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Governor Duggal given warm sendoff

IMPHAL, August 29: The State gave outgoing Governor Vinod Kumar Duggal a befitting farewell at the Durbar Hall, Manipur Raj Bhawan today. According to a DIPR statement, State chief secretary PC Lawmkunga presided over the official function which was also.....

Police arrests UG cadres

IMPHAL, Aug 29: A team of Imphal West District Police commando unit in coordination with 12 Bihar Regiment arrested an active member of KCP during a counter insurgency operation on August 28, said a PRO Police press release. According to the press releas.....

NE forum condemns Sharmila re-arrest

IMPHAL, Aug 29: The North East Forum for International Solidarity has also strongly condemned the re-arrest of Irom Sharmila just two days after a local court had ruled that she cannot be charged with attempted suicide. “We would also like to condemn the.....

DDK’s Healthy India programme

IMPHAL, Aug 29: DDK will telecast ‘Healthy eating diet’ on September 1 at 6 p.m. and ‘Obstructive sleep apnea’ on September 4 at 6 p.m. in its Healthy India programme, said a press release by DDK. Dr Usham Sumati, nutritionist, Social Welfare department .....

Traffic Diversion on August 30

IMPHAL, Aug 29: The Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and System (CCTNS) Pilot Phase Manipur Go-Live will be inaugurated on August 30 at 10 am at Imphal Police Station. According to a press release of the SP Imphal West, Chief Minister Okram Ib.....

MU (SC/OBC) SU oppose new reservation system

IMPHAL, Aug 29: Manipur University SC and OBC Students Union has submitted a memorandum regarding the adoption of the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Amendment Act, 2012 in Manipur University, to the Vice Chancellor, Deans of a.....

Ban orders imposed in Imphal West in anticipation of ILP and AFSPA troubles

IMPHAL, August 28: Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Cr.PC, has been imposed in the entire Imphal West District. The District Magistrate, Imphal West K. Radhakumar Singh, in a notification said in exercise of the powers conferred under Sub-Sect.....

Engineering depts demand wage hike

IMPHAL, August 28: The Joint Coordinating Committee of Engineering Departments, Manipur (PWD, PHED, IFCD and MID) has stated that the salary of the M/R, Casuals of the Engineering Departments under the Government is barely able to make ends meet. Accordi.....

Higher Secondary lecturers to thrash out service issues

IMPHAL, August 28: The All Manipur Government Higher Secondary Lecturers’ Welfare Association has stated that a meeting will be held on August 30 at 2 pm at TG Higher Secondary School to discuss the current issues faced by the teachers and conditions of g.....

Three inducted in Assembly Committee

IMPHAL, August 28: The Manipur Legislative Assembly Secretariat has stated in a press release that under Rule 236 (1) of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Manipur Legislative Assembly, three members namely L. Ibomcha Singh as Chairman of t.....

Four months long Youth and Adolescent Camp concludes

IMPHAL, August 28: Four months long ‘Imphal East – I, Block Youth and Adolescent Camp’ has been successfully organised from April 30 to August 28 at Sagolband Bazar, Imphal East, by Auxiliary Service for Human Affairs (ASHA), Sagolmang Bazar, under the sp.....

Workshop to discuss Manipur in India’s Look East Policy

IMPHAL, August 28: The Manipur Chamber of Foreign Trade and Industry (MACFI) in association with Manipur Update Media Group is organising a two day workshop entitled ‘Manipur in India’s Look East Policy’ on August 30 and August 31 at Classic Hotel, North .....

KNLF bans other rival Kuki organisations

Imphal Aug 27: The Kuki National Liberation Front (KNLF) has banned the Kuki People's Forum, Kuki Chief's Association (KCA), Thadou Students' Association (TSA), Kuki Students' Organization (KSO), Kuki Women Human Rights, said KNLF secretary Lalmoi i on We.....

Jadonang’s struggle has its relevancy to this day: CorCom

IMPHAL, August 27: The sacrifice made by the brave Haipou Jadonang for ushering a better future for his community, and his struggle against the colonial regime has become more relevant today, said a statement of the Coordination Committee, a conglomerate .....

AMSU to observe Hunger Marchers’ Day

IMPHAL, Aug 26: The All Manipur Students’ Union has stated that it is preparing to organise the 49th Hunger Marchers’ Day on August 27. According to a release of AMSU, in August 27, 1965, the public and students had jointly held a protest against the the.....

Sharmila re-arrest and the manner it was done condemned

IMPHAL, Aug 25: The People Platform Secretariat (PPS) has strongly condemned the forcible re-arrest of Irom Chanu Sharmila under the same section 309 of the India Penal Code, attempt to commit suicide after she was released on August 20 by an order of the.....

AMWJU condemns spying on journalists by State CID

IMPHAL, Aug 25: The All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union has condemned the incident of a State CID personnel impersonating as a journalist and distributing a press conference called by the Joint Committee on implementation of ILPS in Manipur on August 2.....

Oil pumps to open today

IMPHAL, Aug 25: With several oil tankers arriving in the State capital, oil pumps will be opening shop tomorrow. According to a reliable source, several oil pumps will remain open tomorrow. The source identified the pumps which will remain open tomorrow.....

Seminar on language and tradition

IMPHAL, August 25: The All Manipur Ethnical Socio-Cultural Organisation will organise a ‘One Day Seminar’ on the topic ‘Manipuri Lol amasung Enat’ on August 28 at Youth Hostel at 8.30 am. According to a release of the organisation, the seminar will be at.....

SSA teachers urge govt to release salaries

IMPHAL, August 25: The All Manipur SSA Upper Primary Teachers’ Association has appealed to the Manipur Government to disburse the due salary of all upper primary teachers under SSA. According to a release of the Association, the salary of the teachers ha.....

‘Sharmila is a victim, not an offender’

IMPHAL, August 22: Several organisations have condemned the re-arrest of irom Chanu Sharmila today. In a press statement, the Save Sharmila Solidarity Campaign, SSSC has condemned the re-arrest. It said the arrest is shameful and undemocratic, continuin.....

Bomb attack

IMPHAL, Aug 22: A bomb exploded at around 8.10 pm today in front of Amway head office located at Mantripukhri opposite to NRL oil station, Heingang police station, Imphal East. There were no human casualties in the explosion. Heingang police along with se.....

Nara to attend 21st Congress on nuclear war

IMPHAL, Aug 22: State secretary of CPI ,Manipur State Council, Dr M Nara is to attend the 21st World Congress of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War scheduled to be held at Kazakhistan, Soviet Republic. The week long congress is sc.....

CSCHR lauds Sharmila’s release verdict

IMPHAL, August 20: The Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights in Manipur and the UN (CSCHR), a coalition of twenty-four (24) indigenous peoples’ human rights organisations of Manipur has welcomed the historic and far-sighted judgement and order for the i.....

Tribal students’ bodies oppose ATSUM bandh

IMPHAL August 20: Seven students bodies have opposed the bandh imposed by Emboi Serto led All Tribal Students’ Union of Manipur and its proposed indefinite economic blockade by calling the timing of its imposition as ‘inappropriate’ because the government.....

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AMBA president resigns

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