Governor inaugurates Pineapple Festival
Governor inaugurates Pineapple Festival

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Kuki Think Tank Group alleges Federation of Haomee leaders of being NSCN-IM mouthpiece

IMPHAL | Aug 25 In the interest of peaceful coexistence among different communities in the state, Kuki Think Tank Group (KTTG) has appealed to leaders of Federation of Haomee (FOH) to refrain from playing the tunes of their Tangkhul leaders in the NSCN.....

International drug smuggler arrested with 40 Lakh WY tablets worth Rs 400 crore

Customs division also seize 1 lakh WY tablets worth Rs 10 crore THOUBAL | Aug 25 Thoubal District Police has arrested an international drug smuggler and three others along with WY (Amphetamine tablets) worth Rs 400 crore in the international market .....

Ukhrul Police clarify there was no sidelining of rape complaint

UKHRUL| Aug 25 The Ukhrul Police has given a clarification in regard to the news item under the headlines “DDK Imphal program executive accused of raping staff on multiple accounts” published in a local daily on August 23. As per information made .....

BJP’s policy is not only ‘divide and rule’ but also ‘divide and ruin’: Gaikhangam

IMPHAL | Aug 25 Strongly reacting to the atrocities and gross violation of human rights following the recent abrogation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir by the BJP led NDA government, president of Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC), Gaikhan.....

26-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

JAC urges State govt. to prioritise employees’ demands

IMPHAL | Aug 25 Joint Administrative Council (JAC) of All Manipur Trade Unions’ Council (AMTUC) and All Manipur Government Employees’ Organisation (AMGEO) has urged the State government to bring their demands on the floor of the two-day 8th Monsoon Ses.....

26-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Minor Rohingya girl interned in Imphal uncertain she will ever see family

By Lakshmi Nameirakpam (Leichin exclusive) IMPHAL | AUG 25 The Rohingya crisis has ceased to be a bilateral issue between Myanmar and Bangladesh, but is today beginning to spill into many neighbouring areas. As for instance, Manipur is beginning .....

26-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Father of Babysana questions source of post mortem report

IMPHAL | August 25 Father of Babysana Chanu, Ningthoujam Tomchao today questioned the source behind the rumours spread through social media that the ‘post mortem report of her daughter has indicated that it was a suicide case’. He also appealed the .....

26-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Drug worth around Rs.1.5 crore incinerated

CHURACHANDPUR| Aug 25 Illicit drugs amounting to approximately Rs.1.5 crore was set ablaze at the KIC complex located at Tuibong, Churachandpur district. The drugs which included Heroin (No. 4) and other illicit substances were apprehended in the past .....

Consultative Meeting on Illicit Poppy plant plantation held

UKHRUL| Aug 25 A one-day ‘Consultative Meeting on Illicit Plantation of Poppy Plant’ was held on August 24 at Litan, Ukhrul district. Organised by Ukhrul Police, the meeting was attended by 25 chiefs, headmen or chairmen and village leaders from thi.....

Employees’ welfare association demands increase in salaries

IMPHAL | Aug 25 Condemning the IGP (Administration), department of Police, Manipur for allegedly urging chief secretary of the State to enhance the duty allowance of Home Guard volunteers from Rs. 224 to Rs.520 per head per day, Manipur Home Guard empl.....

26-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

AMNSDA celebrates 38th foundation day

Association’s gen secy calls for shortening of 5-day Yaoshang holiday for media houses IMPHAL | Aug 25 All Manipur Newspaper Sales and Distributors’ Association (AMNSDA) today celebrated its 38th foundation day during a function held at Manipur Pr.....

26-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

UCM appeals elected representatives to reaffirm stand

IMPHAL | August 25 With the two-day assembly session of the state to begin on August 26, United Committee Manipur (UCM) today drew the attention of the State government and the opposition parties to take a concrete decision and reaffirm their stand to .....

26-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

DDK Imphal program executive accused of raping staff on multiple accounts

Rights group urges DGP for immediate arrest IMPHAL | Aug 23 A women hailing from Ukhrul district who is working at DDK, Imphal has accused program executive DDK, Imphal, Assurance Raikhan for rape and sexual molestation against her on multiple accou.....

24-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Accident Trauma Centre, (JNIMS) receives funding from AAI

Memorandum of Agreement  between Airport Authority of India and State government

IMPHAL |Aug 23 Under its Corporate Social Responsibility, Airport Authority of India (AAI) has funded Rs. 4.95 crores approximately for procurement of equipment, furniture and many more for the newly constructed Accident Trauma Centre at Jawaharlal Neh.....

24-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Time for Left parties to reconnect and join hands with masses: Nara

Dr. M. Nara speaks during the 72nd Foundation Day of Manipur State Council, Communist Party at Hueiyen Lallong Shanglen, Irilbung

IMPHAL | Aug 23 Manipur State Council, Communist Party of India (CPI) today celebrated its 72nd Foundation Day during a function held at Hueiyen Lallong Shanglen, Irilbung. Speaking at the occasion, CPI national executive member, Dr. M. Nara recount.....

24-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

ST demand committee to ban railway projects

IMPHAL | Aug 23 As an intensifying step against the non fulfillment of the long standing demand of Schedule Tribe Demand Committee Manipur (STDCM), the committee has resolved to ban railway projects from September 6 if state government fails to declare.....

24-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Governor inaugurates Pineapple Festival

Governor inaugurates Pineapple Festival

CHURACHANDPUR| Aug 23 The ‘12th State-level Pineapple Festival’ commenced today at Khousabung DCC Headquarter, Churachandpur, organised by the cabinet committee of Manipur. The inaugural function was attended by governor of Manipur, Najma Heptullah;.....

Let us pledge to plant trees: Letpao

IMPHAL | Aug 23 Water Resources and YAS minister Letpao Haokip launched the Jal Shakti Abhiyaan at NIT Manipur today. He appealed the people of the state to pledge to plant at least 20 saplings every month without fail as a responsible citizen to comba.....

24-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Moreh CVOs warn of intense agitations

MOREH| Aug 23 CVOs of Moreh including Hill Tribal Council (HTC), Kuki Women Union and Human Rights (KWU and HR), Kuki Students’ Organisation (KSO), Moreh Youth Club (MYC) and All Moreh Traders Association (AMTA) have urged the State government and auth.....

TBCA calls for prayer and fasting programme

UKHRUL| Aug 23 Tangkhul Baptist Churches Association (TBCA) has call for a one-day prayer and fasting programme for the Naga Peace talk scheduled to be held on September 1 in all Tangkhul churches within and outside the State. At a press conference .....

New Yanret passed at TNL assembly

UKHRUL| Aug 23 Tangkhul Naga Long (TNL), the apex body of Tangkhul community held its half yearly assembly today at TNL Hall, Ukhrul. The Assembly was attended by 267 village representative from various corners of Tangkhul area along with hundreds of o.....

Seventh Economic Census launched in Imphal East

Imphal East DC Rangitabali Waikhom launches 7th Economic Census at CSC Data Gen, Soibam Leikai Ayangpalli Road

IMPHAL | Aug 23 Rangitabali Waikhom, Deputy Commissioner, Imphal East launched the Seventh Economic Census at CSC Data Gen, Soibam Leikai Ayangpalli Road, Imphal East today. Rangitabali, who is the charge officer of Imphal East District, stressed th.....

24-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Radheshyam inaugurates 10 classrooms of Kangthokchao Upper Primary School

Radheshyam inaugurates 10 classrooms of Kangthokchao Upper Primary School

IMPHAL | Aug 23 Education Minister Thokchom Radheshyam inaugurated 10 (ten) classrooms of the Kangthokchao Upper Primary School, Salungpham, constructed under Engineering Wing, Education (S), Government of Manipur. The Minister expressed that it is .....

24-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Electricity consumers association condemns power cut

IMPHAL | Aug 23 The Electricity Consumer’s Welfare Association (ECWA) has expressed condemnations against the cutting of power supply on August 20 in Lilong area due to unpaid bills. Cutting of large amounts of electricity in Lilong is to show disre.....

Shyamkumar inspects bamboo nursery centre

Shyamkumar inspects bamboo nursery centre

JIRIBAM | Aug 23 Forest and Environment minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar today appealed to the people of the State to collectively fight and reduce the effects of climate change as the departments cannot combat the issue without the support of the citize.....

24-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

CM, minister extend condolences

IMPHAL| Aug 25 CM, N. Biren Singh has expressed profound grief at the demise of former Union minister, Arun Jaitley. CM, in his message, said that “On behalf of the State government and the people of Manipur, expressed his profound grief at the demi.....

AMSU seeks cooperation for Hunger Marchers day

IMPHAL | August 25 All Manipur Students Union (AMSU) has appealed all sections of the State to abstain from imposing bandhs, scheduling exams and other festive events on August 27 during the observation of 54th Hunger Marchers day. Speaking to media.....

26-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

COHSEM issues notification

IMPHAL| Aug 25 Council of Higher Secondary Education, Manipur, (COHSEM) has notified all concerned that physical health education and sports (supplementary text book of games and sports) for standard- XI will be available from the office (during office.....

BJP- Manipur Pradesh extend condolences

IMPHAL| Aug 25 BJP-Manipur Pradesh has expressed condolences over the demise of veteran leader ArunJaitley. State vice-president, M. Asnikumar Singh, in his message, said, “Personally it is a very emotional moment as he was an inspiration to many of.....

AMSU seeks cooperation for Hunger Marchers day

IMPHAL | August 25 All Manipur Students Union (AMSU) has appealed all sections of the State to abstain from imposing bandhs, scheduling exams and other festive events on August 27 during the observation of 54th Hunger Marchers day. Speaking to media.....

26-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Illicit alcohol set ablaze

THOUBAL | Aug 25 Thoubal Excise department burnt a huge amount of Distilled Indigenous Country (DIC) liquor and Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) which the department had seized during various raids or operations. The illicit liquors were destroyed .....

1st HaipouJadonang Memorial Painting Competition held

IMPHAL | Aug 25 The 1st HaipouJadonang Memorial Painting Competition, 2019 was held today at Kalum Kai, Chingmeirong. A total of 210 students participated in the competition which was conducted in three different categories and was organised by Ting.....

26-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

AJWJU express disappointment

JIRIBAM| Aug 23 All Jiribam Working Journalists’ Union (AJWJU) has submitted a letter to the C.M of Manipur asking for aid in regard to the disappointments and hurdles faced by journalists working in Jiribam. The letter to the CM stated the journali.....

General strike called off

THOUBAL| Aug 23 The proposed indefinite general strike called from August 24 on NH (Pallel-Moreh) by Tribal’s Land and Resource Protection (TL and RPO) has been called off following assurances from Tribal Affairs minister. A statement stated that re.....

Traffic drives held in city

IMPHAL | Aug 23 The Traffic Control wing, Imphal city has started rigorous drives against two-wheeler drivers without helmets or documents while also releasing an extensive warning for juvenile drivers (below 18) for two or four wheelers. A release .....

Tree sapling plantation programme held

IMPHAL | Aug 24 Smart Society Manipur, a subsidiary unit of Salai holdings private limited, Tera Sagolband Tera Loukrakpam Leikai organised a ‘one day tree plantation cum awareness programme’ under the theme ‘There is no planet B’ on August 23 at Publi.....

DDK to broadcast live monsoon session

IMPHAL | Aug 23 Doordarshan Kendra Imphal will telecast live the monsoon session of the Manipur Legislative Assembly which will be held from August 26 and 27. A release issued assistant director, (P) / (HOP), DDK, Imphal, L. Manibabu Singh said that.....

AJRTDU’s treasurer removed from post

JIRIBAM| Aug 23 Treasurer of All Jiribam Road Transport Drivers Union (AJRTDU), Jiribam has been expelled from his post as treasurer following a resolution taken during an executive meeting conducted on August 22 in regard to his alleged actions of bre.....

Three campaigns launched

THOUBAL| Aug 23 Three different campaigns including ‘Door-to-door Collection’, ‘Source Segregation’ and a ‘100-day Impact-initiative- Swasth SHG Parivar’ were launched today which will be conducted in areas under the jurisdiction of Heirok Nagar Pancha.....

Open half marathon to be held

IMPHAL | Aug 23 District administration, Bishnupur has announced that it will be organising an Open Half Marathon run on the theme “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” under the title of ‘Echanupigidamak (only for our daughters)’ on September 15. A release st.....

Editorials

Bandh fatigue

If there is anything desperately overdue on the part of the Manipur government, it is in asserting its presence and authority in the affairs of the state. The state has been in total chaos for a long time and it is time to put a halt to the decay process......

Sports News

KLYGC moves into last eight stages of State Mini Volleyball Tournament

IMPHAL | Aug 23 KLYGC Kamong moved into the quarter final beating KLLK Mayang Imphal by 3-0 sets to sail into the quarter in the 18th Mini Boys State Level Volleyball Tournament 2019 played at Indoor Stadium, Khuman Lampak. In the final league round.....

24-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

PRYA Khundrakpam thrashes USA Khurai by 5-1 goals in Imphal East First Div League

IMPHAL | Aug 23 PRYA Khundrakpam thrashed USA Khurai by 5-1 goals in the Moirangthem Ibobi Memorial First Division Football Tournament 2019 played at NESU Ground, Porompat, Imphal East. USA looked solid starting the offensive quite early in the game.....

24-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Singjamei wins

IMPHAL | Aug 23 Singjamei Kendra Kangkhut prevailed upon Thongju Kendra Kangkhut by 13-11 points in the 5th Waikhom Gambini Leima Memorial for 50 to 60 years above League cum Knock out Tournament 2019 played at Thangmeiband Kangshang. In tomorrow’s .....

24-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

YCCIC beat Hockey Union with 7-2 goals in President Hockey

IMPHAL | Aug 23 YCCIC Kontha Ahallup beat Hockey Union, Lairikyenbam Leikai by 7-2 goals in the 3rd President Gold Cup for U-14 Boys Hockey Tournament 2019 organised by Manipur Hockey at Hockey Stadium, Khuman Lampak. YCCIC Ahallup swarmed out quite.....

24-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Pamyal Patsoi elevated to Super Div League of Imphal West, SICO relegated to Second Div

IMPHAL | Aug 22 Pamyal Patsoi emerged champion and is elevated to the Super Division of the Imphal West League from the next season as they finished top of the 26th L.Sangita Devi Memorial First Division Football League 2019 which concluded at Turf Gro.....

23-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Articles

What vows does a catholic priest take?

By Sanjoo Thangjam Catholic priests take up to three vows, depending upon their affiliations. Since various religious institutes exist within the Catholic Church, the vows priests must take vary depending upon their affiliations. Not all priests mus.....

Healing Leadership – Need of the Hour!

By Forum for Naga Reconciliation Nothing remains static is a matter of fact. Today, within the universal dynamism of history, the Naga aspirations require serious rethinking. The Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR) makes this public statement calling f.....

Tennessee’s Monkey Trial: Its impact

By Dr.R.K.Nimai The systemic clash of science and religion started much earlier, even before Copernicus was literally hounded by the Church for his heliocentric views but it came into the forefront after Charles Darwin brought out his “Origin of Specie.....

Khuga dam: Squandering Peoples’ Resources, Land & Lives

By Jiten Yumnam The Khuga dam of the Khuga Multipurpose Hydroelectric Project features in news again in July 2019, a regular feature since its commissioning way back in 2010. The Khuga Dam Right Side Canal Farmer Association warned the Government in .....

Career Exploration for Youths and differently abled students

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh The career is an individual’s metaphorical “Journey “through learning, work and other aspect of life. There are a number of ways to define Career and the term is used in a variety of ways. According to the Oxford English Di.....

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