Cultural dance perform during State level Gaan-Ngai festival at Chingmeirong Kabui village
Cultural dance perform during State level Gaan-Ngai festival at Chingmeirong Kabui village

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Shyamkumar launches state-level Gaan- Ngai festival

Cultural dance perform during State level Gaan-Ngai festival at Chingmeirong Kabui village

IMPHAL | Jan 19 State level Gaan-Ngai festival was launched today at Chingmeirong Kabui village in Imphal East. The festival,which is a post harvesting festival of the Zeliangrong community, is being celebrated in the entire State. The grant festiva.....

20-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

MSDF appeals state govt to draw attention on price rise issue of rice

IMPHAL | Jan 19 Manipur Secular Democratic Front (MSDF) appealed the state government to draw attention on issue concerning the skyrocketing price of rice and to open a fully fledged ‘Food Commission’. Addressing the press meet held at the office of.....

20-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Authorities allegedly demand tips from differently abled during ‘Go to Village’ programme

IMPHAL | Jan 19 A physically challenged person was allegedly asked to give an amount of Rs.70 for availing the health benefits of the CMHT scheme. A differently abled, named Chabungbam Kiranjit, 37, from Kadompokpi Mayai Leikai had gone to ‘Go to Vi.....

20-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Social development depends on human resource development: Joykumar

Yumnam Joykumar during silver jubilee celebration of R.K. Sanatombi Devi Vidyalaya

IMPHAL |Jan 19 Deputy chief minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh has said that development of a society depends on development of human resource in the society. He was speaking at the silver jubilee celebration of R.K. Sanatombi Devi Vidyalaya held at Haotal.....

20-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Residents of Moreh demand for construction of modern women market

MOREH| Jan 19 Residents of Moreh have expressed their desire and appealed the state government for the construction of a modern ‘Ima Market’ at the town considering the importance of Moreh as an international business hub and in the interest of the loc.....

I oppose CAB says Jayanta

Emoinu Fest kicks off

Emoinu Fest kicks off JIRIBAM| Jan 19 A two-day long Emoinu Festival kicked off on January 18 at Konthou Leikai, Sirbar in Lakhipur, Cachar. The festival which was organised with an aim to promote Manipuri tradition was attended by minister of Art .....

‘Political parties should start joint movement, stop throwing stones to each other’

12th Death Anniversary of Chingsubam Akaba

12th Death Anniversary of Chingsubam Akaba held IMPHAL | Jan 19 The 12th Death Anniversary of ‘Meeyamgi Luchingpurel’ Chingsubam Akaba, also known as Oja Akaba, jointly organised by R. Suisa Trust and Luchingpurel Chingsubam Akaba Ningsing Lup(LUCANIL.....

20-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Free diagnostic centre inaugurated at Jiribam hospital

Free diagnostic centre inaugurated at Jiribam hospital

JIRIBAM| Jan 19 After a long period of waiting, the demand of the people of Jiribam has been fulfilled with the inaugural of the free diagnostic centre at Jiribam Sub- District hospital today by Health and Family Welfare minister, L. Jayantakumar. Duri.....

Training on agri-horti produces conducted

UKHRUL| Jan 19 A training programme on “Backward-Forward Market Linkages of Agri-Horti Produces” concluded today at Elrey Conference Hall, Viewland, Ukhrul, organised by Ukhrul District Community Resource Management Society (UDCRMS) and North Eastern R.....

Mobilisation camp conducted

IMPHAL | Jan 19 Mobilisation camp for making I.D cards for artisans and creation of self-help groups for handicraft artisans and bank account openings was organised at Singjamei Oinam Thingel Community Hall today. Speaking as the chief gust of the f.....

20-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Vibrant cultural shows displayed at VKL 2019

UKHRUL| Jan 19 The students of Veikhang area displayed their rich and colourful culture and heritage at the on-going XVI edition of ‘Veikhang Katamnao Long (VKL) General Conference cum Sports Meet 2019’ at Khangkhui Khullen on January 18. President .....

Traditional last rites of Thangkhosei Haokip held

Traditional last rites of Kumpipa

KANGPOKPI| Jan 19 The traditional last rites (Lhamonna Kosa) of president, Kuki Inpi, Thangkhosei Haokip were performed today at his residence at Sangnute Inn, Phaipijang Langol. Pastor, Langol Independent Church, reverend Sholun Haokip attended the.....

Student bodies set to launch mass sit-in-protest against CAB

Student bodies set to launch mass sit-in-protest against CAB

IMPHAL | Jan 18 Five students bodies of the State; Socialists Students’ Union Manipur (SSUM), Reformist Students’ Front (RSF), All Meitei Pangal Students’ Union Manipur (AMPSUM), All Manipur Muslim Students’ Organisation (AMMSO) including Manipur Stude.....

19-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Speakers condemns CAB, appeals for withdrawal

Speakers condemns CAB, appeals for withdrawal

IMPHAL | Jan 18 Speakers at the Public Discourse on Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), 2016 held at Manipur University Court Hall organised by Manipur University Teachers’ Association (MUTA) has condemned the controversial bill and also appealed to with.....

19-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Film producer, Dinesh Tongbram arrested for alleged sexual assault on minor

IMPHAL| Jan 18 On charges of committing continuous sexual assault on a minor student, Imphal West Women Police personnel arrested Manipur digital film producer, Dinesh Tongbram today morning and remanded him into Police custody for the alleged act. .....

19-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Childline Bishnupur district resolves case by allegedly violating Child Marriage Act 2006

‘Girl’s mother appeals concern authority to draw attention on case’ IMPHAL | Jan 18 A mother of 12 year old minor has claimed that Childline Bishnupur District, on resolving a case of her daughter’s marriage, that childline is not the authority conc.....

19-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CM launches ‘School Fagathansi’ mission

CM Biren speaking during the launched of ‘School Fagathansi’ mission

IMPHAL | Jan 18 Chief minister N. Biren Singh launched ‘School FagatHansi’ mission, an initiative under the government’s popular ‘Go to Village’ mission, at a function held at Yumnam Huidrom Government High School, Wangoi in Imphal West District today......

19-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Renowned jewellery brand ‘Tanishq’ launched in Manipur

Renowned jewellery brand ‘Tanishq’ launched in Manipur

IMPHAL | Jan 18 Tanishq, one of India’s most trusted jewellery brands was launched at Manipur by deputy CM, Y. Joykumar in the presence of Thangmeiband MLA, Joykishan and Ningthoukhong MLA, Govindas Konthoujam along with the inauguration of a showroom .....

19-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Joykishan distributes clothing, food in connection with Gaan-Ngai celebrations

Joykishan distributes clothing, food in connection with Gaan-Ngai celebrations

IMPHAL | Jan 18 As a part of the Zeliangrong people’s cultural and religious festival, Gaan Ngai, MLA, Kh. Joykishan has distributed clothing to the old aged and edible items today at Majorkhul, Thangal Bazar, Imphal. During the distribution of clot.....

19-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Academic discourse held on Citizenship Amendment Bill

IMPHAL | Jan 18 A one-day academic discourse on the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 was held today at Manipur Press Club. Four resolutions which include that the Citizenship Amendment Bill will not be allowed implementation were adopted during the .....

19-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

AR conducts medical camp

IMPHAL| Jan 18 Somsai Battalion of 10 Sector Assam Rifles conducted a Medical Camp for border villages at Poi village of Ukhrul district on January 18, said a release from IGAR (South). The release informed that Poi village is located in the north o.....

NERCORMP conducts Integrated Pest Management Training programme

UKHRUL| Jan 18 North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP) under the sponsorship of NEC, Shillong conducted a training programme on Integrated Pest Management in Sustainable Agriculture Production at TTA Hall, Hamleikhong, Ukh.....

Transgenders to cast votes in their own identity for first time in State

Chief electoral officer, P.K Singh speaking to media persons duduring press conference

IMPHAL | Jan 17 Twenty six transgenders will be casting their votes with their transgender identity for the first time in the State. Addressing media persons in connection with the Special Summary Revision of electoral rolls at the conference hall o.....

18-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Various groups stage sit-in demanding withdrawal of CAB immediately

Various groups stage sit-in demanding withdrawal of CAB immediately

IMPHAL | Jan 17 Demanding immediate withdrawal of citizenship amendment bill, 2019 which was recently passed on Lok Sabha, different groups staged sit-in-protest today at various places of the valley areas . Apunba Khuman Lampak street vendors, Auto.....

18-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Organisations appeal to stop eviction before providing alternative means

Organisations appeal to stop eviction before providing alternative means

IMPHAL | Jan 17 While appealing the authority concerned to stop eviction before providing alternative means, ‘Imphal East, Imphal West and Bishnupur District Homeless/Landless Committee’ and EKTA Parishad Manipur has urged to top using people for ‘poli.....

18-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

STDCM holds motorcycle rally

Motorcycle rally organised by STDCM

IMPHAL | Jan 19 Demanding that Meitei/Meetei community must be included the scheduled tribe list, and decrying the State government for not considering the issue, Schedule Tribe Demand Committee, Manipur (STDCM) organised a motorcycle rally today. T.....

20-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Protest against CAB continues

IMPHAL | Jan 19 Decrying the passing of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in Lok Sabha and demanding that the bill must be withdrawn, sit-in-protests were staged by groups of women folks today at Uripok. Speaking to media, secretary of Uripok Laikh.....

20-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Emoinu Chahong-Ngahongba day observed at Delhi

Emoinu Chahong-Ngahongba day observed at Delhi

IMPHAL| Jan 19 Kangleicha Punshin Lup (KPL), Delhi organised an Emoinu Chahong Ngahongba day observation on January 18 at Patel Chest, Delhi. A release from signed by president of the organisation, Yaiphaba Sapam informed that the event was attended.....

CASO conducted in advance of R-day

CASO conducted in advance of R-day

IMPHAL | Jan 19 As a part of the preventive measures undertaken by the district police for the up-coming republic day celebration, cordon and search operation (CASO) was conducted at some parts of Imphal east and west today. For Imphal east, distric.....

20-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Ram Lal Paul High School 1984 Matric Batch Alumni meet

Ram Lal Paul High School 1984 Matric Batch Alumni Meet

IMPHAL | Jan 19 The first get-together of the students of 1984 batch of matriculation of Ram Lal Paul High School, Imphal was held on 19 January 2019 at the residence of Mutum Jogen, Kongba Kshetri Leikai, Imphal East. The event marked the reunion o.....

20-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘Tripartite talk’ date rescheduled to January 28

SENAPATI | Jan 19 The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India, has rescheduled the date for the next round of ‘tripartite talk’ on the district creation to January 28. According to the ‘meeting notice’ issued to the United Naga Council (UNC.....

UG cadres apprehended

IMPHAL| Jan 19 Moreh Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles apprehended two active PREPAK (PRO) cadres from area near Chavangphai village, Moreh on 19 January, said a release from IGAR (South) The release stated that Moreh Battalion which is currently .....

Sit in protest staged against unknown miscreants

IMPHAL | Jan 19 A sit in protest was staged today at Singjamei Mayengbam Leiai against unknown miscreants condemning their act of opening fire into the house of Dr. Salam Nongthon on Thursday. Speaking to media persons,secretary of Singjamei Mayenbn.....

20-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CESM announces criteria for admissions

IMPHAL| Jan 19 Catholic Educational Society Manipur (CESM) has informed that the minister of Education, government of Manipur in consultation with the heads of the Missions Schools in Imphal valley have decided to strictly follow 6 criteria for admissi.....

NEIDP condole demise of AK Sanaton

IMPHAL| Jan 19 North East India Development Party (NEIDP) has extended its condolences over the demise of former president of All Manipur Working Journalists Union (AMWJU), AK Sanaton who breathed his last on January 17 after a prolonged illness. A .....

Rahul Gandhi condemns Kishorchandra’s arrest under NSA

IMPHAL | Jan 18 President, All India Congress Committee (AICC), Rahul Gandhi has expressed his strong condemnation against Kishorchandra’s detention under the National Security Act. In a letter addressed to Kishorchandra Wangkhem, Rahul Gandhi state.....

Shija hospital performs first total hip replacement surgery

IMPHAL | Jan 18 Shija Hospitals and Research Institute successfully performed the first total hip replacement under the guidance of consultant orthopedic surgeon, Iboyaima Phuritsangbam. The first hip replacement of Angom Leihao Devi from Ahallup Ma.....

19-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CASO conducted

Manipur police conducts cordon and search operation at Majorkhul area, Imphal West

IMPHAL | Jan 18 With the precautionary measures being taken for the up-coming 70th republic day celebrations, which is to be celebrated the entire country, cordon and search operation was conducted today at Majorkhul area, Imphal West. The operation.....

19-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Emoinu Erat Thouni Thouram staged at Ithai Punamching

IMPHAL | Jan 18 A programme for ‘Emoinu Erat Thouni’ organised by Kha Kangleirol Thiba Ching Tam Sanamahi Thougal Lup was held at Ithai Punamching today. On the occasion, chairman and managing director, Emoinu Erat Thouni Thouram of Salai Holdings P.....

19-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Three villages of Moreh celebrates their silver jubilee

MOREH| Jan 18 The silver jubilee celebration of three villages of Moreh, Sinai Veng, Guite Veng and New Moreh was held today at Moreh High School Ground. Chief guest of the occasion, Mathew Maring of Rilram Center unveiled the Silver Jubilee Foundation.....

Editorials

Amendment and Endamagement

Two negatives do not necessarily make a positive except maybe in arithmetic, but in the case of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 initiated as “Atonement for the wrongs of Partition” as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi had claimed in a rally held on Jan.....

Sports News

Argentina to clash with USA in final of Statehood Day Women’s Polo Tournament

IMPHAL | Jan 19 Argentina riders will match mallets with USA in the final match of the 4th Statehood Day Women’s Polo International Tournament 2019 which will played on Monday at Imphal Pologround. At the completion of the league round, Argentina em.....

20-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Hanif shah trophy: SU Singa, CYDO Changamdabi prevails

IMPHAL | Jan 19 In the Group A league round match of 2nd Hanif Shah state level Manipur Muslim football Tournament 201 , SU Singa and CYDO Changamdabi beat their respective opponents. Both teams from the start had a tough match, and in the 4th minut.....

20-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Open Football

IMPHAL | Jan 19 Champion FC, Sapam Leirak beat Laija FC, Game Village by 3-2 goals in the opening match of the 4th Nilesh W State Level Open Futsal Football Tournament 2019 played at Sagolband Sayang Pukhri Mapal, Imphal West. Jeminao scored two goals .....

20-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Cyclone lifts champion title of 3rd T.Subol Veteran Cricket Tournament 2019

IMPHAL | Jan 19 Cyclone Thangmeiband posted 4 wickets victory over Champ Khagempalli to lift the champion title of 3rd Tongbram Subol Memorial Veteran Cricket Tournament 2019 played at Luwangpokpa Cricket Stadium. Champ Khagempalli choose to bat fir.....

20-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

TRAU FC moves into the semis in the knock our round of 12th MSL

IMPHAL | Jan 19 TRAU FC beat Sagolband United by a solitary goal to move into the semi-final of the 12th Manipur State League knock out round played at Artificial Turf, Khuman Lampak. TRAU FC will meet KLASA Keinou in the semi-final on January 25 an.....

20-Jan-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Articles

Book Review: “Matamgi Manipur: The First Manipuri Feature Film”- Best Book on Indian Cinema 2017

By Meghachandra Kongbam A new chapter in the annals of 45 years of Manipuri cinema preludes with a book in English entitled, “Matamgi Manipur: The First Manipuri Feature Film” by Bobby Wahengbam. The book bagged the Swarna Kamal for ‘the Best Book on C.....

Jail-Path to Freedom

By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa “Help me God! I know it is wrong but it is the only way to get my freedom”-Lucy prayed. Lucy was imprisoned by her own husband, in his own house, inside his own heart. Three days ago Robert was an ordinary, po.....

Dweller’s Tea (An exhaustive review)

By Bharati Yumnam Dweller Location: Lamphel Supermarket, near Evelyn Scan C & India Post Office, Imphal. Timing: All days from 11am to 7pm. Speciality: Naturally delightful tea blends, indigenous snacks. Rating: 4 out of 5 Setting: Dwel.....

Flowers for Beauty

By Shahnaz Husain Flowers are nature’s gift to man and provide a unique level of botanical energy. They not only delight the senses with their beautiful colours and fragrances, but actually have powerful properties, which help to bring about the ideal .....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 31

By Akendra Sana “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 dead, events.....

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