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Maj Gen DS Hooda Goes Candid; Substantive Ideas Echo Through MU On Public-Security Forces Relations

Maj.Gen. DS Hooda being received on the dais. Image Credit: The Sangai Express. IMPHAL, Jan 7: Different facets of the civil-military relations and their possible common goals were deliberated threadbare during a one day seminar held today at the Centenary Hall, Manipur University here. The seminar on... 

Bifurcate Nagaland Voice Hits The Road

DIMAPUR, Jan 7: Nagas in four Nagaland districts staged massive public rallies demanding the creation of a new state christened as ‘Frontier Nagaland’ by bifurcating Nagaland. The rallies were held simultaneously in the districts of Tuensang, Mon, Kiphire and Longleng today. The rallies were... 

21 Years Down The Line, RIMS Massacre Still Haunts

The scar still remains amid tributes paid to the victims. Image Credit: The Sangai Express. IMPHAL, Jan 7: Along with paying rich floral tributes to the victims, the RIMS Firing Victims’ Memorial Day was observed under the aegis of RIMS Firing Victims’ Memorial Day Observation Committee at... 

Stage Set For Open Market

IMPHAL, Jan 7: Paving way for construction of an open market, demolition of around 22 sheds on the northern side of the temporary market which were constructed around 6 years back have been started since yesterday. Demolition of another 45 shops selling Ngaris is in the offing. Temporary market sheds... 

MLA Shocked Over ‘˜Missing’ Water Project

IMPHAL, Jan 7: Expressing resentment over absence water supply facility in Shangkumai village although the Government has claimed that such facility had already been provided on the paper some years back, MLA of Tadubi A/C K Raina has directed all concerned to investigate into the matter. The matter... 

Thangal Naga Festival Ang-Gee Pheo Tangnit Celebrated

Traditional dance being presented during Ang-Gee Pheo Tangnit celebrations. Image Credit: The Sangai Express. IMPHAL, Jan 7: Thangal Naga festival, Ang-Gee Pheo Tangnit (feast of sanctification) was celebrated at Nteiramphung (Tumnoupokpi) village of Senapati district on January 5 last. The program was... 

Kachai Gears Up For Lemon Fest

UKHRUL, Jan 7: ‘Come January and you will be enraptured by the sweet aroma of ‘˜Lemon” is an old saying in the Lemon capital of Manipur-Kachai village of Ukhrul district and it still stands true today. With the coming of January, the village is once again all set for the 5th edition... 

Last Phase Census To Cover Security Forces

IMPHAL, Jan 7: As a part of the ongoing country-wide census exercise, the last phase of the census data collection for Manipur will be carried out next month. The last phase would cover army, Para military forces, police and road side dwellers as well as mentally unsound persons. As part of the decadal... 

Lourok Kumhei Celebrated

IMPHAL, Jan 7: As in previous years, the 4th Lourok Kumhei (post-harvest festival) was celebrated at Khumbong Bazar today. Organized under the aegis of Youth Development Association (YDA), Khumbong, the theme of the celebration this year was ‘˜Food is life’. Padmashree L Nabakishore and... 

One Percent Sop For Workers

IMPHAL, Jan 7: For all constructions taken up by the public sector as well as private sector, one per cent of the estimated costs would be deducted and the same would be given to the laborers. The Union Ministry of Labor has taken up a special initiative in this regard, informed an official source. The... 

Motley Group, Crucial Issue

Face of a bandh (File Photo) Manipur has many dubious distinctions to its credit and if not for anything else, at least this land will be known to the international community as a weird place inhabited by a weirder group of people. This is the land which has become notorious for the frequent bandhs and... 

Tertiary Health Care And Manipur

The recent Health Reform by President Obama in the USA, despite doubts and reservations raised by concerned sections of society is unique. The main objectives reportedly are to bring as much of the public as possible under the umbrella cover of the managed care and to bring in the concept of health supermarket... 

The North-East Steering India’s Look-East Policy

The Look East Policy of India, framed by the Narasimha Rao government in the early nineties, is a substantial manifestation of India’s focused foreign policy orientation towards South East Asia; an immensely resourceful and flourishing region. The economy of South East Asia is a virtually untapped...