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EDITORIAL: Changes And Static Stand

It is difficult to say which epoch making incident in the history of mankind inspired the core group or the think tank of the proscribed UNLF to throw down the gauntlet of plebiscite before Delhi to settle once and for all, the political conflict between the Government of India and ‘Manipur.’ The... 

Rs 30 Crores Earmarked For Dam Project: CM, New Deadline Set For Maphou Dam Again

Chief Minister and his men inspect the work in progress at Maphbou dam. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 27: Setting a new deadline of completing the decades old Maphou Dam by December this year, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi has stated that Rs 30 crores would be earmarked in the next budget for... 

Pre-Paid Power Supply In Manipur From April

MAPHOU DAM Site (Manipur), Feb 27: Manipur is set to introduce ‘pre-paid’ power supply mechanism to control power theft in April next in the State. Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh informed the new measure to check power theft to news reporters after inspecting Thoubal multi-purpose project... 

6th Pay Irrelevant To Plan Amount: COTA

IMPHAL, Feb 27: Accusing the State Government of trying to project teachers in the wrong light, the Council of Teachers’ Association (COTA) has stated that the demand for implementation of the 6th Central Revised Pay has nothing to do with welfare/development programs of the State or money meant for... 

Alternative Plots Not Ready For Settlement

IMPHAL, Feb 27:  Even as the people of Ningombam have been evicted from their ancestral homesteads in connection with expansion of Tulihal Airport and given alternative plots along the foot of Heibok hills near Langthabal Phura Makhong, these alternative plots have not been developed to the necessary... 

Blast Rips Hardware Store, 8 Hurt

Shattered remains of shop after blast. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 27: Eight people including two Traffic Control personnel have been injured in a grenade explosion at an iron and steel store at Hatta in Imphal East district today. According to information culled from the spot, the hand grenade... 

Pillai Set To Grace Ukhrul With Peace Message

IMPHAL, Feb 27: Union home secretary GK Pillai will be participating in the 2nd Manipur Tribal Cultural Exchange Program 2011 set to be celebrated from March 4-6, 2011, in Ukhrul district headquarters. The cultural fete which is being organized under the theme “enlivening our cultural dynamics” has... 

Bus Terminus Work Goes On War Footing

IMPHAL, Feb 27: Along with engagement of over 300 laborers construction work of the Inter State Bus Terminus, Chingmeirong is on a war footing as a tentative target has been set for completing the complex in April, next year. Taken up at an estimated cost of Rs 25.5 crores after the foundation stone... 

Citizens’ Forum Of Tamei A/C Urges N Awangbow

IMPHAL, Feb 27: A social organization from Tamenglong district has urged a resigned Naga MLA to participate in the forthcoming Manipur Assembly budget session. Citizens’ Forum of Tamei Assembly Constituency has said that N Awangbow, the MLA of the Constituency, should partake in the forthcoming budget... 

Protestors Dispersed At Chingmeirong

IMPHAL, Feb 27: Some womenfolk, who were staging protest demonstration near the Inter State Bus Terminus, Chingmeirong have been prevented from further agitation as police launched crackdown. Under the banner of Kabow Leikai Nupi Keithel Development Committee, Chingmeirong the women were protesting against... 

BRIEF NEWS: February 28, 2011

CM reaches out to teachers on strike IMPHAL, Feb 27: While appealing to the teachers to suspend their agitation in view of the Class X and Class XII examinations, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi has stated that both the Government and the agitating teachers should retract their positions a bit. Speaking to... 
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National Science Day

Today is the National Science Day. It is a day of immense national importance celebrated to commemorate the invention of the famous Raman Effect by Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (CV Raman). It was on the 28th of February 1928 that the great Indian physicist Sir CV Raman discovered Raman Effect while... 

Press Release: Peace Talks In Jeopardy, NSCN Negotiating Under Duress As Anthony Shimray Remains In Custody

A Naga International Support Center, NISC, A human rights organization From the NISC mobile office 26 February 2011 PRESS RELEASE Peace talks in jeopardy, NSCN negotiating under duress as Anthony Shimray remains in custody. How to remove stumbling blocks hampering the peace process? Sincerity the key...