Dignitaries during the foundation day of All Manipur Working Journalist Union
Dignitaries during the foundation day of All Manipur Working Journalist Union

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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.....

Farooque had revealed two companions, JAC demands their arrest

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : When Md. Farooque was captured by locals of Thaoroijam Mayai Leikai on the early morning of September 13, he had revealed that he came along with two of his colleagues. Thaoroijam Chaokhat Thourang Nupi Lup, Meira paibi, Heikrujam Sham.....

17-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Construction of Yumnam Patlou bridge will be finalised by department: Lokeshore

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : MLA and former speaker, Th. Lokeshore urged Peace and Development Co-ordinating Committee (PDCC) to look over all the infrastructure of Imphal-Saikul road instead of charging wrong allegations. Construction of the connectivity bridge .....

17-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

RPF supports self liberation movement of CPI (Maoist)

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : The proscribed Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF) has stated that the organisation had been waging a war against the Indian rule and it will continue the battle for independence relentlessly until the flag of freedom is unfurled. A re.....

17-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Biswajit lays Manipur cultural integration conference guest house foundation stone

Biswajit lays Manipur cultural integration conference guest house foundation stone

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : Works Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh laid the foundation stone of the Manipur Cultural Integration Conference Guest House today,in the presence of Yaiskul Assembly Constituency MLA Th. Satyabrata Singh, at Palace Compound, Thangapat Ma.....

17-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Yumbi Dairy available to public

THOUBAL | Sept 16 : A pasteurised milk packet called ‘Yumbi Diary’ to be produced at the Industrial estate of Kuraopokpi was launched and made available for consumption to the public today. At the launching programme of the dairy product which will be r.....

Prime accused involved in killing of inspector arrested

UKHRUL | Sept 16 : Prime accused, Yurreingam Ronra Shimray alias Thangmeingam, 24, son of Starson R Shimray of Kharasom Lazo village, in the theft of a Scorpio vehicle and subsequent murder of inspector Neiphretuo Metsie-o of Nagaland Armed Police has bee.....

Ukhrul district PMEGP stuck in rut

UKHRUL | Sept 16 : An emergency meeting of the beneficiaries of the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) 2017-18 was convened on September 15 at the Youth Hostel, Nehru Yuva Kendra, Phungreitang, Ukhrul. Awung Luikham was selected to c.....

2nd foundation day of World Funaba Federation cum state level Funaba championship held

CM Biren during the 2nd foundation day of World Funaba Federation cum state level Funaba championship

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : Chief minister, N. Biren Singh urged all sports associations to work collectively to improve their performance instead of falling into conflicts and adopting divisive policies among themselves. He made the statement during the 2nd foun.....

17-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Success Fitness Centre’ inaugurated at Sawombung

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : With the aim to spread a healthy society free from drugs abuse, a branch of the Animal Gym group, ‘Success Fitness Centre’ was inaugurated today at Chingarel Tejpur Sawombung. Mr. India, Awash Khan demonstrated the gym equipment to the.....

17-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Village Health Sanitation Nutrition Day held

TAMENGLONG | Sept 16 : Village Health Sanitation Nutrition Day programme was held today at Sangrungpang village with chief medical officer, Tamenglong district, Dr Chambo Gonmei as chief guest. In his chief as guest speech, Dr. Chambo gave detailed info.....

Book released

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : The Organising Committee of Kabui Literature and Research Akademi, Manipur and Rani Gaidinliu Cultural Centre (RGCC) released a book titled ‘The Storm’ at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Compound today. The Storm is a book written by Lanbon.....

17-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

FIR lodged against Senapati Hospital for baby’s unattended delivery and death

IMPHAL | Sept 15 : A newborn child died 10 minutes after he was delivered in a corner of Senapati district hospital yesterday midnight allegedly due to the negligence of doctor and nurses on duty. An FIR was lodged by victim family this morning against d.....

16-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Naga political talks in an advanced stage, solution soon: Ram MadhavNaga political talks in an advanced stage, solution soon: Ram Madhav

Nagaland BJP Ministers, party functionaries receiving BJP National Secretary in-charge of North East Ram Madhav

KOHIMA | Sept 15 : BJP National Secretary in-charge of Northeast and J&K, Ram Madhav said the ongoing Naga political dialogue for settlement of the Naga issue was in an advanced stage and expressed the hope that it would be resolved soon. Talking to the .....

‘Delay in delivering justice a reason for loss of faith in judiciary’

Joykumar speaks during All Manipur Bar Association foundation day

IMPHAL | Sept 15 : Unnecessary delays in delivering justice have become a cause of great concern and the main factor for people in losing faith in the judiciary, said president of All Manipur Bar Association (AMBA), H. Chandrajit Sharma. He was speaking .....

16-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Handover case of Farooque’s death to CBI, demands JAC

Sit-in protest condemning the mob lynching of Farooque

IMPHAL | Sept 15 : ‘Joint action committee against mob lynching of Md. Farooque Khan alias Furkan of Lilong Haoreibi Mayai Leikai at Tharoijam, Lamshang assembly constituency, Manipur’ has submitted a memorandum today to chief minister after conducting a .....

16-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

DU holds candle light vigil over mob lynching in state

IMPHAL | Sept 15 : North-East Forum for International Solidarity (NEFIS) organised a candle light vigil today at North Campus, Delhi University against the communal incidents which recently occurred in Assam and Manipur. A release signed by member, Conve.....

16-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Strict planning guidelines needed to stay safe from natural calamities: Shyamkumar

Shyamkumar speaks to media

IMPHAL | Sept 15 : A one-day workshop on Manipur Building Bye-Laws 2018 was held today at the conference hall of City Convention, Palace Compound, and it was inaugurated by MAHUD and town planning minister, Th. Shyamkumar. In a press briefing at the sid.....

16-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Academic independence more important than physical and geographical independence’

Radhesyam during inaugural function of the eleventh annual academic session of Manipur Historical Society

IMPHAL | Sept 15 : The inaugural function of the eleventh annual academic session of Manipur Historical Society was held at GP Women’s College, Dhanamanjuri University today. The Manipur Historical Society is an academic and research oriented forum estab.....

16-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MPCC condemns mob violence

IMPHAL | Sept 15 : In a press meet held today at the office of Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC), MLA Loken Singh expressed strong condemnations against the mob lynching of Md. Farooque on September 13 at Tharoijam on charges of vehicle lifting. .....

16-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

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

Jwalamukhi Bn organises medical camp

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : Jwalamukhi Battalion under the aegis of Senapati Brigade of Red Shield Division organised Medical during the ‘One Day Tribal Food Mela’ at Brig Thomas Ground of Kangpokpi district on September 15, said a release from PIB (DW). The food.....

17-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Man dies in road accident

THOUBAL | Sept 15 : A man identified as Thingujam Ibocha from Kiyam Makha Leikai, Thouba district was found dead at the street of the said locality in the early morning today. Meanwhile, giving informing that Ibocha was killed in a road accident where a .....

‘Hijam Irabaot Ningshing Lamjel’ to be held on Sept 21

IMPHAL | Sept 15 : Lamyanba Irabot Ningshing Lamjel Observation Committee (LINTOC), in association with LINTOC, Irabot Memorial Trust, Keibi will be organising ‘Hijam Irabaot Ningshing Lamjel’, a state level half marathon on September 21. A release stat.....

16-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Swachhta Hi Seva launched at Jadonnang Park, Tamenglong

TAMENGLONG | Sept 15 : ‘Swachhta Hi Seva 2018’ was launched at Jadonnang Park, Tamenglong headquarter by deputy commissioner of Tamenglong, Ravinder Singh. More than 300 volunteers from various district departments, district council, civil organisations.....

Not RPF

IMPHAL | Sept 15 : The proscribed Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF) has clarified that Laisharam Sanjoy, 37, son of (Late) L. Manglem of Sagolmang Khewa who was arrested by Imphal East District Police on September 10, has no relation with the organisatio.....

16-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Rongmei Christian organisations condemn eviction of two churches

IMPHAL | Sept 15 : The Rongmei Naga Baptist Association (RNBA) comprising of 200 churches in the state and the Rongmei Christian Advocacy Council (RCAC) jointly condemned the eviction notice served to the Lamphel Rongmei Baptist Church and Lamphel Baptist.....

16-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Swachh Bharat Mission part of Gandhi Jayanti observation

IMPHAL | Sept 15 : Two week long nationwide campaign of Swachh Bharat Mission in connection with the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi was also commenced today in the state by BJP national general secretary, Ram Madhav and chief minister, N. Biren at Kh.....

16-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Swachhta Hi Sewa’ campaign launched at RIMS

IMPHAL | Sept 15 : As part of a nationwide campaign, the director of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Prof. A. Santa Singh launched ‘Swachhta Hi Sewa’ campaign at the Institute on September 15. A release signed by Media Advisor, RIMS, N. Ph.....

16-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CSIR-NEIST announces free herbal medicine for Arthritis and Gout

IMPHAL | Sept 15 : Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, North-East Institute of Science and Technology (CSIR-NEIST) has announced that the herbal medicine for treatment of Arthritis and Gout developed by the institute is now available free of co.....

16-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Editorials

The extra blows

The horrific crime of a young Meitei Pangal man suspected of having stolen a scooter from Tharoijam village in the Lamshang Assembly constituency being publicly clubbed to death in the early hours of Thursday, September 13, expectedly drew wide public out.....


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

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 .....

Bamboo Flower, A Novel – Part 13

continued from last Sunday “Bamboo Flower”, serialized here, is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents are either the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously and any resemblance to any actual person, living or dea.....

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