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It was a harrowing experience to say the least. It was the fourth day of the Yaoshang festival, that is, 22nd March, 2011. There was a “Shumang Leela” event in the evening. I had just reached my work place at about 3:30 pm as I wanted to catch up with some pending work. I was just beginning to make... 

EDITORIAL: CI Ops- More Than Military Might

The very nature of the conflict demands that counter-insurgency operations are not only about sheer military might and it requires much more than the use of latest weapons and hi-tech gadgets such as unmanned drones, but requires a completely different approach and understanding. In the first place,... 

Rail-Fed Oil Depot Work Begins, Fuel Shortage Problem May Soon Be History

A queue at a petrol pump, a common sight in Imphal, may become a thing of the past soon. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 24: With the construction of a rail-fed oil depot now underway at Malom, it is expected that the chronic problem of shortage of petrol, diesel and SK oil would become history... 

Ibobi’s Statements Full Of Contradictions: RPF

IMPHAL, Apr 24: Chief Minister Okram Ibobi has been trying to mislead the people by uttering contradictory statements from time to time, asserted the proscribed RPF. At one time, he said Manipur has its own history older than 2000 years. Again he would say Manipur is a sovereign State within India. Next... 

Rope In NIA To Probe Riha Ambush: BJP

IMPHAL, Apr 24: National spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Prakash Javadekar, who arrived here today to over-see the State unit’s preparation for the forthcoming Imphal Municipal Council election, has expressed serious resentment over the SPF Government’s failure to address problems... 

Kids Send Out Symbolic Message Against Violence, Toy Guns Discarded, Symbolic Bonfire

A symbolic sit-in by kids against violence. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 24: With much enthusiasm and joy, children of Tangjeng have made a bonfire discarding their own toy guns, embracing more healthy games and sports like football as their favorite pastimes or recreational hobbies. Around... 

No Stop To Calls For Plebiscite

IMPHAL, Apr 24: All the armed groups have achieved ‘freedom’. It is only the general public who have not got freedom, said MAPI Council president Th Manihar. He was speaking at a public meeting held today at Sekta on the topic “Indo-Manipur Conflict and People’s Participation in Resolving the... 
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MBC Brings Together All Under The Spirit Of Easter

Churches of Manipur come together to jointly celebrate the day which defines Christianity. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 24: Like in other parts of the world, Easter Sunday was observed today at various locations with the main program organized at Imphal War Cemetery (Deulahland) and at Manipur... 

BRIEF NEWS: April 25, 2011

Clarification IMPHAL, Apr 24: Apropos to the news item under the caption, ‘Tamenglong Court inauguration,’ which appeared in the April 24 issue of this paper, it is hereby clarified that the Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court and his entourage stopped at Noney for a tea break and to refresh...