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EDITIORIAL: The Irony Of May 21 And 22… Educating Delhi On Terror

It was terrorism that killed former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on May 21, 1991, while he was on an election campaign at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu and it was on May 22, 1958 that India adopted the Armed Forces Special Powers Act as an Ordinance.  While May 21 continues to be observed all over the... 

Profiling The Child Of The Heart To Heart Film, RCI Shows The Way Of Philanthropy

Rishikanta (R) poses for the lens with a friend. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 22: Having survived a serious threat to life in the early stage and today transformed to a healthy kid, thanks to the noble ‘Heart to Heart’ project of Rotary Club of Imphal, eight years old Mayanglambam Rishikanta... 

Five More In Line For Heart To Heart Benefits

IMPHAL, May 22: Sustaining its noble project christened, ‘Heart to heart’, Rotary Club of Imphal (RCI) president Dr Modhumangol Singh announced that four children with congenital heart disease would undergo surgery/treatment in the first week of June this year. The 14th batch of beneficiaries under... 

Four Districts Begin To Reap Fruits Of Development Seminar

IMPHAL, May 22: With most of the recommendations adopted during the development seminars organized jointly by Ministries of  Home Affairs and DoNER in four districts of the State namely Bishnupur, Imphal East, Ukhrul and Senapati, being implemented, people have started reaping its benefits. In the development... 

MNP+ Education Balm For Tamenglong Kids

IMPHAL, May 22: Manipur Network of Positive People (MNP+) has started providing support to 10 selected children hailing from HIV affected needy families of Tamenglong district under its education support program. MNP+ has been providing assistance to HIV infected/affected children of underprivileged... 

Blasts Rock MG Avenue, Parijat’s House

IMPHAL, May 22: A powerful bomb went off at Mahatma Gandhi Square, located just a stone throw away from City Police station, right in the heart of Imphal city, late evening today, even as another blast was triggered at the house of Agriculture Minister earlier in the evening today. The bomb, suspected... 

Kids Sensitized To Ugly Reality Of AFSPA

IMPHAL, May 22: As part of the nationwide campaign for the repeal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), Just Peace Foundation organized a children’s parliament at Hotel Imphal today. Former Member of Manipur Human Rights Commission, Yambem Laba, who was the Speaker of the parliament, recommended... 

Support For Sabiaksang

IMPHAL, May 22: Gearing up for the coming State Assembly Election which is likely to be held in the early part of next year, a joint meeting of the Vaiphei Peoples Council GHq, VPC Sangaikot Block, VPC Singat Block, VPC Tonglon Block, Zillai GHq and other close associates of the intending candidate Zabiaksang... 

Health Camp For Women Held

IMPHAL, May 22: A free health camp for women, aptly titled, ‘Well Women Health Camp’ was conducted at the community health centre of Sagolmang under Imphal East district today. Organized jointly by Progressive Youth Club (Sagolmang), Progressive Youth Brotherhood Association (Khewa Company) and Imphal... 

International Biodiversity Day Observed

IMPHAL, May 22: For the conservation of diminishing wetlands and its water resources, Environment and Ecology Wing has started development of Lamphelpat, Yaralpat and Waithoupat, Additional Chief Secretary (Forest and Environment) PC Lawmkunga has informed. Speaking as chief guest of the International... 

Festival Of Contemporary Plays Begins

A scene from Abhigyana Sakuntalam- inaugural play of the festival. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 22: A weeklong State level festival of contemporary plays commenced from today at JN Manipur Dance Academy. The festival is being organized by Manipur Ensemble, Imphal under the sponsorship of Ministry... 

Coaching Class For Minority Students Begins

IMPHAL, May 22: A six-month long coaching class for students from economically backward minority community has commenced from today at Azad High School, Yairipok. The coaching class for class VI to X standard students is being organized by Manipur Minority and OBC Economic Development Society with the... 

Body Complains On NREGS Wage

IMPHAL, May 22:  All the job card holders of MGNREGS in Tamenglong district have been deprived of 17 days’ wages for the year 2010-11, according to Village Authority Chairman Council, Tamei subdivision of Tamenglong district. Ch Poujiang, president of the Council alleged that job card holders of the...