Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Brief News 

Posthumous honour for Kanhailal

IMPHAL | Feb 20 Theatre legend of Manipur, Hesinam Kanhailal, who is also the founder and director of Kalakshetra Manipur, was posthumously honored with the prestigious Ammannur puraskaram instituted by Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academi, department of cult.....

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Rajnath’s promise not enough: AMSU

IMPHAL | Feb 20 The All Manipur Students Union reiterating its demand for detail of the ‘Framework Agreement’ signed between the government of India and the NSCN (IM) said no power in the world can underestimate Manipur. A release said without the cons.....

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4 withdraws nomination 

IMPHAL | Feb 20 Four candidates have withdrawn their candidatures on the last date of withdrawal for the first phase of the ensuing 11th state assembly election, to be held on March 8. The candidates are one each from Lilong, Wangjing Tentha, Jiribam a.....

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No Kangla meeting for BJP

IMPHAL | Feb 20 The proposed political convention of the BJP inside the premises of Kangla, which is to be addressed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi this month, has been relocated to a different venue following complaint by PRJA to the election commi.....

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Top post for Hangkhanlian: Chaoba

CCDPUR | Feb 20 Top BJP leader Th Chaoba today campaigned hard for party candidate V Hangkhanlian of Churachandpur constituency giving a hint that he would be given a top post in the next government. Th Chaoba was speaking at the flag hoisting function o.....

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‘Jiribam peaceful under Debendra’

Jiri News Network JIRIBAM | Feb 20 Ahead of the 11th Manipur legislative assembly election, a flag hosting ceremony along with public meeting was held today at the residence of Thoudam Debendra Singh who is the candidate of Indian National Congress (IN.....

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DG arrives

IMPHAL | Feb 19 Sudeep Jain, director general, Election Commission of lndia, has arrived lmphal today on a four-day official visit to the state to review poll preparedness for the ensuing assembly election. A release said he held meeting with deputy com.....

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48 from various parties join LJP

IMPHAL | Feb 19 The need of the hour of coordination between words and action from a people’s representative has already been proven in the Lanthabal constituency, said MLA Karam Shyam. He was speaking during a reception programme for the incoming of 48.....

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Meet on ‘Framework Agreement’

IMPHAL | Feb 19 A public meeting on “Framework of Agreement between GOI and NSCN (IM)” was held today at Khurai Konsham Leikai Popular School jointly organised by United Committee Manipur (UCM), Committee of Civil Socities, Kangleipak (CCSK) and Khurai K.....

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Th Chaoba flexes BJP muscle

BISHNUPUR| Feb 19 The flag hoisting ceremony of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate and former Union Minister Th Chaoba who will be contesting from Nambol constituency was held today at Ultou, Bishnupur. A public meeting which followed the ceremony w.....

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NPP kicks off campaign in Chandel

KANGPOKPI | Feb 19 Flag hoisting of NPP candidate for Chandel AC was held yesterday at Sugnu Tribal where the campaign for election of NPP candidate Letpao Haokip was formally kicked off. A subcommittee to oversee and spearhead the campaign in 5 areas i.....

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‘Politician not the party’

IMPHAL | Feb 19 It is not the political party but the politician that is important in capacity building of a nation, said Yaiskul constituency Independent candidate Ningombam Helendro Singh. Helendro was speaking during his flag hoisting ceremony held t.....

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CM expresses gratitude 

THOUBAL | Feb 19 Following the flag hoisting ceremony at his Thoubal Athokpam Makha Leikai residence on February 12, the chief minister of Manipur Okram Ibibi Singh also hoisted its party flag today at the residence of social worker Ningombam Gojen at Th.....

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MLAs responsible

IMPHAL | Feb 19 All the sixty members of Manipur Legislative Assembly are equally responsible in bringing peace in the state, said Singjamei constituency Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate H Nabashyam. Nabashyam was speaking during his flag hoisting cer.....

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 BJP flag hoisting at Naoriya Pakhanglakpa

IMPHAL | Feb 19 With the Congress governance for the last 15 years in Naoriya Pathanglakpa has brought to a backward constituency, expressed BJP candidate S Subhaschandra Singh. Flag hoisting ceremony for BJP candidate for Naoriya Pakhanglakpa constitue.....

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Random Items 

Pensioner woes as makeshift server crash

IMPHAL | Feb 20 The Department of Treasuries has been functioning without adequate infrastructure and manpower. There is no systematic electronic interconnectivity with the Finance department and the directorate among others. As such, the Treasury head .....

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Congress pledges to safeguard territory

IMPHAL | Feb 20 Manipur PCC released today its election manifesto for the ensuing state assembly elections promising a constitutional safeguard for the territorial integrity of Manipur. The manifesto was released by CP Joshi, general secretary, AICC and .....

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IT dept freezes Rs. 12 crs in poll bound Manipur

IMPHAL | Feb 20 The income tax department has claimed to have detected Rs 12 crores in various raids conducted by surveillance teams of Investigating Wing in connection with the upcoming election. Speaking to reporters at the Hotel Grande, conference ha.....

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“Dirty politics can only be removed by politics”

IMPHAL | Feb 20 North East India Development Party (NEIDP) president Narengbam Samarjit appealed to the people of Patsoi to take a good chance of their voting powers in order to maintain the territorial integrity of the state. While attending a flag hoi.....

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Shrinking aspirations

It is alarming to note the manner in which aspirations in Manipur by and large have been systematically shrinking in size and scope. Today, it is as if young people see no other handle to success in life than securing a government job – any government job.....

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Two days seminar at MU

IMPHAL | Feb 20 Two days seminar on North East India since 1947 under society, polity and economy with reference to the state of Manipur began today at Committee Room, Vice Chancellor’s Office, Manipur University, Canchipur, Imphal. The seminar was orga.....

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International eye care day on March 3

IMPHAL | Feb 20 Since the first International Conference on prevention and Rehabilitation of hearing impairment was held in Beijing, China on March 3rd 2007, the day is observed as ‘International Ear-care Day’ every year across the world. The day is obs.....

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11 candidates in Chandel and Tengnoupal

IMPHAL | Feb 20 Eleven candidates are in poll fray in 41-Chandel and 42-Tengnoupal ACs with the withdrawal of candidature by an independent candidate namely KB Kothang in Tengnoupal AC on the last day of withdrawal of candidature today. Earlier, seven c.....

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13 year old raped

IMPHAL | Feb 20 A 13 year old girl was allegedly raped by a 47 year old man at the under construction building site of Horticulture Department, Sanjenthong, Imphal East. The incident took place on17th of this month at around 6 pm. According to the sour.....

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Free educational institutions: KNF

KANGPOKPI | Feb 20 The Education department of Kuki National Front (KNF) in its aim to boost education sector in the district today appeals all concerned to make educational institutions of Kangpokpi district a free and peaceful zone. A release stated t.....

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Framework agreement would not affect state: Biren

IMPHAL | Feb 20 Former MLA Nongthombam Biren assured that the framework agreement would not adversely affect the state. Addressing at a flag hoisting ceremony for Bharitya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Yumkham Erabot Singh of Wangkhei assembly constituen.....

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Left parties fighting Manipur election to regain lost ground

IMPHAL| Feb 20 Once a force to reckon with in Manipur politics, the CPI and CPI(M) are fighting the Assembly election to regain their lost ground in the state. Manipur has a long history of Left movement, under the leadership of legendary Left leader li.....

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