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Delivering Resources To People: In The Context Of Manipur

Jhum Cultivation. Photo Courtesy: www.photoburst.net On April 10, 2009 issue of this newspaper, I had written an article titled ‘˜Hill Millionaires’. This article was written soon after my return from Ukhrul district where I had gone to plan for an Integrated Watershed Development Project... 

Art Exhibition Gets Underway

A young onlooker glances through the exhibition wall. IMPHAL, Dec 27: To encourage young artists and provide a platform to show-case their works, an art exhibition, which would go on till December 30, has begun from today at Manipur Press Club here. Aptly titled ‘˜Young Mood-II’, the art... 

Girl Child Hatred Syndrome Continues To Haunt Mothers

Gulapsaha with her child at a short stay center IMPHAL, Dec 27: “When I was seven months pregnant, my in-laws insisted on aborting the child with the threat that the child would be sold off if it is born. Only when the doctor told them that the mother would die if the child is to be aborted at... 

Tax Haul At Hengbung Post Delights Minister

Mini Secretariat Complex, Senapati undergoing construction. IMPHAL, Dec 27: Stating that collection of goods tax at the temporary Taxation Post in Hengbung of Senapati district has added Rs 3 crores to the State exchequer in a short span of 24 days, Works Minister K Ranjit has expressed confidence that... 

Anti-PAP Lobby Team Leaving For Delhi

IMPHAL, Dec 27: A team of Local Support Group PAP, Manipur (LOSGROM) would be leaving for New Delhi tomorrow to urge Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh lift the Protected Area Permit (PAP) system from Manipur. Speaking to media persons at Manipur Press Club here today, LOSGROM convener RK Shivachandra... 

Transporters Call Off Strike

IMPHAL, Dec 27:All contentious issues regarding increment in transport charges for transporters engaged in transporting petroleum products to Manipur have been resolved at a meeting held on December 24 at Classic Hotel between IOC officials headed by NEISO General Manager A Pandian and petroleum pro-duct... 

India Has No Right To Put Sanayaima On Trial, Asserts UNLF

IMPHAL, Dec 27: The pro-scribed United National Liberation Front (UNLF) has asserted that New Delhi has no right to put its Chair-man Sanayaima on trial. Stating that he was a freedom fighter struggling to re-establish the lost sovereignty of Manipur, the outfit claimed that Indian court cannot put Sanayaima... 

State Media Woes Aired

NEW DELHI, Dec 27: An explicit account of the problems and difficulties being encountered by media fraternity in Manipur was presented before a sitting of the South Asian Media Com-mission here by commission member and Editor of the Ireibak daily Irengbam Arun. The sitting held today at India International... 

Sharmila Conferred Peace Award

Anti-AFSPA campaigner Irom Chanu Sharmila being conferred peace award of STC. IMPHAL, Dec 27: Another feather has been added to the cap of Manipur hunger striker Irom Sharmila Chanu on Monday. Sharmila has been conferred with the prestigious Sarva Gunah Sampannah ‘“ Award for Peace and Harmony... 

Many More Confirm For North-East Fest

IMPHAL, Dec 27: The forthcoming North East Youth Festival is getting more at-traction after groups like the Soulmate of Shillong, Cleave Manipur, Friends Band and many others gear up to perform in the event at Senapati which kick starts from January 17 evening and concludes on January 19. Another attractive... 

APSCS Face To Face With The Union Home Minister At Imphal

Union Home Minister, Shri P. Chidambaram had a meeting with Governor Gurbachan Jagat at Raj Bhawan on the 15th of Dec, 2010 on the eve of his departure for the National capital. Chief Minister Shri O. Ibobi Singh was also with him during the meeting. The Association of Premier State College Seniors (APSCS)... 

The Road Less Travelled

There is definitely something poetic about the phrase, ‘˜The Road Less Travelled,’ maybe even romantic, laced with the right dollops of the mythical. We do not know the genesis of this phrase or who strung up these words so beautifully but taken purely in its literal meaning, National Highway-53...