Thursday, October 19, 2017 8:06 pm IST

Home » Archive for February 6th, 2011

Antipathy To Democracy From India, The So Called Biggest Democracy

It was chilly in Guwahati on 10th Jan 2011’”temperature well below 4’C, atmosphere was saturated from the fog and pollution. My husband and I reached the sessions court at 10.20 am where a special NIA court session was to be conducted for several cases, among which was the appearance of... 

Ibobi Kicks Off Poll Campaign

IMPHAL, Feb. 5: Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh today kicked off his party’s poll campaign not only for the February 14 Konthoujam Assembly by-election but also for the Assembly election, which will be held in a year’s time. ‘This is not only an election for Konthoujam constituency... 

ULFA-Govt Talks On February 10

GUWAHATI, Feb 5: The banned ULFA on Saturday announced unconditional peace talks with the Centre on February 10 in New Delhi to find an amicable solution to their 31-year- long armed struggle. Terming the first round of talks as a ‘courtesy call’, senior ULFA leader Sasadhar Choudhury told... 

Water Problem Besieges Tengnoupal

IMPHAL, Feb 5: Despite being blessed with many natural water sources/streams, the people in Tengnoupal village of Chandel district continue to suffer from shortage of water as the Government has not initiated any project for drawing up or storing water for use by the people. The Government may have set... 

Attempt Foiled

IMPHAL, Feb 5: Attempt to withdraw a sum of Rs 15,41,083 from the Tamenglong branch of UBI in the name of six fake pensioners and that too by using fake documents has been foiled following timely detection by the Treasury Officer of Tamenglong district. Accordingly to a reliable source, in June last... 

Discrepancies Mar MPCB Projects

IMPHAL, Feb 5: Discrepancies and irregularities have marred nine different schemes taken up by the Manipur Pollution Control Board (MPCB) at the cost of Rs 64 lakhs. A reliable source informed that Rs 64 lakhs were sanctioned by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) set up under Ministry of Environment... 

UNLF Cautions Collaborators

IMPHAL, Feb 5: The proscribed UNLF has cautioned all the people collaborating with the Indian security forces. Women’s Income Generation Centre (WIGC) and its secretary Indira Oinam’s invitation of top officials of Assam Rifles to the inaugural function of a ‘˜Craft Bazar’ at... 

Defeat Congress’s Money Power: TC Nominee

IMPHAL, Feb 5: Trinamool Congress Manipur Pradesh nominee for the by- election to the Konthoujam Assembly Constituency Konthoujam Sarat has asserted that the forthcoming democratic exercise is an opportunity to expose and de- feat concept of the ruling Congress party that elect-ions could be decided... 

State On Alert For Major Quakes

IMPHAL, Feb 5: State disaster management authorities have been keeping themselves on alert for major earthquakes as Manipur lies in the high magnitude seismic zone (Zone V). Although last night’s tremor did not cause any major damage in the State, the earthquake occurred at a time when the disaster... 

Street Vendors Pave Way For CM’s Passage

IMPHAL, Feb 5: Street vendors plying their trades under BT Flyover and Maharani (hump) bridge side were evicted temporary this morning as they were considered to be obstacles for a tour by the Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh and his better-half Landhoni Devi. As formal allotment of plots at the Temporary... 

Senior Citizens Issue Clarion Calls To Voters

IMPHAL, Feb 5: Ahead of the by-election for the Konthoujam Assembly Constituency, senior Citizens for Society, Manipur has given a clarion call to the electorates to defeat the evils of money and muscle power during election times. Speaking to reporters at the Nagamapal RIMS Road Corner office of the... 

Bimola Devi, A Dynamic Entrepreneur From Manipur Transformed Lives Of Many

Bimola Devi, a dynamic entrepreneur IMPHAL, Feb 5: 46-year-old H Bimola Devi is not just another successful entrepreneur but also someone who has transformed the lives of more than 500 underprivileged people by training them to acquire skills and become financially independent in Manipur. In 2006-2007,...