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Memorial stone of Anglo Kuki War unveiled
Memorial stone of Anglo Kuki War unveiled

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Scholars from state in Delhi disown book launch at CM’s bungalow in solidarity with MU

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : In a definitive show of solidarity with the beleaguered Manipur University and condemnation of the state government’s atrocities against the MU community, the Manipur Research Forum, MRF, a Delhi-based organisation of scholars from the s.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Memorial Stone of Anglo-Kuki War unveiled

Memorial stone of Anglo Kuki War unveiled

CHURACHANDPUR | Oct 17 : Minister of Health, L. Jayanta Kumar Singh today unveiled the Memorial Stone of Anglo-Kuki War heroes at General Tintong Memorial Complex at Songpi village. Speaking as chief guest at the formal programme held at KIC Complex, Tui.....

MSC-CPI condemn NDA government for safronisation of central universities

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : Manipur State Council, Communist Party of India (MSC-CPI) strongly condemned the present Modi led government for saffronisation of higher educational institutions of India and converting it into business sectors. While briefing media pe.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

No time bar for crimes under POCSO Act

No time bar for crimes under POCSO Act

NEW DELHI | Oct 17 : Survivors of child sexual abuse can file a police complaint after they become adults. The government clarified on Tuesday that there is no time bar on reporting such crimes. The Law Ministry concurred with the opinion of the Ministry.....

Imphal East DC office employees charging extra money for issuing certificates

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : Every year, students who are in Schedule Tribe and Other Backward Classes category face the issue of charging more money in obtaining their certificates for scholarship form submission. Most of the students pay money to get their certif.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Maitake Mushroom potentially prevents and treats breast cancer: M.S. Khaidem

‘Maitake Mushroom potentially prevents and treats breast cancer

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : According to recent studies, the components of Maitake Mushroom potentially prevent and help in the treatment of breast cancer by killing cancer cells and tumors, said project coordinator of ICAR, Lamphelpat, M.S. Khaidem. He made the s.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

BJP led state government will bring immense innovative changes in 10 years: Bishwajit

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : Works minister, Thongam Bishwajit has assured of bringing immense innovative changes in the state if the BJP led state government is given at least 10 years of governance in the state. The minister was speaking at the inauguration of a .....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Education without discipline will not bring success in life’

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : “Education without discipline will not bring success in life, parents and teachers should co-operate to make students receive education including discipline,” said secretary of Board of Secondary Education Manipur (BOSEM), Akham Joykumar.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Politics may change but history shall remain unchanged: UMLA

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : United Minority Liberation Army (UMLA), which is under the umbrella of KNO, will never compromise on the disintegration in the society and it will not allow any mental or physical suppression of the minority tribes in Manipur said its ch.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

EEVFAM seeks intervention of DGP, demands legal action

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : The Extrajudicial Execution Victims Families Association, Manipur (EEVFAM) has informed that the life and security of EEVFAM coordinator of Jiribam district, Yengkhom Ibomcha Singh is under threat from inspector, Manipur police, S. Iboto.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

NPF alleges BJP of discrimination

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : The Chandel Divisional Unit of Naga People’s Front (NPF), Manipur State has expressed its disapproval with the BJP, Manipur State for not allegedly taking the NPF into confidence during the recent appointment of advisors and executive me.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Security meet held

Shangshak Battalion conducts medical camp at Shakok village

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : Keithelmanbi and Tulihal Battalions of 9 Sector Assam Rifles conducted security coordination meet at Andro and Patsoi Company Operating Bases respectively, said a release from IGAR (South). The forum was attended by village headmen, war.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

UCM appeals all sections of state to take part in mass rally

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : United Committee Manipur (UCM) appealed to all the sections of the state to take part in the mass rally scheduled on October 31 as a demonstration to safeguard the integrity of the state from the possibility outcome of the Indo-Naga Fram.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Oldest church in Kangpokpi celebrates platinum jubilee

Jubilee Choir presents a tuneful song after unveiling the Jubilee monolith at Kangpokpi

KANGPOKPI | Oct 17 : Commemorating its 70 years of gospel service, Kangpokpi Independent Baptist Church, formerly known as Kangpokpi Baptist Church, the oldest church in the district, celebrated its Platinum Jubilee today at the church campus. Hundreds o.....

LTT decries UTLA’s allegation

KANGPOKPI | Oct 17 : The Liberation Tiger of Tribal (LTT), a non-SoO Kuki militant strongly decried the alleged false allegation of United Tribal Liberation Army (UTLA), an armed wing of Kuki National Organisation and warned its chief to eschew from such .....

CM launches official website of Sangai Photo Festival

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : Chief minister, N. Biren Singh today launched the official website of the inaugural edition of Sangai Photo Festival 2018. The launch function was held at the Cabinet Hall of Chief Minister’s Secretariat. Speaking during the function, t.....

18-Oct-2018 / DIPR

Released students and teachers receive heroes’ welcome back

Released students and teachers receive heroes’ welcome back

IMPHAL | Oct 16 : The arrested students and professors of Manipur University were released from the judicial custody at around 5.30 in the evening today. Many students of Manipur University, teachers and other members of students and civil organisations c.....

17-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

PRJA man arrested on frivolous charge of throwing eggs on portraits of politicians still interned

IMPHAL | Oct 16 : All the six teachers and 21 students arrested in connection with the Manipur University crisis were unconditionally released today as the investigation officers (IOs) in their cases, filed for closing the cases citing insufficiency of ev.....

17-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MHRC registers Suo Moto case against jail authorities, police personnel

IMPHAL | Oct 16 : Manipur Human Rights Commission has registered a Suo Moto case concerning the alleged human right violation committed by the jail authorities and police personnel against the arrested professors of Manipur University by carrying them wit.....

17-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

State committee of Political Parties submits declaration to governor demanding immediate action

State committee of Political Parties submits declaration to governor demanding immediate action

IMPHAL | Oct 16 : Committee of Political Parties of Manipur, consisting of INC, CPI, CPM, AIFM, RSP, NCP, BSP, AAP and JDS today submitted a declaration of People’s Political Convention to governor for immediate action. Addressing media personnel at Co.....

17-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Unity comes through mutual understanding, says CM

Unity comes through mutual understanding, says CM

IMPHAL | Oct 16 : Unity comes through mutual understanding and the contributions given by the catholic schools in the state and the country cannot be denied, said chief minister, N. Biren Singh. While speaking as the chief guest at the 6th All Manipur .....

17-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

BJP Manipur Pradesh felicitates CM Biren

BJP Manipur Pradesh felicitates CM Biren at City Convention

IMPHAL | Oct 16 : Chief minister, N. Biren Singh extended his heartfelt gratitude to masses of the state and leaders of NDA government on being conferred the title of best chief minister of NDA ruled states and third best chief minister by India Today. .....

17-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Erratic power supply disturbs NIOS examinations

UKHRUL| Oct 16 : Candidates appearing for National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) examinations at Pettigrew College, Ukhrul examination centre have been facing severe inconveniences and problems due to the erratic power supply during examination timin.....

33 year old man convicted for raping minor

IMPHAL | Oct 16 : Special judge, POCSO, Imphal West today convicted a 33 years old man under section 6 of POCSO Act for committing sexual assault to a minor girl on December 3, 2013 at Seiremkhul Mayai Leikai. The accused identified as Sandam Bhogen Me.....

17-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Healthy People Healthy Nation launched

THOUBAL | Oct 16 : National Health Campaign which will be held from October 15 to 31 with the theme, Healthy People Healthy Nation under the supervision of Popular Front of India (PFI) was launched today at Sangaiyumpham Nungfou market. The health camp.....

Brief News

UCM to organise all political party meet along with mass rally

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : United Committee Manipur (UCM) in association with various CVOs and the public of Manipur is organising a Mass Rally on October 31 as “A demonstration to show the legitimate wish of the people of Manipur to live and grow together as Mani.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Boycott against MLA, Samuel Jendai lifted

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : Manipur Hills Journalists Union (MHJU) has lifted the boycott stand of the journalists fraternity against MLA, Samuel Jendai. A release signed by president of MHJU, Ramkung Pamei stated that the decision to lift the boycott was taken d.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MSFDS invites delegates for international film festival

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : Manipur State Film Development Society (MFDS) has informed that it will be sponsoring two delegates from Manipur for participation at the 49th International Film Festival of India 2018, organised by the Directorate of Film Festivals, Gov.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

KSO Moreh block puts restriction to students

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : Kuki Students Organisation Moreh Block has informed that the students in and around Moreh town has been banned from taking morning walks before 5:00 am. A release said that teachers who are giving private tuitions are informed to end t.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

UPF distributes chest numbers for marathon

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : United Peoples Front distributed the chest numbers for the participants of the 12th Run for Nation Marathon today. A released issued by the front appealed all the candidates to submit the forms and collect their respective chest numbers .....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CVOs of Jiribam extends support for UCM mass rally

JIRIBAM | Oct 17 : International Peace and Social Advancement (IPSA), Jiribam branch; Jiribam Women Association of Kangleipak (JIMWAK) and Kangleipak Students' Association (KSA)¸district committee, Jiribam have expressed their support and solidarity for t.....

Power shutdown

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited (MSPDCL) has informed all consumers of 11KV Heirangoithong and Chinga Water Supply feeders that there will be a planned shutdown on from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm of October 18 for line maintena.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Yaiskul Khwairakpam conferred first in slogan competition

Yaiskul Khwairakpam conferred first position award for state level slogan competition at Manipur Press club

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : Yaiskul Khwairakpam has been conferred the first position in the State Level Slogan Competition 2018 for his slogan ‘Manipurgi Loubuksing Sanghalasi chahichupa’. The competition was jointly organised by Ipak Films Production and Manipur.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Poetry book ‘Khumjinba Ngamdraba Punsigi Chena’ released

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : Organised by Manipuri Literary Society, Imphal, a poetry book titled ‘Khumjinba Ngamdraba Punsigi Chena’, written by Soubam Sobita Devi was released today at Manipur Hindi Parishad, Imphal. Convenor of Manipur Language Advisory Board, N.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Processed food by State entrepreneur showcased at New Delhi

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : The proprietor of Ngayam Food, Ukhrul Manipur, Khaiwon Shangh participated in the first Agri-Start-Up Conclave at AP Shinde Symposium Hall, NASC Dasghara, New Delhi, where she represented the state with 42 different new innovative proces.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Handcuff affair distasteful

Professor S. Dorendrajit

IMPHAL | Oct 16 : Professor of Physics, S. Dorendrajit said that he was treated like a petty criminal and added that jailors are not aware of basic human rights. “I was being handcuffed and taken outside the jail for treatment and I find it distasteful.....

17-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CM extends Durga Puja greetings

IMPHAL | Oct 16 : Chief minister, N. Biren has extended his message for ‘Durga Puja’ and stated that the festival epitomises the eternal message of victory of good over evil. “May the festival provide an inspiration for the people of Manipur to follow .....

H. Biramani further remanded for four days

IMPHAL | Oct 16 : District and sessions judge, Imphal West has further remanded additional director of Fishery, H. Biramani to police custody for four days for allegedly misusing a large amount of government funds. The additional director was arreste.....

17-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

UGs apprehended

IMPHAL| Oct 16 : Jwalamukhi Battalion under the aegis of Senapati Brigade along with police representatives of Kangpokpi police station apprehended two active cadres of KLA along with two country-made pistols during a joint operation at Kangpokpi town on .....

AR observes Global Hand Washing Day and World Food Day

IMPHAL| Oct 16 : Keithelmanbi and Tulihal Battalions of 9 Sector Assam Rifles conducted a Lecture programme on Global Hand Washing Day and World Food Day at Kunja Junior High School, Langthabal and Government Primary School, Kakchai, said a release from I.....

Editorials

Ningol chakouba reflections

Amidst all the politics and politicking, we are here once again on the doorstep of an enchanting human story told in purest poetry. Yes, we refer to Ningol Chakouba which is barely a month away now, which today is no longer just a Meitei festival but of s.....

Sports News

First international hockey umpire of NE, Ch. Napoleon Singh felicitated

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : The first international hockey umpire of North East India, Ch. Napoleon Singh was felicitated today at the office of the Hockey Union, Lairikyengbam Leikai. He had attended the 3rd Youth Olympic Games as an umpire which was held at Buen.....

18-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

DSA Bishnupur hold on SHDSA, Sadar Hills by 1-1 goals

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : DSA Bishnupur hold on Sadar Hills District Sports Association by 1-1 goals to share a point each in the 30th Junior Boys Inter District Football Tournament 2018 for Private Sports Academy Trophy played at Artificial Turf, Khuman Lampak. .....

Football Coaching

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : Former Football Player's Association will be resuming the Football coaching programme for the age group of 8-12 years boys and girls at the new venue at Artificial Turf, Khuman Lampak from October 21 at 9am. All players and coaches are i.....

Referees appointed

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : The All India Football Federation has appointed four state referees to conduct the Indian Super League 2018-19 match between FCG and DDFC at Goa on November 8. The four referees are L. Ajit Meitei, Sapam Kenedy, Rinkahao Vashum and I. Ra.....

Water Polo

IMPHAL | Oct 17 : The Manipur Water Polo Association will be organising the 38th State Water Polo Tournament 2018 at Shyam Pukhri Swimming Pool, Kongba Bazar from November 11-14. Interested Clubs and Association who wished to participate in the tournament.....

Articles

Ban on modified exhaust silencers and out-dated vehicles fail

IMPHAL | Oct 16 : The order issued for banning of modified exhaust silencer has been a failure and no actions are taken up against the drivers till date though chairman of Manipur pollution Control Board (MPCB), L. Radhakishore had released an order to ba.....

Environmental Human Rights: It’s Evolution

Environmental By Dr. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei Right to a healthy environment as a universal human right is heavily debated and criticized from both a theoretical and an operational perspective. There are numerous disputes regarding the definition of the ri.....

Anglo-Kuki War 1917-1919: The war that changed the Kuki History!

The Anglo-Kuki War 1917-1919 has now become a household name among every knowledgeable person not just in the North-East but beyond. In between the recorded facts and figures of the War and actual firsthand accounts, many notable information of the event .....

Memories of wounds: how much to forget

Trauma history has a tendency of haunting its subjects for a long time, sometimes causing serious psychological hurdles for entire societies in coming to terms with what 19th century Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard said in one of his most quoted line.....

Making A Tangible Difference

Manipur has been labelled a failed state. Not only do armed militant groups hold sway in several areas, the unemployment rate is quite high with jobs allegedly being auctioned off. Likewise, government developmental schemes exist only on paper and if one .....

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