Friday, 18 April 2014

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AMSU observes 34th Realisation Day

IMPHAL, Apr 17: Unfurling of AMSU flag and offering of fitting tributes to departed students who lost their lives in an anti-migrant influx movement marked the 34th Realisation Day today at Pishum Chinga Macha while a blood donation camp was also held at.....

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Repoll mooted

IMPHAL, Apr 17 : The ARO has recommended repoll at 31/1 Moijing (A) polling station as the votes cast there was found to be more than the listed number of voters. Of the 771 voters listed there, it was detected that 773 votes were cast......

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Good Friday greetings

IMPHAL, Apr 17: Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam and Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly, Th Lokeshwar Singh have greeted the people particularly Christian community on the auspicious occasion of Good Friday. In his greeting message, the Speaker call.....

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Peace rally

UKHRUL, Apr 17: The Diocean Social Services Society (DSSS), Ukhrul, organised a peace rally in Ukhrul town today. The rally began from Dungrei Junction and later gathered at Town Hall. Hungyohung, Human Rights Activist, addressed the gathering on issues.....

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Anti rabies vaccination

THOUBAL, Apr 17: The Joint Director Veterinary Office, Chandel under the supervision of Dr Wairokpam Ibomcha Singh undertook an Anti rabies vaccination programme in collaboration with Kids Care Foundation Trust, Khangshim Village and Khangsim Village Auth.....

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Villagers flay

IMPHAL, Apr 17: The Namdunlong and Gaipuinam villages under Wangkhei AC have strongly flayed the shifting of polling station 15/14 Kabo Leikai Nongpok (D) Minuthong Khunou LP School to Ragailong without any valid reason and prior information. A joint sta.....

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Painting competition

IMPHAL, Apr 17: A traditional painting exhibition will be organised to mark the first death anniversary of (L) Poujairung Thaimei, State Kala Academy awardee (Ruangmei literature) on April 19 at Keishamthong Kabui Community Hall, Imphal, informed a statem.....

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No voting accessibility for handicapped voters

IMPHAL, Apr 17: Like in the case of Outer Manipur Parliamentary Constituency, no arrangement was made by the authority concerned for voting accessibility for handicapped voters during the LS election held today in Inner Manipur PC although the State autho.....

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Transgenders hail SC verdict

IMPHAL, Apr 17: The All Manipur Nupi Manbi Association has hailed the recent Supreme Court verdict which recognised Nupi Manbi (transgender) as third gender. Speaking to The Sangai Express, All Manipur Nupi Manbi Association secretary Santa Khurai said t.....

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Corrigendum

This refers to the news report in the April 17th edition of this paper under the headline 'Three injured in Ccpur firing.' That, the armed group mentioned in the report 'KNF (India)' should have been KNA (India). The inadvertent oversight is regretted......

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A deserted polling station at Leimaram

None vote in four polling stations in Oinam AC

IMPHAL, Apr 17: For the first time in the history of electoral politics of Manipur, none of the electors of four polling stations cast votes in the Lok Sabha election of Inner Manipur P/C held today. The four polling stations where the electors stayed aw.....

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50 pc votes in, final surge likely in biggest phase

New Delhi, Apr 17 : Lakhs of people forming serpentine queues across 121 constituencies in 12 states pushed the voting percentage towards 50 and above as polling entered the last leg of the fifth – and largest – phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursda.....

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Two BLOs found sitting at Cong camp during polling : Turn out a healthy 75 pc

IMPHAL, Apr 17: Although not a single vote was cast in four polling stations of Leimaram under Oinam Assembly segment, voting in the remaining polling stations of Inner Manipur P/C went off peacefully. Incidentally, Inner Manipur P/C has a total of 1256 .....

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PREPAK on World Heritage Day

IMPHAL, Apr 17: The World Heritage Day (April 18) is a reminder to one and all to remember and preserve one’s past traditions and heritage, the proscribed PREPAK remarked in a statement issued by its assistant secretary, publicity and propaganda Leibaknga.....

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Lambal boycotts poll till 1 pm

IMPHAL, Apr 17: Electors of 17/29 Lambal Primary School polling station stayed away from voting till 1 pm in protest against the arrest of a local man by Assam Rifles. Khaidem Deben (32) s/o late Ahan of Lambal Makha Leikai was pulled up by troops of 10 .....

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MoU group decries denial of voting rights

IMPHAL, Apr 17 : United Revolutionary Front (URF), Manipur, which has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government accused both the State election and Home Department authorities of depriving the cadres right to participate in the democratic p.....

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KCP leader Nongdrenkhomba casts vote

IMPHAL, Apr 17: Amid expression of strong resentment that cadres of groups which have signed the Memorandum of Understanding have been deprived the democratic right to participate in the Parliamentary election held today, commander-in-chief of KCP-MC Ning.....

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Lungnila murder case

A co-accused in the sensational murder case of Lungnila Elizabeth who was arrested by a Special team of CBI has been remanded to five-day CBI custody after he was produced before the Duty Magistrate Imphal West today. The co-accused identified as L Sure.....

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Houses gutted

Barely four days after the reported incident of wild forest fire causing heavy loss of property worth lakhs in three villages of Chandel district, report of fire destroying properties worth lakhs of rupees has come in again at Mitong Rashankhur, a remote .....

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Ranjan confident

Casting his vote at polling 5/35 Nandeibam Leikai (B) Uchekon Primary School, BJP candidate Dr RK Ranjan expressed strong optimism that he would certainly win the election by a margin of 20,000 votes against his nearest rival without naming any candidate......

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IM’s condolence upsets family

KANGGUI, Apr 17: A condolence message, published in State dailies under the headline “NSCN-IM condoles”, by the NSCN-IM to the bereaved family of Upa (elder) Jamkhohen Lotzem, who expired on April 12, was baseless and a ploy to create misunderstanding bet.....

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Army, Assam Rifles net UG cadres

IMPHAL, Apr 17 : Troops of Red Shield Division apprehended three hardcore PLA cadres during the early hours of April 17 from Lambal and Lamlangai areas, informed a PRO (Defence) statement. Based on hard intelligence about presence of an armed cadre at La.....

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KNF (N) claims hand in Churachandpur shooting, police action flayed

Lamka, Apr 17: Even as Police have identified the injured man in last night’s shooting at Old Bazar here as Letkhotinthang Haokip, the KNF(N) has reportedly claimed responsibility saying it was their second attempt on his life after he defied their orders.....

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Voters blame official goof-up for polling delay

IMPHAL, Apr 17: Contrary to the 7 am to 4 pm voting schedule for the second phase polling to the Inner Manipur Parliamentary Constituency today, electors in 15/14 Namdulung polling station under Wangkhei assembly constituency could exercise their franchis.....

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Tense stand-off seen at two polling stations

IMPHAL, Apr 17: A tense stand-off between rival political supporters was seen today at 17/7 polling station of Lamsang A/C and 31/12 polling station of Thoubal Leishangthem after proxy votes were cast in favour of the ruling Congress candidate. Enraged b.....

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