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Gov sends Good Friday message

IMPHAL, APRIL 17: The Governor of Manipur, VK. Duggal conveyed his warm wishes to the people of Manipur and especially to the Christian brethren on the sacred occasion of Good Friday and Easter Day. The Governor said that Lord Jesus is a giant among h .....

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CM wishes on the occasion of Good Friday

IMPHAL, Apr 17: The Chief Minister of Manipur, O Ibobi Singh expressed his great pleasure in greeting the people of Manipur and to the Christian brethren on the occasion of Good Friday. The CM said that Good Friday signifies the compassion and sacrifice o .....

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Speaker wishes state

IMPHAL, April 17: The Speaker, Manipur Legislative Assembly, TH. Lokeshwar Singh expressed his warm greeting to the people of Manipur and especially to the Christians on Good Friday. Honourable Speaker said that the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ sacrifice .....

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PLA cadre arrested

IMPHAL, April 17: The PRO, Police Department has said in a press release that during a search operation conducted yesterday by a combined team of commando unit of District Police, Thoubal and 2 Assam Rifles at Haokha Babu Bazaar, Thoubal, one s/s corpopra .....

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Training on mushroom cultivation from April 28

IMPHAL, April 17: A seven days training program on "Different Types of Mushroom Cultivation, Diseases, Spawn Production, Vermi Composting and Nursery Plantation" will be held from April 28 to May 3 at Nagamapal RIMS Road, Soram Leikai said the Rama Found .....

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RIST lecture series

IMPHAL, April 17: The Research Institute of Science and Technology will continue with its talk series on April 25, 2014 at the Seminar hall of the department of Geography, Manipur University, Canchipur. Prof W Vishwanath, Department Life Sciences, MU w .....

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CDSU condemns police action

IMPHAL, April 17: The secretary information and publicity T Pumkhanlian of the Churachandpur District Student Union (CDSU) issued a press release on Thursday that the union strongly condemned the indiscriminate firing at Old Bazaar by unknown gunmen which .....

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Another co-accused in Lungnila Elizabeth murder case held

IMPHAL, April 16:In a significant breakthrough in the infamous kidnapping and murder case of baby Lungnila Elizabeth, one of the remaining two co-accused who were at large was reportedly arrested by the CBI today. However, the identity of the arrested .....

17-Apr-2014 at 12:19 AM | 0 Comments

12 hour bandh concludes peacefully

IMPHAL, April 16: The 12 hour bandh called by the Maoist Communist Party Manipur affected normal life in the state as the two twin markets of Imphal remained closed for the day. All the inter-district passenger services remained off the road. Howe .....

17-Apr-2014 at 12:18 AM | 0 Comments

Man shot at Ccpur

LAMKA, April 16: An unidentified person was injured in a shooting incident at Zenhang Lamka today. Today’s is the second shooting incident in as many days in the district. Yesterday two persons were shot at and were hospitalised. Today’s episode .....

17-Apr-2014 at 12:18 AM | 0 Comments

‘Bir Singh’ of Shumang Leela passes away

IMPHAL, Apr 16: Laimayum Ibotombi Sharma, who played the role of ‘Bir Singh’ in the highly popular Shuman Leela ‘Abir Khan’, passes away today morning, at his Irom Meijrao residence after a prolonged illness. He was 84. L Ibotombi Sharma took impo .....

17-Apr-2014 at 12:17 AM | 0 Comments

Tera fire victim dies

IMPHAL, April 16: The 42 year old man who was battling for his life at the Shija Hospital after receiving 80 percent burn injuries during a devastating fire on Tuesday night succumbed today around 7 am. Oinam Sanayaima Singh, 42, son of O Biramani of .....

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Man killed in road mishap

IMPHAL April 16: A 23 year-old was killed in a single vehicle accident involving a Tata 407 around 3pm on Tuesday along the inter village road from Heirok Ingalok to Konaikhong in Thoubal district. Three others were also injured and are presently admit .....

17-Apr-2014 at 12:16 AM | 0 Comments

IGNOU convocation held at Imphal

IMPHAL, April 16: As part of the nationwide convocation, the 27th Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) convocation was held at Asha Jina Complex on Wednesday. The national level convocation was reportedly held simultaneously at IGNOU, Maidan .....

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Final randomisation held

IMPHAL, APRIL 16: The final randomisation for polling personnel stationed at Bishnupur District Polling Stations was held yesterday by the General Observer, DP Yadav, at the 5 CDC, NIC Office, Bishnupur for the upcoming Inner Manipur Parliamentary Constit .....

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UKLF clarifies

IMPHAL, APRIL 16: The United Kuki Liberation Front (UKLF) has clarified in a press release that Limminlal Mate alias Lalpu who was arrested by the Commando unit of Imphal West on April 10 at Imphal had been a KNLF member who had surrendered to the State G .....

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Form submission extended

IMPHAL, APRIL 16: The Office of the Superintendent of Archaeology, Kangla, Imphal said in a press release that the last date of form submission for Painting Competition to be held at Kangla in relation of World Heritage Day has been extended till 10am of .....

17-Apr-2014 at 12:12 AM | 0 Comments

PFI to support Kejriwal in Varanasi

IMPHAL, APRIL 16: A two-day long Central Secretariat meeting of the Popular Front of India was held at New Delhi wherein it was decided to support AAP party candidate Arvind Kejriwal at Varanasi who is contesting against Narendra Modi, said the Popular Fr .....

17-Apr-2014 at 12:12 AM | 0 Comments

UG cadre arrested

IMPHAL, APRIL 16: Under the supervision of K Meghachandra Singh, Additional SP (Ops)/IW the commando unit of District Police Imphal arrested one s/s corporal of PREPAK (PRO) organisation, Nongthombam Wangthoiba alias Borot Singh, age 24, s/o N Loken Singh .....

17-Apr-2014 at 12:11 AM | 0 Comments

Devastating fire leaves man with 80 percent burn injuries

IMPHAL, April 15: A blazing fire ignited while transferring kerosene at a leased property used as an oil storage area by an individual left a man with 80 percent burn injuries. The property lies on the eastern side of SAI-NER Complex, Tera Khuraijam Le .....

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Gun shot leaves two injured in CCpur

LAMKA, Apr 15: Around five unidentified persons fired upon two individuals from automatic rifle and pistol around 6.45pm today at T Champhain Village, CCpur injuring both. The two have been identified as Alexander Haokip, 24 son of Nganmpau Haokip and .....

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All set for general strike: Maoist

IMPHAL, April 15: The Maoist Communist Party Manipur has in a press release said that preparation for the April 16 general strike called against the misuse of Local Area Development fund of the MP Dr Th Meinya Singh for ten years all set ready and further .....

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RPF clarifies

IMPHAL, Apr 15: The Revolutionary People’s Front in a press release made clarification on the news item published on April 6 last on the arrest of Khuraijam Jenish alias Inaocha alias Jenit (33), son of late Kh Tomba, a residence of Chingmeirong Rongmei .....

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Tri-colour’s first hoisting commemorated at Moirang

MOIRANG, April15: The 70th Anniversary of Flag Hoisting Day to commemorate the first hoisting of the Indian tri-colour of Free India at Moirang was held yesterday at the INA Martyrs’ Memorial Complex. The programme was jointly organised by Department .....

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JAC boycotts election

IMPHAL April 15: Locals of Leimaram, Heinoubok and Waroi ching under Oinam Assembly constituency have today resolved to stay away from the upcoming Lok Shaba election during a meeting. The meeting was attended by the village chief and elders. Gayatri .....

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Other News 

EVMs to be handed over to Receiving Counters: DEO/IW

IMPHAL, April 17: The Office of the District Election Officer, Imphal West District has said in a press release that the polled EVMs with polling materials of the polling stations of the assembly segments of 9-Thangmeiband, 10-Uripok, 11-Sagolband, 12-Kei .....

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URF fumes over voting right denial

IMPHAL, April 17: The United Revolutionary Front (URF) Manipur today questioned on the status of citizenship of its cadres while lamenting on the failure of the Government to facilitate voting rights to its cadres when fellow UG groups under the SoO were .....

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CPI’s Nara demands re-poll, disqualification of Dr Meinya

IMPHAL, April 17: The Communist Party of India and its constituent parties of Secular Alliance has today demanded re-poll in two polling stations of the No II Inner Manipur Parliamentary Constituency. CPI candidate, Dr M Nara said he has submitted com .....

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75 percent voter turnout amidst reports of poll boycott and missing polling station

IMPHAL, April 17: The Inner Manipur Parliamentary Constituency went to the polls alongwith 120 other parliamentary constituencies in 11 states, today, in the biggest of nine phases of the 16th Lok Sabha Election. With altogether 121 constituencies out .....

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Re-locating HIV issue: Anthropological consideration

By Deben Bachaspatimayum Access to essential healthcare services and social supports continues to be serious issues for PLHIV in the state while during the same time complexities of the problem and its inter-generational ramifications in the general po .....

18-Apr-2014 at 12:47 AM | 0 Comments

Property worth Rs 9.5 lakhs destroyed in fire at Mitong

CHANDEL, April 17: Barely four days after the reported incident of wild forest fire causing huge loss of property in three villages of Chandel district, another case of a fire damaging five houses around 5pm of April 16 at Mitong Rashankhur village has co .....

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New twist in Elizabeth murder case: Relative’s involvement pointed at

IMPHAL, April 17: The co-accused in the Lungnila Elizabeth murder case who was arrested by a Special team of CBI yesterday was produced before the duty magistrate Imphal west today. The accused is identified as L Suresh alias Biren alias Nabakeshor, 45 .....

18-Apr-2014 at 12:56 AM | 0 Comments

AMSU observes 34th Realisation Day

IMPHAL, April 17: The All Manipur Students’ Union today observed the 34th Realisation Day (Meekap Thokpa) commemorating the uprising of students and the public in the year 1980 against the influx of outsiders into the state at the memorial site atop the .....

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Four polling stations under Oinam A/C boycotted

BISHNUPUR, April 17: The JAC formed in connection with the alleged attempt to kill N Tomba boycotted the 16th Lok Sabha Election in polling stations of Leimaram, Waroiching and Heinoubok of 25-Oinam Assembly Constituency. The decision was taken decryin .....

18-Apr-2014 at 12:58 AM | 0 Comments

"NSCN (IM)'s condolence aimed at instigating misunderstanding"

LAMKA, April 17: A condolence message of the NSCN-IM to the bereaved family of Late Jamkhohen Lotzem who expired on April 12 which was published in some local dailies under the headlines "NSCN-IM condoles" is baseless and a ploy to instigated misunderstan .....

18-Apr-2014 at 12:50 AM | 0 Comments

Wangkhei MLA finds local polling station missing

IMPHAL, April 17: Voters who had queued up to exercise their franchise at the 15/14 Kabo Leikai Nongpok (D) Minuthong Khunou Lower Primary School were in for a rude shock today. Voters from Namdulong and Gaipuinam villages under Wangkhei Constituency w .....

18-Apr-2014 at 12:58 AM | 0 Comments

HDF, Manipur laments ‘poor arrangement’ of accessibility for disabled

IMPHAL, April 17: The Handicapped Development Foundation Manipur said in a press release that the foundation has conducted a field survey, monitoring about the accessibility of electors with disabilities in the inner Manipur Lok - Sabha Election on 17th A .....

18-Apr-2014 at 12:51 AM | 0 Comments

Can Kangla Be a World Heritage?

On the World Heritage Day, what immediately brings forth to our attention is the Kangla. The Manipur Assembly had passed a resolution to urge the Government of India to declare Kangla as a World Heritage Site. This was in the year 2003. The Central Govern .....

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AR arrest of polling agent delays voting

IMPHAL, April 17: Voting was delayed for several hours at Lambal Primary School polling station 17/29 under Lamsang AC, following protest lodged by voters of the area demanding the unconditional release of an agent of CPI reportedly arrested by Assam Rifl .....

18-Apr-2014 at 12:57 AM | 0 Comments

RO announces counting centres for inner constituency poll

IMPHAL, April 17: The office of the Returning Officer/1-Inner Manipur Parliamentary Constituency, District Election Officer, Imphal West has said in a press release that counting of votes for 4-Kshetrigao, 5-Thongju, 14-Yaiskul, 15-Wangkhei will be conduc .....

18-Apr-2014 at 12:54 AM | 0 Comments

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