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EDITORIAL: No Test: Cheers Or Jeers?

It is a tough decision. We are at a loss of word, unable to decide whether to cheer or jeer, but the irony is not lost on us. So the State Government has decided that academic records upto the graduation level from Class X will be the yardstick to determine the selection of graduate teachers and the... 

Census 2011: India Crosses The 1.21 Billion Mark, Abnormal Growth Rate Resurfaces In September

IMPHAL, Mar 31: As the provisional population of India was released today by the Union Home Secretary and the Registrar General of India, the problem of abnormal growth rate as detected during the 2001 census has resurfaced again after ten years in the State. According to the latest census report, the... 

Plebiscite Call Grows Louder

IMPHAL, Mar 31: “As no armed conflict in any part of the world have been ever resolved through peace talks, the efforts being made by the Government of India to start peace talks with the UG groups in North East region including Manipur is futile’’, Advocate L Jadumani has stated. Speaking as a... 
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Manipuri Digital Films, Source For Bread And Butter To Many

A street hawker selling digital films. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 30: After the ban on screening of Hindi films in cinema houses of the State came into effect about a decade back, the production as well as popularity of Manipuri films made on digital format has been on the rise, providing... 

Grenades: Style Statement Of Many UGs

IMPHAL, Mar 31: Suspected armed cadres of the Naga UG group, GPRN left a hand grenade at the residence of a Professor working in Manipur University. On the other hand, a protest demonstration was staged at Kwakeithel today decrying yesterday’s bomb attack by unidentified armed persons at the residence... 
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Students Take Stir Against Power Cut To Exam Rooms

IMPHAL, Mar 31: In an apparent display against the State Govt’s failure to supply power in Tamenglong, candidates today wore black badges while appearing for their matric examinations in the Zeliangrong dominated district. The remote district has been reeling under prolonged power cut since the last... 

MPP Gives Clean Chit To Chaoba

IMPHAL, Mar 31: Clarifying that there is no question of the Central Committee of MPP, which is the highest decision taking body of the party, deciding to expel former Union Minister and advisor of the party Thounaojam Chaoba as he had not indulged in any anti-party activities, party leaders have questioned... 
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Mobile Handsets Among Others Recovered, Burglar Gang Busted, Ring Leader Held

The ring leader with the goodies. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 31: A ring leader involved in different cases of burglary at Imphal city has been apprehended by City Police along with a number of stolen articles. Parading the ring leader along with mobile phone handsets he reportedly stole... 

Workshop On Crime Against Women Held

IMPHAL, Mar 31: A one day workshop on crime against women was held today in the conference hall of the Centre for Social Development under the aegis of Women Action for Development (WAD). Speaking the workshop, senior journalist Irengbam Arun said that said that the State Commission for Women was set... 

Woes Of Running Destitute Center Unraveled

IMPHAL, Mar 31: Contrary to the general perception of the common public that destitute centers are one of the most secured havens for orphans, to those running these centers bringing up a girl child is an uphill task involving great risk. While problem endured in bringing up a boy child at such a centre... 

BRIEF NEWS: April 01, 2011

No aid from Govt on Lui-Ngai-Ni: UNC IMPHAL, Mar 31 : The organizing committee of 2011 Lui-Ngai-Ni celebration, the seed sowing festival of the Nagas, has said  “as we  have severed all political ties with the Govt of Manipur,” this year’s Lui-Ngai-Ni at Ukhrul was celebrated with-out...