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Kang Kumhei inaugurated at JNMDA

Kang Kumhei inaugurated at JNMDA

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : A two-day Kang Kumhei (Rath Yatra) celebration was inaugurated today at Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy (JNMDA), Imphal. Delivering his speech as chief guest of the function, Padmashree awardee, H. Thanil said that the programm.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

AMSU demands anti-rape law

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) appealed to the authorities concerned that a bill for Anti-Rape Law should be introduced in the ongoing monsoon session of Legislative Assembly and it must be passed as a law. A release signed by c.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Councillor resigns from BJP

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : Councillor, ward no. I, Lilong, Thoubal Municipal Council, Imran Ahmed has tendered his resignation from BJP primary membership “Owing moral responsibility of the embarrassment caused to the student community and vice-versa on the ongoin.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

AMACSU supports MUSU

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : The All Manipur Arts and Culture Students’ Union (AMACSU) has extended its support to the agitations taken up by MUSU and six other student organisations demanding removal of VC, Manipur University from his post. A release stated that .....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Model child rights mela postponed

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : Manipur Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MCPR) has notified that considering the prevailing unconducive situation in the state, the commission is compelled to postpone indefinitely the Model Child Rights Mela which was schedule.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

NIELIT to organise job fair

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) is going to organise a job fair on August 17 at the premises of NIELIT, Imphal. A release stated that the ‘Job Fair’ which will be organised in association with Natio.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Brief mutiny over suspension of two policemen

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : Personnel of Imphal West district police commandos staged a brief mutiny today against the suspension order issued against the two commando personnel. The aggrieved commandos laid down their arms at the commando complex located at Minut.....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Muslim students protest against VC

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : Students of Muslim girls hostel (Meitei Pangal) today staged a protest demonstration demanding the removal of vice chancellor, Adya Prasad Pandey, showing their solidarity to MUSU at Haffiz Hatta, Minithong. The protest was jointly orga.....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

PREPAK clarifies

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : The proscribed People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangliepak (PREPAK) has informed that Loitongbam Budha Singh alias Abungo, 22, son of L. Rajen Singh from Sagolband Bijoy Govinda Keli Makhong, and the two persons arrested from Moirangkhom .....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Student bodies, Meira Paibi Lups and CVOs support bandh in Jiribam

Protest at Jiribam

JIRIBAM | Jul 19 : Representatives of All Manipur Students Union (AMSU), Manipuri Students Federation (MSF), Democratic Students Alliance of Manipur (DESAM), Kangleipak Students Association (KSA), Meira Paibi Lups and CVOs of Jiribam district supported an.....

KPAS extends condolences

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : Khurai Pana Apunba Singlup (KPAS) has extended its condolences over the untimely demise of its founder member and public relation assistant, Yengkhom Saratchandra who breathed his last on July 8. A release stated that a memorial ceremon.....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

UCT expresses solidarity

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : United Clubs of Thanga (UCT) has expressed its solidarity and support with the on-going movements taken up by various organisations against the vice chancellor (VC) of Manipur University. A release from UCT also condemned the inhuman ac.....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Motivational lecture for youths held

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : Kakching Battalion of 28 Sector Assam Rifles organised a motivational lecture for youths on the topic ‘Join Indian Army and Assam Rifles’ at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Umathel on July 19, said a release from IGAR (South). It said that .....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Four snake bite victims saved

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : Tulihal Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles saved the lives of four snakes bite victims, said a release from IGAR (South). It said that the four victims, S. Asalata, 55, resident of Mongsanggai, Imphal West district, Kh. Ibobi Singh, 64,.....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Opium worth Rs. 26 lakhs seized

Churachandpur district police seizes 24 kg of opium (Kani)

CHURCHANDPUR | Jul 18 : Churachandpur district police seized 24 kg of opium (Kani) from Thingkangphai area of Churachandpur district at around 10:00 am today. According to police sources, a police team checked a vehicle plying from Singat to Lamka town a.....

Gaikhangam selected as CWC member

IMPHAL | Jul 18 : Former deputy chief minister of Manipur, Gaikhangam, has been selected as a member of the Congress Working Committee (CWC), the highest decision making body of the party. Gaikhangam is the first Congress legislator from the state to be s.....

19-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

PM to interact with beneficiaries of electrified villages

IMPHAL | Jul 18 : The Prime Minister of India will have interaction with beneficiaries of 18,452 electrified villages throughout the country through video conferencing at 9:30 am on July 19. A release from Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited.....

19-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

JAC-ANCDW appeals to complete developmental works

CHURACHANDPUR | Jul 17 : Joint Action Committee Against Non-Completion of Development Work (JAC-ANCDW), Churachandpur inspected the ongoing developmental works in the district today and found that the construction works had already been stopped and there .....

Employees of treasury demand central pay

IMPHAL | Jul 17 : As a part of the on-going indefinite cease work strike of joint administrative council of AMTUC and AMGEO, employees of department of treasury department, Imphal West staged a sit-in-protest at its office complex located beside Raj Bhava.....

18-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

SUK postpones competition

IMPHAL | Jul 17 : Student’s Union of Kangleipak (SUK) informed that the “Manipuri Ariba Lon (Kanglei Lon) gi Wahanthok Changdamnaba, 2018” originally scheduled to be held on July 18 is postponed due to the 48 hours general strike called by MUSU. A release.....

18-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

‘Sankalp Se Siddhi’ postponed

IMPHAL | Jul 17 : Manipur Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MCPCR), government of Manipur has notified to all concerned that considering the prevailing unconducive situation in the state, the One-Day Orientation Workshop for School Principals, ‘S.....

18-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

JNMDA to organise Rath Yatra programme

IMPHAL | Jul 17 : Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy (JNMDA) has announced that it will be organising a two-day “Celebration of Rath Yatra (Kang Kumhei)” from July 19-20 at the Academy Mandap. A release stated that main highlights of the celebration.....

18-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Lecture on drug and alcohol abuse conducted

IMPHAL | Jul 17 : Moreh Battalion of HQ 26 Sector Assam Rifles conducted a lecture on Drug and Alcohol Abuse at Chongjang village on July 16, said a release from IGAR (South). The villagers were informed of the various hazards of drugs and alcohol on ind.....

18-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MUSU calls 48 hr general strike

IMPHAL | Jul 16 : Manipur University Students Union (MUSU) has also announced a 48-hr statewide general strike to be launched on July 17 midnight to July 19 midnight. M Dayaman, speaking to reporters at Manipur University MUSU office said that there will.....

17-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CS writes to HRD ministry for high level probe into MU VC case

IMPHAL | Jul 16 : In the face of a gathering storm over the contentious issue of ousting the Vice Chancellor of the Manipur University, Adya Prasad Pandey, the chief secretary J Suresh Babu has written to the department of higher education, minister of hu.....

17-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Latest News

Govt suspends mobile internet service for 5 days

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : The Home department this morning has suspended all mobile internet services including social media like facebook, whatsapp for five days to curb rumour mongers, in the wake of the growing protest demanding the removal of Manipur Universi.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Congress stages walk-out on first day of monsoon session

5th Assembly session

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : The opposition bench today staged a walk-out on the first day of the 5th Assembly session of 11th Legislative Assembly after the Speaker ruled out the request made by the opposition to extend the monsoon session till next Friday. The op.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Leishemba Sanajaoba appeals to Narendra Modi

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : In a letter addressed to Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, the titular king of Manipur, Leishemba Sanajaoba has drawn the attention of the PM to the prevailing issues of the state, and urged him to intervene and take necessary action. San.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MUSU to disrupt monsoon session

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) has announced it would disrupt the Manipur Legislative Assembly session which commenced today, contending that the House has failed to take a decision to resolve the ongoing Manipur University im.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Demands for 7th pay commission recommendation continue

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : The agitation of demanding the implementation of 7th pay commission recommendation in the state, spearheaded by Joint Administrative Council (JAC) of All Manipur Trade Unions Council (AMTUC) and All Manipur Government Employees Organisat.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter


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