State-wide rally held against mob lynching
State-wide rally held against mob lynching

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MU VC Pandey suspended by Univ Visitor till enquiry against him through

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : The HRD ministry has suspended the incumbent vice-chancellor of Manipur University Professor, Adya Prasad Pandey until the enquiry constituted against him is completed and action is taken thereof. A suspension order was issued in this .....

19-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

State-wide rally held against mob lynching

State-wide rally held against mob lynching

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : Condemning the rise in mob lynching in the state, several organisations, clubs and Meira Paibis, and security personnel carried out rallies at different districts of the state since yesterday. In Thoubal district, several torch rallies.....

19-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

KWOHR hits back at WJP statement

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : Kuki Women Organisation for Human Rights (KWOHR) has condemned the statements made by Women for Just Peace (WJP) as a poor attempt at neutral concern for justice and peace, conspicuously bent on protecting perpetrators of a well-planned.....

19-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Indo-Myanmar trade briefly halted over confusion caused by anti-drug drive

MOREH | Sept 18 : Indo-Myanmar trade came to a brief halt over confusion arising from an anti-drug drive conducted by Anti-Drugs Abuse Campaign Committee (ADACC), Moreh on September 17. Members of ADACC, Moreh were pelted with stones at No Man’s Land whi.....

Radhesyham appeals to teachers to maintain healthy relation with students

Thokchom Radheshyam during inspection tour at Y. K. College, Wangjing Thoubal

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : Education minister, Thokchom Radheshyam made a surprise visit today at Y. K. College, Wangjing Thoubal and Lilong Haoreibi College. The minister met the principal, professors and students of the colleges, where he was highlighted about.....

19-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Bamboo has high potential in bringing sustainable development but needs concerted effort’

Yumnam Khemchand Singh during World Bamboo Day at Singjamei

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : Considering the potentiality of bamboo products in bringing a turnover in state’s economy and to control the climate change, speaker, Yumnam Khemchand Singh has sought support from central government for development of bamboo business i.....

19-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Ima market, a daily dose of life for many women

Pramo Devi

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : If one visits Ima Keithel, a different atmosphere carrying a peculiar scent can be felt upon stepping inside the market. A commercial hub of over 4000 women vendors, selling everything from kitchen items, handicrafts and modern clothing.....

Loktak Lake is cradle of Manipur’s culture: Asnikumar

Dignitaries during the inaugural function of Loktak Lake Landscape Theatre Performance at Takmu

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : Loktak Lake is the cradle of culture of Manipur, said Asnikumar at the inaugural function of Loktak Lake Landscape Theatre Performance, organised at Takmu, yesterday. The theme of the function was ‘Meet the Real Site and Fictional Spac.....

19-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Court convicts Khulem Jiten for murdering his uncle

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : Session judge, Imphal West today convicted 41 years old, Khulem Jiten under section 302, 307 IPC and 27 Arms Act for murdering his own uncle, Khulem Krishnamohan and attempting to murder another uncle in the evening of June 30, 2015 usi.....

19-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

HC halts petition filed by Pandey as similar petition is pending before Supreme Court

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : The division bench of High Court comprising of chief justice, Ramalingam Sudhakar and justice, Kh. Nobin has halted the hearing of the petition filed by Manipur University vice-chancellor, Adya Prasad Pandey. As a similar case is still.....

19-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Kuki movement for self-determination is none of UNC’s businesses: KIC

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : Condemning the press statement issued by the United Naga Council (UNC) in the wake of Kuki Sahnit observation as unfortunate, Kuki Inpi Churachandpur (KIC) has reiterated its stand that the Kuki Black Day will continue to be observed un.....

19-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Mapithel area endorses Wungnaoshang Shimray for TNL president

UKHRUL | Sept 18 : The headman and representatives from Zingsho Mapithel Long organised a simple blessing programme endorsing the candidature of Wungnaoshang A. Shimray for the post of president of Tangkhul Naga Long (TNL), an apex body of Tangkhul commun.....

Mass rally cum public meeting held

Mass rally cum public meeting demands early settlement of Indo-Naga peace talk

TAMENGLONG | Sept 18 : A mass rally cum public meeting was held at Tamenglong district headquarter demanding early solution of Indo-Naga solution, organised by four tribe councils of Inpui, Liangmai, Rongmei and Zeme under the aegis of United Naga Council.....

Rally held demanding punishment to murderers of Neiphretuo

Tangkhul CSO Rally for befitting punishment

UKHRUL | Sept 18 : The Tangkhul Civil Society organised a rally demanding befitting punishment of the accused in the murder of Neiphretuo Metsie-o. Thousands of people from Ukhrul district attended the rally which started from two points, Dungrei Junctio.....

District Level Students’ Science Seminar held at Kangpokpi

KANGPOKPI | Sept 18 : The ‘XL District/Zonal Level Students’ Science Seminar 2018’ was successfully conducted today at SSA Hall, Zonal Education Officer, Kangpokpi district. The seminar was conducted under the topic of ‘Industrial Revolution (IR) 4:0: Ar.....

AMCO condemns eviction of two churches in RIMS campus

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : The All Manipur Christian Organisation (AMCO) and along with 42 churches today staged a sit-in-protest condemning the eviction order of two churches located at RIMS campus by SDO of Imphal West on September 4. Christian communities irr.....

19-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

UCM to organise public discourse against Naga framework agreement

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : United Committee Manipur (UCM) will be organising a public discourse to discuss the future course of action against the Naga framework agreement at Lamyanba Shanglen on September 20. Speaking with media persons at the office of UCM Lam.....

19-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Kuki Inpi Manipur expresses gratitude

KANGPOKPI | Sept 18 : The Kuki Inpi Manipur (KIM) has conveyed its gratitude to all of its district units, federates and frontal organisations, and the many nameless individuals who worked untiringly for the solemn observation of Sahnit Ni (Kuki Black Day.....

Eviction order of two churches inside RIMS Campus exhibits lack of humanity: ATSUM

KANGPOKPI | Sept 18 : Drawing the attention of authority concerned on humanitarian grounds, the All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) urged to withdraw the eviction order of Lamphel Rongmei Baptist Church and Lamphel Baptist Church situated inside th.....

State government and JAC Farooque come to terms : ‘Erring police personnel will be punished’

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : After having a detailed discussion on September 16 at the chief minister’s Secretariat, Babupura between chief minister, N. Biren and the ‘Joint Action Committee Against Mob Lynching of Md Farooque Khan alias Furkan of Lilong Haoreibi M.....

17-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

KNO hits back at NSCN-IM on Kuki-Naga ethnic clashes “Joupi Massacre”

CHURACHANDPUR | Sept 16 : Deputy secretary, Information and Publicity, Kuki National Organisation (KNO), Stephen Kuki, issued a press statement today with reference to media reports of the NSCN-IM statement post Kuki Black Day observation. The press sta.....

UNC issues clarification regarding Black Day observations

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : The United Naga Council (UNC) has issued a clarification regarding the Sahnit Ni (Black Day) programme which was observed on September 13 at Tuibuong, Kuki Inpi Complex, Churachandpur. A release from the publicity wing of UNC alleged t.....

17-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Minister Biswajit calls for balanced reporting

Dignitaries during the foundation day of All Manipur Working Journalist Union

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : Information and Public Relations Minister Thongam Biswajit has called for balanced reporting in publishing news. Speaking as chief guest in the 45th foundation day celebration of All Manipur Working Journalists Union (AMWJU), held at Ma.....

17-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

There should be no controversy in demanding ST status for Meiteis/Meeteis: STDCM

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : In a public discourse held today on inclusion of Meiteis/Meeteis in the Scheduled Tribe list under the Constitution of India, vice president of Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee Manipur, Dhiraj Yumnam said that there is no need of creati.....

17-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Women for JustPeace on Kuki-Naga issue

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : Women for JustPeace (WJP) has expressed serious disquiet over the monolith erection under the aegis of the Kuki Inpi to commemorate their Black Day on September 13, 2018. Women for JustPeace has been around for sometime now in the regi.....

Brief News

Mirabai Chanu recommended for Khel Ratna

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu and Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli’s names have been jointly recommended for this year’s prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. Including Mirabai and Virat Kohli, 20 sportspersons have been recommende.....

19-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Army vehicle hits vehicles, kills one person

THOUBAL | Sept 18 : At around 2:05 pm today at Khongjom bazaar under Khongjom police station, an Army bullet proof vehicle, which came along with a convoy of 26 sector Assam Rifles, Pallel, hit two vehicles one after another and ran over one person at the.....

Trial flight and landing of helicopter conducted at Moreh

Trial flight and landing of helicopter conducted at Moreh

MOREH | Sept 18 : As part of the state government’s bid to initiate helicopter services in the hill areas and other remote parts of Manipur, a Pawan Hans helicopter was flown on trial and landed at the helipad located at 11 Assam Rifles, Moreh at around 1.....

Imphal- Jiribam helicopter services to be launched from Sept 19

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : Transport department, government of Manipur has notified that Helicopter Services by Manipur Heli Service (MHA) will be launched on September 19 with its maiden flight to Jiribam. A release signed by commissioner (Transport), governmen.....

19-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

BJP condemns impersonation attempt

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : An emergency joint meeting of BJP members held to discuss the impersonation by Alex Kom as the president of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), Tengnoupal, without the consent of the District Committee, Chandel, has condemned the self-.....

19-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Power shutdown

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited (MSPDCL) has informed all the consumers of 11KV Lamshang feeders that there will be a planned shutdown from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm of September 19 for line maintenance purposes. Consumers s.....

19-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Excise department destroy IMF and DIC liquor worth Rs. 4.5 lakh

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : Imphal West excise department destroyed Indian Made Foreign (IMF) liquor and District Indigenous Country (DIC) liquor worth Rs. 4,54,255 today at the campus of its department located at Lamphel, Imphal West. Speaking to media persons, .....

19-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Karo Sambhav launches school programme at Don Bosco school

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : Karo Sambhav, an E-waste producer responsibility organisation of prominent brands like Apple, Dell, HP and Lenovo launched a school programme at Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Imphal yesterday. Karo Sambhav will conduct the program.....

19-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

58th birth anniversary of Modi celebrated at Heingang

IMPHAL | Sept 18 : Prime minister, Narendra Modi’s 58th birth anniversary was celebrated today at Ibudhou Marjing Temple, Heingang, Imphal. The celebration was organised by state Bhartiya Modi Army (BMA). A cleanliness drive and tree plantation programme.....

19-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Torch rally held against mob lynching

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : Condemning the mob lynching and to demand justice for Md. Farooque, people of Oinam Sawombung and Wangoi demonstrated a protest by taking out a torch rally in the Mayai Lambi area late this evening. Speaking to media, one of the protes.....

17-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Legal awareness programme held at Imphal East and West

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : A one-day legal awareness programme was held today at Haobam Marak Lourembam Leikai with the aim to make the public aware about the legal rights and the legal consequence of committing any form of crime. It was organised by district Le.....

17-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Drug peddlers arrested

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : A team of NAB led by additional, SP, Th Brinda arrested two persons, including a VDF personnel identified as Limson Thangkholun Mate, 34, son of (Late) Thongkhosei Mate of Tengnoupal, VDF No 2010273 of Molnoi Post of Chandel district; S.....

17-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

National Integration tour kicks off

TAMENGLONG | Sept 16 : The ‘National Integration Tour 2018’ kicked off in Tamenglong district headquarters at 23 Assam Riffles Tamenglong Battalion camp on September 15. Organised by 23 Assam Rifles Tamenglong Battalion for students, commandant 23 AR, co.....

AR conduct lecture on Sanchayika Day

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : Thoubal Battalion of HQ 9 Sector Assam Rifles conducted a lecture programme on Sanchayika Day at Khoiram High School on September 15, said a release from IGAR (South). The lecture programme witnessed the attendance of a total of 40 st.....

17-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Public meeting held

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : Vice chairperson of state disaster management authority, Adim Pamei who is also an aspiring candidate for the upcoming MP election 2019 in outer Manipur said that it takes patience and sacrificial spirit to work for the people. He was.....

17-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Editorials

Removing a stigma

Much water has flowed down the Imphal river since the brutal Tharoijam lynching on September 13. Farooq Khan, the 26 year old who ended up killed on suspicion of stealing a two wheeler will never come back, therefore whatever the verdict on the tragedy it.....


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

Rejoinder to NSCN IM shameless claim that "Kuki started Kuki-Naga Conflicts" on Kuki Genocide by the NSCN IM

The fact that NSCN IM felt so insecured every time Kuki Black Day is observed only reveals their desperation to hid their horrendous crime which even to them is shameful, and rightly so to any right minded person. The falsified branding of Nagalim Guards .....

Manipur University Crisis: Is Memorandum of Agreement Eyewash for the Public?

Is the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) signed on 16 August 2008 between the representatives of the Manipur University’s teachers, staffs and students unions and MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development), Government of India eyewash for the protesting st.....

A thought on the Kuki- Naga Clash: A call for reconciliation

The Naga-kuki clash of 1992 to 1997 has deep scars of fearful and painful memories for both the communities. The conflict brought so much of sufferings to both the communities on all sides of life. The violence of that time brought so much of miseries to .....

Traditional Beliefs And Practices Of The Zeliangrong: Constitution Of A New Village

Introduction: A village is a habitat place of mankind and a centre of community. Usually, a village is established in a habitable location, where water, plants, trees and grasses are available in the locality. There is no specific standard number of the.....

Journey to the City

“I really owe you a lot”- Gerald was thanking Bony. Gerald had come to the city centre about 8 years ago. He was born and raised in one of the remotest village of the country. He was an obedient child like any other of the village children. Since early .....

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