A cultural dance troupe showcase cultural dance during Lui Ngai Ni
A cultural dance troupe showcase cultural dance during Lui Ngai Ni

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Former president of MSAD arrested, allegedly slapped with sedition

IMPHAL | Feb 15 Manipur Student’s Association Delhi (MSAD) advisor, Thokchom Veewon, has been allegedly arrested by a joint team of Delhi and Manipur police this evening from his rented room, in Delhi. It is learnt that, Thokchom, who was also the f.....

16-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Garland of victory was placed on neck of wrong person says Gaikhangam

Former CM O. Ibobi speaks during press conference

IMPHAL | Feb 15 “The present state government took a weak stand on the issue of CAB, 2019. The BJP government has been excessively obsessed with cheap popularity and befooling the people with false and fake promises which were its strategies to win the.....

16-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Meinya warns public to remain vigilant of CAB

IMPHAL | Feb 15 “Even if the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), 2019 was not tabled in the Rajya Sabha, there might be an attempt to introduce the bill if a new party comes to power in the upcoming parliamentary elections; and so there is need for the.....

16-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

One should ride bicycles for sake of future generations: Karam Shyam

Karam Shyam speaks during the function

IMPHAL | Feb 15 Spreading the message of conserving oil such as diesel and petroleum in the future, CAF and PD minister, Karam Shyam has started riding a bicycle. He said, “one should ride bicycles not for self benefits but for the sake of future ge.....

16-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CAB protestors fearful of BJP workers

IMPHAL | Feb 15 Expressing today their fear of BJP workers, protestors who took part in the intense week-long agitation against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 under Heirok area have drawn attention of MANPAC. In a press conference held today at .....

16-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘Thoubal Multipurpose Project to be completed by June 2019’

IMPHAL | Feb 15 “Ever since NDA government came to power at the centre, 99 projects were taken up as ‘Priority Projects’ and special attention was given with the target to complete to them by 2019-20. These projects had been lying incomplete in India f.....

16-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Lui Ngai Ni has brought unity among ethnic communities: Losii Dikho

A cultural dance troupe showcase cultural dance during Lui Ngai Ni

IMPHAL | Feb 15 This year Lui-Ngai-Ni festival has brought unity among various ethnic communities of the state to a single platform by exchanging each other’s cultural identity. Printing and stationary minister, Losii Dikho as chief guest stated thi.....

16-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Regional consultation on adolescent health held

Regional consultation on adolescent health held at the conference hall of Yaiphaba Hotel

IMPHAL |Feb 15 A consultation programme, ‘Regional Consultation on the status of adolescent health’ with the goal to foreground young people’s perspectives and experiences to ensure that all efforts towards advancing youth Sexual Reproductive Health Se.....

16-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Khaimang Chongloi becomes new president of KIM

KANGPOKPI| Feb 15 Khaimang Chongloi has been elected as the president of Kuki Inpi Manipur (KIM) for the term 2019-2022 during the elections held today at Kuki Community Hall, Langol. He was the former general secretary and chairman of Custom and Cultu.....

Paorei celebrates Luita Phanit

Paorei celebrates Luita Phanit at Ukhrul

UKHRUL| Feb 15 Villagers of Paorei celebrated Luita Phanit (the seed sowing festival) today with SDO/BDO Chingai, Nimri Khamrang and project officer, DRDA Ukhrul, Roland Ningshen attending the inaugural event as chief guest and guest of honour respecti.....

CAB not tabled in RS but not because central govt relented: MANPAC

Convenor of MANPAC, Dilip Yumnamcha speaks to media persons during press conference

IMPHAL | Feb 14 People should remain alert as the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was not withdrawn but failed to be tabled during yesterday’s session of Rajya Sabha. To discuss the issue, a review meeting will be organised on February 16 at Lamyanb.....

15-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

IED found planted at Catholic school, Canchipur

IED found planted at Catholic school, Canchipur

Bomb planted as final warning: KCP- PWG IMPHAL | Feb 14 One high intensity improvised explosive device (IED) was found today morning at the southern gate of Catholic school, Canchipur at about 6 am by some people at the connecting road of Chingamakh.....

15-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Formal letter submitted to home minister for NRC: CM

CM Biren visits women injured during CAB protests

‘Mobile data was banned for public welfare’ IMPHAL | Feb 14 “The government has submitted a formal letter to the Union home minister to initiate a process for National Register of Citizen (NRC) in Manipur. Mobile data service was banned for some day.....

15-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

MPCC leaders visit women injured during CAB protests

MPCC leaders interacting with injured women during CAB protest

IMPHAL | Feb 14 A team of Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) led by former chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh today visited the women who were injured in the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), 2019 and admitted at the Regiona.....

15-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘CM has shamelessly taken credit for what the people achieved through relentless resistance’

IMPHAL | Feb 14 “The move to pass the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 in Rajya Sabha after being passed by Lok Sabha was not fruitful and before the Parliament was adjourned Sine Die due to the relentless agitations undertaken by the peopl.....

15-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

BJP Manipur Pradesh accords CM with hero’s welcome

BJP Manipur Pradesh accords CM with hero’s welcome

IMPHAL | Feb 14 BJP Manipur Pradesh today accorded chief minister N. Biren Singh with hero’s welcome at Hapta Kangjeibung, hailing his contribution in the campaign against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, (CAB) 2019, resulting in the lapse of the Bill i.....

15-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

MOA signed for procurement of organic ginger

MOA signed for procurement of organic ginger

IMPHAL | Feb 14 Under the supervision of the Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA), a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was signed between the NERAMAC (North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Limited) and Loulhoumi Organic Producer Compan.....

15-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Die in harness applicants decry government

Die in harness applicants decry government

IMPHAL | Feb 14 Candidates of Die-In-Harness scheme of the Education department have alleged that they, who have applied for the posts of ‘Hindi Primary Teachers’ and ‘Primary Teachers’ many years back, have been victimised by the government. “.....

15-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

NEIDP extends gratitude to public and all political parties

NEIDP extends gratitude to public and all political parties

IMPHAL| Feb 14 President of North East India Development Party (NEIDP), N. Samarjit has expressed his gratefulness to the public and political parties for their roles in stopping the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), 2019 from being tabled at the Raj.....

15-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Two female weavers from State felicitated by ministry off Textiles

Two female weavers from State felicitated by ministry off Textiles

JIRIBAM| Feb 14 Two female weavers from the state were felicitated during the ‘National Conclave on Creating Synergy for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Textile Sector’ programme organised by ministry of Textiles, government of India and.....

Man found killed, castrated in a gruesome manner

CHURACHANDPUR| Feb 14 In a bizarre and gruesome act, Tualkhanlian Khuptong, 55, s/o (Late) Liankam of Mata village was reportedly killed and castrated on the night of February 13. The dead body was found placed at a roadside in the heart of Mata villag.....

NCC cadets of NCC Group Imphal makes Manipur proud

IMPHAL | Feb 14 NCC cadets of NCC Group Imphal reported back from the recently concluded NCC Republic Day Camp (RDC) – 2019, said a release by PIB (Defence Wing). This year the NCC cadets of Manipur made the state proud with its substantial selectio.....

15-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

MANPAC relaxes agitation as govt fails to table CAB in RajyaSabha

IMPHAL | Feb 13 Manipur People against Citizenship Amendment Bill (MANPAC) lifted the ‘On-road mass protest opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019’ after the Bill fails to find passage in the RajyaSabha sitting which adjourned sine die today. .....

14-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Nine political parties question status of MPPB

IMPHAL | Feb 13 “Nine political parties will continue the fight against BJP who had been playing a major role in trying to pass the CAB and they will also mobilise different political parties who are against the bill,” said secretary of CPI (M), L. Sotin.....

14-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘Govt should bear medical expenses of injured protestors’

IMPHAL | Feb 13 At least 17 individuals sustained injury from police action during the anti-Citizenship Amendment Bill movement in the last two days which saw massive protest of the public particularly in the Imphal valley spearheaded by MANPAC. Since F.....

14-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

PMC condemns arrest of ex-president MSAD

IMPHAL | Feb 14 The president of the Pan Meetei Convention, Nabashyam Heigrujam, in a press statement condemned the arrest of the ex-president of the Manipur Stuents Association Delhi, MSAD, Thokchom VeeWon, by a team of Delhi and Manipur police withou.....

Youth arrested with huge cache of IED making materials

Youth arrested with huge cache of IED making materials

UKHRUL| Feb 15 A combined team of Assam Rifles, Somsai and Ukhrul Police arrested an individual along with a huge cache of materials for making Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) on February 14 from Viewland, Ukhrul. Sources from the police informe.....

No state functions on Feb 16, 17

IMPHAL | Febr 15 The Governor of Manipur, Dr. Najma Heptulla, has issued an order that there shall be no state functions/programme for the next two days with effect from today, as a mark of respect to the ‘martyr’ Pulwama terrorist attack yesterday. .....

Assam Rifles seizes narcotics worth Rs 4.5 crores

Assam Rifles seizes narcotics worth Rs 4.504 crores

IMPHAL | Feb 15 Tengnoupal Battalion of HQ 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) apprehended two narcotics smuggler carrying 1.126 kgs of Heroin worth approximately Rs. 4.504 crores from Khudengthabi Check Post said a release by PRO.....

Gospel visual album released at Kangpokpi

Pr. J. Lunkim, Moderator Manipur Synod KCC releases Gospel visual album at Kangpokpi

KANGPOKPI| Feb 15 Jamkhohao alias Haopu Touthang released his first Gospel visual album “Hinna thu domsang’ute” at Kangpokpi Christian Church on February 15. The 34-year old Jamkhohao is a former alcoholic and father of three daughters, and his parents.....

YPA-GHQ submits memorandum to DC, Churachandpur

CHURACHANDPUR| Feb 15 With regard to the gruesome killing of K. Tualkhanlian on February 14, the Young Paite Association (YPA) -GHQ has today submitted an appeal or memorandum to the DC of Churachandpur informing that the murder has been reported to th.....

3rd generation big new WagonR launched

THOUBAL| Feb 15 The 3rd Generation Big New WagonR car produced by Maruti Suzuki was launched today at the Eastern Motors Showroom, Thoubal Branch located at Athokpam. The launch programme was attended by HR, Eastern Motors Manipur, Laimayum Bikramad.....

Assam Rifles conducts security meets

IMPHAL | Feb 15 Tulihal and Mantripukhri Battalions of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) conducted monthly security meets at Tulihal, Mayang Imphal and Yaingangpokpi Company Operating Bases. The security forums were attended by Ex-S.....

Joint SSA and RMSA teachers lock down ZEO and D.I. offices

SSA and RMSA teachers stage sit-in protest at Zonal Education Offices

IMPHAL | Feb 14 Graduate teachers of Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan staged a sit-in protest at Zonal Education Offices across different districts and locked down the offices of Deputy Inspectors (DIs) and ZEOs toda.....

15-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Unexploded bomb found at New Keiphundai

Unexploded bomb found at New Keiphundai

JIRIBAM| Feb 14 An unexploded bomb was found by locals of New Kaiphundai village, Tousem sub-division, on January 30 when they had gone to the nearby jungle for Jhum cultivations. After the news was conveyed to the Police and Assam Rifles, the bomb was.....

Myanmar delegates call on governor

Governor Najma Heptulla with Myanmar delegates at Raj Bhavan

IMPHAL | Feb 14 Delegates from Myanmar called on Governor Najma Heptulla at Raj Bhavan, Imphal today. The Delegation team comprising of 14 members will be visiting Bodh Gaya, Delhi and Lumbini. During the interaction, the delegation team expressed c.....

15-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Yairemba not related with polo ground blast: UNLF

IMPHAL | Feb 14 The proscribed United National Liberation Front (UNLF) has clarified that the statement of IGAR South published on February 13 by local dailies which claimed that person involved in the Polo ground blast has been arrested, is false and .....

Women charges ward member of manipulating AAY card

Women charges ward member of manipulating AAY card

IMPHAL | Feb 14 An elderly woman hailing from Utlou Awang Leikai, ward no I, Thounaojam Tampha Devi, 70, alleged that she had been deprived from receiving the benefits of Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) scheme for the past six months after the name written.....

15-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Behiang PHC reaches out to fire victims

CHURACHANDPUR | Feb 14 Staffs of Behiang Primary Health Centre (PHC) of Churachandpur district came forward to help victims of fire incident that occurred at Suangphuh village under Singngat Sub-division of Churachandpur on February 8 last. Besides .....

15-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Tongpao Mate elected ADC Chandel’s vice chairman

IMPHAL | Feb 14 ADC member, 6 - Sita (District Council Constituency) DCC of 42 Tengnoupal assembly constituency, Tongpao Mate has been elected as the new vice chairman of ADC Chandel district at the election held today at ADC Bhavan Conference Hall, Sa.....

15-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Editorials

United against division-downfall of the CAB

Like a bad dream, the issue of the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), 2019 is over, at least for now. And amidst all the communal tensions regarding the Naga Framework agreement and other minority related issues, it was indeed a rare occasi.....

Sports News

28th K C Mallick Memorial Football Tournament: Mangoloid Club emerge winners

Mangoloid Club emerge winners

JIRIBAM | Feb 15 In the final match of the 28th K C Mallick Memorial Football Tournament organised by All Jiribam Sports Association (AJSA), Jiribam played Mongoloid Club beat Diger SC by 2-0 goals and claimed the winner trophy. Participated by 15 t.....

Ukhrul Football Youth Academy lifts Maj Bob Khathing Football Baby League Trophy

Ukhrul Football Youth Academy lifts Maj Bob Khathing Football Baby League Trophy

UKHRUL | Feb 15 Ukhrul Football Youth Academy defeating Ukhrul Basic Soccer Foundation by a solidary goal in the dying minutes to lift the first edition of Maj Bob Khathing Football Baby League Tournament. In the first semi-final match of the day, U.....

Friendly football match at Moreh

MOREH | Feb 15 A friendly football match jointly organised by ACODOM and Bobby Enterprises under the theme of peace and unity at eastern shine school ground today afternoon was played between Moreh 11 and Maniwood FC. In the football match today, Na.....

SANSA conference cum sports meet concludes

UKHRUL| Feb 14 The 60th edition of Sagolmang Area Naga Student’s Association (SANSA) ‘Conference cum Sports Meet’ concluded on February 14. In his address as chief guest of the concluding ceremony, major general (retired), Steering Executive Members.....

Maj. Bob Khathing Football Baby League organised as curtain raiser

UKHRUL| Feb 14 Assam Rifles under the aegis of 10 Sector, Somsai kick-started the first ever ‘Maj. Bob Khathing Football Baby League (Boys 6-9 years)’ on February 14 at Thahao Ground, AR Wino Post, Ukhrul. The event was held as a curtain raiser for .....

Articles

Will You be My Valentine

By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa “No Robert, I can not sign this. You have finished all your leave dues.” “Then, will you be my Valentine?” Maria was shocked. She thought she heard wrong. “What did you say?” “Never mind. I am sorry.” “.....

First Principle, Indian Democracy and Manipur Tragedy

By Amar Yumnam Let me start with a quotation from one of the original thinkers on democracy. He (intentionally holding the name back to arouse natural curiosity) said:”The aim of every political Constitution, is or ought to be, first to obtain for rule.....

A Sinful business called Human Trafficking

By John S. Shilshi Manipur Police and all the NGOs involved in recent rescue of 193 Nepalese from the Indo-Myanmar border needs to be compliment. It was a job very well done. Rescue of such huge number of victims indicates that there is a well-coordina.....

“Finding The Voices – What it seeks from us all”

By Marjing Mayanglambam ‘Finding The Voices’ A talk show presenting voices with the vision to spread Inspiring, Educative, Empowering and Entertaining stories in the violence torn landscape of Manipur. This is the introduction from its Facebook page an.....

"Aspiration in medical career" and its effect among our youths

Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Among any other career after 10+2, Medical career seems to be at the top in Manipur even throughout India. This is because, Employability is the best as compare to any other course in Manipur especially. Yes, medical professio.....

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