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Dam forces 164 kids to drop out of school

IMPHAL | Jan 23 : In a startling revelation, altogether 164 children from two villages situated downstream of Mapithel dam reportedly dropped out of schools as an indirect impact of the dam. The children belong to Nungbram village under Keirao Pitra Im.....

24-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Goods unloading delays causing huge losses

Goods unloading delays causing huge losses

JIRIBAM | Jan 23 : The lack of workers for unloading the rice being delivered by trains for the purpose of storing them at Jiribam district’s FCI godown, which serves an important role for Manipur’s food supply, has caused many inconveniences. The stalli.....

24-Jan-2018 / Our Correspondent

Luita Phanit: An important festival for Raphei

Luita Phanit

UKHRUL | Jan 23 : Luita Phanit is celebrated before ploughing and preparing the soil for the seeds to be sown. It is an important festival for the northern Tangkhul community. There is no specific date for this festival. Some villages of northern Tangk.....

24-Jan-2018 / Tenno Pheiray

Huge arms recovered ahead of R’Day

IMPHAL | Jan 23 : Security forces on Tuesday recovered huge cache of arms and ammunitions hidden at Kassom in Ukhrul and apprehended one militant with hand grenades at the Indo-Myanmar border town, Moreh ahead of the Republic Day. The arms and ammuniti.....

24-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

JAC demands welfare and proper compensation

IMPHAL | Jan 23 : JAC for affected people of Chingmeirong Nongpok and Kontha Ahallup (JAPCA) has demanded to take up relief and rehabilitation projects without affecting the welfare of the people. President of the JAC, Haji Bashir Ahmad said the state .....

24-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Schemes’ awareness programme scheduled

IMPHAL | Jan 23 : Mass legal awareness service camp on compilation of central and state sponsored schemes for providing benefits to the marginalised section of the society will be organised on January 31 at Lamboi Khongnangkhong, Imphal West. Justice, .....

24-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Winter session held, resolutions taken: KCP (MC Progressive)

IMPHAL | Jan 23 : The proscribed Kangliepak Communist Party (Military Council – Progressive) held the organisation’s winter session that was organised solemnly at the convergence of 2017 and 2018 for the Seven sisters of North east under WESEA region. .....

24-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Awareness programme on food processing held

IMPHAL | Jan 23 : North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation (NERAMAC) Limited in association with North Eastern Council (NEC) organised ‘awareness programme on food processing’ and ‘food processing investors meet’ today at the Classic Hote.....

24-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Training on youth leadership and community development inaugurated

THOUBAL | Jan 23 : A three-day youth leadership and community development programme for 40 participants was inaugurated today by additional deputy commissioner of Thoubal, Ng. Bhogendra at the RDS Training Centre, Khongjom. In the programme, Laishram J.....

24-Jan-2018 / Our Correspondent

Brief News

Governor hands over toilets to villagers

Governor hands over toilets to villagers

IMPHAL| Jan 23 (DIPR) : The Governor of Manipur Dr. Najma A Heptulla today handed over toilets to the villagers of K. Senam and K. Sehjang of Kangpokpi district. Speaking on the occasion as chief guest, the Governor appreciated CRPF for proving such ba.....

24-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CSOs condemn obtrusion to mass verification drive

Representatives of CSOs in a press meet

IMPHAL| Jan 23 : Jiri Development Organisation (JDO), AMSU District committee, Jiri Ima Meira Paibi Apunba Lup (JIMPAL) and CADA Jiri branch have jointly expressed their condemnation against local MLA Md. Ashab Uddin for his attempt to halt the mass verif.....

24-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CM pays tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

IMPHAL | Jan 23 (DIPR) : Chief minister, N Biren Singh today remembered and paid tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 121st birth anniversary. The chief minister said that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was one of the great freedom fighters during .....

24-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Biren inspects civil secretariat construction works

IMPHAL| Jan 23 (DIPR) : Chief minister N. Biren Singh made a surprise inspection of the on-going construction works of the civil secretariat buildings located at Mantripukhri today. He also inspected the construction of Rani Gaidinliu Park which is locate.....

24-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Two die in road accident

THOUBAL | Jan 23 : Two students were killed today around 6.30 pm in a road accident at Tentha, Thoubal under Khongjom police station, Thoubal district. The two died on the spot. The two students have been identified as Maibam Boinao (24), son of M. Shy.....

24-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Kakching traffic restrictions

IMPHAL | Jan 23 : In the light of the Republic Day rehearsal and main programme on January 24 and 26, 2018, there will be restriction on the traffic movement along the Sugnu-Burma road from 8 am to 11 am for these two days. Restrictions will be made from .....

24-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MAFRO appreciates youths for their contribution

IMPHAL | Jan 23 : Manipur Friendship Organisation (MAFRO) today acknowledged the contribution of five youths for their donation and spending quality time with the orphans on the last day of December 2017 and showing exemplary goodwill work. Giving appr.....

24-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MSLSA set to organise National Lok Adalat

IMPHAL| Jan 23 : Manipur State Legal Services Authority announced that a National Lok Adalat will be organised on February 10 at Lamphelpat Court Complex. A release from MSLSA stated the Lok Adalat will handle various types of cases pending before the .....

24-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

PHRI holds medical camp at Kwatha

IMPHAL| Jan 23 : Public Hospital and Research Institute, Hatta, Imphal in collaboration with Kwatha village authority held a medical Camp at Kwatha village today. A release from PHRI stated that the medical camp is part of an on-going initiative coveri.....

24-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Free echo screening held

THOUBAL | Jan 23 : Free echo screening camp organised by Manipur Heart Foundation and Sky Hospital Imphal under the National Programme for Prevention and control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS) and Rashtriya Bal Swasthya K.....

24-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Editorials

Traffic horror worsening

Road accidents are becoming a daily affair in Manipur, in particular Imphal city. While it is true the number of vehicles has increased manifolds and continues to do so, thanks to the unprecedented hikes in government salaries in the past few decades and .....

24-Jan-2018 / IFP Editorials

Sports News

Women football at Mandalay

IMPHAL | Jan 13 : With the objective to promote relationship with Myanmar a Manipur crew is visiting Mandalay and Saigaing province of the neighbouring country to hold women football matches and a business meet. State Bharatiya Janata Party’s spokesper.....

14-Jan-2018 / Our Staff Reporter
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