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EDITORIAL: Pattern That Runs Through All Crimes

There is something eerily wrong with what has been happening in the State in the recent past starting from the March 20 incident wherein the son of a high profile Minister pulled out his licensed gun and shot dead another youth, the reasons for which are yet to be spelt out, the lynching of a couple... 

Mobile Tower Caretaker Shot Dead In Front Of Wife, Son

IMPHAL, Apr 5: A Reliance BTS mobile tower caretaker has been shot dead in a brutal manner in front of his wife and son last night by an unidentified gunman. The victim Oinam Borbabu (35) of Wangkhei Wangkheimayum Leirak was reportedly taking a rest at around 8.15 pm yesterday when the lone gunman barged... 

‘Manipur Facing Extinction’

IMPHAL, Apr 5: As the proposed Trans-Asian Highway would certainly become a reality by 2020, the Manipuri Nation will face the grim prospect of slowly fading and ultimately disappearing from the surface of the Earth if the Nation is not liberated by 2020, asserted Advocate Angomcha Araba. He was addressing... 

Maken Infuses New Hopes With Sports Talk Sans Politics

Ajay Maken while visiting the sports complex. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 5: Literally spelling out that Manipur has rightly earned the tag of sports power house in India as well as the fast growing sports movement and the emergence of outstanding athletes Union MoS for Youth Affairs and Sports... 

Swu Sounds Optimistic

DIMAPUR, Apr 5: NSCN-IM chairman Isak Chisi Swu has expressed optimism that there would be a “positive outcome in the ensuing talks” between the outfit and New Delhi. NSCN-IM and the government of India will hold another round of talks within this month. NSCN-IM general secretary Th Muivah had left... 
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Toy Guns Consigned To Flames In A Symbolic Show Of Anti-Gun Culture

A bonfire being made out of toy guns in a symbolic gesture against gun culture. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 5: Along with staging a Wakat Meepham demanding armed personnel to stop firing at random and to arrest the 15th Assam Rifles personnel involved in the killing of Waikhom Ongbi Mani Devi,... 

Thoubal Firing Intentional: RPF

IMPHAL, Apr 5: Security forces, particularly Assam Rifles have little respect for the right to life of the people and this was demonstrated most audaciously once again during the recent firing at Thoubal, asserted the proscribed RPF. A press release issued by the outfit’s assistant publicity secretary... 

Phungyar’s Demand For A District Status Gets More Vocal, Deadline Set

IMPHAL, Apr 25: Setting April 15 as the deadline for meeting the demand to upgrade Phungyar Assembly Constituency as a full fledged separate district after segregating from Ukhrul district, a meeting of the Phungyar District Demand Committee today has resolved to take recourse to  various intense agitations... 

Miscreants Held for Starting Wild Fire

IMPHAL, Apr 5: Three miscreants who reportedly attempted to kill people by starting a wild fire within the premises of Ibudhou Pakhangba at Heingang Hannabaching in Imphal East district while many people were celebrating Sajibu Cheiraoba rituals have been apprehended by police. As a large number of people... 

AMSU Hosts Get Together

IMPHAL, Apr 5: A get together function in honor of all the newly elected students’ unions of colleges and higher secondary schools in Manipur for the academic session 2010-11 was hosted by All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) at its headquarters office here today. Additional Director of Education (U)... 

Parijat Sounds Death Knell Of Govt Without CPI

IMPHAL, Apr 25: CPI has not cohabited with the Congress party. It has only become a partner in the formation of the Government in consideration of some important issues of the State, veteran Communist leader and Minister of Agriculture & CADA in the ruling SPF Government Ph Parijat has stated. Addressing... 

Privilege Motion Mooted Against Awangbou

IMPHAL, Apr 5: Accusing Tamei AC MLA Awangbou Newmai of using inappropriate language and outright disrespect to the official rights of District Council at DRDA Office, Tamenglong district on March 31, altogether 14 Members of Tamenglong ADC headed by their Chairman G Soihem Haomei has urged the Manipur... 

AMUCO Decries Thoubal Killing, Roger’s Murder

IMPHAL, Apr 5: The All Manipur United Clubs’ Organization (AMUCO) has strongly condemned the killing of an innocent woman because of indiscriminate firing by Assam Rifles on April 2 at Thoubal. Saying that the Chief Minister and the MLA have been working hard to avert any mass movement against the...