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KCP (MC) calls 12 hour curfew on Independence Day

IMPHAL, August 10: The proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party (MC) has called for a 12 hours public curfew on the August 15 Independence Day. A press handout signed by its Secretary, Information & Publicity Paikhomba Meitei said the day marks the transfer .....

Prakash Javedkar releases book on Loktak Lake

Imphal, Aug 10: Union Minister of Environment and Forest government of India Prakash Javedkar released a book entitled “The Loktak Lake and Manipuri Life World (Putting the Ramsar Sites to Inconsequential Abyss) today. A simple book release function was .....

Zeliangrong bodies threaten bandh if Ringsanbou’s killers not arrested

IMPHAL, August 10: Several Zeliangrong bodies have set midnight of August 12 as deadline for the law enforcing bodies to arrest the assailants involved in attacking Ringsanbou Newmai a student of the Don Bosco College, Maram. The Zeliangrong Students’ Un.....

CWG medal lifters team to arrive today

IMPHAL, Aug 9: The Manipur Weight Lifting Association, Imphal has informed to all members of the association, well wishers and the sportspersons of the State that Kh. Sanjita Chanu, the first Gold medalist and S Mirabai Chanu, the Silver medalist of the X.....

27th Poumai Naotumai Me Raising Day observed

SENAPATI, Aug 9: Poumai Naotumai Me, the apex women organisations of Poumai community celebrated its 27th Raising Day today under the theme ‘Women and social upliftment’. The day was observed by all the federal units in their respective places too. Comm.....

Manipur Maoist to boycott Independence Day

IMPHAL, August 8: The proscribed Maoist Communist Party of Manipur has stated that it will boycott the August 15 Independence Day of India. A statement signed by its secretary publicity and propaganda, Nonglen Meitei, has said that there is no rationale .....

PREPAK (Pro) refutes

IMPHAL, August 9: The senior publicity officer of the proscribed PREPAK (Pro) has clarified that Rajkumar Sonamani alias Manisana, 42, son of RK Kheda from Wangjing, who was apprehended by the State security force from Koirengei Bazar is not related with .....

NPMHR observes World Indigenous People Day

IMPHAL, August 9: The Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights observed the International Day of the World Indigenous Peoples today at Kohima along with solidarity members and other participants, under the banner “Bridging the Gap: Implementing the Rights o.....

ILP protests

IMPHAL, August 8: Protests for implementing the Inner Line Permit System were held at several places in the state during the day. These include at Sekmaijin Keithel, Sekmaijin Litan Makhong, Sekmaijin Ereima Lampak, Wangoi Ninthou TV Tower, Keirak Dam an.....

PREPAK greetings on Indigenous Day

IMPHAL, August 8: The People’s Revolutionary Front of Kangleipak (PREPAK) in release by its publicity secretary Leibak Ngakpa Luwang greeted the public on the occasion of the Indigenous People’s Day. It said that various oppressive measures have been car.....

SC hears HRA case on 1528 custodial killings

IMPHAL, Aug 8: The Human Rights Alert (HRA) has stated that the PIL filed by EEVFAM and HRA on 1528 extrajudicial executions in Manipur was heard in the Supreme Court on August 8. According to a release of the HRA, a division bench consisting of .....

TAKL slams police inaction in Alice murder case

IMPHAL, Aug 8: The Tangkhul Aze Katamnao Long (TAKL) had strongly condemned the brutal killing of NS Alice, wife of Pebam Ranjit Singh currently residing at Chingmeirong in the early hour of 28-29 July at the construction site of Mini Secretariat near Man.....

NPMHR and VVD to campaign for indigenous rights

IMPHAL, August 8: The Naga Peoples’ Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR) in collaboration with Volunteers for Village Development (VVD) had stated that the World Indigenous Peoples Day will be observed at Ukhrul on August 10 amidst the prevailing restrictive.....

Pine logs to be auctioned off by Forest Dept

IMPHAL, August 8: The Divisional Forest Officer had notified that an auction sale of 17 numbers pine logs having 2.297 cum. and 74 numbers having 10.262 cum. will be held at the office of Central Forest division, Mantripukhri on August 22 at 12.30 pm and .....

IGNTU students peeved by understaffed faculties

IMPHAL, August 8: The Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Students’ Union had stated that the contracts of two Guest Faculties engaged of the departments of Tribal Studies and Sociology had not been extended as of yet. According to a release of the .....

AISF observes Indigenous Peoples’ Day

IMPHAL, August 8: The All India Students’ Federation (AISF), Manipur State Council said the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People was observed at Head Office of Irabot Bhavan at 11.30 am on August 8. According to the release of the AISF, the.....

LDA releases book on birds found in Manipur

IMPHAL, August 8: A book entitled “Mahousa Lairmbigee Mashaigonda Thirushi Lao – Yenglusi Lao” written by Dr Khangembam Shamungou was released today at the Press Club, Imphal. The function was organised by the Loktak Development Authority. B Jayantakumar.....

AMWJU withdraws RIMS boycott

IMPHAL, August 7: The All Manipur Working Journalist’ Union has lifted its boycott against the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal, said a statement signed by the union’s secretary GA Naocha. It said the boycott has been lifted following a for.....

CCpur schools to close down indefinitely

LAMKA, August 7: Schools under Churachandpur District Private Schools Association, CDPSA will be closed down indefinitely with immediate effect from August 8. This is in protest against continued monetary demands and threats served by certain groups to th.....

US Secretary of Defence visits India

IMPHAL, August 7: The PIB has stated that Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defence of the United States of America, landed in New Delhi on August 7 on an official visit. According to a release of the PIB, it was Secretary Hagel’s first visit to India in his cur.....

MUTA demands VC’s resignation

IMPHAL, August 6: The Manipur University Teachers’ Association has condemned the “brutal action” against students of the university and demanded resignation of the present vice chancellor. The teachers’ body was reacting to the university authority asking.....

Breast feeding week observed at Senapati and Kangpokpi

IMPHAL, August 6: The Community Food and Nutrition Extension Unit, Government of India, Imphal has observed the ‘World Breast Feeding Week’ at the ICDS conference hall on August 6, a press release said. According to the release, the program was organised.....

Applications called for LIME scholarship

IMPHAL, August 6: The Students’ League Manipur has stated that Manipur University will offer Lamyanba Irabot Memorial Educational Scholarship (LIME-scholarship) for Master of Arts (MA) starting from this year onward. According to a release of the organis.....

DESAM holds health camp at Akampat

IMPHAL, August 6: The Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) had stated that a one day Health Care Awareness Campaign was organised at the office of Ibudhou Wangpurel Khana Chaoba, Singjamei Akampat on August 6. According to a release of DESAM,.....

MSCW to take up suo moto case

IMPHAL, Aug 5: The Manipur State Commission for Women (MSCW) has stated that it would be taking up a suo moto case to inquire into the death of L (o) Ranjita Devi. A release of the commission said a team of MSCW led by its Chairperson, Doctor L. Ibetombi.....

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High Court directs army to hand over unaccounted weapons to police

Lt. Col. Dharamvir (Right) -File Photo

Lt. Col. Dharamvir’s case IMPHAL | Sep 22 The High Court of Manipur has directed the Commanding officer (CO) of 3 Corps Intelligence and Surveillance Unit and Officer Commanding (OC) of M Sector Imphal West to inform and hand over the alleged unacco.....

23-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Makhan arson was to protect ‘ancestral land’: NMPO

IMPHAL | Sep 22 Clarifying on the recent incident of torching 18 houses at Makhan Khuman village under Senapati district, Northern Maram People’s Organisation (NMPO) has said, they took up the extreme step as retaliation for taking up developmental act.....

23-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Mizo-Gangte discord on tribe issue

IMPHAL| Sep 22 The Gangte Tribe Co-Ordination Committee, Manipur (GTCC) expressed unhappiness on the alleged interference in the ‘Gangte tribe’s internal affairs’ by the ‘Mizo People Convention Sub-Headquarters (MPC Sub HQs).’ In a statement issued .....

MLA urges local clubs to join anti-drug fight

MLA, K. Meghachandra felicitating a student

THOUBAL| Sep 22 “The problem of drug usage in the State has reached a crucial stage; and local clubs have a strong responsibility in order to combat the menace,” said Wangkhem MLA, K. Meghachandra at a ‘public awareness programme on drugs’ held here to.....

Artists are harbinger of social change, says Nara

‘24th State-Level Jana Neta Hijam Irawat Seitha Eshei Changdamnaba’  at JN dance

IMPHAL | Sep 22 Artists need to play a crucial role in bringing about social change in the state. Artworks whether poems, paintings, songs, etc. portray contemporary society and help in shaping it towards a better future. This was stated by veteran .....

23-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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