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Charred remains of a Gypsy and Bolero jeep after they were set ablaze at Ukhrul town

UNC’s peace rally turns violent, two killed in police firing

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Ukhrul, Aug 30: Two persons were killed allegedly in police firing as the peace rally organised under the aegis of the United Naga Council (UNC) turned violent at Ukhrul district headquarters today. Yet, similar peace rallies taken out at Chandel, Tameng.....

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Lightning bandh on, highway blocked

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IMPHAL, Aug 30: In protest against the killing of two protesters in police firing at Ukhrul, a lightning bandh of 24 hours has been imposed in all Naga inhabited areas since 5 pm today. On the other hand, Senapati Bazar was shut down at 5.30 pm and all v.....

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UNC seeks PM’s intervention

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IMPHAL, Aug 30 : The United Naga Council (UNC) has submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking urgent intervention of the Government of India on the alleged highly imperilled situation of the Nagas in Manipur. According to the memorand.....

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Works Minister inspects Waishel Maril

IMPHAL, Aug 30: Works Minister Dr Kh Ratankumar along with IFCD officials today inspected Waishel Maril at Samusang Shantipur which has flooded many adjoining fish farms and paddy fields due to clogging of the canal by wastes products and over-growing wat.....

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Two sentenced to 7 yrs and 10 yrs RI

IMPHAL, Aug 30: Even as a man who abducted and raped a minor girl from Kumbi was sentenced to seven years rigorous imprisonment by District and Sessions Court, Bishnupur, the same Court awarded rigorous jail term of 10 years to another man in the murder c.....

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College teachers study ILP issue, stir goes on

IMPHAL, Aug 30: A one day academic discussion on the issue of Inner Line Permit System was held today at Manipur College, Singjamei, Imphal under the aegis of the All Manipur College Teacher’s Association (AMCTA). The event was graced by Dr Kh Jayentakum.....

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CM launches Go-live pilot phase

Chief Minister Okram Ibobi inaugurated the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems’ (CCTNS) Go-live Pilot Phase, Manipur today at Imphal Police Station. CCTNS is an e-Governance mission mode project, funded by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), .....

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NPF blames State Govt

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The Naga People's Front, Manipur unit has blamed the State Government for the violence unleashed at Ukhrul town which led to the killing of two civilians. Speaking to media persons at the Lamphelpat quarters of MLA Dikho this evening, NPF Manipur unit pr.....

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Meet demands active price fixation body

IMPHAL, Aug 30: A public discussion programme held today at Manipur Press Club on the theme ‘Uncontrolled Price Rise of Essential Commodities in Manipur’ recommended constitution of a full functional price fixation committee. The public discussion progra.....

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Free eye and cataract operation camp concluded

THOUBAL, Aug 30 : Following the free mega eye camp, Thoubal district, organized by SKY Eye Care Foundation in association with NPCB on July 27 at Thoubal Mela Ground, a free eye and cataract operation camp was held at SKY Hospital, Porompat on August 3, 1.....

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MPTC to terminate MLA Dr I Ibohalbi

IMPHAL, Aug 30: Following the rule stated in the10th schedule of the Indian Constitution, MPTC said it would post a complain to the speaker against the former MPTC member Dr I Ibohalbi for exiting MPTC to join the Th Shyamkumar led party, MPTCC. In a pre.....

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AR provides computer sets

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IMPHAL, Aug 30 : The 22 Assam Rifles of 28 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (S) has taken up an initiatives to promote computer education to young students of Kakching area, Thoubal district. Through INFOSYS, Bangalore's ‘Corporate Social Responsibi.....

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Fresher’s Meet held

KANGPOKPI, Aug 30: The 5th Fresher’s Meet cum Felicitation of Eimi Students’ Fellowship, Maram was organized today at Taphou Kuki Village by Kuki Students’ Organization, Sadar Hills. K Raishuna, President Maram Union; Emboi Serto, President ATSUM and Pao.....

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Ukhrul incident decried

KANGPOKPI, Aug 30: All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) has vehemently condemned the police action in Ukhrul town wherein two persons died today. President of the student body Emboi Serto regretfully stated that security personnel in the State neve.....

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Prize distribution

IMPHAL, Aug 30: Prizes for various competitions jointly organised by Manipur State AIDS Control Society (MACS), NSS Cell of Manipur University and Red Ribbon Club of DM College of Commerce during week-long celebration of International Youth Day were distr.....

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Free eye camp concludes

IMPHAL, Aug 30: The one month long free eye and cataract operation camp (July 27-August 29) at SKY Hospital, Porompat has concluded yesterday. The inaugural function of the camp was graced by the Social Welfare Minister AK Mirabai Devi and Khangabok AC M.....

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UG cadres apprehended

IMPHAL, Aug 30: Based on specific intelligence provided by the 30 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (S) the Imphal East Police Commandos, launched an operation in the general area Porompat leading to apprehension of two KYKL over gro.....

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Awareness programme held

THOUBAL, Aug 30: A one day awareness programme on developmental schemes and programmes in respect of 6-Sita District Council constituency was held at Tengnoupal Development Committee office in Chandel district today. The programme was held on behalf of t.....

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AMMGSU foundation day celebrated

IMPHAL, Aug 30: The All Manipur Muslim Girls Students’ Union observed its 7th foundation day today at Kuki Inn, Imphal today. The programme was graced by Parliamentary Secretary MOBC and Science and Technology Md Amin as the chief guest. A Halim, (Retd) C.....

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Saplings planted

IMPHAL, Aug 30: A saplings plantation programme was held at Kumbi PHC campus today, under the aegis of AMUCO and other bodies like United Clubs Organisation of Bishnupur District Committee (UCOBID), UKANCO Kumbi Area and Kumbi Municipal Council, said a pr.....

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Pradhan shot

Sawombung Gram Panchayat Pradhan Shandham Ibomcha s/o (L) Tamphajao of Yourbung Khunou has been critically injured as unknown miscreants shot a bullet in his mouth near his residence at around 7.30 pm today. He has been rushed to Raj Medicity......

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BJP Phungyar decries

IMPHAL, Aug 30: The Bank office construction at Kasom Khullen Headquarter undertaken by Canning Keishing on the recommendation of local MLA Victor Keishing has failed to reach the expected standard, according to a statement issued by the Mandal president.....

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Farmer's training programme held

THOUBAL, Aug 30: A Cropping system based training programme, organised by the District Agricultural Officer, Thoubal in collaboration with Women Farmer Club, Laiphrakpam Mayai Leikai under the National Food Security Mission Rice (2013-14), was held today .....

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BJP Tamenglong lauds PM Modi

IMPHAL, Aug 30: The Bharitya Janata Party (BJP) tamenglong district Committee expressed gratitude to the NDA Government for the introduction of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana Scheme, according to a statement issued by BJP Tamenglong District. The stateme.....

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Ukhrul NPF Unit demands

Ukhrul, Aug 30: The NPF Ukhrul Unit seeing the present situation and functioning system of District Zonal Education Office, Ukhrul expressed their disappointment and demanded for immediate replacement of the incumbent ZEO Kh Khaileng. The NPF Education c.....

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HSDDC lauds

IMPHAL, Aug 30: The Haochong Sub-Division Demand Committee(HSDDC) expressed gratitude to the Government of Manipur for the upgradation of Haochong SDC to full fledge Haochong Sub-Division with its Headquarter at Haochong, according to statement issued by .....

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Haipou Jadonang day

IMPHAL, Aug 30: Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Tamenglong observed the death anniversary of Haipou Jadonang on August 29 at the school premises for the first time. M Nabamani Singh, Principal, JNV, tamenglong and Gailiang Gonmei, vice coordinator attended t.....

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Surgical workshop held

IMPHAL, Aug 30: The Department of ENT, JNIMS, Imphal in collaboration with Manipur Branch of Association of Otolataryngologist of India (MABAOI) will organise a surgical workshop on “Improving outcome in Surgery-IOS (II)- 2014 at JNIMS from September 14 t.....

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Medical camp held

IMPHAL, Aug 30: 6 DOGRA of 26 Sector AR under the aegis of HQ IGAR(South) organised a mobile medical camp at New Songyang Old Songyang, Moltuk and other surrounding villages on August 29. During the camp, elderly aged persons and children were specially c.....

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Editors and publishers (EPAM)

IMPHAL , Aug 28: Editors and Publishers Association Manipur (EPAM) has unanimously resolved to elect Soubam Niladhaja (Hueiyen Lanpao) as president, N Sanatomba (Manipur Mail) as vice president, W Tikendra (The People’s Chronicle) as secretary, Khogendra .....

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Free medical camp organised

JIRIBAM, Aug 29: Life Line Society, Jiribam and 27 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ Sector IGAR (East) jointly organised a free medical camp at Echel Club, Dibong, Jiribam. Around 265 people were examined by six doctors where HIV, malaria, dental scree.....

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Healthy India Programme

IMPHAL, Aug 30: Doordarshan Kendra Imphal will telecast the Healthy India programme on August 1 and August 4 with an aim to spread awareness to the general public, Th Brajabidhu Singh, Programme Executive, Producer, Healthy India conveyed in press stateme.....

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Man convicted

IMPHAL, Aug 30: Sessions Court Bishnupur today convicted K Ibomcha Meitei s/o K Gambhir of Napat Awang Leikai under Section 302 of IPC in the brutal murder case of Moirangthem Mohon Meitei of the same locality. The Court fixed September 3 as the date of .....

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Awareness programme begins

JIRIBAM, Aug 30: A three days Awareness and sensitization programme of Panchayat functionaries has begun from today and will continue upto September 1, 2014 at the meeting hall of PWD guest house, Jiribam. The programme was jointly organized by the Manip.....

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MYSO annual freshers meet

Imphal, Aug 30: First annual freshers meet of Mao Youth and Students Organisation (MYSO) was held at Shiksha Ashram Complex, Amity Hall today. Speaking as chief guest, MLA L Dikho Mao said that students must work hard and concentrate on their studies wit.....

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