Senior vice-chairman, MPTCC, Th. Inaocha briefing media in a press conference regarding consistent seizure of contraband drugs
Senior vice-chairman, MPTCC, Th. Inaocha briefing media in a press conference regarding consistent seizure of contraband drugs

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Joint secretary HRD in Imphal to assess MU unrest

IMPHAL | Jun 22 : Joint secretary, ministry of HRD, G.C Hosur arrived in Imphal to take stock of the situation prevailing in the Manipur University following the protest demanding removal of the vice-chancellor of the varsity by the students. G.C Hosur, .....

23-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CPI to support demand for replacing MU vice-chancellor

IMPHAL | Jun 22 : The Communist Party of India (CPI) state unit has declared that they fully support MUSU and MUTA on their demand for removal of the Manipur University’s vice-chancellor, Adya Prasad Pandey from his post. Speaking to media persons at the.....

23-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Police chases members of JAC but fails to apprehend

IMPHAL | Jun 22 : Today, when the core members of joint administrative council of AMTUC and AMGEO came to monitor government departments as a part of the ensuing intensified indefinite cease work strike, they were reportedly chased by the police to make t.....

23-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MRH and RC will be instrumental in development of health sector: Governor

Governor Najma Haptulla

CHURACHANDPUR | Jun 22 : Bethesda School of Nursing under Mualvaiphai Rural Health and Research Centre (MRH and RC) hosted its 20th batch GNM graduation ceremony of 37 students and inaugurated its hospital today at Mualvaiphai, Churachandpur. The ceremo.....

Society will change when education system produces competent leaders: Letpao

CHANDEL | Jun 22 : Zou Sangnaupang Pawlpi (ZSP), General Headquarters held Special Assembly-cum-Felicitation and ZSP Foundation Trust Award Distribution 2018 at Singtom village, Chandel district today. Speaking at the function as chief guest, minister of.....

PDCC refutes clarification

IMPHAL | Jun 22 : Peace and development co-ordinating committee (PDCC) has strongly condemned the clarification made by sub-contractor of M/s L. Singh and Co. in some of the local papers in connection with the withdrawal of amount that incurred for constr.....

23-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CMRF receives a total of Rs. 7,78,250, CM expresses gratitude to generous donors

Representatives of MPS donate to CM’s relief fund

IMPHAL | Jun 22 : Chief minister, N. Biren expressed his profound gratitude to those individuals and organisations who have generously donated to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) to help the flood victims in the state. So far, CMRF has received a sum .....

23-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Alumni can give positive impact and inspire young students: Radheshyam

Thokchom Radheshyam

IMPHAL | Jun 22 : Education minister, Thokchom Radheshyam said that passed out students can give a positive impact on students and inspire them to become a good citizen of the state. The minister was speaking as chief guest at the Felicitation Function f.....

23-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Biswajit assures cooperation and support to media fraternity

IMPHAL | Jun 22 : Information and public relations minister, Thongam Biswajit Singh has assured full cooperation and support from his side to the media fraternity in the state. The minister made the assurance at the official launch function of English da.....

23-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

DESAM alleges recruitment irregularities for upgraded government colleges

IMPHAL | Jun 22 : Three months after the state cabinet approved six aided colleges to full-fledged ones Democratic Students’ Alliance Manipur (DESAM) today alleged that the recruitment for teaching and non-teaching staffs should be reviewed. DESAM allege.....

23-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

World Music Day observed

IMPHAL | Jun 22 : As the famous saying by Bob Marley goes, “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” And indeed the crowd that gathered to celebrate World Music Day at Luwangsangbam left behind all their worries and pain as they sw.....

23-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

KSO Saikul to elect executive members for new term

KANGPOKPI | Jun 22 : As the initial term of the office bearer of KSO Saikul Block Sadar Hills Kangpokpi district has ended, the executives of KSO Saikul was dissolved by KSO Sadar Hills today so as to initiate election of the office bearers for new term. .....

State govt rejects VC’s request for additional security, student protestors to intensify agitation

IMPHAL | Jun 21 : Manipur government has rejected the request of Manipur University (MU) vice-chancellor to provide additional security to resume normal function of the varsity under security coverage. According to a highly placed source from the Home de.....

22-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

State Congress all set to take on BJP’s ideology

IMPHAL | Jun 21 : The Manipur Pradesh Congress Seva Dal has geared up to challenge the BJP’s ideological based on Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) with a three-day leadership development programme today at Congress Bhavan, B.T. Road. During the training.....

22-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

State should handover every drug case to CBI or NIA: MPTCC

Senior vice-chairman, MPTCC, Th. Inaocha briefing media in a press conference regarding consistent seizure of contraband drugs

IMPHAL | Jun 21 : The Manipur Pradesh Trinamool Congress Committee (MPTCC) expressed its deep shock and anguish at the seizure of large quantities of heroin powder and world is yours (WY) tablets worth Rs. 27 crore in addition to seizure of Rs. 57.18 lakh.....

22-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MCPCR urges for immediate action

IMPHAL | Jun 21 : Calling for the attention of the state authority and departments concerned in view of the critical impacts of the flood situation in the state, Manipur Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MCPCR) has submitted a list of recommendat.....

22-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Villages of Tamenglong face hardship due to flood

Villages of Tamenglong face hardship due to flood

TAMENGLONG | Jun 21 : With excessive downpour of rain for the last one week, streams and rivers were flooded and resulted in many havoc in Tamenglong district. Chairman of Teguaram Village Authority, NT Naibuing has disclosed that Teguaram village under.....

Woman alleges rape attempt by a neighbour

IMPHAL | Jun 21 : A woman from Khangabok Makha Leikai Part-3 today alleged that one Moirangthem Shobha of the same locality attempted to rape her on the night of June 18 when her husband was not at home. Narrating the incident to reporters at Manipur Pr.....

22-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Tension for AIEEA exam centre

IMPHAL | Jun 21 : The candidates from Manipur, who are appearing in All India Entrance Examination for Admission to Bachelor degree programme and award of national talent scholarship (AIEEA-UG 2108) in Agriculture and Allied subjects other than Veterinary.....

22-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

State extensively observes 4th International Yoga Day

Governor Najma Heptulla during International Yoga Day

IMPHAL | Jun 21 : As part of the observations of International Yoga Day across the world under the theme Yoga for Harmony and Peace, the 4th International Yoga Day was observed today at Darbar Hall, Raj Bhavan. Governor, Najma Heptulla said, “today we al.....

22-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

PDCC urges to halt road black topping

IMPHAL | Jun 21 : Peace and development co-ordinating committee (PDCC) urged the authority to halt the black topping work which is undergoing at Imphal- Saikul road. In a press conference held at Manipur Press Club today, general secretary of PDCC, Thoud.....

22-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

No official government programme for Yoga Day in Mizoram

AIZAWL | Jun 21 : Even as the whole nation observes International Yoga Day, no official programme was organised under any department of the state government in Mizoram to mark International Yoga Day today. Last year, Mizoram observed the 3rd Internationa.....

DCEC seeks government support on flood measures

IMPHAL | Jun 21 : The Development on Communication, Arts and Culture, Science, Economic and Education Centre (DCEC) has urged the government to extend its support in its campaign to take up measures on post flood havoc. The campaign will include collect.....

22-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Dress making course launched, toppers feted

THOUBAL | Jun 21 : Dress Making Course no 4 which will be held for three months organised by Integrated Development Organisation (IDO) Lilong Epham was launched today at IDO headquarters. At the inaugural ceremony of the three months course which is .....

Syam suggests appreciation course on traditional media

Aribam Syam Sharma lighting up inaugural lamp of World Music Day at JNMDA

IMPHAL | Jun 21 : Film maker and music composer, Padmashree Aribam Syam Sharma said appreciation course on traditional media is needed to make aware of its importance to the youths other than organising appreciation course on films. Syam was speaking as .....

22-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

University staffs ask VC to resign on moral grounds

University staffs ask VC to resign on moral grounds

IMPHAL | Jun 22 : Manipur University Staffs’ Association (MUSA) has asked the vice-chancellor, Adiya Prasad Pandey to resign from his post on moral grounds following the allegations made against him by Manipur University Students’ Union. Members of the a.....

23-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Speaker flags off Dzuko expedition

Yumnam Khemchand Singh flags off ‘Dzuko Expedition’

IMPHAL | Jun 22 : Manipur Legislative Assembly speaker, Yumnam Khemchand Singh today flagged off ‘Dzuko Expedition’ organised by Poirei Ethiba Lup, Singjamei Yumnam Leikai. It was organised with an aim to protect and preserve the beauty of Dzuko. Indi.....

23-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CADA Jiribam begins anti-drug campaign

JIRIBAM | Jun 22 : In connection with International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, 2018 the Coalition Against Drugs and Alcohol (CADA), All Manipur Students Union (AMSU), District Committee, Jiribam and Jiri Imma Meira Paibi Apunba Lup (J.....

JSCC appeals

IMPHAL | Jun 22 : The Joint Student’s Co-Ordination Committee has appealed the government to draw attention to prevailing issues currently faced by the Council of Higher Secondary Education Manipur after its secretary was removed from the post, and to res.....

23-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Karam Shyam appointed as LJP national vice-president

IMPHAL | Jun 21 : The Minister of Consumer Affairs Food and Public Distribution (CAFPD), Karam Shyam has been appointed as National vice-president of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) on June 20 as directed by the party’s national president. The state unity of .....

22-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

AR seizes drugs worth seven crore

IMPHAL | Jun 21 : In a major haul, Tengnoupal Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) seized a huge cache of contraband drugs worth Rs. 7 crore from a Jungle track near Khudengthabi, Tengnoupal District, Manipur on Jun 21. .....

22-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Call for applicants for workshops in documentary

IMPHAL | Jun 21 : Manipur State Film Development Society (MSFDS) along with Documentary Resource Initiative, Kolkata with manpower support of TC Foundation, Manipur is organising a documentary project development and scriptwriting workshop from July 2 to .....

22-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Cop apprehended with large contraband drugs

IMPHAL | Jun 21 : Contraband drugs and a large quantities of unauthorised foreign products imported from Myanmar was confiscated today from the house of a Manipur police head constable posted at Reserve Line, Imphal West. The head constable identified as .....

22-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Manipur Public Library day celebrated

IMPHAL | Jun 21 : The 68th Manipur Public Library day was celebrated today at Reading Hall of the library, near GM Hall. Former MLA, L.Nandakumar Singh attended the function as chief guest. Addressing the gathering, he stated that a resolution was passed.....

22-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

IPSA appeals for maintenance of NH-37

IMPHAL | Jun 20 : While expressing its unhappiness over the deplorable conditions of Jiribam road (NH-37), the International Peace and Social Advancement (IPSA) has today urged the minister concerned to draw attention to the matter and take up necessary a.....

21-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Power shutdown

IMPHAL | Jun 20 : Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited (MSPDCL) has informed consumers of Iroisemba 33/11 KV Sub-station Lamshang Feeders that there will be a planned shutdown from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm on June 21 for replacement of HT pole. Po.....

21-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

KSO Tengnoupal decries

KANGPOKPI | Jun 20 : The Kuki Students’ Organization (KSO), Tengnoupal district has strongly decried and opposed the holding of “Community Mobilization Programme” at ZEO Chandel office. President, KSO-Tengnoupal district, Thangboi Lhungdim stated that fo.....

MLA Megha provides relief materials

THOUBAL | Jun 20 : As a part of observing the birth anniversary of president, Indian National Congress, Rahul Gandhi, MLA, Wangkhem assembly constituency, K. Meghachandra today provided relief materials to the people living in several flood affected areas.....

21-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

UTLA (J) denies arrest of 2 civilians

JIRIBAM | Jun 20 : The planning committee of United Tribal Liberation Army (UTLA) (J) or UTLA (J) have denied the arrest of the two suspected civilians who were obliged to cook the cadre’s food for money. In regard to this, commander in chief, UTLA (J),.....

Special programme on Qirat, Naat and Taqreer held

IMPHAL | Jun 20 : Special programme on Qirat, Naat and Taqreer by Manipuris (UK citizen), world renowned Quran Reciter, Islamic Nasheed Singer, Qari Abdul Jaleel was held today at Regency hall of Classic hotel. The programme was organised by Muslim Cultu.....

21-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Editorials

World is not yours

While some quarters of the state have expressed ‘Deep shock and anguish’ upon the arrest of chairman of Autonomous District Council (ADC), Chandel, Lutkhosei Zou along with large quantities of heroin powder and world is yours (WY) tablets worth Rs. 27 cro.....



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

Fault-lines and Fleeting Moments - From an Intimate Distance

Angomcha Bimol Akoijam

Manipur is a state with a fractured society and/or polity. And its fault lines are many. Even a day like 18 June carries that signature of those fault lines. The day people pay homage to those who have sacrificed their lives for the (territorial) integrit.....

Human Rights, Floods and Act East Policy

There has just happened in Imphal the Manipur launching of the Amnesty International’s Brave Campaign to Take Injustice Personally; indeed we all should take Injustice to Anybody and Anywhere Personally and Seriously at that. This global campaign is a lat.....

Plastics Waste: A Problem or Business Opportunity

Due to the inherent advantages and other unique properties which plastics have as compared to other materials, plastics are gradually replacing other forms of material and its use is on the rise in India as well as over the whole world. So, the issue of p.....

The Road Not Meant For People

In a recently reported development, we have come across the case of the affected farmers of Phalong (Bhalok) village in Tamenglong district of Manipur as a result of the construction of Imphal-Kangchup-Tamenglong road, financed by Asian Development Bank (.....

Suit for Idd

Mother’s instict?Premunition? An uncomfortable, unpleasant, indescribable chill feeling suddenly struck Fatma. “Could it be Ali, my son?” Ladies-young and old, children, youth were yelling to each other on the way to the “well” - A child is found float.....

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