CM Biren during AMWJU foundation day
CM Biren during AMWJU foundation day

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CM seeks media cooperation on ‘War Againts Drugs’

CM Biren during AMWJU foundation day

AMWJU observes 46th foundation day IMPHAL | Sep 16 Chief minister, N. Biren Singh today called upon the media fraternity to play a pivotal role in drug eradication programme taken up by state government acknowledging their role in dealing with any s.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Govt moots equipping forest guards with double barrel guns

CM Biren inaugurates Nature Learning Centre

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Chief minister, Nongthombam Biren today launched Digital Payment Services and National Generic Document Registration System in Imphal East district at the DC Complex, Porompat. He also inaugurated various infrastructural projects in .....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Let the truth come out: Landhoni’s family

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Regarding the death of Babysana, the family of the school principal has expressed that the school authority also wants the case to be handed over to CBI. A release from the family states further that the public has supported all the .....

‘One country, one language is a strategy to abolish indigenous languages’

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Reacting on the speech of union home minister, Amit Shah’s ‘one country one language’, social activist and advocate, Yendrembam Kiran stated that many indigenous languages in the country have been replaced with Hindi language and the ce.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Works minister mulls better road connectivity

Th. Biswajit at the inauguration ceremony

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Golden Trans Power, an industry set up in 2018 at Tera Urak Industrial Estate, Bishnupur to repair and produce small medium and large power projects was inaugurated by minister of commerce and industries, Th. Biswajit Singh today. Go.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Water resources conservation group formed at KPI Lungphou village

IMPHAL | Sep 16 The second Water Resources Conservation Group, WRCG, a last mile policy execution group formed by residents of villages covered by the German, KfW Development Bank for regeneration of soil health and water retention capacity to ensure p.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Tml NGO welcomes plastic ban initiative

TAMENGLONG| Sep 16 The Forerunner, a district based NGO has welcomed the initiative of Deputy Commissioner, Tamenglong Armstrong Pame to ban the usage of plastic at Tamenglong DC Office complex and the official Bungalow. While expressing gratitude t.....

Court rejects sexual offence accused bail plea

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Special Judge POCSO, Imphal West rejected the bail prayer of the accused who has been charged of committing penetrative sexual assault to a minor girl, and sent to judicial custody till September 27. Complaint was raised against t.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Summer school on agriculture concludes

Dignitaries during concluding day of Agri Summer School

IMPHAL | Sep 16 A 21-day summer school on Agriculture Education, Entrepreneurship and Skill Development in India which was sanctioned by ICAR and held at the conference hall of College of Agriculture (CAU), Imphal has completed today. The summer sch.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Ayushman Bharat Pakhwada launched

Participants at Ayushman Bharat Pakhwada launching programme at Ukhrul

UKHRUL| Sep 16 Deputy Commissioner of Ukhrul, Joseph Pauline Kamson today launched the Ayushman Bharat Pakhwada scheme at a programme held at the office complex of Mini Secretariat located at Hamleikhong, Ukhrul. The programme was organised to mark .....

Martial artist successfully attempts push ups record

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Sougaijam Bhaba, who had previously pulled a Tata Safari car weighting around 2,510 kg over a distance of 122.5 feet at Loklaobung Bridge and entered the Limca Book of Records on June 16, 2013, has successfully attempted a feat of doing.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

AR observes World Ozone Day

IMPHAL| Sep 16 Units of 9 Sector Assam Rifles ‘World Ozone Day’ by organising various awareness programmes and tree plantation drives on September 16, said a release from IGAR (South). The events were organised by the Sector with an endeavour to rai.....

‘Violence against women in Manipur result of commercialisation, globalisation’

Governor Najma Heptulla speaks during the celebration of 13th Foundation Day Manipur State Commission for Women

Manipur State Commission for Women celebrates 13th Foundation Day IMPHAL | Sep 15 Manipur State Commission for Women (MSCW) today celebrated its 13th foundation day during a function held at Hotel Imphal. Set up on September 15, 2006, MSCW is a s.....

16-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

60th Birth Anniversary of Doordarshan observed at DDK Imphal

Health minister Jayantakumar speaks during the 60th Birth Anniversary of Doordarshan at DDK Imphal

IMPHAL | Sep 15 Doordarshan Kendra (DDK) Imphal observed the 60th Birth Anniversary (diamond jubilee) of Doordarshan at the premises of DDK Imphal, Porompat today. DDK Imphal stands in the 5th position in the rating of most viewer list among other DDK .....

16-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Doubts on Naga peace accord intensified: UCM

UCM secretary Kh. Athouba speaks during ‘Tarpon Katpa’ ritual

IMPHAL | Sept 15 “Naga interlocutor, RN Ravi said Naga’s unique history is more organised as compared to Meitei’s. However, several ethnic groups of Manipur are included to build up Naga’s aspiration and make its history unique.” said UCM secretary, Kh.....

16-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Child helpline launched for children from poor families

IMPHAL| Sep 15 A child helpline called HHP CHILD HELPLINE was launched by Helping Hands for People (HHP), Manipur today at the auditorium of Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) Blood Bank today. Speaking to media on the sidelines .....

16-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

State Water Resource department in total disarray

IMPHAL | Sep 15 Water Resource department, government of Manipur is unable to take up major projects or undergo new ventures as the junior officials such as assistant engineers are reportedly carrying out the duties of higher officials as in-charge. .....

16-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Ayushman Bharat Pakhwara observation ceremony kicks off

Health minister, L.Jayantakumar Singh lighting the lamp of observation ceremony of Ayushman Bharat Pakhwara

IMPHAL | Sep 15 ‘Ayushman Bharat Pakhwara’ which will be observed for a fortnight was inaugurated today at conference hall of Jawaharlal Nehru Institute Medical Sciences (JNIMS), Porompat,in programme organised by state Health Agency, Manipur and Nati.....

16-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘State lagging behind in development due to high outstanding UC’

IMPHAL | Sep 15 While presenting the total outstanding utilisation certificates (UC) of government of Manipur from 2008-09 to 2017-18 as Rs. 6077.96 Crore, social researcher, Serto Tondana Kom appealed the authority concerned to send the UC in time to .....

16-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Several women struggling to repay loans to private banks

IMPHAL | Sep 15 In the last few years, there has been a wave of incidents where several women hailing from poor backgrounds in the State, have been found attempting to sell their internal organs after being unable to repay the loans they had taken from.....

16-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

SRL resolves to halt PMGSY construction

UKHRUL| Sep 15 Sampu Raiping Long (SRL), a Tangkhul CVO from the eastern part of Ukhrul and Kamjong districts, has resolved to stop the ongoing construction of PMGSY Stage II from Shirui to Kachouphung. The resolution was taken at the SRL Assembly held.....

Thoubal police organise debate competition

THOUBAL| Sep 15 A district-level Debate Competition on the topic of “Law Enforcement Agency sing Khaktana Mayai Kaba Chinjak Muthatpa Ngamgani” (Only law enforcement agencies can eradicate the menace of drugs), was held today at the hall of Lilong Haor.....

“Enhancing healthcare facilities of Manipur not only a dream but promise of central govt”

Union health and family welfare minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan during the 48th foundation day celebration of RIMS and graduation ceremony

IMPHAL | Sep 14 Union health and family welfare minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan today assured that the central government would take forward all the proposals made by chief minister, Nongthombam Biren and member of parliament, Dr. R.K. Ranjan to enhance he.....

15-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

“Enhancing healthcare facilities of Manipur not only a dream but promise of central govt”

Union health and family welfare minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan during the 48th foundation day celebration of RIMS and graduation ceremony

IMPHAL | Sep 14 Union health and family welfare minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan today assured that the central government would take forward all the proposals made by chief minister, Nongthombam Biren and member of parliament, Dr. R.K. Ranjan to enhance he.....

15-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘Sewa Saptaha’ commences in Manipur with voluntary blood donation by chief minister

‘Sewa Saptaha’ commences in Manipur with voluntary blood donation by chief minister

IMPHAL | Sep 14 Birth Anniversary of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi which is to be celebrated for a week across the nation as ‘Sewa Saptaha’ also started in Manipur with a voluntary blood donation by the chief minster, N. Biren at the office of state, B.....

15-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

Dijamani’s case transferred to Session Judge Imphal West

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal West today committed Naorem Rekha’s murdered case, mother of fashion designer Rober Naorem, to Session Judge, Imphal West. The accused Naorem Dijamani, husband of the deceased, was produced before CJ.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

World Suicide Prevention Day

THOUBAL| Sep 16 The 17th World Suicide Prevention Day observation programme was held today at Thoubal Melaground, organised by District Mental Health Programme, District Health Society (DHS) Thoubal. The programme which was held under the theme of “.....

Awareness prog on girl child education held

THOUBAL| Sep 16 A ‘Public awareness programme on Poshan Maah, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao and other schemes initiated by the Central government’ was held today at the community hall of Uyal Laibung. The programme which was organised by Wangbal GP was at.....

Nominated for national award

IMPHAL| Sep 16 Hamidur Rahaman has been nominated for the ‘Association of Muslims Professional (AMP) National Award for Excellence in Education 2019’. He was selected as the nominee from Manipur state following a survey conducted for outstanding teache.....

Huge quantities of DIC liquor seized

THOUBAL| Sep 16 Manipur Police seized huge quantities of Distilled Indigenous Country (DIC) liquor from various parts of the State today. Sources stated that Ukhrul police station today seized 30 litres of DIC liquor along with 200 kg of Hallaba Cha.....

CRPF conducts civic action programme

IMPHAL| Sep 16 143 Bn CRPF under the aegis of IGP Manipur and Nagaland sector conducted a Civic Action Programme at Rengpang-III on September 16. A release from the commandant of the battalion, Lal Chand Yadav stated that during the programme, 34 (5.....

State to host int’l conference with UN agency to tackle drugs, HIV/AIDS related issues

IMPHAL | Sep 15 Governor of Manipur, Dr. Najma Heptulla today announced that the State would be hosting an international conference with a United Nations agency, possibly United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to help tackle issues relating t.....

16-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

National Lok Adalat held

JIRIBAM| Sep 15 With an aim to settle various pending cases before the court as well as pre-litigation matters, National Lok Adalat was held at Jiribam court complex on September 14. The National Lok Adalat was organised by the Court of Civil Judge .....

Tree plantation ceremony held

THOUBAL| Sep 15 As a part of Langban Heitha-Leithaba observation, a tree-plantation programme was held in tribute of the departed souls during a ceremony held today at the multipurpose community hall of Kakching Mayai Leikai During the event which w.....

Farmers lauds water resources department

THOUBAL| Sep 15 Famers of Thoubal district along with the pradhans of GPs covered by Thoubal Canal which is under the Thoubal Multipurpose Project have expressed admiration for the canal in providing limitless water to the farmers. The canal which s.....

AR organises community service

IMPHAL| Sep 15 Mantripukhri Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles organised a community service with an aim to interact with the local populace as well as sensitise them in regards to existing security situation in the area, said a release from IGAR (Sout.....

Programme postponed

THOUBAL| Sep 15 The proposed Thanks giving and Worship programme of D Meidinbui, son of (Late) D Dikambui which was scheduled to be held on September 19 has been postponed indefinitely due to unavoidable circumstances. A release issued by the progra.....

Man arrested with stolen car

THOUBAL| Sep 15 A team of Thoubal district police arrested an individual along with a stolen car from Thoubal Tangjeng at around 10:40 am today. Police sources said that the arrested individual has been identified as Tekcham Bimol, 42, son of Lukhoi.....

Special Sunday held

THOUBAL| Sep 15 The 318th edition of Special Sunday was held at the auditorium of Library and Information Centre Kakching on September 15. The centre has been organising the event every Sunday from the last 6 years. The event which was organised on .....

Jump rope judges seminar, refreeship camp concludes

IMPHAL | Sep 15 The Spontaneous Association of Jump Rope has notified that the 1st State Level Jump Rope Judges Seminar and Refereeship Camp 2019 which began yesterday i.e. September 14, concluded today. The Seminar is organised by the Spontaenous A.....

16-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Editorials

Travails of knowledge production and history

In contemporary times, it has become increasingly difficult to disentangle oneself from the question: Why do we get affected by ‘history’ or our own ‘understanding of history and identity’ constructed by others? Or how does one construct identities based .....

Sports News

KKCO prevails in CC Meet Kang

IMPHAL | Sep 16 KKCO Kangkhut Elangbam Leikai outplayed IP Kangkhut Wangoi by 28-8 points in the 64th Sir Churachand Singh KCSI-CBE Memorial League cum Knock Out Tournament 2019 played at Teka Kangshang, Pishumthong Oinam Leikai, Imphal West. KKCO K.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

ESU Wangkhei pulls of solitary goal in Ibobi First Division League

IMPHAL | Sep 16 ESU Wangkhei pulled off a solitary goal against NIVSO Keibi in the IEDFA Moirangthem Ibobi Memorial First Division Football League Tournament 2019-20 played at Artificial Turf Khuman Lampak. The lone goal for ESU team was struck by A.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

A mukna stadium will be constructed soon: CM

CM Biren speak during the closing ceremony of First State Level Mukna Takhatnaba 2019 at Singjamei Oinam Thingel Lairembi Lampak

IMPHAL | Sep 15 Chief minister N. Biren Singh announced that a Mukna Stadium will be constructed soon in the State to preserve and protect the dying indigenous game and also to keep our younger generation fit and healthy. He made announcement at the cl.....

16-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Nongchup Imphal, Jai Hind claimed U-17 Girls & U-15 Boys State JN Hockey titles

Nongchup Imphal, Jai Hind claimed U-17 Girls & U-15 Boys State JN Hockey titles

IMPHAL | Sep 15 Nongchup Imphal High School, Imphal West girls claimed the U-17 title of the in the State Level JN Hockey Tourament 2019 played at Khuman Lampak Hockey Stadium. The final match witnessed a loopsided match as Nongchup School had no di.....

16-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Yaisha claimed champion title in Carrom Championship

IMPHAL | Sep 15 S.Yaisha strikes his way to the champion title of the Senior Men in the 1st Age Group Imphal East District Carrom Tournament 2019-20 played at Joy Carrom House, Akhampat. In the senior Men final match, S.Yaisha beat M.Moirangsana to .....

16-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Articles

World Patient Safety Day

By Dr. Kangjam Lakshmi Devi & Khaidem Beronika Devi Definition of Patient Safety by WHO: Patient safety is the absence of preventable harm to a patient during the process of health care and reduction of risk of unnecessary harm associated with health c.....

Breaking the glass ceiling

By Olivia Gurumayum Time waits for none. It keeps changing. Neither it can be stopped nor does it wait for anyone. Now, we say change is permanent. Many things have changed. Many people achieved many things fighting against all odds. People have become.....

Factors influencing criminal behavior

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Criminal behavior refers to conduct of an offender that leads to and including the commission of an unlawful act and can be explained on sociological or anthropological terms or as responding to biological determinants. Cri.....

World Ozone Day 2019: Issues On Protection Of The Ozone Layer

By Dr. Konthoujam Khelchandra The United Nations International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is celebrated every year on September 16. The theme for this year’s celebration of World Ozone Day is“32 Years and Healing”. This event commemor.....

The Anthropocene Epoch: Challenges and Opportunities

By Debananda S. Ningthoujam, PhD Our Earth was formed around 4.5 billion years ago. Life arose on our planet approximately 3.5 to 3.8 billion years ago. Geologists have divided the time from the formation of the Earth to the present time into 2 supereo.....

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