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Sarita walking away empty handed after refusing the bronze medal on October 1

Sarita suspended for Asian Games protest

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NEW DELHI, Oct 22 : Taking a strict action, AIBA has provisionally suspended India’s woman boxer Laishram Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games podium ceremony. Protesting against a controversial verdict, Sarita in an unp.....

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Injured woman succumbs : Toll in Koirengei inferno goes up to 2

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IMPHAL, Oct 22 : A 45 year old woman who was critically injured with an 80 percent burn all over her body in a major fire that broke out last night at Koirengei Crossing succumbed to her injury Tuesday midnight. Longpoklakpam (O) Sobita Devi (45) w/o L D.....

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Japanese experts in town to help water supply scheme

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IMPHAL, Oct 22: Japanese experts made power point presentations at the stake holders’ meeting for Integrated Water Supply Project for Imphal Planning Area at Hotel Imphal today. The project is sponsored by Japanese International Co-operation Agency (JICA.....

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Talk with Govt satisfactory : ATSUM

IMPHAL, Oct 22: The talk between representatives of the All Tribal Students' Union, Manipur (ATSUM) and the State Government held today at the Chief Minister's office was satisfactory, ATSUM said. "The Govt has assured to fulfil our demands. Although we .....

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Villagers revamp Molkon-Yangnoi road

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IMPHAL, Oct 22 : With the assistance from SDO/BDO Saikul, villagers have taken up the encouraging task of revamping a road section between Molkon and Yangnoi/Lhungtin road under Saikul Sub-Division in Senapati district. The 7-km stretch is a part of the .....

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AITC rolls up sleeves for 2017 polls

IMPHAL, Oct 22 : Gearing up for the ensuing 2017 Assembly election and to ensure return of maximum number of party MLAs in the Assembly, the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) is all set to announce the names of party candidates for the Assembly election.....

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DESAM bats for upgrading RIMS

IMPHAL, Oct 22 : The Democratic Students' Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) has urged Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare to upgrade Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) to the status of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). In a me.....

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Diwali greetings

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Governor Dr KK Paul and Chief Minister O Ibobi have greeted the people of the State on the auspicious occasion of Diwali. Conveying heartiest greetings to the people of the State, Governor Dr KK Paul wished the lights of Diwali festival dispel hatred and.....

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Dy CM urges

Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam has urged the people of the State to celebrate Diwali without crackers. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the veterinary scheme launching function organised at Veterinary complex, Sanjenthong, the Deputy Chief Min.....

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New traffic regulations

IMPHAL, Oct 22 : As a large number of people are expected to visit Khwairamband bazar on October 23 for Diwali, traffic regulations will be taken up to ensure smooth flow. The SP of Imphal West, AK Jhalajit in a press release has stated that certain step.....

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Veterinary scheme launched

IMPHAL, Oct 22: Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Services, Manipur (V&AHSM;) in association with Free Animal Health Campaign today launched the Establishment of Mini Angora Rabbit Farm scheme at Veterinary complex, Sanjenthong today. Deputy Chief Minister.....

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Swachh Bharat campaign ends at Chandel, Jiri : Mass rally held at Churachandpur, Chandel

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Lamka/CDL/JIRI, Oct 22 : The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan campaign in Churachandpur today witnessed the biggest ever participation with thousands of students, common men and Government officials turning-up for a mass rally that culminated with a prize distributi.....

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IBSD gets new Director

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IMPHAL, Oct 22 : The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), Govt of India headed by PM Narendra Modi has approved the appointment of Prof Dinabandhu Sahoo as the new Director of Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Imphal. T.....

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IE cops organise Ningol Chakkouba

IMPHAL, Oct 22: With the objective to better the police-public relations, the Imphal East district police organised a Ningol Chakkouba event today at the premises of the district Superintendent of Police, Porompat. Various women leaders of different orga.....

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Assam, Nagaland Church leaders meet Gogoi

Guwahati, Oct 22 : A joint peace mission comprising church leaders of Assam and Nagaland met Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi to discuss the issues relating to the troubled inter-state border. "Church leaders from Catholic and Protestant churches while apprisi.....

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Ukhrul SMDCA slams

IMPHAL, Oct 22: Criticising the functioning of SSA in Ukhrul district, the School Management Development Committee Association, Ukhrul district in a statement accused some MLAs and politicians of Ukhrul district of manipulating the schemes of SSA by formi.....

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Aviation Ministry not taking action against Pvt airlines : Ministry

Agartala, Oct 22: The Tripura government today attacked the Union Ministry of Aviation was not taking action against private airlines which were charging abnormally high rate for air tickets operating on Agartala-Kolkata route. Railway services from Lumd.....

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CBI to quiz more in RIMS case

IMPHAL, Oct 22 : Eight persons are set to be questioned by the CBI in connection with the purchase of dental chairs at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS). A reliable source informed that the eight persons are former employees of RIMS. In the .....

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Bullet seized

A live 7.62 mm bullet was seized from the luggage of an Assam Rifles personnel at Tulihal airport, Imphal by the security staff of Air India today. The AR personnel who was bound for Guwahati has been identified as Asit Kumar Das. He was later handed over.....

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Chakkouba greetings

Rajya Sabha MP, Haji Abdul Salam and Deputy Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly, MK Preshow Shimray have extended heartiest greetings to the people of the State on the auspicious occasion of Ningol Chakkouba. The MP (RS) wished the festival ushers in.....

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Ghosh refutes

IMPHAL, Oct 22: Strongly refuting the accusation that he assaulted a driver, Bhupenchandra Ghosh, president of Manipur Petroleum Tankers Drivers' Union said all the drivers under the Union would launch steering wheel off agitation until the driver, Niman .....

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Vespa Elegant

IMPHAL, Oct 22 : Tulsi motors, Thangmeiband has launched a new scooter, Vespa Elegant in Manipur today. The dignitaries who attended the launch function included Managing Director Tulsi Motors, Sinam David and Superintendant Texation Department, Governme.....

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AMESTA condoles

IMPHAL, Oct 22 : The All Manipur Elementary School Teachers' Association (AMESTA) has deeply condoled the untimely demise of Elementary School Education activist, Subramaniam Eswaran. Eswaran left for the heavenly abode on October 20 at his Chennai home......

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UG cadres arrested

IMPHAL, Oct 22 : A team of Imphal West district police commando arrested an active member of KCP(MC) from Uripok near Cheirap Court on October 20. The apprehendee was identified as Ayekpam Chingkhei Meitei alias Chingkhu (20) s/o A Shyam Meitei of Lamdon.....

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Police commemoration day

LAMKA, Oct 22: The All India Police Commemoration day was observed today at CCpur PS under the auspices of the district SP K Kabib. The function was attended by Additional SP Balram, IRB’s CO in-charge, David Piaklian, SDPO, Thanlon Sangboi Gangte, SDPO .....

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MSU hails Francis

IMPHAL, Oct 22: The Maram Students’ Union expressed sincere gratitude to Francis Ngajokpa, Minister, RD/PR, Eco & Stats, Manipur, for his efforts to recognise the Maram dialect. According to a statement issued by the MSU, the long aspiration of the Maram.....

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Rail blockade would not affect rice supply in State: FCI

IMPHAL, Oct 22 : The blockade of the railway line leading to Jiribam due to the Railway Mega Block would not affect rice supply in Manipur, said General Manager FCI Regional office Manipur Ksh Thoiba. Thoiba was addressing a press meet at his office cham.....

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Poor BSNL service affects LPG distribution

IMPHAL, Oct 22 : Due to a communication breakdown, the gas bottling plant of IOC at Sekmai is unable to supply filled LPG cylinders to distributors in the State leaving customers in the lurch. A reliable source informed that even though there is adequate.....

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CLK greets, appeals

IMPHAL, Oct 22: Chanura Lamchinglel Kangleipak (CLK) has extended its warmest greetings to the citizens of the State on the occasion of Ningol Chakkouba. CLK while expressing disappointment on the current trend of celebrating Ningol Chakkouba as a ‘socia.....

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