Govt reminded of Oct deadline to approach Centre

IMPHAL, Sep 26 : The Coordinating Body on Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee Manipur (CBSTDCM) has appealed to all the Meetei people to extend full support to the ongoing campaign for inclusion of Meetei in ST category. A press release issued by CBSTDCM publicity committee convenor Waikhom Ananda Meetei said that a huge public rally was […]

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MNPF claims

Manipur Naga Peoples’ Front MNPF has claimed responsibility to the placing of bomb to the residence of Peter Shimrah at Poi Village in Ukhrul district Source IT News

Irom Sharmila meets Arvind Kejriwal, seeks advice on fighting Manipur polls – Times of India

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Irom Sharmila meets Arvind Kejriwal, seeks advice on fighting Manipur polls
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Rights activist Irom Sharmila, who had expressed her desire to contest Manipur assembly election next year, on Monday met Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and sought his advice on how to defeat “major political parties” in her state.
Irom Sharmila, youth from war zones to join global peace festBusiness Standard
Arvind Kejriwal to become political mentor of Irom SharmilaEconomic Times
Arvind Kejriwal commits support to Irom Sharmila against corruption, nepotismFinancial Express

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4 Sepak Takraw players to represent India

Four Sepacktakraw players along with a Coach from Nagaland have been selected to represent the Indian team in the forthcoming 31st King’s World Cup to be held from October 17-23 at Bangkok, Thailand. The players had been undergoing one month intensive training at Aurangabad, Maharashtra. The players would be undergoing another 15 days training abroad […]

A common objective for Central Nagaland Tribes Council

Ao Senden, Lotha Hoho and Sumi Hoho- dissociated from the Naga Hoho as per the August 24 meeting resolution adopted by the Central Nagaland Tribes Council (CNTC) of which all three are members, after the 30-day deadline on Naga Hoho expired on August 31, 2016. CNTC had opposed the recognition of Rongmei as an indigenous […]

Assam tea can foster Euro-Assam relations

GUWAHATI: Noted Estonian writer, translator and artist Margus Lattik on Sunday said Assam tea could hold the key to forging a stronger relation between Assam and Europe. “Through Assam tea, people will know more about Assam. That’s already a good starting point,” Lattik said. Lattik, who goes by the pen name Mathura, is credited with […]

Assam needs ILP-type protection, says Mahanta

Guwahati: Former chief minister and founder president of Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) Prafulla Kumar Mahanta has appealed to the Centre to provide special constitutional safeguards, modelled on the Inner Line Permit (ILP) system, in the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, to protect the indigenous people of the state. The bill, which was tabled in Parliament on […]

Asia’s longest bridge over Brahmaputra to be ready in 7 months

NEW DELHI: The strategic Dhola-Sadiya bridge on Brahmaputra, which will reduce travel time between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh by four hours, is likely to be opened to traffic before next monsoon season. The road ministry has approved compensation to property owners to get the required land for building the 2-kilometre approach road on Sadiya side […]

Manipur: Congress vies for more women candidates –
Manipur: Congress vies for more women candidates
IMPHAL: All India Mahila Congress Committee (AIMCC) president, Shobha Oza who is visiting Manipur to attend a “One day political conference” held in connection with the forthcoming Assembly election, 2017 at Awang Maibam Leikai Community Hall, …