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The Stumbling Blocks To Development —The Need To Introspect Within Us—

This piece comes after a flurry of views and counter views exchanged with a fellow writer in this paper (The Sangai Express) recently. For those who come in late, here is the account of what was going then: I wrote that jhum cultivation must be replaced with alternative crops like pineapple, orange,... 

CM Presents Budget Estimates For 2011-2012, Major Increase From VAT And Power Expected

IMPHAL, Mar 14 : Projecting major increases from VAT and Power receipts, Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh today presented the Budget Estimates, 2011-12 stressing on the importance of agriculture,  education, sports, arts & culture and village industries, health care and skill development for unemployed... 
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KYKL’s ‘Curfew’ At Exam Centers

IMPHAL, Mar 14: The proscribed KYKL has imposed ‘curfew’ on a distance of 400 meters around all exam centers of the Higher Secondary Exam 2011 to be conducted by COHSEM which is scheduled to commence from March 16 and finish on April 11. A press release issued by the outfit’s publicity and research... 
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UNLF Hits Back At President

IMPHAL, Mar 14: Reacting to President Pratibha Patil’s call to the people of Manipur to give up violence and join the development process, the proscribed UNLF has countered that the violence and crimes witnessed in Manipur were the Government of India’s doing. A statement issued by the outfit’s... 

Women Group On Stir Mode

IMPHAL, Mar 14: Contending that Moirangthem Landhoni who is currently on hunger strike inside Guwahati Central Jail is not an insurgent, the All Manipur Women’s Social Reformation and Development Samaj has decided to launch a women’s protest movement if Landhoni is not released at the earliest. At... 

Regularization Of DRDA Staff Stalled

IMPHAL, Mar 14: Regularization of contract employees under District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) has not yet been implemented although the State Cabinet had earlier taken a decision in this regard, Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh today informed the State Assembly. Raising a call attention motion in the... 
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ULFA Attacks Rajiv Bhavan, 5 Hurt

Portions of the wall ripped apart at the blast. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. GUWAHATI, Mar 14:  A grenade attack on the Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) head-quarters in Guwahati on Monday evening left at least five persons injured. The anti-talks group of the outlawed United Liberation Front... 

After The Lull, Comes The Proverbial Storm, ATSUM Stirs Again, 48 Hrs Bandh, 5 Day Eco-Blockade Called

Familiar sight : Trucks stranded on NH-39 during a blockade (file). Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, March 14: Miffed with the “lackadaisical attitude” of the State Government on its demands, the influential All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) has intensified its on-and-off agitation... 

Poacher Fined Under WLPA, 1972

IMPHAL, Mar 14: In the first ever conviction under the Wild Life Protection Act, 1972 in Manipur,  a man, who was found loitering inside the Keibul Lamjao National Park with gun, has been fined Rs 5,000 and remanded to police custody for 6 days. The license of the gun being carried by the man has also... 

2 Killed, Many Hurt In CCpur Mishap

Injured persons of a road mishap being attended at the District Hospital. Image Credit: Sangai Photo LAMKA, Mar 14: Five days after a road mishap killed a woman and injured several others near Pearsonmun village, a fully packed taxi today met a similar fate at a location adjacent to the earlier mishap. Records... 

PIB (DW) Clarifies

IMPHAL, Mar 14: PIB (DW) has claimed that 11 AR achieved a major success in their drive against extortion activities of the UG groups when they apprehended the finance in-charge of NSCN (IM) for Zeliangrong region, George Gonmei s/o Abuan r/o Thuijang Imphal. A PIB (DW) press release said that troops... 

‘Seize And Fire’ Slur Cast On Assam Rifles

IMPHAL, Mar 14: Accusing the Assam Rifles of attempting at derailing the almost-one-decade-and-half-old Indo-Naga ceasefire agreement, Zeliangrong Boudi, Manipur, has today disgorge a cathartic avowal that the Central troopers have departed from the general understanding of the term “ceasefire” by... 

BRIEF NEWS: March 02, 2011

Shyamkr cleared of all charges IMPHAL, Mar 14: All the charges leveled against MLA Th Shyamkumar have been squashed by a Delhi Court. An elected representative from Andro Assembly Constituency, Shyamkumar, who even went on to become the Deputy Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly, was arrested along... 
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