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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.....

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.....

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Mizo-Gangte discord on tribe issue

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MLA urges local clubs to join anti-drug fight

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