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EDITORIAL: Protracted Projects

As expected, development works which are meant for common good are welcomed by one and all though these projects may entail certain inconveniences and difficulties to the public for some period of time. But at the end, all these difficulties and inconveniences are endured or overlooked thinking that... 

NEC Funds Set To Spruce Up State

IMPHAL, May 3: For development of infrastructures related to transport sector including Inter-State road connectivity in Manipur, North Eastern Council (NEC) has given its approval to provide Rs 600 crores during the 12th Plan period. In addition, NEC has approved another amount of Rs 420 crores for... 

AZSU Appeals Zeliangrong People To Stay Away From MCA Programs

IMPHAL, May 3: Reiterating its charter of demands which included immediate withdrawal of AFSPA 1958 from North East region, immediate transfer of 11 AR from Zeliangrong areas and befitting punitive action against the alleged high handed Col Chonkar of 11 AR, the All Zeliangrong Students’ Union (AZSU)... 
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State Observes World Asthma Day

IMPHAL, May 3: Pediatric Dr Ratankumar has appealed to all parents to keep children away from dust and dirt in order to avoid asthma. He was speaking at World Asthma Day observance at Manipur Press Club today. Dr Ratankumar observed that cases of asthma infection in children between 2 to 12 years have... 

Grenade Attack Accused, Other UGs Held

UG activists rounded up by Imphal West district police commandos being paraded before mediapersons at Commando Complex. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 3: Altogether nine cadres of different KCP groups including one accused in the grenade at-tack at the residence of IFCD EE Ch Ranbir killing one... 

Shopkeepers Protest Shut-Out Drive

A commercial area wears a deserted look after the shutdown. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 3: Protesting against the directive of the police that no shop should occupy any portion of the footpath for displaying the goods being sold, shopkeepers, particularly kiosk owners, in Khwairamband Market... 

Spurned DPC-Faced Teacher Aspirants File Case

IMPHAL, May 3: Gauhati High Court has issued a notice to the Government of Manipur to declare the results of the DPC conducted in 2006 for recruitment of Primary teachers, Hindi primary teachers and Hindi Graduate teachers within four weeks. Acting on a writ petition filed by All Manipur DPC Faced Candidates’... 

UNC To Observe Mao Incident Anniversary

IMPHAL, May 3: The United Naga Council (UNC) is all set to observe the first anniversary of the infamous Mao firing incident wherein two student protestors were killed in alleged police firing and scores injured. On May 6 last year, Neli Chakho and Dikho Loshou (both in their 20s) when Nagas defied State... 

Pawan Hans To Expand Operations

IMPHAL, May 3: With a view to extend its passenger service to Manipur and Mizoram, Pawan Hans would be procuring 20 helicopters very shortly, informed a reliable source. At present, Manipur and Mizoram are not included in the Pawan Hans helicopter service operating in the North East region. Pawan Hans... 

BRIEF NEWS: May 04, 2011

Rickshaw Pullers Decry Govt Action IMPHAL, May 3 : Whereas entry and parking of all kinds of rickshaws in Thangal Bazar have been prohibited from today, the  All Manipur Rickshaw Drivers and Pullers Welfare Association have decried the same initiative of the Government contending that an alternative...