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Chief Ministers of Manipur O Ibobi and Chin State at the Sangai Festival venue

10 day Sangai Festival kicks off amid razzmatazz

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IMPHAL, Nov 21 : The annual Manipur Sangai Festival kicked off today at Hapta Kangjeibung, Palace Compound and at the Bheigyachandra Open Air Theatre amid much hype. The ten day festival is being organised by the State Tourism Department. Chief Minister .....

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IBSD to feature at Sangai Festival

IMPHAL, Nov 21: Institute of Bio-resources Sustainable Development (IBSD), Takyelpat is set to showcase its contributions towards preservation and protection of bio-resources of the State at Manipur Sangai Festival. This was informed by the new Director .....

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Another NE youth found dead in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 21 : In the third such incident in the last 48 hours, a youth hailing from the North East was found dead in South Delhi's Munirka area Thursday night. Initial investigation has revealed that the youth was drunk at the time of the incident......

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3 held for attack on Manipuri student

BENGALURU, Nov 21 : Wednesday's attack on a Manipuri youth in the city was a hate crime, his family has alleged. Police said Samuel T Haokip, 22, was attacked by three labourers at Byrathi Cross, near Kothanur, after he objected to them harassing his woma.....

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Student wing of JCILPS not to disrupt Sangai Festival : ILP issue to be discussed in House

IMPHAL, Nov 21: Following an assurance given by the All Political Parties Forum on ILPS, JCILPS Student Wing has announced suspension of its earlier plan to disrupt Manipur Sangai Festival in protest against Government’s alleged delaying tactics on the is.....

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PM likely to discuss Naga issue with Ibobi, Zeliang : No official confirmation, yet

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DIMAPUR, Nov 21: Reports are doing the round that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will discuss the Naga political issue with the Chief Ministers of Nagaland and Manipur during his North East tour which begins by the end of this month. The reports, without el.....

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Grenade attack

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Unidentified miscreants triggered a blast at the residence of an associate geotechnical officer of a multinational company, Architectural Engineering Consultancy Operational Management (AECOM) engaged in the Jiribam-Tupul rail line construction work in th.....

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Seizure witness

The statement of another seizure witness in the murder of a girl was recorded by the Sessions Court Manipur East, which fixed December 10 as the date for the next hearing of the case. Three accused persons - Ksh Biju (28) s/o (L) Ibochouba of Irilbung Ba.....

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Sharmila's hearing deferred to Dec 1

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IMPHAL, Nov 21: Even as JMIC Imphal East deferred the charge hearing the attempt to commit suicide case submitted by police against Irom Chanu Sharmila to December 1, the marathon hunger striker met her friend Desmond Countinho, a British citizen of Goan .....

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Rape and murder of minor girl : Accused remanded to judicial custody

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IMPHAL/THOUBAL, Nov 21: Chingangbam Samjai (25), prime accused in the rape and murder case of a minor girl from Tharoijam Maning Leikai, has been remanded to judicial custody till December 5. The accused was today produced before the Sessions Court, Mani.....

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Public rally against disturbance to Tongjei Maril road

IMPHAL, Nov 21: With a call to all groups and individuals concerned not to cause disturbance to the developmental works implemented along the historic Old Cachar/Tongjei Maril road, a public rally was held today at Khoupum in Tamenglong district. Around .....

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Discussion programme held at Thoubal

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IMPHAL, Nov 21: The Thoubal District United Women's Development Organisation organised a discussion programme on "Sentmilon amadi khunnailon phagat-hanbada nupigi thoudang" at Wabagai Lamkhai bazar community hall today. The programme was attended by Thou.....

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Kuki chiefs demand DPC for recruting anganwadi teachers

THOUBAL, Nov 21: The Kuki Chiefs’ Association (KCA), 42 Tengnoupal Assembly Constituency has demanded a DPC for recruiting Anganwadi workers and helpers of newly opened ICDS/Anganwadi Centres in Chandel district. In a statement issued by its president Th.....

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Fake Goalpara encounter, claims GNLA

SHILLONG, Nov 21: The Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) on Friday has called the encounter killings in Sesapani under Dubhnoi by the Assam Police in collaboration with the Indian Army a staged encounter to make up numbers. In a release issued by the GN.....

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AMC to shift maxi cab stands to outskirt Aizawl

AIZAWL, Nov 21: In a landmark resolution, Aizawl Municipality Council in its meeting over Control of Parking and Collection of Parking Fees Regulations, 2012, unanimously agreed to shift all maxi cab stands located within inner city of Aizawl to the outsk.....

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Manipuri PhD scholar murder : Cops yet to find any credible lead

New Delhi, Nov 21 : Delhi Police is still groping in the dark in a case relating to the murder of a 33-year-old PhD scholar from Manipur at his house in South Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur, with his kin today saying that they would not take the body back home .....

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MU freshers' meet held

IMPHAL, Nov 21 : Manipur University celebrated its annual freshers' meet, organised by Manipur University Students' Union (MUSU), today at the University complex. The event was presided by Professor E Bijoykumar, Dean of Social Sciences, MU as chief gues.....

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PREPAK denies

The proscribed PREPAK has denied having any connection whatsoever with one Laishram Langlen alias Ichanbi (18) son of Ito of Heirok Part-II Laimayum Leikai who the police claimed to have arrested from Pallel bazar on Nov 17. A statement issued by capt Ac.....

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State BJP enrols 300 new members

IMPHAL, Nov 21: Manipur BJP continued its online mass membership enrolment drive here on Friday during which more than 300 people registered themselves as new members of the party. The membership drive was conducted under the leadership of president of Bh.....

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3 new Bills introduced in Sikkim Assembly

Gangtok, Nov 21: Three new bills were on Friday introduced in the Sikkim Legislative Assembly. The three bills are - Sikkim Agricultural, Horticulture input and Livestock Feed Regulatory Bill, Sikkim Determination of Lease Bill and Sikkim Anatomy Bill......

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BJP Bishnupur Mandal Committee

IMPHAL, Nov 21: The office of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Bishnupur Mandal Committee released its list of office bearers in an order (No.2 Apt/BJP-BMC/2014) issued on November 15. The candidates nominated for the post of Vice-President were Laishram Nila.....

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Ragailong Pei condemns

IMPHAL, Nov 21: The Ragailong Peikai(village authority) has condemned the bomb blast at the adjoining wall of Ragailong and Assam Rifles transit camp on November 18, said a statement issued by the village authority. The locality has been repeatedly troub.....

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Workshop cum production programme

IMPHAL, Nov 21: A 22 day workshop cum production programme on Zeliangrong traditional dances, attire show and folk dance drama organised by the Tribal Cultures Research Centre Manipur will conclude on November 22. Participated by around 60 artists, the w.....

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Mizoram to adopt new system for better use of resources

AIZAWL, Nov 21: Top officials of the State Government today under the leadership of H Liansailova, vice chairman, Mizoram Planning Board, discussed the new system of Plan Fund to be implemented soon by the State Government. Addressing the meeting held at.....

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Two UG cadres arrested

IMPHAL, Nov 21: Based on reliable information, a combined team of Bishnupur district police commandos and 12 Bihar Regiment conducted a search operation at Kangmong Meisnam Mailing Leikai and arrested an active member of UNLF yesterday. He has been ident.....

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Rijiju concerned over attacks on North East people

New Delhi, Nov 21: Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju has called for a meeting with all the ministers and officials of the Delhi Police to look into the increasing attacks on the north-eastern people across the country. “I am conducting a meeting wi.....

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KSU urges State Govt

IMPHAL, Nov 21: The Komrem Students’ Union, Manipur has urged the State Government to upgrade Sagang Govt High School to a higher secondary school at the earliest considering the inconveniences being faced by the students of the area. In a statement, the.....

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Exhibition opens at Jiribam

Jiribam, Nov 21: The three-day 36th Zonal Level Science, Mathematics and Environment Exhibition, organized by Science Unit, Zonal Education Office (ZEO), Jiribam, started from today at the auditorium of Jiribam Higher Secondary School under the theme, ‘Sc.....

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Clarification

Please refer to the news item which appeared under the caption, ‘Abducted’ in the November 19 issue of this paper. It is hereby clarified that the words...‘some suspected cadres of a Kuki UG group currently under cease fire pact with both the Centre and t.....

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