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Corruption Still Incurable?

“Corruption is the enemy of development and good governance and we should seek systemic changes to deal with the issue” is what President Pratibha Patil urged the Government and Opposition in her Republic Day speech. Though corruption is not a unique Indian phenomenon, it is all-pervasive. Recently... 

EDITORIAL: Shambolic Demonstration?

There are times when melodramas are needed to add that extra punch or make something a little spicier, but by and large, the rational man usually does not go according to the script churned out by melodramas. In Manipur, we have also had our share of melodramas being staged in the public domain and this... 

Ambush On W Keishing An Act Of Terror: NSCN-K

IMPHAL, Apr 25: NSCN-K or GPRN/NSCN has strongly condemned the barbaric murderous attack on MLA Wungnaoshang and his escort party on April 15 near New Canal area in Ukhrul District. The eight dead and injuries to several members of the MLA’s escort team manifested the fundamental flaw in the policy... 

Ibobi Takes Pot Shots At BJP

IMPHAL, Apr 25:  Claiming that the Indian National Congress is a party formed by freedom fighters who struggled selflessly for independence from the British colonial rule, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi has compared the BJP to the proverbial empty vessels making much noise. Speaking at a special program... 

New Home For Street Vendors Without License, Cabinet Eyes Lamphel Shopping Center

IMPHAL, Apr 25: The SPF Cabinet, during a meeting today, has decided to shift the un-licensed street vendors from Khwairamband Bazar to the shopping complex at Lamphel. In connection with the Cabinet meeting held this afternoon with Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh in the chair, spokesperson of the SPF Government,... 

Curtains Drawn On TKS 28th Meet

THOYEE, Apr 25 : After an ecstatic weeklong event wrapped with a miscellany of different activities ranging from individual talent hunt, various games and sports, cultural appearance to the much awaited and enthralling fashion parade, a heavy-hearted emotion loomed large in the air here today as the... 
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Sai Baba’s Death Evokes Large Scale Mourning In State

IMPHAL, Apr 25: A large number of devotees of spiritual leader Satya Sai Baba in Manipur joined the global mourning over his demise at their respective places. While eight disciples left Imphal on Monday to join the last rites of Baba, others continued to mourn at different places at the restive valley... 

FACTYCM Petitions Manmohan

IMPHAL, April 25: Federation of All Tribal Youth Club, Manipur (FATYCM) has petitioned Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on April 23, accusing the State Government of Manipur of exploiting the tribals of their rights “against the spirit and letter of the Constitution” of the country. The reshuffling... 

BRIEF NEWS: April 26, 2011

Memorandum submitted to CM IMPHAL, Apr 25: District Level Co-ordinating Team (DCT) Federation, Tamenglong district submitted a memorandum to Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh. The memorandum said that the present Executive Director of District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) under the chairmanship of Autonomous...