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Many condemn and condole Ukhrul blast

IMPHAL, September 18: Many have condemned the September 17 evening bomb blast at Ukhrul town which left two dead and others injured. The United Naga Council, Naga Women’s Union and the All Naga Students’ Association have issued a joint press release cond.....

ILP implementation demanded

IMPHAL, September 18: The Yangbam Kumar College Students’ Union has demanded the implementation of ILP in the state and the release of the members of the student wing of JCILPS without any condition. According to a release of the Union, strong actions wi.....

HC orders compensation in 12-year-old killing case

IMPHAL, September 16: In a judgment delivered by the High Court of Manipur at Imphal on September 15 in the case of Garamjan Bibi vs The State of Manipur and five others (W.P. (Cril) No 49 of 2009), the Court ordered for the joint payment of Rs. 5 lakhs a.....

MPCC notification

IMPHAL, Sept 16: The Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee, in a release, has notified that Congress Leaders intending to contest the ensuing Hiyanglam Assembly by-election as nominee of Indian National Congress may apply for party ticket. It said the applic.....

JCILPS seeks monetary help from people

Imphal, Sept 15: Hailing the indigenous people of the State for their active participation and moral support in enabling the Joint Committee on the Inner Line Permit System to pursue their righteous cause, the JCILPS has stated in a press release that it .....

AMWJU argues for hike in DAVP rate to save medium and small newspapers

IMPHAL, September 14: The All Manipur Working Journalist Union, AMWJU, in its State report tabled at the national executive committee meeting of the Indian Journalists Union, IJU argued that the ‘diverse voices’ of the country must be kept alive by saving.....

Central forces to absorb surrendered NE militants

IMPHAL, September 14: In order to lure militants in the northeast to surrender and join the mainstream, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) is likely to approve a proposal of the Union Home Ministry to raise two battalions in Border Security Force (BS.....

Measures taken up at NIT after local and non-local students fight

IMPHAL, Sept 13: Strictures have been issued to the NIT director following an altercation among the students of the institute. An order from the Education department said following the visit of the Chief Minister, Okram Ibobi in the aftermath of fights t.....

AMWJU condoles

IMPHAL, Sept 13: The All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU) has stated that it condolence meeting was held on the demise of the member of the Union and sub-editor of Sangai Express newspaper, Sagolsem Amendra due to an illness at his residence at .....

MU Linguistics dept admission

IMPHAL, Sept 12: The Department of Linguistics, Manipur University has notified that the admission test for MA 1st Semester in Linguistics for the academic session 2014-15 has been rescheduled for September 17 at 9 am sharp at the premises of the departme.....

HC awards compensations in fake encounter cases

IMPHAL, September 11: A division bench of the High Court of Manipur comprising of Chief Justice Laxmi Kanta Mohapatra and Justice Nongmeikapam Kotiswar Singh awarded Rs. 10,00,000 each as compensation to the two petitioners, said a press release by Human .....

9/11 remembered in Manipur

Imphal, Sept 11: The 13th death anniversary of Jupiter Yambem, who perished in the Al Qaeda attack on the World Trade Centre in New York on September 11, 2001 was observed today at his home in Uripok, Imphal. Jupiter was working as a banquet manager in t.....

Indefinite holiday for educational institutes announced

IMPHAL, Sept 10: Indefinite holiday of schools and colleges has been declared from September 11 in view of the prevailing law and order situation in the State, according to a release of the Information Cell In-charge, Minister of Education, Govt of Manipu.....

HC announces compensation for fake encounter victims

IMPHAL, Sept 10: The Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) has said that a division bench of the High Court of Manipur comprising of Chief Justice Laxmi Kanta Mohapatra and Justice Nongmeikapam Kotiswar Singh has awarded Rs 15,00,000/- each as compensation to t.....

‘Nullify Umanglai Bill’

IMPHAL, Sept 9: The Ibudhou Sorarel-Yangoiningthou Seva Committee, Toubul has demanded the government to nullify the Govindaji Temple Board Bill which aimed to bring all Umanglais under the Board. According to a release of the Committee, it will support .....

Naga womens’ body condemns State govt’s ‘unabated assault on the rights of Nagas and tribals’

IMPHAL, Sept 7: Condemning the belligerent attitude of the State government and the Union government for being a bystander, the Naga Women’s Union has stated in a press release that it is organising a sit-in-protest in all the four Naga districts on Septe.....

Kukis to observe Black Day on September 13

KANGPOKPI, Sep.7: The Kuki people all over the world will be observing ‘Sahnit Ni-Black Day’ on 13 September this year like any other years. The Kuki Inpi of Manipur has asked every block Inpi to inform their concerned villages to observe the day at thei.....

Petrol distribution for teachers

IMPHAL, Sept 7: The Federation of Government Teachers’ Association, Manipur has stated that petrol and diesel will be made available for all Government College teachers at NRL, Khabam on September 8. According to a release of the Association, those who w.....

UNC wants PR in Manipur

Imphal, September 6: The United Naga Council has today urged the Centre to impose the President’s Rule in Manipur today. A press release of the council has said that the Union government cannot shy away from intervening in the present situation on the pr.....

More condemn police firing at Ukhrul

IMPHAL, Sept 5: The United All Communities’ Social Up-Lifters, Kangleipak has condemned the police firing that led to the death of two individuals and injuring several others at the hands of the security force on August 30 at Ukhrul. According to a relea.....

Monetary compensation for fake encounter victims’ families: ACHR

IMPHAL, September 4: The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) today welcomed the decision of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to pay monetary relief of Rs 5 lakh each to the relatives of two victims of fake encounter killings by the 20th Assam .....

Gov greets on teachers day

IMPHAL, Sept 4: The Governor of Manipur, VK Duggal has extended his greetings to the people of Manipur and especially to the members of the teaching community on the occasion of Teachers’ Day 2014. According to a release of the Governor, the day is celeb.....

Guest lecturers body lauds govt

IMPHAL, Sept 4: The All Manipur Government College Guest Lecturer Association has extended its gratitude towards the government for the post creation for regularization of the part time lecturers. According to a release of the association, it also appeal.....

TKLI seeks suspension of Ukhrul DC, SP

IMPHAL, Sept 4: The Tangkhul Katamnao Long Imphalhas demanded the immediate suspension of Ukhrul deputy commissioner and superintendent of police while condemning the August 30 incident at Ukhrul which left two demonstrators dead in police firing. While .....

CORE condemns AR’s reported ill-treatment of villagers in aftermath of bomb attack

IMPHAL, September 3: The Centre for Organisation Research and Education (CORE) has strongly condemned the reported bomb blast near the AR post located at Old Samtal (Samat) Village in Chandel District in the early morning of August 26 that was claimed by .....

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Naga Hoho calls for immediate cessation of military operations

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Public entry inside court rooms and premises to be restricted

Lawyers stage sit in against attack on judiciary

IMPHAL | May 20 In strong condemnation of the assault on a lawyer and vandalising of court property by a mob in Lamphel court complex, lawyers today took to the streets and staged a sit in protest in front of Cheirap Court Complex, Uripok. On May 18.....

21-May-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Cease work strike begins, FCI labourers to intensify agitations

IMPHAL | May 20 Contract labourers working at Food Corporation of India (FCI) Godown, Sangaiprou started a cease-work strike today after the concerned authority failed to fulfil their demand to increase labour charges. The labourers were working und.....

21-May-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘Research on strength of FAW in rice initiated’

Distributing bio pesticides and sprays during one day training cum awareness programe on fall army worm on maize in manipur

IMPHAL | May 20 “A team of scientists of the state have started researching the biotype of Fall Armyworm (FAW) presently found in the state in order to find out whether this highly invasive pest also have the strength to infest even rice crops,” said v.....

21-May-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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