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No Change In Visa Policy For Residents Of Arunachal: China

Arunachal Pradesh. Image Credit: mapsofindia.com NEW DELHI, Jan 13: China on Thursday made it clear that it will not issue visas to any official from Arunachal Pradesh, over which it lays claims, and will continue to issue stapled visas to non-officials from that state. Speaking against the backdrop... 

EDITORIAL: Of Character And Conviction

Launching a movement is one thing and sustaining it against all odds is an altogether proposition, though both demand their pound of flesh. History is perhaps the best teacher and how mankind respond to the records of the past will certainly have a bearing on the present as well as the future and only... 

Board Chairman’s Killing Sparks Fisticuffs, Enraged JAC Accuses BSEM Employees, Go On The Rampage

Members of the JAC swooping down on the employees of the BSEM on dharna IMPHAL, Jan 12: Alleging involvement of some individuals within the Board of Higher Secondary Education Manipur (BSEM), in the killing of its Chairman Dr Naorem Kunjabihari Singh inside his office room last evening, a large number... 

Leads Found In Chairman Killing

IMPHAL, Jan 12: Police claimed to have obtained clues to the identity of the killers who attacked the chairman of the Board of Secondary Education, Manipur, inside his office in the high-security Babupara area here yesterday. Naorem Kunjabihari Singh, 60, a resident of Kakwa Naorem Leikai in Imphal West,... 

Konthoujam By-Poll Fixed On Feb 14, Code Of Conduct Enforced

A map of Konthoujam AC and last respects paid to Brajabidhu. Image Credit: The Sangai Express. IMPHAL, Jan 12: Announcing the schedule of by-election to Konthoujam Assembly Constituency, which has been left vacant after its sitting MLA and former Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly Dr Sapam Budhichandra... 

Ibobi Effects First Cabinet Reshuffle In Innings No: II

IMPHAL, Jan 12: With just a year or so left for the next Assembly election, Chief Minister O Ibobi reshuffled his Ministry for the first in innings number II of the SPF Government, with no one dropped and no fresh face inducted. The only major changes or surprise package came in the form of Y Erabot... 

Conserving Siroy Water Sources Tops Center’s Agenda

Siroy Hills where the source of the water is found and the Lily (inset). Image Credit: The Sangai Express. IMPHAL, Jan 12: With conservation of Siroy water sources topping the list of priorities, a list of recommendations, made following the development seminar held in October last year under the joint... 

Arangpham Shot Dead

IMPHAL, Jan 12: In continuing violence, unidentified armed persons shot dead a 57-year old elderly person engaged in the profession of Arangpham last night. The incident came amid the public protest against the killing of Chairman of Board of Secondary Education, Manipur Dr Naorem Kunjabihari by unidentified... 

Departmental Probe On Into Sly Appointments

IMPHAL, Jan 12 : A departmental inquiry has been recommended against Director of Social Welfare, G Seityabati in connection with the appointment of not only an Anganwadi worker with fake certificates under Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) taken up by the Department but also giving her approval... 

Zeliangrong Romances With Tradition By ‘Drumming’ Up Young Adults

Image Credit: Indianezone IMPHAL, Jan 12: In a throwback to the tradition of yore, the Zeliangrong community of Manipur has performed the rites of passage called Kong’“Poumei (drum dedication ceremony) as a precursor to accepting young residents of dormitory as adults in the society. The ceremony... 

MNP+ Organizes Awareness Program

IMPHAL, Jan 12: A one-day awareness program on ‘˜Audio Visual cum Exhibition’ was jointly organized by Manipur Network of Positive People (MNP+), Imphal and Sevak Samaj Manipur State Branch under the sponsorship of Research Extension Centre Central Silk Board at the Yaiskul Hiruhanba conference... 

Songjang Pakang Chief Clarifies On Inter-Village Standoff

IMPHAL, Jan 12: Reacting to a news report published on some sections of State dailies on January 9 regarding a scuffle involving villagers of Songjang Pakang and Thonglang Akutpa, the Chief of Songjang Pakang village has clarified that the allegations made by the Chief of Thonglang Akutpa were wrong. In... 

Bodies Condemn Kunjabihari’s Killing

IMPHAL, Jan 12: Different bodies have condemned the killing of Chairman of Board of Secondary Education Manipur, Dr Naorem Kunjabihari Singh. Taking serious note of the incident, All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) said that killing of a dedicated teacher like Kunjabihari would bring a great loss...