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Delhi cop recalls ‘Sharmila in Delhi 2006’


New Delhi, Oct 30 : A retired Delhi police officer on Thursday told a Court that rights activist Irom Sharmila, facing trial for allegedly attempting suicide during her fast-unto-death here in 2006, was shifted to a hospital after her health condition had.....

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Forest guard assaulted


A forest guard has been hospitalised after he was thrashed by a police constable who intruded into the Forest Range Office, Motbung under Sapermaina PS last night around 7. A source said that a forest guard identified as Sagolsem Narahari (55) S/o (L) Um.....

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Editors' Guild

An emergency executive meeting of Editors' Guild, Manipur convened today regarding media management of State level Kut festival strongly condemned the alleged 'unwanted guests' treatment of State media persons during Kut festivals down the years. Express.....

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Drugs seized

IMPHAL, Oct 30: A joint team of Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB) and Imphal East Narcotics Cell seized a huge consignment of contraband drugs worth around Rs 20 lakh in the black market from Imphal Head Post Office today. The consignment comprised o.....

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Chaga Ngee fest lights up Liangmai community


IMPHAL, Oct 30: The State level Chaga Ngee festival of the Liangmai community was celebrated amidst pomp and show today at Tarung Community Hall, Imphal West. Organised by the State Level Chaga Ngee Celebration Committee, the function was attended by Fra.....

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Modi invited to Sangai Fest


IMPHAL, Oct 30: The State Govt has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to grace either the inaugural function or valedictory function of this year's Sangai Festival slated to begin from Nov 21. At the same time, the Govt has discussed ways to make secur.....

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Unity call stressed on Chavang Kut


IMPHAL, Oct 30 : Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam has said that nothing good can be accomplished by instigating the sense of separation in the people of the State, who are living together in unity and harmony. He was speaking as chief guest at the inaugu.....

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Black money : SIT confident of meeting Mar 31 deadline


NEW DELHI, Oct 30 : The investigation into who has hidden money in foreign bank accounts will be completed by March 31, the deadline set by the Supreme Court, said Justice MB Shah in an exclusive interview to NDTV, stressing that “the biggest names will b.....

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Juvenile accused of exploiting 3 minors

IMPHAL/LAMKA, Oct 30: In an apparent exhibition of sheer macho-manship, a 15 year-old boy has allegedly raped three minor girls in a short span of 12 days. Besides registering three separate cases against the accused boy under Section 376 IPC and Section.....

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Accused remanded

IMPHAL, Oct 30: Arambam Robindro alias Ibungo (38) s/o (L) Ibochouba of Bishnupur Maning Leikai Ward Number 3, who has been accused of raping a minor girl, was today produced before the District and Sessions Court, Manipur East and remanded to police cust.....

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Student raped, abandoned

IMPHAL, Oct 30 : A nursing student was abandoned at a remote location after being allegedly raped. The girl has been missing since October 26 and it was only today that family members came to know of her whereabouts after being informed by villagers who h.....

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Cultural exchange Programme

IMPHAL, Oct 30: Indigenous Minority Organisation (IMOM) and Bungte Chiru Village Authority jointly organised the 3rd One Day Cultural Exchange Programme of Bungte Chiru Area at Bungte Chiru community hall today. United Committee Manipur general secretary.....

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Sports University

IMPHAL, Oct 30: Even as Chief Minister O Ibobi presided a meeting to deliberate the site for the proposed Sports University in the State, a team of officials today inspected land for the same in Koutruk area in Imphal West today. According to an official.....

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Shumang Lila on Petanga to be staged at Delhi International Art fest

NEW DELHI, Oct 30: Peace Maker Artistes’ Association, Manipur will stage a Shumang Lila-Nupigee Thamoi scripted by Manaobi MM and directed by the Sangeet Natak Akademi Awardee Yumnam Rajen on November 7 at 6 pm at Meghdoot theatre, Copernicus Marg here, d.....

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Churachandpur Church leaders sensitised on Swachh Bharat

Lamka, Oct 30: With the objective of sensitizing influential religious leaders under Swachh Bharat Mission or the Clean India Mission, the District Water and Sanitation Committee Churachandpur today conducted an exclusive briefing session for them at the .....

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Seminar marks Indigenous Brothers Meet

IMPHAL, Oct 30: The 12th Indigenous Brothers meet was held today at Manipur Press Club. Organised by the League of Fourth World People, Kangleipak, the meet was attended by representatives of 15 different ethnic indigenous communities of the State. Prese.....

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Worker dies

A worker, who was engaged in the construction of new rooms of UNACCO School, Khongman, died after he fell down from the third floor of the school today. The deceased has been identified as Ningombam Gunachandra (55) s/o (L) Leibakmacha of Kakwa Khongnangp.....

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Specialist docs

IMPHAL, Oct 30: The Govt has commenced posting of specialist doctors on rotation basis for two months at Tamenglong, Ukhrul and Moreh Hospitals. Moreover, no kind of leave would be permissible for specialist doctors during their two-month's duty period i.....

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MU team reach venue late

IMPHAL, Oct 30 : Due to an apparent case of poor planning and management, the Manipur University Men's and Women's Handball team had to sit out the East Zone Inter-University Handball Men's and Women's Tournament as the team reached the venue well after t.....

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Miscreants open fire

IMPHAL, Oct 30: Unknown miscreants, who came on a motorcycle, fired three rounds at the gate of Lamshang AC MLA W Brajabidhu’s personal assistant (PA) Lourembam Tiken (42) s/o L Inaobi of Taothong Apheiba at around 9.30 pm yesterday. Nobody was injured in.....

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Village Authority thanks

IMPHAL, Oct 30: Kwatha Village Authority has thanked State Health Services Director Dr Okram Ibomcha for visiting the PHSC of the village. The Director not only provided medicine and equipment to the PHSC but also assured the villagers to further enhance .....

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Prizes distributed

IMPHAL, Oct 30: Grace Foundation, Nambol distributed prizes for the 1st State Level Mathematics Competition 2014 in a function held at Manipur Press Club today. Nambol AC MLA N Loken, Grace Foundation president H Somorendro and Manipur University Professo.....

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5 policemen injured, mob beats up murder accused

Jalpaiguri, Oct 30 : Five policemen were injured as a mob fought pitched battle with cops who went to rescue a murder accused at Madarihat in Jalpaiguri district this afternoon. A senior police officer said the accused Faridul Islam was caught by villager.....

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Interaction programme held at Manipur University


IMPHAL, Oct 30 : An interaction programme on the theme ‘Jurisdictional Issues of the ICC and India’s International Law and Obligations: An Appraisal’ was organised by the Advanced Legal Forum Manipur and Center for Manipur Studies, MU at the New SS Block-.....

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Owl rescued

IMPHAL, Oct 30: Foot patrolling team of Nongpok Sekmai police led by Havildar Yumnam James Meitei of 5th IRB rescued a Scops owl from some young boys and handed the same to PFA Thoubal. Owl is illegally caught and sacrificed by godman during auspicious o.....

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Wari Liba

IMPHAL, Oct 30 : The 15 day long workshop programme on Wari Liba of Ramayan and Mahabharat jointly organised by the Yaiskul Voluntary Organisation (YVO) and Yaiskul Wari Marup concluded today at Shree Gopalji Mandap,Yaiskul Hiruhanba Leikai. President of.....

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