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Released students and teachers receive heroes’ welcome back
Released students and teachers receive heroes’ welcome back

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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.....

World Food Day observed under theme ‘Greening the Blue’

IMPHAL | Oct 16 : Association of Food Scientist and Technologist India (AFSTI), Manipur chapter observed World Food Day 2018 today at the food processing training hall, department of Trade, Commerce and Industries, Porompat. The programme was held unde.....

17-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

World Mental Health Day observed at Saikul hill town

World Mental Day at Saikul

KANGPOKPI| Oct 16 : As part of international observations, ‘World Mental Health Day’ was also observed at Saikul sub divisional headquarters today under the aegis of District Health Society (DHS), Kangpokpi district. The observation which was held at t.....

India Today survey chooses Biren as ‘Third Best CM of India’; Action will be taken in the matter of bringing MU professors handcuffed says CM

Chief minister N. Biren felicitated by Governor Najma Heptulla at Raj Bhavan

IMPHAL | Oct 15 : Chief minister, N. Biren has assured disciplinary action against those involved in bringing arrested professors of Manipur University handcuffed to hospital for medical check-ups, if the incident has indeed taken place. The assurance w.....

16-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Call for shutdown by UG groups paralyses normal life

Call for shutdown by UG groups paralyses normal life

IMPHAL | Oct 15 : Normal life was crippled today in the state owing to the 18 hours state-wide total shut down imposed by proscribed umbrella organisation CorCoM and other militant groups of the state including ASUK and KCP- PWG as a part of the observanc.....

16-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Dr. Karam Chandrajit Singh brings laurels to Indian Air Force

Dr. Karam Chandrajit Singh

IMPHAL | Oct 15 : Wing Commander, Dr. Karam Chandrajit Singh has received two medals this year conferred by air chief marshal, Birendra Singh Dhanao and brought laurels to Indian Air Force after. He was conferred with chief of Air Staff (COAS) medal on t.....

16-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Eklavya model residential schools running without funds’

IMPHAL | Oct 15 : Thadou Students Association (TSA) has appealed for direct funding of three Eklavya model schools in the state from the ministry of Tribal Affairs. While addressing media person at Manipur Press Club today, secretary general TSA general .....

16-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Missing seized contraband recovered from IPS officer

KOHIMA | Oct 15 : About 6.9 kg impounded narcotics that went missing in August this year have been reportedly recovered from the house of a senior IPS officer of Nagaland. The case dates back to August 3, when the narcotics cell of Nagaland police recove.....

‘A means of survival, not a choice’

Khumujam Jina

IMPHAL | Oct 15 : A victim of domestic violence, Khumujam Jina did not let her problems drag her down from growing further. She instead used her problems as a motivation to grow stronger. Jina, the entrepreneur of Our Rest House’ company, Khurai Thoiding.....

Hand washing day held in Tamenglong

Hand Washing Day programme at office of PHED Tamenglong

TAMENGLONG | Oct 15 : PHED Tamenglong organised a Hand Washing Day programme at its office Tamenglong, under the theme “Clean hands- a recipe for health.” SDO Tamenglong, Kachamthai Faiga Gangmei and chief medical officer of Tamenglong, Dr Chambo Gonmei .....

We will be compelled to take up our course of action: ATRPFM

IMPHAL | Oct 15 : The All Tribal Rights Protection Forum Manipur (ATRPFM) has threatened to resort to its own course of action as the election to the chairman of the Autonomous District Council (ADC), Churachandpur was not conducted till date by the Manip.....

Tamenglong ASHA, Kagangailiu receives prestigious award

Tamenglong ASHA, Kagangailiu received prestigious award

TAMENGLONG | Oct 15 : Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA), Tamenglong, Kagangailiu has been conferred the Award for exceptional performance in duty during the recently conducted “Poshan Maah Abhiyaan” campaign in the country. Kagangailiu, 35, wife o.....

Felicitation programme of toppers held

IMPHAL | Oct 15 : The Poumai Tsii Doumai Me, Maram organised a felicitation programme honouring nine toppers in various streams from Poumai community on Saturday at UESI Manipur Retreat Centre Maram, Sagobam. Speaking on the occasion as special guest, p.....

16-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Financial Literacy campaign held at Kumbi

Financial Literacy campaign

IMPHAL | Oct 15 : Society for New Kumbi and Matingleiba Kumbichasing (MAKU) have jointly organised a one-day financial literacy campaign at Kumbi Talkies, Kumbi Keithel, Bishnupur district on yesterday afternoon. Social worker, Bobby James Wahengbam whil.....

16-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Ex-servicemen rally and medical camp conducted by AR

IMPHAL | Oct 15 : Maram Battalion of 10 Sector Assam Rifles conducted a rally and medical camp for ex-servicemen and Veer Naris of Ukhrul, Kangpokpi and Senapati districts on October 15 at Maram, said a release from IGAR (South). A total of 110 Veterans,.....

16-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Jailed MU professors brought to hospital in handcuffs says MU JAC statement

IMPHAL | Oct 14 : The six professors of Manipur University who were arrested during the police raid on the midnight of September 20 following an FIR lodged by professor, K. Yugindro were brought to hospital handcuffed for medical check-up, a press release.....

15-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

It is wrong to think all hills belong to tribes: Churamani

IMPHAL | Oct 14 : The land areas of Sekmai assembly constituency including its hills which were approved by the Manipur State Darbar cannot be encroached while creating district boundaries of the newly created seven districts. The stated resolution was t.....

15-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

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.....

Vocational Training Centre for differently abled person inaugurated

Vocational Training Centre for differently abled person inaugurated

IMPHAL | Oct 16 : UNESCO Club, Manipur and observation committee of UN Day inaugurated Vocational Training Centre (VTC) for differently abled person at the residence of President awardee, Th. Sarju, at Awang Khunou. During the inaugural function, chair.....

17-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Ashab Uddin extends Durga Puja greetings

JIRIBAM| Oct 16 : Local MLA, Jiribam assembly constituency, Ashab Uddin has extended festive greetings and goods wishes to the people of the State on the occasion of Durga Puja festival. While stating that the festival signifies the triumph of truth an.....

Essay competition held

MOREH| Oct 16 : As a run-up to Police Commemoration Day, 2018, an essay competition was organised by Tengnoupal District Police under the supervision of SP, Tengnoupal at Dr. Colvin Academy, Moreh on October 16. The event was attended by additional SP,.....

Workshop on techniques of paper setting and evaluation commences

MOREH| Oct 16 : A three-day workshop on techniques on paper setting and evaluation for lecturers of Institutions in Imphal East district commenced from October 16 at C.C. Higher Secondary School, Sanjenthong. Organised under the initiative and guidance.....

Police raid shops in Imphal and Thoubal, fake Bajaj Auto parts seized

Police seized fake Bajaj Auto parts

IMPHAL | Oct 15 : Personnel of Porompat Police, Imphal and Thoubal Bazaar Police, Wangmataba along with enforcers of Intellectual Property Rights conducted raids at shops allegedly dealing in fake Bajaj Auto parts in Porompat and Wangmataba on October 9. .....

16-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Drug peddler arrested

IMPHAL | Oct 15 : One Md. Amu, 61, son of (Late) Md. Abdul Wahab of Lilong Khunou, under Lilong police station, Thoubal district was arrested by a team of Narcotics and Affairs of Border police station on October 12, said a release from PRO (Police). Alo.....

16-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Two health and wellness centres inaugurated at Chandel

IMPHAL | Oct 15 : Under Ayushman Bharat, District Health Society Chandel today inaugurated two health and wellness centres at Purum Tampak and Khudou Khunou Chandel district. The centre at Purum Tampak was inaugurated under first phase of the state’s ini.....

16-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Office of BJP Lilong Mandal inaugurated

THOUBAL | Oct 15 : The office of BJP Lilong Mandal was duly inaugurated in a formal function held today. The inauguration was held in the presence of president of BJP Lilong Mandal, Md. Nashir Khan and former BJP candidate from Lilong assembly constituen.....

Tokay Gecko rescued

Tokay Gecko rescued

THOUBAL | Oct 15 : A Tokay Gecko was rescued from the kitchen of a house at Thoubal Achouba on October 15 and has been handed over to volunteers of People for Animals (PFA), Thoubal. The nocturnal arboreal gecko which is native to Asia and some Pacific I.....

Army Recruitment Rally held at Churachandpur

CHURACHANDPUR | Oct 15 : Under the aegis of Churachandpur Sector, Assam Rifles, Army Recruitment Office, Rangaphar of Khuga Battalion has organised ‘Army Recruitment Rally’ for the year 2018 at Peace Ground, Churachandpur district commencing from October .....

Editorials

MU and spirit of law

Nothing can be more welcome than the release of the jailed Manipur University teachers and students today, not for anything else than the fact that their arrest seemed so unfair and prejudicial on the part of those who arrested them. It may be recalled th.....

Sports News

Mini Marathon held at Churachandpur

CHURACHANDPUR| Oct 16 : Subsidiary Training Centre (STC), Border Security Force in collaboration with District police, Churachandpur organised a Mini Marathon today in connection with Police Commemoration Day, 2018. Apart from BSF and District Police p.....

3rd Th. Hera Singh Veteran Kang Tournament: SAYC beat Sanamahi team by 14 – 10

JIRIBAM | Oct 16 : SAYC, Sorok Atingbi beat Sanamahi, Cachar team by 14 – 10 in the ongoing match of 3rd Th. Hera Singh Veteran Kang Tournament, 2018 being played at Lamlen Community Hall Cum Kangsang, Babupara. Sanamahi, Cachar team won the toss and s.....

MCA named 19 members squad for Vijay Merchant Trophy

IMPHAL | Oct 16 : The Manipur Cricket Association has selected fifteen players including three guest players to represent Manipur in the Boy's Under-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy 2018 which will be played at Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh from October 21. The play.....

17-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Jiribam Thang-Ta Association claims the overall champion title of State Thang-Ta

IMPHAL | Oct 16 : Jiribam Thang-Ta Association claimed the overall team champion title of the 29th State Thang-Ta Championship 2018 organised by Jiribam District Thang-Ta Association which concluded at Multipurpose Sports Complex, Bidyanagar, Jiribam. Ji.....

17-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

YDO Chongtham Kona wins Volleyball title

IMPHAL | Oct 16 YDO Chongtham Kona claimed the champion title without a fight in the Senior Boys State Level Volleyball Tournament 2018 held at Lilong Chajing, Imphal West. In a bizarre turn of event, YDO team was to clash with Bakhe Sanakeithel in the .....

17-Oct-2018 / A Staff Reporter

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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