CM hands over rescued Nepalese nationals to Nepali Embassy

CM hands over rescued Nepalese nationals to Nepali Embassy

‘We were brought with promises of getting jobs abroad’ IMPHAL | Feb 17 A total of 179 rescued victims of human trafficking, who have been identified as Nepalese nationals, have left Manipur today. Chief minister, N. Biren handed them over to offici.....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Jugindro expelled from MPP, Apabi appointed as new president

MPP newly apointed president, Laikhuram Apabi Singh briefing to media

IMPHAL | Feb 17 Manipur People’s Party president, Oinam Jugindro was expelled from the ordinary post of the party today and party central committee appointed Laikhuram Apabi Singh as the new president. During a press conference held today at Manipur.....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Ethnic communities need unity to bring a peaceful Manipur: Adim

Adim Pamei speaks during the function

IMPHAL | Feb 17 “Ethnic communities have different forms of culture and traditions but there is a need to bring the thought of oneness among them to bring a peaceful society.” Vice chairperson of Manipur State Disaster Management Authority (MSDMA), .....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

EEVFAM seeks initiation of criminal proceeding

IMPHAL | Feb 17 Extrajudicial Execution Victims’ Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) along with Athokpam Tampha, wife of victim Athokpam Angousana Meitei, filed a case before the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Thoubal yesterday seeking initiation of crim.....

STDCM set to organise mass rally on March 3

Members of STDCM during press conference

IMPHAL | Feb 17 Condemning the state government for delaying the demand of inclusion of Meetei or Meitei in Schedule Tribe list, Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee Manipur (STDCM) is all set for a mass rally on March 3. In today’s press conference hel.....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Candlelit vigil to slain Indian soldiers held

People participates in the candlelit vigil to pay homage to the martyred Indian soldiers at Kanglatongbi

KANGPOKPI | Feb 17 The All Manipur Gorkha Students’ Union (AMGSU) organized a massive candlelight vigil yesterday evening at Kanglatongbi as a mark of tribute to the slain Indian soldiers in a terrorist attack at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir on Februar.....

10th death anniversary of Kishan, Token and Rajen observed

10th death anniversary of Kishan, Token and Rajen observed

IMPHAL | Feb 17 The 10th death anniversary of Dr. Kishan, Token and Rajen was observed today at Mapari Ningsingkol (memorial site of the three persons) near Cheirap Court, Uripok. Dr. Th. Kishan, Y. Token and A. Rajen were murdered on February 17 in.....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Minister Radheshyam visits border villages of Ukhrul district

Th. Radheshyam  hands over books and exercise books during his visit at border areas of Ukhrul

IMPHAL |Feb 17 Education minister, Thokchom Radheshyam accompanied by officials of Education department inspected schools and other infrastructural conditions of the border villages of the State in a three day visit to Ukhrul district and Kamjong distr.....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Traditional art forms need promotion for regaining discipline among youths

Principal of Standard Robarth Higher Secondary School, Canchipur, Ph. Landhoni Devi speaks during the function

IMPHAL | Feb 17 “It is necessary to teach the youths lessons in promoting the traditional forms of arts and culture so that discipline will be created automatically to their minds.” This was stated by principal of Standard Robarth Higher secondary S.....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

SP Imphal East confirms sedition charge against Veewon Thokchom

IMPHAL | Feb 16 Superintendent of Police Imphal East district, K. Meghchandra, has confirmed that Veewon Thokchom, former president of Manipur Student’s Association Delhi (MSAD), has been charged with sedition among others. Thokchom, who was arreste.....

17-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘Veewon was arrested to suppress people’s voice, government must stop injecting fear to public’

AMSU President Manjit Sarangthem speaks to media persons during press conference

IMPHAL | Feb 16 “Six student bodies strongly condemn the arrest of former president of Manipur Student Association Delhi (MSAD), Thokchom Veewon. He was arrested without issuing any arrest warrant on charges of sedition to suppress the voice of people......

17-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

KNO decries Th. Muivah’s claims as ludicrous

IMPHAL | Feb 16 The Kuki National Organisation (KNO) has decried the claim of Th. Muivah that the Kukis of Manipur are refugees terming it as a ludicrous statement. A press release signed by joint secretary of KNO, Stephen Kuki asserted that the gen.....

Fire at Motbung incinerates property worth around 30 lakhs

Local bodies demands Fire Sub Station KANGPOKPI| Feb 16 A devastating fire broke out on the afternoon of February 14 at Motbung bazar and completely destroyed a Garment Store along with all the store articles and property worth over Rs 28 lakhs were.....

Opium, brown sugar seized from Imphal International Airport

IMPHAL | Feb 16 A team of Narcotic Affairs of Border Police Station (NAB-PS) seized caches of Opium and Brown Sugar from two different outbound passengers at Imphal International Airport. At a press conference held at the office of NAB, Old Lambulan.....

17-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Protest staged against planting of bomb at Catholic school

Students protest against planting of bomb at Catholic school

IMPHAL | Feb 16 A one day sit-in-protest was staged today at Catholic School, Canchipur while students of the school including faculty members marched a rally demanding that education should be allowed in a free atmosphere. The protest was jointly o.....

17-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

JAC urge state government to identify culprits within a week

IMPHAL | Feb 16 ‘JAC against the Life Attempt at W. Pamheiba and Malemnganbi’ demanded the authority concerned to identify the three miscreants who had attacked Pamheiba and Malemnganbi on February 3 within a week, failing which various form of agitati.....

17-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

VAT demands early completion of Rani Gaidinliu Women Market

TAMENGLONG| Feb 16 The Rani Gaidinliu Women Market in Tamenglong which was inaugurated on October 30, 2018, still remains under construction and has yet to be handover to the public till date. It might be mentioned here that the Rani Gaidinliu Women.....

Three-day international seminar on tourism and culture kicks off

A dignitary lights-up inaugural lamp of three-day  international seminar on tourism and culture at MU

IMPHAL | Feb 16 A three day international seminar on ‘Culture, Tourism, Indigenous People and Sustainable Development’ was inaugurated today at Centenary Hall, Manipur University (MU). The seminar was jointly organised by Research Forum Manipur (REF.....

17-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Khamasom Phungdhar celebrates Luita Phanit with air of communal harmony

Khamasom Phungdhar celebrates Luita Phanit with air of communal harmony

UKHRUL| Feb 16 In a rare kind of Luita Phanit (seed sowing festival) celebration, Khamasom Phungdhar villagers celebrated their 61st Luita Phanit with Yorla (Ningols) and friends from Imphal. President of Sainik School Imphal Alumni Association, Bim.....

Welfare Club Golden Jubilee Hall inaugurated

Dignitaries during the inaugural function of Welfare Club Golden Jubilee Hall of Tera Amudon Akham Leikai

IMPHAL | Feb 16 Welfare Club Golden Jubilee Hall of Tera Amudon Akham Leikai was inaugurated today in a function held at the Community hall of Tera Amudon Akham Leikai. The inaugural function was attended by chairman and managing director of Salai H.....

17-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Skill development program on aluminium frame assembling concludes

CHURACHANDPUR | Feb 16 Under sponsorship from NABARD through Rural entrepreneurship Development program in collaboration with Community Development Society, a 13 days Skill development training program in Aluminium frames assembling that started on Jan.....

Former president of MSAD arrested, allegedly slapped with sedition

IMPHAL | Feb 15 Manipur Student’s Association Delhi (MSAD) advisor, Thokchom Veewon, has been allegedly arrested by a joint team of Delhi and Manipur police this evening from his rented room, in Delhi. It is learnt that, Thokchom, who was also the f.....

16-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Garland of victory was placed on neck of wrong person says Gaikhangam

Former CM O. Ibobi speaks during press conference

IMPHAL | Feb 15 “The present state government took a weak stand on the issue of CAB, 2019. The BJP government has been excessively obsessed with cheap popularity and befooling the people with false and fake promises which were its strategies to win the.....

16-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Meinya warns public to remain vigilant of CAB

IMPHAL | Feb 15 “Even if the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), 2019 was not tabled in the Rajya Sabha, there might be an attempt to introduce the bill if a new party comes to power in the upcoming parliamentary elections; and so there is need for the.....

16-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

One should ride bicycles for sake of future generations: Karam Shyam

Karam Shyam speaks during the function

IMPHAL | Feb 15 Spreading the message of conserving oil such as diesel and petroleum in the future, CAF and PD minister, Karam Shyam has started riding a bicycle. He said, “one should ride bicycles not for self benefits but for the sake of future ge.....

16-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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BJP Manipur unit stages sit in against Pulwama terrorist attack

BJP Manipur unit stages sit-in protest against the Pulwama terrorist attack

IMPHAL | Feb 17 Condemning the bomb attack and killing of 40 CRPF personnel at Pulwama district, Jammu and Kashmir, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Manipur unit led by chief minister N.Biren staged a sit in protest at Nitaipat Chuthek in front of BJP offi.....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘Veewon should be released unconditionally’

IMPHAL | Feb 17 Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) strongly condemned the slapping of seduction charges to Manipur Students Union, Delhi, former president, Veewon Thokchom. A release from MUSU stated that the organisation is deeply concerned .....

Manaoton quits AITC

IMPHAL | Feb 17 Dr. S. Manaoton announced today about leaving his post as the president of All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) today. He will declare which party he will join in a few days. Addressing media persons in a press meet held at his reside.....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Man arrested in connection with recovery of explosive materials

Ukhrul police  arrested one person in connection with recovering of a huge cache of explosive materials

UKHRUL | Feb 17 A combined team of Ukhrul Police and Chassad Police today arrested one person in connection with recovering of a huge cache of explosive materials and device at Ukhrul on 14 February 2019 from one person identified as Yaoreipam Laskar. .....

AR provides water supply project

IMPHAL | Feb 17 Chandel Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles dedicated a water supply project to the village of Phaichumbung today, said a release by PRO IGAR (South). The village has been suffering from lack of supply of water since its inception in.....