Governor inaugurates Imphal and Khongjom tourism project
Governor inaugurates Imphal and Khongjom tourism project

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Drug lord Haji Masle under preventive detention for one year

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : The state government has for the first detained Md. Haji Basleuddin alias Haji Masle of Lilong, for a period of one year for his involvement in trafficking of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances under Prevention Illicit Traffic of.....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Congress mocks BJP of being scared to hold Assembly session

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : Not circulating the official order of holding an Assembly session till today even though the government announced it would hold an Assembly session on August 16 clearly shows that the BJP led government are ‘scared’ to hold the Assembly,.....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Governor inaugurates Imphal and Khongjom tourism project

Governor inaugurates Imphal and Khongjom tourism project

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : Governor, Najma Heptulla dedicated ‘Development of North East Circuit: Imphal and Khongjom’, the first project under government of India’s Swadesh Darshan Scheme, to the public in the presence of chief minister, N. Biren Singh and union .....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Guv, CM and ministers extend I-Day messages

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : Manipur governor Najma A Heptulla and chief minister N. Biren Singh greeted the people on the occasion of the Independence Day. In her greetings the governor said that on August 15, 1947, India attained freedom from the British and the .....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Kiren Rijiju misled House regarding Indo-Myanmar boundary issue: Ibomcha

Former Secretary (Law) Laishom Ibomcha briefing to media

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : Union minister of state, Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju has misled the Rajya Sabha regarding the Indo-Myanmar boundary issue in his supplementary reply during question hour on August 1, 2018, alleged former secretary (law), Laishom Ibomcha. .....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Court proclaims children home administrator as absconder

CHURACHANDPUR | Aug 14 : Special judge POCSO, Imphal West has proclaimed the administrator of North Eastern Children Home, Timothy L. Changsang as absconder, for allegedly raping a minor girl. The alleged accused, Timothy L. Changsan, 55, son of late Tha.....

CIRCA and PPCM observe Manipur Independence Day

Titular king Sanajaoba speaks during I-Day celebration

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : Remembering the most significant day of the history of Manipur the state got freedom from the clutches of colonial British, Coalition for Indigenes’ Rights Campaign (CIRCA) today observed 72nd Manipur’s Independence Day at Sana Konung, P.....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Gallantry short-listed Brinda dreams drug-free Manipur

Thounaojam Brinda

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : “Drug abuse is the biggest enemy of the youths and it would be a great achievement if drug menace is controlled,” said Thounaojam Brinda, additional superintendent of police, Narcotics and Affairs of Borders (NAB) Manipur, who has become.....

UCM appeals for torch rally on Independence Day

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : United Committee Manipur (UCM) has appealed all the civil voluntary organisations, clubs and Meira Paibi groups of Manipur to organise a torch rally on their own locality in the evening of the Independence Day. Talking to reporters at t.....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Maoist puts ban on office of RIMS director

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : Maoist Communist Party Manipur stated that the organisation has given prior notice to the director of RIMS to leave his post but the director has remained silent till date. A release signed by coordinator standing committee, Kyonghan M.....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

72nd Naga Independence Day celebrated

Naga Independence Day celebrated

UKHRUL | Aug 14 : Commemorating the 72nd Naga Independence Day, Naga Youth Locomotion for Peace (NYLFP) organised a mass walkathon and motor rallies and a confluence gathering today at Somdal village, demanding expedition of the on-going Indo-Naga Peace p.....

Multipurpose community hall inaugurated at Yairipok Khoirom

THOUBAL | Aug 14 : A multipurpose community hall which has been constructed at Yairpok Khoirom Mathak Leikai by MLA of Wangkhem assembly constituency through his MLA Local Area Development Fund, was inaugurated and handed over to the public today. The oc.....

14th death anniversary of Pebam Chittaranjan to be observed

MSF president, Ng Milan briefing to media

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : Like every year since 2004, the 14th death anniversary observation of ‘Athouba Pebam Chittaranjan Mangang’, will be observed on August 16 under the theme ‘to excel right to life.’ President of Manipur Students Federation (MSF), Ngariyan.....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

National Deworming Day held at Churachandpur

CHURACHANDPUR | Aug 14 : A district level workshop on National Deworming Day 2018 was held today at Synod Hall, IB, Churachandpur, however the main launching function will be held on the occasion of the 72th Indian Independence day celebration to be held .....

New website of Imphal West district launched

Imphal West DC, Naorem Praveen Singh speaks to media

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : Deputy commissioner of Imphal West district, Naorem Praveen Singh launched the new website of Imphal West district which is being hosted on the national cloud of NIC at the auditorium hall of its office complex located at Lamphel today. .....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Vehicle lifters, UG, drug peddlers arrested

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : Two vehicle lifters namely, Anash, 19, son of Abo from Ushoipokpi Makha and Sabir, 21, son of (L) Anjob Ali from Lilong Kaleikhong were arrested as they were caught driving a stolen Honda Activa on August 12 by a team of Lilong Police St.....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Names of the martyrs of Manipur must be included in Indian history: Governor

Names of the martyrs of Manipur must be included in Indian history, says Governor

IMPHAL | Aug 13 : Governor, Najma Heptulla said that she will urged ministry of Human Resource to include Manipur freedom fighters in the Indian history as they are also a major role of free India. She was speaking as chief guest during the function of P.....

14-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘We are descendants of the patriots who laid down their lives for the land’

Former chief minister Ibobi during observation of Patriots Day at the premises of Congress Bhavan

IMPHAL | Aug 13 : “We want to live with love and peace, we do not need even an inch from the neighbouring states so do not interfere in our state too,” said Okram Ibobi Singh. The former chief minister made the statement during the observation of Patrio.....

14-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CVOs to carry out cease-drive strike on August 16

IMPHAL | Aug 13 : Eight civil voluntary organisations (CVOs) under the banner of United Committee Manipur (UCM) will organise a cease drive strike on August 16, to demonstrate people’s detestation of probable implementation of Article 371 (A), said presid.....

14-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

ASUK to boycott Independence Day

IMPHAL | Aug 13 : The proscribed umbrella organisation Alliance for Socialist Unity, Kangleipak (ASUK) stated that the organisation will boycott the observance of Independence Day of India in the state starting from 5 am to 6 pm. A release signed by con.....

14-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Govt needs to have firm policy to maintain green environment: RK. Anand

Former MLA RK Anand planting trees

IMPHAL | Aug 13 : The government needs to have a firm policy for maintenance of the trees that are planted during tree plantation programme, said former MLA, RK. Anand, while attending a tree plantation programme at Naoriya Pakhanglakpa, Lourembam leikai .....

14-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CTLLSM demands fund allocation for tribal languages development

IMPHAL | Aug 13 : Decrying non-allocation of funds for tribal language education in state budget, Council of Tribal Languages and Literature Societies, Manipur (CTLLSM) today urged the state government to do the necessary at the earliest. Due to lack of .....

14-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MPSC aspirants group asks MPSC to respect the judgment of MIC

IMPHAL | Aug 13 : Group of aspirants of Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC) 2016 has asked the MPSC to respect the recent judgment passed by Manipur Information Commission (MIC) and provide the certified copies of the answer sheets of the 82 selected.....

14-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Various organisations of the state remembered the martyrs of Manipur on Patriots Day

Various organisations of the state remembered the martyrs of Manipur on Patriots Day

IMPHAL | Aug 13 : As part of the state-wide observations of the 127th Patriots Day, various organisations remembered and paid tribute to the patriots of Manipur who sacrificed their lives in the Anglo-Manipuri War, 1891, at different places of Manipur tod.....

14-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Man absconds after attempting to rape, public hold public meeting

THOUBAL | Aug 13 : A man after attempting to rape a married woman of his locality is currently absconding. On the other hand, alleging that the police are still unable to arrest the accused after the victim had filed a complaint, the womenfolk from the vi.....

Brief News

NIA verifies document at JNIMS

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : A team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) today conducted verification of some of the official documents maintained at administrative block of JNIMS as a part of ongoing probe into alleged raising of funds and supply of arms and ammu.....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Article 371 (A) or any similar act should not be implemented in Manipur’

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : A public meeting against the implementation of Article 371 (A) or similar acts in the state was held at Nambol Keithel today. It was jointly organised by United Peoples’ Front (UPF), Manipur, Bishnupur District Council, Chaokhat Khongth.....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Women burn effigy of Churachandpur DC

Women protesters burn effigy of DC Shyam Lal Poonia at Churachandpur

CHURACHANDPUR | Aug 14 : Following the boycott of deputy commissioner of Churachandpur, Shyam Lal Poonia by Thaduo-Kuki Students’ Union (TKSU), there were also strong protests today morning against the DC by women folks which were held at two main interse.....

Restore academic activities in MU immediately: FEGOCTA

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : Federation of Government College Teachers’ Associations, Manipur (FEGOCTA) has expressed deep concern over the disturbances resulting from the Manipur University (MU) crisis. A release said that the academic paralysis which has exceede.....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

IGAR (South) greets on Independence Day

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : Major General Virendra Singh, VSM, IGAR (South) and All Ranks of Assam Rifles extended warm greetings and best wishes to all the people of Manipur on the occasion of Independence Day, said a release by PRO IGAR (South). In the release, .....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Two MCJ personnel to be conferred with award for meritorious service

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : Office of the Superintendent, Manipur Central Jail (MCJ), Imphal, has informed that the President’s Correctional Service Medal for Meritorious Service has been awarded to two personnel of Jail department, Manipur. A press note signed by.....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Gallantry awards conferred to Th. Brinda and W. Ibomcha

Th Brinda

IMPHAL | Aug 13 : The governor has today conferred the award of Manipur Chief Minister’s Police Medal for Gallantry to additional SP in-charge (NAB), Th. Brinda and sub-inspector W. Ibomcha Singh. According to a release signed by Manipur Police PRO, W. B.....

14-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Power Shutdown

IMPHAL | Aug 13 : Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited (MSPDCL) has informed all consumers of 11KV Lamshang feeders of 33/11 KV Iroisemba Sub-Station that there will be a planned shutdown from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm on August 14 for jungle cuttin.....

14-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Lions club holds blood donation camp

IMPHAL | Aug 13 : On the occasion of Patriots’ Day on August 13, a blood donation camp was jointly organised by Lions Club of Imphal, Lions Club of Imphal Valley and CRPF (Manipur and Nagaland Sector), in association with Lions Clubs sponsored by Lions Cl.....

14-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Lieutenant colonel rescues a Slow Loris

IMPHAL | Aug 13 : Lieutenant colonel K. Kaping of 165 Territorial Army leimakhong handed over a Slow Loris to authority of Manipur Zoological Garden, Iroisemba. According to the lieutenant colonel, he along with his family found the endangered and rare a.....

14-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

KCP observes 14th raising day of MFL

IMPHAL | Aug 13 : Kangliepak Communist Party (KCP) has observed the 14th raising day of its military wing Miyamgi Fingang Lanmi (MFL) at 131 Battalion of MFL in a programme attended by battalion commander, captain, Dhana as chief guest and general secreta.....

14-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

One-day convention on ‘Manipuri Youth in Politics’ held

IMPHAL | Aug 12 : A one day convention on ‘Manipuri Youth in Politics’ was held today at Manipur Press Club, organised by Youth Forum Manipur. The theme of the convention was ‘Representatives of youth in the present scenarios of Manipur’ and it was moder.....

13-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Advocate Vijayananda appointed as Manipur HC’s senior panel counsel

IMPHAL | Aug 11 : The ministry of Law and Justice, department of Legal Affairs (Judicial Section) has appointed advocate, S. Vijayananda Sharma as senior panel counsel on August 2 before the High Court of Manipur, for conducting Central government litigat.....

12-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Wife of former Transport minister donates money to PWF

Wife of former Transport minister donates money to Paomi Welfare Foundation

IMPHAL | Aug 11 : Akoijam (O) Shantibala, wife of former Transport minister, (Late) Akoijam Langam donated Rs. 10,000 to Paomi Welfare Foundation (PWF), a trust set up by All Manipur Working Journalist Union (AMWJU). The donation was made in memory of he.....

12-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Health camp on awareness on naturopathy and yoga held

IMPHAL | Aug 11 : Dr. Kala Nature Cure and Yoga Health Centre today organised a one-day free health camp with the objective to create awareness on naturopathy and yoga, which is a part of AYUSH, a non-allopathic medical system in India. The health camp w.....

12-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Editorials

Reflections on the republic

India will be celebrating its 72nd Independence Day today, having given itself a constitution as the sole authoritative guideline by which the country is to be ruled. This constitution is said to be the most detailed ever, having borrowed features from pr.....



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

The Improper Use of the State Emblem of India in Manipur

Can the state of Manipur, which has its own state emblem, also use the State Emblem of India as its own? The statute book clearly says that any state can adopt the National emblem wholly as its own without seeking the permission of the Union government, a.....

Wanted Troubleshooters Not Troublemakers in the Manipur University

Conflict situation in the only Manipur (Central) University has unprecedentedly and unexpectedly protracted over time resulting into compounding the situation and causing unintended harms to local communities increasing day by day seemingly adding to the .....

A tribute to patriots of Manipur : MANIPUR NEEDS ANOTHER TIKENDRAJIT

During prehistoric times and even in early historical periods, infighting among the small groups inhabiting in a territory was very common in various part of the world. Various ethnicities and communities indulged in bloody warfare, burning and raiding vi.....

Life sketch of G.C. Tongbra

GC Tongbra

Compiled by Tayenjam Bijoykumar Singh “Since I’m senior to you I’ll have to leave first. One of my feet is already placed on the other side. When I go there tomorrow, I don’t know what to tell them?” said GC Tongbra when he felt his end was looming large.....

Irony of fate

“Who is it again this time”? Mzee Hatibu wept. For the third time his grand daughter was pregnant again. “Who on earth would think of doing this injustice to my grand child”-he continued weeping. Zuhura was orphaned even before she was born. Her father .....

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