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Opium seized by police

IMPHAL, Sept 22: A team of Narcotic Cell, Imphal West District Police has arrested two persons and seized 2 kg of opium on September 20. According to a release of the PRO, the arrested persons are Md. Firoz Khan, 29, son of Md. Nizamuddin of Yairipok Sin.....

Pre-paid electric activation work to begin in Imphal localities

IMPHAL, Sept 22: The Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited (MSPDCL) has notified the General Public and Electric consumers of Imphal Circle-I that AB cabling and activation of Pre-Paid energy metres for selected areas will start immediately. A.....

Charges against SHADC chairman rebuffed

IMPHAL, September 21: The SF-ADC has clarified that the allegations against the functioning of Sadar Hills ADC under the leadership of Haokholal Hangshing, published in the local dailies on September 19 are concocted and baseless. According to a release .....

PREPAK greets on Int’l Day of Peace

IMPHAL, September 20: Proscribed outfit People’s Revolutionary party of Kangleipak, PREPAK has wished the people of Manipur on the occasion of International Day of Peace observed on September 21. A press release of the outfit signed by its assistant secr.....

Repeal Umanglai bill demand

IMPHAL, Sept 20: The Sanjenbam Khullen Women Welfare Association has appealed to the government to repeal the Umanglai Bill. According to a release of the association, it support the movements taken up by UKAL to preserve Umanglai and will provide necess.....

CM condoles demise of veteran journalist

IMPHAL, Sept 20: The Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh has condoled the demise of the veteran journalist, L Baldev Sharma on September 17 at his residence. The Chief Minister has said in a condolence message that Baldev Sharma will be remembered for his n.....

Ambulances allotted to three districts

IMPHAL, September 19: Four ambulances were handed over to the DCs of the three districts of Chandel, Churachandpur and Ukhrul by the Chief Minister on September 19 to be used for mobile health service. This move is a part of the scheme of Establishment of.....

AMWJU condolence

IMPHAL, Sept 19: The All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU) has condoled the demise of its founder member as well as Joint Editor of local daily ‘Simanta Pratika’, Lamayum Baldev Sharma due to an illness at his residence at Langthabal Mayai Leikai.....

Archeological sites

IMPHAL, Sept 19: The Directorate of Information and Public Relations has stated that the Government of Manipur is ready to declare Inscribed Stones of Churachand Maharaj, Maharaj Bheigyachandra, Bishnupur and outer earthen rampart of Bihu Loukon, Imphal .....

Gov announces discontinuance of ‘His Excellency’

IMPHAL, Sept 18: Governor’s Secretariat, Raj Bhawan has given a circular that Dr Krishan Kant Paul, Governor of Manipur has approved the discontinuance of the salutation ‘His Excellency’ while organising functions within the State, and the salutation will.....

CM condoles Ukhrul blast announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia

IMPHAL, Sept 18: State Chief Minister Okram Ibobi SIngh strongly condemned yesterday’s Ukhrul blast. A statement from the LO (press) to the Chief Minister said the Chief Minister strongly condemned the tragic incident involving killing of two innocent pe.....

Tribunal to decide the faith of four TMC MLAs on October 27

IMPHAL, September 18: The final hearing of the Tribunal of the Manipur Legislative Assembly formed under the 10th Schedule of the Indian Constitution for the disqualification of four MLAs has been fixed on October 27 by Speaker Th Lokeshwar on Wednesday. .....

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.....

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AMWJU observes 46th foundation day IMPHAL | Sep 16 Chief minister, N. Biren Singh today called upon the media fraternity to play a pivotal role in drug eradication programme taken up by state government acknowledging their role in dealing with any s.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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CM Biren inaugurates Nature Learning Centre

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Chief minister, Nongthombam Biren today launched Digital Payment Services and National Generic Document Registration System in Imphal East district at the DC Complex, Porompat. He also inaugurated various infrastructural projects in .....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Dijamani’s case transferred to Session Judge Imphal West

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal West today committed Naorem Rekha’s murdered case, mother of fashion designer Rober Naorem, to Session Judge, Imphal West. The accused Naorem Dijamani, husband of the deceased, was produced before CJ.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Let the truth come out: Landhoni’s family

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Regarding the death of Babysana, the family of the school principal has expressed that the school authority also wants the case to be handed over to CBI. A release from the family states further that the public has supported all the .....

‘One country, one language is a strategy to abolish indigenous languages’

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Reacting on the speech of union home minister, Amit Shah’s ‘one country one language’, social activist and advocate, Yendrembam Kiran stated that many indigenous languages in the country have been replaced with Hindi language and the ce.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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