CM Biren during Meeyam gi Numit
CM Biren during Meeyam gi Numit

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CM appeals to all not to call bandh or general strike during Sangai Festival

CM Biren during Meeyam gi Numit

IMPHAL | Nov 15 In view of upcoming Sangai Festival which is scheduled to begin from November 21, chief minister, N. Biren Singh has appealed to the people of the state not to call bandh or general strike in the coming days. Addressing a press confe.....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

NSCN-K and Government of India to talk soon

DIMAPUR | Nov 15 The Government of India has accepted the proposal of the NSCN-K led by Khango to join the peace process. This information was disclosed by Nagaland Gaon Bura Federation (NGBF) through a press release. The NGBF has been acting as the.....

‘Digital education system will be provided to govt primary schools of Andro’

Th. Shyamkumar during the felicitation and prize distribution ceremony of toppers of various schools

THOUBAL| Nov 15 MLA of Andro assembly constituency and Forest minister, Th. Shyamkumar has declared that facilities for Digital Education System will be provided to all government primary schools of the constituency, and a sum of Rs 2 crore will be ext.....

New chairperson of MSCW focuses on drafting gender policy

MSCW chairperson Meinam Binota

IMPHAL | Nov 15 Drafting a gender policy, modify customary laws and ensure secure life to down-trodden women are some of the key areas where I wanted to focus for sure during my tenure as chairperson of Manipur State Commission for Women (MSCW), said n.....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Sangai Festival souvenir badge launched

IMPHAL | Nov 15 In order to promote tourism in Manipur to the world, Manipur Sangai Festival, 2018 souvenir badge was launched today. The badge will be presented as an appropriate gift for the foreigners to remember the state, revenue minister, Kara.....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Weaver from Noney sold only Rs 500 worth of goods during MANITEX

IMPHAL | Nov 15 The first Manipur International Textile Expo (MANITEX) held at Lamboi khongnangkhong under directorate of Handloom and Textiles has disappointed one weaver from Chong village, Noney district. She said that in the 10 days of the Expo,.....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Directorate of Transport warns against violation of MV regulations

Directorate of Transport warns against violation of MV regulations IMPHAL| Nov 15 In the wake of irregularities and offences committed by vehicle owners operating in the Imphal- Moreh sector, Directorate of Transport, government of Manipur, has made.....

‘Ornamental fish farming can create entrepreneurs and generate income’

IMPHAL | Nov 15 Ornamental fish keeping is the second most preferred hobby in the world and the number of hobbyist for ornamental fish farming is rising as it provides great opportunity for entrepreneurship development and income generation, said princ.....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MANITEX concluded successfully

MANITEX concluded successfully

IMPHAL| Nov 15 The 1st Manipur International Textile Expo (MANITEX) was concluded at Manipur Trade and Expo Centre, Lamboikhongnangkhong today. During the closing ceremony of MANITEX which began on November 5, speaker of Manipur Legislative assembly.....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Kangpokpi celebrates 65th Cooperative Week

Celebration of 65th Cooperative Week at Kpi DHQs

KANGPOKPI | Nov 15 As part of the 65th Cooperative Week celebration that was kicked off yesterday at GM Hall Imphal, Kangpokpi also celebrated the occasion at the conference hall of ADC Sadar Hills. The celebration under the theme ‘Inclusive Growth .....

HMHSS Keithelmanbi celebrates Children’s Day cum annual prize distribution

Children exhibits their talents during HM Hr. Sec. School Childrens' Day celebration

KANGPOKPI | Nov 15 H.M. Higher Secondary School, Keithelmanbi celebrated its 28th Children’s Day cum annual prize distribution as part of the nationwide observation yesterday at Janglenlal Hall, Keithelmanbi, Kangpokpi district. The school principal.....

Three fined for littering in public place

THOUBAL | Nov 15 Three persons have been arrested and made to pay fines for allegedly getting drunk and scattering litter at public places in a deliberate manner and the trio was caught by Thoubal Municipal Council with the help of Thoubal police. T.....

AR organises security meet

IMPHAL| Nov 15 Mantripukhri Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles conducted a security coordination meeting at Sawombung Company Operating Base on November 15, said a release from IGAR (South). Various issues pertaining to security, maintenance of peac.....

Gilead's Balm Care Center observes 16th Anniversary

Gilead’s Balm Care Center observes 16th Anniversary

CHURACHANDPUR| Nov 15 Gilead's Balm Care Center observed its 16th Anniversary today at its center located at Vengkhang, Pearsonmun, Churachandpur. The care center is an institution for spiritual transformation and liberation of substance abusers throug.....

Lions Club organise diabetes detection camp

IMPHAL| Nov 15 A free Diabetes Detection cum Awareness camp was organised by Lions Club of Imphal at HRD Academy, Ghari, on the occasion of ‘World Diabetes Day, 2018’. A release signed by marketing and communications officer, Lions Club of Imphal, M.....

Drug peddlers arrested with 20,000 WY tablets

IMPHAL| Nov 15 A team of Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB)-PS arrested two drug peddlers from Pheidinga Lamkhai Imphal West district on November 14, said a release from PRO (Police). The arrested individuals have been identified as Manglenthang .....

CM promises amusement park; minister praises Nehru on Children’s Day

Amusement-park-for-the-children-to-be-set-up-soon-CM

IMPHAL | Nov 14 Considering the essence of parks in promoting social mind-set and well-being amongst children right from the early stages of their lives, chief minister, N. Biren Singh has announced the construction of a huge children park along with t.....

15-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Police arrests executive director of Delhi based Construction Company on graft charge

IMPHAL | Nov 14 The Imphal West district police have arrested the executive director M/S Woodhill Infrastructure Ltd, a construction company based in Gaziabad, New Delhi in a case of fraudulent issuance of Bank Guarantee amounting to Rs 66,200,000, in .....

15-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Directorate of environment organises ‘Training of Trainers’programme

IMPHAL | Nov 14 A three-day Training of Trainers Programme on Climate Change Adaptation (Level 4) was launched today at Institute of Co-operative Management, Imphal, organised by Climate Change Cell, Directorate of Environment. The programme was org.....

15-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

UNC must stop open violations of human rights: ATUM

IMPHAL | Nov 14 Aimol Tribe Union Manipur (ATUM) has strongly condemned the press release of United Naga Council (UNC) on November 11 regarding the affiliation of ATUM under Naga. While addressing the media persons at Manipur Press Club today, presi.....

15-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Helping Hands for People Manipur extends financial help

IMPHAL| Nov 14 In a very rare occasion today, Helping Hands for People Manipur, a non-profitable organisation extended financial help to the woman whose photos and stories went viral in the social media after she lost her money while coming for a shopp.....

15-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

World Diabetes Day observed at IMA house and Kangpokpi district

IMPHAL| Nov 14 World Diabetes Day under the theme ‘The Family and Diabetes’ was observed today at Indian Medical Association (IMA) house, Lamphelpat. Speaking as chief guest during the main function at IMA house, principal secretary of Health and Fa.....

15-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Journalist on solo bike campaign reaches Imphal

IMPHAL | Nov 14 AbhimanyuChakravorty, a 31-year old journalist of Indian Express, reached Imphal today as a part of his three-month long solo motorcycle tour across four countries of South East Asia to spread awareness about the ill impact of using and.....

15-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Online ticketing for Sumo wrestling event opens

IMPHAL | Nov 14 For the first time in the history of the entire north eastern states, Sumo Wrestling event will be held at the up-coming ‘Sangai Festival 2018’ and tickets for the event can be booked online in four different categories. Joint conven.....

15-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Quarrying equipment seized

THOUBAL| Nov 14 A drive against deforestation was conducted at Tentha today under the leadership of Range Officer, Thoubal district, and supervision of District Forest Officer (DFO),Thoubal, DebalaLaiphrakpam.Various equipment used in quarrying includi.....

Brief News

Urmila Chanam conferred global award

Urmila Chanam

IMPHAL| Nov 15 Social worker and women’s rights activist from Manipur, Urmila Chanam has been conferred with the prestigious global award for women of extraordinary courage, vision and action, ‘Women Have Wings Courage Awards’, along with nine other wo.....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

RMSA graduate teachers calls off agitations temporarily

IMPHAL| Nov 15 RMSA Graduate Teachers Association Manipur had temporarily withdrawn its proposed agitations which were scheduled to begin today. A statement released by its publicity secretary, Pamei Zion informed the teachers to resume their duties.....

Nature Cure and Yoga Health Camp launched

IMPHAL | Nov 15 With an aim to spread awareness on the natural way of treatment of health issues without side effects, a two-day Free Nature Cure and Yoga Health Camp was launched today at the Konung Mamang office of Dr. Kala Nature Cure and Yoga Healt.....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

AR reaches out to orphanage on Children’s Day

KANGPOKPI | Nov 15 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Red Shield Division reached out to orphanage on the occasion of Children’s Day yesterday at Agape Children Home. The 38 Assam Rifles Post at Kangpokpi distributed sweets and different kind of gifts .....

NSCN-K clarifies

IMPHAL | Nov 15 Government of the People’s Republic of Nagaland, Ministry of Information and Publicity has released the names of finance in charges, regarding the finance operations in Nagaland and Manipur. A release signed by MIP in charge, major J.....

Food stalls at Sangai Festival to register at FSA

IMPHAL | Nov 15 Food Safety Administration (Food Safety and Standards Enforcement Wing) has notified that all food bearing operators (FBOs) who are willing to open temporary food stall in the Sangai Festival at the venues under Imphal East Jurisdiction.....

NEDFi opens branch at Tamenglong

TAMENGLONG| Nov 15 With the objective of helping entrepreneurs of Tamenglong, North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd (NEDFi) in association with Volunteer for Village Development- Micro Finance (VVD- MF) opened a branch office of the corpora.....

Campaign intensifies to save Amur Falcon

TAMENGLONG | Nov 14 Tamenglong Forest Division along with Rainforest Club, Tamenglong conducted mass awareness programme for protection and conservation of migratory bird Amur Falcon at Kebuching, Puching village. Villagers from Kebuching, Puching, Gwa.....

15-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

JAC demands person behind Aboi’s death

IMPHAL | Nov 14 A public meeting in connection with the death of AboiYumkhaibam was held at IrongKhunou and different resolutions were adopted in the meeting. The gathering agreed that the death of Aboi was a colluding act and also demanded the stat.....

15-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Suo-moto case against JNIMS

IMPHAL | Nov 14 Secretary of Women Action for Development (WAD), SobitaMangsatabam has filed a suomoto case against JN Institute of Medical Science (JNIMS) alleging that the death of YaikhomGovind was due to negligence of the hospital authority. The.....

15-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Training and demonstration programme in Ornamental Fish Farming commences

IMPHAL | Nov 14 A three-day ‘Training and Demonstration in Ornamental Fish Farming’ programme started today at Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Research Complex for NEH Region, Manipur Centre, Lamphelpat, Imphal. A release stated that.....

NSCN (K) and NSCN (IM) members deflects to NSCN/GPRN (R)

IMPHAL| Nov 14 (JNN) NSCN/GPRN (Reformation) has informed that a member of NSCN (K), KabigaiRongmei, son of Kuthianpou of Namdailong, Assam, along with David Mewme, son of Silas of Rimbanglong village, Assam who holds the rank of sergeant in NSCN (IM) .....

Seized alcohol set ablaze

THOUBAL| Nov 14 As a continuation of the drive against alcohol and drugs conducted under the supervision of SP-Kakching, Victoria Yengkhom, Kakching District Police set on fire a huge quantity of India Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) and locally brewed alco.....

Children's Day observed with children for special needs

CHURACHANDPUR| Nov 14 The Malsowm Initiative (TMI), a school for children with special needs, observed Children’s Day today at Malsowm Ability Center ground located at Pearsonmun village, Churachandpur. As part of the event, children with various sp.....

Power Shutdown

IMPHAL| Nov 14 Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited (MSPDCL) has informed all consumers all the consumers of 11 KV Kakwa feeders that there will be a planned shutdown from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm of November 15 due to line maintenance reasons. .....

15-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Editorials

Stereotyping conflict

Maybe it is a problem with human cognitive ability that events have to be first fitted into known paradigms before they can be comprehended. Indeed without the props of contextual backgrounds, it would be difficult, even impossible, to understand any give.....

Sports News

Manipur fencers take lead with five gold medals in 64th National School Games

IMPHAL | Nov 15 Manipur cruised to the lead bagging 15 medals including 5 gold medals in the 64th National School Games in Fencing for U-14 & U-17 Boys and Girls held at Indoor Stadium, Khuman Lampak. Manipur fencers participating in the team events.....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

India-B riders named for 12th Manipur Polo International at Imphal

IMPHAL | Nov 15 Manipur Horse Riding and Polo Association has named six polo players to represent India-B in the upcoming 12th Manipur Polo International 2018 which will held from November 22 to November 29 at Mapal Kangjeibung. The MHRPA selection .....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

SEYO and Hockey Union posted wins State Level Hockey

IMPHAL | Nov 15 SEYO Singjamei got the better of Bishnupur Hockey by 3-2 goals in the Men category of Manipur Hockey State Level Men and Women Hockey Championship 2018 played at Hockey Stadium, Khuman Lampak. SEYO team took theirs time but managed t.....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CYLC take ESU in semi-final of Senior State Basketball Championship

IMPHAL | Nov 15 CYLC Chingamathak beat Model Club, Chingamakha by 74-66 points to make it to the semi-final of the 22nd Senior State Basketball Championship 2018 played at Brahmapur Nahabam Basketball Ground. However despite the defeat, Model Club h.....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Dihcham volleyball tournament cum national press day kicks off

TAMENGLONG | Nov 15 As part its foundation day, “The Cham” daily newspaper group today launched Dihcham volleyball tournament cum National press day at Mini Stadium Tamenglong. Chairman, Tamenglong ADC finance committee, Micah Panmei attended as chi.....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Articles

The Church and the Society in North East

By John S. Shilshi The North-east region of India is one of the corners where Christians have significant presence. Being small states barring Assam, their numbers may not be that dominating, but at least in a few states, Christians are the dominant re.....

Tulihal Bn celebrates Ningol Chakkouba

IMPHAL| Nov 10 Tulihal Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles celebrated Ningol Chakkouba with local women at Tulihal and Mayang Imphal Company Operating Base on November 9, said a release from IGAR (South). A total of 40 Meira Paibis and ladies from va.....

Coaching camp conducted by URA Trust concludes

UKHRUL| Nov 10 The two-month free coaching camp conducted by URA Trust which commenced from September 9 concluded today. Altogether, 50 students coming from economically disadvantage were selected for the said camp after a preliminary selection test.....

Whither the National Sports University

By Yambem Laba The National Sports University’s Foundation Stone was earlier laid this year with much fanfare by Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India in tow with Col.Rajyavendra Singh Rathore the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports and the Man.....

The glamorous Maniac and their new single

By Ningombam Captain Fly High Artist: Maniac Genre: Alternative rock Length: 4 mins 31 secs Release date: 8 November, 2018 Rating: 3 out of 5 Melomaniac. Sounds quite dandy, doesn’t it? And a melomaniac is a person (or a dog) inordina.....

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