Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Headlines 

Extra Judicial Execution Victim Family Association Manipur (EEVFAM) burn effigies of CM O Ibobi, retd DGP Y Joykumar and CO Ak Jhaljit at Majorkhul Lai Lampak demanding punishment of those involved in the infamous Sanjit fake encounter case on Monday.

54 crorepatis contesting in Manipur phase I

IMPHAL | Feb 27 A total of 54 crorepati candidates are in the fray for the first phase of Manipur Assembly elections to be held on March 4, while 8 have declared criminal cases against them, as per a latest report. Manipur Election Watch and Association .....

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CBI moves high court against Jhalajit’s bail

IMPHAL | Feb 27 The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a petition to the High Court of Manipur to quash the interim anticipatory bail granted to AK Jhalajit Singh IPS, commandant 2nd India Reserve Battalion (IRB), by the District and Session.....

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Commission asks CEO not to use children in election

IMPHAL | Feb 27 The Manipur Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (MCPCR) has sent a written intimation to the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), asking the latter not to involve children below 18 years in any election related activities and process .....

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Deadline expires today: UCM, CCSK

IMPHAL | Feb 27 Remaining candidates for the 11th general assembly election who has not signed the UCM/CCSK sponsored pledge “People to the people of Manipur” has time till 3 pm tomorrow. Speaking to mediapersons at UCM office secretary general YK Dhire.....

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Jailed UNC leaders appear before the HC

IMPHAL | Feb 27 United Naga Council leaders except for the jailed leaders failed to turn up for the second time today in the High Court of Manipur. The high court has served fresh summons to the other UNC leaders to appear today as they had failed to ap.....

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UNC reaffirms to support NPF in election

IMPHAL | Feb 27 The Nagas in Manipur will participate to give greater effect to the severance of political ties with the ‘communal’ state government. The ensuing election cannot be about individual village or tribe interest but for securing our legitimat.....

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Sharmila refuses security provided by govt

IMPHAL | Feb 27 Irom Sharmila Chanu today refused to accept the 'security escort' provided to her by the state authorities under the direction of the Election Commission of India. Sharmila told PTI that she has no enmity with anyone and has "nothing to .....

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Mob torches election duty vehicle

IMPHAL | Feb 27 An irate mob today torched the vehicle of a flying squad team on election duty at Khundrakpam assembly constituency, Imphal East district. The incident took place this afternoon around 3 pm at Sambei under Sagolmang police station. Acco.....

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Prayer for free and fair elections at Kangpokpi

KANGPOKPI | Feb 27 Seeking wisdom for voters and guardian angels to guide, guard and protect them during the decision making on March 4, christian community at Kangpokpi DHQs under the aegis of Kangpokpi Town Churches Fellowship this morning prayed for p.....

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IBSD opens 2nd centre at Miranda House

IMPHAL | Feb 27 Governor of the state, Najma Heptulla today inaugurated the Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD) at Miranda House Centre for North East Studies, which is a second centre of its kind in the national capital after Ka.....

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BJP is not a worthy opponent: Ibobi

THOUBAL | Feb 27 Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh said that the BJP is not a worthy opponent and the party will not secure more than two seats in the upcoming election. This was stated by the CM during a flag hoisting ceremony of INC candidate of Kakchi.....

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Bhim seeks to reclaim fathers’ legacy

IMPHAL | Feb 27 Leitanthem Basanta alias Bhim, the BJP candidate in Thoubal constituency is all set to reclaim the legacy of his father L Tomba who represented the constituency four times before CM Okram Ibobi defeated him in 2007. Polls for the Thoubal.....

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Yet another feather on Paban’s cap for ‘Loktak Lairembee’

IMPHAL | Feb 27 It is another proud moment for Manipuri cinema with filmmaker Haobam Paban kumar adorning yet another feather on his cap. He is to be conferred the 26th Aravindam Puruskaram by Chalachitra Film Society, Kerala. Paban has been selected as.....

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Shyamkumar refutes Nimaichand allegations

IMPHAL | Feb 27 Andro MLA and Congress candidate Th Shyamkumar today rubbished the allegations raised by his BJP rival Dr Nimaichand Luwang against him. Dr Nimaichand had filed a written complaint to the Returning Officer asking him to reject the nomina.....

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Brief News 

EEVFAM step up protest

IMPHAL | Feb 27 The Extra Judicial Execution Victim Family Association Manipur (EEVFAM) today burnt effigies of CM O Ibobi, retd DGP Y Joykumar and CO Ak Jhaljit at Majorkhul Lai Lampak demanding punishment of those involved in the infamous Sanjit fake e.....

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Legal workshop

IMPHAL | Feb 27 The Manipur State Legal Services Authority (MASLSA), in association with High Court of Manipur Legal Services Authority organised a one day legal workshop for BSF troops on February 26 at the Auditorium, High Court of Manipur. The worksh.....

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Struggle Committee Manipur  appeals

IMPHAL | Feb 27 The Struggle Committee Manipur (SCM) has appealed the people of the state to cease their work and organise a sit-in protest in different parts of the state tomorrow to end the different issues. SCM will also organise a sit-in protest at .....

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Fire at Areca school

IMPHAL | Feb 27 A fire broke at out at Areca School immediately behind the Assam Rifles Sanjeevni complex North AOC in the wee hour today destroying parts of the school building. According to the principal of the school, Khanghemeiru, the fire was broke.....

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SVEEP cycle rally

IMPHAL | Feb 27 As part of the Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) the District Election Office, Thoubal organised a SVEEP cycle rally from Basu ground, Khangabok to Basic ground, Kakching yesterday. The rally was led by the .....

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Bank on strike

IMPHAL | Feb 27 The convenor of United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), Manipur State Committee H Kishwarjit Singh said in a press statement that the UFBU, Manipur State Committee will joined the one-day all India bank strike called by UFBU tomorrow. It furt.....

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Legal awareness held

IMPHAL | Feb 27 One-day legal services awareness programme was jointly by District Legal Services Authority, Imphal West and All Manipur Nupi Marup at Sangaiprou community hall, Imphal yesterday, said a release. It further said the programme was attende.....

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Medical camp

IMPHAL | Feb 27 A one-day Free Heart Camp jointly organised by SKY Hospital and Manipur Heart Foundation was held today at SKY Hospital, Porompat led by specialist Dr L Shyamkishore and Senior Heart Surgeon Dr Ksh Kala. A release said free OPD, free EC.....

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1st GIAN course begins at NIT

IMPHAL | Feb 27 First short term course under GIAN entitled “Organic synthesis towards greener horizon: challenge and scope” inaugurated today at National Institute of Technology Manipur, Langol, Imphal. The 5 –day course, held under the initiative of M.....

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Abhiram Shaba fondly remembered

IMPHAL | Feb 27 Guru Ibomcha Sharma popularly known as ‘Abhiran Shaba’ was given befitting tribute today on his 13th death anniversary at Abhiramshaba Mandop MayaiKoibi Imphal. The day was marked by paying “Nityai Dhumen” tribute to the departed guru. .....

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KSA protest against fake encounters

IMPHAL | Feb 27 Kangleipak Students Association (KSA) held a demonstration in front of the Governor’s gate today. The students picketed the Raj Bhawan demanding the Governor to urge the centre for expediting the case of fake encounters in the state. The .....

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KYC programme held

IMPHAL | Feb 27 A 3-day training programme on Know Your Customer, Prevention of Money Laundering and Customer Protection and on Developing Primary Agricultural Cooperative Societies (PACS) into Multipurpose Societies was concluded today at Institute of C.....

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Block Congress welcomes Muslim leaders

IMPHAL | Feb 27 Mayang Imphal Block Congress Committee (MIMC) today welcomed newly inducted muslim leaders and voters of Mayang Imphal assembly constituency to Indian National Block Congress Committee. The reception function was attended by Kh Ratankum.....

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Solar awareness training

MOREH| Feb 27 Three-day solar awareness training on Mini and micro grid SPV system was held today jointly organised by MNRE, NISE and MANIREDA under the sponsorship of NIELIT, Imphal and MCCI. The inaugural function of the training programme was attende.....

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Vehicle lifter arrested

IMPHAL | Feb 27 Security forces have arrested a vehicle lifter and an alleged active member of KCP (Noyon) during different counter insurgency operations conducted on February 24 and 26, said a release. A team of Imphal East district police commando arr.....

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