CM reviews “Go to Village” mission
CM reviews “Go to Village” mission

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Illegal taxes along national highways push up prices in the state

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : It has been a demand since long by the people of Manipur to its government to install proper highway protection force to prevent from the burden of illegal taxes and in turn to control the comparatively sky-high price of commodities spec.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

BJP ensures implementation of 7th Pay in the state

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state unit remains committed to ensure that the employees of the state government shall also receive the benefits of 7th Pay Commission after due consideration of the financial implications to the state exche.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

State officials extend Khongjom Day greetings

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : The governor of Manipur, Dr. Najma Heptulla conveyed heartiest greetings to the people on the occasion of Khongjom Day. The governor in her message said the day celebrates the indomitable courage and spirit of patriotism the Manipuris d.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CM reviews “Go to Village” mission

CM reviews “Go to Village” mission

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : Chief minister N. Biren Singh reviewed the preparations for ‘Go to Village’ mission to be launched on May 1 in a meeting attended by administrative secretaries, Nodal Officers, DCs and head of departments and other officials of the state.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Locals held non-local

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : Four out of five non-locals who ‘entered’ Manipur yesterday without proper identification proof escaped from the hands of the locals of Thangmeiband Khomdram Selungba Leikai, Imphal. The one who fails to escape was handed to Joint Commi.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Biren urges to obey traffic rules

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has urged the public to cooperate and extend support to the government in containing road accident fatalities by simply obeying the traffic rules while driving and crossing the roads. He made the ap.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CORCOM pays respects to brave forefathers on arrival of Khongjom Day

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : On the arrival of April 23, “Khongjom Day” the proscribed umbrella organisation CORCOM said the organisation gives the highest respects and revolutionary homage to the brave martyrs who laid down their lives in the Anglo- Manipur War 198.....

Aimol Tribe Union appeals for protection against threat of GPRN

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : Aimol Tribe Union urged the concerned authority to look into the matter of GPRN/NSCN (IM) continuous attempt to assimilate Aimol into Naga fold which is totally against the wish of Aimol community and taxing the locals of Chingnung Hut a.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MSPDCL clarifies

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : In response to the allegations against its manager and staff of Lilong sub-division, Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited (MSPDCL) has clarified the incident, in which a student died of electrocution, took place out of its ma.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

AMSU expresses disapproval

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : Declaring it as unreasonable, All Manipur Students Union (AMSU) has expressed its disapproval over the notification issued by the Department of Education (S) to initiate a ‘Joint Admission System’ by conducting a Common Entrance Test for.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Shiva Sena enters in the district hospital controversy scene

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : Shiv Sena Manipur has today warned the state government not to shift the Imphal East district hospital from Sagolmang failing which the government shall be held accountable for any casualty and damages caused by agitators of Khundrakpam .....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

PDCC says MLA Lokeswore should be responsible if its members are troubled

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : Peace and Development Coordinating Committee (PDCC) said MLA, Th. Lokeswore should take sole responsibility if any unwanted incident happens against any of their members in connection with the ongoing issue of construction of Imphal East.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

State incurred overdraft as Finance department did not use software

Chief minister N Biren  speaks to media

IMPHAL | Apr 21 : Chief minister, N Biren said that the software which was created to streamline the functioning of the Finance department has not been operational since August 2017. He was speaking at the 12th Civil Service Day held at Old Secretariat co.....

22-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

590 cases of traffic offences settled at Mobile Traffic Lok Adalat

Mobile Traffic Lok Adalat at Mantripukhri community hall

IMPHAL | Apr 21 : With the aim to spread awareness of traffic rules to the public to lessen the numbers of traffic rules violations in the state “Mobile Traffic Lok Adalat” was organised today at various places of Imphal East and Imphal West districts. T.....

22-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Bishnupur district conferred prime minister’s award

BISHNUPUR | Apr 21 : On behalf of Bishnupur district, the deputy commissioner Pawan Yadav, IAS received the ‘Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration’ from the Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Vigyan Bhawan, Delhi today. The distri.....

22-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Directorate of settlement and land records appeals not to burn land records

Directorate of settlement and land records appeals not to burn land records

IMPHAL | Apr 21 : Director, Settlement and Land Records, Government of Manipur, Ng. Norenkumar Singh explained that the main role played by the department is mostly in connection with the up gradation of land revenue records that is carried every 10 years.....

22-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Astronomy observation centre to be functional by June, 2018

IMPHAL | Apr 21 : Under Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY), an Astronomy Observation Centre with computerised optical telescope at Ngairangbam will be completely functional by June, 2018, said director of science and technology department, E. Ibocha Singh. .....

22-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Two jailed for assaulting a shop owner and looting properties

IMPHAL | Apr 21 : Chief judicial magistrate, Imphal West today has remanded two persons, who allegedly assaulted a shop owner at his shop at Paona bazar and looted his properties, to judicial custody for 15 days. The victim shop owner, Thongam Nanao alia.....

22-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

People protests in front of Juvenile Justice Board office

Locals of Thanga stage sit-in in front of the office of the Juvenile Justice Board

IMPHAL | Apr 21 : Seeking justice for Thanga gang rape victim, people staged a sit-in in front of the office of the Juvenile Justice Board, Bishnupur district near Maibam Lokpa Ching. The protest was jointly organised by the family members and localities.....

22-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Agitations to continue in demand for construction of district hospital

IMPHAL | Apr 21 : People of Khundrakpam constituency will leave no stone unturned in the demand for construction of district hospital at Sagolmang and they will agitate till their last breath until the demand is met. The statement was made by one of the .....

22-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

CASO conducted

Cordon and search operation at Fundrei Awang

THOUBAL | Apr 22 : A combined team of Thoubal police and CDO Thoubal under the supervision of SP, Thoubal district police, Sorokhaibam Goutam conducted cordon and search operation at Fundrei Awang Leikai today. The combing operation that was conducted a.....

Tamenglong battalion helps NDA aspirants

Tamenglong battalion helps NDA aspirants

TAMENGLONG | Apr 22 : Tamenglong battalion of 23 Assam Rifles has provided free accommodation and transportation services for 44 (National Defence Academy) NDA aspirants of Tamenglong to Imphal who will be appearing for UPSC-NDA Entrance Examination on Ap.....

155 cases settled during Lok Adalat

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : A total of 155 cases were settled with total settled amount of Rs. 1,66,19,22 today during the National Lok Adalat conducted at different districts of the state organised by Manipur State Legal Services Authority (MASLSA). 131 cases are.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

TATA Delight education scholarship presented

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : The TATA Delight educational scholarship presentation programme was held at MGT Motor Changangei today. The scholarship given by TATA groups was received by Ch. Easter Vaiphei. Delivering as chief guest of the function, minister of educ.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Student dies under suspicious circumstances

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : In an unfortunate incident, Md. Fariz Khan, a resident of Sangaiyumpham Nungfou Bazar, died under suspicious circumstances at around 9 am in the morning today. A release signed by general secretary of All Manipur Muslim Students’ Organi.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Buildings inaugurated

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : Koirengei Welfare Youth Club and Koirengei Bazar Nupi Marup buildings were inaugurated today by Nongthombam Ongbi Hiyainu Devi, wife of chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh and Vungneineng Gangte, wife of youth affairs and sports minis.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

ZBC installs new associate pastor

TAMENGLONG | Apr 22 : Zeliangrong Baptist Church (ZBC) Tamenglong has installed assistant pastor, reverend Thuanjinang Pamei as associate pastor during a devotion service held today at ZBC Tamenglong Headquarters. Pastor of ZBC Tamenglong, doctor Lamdin .....

AR extends Khongjom-Day greetings

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : Assam Rifles has extended its warm greetings to the people of Manipur on the auspicious occasion of ‘Khongjom Day – 2018.’ A release from IGAR(South) stated the occasion is observed to mark the gallant battle fought to repel the British.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Forest Dwellers Association’ formed

IMPHAL | Apr 22 : A new organisation named ‘Forest Dwellers Association’ (FDA) has been formed at a public meeting held on April 21 at Pantilong, Koirengei, Imphal. The organisation was formed with the objective to jointly fight for justice against the a.....

23-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Sit-in-protest staged for 7th pay

Sit-in-protest at election department

IMPHAL | Apr 21 : With the ongoing cease work strike imposed by Joint Administrative Council of AMTUC and AMGEO under the demand for implementation of 7th pay commission in the state, employees of election office staged sit-in-protest today at the premise.....

22-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Student dies of electrocution

IMPHAL | Apr 21 : In an unfortunate incident, Md. Ellal, son of Md. Mujibur Rahman, who had recently given his standard-X examinations, died due to electrocution at Lilong Turel Ahanbi Dam. Demanding justice for the deceased, Lilong Kendra Development Co.....

22-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MRM appeals for public support

IMPHAL | Apr 21 : Mulsim Rashtriya Manch (MRM), Manipur state has made an appeal to the public, especially the Muslim community, to fully co-ordinate with the ‘Measles- Rubella Vaccination’ campaign launched by the government of India (GOI) and ensure all.....

22-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

NOHAKHOL celebrates foundation day

IMPHAL | Apr 21 : Nongchup Haram Khorjei Lup (NOHAKHOL) today celebrated its 28th foundation day at Manipur Press club Majorkhul today. As a part of the programme Thongam Udhav memorial Khorirol award was presented and it was awarded to Elangbam Shaymsun.....

22-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Free medical camp on World Kidney Day

IMPHAL | Apr 21 : As a part of observing the World Kidney Day, 2018, a free health check-up camp was organised today at Uchiwa High School, Imphal West. It was organised by United Living Trust (ULT), Delhi in association with Hope Foundation, Siroy Life .....

22-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Telecast of ‘Hakshelgi Paojel’ rescheduled

IMPHAL | Apr 21 : Doordarshan Kendra (DDK) Imphal has notified that ‘Hakshelgi Paojel’ LIVE Phone-in programme, which is aired every Monday from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm, has been rescheduled to be telecasted from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm on April 23 and May 7. A re.....

22-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

LPOA serves ultimatum

IMPHAL | Apr 21 : Land and Properties Owners’ Association (LPOA) NH-37 has served an ultimatum upon relevant authorities to release the pending compensatory amount due to affected land/properties owners on or before May 15. A release stated that a specia.....

22-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Editorials

Big offence, lame excuse

News from the government establishment in the past few days have been startling. First there was the report of the award of contract for the development of a custom-made finance management software called Finance Budget and Expenditure Regulation Software.....


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

Catching Imagination and Missing Consolidation: Biren’s Strength and Potential Strangulation

The present Chief Minister of Manipur works in an environment where the constraints facing governance are qualitatively different from those of the period of his predecessor. First, the pressure for following identified lines of action is much more with h.....

Khongjom Day; Commemorating Manipur’s Battle of Thermopylae

“Eikhoi pumnamasu hinglaroi, maisu onlaroi…” (We shall all die but we shall not retreat) -- Maj. Paona Brajabashi (Cheitharol Kumpaba, the Royal Chronicle) These are the words of one of the valiant Manipuri military commanders who led the offensive mov.....

Manipur and the Age of New Empire

In an interview Chief Minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh says that Manipur is almost at the center of the (20,557 km) Asian Highway 1 from Tokyo to Istanbul. (Hindustan Times, Nov. 26, 2017). This statement was given around the time of North East Develop.....

Book Review: To Problematise Northeast

In Pursuit of Conflict by Avalok Langer Published by: Westland Publications. Non Fiction/Reportage, 250p. Rating: 3/5 stars Book summary: Parts of the Northeast have been engaged in a relentless war with the Indian State for more than seven decades, exp.....

Natural Ways to Lighten Dark Underarms

The underarm area rarely gives us any trouble but are major cause of embarrassing and frustrating during summer season. Dark underarms sometimes forces us to stop wearing favourite sleeveless top or going out for a swim? The skin in this area is very sen.....

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