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State girls’ team disqualified from Reliance football meet for cheating

State girls’ team disqualified from Reliance football meet for cheating

IMPHAL | Jan 20 : In a case that blemishes the reputation of sports culture in Manipur, a girls’ football team from Manipur were disqualified from the Reliance Cup Championship, after a complaint was lodged by a coach of one of the participating teams. .....

21-Jan-2018 / Paojel Chaoba

6 RMSA teachers axed for forgery

IMPHAL | Jan 20 : First information reports had been lodged against six individuals for wrongfully entering government service through forgery. They had allegedly submitted fake certificates and mark sheets while applying for posts of graduate teacher und.....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Trade union & employees press for 7th pay commission recommendation

IMPHAL | Jan 20 : Joint Administrative Council (JAC) of All Manipur Trade Unions’ Council (AMTUC) and All Manipur Government Employees’ Organisation (AMGEO), has cautioned to launch mass agitation if 7th pay commission recommendation is not implemented i.....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Blood group in student’s ID card, a conductor for each school bus mandatory

IMPHAL | Jan 20 : President of All Manipur Students Union (AMSU), Manjit Sarangthem urged the government and private schools to insert blood group and AADHAR number in students’ identity cards and to assign a bus conductor for each school bus from this ye.....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Guv greets people on statehood day; CM to launch health scheme

IMPHAL| Jan 20 (DIPR) : Governor of Manipur Najma Akbarali Heptulla has greeted the people on the occasion of Statehood Day that falls on January 21. Najma said Manipur attained Statehood on 21st January, 1972 and became a member state of the Indian Un.....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Art and Culture department clarifies against reports of poor functioning

IMPHAL| Jan 20 (DIPR) : The art and culture department director K. Sushila has clarified against media publications of poor/non-functioning of the art and culture department in a press notification released today. The director stated despite of poor bu.....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Biren begs people for a new Manipur

IMPHAL| Jan 20 (DIPR) : Chief minister Nongthombam Biren has urged the people of the state to extend support to the new government in building a new Manipur, where there is no community and class difference. He was speaking at the opening function of t.....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Medicinal plants for state’s economy

IMPHAL | Jan 20 : Sensitization programme on medicinal plants, home herbal garden and distribution of plants material was held today at conference hall of CSIR-NEIST (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-North East Institute of Science and Techno.....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Karam Shyam appeals not to disturb entrepreneurial youths

IMPHAL| Jan 20 (DIPR) : CAF & PD, revenue minister Karam Shyam has appealed to support entrepreneurial youths instead of disturbing them as he launched Lamjingba Volvo Bus Service of Lamjingba Management Services at their branch office at Uripok Kangchup .....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Charge hearing of PREPAK ex-VC murder case on Feb 17

IMPHAL | Jan 20 : The special court of NIA, Imphal today fixed February 17 as the date for charge hearing of two co-accused in the murder of ex-VC of PREPAK, Ningombam Nabachandra alias Nongdrenkhomba and his driver. The court also issued relevant pape.....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

TLDCWF expresses concern over mismanagement of voting rights

IMPHAL | Jan 20 : Tamenglong and Longmai (NONEY) Districts Citizens’ Welfare Forum (TLDCWF) voiced discontentment over the mismanagement of nominees voting rights by the district administration. A release from TLDCWF, jointly signed by general secretar.....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Historical sites

THOUBAL | Jan 20 : Historical sites will be constructed as tourist spots: CM The rare historical sites left by the forefathers of the State will be definitely made into tourist spots for the people and it is requested to the people that they provide he.....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

AI plane suffers bird-hit while landing in Guwahati, Biren, 159 passengers safe

GUWAHATI | Jan 20 : Around 160 passengers, including Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren, had a close shave when their Air India plane suffered a bird hit while landing at the airport in Guwahati. The Delhi-Guwahati-Imphal flight was grounded on J.....

21-Jan-2018 / Agency

Herojit provided two armed security guards

IMPHAL | Jan 20 : The Manipur police has provided security gurds for whistleblower Th. Herojit Singh, following directive from the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC). The development came after Herojit submitted an affidavit to the Supreme Court (SC).....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Hoho threatens to stall Nagaland poll

GUWAHATI | Jan 20 : The upcoming Assembly elections in Nagaland scheduled for February 27 may not be a smooth affair with the state’s apex tribal organisation Naga Hoho issueing a warning on Saturday. “We haven’t yet decided on boycotting the election .....

21-Jan-2018 / Agency

Bid to develop and innovate the vedic tal systems : Nata Sankirtan fusion music staged

IMPHAL | Jan 20 : A fusion music based on Manipuri Nata Sankirtan ‘Tanchap’ was shown by Yumnam Bhumeshwor Singh under the financial assistance of ministry of culture, GOI through Cultural Function and Production Grant scheme at Lamyanba Shanglen, today. .....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

ECI award for SP Kabib

IMPHAL | Jan 20 : The Election Commission of India has informed that SP of lmphal East, Kabib K has been selected for National Awards 2017 for Best Electoral Practices in the category of security management. The award shall be conferred by president of.....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

AR renovates Three Mothers’ Art Gallery

IMPHAL | Jan 20 : Continuing with its philanthropic activities, 6 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector Assam Rifles renovated Three Mothers’ Art Gallery at Thangapat Mapal Palace Compound, Imphal East district, said a release by PRO IGAR (South). It said that Assa.....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

UGs arrested

IMPHAL | Jan 20 : A team of district police commandos, Imphal West arrested a corporal of PLA/RPF on January 18 from New Keithelmanbi area, said a release by PRO police. It said that the arrested person was identified as Moirangthem Nanao Singh alias A.....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Zeliangrong Folk Festival

IMPHAL | Jan 20 : Society for Promotion of Communication Task (SPCT) has announced that the 12th Zeliangrong Folk Festival will be held at Gaidimjang, Khoupum Valley from February 9 to February 11. A release said that the festival will feature cultural.....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Security meet

IMPHAL | Jan 20 : In view of upcoming Republic Day, a security meet was conducted by 5 JAK RIF of 9 Sector Assam Rifles at Nambol and Patsoi Company Operating Bases, said a release by PRO IGAR (South). It said that the meet was attended by local of the.....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Two traders get imprisonment

IMPHAL | Jan 20 : Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal West, Langkhanpau Tonsing on Saturday sentenced two non-local traders simple imprisonment less than three months with fines for selling expired food items and tobacco products. The accused persons are.....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

JCILPS asks Assab Udin to stay away from mass verification drive

IMPHAL | Jan 20 : JCILPS has warned MLA Assab Udin from interfering in the mass verification drive undertaken by the state police to check the entry of illegal immigrants into Manipur. A release from JCILPS stated that in the wake of the Rohingya crisi.....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Smoke emission test in Imphal City

IMPHAL| Jan 20 (DIPR) : With an idea to curb the menace of exceeding smoke emission level emitted from different vehicles, Manipur Pollution Control Board is testing vehicles plying on road in Imphal city. While on checking by the officials on January .....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

ST body begins consultations

IMPHAL | Jan 20 : Coordinating Body of Schedudled Tribe Demand Committee today consulted veteran politician Okram Joy Singh on its demand for inclusion of Meiteis in the Scheduled Tribe list. Today’s meeting with the BJP leader is a part of the committee’.....

21-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Editorials

The Killer and Res Judicata : Let the SC decide

It was a moment of dread and yet excitement that I felt within. In front of me sat Thounaojam Herojit, head constable of Manipur police, he had revealed that he had killed a person in cold blood and wanted me to report it. That was sometime back in 2016 J.....

20-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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