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EDITORIAL: Imphal-Jiri Road

With the Imphal–Jiribam stretch of the National Highway 53 being not just an important land route that connects Manipur with the rest of the world, but also a road whose developmental works has always stirred the sentiments of the people, the recommendation of the State Cabinet to hand over the... 

Lethargic BRO Peeves Minister

The Ministerial team assessing condition of NH-53 during the tour of the Imphal-Jiribam section. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 5: Not impressed on seeing lack of progress in the National Highway-53 development   work taken up by the Border Roads Organization (BRO) a visibly upset Works Minister... 

Student Bodies Recover Text Books

IMPHAL, May 5: In continuation of their campaign to collect text books which remain undistributed, a joint team of AMSU, MSF, DESAM and KSA recovered text books found stored in Block Resource Centre Heibongpokpi in Imphal West district today. The text books for class I to VIII would be distributed to... 
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24-Hour Ukhrul Bandh Passes Off Peacefully With Relative Success

IMPHAL, May 5:  The 24-hour total bandh in Ukhrul district called by Tangkhul Coordination Committee (TCC) starting midnight May 4 against the “imposition” of Autonomous District Council (ADC) Act in the hill districts of Manipur has passed off peacefully with the district headquarters wearing a... 

Women Street Vendors Sent To Jail

Women street vendors being driven away from Court premise. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 5: Twenty-five arrested women street vendors, who were among others trying to storm the gate of Raj Bhavan yester-day to exert pressure on the Governor for withdrawing the State Cabinet decision of shifting... 

Meet Sustains Plebiscite Call, MCA Slammed

IMPHAL, May5: ‘‘Military Civic Action program is a sham, just a pretension’’, vice president of UCM Y Nabachandra has stated at a public meeting held at the Heibongpokpi community hall today. Addressing the meeting held under the theme of ‘Manipur–India conflict and its resolution... 

General Strike

IMPHAL, May 5: Denouncing the arrest of their president and deputy secretary (organization) for staging democratic agitation in protest against cancellation of parking allotment for rickshaws and hand-carts in- side Khwairamband Keithel, All Manipur Rickshaw Drivers and Pullers Welfare Association has... 

Law To Protect Investors Mooted

IMPHAL, May 5: A seminar cum public meeting on ‘effects of investment in multi level marketing and networking’ was held today at GM Hall here under the aegis of Visarev Investors Association. The public meeting mooted the need to enact a law which can protect investors from fraud companies. Among... 

Foundation Stones Laid In Keirao AC

IMPHAL, May 5: Minorities and Other Backward Classes Minister Md Alauddin Khan today laid foundation stones for construction of four community halls at different locations of Keirao Assembly Constituency. The community halls are to be constructed at Phunal Maring Khunou, Phunal Maring Khunthak, Phunal... 

AP CM’s Body Arrives In Itanagar

ITANAGAR, May 5: The body of Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu, who died in a helicopter crash along with four others, arrived in state capital Itanagar Thursday. All the five bodies were retrieved from the crash site located near the Sela Pass, at about 13,700 feet altitude on Thursday... 

CM Boost To Contract Employees

IMPHAL, May 5: Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh has asserted that the SPF Government is seriously considering regularization of medical personnel who are employed on contract basis in the implementation of various health care schemes in the State under the UPA Government’s flagship program –... 

BRIEF NEWS: May 06, 2011

State schools IMPHAL, May 5 : With a view to the impart computer education to students of 260 schools under the Government of Manipur, the State Government has signed an MoU with a firm based outside the State in this regard. An official source informed that students and teachers would be given computer...