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A view of the site offered for sports university

Koutruk renews land offer for sports university

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IMPHAL, Nov 26 : After the State Government and the Union Sports Ministry have opted for Yaithibi Loukon, Thoubal district for establishment of a sports university, Koutruk and surrounding villages have once again offered land required for the proposed sp.....

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MPs to monitor NE projects

New Delhi, Nov 26 : With over 700 ongoing development projects getting de- layed in the Northeast, Government is contemplating setting up a committee of MPs to monitor such schemes in the region. Minister for Development of North Eastern Region, Jitendra.....

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Protest against ring road goes on

IMPHAL, Nov 26: Protest against construction of the proposed Imphal ring road continued today too. A public sit-in protest against the proposed construction of Imphal ring road was held today at Lanthungching Lamkhai. Villagers of Ramgailong, Lanthungchi.....

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Pattadars have no objection: Society

IMPHAL, Nov 26: In a new twist to the dispute over establishment of sports university at Yaithibi Loukon, the Yaithibi Khunou Joint Farming Cooperative Society has categorically stated that land owners or pattadars of the area have no objection to the Gov.....

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SPG team arrives, security beefed up

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IMPHAL, Nov 26: A team of the Special Protection Group (SPG) led by a DIG arrived here today ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the State on November 30. A high-ranking police officer of the State Government informed that security measures .....

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Govt committed to NE projects: DoNER Minister

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IMPHAL, Nov 26 : Government of India has focused on expeditious and time bound completion of major infrastructure projects of Rail, Road, Telecom, Inland Water Transport, Airports and Power in the North Eastern Region. This was stated by Dr. Jitendra Sin.....

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Elusive expert opinion freezes police investigation

IMPHAL, Nov 26: Even as a number of household properties including homesteads and paddy fields have been sold in pursuit of justice, police are yet to file a charge-sheet because they have not received the expert opinion in connection with the controversi.....

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TKLI cries foul

The Tangkhul Katamnao Long Imphal (TKLI) has alleged reservation anomaly in the ongoing recruitment of some posts under the Manipur State Rural Livelihood Mission. Addressing a press meet at its office located at Nagaram, TKLI vice-president Akhai Lh sai.....

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Senapati ADC decries

The Autonomous District Council (ADC), Senapati, in a press statement issued today, has drawn the attention of the concerned authorities and the public in general regarding the condition of Senapati ADC. According to the statement, five Executive Mem- be.....

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Blockade affects

Normal movement of passenger vehicles along NH-37 (Imphal-Jiri) came to a standstill as the total bandh called by four Jiri-based students’ bodies to protest non-fulfilment of their demands came into effect since last midnight. However, some trucks reach.....

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Congress gears up to take up NE history issue

New Delhi, Nov 26 : Congress is likely to raise in Parliament next week the issue of inclusion of the history of the North Eastern Region in country’s school text books. Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel has given this assurance at a discussion with MPs.....

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Koutruk stuck in time wrap

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IMPHAL, Nov 26: Located around 15 kms away from Imphal valley, Koutruk village has been hoping for the last 40 years for the State Government to repair the road which connects the area with the rest of the State. Speaking exclusively to The Sangai Expres.....

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Lohrii is new NPO president

Senapati, Nov 26: Former Poumai Naga Union (PNU) president Ng Lohrii of Tunggam village under Paomata subdivision has been unanimously elected as the president of Naga People’s Organization (NPO), Senapati. Ng Lohrii, former general secretary of Poumai St.....

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TDJU condemns

IMPHAL, Nov 26: Thoubal District Journalist Union (TDJU), Thoubal has strongly condemned the alleged threat on media persons on November 24 at Sora. Reacting to the silence maintained by the protesters regarding the attack on three media persons, TDJU pr.....

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KSO flays assault on Aishi villagers

IMPHAL, Nov 26 : Kuki Students' Organisation, Ukhrul District (KSO-Ukhrul) has strongly condemned the alleged assault of innocent villagers of Aishi, including a pastor, by personnel of 44 Assam Rifles posted at Chassad on November 24 after summoning the .....

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UTLA (SK Thadou) refutes, clarifies

JIRIBAM, Nov 26: The United Tribal Liberation Army (UTLA), SK Thadou today denied the allegation of assault on secretary of KSO Tamenglong branch and chief of Tatbung village Hemkhojang by its cadres. Speaking to media persons regarding the matter, T Rob.....

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4th HC Judge sworn in

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IMPHAL, Nov 26: Chief Justice of Manipur High Court, Laxmikant Mahopatra today administered oath to newly appointed Judge of the High Court of Manipur Khwairakpam Nobin Singh at the auditorium of the High Court of Manipur. The oath taking ceremony was at.....

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Indefinite Moreh road bandh threatened

THOUBAL, Nov 26: The Tengnoupal Village Authority has threatened to impose indefinite bandh along the Imphal - Moreh section of National Highway 102 from mid night of Nov 28. Speaking to media persons, Lunminthang Haokip, secretary, Tengnoupal Village Au.....

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National Law Day observed

IMPHAL, Nov 26: The National Law day was observed today at the meeting hall of High Court of Manipur under the auspices of High Court Bar Association, Manipur (HCBAM). The observance programme was attended by Advocate General Th Ibohal as the chief guest.....

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LT line replacement

IMPHAL, Nov 26: Imphal Electrical Division No II, Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited (MSPDCL), Lamphel has, in a statement issued here today, informed that the division would begin replacing work of LT naked wires with AB cable in its jurisd.....

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Villagers warn

SENAPATI, Nov 2014: Three villages — Khabung Karong, Mao Karong and Kathikho Karong, along NH-2 have issued a stern warning against tax collectors along Karong to Khongnem stretch of NH-2 saying that any activity of tax collection along the stretch would .....

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Corrigendum

This refers to the report published in this paper in the Nov 26 edition under the headline 'MMC opens door to patient parties' grievances.' Dr Karam Lokendro is the Registrar of MMC and not the Director of MMC as reported. The inadvertent oversight is reg.....

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Anti-obesity day held

IMPHAL, Nov 26: As observed in other parts of the globe, the 9th world anti-obesity day was held today at GM Hall under the aegis of Everlife International Pvt Ltd, India, Manipur unit. Khurai AC MLA Dr Ng Bijoy, senior member of EI Nandakumar Lourembam,.....

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Exhibition cum sales mela begins

Ukhrul, Nov 26: Deputy Commissioner, Ukhrul Modak Hrisheekesh who is also the Chairman of NERCORMP, Ukhrul district today inaugurated a three-day mega exhibition cum sales mela organised by Ukhrul District Resource Management UDCRMS under the aegis of NER.....

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Gender budgeting workshop begins

IMPHAL, Nov 26: A three-day workshop on gender budgeting organised jointly by Social Welfare Dept, Manipur and Ministry of Child and Women Development, Govt of India began today at TRI, Chingmeirong. The inaugural function of the workshop was attended am.....

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Free cataract detection camp

THOUBAL, Nov 26: A one-day long free eye-treatment & cataract camp was organized jointly by Shija Eye Care Foundation, Langol, District Blindness Control Society, Thoubal, Lions Club, Leo Club & Lioness Club of Thoubal, All India Youth Federation, Khekman.....

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Blood donation camp

IMPHAL, Nov 26: A voluntary blood donation camp was organised by Composite Hospital, CRPF, Langjing in collaboration with Shija Blood Bank and Transfusion Services, Health City today. The camp was inaugurated by Vimal Kumar Bisht, DIGP, Group Centre, CRPF.....

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Quami Ekta week ends

KANGPOKPI, Nov 26: As part of the Quami Ekta Week observation from November 19 to 25, officials and staff of Divisional Forest Officer, Kangpokpi with leaders of local CSOs took a pledge on natural resources conservation and national integration yesterday.....

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