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 […]

A movement to end the bandh culture in Manipur

Progressive Manipur leading “A Silent Peaceful March/Rally”, calling out for support from all to bring an end to the Bandh culture in Manipur. —————————————— 24th September, 2016, Imphal: Progressive Manipur, for the first time is organizing a Rally/March on 2nd October, 2016, marking a peaceful but firm protest to STOP the ongoing barrage of curfews/bandhs […]

Reservation Row Hits Admission Process in Manipur Varsity – NorthEast Today

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Manipur University’s decision on the quantum of reservation in admission for SC and ST candidates has delayed admission to master’s degree courses and also commencement of this year’s academic session. The academic session was slated to start in July.

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Junior, Sub-junior volleyball tournament

IMPHAL, Sep 25: The 36th Junior State level  volleyball tournament 2016 and 15th Subjunior State level volleyball tournament 2016 commenced today at Khuman Lampak Indoor Stadium under the auspices of All Manipur Volleyball Association. In the opening match of Junior category today, YVA, Ngairangbam beat TRYVA-B, Ukhrul by 3-2 sets. In other matches, NYVA, Naorem […]

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Chingkheinganba for Tehran Asian Championship

IMPHAL, Sep 25: Maibam Chingkheinganba has been selected by the India Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) to take part in the Asian Sport Climbing Championship being held at Tehran.  A member of the strong eight member climbers’ Indian Contingent, this is for the second time that Chinkheinganba from Manipur will be representing the country in the Asian […]

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BJP observes Pandit Deendayal’s birth anniversary

IMPHAL, Sep 25: The 100th birth anniversary of noted philosopher and former leader of Bharatiya Jana Sangh Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay was observed today at the office of BJP Manipur Pradesh at Nityaipat Chuthek here. Notably Bharatiya Jana Sangh is a precedent of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Offering of floral tributes to Pandit Deendayal and lectures […]

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Don’t blame the camera, instead blame your face

When you speak something bad about someone, can you pull them down? NO. Therefore, when people talk bad about you, just know that they can’t pull you down; it’s just the nature of this society. You have been taking life as your best friend, but all the killers are the closest ones as they know […]

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Govt reshuffles IAS, MCS officers

The State Government has effected transfer and postings of 28 IAS and MCS officers. An order to this effect was issued late last night. As per the order, Works has been removed from Chief Secretary O Nabakishore as such he would handle the affairs of Cabinet only. Additional Chief Secretary Dr J Suresh Babu has […]

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Contract teachers call eco-blockade

IMPHAL, Sep 25: Demanding service regularisation, primary teachers appointed by Senapati Autonomous District Council (ADC) has called an indefinite economic blockade on ImphalDimapur highway and Imphal-Jiribam highway with effect from September 26 midnight. Speaking to media persons at Manipur Press Club here today, Contract Basis Appointed Teachers Association, ADC Senapati president Karang Rangnamei said that […]

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Don’t tarnish BJP’s clean image

Sir, Of late, Manipur has been witnessing influx of so-called political leaders into BJP for some political opportunism. These are the leaders who have been tried and tested by the electorates of Manipur. When the people of the State are crying for a transparent, corruption free and pro-people government, a host of corrupt leaders are […]

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Edn Minister demands apology

IMPHAL, Sep 25 : Education Minister Dr Kh Ratankumar has asked Mayang Imphal Municipal Council Councillor Janeshori and Mayang Imphal BJP Mandal president Ravi to justify the allegations levelled against him over the incident that took place at Mayang Imphal Maning Khunou. The Education Minister in a press meet held at his quarter at Babupara […]

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CPI, MDPF launch poster campaign

IMPHAL, Sep 25 : The CPI (ML), Liberation Manipur State Committee and Manipur Democratic People’s Front launched a poster campaign appealing masses to elect their representatives wisely. Manipur Democratic Peo ple’s Front president Dr G Tonsana and CPI (ML) Liberation Manipur State Committee’s State secretary Sapam Shamungou launched the campaign at Yengkhom Leirak, Sagolband Tera […]

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Public nuisance in the name of fashion Farce at Uripok-Kangchup road

Blocking one side of the road because of a fashion parade to mark the opening of a studio cum academy of a noted fashion designer and things cannot get more farcical than this. Those who had the misfortune of taking the Uripok-Kangchup road on September 24 will understand the immense inconvenience caused to the public […]

CorCom pays tribute to Hijam Irabot

The Coordination Committee, CorCom, a conglomerate of different underground outfits has extended revolutionary salute to the legendary revolutionary figure, Lamyanba Hijam Irabot on his 65th death anniversary and as well as 120th birthday. According to a release signed by its media coordinator Ksh Yoiheiba, the legend Hijam Irabot has been a harbinger of the on-going […]