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Manipuris Succeed In Other Parts Of The World, Why Not In Manipur

The outcome has been an astonishing one for the past few decades. Do we need to mention what we have flourished or perished in the last few decades? This seems self evident, the harsh reality today which has been ignored for certain reasons in all these years. And the root cause, which we will never... 

Significance Of Gaan-Ngai Festival

Chakaan Gaan-Ngai is the greatest living festival of the Zeliangrong people of North East India. It is a religious and cultural festival. This festival signifies a distinct identity of Zeliangrong people. It is a kind of festival of mixture of the living and dead. The whole culture, religion and social... 

Gaan Ngai Fest Kick Starts Amid Fanfare

A cultural dance number presented on the opening function of Kabui traditional Gaan Ngai festival at Imphal. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Jan 18: The Gaan Ngai celebration, the biggest post-harvest festival of the Zeliangrong community, has begun from today with traditional fervor and gaiety. The... 

Tension On The Eastern Front Simmers; Chinese aggression On The Rise, China Includes AP, Aksai Chin In Official Map

Map of China with Arunachal Pradesh and Aksai Chin. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. BEIJING, Jan 18: China today officially launched its state-run mapping website that rivals Google Earth, showing Arunachal Pradesh and Aksai Chin in Jammu and Kashmir — two key areas of dispute with India — as... 

Lethal Shadow Of AFSPA

IMPHAL, Jan 18: Contending the repeated assertions of the Army that insurgency could not be controlled without Armed Forces Special Powers Act, senior advocate Khaidem Mani has questioned the Army whether it means that they are too weak or it wants to go on carrying out excesses with impunity. Speaking... 

Truck Terminus, Parking Lots On The Anvil

IMPHAL, Jan 18: One truck terminus each on NH-39 and NH-53 would be built within the 12th Five Year Plan period under the North Eastern Council (NEC) in addition to development of two multi storage car parking facilities at Khwairamband Keithel. According to an official source, the initiative to build... 

Fuel Lying Unused At This Time Of Scarcity

IMPHAL, Jan 18: Although the Government has cracked down seized unauthorized petrol and other petroleum products found hoarded from the fuel sharks, during drives conducted by various agencies, public distribution of the seized items is found to have been restricted without the permission of Ministry... 

COTA Set to Launch Fast Unto Death Stir

IMPHAL, Jan 18: Intensifying their agitation for implementation of the 6th Central Revised Pay in toto, the Council of Teachers’ Association (COTA) is all set to launch a fast unto death stir until their demand is fulfilled. The COTA has selected a team of 50 teachers for the batch of the fast... 

CDSU Joins KSO

LAMKA, Jan 18: The Churachandpur Students’ Union today joined rank with the KSO in voicing dissent against the State Government’s order to appoint senior MCS officer as Executive Director of the DRDA in hill districts. The Union is displeased to learn that the Government has adopted a parallel... 

Covenant Signed

UKHRUL, Jan 18: In a historic moment for the people of Muirei and Ngarumphung village in Ukhrul district the two villages entered here today into a ‘˜covenant of peace’ to mark peaceful settlement of the age-old land dispute between the two villages. The event was hosted by Principal Secretary... 

JAC Gears Up To Resume Agitation

IMPHAL, Jan 18: The JAC Against the Killing of BSEM Chairman N Kunjabihari has geared to resume their agitation in case the Government fails to book the killers by January 21. It is reported that major student bodies like MSF, AMSU and DESAM are set join the renewed agitation. Speaking to media persons... 

Many Condole MK Binodini, Term Her Demise Great Loss

IMPHAL, Jan 18: Describing her death as an irreparable loss to the Manipuri society, many mourned for eminent writer and cultural activist Padmashree Maharaj Kumari Binodini Devi, who passed away yesterday. Condoling the death of Binodini, Manipuri Sahitya Parishad said that demise of Binodini is an... 

Akaba Chingsubam Remembered

Traditional art adds meaning at the unveiling of Akaba's statue. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Jan 18: A statue of Chingsubam Akaba has been unveiled by titular king Leishemba Sanajaoba on the occasion of 4th death anniversary of the Meitei Mayek script advocate, at his Wakhaching burial site...