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EDITORIAL: Umbilical Cord

Down the years, a political culture has taken such firm roots in Manipur, that there is the growing belief that Manipur can prosper only when there is a friendly Government in Delhi. This is perhaps one of the primary reasons why political parties like the Congress (I), with the odd BJP and the third... 

Uncertainties Grip NH-53 Development

IMPHAL, May 11: The sudden and unexpected approval of the Government of India to hand over the task of maintaining the National Highway 53, which could in no way be motorable during the rainy season, to the Public Works Department of the State Government and instruction for construction of the road under... 

Two PLA Men Held With Explosives

PLA activists and explosives being paraded before the media. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 11: Imphal West District Police Commandos have arrested two activists of the proscribed RPF/PLA and recovered 2.2 kilograms of explosive materials from their possession during a search operation conducted... 

June Uprising Day Units Formed

IMPHAL, May 11: As in previous years, United Committee Manipur (UCM) is all set to observe the 10th Great June Uprising Day on June 18 at the Kekrupat memorial Park where the mortal remains of 18 martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the sake of protecting the territorial integrity of Manipur have been... 

NGOs To Launch Anti-AFSPA Campaigns

IMPHAL, May 11: Even as the All Assam Shramik Krishak Kalyan Parishad (AASKKP) has launched anti-AFSPA campaigns at different locations of the North East region, People’s Union of Civil Liberty (PUCL) and National Alliance of People’s Movement (NAPM) are set to conduct a series of campaigns against... 

Victor Asks Tangkhuls To Promote Sports

Victor Keishing kick-starts the Sports Festival at Phungyar. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 11: Management of Tribal Areas (MATA) director and social activist Victor Keishing has called upon the Tangkhul youngsters to widen their horizon and strive for excellence in sports among other professions. Speaking... 

KNLF/KPA Finance Secretary Joins UKLF

IMPHAL, May 11: Finance secretary of the Kuki National Liberation Front/Kuki People’s Army (KNLF/KPA) Hangsai alias Lalpu has left the outfit and joined the United Kuki Liberation Front (UKLF). PRO unit-II of UKLF SS Mate has also reportedly given the consent on joining of Hangsai alias Lalpu to the... 

Locals Allege Sub-Standard Work

A breached portion of Nambul River retaining wall. Image Credit: Sangai Express IMPHAL, May 11: Contending that quality control is not being maintained in the construction of retaining walls along the Nambul river banks locals of Takyel Khongban have proclaimed prohibition on continuation of the work... 

Mega Science Festival Begins

IMPHAL, May 11: A five-day long Mega Science Festival (Science Meet, 2011) organized by Manipur Science and Technology Council (MASTEC) got under-way from today at Iboyaima Shumang Leela Shanglen, Hapta Kangjeibung. The main objective of the Science festival, which is being organized as an annual event... 

IRB Drivers Claim Pay Denial

IMPHAL, May 11:  In the absence of a Commanding Officer or responsible DDO, drivers, who are working under 9th Mahila Battalion (IRB), have not been receiving their pay since the day of joining service. According to the aggrieved drivers, in all 37 of them joined service under the battalion newly established... 
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UBI Clarifies On Churachandpur Closure

IMPHAL, May 11: United Bank of India (UBI) has described as unfortunate that even after so many remedial measures have been taken up for the Churachandpur branch, CDSU is still continuing with its agitation. UBI in a press release said there is no shortage of currency in CCpur branch at present as the... 

Plebiscite Calls Unabated

IMPHAL, May 11: For resolution of Manipur–India conflict, revolutionary groups operating in Manipur also need to make their stand clear on the issue, general secretary of United People’s Front (UPF) O Bikramjit has stated. In continuation of the ongoing campaign for resolving the existing Manipur-India... 

Naga Reconciliation Prayer On May 13

DIMAPUR, May 11: Naga leaders will conglomerate in Kohima from May 13 to participate in the 3-day prayer program for the Naga reconciliation. Organized by Naga Shisha Hoho Prayer Group, leaders of the Naga Hoho, the United Naga Council (UNC), Naga Students’ Federation (NSF), Naga Mothers Association...