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Pallel Area Longs For Scheme Fruit

IMPHAL, Feb 26: Despite the assurance of providing job for 100 days in a year under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), poor villagers under Pallel Gram Panchayat have been provided job only for 31 days in the last three years even as some activists who sought information... 

SoO Panel Expanded To Pursue Demand

IMPHAL, Feb 26: Along with re-christening the Committee on Friendship, Peace and Development, which used to work as a mediator between the SoO signatories Kuki UGs groups and the Government of India, as Kuki (Khulmi) Development Council Demand Committee, Manipur, the Committee has expanded its operation... 

Thanga Locals Raise Voice Against Loktak Act

IMPHAL, Feb 26: Raising strong voice against the Manipur Loktak Lake (Protection) Act, 2006, locals of Thanga Khunjao today set aflame of copies of the Act apart from taking out a protest rally. It may be mentioned that the State Government has taken up various measures, including displacement and rehabilitation... 

Students Flay Kidnapping Of Peer

Students start silent protest rally from Thomas Ground. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 26: Decrying alleged abduction of school student Sagar Prasad by a group of KCP-MC, students took out a silent protest rally in Kangpokpi area of Sadar Hills today. On the other hand, with the constitution... 

Two From State In NE Superstar Finals

Wahengbam Thoi and (inset) Deepika Ningthoujam. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 26: Two young and talented girls have been nominated to re-present Manipur in the grand finale of the North East Wave – North East Ke Superstar, a mega reality talent hunt show launched by North Eastern Council... 

KSO Express Reservation In Executive Director Assuming Charge

LAMKA, Feb 26: A day after the Executive Director of ADC Churachandpur Kulachandra Singh assumed charge of office, the Kuki Students’ Organization Ghqs said it takes strong exception to the fact that the DCs serving in the hill districts have been pressurized by the political forces to hand over the... 

Treated Bed Nets, Ayush Drugs Distributed

IMPHAL, Feb 26: Under the joint initiative of Manipur State Vector Borne Disease Control Society and Ayush Cell of Directorate of Health Services, Manipur ‘long lasting insecticide treated bed nets (LLIN) and Ayush Drugs for yoga and nature cure have been handed over to district level officers... 

Students Protest

IMPHAL, Feb 26: Under the aegis of All Manipur Government High and Higher Secondary School Students’ Union Coordination Committee, students of Government run educational institutions took out a rally intent on submitting a memorandum to the Chief Minister. Starting from Ramlal Paul Higher Secondary... 

District Council Teachers In ZEO, Bishnupur Payroll

IMPHAL, Feb 26: Eight teachers appointed under District Council have been working in schools under ZEO, Bishnupur of School Education Department and drawing salary illegally. Disclosing this to The Sangai Express, a highly placed source said that of the eight teachers appointed under District Council,... 

BRIEF NEWS: February 27, 2011

‘Gift of Life’ beneficiaries leave for CSD treatment IMPHAL, Feb 26: Under the ‘Heart to heart’ project of Rotary club Imphal and ‘Gift of Life’ project of Rotary International, three children with Congenital Heart Disease (CSD) left Imphal for Fortis Escorts heart... 

Reflections On Theater Olympics 2010 In Seoul —Sarang: Humanity and Love—

Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon at the "2010 Seoul Theater Olympics". Image Credit: http://english.seoul.go.kr Lessons we may learn from Korea: “Ladies and gentlemen, I have a dream to turn Seoul into a cultural and artistic hub in the world!”The above line is quoted from a statement by the Mayor... 

Reminiscence Of An Old Soldier— 4

H Bhuban Singh Read | Part 1 |Part 2 |Part 3 | 61. At the end of the inspection, the General and his entourage settled down at Officers’ Mess with pre-lunch mugs of beer and gin with lime cordial. Young 2/Lt. Gopal Singh could not resist the temptation to tell his Commanding Officer that his name... 

EDITORIAL: Globalized Politics

Just as the private sector had to undergo major overhauling not only in their approach to the production line but also in other aspects as diverse as customer satisfaction, back up services, ancillary units, in the post liberalization era, politics in the largest democracy in the world too have had to...