Daily News Digest : Imphal Free Press – 23 October 2011

SHDDC solicits support from titular King [Imphal Free Press]

October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 22: Unable to attain the demand for Sadar Hills district despite of months of agitations, the Sadar Hills Districthood Demand Committee (SHDDC) has today submitted a memorandum to the titular King of Manipur Leishemba Sanajaoba praying for his support to the demand. The representatives of SHDDC, namely president Ngamkhohao Haokip and general secretary […]

KSO asserts respect and not communal hatred needed for survival [Imphal Free Press]

October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 22 (Newmai News Network): Stating that any political agenda of the government directed along communal lines would spell their (Meiteis, Nagas and Kukis) doom, Kuki Students’ Organization (KSO) said it is on this ground that the students’ body is apprehensive of the move for ‘alternative arrangement’ for Nagas within Manipur state which, in […]

Mutual respect key to peaceful co-existence in state says Awangbou [Imphal Free Press]

October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 22: The “IX Indigenous Brothers’ Meet, 2011” was held today at Rupmahal Theatre, B.T road, Imphal organized by the League of the Fourth World People Kangleipak, North-Eastern Region of India. A two day seminar on the “Indigenous Legendary Tales (Folk Tales) of all communities of Kangleipak (Manipur)” which will continue till October 23 […]

Armed miscreants torch excavator, bull dozer before pushing down another bull dozer down the gorge [Imphal Free Press]

October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 22: Some armed miscreants torched an excavator and a bull dozer while another bull dozer was pushed down the gorge during the wee hour today in Tamenglong district. According to police sources the incident occurred around 1 am when heavily armed individuals came to a labour camp situated in between Dailong and Tamenglong […]

Unity can bring solution to state issues says AMTU [Imphal Free Press]

October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 22 (NNN): Stressing that the Nagas will need the Meiteis and the Kukis and vice versa to bring a regional political solution, the All Manipur Tribal Union  said it is only a matter of misunderstanding and frustration that bring hatred due to manipulative temptation which can be solved through reconciliation and ethical parleys. […]

NEC planning advisor inspects development projects in state [Imphal Free Press]

October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 22: Planning advisor of Northeastern Council (NEC), J Lhungdim has arrived at Imphal today to overview various development projects and schemes undertaken by the state government with the funding from NEC. Soon after his arrival to the state, the planning advisor visited ISBT, Imphal accompanied by chief engineer of PWD and officials of […]

Zeliangrong bodies extend support to ANSAM agitation; warn to intensify agitation [Imphal Free Press]

October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 22: Several Zeliangrong civil organizations today declared to fully co-operate with the ongoing agitation of the All Naga Students’ Association Manipur (ANSAM) in all Naga inhabited areas in protest against the failure of the centre to materialize UNC’s demand for “Alternative Arrangement”. The civil bodies further threatened to intensify its agitation until the […]

Village committee demonstrates to spread climate change awareness [Imphal Free Press]

October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, October 22: The Village Women Co-ordinating Committee, Kachi Khul Lamsang a/c today organized its first demonstration cum awareness programme demanding action from the government regarding climate change. The demonstration titled ‘Malemgi Meisha Hengatlukpa amasung Aying Asha Hengatlakpa’ was observed at the community hall, Kachi village today. Informing media persons during the demonstration, W Prabha […]

Manipur District Council teachers hold sit-in-protest, submit memorandum to Governor [Imphal Free Press]

October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 22: All Manipur District Council Teachers’ Association today staged a sit-in-protest at Thangmeiband Lilashing Khongnangkhong and also submitted a memorandum to the Governor of Manipur demanding immediate release of pending arrears and implementation of pension scheme. Speaking to mediapersons today during the sit-in-protest, secretary general of All Manipur District Council Teachers’ Association, Letkhosei […]

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