Chief Electoral Officer PK Singh during press meet
Chief Electoral Officer PK Singh during press meet

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Re-polls in 12 stations on April 24

Chief Electoral Officer PK Singh during press meet

IMPHAL | Apr 22 Election Commission of India (ECI) has approved fresh polls for Inner Manipur parliamentary constituency (IMPC) in 12 polling stations of four assembly constituencies of Imphal East district. The re-poll will be conducted on April 24 fr.....

23-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

That all re-polls are to be in ruling BJP held constituencies tell a loud story: Nara

Dr. Moirangthem Nara along with Rajkumar Somendro and Erendro Leichombam during press conference

IMPHAL | Apr 22 Electoral reform is the need of the hour for the country, if the prevailing electoral system continues the youth and society as a whole will remain corrupted, said CPI candidate Dr. Moirangthem Nara in a press conference held today. .....

23-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Twin grenade blasts occur near MMTA gate, one civilian injured

IMPHAL | Apr 22 Twin hand grenade explosions occurred today late evening near the office of Manipur Mountaineering Trekking Association (MMTA) located at Minuthong, Imphal. One civilian was injured in the explosion. It is said that the grenades expl.....

23-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘It must be ensured that agents are present at the polling stations’

NIEDP, inner candidate, RK Anand speaks to media persons during press conference

IMPHAL | Apr 22 “NEIDP welcomes the announcement made by ECI that re-polling will be conducted at 12 polling stations for the 7th Lok Sabha election inner MP election. However, the returning officer must ensure that all the agents of each political par.....

23-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Another grenade found at LFS

IMPHAL | Apr 22 One hand grenade was found today near the gate of Little Flower School, Sangaiprou for the second time within this month. It is said the bomb was found and identified by some security personnel of 5 JAK Rifle while performing daily p.....

23-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Colourfully decorated eggs mark Easter Sunday celebrations

Colourfully decorated eggs mark Easter Sunday celebrations

KANGPOKPI | Apr 22 Easter Sunday which is celebrated as a mark of the resurrection of Jesus Christ after his crucifixion and death at Calvary on Good Friday, was widely observed at the Christian-dominated district of Kangpokpi. The day witnessed the.....

Native species must be protected at all costs: Th. Bhogen

Dignitaries during the Earth Day celebration at the hall of ICM, Lamphelpat

IMPHAL | Apr 22 “This has been a well known fact that the numbers of many native and indigenous species have significantly reduced or simply died out, only to be dominated by species brought in from outside. Let the observation of World Earth Day with.....

23-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CORCOM sends message on Khongjom Day

IMPHAL | Apr 22 On the arrival of ‘Khongjom Day’ which falls on April 23, the proscribed umbrella organisation CORCOM has stated that the organisation pays its highest respects to the martyrs who laid down their lives at several battle fields during th.....

Three arrested for alleged criminal intimidation using small arms to locals

IMPHAL | Apr 22 Three youths allegedly involved in the act of criminal intimidation to the local people of Chalou and Pungdongbam before the after Inner Parliamentary Lok Sabha Election by carrying small unauthorised arm were arrested yesterday by Laml.....

23-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Inter school sports cum educational week 2019 concludes

THOUBAL| Apr 22 The concluding and prize distribution ceremony of the 5-day ‘2nd Inter School Sports cum Educational Week 2019’was held today at BASU ground, Khangabok, organised by Khangabok Development and Students Union (KDASU), The concluding ce.....

Man found dead under mysterious circumstances

Locals of Takyel Kolom leikai blocked NH 37

IMPHAL | Apr 21 A 46 year old man was found dead under mysterious circumstances today at Yarou Bamdiar which falls under the jurisdiction of Nambol police station. The victim was identified as Phijam Muhindro, son of Ph. Nodiyachand, resident of Takyel.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Withdrawing of house guards, escort personnel was act of revenge: O. Joy

IMPHAL | Apr 21 “The withdrawal of house guards cum escort personnel provided for NCP outer candidate, NEIDP outer candidate and former minister, O. Joy by an order released on April 19, was an act of retaliation by the ruling government following the .....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘VAT, goods and service taxes cannot be levied on betel leafs’

IMPHAL | Apr 21 Justice, Kh Nobin, High Court of Manipur has quashed and set aside the notification order for the inclusion of Kwamana (beetle leaves) among forest products. The order to include beetle leaves as forest products had been released by .....

Macha Leima observes its Golden Jubilee

IMPHAL | Apr 21 Manipuree Chanura Leishem Marup (Macha Leima) today celebrated its 50 years of existence by observing the Golden Jubillee of the organisation at Lamyanba Shanglen today. Editor of Macha Leima magazine, Haobam Seityabati said the wo.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Proxy voting planned by BJP was allowed at Andro AC: Meghachandra

MLA, K. Meghachandra briefing to media at MPCC conference hall

IMPHAL | Apr 21 “The video uploaded on social media about the supposed humiliation of a police constable was intended to spread lies. The people should be aware of the actual scenario of the incident at the polling station in Andro assembly constituenc.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Easter Sunday widely celebrated

Easter Sunday widely celebrated

TAMENGLONG | Apr 21 Commemorating the triumphant death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, people of Tamenglong district came forward and joined the combined sunrise service at Jadonang Children’s Park, Tamenglong district headquarter today. The progr.....

23rd foundation day of CATA held

Cine artistes and technicians association

IMPHAL | Apr 21 Cine Artistes and Technicians Association (CATA) Manipur observed its 23rd foundation day in a programme organised at Balmukunda Dev government Music College today. While speaking as the chief guest, director of Art and Culture, gove.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

7th Nongyin Manipur Music Video Awards 2019 presented

7th Nongyin Manipur Music Video Awards 2019 presented

IMPHAL | Apr 21 The 7th Nongyin Manipuri Music Video Awards 2019 was distributed today at Manipur State Film Development Society (MSFDS) Palace Compound organised by Film Forum Manipur. Delivering his speech as chief guest of the function, director .....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Nabakishore alleges malpractice in 4 A/Cs, demands fresh poll

O Nabakishore during press conference

IMPHAL | Apr 20 Congress Inner Manipur candidate, O Nabakishore, has demanded re-poll in all 45 polling station of Heingang, 11 polling stations of Andro, six polling stations of Thongju and two polling stations of Keirao A/Cs of the voting held on Apr.....

21-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Witnesses in CM’s defamation case fail to submit report

Court reissues warrant of arrest against witnesses IMPHAL | Apr 20 Arrest warrants have been reissued against two witnesses in the defamation case filed by the chief minister of Manipur, N. Biren against the publisher, editor and staff reporter of I.....

21-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

RIMS road remains accident prone as sewerage project remains incomplete

(L-R) Double parking at RIMS Road and its existing road conditions

IMPHAL | Apr 20 “We have complained and protested many times on the condition of RIMS road. There might be some sort of repair work, but it will return to the same condition. This road is one of the most neglected as it lies in between Thangmeiband and.....

21-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Class VI student electrocuted, two seriously injured

UKHRUL | Apr 20 A student of class IV of Phungyar Tribal School, MK Thotthan was charred to death by a live wire this morning at around 8:30 near Hundung Godah village, under Phungyar sub-division, Kamjong district. The boy is 10 years of age and .....

Phayeng village, a model carbon positive eco-village

Phayeng village, a model carbon positive eco-village

By Phurailatpam Keny Devi IMPHAL | Apr 20 Lush green Phayeng village, under Imphal district, basks on the lap of nature’s bounty, with Maklang river and 13 other rivulets running around, wherein the thick forest which has been kept conserved by the .....

21-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Tea seller found teaching class, AMSU closes down school

Volunteers of AMSU

JIRIBAM| Apr 20 In what may be described as a strange incident, Bhutangkhal Government Upper Primary School was closed down for the day by All Manipur Students Association (AMSU) after a local named Ruhit Chandra Das who is reportedly a Tea-seller, wa.....

AR commemorates Battle of Tengnoupal

26 Sector Assam Rifles commemorates Battle of Tengnoupal

IMPHAL | Apr 20 As part of the ongoing celebrations of the Platinum Jubilee of the Battle of Imphal, 26 Sector Assam Rifles organised an event at the Tengnoupal War Cemetery to commemorate the Battle of Tengnoupal, said a release by PRO IGAR (South). .....

Brief News

Guv and CM send Khongjom Day wishes

IMPHAL | Apr 22 Governor Najma Heptulla and chief minister joins the people of Manipur in the observance of Khongjom Day. This day celebrates the indomitable spirit and courage of the Manipuris in the Anglo-Manipuri War, 1891, Manipuri soldiers show.....

AMJWU approves candidatures

IMPHAL| Apr 22 All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU) has notified that the Returning Officer (RO) for the upcoming election of the Union (2019-2021) has approved the candidatures of all those who have applied. A statement signed by the RO-A.....

MMWO to file PIL against SC’s adultery verdict

IMPHAL | Apr 22 Condemning the Supreme Court’s verdict on legalising adultery, Manipur Muslim Welfare Organisation (MMWO) Women Wing has decided to lodge a PIL against the judgement. Addressing media personnel in a press conference held at its offic.....

23-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Z Saphulak Newme passes away

JIRIBAM| Apr 22 Zeliangrong Region, Federal Government of Nagaland (FGN) has extended its condolences over the demise of president, Zeliangrong Region, NNC/FGN, Z Saphulak Newme who breathed his last on April 17 at Naga Hospital Kohima, Nagaland. A .....

MSFDS to sponsor State participants for film appreciation course

IMPHAL| Apr 22 Manipur State Film Development Society (MSDFS) has informed that it will be sponsoring two delegates from the State for participation in the “44th Summer Course in Film Appreciation” scheduled to be held from May 6- June 1 at Pune, Mahar.....

29th Hmar Marty's Day observance held

CHURACHANDPUR| Apr 22 The 29th Hmar Martyrs Day observation ceremony along with the opening function of the 16th State-level Hmar Martyrs Football Trophy was held at Churachandpur today. In his speech as chief guest of the occasion, chairman of ADCC.....

Environmental awareness camp held

THOUBAL| Apr 22 A one-day programme on Environmental Awareness was held on April 21 at Heinou-Makhong community hall, Tengnoupal district, jointly organised by Heinoukhong and Thamlai Village authorities of Tengnoupal district under the sponsorship of .....

KSO Moltam block condemns

IMPHAL | Apr 21 The Kuki Students’ Organisation – Moltam Block has vehemently condemn the incident on April 20 where unknown armed groups opened fired at late evening on April 20 near the villages of New Keithelmanbi, Khoken, Saheibung and other surrou.....

1st annual conference of Manipur Urological Society held

1st annual conference of Manipur Urological Society

IMPHAL | Apr 21 1st Annual Conference of Manipur Urological Society, MUSCON 2019 was held today at Hotel Classic organised by Manipur Urological society. Many renowned urologists from different part of the country participated in the conference. Var.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Free diagnostic test held

JIRIBAM | Apr 13 All Jiribam United Club Association (AJUCA) in collaboration with 50 bedded Krishna Diagnostic Centre conducted Free Diagnostic Test Programme at JYC, Jairolpokpi yesterday and Brothers Union (BU), Kalinagar today. AJUCA has been re.....

Kangla Food Products, now a unit of Lamjingba Group

THOUBAL | Apr 21 A pioneer in Manipur food industry, Kangla Food Products, will from today on be another unit of Lamjingba Group, a well-known private company of the state. The acquisition of the company took place today at Lamjingba Motor Private L.....

Improvement work at Ukhrul-Jessami road underway

Improvement work at Ukhrul-Jessami road underway

UKHRUL | Apr 21 Short term improvement and routine maintenance of Ukhrul -Jessami road, a total of 126km is being undertaken up by Ms/HVS Construction Materials Pvt. Ltd. under National Highway and Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL). Th.....

One dies in road mishap

THOUBAL | Apr 20 In a road mishap which occurred at around 10. 15 am in the morning today at Yairipok, a person riding a Honda Activa scooter (MN04B/0669) collided head on with a motorcycle, Bajaj Discover (MN01V/5449) which was coming from the opposit.....

Miscreants attack travellers at Mahadev

UKHRUL | Apr 20 Travellers from Imphal to Ukhrul road have today reported that unidentified miscreants pelted stones at vehicles and stopped travellers at Mahadev, Ukhrul District. Mahadev falls under Litan Police Station, of Ukhrul district. As p.....

IKAL to observe Sajibu Khudol

IMPHAL | Apr 20 Iramdam Kanba Apunba Lup (IKAL) will be organising annual event “Sajibu Khudol” on April 29 at the ground of PCYWC, Konung manung. The organisation in regard to this observance made an appeal to civil society organisations, associations.....

Editorials

Identity and personality

In the second half of the 20th Century, even as the colonial era was coming to an end, and new nations were taking birth, another subterranean consciousness, long slumbering, was coming awake. This “we” consciousness among people who till then had been ei.....

Sports News

PTCC hammers TRAU with 10 wickets win in MCA Cricket

IMPHAL | Apr 22 PTCC Patsoi pulled off 10 wickets win over TRAU Kwakeithel in the 1st MCA U-16 Boys Naorem Rajningthou Singh Memorial Trophy 2019 at Heinoupok Ground. In a low scoring match, TRAU after winning the toss decided to bat first and manag.....

23-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

TRAU overcomes FC Imphal City by 3-2 goals in Hero Junior League

IMPHAL | Apr 22 TRAU beat FC Imphal City by a narrow margin of 3-2 goals in the Hero Junior League 2018-19 (Imphal Zone) played at Artificial Turf, Khuman Lampak. FC Imphal City dominated the first half play striking the two goals with A.Pariton fet.....

23-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

VSAI moves into quarter final of Sangai Trophy

IMPHAL | Apr 22 VSAI Thangmeiband moved into the quarter final of RKFD’s 3rd Sangai Trophy 2019 beating VSA Sora by 4-1 goals played at Mapal Kangjeibung. In the last league round of the meet, VSAI had an easy outing with N.Uttam getting the first g.....

23-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Manipur thrashes Goa in National Football

IMPHAL | Apr 22 Manipur FA drubbed Goa by 4-0 goals in the Hero Junior Girls National Football Championship 2019-20 played at Kolhapur, Maharashtra. S.Lynda Kom proved her worth firing home a hattrick in the game while N.Priyanka chipped in with a g.....

23-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Neroca scores over Nisa

IMPHAL | Apr 22 Neroca FC beat Nisa Thangmeiband by 3-2 goals in the 11th Loktak Trophy 2019 played at Moirang Multipurpose Ground. For Neroca FC, S.Subash scored two goals while Y.Denechandra chipped in with a goal. Doya and Roger scored for Nisa team.....

23-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Articles

Enemies of Humanity have struck yet again

By John S. Shilshi Even as the gruesome incident of shooting inside the mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, still haunts us, the world woke up to yet another incident of human tragedy which took place in neighboring Sri Lanka. Series of blasts struck.....

Beyond the Electoral Worries: the Hope and the Fears

By Amar Yumnam The last few years have been very disturbing ones for democracies around the globe; the rise of authoritarian persona and regimes in an otherwise democratic countries has disturbed the thinking mind of the world. In this the Internationa.....

Plastic Pollution & its effect

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Plastic pollution is the accumulation of plastic objects like plastic bottles and much more in the Earth’s Environment that adversely affects wildlife, wildlife habitat and humans. Plastics that acts as a pollutants are cat.....

Daughters-in-law

Part I By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa Asha always thought that she would get married only after getting a comfortable and secured job. But when she was told by her best friend’s mother that she would love to see Asha as her daughter in law in.....

Earth Day 2019

By N. Munal Meitei On the 15th of this month, as a rare accident, three women were killed due to a cyclonic storm in Manipur. Now a day, extreme environmental conditions like scanty rainfall, harsh cyclone, cloud burst or any other environmental challe.....

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