Protesters demand immediate release convener of PRJA, Erendro Leichombam
Protesters demand immediate release convener of PRJA, Erendro Leichombam

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Police arrests PRJA convener Erendro in hate video case

Protesters demand immediate release convener of PRJA, Erendro Leichombam

IMPHAL | May 26 : Police today have arrested Erendro Leichombam, convener of Peoples’ Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) party, after the latter allegedly refused to take down a hate video which was posted in his facebook. The developments came a day.....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

State’s financial status is improving after implementation of GST: CM

Chief minister N. Biren Singh during Khurpui-Lam Festival

IMPHAL | May 26 : Chief minister, N. Biren Singh has urged people of the state saying that they should stay away from dirty politics played by some frustrated group of people who have the intention to bring down the present government. The CM was speakin.....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

NDA government befools public by giving false promises: Ibobi

Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee sit-in protest against

IMPHAL | May 26 : Former chief minister, O. Ibobi lambasted the NDA government as a government of propaganda and publicity which befools the public by giving false promises. He was briefing to media persons today at Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee hea.....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Minister Hangkhanlian clarifies against the allegation by former ADCC chairman

Minister Hangkhanlian speaks media

CHURACHANDPUR | May 26 : Agriculture minister, V. Hangkhanlian has clarified today in a press conference at his residence located at Zenhang Lamka that the allegation made by former ADCC chairman upon him for being responsible of the crisis in ADCC and de.....

BJP Manipur Pradesh celebrates four years of NDA’s government

BJP Manipur Pradesh celebrates four years of NDA’s government

IMPHAL | May 26 : In an observance of ‘Vishesh Samprak Abhiyan’ for completion of four years of Central government and one year of state government, held at BJP Manipur office, Nityaipat Chuthek, BJP Manipur Pradesh today lauded Prime Minister Narendra Mo.....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Health society provides free eye operation for old aged people

TAMENGLONG | May 26 : District Health Society Tamenglong organised an eye camp at district hospital Tamenglong under National Programme for Control of Blindness. Altogether 30 persons were selected to undergo cataract eye operation from 315 patients scre.....

KSO shares the joy of states’ overall highest pass rate in BOSEM

KANGPOKPI | May 26 : Kuki Students’ Organisation (KSO), Chandel district conveyed its heartiest congratulations to all successful candidates of HSLC and HSSLC Examination 2018 conducted by Board of Secondary Education Manipur (BOSEM) and Council of Higher.....

“Bond of love will continue as long as ADC Sadar Hills exists”

Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council Teacher's Association disbursement of condolence and retirement funds at its office Kangpokpi

KANGPOKPI | May 26 : Condoling the untimely demise of two of its colleagues on May 24, Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council Teacher’s Association (SHADCTA) expressed grieved and pain while enlivening the spirit of confraternity among the teachers of AD.....

Quality education can only be achieved with support and cooperation of the people: Radheshyam

IMPHAL | May 26 : Education minister, Thokchom Radheshyam said that everyone wants to bring and establish a quality education in the state and this can only be achieved with support and cooperation of the people from every sections of the society. The mi.....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Condolences for Ibemhal

IMPHAL | May 26 : SALAI Holdings Private Limited has extended its condolences over the demise of prominent social activist, Mutum Ibemhal Devi of Uripok Sorbon Thingel who passed away on May 20. A release stated that during her lifetime, M Ibemhal took a.....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Conman arrested for swindling girl

IMPHAL | May 26 : A complaint report has been filed at Cyber Crime Police Station (CCPS), Imphal against a person who reportedly impersonated himself as an IPS officer on his Facebook account and swindled Rs 51,000 from a girl claiming financial problems .....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

AR seizes Tokey Geckos

IMPHAL | May 26 : 12 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam Rifles on 26 May 2018 seized two Tokey Geckos on Imphal-Moreh National Highway (NH 102) of Manipur, said a release from IGAR (South). Acting on specific information, a red coloured Pulsar bike bearing .....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Two Kingfishers rescued

THOUBAL | May 26 : Two Kingfishers, scientific name- Alcedo atthis were saved by the staffs of Kakching Range Office with the assistance from honorary wild life warden, Thoubal Moirangthem Open Singh, as informed by one Khaidem Meghachadra Singh of Sugunu.....

MSF condemns corporal punishment of students

IMPHAL | May 26 : Manipur Students’ Federation (MSF) has expressed its discontentment against the allegedly harsh punishment meted out to a student of Cambridge English School, Lamphel Sana Keithel by a teacher on May 23. The student who is currently stu.....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Monitor illegal migrants at ticket counters: AMISBATA

IMPHAL | May 26 : Secretary general of All Manipur Inter Start Bus and Allied Transport Association (AMISBATA), Mongjam Bimol urged the transport ticket counters residing outside the state not to allow any passengers for ticket without proper documents. .....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

KVA decries loss of state territory

IMPHAL | May 26 : Kwatha Village Authority (KVA) has decried the construction of sub-pillars beside Indo-Myanmar Border Pillar number 81 claiming it as a loss of the entire state and not of the village alone. A release from KVA stated that a public meeti.....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

State records highest pass percentage in HSLC exam

BOSEM examination results out

IMPHAL | May 25 : Manipur recorded its highest pass rate in the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) examination conducted by the Board of Secondary Education Manipur, which was declared today. Education minister, Thokchom Radheshyam Singh, in the afte.....

26-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Topper Yaiphabi aims for administrative service

First position holder Yaiphabi Mayengbam

IMPHAL | May 25 : The first position holder of the HSLC examination 2018, Yaiphabi Mayengbam, student of Little Flower School is indeed a deserving candidate to attain the highest position in the annually conducted high school leaving examination by the b.....

26-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Academic education is not all: Patel aims to be a space scientist

Second position holder Patel Lairenjam

IMPHAL | May 25 : Second position holder of Higher School Leaving Certificate Examination, 2018, Patel Lairenjam appealed to the people of the state to change their attitude that education is only academics. Patel Lairenjam was born to L. Sharatchandra a.....

26-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Want to become Scientist’

Second position holder Surjakanta Irengbam

IMPHAL | May 25 : Surjakanta Irengbam, who tied the second position in this year’s high school leaving certificate examination, 2018 conducted by BOSEM, aspires to become a Junior Scientist and do something good for the society. He did his schooling from.....

26-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Angela dreams to be ‘physician’

Third position holder Angela Athokpam

IMPHAL | May 25 : The cool-headed and steady flow of preparation right from the beginning is behind her sterling performance that got her third position in the Class X examination conducted by Board of Secondary Education Manipur (BOSEM), said Angela Atho.....

26-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Students must not lose faith in themselves’

Third position holder Brahmacharimayum Balkrishna Sharma

THOUBAL | May 25 : Brahmacharimayum Balkrishna Sharma who tied for the third position in High School Leaving Certification Examination -2018 conducted Board of Secondary Education Manipur (BOSEM) today expressed that students being the pillars of the futu.....

Grievances of 1.73 lakh individuals solved during ‘go to village’ mission: CM

CM Biren speaks during review meeting of ‘Go to Village’ mission

IMPHAL | May 25 : Chief minister, N. Biren said the government has solved the grievances of 1.73 lakhs individuals out of a total of 2.9 lakhs complaint received during the ‘Go to Village’ mission conducted in 227 different camps. He was delivering his s.....

26-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

School with only six teachers secures 100 percent pass percentage

UKHRUL | May 25 : In the recently declared HSLC examination result, Paocham High School secured 100 percent pass percentage. Headmaster (in-charge) of the school, Ningkhalem Horam said that out of 29 students who appeared the examination, 10 students pas.....

New route to Dzuko from Senapati invites campers

IMPHAL | May 25 : The Dziiko Valley Exploration, an initiative by Emefiithumei, Senapati, Manipur in collaboration with Men and Environment Development Association Manipur will start trekking and camping at the valley from June 2 and continue till January.....

26-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

State boy secures second position at Uttarkhand

Panthoiba Akoijam

THOUBAL | May 26 : The results of class XII board examination conducted by CBSE were declared today in which a Manipur boy secured the overall second position for Uttarkhand state. Panthoiba Akoijam from Thoubal Melaground who is a student of Parvati Pr.....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Pensioners of Tamenglong push for seventh pay commission

Pensioners of Tamenglong push for seventh pay commission

TAMENGLONG | May 26 : Tamenglong District Pensioner’s Association today staged a sit-in-protest at Town Baptist Church Tamenglong demanding implementation of seventh pay commissions in Manipur state. Speaking to media, president of Tamenglong District Pe.....

CM congratulates HSLC exam toppers

IMPHAL | May 26 : Chief minister, N. Biren Singh extended his congratulations to the toppers of the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) Examination, 2018 conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Manipur. In his congratulatory message, the CM sai.....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Treasury department protests for central pay

Treasury department protests for central pay

IMPHAL | May 26 : As a part of the cease work strike of Joint Administrative Council of AMTUC and AMGEO demanding implementation of 7th central pay in the state, employees of treasury, Imphal West and its sub-treasury department staged a sit-in-protest at.....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CPLA appeals

IMPHAL | May 26 : Chess Players’ and Lovers’ Association of Manipur said the office bearers of district chess associations affiliated to Manipur Chess Association, have been holding their tenure for a longer period of time and appealed that that new membe.....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Legal literacy clubs opened, awareness programme held

MOREH | May 26 : Legal literacy clubs were opened under the supervision of district Legal Services Authority Chandel, at Moreh Eastern Shine School and Netaji English High School Moreh each. A one-day Legal Awareness Programme was also organised. The oc.....

Three active cadres of TLPA apprehended

KANGPOKPI | May 26 : Troops of Red Shield Division apprehended three active cadres of a non-SoO UG group operating in Kangpokpi district today early morning. According to a reliable source, troops of 38 Assam Rifles under Red Shield Division along with K.....

Boy drowns at pond

THOUBAL | May 26 : In a tragic incident, a 13 year old boy drowned while swimming in the village pond of Melei Tampak yesterday at Dhakarok, Heirok part II. The deceased has been identified as Tongkhosat Guite, 13, son of Sholet Guite from Phalbung vill.....

SSUM charges Education department as being defunct

IMPHAL | May 26 : Socialists Students Union of Manipur (SSUM) has claimed that Education department in the state has become for name sake as most of the government schools are not functioning properly. Briefing to media persons today at its office at Kei.....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

ZSUKA supports bandh

IMPHAL | May 26 : The Zeliangrong Students’ Union Khoupum Area supports the bandh called by Loktak Downstream Affected Peoples Welfare Association (LDAWAPA) and Zeliangrong Student’s Union Manipur on May 28 and 29 as it is under the jurisdiction of Khoupu.....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Rally against drugs held in Myanmar

MOREH | May 26 : A mass rally against drugs under the theme ‘Public Movement for Drug Free Indo Myanmar Border’ was demonstrated today by the public of Myanmar, jointly organised by Narcotic department, government of Myanmar and Tamu Youth Network. Sour.....

DRI team seizes gold worth more than 62 lakhs

IMPHAL | May 25 : Officers of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Imphal along officers of DRI, Chandigarh recovered 1992 grams of smuggled gold biscuits of foreign origin worth Rs. 62,42,928 from North AOC today. A release by DRI, Imphal-Regional.....

26-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

NAB arrests drug peddlers

IMPHAL | May 25 : In a significant development, Narcotic Affairs and Borders (NAB) today arrested four persons including an IRB rifleman and a Burmese national along with one kilogram of Heroine no. 4. The four persons were arrested from Nungourok villag.....

26-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Boys hostel inaugurated

IMPHAL | May 25 : The SC Boys’ Hostel of Sardar Patel High School, Khurkhul constructed by MOBEDS under MOBC and SC department under the funding of BJRCY scheme was inaugurated today. The chief guest of the function MLA, H. Dingo said establishing of suc.....

26-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Awareness on bee keeping held

IMPHAL | May 25 : The 2nd foundation day of Khunai apunba bee keeping and honey processing producer company limited was held today at Manipur press club. Speaking during the event, W.Somraj (managing director, Crezen, Tech. pvt. Ltd ) highlighted the imp.....

26-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Editorials

Of Monkeys and Keyboards

Over the last few years, there has been an exponential increase of data consumption through internet with the increase of users who are given fast and easy accessibility to the World Wide Web under a market of service providers competing against one anoth.....


Sports News

LAGSA golden jubilee meet 2018 concludes

CHANDEL | Jan 27 : The defending champion Seijamang Memorial Team (SMT) Phaijang, G.Songel Youth Club and M.Moljol Youth Club lifted the Men’s Football, Junior Boys Football and Women’s Volleyball Champion Trophies of the Lonpi Area Games and Sports Assoc.....

28-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

KBCA Youth Gospel Olympics concludes

IMPHAL| Jan 27 : The closing ceremony of 2nd Youth Gospel Olympic, organised by Komrem Baptist Church Association (KBCA) Manipur, was held on January 26 at Sinamkom Baptist church. IGP L. Kailun was the chief guest at the closing programme while social.....

28-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Articles

Abolish or restructure Governor’s post

The sordid drama in Karnataka is over. While there is no doubt it was an unseemly tussle between the political parties in contention for power in the wake of the hung verdict voters of the state delivered, it must still be said that while it is understand.....

Reflections of a modern nomad; Part 2

Necessity and an aspiration to give the best they could to their children drove my parents to send us to boarding schools. Necessity arose from the frequents bandhs and breaks that disrupted an academic year, which my parents were loath to expose us to an.....

Watermelon Beauty Benefits

Watermelon known as a super juicy fruit in summers is commonly red on the inside however can be found with orange, yellow or even white flesh. Watermelon constitutes 93% water, load of vitamins but only 6% sugar and is considered as natural toner and ide.....

Illegitimate

“Mummy! Where is my father?” Fatma had been anticipating this question. She knew one time or the other this question would be asked. She had thought of several answers, all of them not even near to the truth. Fatma had been working as the domestic serv.....

The Art Of Subtle Sexism And Patriarchy In Manipur

From a very young age, I have had people inquiring about my cooking skills but the frequency of this inquiry has intensified after I passed the MPSC exam and now the UPSC exam. Various “well-wishers” and “spokespersons of society” hasten to tell me that “.....

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