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Maharashtra Assembly elections : BJP emerges as single largest party, Sena comes 2nd


Mumbai, Oct 19 : Falling short of a majority, BJP is emerging as the largest party in Maharashtra Assembly and Shiv Sena is finishing second, triggering conciliatory noises from the two former allies over Government formation but each appeared to be waiti.....

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Win people's trust : CM to cops


IMPHAL, Oct 19 : Chief Minister Okram Ibobi has directed the State security forces to win the confidence and trust of the people while discharging their duties. The Chief Minister was speaking as chief guest at the 123rd Raising Day celebration of Manipu.....

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Nilai tea farm


Tea production can become a thriving business in Ukhrul’s Nilai village if a full-fledged factory is set up and adequate power supply is available at the area. A private firm is not only cultivating Darjeeling tea on a land of around 15-hectare but also .....

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BJP wins Rajkot West Assembly seat

RAJKOT, Oct 19 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) retained its stronghold Rajkot West Assembly Constituency as senior party leader Vijay Rupani scored an impressive victory over his Congress rival and former Minister Jayanti Kalariya in the results of the.....

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BJP rides Modi wave to storm to power in Haryana

Chandigarh, Oct 19 : The BJP on Sunday stormed to power in Haryana for the first time and was all set to form Government in Maharashtra where support came from unexpected quarters, the NCP, as the ‘Modi wave’ destroyed the Congress citadels in both the St.....

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Umanglai Haraoba annual conference : CM moots reviewing House resolution

IMPHAL, Oct 19 : Though the State Assembly has already passed a resolution that Umang Lais will be brought under the Govindajee Temple Board, Chief Minister O Ibobi today asserted that the bill would either be reviewed or withdrawn. Addressing the annual.....

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Victory at Maharashtra, Haryana polls : Chaoba heaps encomium on Modi

IMPHAL, Oct 19 : Heaping encomiums on the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, State unit BJP president Th Chaoba today said that the resounding victories notched up at the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana are ample proofs that Modi is.....

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Plans on to upgrade Tamei PHC to CHC

IMPHAL, Oct 19 : Even as Tamei AC MLA and Hill Areas Committee Vice-Chairman Z Kikhonbou Newmai has said that efforts will be made to upgrade Tamei PHC to the status of a CHC, State Health Services Director Dr Okram Ibomcha has promised to provide require.....

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Judicial officers’ conference starts


IMPHAL, Oct 19: Supreme Court Judge Justice TS Thakur today inaugurated a two-day Eastern Zone Judicial Officers’ conference under the theme, ‘Justice Delivery Mechanism - Role of Judges’ at the conference hall of Manipur High Court today. The conference.....

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Sovakiran takes dig at corruption culture

IMPHAL, Oct 19: Coming down heavily on the culture of corruption, MPP president N Sovakiran today stated that while a petty lifter is dubbed a thief and a robber, those who divert huge development funds for their own ends are being accorded status and res.....

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Handyman injured

IMPHAL, Oct 19: Handyman of a cement laden truck received bullet injury on his right hand after some unidentified persons fired a bullet on their truck from a hill slope at Khambiron under Nungba police station at around 4 pm yesterday. He has been ident.....

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Teacher threatens Headmistress for non-issuance of duty certificate

IMPHAL, Oct 19: While Education Minister of the State, Moirangthem Okendro is making all out efforts to bring a dynamic change in the education sector, a Government teacher posted at Keirao Bitra Primary school is enjoying monthly salary without attending.....

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ZB(AMN) condemns attacks on NE people

IMPHAL, Oct 19 : The Zeliangrong Baudi(AMN) has strongly condemned the recent murder and brutal attack on students and youth of the North East in metro cities of India, according to a statement issued by the general secretary of ZB(AMN). People from the .....

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Painting, poster competition held


IMPHAL/THOUBAL, Oct 19: As a part of the Nation wide celebration of National Sanitation Campaign, a painting competition organised by the District Water and Sanitation Committee PHED, I/E was held at Panchayat Bhavan, Porompat today. Speaking at the occa.....

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NE hate crime : NESO submits memorandum to Kiren Rijiju

DIMAPUR, Oct 19: The North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) has submitted a five-point memorandum to Union minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Saturday pertaining to the series of attacks on North East people in Delhi and other metropolitan citie.....

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‘Govt’s plan to establish Film Institute at Chingkhu unfitting’

IMPHAL, Oct 19 : The Khundrakpam Chingkhu Loukol Kanba Lup (KCLKL) and Chingkhu Village Authority (CVA) have condemned the State Government’s decision to establish a film institute in Chingkhu Loukol area. Speaking to mediapersons at a press meet held at.....

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Road accident kills 8 in Arunachal

Itanagar, Oct 19 : Eight labourers died and three others were critically injured in a road accident near the 100-meter point beyond Tohangam, 35 km from Tezu township, in Arunachal's Lohit district. The ill-fated vehicle was heading for Walong in Anjaw d.....

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Reproductive health camp held

CHAKPIKARONG, Oct 19: A one day mega reproductive child health free medical camp under the aegis of Chakpikarong block programme management unit with due support from 21 Assam Rifles, Sajik Tampak was held at Sajik Tampak public ground on October 14. The .....

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By poll counting

All necessary arrangements have been made for the counting of the by election to Hiyanglam Assembly Constituency tomorrow. The counting will take place tomorrow from 8 am across 9 tables at the office of Thoubal DC, said a source. Security arrangements ha.....

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Please refer to the news item which appeared in the October 19 issue of this paper under the heading, ‘Court stays’. It is hereby clarified that the news was misleading as there is no such order of the High Court to stay the walk-in-interview for the appo.....

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Verification drive conducted

IMPHAL, Oct 19 : A verification drive to fish out illegal migrants residing in Thangmeiband ward number 3 was held at Thangmeiband jointly by the Joint Committee on Non Manipuri Survey Work Thangmeiband Ward number 3 area and JCILPS from early morning til.....

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SSAWA Silver jubilee celebration

THOUBAL, Oct 19: The Social Service and Welfare Association(SSAWA) today celebrated its silver julibee at its office ground at Wangmataba Sorok Makha. The function was attended by Waikhom Prafullo Singh, vice-chairman, Thoubal Municipal Council, Dr Akoij.....

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Elder's Sunday observed

IMPHAL, Oct 19: MBC Centre Church observed Elder's Sunday at its Church premises at Chingmeirong today on the theme 'Respect for the elderly.' Former Rajya Sabha member Dr Rishang Keishing, RD and PR Minister Francis Ngajokpa and MBC centre Church pastor.....

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AJUCA to celebrate Ningol Chakkouba

JIRIBAM, Oct 19: All Jiribam United Clubs' Association (AJUCA), Jiribam will celebrate this year's Ningol Chakkouba at Jiribam Kadamtala community hall on October 25, AJUCA secretary in charge N Dharmendra said in a statement here today. The association .....

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The Directory released

IMPHAL, Oct 19: NE Yellopages manipur Chapter's The Directory was released at manipur Press Club today. AMWJU president Wangkhem Samjai, Robin Khwairakpam and Director of Bina Informedia Biraj Sharma graced the release event as chief guest, president and.....

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Debate competition held


IMPHAL, Oct 19: A state level open debate competition organised by the Coalition Against Drugs and Alcohol (CADA) was held at Manipur Press club today. Professor L Sadananda, retired Principal, Manipur College attended as speaker of the competition. Waik.....

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Dr Priyokumar award


IMPHAL, Oct 19: Royal Theatrical Club, Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai has felicitated Professor Mayengbam Akshyakumar Singh, clinical psychologist on winning the prestigious Dr Priyokumar Award, 2014 presented by the Dr Priyokumar Singh Trust. royal theatr.....

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AR saves Wild Boar attack victim

IMPHAL, Oct 19 : In a bizarre incident, Ngakuipam (26) of Langdang village, Ukhrul was treated at the unit hospital, 41 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector AR under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) following multiple injuries sustained from a wild boar attack. The vic.....

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Police nab UG

IMPHAL, Oct 19 : An active member of Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) has been arrested by police at Wahengbam Leikai Jiri Parking area yesterday, according to a press release issued by PRO, Police Department Manipur, S Gautam Singh. The arrested ZUF membe.....

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Mary kom, the movie screened

IMPHAL, Oct 19 : The movie ‘Mary Kom’ was screened at Ukhrul Talkies organised by 41 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) for the locals of Ukhrul town on October 17. The movie telling the life story of ace boxer Mary.....

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AR apprehends UG cadre

IMPHAL, Oct 19 : The troops of 22 Assam Rifles of 28 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) apprehended an active cadre of UNLF from Hiyanglam Awang leikai, Thoubal today. The apprehendee was identified as Elangban Frank alias Rupa Singh .....

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