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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... 

AR Organizes Seminar On Peace And Development In Churachandpur

LAMKA, Feb 23: 27 Sector Assam Rifles today organized a seminar on the topic, ‘Peace and development in Conflict’ in association with Lions Club of Churachandpur at Synod hall here. Selected individuals from all walks of life presented a 15 minutes paper each on nine topics relating to peace and... 

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... 

28 AR Lives Up To The Spirit Of Republic Day, Reaches Out To School Kids

Lilong Post Commander 28 Assam Rifles Major Sanga IMPHAL, January 27: Republic day 2011 was celebrated by Lilong post 28 Assam Rifles under the aegis of 9 sector HQ under IGAR(S) at Junior High School, Thiyam Konjin. The School was established in 1965 and it has classes till 8th standard. Despite poor... 

Our Men In Delhi

Gouramangi Singh, IAFF Player of the Year 2010. Another Republic Day is once again upon us and as has been the trend or rather the rule in the last many years, empty streets, tight security measures, especially on the eve of January 26, with all the citizens of the land, preferring to stay within the... 

Delhi Under Security Blanket On Republic Day

Republic Day (File Photo) NEW DELHI, Jan 26: Delhi was under a blanket of security on the Republic Day on Wednesday as thousands of armed personnel kept a tight vigil while Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and helicopters scanned the city from above. Snipers with sophisticated arms and binoculars were... 

Churachandpur Set To Witness Grandest Republic Day

LAMKA, Jan 25: Churachandpur, the state’s largest district is all set to witness the grandest Republic Day celebration ever today as some thirty-five march past contingents alongside seven departmental Tableaus will hit the celebration venue at Lamka public ground. As is the tradition, the Deputy... 

Governor, Others Convey Republic Day Greetings

IMPHAL, Jan 25: The Governor Gurbachan Jagat as well as GOC 3 Corps, GOC Red Shield Division and IGAR (South) have greeted the people of Manipur on the occasion of Republic Day, to be celebrated tomorrow. In his message, the Governor highlighted that on this day in 1950 ‘˜we the people of India... 

Ashok Chakra for (L) Major Laishram Jyotin Singh

Major Jyotin Laishram IMPHAL, Jan 25: Army doctor, late Laishram Major Jyotin Singh, a native of Manipur, will be the first to receive the highest peace time gallantry award, Ashok Chakra for his exceptional bravery. The officer laid down his life fighting terrorists during an attack on Indians in Kabul. The... 

North East UG Groups Join Republic Day Boycott Call

IMPHAL, Jan 22: Joining their comrades in arms, several North East insurgent groups have decided to boycott the upcoming Republic Day celebrations in addition to calling a general strike from 1 am to 5.30 pm of January 26. This was informed through a joint press release issued by the Kamatapur Liberation... 

UG Groups Boycott R-Day, Call General Strike

This is the scene that will be seen on January 26. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Jan 21: Together with boycotting the forthcoming Republic Day celebrations, several underground organizations have imposed a general strike all over the State on January 26. A press release issued by the permanent... 

KCP-MC Joins Boycott Republic Day Slogan

IMPHAL, Jan 18: The armed outfit KCP-MC has declared a complete ban on the 62nd Republic Day, asserting that it has nothing to do with Manipur. A press release issued by the outfit’s military affairs secretary Lanheiba Meitei asserted that those who love India may leave Kangleipak but there would... 

Man League Anniversary Held, Agro-Growth Stressed

Dignitaries at the 6th foundation anniversary celebration of Man League at Manipur Press Club. IMPHAL, Dec 22: With call for self-reliance on food production, the 6th foundation day of Man League Manipur was celebrated at Manipur Press Club here today. Dean of Central Agricultural University Prof N Iboton...