Governor inaugurates Pineapple Festival
Governor inaugurates Pineapple Festival

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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

Literary meet concludes

UKHRUL| Aug 23 The two-day literary meet of Sacred Heart Higher Secondary School, Ukhrul, concluded on August 22. The literary meet was held under the theme of ‘Nurturing Talents’; and during the event, students exhibited their talents in singing (D.....

Registration without tagging devices is meaningless: PFA

THOUBAL| Aug 23 While expressing its admiration for the decision of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry department to iniatiate registration policy for Ponies, People for Animals (PFA), Manipur has stated its dissatisfaction that the action of registration.....

Two drug peddlers arrested, drugs worth Rs. 10 lakh seized

IMPHAL | Aug 23 Imphal East narcotic cell has arrested two drug peddlers and seized WY tablets worth Rs. 10 lakh in Indian market, from their possession. The peddlers have been identified as Huidrom Rajen Singh, 47, son of (L) H. Udoi Singh of Canch.....

24-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Charges framed against four personnel in connection to fake encounter case

IMPHAL | Aug 22 Special Judge (SIT), Imphal East has framed charges against four CDO personnel under section 120-B/201/302r/w IPC in connection to the extra judicial execution of Soram Ranjit in 2008. The four personnel have been identified as head .....

23-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Handbooks for eight legislations released in six local dialects including Manipuri

Handbooks for eight legislations released in six local dialects including Manipuri

IMPHAL | Aug 22 Information Education and Communication (IEC) handbooks for eight major legislations compiled in six local dialects including Manipuri were released today during a function held at Kuki Inn. The IEC materials or handbooks were releas.....

23-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Ekta Parishad demands solution for landless indigenes in coming assembly

Ekta Parishad demands solution for landless indigenes in coming assembly

IMPHAL | Aug 22 While demanding the government to provide legal document or patta for landless and homeless indigenous people residing without any patta, Ekta Parishad has urged the government to come up with a solution in the coming assembly session s.....

23-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Home delivery service of packaged drinking water fails customers after collecting payments

Unit staff refuses to share contact number of project manager to media IMPHAL | Aug 22 Many customers of newly launched packaged drinking water unit of Lamjingba Group, ‘Kangla’ have been raising complaints of not getting services after payment of R.....

23-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

MPCC, CVOs extend condolences

IMPHAL| Aug 22 Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) have extended condolences over the demise of ex- president of Tamenglong district congress committee, G. Soihiam Haomei who passed away on August 22 A release signed by chairman of MPCC. M. Ol.....

Typhoid cases on high rise

TAMENGLONG| Aug 22 The disease of Typhoid, which is considered to be main killer in Tamenglong district in the last five years, has witnessed an increasing rise in the district recently. In an independent survey carried out by the IFP, it has been r.....

Chilli festival begins at Sirarakhong village

Chilli festival begins at Sirarakhong village

Less rainfall leads to increase in chilli production this year IMPHAL | Aug 22 The 10th Chilli festival ‘Sirarakhong Hathei Phanit’ at Sirarakhong village, Ukhrul district, where it will be held till 24 of this month began today. Chilli production h.....

23-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Court rejects rape accused’s plea for juvenility

IMPHAL | Aug 22 In connection to a rape case of a minor which happened in 1998, additional Session Judge (FTC), Crime Against Women, Manipur rejected the plea of juvenility of the accused in the absence of cogent evidence. The accused Ginsuonmang Zo.....

23-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

MHRC calls for reports on State Child Policy, psycho-social care initiatives

IMPHAL | Aug 22 Manipur Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has directed the commissioner and director of Social Welfare department to provide a detailed report on State Child Policy and furnish any report initiated by the department in order to address psy.....

Brief News

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.....

Tamenglong women organisations condemn police action

IMPHAL | Aug 23 United Women Organizations Tamenglong (UWOT) has expressed strong condemnations against the use of force upon peaceful protestors demanding justice for death of Chungamliu Riamei, sustaining severe injuries allegedly at the hand of stat.....

48-hour Moreh bandh continues

MOREH| Aug 22 The 48-hour bandh called by various CVOs of Moreh in protest against the reported activities of harassment and intimidations meted out to labourers by 43 AR personnel at Moreh Gate number-I, still continued today. During the second day.....

AMNSDA to celebrate 35th Foundation Day

IMPHAL | Aug 22 The All Manipur Newspaper Sales’ and Distributors’ Association (AMNSDA) has stated that the association will be celebrating its 35th Foundation Day on August 25. A release signed by general secretary of AMNSDA, L. Surjit Singh stated.....

Drug peddler arrested

THOUBAL| Aug 22 Thoubal district police today arrested a drug peddler during a house search operation conducted at Sangaiyumpham, Mamang Leikai, part-I. The arrested person has been identified as Md Tamizur, 52; and 15.02 gram suspected to be Heroin.....

Two police stations formally arrest Kangleipal

IMPHAL | Aug 22 Sapam Kangleipal Meetei, who escaped from JN ward on July 21, 2008 was formally arrested by Porompat PS and Irilbung PS under section 307 and UAP 20 respectively with permission from Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal East. The court rem.....

23-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

MU declares results

IMPHAL| Aug 22 Manipur University (MU) has notified all students of B.A. 4th semester that the results for the examination which was held on May is out today, August 22. A release stated that detailed results may be seen at the website www.manipurun.....

Awareness programme conducted

IMPHAL| Aug 22 A one-day ‘Awareness programme on Gem Portal, GST and Udyog Aadhaar registration during Panthoibi Crafts Exhibition’ was conducted on August 21 at the community hall of Andro, Dam Leikai. The programme was organised by Panthoibi Handloom.....

Editorials

Babysana Part 2

The prolonged agitation of Babysana’s case still lingers but the momentum of the protest has seemed to settle down a bit. But various civil bodies still continue to organise sit in protests at different localities of different districts and assembly const.....

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

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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 .....

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