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Blast in Imphal, two injured


September 9th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 8 (IANS) Two people, including a soldier, were injured in a bomb blast triggered by the outlawed People's Liberation Army (PLA) rebels in the Manipur capital Saturday, police ... Read more...

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Banned wood found at former legislator’s house


September 4th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 4 (IANS) Three truckloads of banned red sanders wood worth Rs.3 crore have been seized from a former Manipur legislator's house, police said Tuesday.The logs from the forests ... Read more...

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FIFA secretary general to meet Ambani, Munjal


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) FIFA secretary-general Jerome Valcke will be meeting leading Indian industrialists Mukesh Ambani and Pawan Munjal during a four-day visit to the national capital from Wednesday ... Read more...

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49 illegal immigrants arrested in Manipur


August 31st, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 31 (IANS) Manipur Police Friday arrested six more illegal Bangladeshi immigrants and rounded up over 400 suspected immigrants for verifying their nationalities, police said.With Friday's arrest, the number ... Read more...

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43 illegal Bangladeshi immigrants detained in Manipur


August 30th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 30 (IANS) Manipur Police Thursday detained 43 illegal Bangladeshi immigrants while over 300 other suspects were rounded up during a combing operation, police said.Police conducted a combing operation ... Read more...

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NHRC seeks report on fake encounter in Manipur


August 30th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought within two months an independent investigation report on the killing of two suspected militants in alleged fake ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits normal life in Manipur


August 30th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 30 (IANS) Normal life in Manipur came to a standstill Thursday during an 18-hour shutdown called by the joint action committee demanding the release of a businessman abducted ... Read more...

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Blame illegal immigrants for northeast tensions: Gadkari


August 24th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 24 (IANS) Illegal immigrants were to be blamed for triggering the mass exodus of northeastern people from southern states, BJP president Nitin Gadkari has said."The attacks on northeastern ... Read more...

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Manipur to give Rs.75 lakh to Mary Kom


August 15th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 14 (IANS) The Manipur government has increased the cash reward and other benefits for Olympic bronze medallist M.C. Mary Kom, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh said Wednesday."The government ... Read more...

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Northeast seperatist leader arrested in New Delhi (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A top leader of a separatist outfit operating in the northeast was arrested by a combined team of Delhi Police and Mizoram Police ... Read more...

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Mizoram militant leader arrested in Delhi


July 19th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A top leader of a Mizo militant outfit was arrested by a combined team of Delhi Police and Mizoram Police from Indira Gandhi International Airport ... Read more...

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Mumbai NGO picked for Fulbright alumni programme (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A project by a top environmental NGO is among the two from India selected by the US-based Fulbright Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (FAEIF) through a global ... Read more...

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Mumbai NGO to train other NGOs under Fulbright alumni programme


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A project by a top environmental NGO is among the two from India selected by the US-based Fulbright Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (FAEIF) through a global ... Read more...

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Death at Guwahati airport raises questions on facilities


June 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 16 (IANS) The death of a passenger at the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport in Guwahati Saturday raised serious questions about the facilities available at the airport.Narendra ... Read more...

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Nothing impossible if one is determined: CBSE topper


May 29th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, May 29 (IANS) Manipuri boy Mohammad Ismat, who scored the highest marks in this year's All India Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (AISSCE), says the word impossible does not cross ... Read more...

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CBSE results: Girls outperform boys; Chennai region tops (Roundup)


May 28th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Girls continued to outperform boys in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 12 results declared here Monday. Among the eight CBSE regions, Chennai ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh in Myanmar: An Indian PM’s visit after 25 years (Lead)


May 27th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 27 (IANS) Manmohan Singh arrived in Myanmar's new capital Sunday on a three-day trip that will see India expanding trade and connectivity with its oil-rich ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh leaves for Myanmar (Lead)


May 27th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday left for Myanmar on a three-day trip that will see him unveil new initiatives in expanding trade and energy ... Read more...

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PM leaves for Myanmar


May 27th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday left for Myanmar on a three-day visit that will see him unveil new initiatives in expanding trade and energy ... Read more...

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India eyes trade, connectivity during PM’s Myanmar visit


May 25th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Manmohan Singh will Sunday become the first Indian prime minister in 25 years to visit Myanmar on a three-day official trip to boost trade ... Read more...

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Ahead of PM’s visit India-Myanmar bus cleared


May 24th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Indian cabinet Thursday cleared a bus service linking Imphal in Manipur to Mandalay in Myanmar, setting the stage for the signing of a ... Read more...

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Trade, connectivity top PM’s Myanmar agenda


May 24th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Manmohan Singh goes to Myanmar Sunday on a three-day visit, the first trip to the Southeast country by an Indian prime minister in a ... Read more...

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Northeast’s fourth software technology park in Mizoram


May 6th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, May 6 (IANS) The central government, in association with the Mizoram government, will set up a software technology park in Mizoram to boost IT in northeast India and software ... Read more...

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52 militants surrender in Manipur


March 27th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 27 (IANS) Fifty-two militants belonging to Manipur-based outfit United Tribal Liberation Army (UTLA) surrendered at an official function in Imphal Tuesday.The cadres of the outfit laid down their ... Read more...

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Okram Ibobi Singh prioritises issues in Manipur


March 24th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 24 (IANS) After leading his party to a landslide victory and silencing the opposition, Manipur Chief Minister and veteran Congressman Okram Ibobi Singh has now gotten down to ... Read more...

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Blast kills eight-year-old in Manipur


March 15th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 15 (IANS) An eight-year-old girl was killed and five women from her family injured when a powerful bomb exploded in a residential locality in Manipur's Imphal East district ... Read more...

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rail budget criticised in northeast


March 14th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 14 (IANS) The railway budget for 2012-13 presented in parliament Wednesday was criticised in the northeast, with an industry body and a powerful student's body lamenting it had ... Read more...

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Software technology park for Mizoram


March 10th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, March 10 (IANS) The central government will soon set up a software technology park in Mizoram tor boost IT in northeast India and software exports from India, official said ... Read more...

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Congress leading in Manipur


March 6th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 6 (IANS) With a lead in 19 seats, Manipur's ruling Congress was far ahead of its rivals in trends available for 28 of the 60 assembly constituencies.The Congress ... Read more...

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Agartala airport to be air hub


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 2 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken a plan to make the airport here an air hub to expand connectivity between India's northeast and neighbouring ... Read more...

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Naga women’s body agitates in Manipur


February 9th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Feb 9 (IANS) The Naga Women's Union (NWU), Manipur, Thursday held a "public curfew" programme in all the four Naga dominated districts of Manipur demanding unconditional release of a ... Read more...

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Manipur poll violence: One killed in militant attack on booth


January 28th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) In another incident of election violence in Manipur, a group of armed militants attacked a polling booth Saturday, killing a CRPF trooper and injuring four others, ... Read more...

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Congress will win minimum 35 seats: Okram Ibobi Singh


January 28th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh Saturday said he is expecting his Congress party to win a minimum of 35 seats in the 60-member assembly, voting ... Read more...

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Polling begins in Manipur


January 28th, 2012 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) Voting to elect a new 60-member assembly began Saturday morning amid tight security across Manipur.Polling began at 7 a.m. and will be held till 3 p.m.Despite ... Read more...

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Watching situation in Manipur: Poll panel


January 27th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Election Commission has said it was keeping a watch on "violent" and "extremist activities" in Manipur, where militants triggered another bomb blast Friday, and ... Read more...

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