Living legends of literature awarded at foundation day of Manipur Sahitya Parishad
Living legends of literature awarded at foundation day of Manipur Sahitya Parishad

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Adya Prasad refutes allegations against him, says he will not resign

IMPHAL | Jun 24 : Adya Prasad Pandey has refuted all the allegations levelled against him by the students as false and baseless. Speaking to media at his quarter at Sanjenthong today, the vice-chancellor of Manipur University said, “I will not tender my.....

25-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MPCC declares allegations against VC as appropriate

IMPHAL | Jun 24 : The allegation made by various stakeholders of university against the vice-chancellor is appropriate according to the findings made by Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee’s high level committee, said Manipur PCC chairman, Gaikhangam. The.....

25-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Social researcher urges for white paper on ‘Imphal Sewerage Project’

IMPHAL | Jun 24 : Social researcher, Serto Tondana Kom has urged the government to produce a white paper for the ‘Imphal Sewerage Project’ that has been taken up almost 15 years back. The foundation stone of the project was laid on March 5, 2002 by the t.....

25-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

JAC sent reminder to PM but no reply given till date: Biken

AMTUC and AMGEO secretary general, Laitonjam Biken speaks to media

IMPHAL | Jun 24 : With the completion of 95 day’s indefinite cease work strike, Joint Administrative Council of AMTUC and AMGEO has sent a reminder copy of memorandum to Prime Minister on June 21 in connection with the implementation of central pay to sta.....

25-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Drivers face severe difficulties due to lack of Weighbridge

Drivers face severe difficulties due to lack of Weighbridge

JIRIBAM | Jun 24 : Transport vehicles plying on NH 37 especially those travelling from Imphal to Jiribam, are reportedly facing various difficulties after orders from the high court which restricted vehicles to carry load of not more than 16.200 tons incl.....

‘Agar cultivation would provide new hope to villagers’

Chief minister N Biren Singh planted Agar plant

IMPHAL | Jun 24 : Chief minister, N. Biren Singh said that Agar cultivation would provide a new ray of hope to the villagers for a sustainable economic development in the state. The CM was speaking at the launching of ‘Agar Tree Plantation in Manipur’ h.....

25-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Living legends of literature awarded at foundation day of Manipur Sahitya Parishad

Living legends of literature awarded at foundation day of Manipur Sahitya Parishad

IMPHAL | Jun 24 : The Manipur Sahitya Parishad (MSP) today celebrated 84th foundation day and held 83rd annual award presentation at Maharaj Chandrakirti auditorium, Palace Compound. Rajkumar Jhalajit Singh, 94 years old and Elangbam Sonamni Singh, 93 ye.....

25-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

KSA demands removal of ‘non-local’ principal

IMPHAL | Jun 24 : The Kangleipak Students’ Association (KSA) that has been demanding the removal of ‘non-local’ principal of N.G. College Lamphel has reiterated its stand to pursue its protest until their demands are met. According to statement released .....

25-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

TAL demands cancellation of land ownership document

THOUBAL | Jun 24 : As per an order released on July 17, 2014 by the education department, the land patta (legal document for land ownership) of point 3188 hectares for Standard English School, Thoubal, which has remained non functional since the past 20 y.....

TUR warn of agitation if demands remain unfulfilled

SHILLONG | Jun 24 : Workers Power along with Thma U Rangli Juki (TUR) has threatened to resort to various constitutional means of agitation to make the government take notice of the various demands including increasing the minimum wage to Rs. 350 for unsk.....

Lions Club of Imphal valley distributes tree saplings and plastic bins

Lions Club of Imphal Valley donates dust bins and tree saplings for PMR department, RIMS

IMPHAL | Jun 24 : In connection with Environment Month, Lions Club of Imphal Valley distributed 120 saplings of fruit bearing trees and six plastic bins at three different places today. Speaking to media, vice-president of the club, Romi said that with e.....

25-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Family identifies unknown man and takes home

KANGPOKPI | Jun 24 : The unknown man, who was found at Sapormeina waiting shed and handed over to Gamnom Sapormeina Police Station by Sapormeina Area Women Union on June 22 evening, was identified today morning by his family and taken home. The man is id.....

KCC organises ‘Agon de Biblio’ to commemorate Kuki Holy Bible Day

KANGPOKPI | Jun 24 : As part of the observation of Kuki Holy Bible Day by the Kuki Christian Church across the globe, Kangpokpi Christian Church under the aegis of Kangpokpi Christian Upate (KCU) organised ‘Agon de Biblio’, a Bible memory verse recitation.....

PoFM organises public discussion programme

IMPHAL | Jun 24 : Proletarian Feminist Movement, Manipur (PoFM) organised a public discussion programme for Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu entitled “Justice for Sanjita, A Public Discourse” at Manipur Press Club today. The programme witnessed the attendance o.....

25-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

BJP leaders must clarify how they became rich after demonetisation: Lalji Desai

Lalji Desai with Congress supporters

IMPHAL | Jun 23 : National chief of Seva Dal, All India Congress Committee, Lalji Desai today demanded how the BJP leaders, who were poor, became rich so soon. BJP leaders must clarify immediately, he stated during a demonstration held today at B.T. road .....

24-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MUSU denies CM’s invitation

Manipur University Students’ Union stages sit-in protest

IMPHAL | Jun 23 : Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) today denied the invitation of chief minister, N. Biren, for a talk over the issue of the Manipur University’s vice-chancellor, Adya Prasad Pandey. According to MUSU, they denied the invitation .....

24-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MUTA expresses concern

IMPHAL | Jun 23 : Manipur University Teachers’ Association (MUTA) has expressed concern over a report published in a local newspaper on June 22 while saying that it has the potential to portray a wrong interpretation of the Association’s stand on the curr.....

24-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Go to Village’ Mission covers upto 1,73,327 beneficiaries

IMPHAL | Jun 23 : ‘Go to Village’ Mission (Khungang Chatse) which was launched on May 1 has so far provided benefits to 1,73,327 beneficiaries out of the total 2,40,602 enrolled for different schemes. In Imphal East district, the camps for the mission wi.....

24-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Applying POCSO Act in child elopement cases is unconstitutional’

IMPHAL | Jun 23 : Juvenile Justice Board, Imphal East member, A. Chinglemba Luwang urged the government to enact laws to control child elopement cases or amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012. Regarding the matter a memo.....

24-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Taxi service booming up in cities of Manipur

IMPHAL | Jun 23 : It will not be fallacious to say Imphal is moving forward taking the bright side of globalisation and modernisation and has slowly adapted to new changes. Everyone sees and feels the change happening all around, but one tends to ignore i.....

Unknown man found at Sapormeina waiting shed

KANGPOKPI | Jun 23 : An unknown man who is suspected to be mentally challenged was found at Sapormeina waiting shed by Sapormeina Area Women Union and handed over to Gamnom-Sapormeina police station yesterday evening at around 10 pm. The man who is susp.....

MPCB intensifies anti-pollution drive

IMPHAL | Jun 23 : The chairman of Manipur Pollution Control Board (MPCB) L. Radhakishor Singh sought for people’s moral support and collaboration for the on-going mission of making the state-‘a pollution free state’ undertaken up by the board. The appeal.....

24-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Sensitisation programme of ANMs, ASHAs and Anganwadi workers held

CHANDEL | Jun 23 : In view of implementing the National Nutrition Mission, a comprehensive training cum sensitisation program of ANMs, Anganwadi and ASHA workers was held today at Indoor Stadium, Japhou Bazaar, Chandel. The programme was inaugurated by V.....

4th Gateway Abroad International Education Expo 2018 inaugurated

A dignitary speaks during the inaugural of Gateway Abroad International Education Expo

IMPHAL | Jun 23 : A three-day 4th Gateway Abroad International Education Expo 2018 was today kicked off at Nupilal Complex, Imphal. It is organised by A.S. Education Trust, Imphal in collaboration with Parents Association for Manipur International Studen.....

24-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

UG cadre apprehended, 3000 WY tablets recovered

IMPHAL | Jun 23 : Moreh Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles apprehended an active cadre of banned outfit People Liberation Army (PLA) from Ganesh Gate near International Gate No 2, Moreh, Tengnoupal District on 21 June, said a release from IGAR (South). .....

24-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

MTCC demands resignation of VC

IMPHAL | Jun 24 : The Manipur Pradesh Trinamool Congress Committee (MTCC) stated that the organisation demands the immediate resignation of the Manipur University vice- chancellor, Adya Prasad Pandey for his failure to bring an end to the present impasse .....

25-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Training on child safety and human trafficking

IMPHAL | Jun 24 : The FXB India Suraksha, Manipur branch is going to organise “Training and Consultation of Journalist on Child Safety and Human Trafficking” on June 25 at Manipur press club Imphal, said a release by the NGO. The release stated that the .....

25-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

TSA leaders warmly greeted on their return from leadership training

Trained TSA leaders reception ceremony at Imphal

KANGPOKPI | Jun 24 : Under the aegis of Thadou Inpi General Headquarters, leaders of Thadou Students’ Association (TSA) who took part in ‘Leadership Training Programme’ at Bangaluru were warmly greeted on their returned yesterday at Imphal. Around 30 TSA.....

SCC distributes food items to flood victims

IMPHAL | Jun 24 : The Joint Students Coordination Committee (JSCC) has today distributed essential food items to the flood victims staying at flood relief camps in and around Samurou and Wangoi area. Many of the flood victims claimed that they do not get.....

25-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MLA inspects river banks

THOUBAL | Jun 23 : MLA, Wangkhem assembly constituency, Keisham Meghachandra along with officials of departments concerned, today inspected the banks of Thoubal River under the said constituency where the recent flood affected the most, and caused breachi.....

Students close down college

THOUBAL | Jun 23 : Angry students of Thoubal College today closed down the offices of the college and put a lock at its gate, expressing condemnations against the government for allegedly ignoring the demand made by the students to open an honours course .....

MSALSA organises Lok Adalat

IMPHAL | Jun 23 : Manipur State Legal Services Authority (MASLSA) has organised Lok Adalat on today at Cheirap court complex for settlement of various pre-litigation matters of HDFC Bank, Imphal. A statement issued by R.K. Memcha Devi I/C member Secret.....

24-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Adult literacy centre is a step forward for women empowerment’

Thokchom Radheshyam cutting the inaugural ribbon of ‘Adult Literacy Centre’

IMPHAL | Jun 23 : Education, Labour and Employment minister, Thokchom Radheshyam stated that the inauguration of the ‘Adult Literacy Centre’ is a step forward to empower the womenfolk by providing education and training programmes. While speaking as chi.....

24-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Churachandpur offers farewell to SP Rakesh Balwal

CHURACHANDPUR | Jun 23 : Superintendent of police of Churachandpur, Rakesh Balwal was given a fitting farewell party today by the Police department, district administration and Churachandpur Working Reporters Union (CWRU) today at the official chamber of .....

WMD initiates drive to check weighing instruments

JIRIBAM | Jun 23 : Weights and Measures department (WMD), Jiribam launched a drive on June 22 to check weighing instruments used regularly by local businessmen and shop operators in Jiribam. Speaking about the event, inspector of WMD, Jiribam, R.K. Kingt.....

Go to Village follow-up camps to be continued

BISHNUPUR | Jun 23 : District administration of Bishnupur will conduct follow up of ‘Go to Village (Khungang Chatse)’ Mission in three places on June 27. The camps will be organised at Ereima Community Hall, Oinam, Lamjing Ningthou Community Hall, Thinu.....

24-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Essay writing competition held

KANGPOKPI | Jun 23 : District Social Welfare Office (DSWO), Kangpokpi successfully conducted a district level spot essay writing competition today in connection with International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. The competition was organi.....

NCC camp at Imphal concluded

IMPHAL | Jun 23 : The NCC camp conducted at DM College campus by 14 Manipur Battalion NCC from June 13 culminated on June 22, said a release from PIB (DW). The camp witnessed the attendance of 315 NCC cadets from all over the state who were provided exte.....

24-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

University staffs ask VC to resign on moral grounds

University staffs ask VC to resign on moral grounds

IMPHAL | Jun 22 : Manipur University Staffs’ Association (MUSA) has asked the vice-chancellor, Adiya Prasad Pandey to resign from his post on moral grounds following the allegations made against him by Manipur University Students’ Union. Members of the a.....

23-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Speaker flags off Dzuko expedition

Yumnam Khemchand Singh flags off ‘Dzuko Expedition’

IMPHAL | Jun 22 : Manipur Legislative Assembly speaker, Yumnam Khemchand Singh today flagged off ‘Dzuko Expedition’ organised by Poirei Ethiba Lup, Singjamei Yumnam Leikai. It was organised with an aim to protect and preserve the beauty of Dzuko. Indi.....

23-Jun-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Editorials

Relocating rights debate

It is time for the human rights debate in Manipur, where the endless string of mayhem for the past many decades has disoriented the people of the finer points of rights and entitlements, is given a fresh approach. The clash between draconian laws and brut.....



Sports News

LAGSA golden jubilee meet 2018 concludes

CHANDEL | Jan 27 : The defending champion Seijamang Memorial Team (SMT) Phaijang, G.Songel Youth Club and M.Moljol Youth Club lifted the Men’s Football, Junior Boys Football and Women’s Volleyball Champion Trophies of the Lonpi Area Games and Sports Assoc.....

28-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

KBCA Youth Gospel Olympics concludes

IMPHAL| Jan 27 : The closing ceremony of 2nd Youth Gospel Olympic, organised by Komrem Baptist Church Association (KBCA) Manipur, was held on January 26 at Sinamkom Baptist church. IGP L. Kailun was the chief guest at the closing programme while social.....

28-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Articles

Knowledge, Social and University: Contemporary understanding

The world is now increasingly being differentiated by the knowledge content in process of production, products and speed of innovativeness in its creation. This is because of “the real opportunity presented by the possibility of a knowledge-based economy .....

Citizenship Bill revives old fears in Northeast

The controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016 has once again revived memories of a 150-year old festering sore in Assam, and indeed the entire Northeast region. Even as surveys are underway bill for the introduction of the bill, an age old fissure bet.....

Bamboo Flower the novel, Part-I

“Bamboo Flower”, serialized here, is a work of fiction by Akendra Sana. 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, events or.....

Dark Lips – Causes and Care

Lips enhances the overall beauty of the face .Every women wants to flaunt pinkish, soft and lustrous lips. But, unfortunately, many people acquire dark and pigmented lips due to sun exposure , smoking, dehyderation , Unhealthy lifestyle, Anaemia , .....

How the BJP carved out a space for itself in the NE

As Nagaland had been reaping the dividends of ‘peace’ for the last three decades with the country’s oldest separatist movement mostly shunning guns, adjacent Manipur had been reaping the deadly harvest of insurgencies that have turned to pure criminalism......

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