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Women Vendors Toil Under Sun/Rain At Lamphel Market

(Left) Women vendors selling goods at the open market and the IMC run mobile toilet (right) IMPHAL, May 13: While women vendors, who have been evicted from the street corners of Khwairamband Keithel area, are seemingly satisfied on being provided the open space near Shankar Talkies to earn livelihood... 

Library Visitors On The Rise

Young readers scouring through the books at the State Library. Image Credit IMPHAL, May 13: In a significant development number of book readers who visit State Central Library is informed to be increasing substantially with many of the visitors said to have interest in books donated by anti-AFSPA campaigner... 
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Deadline Set To BSEM Text Books Printers

IMPHAL, May 13: Drawing flaks from all corners over its inapt handling on the text book issue, the School Education Department has finally decided to cancel orders given to private firms for printing the prescribed text books of Board of Secondary Education, Manipur (BSEM) if they could not provide the... 
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Cabinet Okays Tripartite Talks

IMPHAL, May 13: A meeting of the State Cabinet to- day has given its approval to holding tripartite talks involving the United Naga Council (UNC), the State Government and the Centre at Senapati on May 30. In the tripartite talks, the Government of Manipur would be led by its Information Minister TN... 

MSCW Probes Housewife’s Death

IMPHAL, May 13: Manipur State Commission for Women has started an investigation to the case related to death of Hijam Ningol Laitonjam Ongbi Darsana (25), who was married about two months back but found dead hanging inside her own room at her husband’s house at Singjamei Mayengbam Leikai yesterday... 
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Greenery Drive

IMPHAL, May 13: Giving a boost to the campaign for greenery as a counter measure to the challenges posed by climate change, Andro Assembly Constituency is all set for a massive tree plantation drive. Along with tying up with the Department concerned, one lakh saplings have been taken for planting at... 

MPP Sees Winds Of Change In State

IMPHAL, May 13: Buoyed by the change of governance in some State, that went to the polls and the results declared today, leaders of Manipur People’s Party (MPP) did not rule out winds of change sweeping here in Manipur as well. Addressing an MPP Political Conference organized by the party’s... 

CM Highlights SPF’s Education Agenda

IMPHAL, May 13: The process for upgradation of 600 primary schools which are under the Government into model schools has already been started with funding from Ministry of DoNER, Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh has informed. Addressing a special training on the flagship programs/schemes organized by Tamenglong... 

KLO/KLA Flays Killing

IMPHAL, May 13: Kuki armed outfit, KLO/KLA has strongly condemned the killing of its president Paokhomang Khongsai and dumping his body underneath a culvert. Talking to media persons  in connection with the killing somewhere in Saikul area today morning, general secretary of KLO/KLA L Timothy Kuki asserted... 
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Keirao Demands Better Road

IMPHAL, May 13: Lamenting over the deplorable condition of the roads in Keirao Assembly Constituency, denizens of the Assembly constituency have demanded the Government to take up construction work of the roads before the onset of rainy season. Speaking to media persons today, secretary of YDC, Keirao... 

Singngat Meet Rejects HAA Amendments

LAMKA, May 13: Alleging that the proposed the Manipur (Hill Areas) District Council Fourth Amendment, Act, 2011 has failed to address the core issue of giving legislative, judiciary and financial power to the ADCs and that the Manipur (Village Authority in Hill Areas) Second Amendment Act, 2011 posed... 

No Widow Pension Scheme Forms At Tamenglong, Bodies Take Serious Note

TAMENGLONG, May 13: Taking serious note of non-availability of District Social Welfare office staff and non-availability of widow pension scheme forms at the concerned department, the Zeliangrong Student Union Manipur and Zeliangrong Youth Front Tamenglong zone have demanded to that the District Social... 

TSA Concerned Over RMSA Recruitment

IMPHAL, May 13: Thadou Students’ Association (TSA) has expressed concern over allotting only six Thadou-Kuki MIL posts in the recruitment of teachers for Rashtriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyan (RMSA). TSA in a press release claimed that Thadou-Kuki is the second largest populous tribe producing largest...