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Uneasy Calm Reigns Ukhrul, AR Holds Flag March

UKHRUL, Aug 31: Following the violent confrontation between civilians and security forces yesterday which left two civilians dead apart from injuring 26 civilians and security forces, an uneasy calm prevails in Ukhrul town. After the district administration requisitioned paramilitary forces, 41 Assam... 

2 Protesters Killed, Over 10 Injured By Manipur Armed Forces; Situation In Ukhrul Tense

Mass rally at Ukhrul district headquarters in Manipur protesting the imposition of Section 144 of CrPC. (Image Credit: Protest Against SEC 144 Crpc Promulgation in Ukhrul) At least three protesters were killed and 10 others injured by Manipur State Commandos and Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) during... 

Myanmar To Act Against NE Militant Groups If Provided Inputs: Information Minister U Ye Htut

NAY PYI TAW, Aug 24: Promising all possible support to India’s fight against terrorism, Myanmar has said it will bust training camps of North East militant groups on its soil if India provides specific inputs about their existence. Asserting that his country will never allow any terror outfit to use... 

Court Orders Release Of Manipuri Activist Irom Sharmila

Irom Sharmila (Image Credit: Times of India) IMPHAL, Aug 19: A sessions court in Manipur, Tuesday, ordered the immediate release of civil rights activist Irom Sharmila, who has been on an indefinite hunger strike demanding repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act for the past 13 years. The 42-year-old... 

Manipur Pays Homage To Martyrs; Patriots’ Day Observed Far And Wide

IMPHAL, Aug 13: In commemoration of the supreme sacrifices made by Thangal General, Bir Tikendrajit and others in their struggle against the onslaught of British imperialism, the Patriots Day was observed today all over Manipur and beyond. The main function was held at Pheidabung, BT Park where Governor... 

India, ASEAN Likely To Sign FTA This Month

NAY PYI TAW (Myanmar), Aug 10: India and the 10-nation ASEAN are likely to sign the long-delayed free trade agreement in services and investments later this month when their economic and trade ministers meet here. Foreign Ministers of all ASEAN countries as well External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj... 

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...