Public dialogue over varsity deadlock demands judicial probe
Public dialogue over varsity deadlock demands judicial probe

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CM urges HRD minister to review probe panel in MU VC case

IMPHAL | Jul 15 : Chief minister, N. Biren Singh has urged Union HRD minister, Prakash Javadekar today to review the fact finding committee instituted to probe charges levelled against Manipur University vice-chancellor, Adya Prasad Pandey. According to .....

16-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Public dialogue over varsity deadlock demands judicial probe

Public dialogue over varsity deadlock demands judicial probe

IMPHAL | Jul 15 : Public dialogue on ‘Save Manipur University, Save Students’ Life’ demanded the central and state government to take up a judicial enquiry against Pandey and urged the governments to immediately remove Pandey from his vice-chancellor’s po.....

16-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CM come clear on documents for border pillar 81

IMPHAL | Jul 15 : Kangleiapak Kanba Lup, Manipur stated that the border dispute exists not between Manipur and Myanmar but between India and Myanmar. A release said the organisation condemns the manner in which India is dealing with border issues betwee.....

16-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

NEC to focus on Manipur: Guv

Najma Heptullah spekas to media

IMPHAL | Jul 15 : State governor, Najma Heptullah said that the North-Eastern Council (NEC) which is the centralised planning body for the eight northeastern states will focus on Manipur development. She made this statement today at Raj Bhavan while givi.....

16-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

“Anti-repression day” observed

Dignitaries during the ‘Anti Repression day’ at MB College, Konung Mamang

IMPHAL | Jul 15 : To save the state from external forces and remembering the incident of June 15, 2004, “Anti Repression day” was observed today at the Multipurpose Hall of MB College, Konung Mamang. As the state was overpowered by external security pers.....

16-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Women vendors court arrest protesting govt move

Women vendors court arrest protesting govt move

IMPHAL | Jul 15 : Following a state government order, street vendors have been prohibited from vending around Ima Keithel. Since July 6, city police have begun dispersing those vending in the area. Alleging that the government has not taken any alternati.....

16-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Self-employment rather than white-collared jobs are the key to state prosperity: Karam Shyam

Karam Shyam during 2nd day of State Level Pineapple Festival at Andro

IMPHAL | Jul 15 : CAF and PD, Revenue minister, Karam Shyam said that people should not merely wait and expect for government jobs, rather they should find ways of self-employing themselves because out of 28-29 lakhs population of the state, only a meager.....

16-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Literary forum converses on nativism in Manipuri

‘Nativism in Manipuri Literature’ at Manipuri Hindi Parishad Hall, Old Assembly Road, Imphal

IMPHAL | Jul 15 : A one-day literary forum on “Nativism in Manipuri Literature” was held today at Manipuri Hindi Parishad Hall, Old Assembly Road, Imphal organised by Sahitya Akademi in association with Sahitya Thoupang Lup. Eminent Manipuri critic, Long.....

16-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Salai Holdings take over Mantripukhri flour mill

IMPHAL | Jul 15 : Salai Holdings Private Limited, Sagolband Tera Loukrakpam Leikai, Imphal West has taken over the Flour Mill lying non-functional at Mantripukhri to ‘revive’ it. The step was taken up with the objective of providing employment to many e.....

16-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Villagers decry deplorable condition of Uchathol-Kashimpur road

JIRIBAM | Jul 15 : The Inter Village Road (IVR) of Uchathol to Kashimpur of Jiribam district which is connected with NH-37 at Gularthol, Jiribam is in deplorable condition, as the government has not taken any initiatives for its improvement while the vill.....

VDF jawans hold public meeting

VDF sit-in protest

THOUBAL | Jul 15 : As a part of the ongoing protest demanding that the government must immediately act upon the grievances of VDF jawans, Thoubal District VDF Welfare Association under the guidance of All Manipur VDF Welfare Association organised a public.....

MMWO appeals for halt on communal provocation on Social Media

IMPHAL | Jul 15 : Manipur Muslim Welfare Organisation (MMWO) has made a public appeal to stop uploading and sharing communally provocative posts or videos on social media. The present trend of sharing such hateful and communal posts on social media espec.....

16-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

AR motivates locals of Joupi, organises peace convention meet and excursion for domestic violence affected women

IMPHAL | Jul 15 : Joupi Batallion of Assam Rifles has motivated the local populace of Joupi village to embrace Lemon Grass cultivation in lieu of poppy cultivation, said a release from IGAR (South) It said that the local populace has always predominantly.....

16-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CNPO condemns

IMPHAL | Jul 15 : Chandel Naga People’s Organisation (CNPO) informed that though the Go To Village mission launched by the government is appreciated, the organisation strongly object and condemn programme and its invitation which has been circulated on so.....

16-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CM-led delegation seeks limiting of Framework Agreement within Nagaland boundary

CM-led delegation seeks limiting of Framework Agreement within Nagaland boundary

DELHI | Jul 14 : A 30 member strong BJP delegation co-led by chief minister, N Biren Singh and BJP state president and Rajya Sabha MP, K. Bhabananda Singh has reached Delhi to brief Union government and top leadership of BJP about the unflinching stand of.....

15-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Joint Border Commission violated Indo-Burma boundary pact of 1967, says O Joy

IMPHAL | Jul 14 : ‘Joint Border Commission’ which was established to carry out Indo-Burma border demarcation has violated the principal of the Indo-Burma boundary agreement signed in Rangoon in 1967 by erecting pillar no. 81 at wrong location, said BJP sp.....

15-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MUSU burns effigies of HRD minister and officials

MUSU burns effigies of HRD minister and officials

IMPHAL | Jul 14 : Effigies of HRD minister, Prakash Javadekar, registrar-in-charge of Manipur University, M. Shyamkishore, UGC joint secretary J.K. Tripathi and HRD deputy secretary, Surat Singh were burned down today by students of Manipur University, fo.....

15-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MU bodies flay arbitrarily taken decision for probe

IMPHAL | Jul 14 : An emergency joint meeting of executive members of Manipur University Teachers’ Association, (MUTA), Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) and Manipur University Staffs’ Association (MUSA) convened today at the Office of MUTA express.....

15-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Muslim bodies and JCILPS conduct verification drive at Hatta

Muslim bodies and JCILPS conduct verification drive at Hatta

IMPHAL | Jul 14 : To check the presence of illegal migrants in Hatta and Golapati area, local bodies including other civil society organisations conducted a verification drive today at Magao Hatta Athletic ground, Hatta. During the verification drive, 46.....

15-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Governor opens 11th Pineapple Fest and cold storage unit

Governor opens 11th Pineapple Fest and cold storage unit

IMPHAL | Jul 14 : The 11th State Level Pineapple Festival cum Sellers and Buyers Meet and Youth Festival 2018 kicked off today at Thambalnu Market Complex, Poiroupat Lamkhai, Andro, organised by Development Organisation Andro Kendra (DOAK). Governor, Naj.....

15-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

TYA launches Thadou Pondum Project

A dignitary speaks during the launching of Thadou Pondum Project at Kangpokpi

KANGPOKPI | Jul 14 : Thadou Youth Association (TYA) launched Thadou Pondum Project today at Kangpokpi district, with an aim to promote the importance of Thadou Pondum and provide source of livelihood to Thadou women. The launching of the project at Confe.....

MSF alleges BOSEM of tampering marks

IMPHAL | Jul 14 : Manipuri Students’ Federation (MSF) stated that while findings of the alleged miscalculation of marks in the results of HSLC examination, 2018 conducted by BOSEM are already causing public outcry, bigger and worse cases of tampering and .....

15-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Manipur celebrates Kang festival

Manipur celebrates Kang festival

IMPHAL | Jul 14 : Manipur celebrated the first day of Kang festival (Ratha Yatra), especially in the valley area where there is a concentration of followers of the Vaishnavite Hindu faith. Kang festival is a major festival Hindu deities leave the temple.....

15-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Free rural laparoscopic surgery camp creates history in Tamenglong

Free rural laparoscopic surgery camp in Tamenglong

TAMENGLONG | Jul 14 : Free rural laparoscopic surgery camp which began yesterday evening at Tamenglong district hospital has created history in the district. The surgery camp was jointly organised by Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI.....

AR greets on Kang festival

IMPHAL | Jul 14 : VSM, Inspector General Assam Rifles (IGAR) (South), major general Virendra Singh and all ranks of Assam Rifles have extended warm wishes and sincere goodwill to the people of Manipur on the auspicious occasion of ‘Kang’ festival. Assam .....

15-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

National lawyers’ body discusses varsity issue

IMPHAL | Jul 15 : The 3rd All India Lawyers Union (AILU) Manipur state conference, a bi-annual event, was held today at Uripok Cheirap Court Complex. The meet deliberated on state and national issues. It also discussed the crisis at Manipur University wh.....

16-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

BOSEM marks case to be probed

IMPHAL | Jul 15 : The government has ordered an inquiry into the allegation of marks tampering in HSLC examination 2018 conducted by the Board of Secondary Education Manipur, BOSEM. An order announced today said the panel will constitute of M, Harekrishn.....

16-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

TYA-GHQ condemns Moreh firing

KANGPOKPI | Jul 15 : Thadou Youth Association-GHQ strongly condemned the indiscriminate firing at Gamnom Veng, Moreh ward no.2 on July 13. TYA-GHQ vehemently decried the attack at the residence of TSA Moreh Block president, Thongminlun Haokip and brutal .....

NSCN/GPRN clarifies

IMPHAL | Jul 15 : Acting chairman, NSCN/GPRN, ministry of Info and Publicity, Zeliangrong Region, Rahul Gangmei has clarified that Solomon Kamei who was arrested on the grounds of suspicion of being an NSCN (K) cadre, is not a cadre of NSCN/ GPRN. A pres.....

16-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Awangbow Newmai re-elected as state NPF president

IMPHAL | Jul 15 : Naga People’s Front (Central) has appointed the MLA of Tamei constituency, Awangbow Newmai as president of Manipur state unit. The appointment is validated till January 31, 2020, said a source. Morung Makunga was appointed as the workin.....

16-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

RREA organises student’s health camp

UKHRUL | Jul 15 : Recognise Rise and Empower Association (RREA) organised student’s health camp at Kamjong High School yesterday, in collaboration with Koktai Pvt Limited. During the health camp, free health screenings were done and medicines were given .....

Relief materials distributed to landslide victims

TAMENGLONG | Jul 15 : District administration has distributed relief materials to the victims of landslide which occurred on July 11. The relief materials were brought by director of Tribal Affairs (Hills), Joseph Pauline and representatives of Zeliangron.....

First round of spelling competition held

Students during the SUK State Level Spelling Competition 2018 at Johnston Higher Secondary School

IMPHAL | Jul 15 : The Students Union of Kangleipak (SUK) organised the preliminary round of 7th SUK State Level Spelling Competition 2018 at Johnston Higher Secondary School today organised under the theme of exploring the hidden talents of the students. .....

16-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Sit-in protest held

IMPHAL | Jul 15 : Irom Pukhri Mapal Social Club in association with local Meira Paibis organised a sit–in protest against the on-going crisis at Manipur University at Irom Pukhri Mapal Community Hall from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm on July 15. A release stated t.....

16-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Students feted

THOUBAL | Jul 15 : A reception programme for the bright students of Khekman village was held today at Khekman Jilla market community hall, organised by Khekman Prize Distribution Committee, Khekman. The occasion was attended by principal, DM college of c.....

Another child missing in landslide found

TAMENGLONG | Jul 14 : One of the missing children in the landslide tragedy at New Cannan, Tamenglong ward no. III, has been found today. Even as local youth clubs of the village and its neighbouring villages continued their search operation till today an.....

NIFFA state unit inaugurated

State NIFFA inauguration

IMPHAL | Jul 14 : President of National Integration Forum of Artist and Activist (NIFFA), K.B. Sharma said without mutual understanding for each other, there will be no unity in the state as well as in the country. He stated this during the launching cer.....

15-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

115 kg of cannabis seized

IMPHAL | Jul 14 : Maram Battalion under the aegis of Senapati Brigade carried out a raid on a local factory of contraband items on July 12 and recovered 115 Kg of cannabis, said a release from PIB (DW). Two persons namely Kervjii, 27, and Robin, 26, both.....

15-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

HC directs ‘abducted’ army officer to submit his statement

IMPHAL | Jul 13 : The High Court of Manipur today has directed Lt. Col. Dharamvir Singh, who was allegedly abducted by army personnel, to submit his written statement in an affidavit on or before July 20. Dharamvir appeared before the division bench of t.....

14-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

BOSEM refutes DESAM’s claim

IMPHAL | Jul 13 : Board of Secondary Education, Manipur (BOSEM) has today refuted to the claim made Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) that there is nothing wrong in the tabulation of marks in the answer sheet of the 4th position holder. DE.....

14-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Editorials

Education doldrums

The exodus of students from the state for school education has somewhat been checked, but unfortunately not for post school higher education. By a conservative estimate, there are supposed to be at least 40,000 students, both school and college going, who.....



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

Civil(ising) Armed Forces Special Powers Act

The scathing indictment by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, OHCHR, on July 4 that the Central Bureau of Investigation tasked by the Supreme Court to investigate the veracity of the charge of 1528 fake encounter killings.....

Evolution of Meitei State – Emergence of Nongda Lairen Pakhangba

Abstract: Manipur was under the lineage domain of 7(seven) Ningthous(Chiefs) Principalities of Luwang, Khuman, Mangang (later on Ningthouja), Angom, Moirang, Kha-Nganba(Khaba and Nganba) and Sarang-Leishangthem(Chenglei). In its state formation process w.....

Book Review: The Naga Memorandum to the Simon Commission, 1929

(Chasie, Charles, The Naga Memorandum to the Simon Commission, 1929, Kohima: Standard Printers and Publishers, 2017. Price: Rs 400/-). Charles Chasie’s book, The Naga Memorandum to the Simon Commission, 1929, is a concise work on the Naga political histo.....

Energy from Numbness, EEVFAM

Really I feel good to see “This Tree Alive up to This Way” once sown with my humble hands. The delicate was the seed, the soil also was so dry but drenched with the blood of the young dads, soften with tears of newly married wives. The sustained is the ho.....

Red Man with African Dog

“Julie, stop torturing the child.” Julie was questioning her 3 years old daughter demanding full description of the person who robbed her. ‘Was it a man or woman?” “A man. I saw him running. He was wearing a long trouser.” “Was he , was he an African .....

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