‘Government should provide legalised place for sand and stone quarry’
‘Government should provide legalised place for sand and stone quarry’

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Father of Babysana alleges she was murdered

IMPHAL | Jul 21 “The police personnel at the spot earlier did not allow me from entering at the place where my daughter reportedly died by hanging herself even though I introduced myself and pleaded to the police officials as her father and I presume t.....

22-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Ravi’s appointment as Guv should not delay solution of Naga peace talks: NPF

DIMAPUR | Jul 21 The central headquarters of Naga People’s Front (NPF) while congratulating RN Ravi on his new assignment as the Governor of Nagaland has expressed hope that “with the new development an amicable and acceptable solution to the Naga poli.....

‘Government should provide legalised place for sand and stone quarry’

‘Government should provide legalised place for sand and stone quarry’

IMPHAL | Jul 21 As the source of income and livelihood of people engaged in sand and stone mining has been banned by High Court of Manipur, it has also affected people who are involved in the transportation and distribution of sand and stones besides t.....

22-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Talk on 48-hour total bandh in Tamenglong fails

TAMENGLONG| Jul 21 The district administration of Tamenglong headed by ADM Tamenglong, L. Kirankumar and SDC Tamenglong, Kaongamliang Riamei convened a joint meeting today with CVOS of Tamenglong who had announced to impose 48 hours total bandh along N.....

Ayangpalli locals demand distribution of backlog rice under NFSA

Ayangpalli locals demand distribution of backlog rice under NFSA

IMPHAL | Jul 21 Decrying irregular distribution of food grains under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) for Wangkhei Ayangpalli, Kongba Laishram Leikai under Kshetrigao assembly constituency, locals of Wangkhei Ayangpalli, Kongba Laishram Leikai tod.....

22-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Victims of 2017 floods yet to receive compensations

Victims of 2017 floods yet to receive compensations

THOUBAL| Jul 21 Locals have expressed disappointment at the State government over the non-distribution of relief funds for those affected by the floods of July 14, 2017. The flood took place after around 100 feet of Imphal River bank was breached at th.....

Awareness programme on traditional dresses held

IMPHAL | Jul 21 While noting the changes in the culture and traditions of Manipur, Arts and culture minister, L. Jayentakumar today raised queries to the public on the status of traditional dresses such as Moirang Phijan Phee and Muga Phee in the State.....

22-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Organisation demands extension of Gratuitous Relief for flood affected

TURA | Jul 21 With flood waters receding extremely slowly in the plain belt of West and South West Garo Hills, the Anti Corruption and Human Development Organization (ACHDO) has urged an extension to the Gratuitous Relief (GR) being provided to the vic.....

AIPPC holds 1st Annual Conference

JIRIBAM| Jul 21 Assam Indigenous People Protection Committee (AIPPC) held its 1st Annual Conference today at its Central Committee office located at Rongpur Part-II, Silchar. The programme was attended by president of AIPPC, Monmohan Barman and Loke.....

AR organises various social service programmes

26 Sector Assam Rifles distributes solar lights to villagers of Molnom village, Tengnoupal

IMPHAL | Jul 21 Assam Rifles posted in the state under the aegis of IGAR (South) conducted various social service programmes across the state today. A release by the PRO of IGAR (South) said that Chandel Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles distribut.....

Mass casual leave paralyses schools

Teachers storm the Directorate of Education(S), Lamphelpat

Edn director assures to send proposals for ROP rectifications by Monday IMPHAL | Jul 20 The normal functioning of government schools was paralysed today in Day-1 of mass casual leave protest by the teachers against downgrading of pay scale for teach.....

21-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

High Court stays criminal proceedings against IFP in trial court

IMPHAL | Jul 20 The High Court of Manipur today issued notice and suspended the proceedings of the trial pending before the Session Judge Imphal (west) in the criminal complaint case lodged by the Chief Minister of Manipur against Imphal Free Press (IF.....

21-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Democracy cannot be suppressed, says ex-CM Ibobi

IMPHAL | Jul 20 Value of democracy is already degraded under the BJP government, but suppressing the voice of the people and democratic values will not last long since people also keep a close eye in the activities of the present government. This st.....

21-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

There are lapses in hostel management : Principal

Principal and founder of Standard Robarth Higher Pheiroijam Landhoni speaks to media person

CM assures to solve the case immediately IMPHAL | Jul 20 Principal and founder of Standard Robarth Higher Secondary School, Canchipur, Pheiroijam Landhoni said the unfortunate incident occurred and that the headmistress and the faculty shares the gr.....

21-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Rs. 3282.02 crore sanctioned for water supply project

IMPHAL | Jul 20 The State government has decided to appraise the Centre of declaring that Manipur is facing a drought situation, said Education minister, Th Radheshyam to media at his office chambers at New Secretariat today. He said that a cabinet .....

21-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘Manipur cannot be called developed until hill districts are also developed’

Education Minister unveils inaugural plague of Hengbung Govt. High School annexed building

KANGPOKPI | Jul 20 Education minister, Th. Radheshyam Singh today inaugurated the extended building of Hengbung Government High School located at Hengbung village, Kangpokpi district. The inaugural ceremony was attended by Education minister, Th. Ra.....

Wakha villagers urge state govt to implement direction of MHRC

IMPHAL | Jul 20 Wakha villagers today urged the state government to implement the direction of Manipur Human Rights Commission(MHRC) to consider the rights of Wakha village and to bring out an amicable solution with due consultation with the villagers......

21-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

One child drowns, another feared dead in Imphal River

IMPHAL | Jul 20 Two girl children were reportedly swept away by Imphal River along Mahabali Mathak Leikai today afternoon around 4:30 pm. Out of the two, one was recovered lifeless some minutes past 5 pm by locals of Mahabali some 100 feet away from.....

21-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

School principal, three others seek bail in school girl’s death

IMPHAL | Jul 20 Principal of Standard Robarth Higher Secondary School, Canchipur along with three persons petitioned for anticipatory bail to Session Judge, Imphal West in connection to the death of a minor girl at girls’ hostel of the school on July 1.....

21-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

ZUF alleges Gorkha Regiment of collaborating with NSCN-IM

IMPHAL | Jul 20 The Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) has alleged the Gorkha Regiment for collaborating with NSCN-IM cadres while conducting search operations and frequently encountering other insurgent groups in the Zeliangrong region of the northeast In.....

Jiribam Govt school teachers calls for immediate rectification of ROP 2019

JIRIBAM| Jul 20 Teachers of Jiribam have conveyed disappointment over the exclusion of the Education department from ROP 2019. While lauding the Government of Manipur (GoM) for implementing ROP 2019 as part of the 7th Pay commission for employees of.....

Workshop on Online Building Permission System (OBPS) held

IMPHAL | Jul 20 A one day regional workshop on Online Building Permission System (OBPS) in North-Eastern States was held today at City Convention Centre, Palace Compound. The programme was jointly organised by ministry of Housing and Urban A.....

21-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Bridge constructed by villagers inaugurated

Bridge constructed by villagers inaugurated

UKHRUL| Jul 20 The bridge at Chihui Kong between Choithar Village and Khangkhui Khullen of Ukhrul district, constructed by villagers of Khangkhui Khullen was inaugurated today. The speciality of the bridge is that it was constructed purely through cont.....

Condemnations pour in against school disturbance

Condemnations pour in against school disturbance

IMPHAL | Jul 20 Condemning distraction of educational institutions and demanding disturbance free education zone in the state, Coordinating Committee on Disturbance Free Education Zone organised a public meeting on disturbance free educational zone tod.....

21-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Pebam Chittaranjan memorial complex to provide shelter for destitute children: MSF

IMPHAL | Jul 20 As part of the commemoration of the ‘supreme sacrifice’ made by student activist Pebam Chittaranjan, Manipuri Students’ Federation (MSF) is planning to start constructing a memorial complex in the name of Athouba Pebam Chittaranjan Mang.....

21-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

Missing child recovered lifeless from Imphal River

Missing child recovered lifeless from Imphal River

IMPHAL | Jul 21 The body of 7 year old Gaiguiliu Panmei, who was missing since yesterday and feared to have died after being swept away by Imphal River, was fished out today afternoon around 2 from the river. Guigailiu and her friend Oshin Dangmei d.....

22-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Power shutdown

IMPHAL| Jul 21 Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited (MSPDCL) has informed all consumers of 11KV Kakwa feeder that there will be a planned shutdown from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm of July 22 for shifting of HT line and Jungle cutting at Kakwa Selun.....

Teachers hold protests against pay structure

Teachers hold protests against pay structure

IMPHAL | July 21 Joint Teachers Forum of primary teachers, graduate teachers and lecturers staged a sit in protest against pay structure of 7th Pay Commission at community hall of Keishampat Leimajam Leikai today. Briefing media persons during the p.....

Sit in protest held against gun attack

IMPHAL | Jul 21 Various organisations of the State today held sit in protests at different places against the recent gun attack on a member of human rights defenders on July 4. Protests were being held at different places since July 7 after the inci.....

22-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Armies lend helping hand to flood affected areas of Assam

IMPHAL | Jul 21 Standing true to its ethos, Indian Army integrated with its medical and veterinary components along with State Health and Veterinary Services organised three medical camps and two veterinary camps in the flood affected areas of Lower.....

Menjor Mangang joins BJP

Chairman of MMRC and Unity Park, Khundrakpam Menjor Mangang joins BJP

THOUBAL| Jul 21 Chairman of MMRC and Unity Park, Khundrakpam Menjor Mangang has officially joined the BJP. During a public launch-drive jointly organised by BJP-Manipur Pradesh and BJP-Khangabok Mandal at the community hall of MMRC unity park, Menjo.....

Tree saplings planted

IMPHAL| Jul 21 A tree sapling plantation programme was held today at Awa ching, Robinhood Ningshing Khubam and Nongmaijing Ching as part of the 8th Mission Green Manipur Campaign jointly organised by Manipuri Updates and Unlimited Walking Club. One .....

22-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Advocacy programme on Child Drug Abuse held

THOUBAL| Jul 21 A one-day advocacy crime on the topic ‘Drug abuse among Children and Roles of Parents in preventing drug abuse’ was held today at the community hall of Kekru Laimang, Yairipok. The programme was organised by Rural Voluntary Services .....

Meritorious students felicitated

THOUBAL| Jul 21 A welcome ceremony cum felicitation programme was held today for students of Phouden Maning Leikai; organised by Ever Living Youth Sporting Agency (ELYSA), Phouden Maning Leikai. The programme held at the grounds of ELYSA was attende.....

IE police conducts cleanliness drive

IMPHAL | Jul 21 For the upcoming 73rd Independence Day celebration, Imphal East police conducted cleanliness drive today. The cleanliness drive was conducted along Porompat DC road by the Porompat police team. Speaking to media, officer-in-charge o.....

22-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Bomb found along CM’s travel route

Bomb found along CM’s travel route

IMPHAL | Jul 20 In what could have been a planned attack on chief minister N Biren Singh, an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) weighing 7 kgs was found by a sniffer dog of the Assam Rifles today morning. As per reliable sources, the IED was found plant.....

21-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Former DC Tengnoupal sent to police custody for six days

IMPHAL | Jul 20 Former Tengnoupal DC, Akoijam Tombikanta who was formally arrested yesterday in connection with a case lodged by anti corruption cell of Vigilance has been remanded into six days police custody till July 25 by Special Judge (P.C Act), I.....

21-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Retired additional SP, Ksh. Janma passes away

IMPHAL | Jul 20 Retired additional SP, Manipur Police, Kshetrimayum Janma Singh passed away on July 17 at his residence in Kongpal Porompat Kshetri Leikai. Late Kshetri Janma worked extensively in service of Manipur Police and he has been well known.....

21-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Free medical camp held

THOUBAL| Jul 20 A one-day Free Medical Camp was conducted today at Mandakini Upper Primary School, Langathel. The camp was conducted under the theme of ‘Let us build a healthy and hygienic society’. The programme was jointly organised by UPF-Thoubal.....

ZRO appeals agencies not to compromise on work quality

CHURACHANDPUR| Jul 20 Zomi Re-Unification Organisation (ZRO) has said that any development schemes initiated by both government and non-govermentment agencies within its operational areas must be implemented without any hindrance from external forces. .....

Editorials

History’s pitfalls

If history was merely about records, probably there would not have been such a fuss about it. But the fact is, it is not, and rightly so too, for records, indispensable though they may be, are not in themselves complete stories and they have first to be g.....

Sports News

MPSC drubs YWC by 3-1 goals in Birendra Super Division

IMPHAL | Jul 21 Manipur Police Sports Club beat YWC Langthabal by 3-1 goals in the 20th S.Birendra Singh Memorial Super Division Football League Tournament 2019 played at Turf Ground, Khuman Lampak. With young blood donning the black uniform, the Ma.....

22-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Manipur ISL Player, Manipur XI plays exhibition to raise funds for AKWDFP

KANGPOKPI | Jul 21 In a land like Manipur where playing soccer is synonymous with its people, it is football which connects people irrespective of colour or tribes and this was witnessed on Friday, the 19th of July 2019 when football fans across the st.....

Brikson proceeds to second round of YS Ranking Tournament in Imphal

IMPHAL | Jul 21 Brikson Singh Longjam smashed his way to the second round in the Yonex Sunrise All India Sub-Junior(U-15 & U-17) Ranking Tournament 2019 at Imphal. Brikson competing in the U-15 Boys Single category of the meet was pitied against Sid.....

22-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

UPAA roars with 2 goals victory over SAK in Ghanendrajit Super Division

IMPHAL | Jul 21 UPAA Kiyamgei posted a convincing 2-0 goals victory over SAK Yumnam Khunou in the opening match of the Maharajkumar Ghanendrajit Memorial Super Division Football League Tournament 2019-20 played at NESU Ground, Porompat. It was a let.....

22-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Rishikanta comes up with first gold medal in South Asian C’hip

L.Rishikanta Singh who claimed a gold medal in the 12th Mr South Asia 2019 contest held at Nepal, Kathmandu

IMPHAL | Jul 20 Bodybuilder Laitonjam Rishikanta Singh claimed the first gold medal for India in the 85kg category in the 12th South Asian Body Building & Physique Championship 2019 held at Nepal, Kathmandu. Rishikanta Singh competing in the 85kg ca.....

21-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Articles

Effect of carrying heavy School bags

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Doctors say, carrying heavy school bags cause neck and back pain, shoulder strain and fatigue amongst other. Because when they carry a heavy bag what they do is they tend to bend down too much and they look little short, ot.....

Determination – Part 9

By Thiyam Ningol Dr. Nalini (Africa) Alex could not pay attention at work. He could not shake off Grace’s picture from his mind. Everyday, after work, he used to drive around looking for the restaurant “Grace”. Not successful. He was contemplating w.....

Book Review / The Sarkari Mussalman

Reviewed by Anil Bhat Author: Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah, PVSM, SM, VSM (Retd) Konark Publishers Pvt. Ltd. Pages: 202 in hardcover Price: Rs. 695/- Born on 15 August 1948 in Bahraich district, Uttar Pradesh, India, Zameer Uddin Shah, an .....

Pineapple for beauty and health

By Shahnaz Husain “Be like a pineapple – stand tall, wear a crown and be sweet on the inside” says an old adage .Who doesn’t like to eat the fruit in summer ? Pineapple , the king of tropical fruits is regarded among the best fruit that can be.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 54

By Akendra Sana “Bamboo Flower”, serialized here, is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents are either the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously and any resemblance to any actual person, living or dead, events.....

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