Locals of Takyel Kolom leikai blocked NH 37
Locals of Takyel Kolom leikai blocked NH 37

Headlines

Man found dead under mysterious circumstances

Locals of Takyel Kolom leikai blocked NH 37

IMPHAL | Apr 21 A 46 year old man was found dead under mysterious circumstances today at Yarou Bamdiar which falls under the jurisdiction of Nambol police station. The victim was identified as Phijam Muhindro, son of Ph. Nodiyachand, resident of Takyel.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Withdrawing of house guards, escort personnel was act of revenge: O. Joy

IMPHAL | Apr 21 “The withdrawal of house guards cum escort personnel provided for NCP outer candidate, NEIDP outer candidate and former minister, O. Joy by an order released on April 19, was an act of retaliation by the ruling government following the .....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘VAT, goods and service taxes cannot be levied on betel leafs’

IMPHAL | Apr 21 Justice, Kh Nobin, High Court of Manipur has quashed and set aside the notification order for the inclusion of Kwamana (beetle leaves) among forest products. The order to include beetle leaves as forest products had been released by .....

Macha Leima observes its Golden Jubilee

IMPHAL | Apr 21 Manipuree Chanura Leishem Marup (Macha Leima) today celebrated its 50 years of existence by observing the Golden Jubillee of the organisation at Lamyanba Shanglen today. Editor of Macha Leima magazine, Haobam Seityabati said the wo.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Proxy voting planned by BJP was allowed at Andro AC: Meghachandra

MLA, K. Meghachandra briefing to media at MPCC conference hall

IMPHAL | Apr 21 “The video uploaded on social media about the supposed humiliation of a police constable was intended to spread lies. The people should be aware of the actual scenario of the incident at the polling station in Andro assembly constituenc.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Easter Sunday widely celebrated

Easter Sunday widely celebrated

TAMENGLONG | Apr 21 Commemorating the triumphant death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, people of Tamenglong district came forward and joined the combined sunrise service at Jadonang Children’s Park, Tamenglong district headquarter today. The progr.....

23rd foundation day of CATA held

Cine artistes and technicians association

IMPHAL | Apr 21 Cine Artistes and Technicians Association (CATA) Manipur observed its 23rd foundation day in a programme organised at Balmukunda Dev government Music College today. While speaking as the chief guest, director of Art and Culture, gove.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

7th Nongyin Manipur Music Video Awards 2019 presented

7th Nongyin Manipur Music Video Awards 2019 presented

IMPHAL | Apr 21 The 7th Nongyin Manipuri Music Video Awards 2019 was distributed today at Manipur State Film Development Society (MSFDS) Palace Compound organised by Film Forum Manipur. Delivering his speech as chief guest of the function, director .....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Nabakishore alleges malpractice in 4 A/Cs, demands fresh poll

O Nabakishore during press conference

IMPHAL | Apr 20 Congress Inner Manipur candidate, O Nabakishore, has demanded re-poll in all 45 polling station of Heingang, 11 polling stations of Andro, six polling stations of Thongju and two polling stations of Keirao A/Cs of the voting held on Apr.....

21-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Witnesses in CM’s defamation case fail to submit report

Court reissues warrant of arrest against witnesses IMPHAL | Apr 20 Arrest warrants have been reissued against two witnesses in the defamation case filed by the chief minister of Manipur, N. Biren against the publisher, editor and staff reporter of I.....

21-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

RIMS road remains accident prone as sewerage project remains incomplete

(L-R) Double parking at RIMS Road and its existing road conditions

IMPHAL | Apr 20 “We have complained and protested many times on the condition of RIMS road. There might be some sort of repair work, but it will return to the same condition. This road is one of the most neglected as it lies in between Thangmeiband and.....

21-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Class VI student electrocuted, two seriously injured

UKHRUL | Apr 20 A student of class IV of Phungyar Tribal School, MK Thotthan was charred to death by a live wire this morning at around 8:30 near Hundung Godah village, under Phungyar sub-division, Kamjong district. The boy is 10 years of age and .....

Phayeng village, a model carbon positive eco-village

Phayeng village, a model carbon positive eco-village

By Phurailatpam Keny Devi IMPHAL | Apr 20 Lush green Phayeng village, under Imphal district, basks on the lap of nature’s bounty, with Maklang river and 13 other rivulets running around, wherein the thick forest which has been kept conserved by the .....

21-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Tea seller found teaching class, AMSU closes down school

Volunteers of AMSU

JIRIBAM| Apr 20 In what may be described as a strange incident, Bhutangkhal Government Upper Primary School was closed down for the day by All Manipur Students Association (AMSU) after a local named Ruhit Chandra Das who is reportedly a Tea-seller, wa.....

AR commemorates Battle of Tengnoupal

26 Sector Assam Rifles commemorates Battle of Tengnoupal

IMPHAL | Apr 20 As part of the ongoing celebrations of the Platinum Jubilee of the Battle of Imphal, 26 Sector Assam Rifles organised an event at the Tengnoupal War Cemetery to commemorate the Battle of Tengnoupal, said a release by PRO IGAR (South). .....

Holy week fishing festival resumes after 10 years

Holy week fishing festival resumes after 10 years

KANGPOKPI | Apr 20 As Christian community across the globe observed the blessed Good Friday yesterday, people of Shangkai Kuki village in Ukhrul district resumed its ‘Holy Week Fishing Festival’ which they commonly called ‘Good Friday Fishing’ after al.....

Book release ceremony cum seminar held

A book of tribute on the life of pioneering educationists of the State, (late) Thianlam Vaiphei released

CHURACHANDPUR| Apr 20 A book of tribute on the life on one of the pioneering educationists of the State, (late) Thianlam Vaiphei was released today by the judge of Manipur High Court at YVA hall Bethel Veng, Churachandpur, organised by family of the la.....

TKSU inspects water treatment plant

CHURACHANDPUR| Apr 20 A team from Thadou Kuki Students’ Union (TKSU) today inspected the water treatment plant and water reservoir which is sourced from Patlien River and located at K Mongjang village, Churachandpur district. The investigating team was.....

KEDO celebrates 12th foundation day

IMPHAL | Apr 20 Kanglei Economic Development Organisation (KEDO), a voluntary organisation that promotes work culture and economic self-sustenance, here today celebrated its 12th foundation today at Khwairamband Ima Keithel No. 2 (Imoinu Market). Sp.....

21-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Suspected child lifters found dead

TAMENGLONG | Apr 20 Dead bodies of two unidentified non locals were found today at New Kaiphundai Village area along NH-37, situated at a distance of 2.5 kilometers towards the Jiribam side. Both the deceased were found on the road side, within a di.....

82.75 percent voters turnout in State LS poll

Chief Electoral Officer of Manipur PK Singh speaks during press conference

Senapati records the highest and Jiribam the lowest IMPHAL | Apr 19 In the recently concluded parliamentary election for Manipur, as much as 82.75 percent of total electors exercised their democratic right of franchise to elect their representative,.....

20-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Nimaichand Luwang apologizes for reaction on Manung Hutna

Nimaichand Luwang apologizes for reaction on Manung Hutna

IMPHAL | Apr 19 BJP spokesperson, Nimaichand Luwang today apologized by stating that he was sorry to the people of the State for his reaction during Manung Hutna, a discussion programme broadcasted on Impact TV, a local news channel. He became furio.....

20-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

De-recognise CPI for violation of MCC: Rajen

IMPHAL | Apr 19 Personal secretary to chief minister, Salam Rajen Singh has today written a complaint to electoral authorities to derecognise Communist Party of India (CPI) for violation of election Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in the recently held seco.....

20-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CPI, Congress demand fresh poll in more than 25 polling stations

IMPHAL | Apr 19 Pointing out huge malpractices and misconduct in the inner Manipur parliamentary constituency (IMPC) election which concluded yesterday, the Communist Party of India (CPI) and the Congress party have demanded fresh polls in more than 25.....

20-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CM secretariat refutes allegations of skipping queue

IMPHAL | Apr 19 The Chief Minister’s Secretariat has today clarified that the news item alleging that chief minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh, had jumped the queue to cast his vote in the election to the Inner Manipur Lok Sabha Constituency, is beref.....

Brief News

KSO Moltam block condemns

IMPHAL | Apr 21 The Kuki Students’ Organisation – Moltam Block has vehemently condemn the incident on April 20 where unknown armed groups opened fired at late evening on April 20 near the villages of New Keithelmanbi, Khoken, Saheibung and other surrou.....

1st annual conference of Manipur Urological Society held

1st annual conference of Manipur Urological Society

IMPHAL | Apr 21 1st Annual Conference of Manipur Urological Society, MUSCON 2019 was held today at Hotel Classic organised by Manipur Urological society. Many renowned urologists from different part of the country participated in the conference. Var.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Free diagnostic test held

JIRIBAM | Apr 13 All Jiribam United Club Association (AJUCA) in collaboration with 50 bedded Krishna Diagnostic Centre conducted Free Diagnostic Test Programme at JYC, Jairolpokpi yesterday and Brothers Union (BU), Kalinagar today. AJUCA has been re.....

Kangla Food Products, now a unit of Lamjingba Group

THOUBAL | Apr 21 A pioneer in Manipur food industry, Kangla Food Products, will from today on be another unit of Lamjingba Group, a well-known private company of the state. The acquisition of the company took place today at Lamjingba Motor Private L.....

Improvement work at Ukhrul-Jessami road underway

Improvement work at Ukhrul-Jessami road underway

UKHRUL | Apr 21 Short term improvement and routine maintenance of Ukhrul -Jessami road, a total of 126km is being undertaken up by Ms/HVS Construction Materials Pvt. Ltd. under National Highway and Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL). Th.....

One dies in road mishap

THOUBAL | Apr 20 In a road mishap which occurred at around 10. 15 am in the morning today at Yairipok, a person riding a Honda Activa scooter (MN04B/0669) collided head on with a motorcycle, Bajaj Discover (MN01V/5449) which was coming from the opposit.....

Miscreants attack travellers at Mahadev

UKHRUL | Apr 20 Travellers from Imphal to Ukhrul road have today reported that unidentified miscreants pelted stones at vehicles and stopped travellers at Mahadev, Ukhrul District. Mahadev falls under Litan Police Station, of Ukhrul district. As p.....

IKAL to observe Sajibu Khudol

IMPHAL | Apr 20 Iramdam Kanba Apunba Lup (IKAL) will be organising annual event “Sajibu Khudol” on April 29 at the ground of PCYWC, Konung manung. The organisation in regard to this observance made an appeal to civil society organisations, associations.....

Acupuncture camp to be held

IMPHAL | Apr 20 Nature Cure and Yoga Health Centre has announced that it will be organising the “3rd free Acupuncture Camp” from April 22 to May 1 at the Health Centre Complex located at Konung Mamang, opposite Raja Dhumbra Singh High School. A rele.....

21-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Army helps poll officials injured in road mishap

IMPHAL| Apr 20 Upon receiving request for assistance for polling officials who were injured in a road mishap during the intervening night of April 18 and 19 from ADG Police (Law and Order), Assam, army personnel immediately rushed to the site and provi.....

Fire Service Day and Week 2019 observed

MOREH| Apr 20 As a part of state-wide observations, ‘Fire Service Day and Week 2019’ was also observed today at the playground of Eastern Shine School, Moreh, organised jointly by Manipur Police Fire Sub-station-Moreh and Bachelors Youth Welfare Associ.....

UG arrested from Haolenphai Bridge

MOREH| Apr 20 A combined team of Moreh-PS, CDO- Moreh and a column of Moreh Battalion AR arrested a cadre of KYKL group from Haolenphai Bridge at around 4:30 pm today. The team led by SDPO of Moreh, Binoy Chongtham comprised of DSP of CDO-Moreh, Tho.....

SDPO decries polling officials

State Platform for Disable People’s Organisation decries polling officials

IMPHAL | Apr 19 President, State Platform for Disable People’s Organisation (SDPO), Md. Yunush Khan today stated that the election was supposed to be made barrier free and all accessible to the differently abled person as per disabilities act 2016 but .....

20-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

WAM alleges its president of malpractice

IMPHAL | Apr 19 Wushu Association of Manipur (WAM) will not entertain any form of activities or any individual working against the association, said secretary of the association, Hanjabam Jayadeva Sharma. He was speaking at press conference held tod.....

20-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Free medical cum awareness camp on availability of free-testing conducted

Free medical cum awareness camp on availability of free-testing conducted at Jiribam

JIRIBAM| Apr 19 As a part of the ongoing free health medical test camps jointly conducted by All Jiribam United Clubs Association, Jiribam (AJUCA) and KRISHNA Diagnostic-50 Bedded Hospital, Ningshing khun, Jiribam, another medical camp was conducted to.....

Editorials

Futility of revisionism

One of the best known contemporary thinkers, economist Jeffrey Sach’s statement made in jest, that it would not be correct for anybody to pretend that Afghanistan’s problems started with the Taliban and will end with the Taliban, for the problems actually.....

Sports News

2nd Jiri Sports Meet, 2019: DESAM claims winner title

JIRIBAM | Apr 21 The 2nd Jiri Sports' Meet organised by Kangleibak Students' Association (KSA), District Council Jiribam from April 19, ended today at 3pm and distributed the prizes. In the closing ceremony cum prize distribution ceremony R.k. Nobin.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Sagolband United triumphs over AMOFA in Loktak Trophy

IMPHAL | Apr 21 Sagolband United beat All Moirang Football Association by 2-1 goals in the 11th Loktak Lake 2019 organised by AMOFA at Moirang Multipurpose Ground. The host team All Moirang got the breakthrough in the 19th minute when H.Sailesh outw.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

YUC Kwakeithel and PTRC Patsoi registers wins in MCA U-16 Boys Cricket

IMPHAL | Apr 21 YUC Kwakeithel posted 80 runs victory over Model Club, Chingamakha in 1st MCA U-16 Boys Naorem Rajningthou Singh Memorial Trophy 2019 at Heinoupok Ground. Thongamba led the charge for YUC team after winning the toss, scoring 27 runs .....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

AMFA Inter District Transfer

IMPHAL | Apr 21 Eight players have applied for Inter District Transfer for the season 2019-20 held at All Manipur Football Association office at Mapal Kangjeibung. On the seventh day of the Inter District Transfer, N.Bikash Meitei of HISU Thoubal, N.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

FC Lamlai wins in Villagewise Football

IMPHAL | Apr 21 FC Lamlai beat Heeyai FC, Achanbingei by 3-2 goals in the opening match of the FC Lamlai Trophy All Manipur Villagewise Men’s Open Seven a Side Football Tournament 2019 sponsered by Lamlai Students' Ideal Club at its playground. Kh.A.....

22-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Articles

Beyond the Electoral Worries: the Hope and the Fears

By Amar Yumnam The last few years have been very disturbing ones for democracies around the globe; the rise of authoritarian persona and regimes in an otherwise democratic countries has disturbed the thinking mind of the world. In this the Internationa.....

Plastic Pollution & its effect

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Plastic pollution is the accumulation of plastic objects like plastic bottles and much more in the Earth’s Environment that adversely affects wildlife, wildlife habitat and humans. Plastics that acts as a pollutants are cat.....

Daughters-in-law

Part I By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa Asha always thought that she would get married only after getting a comfortable and secured job. But when she was told by her best friend’s mother that she would love to see Asha as her daughter in law in.....

Earth Day 2019

By N. Munal Meitei On the 15th of this month, as a rare accident, three women were killed due to a cyclonic storm in Manipur. Now a day, extreme environmental conditions like scanty rainfall, harsh cyclone, cloud burst or any other environmental challe.....

Oils for Beauty Care

By Shahnaz Husain Essential oils have been used for centuries to treat everything from dry skin to damaged hair . The favourite oils are an essential part of our beauty routines since ages Essential oils help to keep skin clear, fight the si.....

Imphal Free Press (Official App)

Top