People paying tributes to Hijam Irabot

Fitting tributes paid to Lamyanba Irabot


IMPHAL, Sep 30 : The 118th birth anniversary of Lamyanba Hijam Irabot was observed today across the State and beyond. The main function was held at Iboyaima Shumang Leela Shanglen, Palace Compound. The commemorative function started from Irabot Bhavan f.....

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Asian Games : Scuffles, protests over boxing decisions


INCHEON, Sep 30 : Scuffles broke out and Mongolia threatened to withdraw its fighters as controversial decisions favouring home boxers caused chaotic scenes at the Asian Games on Tuesday. The husband of Indian lightweight Sarita Devi launched an expletiv.....

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Modi, Obama agree to discuss more substantive issue today : US President hosts dinner for India's PM


WASHINGTON, Sep 30 : Ahead of their summit talks, US President Barack Obama today hosted a private dinner for Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the two leaders sought to reinvigorate bilateral ties. The Prime Minister, who arrived here late afternoon at th.....

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Cops overpowered, OC hurt, scribes attacked

IMPHAL, Sep 30: A violent mob physically assaulted the OC of Nambol police station apart from setting ablaze a police Gypsy at Maibam Lotpa Chingmang, Bishnupur district this evening. The mob did not even spare reporters who went to cover the incident. T.....

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UMK puts record straight

IMPHAL, Sep 30: Uipo (Khoibu) Maruo Koukartuo, UMK (The Khoibu Union), in a statement issued by its president here today has clarified that the series of claims made by the Maring Uparup Assembly (MUA) are baseless and without foundation. The Khoibu Unio.....

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Payment of power bill : e-payment, recharge in the offing

IMPHAL, Sep 30 : Soon people of the State would not need to stand in queues in front of specified counters for payment of power bills. A new system of paying power bills at SBI branches would be launched soon and pre-paid consumers can re-charge their po.....

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HSL observes 25th anniversary


Ukhrul, Sep 30: The Hunphun/Ukhrul Women Union HSL today observed the 26th raising day cum education awareness campaign at TNL ground, Wino Bazar, Ukhrul district. 27 localities of Ukhrul town participated in the celebration which began with vibrant disp.....

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MSCP no longer exists : Dy CM


IMPHAL, Sep 30: After the five MSCP MLAs and the party’s leaders merged with the Indian National Congress (INC), the party was literally decimated. As for the clearance given by the Hiyanglam by-election RO to the nomination papers filed on MSCP ticket, i.....

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SDCC president claims

The president of the Senapati District Consumers' Club, D Maryna of Tunggam Makhufii village, presently residing at Makhrelui, Senapati district has alleged that she was knocked down by a passenger Tata Sumo (NL05/1380) near the Senapati ground waiting sh.....

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Ration for AMWJU members

IMPHAL, Sep 30: The members of the All Manipur Working Journalist Union (AMWJU) will be granted rations of 50 kg rice each. All the members of AMWJU have been requested to get a receipt from the Manipur Press Club to avail the opportunity. Speaking to me.....

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UG cadres held

IMPHAL, Sep 30: A combined team of Imphal East district police commando unit and 27 Assam Rifles conducted a search operation in and around Dibong Khunou village, Jiribam and apprehended a Sergeant Major of UNLF organisation, according to a statement issu.....

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ORDC organises farmer training

IMPHAL, Sep 30: The Orchid Research and Development Centre (ORDC), Senapati district kick started a 3 day farmer training programme on “Commercial Farming of High Valued Dendrobium” on September 29 at FEEDS (Environment and Economic Development Services)-.....

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‘Sarda Translation Award 2014’ conferred to Bijoykumar

IMPHAL, Sep 30: The International Translation Day obsevance was held at Manipur Press Club under the aegis of Sahitya Thoupang Lup today. As a part of the observance, the Sarda Translation Award 2014 was conferred to Tayenjam Bijoykumar Singh, a resident.....

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Kuki community hall inaugurated

IMPHAL, Sep 30: A Kuki Independence War Memorial Community Hall cum Museum & Library has been inaugurated at Kuki Inn today. While giving the keynote address at the inaugural function, secretary Kuki Independence War Memorial Community, Poosie Haokip sai.....

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Annual freshers meet held

IMPHAL, Sep 30: The 35th annual freshers meet cum get together 2014 of Anal Lenruwl Tangpi Imphal was held at Tribal Research Institute Hall Chingmeirong Imphal today. The function was attended by MLA Chandel ST Victor Nunghlung, ATSUM president Muan Tom.....

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AMMIK observes Matam Eshei Numit

IMPHAL, Sep 30 : The XII Manipuri Matam Eshei Numit and XI Best of AMMIK 2014, Mega Final was held today at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Compound under the aegis of the Apunba Matam Eshei Kanglup(AMMIK) Manipur. Speaking as the chief guest at the occasion, .....

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Governor greets


Governor Dr KK Paul has greeted all the people of Manipur on the occasion of Durga Puja and Dussehra. This festival which signifies the triumph of good over evil, would be celebrated with gaiety and it would usher in greater peace and prosperity in the S.....

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Dr Sekharjit

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned demoted Director of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) Prof Sekharjit to Imphal. Prof Sekharjit is at present at Delhi, informed a source. Lockers used by Prof Sekharjit when he was the RI.....

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BJP Mandal

Circle committees of BJP Nungba Mandal have been set up in addition to appointment of respective office bearers in a bid to strengthen the party. A meeting of BJP was held today at Noney (Longmai) Bazar under Nungba A/C, Tamenglong district. As decided .....

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Kharsa rescued

One Kharsa rescued by Arong Nongmaikhong Gram Panchayat Ward No 9/10 Thongam (O) Indira w/o Th Ibomcha on September 28 was handed over to the Keibul Lamjao National Park authority today......

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Petrol price

Petrol price cut by 65 paise, decision on diesel after PM’s return. In Manipur one litre of petrol (CCpur Rs 66.79, Jiri Rs 67.18) will cost Rs 66.78......

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14th formation day

IMPHAL, Sep 30: BSNL would observe its 14th Formation Day tomorrow and as part of the observation, free SIMS cards would be distributed at Customers Service Centres located at Babupara, Lamphel, Canchipur, Thoubal and Churachandpur, according to a stateme.....

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MUA resolves

IMPHAL, Sep 30: The Maring Uparup Assembly (MUA) during its first public meeting on August 6 at Khukarthil village community hall declared 11 national workers who have not tendered their resignation as anti-Maring and unanimously resolved to boycott them .....

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Assam Rifles apprehend UG cadres

IMPHAL, Sep 30: Troops of 12 Bihar of 9 Sector AR under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) launched a search operation in the general area of Malom Bazar and apprehended one UPRF cadre on September 28. The apprehendee has been identified as Army No 17919, Md Sh.....

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Sit-in protest

IMPHAL, Sep 30: Protesting against the opening of private shops within the premises of Yairipok Community Health Centre, Apunba Meira Paibi Lup Yairipok Bamon Leikai staged a sit-in protest at Bamon Leikai youth Club premises. The meira paibis urged the.....

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Contributions of Irabot recalled


JIRIBAM/ NEW DELHI Sep 30 : The Jana Neta Irabot Memorial Trust (JIMET) and the Civil Society Organisation Jiribam organised the 118th birth anniversary of Jana Neta Irabot at the PWD Guest House auditorium today. Dr Hamit Singh Pahuja, MCS Additional De.....

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DCC Executive member withdraws

IMPHAL, Sep 30: MDC 5- Irang part II DCC Executive Member Bhumi Prasad withdrew his signature from the motion submitted to the Additional Deputy Commissioner in support of the present Chairman Haokholal Hangshing, Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council, .....

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Social service camp organised

IMPHAL, Sep 30: A social service cum tree plantation programme was held at Manipur High Court Campus under the aegis of the High Court Bar Association of Manipur today. The association Secretary S Jhaljit Singh told the mediapersons that the programme wa.....

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Mary Kom storms into final; Sarita Devi, Devendro, bag bronze medal at Incheon


Incheon, Sep 30 : MC Mary Kom secured a berth in the gold medal bout of the women’s flyweight (48-51kg) after a convincing win in the semi-final of the 17th Asian Games on Tuesday. The 31-year-old Indian beat Vietnam’s Le Thi Bang by 3—0 decision to ente.....

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