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Decipherable By-Poll Lessons

The recently concluded by-election to Konthoujam by-election is rather interesting for it is the first time the ruling Congress party bit the dust in four by-elections during the 9th State Assembly. In the previous three by-elections, Congress candidates recorded convincing victories, if not at ease.... 

Reminiscence Of An Old Soldier— 2

H Bhuban Singh Read | Part 1 |Part 3 |Part 4 | 31. 640 NTE together with Supplies and Transport units of Army Service Corps, supporting Field Workshop units of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, two Pioneer Companies, Field Ambulance units of Army Medical Corps, Signal Units for communication and... 

India Incited Armed Movement: Meghen

UNLF Chairman RK Meghen waves to his supporters. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 21: Chairman of the proscribed United National Liberation Front (UNLF) RK Meghen alias Sanayaima has claimed that Government of India’s policy constrained the organization to take up arms in its campaign to restore... 

BRIEF NEWS: February 22, 2011

AITUC Stir IMPHAL, Feb 21: Around 300 delegates from Manipur will participate in the proposed March to Parliament to be launched under the aegis of All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) against rising inflation and corruption on February 23 at New Delhi. Informing this during a press conference at Irabot... 

Meghen Seeks Plebiscite, Peacekeepers In Manipur- States Conditions For The UNLF’s Offer To Lay Down Arms

UNLF Chairman RK Meghen. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. GUWAHATI, Feb 21: The jailed chairman of the outlawed United National Liberation Front (UNLF), Rajkumar Meghen alias Sanayaima, on Monday renewed the offer made to the Centre that the outfit would lay down arms before United Nations authorities if... 

State Plan Size Finalized At Rs 3210 Crores (US $ 711 Million)

Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia shakes hands with Chief Minister of Manipur, Okram Ibobi Singh, during their meeting to discuss annual plan for the State for the year 2011-12, at Yojana Bhawan in New Delhi on Monday. Image Credit: PTI. IMPHAL, Feb 21: The plan size of Manipur... 

Send Him Home: Meghen’s Backers

GUWAHATI, Feb. 21: Nearly 200 people from Manipur today staged a demonstration in front of the NIA court demanding that the cases against UNLF chairman Sana Yaima alias Rajkumar Meghen and the leader himself be transferred to his home state. The court has issued a production warrant against 13 members... 

Govt Launches State Illness Assistance Fund

Health Minister L Jayantakumar during launch of the MSIAF scheme IMPHAL, Feb 21: with the stated objective of providing succor to patients belonging to the Below Poverty Line section of the society, the Government today launched The Manipur State illness Assistance Fund (MSIAF). The official MSIAF launch... 

Shortage Of Technicians Blights RIMS

IMPHAL, Feb 21: Though RIMS boasts of being one of the largest hospital in the en-tire North East region with necessary infrastructure and specialist doctors, the premier health institute seems to be going in re- verse gear as far as providing quality health care is concerned. For the last seven years,... 

BJP Protests Food Price Rise, Corruption

BJP activists protest price rise and corruption at Raj Bhavan-gate. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 21: Denouncing failure of the present Government to control prices of essential commodities and demanding end of corrupt regimes, activists of Bharatiya Janata Party Manipur Pradesh today took... 

Language Day

IMPHAL, Feb 21: As in other part of the globe, International Mother’s Language Day was observed under the aegis of Research Forum, Manipur (REFORM) at Manipur Press Club here today. The theme of the observance was ‘The Communication and Information Technology for the safeguard and preservation of... 

Senior Citizens’ Forum Tamenglong To Organize Special Seminar

TAMENGLONG, Jan 21: Senior Citizens’ Forum Tamenglong is organizing a special seminar to have an in-depth discussion on the present socio-political challenges in Naga society with special reference to the Zeliangrong community. The decision was taken in a meeting of the forum held on January 20 last,... 

63rd Zoumi Namni Celebrated

IMPHAL, Feb 21: The 63rd edition of the Zoumi festival, Zoumi Namni was celebrated at Sajik Tampak in Chandel district yesterday under the joint aegis of the Kana Area Kuki Chiefs’ Association, United Zou Organization and the Kuki Students’ Organization. The celebration was graced by Chandel AC MLA... 
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