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AMWJU: 1973 To 2010

No one , least of all the founding members of the All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union would have thought that a body with just a handful of journalists, will one day become some sort of a trend setter among the numerous civil society organizations in the State, besides being the umbrella organization... 

“IT’S THE ECONOMY, STUPID” – Sixty Six Days Of Misery: Manipur Under Economic Blockade

A single day’s bandh in India causes a loss of Rs. 13,000 crores. Now imagine a bandh that goes on for 66 days! Imagine life under seize, even without a war! Imagine the challenges a community reporter faces while reporting this bandh! ON JULY 5, the opposition parties of India called for a nationwide... 

Look East Policy: An Opportunity Or Uncertainty

Most of the border town along the international borderline remains deserted and standstill as export of Indian goods to Myanmar under the trade agreement signed between India and Myanmar on January 21, 1994 has befallen under uncertainty. UNDER THE Look East Policy of the Central government, Moreh an... 

International Year Of Biodiversity ‘”State Level Seminar on ‘˜Tourism and Biodiversity’

Image by planeta via Flickr As the world comes together to celebrate 2010 as ‘International Year of Biodiversity‘ the United Nation World Tourism Organization is happy to announce that 31st World Tourism Day (WTD) celebration is hosted officially this year at Guangdong province in... 

ASEAN Diplomats Confident Of Trade Boom

ASEAN diplomats being interviewed on their arrival at Tulihal Airport. IMPHAL, Sep 19: Ambassadors of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) who arrived here on a three day visit to the State have expressed confidence that trade and commerce between India and ASEAN countries through Moreh... 

Integrated Trade Facility Center Inaugurated

IMPHAL, Sep 19: Ahead of the visit of an Ambassador team of ASEAN countries to Moreh town tomorrow the newly built integrated Trade Information and Stay Facility Centre at the border town has been inaugurated and formally handed over to Commerce and Industries Department today. Addressing the gathering... 

Ex-MLA Lambasts Army Chief

Indian Army Chief Gen VK Singh IMPHAL, Sep 19: Former MLA and former Law Secretary L Ibomcha Singh have criticized comment of the Army Chief Gen VK Singh that AFSPA is an ‘˜enabling’ provision not ‘˜arbitrary’. In a statement, L Ibomcha, who had authored a book on human rights... 

‘˜Magnificent Mary’ Aims For Medal At London Olympics After Historic Fifth World Championship Win

BRIDGETOWN, Sep 19: A historic fifth successive World Championship gold medal under her belt but star Indian woman boxer MC Mary Kom remains hungry for more and will not consider hanging up her gloves before finishing on podium at the 2012 London Olympics. The 27-year-old mother-of-two from Manipur brushed...