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After initial hype, State Govt now mum on NFSA

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IMPHAL, Sep 19 : After all the hype and hectic preparations towards implementing the Government of India’s ambitious flagship programme, National Food Security Act (NFSA), with a view to eradicate hunger from all over the country, the Government of Manipu.....

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One in the dock for calling Chinese premier Eleven Jinping

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NEW DELHI, Sep 19: An Indian TV news anchor has been sacked after she referred to the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, as Eleven Jinping, apparently confusing Xi’s name with the Roman numerals XI, a senior official at the state television channel said on Fr.....

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Labourers demand revised rate

IMPHAL, Sep 19: Labourers of Sangaiprou FCS godown today staged a protest demonstration at Keishampat Lairembi Community Hall under the aegis of the CAF&PD; Labourers’ Welfare Association. The protest demonstration was demanding payment of wages at the r.....

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HC dismisses

IMPHAL, Sep 19: In a ruling passed by a double bench of High Court of Manipur, a review petition against the order of the Court dated September 3, 2014 directing Manipur University to fill up seats for the academic year 2014-15 on the basis of the list pr.....

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Labourer rescued

A labourer who was allegedly abducted by some unidentified armed persons in connection with a monetary demand has been rescued by Bishnupur District Police. Briefing media persons at Bishnupur District Police Hqs this afternoon, Additional SP (Law & Orde.....

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Locals cry foul against pathetic road

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IMPHAL, Sep 19: Although Thumbuthong bridge has been serving as an alternative major route to connect Imphal East and Imphal West ever since Sanjenthong was closed down some months back, the State Government is yet to revamp the connecting roads giving lo.....

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Former VP of TKS found clubbed to death

IMPHAL, Sep 19: Abducted former Vice-President of Tangkhul Katamnao Saklong, Ngamraishang Ningshen (38) s/o (L) Trueson Ningshen of Alang village under Phungyar Sub-division in Ukhrul district was found brutally murdered at Thayong hill range this morning.....

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Delhi police trainees to tour NE

NEW DELHI, Sep 19 : As part of an initiative by the Delhi police to sensitise its force about North East India, its people and their cultures, all Delhi police officer trainees will be touring the North East soon with the help of the respective State poli.....

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By-poll campaign gathers steam

IMPHAL, Sep 19 : With the by-election to Hiyanglam Assembly Constituency rescheduled on October 17, many political parties have stepped up their election campaigns apart from making hectic consultations to finalize their respective candidates. For the ru.....

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Talk on ILP gets underway

IMPHAL, Sep 19: For the first time a tripartite dialogue on enforcement of Inner Line Permit System (ILPS) in Manipur was held today at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat. The meeting started at 2 pm and was participated by representatives of JCILP.....

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UKLF busts gang involved in kidnapping

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IMPHAL, Sep 19: The United Kuki Liberation Front (UKLF), hauled up three members of a gang involved in kidnapping and extortion in the name of the organization today. The apprehended gang members were identified as Thongpao, 40, s/o Jangkhothang, Sokom v.....

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UG cadres apprehended

IMPHAL, Sep 19: Based on a specific intelligence input, personnel of 12 BIHAR of 9 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (S) and the Imphal West police commandos, launched a joint operation in the general area of Thangmeiband Hijam Dewan Leikai and appreh.....

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KBC music training concludes

CHANDEL, Sep 19: A week long music training of Kuki Baptist Convention (KBC) Parish No 12 Choir which was held at Khopijang Baptist Church in Chandel District concluded today. The training was organised by Youth Department of KBC Parish No12 under the in.....

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Orphanage UJB School distributes uniforms

KANGPOKPI, Sep 19: For the first time Orphanage UJB School, Kanglatongbi under Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council Kangpokpi distributed school uniform to all the student of the school today in a simple function held at the School premises. The Unifo.....

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Cyber crime accused mother says son innocent

IMPHAL, Sep 19: Binodkumar's mother, Irom Rashi has appealed to the authorities concerned to find out the real culprit behind the cyber crime in which Binodkumar has been allegedly held responsible. Irom Rashi denied her son's involvement in the cyber cr.....

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KSO objects Addl CE’s testimony on IT road

KANGPOKPI, Sep 18: Kuki Students’ Organization, Sadar Hills (KSO) has disagreed with the clarification made by Additional Chief Engineer-III, PWD, Manipur as stated in a press released issued by Superintending Engineer (Hqs), PWD, Manipur, media coordinat.....

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Liquor supplier held

IMPHAL, Sep 19: Lamsang Bazar Nupi Khunai along with Coalition Against Drugs and Alcohol (CADA), Lamsang Unit organised a liquor drive at Lamsang Bazar today. The drive was organised in protest against the open sale of illicit intoxicants such as liquor .....

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Free cataract operation

IMPHAL, Sep 18: The second batch of free cataract operation for 27 patients with cataract was performed today at Shija Eye Care Foundation. So far 50 patients with cataract have been operated in 2 (two) batches by the Foundation. The operated patients we.....

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ATSUM condemns Ukhrul blast

KANGPOKPI, Sep 19: The All Tribal Students’ Union, Manipur (ATSUM) has strongly condemned the recent blast at Ukhrul where a young college girl and her aunt were killed and two others injured. Emboi Serto, president of ATSUM while condemning the incident.....

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Kuki Inpi demands

KANGPOKPI, Sep 19: Kuki Inpi Manipur (KIM), has demanded immediate cancellation of the Village Development Committee (VDC) and the proposed New Land Use Policy (NLUP), in a memorandum (No. 9/23/2012-Hills Pt.) submitted to the Chief Minister, O Ibobi Sing.....

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Are you Chinese, Peng Liyuan asks NE students

NEW DELHI, Sep 19: China’s First Lady Peng Liyuan mistook a group of students from the Northeast as Chinese only to be told by them that they were Indians. As Peng entered the Tagore International School, she was greeted by students wearing Indian tradit.....

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Ambulances

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Chief Minister O Ibobi today flagged off four ambulances for use in border areas of Chandel, Churachandpur and Ukhrul district under Border Area Development Programme (BADP). The ambulances which constitute key components of mobile health service were fl.....

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Sharmila remanded

Irom Chanu Sharmila was today produced before the JMIC Lamphelpat and remanded to judicial custody till October 3. It was her second appearance in the Court after her latest arrest. She was recently released from judicial custody following a decree pass.....

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Heavy rain

On the basis of today’s reports from Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), there is weather forecast of heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places with extremely heavy falls at isolated places in Assam, Meghalaya, Sikkim and sub-Himalayan West Bengal .....

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Man lynched

IMPHAL, Sep 19: A man from Manipur, who allegedly raped and murdered an 11-year-old girl, was lynched by an irate mob in Mellori village of Phek district in Nagaland yesterday. The village is located adjacent to Manipuri’s Jessami village in Ukhrul distr.....

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Sit-in protest staged

IMPHAL, Sep 19: Continuing the demands to implement Inner Line Permit System in the State, students and public today staged a sit-in protest at Kongba Kshetri Leikai. Speaking to mediapersons, one of the women protesters asserted that people in the State.....

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Crematorium fence washed away

MOREH, Sep 19: Compound fence of a crematorium ground located at the border town of Moreh has been completely washed away by torrential rain which lashed some parts of the State in the last couple of days. The crematorium was built in 1998 by the Trade a.....

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BSNL strike

IMPHAL, Sep 19: In accordance with a decision taken during the meeting of JAC of the Unions and Associations of the non-executives, New Delhi September 5, the District Union of BSNL Employees’ Union Manipur would stage a sit-in protest at the Corporate Of.....

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MU entrance tests

IMPHAL, Sep 19: Entrance test for MSc Biotechnology, MU has been rescheduled on September 24 at 10 am while the entrance tests for MSc Earth Sciences (Geology) and MSc Biochemistry would be held on September 27 at 11am. Separate press releases issued by t.....

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Medical camp conducted

THOUBAL, Sep 19: A one-day free medical camp was held at Teijang village under Chakpikarong block on September 15 under the supervision of Dr Monoringa, MO i/c CHC Chakpikarong and the Block programme management unit, Chakpikarong under NRHM Chandel. Med.....

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PREPAK refutes

IMPHAL, Sep 19: The proscribed PREPAK, through a press release issued by its publicity officer, department of publicity and propaganda Captain Achouba, has denied any link between the outfit and Huidrom Suraj alias Black Day (47) s/o H Mani of Wabagai Ter.....

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General body meeting held

IMPHAL, Sep 19: The Family Welfare Department Employees’ Association held its general body meeting today at the Directorate of Family Welfare Services, according to a statement issued by the Secretary of the Association. The meeting discussed on various .....

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Sit-in protest staged

IMPHAL, Sep 19: Continuing the demand to implement the Inner Line Permit System in the State, students and the general public today staged a sit-in protest at Kongba Kshetri Leikai. Speaking to mediapersons, one of the women protesters asserted that peop.....

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Search operation conducted

IMPHAL, Sep 19: a combined team of Imphal West district police and Bihar Regiment conducted a search operation at Kwakeithel Akham Leirak and Heinou Khongnembi under Singjamei Police Station. Four persons who could not produce verification documents were.....

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Manipur Tower at Ghaziabad

IMPHAL, Sep 19 : The Investors Clinic is set to start the construction work of Manipur Tower at Aditiya World City, Ghaziabad on September 26. Towards this end, Investors Clinic had brought bank officials to Imphal on September 12 and 13 to processs the h.....

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