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Street Vendors Thrown Out, Licensed Vendors Turn Table On Cops, Street Vendors Put Case Before IMC

An elderly woman gathers her goods after she was told to move out. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 26 : Even as street vendors of Khwairamband Keithel were driven out from their usual spots by the police in accordance to a Cabinet decision, licensed vendors of the three women markets came out... 

NESO Leaders Visit Sharmila With ‘We Are With You’ Message

NESO leaders paying a visit to Sharmila. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 26: A team of the North East Students’ Organization (NESO) leaders led by its chairman Dr Samujal today visited hunger striker Irom Chanu Sharmila at JN Hospital security ward. Showing full solidarity to the unsurpassed... 

MPP Seeks Clarification From CM

IMPHAL, Apr 26: Referring to the BJP spokesperson’s allegation that an ‘extremist group named Cabinet has emerged in Manipur’, the MPP has sought an explicit clarification from Chief Minister Okram Ibobi who is heading the SPF Government. Speaking to media persons at their office this afternoon,... 
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Fishermen Rolls Up Sleeves To Defy Act

IMPHAL, Apr 26: Contending that the provisions of Manipur Loktak Lake (Protection) Act, 2006 is a direct challenge to their rights, fishermen who depend on Loktak Lake for livelihood have threatened to launch intense agitation if the said Act is not abolished. A joint meeting of the fishermen held at... 

Killing Decried

IMPHAL, Apr 26: Decrying the killing of Roma Devi, a large number of people today blocked half of the Imphal–Dimapur road and staged a Wakat Meepham at Mantripukhri. A memorandum has also been submitted to Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh urging him to unmask the identity of the killers and deliver... 

World Intellectual Property Day Observed

IMPHAL, Apr 26: As in other part of the globe, World Intellectual Property Day, 2011 was observed under the theme of ‘Designing the future’ at MSME-Development Institute, Takyel Industrial Estate here today. World Intellectual Property Day is observed annually on April 26.  The event was established... 

Many UGs Arrested From All Over

IMPHAL, Apr 26: As part of the continuing counter insurgency operations in the State, a team of 23 Assam Rifles launched an operation in Yaingangpokpi market area and arrested two UG cadres of different outfits today. According to an AR release, of the two arrested UG cadres, Thang Khushad (23) s/o late... 

BRIEF NEWS: April 27, 2011

Folk songs recorded IMPHAL, Apr 26: The Natural & Cultural Heritage Conservation Initiative (NCHCI), a Delhi-based NGO organized a two-day documentation of Naga Folk Music at Ringui (Tongou) village in Ukhrul district on 22nd and 24th April. Altogether 50 songs from Zingtun (West) area were recorded...