Chief Minister N. Biren Singh hands over award to additional superintendent of police NAB, Thounaojam Brinda
Chief Minister N. Biren Singh hands over award to additional superintendent of police NAB, Thounaojam Brinda

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Reward for good performance, punishment for illegal acts is the principle: CM

Chief Minister N. Biren Singh hands over award to additional superintendent of police NAB, Thounaojam Brinda

IMPHAL | Jul 16 “Rewards for performing good jobs and punishments for illegal activities is the principle of the present State government,” said chief minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh today at an Awards Distribution ceremony held in connection with .....

17-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Govt appoints new administrator for IMC

MAHUD Minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar speaks to media person during press conference

IMPHAL | Jul 16 State government today appointed joint secretary of Manipur Administrative Housing and Urban Development (MAHUD), Ksh. Lemba as administrator of Imphal Municipal Corporation (IMC), a day after suspension of IMC for six months. Addres.....

17-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘Failed’ candidate revealed as 3rd position holder

THOUBAL| Jul 16 A candidate who reportedly failed to clear the recently conducted BSc Geology Honours Final Semester exam conducted by Manipur University (MU) has been revealed to be the 3rd position holder of the whole State. The concerned candidate .....

Anal leaders prohibit burial

IMPHAL | Jul 16 The Anal community led by its noted leaders from across Anal homeland held a public meeting today at Chandel Christian village in relation to issues surrounding the desecration of former chief of Challong village, D. Thamnok Lamkang’s b.....

Dijamani’s bail plea rejected by court

IMPHAL | Jul 16 Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal West has rejected the bail application filed by murder suspect Naorem Dijamani after bail hearing, today. Naorem Dijamani, presently lodged at Sajiwa jail Manipur as a prime suspect in murder of his .....

17-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Agri minister seeks integrated approach to tackle drought like situation

Agriculture Minister V. Hangkhanlian interacts with farmers

IMPHAL | Jul 16 In view of the drought like situation in the state bringing about plights of the farmers, agriculture minister, V. Hangkhanlian today stated that integrated approach among concerned departments is necessary in tackling the situation. .....

17-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Proper education will help children in fulfilling their potentials: CM

Chief Minister N. Biren Singh hands over certificate to a student

IMPHAL | Jul 16 “Education is the backbone of society, imparting proper education to children will help in nurturing the talents of children and help them fulfil their true potentials.” This was stated by chief minister, N. Biren as during 46th and .....

17-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Indefinite general strike called off

IMPHAL | Jul 16 Local bodies of Khurai assembly constituency including ‘JAC against bomb blast at Khurai Sajor Leikai’ have called off the indefinite general strike which was scheduled to begin from 6 am of July 17. The general strike was called fro.....

17-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Officials instruct to strengthen MGNREGS implementation

Thongam Biswajit Singh chairs review meeting of RD & PR schemes

IMPHAL | July 16 Rural Development minister Thongam Biswajit Singh today instructed officials of the department to strengthen the implementation of the MGNREGS in the State so as to achieve 100 man-days at the earliest. Chairing a review meeting of .....

17-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Protest meet held against closing-down of Urup Primary Madrassa

Protest meet held against closing-down of Urup Primary Madrassa

THOUBAL| Jul 16 A public protest meet was held today against the proposed closing-down of Urup Primary Madrassa located at Urup Salanpham, or enjoining it with other educational institutions; organised by Modern Youth Union Club (MYUC), Urup. A pa.....

Guardians’ association condemns Bishop House

IMPHAL| Jul 16 Catholic School Local Guardian Association (CSLCGA) has expressed its concerns over the school being run with the absence of a Principal stating that it has caused severe inconveniences to students of the school especially those in Stand.....

AR organises essay writing competition

IMPHAL | Jul 16 Somsai Battalion of 10 Sector Assam Rifles organised an English essay writing competition at Brighter English School in Poi, a remote village near Indo-Myanmar border today, said a release by PRO IGAR (South). A total of 50 students .....

IMC suspended for 6 months for alleged financial irregularities

IMPHAL | Jul 15 Municipal Administration, Housing and Urban Development (MAHUD), has suspended the Imphal Municpal Corporation (IMC) for six months with immediate effect from Monday for alleged financial irregularities and abuse of power by the corpora.....

16-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Sand miners, transporters demand govt to provide quarry areas

IMPHAL | Jul 15 Following the ban imposed by High Court of Manipur on unauthorised sand mining, quarrying in all the rivers and transportation of the same, workers and labourers, who used to derive their means of livelihood through sand mining and tran.....

16-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Police team to be awarded for seizing drugs worth 100 crores

Chief Minister N. Biren Singh during Meeyamgi Numit

Process of NRC, population commission under process: CM IMPHAL | Jul 15 Chief minister of the State, N.Biren Singh said that the war on drugs which is initiated by the present government has effectively led to the crackdown of drugs worth 100 Crores.....

16-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Will press GOI to complete construction sports univ within two years, says inner MP

IMPHAL | Jul 15 Noting that sports tourism will flourish in the State once the national sports university starts functioning fully fledged, inner Manipur parliamentary constituency (IMPC) Lok Sabha MP, RK Ranjan today said that he will press the centre.....

16-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Four police accused in NSCN-IM cadre escape case released on bail

IMPHAL| July 15 Chief Judicial Magistrate Imphal West today released three VDF personnel and a head constable of Imphal Police station, who were accused in the escape of NSCN-IM cadre from police custody. The accused were released after furnishing b.....

16-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

MHRC registers case on non-availability of rice under NFSA

IMPHAL | Jul 15 Manipur Human Right Commission (MHRC) registered a case under a petition filed against non-availability of rice under National Food Security Act, 2013 and directed to submit a report from the commissioner and secretary of CAF and PD and.....

16-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘Indefinite general strike across State if rice is not distributed by July 16’

Local bodies of Khurai during press conference

IMPHAL | Jul 15 Six local bodies of Khurai assembly constituency have warned that they will initiate an indefinite general strike from 6 am of July 17 if the 5-month pending rice for the constituency is not distributed by July 16. The local bodies incl.....

16-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

State observes Anti-Repression day

State observes Anti-Repression day

IMPHAL | Jul 15 Commemorating the landmark incident of July 15, 2004 where 12 brave women of state staged naked protest against brutality of security forces at Kangla Western Gate, the state observed anti-repression day at Lamyanba Shanglen today, orga.....

16-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Act according to the FIR to bring justice: KNF

KANGPOKPI | Jul 15 The oldest Kuki revolutionary armed group, the Kuki National Front (KNF) while strongly condemning the alleged merciless killing of UKLF’s Moreh Town Commander in broad daylight on July 13, appealed to state Police department to ac.....

Civil body calls for legal actions against culprits for attack

General secretary of HRO, Th. Ranita Devi speaks to media persons during press conference at Jiribam

JIRIBAM| Jul 15 While condemning the attack on U. Thoibi, daughter of secretary of NGC Mission Manipur, U. Nabakishore, and Mangshatabam Sobita who works as secretary of Women Action for Development of Singjamei Naorem Leikai, which took place on July .....

Training programme launched

IMPHAL | Jul 15 A five-day training programme on Intellectual Property Right (IPR) for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) (DI and BDI) officers or staff organised by Fragrance and Flavour Development Centre, Kannauj along with MSME technology c.....

16-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

UG cadres arrested

IMPHAL| Jul 15 A team of Bishnupur district CDO-unit along with a column of 5-JAK Rifles arrested a member of UNLF during a frisking and checking operations conducted at Nambol Phoijing on July 12, claimed a release from Police (PRO). The arrested i.....

Nupee Moirang Parva festival begins

IMPHAL| Jul 15 The third Nupee Moirang Parva Festival organised by Ching-Tam United Women’s Association kick-started today at Iboyaima Sumaang Leela Sanglen, Palace Compound. The festival will go on from July 15 until July 19. The first play present.....

16-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

CrPC 144 imposed in Chandel

IMPHAL | Jul 16 The district magistrate of Chandel district, Krishna Kumar has imposed 144 CrPc in the area of Chandel district headquarters, adjoining areas of NH-102 in Thamlapokpi villages and adjoining area of St. Paul Higher Secondary school with .....

17-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Cop aspirants hold protest

IMPHAL | Jul 16 The ‘Manipur Rifle (MR) Male 2016 Batch selected candidates’ today held a protest at Keishampat against the state government for not appointing them after their selection. One of the candidates, Heisnam Bobo Singh stated that the gr.....

17-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Students conduct awareness drive

IMPHAL | Jul 16 For creating a balanced environment, students today conducted an awareness drive concerning the need to follow traffic rules. The awareness programme was conducted at Kwakeithel bazaar intersection by demonstrating placards. It was o.....

17-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Protest held against gun attack

IMPHAL | Jul 16 Women street vendors of Khwairamband Keithel today held a sit-in protest condemning the gun attack on a human rights defender’s daughter and family on July 4 at Uripok Khwai Brahmapur Club. Women street vendors appealed state governm.....

17-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Drug smugglers arrested

IMPHAL| Jul 16 A team of Thoubal Police Commandos arrested three drug smugglers near the Oil Pump located at Kakching Lamkhai during a frisking and checking operation conducted in July 15, claimed a release from Police (PRO). The arrested individual.....

ZUF relieves cadre

IMPHAL | Jul 16 The Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) has relieved its deputy secretary, Ajokpou Kamei alias Thomas Kamei, son of Gaikam Kamei, of Namkaolong-II (Taolingpung) village, Khoupum sub-division, Noney district from active service on health grou.....

Public awareness programme on drug abuse held

THOUBAL| Jul 16 A one-day Public Awareness Programme on Drug Abuse was convened today at Keirao Litan Makhong organised by Muslim Women Development Association (MWDA), Urup Part-II. The programme was attended by officer (in-charge), Irilbung PS, Tho.....

Final argument hearing of IFP junior sub-editor murder case fixed

IMPHAL | Jul 15 The main accused in the murder case of Imphal Free Press junior sub-editor, Konsam Rishikanta was brought and examined done today at chief judicial magistrate, Imphal West. The court has fixed the final argument hearing on August 16. .....

16-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Lamjingba Lup clarifies

IMPHAL| Jul 15 Lamjingba Finance group has clarified that it is following all rules and regulations set by the government in running its functioning of the firm, and stated that it does not allow any savings of black money. Lamjingba Finance conside.....

16-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Missing girl found dead

IMPHAL | Jul 15 A missing girl who has remained untraceable from July 12 was found dead at Iril river between Angom Leikai and Moiranpurel Sajeb, Imphal East. It is suspected that she had drowned in the river. The body has been identified as the mis.....

16-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Rights group express condemnations

MOREH| Jul 15 Kuki Women Organisation For Human Rights (KWOHR) - general headquarters has expressed condemnations over the “brutal killing” of John Gangte by unknown miscreants which reportedly took place in the broad daylights of July 13 at Ngamkhei V.....

Helpline number changed

IMPHAL | Jul 15 The Women Helpline Manipur, under social welfare department has notified that the 24*7 toll free helpline number 181 has been stopped for time being due to technical issue with landline phone. The manager of the helpline, G. Ravi S.....

BJP membership drive commences

Thokchom Radheshyam speaks during BJP membership drive at Thokchom Leikai, Heirok Part-II

THOUBAL| Jul 15 A BJP-membership drive was initiated today by Education minister, Thokchom Radheshyam at his residence located at Thokchom Leikai, Heirok part-II. The total number of enlisted members of BJP from Heirok assembly constituency is estim.....

AMS training at Kpi culminates

KANGPOKPI | Jul 15 The Automated Monitoring System under Mid-Day Meal Scheme training programme organised by Zonal Education Office, Kangpokpi culminated today at Saikul Hill Town. The AMS training programme was initiated with an aim to ensure pro.....

Tree sapling plantation drive held

MOREH| Jul 15 A mass plantation of tree saplings programme was conducted today at Moreh Helipad, jointly organised by Humanism Foundation and 43 Assam Rifles, Moreh Battalion, The programme witnessed the participation of a total of 88 trainees who a.....

Editorials

A little deconstruction

There was a great deal of truth in the often-heard charge that paralysing Imphal for months by the myriad strikers and habitual bandh callers is no less serious or atrocious than economic blockade on the national highways by protesters in the hills. If th.....

Sports News

Sainik School Meet

Sainik School Meet.....

17-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Master Athlete trials

IMPHAL | Jul 16 The Athletic Association of Manipur will be holding a trial selection on July 28 at Main Stadium Khuman Lampak at 7 am to prepare its Master athletes for the National Inter State Senior Athletic Championship at Lucknow on August 27-30 a.....

17-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

District representatives received for AMFA

IMPHAL | Jul 16 The All Manipur Football Association in a statement has said that it has received representatives from nine district Associations for constitution of AMFA General Council for the term of 2019-23. It further appeal the remaining District.....

17-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

YDO and SKYC prevails in Imphal West Super Division League 2019

IMPHAL | Jul 15 YDO Konjeng Lamdong Leikai overcame BMSC Tabungkhok by a solitary goal in the 20th S.Birendra Memorial Super Division Football League Tournament 2019 played at Turf Ground, Khuman Lampak. Despite winning performance, YDO lose their f.....

16-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

AMFA executive council election to be held

IMPHAL| Jul 15 An election of office bearers will be held on Tuesday, July 30, 11:00 a.m to reconstitute the Executive Council of All Manipur Football Association (AMFA) at the office of the Registrar of Societies, Lamphelpat, Imphal said a release fro.....

16-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Articles

Union Budget, 2019-20

By Dr. R.K.Nimai People were expecting the Union Budget for 2019-20 with anticipation as it is the budget being presented by a trained economist, a women finance minister and the first budget of NDA 3, which was returned with a thumping majority, but i.....

Police: A friend or a foe?

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Community policing or community-oriented policing is a strategy of policing that focus on building ties and working closely with members of communities. In fact, community policing is philosophy of full service personalized.....

Wakha Villagers Reveal the Colours of the University of Culture

By G. Amarjit Sharma This summer in June 2019 Wakha village in Imphal East (Manipur) had two significant public rituals. The rituals do not merely mean the collective village’s regular religious ritual to bring a good crop and good health in the villag.....

15 July: The Day Some Imas had Revealed the Naked Truth

By Angomcha Bimol Akoijam "On 15 July 2004…some elderly women stripped their clothes in protest…they…more than their naked bodies…uncovered the facades that concealed the fact that life in Manipur has become "bare life", a life that breathes, eats, dri.....

Did BJP win Northeast? Answer is yes and no

By Pradip Phanjoubam June in Guwahati can be oppressively sultry. This is especially so for those who descend and halt in this rapidly growing and congested city from the other hilly states of the Northeast. It was a particularly hot day in the city la.....

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