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EDITORIAL: We Don’t Need No 24/7 Channels

We have seen it and heard it and we have also experienced it when we first crossed the chicken neck and set foot on what is generally known as mainland India. It is therefore not surprising that while the rest of the country is generally understood as mainland India, the North Eastern States, barring... 

Ambush Death Toll Rises To 8, State Mourns

CM leads others in paying homage to victims killed in the ambush. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 16: The death toll in yesterday’s am-bush by unidentified armed gunmen on MLA of Phungyar Assembly Constituency Wungnaoshang Keishing and his convoy party has risen to eight with one more injured... 

NPMHR Recalls Oinam, Mao Incidents

Naga youths participate in the 'caravan of anguish' demonstration at the Senapati Distric Headquarters. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 16: The Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR) kick-started the “Remembering Oinam 1987 and Mao Gate 2010” today at Senapati (Tahamzam) by... 

Many Flay Ambush On MLA, Escort Party

IMPHAL, Apr 16: Cutting across community line and boundaries, many organizations have come out strongly against the ambush laid on MLA of Phungyar Assembly Constituency Wungnaoshang Keishing and his convoy that left as many as seven police personnel and one civilian killed while many others were wounded. Five... 

Ibobi’s Statement Cloaked In Obscurity: RPF

IMPHAL, Apr 16: Chief Minister Okram Ibobi’s statement presented at a function held at Hqs IG AR (S) Mantripukhri on April 13 was cloaked in obscurity and was not fully comprehensible, alleged the proscribed RPF. Uttering insincere statements would only multiply the complexity of the Indo-Manipur conflict... 

Unqualified Pharmacists Cram Imphal

IMPHAL, Apr 16: Many pharmacies are being run without requisite qualifications of having completed Diploma in Pharmacy or Bachelor in Pharmacy. An official source in the Directorate of Health Services said that under the Pharmacy Act 1948, pharmacies should be opened under supervisors who have completed... 

Mobile Soil Testing Kits Distributed

Mobile soil testing kits being handed over to a farmer. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 16: Along with the launching of Soil Health Management Campaign, Department of Agriculture has provided mobile soil testing kits to farmers at a function held today at the Irawat Memorial Hall in Challou. As... 

BRIEF NEWS: April 17, 2011

Rogue subedar IMPHAL, Apr 16: Allegation has been leveled against a JCO holding the rank of Subedar and posted at the Assam Rifles ‘Transit Camp’ located near Minuthong. According to two persons, who identified them- selves as representatives of a supplier related to military civic action...