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Manipur This Week

Loads of pizzazz, interesting reads, fashion tips, one to one with versatile film star Tonthoi, sports, medical and fitness tips, a closer look at the disappearance of Malaysian plane MH 370 plus the other regular features such as Face of the Week, City W.....

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Fire breaks out

IMPHAL, Apr 15: A fire broke out tonight around 9 at a house located at Tera Khuraijam Leirak near Takyel Lampak Pukhri Achouba. No casualty has been claimed though. The origin of the fire could not be confirmed immediately. The house belongs to one Bin.....

16-Apr-2014 / Our Staff Reporter / 1 Comments

ZTKL condemns

IMPHAL, Apr 15: The Zingtun Tangkhul Katamnao Long (ZTKL) condemned the bomb attack against MK Preshaw Shimray, Deputy Speaker, Government of Manipur on April 9, 2014 at Leinagangching, near Mata factory, Ukhrul District, according to AC Thotso, President.....

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CRPF conducts flag march

IMPHAl, Apr 15: The Central Reserve Police Force in collaboration with the Manipur Police, Imphal West District, conducted a flag march today within the Mayang Imphal Police Station jurisdiction. 260 personnel of 143 CRPF conducted the march to infuse a s.....

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Traffic arrangement

IMPHAL, Apr 15: To ensure systematic flow of traffic on the day of dispersal of polling parties on April 16 and return of the poll parties on Apr 17 after completion of poll, the DEO/DC Imphal West has made arrangement for the days. Accordingly, all vehic.....

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Manipur State Kala Akademi Award ceremony

IMPHAL, Apr 15: The Manipur State Kala Akademi Award 2011 ceremony was held today to honour the awardees at Maharaj Chandrakriti Auditorium, Palace compound. During the presentational function, DK Duggal, Governor, Manipur was the Chief Guest and H Kanha.....

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UKLF refutes

IMPHAL, Apr 15: The UKLF has denied the statement of the PRO, Police department regarding the charges against one Limminlal Mate alias Lalpu who was arrested by the Commando unit of Imphal west on Apr 10. A statement issued by the UKLF said that Lalpu Ma.....

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Exhibition cum flower show extended

IMPHAL, Apr 15: The ongoing 2nd State Level Aquarium Exhibition cum Flower Show at Manipur Science Aquarium, DM College, Imphal, has been extended till April 20, 2014. Th Surendranath Singh, director, Manipur Science and Technology Council, said that the.....

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NSCN-IM condoles

DIMAPUR, April 15: NSCN-IM has expressed its sadness and mourned the demise of its 'comrade' Jamkhohen Lotjem s/o Late. Paosong Lotjem on April 12. He died after a prolong illness in residence at Motbung, according to the NSCN-IM press release. The NSCN-.....

16-Apr-2014 / Newmai News Network / 4 Comments

Kh Chandra commiserated

IMPHAL, Apr 15: The national Association of Fishermen , Manipur Sate Unit, condoled the sad demise of Khuraijam Chandra Singh, former Joint Director, Fishery Dept, Government of Manipur and Advisor, NAF, MSU, according to the Statement of the Association......

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Vety & AH services condoles

IMPHAL, Apr 15: The Officers and Staff of the Directorate of Vetirinary and AH Services, Manipur condoled the sudden demise of Dr Hijam Bigyananda Singh, former Director, Veterinary and AH Services, Manipur, who expired on April 12, 2014. All the members.....

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RPF refutes

IMPHAL, Apr 15: The proscribed RPF, in a press release issued by its department of publicity chief Bangkim, has refuted any connection whatsoever between the party and Khuraijam Jenish alias Inaocha alias Jenit (33) s/o late Kh Tomba of Chingmeirong Rongm.....

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A cultural item underway during the interactive session

Curtains drawn on campaigning for election in Inner Parliamentary seat

Cong leaders go for final campaign at Yairipok IMPHAL, Apr 15: A dozen of Congress leaders led by Chief Minister O Ibobi, Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam and Rajya Sabha MP Alhaz Abdul Salam went for the last round of election campaign at Yairipok yeste.....

16-Apr-2014 / Our Staff Reporter / 1 Comments

SPF leaders would be taken to task: BJP

IMPHAL, Apr 15: Stating that it is a matter of just one month or so before BJP comes to power at the Centre, BJP State unit president Th Chaoba has averred that leaders of SPF Government, notorious for unlimited graft practices and misgovernance would be .....

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MSCP backs Dr Nara, claims he will win

IMPHAL, Apr 15: Even as Dr M Nara of the CPI confidently claimed that with the support of the Left and Secular Alliance coalition partners he would be elected to the 16th Lok Sabha from Inner Manipur Parliamentary Constituency, the Manipur State Congress .....

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O Indira banking on female voters

IMPHAL, Apr 15: Expressing confidence that the female voters would extend overwhelming support to her when election is held on April 17 for the Inner Manipur Parliamentary Constituency, independent candidate and only female in fray for the seat, Indira Oi.....

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Groups under MoU to cast votes directly

IMPHAL, Apr 15: The stage is all set for free, fair and peaceful voting in Inner Manipur P/C on April 17, and the CEO has instructed the DGP to take up necessary measures so that cadres of UG groups which have signed tripartite MoU with the State and Cent.....

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MNPF condoles

IMPHAL, Apr 15: The Manipur Naga People’s Front (MNPF) has condoled the demise of Pearson and Pvt AS Songayan. A press release issued by the outfit’s assistant publicity secretary Thomas Numai said that Home Secretary Pearson and Pvt Songayan were killed.....

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Guardians give 'vote for education' call

IMPHAL, Apr 15: Describing development of the education sector as the essential criteria for Manipur to achieve all round progress, All Manipur Students' Guardian Organisation called upon the student voters to cast their invaluable vote for the candidate .....

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Finally, RIMS now has a regular MS

IMPHAL, Apr 15: After a protracted stand-off, Prof M Amuba of Biochemistry Department took over the post RIMS Medical Superintendent from today following strict instructions from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Interview f.....

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Perform or perish : Cong to its CMs

New Delhi, Apr 14, 2014 : In a tough poll battle, the Congress has put its chief ministers on notice — get the Lok Sabha numbers or be prepared to be replaced. The Congress is in power in 11 states that together account for 151 Lok Sabha seats and a juni.....

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Opinion poll predicts 275 seats for NDA

New Delhi, Apr 14 : An opinion poll on Monday projected the BJP-led NDA as securing majority with 275 out of 543 Lok Sabha seats in the elections. The survey shows the Congress-led UPA ending up with just 111 seats and others bagging 157. According to th.....

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Tangkhuls of Manipur and Myanmar bond relations

Ukhrul, Apr 15: In an attempt to foster better ties and solidify the bond of brotherhood among the Tangkhuls of Manipur and Myanmar’s Somrah tract, the 2nd Cultural Exchange cum Sports Meet and fellowship was held at New Tusom village in Chingai block of .....

16-Apr-2014 / Mungchan Zimik / 1 Comments

Clash near DU after NE youth abused

NEW DELHI, Apr 15 : Two students from Manipur had a fight with two locals after alleged racial abuse on North Campus on Saturday night. Things turned ugly when friends of both the groups joined in. Police were called to break the fight. Two men have been .....

16-Apr-2014 / TNN / 2 Comments

Truck owners

Peeved with the absence of nine tonne heavy trucks and nine tonne inter-State trucks in the order issued by the Additional Chief Secretary (Election) today regarding the new charge/rate for requisitioning of vehicles for election duty, vehicle owners have.....

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UTLA informs

JIRIBAM, Apr 15: SoO signatory group, UTLA-SK Thadou has informed four of its members/cadres placed under suspension including Seineu Guite (Gen secy), Gorey Bhadur (Defence PRO), Chungkai alias C Singson (Home secy) and Pvt Robert Vaiphei to report to th.....

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UG arrested

IMPHAL, Apr 15: Commando unit of Imphal West district police arrested a SS Lance Corporal of the UNLF namely Thokchom Brendy Meitei alias Athouba alias Ricky alias Leiren alias Brandis (30) S/o Th Loken Meitei of Kongba Nandeibam Leikai from near the East.....

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Dawat-e-Milan held

IMPHAL, Apr 15: A get-together (Dawat-e-Milan) programme attended by Muslims of Kairang, Khomidok and Khabeisoi areas of Imphal East district was held today at the Kairang Khomidok residence of Zilla Parishad Member Badrur Rahman, also the secretary of Ma.....

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Jagoi Marup celebrates

IMPHAL, Apr 15: Manipuri Jagoi Marup celebrated its 51st foundation anniversary at Rupmahal Theatre here with Tagore Puruskar winner Devjani Chaliha, JNMDA director L Upendro Sharma and former JNMDA Pradhan Guru Padmashree RK Achoubisana Singh as the chie.....

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ALLAFUM flays ICMR official statement

IMPHAL, April 15: The All Loktak Lake Areas Fishermen’s Union Manipur (ALLAFUM) expressed serious concern regarding the public statement made by Dr Ningthoujam Yaima Singh, Deputy Director, ICMR, Governemnt of India during an election related public meeti.....

16-Apr-2014 / Newmai News Network / 0 Comments

Congress has no Manipur specific manifesto

IMPHAL, Apr 15: There is no specific mention of Manipur in the manifesto of Indian National Congress, pointed out Babloo Loitongbam, Director of HRA. While the concern of most of the political parties is on AFSPA, solution to armed conflict situation, la.....

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