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Manipur Outfit ‘Bans’ Mobile Service Providers- Sets Wednesday Deadline For Dismantling All Towers

Aircel, among the many mobile service providers in Manipur being 'banned' by the 'banned' KCP (MC). Image Credit: Daily Photo Chennai. IMPHAL, Feb 20: The outlawed underground organization, the Kangleipak Communist Party (Military Council) has banned all mobile service providers in Manipur.... 

Antony Asks Troops To Be Watchful

Defense Minister AK Antony with top army officials at a briefing in Leimakhong. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 19: Defense Minister AK Antony has instructed army troops being deployed in the North East region to keep a watchful eye even on the smallest developments in the neighborhood of the... 

Commandos To Get More Lethal Weapons

A model of MP5A3 Series which will be provided to the commandos. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 19: In a major improvement to its arsenal, Manipur Police Commandos would be equipped with deadly sub-machine guns of MP5A3 series which are being used by US troops in urban warfare. MP5A3 series... 

4 Bomb Attack Accused Held

IMPHAL, Feb 19: Four KCP cadres reportedly involved in the grenade attack at the residence of Irrigation and Flood Control Executive Engineer Chongtham Ranbir have been apprehended by security forces. Parading the apprehended UG cadres before media persons at Commando complex here this afternoon, Imphal... 

Street Vendors Decry Lottery For Plot Allotment

IMPHAL, Feb 19: Objecting Government’s move for holding lottery in connection with shifting of street vendors to the Temporary Market shed, Nagamapal Women Street Vendors’ Association, Khwai Ima Keithel and Punshi Keithel Women Vendors’ Association suggested that there should be no politics... 

By-Poll Testifies SPF’s Unpopularity: Trinamool Congress

Kanwar Deep Singh and State TC leaders at Tulihal Airport. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 19: All India Trinamool Congress North East in-charge Kanwar Deep Singh has claimed that result of Konthoujam by-election was a testimony of the growing unpopularity of SPF Government and in-creasing discontentment... 

Govt Cautions Kuki Armed Groups

IMPHAL, Feb 19: The State Government has directed all Kuki UG groups who are signatories of the Suspension of Operation (SoO) pact to keep their cadres within designated camps as far as possible. State Government officials made this instruction to KNO and UPF leaders during a meeting of the Joint Monitoring... 

BRO Works Under PWD Scanner

IMPHAL, Feb 19: Though BRO has been entrusted with the task of maintaining the stretch of National Highway 53 from Imphal to Jiribam, the Public Works Department of the State Government has been closely monitoring the progress of the work. An official source in the Public Works Department said that although... 

BJP Endorses COTA’s Demand

IMPHAL, Feb 19: Endorsing the demands of the agitating teachers who are demanding implementation of Central 6th Pay in toto as well as that of the agitation being launched by the students for ensuring normal classes, BJP Manipur Pradesh has pressurized the State Government to bring about an amicable... 

HIV Awareness Held At Singhat

IMPHAL, Feb 19: A day-long Constituency level convention on HIV/AIDS was organized under the aegis of Manipur Legislative Forum on HIV/AIDS at the community hall of Singhat headquarters today. MLA of Singhat Assembly Constituency T Hangkhanpao attended the convention as chief guest. A large number of... 

Governor Inaugurates Churachandpur’s First School For Disabled

LAMKA, Feb 19:  Governor Gurbachan Jagat today inaugurated the first school for the disabled in Churachandpur district christened ‘The Malsawm Initiative’ in a simple yet emotionally pregnant function at LFS campus here alongside his better-half, Kiran Jagat. The school, a brainchild of former journalist... 

Wahengbam Leikai Road Construction, Public To Wait 3 Yrs For Completion

IMPHAL, Feb 19: The road stretch from Wahengbam Leikai bus parking to Ningthemcha Karong, which is also a State Highway, is to be constructed/repaired over a period of 3 years. Talking to The Sangai Express in his office room, Chief Engineer of Public Works Department M Lokendro pointed out that with... 

Kanglasha Adjudged Manipur Idol ‘11

IMPHAL, Feb 19: The series of district level music events organized as a part of multimedia campaign concluded at BOAT yesterday. The event culminated with 20 music bands including last year’s winner and one band from Network of Positive People Manipur (NPM) showcasing their talents through music at...