Daily News Digest – The Sangai Express – 27 September 2011

Tituler King Leishemba Sanajaoba presenting an award to a reciepent during the 60th death anniversary observance  of Jananeta Hijam Irabot organised under the aegis of Hijam Irabot Memorial Cheritable Trust at Manipur CollegeTituler King Leishemba Sanajaoba presenting an award to a reciepent during the 60th death anniversary observance of Jananeta Hijam Irabot organised under the aegis of Hijam Irabot Memorial Cheritable Trust at Manipur College

Sadar Hills Church Leaders’ Forum backs district demand Church leaders for peaceful co-existence

Map of Sadar Hills and at the background people on the highway demanding district status

IMPHAL, Sep 26: A seven-member delegation of Church Leaders’ Forum of Sadar Hills Autonomous District today cal …..

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PLA celebrates raising day

IMPHAL, Sep 26 : The proscribed People’s Liberation Army (PLA)  has celebrated its 33rd raising day together with the people amid vigour and zeal, informed a press release issued by the RPF Publicity Secretary T Leisemba.

The main function was held at the party’s general headquarters by unfurling the PLA’s flag.

After receiving a parade given by PLA cadres, Chief of Army Staff Mm Ngouba gave a …..

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RPF washes hands off killing non-locals

IMPHAL, Sep 26 : The proscribed RPF has rejected the charge of Imphal West SSP L Kailun that RPF/PLA cadres were involved in the killing of non-local labourers.

Alleging that the SSP’s claim was fabricated, a press release issued by the outfit’s Publicity Secretary T Leisemba contended that  the outfit has not yet targeted any non-local people or launched any operation against them.

It further accus …..

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End blockade or surrender, UCM tells Govt SPF Govt certified a flop

Stranded truckers cook their mealIMPHAL, Sep 26 : The United Committee Manipur (UCM)  has asked the State Government to get the blockade lifted immediately or take up legal action without any delay.

In a strongly worded press statement, the UCM asked the Government to surrender to SHDDC and U …..

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BJP presses PR option bell

Imphal, Sep 26 : Alleging that the Congress led Government is “inept” in handling the ongoing crisis, State unit of the BJP has sought the imposition of President’s Rule (PR) in Manipur following the economic blockade on the National Highways of the state that has completed 57 days today.

Manipur unit of BJP president Sh Shantikumar told the media today that a memorandum has been sent to the President of India thro …..

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CNPO appeals against counter blockade

The vehicle set ablaze on September 25IMPHAL, Sep 26 : A public meeting held today at Japhou Bazar, Chandel has resolved to appeal to the Tata Sumo Welfare Association, Kakching to Imphal, Imphal Moreh Road Transporters and Business Association and the All Manipur Road Transport Drivers and Motor Workers …..

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CM assures adequate security, blockade tidbits

IMPHAL, Sep 26 : Assu-ring adequate security, Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh has appealed to the transporters for uninterrup-ted service along Imphal- Moreh Road.

The Chief Minister gave the assurance in a joint meeting with the representatives of Imphal- Moreh Transport Association and Manipur Drivers’ Union  in the afternoon today.

The Chief Minister also handed over a sum of Rs 1 lakh to the representatives as …..

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Shift Meghen to Tihar plea quashed

Meghen speaks to the mediaIMPHAL, Sep 26: Rejecting a petition, a special Court of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has quashed  a plea to transfer UNLF chairman RK Meghen alias Sanayaima from Gauhati Jail to Tihar Jail, New Delhi.

Superintendent of Gau-hati Jail, who received a letter from Ministry of Ho …..

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Shots fired at meeting venue

IMPHAL, Sep 26 : Some unidentified persons fired a few round of shots at a meeting held for Naoroibam Ratan (Kapur) at Kairang Muslim Mamang Leikai last night.

Notably, N Kapur is preparing to contest in the 10th Manipur Legislative Assembly elections from Heingang Assembly constituency.

The Kairang Muslim Bibi Mahila Samiti has however contended that there was no such incident as such. In a statement the Samiti claimed t …..

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Governor greets

IMPHAL, Sep 26 :Governor Gurbachan Jagat has greeted the people of Manipur on the occasion of Mera Chaoren Houba.

In his message to the people, Jagat observed that  traditional festival of Mera Chaoren Houba, which is celebrated in Manipur on the advent of Mera-Tha (month of Sept/Oct) every year, aims at preserving and promoting unity and integrity among all the commu- nities of the State. While celebrating the festival in its …..

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Youth Cong exhorted to act responsibly

IMPHAL, Sep 26: Manipur Pradesh Youth Congress president MLA M Prithi-viraj has called upon the Youth Congress to act responsibly so as to ensure the success of Congress candidates in the upcoming general election to 10th Manipur Legislative Assembly.

Speaking at the inaugural function of an office of the Phoubakchao unit of the Youth Congress Committee at Phoubakchao Bazar today wherein the office bearers were administered oath tou …..

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Integrity & Solidarity Day

IMPHAL, Sep 26: The Joint Committee of Apunba Manipur Kanba Ima Lup (AMKIL) and National Identity Protection Committee (NIPCO)  has appealed to the  people for  partication in the Manipur Integrity and Solidarity Day, 2011 observance scheduled on September 28.

Addressing a press conference jointly in this connection at the Keishampat office of NIPCO today, AMKIL president Ph Shakhileima and NIPCO president L Khupler r …..

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ZUF refutes SP claim

IMPHAL, Sep 26: Zelia-ngrong United Front (ZUF) has refuted the claim of SP Thokchom Radhe-shyam that Gouramani, pump hou-se operator of NHPC, by a combined team of Bish-nupur police and troops of 32 CRPF as false.

In a statement, general secretary of ZUF A Ramroi asserted that Gouramani was not abducted for ransom but he was called out from his house to discuss some departmental issues. After discussion, he had been send back home …..

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Champion footballer Lalzoulen felicitated

IMPHAL, Sep 26: Promising young footballer Lalzoulen Lotzen who took pivotal role in clinching the champions trophy of the National School Games football championship for Manipur was accorded a warm reception  at Presidency College, Motbung today.

The reception function was organised by the Thadou Students’ Association, Sadar Hills and Thadou Youth Association, Sadar Hills.

The organisers of the function presen …..

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UNC elects new executives, reaffirms commitment

Ukhrul, Sep 26: United Naga Council (UNC), apex body of the Nagas of Manipur has elected its new executive council.

The new UNC team, right after taking their charge, reaffirmed its commitment on the issue of ‘alternative arrangement’ on Saturday.

Led by Lohrii Adani as the President and five others including Gaidon Kamei (General Secretary), S Milan (Information & Publicity Secretary), NG Danee (Finance S …..

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CDSU, JPO stir withdrawn

Lamka, Sep 26: Barely hours ahead of commencement of CDSU and JPO sponsored indefinite strike in Churachandpur, the Government effectively managed to buy more time, reports our CCpur Correspondent.

The proposed stir was deferred as the agitating bodies agreed to give one more month to the Government to deliver their assorted demands.

The decision came after a meeting convened by the Deputy Commissioner at her office …..

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