Rahul Gandhi assures protection of identity of Manipuris
Rahul Gandhi assures protection of identity of Manipuris

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Rahul Gandhi assures protection of identity of Manipuris

Rahul Gandhi assures protection of identity of Manipuris

IMPHAL | Mar 20 President of All India Congress Committee (AICC), Rahul Gandhi has assured that the Congress party will never allow the “unique identity, culture, history of the people of Manipur” to be jeopardised under any circumstances. Rahul Gan.....

21-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Candidates yet to file nomination papers with only two days left

THOUBAL| Mar 20 Even though seven individuals had obtained registration forms, no candidates have filed their election forms for the Outer Manipur (ST) parliamentary constituency elections yet. More importantly, the Returning Officer had issued a notif.....

EEFVAM prepares to launch agitations for delivering justice to fake encounter victims

EEFVAM prepares to launch agitations for delivering justice to fake encounter victims

IMPHAL | Mar 20 “Extra Judicial Execution Victim Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) along with civil voluntary organisations will launch intense forms of agitations for delivering justice to fake encounters victims.” This was stated by general se.....

21-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Guv, CM and Speaker greet on Yaoshang

IMPHAL | Mar 20 On the occasion of Yaoshang festival, state top officials Governor Najma Heptullah and chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh and Speaker Yumnam Khemchand has extended their heartiest greetings to the people of Manipur. Governor on h.....

1929 cases of TB death recorded from 2001 to 2018 in Manipur

World TB day press meet

IMPHAL | Mar 20 To build awareness of the fact that Tuberculosis (TB) today remains an epidemic in many parts of the world, causing deaths of the millions of people each year in third world countries, World TB Day is being observed annually in the worl.....

21-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Autonomous independent political platform needed to represent the indigenous people: NPF

NPF press meet

IMPHAL | March 20 Naga People’s Front (NPF) is an independent and autonomous political platform to defend the rights and voices of the indigenous minorities and weaker sections as minority communities of northeast will gradually vanish while confrontin.....

21-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Rahul Gandhi has true concerns for the state: O. Ibobi Singh

Ibobi speaks during the press meet

IMPHAL |March 20 Former chief minister of the state, O. Ibobi has said that the president of All India Congress Committee, Rahul Gandhi has genuine concern for the state and is evident from his visit today. Addressing media persons at its office tod.....

21-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

KUMNOU - Manipur’s first spring festival to be held

IMPHAL | Mar 20 The Giving Tree in association with Spirit Adventure has announced that KUMNOU, a one-day annual event will be held at Hapta Kanjeibung on March 22. This will be the first edition which aims to bring together a diverse talent from th.....

AMGSU restricts Gorkha youths from collecting money during Yaoshang

KANGPOKPI |Mar 20 The All Manipur Gorkha Students’ Union (AMGSU) has come up with a decision of restricting the Gorkha youths and children in collecting money by blocking roads with ropes during Yaoshang festival. The AMGSU has restricted the Gorkha.....

Orientation of stakeholders on NTCP held at Kangpokpi

KANGPOKPI |Mar 20 A one day orientation of stakeholders on National Tobacco Control Programme was held at Multi-purpose Hall, DC Office Kangpokpi district headquarter with an aim to impart awareness on tobacco and Health, COTPA Act and role of stakehol.....

Seminar on Pragmatic Solution for Elderly Persons held

JIRIBAM| Mar 20 A one-day seminar on Pragmatic Solution for Elderly Persons was held today at Kamaranga Community Hall, Jiribam, organised Social and Cultural Advancement Foundation (SCAF) Khurai, and sponsored by National Commission for Women (NCW), N.....

‘LCLL food production activities has become a successful affair’

THOUBAL| Mar 20 “In order to bring development and boost the economy of Manipur, it is imperative that the State does not rely on imports of food grains and other eatable items. So, the people of the State must put up a concerted effort that Manipur be.....

‘Funds were not collected from 330 unit members of WYDT/KASIL’

IMPHAL | March 20 The news item published by local dailies on January 25 in which president, Street Vendor Welfare Union, L. Beda Devi raised allegations that a total sum of Rs. 30,000 were collected from 330 members of the units of Kangleipak Apunba S.....

21-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Biren claims BJP has done more for the people of the state in two years than Congress in 15 years

Chief minister N. Biren lights up inaugural lamp

THOUBAL| Mar 19 Chief minister of Manipur, N. Biren has asked the people of Manipur to discuss and decide the difference in the development activities and the social changes brought about by the BJP-led government in its two years with those of the act.....

MPCC president ridicules BJP’s claim of winning more than 300 seats in LS poll

Former CM Ibobi along with MPCC presiden Gaikhangam and Th. Meinya during the inspection visit to public meeting venue at Hapta Kangjeibung

IMPHAL | Mar 19 Manipur Pradesh Congress President (MPCC) president Gaikhangam has ridiculed the claim of the BJP that they will secure more than 300 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha election. He was speaking to media persons at the sidelines of inspecti.....

20-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Election notice for Inner MP released

IMPHAL | Mar 19 The returning officer for No.1 Inner Manipur Parliamentary Constituency has today notified intending candidates to file their nomination papers. In a notification today issued by the returning officer, it said that the nomination pap.....

Rahul Gandhi pays floral tributes at Sahid Minar after landing on Imphal

IMPHAL | Mar 19 President of Indian National Congress, Rahul Gandhi today paid floral tributes to Sahid Minar, which is one of the monuments erected in honour of the departed souls of Manipur’s patriots. Rahul Gandhi came to address the election ral.....

20-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Best reporting awards 2018 presented

IFP reporter Babie Shirin receives best reporter award

IMPHAL | Mar 19 Women Action for Development (WAD) today awarded the best and promising reporters award for reporting on crime against women and children from gender perspective, in a function held at Classic Grande today. The best reporter award fo.....

20-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Domestic livestock found killed

KANGPOKPI| Mar 19 In what some people may misconstrue as a part of the “mysterious” attacks on domestic livestock that happened in the state recently, a numbers of domestic ducks were reportedly found killed last evening at around midnight at Kangpokpi.....

Patient alleges RIMS authority for delaying operation twice

IMPHAL | Mar 19 A patient who was admitted to Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) for respiratory problem has today alleged of mistreatment by the hospital authority by postponing his operation schedule twice even after being taken to operati.....

20-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Governor urges stakeholders for concerted effort to save pony from extinction

Governor Najma Heptulla during the closing ceremony of 29th Governor’s Cup Invitation Polo Tournament

IMPHAL | Mar 19 The Manipuri pony is facing a serious challenge to its existence and it is very distressing to see the condition of the ponies standing on the roads without anybody looking after them. This was stated by Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla as c.....

20-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Chirping sounds of sparrows vanish from urban areas of Manipur

IMPHAL | Mar 19 Absence of food, loss of nesting sites and architecturally modern buildings are leading to fast reduction of Eurasian Tree Sparrows (passer montanus) locally known as Sendrang in urban areas of the State. Since the last few years, sound.....

20-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

SHEDA aids poor through its Mediclaim scheme

KANGPOKPI| Mar 19 Self Help Development Agency (SHEDA), a registered non-governmental organisation from Kangpokpi district headquarters has introduced a Mediclaim scheme with an aim to help people during emergency on health related issues amongst memb.....

Expenditure observer inspects and interacts with IE officials

IMPHAL | Mar 19 The Election Expenditure and Monitoring Cell of the Imphal East district today conducted a meeting with nodal officers and their staff in relation to the ensuing 17th Lok Sabha Election. The meeting was chaired by ECI Expenditure Obs.....

20-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Training for polling officials concludes

TAMENGLONG| Mar 19 The two-day Training programme for Polling Officials conducted by the District Election Office/Deputy Commissioner, Tamenglong as a part of preparations for the upcoming Lok Sabha Election 2019 concluded today. The programme was cond.....

Brief News

AMBA president resigns

IMPHAL | Mar 20 President, All Manipur Bar Association, senior advocate, H. Chandrajit Sharma today submitted his resignation letter to the association over allegations of professional misconduct reportedly raised against him. A resignation letter i.....

8th death anniversary of Rozer Irom observed

8th death anniversary of Rozer Irom observed

IMPHAL | March 20 The 8th Death Anniversary of Rozer Irom was observed in a programme held at KT Girls Hostel located in Ghari today. It was followed by a candle light vigil at the spot where Rozer breathed his last. A one minute silence was also ob.....

21-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Workshop on Thang-ta concluded

IMPHAL | Mar 20 The closing function of workshop on “Thangbi Kunmari” was held today organised by Huiyen Lallong Manipur Tang-Ta Cultural Association (HLMTTCA) at its auditorium, Irilbung Imphal East, under the aegis of Sangeet Natak Akademi (SNA) New .....

21-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CEO to convene meeting

IMPHAL | Mar 20 A meeting will be convened on March 23 with all political parties (recognize/unrecognized), intending candidates/representatives, print and electronic media at the Conference Hall of the Chief Electoral Officer’s Office, Lamphelpat, Imp.....

Water scarcity to continue: PHED

IMPHAL| Mar 20 Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), government of Manipur has informed the general public that there will be no water supply in the areas under the jurisdiction of Moirangkhom and Chinga water supply due to the very low water le.....

First ever Manipuri sci-fi short film “Iriguchi” premiered

IMPHAL| Mar 20 In what might be regarded as an unprecedented initiative in the Manipuri film industry, the first ever Manipuri Sci-Fi short film entitled “Iriguchi” was premiered on March 19 at MAASI complex, Imphal East. A release stated that the m.....

Seminar on ‘Post GI Activities for Kachai Lemon’ conducted

IMPHAL| Mar 20 A one-day seminar on ‘Post GI activities for Kachai Lemon’ held at TTA Hall Hamleikhong, Ukhrul, organised by North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation (NERAMAC) in association with Rinrumlan Organic Producer Company Limi.....

21-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

UG cadre arrested

IMPHAL| Mar 20 A team of District Police commandos, Kakching arrested an active cadre of KYKL (Oken Group) during a frisking and checking operation conducted at Khongnang Mari Phangba, Kakching on March 20, said a release from NAB (PRO) The arrested.....

Bamboo and cane products showcased

IMPHAL | Mar 20 Handicraft products made of bamboo and cane made by Poknapham Lamdam Ching-Tam Vocational Training Centre, Thongju part II, Imphal East were showcased to the public today in a programme attended by chairman of the centre, Dr. Th. Chandr.....

21-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Police PRO clarifies

IMPHAL | MAR 19 Regarding the news of former advocate general of Mizoram and AITC observer of Manipur not being provided security during his visit to Imphal on March 13, a statement issued yesterday by SP, NAB, PRO, Police Department clarified that req.....

CEO reiterates provisions of MCC

IMPHAL | Mar 19 In the light of coming general election to 17th Lok Sabha Election 2019 and the enforcement of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) since March 10, the chief electoral officer (CEO) Manipur has today appealed all not to indulge in any violation .....

UG arrested

IMPHAL| Mar 18 A team of Police personnel from Yairipok-PS arrested an active member of KCP (Noyon) organisation during a frisking and checking operation conducted at about 11:30 am of March 15, said a release from NAB (PRO). The arrested individual.....

AR celebrates Yaoshang festival with NVOs

IMPHAL| Mar 18 Keithelmanbi Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of celebrated Yaoshang festival (in advance) with the children of Legacy Home, Ema Foundation and women of Dorcas Group on March19, said a release from IGAR (South) Durin.....

State level Media Certification Committee reconstituted

IMPHAL | Mar 19 The State Level Media Certification Committee (MCC) has been re-constituted further as per an order issued by the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Manipur, today in partial modification of the Office Order, dated 16th March,.....

20-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Sensitisation programme on Drug Abuse Prevention held

IMPHAL| Mar 19 A one-day sensitisation programme on “Drug Abuse Prevention” was organised by Paradise English School, Thoubal Okram, with the support of Waikhom Mani Girl’s College, Thoubal under NSS Cell, Manipur University, at the assembly hall of th.....

Editorials

Silence of Yaoshang

Five days of deafening media silence beginning today on account of Yaoshang (Holi) awaits the state. The overwhelming response from the reading public every year has been that the break is too long, and this is a logical observation. It is unthinkable tha.....

Sports News

AMWJU annual sports meet kicks off

AMWJU annual sports meet kicks off

IMPHAL | Mar 20 “Instead of wasting the five days of holidays during Yaoshang festival, the journalist fraternity needs to stay active physically, mentally and spiritually by organising such annual sports meet.” President of All Manipur Working Jour.....

21-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Champ Khagempalli lifts MVCA T-20 Cricket title

IMPHAL | Mar 20 Champ Khagempalli pulled off 5 runs victory over YWC Langthabal to claim the champion title of the 7th MVCA T-20 Cricket Tournament 2019 played at Langthabal Public Ground. The final match saw, Champ Khagempalli after winning the tos.....

21-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

YAS Regular Coaching Course Programme

IMPHAL | Mar 20 The Department of Youth Affairs & Sports will be conducting the 35th Batch of six month Regular Coaching Programme (RCC) in twenty five disciplines from first week of April 2019 till September. The twenty five disciplines are Athleti.....

YUFC and GSC post wins in Winners’ Cup

IMPHAL | Mar 20 YUFC Ukhrul beat SFC Senapati by 2-1 goals in the Thangjam Birachandra-Maipakpi Memorial 23rd Winners’ Cup 2019 played at the former home turf at TNL Ground,Ukhrul. Playing before its home crowd, YUFC got the break in the 29th minute.....

21-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Yarkhok United register wins at Winners Cup

UKHRUL| Mar 20 The 23rd Winners Cup 2019 under the aegis of All Manipur Football Association was played today at TNL Ground, Ukhrul between Yarkhok United FC and Senapati FC. Yarkhok United FC playing at their home ground defeated Senapati FC by a s.....

Articles

Christchurch shooting: One incident, many lessons

By John S. Shilshi In security parlance it is said that there is no place safe or unsafe for human beings. It is also said that there are no fences possible to prevent human beings with evil intents. What the world just saw in Christchurch, New Zealand.....

“Medals from E-Waste”-in 2020 Tokyo Olympic

By Sanjenbam Jueshwor Singh In every four years, the host Country of the Olympic Games revels in the Global spotlight for sixteen days. While few Countries are able to create a lasting imprint once the games are over. Japan has a unique plan to change .....

Meetei tribe bears more tribal characters among the indigenous people of Manipur

By Dr. Thangjam Ranjit Meetei Community is one of the main tribes of Manipur and North East India and possesses all the characteristic of becoming a tribe living in permanent society. Though, the majority of Meetei population embraces Hindusim/Vaishnov.....

The Beckoning New Magaimai Village of Senapati District Manipur

By Mamta Lukram Along the Paren Road, Seanpati District of Manipur, getting down 8/9 km, is located the New Magaimai Village, established in 1995, inhibited by Maram tribe with 50 households and approximate total population of 300. The sex ratio is fav.....

Generation gap

By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa Philip Rweyemamu was 23 yrs old when he went to London to study international law. He hailed from a chiefdom in a remote village. He came to London with high hopes, future dreams and challenge of becoming a famous, .....

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