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EDITORIAL: When Silenced Guns Talk!

It is a given that the full military might of India will never be able to wipe out a group of rebels, fighting for a cause (Read sovereignty) they believe in and it is also equally true that far from realizing their ultimate objective, no armed group, especially those operating in the North East region... 

AR Major In Soup For Rubbing HC Judge The Wrong Way Over Right Of Way, AR Gives Its Version Matter Reaches PM, HM And COAS, Work Suspended

The campus of the Imphal bench of Gauhati High Court and the Chief Justice of this High Court. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 21: Protesting against the conduct of a Major of the Assam Rifles wherein he allegedly misbehaved with a Judge of the Gauhati High Court over a case of road rage or jostling... 

CM Warns Against Pocketing PCI Funds

IMPHAL, Apr 21: Stating that any Minister should resign from their respective post immediately if they were found pocketing the fund provided by the Planning Commission of India for the developmental activities of the State, Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh has maintained that he would do the same and resign... 

UNLF Derides Muivah’s Communal Policy

IMPHAL, Apr 21: NSCN-IM leader Th Muivah is still unable to shed his communal politics even after he had tasted defeat on several occasions because of the same exclusive policy, alleged the proscribed UNLF. On account of his parochial outlook, the Naga groups have split several times in the course of... 

Free Media In Burma Still A Mixed Bag

IMPHAL, Apr 21: Re-calling that freedom of expression or the existence of a free and independent media went up in smoke, after the military seized power and imposed Martial Law in Myanmar in 1962, the State has gagged freedom of speech and the existence of a free and fair media. Delivering a talk on... 

Honesty, Sincerity Continues To Flow In The Veins Of All Tangkhuls

A roadside stall without the owner speaks volume about trust. Image Credit: Sangai Photo UKHRUL, Apr 21:  The Tangkhuls are known for their graciousness, simplicity, diligence, hospitality and sincerity since the days of yore and these adjectives still sit pretty well on their shoulders as honesty and... 
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8th IRB Jawans Lay Down Arms

IMPHAL, Apr 21: Jawans of 8th IRB (Commando Battalion) laid down their weapons and staged a strong protest against the conduct of their Commandant today. In protest against the alleged excesses committed by CO Nongmaikapam Satrajit, the jawans laid down their weapons and stayed away from duty. The anguished... 

Garbage Drive

IMPHAL, Apr 21: In view of the choked drainage system of Imphal city and surrounding areas which often leads to inundation of roads and streets when there is a drizzle even for a few hours, Zero Garbage Campaign taken up by the Imphal Municipal Council in its 27 wards would now encompass drainage systems. For... 

Tributes Paid To Gallant AOC At War Memorial

GOC of 57 Mtn Div DS Hooda paying tributes. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 21: Re-dedication of the Kanglatongbi war memorial was held today with Director General Ordnance Services and Senior Colonel Commandant Lt Gen Pradeep Bhalla, AVSM, ADC lea-ding in laying floral wreaths. The impressive... 

Painters Feeling The Heat Of Machines

IMPHAL, Apr 21: The advent of machine made pictures for publicity has given a serious impact on the livelihood of the artistes who used to live through hand painting. There was a time when the Government Departments and other private agencies depend on the artistes for painting their needs, be it publicity... 

NSCN Decries Home Ministry’s Allegations

IMPHAL, Apr 21: The NSCN in its joint council meeting of the steering committee members and the council of kilonsers at its council headquarters today has taken strong exception to the allegation leveled against it by the Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi of purportedly planning to assassinate SC Jamir. In... 

AZSU Submits Memo To Prime Minister

IMPHAL, Apr 21: All Zeliangrong Students’ Union–Assam, Manipur and Nagaland (AZSU–AMN) has refused to step down from its aggressive position of seeking the removal of 11 Assam Rifles from Zeliangrong areas. A memorandum to this effect has also been sent to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his... 

BRIEF NEWS: April 22, 2011

Maunday Thursday Lessons for today’s rulers MPCC-(I)-chief-Gaikhangam-and-others-washing-the-feet-of-elders. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 21: Centre Church of the Manipur Baptist Convention came alive to the spirit of Maunday Thursday, which is a religious rite before Good Friday and...