Professor, Vishwanath
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Complaint lodged with ‘inquiry committee’ as Prof. Yugindro breaks into VC’s room

Professor, Vishwanath

IMPHAL | Sept 23 : Senior most professor of Manipur University, W. Vishwanath said a complaint has been lodged to the ‘two member inquiry committee’ regarding breaking the lock of vice-chancellor office by professor, K. Yugindro and security forces. The .....

24-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Committee of political parties lambastes state govt for forcibly opening VC’s office

Committee of political parties lambastes state govt for forcibly opening VC’s office

IMPHAL | Sept 23 : “Keeping the students and teachers of Manipur University behind bars and forcibly opening the vice-chancellor office during enquiry period is a conspiracy of the state government to support and put strength to A.P. Pandey who was recent.....

24-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Hostellers resolve not to co-operate with Prof. K. Yugindro

IMPHAL | Sept 23 : Today around 10:30 am, about 100 hostellers including research scholars of all the ladies’ hostels of Manipur University gathered in front of coffee corner inside the Manipur University campus to discuss the ongoing scenario at MU. A .....

24-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MUSU asserts clauses put by Prof. Yugindro Singh is self-contradictory

IMPHAL | Sept 23 : Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) has informed all students and teachers on Manipur University (MU) and the public of the state that the clauses put against the students and teachers by Prof. Yugindro Singh of MU is self-contrad.....

24-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MO, patients and attendants decry shabby condition of Ukhrul District Hospital

MO, patients and attendants decry shabby condition of Ukhrul District Hospital

UKHRUL | Sept 23 : The 50 bedded Ukhrul District Hospital at Hungpung was commissioned for functioning on October 28, 2016, however, shortage of staffs has continued to hamper its smooth functioning. While laying the foundation stone of Somdal CHC on Jul.....

Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY will bring great change in health sector of state: CM

CM Biren along with other ministers Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana

IMPHAL | Sept 23 : The state will bind with strong forces of unity and integrity if the majority community of the state treat the minority communities with sincere love and care, said chief minister, N. Biren in a launching programme of Ayushman Bharat-Pr.....

24-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

AJWJU observes 18th foundation day

A dignitary speaks during the foundation day of All Jiribam Working Journalists’ Union

JIRIBAM | Sept 23 : The All Jiribam Working Journalists’ Union (AJWJU), Jiribam, an independent body of journalists of Jiribam District, observed its 18th Foundation Day today at PWD Guest house, Jiribam. The celebration was attended by adhayaksha, Jiri.....

Will helicopter passenger services stay functional for longer time?

Passengers fly back to Imphal on Pawan Hans Helicopter from Jiribam

JIRIBAM | Sept 23 : The public have expressed concern whether the helicopter services recently launched under the BJP led government on September 19 to connect Jiribam and Imphal would be able to fully provide its services to the people. It is said that .....

Nungba CVOs condemns planting of bombs

IMPHAL | Sept 23 : The Nungba Youth Organisation (NYO), Nungba Sub-Division Joint Action Committee (NAJAC), RNCM Luangba Luangrian and Rongmei Lu Phuam have expressed strong condemnations against the planting of two bombs at NH-37, three kilometres before.....

24-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

One-day seminar on welfare of children homes and hostels held

One day workshop on welfare of children

IMPHAL | Sept 23 : A one-day state level sensitisation workshop on ‘NGOs, running children home and hostels on provisions of Right to Education Act 2009, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) regulatory guidelines for hostels of educa.....

24-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Awareness programme on women and child protection held

Awareness programme on Women and Child Protection

IMPHAL | Sept 23 : Progressive Women Society and Rural Women and Child Development Association, Senapati organised an awareness programme on Women and Child Protection at Purul, Senapati district today. Former MP, Kim Gangte, who spoke on tribal customar.....

24-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Month long campaign on peace and development inaugurated today at Manipur Press Club

Dignitaries during during one month long campaign on peace and development

IMPHAL | Sept 23 : In relation to the observation of United Nations Day, a month long campaign under the theme of ‘Peace and development through education, promoting human rights, social progress and world peace’ was inaugurated today at Manipur Press Clu.....

24-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Title song of ‘Tamphamani’ released

IMPHAL | Sept 23 : Title song of ‘Tamphamani, story of a real man’ was released late evening yesterday at Shiroi hall, Hotel Imphal located at North AOC. It is said that the film is the first production of Aun productions. Speaking on the occasion, dire.....

24-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CJM Imphal sends six teachers and seven students of MU to jail : Pro VC told police that agitators made life attempt on him

IMPHAL | Sept 22 : The chief judicial magistrate, Imphal West yesterday has remanded six teachers and seven students of Manipur University to judicial custody for 15 days and two students to police custody for five days. All the six teachers and nine stu.....

23-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Public lambast Biren’s government on banning Internet

IMPHAL | Sept 22 : There have been widespread negative reactions from the public regarding the mobile internet ban imposed by Biren’s government. In a poll taken by IFP, there is absolutely no feedback saying that banning the internet over the MU issue is.....

23-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Pandey does not have power to appoint pro VC during his force leave’

IMPHAL | Sept 22 : “As per the leave rule of the government of India, a person who is in force leave cannot exercise the power of his service. So appointing a pro vice-chancellor by A.P. Pandey during his leave for enquiry is null and void,” said former v.....

23-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Shiv Sena appeals for amicable solutions

IMPHAL | Sept 22 : The current turmoil and impasse of the aftermath incident of the midnight raid that took place inside the Manipur University campus was unprecedented, and it has rocked the state and brought total shut down of the student community, dis.....

23-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Stop terrorising MU campus and state: YFPHR

IMPHAL | Sept 22 : Youth’s Forum for Protection of Human Rights (YFPHR) has expressed strong opposition to the move of the state and central governments that terrorised Manipur University (MU) in the name of bringing normalcy at the varsity campus after a.....

23-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

It is time to save Manipur University, democracy and state: O. Joy

IMPHAL | Sept 22 : “It is time to save Manipur University, democracy and the state,” said veteran politician, O. Joy while speaking to media persons at the office of Peoples’ Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) today. He said that the BJP is revealing.....

23-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

How can state solve major issues if it fails to resolve MU issue: HERICON

President of HERICON, Longjam Priyokumar speaks to media during press conference

IMPHAL | Sept 22 : State government cannot even solve the Manipur University issues so how can it solve other major issues of the state, and so the ministry of HRD is appealed to solve the on-going issue of Manipur University. President of HERICON, Longj.....

23-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

JAC of MU Community organises meeting to discuss unfolding scenario of varsity

IMPHAL | Sept 22 : The Joint Action Committee of the Manipur University Community organised a meeting today at 1:00 pm to discuss the unfolding scenario of the Manipur University with professor, I. Tomba in the chair. The JAC members expressed strong con.....

23-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

JSCC cautions to launch mass agitation if state govt and HRD ministry fail to act according to MoA

IMPHAL | Sept 22 : Joint Students’ Co-ordinating Committee (JSCC) has cautioned to launch mass agitation if the state government and the HRD ministry fail to act according to the memorandum of agreement (MoA) signed with the varsity community. Yesterday .....

23-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Arrest at midnight a humiliation to university community: MUSU general secretary

IMPHAL | Sept 22 : The incident that happened in the University campus in the midnight of September 20 was the most unfortunate incident in the history of Manipur University, where huge forces of both state police and CRPF were deployed and the students i.....

23-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Sahnit Ni is right of Kukis to demand justice: KCAC

IMPHAL | Sept 22 : The Kuk Chiefs’ Association (KCAC), Churachandpur has stated that the organisation is concerned by the “unprecedented and concerted efforts by some sections to tarnish the observance of ‘Sahnit Ni’ by painting it as a call for revenge.”.....

23-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

KSO-SH serves ultimatum to revoke posting order of on-leave doctors at CMO Kangpokpi

KANGPOKPI | Sept 22 : The Kuki Students’ Organisation, Sadar Hills (KSO-SH) has served an ultimatum to state government with several demands to be fulfilled within September 27. In a press conference held today afternoon at the administrative office of K.....

Brief News

MMWO alleges irregularities

IMPHAL | Sept 23 : The Manipur Muslim Welfare Organisation (MMWO) has stated that a meeting was held on April 5 with chief minister and representatives of the organisation, and the CM had assured to fulfil the demands of MMWO regarding issues surrounding .....

24-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Village chief decries incomplete construction of girl’s hostel

MOREH | Sept 23 : Village chief of Sita village, Paokhulun Haokip has expressed his discontentment over the incomplete construction of girl’s hostel at the village that has been left out without any development since 2011. He said the girl’s hostel was c.....

Two-day couple seminar concludes

TAMENGLONG | Sept 23 : The two-day couple seminar at Liangmai United Baptist Church, Tamenglong district was concluded today. The rare seminar was organised by Liangmai United Baptist Church under the theme ‘Live joyful with the wife’ and it was taken p.....

UNACSU to organise cultural programme cum medical camp at Tullui

IMPHAL | Sept 23 : The United All Communities’ Social Up-lifters, Kangleipak (UNACSU) with the objective of uniting all the communities residing in the state for peaceful co-existence and development is all set to arrange a ‘cultural programme cum medical.....

24-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘KNO supports NSCN-IM’s appeal for UN intervention’

IMPHAL | Sept 22 : In a letter addressed to the president of UNHRC, The Kuki National Organisation (KNO) stated the organisation extends total support to NSCN-IM’s appeal for the United Nations intervention to expedite the on-going peace talks with Govern.....

23-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

11th Sattriya Sangeet Samaroh

Solo Bargeet performance at JNMDA open air theatre

IMPHAL | Sept 22 : Melodious solo Bargeet of Durgamoyee Bora and the performance of her musical team have enthralled the audience on the second day of 11th Sattriya Sangeet Samaroh. The sangeet samaroh has been organised by Sattriya Kendra, Guwahati in a.....

23-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CM and Governor extend Vegetarian Day wishes

IMPHAL | Sept 22 : The chief minister of Manipur has extended warm greetings and best wishes to the members of Jain Mandal, Imphal and the Jain community of Manipur on as the occasion of Anant Chaturdasi which is also being observed as Vegetarian Day. A .....

23-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

BSF-STC observes Swachhata Pakhwada at Ccpur district hospital

CHURACHANDPUR | Sept 22 : Under the aegis of subsidiary training centre (STC) of Borders Security Force led by its IGP, Solomon Yash Minz, a strong team of 300 of all ranks observed Swachhata Pakhwada (a fortnight cleanliness drive) at Churachandpur Distr.....

One-day awareness programme on library held in Tamenglong

TAMENGLONG | Sept 22 : A one-day library awareness programme was held at United Baptist Church Auditorium, Tamenglong district. The programme was organised by Manipur Library Association in collaboration with United Liangmai Baptist Church Tamenglong and.....

ACODOM organises health camp at Sita village

ACODOM organises health camp at Sita village

MOREH | Sept 22 : As part of its on-going campaign to help people in remote and interior hilly regions of the state, All Community Development Organizations Moreh (ACODOM) organised a ‘Free Mega Health Camp’ at Sita village on September 21. Sita village.....

Churachandpur police seizes WY tablets worth Rs.6 lakh

CHURACHANDPUR | Sept 22 : Under the supervision of SDPO of Thanlon, Augustine Jangminthang Khongsai, a combined team of Drug Cell Unit, Churachandpur and Churachandpur police conducted frisking and checking in front of Circuit House, Hmar Veng, Churachand.....

Ibocha & Sunil appointed information commissioners

IMPHAL | Sept 21 : Department of personnel and administration reforms, government of Manipur has appointed S. Ibocha Singh and Oinam Sunil Singh as the state information commissioners. A notification signed by secretary (DP and AR) to the government pf M.....

22-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Power shutdown

IMPHAL | Sept 21 : Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited (MSPDCL) has informed all consumers of 11KV RMC old feeder that there will be a planned shutdown from 11 am to 4 pm of September 22 due to line maintenance reasons. Power outages areas .....

22-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Manipuri cultural troupe feted by art and culture minister

Manipuri cultural troupe feted by art and culture minister

IMPHAL | Sept 21 : Art and culture minister, L. Jayantakumar Singh has said that artists of the state have given tremendous contribution to introduce Manipur in the cultural map of the world. The minister was speaking at the occasion held at Government D.....

22-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

UG arrested

IMPHAL | Sept 21 : A member of KCP (Noyon) identified as Md. Sadam alias Arun, 24, son of Md. Abdul Kalam of Kwakta Khunou at present residing at Moreh Ward no. VII was arrested from Thoubal bazaar along with incriminating articles from his possession on .....

22-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Editorials

Frying pan to fire

The Manipur University is no stranger to trouble, but today it is in a crisis unprecedented in its entire history of 38 years since its founding in 1980 as a state university. The university became a central university only in 2005. In what can only be de.....


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

Too Many Political Demands to Trouble People

Why do we encounter too many political demands in the forms of exceptional privileges for a group, territorial or political autonomy of a group, tribal status to a formerly non-tribal community, etc. to claim to the state today? What can one make out of t.....

Wrong Target

“Did you do it” – Julie was asking her husband. Silence. “Robert, please answer me, did you do it?” “If you trust me, you would have not asked me that.” She had victimized many people, some of whom she knew them very well and some were total strangers.....

Lai Lik Lei and their debut “Esei”

Esei Artist: Lai Lik Lei Genre: Indie folk Release date: 19th February, 2018 Rating: 3.5 out of 5 We can keep count in hand with utter ease of all the Manipuri songs written for a ukulele - for there are not much. It is no wonder though; but for a .....

Benefits of Almond Oil for the Hair

Almonds are powerhouse of nutrients , minerals and fatty acids which prove beneficial for well-being and beauty both . Almond is truly a wonder food which play a holistic role for our health ,.skin and hair . It is one of the most commonly used oil for co.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 14

contd… from last Sunday “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, .....

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