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Women for JustPeace on Kuki-Naga issue

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : Women for JustPeace (WJP) has expressed serious disquiet over the monolith erection under the aegis of the Kuki Inpi to commemorate their Black Day on September 13, 2018. Women for JustPeace has been around for sometime now in the regi.....

Kukis start the Naga-Kuki conflict: NSCN-IM

DIMAPUR | Sept 14 : Reacting to the various accusations hurled at the NSCN-IM during the “Kuki Black Day” observation from September 11 to 13, the NSCN-IM said today that the Kuki-Naga conflict of the 1990s was “started” by the Kukis. In the same time, th.....

Sangma submits resignation to Lok Sabha Speaker

SHILLONG | Sept 4 : The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma is no longer a Member of Parliament as he has tendered his resignation as the MP representing Tura constituency today. Conrad, who is also the national president of the National People’s .....

Tribal rights group serves 48 hours ultimatum to state govt

IMPHAL | Aug 28 : The All Tribal Rights’ Protection Forum Manipur (ATRPFM) has served 48 hours ultimatum to the Government of Manipur to revoke the cabinet decision of constituting a cabinet sub-committee to look into the functioning of Autonomous Distric.....

Indo-Naga peace process review meeting held

SENAPATI | Aug 23 : The “joint review meeting on the Indo-Naga peace process” organized by the United Naga Council (UNC) expressed unhappiness on the delay in “finalizing” the Framework Agreement signed between the Government of India and the NSCN-IM. The.....

‘Naga sovereignty not compromised’

DIMAPUR | Aug 11 : Rh Raising, Convnor of the Steering Committee, the highest decision making body of the NSCN-IM, has sad that the sovereignty of the Nagas has never been compromised, “and will never betray the people’s trust and aspiration”. The NSCN-.....

Naga Hoho irked by Manipur chief minister’s statement

DIMAPUR | Jul 18 : The Naga Hoho is irked by the recent comment of Manipur Chief Minister, N Biren Singh who had reportedly said, “Will take extreme steps if Naga deal hurts Manipur’s interest”. The Naga Hoho termed this comment as “nonsensical and more o.....

Liangmai book released

IMPHAL | Jul 13 : A book on Liangmai tribe entitled as “Liangmai Lungwangbo Racham khatdi Talungzai” has been released by MLA Awangbow Newmai in Imphal on Thursday. The book is written by Kaikhamang Daimai, retired Joint Director of Tribal Research Instit.....

Senapati proposed bandh withdrawn

SENAPATI | Jun 26 : The Naga People’s Organisation (NPO) has withdrawn its proposed bandh slated for June 27 following the revocation of the transfer of the Superintendent of Police (SP) of Senapati district by the State Government of Manipur. NPO leader.....

Senapati district bandh on June 27

SENAPATI | Jun 25 : Civil society organisations in Senapati district under the aegis of the Naga Peoples’ Organisation (NPO) have announced today to call a 24 hour bandh in Senapati district from 6 am of June 27 in protest against “the Government of Manip.....

TUR warn of agitation if demands remain unfulfilled

SHILLONG | Jun 24 : Workers Power along with Thma U Rangli Juki (TUR) has threatened to resort to various constitutional means of agitation to make the government take notice of the various demands including increasing the minimum wage to Rs. 350 for unsk.....

No official government programme for Yoga Day in Mizoram

AIZAWL | Jun 21 : Even as the whole nation observes International Yoga Day, no official programme was organised under any department of the state government in Mizoram to mark International Yoga Day today. Last year, Mizoram observed the 3rd Internationa.....

UNC chakka bandh

SENAPATI | Jun 18 (NNN) : The United Naga Council (UNC) sponsored 12 hours “chakka bandh” in Naga areas in Manipur has affected traffic flows adversely today. However, there was no report of untoward incident due to the bandh, according to the UNC. The “.....

Normal classes likely to resume from today

IMPHAL | Jun 10 : The impasse of the Indira Gandhi National Tribal University -Regional Campus Manipur (IGNTU-RCM) has been resolved. Following this development, normal classes are likely to resume from June 11. According to the All Tribal Student Union,.....

MoU signed on ‘native’ chief secretary issue

IMPHAL | Jun 9 : A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today on the “native” chief secretary issue. The MoU was signed by the Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM), the All Tribal Students’ Union, Manipur (ATSUM), the Apunba Ireipakki .....

Night curfew to continue in Shillong for the second night

SHILLONG | Jun 2 : Deputy Commissioner of East Khasi Hills district, P S Dkhar has informed that the Army has been kept on standby as night curfew will continue for the second night tonight in the entire state capital to prevent any untoward incident. Th.....

Rio assures co-existence with neighbouring states

Neiphiu Rio

DIMAPUR | May 20 : Nagaland chief minister, Neiphiu Rio today said that although the states of the Northeast region may have different background, history and culture, nevertheless, the region is one entity and unless the sister states co-exist with one a.....

IGNTUSU submitted memorandum to CM

IMPHAL | May 15 : The agitating Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Student’s Union Regional Campus of Manipur (IGNTUSU-RCM) has sought the intervention of Manipur Governor, Prof Jagdish Mukhi and Chief Minister, N Biren Singh into the prevailing imb.....

Awareness on child rights held at Noney

A dignitary speaks during the state level awareness programme on child rights

IMPHAL | May 9 : A one-day block level awareness programme on Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and Right to Education (RTE) Act, 2009 organized by All Tribal Rights.....

NPP to go all out for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

SHILLONG | May 9 : The National People’s Party (NPP) is going all out in the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha polls, having decided to contest all the seats in the North East region. Informing this here on Wednesday, Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma who is.....

Tripartite talks on district creation deferred

SENAPATI | Apr 26 : The next round of tripartite talk on the district creation issue slated for April 27, Friday, has been deferred for few days. Sources informed Newmai News Network this evening that due to some ‘exigencies’ of the Ministry of Home Affa.....

Shillong journalists march against attack on media fraternity

Shillong journalists march against attack on media fraternity

SHILLONG | Apr 19 : The silent protest taken out by the media fraternity along the streets of Shillong on Thursday spoke volumes about unity of the media which came out in strong condemnation against an attack on one of their own. This silent march which.....

Rally in Imphal demanding native Chief Secretary

Rally in Imphal demanding native Chief Secretary

IMPHAL | Apr 17 : Various student organizations, both from the hill districts and valley districts of Manipur, carried out a protest rally today in the streets of Imphal demanding the appointment of ‘native IAS officer as Chief Secretary of Manipur’. The.....

Mizoram Hmar outfits lay down arms

Mizoram Hmar outfits lay down arms

AIZAWL | Apr 13 : Over 100 cadres of Hmar People’s Convention (Democratic) faction led by H. Zosangbera today laid down their arms in Mizoram following the peace accord signed with the State Government of Mizoram on April 2. The “arms laying down or home.....

ATSUM rally postponed

IMPHAL | Apr 9 : The All Tribal Student Union, Manipur (ATSUM) said that the proposed rally on the ‘demand for native Chief Secretary’ has been postponed to April 17. Earlier it was scheduled for April 10. It is worth mentioning here that, various studen.....

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Complaint lodged with ‘inquiry committee’ as Prof. Yugindro breaks into VC’s room

Professor, Vishwanath

IMPHAL | Sept 23 : Senior most professor of Manipur University, W. Vishwanath said a complaint has been lodged to the ‘two member inquiry committee’ regarding breaking the lock of vice-chancellor office by professor, K. Yugindro and security forces. The .....

24-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Committee of political parties lambastes state govt for forcibly opening VC’s office

Committee of political parties lambastes state govt for forcibly opening VC’s office

IMPHAL | Sept 23 : “Keeping the students and teachers of Manipur University behind bars and forcibly opening the vice-chancellor office during enquiry period is a conspiracy of the state government to support and put strength to A.P. Pandey who was recent.....

24-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Hostellers resolve not to co-operate with Prof. K. Yugindro

IMPHAL | Sept 23 : Today around 10:30 am, about 100 hostellers including research scholars of all the ladies’ hostels of Manipur University gathered in front of coffee corner inside the Manipur University campus to discuss the ongoing scenario at MU. A .....

24-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MUSU asserts clauses put by Prof. Yugindro Singh is self-contradictory

IMPHAL | Sept 23 : Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) has informed all students and teachers on Manipur University (MU) and the public of the state that the clauses put against the students and teachers by Prof. Yugindro Singh of MU is self-contrad.....

24-Sep-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MO, patients and attendants decry shabby condition of Ukhrul District Hospital

MO, patients and attendants decry shabby condition of Ukhrul District Hospital

UKHRUL | Sept 23 : The 50 bedded Ukhrul District Hospital at Hungpung was commissioned for functioning on October 28, 2016, however, shortage of staffs has continued to hamper its smooth functioning. While laying the foundation stone of Somdal CHC on Jul.....


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