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TNL's 24-hour total shutdown gets underway

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, August 14: Denouncing the callous attitude of the State government, the Tangkhul Naga Long (TNL) is all set to enforce a 24-hour total shutdown throughout Ukhrul district beginning from midnight tonight. "We have called this .....

Mayangkhang villagers turn out in numbers to honour the State’s warrior patriots

SENAPATI, August 13: The monsoon rains failed to deter the public from coming out to pay homage to General Thangal and Bir Tikendrajit today. The annual Patriot’s Day observation of General Thangal was held at General Thangal Ecological Park, Mayangkhang.....

NH-150 work resumes, affected land owners’ body upholds ban on its progress

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, August 13: Even as construction work of the NH-150 along the Imphal-Ukhrul route has promptly resumed with the end of the United Naga Council’s (UNC) ten-day blanket ban on National Projects in Naga areas on Sunday last, the A.....

Patriots’ Day observed in district hedquarters

MOREH, August 13: 123rd Patriots Day was also observed in Moreh at the Ima-Kondong Lairembi Haraobung. Residents of Moreh offered floral tributes to the portraits of the martyrs during the observation organised by seven organisations of the area. The or.....

CCpur police achieve success in drive against liquor

By Alex Guite LAMKA, August 13: Churachandpur police have seized a huge consignment of Indian Made Foreign Liquor and local brew yesterday evening from a godown at Khumu Jamba. SP K Kabib called a press conference the same evening to applaud the person.....

Road mishap claims one

KANGPOKPI, Aug.12: One FCI truck driver died while another three persons sustained minor injuries in an unfortunate road accident today near Kangpokpi. The accident occurred at around 2:30 pm in the evening between Kangpokpi and Changoubung when a Bolero.....

Road blockaded to demand justice in Sandhyarani murder case

BISHNUPUR, August 12: A sit in protest was held against the murder of Oinam (n) Maisnam (o) Sandhyarani, 26, allegedly murdered by her husband, Suraj alias Abung today at Naranseina Market Shed. Tiddim road was also blocked as part of the protest. The J.....

People defy prohibitory order to show support to Indo-IM talk

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, August 11: In what could be seen as ‘unprecedented’ in recent history of peoples’ movement in the district, thousands of people have on Monday peacefully demonstrated on the main road of Ukhrul town in the heavy presence of St.....

CM’s effigy burnt at ILP demonstration

BISHNUPUR, August 10: The JCILPS along with local bodies jointly organised a number of agitations in different places of Bishnupur as part of the ongoing movements for ILP in Manipur. A sit in protest cum public meeting was held by around 1600 locals of .....

ATSUM demands fresh recruitment

KANGPOKPI, Aug 9: The All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur has demanded fresh recruitment of Grade IV in Manipur Police Housing Corporation alleging that the recent recruitment was conducted without any reservation for Scheduled Tribe (ST). Marahang Ngiima.....

TKS shuts down schools in Ukhrul

UKHRUL, August 9: Raising concern over the prevailing situation in Ukhrul, the Tangkhul Katamnao Saklong (TKS) has on Saturday issued a directive to all schools in the district to remain closed with effect from August 9 until further notice. Terming the .....

Teacher sub-letting rampant in Barak Circle

Students drinking water from a natural spring.

JIRIBAM, August 9: A team of media persons went on a trip to Jiribam Barak Circle and found most teachers posted to the area absent from their respective schools. This has been witnessed few days after student bodies of the sub-division calmed down their.....

One-day workshop on IHL held in Senapati

KANGPOKPI, August 9: It is the need of the hour for all sections of the society to unite together and protect the rights of the people by remaining inside the Constitution of India and address the tremendous increase in crime rates against women, opined S.....

PWD’s advocacy seminar held

KANGPOKPI, Aug.9: A one-day advocacy seminar on the Rights of Person with Disability was organised at Yaikongpao village in Sadar Hills Senapati district today. The seminar was organized by the All Disabled Union Sadar Hills (ADUSH) in collaboration with.....

Tiddim bandh call off following agreement

BISHNUPUR, August 8: The indefinite bandh imposed along the Tiddim road by the JAC formed in connection with the death of Phairenbam Nabachandra since 6 pm yesterday has been called off following an understanding reached this evening. The understanding w.....

Another Tiddim road bandh by transporters from August 13

LAMKA: August 8: The Churachandpur-Imphal Taxi Owners’ Society, CITOS in protest against the arrest of its president D Lunkholal Haokip by Manipur Police has warned of resorting to bandh forbidding all kinds of transportation along the stretch of Teddim R.....

Students protesting Nabachandra’s death injured in police firing

Police trying to disperse students and locals protesting Nabachandra’s death.

BISHNUPUR, August 7: Several students who were protesting the death of 18 year old Nabachandra were injured when police fired tear gas shells and rubber bullets at them. Phairenbam Nabachandra, 18, son of Ph Lukhoi of Thanga presently staying at Moirang .....

I-Day frisking intensifies

THOUBAL, August 7: As part of the ongoing security check prior to Independence Day, August 15, to prevent any unwanted incidents, the additional SP of Thoubal (Ops) S. Ibomcha and District Police Commando OC, Anandkumar had led a combing operation at are.....

SEDO falicitates officer bearers

BISHNUPUR, August 6: The Office Bearers of Social and Economic Development Organisation (SEDO), President, A. Jayentakumar, Secretary, Y. Nanakumar and H. Dwijamani were felicitated at Kangmong Langoljam Community Hall for achieving National Award for Bes.....

Affected land owners body to ban NH-150 work in Ukhrul

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, August 5: Taking serious note of the alleged failure of the concerned authorities to address the grievances of the affected land owners in the ongoing NH-150 Extension Project along the Imphal-Ukhrul route, the Affected Land Ow.....

Ukhrul church lauds Ameishing Luikham

UKHRUL, Aug 5: The Phungyo Baptist Church, Ukhrul has congratulated its member Ameising Luikham, an IAS officer of MT Cadres of 1981 batch, on his recent inclusion in empanelment of 35 additional secretaries of 1980/81 batch of IAS officers from all over .....

ZRO washes hands of ex cadre’s murder

LAMKA, August 5: The Defence director of the Zomi Reunification Organisation (ZRO) and public relation officer of its armed wing Zomi Revolutionary Army (ZRA), Moses has stated in a press release that the killing of Nengzamuan alias Nicholas on July 28 by.....

Jiribam road IVR blockade

JIRIBAM, August 5: The locals of Jiribam Sub-Division blocked the Inter Village Road linking Bidyanagar Farm to NH-37 indefinitely from 3.30 pm today in protest against the concerned authority’s lack of effort to establish proper roads in the sub-division.....

Liquor destroyed

KANGPOKPI, Aug.4: A mixture of different quantities of liquors were destroyed before public view here this evening by the Kangpokpi police and local civil bodies. According to police sources, the liquors were seized by 25 AR Kangpokpi Post on August 2 at.....

AMSU wails teachers’ irregularity in Jiribam school

JIRIBAM, August 3: The AMSU unit of the Jiribam Higher Secondary School held a press meet at the office of AMSU District Committee, Jiribam today. Addressing the media, president of the unit Kh Tiken Meitei complained that although the 2014 academic sess.....

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