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The Ray Of Hope, But…

It remains to be seen whether the nascent ULFA peace process will yield the desired results. The most powerful man in the outfit, Paresh Baruah, remains recalcitrant. There is an impression that peace might be a reality in Assam very soon, given that a familiarization dialogue between the leadership... 

Bring Innovation To Your Life

The power of innovation is a talent that everyone possesses. Yet so many people think that they don’t have such talent. Have you ever wondered at someone’s creative ability and wish you too had it?  Well, cheer yourself up! To be honest, everyone is born creative. Only thing is most of us don’t... 

EDITORIAL: Monopolizing Education

In this knowledge driven era, where everything is about tapping human resources and everything is based on specialized knowledge, the most dangerous thing that can happen to a society is when education becomes the monopoly of some private individuals, trusts or some organizations and a look at the present... 

CM Pulls A Rabbit Out Of The Hat With ‘Good Sign’ On Plebiscite, Ibobi Hums A Different Tune On Plebiscite

A meeting to take the message of plebiscite all over the place (file). Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 16: Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh, who is also in charge of Home, has described the proposal of UNLF for holding a plebiscite to resolve the Indo-Manipur conflict as a good sign in the State... 

Landhoni Yet To Give Up Fight, To Approach HC

Landhoni at GMC where she is being given saline dops against her will. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. GUWAHATI, Mar 16: Undeterred by the rejection of the bail plea of Moirangthem Landhoni by the special Court of the NIA, the gutsy lady who has been on a fast unto death agitation against her arrest has... 

Close Aide Of Sunil Meitei Held

IMPHAL, Mar 16: An elected councilor in Nambol Municipal Council, who is an alleged close aide of Sunil Meitei, the leader of the proscribed KCP-MTF, has been arrested by Bishnupur District Police Commandos. 39-year old Yumnam Ningol Pukhrambam Ongbi Aruna Devi w/o Ibomcha of Nambol, who is the councilor... 

Absence Of Engineering Cells Hits Local Bodies

IMPHAL, Mar 16: Non-existence of Engineering Cells in Nagar Panchayats, which are among the local bodies functioning under the MAHUD Department of the State Government has reportedly created lot of difficulties in taking up developmental works. Talking to The Sangai Express on condition of anonymity,... 

Lifting Ban On Govt Recruitment On Govt’s Mind

IMPHAL, Mar 16: The Manipur Appropriation No. I Bill, 2011 pertaining to an amount of Rs 83811.05 lakhs has been passed by the State Assembly today after a thorough discussion. In response to the discussion of the Bill, Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh assured that House that steps would be taken up to ensure... 

Head Mason Rescued, 1 Held

IMPHAL, Mar 16: A combined security team rescued a head mason who was abducted by the cadres of UKLF, a SoO signatory armed Kuki group today. The security team also arrested a cadre of the outfit in the rescue operation conducted at Molshang village. United Kuki Liberation Front (UKLF) is one of the... 
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International Rivers Day Observed

IMPHAL, Mar 16: Along with raising the demand to let the Barak river flow freely, scrap the proposed Tipaimukh Dam project, recognize the rights of indigenous people over their land and resources and to ensure that all development policies and projects be pursued with prior and informed consent of the... 

Schools To Be Upgraded Under RMSA

IMPHAL, Mar 16: Along with upgradation of 69 junior high school schools in the nine districts of the State to High School level, 536 Graduate Teachers are set to be appointed on contractual engagement. Upgradation of schools and appointment of Graduate Teachers on contractual engagement are to be effected... 
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Body Demands Release, Threatens Agitation

IMPHAL, Mar 16: Demanding unconditional release of one M Landhoni, who is currently in the custody of National Investigative Agency (NIA), Apunba Nupi Lup, Lumangdong (Bishnupur district) has threatened to launch intense agitation in case authorities concerned do not honor the demand. Speaking to newspersons... 

BRIEF NEWS: March 17, 2011

MANFETE 2011 begins IMPHAL, Mar 16: The three-day long Manfete 2011 organized by Manipur Institute of Management Studies commenced from today with the inaugural program held at Dr Kamal Indoor stadium, Manipur University in the presence of Acting Vice chancellor of the varsity Prof HNK Sarma and Director...