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EDITORIAL: What Is There In A Name Yaar?… The Manipuri Conundrum

What is there in a name, yaar, is often a question, rather an expression of one’s thought that has been in vogue for years and it does not differentiate between the gentlemen and maidens from the Victorian period and the brash, confident dot.com generation, after all, we all have names given to... 

Maram King: Much More Than Just A Coronation

K Namba, the newly crowned King of Maram in the royal attire with his wife and traditional arts being staged to mark the day. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 28: Keeping alive the age old tradition of the Maram tribe, K Namba has been crowned the 15th king of the Maram community today. Even though... 
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GOC In Myanmar For Liaison Meeting

DS Hooda and his Myanmar counterpart with the flag of the two countries. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 28: The 43rd Indo-Myanmar border liaison meeting between Indian Army officers and Myanmarese Army officers has begun from today at Myanmar. The meeting will continue till May 2. According to... 

LS Speaker Kickstarts NE Assembly Meet

NEW DELHI, Apr 28: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar inaugurated the 13th North East Region Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Conference on ‘Financial Autonomy of Legislative Assembly Secretariat adhering to the provision of the Constitution of India’ at Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh today. Stating... 

Street Vendors-Govt On May 2 Collision Course

IMPHAL, Apr 28: Denouncing the State Cabinet decision to shift all the unlicensed street vendors from Khwairamband Bazar area to Lamphel by May 2, Khwairamband Keithel Street Vendors Co-ordinating Committee has retaliated and given May 2 as the deadline for the State Government to make necessary arrangements... 

IMC Polls: BJP Keeps Pre-Poll Pact Option Open

IMPHAL, Apr 28: With the stated objective of saving Imphal city from administrative failures of the Congress party, the BJP State unit has kept open its option to form an alliance with like minded political parties with a view to the forthcoming Imphal Municipal Council (IMC) elections scheduled on May... 

Central Team Negates Tribal Expectation

LAMKA, Apr 28: The visiting Central today fails to meet the expectation of the tribals here as they barely spare half-an-hour to listen to their arguments and appears to be hell-bent on imposing the Panchayati Raj institution with a pre-conceived ideas as against the common expectation of the tribals. Confronted... 

State Gears Up For World Veterinary Day

IMPHAL, Apr 28: As observed across the world every year on the last Saturday of April, the World Veterinary Day would be observed on April 30 under the aegis of the World Veterinary Association based at New York. Talking to The Sangai Express about the World Veterinary Day, Principal Investigator of... 

Ranjit Inaugurates Community Hall At Kakching Khunou

IMPHAL, Apr 28: Works Minister K Ranjit inaugurated a new community hall at Kakching Khunou yesterday which was constructed at the cost of Rs 50 lakhs. Of this amount, Rs 15 lakhs was contributed from the MP Local Area Development Fund of Outer Manipur Parliamentary Constituency while the remaining 35... 

Landhoni Ends Fast, But Protest Still On

IMPHAL, Apr 28: Moirangthem Ningol Khoirakpam Ongbi Landhoni has suspended her fast but her protest against the ‘unjustified’ detention by National Investigation Agency (NIA) is still on, general secretary of All Manipur Women Reformation and Social Development Samaj Th Ramani has informed. Announcing... 

BRIEF NEWS: April 29, 2011

No let up, NIA continues raid IMPHAL, Apr 28: After raiding Lamyanba Pakhang publications yesterday, the NIA (National Investigation Agency) team raided two private residences at Wangkhei today. A reliable source informed that the house located near Eastern Ground belongs to one Yumlembam Brajabidhu. Notably,...