Chief Minister N. Biren Singh meets Union Minister Prakash Javedkar
Chief Minister N. Biren Singh meets Union Minister Prakash Javedkar

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Change of guard likely in BJP-led state govt says insider source

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Even as Education minister Radheshyam underplayed the leadership crisis within BJP as a mere ‘family matter’, there are indications of a possible change of guard anytime before August this year, most probably after July 26. According.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CM meets union minister of environment

Chief Minister N. Biren Singh meets Union Minister Prakash Javedkar

IMPHAL | Jun 17 The chief minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh met with the union minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javedkar today and apprised him of the various activities being taken up by the state government for conserva.....

‘NE indigenes will determine own future if CAB is legislated’

MANPAC convenor, Yumnamcha Dilipkumar speaks to media persons

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Expressing apprehension over the probable reintroduction of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill tomorrow during the monsoon session of 17th Lok Sabha, Manipur People against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (MANPAC) today reaffirme.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Shops, residence gutted by fire

Shops, residence gutted in fire at Phoubakchao Phou-oibi Keithel

THOUBAL| Jun 17 A fire which occurred around 9:40 pm of last night at Phoubakchao Phou-oibi Keithel totally set ablaze seven shops and a residence destroying properties worth around several lakh rupees. Phoubakchao Phou-oibi Keithel lies under Mayang I.....

Special trail of infamous BT road firing incident begins

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Session Judge, Imphal West started the special trail for the case of infamous BT road fake encounter which occurred on July 23, 2009 and fixed the next prosecution witness hearing on July 15. It was transferred by High Court of Manip.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Civil body urges state govt to curb price rise

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Protection and Preservation Committee, Manipur (PPCM) demanded the state government to solve the prevailing issue of ever increasing price of rice in the state. Addressing media in a press conference held today at its Waheng Leikai o.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Observance committee all set for paying homage to martyrs today

Observance committee all set for paying homage to martyrs

IMPHAL | Jun 17 The observance committee of ‘18th Great June Uprising Unity Day, 2019’ is all prepared to commemorate the uprising against India’s ‘divide and rule’ policy and to pay befitting homage to the martyrs, who sacrificed their lives for prote.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Rehabilitated individuals need to be understood by society: Radheshyam

Thokchom Radheshyam  speaks during the 3rd Anniversary Celebration of Holistic Vista Substance Use Disorders Treatment Centre, Ningthemcha Karong

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Education, Labour and Employment, minister Thokchom Radheshyam said that the understanding of the society towards the rehabilitated individuals can help them in coping and returning to the normal life. To fight against the substance mis.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Hearing begins on NIA’s bail objection against Yamthong Haokip

IMPHAL| Jun 17 The hearing of NIA’s objection submitted against Saikul MLA Yamthong Haokip’s bail plea for releasing him on health ground as he is presently in judicial custody, has begun and further fixed the bail hearing on June 24. The written ob.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

IMA nationwide protest affects state hospitals

Doctors at District Hospital Kangpokpi joins nationwide stir

IMPHAL | Jun 17 As Indian Medical Association (IMA) called for nationwide protest against frequent violence and attacks on health professionals, hospitals in the state were majorly affected today as doctors took leave for the strike. A release by pr.....

Samarjit urges Chadong locals to construct Thang-Ta International University

IMPHAL | Jun 17 “I urge the people of Chadong village to construct Thang-Ta international university at the area,” said president of North East India Development Party (NEIDP), Narengbam Samarjit during a get-together programme of NEIDP held today at C.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

KCP-MC decries N. Biren, Leishemba Sanajoaba

IMPHAL | Jun 17 The proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party-Military Council (KCP-MC) has alleged the chief minister N. Biren and titular King of Manipur, Leisemba Sanajaoba of not attending the inauguration programme of Kiyong-Temple for Laiyingthou San.....

Christian organisations condemn KCP-MC

IMPHAL| Jun 17 All Manipur Christian Organisations (AMCO) has condemned the incident of planting a hand grenade at the residence of a priest located at Mantripukhri on June 6 along with the alleged series of threats and accusations by KCP-MC through th.....

Imposter handed over to local pradhan

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Imposter, Mansoor Alam who claimed to be the official spokesperson of chief minister’s secretariat, after being arrested yesterday, was given consultation by Imphal East police today and handed over to pradhan, Kairang Khomidok gram pan.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Anganwadi workers demand regular monthly honorarium, sit-in protests staged nation wide

sit in of anganwadi workers

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Decrying the irregular payment of monthly honorarium and demanding an increase to Rs. 18,000, Anganwadi workers today staged a sit-in-protest today at community hall of Keishampat Leimajam Leikai. The protest was staged across the co.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Meritorious students felicitated

THOUBAL| Jun 17 A reception cum felicitation programme for meritorious students of Thoubal district was held today at the Multipurpose Community Hall of Wangbal Bazar, organised by Standard Welfare Club (SWC), Wangbal. During the event, students fro.....

District level painting competition held

KANGPOKPI | Jun 17 In connection with the forthcoming International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, 2019 observation, district social welfare Office, Kangpokpi is all set to organise a district level painting competition on June 20 at E.....

International Domestic Workers Day observed

IMPHAL | Jun 17 International Domestic Workers Day under the theme ‘Unity is our goal: a just wage is our right. Marching on to empower domestic workers’ was observed at auditorium of Tribal Research Institute (TRI) today. The International Domestic.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CM meets Prime Minister, finance minister to hammer out solutions

IMPHAL | Jun 16 Chief minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh met Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman separately yesterday and apprised them of the financial situation of the State, resulting from the ban imposed by the R.....

Imbroglio in govt in process of being resolved: Minister Radheshyam

IMPHAL | Jun 16 Education minister, Thokchom Radheshyam, who landed here today afternoon after meeting central leaders at Delhi, said that the ongoing imbroglio among elected representatives and ministers in the state government will be resolved at the.....

17-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

State government concerned over one individual’s facebook post

IMPHAL | June 16 In what could be said to be a classic case of turning a molehill into a mountain, the state government seems to be focusing more on what is being said by non-entities on social media rather than focusing on affairs of State. In the .....

17-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

HC directs Home dept. to form probe committee into ‘Operation Blue Bird’ incident

IMPHAL | Jun 16 A division bench of the High Court of Manipur on June 13 disposed off 28 years old case relating to the infamous ‘Operation Blue Bird’ incident at Oinam village, Senapati district before directing the home secretary of the State to cons.....

17-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

NSCN –IM decries Indian Army

IMPHAL | Jun 16 NSCN –IM has decried the Indian Army for allegedly frisking the villagers searching for members of the organisation. A release issued by ministry of information and publicity, said the road to Hebron has turned into something “nasty .....

VLCPC, a privilege out of reach in Manipur by Hoijahat Gangte, Livine Khrozhoh

IMPHAL | June 16 In a state fraught with armed conflict, ethnic tension and cross-border smuggling, an institution like “Village Level Child Protection Committee” (VLCPC) in each village of the state is truly imperative for responding to the issues of .....

Passion is the backbone of any achievement, says 22 old techie Zonel

IMPHAL | Jun 16 ‘Following a passion with all heart and soul can give overwhelming results’ is what Zonel Sougaijam, a computer expert, proved to the masses recently by entering into Facebook Hall of Fame 2019 for detecting a WhatsApp bug. The achie.....

17-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

Man sent to police custody for assault with nail cutter

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal East has sent Guruaribam Ranjan Sharma alias Anjan, 39, son of (L) G. Chandras Sharma of Brahmapur Guruaribam Leikai for assaulting one Thongam Govind, 54 with a nail cutter, to three days police custod.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

ZUF condemns

IMPHAL | Jun 17 The Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) has stated that unwanted activities are going on at the road construction project between Khoupum to Taodaijamg via Reangpang, Nungba Sub-division as some miscreants halted the ongoing work by snatchin.....

Medical camp held at Kulbung village

JIRIBAM| Jun 17 Kaimai Battalion of the Indian Army organised a Medical Camp at Kulbung Village of Tamenglong district on June 9 as a part of its Civic Outreach programme. The camp was attended by a large number of locals from Kulbung and Thingtuhbu.....

M. Sonarjit Singh cracks IIT in 1st attempt

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Mutum Sonarjit Singh, son of Mutum Jugidro Singh and Mutum (Ongbi) Bedabati Devi of Khoijuma Ward No II, Bishnupur district, cracked JEE Advance and qualified to study in Indian premier Technical Institutions IIT in his first attempt at.....

UG cadre arrested

IMPHAL| Jun 17 A combined team of District police commando, Imphal East and personnel of 5 JAK Rifle arrested an active cadre of PREPAK (Progressive Group) during a search operaryion conducted at Lairikyengbam Leikai and nearby areas on June 12, claim.....

Writers’ forum release two poetry books

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Patriotic Writers Forum (PAWF) released two poetry books written by female writers of the State namely, “Eina Mikap Thoklakpsida” written by Nirmala Rajkumar, and ‘Amamba Nonglakta’ written by Malaya Moirangthem in Meetei Mayek script, .....

Stray deer rescued

THOUBAL| Jun 17 A stray deer was rescued today from the area of Hanu-Ching area of Nongpok Sekmai by a team of police personnel from Nongpok Sekmai -PS while conducting routine patrolling services around the area. Police sources stated that the poli.....

Ramva village observes World Environment Month

Ramva Observed World Environment Month

UKHRUL | Jun 17 A World Environment Month observance programme was held today at Ramva Village under the initiative of ADC member, S.P. Mashunngam of 13/Shangshak DCC, Ukhrul. SP Mashunngam said the purpose of organising such event is to generate aw.....

Monetary aid provided for journalists

IMPHAL| Jun 16 In regard to the Birth Anniversary Observation of (Late) Akoijam Ibemhal (Bebe), mother of Ibemhal, Akoijam Santibala has provided monetary aid to All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU) for the welfare of journalists. A releas.....

Kekrupat cleaned up

IMPHAL | Jun 16 Preparations for the 18th Great June Uprising Unity Day have been started by different sections in the State. As a part of preparation, Apunba Manipur Matam Ishei Kanglup (AMMIK) along with Imphal Municipal Corporation (IMC), Social Upl.....

17-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CCHSS alumni provides monetary assistance

IMPHAL| Jun 16 Students of CC Higher Secondary School (CCHSS) 1996-98 batch, has provided monetary assistance of Rs 50,000 to a Civics subject teacher of the school who is currently hospitalised due to personal illnesses. The money was contributed v.....

Civil body urges state government

IMPHAL | Jun 16 Meitei Lipun while stating that leadership issue of the State is an internal matter, has urged the state government not to disclose its internal problems to the public. Speaking to media at a press meet held at Manipur press club, it.....

17-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

WAM to elect new office bearers

IMPHAL | Jun 16 The Wushu Association of Manipur (WAM) has stated that the emergent executive committee meeting of the association was held today in its office at BrahmapurNahabam, Bamon Leikai, Imphal as per the proceedings of the joint meeting of WAM.....

AJSA extends condolences

JIRIBAM| Jun 16 All Jiribam Sport Association (AJSA) has extended its condolences over the demise of former president of All Manipur Football Association (AMFA), A. Shantosh Kumar Singh who breathed his last on June 14. During a condolence ceremony,.....

Jute bags production training programme concludes

JIRIBAM| Jun 16 The 15-day Jute Bags Production Training programme held at Seram Khun-Silchar, Assam concluded today. The training programme which commenced from June 3 was conducted by Rural Education Development Institute (REDI), Seram Khun- Silch.....

Editorials

Rapprochement model

Another anniversary of the June 18 uprising in the valley to protest the unconditional extension of the NSCN(IM) ceasefire “without territorial limits” in 2001, a move of the then BJP government at the Centre which had seemed to many to be an imminent thr.....

Sports News

Panthoibi FC drubs HNSC by 6-1 goals in Nongshaba Seven a Side Football

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Panthoibi FC outplayed HNSC by 6-1 goals in the 2nd State Level Ibudhou Nongshaba Seven a Side Football Tournament 2019 organised by Karang Awang Leikai Youth Club. HNSC Haoreibi started with a bang with Deepak Singh fetching the ope.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

DYA beat KTC by 3-0 goals in Kakching U-13 Boys

IMPHAL | Jun 17 DYA Elangkhangpokpi blanked KTC Kakching by 3-0 goals in the 3rd Ksh.Tikendrajit Memorial U-13 Boys State Level Invitation Football Tournament 2019 which resumed at DSA Kakching ground. KTC put up a good fight against DYA team in the.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Manipur lifts champion title of 8th Thang-Ta Federation Cup

IMPHAL | Jun 15 Manipur Huyel Langlon Thang-Ta Association bagged 120 medals to lift the team champion title of the 8th Thang-Ta Federation Cup 2019 organised by All Tripura Thang-Ta Association at Swami Vivekananda Sardha Satabarshiki Bhawan, Dharamna.....

16-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Former AMFA president A. Santoshkumar Singh passes away

IMPHAL | Jun 15 The All Manipur Football Association condoled the sudden demise of its former president Arambam Santoshkumar Singh yesterday at his residence at Sagolband Ingudam Leikai, Imphal West. A.Santoshkumar Singh had served All Manipur Footb.....

16-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Cosmo Wangkhei settles for third spot

IMPHAL | Jun 15 Cosmo Wangkhei settled for the third spot of the 4th Khumukcham Ibungoyaima Singh Memorial Men’s Veteran Hockey Tournament 2019 at Hockey Stadium, Khuman Lampak. Cosmo Wangkhei was supposed to meet Hockey Union Veteran, but the latte.....

16-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Articles

Rising Tide: Ascension Of State-Regional Political Parties

By Salikyu Sangtam With the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in for its second term, it looks like the writing is on the wall for Indian National Congress (INC) and its United Progressive Alliance (UPA) for the coming years. An immense per.....

Determination – Part 4

By Thiyam Ningol Dr. Nalini (Africa) After 2 months, Grace had managed to rent a room for herself, 5 thousand shillings a month. Mary lent her the money to pay the advance payment sum for 3 months, the agreement with the land lord. The room was so s.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 49

By Akendra Sana “Bamboo Flower”, serialized here, is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents are either the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously and any resemblance to any actual person, living or dead, event.....

Enhance Beauty With Yoga

By Shahnaz Husain There is popular saying “beauty is an inside job”. Good health and beauty are two sides of the same coin. Unless you are healthy from the inside, you cannot reflect true beauty. You do not have to be born beautiful. You can acquire i.....

Manipur University of Culture: Need to uphold Wakha Villagers Rights

By Jiten Yumnam The Wakha village in Imphal East District in Manipur features in media recently again for another development onslaught on an indigenous peoples’ land with historical and cultural significance. Media establishments highlighted comment.....

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