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Four Manipur Militants Nabbed At Cansaulim, Goa

Map of Goa. VASCO, Jan 19: In a major breakthrough for security agencies, four militants allegedly belonging to the banned Manipur terror outfit ‘˜Peoples United Liberation Front’ (PULF) were nabbed at Cansaulim on Wednesday. The joint operations were carried out by Verna police along with... 

None Dropped, No Fresh Face, Handique Stripped Of Mines

NEW DELHI, Jan 19: No Minister was dropped but there were major changes in portfolios in the reshuffle of the Union Cabinet today which saw S Jaipal Reddy getting Petroleum, Praful Patel moving to Heavy Industries, Kamal Nath to Urban Development and Murli Deora to Corporate Affairs. The exercise, described... 

Abduction Of 2 Drivers For Ransom LPG Drivers On Protest

IMPHAL, Jan 19 : Drivers and handymen of LPG Bullet tankers have been launching ‘˜hands off steering’ stir in protest against the  abduction of two of their colleagues drivers and one handyman by armed cadres of Karbi People’s Liberation Front (KPLF)  in connection with an extortion... 

Murder Accused Of Former Arunachal Pradesh MP Held

IMPHAL, Jan 19: In a major breakthrough, sleuths of CBI have managed to arrest one of the accused in the sensational assassination of former MP from Arunachal Pradesh in 2007 from Imphal. The accused is reportedly a cadre of the NSCN (IM). Led by Deputy Superintendent of Police Arijit De and Inspector... 

Tribal Museum: A Treasure Trove In Shambles

The pathetic state of the Tribal Museum. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Jan 19: Like the proverbial Kangkha Thang, the one and only Museum in Manipur, where scholars can come and conduct research studies on the various tribes living in the State, remains locked most of the time, its immense potential... 

COTA Starts Fast Unto Death Stir

IMPHAL, Jan 19: Decrying the failure of the State Government to implement the 6th Central Revised Pay recommendations in toto, as demanded, despite launching various forms of agitation under the joint aegis of Council of Teachers’ Association (COTA), teachers from Primary level to Higher Secondary... 

Shillong To Host NEC Meet Today

IMPHAL, Jan 19: The 3rd Working Group meeting of the North East Council (NEC) will be held at Shillong tomorrow. Apart from presentation of concept papers on developmental works by NE States including Sikkim, the meet will also deliberate on the projects to be taken up by NEC under the 12th Plan in these... 

Countdown To 30 Yrs Of Shamballei Shekpil

IMPHAL, Jan 19: Countdown to 30 years of Shamballei Shekpil (botanical name : Duranta Repens Linn), which has entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s tallest topiary, is all set to be commemorated  for 30 days starting from April 1. Announcing this during a press conference at... 

Workshop To Motivate Women Faculties

IMPHAL, Jan 19: Imphal College will organize a five-day workshop on the topic, ‘˜Capacity building of women manager in higher education‘ from tomorrow. In a press conference conducted in this regard, Imphal College Principal RC Haomom said that the workshop is being organized with an objective... 

Governor, Others Condole MK Binodini

IMPHAL, Jan 19: Governor Gurbachan Jagat has condoled the death of eminent writer and cultural activist Maharaj Kumari Binodini Devi. In a condolence message addressed to Dr Bobby Roy, son of Binodini, the Governor said, ‘˜I am deeply pained to hear of the passing away of your mother….....