.....

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Proprietor clarifies

IMPHAL, Aug 1: Proprietor of Tutu Chicken, Khagempalli Moirangthem Bijoy, referring to the news item “Meat, once a taboo, is now ubiquitous in every meal”, has clarified that his fast food joint make average sale of around Rs 7000 inclusive of the capital.....

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Foundation Day celebrated

IMPHAL, Aug 1: Ereipak Enat Chanura Loinasilon (EECHAL) celebrated its 9th Foundation Day at Manipur Press Club today. Kuki Women’s Union, Manipur president Rose Mangsi Haokip, EECHAL president T Ibemcha, All Manipur Social Reformation and Development Sa.....

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Lizards rescued

IMPHAL, Aug 1: PFA Thoubal volunteers together with Wildlife Department officials released a Bengal monitor lizard at Langol reserved forest area on July 29. The lizard was handed over to PFA Thoubal after it was rescued by one Leitanthem Ingobi of Lam.....

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Workshop held at Moreh

IMPHAL , Aug 1: A one day workshop on Intensify Diarrhoea control fortnight programme was held at Moreh Primary Health Centre. Nongmaithem Birchandra Singh CMO/DMO Chandel, Khangembam Shantikumar MO Incharge Primary Health Centre Moreh and Salam Priyokum.....

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Environmental awareness

IMPHAL, Aug 1: Grace Academy, Tuibong, Churachandpur District, in pursuance of all round development of its wards, embarked on a hiking cum Environmental Awareness Mission on July 26 in Saidan Hill, the famous hiking site in Lamka town. Briefed by the H.....

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Free cataract operation

IMPHAL, Aug 1: The Loktak Power station, NHPC Ltd conducted its tenth batch of free cataract operation under the project Netra Jyoti on July 31 at Shija Hospital and Research institute, Imphal. Eleven cataract cases was successfully operated under the pr.....

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Camp concludes at Motbung

KANGPOKPI, Aug 1: A week long special camp of National Service Scheme Unit Presidency College Motbung has concluded under the theme, ‘Tree Plantation under Mission Go Green’ at Presidency College campus yesterday. The camp concluded in the presence of Dr.....

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Handloom Day observed

IMPHAL, Aug 1: The 15th Handloom Day was observed today at GM Hall here under the aegis of the Handloom Promotion Council (HPC) Manipur in collaboration with the Manipur Apex Handloom Weavers and Handicraft Artisans Cooperative Society Limited. Commerce .....

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Anti malaria month

THOUBAL, Aug 1: As worldwide celebration on observation of anti malarial month, anti malaria observation month has kick started at the conference hall of Moreh sub-divisional hospital. The programme is sponsored by District Vector Borne disease and orga.....

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