CM hands over rescued Nepalese nationals to Nepali Embassy
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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

Brief News

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.....

Kuki Inpi Noney district formed, elects office bearers

KANGPOKPI | Feb 17 With an aim to foster development and non-communal peaceful coexistence in the region, Kuki Inpi Noney District was officially formed on February 15 by Kuki Inpi Manipur. The Kuki Inpi Manipur in its general election day on Februa.....

Gerinda to further solo ride across 16 districts

IMPHAL | Feb 16 Gerinda Loitongbam who had driven a solo ride to Delhi in a four wheeler spreading the message of ‘Stop Crime against Women’ plans to further her journey into the 16 districts of the State. In a press conference held at Manipur press.....

17-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

The Wishes releases debut album ‘Our Pride’

IMPHAL | Feb 16 ‘The Wishes’, an alternative rock band from Manipur, released its debut album, ‘Our Pride’ at Manipur Press Club today. Frontman and vocalist of the Band, Thounaojam Bishi said that ‘Our Pride’ is an album that took two years in maki.....

17-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Free Medical Camp conducted at Moreh

IMPHAL| Feb 16 Moreh Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles organised a day-long Free Medical Aid Camp at Moreh town on February 16, said a release from IGAR (South). The release mentioned that the camp was conducted after receiving requests during its.....

1st Zenhang Lamka Meet cum cultural exhibition held

CHURACHANDPUR | Feb 16 The 1st Zenhang Lamka Meet cum cultural Exhibition, which was originally scheduled to be held on February 15, was held today at Zenhang Lamka public ground. As per the schedule, the programme was supposed to be held with the a.....

PMC condemns arrest of ex-president MSAD

IMPHAL | Feb 14 The president of the Pan Meetei Convention, Nabashyam Heigrujam, in a press statement condemned the arrest of the ex-president of the Manipur Stuents Association Delhi, MSAD, Thokchom VeeWon, by a team of Delhi and Manipur police withou.....

Youth arrested with huge cache of IED making materials

Youth arrested with huge cache of IED making materials

UKHRUL| Feb 15 A combined team of Assam Rifles, Somsai and Ukhrul Police arrested an individual along with a huge cache of materials for making Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) on February 14 from Viewland, Ukhrul. Sources from the police informe.....

No state functions on Feb 16, 17

IMPHAL | Febr 15 The Governor of Manipur, Dr. Najma Heptulla, has issued an order that there shall be no state functions/programme for the next two days with effect from today, as a mark of respect to the ‘martyr’ Pulwama terrorist attack yesterday. .....

Assam Rifles seizes narcotics worth Rs 4.5 crores

Assam Rifles seizes narcotics worth Rs 4.504 crores

IMPHAL | Feb 15 Tengnoupal Battalion of HQ 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) apprehended two narcotics smuggler carrying 1.126 kgs of Heroin worth approximately Rs. 4.504 crores from Khudengthabi Check Post said a release by PRO.....

Gospel visual album released at Kangpokpi

Pr. J. Lunkim, Moderator Manipur Synod KCC releases Gospel visual album at Kangpokpi

KANGPOKPI| Feb 15 Jamkhohao alias Haopu Touthang released his first Gospel visual album “Hinna thu domsang’ute” at Kangpokpi Christian Church on February 15. The 34-year old Jamkhohao is a former alcoholic and father of three daughters, and his parents.....

Editorials

Ecology and development

In the wake of the growing chant for more liberalization of economies around the globe and the unabashed worship of the market, there are many extremely well-informed voices calling for caution against dropping all economic regulatory mechanisms. It is tr.....

Sports News

UBSC Mantak moves into semi-final in DSA Kakching Football

IMPHAL | Feb 17 UBSC Mantak sailed into the semi-final beating KPSC Kakching by 2-1 goals in the 15th DSA Trophy State Level Invitation Football Tournament 2019 organised by DSA Kakching at its ground. In the last league match, UBSC Mantak taking th.....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Ananniya sails into U-12 Girls final of Clay Court Tennis

IMPHAL | Feb 17 GA Ananniya moved into the final of the U-12 Girls category of the 2nd State Level Clay Court Tennis Tournament 2019 organised by Imphal District Tennis Tournament played at Lamphelpat. GA Ananniya taking on Leithoi smashed the latte.....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Heirok Cup

IMPHAL | Feb 17 YDC Yairipok beat Thoiba FC Heirok by a solitary goal in the 5th Heirok Cup 2019 Seven a Side U-14 Boys State Level Football Tournament played at Heirok ground. The lone goal for YDC was scored by Thoithoiba in the 39th minute. Thoib.....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Chalou Cup Football

IMPHAL | Feb 17 Sekta FC thrashed PUYC Pungdongbam by 4-0 goals in the Chalou Cup Nine a Side Villagewise Open Seven a Side Football Tournament 2019 played at Chalou Ground. It was a one sided affairs as Sekta dominated the game from the start with.....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

28th K C Mallick Memorial Football Tournament: Mangoloid Club emerge winners

Mangoloid Club emerge winners

JIRIBAM | Feb 15 In the final match of the 28th K C Mallick Memorial Football Tournament organised by All Jiribam Sports Association (AJSA), Jiribam played Mongoloid Club beat Diger SC by 2-0 goals and claimed the winner trophy. Participated by 15 t.....

Articles

Indian Polity: Regional Policy Absent and Border Policy Missing

By Amar Yumnam India has just experienced two events rather close to one another. Both of these events have lost of implications for governance designs and policy formulation. One event has caused a serious embarrassment to the ruling political party a.....

Decline Trends in Mathematical Aptitude Among students of Manipur

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Once one of my Mathematics teacher asked me, do you know CHARI METHODS (four methods) in Mathematics? I got confused the question of my teacher. I said, no sir. To my astonished, he smiled at me and said, it is very simple,.....

Of sedition law and colonial governmentality

By Kh. Ibomcha What is sedition? Is it not seditious when those in power misuse their privilege and position, breach peace and security by inciting violence? For instance, state government’s brutal act of using tear gas shells to Kanglei mothers who w.....

Book Review: The Forest of Enchantments

By Susma Sharma Gurumayum Released early this year, ‘The Forest of Enchantments’ is Sitayan, as opposed to Ramayan. This is the story of Sita, with her as the protagonist. It is a love story, a tragedious love story. The mythological gods Ram and Si.....

Camellia Oil for Heavenly Beauty

By Shahnaz Husain Camellia oil popularly called “ Wonder Beauty Oil “ has been used by Japanese women for flawless radiant skin and lustrous shinning long hair since centuries ago . The versatile organic oil is used on face ,hair, scalp and bod.....

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