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IMPHAL | Aug 16 A team of district police commando, Imphal East arrested one active cadre of KCP (MC Progressive) from Takhel Mayai Leikai in front of the gate of Nongpokningthou Panthoibi Laiharaopham, said a release by PRO Police. It said, the arrested cadre was identified as Leikham Bidyasagar Singh (27), son of L. Bijoy Singh of Takhel Mayai Leikai and on his revelation, one 9 mm pistol along with eight rounds of ammunition were recovered from Tharomal Loukol, Takhel. A case has been registered at Lamlai Police Station and investigation is going on.
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Senior PLA leader Jame among those who returned to mainstream By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Aug 14 Chief minister N. Biren Singh, today said violence is no solution to any problem and that differences can be resolved only through dialogue. The chief minister was addressing a home coming ceremony organised for surrendered militants held today at 1st Manipur Rifles banquet hall. Altogether 68 militants of different ranks and files belonging to different groups operating in the state surrendered before chief minister with arms. Senior PLA leader Jame was among the notable to decide to call the armed resistance quits. Calling on those who are yet
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  • Aug
By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Aug 14 Imphal West arrested three persons in relation with the second blast of Kakwa Naorem Leikai yesterday. Huge quantity of bomb making materials were recovered from the culprits, Imphal West superintendent of police Themthing Ngashangva told a press conference today at his conference hall. Speaking to media persons, Themthing said after yesterday’s second blast Imphal West police team immediately conducted a massive search and raided different places to nab the perpetrators. During the search and raids credible information was received that the IED blast was carried out by proscribed People’s Revolutionary
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Aug 6 A minor girl from Churachandpur district is suffering from an unusual breast enlargement believed to be a rare side effect of Efavirenz, the first line of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) used to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS. Life for 17 year old Jenny (name changed) has become a daily struggle physically and mentally for the past two years, since she developed the rare side effect. But, things got worst during the last six months when her deformity increased at a very unusual way. Jenny who is studying in class XII standard had to even stop her schooling since then. When Imphal Free Press first contacted Jenny’
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  • Aug
Newmai News Network DIMAPUR | Aug 14 NSCN (IM) vice president, General (Retd) Kholi hinted today that the Naga political issue will be settled “at any moment from now”. He said that the Naga people “are now blessed with the finest opportune time to see the glory of God”. At the same time the NSCN (IM) leader however said, “Let us remind ourselves that, nothing is certain until it is achieved. Therefore, all the sons and daughters of Naga motherland, both the national workers and the public, should make concerted efforts with full sense of responsibility and accountability towards achieving a lasting solution to our political problem
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From Our Correspondent UKHRUL | Aug 14 Terming the denial of an honourable burial of Catholic Christian faith follower, H. Rita by the villagers of Leinganching under Kamjong district, as inhuman, the Tangkhul Catholic Council has taken a serious note on the issue. The general secretary of the TCC referred to the present crisis as a denomination issue. Meanwhile the convenor of “JAC for Denial of H. Rita burial” informed that they will organise a rally on August 16 at Ukhrul and on the following day at Imphal and if the state government cannot bring an amicable solution, the JAC will call for indefinite bandh in the state. The JAC has bee
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From Our Correspondent CCPUR | Aug 14 Food Safety Department of Churachandpur district today took sample of the alleged plastic rice to Imphal for testing after an entire family of five members from Chapel Lane, Hiangtam Lamka Churachandpur got sick after consuming the rice yesterday morning. The head of the family, Ginzalian Paulsaid said that he brought one bag of rice from Rajban Shah variety store on August 11 and the tragedy started yesterday morning after consuming the rice. He said that all his family members, his wife and three children had a stomach related problem, chest pain and gastric soon after consuming the rice. Assuming that
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By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Aug 14 The titular king of Manipur, Sanajaoba Leisemba said “unless we are united we cannot go ahead so it is necessary to stay united and stand together as one for a bright future of Manipur.” Sanajaoba was addressing the crowd during the celebration of 71st Manipur Independent Day today at the Old Royal Palace, Imphal organised by the members of Old Royal Palace and Coalition for Indigenes’ Rights Campaign (CIRCA), Manipur. The erstwhile national flag of Manipur with the symbol of Lord Pakhangba (in serpentine form) embossed on it was hoisted by the titular king, Sanajaoba at the premises of the palace. Th
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Elangbam Nikita & Ningthoujam Prasant IMPHAL | Aug 14 Laishram Guramangi (LG) Rose Garden, a well known and popular recreational garden, has a nursery where plants are cultured and nurtured in bulk before being retailed to other nurseries, who in turn sell them to the general public. The garden which is owned by Laishram Dewakar is known for floriculture, a branch of agriculture concerned with the development of flowering and ornamental plants for home gardens and and other hobbyists. The garden creates diverse types of plants such as pot plants, house plants, flowers, fruit bearing and ornamental trees. “The trend for retailing flowers
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IMPHAL | Aug 14 Chief minister N. Biren Singh urged the general public to elect the right leaders without taking money in elections. He was speaking as the chief guest at the inauguration ceremony of a community hall at Luwangshangbam Maning Leikai in Imphal East district today. Reiterating that the present government has a firm commitment to root out corruption, he opined that cleansing of the society should begin from elections. People should put in effort to settle for consensus candidates instead of encouraging the idea of having multiple numbers of candidates; the chief minister observed that extending collective support to the consensus
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