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Meghen Treatment Exposes Delhi’s Double Standards

UNLIKE the United Liberation Front of Asom leaders who are currently on bail and preparing for talks with the Centre, Manipur’s United National Liberation Front chairman Rajkumar Meghen, better known as Sanayaima, faces an uncertain future. Now in the National Investigation Agency’s custody since... 

EDITORIAL: Assam: For Cong Or…?

Mr. Gaikhangam’s elation at the stupendous show put up by the Congress in the recently held Assembly election in Assam did not come as a surprise to us and we are sure it did not surprise those who have more than a passing interest in electoral politics of the country especially in the North East... 

Solitary Cop Accused Of Tax Collection Drive

In this photo provided by some shopkeepers, the accused cop scanning Khwairamband Keithel to collect money from traders. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 15: Even though concerted effort of the Government has resulted in shifting of street vendors to Lamphel Super Market complex, presence of some... 

BQ Outbreak Claims 13 Cows In Achanbigei

IMPHAL, May 15: Outbreak of BQ (Black Quarters), an infectious and fatal bacterial disease of the cattle, gripped Achanbigei area of Imphal East district, where at least 13 cows have reportedly died from the disease over the last 15 days. According to locals of Achanbigei, for the first time a cow was... 

Health Minister Mulls AYUSH Hospital

IMPHAL, May 15: Health Minister L Jayantakumar has assured to set up a 50-bedded AYUSH hospital at Lamphelpat. The assurance was made during a visit to the 20-bedded AYUSH and Homeopathy wing at JNIMS complex today. Informing that the hospital will have modern equipment, the Minister said site for the... 

State Joins Candlelight Memorial Day Observance

Family members taking part in the Candlelight observance. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 15: Joining rest of the world, the State today remembered hundreds of lives lost to HIV/AIDS with the observance of International AIDS Candle- light Memorial Day. Deliberation on issues related to the dreaded... 

Anal Chiefs Oppose RMSA Project Site Choice

IMPHAL, May 15: Anal Naga Chiefs’ Association (ANCA) has expressed objection on awarding Educationally Backward Blocks (EBBs) project to Toupokpi village in Chandel district under the Centre-sponsored Rashtriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyan (RMSA). It said “wrong selection” of the village is against... 

Captive Breeding Of State Bird Underway

IMPHAL, May 15: Manipur‘s State bird, animal and flower have all become threatened species, said Chief Conservator of forests, RK Srivastava, who is also the Member Secretary of State Biodiversity Board. Speaking to The Sangai Express during coverage of a spot painting competition organized today... 

Agri Experts Visit Shajouba Village

Agriculture experts inspecting cabbage and cauliflower farms at Shajouba village. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 15: In an initiative taken up under the supervision of District Agriculture Officer (DAO), Senapati, an agriculture expert team visited the vegetable fields of Shajouba village yesterday. The... 

Ex-UG Leader Talks Politics

IMPHAL, May 15: Making a promise to the people of the Assembly segment, MI Khan, a former leader of a UG group who has stepped into the mainstream politics, has assured that Keirao Assembly Constituency would be developed to a level of an exemplary model Assembly segment. Speaking at a simple function... 

Plebiscite Call Echoes In Kangchup Chiru

IMPHAL, May 15: Continuing the campaign for holding plebiscite as the only means for resolving the existing Manipur–India conflict, a public meeting was held at the community hall of Kangchup Chiru village today. Organized under the aegis of Kangchup Chiru Women Development Society, the meeting... 

Protest Staged

IMPHAL, May 15: Demanding inquiry and justice over the suspicious manner in which Hijam Ningol Laitonjam Ongbi Darsana (25) was found dead hanging from the ceiling fan inside her own room in her husband’s house, Meira Paibis and local clubs staged a protest demonstration at the gate of Gonvindajee... 
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NPF Hails Longkumer’s Success Over SC Jamir

IMPHAL, May 15: The Manipur unit of Naga Peoples’ Front (NPF), a regional political party has said the victory of NPF candidate Toshipokba Longkumer over SC Jamir in the just concluded Nagaland by-poll was in the interest of the Naga people. Congratulating Longkumer, NPF Manipur unit general secretary...