Date:
  • 17
  • Sep
IMPHAL | Sept 16 The department of horticulture and soil conservation, is inviting interested farmers groups, entrepreneurs, societies, farmers producer organisation and farmer producer company to avail credit linked back ended subsidies for establishment of the project base activities under post-harvest management for integrated development of horticulture (MIDH) viz. primary processing, integrated pack house, cold storage, refer vehicle, retail outlet and Apni Mandi during the year 2017-18. Interested groups, companies or societies can apply through hornet.gov.in or contact officer-in charge (MIDH), State horticulture mission, State guest
  • 17
  • Sep
IMPHAL | Sept 16 A procedure of Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) of liver cancer was successfully performed on a 61 year-old woman for the first time in Northeast India by Dr. Thangjam Gautam Singh, who is a consultant interventional radiologist, SHRI, Langol.  A release said that this procedure was performed on the woman with right upper abdomen pain since six months and was diagnosed to have HCC (liver cancer) of size 2.7 cms with background liver parenchymal disease. It further said that she had deranged liver function test and added that liver cancer was confirmed by alpha feto protein (AFP) level, MRI liver and FNAC. She underwent RFA f
  • 17
  • Sep
Our Bureau IMPHAL | Sept 16 MSME-Development Institute, government of India, ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Takyelpat Industrial Estate, Imphal observed “Swachhta Hi Seva” campaign yesterday on the first day of Swachhta Pakhwada, which is to be concluded on October 5.   Deputy director in-charge of the institute D. Mitra maintained that the institute have chalked out detailed date-wise activities to be completed during the Pakhwada starting with Swachh Pledge taking, Workshop on Swachhta motivation for employees, removal of debris from office premises, planting of trees, identification of disposable items and init
  • 17
  • Sep
JIRIBAM | Sept 16 A team of Jiribam police under the supervisor of Jiribam superintendent of police, M. Mubi Singh conducted verification drive since last four days along the porous border of Jiribam, as a part of an initiative to prevent illegal immigrants from entering into the state. The team conducted random house to house verification against fake voter and aadhaar card and detected many fault and doubtful cards.
  • 17
  • Sep
IMPHAL | Sept 16 A team of Imphal West district police commandos arrested an alleged active member of KCP (MC-Progressive) from Sagoltongba Chongtham while conducting frisking and checking on September 14, said a statement issued by PRO, Manipur police department. According to the statement, the person has been identified as Takhellambam Britain alias Salai (27) son of T. Janmajoy Singh of Swaombung Awang Leikai. It further said that investigation revealed that he was involved in extortion of money and transportation of arms and ammunition.
  • 17
  • Sep
JIRIBAM | Sept 16 A Jiribam unit of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) was formed today during a meeting held at guest house of PWD, Jiribam and consequently appointed members of the executive committee.  Soibam Tomba Singh has been appointed as president while Kh. Rajkumar Singh and Hodam Romen Singh as vice-presidents. Moirangthem Brojen Singh was appointed as secretary, Moirangthem Tondonba Singh and Biswajit Das as joint secretary, P.K. Das as treasurer with K. Rameshwori Devi as girls in-charge and Prasanjit Roy as office in-charge.
  • 17
  • Sep
By Tayenjam Bijoykumar Singh I am still single without a regular job. Hair dishevelled, immaturely going grey, face unshaven, wearing T-shirt splashed with paints of myriad colours and baggy trousers fastened with a broad belt, sneakers on feet. This is how I would describe my appearance. Thanks to a cute little boy I have become an old man, now, at forty. Yesterday morning after giving final touch of paints on images in relief on the walls of new temple to be consecrated today, I was leisurely walking on the road when I saw a cute little boy in school uniform standing inside their closed gate. His innocent eyes kept staring at me as if I a
  • 16
  • Sep
IMPHAL | Sept 15 Chief minister N. Biren Singh said that the state government is planning to introduce a special scheme for differently-abled persons of the state. He disclosed it while interacting with media persons on Meeyamgi Numit (People’s Day) at chief minister’s secretariat today. The chief minister contended that most people thought that there were many welfare schemes for the differently-abled persons. However, it has come to his notice that these schemes alone could not support the differently-abled persons effectively, the chief minister observed. As such, he held lengthy discussions with the officials of planning department
  • 16
  • Sep
IMPHAL | Sept 15 Chief minister N. Biren Singh said that the new government is working tirelessly towards building human relationship in bringing emotional integration of all communities and deliver good governance with human touch in the state. This was stated by him at the celebration of 66th foundation day of the All Manipur Bar Association (AMBA) held at Lamphel Court Complex, Imphal today. Chief minister further said that the new government is working on priority basis in developmental work such as socio-economic and infrastructure development of the state. The government is working on war-footing and is committed to speed up the pace
  • 16
  • Sep
IMPHAL | Sept 15 The activists of North-East Forum for International Solidarity (NEFIS) along with DAMMS today protested at Gautam Budh Nagar Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) office against police’s gross negligence in the case of the death of a Manipuri youth, Pravish Chanam. A release said NEFIS Manipur Unit also held a condolence meeting in Khuman Lampak, Imphal, where a large number of students gathered to demand justice for Pravish. The release alleged that the police have been guilty of gross negligence in the whole matter. Despite the complaint being lodged on September 9, the ‘Person Missing’ pamphlets were issued two da
  • 16
  • Sep
IMPHAL | Sept 15 Works minister Thongom Biswajit has called for self dedication among the engineers for the welfare of the society. Speaking on the occasion of 50th Engineers Day celebration which was held in commemoration of the 157th birth anniversary of bharat ratna Mokshagundam Visvesvararya at the auditorium of Goverment Polytechnic, Takyel, minister said that engineers should play a vital role for developing a society. The celebration was organised by Institution of Engineers (India) Manipur state centre. The minister also recalled the contribution of Visvesvararya in nation building. He also observed that engineers should follow the
  • 16
  • Sep
By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Sept 15 The National Peoples Party needs to make a clear stand and we want deputy chief minister Y Joykumar to clarify whether he instigated his son Y Debjit to post a communal statement in the social media against the minority muslims, said president of the Manipur Muslim Welfare Organization Abdulla Pathan to mediapersons today. The Manipur Muslim Women Organisation organised a sit in protest at Hatta blocking one side of the road demanding that the police take up stringent action against Y Debjit. Abdullah mentioned that the action of the deputy chief minister’s son is condemned by all for his remarks and
  • 16
  • Sep
IMPHAL | Sept 15  Education, Labour & Employment Minister Shri Radheshyam Singh held meeyamgi numit at Laikol Community Hall, Heirok. The Minister said it has been observed at this single location the bringing all the people there so that they could obtain their required information from the respective department’s stall. He pointed out that as most of the people are daily wage earners their one day’s time is very precious. So as to enable to save their time, money and energy the observation is being done at Heirok with the initiative of Deputy Commissioner. In the Meeyamgi Numit fourteen different departments under the Government
  • 16
  • Sep
IMPHAL | Sept 15 Chief minister N. Biren Singh today launched the “Swachhata Hi Seva” campaign to mobilise and create awareness on environmental cleanliness in the entire state towards making a ‘New India’. The event was organised by forest department, government of Manipur held at the King’s English School, Koirengei. On the occasion, chief minister administered the Swachhata Hi Seva pledge to make cleanliness drive across the state to make a better eco-friendly and clean environment, elimination of open defecation, promote the idea of reduce, recycle and reuse, behavioural change regarding healthy sanitation practices, importanc
  • 16
  • Sep
IMPHAL | Sept 15 The workers of Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited (MSPDCL) launched indefinite cease-work strike against alleged neglect of the department. Secretary of ID (1), Nityaipat Chuthek centre, Landeibam Vikas said that the agitation started on September 13, but “this is intensifying our agitation to pressurise the present government and the power department.” He further said that “it seems the higher officials are disinterested in our demands, salary is not disbursed on time and many other things have angered the staffs.” Sit-in-protest was staged in various distribution channels like Nityaipat Chuthek, Kh
  • 16
  • Sep
JIRIBAM | Sept 15 A mass drive of Jiribam police continued at the various localities of Jiribam for the detection of illegal migration at Jiribam. The drive was conducted under the supervision of SP of Jiribam district, Moirangthem Mubi Singh. Talking with the media persons, the additional SP of Jiribam, Ajit Kumar Sharma and SDPO, Jiribam Rajkumar Charles said that the mass drive was started from the September 13. Jiribam police conducted mass drive rigidly for detection of illegal migrants and fake electoral card, in which the team minutely checked documents and identity proof issued by competent authority, reported Charles. He further
  • 16
  • Sep
IMPHAL | Sept 15 Thirty-six gold biscuits weighing 5976.2 grams worth around Rs. 1.79 crores were seized today by the customs department from Imphal international airport from the possession of six passengers. The six individuals are identified as Kewal Singh (27) son of Lekh Raj from Jammu and Kashmir, Dulair Singh son of Suresh Kumar from Jammu and Kashmir, Neeraja (29) son of Ratan Chand from Punjab, Rintu Halder son of Arup Halder from West Bengal, Mintu Pan son of Sunil Pan from West Bengal and Rohit Bagga son of Pramod Bagga from Delhi. Speaking to media persons custom division, Imphal deputy commissioner, Gaikhonlung Panmei said tha
  • 16
  • Sep
IMPHAL | Sept 15 Education Minister Shri Radheshyam inaugurated the 50-bedded Sports' Hostel of Waikhom Mani Girls’ College, Thoubal today. It was constructed under the University Grant Commission's sponsorship to facilitate the girls’ student of the college who are associated with games and sports of different disciplines. During the inauguration ceremony, the Minister said that people involved in education need to put extra effort to be able to address the issues of increasing number of drop – out among the youths after attaining certain educational standards. He said, in an effort to identify the reason for the drop out a survey is
  • 16
  • Sep
IMPHAL | Sept 15 ‘Meeyamgi Numit’ (People's Day) was also held at Noney, presided by the deputy commissioner, H. Worshang. All the district level officers were also present at the interaction programme with the public leaders. The villages chairmen, village authority leaders, CVO leaders, village development leaders put up their grievances of water supply ,roads connectivity, education system, health centres and other basic amenities. The villagers of Haochong also plead to shift the C/8 Assam Rifles Company from the building of Haochong High School. In Moreh border town, ‘Meeyamgi Numit’ was observed today at the Moreh police IB.
  • 16
  • Sep
DIMAPUR | Sep 15 (NNN) The Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu led Naga People’s Front (NPF) said today that the present “revolt” in the NPF against the “Central office” of the party is in many ways, a repeat of what transpired in the early part of 2015 when majority of the NPF legislators along with a sizeable number of party functionaries revolted against the Chief Minister and the party leadership. According to the press statement of the party, this time too, in the latter part of July, majority of the NPF legislators “selected” Neiphiu Rio as the “Interim President” of the NPF, served a date line of 15 days for party President of
  • 16
  • Sep
By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Sept 15 An anti-terrorism drill was carried out today at Hotel Classic Grande, Imphal as a part of the safety and security of the guests and employees, who are staying or working at the hotel. The drill was organised by Manipur police department and the Classic Group of Hotels under the supervision of director general of police, L.M. Khaute and inspector general of police zone-I, Clay Kongsai. Briefing media persons, Clay said that Manipur police department is all prepared to tackle any unwanted terrorist act in the state. From time to time the department send their personnel to US, NSG and other various mili
  • 16
  • Sep
By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | Sept 15 As it has been observed every year, the 91st birth anniversary of Biplabi Thokchom Bira was celebrated today at Irabot Bhawan organised by Irabot Celebration Committee and Manipur State Council of Communist Party of India. Moirangthem Nara, secretary of MSC-CPI briefed mediapersons that Bira was one of the most important leaders for present CPI party. He was a revolutionary who stood up for the people of Manipur and even sacrificed his life for it. As a follower of Irabot, he worked really hard to make Irabot’s dreams come true. He fought for the women of our state especially the market vendors and i
  • 16
  • Sep
From Our Correspondent CCPUR | Sept 15 To avail the patients on the facility of blood, urine and other tests, a common sample collection centre was inaugurated today morning at the Churachandpur District Hospital by the deputy commissioner of Churachandpur, Shyam Lal Poonia in the presence of the district health officials. After inauguration, the DC inspected different wards of the hospital and convened a meeting at the hall of district hospital's superintendent with the doctors including the CMO, Dr. Kim Simte and superintendent of the district hospital. The DC was presented with tribal traditional shawl and cap. The DC expressed his appr
  • 16
  • Sep
IMPHAL | Sept 15 Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh launched a Grievance Redressal Cell (GRC) at Chief Minister’s Secretariat today to make convenient for the citizens and facilitate prompt redressal of their grievances. To enquire about the status of their applications submitted to the Chief Minister on Meeyamgi Numit and Hill Leaders’ Day, people may contact the Cell during office hours (9:30 am to 5 pm in summer and 9:30 am to 4:30 pm in winter) on working days at toll-free number 1800-345-3818 or write togrievances.cmo@gmail.com. Moreover, people may also lodge their genuine and authenticated complaints and grievances on this numbe
  • 16
  • Sep
IMPHAL | Sept 15 All Manipur Selected SSB Volunteers donated Rs. 20,000 to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) to help the flood affected people today. The amount was handed over to Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh at Chief Minister’s Secretariat. Shri N. Biren thanked the organisation for their kind gesture and generosity.
  • 16
  • Sep
IMPHAL | Sep 15 The Maoist Communist Party has demanded that the government should clarify within one week why it is protecting “offices” of “communal forces” that plan to destroy Manipur, and allowing their offices to be opened in the state. The spokesperson of the then Congress government had expressed that the unofficial designated camps and offices of the “communal forces” have been opened in full view of the public, said a release signed by coordinator, standing committee, Maoist Communist Party, Kyonghan Mangang.  The “communal forces” in the hills are killing people freely, for example, the killing of a labourer at M
Page 7 of 126

        

About IFP

Imphal Free Press is a widely circulated English daily published in Manipur, North-East India. Started in 1996, it has relocated its head office from Sega Road, Imphal to Palace Gate, Imphal.

Reach Us

  • Main Office

    Konung Road, New Checkon Mamang Leikai, Nongpok Inkhol, Imphal, Manipur 795001

  • Email

    info@ifp.co.in
    freeprss@yahoo.com

  • Phone

    +91 385 2441704