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No profession is bad, opines Dr Hatzaw

KANGPOKPI, May 28: There is no profession which is too bad when one has the determination, interest and concentration, opined medical superintendent Kangpokpi Christian Hospital, Dr Hatzaw, before adding that it is very much important for students of toda.....

‘NSCN-K finance secy surrenders after brief shoot-out with AR’

KANGPOKPI, May 27: Two cadres of the NSCN-K including its finance secretary were arrested following a brief encounter yesterday evening at around 7.25 by 43 Assam Rifles posted at Kangpokpi near Tumnoupokpi along the National Highway 2. They were apprehe.....

NH2 road mishap claims woman’s life

KANGPOKPI, May 27: A fatal road accident early this morning around 4.30 left a woman dead and two others injured near Yaikongpao village, under Kangpokpi Police Station along the National Highway 2. An iron scrap carrying ten wheel tata truck skidded off.....

Incomplete PMGSY road continue to stir trouble in Ukhrul

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, May 26: Gross irregularities in road construction from NH-150 to Khangkhui Khunou village under PMGSY in Ukhrul district continue to stir things up as work agency attempted to bluff their way through its completion inspection .....

Jiribam student bodies set June 10 deadline for State to act on MoU

JIRIBAM, May 26: The Jiribam units of the AMSU, MSF, DESAM and KSA have jointly lamented the State government’s failure to turn into action its assurances. The student bodies have set June 10 as a deadline for the Education minister and the authorities c.....

Mani Charenamei thanks supporters

LAMKA, May 26: Mani Charenamei, independent candidate of the recently concluded Lok Sabha for the Outer Manipur Parliamentary Seat, has issued a press release accepting his lost in good faith. In the statement, the former MP from the same seat, has expre.....

“Blame game makes society stagnant”

KANGPOKPI, May 25: “Development in society remains stagnant because people blame one another for their own underdevelopment,” Nehginpao Kipgen, a US based political scientist said holding blame game responsible for stagnant development in the society as w.....

Five day free counselling concludes

JIRIBAM, May 24: The five day free counselling and spot admission in professional higher studies program organised by the Social Welfare Services Association, Jiribam as part of its primary objective concluded on May 24 at Career Point, Centre Kalinagar, .....

“Media is the voice of the voiceless”

KANGPOKPI, May 24: A one day career guidance seminar for students of classes IX to XII was organised at Elite Higher Secondary School, Kanngpokpi by the school authority here today. The seminar witnessed a huge number of students participating in the day.....

IFP correspondent barred from taking picture of empty office

BISHNUPUR, May 22: Receiving reports about the irregularity of the staff of the Computerised Land Records Centre, SDC Oinam/ Nambol working under the supervision of the National Informatics Centre, this correspondent visited the office on Thursday around .....

Drive to free Lamka of drug abuse held at New Bazar

By Alex Guite LAMKA, May 22: The drive for a drug and prostitution free Lamka was taken, today, to the considered hot spot - New Bazar area of Lamka- today under the aegis of the Society for Eradication of Drugs and Prostitution in CCpur. The program h.....

International Day of Biological Diversity observes at Lamka

LAMKA, May 22: The International Day of Biological Diversity was observed at Synod Hall, IBB Road, Lamka today. The day was organised by the Southern Forest Division, Forest department under the theme, ‘Island Bio-diversity’ Parliamentary secretary Vung.....

Ukhrul public brainstorms issues confronting society

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, May 22: Deeply concerned over the prevailing social problems in Ukhrul district, the Tangkhul Naga Long (TNL) today organised a day-long consultative meeting at its campus which was attended by church leaders, social leaders, .....

TNL clarifies on Gurgaon sex racket case

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, May 22: Amid the uproar over the alleged implication of certain villages of Ukhrul district in the recent Gurgaon sex racket case, the Tangkhul Naga Long (TNL) has on Thursday clarified that the four female accused who identif.....

Calls for forest preservation reverberates on int’l Biodiversity day

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, May 22: As part of the International Biological Diversity Day, UDBRDS/DIMC Eco Club, Ukhrul organised a on the spot eco painting competition on protection of Shirui Lily biodiversity, apart from screening of environment relate.....

CDSU on agitation mode, ask government to revoke notice

By Alex Guite LAMKA, May 21: The Churachand District Students’ Union, the apex students’ body of the district today called on the media and expressed their intent for serious opposition to the proposed rationalisation and re-deployment policy of the Sta.....

Teachers transfer is a hurdle, says T Mangibabu

BISHNUPUR, May 21: Education is progressing with a momentum around the world and accordingly India government focuses it as fundamental rights of its citizen. However, educational scenario remains topsy turby in Manipur and the Education minister of the s.....

Floral show marks end of Shirui Lily Week

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, May 21: A magnificent Flower Show marked the closing ceremony of the Shirui Lily Week observance here at Ukhrul Town Hall on Wednesday. The floral competition is held each year as part of the Shirui Lily Week celebration with.....

EDM Project launched at Bishnupur

BISHNUPUR, May 21: The 3rd phase of the Environment and Development Management Project which will be implemented by Peoples’ Resource Development Association (PRDA) Bishnupur under the sponsorship of RNBA/EED (Brave for the World) was launched on Tuesday .....

Naga-Kuki joint body opposes KNLF designated camp at Chandel

By Ruwngthung Hrangbung CHANDEL, May 19: A joint meeting of Chandel District Naga-Kuki Joint Committee (CDNKJC) held on May 17 at Liwa Changning Community Hall in Chandel district resolved to oppose the construction of KNLF designated camp in the distri.....

Trust party’s secularism, CCpur BJP tells after landslide LS poll win

By Alex Guite LAMKA, May 19: The Churachandpur District BJP leaders celebrated the party’s landslide win at the Centre in the 16th Lok Sabha election. A press meet was also called in this connection today at Tuibuang, Lamka, Churachandpur. The meeting .....

Jiri News Network revived

JIRIBAM, May 18: The Jiri News Network (JNN), which was formed by the journalist of the Jiribam subdivision in 2004 but remained non-functional since then, was reactivated on Sunday in a simple function chaired by the senior journalist F Ahmed and accordi.....

Family hospitalised after consuming wild plant

By Alex Guite LAMKA, May 17: In an unfortunate incident in Churachandpur district, a family of eight members of K Patlian Village was hospitalised at the district hospital after consuming a vegetable known locally as ‘Sagol hidak’ ( Scientific name Brug.....

Sluggish road construction irks Ukhrul villages

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, May 17: Various road projects under Prime Minister's Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) are lying incomplete even after major portion of funds for the works have been withdrawn by respective agents, causing immense hardships to a horde.....

BJP, Jiribam elated over party’s win at Centre

JIRIBAM, May 17: The BJP, Jiribam Mandal has today thanked the people of the subdivision for their support to the party’s Outer Manipur Parliamentary Constituency candidate Prof Gangmumei Kamei. Addressing a media briefing at the mandal office, president.....

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Re-polls in 12 stations on April 24

Chief Electoral Officer PK Singh during press meet

IMPHAL | Apr 22 Election Commission of India (ECI) has approved fresh polls for Inner Manipur parliamentary constituency (IMPC) in 12 polling stations of four assembly constituencies of Imphal East district. The re-poll will be conducted on April 24 fr.....

23-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

That all re-polls are to be in ruling BJP held constituencies tell a loud story: Nara

Dr. Moirangthem Nara along with Rajkumar Somendro and Erendro Leichombam during press conference

IMPHAL | Apr 22 Electoral reform is the need of the hour for the country, if the prevailing electoral system continues the youth and society as a whole will remain corrupted, said CPI candidate Dr. Moirangthem Nara in a press conference held today. .....

23-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Twin grenade blasts occur near MMTA gate, one civilian injured

IMPHAL | Apr 22 Twin hand grenade explosions occurred today late evening near the office of Manipur Mountaineering Trekking Association (MMTA) located at Minuthong, Imphal. One civilian was injured in the explosion. It is said that the grenades expl.....

23-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

‘It must be ensured that agents are present at the polling stations’

NIEDP, inner candidate, RK Anand speaks to media persons during press conference

IMPHAL | Apr 22 “NEIDP welcomes the announcement made by ECI that re-polling will be conducted at 12 polling stations for the 7th Lok Sabha election inner MP election. However, the returning officer must ensure that all the agents of each political par.....

23-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Another grenade found at LFS

IMPHAL | Apr 22 One hand grenade was found today near the gate of Little Flower School, Sangaiprou for the second time within this month. It is said the bomb was found and identified by some security personnel of 5 JAK Rifle while performing daily p.....

23-Apr-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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