Wednesday, 27 July 2016

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Irom Chanu Sharmila announcing her decision to end her 16 years long epoch anti-AFSPA fast before media persons on Tuesday.

Sharmila stuns with decision to end fast

IMPHAL, July 26: Anti-AFSPA icon and activist Irom Chanu Sharmila today stunned everyone when she announced she would be ending her 16-year indefinite protest fast against the draconian law and also disclosed her plans to contest in the upcoming State Ass.....

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‘Sharmila is free to decide on her course of action’

IMPHAL, July 26: Irom Singhajit, elder brother of Irom chanu Sharmila said that she is welcomed to carry out any decision she makes. “If she wants to end her fast, enter politics or even enter wedlock, it is her decision. As for my opinion on her decision.....

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All you need to know about Irom Sharmila, the Iron Lady of Manipur

Often called the ‘Iron Lady of Manipur’, Irom Chanu Sharmila is a civil rights and political activist known for the hunger strike she began in the year 2000 against the misuse of AFSPA by the military forces. Born in 1972, she is the youngest of nine sibl.....

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HRA executive director Babloo Loitongbam : She has accomplished an extraordinary feat in her anti-AFSPA protest in the last 16 years, she has achieved much and her name is already etched in the annals of History. We feel that her decision to enter politic.....

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Sharmila’s decision, a welcome move: SSSC

IMPHAL, Jul 26: Save Sharmila Solidarity Campaign (SSSC) has welcomed the decision of Irom Sharmila to break her fast in coming days. “SSSC believes that it is a befitting reply to Government’s ignorance of her sixteen years of fast where an extra ordina.....

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Fresh ILP bill before upcoming Assembly session: CM

IMPHAL, July 26: The state government in consultation with all political parties and legal experts is putting efforts to produce a fresh bill acceptable by all communities to regulate the rampant influx of non-locals into the state prior to the upcoming M.....

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Rs 3588 lakhs released by Centre for post matric scholarship

IMPHAL, July 26: During the year 2015-16, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs released an amount of Rs. 3588 lakhs (excluding Rs 12 lakhs lying with the state government as unspent balance of previous year) for distribution of post-matric scholarship to ST stu.....

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State joins in observing Kargil Vijay Diwas 2016

IMPHAL, July 26: As in other states, the Kargil Vijay Diwas 2016 was observed by Government of Manipur at 1stMR Banquet Hall today in honor of the brave Indian soldiers who gave supreme sacrifice fighting against the Pakistani military intruders in 1999. .....

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State’s overall performance encouraging: Plg Director

IMPHAL, July 26: Despite of all the constraints faced by the state government, the overall performance in all sectors is encouraging and the state’s economy is performing well,” stated state Planning director Dr Th Munindro Singh during today’s press conf.....

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Rajya Sainik Board observes Kargil Vijay Diwas

IMPHAL, July 26: The 17th Kargil Vijay Diwas was celebrated today at Rajya Sainik Board, Lamphel, Imphal West to pay homage to those Indian Army soldiers who sacrificed their lives during Operation Vijay (Kargil War) in 1999. A press release of PIB Defen.....

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Intending NPF candidate shares vision for tribal

UKHRUL, July 26: With time ticking closer to the ensuing Manipur State Legislative Assembly Election likely to be held early next year, intending NPF candidate Hopingson A Shimray from Marao village in Phungyar Assembly Constituency sat down with Ukhrul-b.....

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Brief News 

Ratan’s verdict reserved by HC

IMPHAL, July 26: The final judgment of the petition filed by former JCILPS convenor Khomdram Ratan challenging the ‘wanted tag’ declaration against him was reserved by a division bench of the High Court of Manipur much to the disappointment of wellwishers.....

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Media sensitization of legal reporting

IMPHAL, July 26: The All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU) in association with Manipur State Legal Services Authority will conduct a media sensitization programme on July 30, which will also be attended by Justice N Kotishore. This was asserted .....

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MSPDCL to conduct inspection

IMPHAL, July 26: As the installation and activation of prepaid meters in Senapati District Headquarters and Kangpokpi has been almost completed, a team from corporate office of MSPDCL, Imphal will conduct an inspection very soon. According to a press rel.....

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Govenment schemes not reaching desired people

IMPHAL, July 26: Benefits of many government schemes and programme have failed to reach the intended beneficiaries, said Childline Bishnupur director N Pishal Singh during a press conference held today at the Manipur Press Club. He elaborated that the go.....

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Yearlong death anniversary of Bhagyachandra

IMPHAL, July 26: As part of the yearlong observance of the 218th death anniversary of Rajarshi Bhagyachandra, the Rajarshi Bhagyachandra Cultural Foundation, Manipur is organizing a cultural programme at Radhakunda, Mathura, UP from October 2-4, said the .....

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