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Food grains to be distributed

IMPHAL | Jun 10 The District Social Welfare Officer Chandel (DSWO) will be distributing food grain (Rice) under the Annapurna Scheme to all the beneficiaries as per allocated to the scheme. The distribution will be for the blocks of Chandel, Chakpikaro.....

Legal awareness programme held

IMPHAL | Jun 6 A one-day legal awareness programme was held on June 8 at Liwachangning Community Hall, by Legal Aid Clinic Leishokching, Komlathabi Cluster, Chandel. It was held under the topic, ‘customary law, land’s rights and legal right’ and the o.....

Rs 1 lakh reward announced for information on absconder

IMPHAL| Jun 9 Women Police Station, Imphal has announced a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh for providing information on one Waikhom Ngouba alias Ngou Singh, 35, son of (late) Waikhom Biren Singh of Sekta Makha Leikai who is the main accused of FIR No. 05(02)2.....

Culprits apologise to AMWJU, JAC

IMPHAL | Jun 9 The persons involved in assaulting a crime reporter of a local daily on June 7 met with members of All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU) and ‘JAC against the Brutal Killing of Md. Abdul Helim’ today and offered their apologies. .....

YFPHR condemns State’s acquisition of Yaithibi Loukol

IMPHAL| Jun 9 Youth’s Forum for Protection of Human Rights (YFPHR) has condemned the acquisition of Yaithibi Loukol by the State terming it as violation of ‘The Manipur Conservation of Paddy Land and Wetland Act, 2014’. Stating its opposition to the.....

AR conducts security meet

IMPHAL| Jun 9 Tulihal Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles conducted a security meet at Tulihal Company Operating Base (COB), said a release from IGAR (South). The security forum was attended by pradhans along with ward councillors and representatives.....

Hill Leader’s Day, Meeyamgi Numit rescheduled

IMPHAL| Jun 9 Chief Minister’s Secretariat, government of Manipur has informed all concerned that the “Hill Leader’s Day” and “Meeyamgi Numit” for the month of June which was scheduled to be held on June 10 at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat, has bee.....

AMWJU condemns assault on scribe

IMPHAL | Jun 7 The All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU) has expressed vehement condemnations against the incident of assaulting a crime reporter of local daily, Echel Express, Wahengbam Bikram Meitei by a mob while he was on duty today to col.....

KCP-MC claims responsibility

IMPHAL | Jun 7 The proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party-Military Council (KCP-MC) has claimed responsibility for the bomb that was found yesterday at Priest Home (former father’s home) Mantripukhri Lamlongei, Imphal East. A release issued by secret.....

Bomb was planted as final warning: Maoist

IMPHAL | Jun 7 The Maoist Communist Party Manipur (Manipur Maoist) has claimed responsibility of the hand grenade that was found planted at the gate of one Yumkham Sitesh, Khurai Thoudam Leikai, Imphal East. A release signed by coordinator, standing.....

NSCN – IM decries AR

IMPHAL | Jun 6 NSCN- IM has decried the actions of Assam Rifles for allegedly stationing at Government Middle School, Khekiho, Nagaland and frisking travellers from yesterday afternoon, calling it an “unpleasant development taking place at nearby villa.....

UG cadre arrested

IMPHAL| Jun 6 A combined team of CDO-IE along with a column of 6 AR personnel arrested an active cadre of PREPAK (VC) namely Nameirakpam Kanta Meitei alias Inaocha, 36, son of N. Koireng Singh of Bashikhong Mamang Leikai, Irilbung, on June 6, claimed .....

PFA distributes tree saplings at traffic intersections

IMPHAL | Jun 6 As a part of the World Environment Day observance, People for Animals (PFA) today distributed tree saplings at the traffic intersections in the city, reminding the travellers to keep the habit of shutting down the engines of their vehicl.....

NSCN-IM condoles

IMPHAL | Jun 6 NSCN – IM has expressed condolences at the sudden demise of LovikaSwu, Tatar “(Member of Parliament) of Union Territory (UT)” son of YeshitoSwu from Sughuna village under UT on June 5. A release issued by its ministry of information a.....

Guv, CM extends Eid greetings

IMPHAL | Jun 4 Governor of Manipur, Dr Najma Heptulla and Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has extended to their greetings to the people of Manipur particularly the Muslim brethren on the occasion of “Eid-ul-Fitr”. The Governor in a statement said, “I .....

Lorho greetings

SENAPATI | Jun 4 Dr Lorho Pfoze, Lok Sabha MP from Manipur Outer Parliamentary constituency, has conveyed his greetings to the people of Manipur, especially to the Muslim community on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Dr Lorho Pfoze, in his me.....

Jiri farmers complains of vety dept’s negligence

IMPHAL | Jun 4 Jiri Farmers’ Upliftment Society has today alleged that cattle are dying in Jiribam because of the negligence of veterinary department. A release by secretary of the society, Th. Budhamani Singh said that a sick calf from Champanagar,.....

BEHS students tour Raj Bhavan

IMPHAL | Jun 4 Students and staff of Baptist English High School (BEHS) - Motbung, Kangpokpi District went on a tour to Raj Bhavan, Imphal on June 3. A statement from the headmaster of the school, H. Liankhanlal Simte stated that the students were l.....

Shrutikumar to be felicitated with ‘Arambam Samarendra Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award 2019’

IMPHAL | Jun 4 As a part of the respect and honour provided to eminent personalities by Patriotic Writers Forum (PAWF), Manipur social activist, Lairenlakpam Shrutikumar Singha will be honoured with “Arambam Samarendra Memorial Lifetime Achievement Awa.....

Revenue minster sends Idul-Fitr greetings

IMPHAL | Jun 3 Revenue minister, Karam Shyam extended his wishes to the people of Manipur, especially the Muslim Community on the occasion of Idul-Fitr 2019. The minister in his message expressed his prayers to let this auspicious day deepen the spi.....

Miscreant posing as police personnel to rob truck drivers arrested

IMPHAL| Jun 3 Following information of unknown miscreants dressed in camouflage trousers and posing themselves as police personnel who were collecting money illegally from truck drivers in front of one Thoibi dukan at Leingangpokpi village, a police te.....

UNC advises NEIDP to refrain from querying on sensitive issues

IMPHAL | Jun 2 In response to the demand reportedly made by North East India Development party (NEIDP) to the Prime Minister for clarification on the Cease Fire agreement between NSCN (IM) and the government of India (GOI) in Manipur, United Naga Counc.....

Drug peddler arrested

IMPHAL| Jun 2 A team of Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB)-PS arrested a drug peddler namely Paosie Haokip, 52, son of Hemkhothang Haokip of Zalenman village, Churachandpur –PS, on June 1, said a release from Police (PRO). It further mentioned th.....

Water supply to be suspended

IMPHAL| Jun 2 Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) has informed the general public that there will no water supply from June 3- 5 in the areas under the jurisdiction of Moirangkhom Water Supply scheme. A release stated that the reason for the.....

Tree plantation prog held

IMPHAL | Jun 2 Relief Centre for the Welfare of Differently Abled Persons, Manipur has planted tree saplings at the campus of Special Home for differently abled persons for which the construction is to begin today at Leitong-Haorang Keirel of Imphal We.....

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Change of guard likely in BJP-led state govt says insider source

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Even as Education minister Radheshyam underplayed the leadership crisis within BJP as a mere ‘family matter’, there are indications of a possible change of guard anytime before August this year, most probably after July 26. According.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CM meets union minister of environment

Chief Minister N. Biren Singh meets Union Minister Prakash Javedkar

IMPHAL | Jun 17 The chief minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh met with the union minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javedkar today and apprised him of the various activities being taken up by the state government for conserva.....

‘NE indigenes will determine own future if CAB is legislated’

MANPAC convenor, Yumnamcha Dilipkumar speaks to media persons

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Expressing apprehension over the probable reintroduction of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill tomorrow during the monsoon session of 17th Lok Sabha, Manipur People against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (MANPAC) today reaffirme.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Shops, residence gutted by fire

Shops, residence gutted in fire at Phoubakchao Phou-oibi Keithel

THOUBAL| Jun 17 A fire which occurred around 9:40 pm of last night at Phoubakchao Phou-oibi Keithel totally set ablaze seven shops and a residence destroying properties worth around several lakh rupees. Phoubakchao Phou-oibi Keithel lies under Mayang I.....

Special trail of infamous BT road firing incident begins

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Session Judge, Imphal West started the special trail for the case of infamous BT road fake encounter which occurred on July 23, 2009 and fixed the next prosecution witness hearing on July 15. It was transferred by High Court of Manip.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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