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EDITORIAL: Beautiful But Rhetoric

For a change, it’s nice to hear that the Government has started discussion to finance the expenses on education in addition to the steps being taken up to provide text books, uniform and even school bags, all free of cost, to students of Government schools. Setting up of Model Schools with an eye on... 

State Cabinet Okays NH-53 Takeover, Land Acquisition

IMPHAL, May 4: With the border Roads Organization (BRO) authorities reportedly showing signs of reluctance to shoulder responsibility for the development/maintenance of Imphal-Barak section of National Highway-53, an SPF Cabinet meeting held today have consequently endorsed handing over the task to the... 
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MANIREDA Left In The Dark In Solar Project Payment

IMPHAL, May 4: A project related to installation of solar street lighting system in Gram Panchayat areas that had been entrusted to MA-NIREDA after a joint meeting attended by Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh himself was found to have been handed over to a private firm and the fund already sanctioned by... 

Police Foil Street Vendors’ Demonstration

Protesting women street vendors and police personnel wrestle. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 4: Police dispersed a large number of women street vendors who came to submit memorandum to Governor Gurbachan Jagat demanding vendor space at Khwairamband market. Holding placards inscribed ‘don’t... 

Family Refutes Overdose Theory

IMPHAL, May 4: Refuting the charge that Salam San-joy of Sagolband Moirang Hanuba died due to drug overdose as complete hog-wash, mother of late Sanjoy, Shushila Devi has categorically stated that Kabita and all her associates should be held responsible for any-thing that may befall upon the bereaved... 

Thelagari to Cease Work

IMPHAL, May 4: In protest against the restriction imposed on the service of Thelagari (push-cart) inside Khwairamband Market area, all the Thelagaris would stay away from loading or unloading goods in- side the market area from 6 am of May 5 to 6 pm of May 6. Announcing this during a press conference... 

TMNL Conference Concludes

Senior Scientific Officer (E CW) Preshaw K Shimray addressing the gathering at the TMNL conference. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 4: The 3-day 9th general conference of Tangkhul Mayar Ngala Long (TMNL/Tangkhul Youth Council) concluded today at Kachai village in Ukhrul district. The conference... 
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Arunachal CM Killed In Chopper Crash

NEW DELHI, May 4: Government on Wednesday indicated that Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu and four others may not have survived the crash of the helicopter in which they were travelling on Saturday. “From whatever I can piece together the information from the information given by the... 

NSCN Lashes Out At SC Jamir

IMPHAL, May 4: Stating that the failure of SC Jamir and Sungit Jamir to respond to the earlier call for confessional statements with reference to the duo’s devious role in mechanizing rumor of purported assassination plan on the life of SC Jamir by NSCN has been seriously viewed, GPRN/NSCN has... 

Film Forum Protests Threat To Theatres

IMPHAL, May 4: The impasse over restriction imposed by an underground group on cinema halls in Imphal has prompted the Film Forum Manipur (FFM) to resort to protest demonstration and till today nothing has come up with any definite solution. Cinema hall owners today reportedly convened a meeting to break... 
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Imphal-Bound Aircraft Averts Crash

AIZAWL, May 4: All the passengers of the Imphal–Aizawl sector of a Cessna Caravan aircraft operated by North East Shuttles had a miraculous escaped today when the aircraft they were traveling in overshot the runway and crash-landed at Lengpui Airport in Aizawl. Sources said the mini aircraft flying... 

BRIEF NEWS: May 05, 2011

Dupester handed over to cops IMPHAL, May 4: Personnel of Imphal police station have reportedly taken into custody an individual on the charge of duping passengers by posing as conductor of Inter-State passenger service operator. The accused person identified as one Md Liyauddin (20) of Sangaiyumpham...