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EDITORIAL: The Trust Equation

The tenuous ties that bind the citizens of the land to the Government is based on the strong foundation of trust and confidence in each other, with the main onus of earning the trust of the people lying on the Government and not the other way round. Simply put it is a question of the Government needing... 

Vultures Eye Of China On North-East Bharat – I

Beijing is using militant groups of the Northeast to extract information about the Bharatiya Army deployment in Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura and Assam. China is also collecting the strategic classified information from Sikkim too. This was revealed by Anthony Shing... 

ZP Member Shot Dead, Accused Couple Lynched

House of the accused set on fire by an irate mob at Sora. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Apr 1 : A tense situation has gripped Sora area of Thoubal district after a Zilla Parishad Member was shot dead followed by the lynching of a couple by an irate mob in reaction. Bullet-riddled body of Pallel... 

Five Vehicle Lifters Nabbed

Vehicle lifters squatting with cops behind them. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Apr 1: Five members of a vehicle lifters’ gang have been nabbed by Singjamei police along with three Honda Activa scooters. Parading the vehicle lifters along with their booty before media persons at Singjamei police... 

Manipur Population Grows By 4 Lakhs

IMPHAL, Apr 1: The population of Manipur has rose by 4,27,850 in the last ten years as Imphal West continues to be the most populous district in the State. This was revealed when the provisional population total of Manipur, as recorded in the census of India 2011, was formally released by the Director... 
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Farmers Face Grim Prospect Of ‘Price Hiked’ Urea

IMPHAL, Apr 1: It is unlikely that the State Government would be able to provide urea at its normal price to farmers this kharif season. An official source said that even though the price of urea remains at Rs 276.10 per bag till March 31 at MRP, the same would cost about Rs 600 in Manipur. The cost... 

Landhoni Critical

IMPHAL, Apr 1: With the condition of Moirangthem Landhoni Devi, who has undertaken a fast unto death strike inside the Gauhati Central Jail since March 8 in protest against detention over alleged trumped up charges by NIA, deteriorating day by day, staff of the hospital in the jail had to put in extra... 
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Union Sports Minister Coming On April 4

IMPHAL, Apr 1: Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Ajay Maken would arrive at Imphal on April 4 to attend a meeting of the Board of Governors of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS). He would also interact with sports persons of the State. Lok Sabha MP Shatrughan Sinha would be arriving... 
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JNMDA Celebrates 57th Birthday

IMPHAL, Apr 1: The 57th foundation day of Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy (JNMDA), Imphal was celebrated at its auditorium today along with felicitating meritorious students with gold medals. Presentation of certificates to passing out students, solo dance performance by Gold medal winning students... 

Development Of NH-53 Make It Motorable: HC To BRTF

IMPHAL, Apr 1: A division bench of the Gauhati High Court comprising Justice TNK and Justice Mutum BK has given directive to the BRTF for making the NH 53 at least motorable during rainy season. Movement of goods carriers along the NH-53 has gained momentum since last year following imposition of frequent... 

NPO Committee Decries Biometrics Errors

IMPHAL, Apr 1: The NPO’s Committee on Census 2011 has decried the alleged intentional manipulative errors committed by the Senapati district administration in the ongoing biometrics process. Questioning the hidden designs and motives behind such act, the committee has submitted a complaint letter to... 
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Seminar On Composite History Of Kukis Begins

IMPHAL, Apr 1: a two day seminar on the topic ‘Haipou Jadonang, Rani Gaidelieu and Kuki rebellion in the composite history of Manipur’ organized by National Research Centre, Manipur commenced from today at Manipur Dramatic Union Hall, Yaiskul Police Lane. Speaking as resource person in the morning... 
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Govt Apathy Disappoints Ukhrul Students

UKHRUL, Apr 1: The Students’ Union of Pettigrew College (SUPC), Ukhrul and Ukhrul Students Union (HKL) have expressed strong reservations over prolonged negligence of the State Government towards infrastructural developments of Pettigrew College. While speaking at a press conference, SUPC secretary...