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Friday, August 10,  2001

Updated at Friday, August 10, 2001 at 11:18:24 PM IST



Assam Rifles bust UNLF Advance HQs
Imphal, August 9 : In a major operation launched by the Assam Rifles in the last few days, one Sergeant Major in charge of publicity of the banned United National Liberation Front (UNLF) was killed today and two other front ranking cadres of the same organisation was nabbed along with weapons, communications equipments and indiscriminating documents while another insurgent was shot down by police commandos at Uripok. The Publicity in charge of UNLF has been identified as one Sgt. Major Laishram Ashok @ Goroba @ Lanthoiba @ Thoiba @ John. A .38 original Chinese pistol and a few indiscriminating documents were arrested from his posession.

Two others, Sgt. Major Yumnam Chaobi @ Thoibi @ Amubi @ Sumati @ Leima @ Reeta @ Panthoi, Commander of the Transportation and Communication wing of the Advanced General HQs of UNLF in Imphal and Sgt. Major Thongam Jiten @ James @ Romi @ Khelemba, Commander of the Medical Department of UNLF was also arrested by the Assam Rifles. The Assam Rifles said, nine other cadres and sympathisers of the banned UNLF were also arrested from different places in Imphal.
(August 10 : 2 am)

Written communication on the cards
Imphal August 9 : The Centre has assured the joint forum of Manipur MLAs and MPs that it will send a written communication regarding the revocation of the ceasefire without territorial limits signed between the GOI and the NSCN (IM) on June 14 at Bangkok, according to Dr. Chandramani, spokesman of the forum. Addressing the local press for the first time since the June 18 incident the spokesman said, the utmost task before the representatives is restoration of communal harmony and bridging the gap between the Nagas and the Meiteis.

Today, some more MLAs arrived at Imphal from Delhi since the restoration of normalcy. Meanwhile, the United Committee, Manipur has warned against politicising of the territorial integrity movement launched by the Manipur public.
(August 10 : 2 am)

Syndicate Meeting of MU held
Imphal, August 9 : An emergency meeting of Manipur University Syndicate was held today at 11 a.m. The meeting was convened to discuss the demands of the Manipur University Teachers Association for resignation of the Vice-Chancellor. It may be mentioned that the MUTA has submitted an ultimatum that the union would start cease work strike from August 14 unless VC tendered resignation for his inability to run the University smoothly.
(August 9 : 11 PM)

No Provision for unconditional release : State Police
Imphal, August 10 : The state police department has not prepared for unconditional release the agitators arrested during the anti-ceasefire extension movement. According to a statement issued by the public relations officer of the state police department, persons arrested under specific sections of laws for rioting, arson, etc. There is no provision in the law for withdrawal of cases during investigation, said the statement.
(August 10 : 8 AM)

KYKL (K) imposes Dress Code
Imphal, August 10 : Underground outfit, Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (K) banned the use of Salwar, Sari, Pants by the Manipuri ladies from August 12, according to a press release issued in the name of Gen. Secretary of the outfit. KYKL(K) also banned the five day Krishna Janma festival to be organized by ISKCON.
(August 10 : 8 AM)

AMSU on boycott
Imphal, August 10 : The All Manipur Students Union has said that no decision for boycott of classes and postponement of examinations was taken by it to press the demand for unconditional release of the agitators. It also clarified that examinations and classes will not be disturbed unless the situation calls so.
(August 10 : 8 AM)





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