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UNLF Does Not Support Bandh Call, Says Would Hurt People Economically

IMPHAL, Dec 7: The proscribed UNLF has categorically stated that it does not support the 48 hours bandh being called by one UG outfit against the arrest of Chairman Sana Yaima. A press release issued by the outfit’s senior publicity officer Ksh Yoiheiba remarked that the Government of India has... 
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North-East India Business Summit To Be Held At Mumbai

IMPHAL, Dec 7: Ministry of DoNER and the Indian Chamber of Commerce would be jointly hosting the North East Business Summit, 2011 at Mumbai from January 21 to 22. A file photo of the 5th North-East Business Summit. The next one will be held in January at Mumbai. Ahead of this summit, a preparatory meeting... 

UNC Gives More Radical Touch to NPC’s July 1 Declaration- Don’t Invite CM To Orange Fest Call Raised

IMPHAL, Dec 7: Taking the declaration of the Naga People’s Convention on July 1 at Senapati this year to sever all ties with the Government of Manipur, to a more radical position, the United Naga Council (UNC) has urged the Zeliangrong people to stop Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and his council... 

Merciless Killings Should Not Be Confused With Revolutionary Acts, CM Talks From Heart, Touches Raw Nerve

IMPHAL, Dec 7: Killing people without any remorse by those indulging in ‘˜terrorist activities‘ just to achieve their targets would not bring any revolution in the State. Violence cannot bring any positive change in the State, stated Chief Minister Okram Ibobi. Speaking at the 16th death... 

President’s Statehood Order Goes Missing

IMPHAL, Dec 7: In one of the most outrageous case of messy management of files and records, the order issued by the President of India granting Statehood to Manipur in 1972 has gone missing. State Government‘s efforts to locate the particular order in both National and State archives for reference... 

Human Rights Day 2010 – I: Protecting The Right To Defend Human Rights

The United Nations designated theme for international Human Rights Day on 10th December 2010 is human rights defenders who act to end discrimination. In Manipur, discrimination and human rights abuse continue unchecked in our society and human rights defenders acting against discrimination and related... 

Amend At Least Some Portion Of AFSPA

The recent order passed by a Delhi court (The Patiala House court) directing the police to register a complaint of ‘Sedition’ against writer activist Arundhati Roy, Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and five others has again brought up the age-old question that whether Sedition... 

Inspection Report

When the price to get a job or to be promoted is listed like rice, dal, salt and oil, it could be because I didn’t spend a rupee, that even after I saw the promotion order I was still doubtful. There are reasons why I didn’t grease palms. All my friends have forged ahead. They only included... 

Loktak Lake- The Largest Freshwater Lake In North-East India

[nggallery id=5] Loktak Lake, the largest freshwater lake in northeastern India, also called the only Floating lake in the world due to the floating phumdis (heterogeneous mass of vegetation, soil, and organic matters at various stages of decomposition) on it, is located near Moirang in Manipur state,... 

Kangla- The Ancient Capital Of Manipur

[nggallery id=4] ‘Kangla‘ was the ancient capital of Manipur from the ancient times down to the year 1891 AD. It is located at the heart of the Imphal city. It is situated on the western bank of the Imphal River. In ancient times, ‘Kangla’ was the royal palace since the reign...