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EDITORIAL: Obsession With CI Ops… Losing Touch Of The Fundas

It could be due to a misplaced sense of priority or a failure to break free from the stereotypical understanding of a job profile or a wrong policy pursued by the Government but today the State Police Department stands exposed as a force totally inept in handling crimes which do not fall under the ambit... 

December Deadline Set For Nambul River Project

The retaining wall along the banks of the Nambul river. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 20: A top official of the Irrigation and Flood Control Department (IFCD) has tentatively set December this year as the deadline for completion of the ongoing Nambul River project. However, the official in the... 

Meghen Sets Record Straight On Plebiscite

RK Meghen interacting with reporters. Image Credit: Sangai Photo GUWAHATI, May 20: In an obvious reference to the reaction of an underground outfit to the call for plebiscite mooted by the United National Liberation Front to settle the Indo-Manipur conflict, its Chairman RK Meghen today stated that... 

Indo-Myanmar Meet Dates Fixed

IMPHAL, May 20: The 18th Indo-Myanmar sectoral level meeting is scheduled to be held at Kalemao in Myanmar from June 9 to 10 to discuss various bilateral issues concerning the welfare and development of the two neighboring countries. Considered to be one of the most important and rare occasions for the... 

Shumang Lila Under Threat From Westernization

IMPHAL, May 20: Fearing that Shumang Lila or courtyard theatre play has been increasingly subjected to the danger of being wiped out with the jettisoning of its tradition and the import of western culture, director of Theatre Mirror and Sumang Lila Warepam Naba has expressed the need to preserve the... 

No End To Tears For Murdered 4 Yr Old Kid

A weeping mother of the murdered child says it all. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 20 : North East Dialogue Forum and Women Action for Development have strongly condemned the brutal murder of 4 year old Thiyam Roberoy alias Ton s/o Th Rocky of Ningthoukhong Kha-Khunou ward no. 4, Bishnupur district... 
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Singapore Course For State Officials

IMPHAL, May 20: In all 15 top officials of Government of Manipur have been named to undertake a foreign training course at Civil Service College, Singapore from May 23 to 27. Apart from the 15, Director General of State Academy of Training Dr Sajjad Hassan has been named as the Course Evaluator and will... 
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State Scores In School Mapping

IMPHAL, May 20: amongst the North Eastern states, Manipur has become the first and fourth in the country to cover all the educational institutions under the school mapping program. An informed source said under the Sarva shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) program mapping of all Government, private as well as aided... 

UGs Arrested

IMPHAL, May 20: Police have arrested three underground activists belonging to different groups from various parts of the State yesterday. According to a statement issued by Senior SP of Imphal West District, acting on credible information, Imphal West District Police Commandos arrested an active member... 

State Nursing Gets A Boost Up

IMPHAL, May 20: Upgradation and redesignation of the post of Nursing Superintendent and Deputy Nursing Superintendent, which were under the Deputy Director of Directorate of Health Services, as Joint Director Nursing and Deputy Director Nursing respectively has been hailed as a step towards all round... 

Yaingangpokpi Awakes To Plebiscite Call

IMPHAL, May 20:  India has not been respecting the International laws, general secretary of All Manipur Bar Association Y Priyokumar has alleged, while addressing a public meeting held at Yaingangpokpi community hall today. Speaking as a resource person in the meeting held under the theme of ‘Manipur-India... 

Political Convention Held At Kalapahar

IMPHAL, May 20: In a society where different communities are living together, there is need for developing strong bond of affection among the communities to bring peace, said Hill Areas Committee (HAC) Chairman Thangminlen Kipgen. He was speaking in a one-day political conference held at Kalapahar Bazar... 

SFs Strike It Rich With Arrest Of 9 UGs, 2 OGWs

IMPHAL, May 20: Security forces have netted nine underground cadres and two overground cadres from different locations. Imphal East district police commandos and troops of 22 Assam Rifles under Red Shield Division arrested two cadres of United Tribal Liberation Army (UTLA) from Mongbung village under... 
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