Daily News Digest : The Sangai Express – 21 October 2011

Gaddafi killed in gunbattle, ‘fighters drag body’ [The Sangai Express]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

SIRTE/CAIRO, Oct 20: Muammar Gaddafi was killed on Thursday as Libya’s new leaders declared they had overrun the last bastion of his long rule, sparking wild celebrations that eight months of war may finally be over.  Details of the death near Sirte of the fal-len strongman were hazy but it was an- nounced by several […]

12th Plan to focus on NE connectivity [The Sangai Express]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

NEW DELHI, Oct 20: Mem-ber of the Union Planning Commission BK Chaturvedi has stated that the 12th Plan will emphasise on connecti-vity in the North East region. Interacting with the media on the concluding day of the Economic Editors’ Conference at Shastri Bhawan here today, Chaturvedi said that road connectivity in the region will be […]

NEDFi attaches farm’s assets [The Sangai Express]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 20 : Subsequent upon failure of the M/S CRS Livestock Farm, Irilbung to re-pay loans taken from North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Limited (NEDFi), all assets and properties of the farm including land have been attached by the financial institute.  The livestock rearing farm was established by one Kh Chaoba after taking a […]

Lup flays attack on Sharmila supporters [The Sangai Express]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Imphal, Oct 20: Taking grim note of unruly elements disrupting gathering of ‘Save Sharmila Repeal AFSPA’ campaigners at New Delhi yesterday, the working committee of the Apunba Lup cautioned all concerned to refrain from such act in the future. “We condemn strongly the unwanted act triggered by vested interests. It was an act against humanity,” […]

18 UG cadres lay down arms [The Sangai Express]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 20: Alto-gether 18 cadres of seven different UG groups laid down arms before Chief Mi-nister Okram Ibobi today and surrendered to the Government. The surrender function christened home-coming ceremony was held at Hqs IG AR (S) at Mantripukhri. It was attended by Chief Minister Okram Ibobi, Deputy Chairman of State Planning Board Bijoy […]

UNC dares ADC Members, holds protest [The Sangai Express]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Imphal, Oct 20: The United Naga Council (UNC) on Wednesday dared the Autonomous District Council ( ADC) Members to come in the hill districts of Manipur and campaign for the upcoming polls to the 10th Manipur Legislative Assembly which is likely to be held in February next year. A sit-in-protest cum public meeting was organised […]

MDF (T) appeals to call off eco-blockade [The Sangai Express]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 20: Expressing the prolonged imposi- tion of economic blockade on the highways and counter-blockade are against the very principle of peaceful co-existence in a multi-ethnic society like Manipur, the armed Military Defence Force (T) has made a fervent appeal to all concerned to call off the ongoing economic blockade. An MDF (T) statement […]

Vehicles leave Jiribam [The Sangai Express]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 20: Atleast 1717 goods laden vehicles left Jiribam for Imphal today along NH-37, reports our Correspondent. The vehicles were escorted by police commandos and IRB and MR personnel. The goods loaded vehicles included 349 trucks of FCI rice, 322 trucks of cement, 73 diesel tankers, 57 trucks of wheat, 35 kerosene tankers, 24 […]

Plant health clinic opened @ Senapati [The Sangai Express]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 20: A plant health clinic for Senapati district was opened at District Agriculture Office today. Deputy Commissioner PK Jha, Additional Director of Agriculture  Department, Dr O Nobo Singh and Senapati ADC SL Punia were the chief guest, president and guest of honour of the inauguration ceremony. Speaking at the occasion, PK Jha mentioned […]

CSIR-NEIST – Sericulture workshop [The Sangai Express]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 20: A two-day workshop cum training programme on ‘Sericulture Development’ organised by Imphal sub-station of North East Institute of Science and Technology Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has commenced from today at the Sub-station’s Lamphelpat premises. Health Minister L Jayantakumar and CSIR-NEIST (Jorhat) Director Dr PG Rao were respectively the chief guest […]

Paddy field carried away by strong water current [The Sangai Express]

October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 20: Around 100 hectares of paddy field at Tolloi village has been carried away by strong water current as massive landslide occurred at the origin of Thoubal river due to heavy rainfall. According to a belated information received from Tolloi Village Authority, the heavy rainfall lashed in the village on October 2 and […]

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