Daily News Digest : The Sangai Express – 20 October 2011

 

Naga body’s rider heckles support for Sadar Hills [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 19: While statements in support of de-claring Sadar Hills as a full-fledged district was clearly overwhelming, a Senapati-based Naga body raised strong objection against the creation of the new revenue district in addi-tion to asserting that carv- ing out the district out of Naga-inhabited areas will tantamount to transgres-sion of not only the […]

Manipur Police celebrate raising day anniversary [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 19 : A grand parade  commemorating the 119th raising day of Mani-pur Police was celebrated today at 1st Bn Manipur Ri-fles parade ground. Governor Gurbachan Ja-gat attended the commemo- rative function as chief guest and received salutes given by march past contingents. Chief Minister Okram Ibobi, Ministers, MLAs and high-ranking civil and poli-ce […]

Delhi goons attack Save Sharmila campaign [The Sangai Express]

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New Delhi/Imphal, Oct 19 : A public meeting held today at the campus of Delhi University in solidarity to Irom Chanu Sharmila’s campaign for repealing the draconian Armed Forces’ (special Powers) Act 1958 was attacked by suspected Hindu right wing activists. Jan Karwan, flagged off by social activist Medha Patkar and Magsaysay awardee Sandeep Pandey […]

Abandoned infant handed over to Social Welfare Department [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 19 : A newly born infant who was under-going treatment in JNIMS children ward has been handed over to Social Welfare Department. The infant abandoned in Lamphel area was picked up by a team of Lamphel Police at about 9.30 am of October 11 and brought to JNIMS. The infant suspected to have […]

BJP team to present Manipur case to PM [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 19: Central and State leaders of Bhara-tiya Janata Party (BJP) will meet the Prime Minister on October 21 during which in-conveniences faced by the people as a consequence of the ongoing economic bloc-kade and escalation of pri- ces of essential commodi-ties would be highlighted, said Manipur Pradesh BJP president Sh Shantikumar sharma. Addressing […]

Centre’s inaction irks ANSAM [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 19: Irked with the Central Govern-ment’s failure to take up any visible initiative regarding intervention on the ‘alterna-tive arrangement’ outside the Government of Mani-pur, All Naga Students’ Association, Manipur (ANSAM) is set to launch agitation from October 21. A statement issued by its Publicity Cell said, “We will be firstly observing a three […]

ZUF blames NSCN-IM incursion for shoot-out [The Sangai Express]

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Imphal Oct, 19: The mi-litant outfit Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) alleged today that around 50 cadres of NSCN-IM swooped down and attacked a hide-out of ZUF on early morning of Tuesday. “The blood thirsty Heb-ron heroes came and attac- ked the ZUF on Tuesday morning at Nongadang village under Khoupum block, Tamenglong district where a […]

ADC employees to stage protest [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 19: All Ma-nipur District Council Tea- chers Association is set to stage sit-in-protests, in all the six ADCs of the State in pursuit of its demands, on October 20.  The association will also stage a joint sit-in-protest in Imphal on October 22, said a press release. It may be mentioned that the association […]

Integrated Check Post (ICP) on Indo Myanmar boundary – Construction work likely to begin before elections [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 19: Cons-truction of Integrated Check Post (ICP) on Indo-Myanmar boundary is likely to begin before the elec-tions scheduled early next year. The Government of India has been planning to build 13 ICPs along its international borders. The other areas identified for building ICPs in- clude Swanku and Rakaul on Indo-Nepal border, Atari in […]

Government Employees’ pay to be drawn and disbursed with effect from October 20 in view of Ningol Chakkouba [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 19 : In view of the ensuing Ningol Chak-kouba festival, the Finance Commissioner has issued an order which said that pay and allowances of all Gover-nment employees includ- ing Gazetted officers for the month of October may be drawn and disbursed with effect from October 20. Pay of Work Charged/Casual Muster Roll establishment […]

Trio penalised for throwing dirt, filth and rubbles at a public place [The Sangai Express]

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 IMPHAL, Oct 19: Three persons were penalised by Judicial Magistrate 1st Class (JM1C) Imphal East for throwing dirt, filth and rubbles at a public place in New Checkon area today. It may be mentioned that the Imphal East district police have been putting in effort to keep the district clean in association with youth clubs, […]

Imphal Municipal Council instructs eatery shops of the city to maintain cleanliness [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 19: Imphal Municipal Council has instructed eatery shops of the city to maintain cleanliness while selling eatables and sweets for Diwali and Ningol Chakkouba festivals.  The eatables must be covered with cloth or plastic sheets and must not be touched with hands while serving to the customers, it advised. Those eatery shops which […]

ZSU-Barak Valley urges not to hike prices of essential commodities [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 19: Zelian-grong Students’ Union, Barak Valley has urged all the shopkeepers of Barak, Nungba and Noney areas not to hike prices of es-sential commodities by taking advantage of the economic blockade, reports our Jiribam Correspondent. It also urged the shopkeepers to sell goods at reasonable rates during such a crucial juncture to foster […]

Sandar wood seized [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 19: 31 Assam Rifles apprehended three persons with 66 kgs of sandar wood yesterday.  They have been identified as Shangkhogin (49) s/o Langaou, Y Chan (42) s/o LY Ningthemjao and K Ashok Kumar (42) s/o Kalimuthy of Moreh Ward No 7. They have been handed over to Forest and Wildlife Department, said a […]

Book – ‘Chingu Lai Kongba Maru’ written by Luwangcha Ningthemjao released [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 19: A book titled, Chingu Lai Kongba Maru, written by Luwangcha Ningthemjao was released at Sana Konung Uttra Sanglen today. Chief guest of the releasing function, Titular King of Manipur, Leishemba Sanajaoba released the book. HERICOUN president Rev Rehang Chothe, Sanamahi Temple Board president Amar Machang, Sanamahi Thougal Lup president Oinam Menjor, Meiraba […]

UNMM urges to end blockade [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 19: United NGOs Mission Manipur (UNMM) has urged all the organisations which are imposing different blockades to call it off at the earliest. Saying that it recognises the aspirations of the organisations which are imposing blockades UNMM added that the people of Manipur are suffering with unaffordability of the essential commodities like medicines […]

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