Ramesh disclosing to IFP Reporter
Ramesh disclosing to IFP Reporter

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How unregistered weapons were procured for fake encounters and surrender dramas, Naib Subedar Ramesh reveals all

Ramesh disclosing to IFP Reporter

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : Naib Subedar Ramesh Chand Sharma of 30th Assam Rifles revealed how weapons were procured clandestinely by the military and para-military to get promotions, many officers took advantage in the name of counter insurgency operations to stag.....

State leaders call for unity on Khongjom Day

Governor Najma Heptullah pays floral tribute

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : On the occasion of historic Khongjom day observance today, state leaders, governor, Najma Heptullah and chief minister, Nongthombam Biren Singh called for unity of different communities residing in the state. The chief minister urged th.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CM wants judiciary to deal cyber criminals

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : Chief minister, N. Biren urged to the judiciary estate of the state to take up appropriate measures to deal with cyber criminals of the state. He was delivering the chief guest speech today during the closing ceremony of the 5th anniver.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Finance department clarifies on Finance Software utilisation

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : Finance department has clarified against the ‘allegations’ published in local papers on the finance software and its utilisation in the department in a press release issued by undersecretary to the government of Manipur, Aribam Amarjit S.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Heisnam Basantakumar Award, 2018 conferred to Keisham Priyokumar

Th. Radheshyam hands over award to Keisham Priyokumar

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : Education, labour and employment minister Thokchom Radheshyam today, conferred the first Heisnam Basantakumar Award, 2018 to the eminent writer Keisham Priyokumar, popularly known for his story ‘Nongdi Tarakhidarae’. The Heisnam Basant.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CM to visit Delhi for 7th Central Pay

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : As intimated from the State BJP office, a delegation of Manipur Government Services Federation, headed by its president, Dr. M. Rajendra, advisor, H. Yaima and Purujit had a detailed discussion today at 4 pm with BJP state president, Raj.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Steelheart to perform today in Ukhrul

American metal band Steelheart posing for lens

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : American metal band ‘Steelheart’ who will be headlining the opening day of the Shirock 2018, in Ukhrul tomorrow evening has arrived in Imphal. Interacting with media persons during a press conference held at Classic Grande, Imphal, fron.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Employee demand Cabinet assurance

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : The Joint Administrative Council (JAC) of AMTUC and AMGEO which is leading the cease work strike demanding implementation of Seventh Central pay said that the strike will not be suspended until the government gives a concrete written ass.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Triplets avoid schooling as one of them suffers from deformity

The inseperable triplets with the deformed Paogunsei in the extreme left

KANGPOKPI | Apr 23 : In yet unfortunate health account from a poor family in the border town of Moreh, a mother expressed her wish to mortgaging herself if her child could be cured from the deformity on the left foot as she could not bear seeing the child.....

‘BJP will get negative impact in the coming Lok Sabha elections’

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : Vice president of Manipur PCC, N. Loken Singh stated that the people have exposed the hidden face of Bharatiya Janata Party, and they will get its impact in the coming 2019 Lok Sabha election. He stated this during a one-day workshop on.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Gang rape victim’s parents demand a new SIT

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : Condemning for not arresting of remaining Thanga Gang Rape culprits despite the victim had pinpointed out the accused to special investigation team (SIT), the highly infuriated minor victim’s parents urged the concerned authority to form.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Justice Committee pays tribute to Manipur heroes

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : Justice Committee for Anglo-Manipuri War 1891 Martyrs and Victims of Kangleipak (Manipur) observed Khongjom Day at Rupmahal Theatre today by paying tribute to heroes who fought for the motherland against the British. It was organised as.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Illegal taxes along national highways push up prices in the state

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : It has been a demand since long by the people of Manipur to its government to install proper highway protection force to prevent from the burden of illegal taxes and in turn to control the comparatively sky-high price of commodities spec.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

BJP ensures implementation of 7th Pay in the state

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state unit remains committed to ensure that the employees of the state government shall also receive the benefits of 7th Pay Commission after due consideration of the financial implications to the state exche.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

State officials extend Khongjom Day greetings

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : The governor of Manipur, Dr. Najma Heptulla conveyed heartiest greetings to the people on the occasion of Khongjom Day. The governor in her message said the day celebrates the indomitable courage and spirit of patriotism the Manipuris d.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CM reviews “Go to Village” mission

CM reviews “Go to Village” mission

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : Chief minister N. Biren Singh reviewed the preparations for ‘Go to Village’ mission to be launched on May 1 in a meeting attended by administrative secretaries, Nodal Officers, DCs and head of departments and other officials of the state.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Locals held non-local

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : Four out of five non-locals who ‘entered’ Manipur yesterday without proper identification proof escaped from the hands of the locals of Thangmeiband Khomdram Selungba Leikai, Imphal. The one who fails to escape was handed to Joint Commi.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Biren urges to obey traffic rules

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has urged the public to cooperate and extend support to the government in containing road accident fatalities by simply obeying the traffic rules while driving and crossing the roads. He made the ap.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CORCOM pays respects to brave forefathers on arrival of Khongjom Day

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : On the arrival of April 23, “Khongjom Day” the proscribed umbrella organisation CORCOM said the organisation gives the highest respects and revolutionary homage to the brave martyrs who laid down their lives in the Anglo- Manipur War 198.....

Aimol Tribe Union appeals for protection against threat of GPRN

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : Aimol Tribe Union urged the concerned authority to look into the matter of GPRN/NSCN (IM) continuous attempt to assimilate Aimol into Naga fold which is totally against the wish of Aimol community and taxing the locals of Chingnung Hut a.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

Project on floating fish cage launched

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : The Stiner Initiative, a project by RUTAG IIT Bombay funded by ministry of development of north eastern region and implemented by north eastern region community resource management project (NERCORMP) on ‘Floating Fish Cage for Inland Aqu.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Truck mows down pedestrian

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : One Jiribam bound unknown Tata Truck knocked down one unknown male pedestrian at Nungkao Village part II along HN- 37 road on April 22 around 12 : 15 pm, as a result of which, the unknown male pedestrian succumbed to his injuries at the .....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Power shutdown

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited (MSPDCL) has notified all the consumers of 11 KV Singjamei Feeders that there will be a planned shutdown on April 24 and April 26 from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm for charging of UG cable at Singj.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Motor cycle rally for Khongjom day

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : A motor cycle rally in regards to Khongjom Day celebration took off today from Kangla western gate to Khongjom memorial war complex. The rally was organised by All Manipur Student’s Union (AMSU) and taken part by around 250 two wheelers.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Mega blood donation camp held

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : The 66th Mega Blood Donation Camp under the theme “Meiheroi Amadi Leibak Miyamgi Damak Kathok Laba Ee” was held today at Shija Hospital and Researched Centre blood bank. The blood donation camp was jointly organized by Shija Blood bank.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MGSF to convene executive committee meeting

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : Manipur Government Services Federation (MGSF) has notified that its executive committee meeting will be held at 2 pm on April 24 at State Guest House, Sanjenthong, Imphal. A release from MGSF stated that the executive committee meeting .....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Free eye-care camp for drivers

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : Lions Club of Imphal East announced that a ‘Free Eye-Care Camp for Drivers’ will be conducted on April 25 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm at the campus of HVS Construction Materials Private Limited, Patsoi. A release said the eye-care camp wil.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CASO conducted

Cordon and search operation at Fundrei Awang

THOUBAL | Apr 22 : A combined team of Thoubal police and CDO Thoubal under the supervision of SP, Thoubal district police, Sorokhaibam Goutam conducted cordon and search operation at Fundrei Awang Leikai today. The combing operation that was conducted a.....

Tamenglong battalion helps NDA aspirants

Tamenglong battalion helps NDA aspirants

TAMENGLONG | Apr 22 : Tamenglong battalion of 23 Assam Rifles has provided free accommodation and transportation services for 44 (National Defence Academy) NDA aspirants of Tamenglong to Imphal who will be appearing for UPSC-NDA Entrance Examination on Ap.....

155 cases settled during Lok Adalat

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : A total of 155 cases were settled with total settled amount of Rs. 1,66,19,22 today during the National Lok Adalat conducted at different districts of the state organised by Manipur State Legal Services Authority (MASLSA). 131 cases are.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

TATA Delight education scholarship presented

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : The TATA Delight educational scholarship presentation programme was held at MGT Motor Changangei today. The scholarship given by TATA groups was received by Ch. Easter Vaiphei. Delivering as chief guest of the function, minister of educ.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Student dies under suspicious circumstances

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : In an unfortunate incident, Md. Fariz Khan, a resident of Sangaiyumpham Nungfou Bazar, died under suspicious circumstances at around 9 am in the morning today. A release signed by general secretary of All Manipur Muslim Students’ Organi.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Buildings inaugurated

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : Koirengei Welfare Youth Club and Koirengei Bazar Nupi Marup buildings were inaugurated today by Nongthombam Ongbi Hiyainu Devi, wife of chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh and Vungneineng Gangte, wife of youth affairs and sports minis.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

ZBC installs new associate pastor

TAMENGLONG | Apr 22 : Zeliangrong Baptist Church (ZBC) Tamenglong has installed assistant pastor, reverend Thuanjinang Pamei as associate pastor during a devotion service held today at ZBC Tamenglong Headquarters. Pastor of ZBC Tamenglong, doctor Lamdin .....

AR extends Khongjom-Day greetings

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : Assam Rifles has extended its warm greetings to the people of Manipur on the auspicious occasion of ‘Khongjom Day – 2018.’ A release from IGAR(South) stated the occasion is observed to mark the gallant battle fought to repel the British.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Forest Dwellers Association’ formed

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : A new organisation named ‘Forest Dwellers Association’ (FDA) has been formed at a public meeting held on April 21 at Pantilong, Koirengei, Imphal. The organisation was formed with the objective to jointly fight for justice against the a.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Editorials

Defeat into victory

It was a pivotal event in the history of Manipur, but one, it must be added in retrospect, destined to happen. It was a time when the British were solidly consolidating their empire, 34 years after it had conclusively dismantled and discontinued another e.....


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

Catching Imagination and Missing Consolidation: Biren’s Strength and Potential Strangulation

The present Chief Minister of Manipur works in an environment where the constraints facing governance are qualitatively different from those of the period of his predecessor. First, the pressure for following identified lines of action is much more with h.....

Khongjom Day; Commemorating Manipur’s Battle of Thermopylae

“Eikhoi pumnamasu hinglaroi, maisu onlaroi…” (We shall all die but we shall not retreat) -- Maj. Paona Brajabashi (Cheitharol Kumpaba, the Royal Chronicle) These are the words of one of the valiant Manipuri military commanders who led the offensive mov.....

Manipur and the Age of New Empire

In an interview Chief Minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh says that Manipur is almost at the center of the (20,557 km) Asian Highway 1 from Tokyo to Istanbul. (Hindustan Times, Nov. 26, 2017). This statement was given around the time of North East Develop.....

Book Review: To Problematise Northeast

In Pursuit of Conflict by Avalok Langer Published by: Westland Publications. Non Fiction/Reportage, 250p. Rating: 3/5 stars Book summary: Parts of the Northeast have been engaged in a relentless war with the Indian State for more than seven decades, exp.....

Natural Ways to Lighten Dark Underarms

The underarm area rarely gives us any trouble but are major cause of embarrassing and frustrating during summer season. Dark underarms sometimes forces us to stop wearing favourite sleeveless top or going out for a swim? The skin in this area is very sen.....

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