Prime Minister holding talks with a cross section of people at the Raj Bhawan, Srinagar

PM announces Rs 745 Cr relief for flood hit J and K


N DELHI/SRINAGAR, Oct 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced Rs 175 crore for renovation of six major hospitals and Rs 570 crore for rebuilding homes damaged in the recent floods in Jammu & Kashmir. Announcing this in Srinagar, the Prime.....

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AFSPA against international covenants : PREPAK

IMPHAL, Oct 23: Greeting the people on the occasion of the United Nations Day, the proscribed People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) has appealed to all to renew the pledge to carry on the people's struggle. Citing the events leading to the .....

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Transporters, tanker bodies fail to strike same tone : TDC, AMRTDMWU stick to stir stand

IMPHAL, Oct 23: Transporters' and Drivers' Council (TDC) and All Manipur Road Transport Drivers and Motor Workers Union have cautioned all not to unload fuel at oil pumps and restrict tankers from crossing the ISBT premises unless president of All Manipur.....

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Transporters, tanker bodies fail to strike same tone : Transporter associations suspend stir

IMPHAL, Oct 23: Different transporters’ associations have decided to suspend their steering wheel off agitation following an understanding with CAF&PD; Minister M Okendro. Speaking at a press conference held at ISBT Khuman Lampak, National Highway 37/53 .....

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Recalcitrant doctor

IMPHAL, Oct 23: A doctor posted at Tamei PHC who failed to join duty is likely to be placed under suspension. In the backdrop of three doctors posted at Tamei failing to report for duty, the Health Department sent a letter to the Govt seeking approval to.....

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Man drowns while saving girl

IMPHAL, Oct 23: In a daring display of courage, a youth lost his life to save a girl from drowning today. The tragic incident happened today when a 19 year-old girl, RK Nilaiya — who was among the annual picnic party of United Baptist Church Youth, Tarun.....

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MPs throw weight behind ILPS

IMPHAL, Oct 23: Lok Sabha MPs from Manipur Thangso Baite, Dr T Meinya and Rajya Sabha MP Abdul Salam met the All Political Party ILP Committee today and asserted that implementation of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) System or a comparable law in Manipur is h.....

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India hope to get Sarita's suspension reversed


NEW DELHI, Oct 23 : Boxing India is confident of L Sarita Devi's return to the ring before too long after the International Boxing Federation (AIBA) suspended the 29-year-old for her petulant display at the recent Asian Games at Incheon, South Korea. Sar.....

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No tax to GPRN re-affirms Kuki CSOs

KANGPOKPI, Oct 23: The Kuki civil society organisations including Kuki Inpi Sadar Hills and its frontal organisations, Sadar Hills Women Union, KSO-Sadar Hills and area wise Kuki Chiefs’ Associations within Sadar Hills have collectively and unanimously to.....

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CDA stalled, contractors left in the lurch

IMPHAL, Oct 23 : Though the Finance Department had on September 19 this year given the green signal to allow contractors to withdraw Rs 47,05,624 (Rs forty seven lakhs, five thousand and six hundred and twenty four) for the works they have executed, the s.....

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Koirengei inferno : No help yet from State Govt


IMPHAL, Oct 23: Koirengei locals have lamented that the State Government has not extended any form of assistance to the Koirengei fire victims till date. Two people including a minor died while a woman was seriously injured in the fire that broke out on .....

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Chakkouba greetings


Deputy Chief Minister and Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee President Gaikhangam has extended greetings to the people of the State on the occasion of Ningol Chakkouba festival. In his message, Gaikhangam said that the festival not only symbolises the bo.....

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Sangai Festival

Unlike the previous editions, traditional, cultural and musical instruments will be put on display during this year's Sangai Festival. Chief Minister O Ibobi, who is also in-charge of Tourism, today presided a meeting at his Office chamber to discuss the.....

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Assault on North Easterners: TSA-D, NCR condemn

IMPHAL, Oct 23: The Thadou Students’ Association-Delhi & NCR (TSA-D & NCR), in the strongest terms, has condemned the attack on T Michael Lamjathang Haokip, 26, who sustained injuries on the head and other two students Ngamkholen Haokip, 28, and Rocky Kip.....

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Mizo Brothers fete Rosangliana


IMPHAL, Oct 23 : The Shillong BSF Mizo Brothers organized a felicitation programme in honour of Mizo rock artist Rosangliana, popularly known as 'Zo Rock' today at Lalchand, Shillong. Singer-songwriter Rosangliana, one of the most influential Mizo musici.....

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‘Nongsamei Puya’

IMPHAL, Oct 23 : ‘Nongsamei Puya’ (Pangal Khunthoklon), which mentions about the advent of Muslim settlement in Manipur and their contribution to Manipuri society, was released in a function held at Manipur Press Club today. The book was jointly rewritte.....

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Drug seized

Troops of 24 Assam Rifles of 26 sector AR under the aegis of HQ IGAR (S) apprehended two women with contraband drugs yesterday. They have been identified as Namem Haokip (30) w/o Ngangam Haokip of Moreh ward no. 7 and Kethabi (32) w/o L Tombisana Singh o.....

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Chavan Kumhrin


The post harvest festival of the Anal tribe, Chavan Kumhrin Alum was celebrated amidst fanfare at Tribal Research Institute today under the aegis of Anal Tangpi Valing, Imphal and Anal Baptist Youth Fellowship, Imphal. Speaking at the occasion, MLA St Nu.....

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Sub-inspector killed in anti-insurgency operation

Shillong, Oct 23 : A sub-inspector, who won medal fro his distingush service, was killed during an anti-insurgent operation in a remote village located along the Indo-Bangladesh border in West Garo Hills district today, police said. The incident took pla.....

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Anthrax scare in Jharkhand's Simdega

RANCHI, Oct 23 : At least seven persons died of suspected anthrax in the past two months at Tungri Tola basti in Simdega district, a senior health official said. In the presence of Chief Secretary Sajal Chakraborty here today, Director Medical Services D.....

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Chavan Kumhrin greetings

IMPHAL, Oct 23: President of Naga Women Union Chandel (NWUC) Langhu Bliss Anal has greeted the people of the district a very peaceful and prosperous Chavan Kumhrin 2014. She said that on this auspicious festival, the people of Chandel remembered and thank.....

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UG arrested

IMPHAL, Oct 23: Troops of Red Shield Division apprehended one UNLF cadre from the general area of Geljang, Churachandpur on Oct 21. According to a PIB (DW) statement, based on specific information regarding the presence of an active UNLF cadre in the gen.....

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ZNCM lauds

IMPHAL, Oct 23: The Zeme Naga Council, Manipur extended gratitude to C Arthur W, former DC, Tamenglong, for his effective and sincere administrative work during his tenure as the DC of Tamenglong district, conveyed a statement issued by the president of Z.....

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AE urged

IMPHAL, Oct 23: The Tadubi Town Committee has urged the Assistant Engineer, subdivision-II, Senapati PHE Div to repair the leaked pipes at Tadubi. The leaked pipe that joins the heart of Tadubi town and another near the Iboyaima Gas Agency has not been a.....

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