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UNLF Hits Back At President

IMPHAL, Mar 14: Reacting to President Pratibha Patil’s call to the people of Manipur to give up violence and join the development process, the proscribed UNLF has countered that the violence and crimes witnessed in Manipur were the Government of India’s doing. A statement issued by the outfit’s... 

Bomb Explosion During President’s Visit To Manipur

IMPHAL, Mar 11: A powerful bomb explosion took place near the Raj Bhavan here, where President Pratibha Patil is staying, officials said on Friday. The bomb, allegedly planted by militants, went off at 11 p.m. on Thursday night at Ananda Singh Academy, about 2 km from Raj Bhavan, where the President... 

EDITORIAL: The Other Side Of Boycott

There is a popular joke doing the round, which has assumed greater currency and legitimacy with each passing year and the icing on the top is, the joke is at the expense of the men in uniform, the police and IRB personnel. And the joke perfectly complements their attitude and behavior which in the Meitei... 

EDITORIAL: Aura Of Raisina Hill

It is not very often that the President of India visits Manipur and at the snap of the finger we can only recall the visit of former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam in 2002 and now we have the scheduled visit of Pratibha Patil in the next couple of days. The President of India does not really wield any... 

MPLF Boycotts Patil’s Visit, 40 Hrs Strike From Midnight Today

IMPHAL, Mar 8: The Manipur People’s Liberation Front (MPLF) has declared that it would boycott the President of India Pratibha Patil’s visit to Manipur, conveyed a press release issued by the MPLF Permanent Body. The MPLF is the umbrella organization of the RPF, PREPAK and UNLF. Towards this end... 

Window Dressing For Imphal Ahead Of President Pratibha Patil’s Visit

Dug up portion on the eastern side of Raj Bhavan. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 1 : Ahead of the scheduled visit of President Pratibha Devi Singh Patil, Imphal is set to receive a full make-up and for this, all the areas excavated for Sewerage project would be filled up or covered. The Indian... 

Ashok Chakra Brings Moments Of Pride And Tears In Maj Jyotin’s Family

IMPHAL, Jan 27: Even as the whole country is saluting the outstanding bravery of army doctor Major Laishram Jyotin Singh on whom the Nation has posthumously conferred the Ashok Chakra, the highest peace time gallantry award in the country, for the bereaved family members it is a time of mixed sentiments... 

India Asks Diaspora To Invest In Land Of ‘New Opportunities’

NEW DELHI, Jan 7: The 9th edition of India‘s annual convention to connect with its 25-million-strong diaspora in 130 countries kicked off here Friday with a fervent appeal to them to return to their roots, a land of new opportunities, and share the fruits together. Minister for Overseas Indian... 

India Building Up ‘Look East’ Ties

Manmohan Singh discusses India-Japan relations with Japanese Prime Minister Naota Kan. (Photo: AP) PRIME Minister Manmohan Singh’s three-nation visit to Malaysia, Vietnam and Japan marks a reassertion of India’s resolve to pursue its “Look East Policy” to achieve its strategic,... 

North-East States, Youths To Be Focus Of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas

NEW DELHI, DEC 21: Nearly 1,300 delegates will gather here for Pravasi Bhartiya Divas, the annual conclave to connect with Indian Diaspora from January 7, with focus on showcasing Northeast as an attractive investment destination and engaging young overseas Indians in development process. Prime Minister...