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UNC calls bandh on Oct 31

Newmai News Network SENAPATI | Oct 21 The United Naga Council (UNC) has taken a resolution to impose a 12-hour bandh in “Naga areas” under its jurisdiction on October 31 demanding that the Indo-Naga peace talk finds solution to the Naga political pr.....

No time bar for crimes under POCSO Act

No time bar for crimes under POCSO Act

NEW DELHI | Oct 17 : Survivors of child sexual abuse can file a police complaint after they become adults. The government clarified on Tuesday that there is no time bar on reporting such crimes. The Law Ministry concurred with the opinion of the Ministry.....

Missing seized contraband recovered from IPS officer

KOHIMA | Oct 15 : About 6.9 kg impounded narcotics that went missing in August this year have been reportedly recovered from the house of a senior IPS officer of Nagaland. The case dates back to August 3, when the narcotics cell of Nagaland police recove.....

‘SC case on extrajudicial killings must be complied with and implemented’

GENEVA | Sept 26 : The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), the principal global coalition against torture, is deeply concerned about attempts to delay, frustrate and dilute one of the most significant rule of law judgements rendered in Asia over th.....

HRD may reach out to President for vice chancellor’s longer leave

NEW DELHI | Sept 5 : With tension flaring up at Manipur University again after vice chancellor, Adya Prasad Pandey returned to work this month and promptly banned student and staff associations, the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry is seriously c.....

NIA seizes Rs 48 lakh from wife of former JNIMS director

New Delhi | Aug 31 : The National Investigating Agency (NIA), investigating into the activities of KCP (Kangleipak Communist Party), a proscribed terrorist organization, has seized Rs 48 lakh from a woman. The investigating agency seized the cash from K .....

Binalakshmi makes strong call on protection of world’s indigenous people at UN

NEW DELHI | Jul 30 : Governments of the world including India met at a historic meeting held from July 9 to July 18 at United Nations Headquarters in New York City. A release from Control Arms Foundation of India (CAFI) stated that the governments unanim.....

UN experts call for urgent progress in investigation of hundreds of “fake encounter” killings in Manipur

GENEVA | Jul 4 : Two UN rights experts, special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Agnes Callamard, and special rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Michel Forst are urging the authorities in India to complete .....

BJP minister Along new president for Nagaland BJP

KOHIMA | Jun 19 : Nagaland BJP Minister for Higher Education and Technical Education, Temjen Imna Along, has been appointed as State President of Nagaland BJP with immediate effect replacing sitting State President, Visasolie Lhongou. This appointment ha.....

Nemcha seeks people’s cooperation

Nemcha seeks people’s cooperation

DELHI| Mar 1 : Social welfare and cooperation minister, Nemcha Kipgen draws the attention of all and seeks active people’s participation and cooperation to develop and transform Manipur through cooperation. This was expressed by her while attending the in.....

Two receive bullet injuries in election-related violence

KOHIMA | Feb 24 (NEPS) : In yet another election-related violence, two NPP supporters were shot today in the Chungtia Village under Mokokchung District. According to CEO, Nagaland, Abhisit Sinha, around 30 to 35 NPF supporters had entered into the Chun.....

Election campaigning in Nagaland comes to an end at 4 PM on Feb 25

KOHIMA| Feb 21 (NEPS) : Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Nagaland, Abhisit Sinha, said election campaigning by the political parties and candidates in Nagaland should come to an end at 4 PM on February 25. Polling for the Nagaland 2018 Assembly elections is.....

Over 230 enter poll fray in Nagaland

KOHIMA | Feb 7 : Altogether, a total of over 230 candidates have filed their nominations when report last came in. This was informed by the State Chief Electoral Officer Abhijit Sinha in a press conference this evening. Filing of nominations has been r.....

BJP gets pew partner in Nagaland

GUWAHATI | Feb 3 : Ahead of the Nagaland Assembly elections, the BJP today announced that it would contest the polls in alliance with the newly formed National Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) led by former chief minister Neiphiu Rio. Accepting that.....

Nagaland alert on poll cash

KOHIMA | Jan 25 : Nagaland chief electoral officer Abhijit Sinha has asked banks to report daily to the district election officer on suspicious withdrawal of cash from the bank account of any individual. If cash exceeding Rs. 50,000 was found in a vehi.....

AI plane suffers bird-hit while landing in Guwahati, Biren, 159 passengers safe

GUWAHATI | Jan 20 : Around 160 passengers, including Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren, had a close shave when their Air India plane suffered a bird hit while landing at the airport in Guwahati. The Delhi-Guwahati-Imphal flight was grounded on J.....

Hoho threatens to stall Nagaland poll

GUWAHATI | Jan 20 : The upcoming Assembly elections in Nagaland scheduled for February 27 may not be a smooth affair with the state’s apex tribal organisation Naga Hoho issueing a warning on Saturday. “We haven’t yet decided on boycotting the election .....

ECI for disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs for holding office of profit : No interim relief from Delhi HC

New Delhi | Jan 19 : Delhi high court on Friday refused to grant interim relief to Aam Aadmi Party MLAs, whose names were recommended by the Election Commission to the President for disqualification for allegedly holding offices of profit, news agency ANI.....

Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura to vote next month

New Delhi| Jan 18 (Agencies) : Elections in Tripura will be held on February 18, while Meghalaya and Nagaland will vote on the February 27, the Election Commission has announced. Results for the all three states will be declared on March 3. Meghalaya, .....

Change negative image of Power Dept: Assam CM to engineers

GUWAHATI | Jan 1 : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal yesterday ceremonially distributed appointed letters to newly recruited assistant engineers and junior engineers of APDCL, AEGCL and APGCL at a programme held at the Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshet.....

Jiribam DLOs meeting discusses district upliftment

JIRIBAM | Apr 20 (JNN) A meeting for all departmental head was held today at the conference hall of Deputy Commissioner office, Jiribam district to discuss about the shortage of various departments. The meeting of all district level officers (DLOs) of J.....

Tribal JAC wants Centre’s involvement in talks

Newmai News Network IMPHAL |Apr18 The Joint Action Committee against Anti Tribal Bills (JAC-AATB) said today that unless the Central government gets involved in the talks the pending issue cannot be resolved. JAC-AATB’s convener, Mangchinkhup stated to.....

NSCN (IM) cease fire review meeting held

Newmai News Network DIMAPUR |Apr 18 A meeting of Cease-fire Review Committee between National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN-IM) and Government of India was held yesterday in New Delhi. According to the ministry of Information and Publicity (MIP), .....

Jiribam police recovers stolen vehicle

Jiri News Network JIRIBAM | Apr 18 Under the supervision of SP, Jiribam district, Hopson Sapam, a team of Jiribam police recovered a stolen TATA Sumo gold of maroon colour bearing registration No AS10C-6465. The vehicle was recovered from residence of.....

Jiri Treaty 1833 remembered

Jiri News Network JIRIBAM | Apr 18 The Kangleipak Students’ Association (KSA), Jiribam District Council in collaboration with Jiribam Women Association of Kangleipak (JIMWAK) observed Jiri Treaty, 1833 today at Jiribam Town hall. The observation was at.....

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CM appeals to all not to call bandh or general strike during Sangai Festival

CM Biren during Meeyam gi Numit

IMPHAL | Nov 15 In view of upcoming Sangai Festival which is scheduled to begin from November 21, chief minister, N. Biren Singh has appealed to the people of the state not to call bandh or general strike in the coming days. Addressing a press confe.....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

NSCN-K and Government of India to talk soon

DIMAPUR | Nov 15 The Government of India has accepted the proposal of the NSCN-K led by Khango to join the peace process. This information was disclosed by Nagaland Gaon Bura Federation (NGBF) through a press release. The NGBF has been acting as the.....

‘Digital education system will be provided to govt primary schools of Andro’

Th. Shyamkumar during the felicitation and prize distribution ceremony of toppers of various schools

THOUBAL| Nov 15 MLA of Andro assembly constituency and Forest minister, Th. Shyamkumar has declared that facilities for Digital Education System will be provided to all government primary schools of the constituency, and a sum of Rs 2 crore will be ext.....

New chairperson of MSCW focuses on drafting gender policy

MSCW chairperson Meinam Binota

IMPHAL | Nov 15 Drafting a gender policy, modify customary laws and ensure secure life to down-trodden women are some of the key areas where I wanted to focus for sure during my tenure as chairperson of Manipur State Commission for Women (MSCW), said n.....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Sangai Festival souvenir badge launched

IMPHAL | Nov 15 In order to promote tourism in Manipur to the world, Manipur Sangai Festival, 2018 souvenir badge was launched today. The badge will be presented as an appropriate gift for the foreigners to remember the state, revenue minister, Kara.....

16-Nov-2018 / A Staff Reporter

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