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Dubious Record For Imphal With Highest SPM In NE, State Focus Shifts To Wetland Areas

IMPHAL, Mar 28: The Union Planning Commission has expressed deep concern over a survey report published by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) which re-cords Imphal as having the highest amount Suspended Particulate Matter (SPM) among the cities of North East region. Meanwhile, the State Government,... 

CBI To Be Roped In To Probe Roger And Kunjabihari Murders, Cabinet Decides To Hand Over Cases To CBI

MPP members staging a dharna demanding handing over case to CBI. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 28: The State Cabinet, in a meeting held today, has decided to hand over the controversial murder cases of Irom Roger and Board of Secondary Education Manipur Chairman Dr N Kunjabihari to the CBI. A... 

Plebiscite Must For Survival Of Indigenous People: Bikramjit

Plebiscite meeting underway. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 28: Unless the Indo-Manipur conflict is not resolved through plebiscite, the indigenous people of Manipur would continue to face the grim prospect of extinction, asserted UPF president O Bikramjit. Addressing a public meeting held at... 

BJP Wants CM To Spell Out Penalty

IMPHAL, Mar 28: Observing that Minister N Biren has been maintaining a stoic silence after his son Ajay had murdered I Roger, BJP Manipur Pradesh has demanded Chief Minister O Ibobi to spell out the punishment that must be awarded to the murderers. Speaking to media persons at his office today, BJP Manipur... 

Eleven Percent Of Candidates Tainted In Assam

GUWAHATI, Mar 28: According to a study, 11% candidates in Phase 1 for the Assam Assembly elections have pending criminal charges. The study was conducted by Assam Election Watch (AEW) and Association of Democratic Reforms based on the affidavits submitted by the candidates with the Election Commission. The... 

Mobile Tower Care Taker Shot

IMPHAL, Mar 28: One BTS tower care-taker of private cell phone service provider Vodafone was shot and injured by an unidentified person. A police source informed that Laishram Basanta s/o Rabi who is working as care-taker of a Vodafone BTS tower installed within his residential compound at Kongba Laishram... 

Kawlhen Celebrates 121st Anniversary

LAMKA, Mar 28: One of the oldest villages under Henglep sub-division, Kawlhen on Saturday recalled its legendary ancestors as it celebrated the 121 years of the village establishment and the golden jubilee of its youth club and the Zillai. Presently under the Chieftainship of Henglep MLA, T Manga Vaiphei,... 

Three Manipuri Plays In New Delhi Festival

NEW DELHI, Mar 28: Manipuri plays – Tangkhul Nurabi directed by Dr Makhonmani Mongshaba of Epathoukok, Loi Kaba (Return From Exile) directed by M Nodia of Women’s Folk Operetta and Kao Phaba (Ordeal of the Bull) directed by S Singhajit Sharma of Aryan Theatre will be staged in the Indigenous... 

Food Safety Awareness Program Held

IMPHAL, Mar 28: A two-day food safety and quality awareness program organized by Directorate of Health Services under the aegis of Ministry of Food Processing Industry and Quality Council of India has kick started at Hotel Classic today. Health Minister L Jayantakumar, CEO of Quality Council of India,... 

Twin Awards For Kachai Farmer

UKHRUL, Mar 28: In a landmark history of Kachai village, a land of lemon, a Farmer was awarded Twin awards recently by the Friendship Forum of India. Concerning with the prestigious Presidential Award given to K Thishak a felicitation function was held at Kachai community hall, 45 kilometers from the... 

BRIEF NEWS: March 29, 2011

Inferno that broke out in North AOC. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. Devastating fire at North AOC wreaks havoc IMPHAL, Mar 28: At least 10 kiosks were razed into cinders in a fire that broke out at North AOC this evening. According to information received from Manipur Fire Service, the fire broke out at...