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Meghen Basks Under Unity Move

IMPHAL, Jul 25: Stating that the recent unification among seven armed groups operating in Manipur is a step forward in the ongoing revolutionary struggle and is to the aspiration of the people, UNLF chairman RK Sanayaima alias Meghen has appealed to the people of Manipur for support, saying that it is... 

Center Unlikely To Accept NSCN-IM Demand

NEW DELHI, July 19 – Conscious of the ground realities, the Centre is unlikely to accept the NSCN (I-M)’s demand for unification of Naga inhabited areas, while guaranteeing territorial integrity of Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh. Sources said the Centre is willing to guarantee maximum autonomy... 

Gas To Come To The Rescue Of Forest Cover by Replacing Firewood, LPG Scheme Set For Launch In State

Consumers line up for their filled LPG -(File photo). Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Jul 17: The Rajiv Gandhi Grameen LPG Bitrak Yojana taken up by the Government of India with a view to promote use of LPG in remote areas of the country is all set for launch in Manipur. According to information received... 
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UNLF Hails Unification Move Of UGs

IMPHAL, Jul 17: The UNLF Central Committee has welcomed and hailed the recent decision taken by KCP, KYKL, PREPAK, PREPAK (Pro), RPF, UPPK and the UNLF at the highest level to wage the liberation movement collectively. The landmark event at which the top leaders of the seven revolutionary organizations... 

Rishang Lashes Out At Naga Crusaders

IMPHAL, Jul 17: Rajya Sabha MP Rishang Keishing has lambasted the recent quit notice serve by Naga Crusaders to Meiteis as sheer nonsense aimed at upsetting the integrity of Manipur. He further advised the so-called Naga crusaders to stop scheming for straining the cordial relationship between the hill... 

President Of Tamil Sangam, Moreh Unmasked, Drug Baron Held, Trial In Delhi

RAIPUR/IMPHAL, Jul 17: The mask has been pulled off the president of Tamil Sangam, Moreh with the police arresting him on charges of being a drug baron, responsible for smuggling Cocaine from across the international border. V Shekhar, who earned his fortune and wealth at Moreh, in Manipur, is today... 

Armed Groups Take First Unity Step

IMPHAL, Jul 13: Taking the first step towards the formation of a United Front of the armed organizations operating in Manipur, seven militant organizations have come together and formed a Co-ordination Committee, with two top rung leaders drawn from each organization. President of the RPF, Irengbam Chaoren... 

State Lad Makes A Mark At International Film Fest, XXX Energy Drink Beefs Up Amarjit

IMPHAL, Jul 13: A 30-second commercial production of a young film-maker from Manipur has been selected as one of the five top finalists in the International Student Film Festival-Hollywood. A student of Bangalore-based flash Frame Visuals Academy of Film and Television, Irengbam Amarjit Singh’s project... 

Ragailong Blast Catches Up With Lanheiba

IMPHAL, Jul 13: In connection with the bomb blast at Ragailong that killed 17 people and left more than 30 injured, police have rearrested Lanheiba Meitei, the leader of a KCP-MC faction, who is already in police custody. Lanheiba Meitei has been in the police custody over the abduction of two staff... 

Agar Plantation, A Hope For Rural Economy

The charismatic Agar oil which sometimes is called “Wood of the Gods” was discovered long ago and used to be a passion for the Sultans and erstwhile Sheikhs. Since those days to today, agarwood oil is widely acclaimed and treated as a precious medicinal and cosmetic product. It is even valued more... 
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Assam MP Ghatowar Gets DoNER, Manipur’s Honeymoon With Nil Continues At Delhi

NEW DELHI, Jul 12: Seven Ministers were dropped; controversial Jairam Ramesh was promoted but shifted from the high-profile Environment Minis- try and Veerappa Moily from Law in a substantive reshuffle of the Union Cabinet today which was marred by the resignation of Gurudas Kamat who quit within hours... 
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KYKL, UNLF Lift Restriction On Heirok People

IMPHAL, Jul 12: The proscribed UNLF and KYKL have lifted the restrictions imposed on the people of Heirok in the aftermath of the violent incident of March 2008. A joint press release signed by KYKL General Secretary Namoijam Oken and UNLF General Secretary Narengbam Thabal declared that the restrictions... 

Cabinet Reshuffle Likely Next Week, Dr Meinya Likely To Make Cut At The Expense Of Vincent Pala

NEW DELHI, Jul 10: The guessing game among State Congress MPs continues; as Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh is all set to reshuffle his ministry early next week. Congress Lok Sabha MP Paban Singh Ghatowar and PCC president and Rajya Sabha MP Bhubaneswar Kalita have emerged as favorites to make it to...