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CM Holds Fort From Fuel Price To Parking Lots, Traffic Snarls Linked To Rise In Vehicles

Traffic snarl in Imphal which has become a routine affair. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 16: Attributing the problem of traffic congestion in Khwairamband Bazar area to the unprecedented increase in the number of vehicles in Manipur, Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh has explained that hike in the... 

Tale Of Struggle: Eviction Adds To Woes Of Existence

IMPHAL, May 16: ‘‘First my husband was shot dead and now I have no place to sell my goods at Khwairamband Bazar. I don’t know how I will feed my children’’, 30-year old Thoibi, a woman vendor said. For the last 7 years, Thoibi has been selling vegetables and other items along the roadside of... 

BT Road Incident Of July 23, 2009: Agarwal Commission To Submit Report Today

File photos of Sanjit being accosted and a police commando brought to the Court. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 16 : The report of the one man Justice PG Agarwal Inquiry Commission, which was constituted to probe into the controversial BT Road incident on July 23, 2009 that left two persons dead... 

Legal SOS Sounded To Save CWGC Land

IMPHAL, May 16: Taking serious note of the alleged encroachment on the land earmarked for World War II memorial site at Dewlaland, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) United Kingdom has sent a lawyer to fight the encroachers in the law Court. Manipur witnessed fierce fights from March till... 

Text Book Stalemate Continues

IMPHAL, May 16: Even as a large number of students launched a futile attempt to storm the office of Board of Secondary Education (BSEM) to protest the shortage of text books, student organizations that initiated the current movement have cautioned that piecemeal solution to the demand will not be acceptable. Demanding... 

Duped Investors Take Case To Jagat, Ibobi

IMPHAL, May 16: Intent on getting back at least some of their investments, representatives of Visarev Investors Association, who have been left high and dry after investing large sums of money in the pyramidical schemes floated by UniGroup companies, namely Visarev, Unipay2U, Unigold, Unipay2U International... 

Cabinet Lines Up Steps To Bell The Cat

IMPHAL, May 16: In a significant development aimed at curbing corruption in high places, a Cabinet Sub-Committee has been formed to record assets of SPF Ministers and MLAs of the ruling coalition. According to an informed source the Committee, headed by Revenue Minister Th Debendra, was constituted on... 

Hmar Observe Martyrs’ Day

LAMKA, May 16: In commemoration of the sacrifices made by the HPC for their people, Hmar martyr’s day, was observed today in all areas dominated by the community. The main commemorative event, however, was held at Rengkai during the closing ceremony of the Martyr’s trophy (football tournament). There... 

HERICOUN Celebrates Foundation Day

IMPHAL, May 16: Ethno Heritage Council (HERIC-OUN) Manipur celebrated its 9th foundation day at Rupmahal theatre today. The final round of the second Khangminnashi Quiz contest was also conducted as a part of the celebration. Leishang Khoma team of Johnstone Higher Secondary School, Konok Thengra team... 

Land Owners’ Body Warns Of Agitation Along NH-53

IMPHAL, May 16: Land and Properties Owners’ Association NH-53/39 Senapati and Tamenglong districts has threatened to launch agitation if the State Government fails to compensate them under the provision of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894. A press release said that their land on both sides of the NH... 

Meet Deliberates Development Issues

IMPHAL, May 16: A public meeting cum discussion on the topic, ‘people’s responsibility in developmental activities’ was held at Naharup Mayai Leikai today. IFC Minister Nongmaithem Biren, Moirang A/C MLA M Prithviraj and former AMSU president Pangambam Premananda were the chief guest, guest of... 
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BRIEF NEWS: May 17, 2011

JHM to contribute to tsunami relief IMPHAL, May 16: As a goodwill gesture to tsunami and earthquake victims of Japan, the staff of Japanese Hospital Manipur will contribute the amount of one month’s salary to the relief fund of the worst ever natural calamity. A seven-member team of World War-II Victims...