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Print Journalism In The Hills Of Manipur

Manipur, which achieved full Statehood on January 21, 1971 under the Union of India, has an area of 22,327 sq km. It lies between latitude 23.03 degree and 25.68 degree north and longitude of 93.03 degree and 94.78 degree east. The altitude of Manipur is 790 meters above sea level. Physically, Manipur... 

Horticulture For Diversification Of Agriculture —With Special Reference To Tamenglong District—

Introduction of Mushroom cultivation as an industry will be the pivotal role for employment and income generation. Horticulture which includes fruits, vegetables, roots and tubers, mushrooms, floriculture, medicinal and aromatic plants, cashew, coconut, and oil palm has been emerging as an important... 

EDITORIAL: The Other Side Of Boycott

There is a popular joke doing the round, which has assumed greater currency and legitimacy with each passing year and the icing on the top is, the joke is at the expense of the men in uniform, the police and IRB personnel. And the joke perfectly complements their attitude and behavior which in the Meitei... 

Manipuri Film Festival Makes Debut In Capital

NEW DELHI, Mar 10: If one were to mention Imagi Ningthem, a Manipuri feature film, not many of us would know that it received the Golden Montgolfiere at the Nantes film festival in 1982 and the silver lotus at the National Film Festival. Although a lot of Manipuri films have received global acclaim,... 

More Teeth And Bite Suggested for Vigilance Commission Mooted, Vigilance Reports Leave Many Departments Squirming With Discomfort

IMPHAL, Mar 9: Though there has been some improvement in the response of the Administrative Departments to references from the State Vigilance Commission, the departments have to play a more effective role in starting departmental inquiries on the recommendation of the Commission and in ensuring expeditious... 

UNLF Poohs-Poohs Pillai’s ‘Talk Mode’ Statement

Constitutional Divide: RK Meghen (L) and GK Pillai. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL,, Mar 2: Practically echoing the same thought of its chairman, RK Meghen, who is under arrest presently, the proscribed UNLF today stated that the utterances of Union Home Ministry of the Government of India, GK Pillai... 

Discussion On Governor’s Address To The House, No Mention Of Drug Menace, Says Joy

Veteran Opposition MLA O Joy. IMPHAL, Mar 9: Drug addicts are also among those who are responsible for disturbing the law and order in Manipur. But the address of the Governor has made no mention on the issues related to the youth of the State who are the future pillars, Opposition MLA O Joy has pointed... 

Speaker Summons Chief Secretary

Speaker Hemochandra Irengbam. IMPHAL, Mar 9: Chief Secretary DS Poonia has been summoned to the office chamber of Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly at 10 am on March 10 for an explanation on poor attendance of the Departmental officials in the officer’s gallery while the House session is in progress. Issuing... 

ZUF Raps NSCN (IM) On The Knuckles

IMPHAL, Mar 9: Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF), a militant outfit, has unleashed a no holds barred condemnation against NSCN– IM saying that the former’s revolutionary spirit could not be dampened by simply trying to overpowering the outfit. “Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) will never give up... 

CM Chastises Assembly Staff, Says… Assembly Has Been Made A Mockery

IMPHAL, Mar 9: ‘‘The Assembly session has been made a mockery’’, an angry Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh has stated when one of the clerks came inside to hand over a note while the question and answer session of the Assembly was in progress. In the incident took place while the Chief Minister was... 

Brutal Face Of Cops In Full Public Display

The victim after being treated. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 3: A 28-year old man sustained injuries when the security escort commander of a MLA struck him with the rifle butt on alleged charge of not giving way while being caught in a traffic jam with rows of vehicles of a  marriage party... 
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MACR Demands Commission To Protect Child Rights

IMPHAL, Mar 3: Manipur Alliance for Child Rights (MACR) has demanded the Government to set up a Commission  at the earliest possible in due consideration of the need for a State Commission for Protection of Child Rights following the implementation of Right to Education Act that guarantee compulsory... 

MASTEC’s Contact Program Still On

IMPHAL, Mar 9: The 10-day long contact program for talented SC & ST girl school students organized by Manipur Science and Technology Council (MASTEC) which began on March 1 at the training hall of Art and Culture building, Palace Compound is continuing in full swing. Altogether, 30 participants including...