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Sarita walking away without the medal at the Asian Games

Sarita turns down bronze, CM extends solidarity

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INCHEON, Oct 1 : The victory ceremony of women’s boxing light-weight category at the Incheon Asian Games witnessed a tearful Laishram Sarita attending the function only to refuse the bronze medal. Chief Minister of Manipur Okram Ibobi Singh has expressed.....

2-Oct-2014 / Agencies / 6 Comments

Cop killed, 16 hurt in IED blast

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IMPHAL, Oct 1 : One policeman was killed while at least 16 persons including one cop sustained injuries when a powerful blast rocked the heart of the city which understandably is also a high security zone. The explosive is suspected to be an Improvised E.....

2-Oct-2014 / Our Staff Reporter / 12 Comments

Asian Games : Mary Kom boxes way to gold medal

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Incheon, Oct 1 : Legendary Indian boxer MC Mary Kom won the final of the women’s flyweight category (48-51kg) at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on Wednesday. Mary, a five-time World Champion, defeated Kazakhstan’s Zhaina Shekerbekova 2-0, with one judge.....

2-Oct-2014 / Agencies / 4 Comments

Ministers seek report from IOA

New Delhi, Oct 1 : Three Union Ministers on Wednesday came out in support of boxer Sarita Devi as Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal sought a report from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on the pugilist’s controversial loss against Korean boxer in the.....

2-Oct-2014 / Press Trust of India / 1 Comments

CBI raids RIMS A-block for second time

IMPHAL, Oct 1: A CBI team today raided RIMS A-block for the second time after September 12. The CBI team led by Additional SP L Hangshing raided the A-block in the presence of demoted Director Prof Sekharjit. CBI first raided RIMS administrative block an.....

2-Oct-2014 / Our Staff Reporter / 1 Comments

Five to battle for Hiyanglam seat

IMPHAL, Oct 1: It has now been confirmed that five candidates would fight against each other in the by-election to Hiyanglam A/C. Till late afternoon today, which is the last date for withdrawal of nomination papers, none of the candidates withdrew their .....

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RPF lambasts SF’s two-pronged strategy

IMPHAL, Oct 1 : The proscribed RPF has denounced the Indian military for following a carrot and stick policy with regard to the people of Manipur. Subsequent upon a bomb attack carried out by one revolutionary group on August 26 at Old Samtal, Chandel di.....

2-Oct-2014 / Our Staff Reporter / 1 Comments

Governor, CM laud

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Governor Dr KK Paul has congratulated Mary Kom on winning the gold medal in boxing at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. In a congratulatory message issued to the media today, the Governor said that Mary Kom has done not only Manipur proud but also .....

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25 pulled up

In connection with the physical assault of a police officer and burning of a police Gypsy at Nambol Maibam Lotpa Chingmang, Bishnupur district last night, police have pulled up 25 persons. The arrested persons include 12 males and 13 females. They have .....

2-Oct-2014 / Our Staff Reporter / 2 Comments

MSCP mulls legal action

Manipur State Congress Party (MSCP) president Adim Pamei has announced that a legal suit would be filed against Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president and Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam. Speaking to some media persons this afternoon, Adim .....

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Chandel bodies laud police and MR personnel

CHANDEL, Oct 1: Various civil bodies including Chandel Naga People’s Organisation, Naga Women Union Chandel, Lamkang Naga Kver Kunpun, Sirti Upa Ruh, Sirti Sanuw Ruwrkheh, Anal Lenruwl Tangpi and Maha Area Chiefs’ Association of the district have expresse.....

2-Oct-2014 / Our Staff Reporter / 1 Comments

Wildlife Week observed

IMPHAL, Oct 1: The Jiribam Forest Division, Uchathol observed the National Wildlife Week and organised painting, essay and quiz competitions at New Life Academy, Uchathol, Jiribam. The function was attended by Dr Harmit Singh Pahuja, Additional Deputy Co.....

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International older persons day held

IMPHAL, Oct 1: Social Welfare Department, Manipur, observed the International day for Older Person today at Ima Khonthokhanbi Shanglen, DM College campus. Speaking at the occasion, Social Welfare Minister AK Mirabai said it is the duty of the children to.....

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Farmers' Field Day held

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IMPHAL, Oct 1: The Directorate of Extension Education and Central Agricultural University organised a programme to observe the Farmers' Field Day under the theme "Participatory Seed Production Programme on CAU-RI" (Tamphaphou) at Nongbrang Ngamukhong toda.....

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National Sanitation campaign

IMPHAL, Oct 1: As part of the National Sanitation Campaign, Mission Swachh Bharat organised a social service camp at K Orphanage UJB school under Sadar Hills Autonomous District council, Kangpokpi today. Thangneikhai Vaiphei, Inspector of Schools, SHADC .....

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Rajnath surveys Garo Hills, assures cooperation

SHILLONG, Oct 1: Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh on Wednesday paid a visit to the Garo Hills region of Meghalaya to survey the damage caused by the September 22 floods. The visit comes a few days after the visit by the Minister of State (Home), Kiren R.....

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IPAK condemns road obstruction

IMPHAL, Oct 1: Condemning the obstruction of road-passage at MG Avenue due to the Durga Pooja celebration underway at MG Avenue, Indigenous People's Association of Kangleipak (IPAK) has alleged that the Imphal West district Deputy Commissioner and the Cit.....

2-Oct-2014 / Our Staff Reporter / 1 Comments

Non-Manipuri found enlisted in the State’s electoral roll

THOUBAL, Oct 1: Even as protests and demands for implementation of ILP in the State are still on, a non-Manipuri was found enlisted in the State’s electoral roll in two different wards under Khangabok Assembly Constituency today. The Non-Manipuri has bee.....

2-Oct-2014 / Our Correspondent / 4 Comments

MU A-Block to be shut down

IMPHAL, Oct 1: The Joint Students Coordination Committee has threatened to lock the A-Block of the Manipur University if the University authorities do not clarify the norms of the ongoing selection procedures of the admission process. This statement was m.....

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Wildlife Week celebration

IMPHAL, Oct 1: The 59th State Level Wildlife Week was kick-started today at CC Higher Secondary School with a wildlife photography competition. Altogether 148 photographers are taking part in the wildlife photography contest being organised as a part of .....

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Know Your Army programme

IMPHAL, Oct 1: 6 DOGRA of 26 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (South) organised ‘Know Your Army’ Fair at Moltuk as a part of ongoing celebrations of Golden Jubilee of its raising day for the people of border villages to give them a deeper insight int.....

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AMWJU takes serious note of ‘attack’

IMPHAL, Oct 1: Taking serious note of yesterday’s attack on a group of reporters, the State media fraternity has decided not to carry any press release and news of any function, organised by the clubs and Meira Paibee bodies of Nambol Chingmang Maibam Lei.....

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Borobabu dismisses expulsion reports

IMPHAL, Oct 1: The National (BJP) office is the final authority to take any kind of disciplinary action against any member and according to the National office, no one has been expelled from the membership of the party in Manipur, said former BJP State un.....

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One hurt

A 70 year old woman was injured when unidentified persons lobbed a hand grenade at the Phayeng Awang Leikai, residence of her son today evening. Her son is the Pradhan of Phayeng Gram Panchayat. A hand grenade lobbed by some unidentified persons at the r.....

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Many decry

Decrying that pugilist Laishram Sarita was knocked out in semi-final bout of the ongoing 17th Asian Games at Incheon, South Korea by a discriminatory verdict of the jurists, a group of anguished and aggrieved people today set afire effigies of the jurists.....

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Free medical camp

KANGPOKPI, Oct1: A free health check up camp was organized by Kangpokpi Christian Hospital in collaboration with 25 Assam Rifles yesterday at the hospital campus. Diabetes Neuropathy detection, Blood sugar test, Hepatitis B & C screening test and free He.....

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Foundation day cum Freshers' meet

IMPHAL, Oct 1: National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) celebrated its 26th Foundation day cum Freshers’ meet in its campus today at Akampat. MLA Thongam Biswajit, Thongju A/C, NIELIT (Kolkata and Imphal) Director Th Pramesho.....

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Oldest man in Tamenglong district

IMPHAL, Oct 1: According to statistics released by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the average life expectancy rate increased from 63.9 years in 2004 to 69.6 years in 2014. However, in what can be termed as a “rare occurrence” in the Sta.....

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Foundation day cum World Animal Day

IMPHAL, Oct 1: The People For Animals (PFA) Thoubal, Manipur would celebrate its 3rd foundation day cum World Animal Day on October 4, 2014 at Karang Primary School. “Greet our guest campaign” which is a campaign to protect migratory birds would be the m.....

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National Poetry day

IMPHAL, Oct 1: MAPAO will organise a National Poetry Day on October 2 at the premises of Manipur Dramatic Union, Imphal at 1.30 pm. The programme will be presided by renowned poet Thangjam Ibopisak......

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CDSU congratulates

LAMKA, Oct 1: The Churanchandpur District Students’ Union has congratulated MC Mary Kom for winning the gold medal at the Asian Games at Incheon today. The Union also wished MC Mary Kom success in all her endeavours......

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Poser on welfare scheme

IMPHAL, Oct 1 : The Director of National Alliance for Elder''s People Livelihood Research Advocacy and Chronic Diseases of India, (NAEPLRACD) H Sanamatum has questioned whether the funds released by the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment to .....

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Guv greets on Gandhi Jayanti

IMPHAl, Oct 1: On occasion of the 145th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, Governor of Manipur, Dr KK Paul greeted the people of the State and urged all the citizens to imbibe the principles enshrined in his teachings and based.....

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Foundation Day celebrated

IMPHAL, Oct 1: Elite Coaching Centre today organised its foundation day cum prize distribution function at St Patricks School, Thangmeiband. Former Minister Ningthoujam Biren and Thoubal Treasury officer Salam Somorendro graced the function as chief gues.....

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Traffic arrangement

IMPHAl, Oct 1: There would be a slight change in the daily traffic movement for October 2 as the traffic routes for some destinations would be guided under a different arrangement, conveyed a press release issued by Superintendent of Police, Imphal West d.....

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Aid, appliances distributed

IMPHAL, Oct 1: District Board of Education, Imphal West distributed aid and appliances to 125 differently abled children under Inclusive Education for Disabled of SSA at URC Khoyathong today. Speaking at the occasion as chief guest, Imphal West DC K Radh.....

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Overground workers arrested

IMPHAL, Oct 1: Based on specific intelligence regarding the movement of UG cadres, troops of the 22 Assam Rifles of 28 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (South) along with a team of Kakching Police launched an operation at Soura village and apprehende.....

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Online shop launched

IMPHAL, Oct 1: A new online shopping website called Ecom Keithel (e-commerce Megastore of Manipur) has been launched at Manipur Press Club today. The e-addresses for Ecom Keithel are hr@ecomkeithel.com and info@ecokeithel.co. The website launch was atten.....

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Congratulation

IMPHAL, Oct 1: Komrem Union, Manipur congratulated champion boxer MC Mary Kom on winning Gold medal in the ongoing Incheon Asian Games. The union also extended wishes to Mary Kom and L Sarita Devi to win Gold medal in the next Olympic Games......

2-Oct-2014 / Our Staff Reporter / 1 Comments

Laishram Sarita Devi faces AIBA suspension after returning medal

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Incheon, Oct 1 : India’s woman Boxer Sarita Devi is facing an AIBA probe for returning her bronze medal during the podium ceremony with the world governing body’s supervisor describing her act as “regretful”. Sarita was robbed off a shot at the gold meda.....

2-Oct-2014 / Agencies / 5 Comments

Corrigendum

Please refer to the lead news story on page 12 dated October 1. The name of Devendro was inadvertently mentioned as one of the boxers winning the bronze medal. Our regrets. — Editor.....

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