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DIMAPUR |June 23
The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) has accused the Naga People’s Front (NPF) of giving a “final burial to its regional identity and have become a full-fledged proxy party for BJP-RSS in Nagaland by hurriedly supporting the BJP-RSS candidate” for the Presidential of India election.
According to the NPCC, “Our belief, culture and way of life have been greatly compromised in the name of garnering benefits of development and good governance which is still a farfetched dream”.
The NPCC censured the NPF-BJP alliance bereft of any principles but based solely on petty b

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IMPHAL | June 23
MLA of Tipaimukh constituency, Chalton Lien Amo has strongly condemned the robbing of cash and mobiles phones from the staffs, nurses and doctor of Sibanpurikhal Primary Health Centre in Pherzawl district on June 21.
A press statement signed by the MLA said that such incident of threatening the lives of medical staff who are providing medical services to the people can be taken as violation of human rights.
 It further appealed to the state government and authority concerned to book the miscreants involved in the incident under the law and take up measures to prevent such incident from happening in future.<

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IMPHAL | June 23
Revenue commissioner, government of Manipur, Th. Chittaranjan Singh, in a press statement, has appealed the GOC of 57-Moutain Divison, Leimakhong to consider for relocation of the Army camp at the old Air field, Koirengei to a new site in the proximity of the Army Head Quarters at Leimakhong in public interest.

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IMPHAL | June 23
Public Works department, government of Manipur has notified to all the transporters, drivers, government officials and general public that the road communication along National Highway-102 will be closed with effect from 5 pm of June 24 to 10 am of June 26.
Repair and extension work by another 20 feet length is to be taken on the existing Bailey bridge at Tengnoupal on NH-102.
A release said that all types of vehicles will not be allowed to cross the Bailey bridge until the repair work is completed and added that the department will not be responsible for any accidents or unwanted happenings to the vehicles,

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IMPHAL| June 23
The proscribed Maoist Communist Party has clarified that one Sorokhaibam Somokanta arrested by the Yairipok police from Charangpat, Thoubal a few days back, has no connections with the party in any way.
A release signed by Kyonghan Mangang of the outfit said Somokanta, a differently-abled person who cannot even walk properly, has been falsely accused by the police. It condemned the police action terming it as a direct violation of the “Rights of the persons with disabilities Act, 2016 (RPD – Act, 2016).”

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IMPHAL| June 23
The state government is very much concerned and involved with restoration works of national highways in the state, asserted public works minister Thongam Biswajit Singh, today.
Addressing a press conference inside his New Secretariat conference hall, Biswajit said that despite all the hindrances including the present weather condition the government is fully concerned with improving the condition of the highways considered lifelines of the state.
He elaborated that owing to the monsoon season restoration works at different stretches of the highways especially the Imphal-Mao highway is affected. However, there

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By A Staff Reporter
IMPHAL | June 23
Manipur Sahitya Parishad (MSP) commemorated its 83rd foundation day at Dave Literature Centre, D.M. College campus, Imphal today. Prof Thoidingjam Tombi Singh, MSP attended the grand event as the chief guest.
Meritorious awardees from various fields of art were honoured. They are Moirangthem Rajen (Sahitya Akademi Award winner 2016), N. Shyamchand Singh (Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, Nat Sankirtan 2016), Oinam Biramangol Singh (Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, Theatre 2016), G. Bisheshwar Sharma( 2016 Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puruskar, Thang-ta and Sangeet Natak Akademi), M. Kaminikumar Singh

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IMPHAL June 23
MAHUD minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar said India as a whole nation could achieve complete development only when the minorities and weaker sections progress.
Expressing happiness Shyamkumar said that he is fortunate to be able to attend the function organised by the ministry of minority affairs after winning elections for three terms.
He was speaking as the chief guest at the inaugural function of sensitization and career counselling workshop for students of Manipur, aspiring for higher studies and empowerment opportunities organised by the Ministry of minority affairs in collaboration with the National Institut

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IMPHAL | June 23
Apunba Manipur Mela Lup has informed that organising fairs without getting registered at AMML will be banned. Privately held fairs will be allowed only after it is registered and provided that it follow the regulations laid down by AMML, said a release.
The organisation has informed that it has come to their notice that IPAK has banned holding of fairs as it allows gambling. After investigating, the organisation have found that those fairs were held privately without getting registered at AMML or following the rules laid down by AMML, it said.
Further it continued the organisation appreciates and respect th

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By A Staff Reporter
IMPHAL | June 23
The Khullak and representatives of Makhuam village authority of Noney district will launch an agitation if the government fails to take action against Tamenglong, deputy commissioner, Armstrong Pame within 48 hours.
Addressing a press meet today at Manipur Press Club, Imphal, Thoubei village, secretary, Gungchanglung Gangmei said that the Pame awarded compensation to alleged landowners during the pendency of several cases regarding the matter of compensation.
The compensation is to be given to the owners of the affected land by North East Frontier Railways, he added.
But in the

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