Policemen on the alert against the rallyists turned mob

Protest against proposed sports university turns ugly : Four cops over powered, arms confiscated


IMPHAL, Nov 24 : A protest rally taken out today at Sora against the Government’s plan to set up a National sports university at Yaithibi Loukon turned violent and four police personnel including an officer were captured by an irate mob. Four weapons wer.....

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PREPAK shares thoughts on violence against women

IMPHAL, Nov 24 : The proscribed PREPAK has expressed deep concern over the rising graph of violence against women. Endorsing the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women (November 25), the outfit asserted that violence against women no.....

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NESO concerned over influx of migrants to North East region


IMPHAL, Nov 24: Immigrants from Bangladesh and other places have been flooding the North East region. The alleged lethargic attitude of the Central as well as State Govts of the North East to curb rampant migrants of influx in the region is unjust, which .....

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Bomb meant to be triggered during DGPs meet recovered

Rangiya (Assam), Nov 24 : A powerful bomb, meant to be triggered during a National conference of States' police chiefs and addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week-end, was today recovered from a Guwahati-bound train here. Security personnel o.....

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UNLF celebrates 50th raising day


IMPHAL, Nov 25: The 50th raising day of the UNLF was celebrated today at all units of the party. According to a press release issued by the outfit’s director in-charge M Sakhen, the main function was held at MPA Ghqs with central committee chairman Kh Pam.....

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NE States gear up for 3-day Modi visit

GUWAHATI, Nov 24 : At least four North Eastern States are gearing up for a three-day maiden trip of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the region, with the most crucial engagement being the two-day annual conference of DGPs and IGPs of the States, union terr.....

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Jiri-Imp railway expected by 2018-20

IMPHAL, Nov 24 : Construction work of Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal railway line is expected to be fully complete by 2018-20 even though no definite deadline could be set. Notably, foundation stone for the railway line was laid by former Prime Minister Dr Manmoha.....

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Peace dialogue between Delhi and NSCN (IM) : UCM hails initiatives, cautions people


IMPHAL, Nov 24: While lauding the recent initiative of the incumbent NDA Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to expedite the Indo-Naga peace process, the United Committee Manipur (UCM) has called upon all the people to keep a close tab on the d.....

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Campaign for sufficient food production ends


IMPHAL, Nov 24: The month-long campaign for self reliance in food production organised by All Manipur Progressive Farmers' Association concluded today at Nongpok Ningthou Club ground, Ukhongshang Maning Leikai. Speaking at the function, special invitee, .....

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Nigerian held for cheating woman

Shillong, Nov 24: A Nigerian national was arrested for cheating a city-based middle aged woman of 12 lakh rupees after befriending her on social networking site Facebook,police said today. The victim who hailed from Mawlai area in the city had befriended.....

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Rhino calf seriously injured by tiger in Kaziranga

Guwahati, Nov 24: A rhino calf, seriously injured by a tiger, was recovered in Kaziranga National Park today. The male rhino calf, about three months old, was found with several tiger attack injury marks in the backyard of a house adjacent to a paddy fie.....

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Meghalaya Dy CM assures of making Khasi language official

Shillong, Nov 24 : Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Roytre C Laloo today assured of getting Khasi language, spoken by at least 1.5 million people in the state, included in the Constitution's eighth schedule recognising it as one of the official languages i.....

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Zeliangrong expedition underway

IMPHAL, Nov 24: The Zeliangrong Ancestral Land Expedition, 2014 with the theme 'Treading on the Historical Legacy' which is being jointly organized by the Zeliangrong Citizens' Forum (ZCF) and the Zeliro Adventure Club (ZAC) and flagged off from Tening to.....

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India-Bangladesh collaboration can save Sunderbans: Experts

KOLKATA, Nov 24 : India and Bangladesh must collaborate to facilitate and maintain a flow of fresh water round the year to save the Sunderbans mangrove ecosystem, scientists said here Saturday. Sunderbans is the world's largest mangrove forest and home t.....

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Alien rule the most formidable obstacle to dignified life: UNLF-II

Contd from previous issue IMPHAL, Nov 24: The main objective of India’s colonial regime in WESEA including Manipur is complete annihilation and assimilation of all the indigenous peoples with the broad mass of India. National integration espoused by alm.....

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EGM condemns

IMPHAL, Nov 24: Editors Guild, Manipur has strongly condemned the manner in which some agitators verbally abused and threatened media persons who went to cover a protest against the acquisition of land for sports university in Yaithibi Loukon today. Appe.....

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WWF team


A team of the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) would soon visit the State for a field study with regard to the initiative to develop an alternative home for Sangai found in Keibul Lamjao National Park (KLNP) with WWF’s technical support. A team of WWF led.....

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Sports university

The State Government has initiated the process of land acquisition for establishment of a National sports university at Yaithibi Loukon. According to a high ranking official of Revenue Department, 68.25 acres have been acquired at 44-Yaithibi Khunou and .....

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IEDs detected

Security forces detected three IEDs at different places of Bishnupur district along Tiddim road. Troops of 2/5 Gorkha Regiment who were on ROP duty detected an IED weighing around 4 Kgs at Keinou Makha Leikai at around 5.30 am. Immediately, the troops bl.....

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Bandh suspended

The indefinite bandh along Imphal -Moreh section of National Highway 102 imposed by the Joint Action Committee against abduction of Tongkhohao Mate by Pallel police commando have been suspended with effect from today evening. The indefinite bandh has bee.....

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'ULFA plans to target BJP leaders ahead of Modi's Assam visit'

New Delhi, Nov 24 : Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Assam, the banned ULFA is planning to carry out attacks on BJP leaders and non-Assamese people living in the State, an intelligence report suggests. Assam police and other security agen.....

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HSA congratulates

IMPHAL, Nov 24: The Hmar Students' Association (HSA), Churachandpur Joint Headquarters congratulated its members who cleared the MCSCCE 2014 and medical officers exam conducted by the MPSC. Zosanglur Joute, MCS designate, E Lalringum Pulamte, MPS designa.....

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Heritage sites

IMPHAL, Nov 24: A team of officials of the State Archaeology led by its Superintendent K Dinamani Singh today conducted a Heritage Walk at various heritage sites like Andro, Ningel and Sekta as a part of the World Heritage Week observance. Students and t.....

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Rio adopts village

Kohima, Nov 24: Lone member of Lok Sabha from Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio has adopted Selouphe village under Dimapur district under Sansad Adarsh Gram yojana (SAGY). The Central Government had launched SAGY on October 11, 2014 to develop Gram Panchayat into Ad.....

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MU inter-college youth fest begins

IMPHAL, Nov 24: The 28th Inter-College Youth festival of Manipur University organised by the MU Cultural Committee began today at the varsity premises. A total of 665 students representing 24 colleges of the State affiliated to MU have registered partici.....

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Field Station office inaugurated

JIRIBAM, Nov 24: In what can be heralded as a good news for rubber farmers, the Rubber Board Regional Office, Silchar has opened a Rubber Board Field Station office at Jiribam Municipal town hall today. PG Salim Kumar, Joint Rubber Production Commissione.....

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Training programme kicks off

THOUBAL, Nov 24: Training programme for Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) has kicked started today at the NHM training hall of CMO complex, Thoubal Wangmataba. Organised under the aegis of Thoubal District Health Society, the opening function wa.....

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Seminar opened

IMPHAL, Nov 24: A two-day seminar on food preservation and processing was opened today at Yumnam Huidrom Makha Leikai community hall. The seminar is being organised by the United People for Social Advancement, Yumnam Huidrom under the sponsorship of the .....

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RPF refutes

IMPHAL, Nov 24: The proscribed RPF, through a press release issued by its chief, department of publicity Bangkim has refuted any connection whatsoever between the outfit and Rajkumar Surjit alias Mocha (39) s/o RK Bheigyachandra of Uripok Achom Leikai who.....

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