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An elated Dwijamani poses with the victory sign after the result was declared

Congress candidate wins Hiyanglam by poll

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THOUBAL/IMPHAL, Oct 20 : Congress candidate E Dwijamani won the Hiyanglam by election, the result of which was declared today morning. By election in the Assembly Constituency was necessitated by the demise of then sitting MLA M Kunjo, who passed away re.....

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ATSUM's highway bandh from today

IMPHAL, Oct 20: The All Tribal Students Union Manipur (ATSUM) has decided to go on with their proposed stir of clamping an indefinite blockade on National Highways and imposing complete ban on Central Government projects in the hill districts from today m.....

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SDSA, KSO-SH say no to ATSUM bandh

Senapati, Oct 21 : The Senapati District Students' Association (SDSA) and Kuki Students' Organization-Sadar Hills (KSO-SH) have claimed that the proposed bandh as announced by ATSUM (Muan Tombing group) will not be effective in Senapati district as both t.....

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Seminar on ‘Knowing Manipur’ held

IMPHAL, Oct 20: A national seminar on knowing Manipur from the endogenous perspective organised jointly by Centre for Manipur Studies, MU and Indian Council of Social Science Research was inaugurated today at the Ground Floor of Social Block, MU. Prof HN.....

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Agri Dept assesses crop damage

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THOUBAL, Oct 20: A team of Agriculture Department officials led by Director S Gunija Devi today assessed the paddy fields damaged by hailstone a couple of days back in Heirok Assembly Constituency of Thoubal district. Hundred percent of 50 hectare paddy .....

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24 hr power supply for Greater Imphal from March : CM

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IMPHAL, Oct 20 : Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh has said that his Government is persistently improving requisite power infrastructure to ensure 24 hour-power supply for greater Imphal area by March next year and the same facility will be given to the tw.....

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Dy CM brushes aside ‘Modi wave’

IMPHAL, Oct 20: The result of Hiyanglam AC by-poll is evidence that the BJP or Prime Minister Modi wave is not having any impact in the State, Dy Chief Minister and MPCC President Gaikhangam said. Addressing a press meet today at Congress Bhavan, Gaikhan.....

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2010 Dhaula Kuan gang-rape case : All 5 convicts sentenced to life imprisonment

NEW DELHI, Oct 20 : A trial Court on Monday sentenced all five convicts to life imprisonment in the 2010 Dhaula Kuan gang rape-cum-abduction case of a call centre employee. Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat awarded life imprisonment to the five men.....

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IW police to take up traffic drive

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IMPHAL, Oct 20: In order to check incidents of road mishaps during the ensuing Ningol Chakkouba and Diwali festivals, Imphal West district police is organising a four-day mobile court sitting with effect from Oct 21 to strictly implement certain safety no.....

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Transporters urge

Different transporters’ bodies have urged the All Manipur Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) to relax their proposed NH blockade starting October 21 midnight considering the possible impact which may give to Ningol Chakkouba festival. Speaking at a p.....

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Amira Foods serves biryani to one lakh people during Durga Puja celebrations

Kolkata, Oct 20 : Amira Foods Private Limited, with its premium basmati brand ‘AMIRA’, made a big splash in Kolkata recently by reaching out to lakhs of people through its innovative engagement activities during the Durga Puja festivities. The Durga Utsa.....

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ACOAM Lup decries MNF

IMPHAL, Oct 20 : Disappointed with the statement made by the Meetei National Front (MNF) earlier this month, ACOAM Lup has expressed concern over the controversy pertaining to the exact date of burning of Puya. Speaking to mediapersons at the press confe.....

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Stolen two wheeler vehicles recovered, lifters detained

IMPHAL, Oct 20 : Six stolen two wheeler vehicles were recovered from some vehicle lifters from different areas by Anjuman Isla-E-Muasarah (Anjuman) this month. Few lifters have also been nabbed by Anjuman, reportedly. Anjuman was established in 2011 to r.....

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Skill development programme begins

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IMPHAL, Oct 20 : A six-day skill development programme on 'Fruit & Vegetable Processing and Preservation' under the aegis of MSME Development Institute, Government of India, Takyelpat was set into motion at Nagamapal Kangjabi Meinam Leikai today. Speakin.....

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Kuki chiefs oppose

THOUBAL, Oct 20: The Kuki Chiefs’ Association (KCA) Gunpi Block of Chandel district has strongly opposed shifting of the site for construction of P/W from Theikhong river to Teijang village in Chandel district under the State Irrigation and Flood Control .....

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CSOs appeal

IMPHAL, Oct 20 : The Ethnical Socio Cultural Organisation advisor LS Guite has appealed ATSUM to revoke its proposed indefinite blockade of the National Highways which is set to start from midnight of October 21 considering the approaching Ningol Chakkoub.....

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TSA condemns racial attacks

IMPHAL, Oct 20: The Thadou Students' Association (TSA) has vehemently condemned the mob attack on students from the North East at Karnataka.Secretary Information and Publicity of TSA Helun Sitlhou in a press release said that since Bangalore is a city whi.....

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Awards, prizes distributed

IMPHAL, Oct 20: As part of the 118th birth anniversary of Hijam Irabot an award and prize distribution ceremony organised by Hijam Irabot Memorial Charitable Trust was held at MDU hall yesterday. Prizes were distributed to the position holders of the sin.....

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URF cadres reverified

IMPHAL, Oct 20: A team of the State Vigilance and Intelligence Department led by the SP (Intelligence) KT Vaiphei today re-verified the URF cadres, who are still under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Government at 1st Manipur Rifles p.....

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MSCW decries

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The Manipur State Commission for Women has strongly condemned the killing of a Mizo girl, Juliet Jonunmawii (24), a call centre employee at Delhi, whose bloodstained corpse was found inside her rented room in Delhi on Oct 16. A statement issued by the MS.....

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Women Wing warns

Strongly denouncing Dy CM Gaikhangam's alleged failure to translate his assurance of taking action against Addl SP (Traffic) Y Victoria into action, the Women Wing of JCILPS has warned that a series of agitation will be launched unless the Dy CM takes fit.....

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Sub-dealer opened at Thoubal

THOUBAL, Oct 20 : A sub-dealer called ABS Distribution Thoubal of the B&I Enterprises Imphal has been inaugurated at Thoubal Bazaar by Thoubal Municipal Council Vice Chairperson W Prafullo today. The newly opened sub-dealer would sell products of Bata Co.....

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Cleanliness drive conducted

IMPHAL, Oct 20: Citizens' Club, in collaboration with IMC conducted a social service along the Soibam Leikai-Wangkhei Khunou road today as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission campaign. Members of Citizens' Club, elders, councillors and members of the wards .....

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Clarification

Please refer to the news item which appeared in the October 19 issue of this paper under the heading, ‘Court stays’. It is hereby clarified that the news was misleading as there is no such order of the High Court to stay the walk-in-interview for the appo.....

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MPP thanks public

IMPHAL, Oct 20 : The Manipur People’s Party (MPP) through a press release, has conveyed its heartfelt thanks to the people of Hiyanglam Kendra who worked tirelessly and supported party candidate M Amutombi Singh in the recently concluded by-election of Hi.....

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Monsang Tribe Union

IMPHAL, Oct 20: The Sirti Upa Ruh (Mongsang Tribe Union) has constituted a seven-member fact finding committee to probe and deal the matter regarding the reported siphoning of around Rs 2 Cr for fake documentation on Monsang dialect by one professor of Un.....

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ZUF refutes

IMPHAL, Oct 20: The ZUF has refuted any relation whatsoever with Meinguiliu Gangmei (28) W/o Akham Gangmei of Chingkhonglong village, Tousem subdivision who was arrested from Wahengbam Leikai Jiri Parking by the police. A Dangmei, I&P secretary of ZUF cla.....

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Session ends

IMPHAL, Oct 20: The closing function of 4th batch of academic session 2014 of the Kangleipak Academy of Ritual and Narrative Arts was held today at Lainingthou Sanamahi Complex, Ist MR complex. The programme was attended by Dr K Sobita Devi, Director, Art.....

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Langlentombi bags Akashvani annual award

IMPHAL, Oct 20: Manipuri radio play Langlentombi has been awarded the 2nd Best production in the 2013 Akashvani Annual Awards in the radio play category. The meritorious list for the 2013 Akashvani Annual Awards was issued on October 17 by the Directorat.....

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Black Badge movement

IMPHAL, Oct 20: As per the decision taken during the general body meeting held on October 13, the All Manipur Government Aided School Employees Co-ordinating Committee has begun a black badge movement today with regard to the demand to fill up the vacant .....

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Meeting held

JIRIBAM, Oct 20: All Manipur Government Aided Employees Co-ordinating Committee, Jiri Zone held a meeting at Kasturba Girl’s High School, Jiribam today. Attended by 45 approved and non-approved teachers, the meeting unanimously decided to demand filling u.....

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Zillai congratulates

Imphal, Oct 19: The Zillai (Vaiphei Students’ Association) general headquarters has congratulated all successful candidates, particularly the two Vaiphei candidates, of MCSCC 2014 conducted by the Manipur Public Service Commission. The two Vaiphei succes.....

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