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Village Chief Decries Poppy Cultivation, Gunfight

Poppy cultivation site in Thonglang Akutpa village, Senapati district, Manipur. Image Credit: The Sangai Express IMPHAL, Jan 8: In the guise of cultivating potatoes, villagers of Songjang have been found cultivating Poppies in over 3 hectares of land along a hill cliff be-longing to Thonglang Akutpa... 

Nursing Colleges: Ministry Approves, State Delays

IMPHAL, Jan 8: State authorities are faced with a stiff challenge of setting up nursing colleges in seven districts of Manipur within the stipulated deadline set by the Union health Minis-try. With the Union Health Ministry approving setting up of one nursing college each in seven districts of the State... 

AMUCO Calls For United Manipur

IMPHAL, Jan 8: All Manipur United Clubs’ Organization (AMUCO) has called upon the people of Manipur to strive collectively for a united, peaceful and prosperous Manipur by defeating those elements scheming to disintegrate Manipur. Highlighting the historical significance of January 9, 1934, a press... 

Street Vendors Mount Pressure For Plot

A woman vendor selling flowers at Khwairamband Keithel, Imphal. Image Credit: The Sangai Express. IMPHAL, Jan 8:  While welcoming the welfare measures for street vendors being initiated by the State authorities, Roadside Vendors’ Welfare Association and Khwairamband Keithel Street Vendors Co-ordinating... 

Woman, Three Youths From North-East Assaulted, One Held

NEW DELHI, Jan 8: A woman and three youths from the northeast were assaulted by a property owner in south Delhi Friday night, police said Saturday. The accused has been arrested. The four victims, hailing from Manipur, were assaulted around 9.30 p.m. in Munirka village. Three of the victims, including... 

Congress Wins Manipur Civic Polls

IMPHAL, Jan 8: The ruling Congress won five of the eight municipal council seats and is leading in the nagar panchayats in the four valley districts of Manipur. Polling was held on January 3. The Congress won the municipal councils of Nambol and Moirang in Bishnupur district. Independents emerged as... 

Congress Lose Thoubal MC Poll

Supporters celebrate victory of the NCP candidates in the Municipal Council Elections. Image Credit: The Sangai Express. IMPHAL, Jan 8: In what could be described as a shocking outcome, the ruling Indian National Congress nearly suffered a complete rout as five independents were elected to the Thoubal... 

GPRN/NSCN chastises ZU

IMPHAL, Jan 8:Terming as ‘˜extremely unfortunate’, the decision of Zeliangrong Union to go to the media accusing GPRN/NSCN of torturing M Thomas, a resident of Zeliangrong colony, Burma camp, the outfit has asserted that the media release of Zeliangrong Union reflects that the tribal body... 

Food Testing Lab On The Anvil

IMPHAL, Jan 8:  The Directorate of Health Services is seriously considering setting up a laboratory for testing and identifying molecule deficient and sub-standard drugs. Following reports that huge quantities of molecule deficient and sub-standard drugs are being marketed at Imphal, the Directorate... 

TDC Petition To Center Alleges BRTF Slackness

IMPHAL, Jan 8: Expressing concern over delay in the development/repairing of the National Highway 52 stretch from Imphal to Jiribam despite the commitment given by the BRTF, Transporters and Drivers’ Council (TDC) has urged the Union Home Minister for giving necessary instruction to the officers... 

Foundation Stone Laid

MOREH, Jan 8: Along with a public meeting, foundation stone for a Meitei village was laid today near the border town of Moreh. Foundation stone of the new village christened Kondong Lairemma Leikai was unveiled by former UCM president Konsam Lanngamba. The new village is located about 4 Kms away from... 

Night Landing Operation Tested!

IMPHAL, Jan 8: Amid ongoing arrangements for introduction of night landing facilities at Imphal Tulihal Airport, an airplane successfully landed for the first time after dusk today, thanks to inclement weather Kingfisher flight IT 3356 coming from Delhi landed at the airport successfully at late evening... 

Electoral Roll Trimmed

IMPHAL, Jan 8:  A total of 34,092 voters whose names were entered or present in the electoral list have been deleted from the electoral roll published by the Chief Electoral Officer, Manipur on January 5. These voters are either underage or invalid people or whose names are registered in the electoral...