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Seven Killed, Six Hurt In Ambush On Wungnaoshang’s Convoy

IMPHAL, Apr 15: At least six security escort personnel of MLA of Phungyar Assembly Constituency Wungnaoshang Keishing and his personal driver lost their lives while six others including civilian sustained injuries when armed persons suspected to be cadres of Naga rebel group NSCN (IM) laid an ambush... 

Association Urges For Punitive Action

IMPHAL, Apr 15: Youth Affairs and Sports, Physical Education Teachers’ Association (YASPETA) has urged upon the authority concerned to take up befitting against all those involved in burning in the department’s office along important documents including Annual Confidential Report (ACR) for Graduate... 

Minister Inspects Road Works

IMPHAL, Apr 15 : Inter-Village Roads (IVR) which are being taken up under PMGSY with a view to improve connectivity between Andro AC in Imphal East district, Phungyar in Ukhrul district and Kaimu Hills in Senapati district were inspected by MOBC and RD &PR Minister Md Allaudin Khan today. The IVR... 

Plebiscite Demand Pitch Picks Up

IMPHAL, Apr 15: Plebiscite is a voting system accepted by United Nations Organization (UNO) for generating public opinion, Advocate Angomcha Araba has stated. Speaking as one of the resource persons in a discussion session held on the theme of ‘Manipur–India conflict and its resolution through... 

CDSU Wants AR To Own Up ‘Misconduct’

LAMKA, Apr 15: In a fresh twist over the alleged torture of Churachandpur District Students Union (CDSU) volunteers by the Assam Rifles on April 11, the district apex students’ body today said it would fight ‘this issue’ to the end, unless and until the concerned officer apologies and the Assam... 

Workshop On Industrial And Investment Policy Held

IMPHAL, Apr 15: Contrary to the theme of a workshop organized by All Manipur Entrepreneurs’ Association at Classic Hotel today, Principal Secretary (Commerce & Industries) O Nabakishore has categorically stated that absence of a viable Industrial and Investment Policy is the chief factor for the... 

Krishi Vigyan Kendra-Sylvan Campus Hosts IWMP

IWMP in progress at KVK-Sylvan. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 15: A high-profile day-long orientation program on Integrated Watershed Management Program (IWMP) funded by the Ministry of Rural Development and implemented by the District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) under the Autonomous District... 

Now Cobblers Demand Their Place Under The Sun

Cobblers plying their trade and still on the footpath of Imphal. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 15: After allotment of space to women street vendors selling vegetables and other consumable items at the temporary market sheds, settling all misunderstandings, it is now the cobblers in Khwairamband... 

ZSU Cries Foul Against Sub-Standard Works

IMPHAL, Apr 15: Lack of quality control  and slow progress have been the alleged hallmarks of the developmental works taken up by the Government in areas falling within the jurisdiction of Zeliangrong Students’ Union, Southern Area, Manipur. Talking to The Sangai Express, secretary of Zeliangrong... 

AZSU (AMN) To Let Off Steam Through 48 Hrs Bandh, AR Pilloried, Decks Cleared For Bandh

IMPHAL, Apr 15: All Zeliangrong Students’ Union- Assam, Manipur and Naga-land (AZSU–AMN) has today issued strict directives to all its zonal units to brace them-selves up for the proposed 48-hour total bandh starting April 17 midnight in Zeliangrong areas in Manipur against the highhanded of the... 

Historical Hump Bridge: Set To Become History

The historical hump bridge may soon become part of history. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 15: With vendors fully occupying the Khwairamband Hump Bridge, the monument is losing its historical importance besides obscuring its architectural beauty. The Hump Bridge, popularly known as Thong Nambonbi... 

BRIEF NEWS: April 16, 2011

MSAD decries racial attack IMPHAL, Apr 15: The Manipur Students’ Association Delhi (MSAD) has strongly condemned the alleged racial attack on three members of a family belonging to Hmar community of Manipur residing at Munirka, New Delhi by some local people on April 12. It was a manifestation of the...