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Encroachers should vacate river banks by March 3: CM

Encroachers should vacate river banks by March 3: CM

IMPHAL| Feb 19 : Chief minister, N. Biren Singh warned those illegal encroachers at river banks that they should voluntarily move out from the area by March 3, if not, the government would be compelled to evict the encroachers by force. This was stated by.....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

City view centre coming up at Langol

IMPHAL | Feb 19 : Leader of the House N. Biren today announced during budet discussion in the Assembly to attact tourists. Responding to Opposition Congress MLAs, Mohammad Nasir and K. Ranjit Singh Biren said that rope ways or cable cars will be construct.....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Citizen groups demand decommissioning of dam; Threaten to resist Modi inauguration

Citizen groups demand decommissioning of dam

IMPHAL | Feb 19 : Demanding to decommission the Thoubal/Mapithel multipurpose project immediately civil society organisations today warned to oppose the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit and launch different forms of agitation if the government fails t.....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Don’t let money over-power our identity: Dr Shurhozelie

DIMAPUR | Feb 19 : With barely a week to go before Nagaland goes to the polls, President of the Naga People’s Front (NPF), Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu today called upon the Naga people to choose between “preserving our identity and money”. “We should not.....

Maj Bob Khathing remembered

Cultural dance at the memory of Major Bob Khathing

UKHRUL | Feb 19 : Legendary Maj Bob Khathing who is fondly known as Ralengnao Khathing was remembered today at a grand function held at TNL Ground. The event was organised by 10 Sector Assam Rifles, Ukhrul in commemoration of his 106 Birth Anniversary. .....

Districts boundary map in six months

IMPHAL | Feb 19 : Minister of revenue Karam Shyam assured on the floor of the House during question hour today that the boundary map of the state would be released within six months. Replying to the supplementary question raised by Opposition Congress .....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Question leakage report “hoax”, clarifies council

IMPHAL | Feb 19 : The Council of Higher Secondary Education Manipur (COHSEM) has reportedly lodged a complaint with the cyber crime police against a Whatsapp group for circulating fake report of question leakage of the ongoing class XII examination which .....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

PWG lifts ban against catholic mission schools

IMPHAL | Feb 19 : The proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party (People’s War Group) said a ten percent reservation policy at the education sector will be made to provide free education and help the children belonging to family of war victims, regardless of r.....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Speaker seeks Centre’s intervention in fuel adulteration case

IMPHAL | Feb 19 : Speaker, Manipur Legislative Assembly, Y. Khemchand Singh informed that the fuel provided at retail outlet, Phulok Chand and Trilok Chand (PCTC), Imphal has been confirmed to be adulterated after the oil sample of the retail outlet was t.....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Mapithel Dam issue requires proper redressal: Maoist

IMPHAL| Feb 19 : The proscribed Maoist Communist party has stated that the movement for the conservation of Thoubal River and the appeal for revocation of the ban on sand-mining made by daily-wage earning labourers are both justified. A release signed .....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

Biren muses on shortening Yaoshang (Holi), evokes mixed responses

IMPHAL | Feb 19 : N Biren Singh in his latest facebook update sought public opinion on shortening the Yaoshang festival, observed by Hindu Vaishnavites by two days instead of the usual 5 days. His post received a mixed response mainly from the younger cro.....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

ATRPFM opposes ST demand

IMPHAL | Feb 19 : All Tribal Rights’ Protection Forum Manipur (ATRPFM) expressed strong opposition on demands of inclusion of Meiteis in ST list by Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee Manipur (STDCM). It appealed tribal leaders, politicians and eminent perso.....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

AR organises “Zero Garbage Drive” at the border

IMPHAL| Feb 19 : 11 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organized a programme on “Zero Garbage Drive” in Mission Veng village, Moreh today. A total of 16 villagers (Male 12 and Female 04) were briefed regarding the im.....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Poppy fields destroyed

IMPHAL | Feb 19 : As a part of government’s initiative to do away drugs in the state, poppy plantation of around 40 acres were destroyed today at Ankailongdi, Senapati district. The team was led by deputy commissioner of Senapati, Athem Muivah, police sup.....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Power shut down

IMPHAL | Feb 19 : Manipur State Power Distribution Committee Limited, Kongba sub division has informed to all consumers supplied by 11 KV Khongman Feeder that there will be planned shutdown on February 20 from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm for preventive maintenanc.....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

BJP Manipur Pradesh extends wishes

IMPHAL | Feb 19 : The Human Rights Cell, Bhartiya Janata Party, Manipur Pradesh has sent will wishes to the students who are appearing in the board exams. The students are requested to give exams without resorting to any unfair means, said a release. T.....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Training on Food Processing

IMPHAL| Feb 19 : A two days hands-on training programme on “Food Processing” is going to be conducted during February 23-24 at the Oinam Awang Leikai Women’s Development Association (OALWDA), Oinam Water Supply area, Bishnupur under the theme “North-East .....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

251 students appear for class XII exams at Moreh

MOREH| Feb 19 : Altogether 251 students from Moreh town, Tengnoupal district appeared for the Class XII COHSEM exams which began today. The examination centre at Moreh Government Higher Secondary School witnessed 103 male and 98 female students taking .....

AR conducts lecture on ‘drug abuse’

IMPHAL| Feb 19 : With a view to increase the awareness against the drug menace affecting the society in the present times and to forewarn the youth regarding its ill effects, 15 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector Assam Rifles and 12 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam .....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

DESAM appeals for action

IMPHAL| Feb 19 : Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM), Jiri Council has made an appeal for action to be taken against the unauthorized recruitment of teachers at Sorok Atingbi High School, Jiribam. A release stated that right after the upgr.....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Kuki Inpi condemns shooting incident

JIRIBAM| Feb 19 : Kuki Inpi has denounced the shooting incident that took place on February 14 at the residence of Mr. Biakliam Gangte of Babupura ward no- VII, Jiribam district. A release signed by information and publicity secretary of Kuki Inpi-Tame.....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Security meet held

IMPHAL| Feb 19 : Security Meet was conducted by 26 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) at Upper Khoripok Company Operating Base on February 19. The meet was attended 27 people to include Gram Pradhans, Zila Parishad and H.....

20-Feb-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Editorials

Secretariat parking

We would like to suggest to the government to introduce a shuttle bus service for secretariat employees so as to ease the permanent traffic congestion along the road outside the civil secretariat complex. It would not have gone unnoticed by anybody that t.....

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.....

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.....

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