MSRLM signs 11 new PIAs of DDU-GKY
MSRLM signs 11 new PIAs of DDU-GKY

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MSRLM signs 11 new PIAs of DDU-GKY

MSRLM signs 11 new PIAs of DDU-GKY

IMPHAL | Dec 17 Manipur State Rural Livelihoods Mission (MSRLM) has signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) with 11 new Projects Implementing Agencies (PIAs) of Deen Dayal Upadhaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) today at Sangai Hall, Hotel Imphal .....

18-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

General strike imposed by UG groups cripples normal life despite government’s attempt to foil it

General strike imposed by UG groups cripples normal life despite government’s attempt to foil it

IMPHAL | Dec 17 Private passenger vehicles and shop owners morally supported the 48 hours general strike called by two proscribed militant groups imposed from yesterday’s mid-night neglecting the government orders. One two wheeler (Bajaj Scooter) wa.....

18-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

AMSU condemns police action against MSAD at New Delhi

IMPHAL | Dec 17 The All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) has expressed strong condemnations against the Delhi security forces for arresting students of MSAD who were protesting at New Delhi against the arrest of journalist, Wangkhem Kishorchandra. .....

Abandoned minor girl subjected to child labour

By Babie Shirin IMPHAL| Dec 17 A six and half year old girl, who was reportedly abandoned by her mother, has been subjected to child labour. The girl is presently staying with a couple in a rented house located at Keishamthong Yelengbam Leikai near .....

18-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

DSP involved in drug case further remanded to police custody

IMPHAL | Dec 17 Special judge, Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (ND and PS) further remanded the arrested deputy superintendent of police (DSP), Takhellambam Bangkabihari to police custody for three days. The DSP posted at SIT unit Manipur.....

18-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Muslim civil voluntary organisations strongly condemn recent attack at WAQF board office

IMPHAL | Dec 17 Most of the Muslim civil voluntary organisations of the state have strongly condemned the recent attack on the office of Manipur WAQF Board and using abusive languages to hostellers of Muslim girls’ hostel, Minuthong Hafiz Hatta Imphal .....

18-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Right to protest denied, DAMMS decries

IMPHAL | Dec 17 Delhi Association of Manipur Muslim Students (DAMMS) decried the detention of around 35 student protestors yesterday who were protesting the arrest of Kishorchandra under National Security Act (NSA). In a press statement by vice pres.....

Khangabok water supply scheme struggles to provide drinking water

THOUBAL | Dec 17 With the connection of 30 new households of Khangabok, the total number of consumers using drinking water from Khangabok Phase-2 Water Supply Scheme under PHED Thoubal Division has reached 430. In a press meet organised by Village W.....

Chandel Christmas Carnival garners Rs 27 lakh in revenue

CHANDEL | Dec 17 The first ever Chandel Christmas Carnival ended on a high note on Saturday with the event garnering revenue of about Rs 27 lakhs in just four days from as many as 15 stalls that were set up doing the carnival. The whole carnival is .....

State celebrates Vijay Diwas 2018

State celebrates Vijay Diwas 2018 at  Banquet Hall, 1st Battalion Manipur Rifles

IMPHAL | Dec 17 To commemorate India’s victory against Pakistan during the war of 1971, the state celebrated Vijay Diwas 2018 today at the first Battalion Manipur Rifles Banquet Hall today. Speaking as chief guest, chief minister, N. Biren lauded th.....

18-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Jayantakumar laid foundation stone of Drug Testing Lab and Homeopathy Pharmacy at KeiraoKhunou

Jayantakumar lays foundation stone of Drug Testing Lab and Homeopathy Pharmacy at Keirao Khunou

IMPHAL | Dec 17 “Without any service, one shouldstop thinking of a gain. Rendering a good service will have its positive outcome. We should not sit idle at home. Instead one should ask whether he or she has done anything good for the day,” said Health .....

18-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

KCA decries detention of DoukhosatNeishiel

CHURACHANDPUR| Dec 17 Kuki Chiefs’ Association (KCA), Churachandpur, in a press statement, has alleged that a team of Manipur police commandos under the instruction of DGP Manipur, LM. Khaute had forcefully captured the chief of NeishielVeng, Doukhosat.....

Extended Community Hall of USHA Bhavan Club’s inaugurated

RK Imo inaugurates extended Community Hall of USHA Bhavan Club’s at Sayang

IMPHAL| Dec 17 The inaugural ceremony for the Extended Community Hall of USHA Bhavan Club-Sayang was held today at the premises of the club located at SagolbandSayang, Imphal. In his address as chief guest of the function, MLA Sagolband constituency.....

18-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Two-day heart and breast screening camp commences at District Hospital Duigailong

TAMENGLONG| Dec 17 A two-day Heart and Breast screening camp commenced today at District Hospital Duigailong, Tamenglong. Organised in connection with World Heart Day by State Non Communicable Disease (NCD) Cell, Imphal and District Hospital Duigail.....

Interactive session on prescribing drugs with generic names held

IMPHAL| Dec 17 A ‘State Level Interactive Session on Prescribing Drugs with Generic Names by Physicians’ was organised today by Community Network for Empowerment (CoNE) in collaboration with the Indian Medical Association, Manipur State Branch (IMA-MS.....

35 Manipuri students detained by Delhi police for protesting Kishorchandra’s NSA detention

IMPHAL | Dec 16 Delhi police detained 35 members of Manipur Students’ Association, Delhi (MSAD) and Delhi Association of Manipur Muslim Students (DAMMS) today while they were trying to take up a peaceful protest at Manipur Bhawan, Delhi against the sla.....

17-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Tribal languages education dying due lack of State’s patronage, says CTLLSM

IMPHAL | Dec 16 The Council of Tribal Languages & Literature Societies, Manipur (CTLLSM) expressed its concern today “tribal languages education” is likely to phase out soon in Manipur due to lack of State’s patronage and gross negligence by the State .....

‘Child abuse and neglect is a pervasive global issue’

XXII MANIPEDICON 2018 at JNIMS Auditorium

IMPHAL | Dec 16 Child abuse and neglect is a pervasive issue throughout the world and it also involves not meeting children’s basic needs in terms of medical, educational and emotional, said MLA and chairman MANITRON and MANIDCO, Radheshyam Yumnam duri.....

17-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Memorial figure will be constructed in honour of Mr. India, Maipak: CM

CM Biren meets former Mr. India, Nongthombam Maipak

IMPHAL | Dec 16 “I am very pleased that my brother came for a visit to my place. I can rest in peace if Kangchup Road Young Pioneers Sports Association (KRYPSA) ground is properly renovated.” The ‘Indian style best mythological pose’ title achiever,.....

17-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Do not mix politics and sports: Letpao

IMPHAL | Dec 16 Bifurcation of sports association into different groups is a matter of shame and politics and sports should not be mixed together said minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Letpao Haokip. The minister was speaking as the president in.....

17-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

KNO appeals to CM to exclude Kuki ancestral lands from NSCN-IM ‘framework agreement’

IMPHAL | Dec 16 The Kuki National Organisation (KNO) has appealed to the chief minister, N. Biren Singh for the non-inclusion of the ‘Kuki ancestral lands’ in the NSCN (IM) ‘Framework Agreement.’ A memorandum signed by president, Kuki National Or.....

State’s teenage girls in higher status: TAG report 2018

IMPHAL | Dec 16 Teenage girls of the state is in higher status in comparison with other states of India as per Teen Age Girl (TAG) Survey report 2018 conducted by Nandi Foundation in collaboration with K.C. Mahindra Education Trust and HOPARD, Imphal u.....

17-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Category allocation to Kangpokpi and Hengjang for expansion of fuel retail outlet not acceptable’

KANGPOKPI | Dec 16 Kuki Inpi, Kangpokpi district and Kuki Students’ Organisation, Sadar Hills today strongly opposed the alleged category allocation to Kangpokpi and Hengjang for expansion of fuel retail outlet and condemned the ministry of Petroleum, .....

Duiluan village authority decries

TAMENGLONG | Dec 16 The Duiluan Village authority in a statement decried the non-construction of Tajei-thuak Matung (Duiluan part 2) road though the work order was given since December last year. They pointed out that on April 24, 2000 the PWD road .....

Nehmang Singsit claims he quit from TPLA

IMPHAL | Dec 16 Nehmang Singsit has claimed that he has already resigned from the Home secretary post of the proscribed militant group, Thadou Peoples’ Liberation Army (TPLA) and has never been in touch with any member of the militant group since two y.....

17-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

Jiribam police arrest three KCP cadres

JIRIBAM| Dec 17 Jiribam District Police have arrested three cadres of the proscribed KCP (Peoples’ War Group) in connection with FIR no 57(12) 2018 JBM-PS u/s 20 UA (P) Act. According to a release signed by SP of Jiribam, M. Mubi Singh the three arr.....

Awareness programme on positivity held at Keithelmanbi

KANGPOKPI| Dec 17 An ‘Awareness and Education programme on Positivity’ was organised at Highland Academy, Keithelmanbi with the objective to create awareness amongst the student community about their future career prospects. The awareness and educat.....

T. Paukhanlian takes charge as chairman of ADCC

New Chairman of ADCC took charge

CHURACHANDPUR| Dec 17 T. Paukhanlian took charge as the new chairman of Autonomous District Council Churachandpur (ADCC) today and occupied his office located at Tuibong, Churachandpur in the presence of his supporting MDCs, tribal leaders, BJP workers.....

Khuga Battalion repairs road

CHURACHANDPUR | Dec 17 Under ‘SOIL’ project, Khuga Battalion under Assam Rifles 27 Sector in Churachandpur district repaired and completed a stretch of 51 Km between Zoukhonou to Singat. The battalion took the initiative to obviate the suffering of .....

UGs arrested

IMPHAL | Dec 17 A combined team of Imphal East commandos and 15 Assam rifles yesterday apprehended a cadre of proscribed RPF from KongpalKhaidemLeikai, said a press release from PRO (Police). The arrested has been identified as KhaidemMillan Meitei .....

Drugs seized and poppy plantation destroyed

IMPHAL | Dec 17 A team of Thoubal commandos seized 13.883 grams of heroin powder from the possession of one Ningthoujam Johnson Meitei, 24, son of late N. Shyamkumar Meitei of Heirok Part-II Bazar Maningon December 15, said a release from PRO (Police)......

Khundrakpam Kendra Development Committee reformed

IMPHAL | Dec 17 Khundrakpam Kendra Development Committee which was formed in 2017 to bring all round development in the area has been reformed for the fourth time today. Speaking as chief guest of the function, MLA of Khundrakpam assembly constituen.....

18-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Medical camp held

IMPHAL | Dec 17 Singhat Battalion of Assam Rifles today organised a medical camp in the border village of Behiang under OP SADBHAVNA initiative, said a press release by PIB (Defence). The release stated that around 350 people from neighbouring villa.....

CDS staffs donate blood

CHURACHANDPUR | Dec 17 A blood donation camp was held at Churachandpurdistrict blood bank by Community Development Society (CDS) today where staff of the society donated seven units of blood for the needy. President of CDS, LianzamungTonsing said th.....

RRM organises medical camp

IMPHAL| Dec 17 Royal Riders Manipur (RRM) organised a one-day free medical camp at Huishu Village under Chingaisub-division of Ukhrul district on December 15. A statement released by publicity secretary of RRM, Y. Nikesh Singh stated that around 130.....

PNU condoles demise of KholeKonyak

IMPHAL| Dec 17 Poumai Naga Union (PNU) has extended condolence over the demise of vice-chairman, NSCN/GPRN, general (retired), KholeKonyak who breathed his last on December 12. A release signed by general secretary, PNU, KumoSha stated that KholeKon.....

Man carrying Chinese hand grenade arrested

Man carrying Chinese hand grenade arrested

MOREH | Dec 16 During frisking and checking at KLP AR outpost, a combined team of 43 AR and CD, Moreh arrested one person carrying a Chinese hand grenade along with a safety fuse hidden inside a can of UK MILK Sweetened Beverage creamer. The arreste.....

AMESTA to lock down Jiribam ZEO office

JIRIBAM | Dec 16 Due to the absence of Zonal Educational Officer (ZEO) of Jiribam, the teachers of Jiribam district have not been given their salaries from the month of November till date. A release issued by general secretary, All Jiribam Element.....

TSA-SH appreciated PWD of National Highway-2

KANGPOKPI | Dec 16 Thadou Students’ Association Sadar Hills (TSA-SH) appreciated the initiative taken up by Public Work Department, National Highway-2 in repairing the stretch between Koubru Laikha and Tengdonyang recently. General secretary of TSA-.....

Sajik Bn organises Christmas

Sajik Bn organises Christmas

IMPHAL | Dec 16 Sajik Battalion of 28 Sector Assam Rifles organised advent Christmas Celebrations over this weekend, said a release by PRO IGAR (South). The events included Mobile Medical Camps at multiple locations which culminated with a Mega Medi.....

Editorials

Missing charity

India today has some of the richest men in the world. Though philanthropist billionaires like Azim Premji are beginning to make the difference, India is still largely starved of charitable funds from which organized social work groups can draw from. Most .....

Sports News

BYC-A declared winner of Beheng Football Tourney

CHURACHANDPUR | Dec 17 The final match of Behiang Football Tourney culminated today ending at a high note where semi-final and final match were played today participated by a team from neighbouring country Myanmar. In the first match BYC-A defeated .....

State govt inks MoU for grassroots football development

State govt inks MoU for grassroots football development

IMPHAL | Dec 17 In a significant initiative to develop football at the grassroots level in Manipur, the state government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Centre for Microfinance and Livelihood (CML), an associate organisation of Tata.....

18-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Cleanliness Drive cum Tennis Tournament held

KANGPOKPI| Dec 17 Kangpokpi Lawn Tennis Club in collaboration with the Imphal District Tennis Association under the supervision of director, IPR, Heisnam Balkrisna held a ‘Cleanliness Drive cum Tennis Tournament’ at Kangpokpi district headquarters on D.....

AMVA selected 23 players for the Jr National Volleyball Championship

IMPHAL | Dec 17 All Manipur Volleyball Association has selected 23 players including eleven girls to represent Manipur in the 45th Junior National Volleyball Championship for Boys and Girls to be held at Punjab University, Chandigarh from December 19 t.....

18-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Seven times Mr World Arambam Boby Meitei to be feted by state government

IMPHAL | Dec 16 Chief minister, N. Biren Singh has announced that seventh time Mr. World title winner, Arambam Boby Meitei will be given a grand reception once he return to the state. Bodybuilder Arambam Boby Meitei, bagged the Mr. World title for t.....

17-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Articles

Does “Tuition Culture” Damage the Neuron of Self Confidence Among our Youths?

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh It is said that “no atom bomb or a long range missile is required” to destroy a Nation, simply destroying Education is enough to destroy a Nation. Yes, In this day of Internet and IT of 21st Century, in what direction our E.....

“Copying the Metropolitan city’s, our Manipur”

By Marjing Mayanglambam Hollywood first let me saw the beauties and glittering Metropolitan Cities such as New York. After that, Mumbai and Delhi were quite mentionable. Aside from the fancy roofless cars and trucks, the tall buildings, big shining adv.....

Burning Issues, Diffident Men and the Compulsions: Manipur scenario

By Amar Yumnam The just concluded week has been a very learning week for myself. This has definitely enhanced my academic robustness of the understanding of the social issues of the region. This has also given me an opportunity to have a latest appreci.....

Layers of tragedy are embedded in Rohingya crisis

Can Myanmar’s entire population of over 53 million be suffering from a disproportionate sense of persecution? By Pradip Phanjoubam The Rohingya crisis was brought to the fore, once again, with Amnesty International withdrawing its prestigious Ambass.....

North Point Nostalgia

A glittering event in Kathmandu brought together alumni and teachers of the venerable North Point, Darjeeling. By Yambem Laba If the Battle of Waterloo was said to have been won on the playfields of Eton years before the actual battle then it could .....

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