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“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.....

INC retains Outer seat, defeats nearest rival by 15 thousand votes

IMPHAL, May 17: Indian National Congress candidate, Thangso Baite has retained his Outer Manipur Parliamentary seat by securing 299618 votes while his nearest rival Naga Peoples’ Front candidate Soso Lorho received 281121 votes. Ten candidates including .....

Unplanned deforestation threatening Shirui Lily: Gov

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, May 15: For the first time in its history, the colourful festivities of Shirui Lily Week 2014 unfolded in the august presence of the Governor of Manipur VK Duggal who inaugurated the week long observance on Thursday at Shirui .....

Phubala Mini Sports Complex will be for the locals: CM

BISHNUPUR, May 14: State Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh today accompanied by his deputy Gaikhangam and Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Govindas Konthoujam inspected the site for the 2nd Indian Reserve Battalion post at Naransena in Bishnupur district. .....

Governor assures Ukhrul improvement in health care

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, May 14: Manipur Governor Vinod Kumar Duggal has today said that he has seen for himself the deprivation of proper health care to the people of Ukhrul due to various resource constraints faced by the lone government district ho.....

Ukhrul remains an easy target for child traffickers

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, May 13: In recent years, Ukhrul district has emerged as an easy target for an expanding network of child traffickers from across the country. While children from impoverished families in remote areas of the district are general.....

Army apology ends ATM assault impasse: K Zou

By Alex Guite LAMKA, May 13: The ongoing tussle resulting out of the assault of an ATM guard at CCpur with the army has been resolved today, said K Zou AAP candidate from the Manipur Outer constituency in the 16th Lok Sabha Election today. He said this a.....

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Gaikhangam discredits exit polls, says non BJP govt will be formed

IMPHAL | May 21 The exit polls conducted for the 17th Lok Sabha election 2019 by major Indian media is overestimated and exaggerated, said Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Gaikhangam. He was commenting on the projection of the maj.....

22-May-2019 / A Staff Reporter

KNO condemns NSCN-IM on killing of Arunachal MLA

IMPHAL | May 21 Kuki National Organisation (KNO), government Of Zale’n-Gam alleging the NSCN-IM for killing an MLA of Arunachal Pradesh, Tirong Aboh, has expressed vehement condemnations against the incident. A release signed by president, Kuki Nati.....

NSCN-IM says ceasefire without territorial limits exists in Manipur

‘Framework agreement covers all territorial jurisdictions of Nagas beyond Nagaland’ IMPHAL | May 21 The NSCN-IM has claimed that the cease fire agreement without territorial limits, signed between the outfit and the Government of India in June 14, 2.....

District administration all set for counting votes on May 23

Returning Officer of inner Manipur parliamentary constituency, Naorem Praveen during press meet

IMPHAL | May 21 All necessary arrangements have been made for counting of votes of the 17th Lok Sabha election on May 23, said returning officer (RO) of inner Manipur parliamentary constituency, Naorem Praveen during a press meet held today at his offi.....

22-May-2019 / A Staff Reporter

DM varsity 2nd semester students to boycott exams

IMPHAL | May 21 The second semester students of the recently upgraded Dhanamanjuri University announced that they will boycott their second semester exam scheduled to be held from May 23. Today, the students of DM College of Arts took out to the col.....

22-May-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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