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Gouramangi Singh, IAFF Player of the Year 2010. Another Republic Day is once again upon us and as has been the trend or rather the rule in the last many years, empty streets, tight security measures, especially on the eve of January 26, with all the citizens of the land, preferring to stay within the... 

Delhi Under Security Blanket On Republic Day

Republic Day (File Photo) NEW DELHI, Jan 26: Delhi was under a blanket of security on the Republic Day on Wednesday as thousands of armed personnel kept a tight vigil while Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and helicopters scanned the city from above. Snipers with sophisticated arms and binoculars were... 

Manipuri Man Held With Forged IAF ID Card

NEW DELHI, January 26: A 26-year-old Manipuri man flashing a forged Indian Air Force identity card was arrested in Kotla Mubarakpur on Tuesday. The impostor, Sooraj Khan from Lallang in Manipur, is the self-styled commander of banned outfit, People For United Liberation Front. He almost managed to hoodwink... 

Churachandpur Set To Witness Grandest Republic Day

LAMKA, Jan 25: Churachandpur, the state’s largest district is all set to witness the grandest Republic Day celebration ever today as some thirty-five march past contingents alongside seven departmental Tableaus will hit the celebration venue at Lamka public ground. As is the tradition, the Deputy... 

Governor, Others Convey Republic Day Greetings

IMPHAL, Jan 25: The Governor Gurbachan Jagat as well as GOC 3 Corps, GOC Red Shield Division and IGAR (South) have greeted the people of Manipur on the occasion of Republic Day, to be celebrated tomorrow. In his message, the Governor highlighted that on this day in 1950 ‘˜we the people of India... 

Doubts Galore Over Quality Of Packaged Water In Manipur! Norms, Standards By-Passed Blatantly

Is the Content Safe? Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Jan 25: After sub-standard drugs and food, there is strong suspicion that many of the packaged drinking water manufactured and marketed in Manipur are sub-standard, not to talk of blatantly violating the norms of manufacturing such packaged drinking... 

Konthoujam Assembly By-election

IMPHAL, Jan 25: A meeting of the Core Committee of BJP State Unit today has decided to support K Sarat, the candidate of Trinamool Congress in the upcoming by-election to Konthoujam Assembly Constituency. MPP, which is the oldest regional party in Manipur, too had already announced its decision of supporting... 

House Of Accused Abductor Destroyed

Ransacked room of the accused. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Jan 25: Residents of Lilong dismantled the house of a person, an alleged drug abuser, for his involvement in the abduction of an autorickshaw driver for ransom, posing himself as a UG cadre. An autorickshaw driver identified as Potsangbam... 

National Voters’ Day Observed

IMPHAL, Jan 25: As in other parts of the country, the National Voters’ Day was also observed in Manipur today along with distribution of Electors’ Photo Identity Cards (EPICs) to the newly enrolled voters and administering voters’ pledge to them. At the State level, the National Voters’... 

Ashok Chakra for (L) Major Laishram Jyotin Singh

Major Jyotin Laishram IMPHAL, Jan 25: Army doctor, late Laishram Major Jyotin Singh, a native of Manipur, will be the first to receive the highest peace time gallantry award, Ashok Chakra for his exceptional bravery. The officer laid down his life fighting terrorists during an attack on Indians in Kabul. The... 

Assassination Of Kunjabihari, JAC To Stay Away From Republic Day

IMPHAL, Jan 25: Decrying the failure of the Government to make any headway in its investigation into the murder of BSEM Chairman Dr N Kunjabihari, the JAC constituted in connection with the murder has decided to stay away from the Republic Day celebrations. The murder of Dr Kunjabihari inside his office... 
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Supreme Court’s Notice To State Government

IMPHAL, Jan 25: The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the State Government seeking explanation for its failure to furnish information on the inquiries conducted into killings and violence committed by security forces under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act 1958. The notice was issued after hearing... 

Laurels For State Natives On R-Day, Padmashree For Pena Artiste Mangi

Pena artiste Khangembam Mangi of Thangmeiband Lourungpurel Leikai, Imphal. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Jan 25: Pena artiste Khangembam Mangi of Thangmeiband Lourungpurel Leikai is among the outstanding individuals nominated for the Padmashree by the Government of India this year. Talking to The...