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Street Vendors Refuse To Give In, Storm Fruit Sellers’ Stalls

Evicted street vendors announcing pack up time. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 18: Refusing to give up without a fight, street vendors during a meeting held today have decided to pressurize the Government to allot seats to them at the top floors of the three newly constructed buildings of Khwairamband... 

No Electricity, No Road Connectivity, Boat Trip The Sole Means Of Communication, Jiri Hamlet Caught In A Time Warp, No Change Since ’64

A ramshackle structure passes off as the lone primary school in this Jiri village. Image Credit: Sangai Photo JIRI, May 18: Boroikhal is a village in Jiribam sub-division, Imphal East district which is in the news today for all the wrong reasons-long years of negligence. The said village is about 15-kilometre... 

Ukhrul Denizens Add Color To Lai Haraoba Fest

Colourful rendition of a folk dance during the concluding day of Lai-Haraoba festival. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 18: ‘‘It is a very precious opportunity for me to see the Lai-Haraoba festival, which is indeed a symbol of unity between the people of the hills and the valley’’, said... 

Tarun Gogoi Sworn In As Assam CM For Third Term

GUWAHATI, May 18: Congress leader Tarun Gogoi was today sworn in as the Chief Minister of Assam for the third successive term by Governor JB Patnaik at the Raj Bhawan here. The Governor administered the oath of office and secrecy to 75-year-old Gogoi in Assamese at the Durbar Hall of the Raj Bhawan. Union... 

Normal Class To Resume

IMPHAL, May 18: A joint meeting of the representatives of student bodies like AMSU, DESAM, KSA, and students ’ union of ITI Takyelpat, teachers, staff and trainees of the institute held today has decided that the institute would resume normal classes from tomorrow. Normal conduct of classes in the... 
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4-Year Old Boy Found Murdered

IMPHAL, May 18: In a shocking incident a 4-year old boy was found murdered and abandoned at a Bishnupur district area this afternoon. Body of the victim boy identified as Thiyamton alias Robiroy of Ningthoukhong Kha Khunou Ward Number 4 was recovered from inside a priestess’ resting enclosure of Ibudhou... 
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Fund For Urea Subsidy Proposed

IMPHAL, May 18: The State Agriculture Department is all set to apprise the finance Department authorities to sanction Rs 2 crores so that Urea to the farmers can be provided at subsidized rate. Speaking to The Sangai Express, Agriculture Minister Ph Parijat said even though factory price of a Urea bag... 

State Chips In To Help Jap Tsunami Victims

NEW DELHI, May 19 : The fund of Rs 6, 63,694 /- raised by voluntary donations from public leaders, individuals, government officials and social organizations from Manipur during the last month in the aid of Japan’s tsunami victims was handed over to the Embassy of Japan in India, Santipath, Chanakyapuri... 
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Academic Approach Adopted

IMPHAL, May 18: A joint educational research team from the Centre for Human Rights Duties Education and the Human Rights Department of Manipur University today visited the Imphal Central Jail, where the arrested agitating street vendors are being lodged, to take stock of their present condition. Around... 

IMC Candidate

IMPHAL, May 18: Buckling under the threats of KCP (Maoists) and contrary to what other candidates would like to say, Rajesh Kapoor, who is contesting as an independent candidate in the upcoming election to Imphal Municipal Council (IMC), has appealed to the people not to vote for him. Addressing a press... 
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School Upgradation

IMPHAL, May 18: Responding to the strong opposition raised by the president of Anal Chief Association, Chakpikarong block, Hl Thungngam Anal against the proposal to upgrade Toupokpi Junior High School to High School, the vice chairman of the School Management and Development Committee, Toupokpi Government... 

MEELAL Observes Mayek Adoption Day

IMPHAL, May 18: Meetei Erol Eyek Loinasillon Apunba Manipur (MEELAL) today remembered the day on which Meetei script was first implemented in school education after decades-long adoption of Bengali script in the State. MEELAL organized a program to mark the occasion at Manipur Press Club today. It was... 

BDO Tour Stumbles On Scheme Norms Contempt

IMPHAL, May 18: Non adherence to guidelines issued for implementation of development works under MGNREGS program has been detected at various Thoubal district areas during an inspection tour undertaken today by Kakching CD Block’s BDO Angam Kourung Kom. The Officer’s tour covered works including... 
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