Daily News Digest – The Sangai Express – 12 October 2011

Fugitive Sunil Meitei tracked down, killed in shoot out

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IMPHAL, Oct 11 : KCP-MTF commander Sunil Meitei who made a daring escape from the custody of Porompat police station has been killed in an encounter with Imphal West comman-dos early morning today. As announced earlier, a sum of Rs 1 lakh will be paid to be an informer and another Rs 1 lakh to […]

Compensation norm irks villagers

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 IMPHAL, Oct 11 : Mapithel Dam affected villages of Riha, Ramrei, Chadong and Thoyee (Thawai) have raised strong objections against the compensation amount fixed by the State Government for Chadong and Lamlai Khunou villages, contending that it was against the recommendations of the Expert Review Committee. Speaking to media persons at Manipur Press Club here […]

Students rally for Sadar Hills district

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IMPHAL, Oct 11 : Joining the outcry for creation of a full fledged Sadar Hills district, thousands of students studying in 17 different schools took out a rally in Gamnom-Sapar-meina area today. The rally started from Songpao Lhinghat Memorial Higher Secondary School, Saparmeina Bazar and marched till the office of Gamnom-Saparmeina SDC . There, Thadou […]

National meet resolves against AFSPA

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 IMPHAL, Oct 11 : A National Convention on Grievances Redressal and Whistleblower Protection was held for two days on October 10 and 11 under the aegis of  the National Campaign for People’s Right to Information at Bluebells School,  New Delhi.  The National convention adopted two resolutions regarding AFSPA and Irom Sharmila’s hunger strike besides many […]

United Naga Council for end to fratricidal clash

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 Imphal, Oct 11 : In the wake of the ambush on NSCN (IM) on October 7 by the newly set up Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) at a spot in between in Taosang village and Leishok village in Nungba sub-division of Tameng-long district, the United Naga Council (UNC) has appealed to all Naga groups to refrain […]

Assam Rifles chips in mite for NH-102 management

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IMPHAL, Oct 11: The 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) today organised a seminar at Pallel under the objective of providing a common platform for agencies concerned in sharing expertise towards effective management of National Highway 102. Rechristened recently, NH-102 connects the commercially important town of Moreh with Imphal. a PRO […]

SHDDC to feel NGOs pulse on blockade

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IMPHAL, Oct 11: Taking into account the hardships being endured by the general public as a conse-quence of the ongoing economic blockade, the agitating Sadar Hills Districthood Demand Committee (SHDDC) is all set to seek the opinion of civil society organisations on ‘what recourse the committee should endea-vour’ to achieve its goal. SHDDC president Ngamkhohao […]

PREPAK celebrates 34th raising day

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IMPHAL, Oct 11 : The proscribed PREPAK has celebrated its 34th raising day together with people of different communities across Kangleipak far and wide. The raising day was also celebrated successfully outside Kangleipak with Manipuris settled outside the State, conveyed a press release issued by the outfit’s Publicity and Propaganda assistant secretary Leibakngakpa Luwang. It […]

Ukhrul doctor shot at, hurt

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 IMPHAL, Oct 11:A doctor of Ukhrul district Hospital suffered a bullet wound on the right arm after unidentified gunmen opened fire at his residential quarters last night. According to a police report, the firing took place at around 9 pm yesterday injuring Dr Nelson, who stays at the quarter located just opposite to the Hospital. […]

Photo exhibition opens at Bunglon

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  IMPHAL, Oct 11: With the aim of creating awareness among the rural community, a five-day long Photo Exhibition on the theme ‘Development Initiatives in North East’ was opened today at Bunglon High School in Churachandpur District. The exhibition is being organized by the Directo-rate of Advertising & Visual Publicity (DAVP), Ministry of Information & […]

ICAR’s State level training programme begins

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IMPHAL, Oct 11: A State Level Trainers’ Training Programme organised by ICAR Manipur Centre on water management entitled “Recent Trends in Water Management for Rainfed Agriculture” commenced from today at the Lamphelpat complex of the Centre. The training programme, which will continue till October 24, was inaugurated Agriculture Minister P Parijat Singh as chief guest. […]

Blood donation day conducted to commemorate National Voluntary Blood Donation Day

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IMPHAL, Oct 11: The Manipur State AIDS Control Society in association with State Blood Transfusion Council, Manipur conducted a blood donation camp to commemorate National Voluntary Blood Donation Day. As a part of the obser-vance held today at GP Women’s College, prizes to position winners of spot painting and  written quiz competitions were also distributed […]

120 hours Jiribam bandh evokes mixed response

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JIRIBAM, Oct 11 : The 120 hours Jiri bandh called by the Jiribam District Demand Committee in pursuit of its demand continue to evoke mixed response. Although shops, Government offices and educational institutions remained shut, hundreds of goods laden vehicles heading towards Imphal  from Silchar and Guwahati passed through Jiri town without any hindrance to […]

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