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High Turnout Of 90.89 PC Marks Konthoujam By-Poll

Voters queue up to exercise their voting rights during the by poll. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 14: Voting for Konthoujam by-election held today was by and large peaceful and it was marked by a high percentage of voter turnout. According to the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, the total... 

In Chamu, Govt Schools Sustain On Charity From Public

Government School at Chamu. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. CHAMU (Indo-Myanmar Border), Feb 14 : Even as the Right to Education Act aimed at ensuring free and compulsory education to children below 14 years of age was implemented all over the country from last year, the same Act  has no meaning for the... 

Mapithel Sensitized To Environment

IMPHAL, Feb 14: A day-long environment camp in relation to Mapithel Valley area was held under the theme of ‘Stewardship of our land and natural resources’ at Chadong village today. Organized under the aegis of Manpithel Dam Affected Villages’ Organization (MDAVO), the camp was held with MDAVO... 

WB Government Alleges GJM -NE Rebels Nexus

KOLKATA, Feb 14: A Minister in the West Bengal Government today claimed that GJM, agitating for a Gorkhaland State, was in touch with Northeast rebel groups and hinted at a Maoist hand in the latest Darjeeling flare-up. Ashok Bhattacharya, also a prominent CPI-M leader, told reporters that GJM movement... 

Manipuri Boy Attacked, Hurt In NCR

NEW DELHI, Feb 14: A 20-year old boy from Manipur, working as sales assistant at Pantaloon, Sahara Mall in Gurgaon, Haryana, was attacked by three unknown persons last night. He suffered a fracture on the right hand and injury on chest.  Company says no there is no cab service for male night shift workers. According... 

SHRI Successfully Reimplants Amputated Hand

A patient recuperating after replantation surgery. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 14: For the 5th time, Shija Hospitals and Research Institute has successfully performed yet another surgery replantation of hand on a patient whose left wrist was totally cut off at the joint. According to a statement... 

ULFA Leaders Meet PM

NEW DELHI, Feb 14: A delegation of ULFA leaders, led by its ‘chairman’ Arabinda Rajkhowa, today met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, days after the group sat for unconditional talks with the Government. The ULFA leaders closeted with the prime minister for about 15 minutes and are understood... 

Kumbi Bandh Total

IMPHAL, Feb 14: The 48-hour bandh called by the Joint Action Committee in protest against the abduction of M Boboy, who is a security supervisor in BCL, a private company, affected normal life putting vehicular traffic to a grinding halt especially between Moirang and Kumbi. In response to the call of... 

Core Banking Solution

IMPHAL, Feb 14: Core Banking Solution (CBS) system has been inducted in the Manipur Rural Bank, Lamphel Branch located along RIMS road today becoming the third branch of the bank where CBS system has been introduced. The officer in-charge of NABARD Regional Office, Manipur MS Sarangthem, who attended... 

UKLF Welcomes Ceasefire, Resumption Of Peace Talks

IMPHAL, Feb 14: The United Kuki Liberation Front (UKLF) has welcomed the ceasefire agreement and resumption of peace talk between the Government of Mizoram and the Hmar People’s Convention Democratic (HPC-D) at Aizawl on November 13, 2010. In a press release, the outfit’s commander-in-chief SS Haokip...