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11.10.2018, 8:13 AM
 Manipur Pollution Control Board (MPCB) on Wednesday announced a ban on 15 years and older vehicles from plying on roads in Imphal city.
Announcing the ban, Manipur Pollution Control Board chairman L Radhakishore said that the state government took the decision considering the rising pollution levels in the capital city.
He appealed to all to abstain from buying vehicles older than 15 years while the state motor vehicle department has been asked to consult all concerned departments while issuing vehicle permits.
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11.10.2018, 8:06 AM

Dimapur, Oct. 10 (EMN): The chairman of the Naga Club has refuted a number of statements attributed to him. The chairman of the group, Krurovi Peseyie, issued a note on Wednesday stating that the Naga Club was pan-Naga.

“I, Mr. Krurovi Peseyie am hereby declaring that I always was and am for ‘Nagas are one’ and I had never said or will say that the centennial jubilee of Naga Club would be confined to Nagaland only,’ Peseyie stated in message on Wednesday. ‘I have been vociferously speaking of what Mr. A. Kevichusa, ICS clearly stated that the Naga Club was not for any particular tribe or community or religion. It is for all Nagas. This is the main objective of the Naga Club even today.’

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11.10.2018, 8:02 AM

Chandigarh/Jalandhar, October 10 (IANS) In a joint operation, the Punjab Police and Special Operations Group (SOG) of the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday arrested three students after busting a terror module of Kashmiri terror outfit Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH) in Punjab’s Jalandhar city.

Punjab Director General of Police (DGP) Suresh Arora said in Chandigarh that the students were nabbed from the hostel of CT Institute of Engineering Management and Technology, located in Shahpur on the outskirts of Jalandhar city.

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11.10.2018, 7:47 AM

IMPHAL | Oct 10 : Demanding withdrawal of the FIR lodged against detained teachers and students and their unconditional release, a huge number of students today stormed the administrative block (A-Block) of Manipur University.

Police picked up 17 students including two girls and are now detained for verification.

The huge number of students stormed the administrative block of Manipur University to meet vice chancellor in-charge K. Yugindro. Students went towards A-Block chanting slogans such as ‘Withdraw FIR against teachers and students of MU’, ‘Release teachers and students immediately without condition.’

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10.10.2018, 7:53 AM

Naga People’s Front (NPF) President, Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu today said that his party would take over the government sooner or later.

Addressing the NPF Central Executive Council (CEC) meeting here, he said the party is reorganizing and making necessary adjustments in the functioning of the party at all levels.

“Our party is only short of 5 members to reach the magic figure,” he said, adding that the NLA now has the strongest opposition.

“There is no hurry. The only thing one has to remain cautious about are rumors spread by our political adversaries. The NDPP-BJP team is running the government. If they are only manufacturing wild rumors, forgetting their various obligations, their commitment made to the people, their responsibilities of running a welfare government, they are exposing their own true colour,” he said.

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10.10.2018, 7:49 AM

BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav today stated that the party has “taken strong roots all over Nagaland,” and said that its next target should be to install its own government in the state.

He said this during the Nagaland state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s 7th executive meeting at Town Hall Mokokchung, which was attended by delegates from all districts of Nagaland, state and central BJP leaders, and other BJP functionaries.

While stating that the BJP is not an opportunistic party, Madhav took a jab at the opposition NPF by reasoning that politics is not charity and that political parties want to strengthen their base and grow. He claimed that the NPF restrained the BJP’s growth in Nagaland prompting the latter to forge a pre-poll alliance with the NDPP on a seat sharing basis.

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10.10.2018, 7:31 AM

IMPHAL | Oct 9 : The Manipur High Court while upholding the decision of Manipur information commission (MIC), has directed MPSC to disclose the answers scripts of 82 selected candidates of MCSCC 2016, within 15 days to general public, said Keisham Kishan convenor of Group of aspirant MPSC.

He said the high court also came down heavily on the conduct of MPSC and imposed a fine of Rs. 5000 for deliberately trying to delay and drag the matter.

It may be mentioned that earlier, Manipur Information Commission on August 8 had directed the MPSC to show the photo copies of 82 selected candidates to the public by declaring that doing so was in public interest as the said MCSCC 2016 is full of illegalities and irregularities.

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10.10.2018, 7:30 AM

IMPHAL | Oct 9 : An emergency general body meeting of Manipur University Teachers’ Association (MUTA) which was held today resolved to take mass casual leave tomorrow as a part of the protest demanding the unconditional release and withdrawal of FIR lodged against the teachers, staff and students of the university.

The resolution was taken with the emergency general body meeting of MUTA held today at its office with professor I. Tomba Singh as president in the chair.

The meeting was discussed on the agenda of prevailing crisis of Manipur University and others. President of the chair also read out the proceedings of the emergency executive committee held yesterday.

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10.10.2018, 7:29 AM

IMPHAL | Oct 9 : Union minister of Textiles, government of India, Smriti Zubin Irani urged the state government to lay the foundation of Eri Spinning Mill Project, which was commissioned by Central government to the tune of Rs.22 crore by next month.

The union minister was speaking during the inaugural function of the three-day Silk Expo Cum Workshop on Silk Samagra held at Manipur Sericulture Project Management Complex, Sangaipat Imphal East today. It was jointly organised by department of Sericulture, government of Manipur and Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, government of India.

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07.10.2018, 8:50 AM

IMPHAL | Oct 6 : Demanding the withdrawal of the FIR and release of the arrested teachers and students of Manipur University, a huge number of students who are members of six various students tried to storm the residence of new pro vice chancellor, K. Yugindro today. One student received injuries during police action but he is said to be out of danger.

It may be mentioned that under the FIR lodged by new pro vice chancellor, altogether 13 students and teachers have been sent to jail after the surgical strike on September 20.

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07.10.2018, 8:49 AM

IMPHAL | Oct 6 : The State Government of Manipur will hold dialogue with the All Tribal Student Union, Manipur (ATSUM), the Kuki Student Organisation-General Headquarters (KSO-GHQ) and the All Naga Students’ Association, Manipur (ANSAM) at 5 pm on October 7 (Sunday) in Imphal on the issues related to the university impasse raised by the tribal student bodies recently, according to sources.

The State Government has invited the tribal student organisations today for the talk.

Yesterday, the tribal student bodies had announced to impose a 5-day economic blockade in all the national highways under their jurisdictions from 5 am of October 9 if the their demands for the returning of normalcy in Manipur University is not met by October 8. The tribal student bodies also took another resolution to demand for a separate “Hill Central University”.

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07.10.2018, 8:48 AM

TAMENGLONG | Oct 6 : Democratic Alliance of Tamenglong, a local self- government of Autonomous District Council Tamenglong led by its chairman, Namsinrei Panmei has claimed that with the joining of two BJP elected members; the DAT government has now become stable in forming the local self- government.

In a new development, two BJP members of District Council Tamenglong has come forward to join and support the Democratic Alliance of Tamenglong ADC Tamenglong led by ADC Tamenglong chairman Namsinrei Panmei after prolonged fight in the high court.

A reception for the newly joint members was held here at ADC Tamenglong office complex. Church leaders joined the welcoming programme and prayed for the strong local self- government of ADC Tamenglong.

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