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Neglect of farm lands causes low economic returns in Ukhrul: Report

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, June 8: Despite availability of abundant lands suitable for agricultural farming, major portions of the lands in Ukhrul district continue to lie idle/waste reflecting poor returns in primary sector of the economy, according to .....

Advocacy awareness on the Rights of PWDs

KANGPOKPI, June 8: Manipur North Economic Development Association (MANEDA) in collaboration with All Disabled Union Sadar Hills (ADUSH) organised a one day advocacy awareness program on the Rights of Persons with Disability at Lhungjang village, Konghom A.....

USYC felicitates and imparts career counselling to successful candidates of United Sapormeina

KANGPOKPI, June 8: For the first time in the history of the United Sapormeina Village, successful candidates of Class X and XII were felicitated today at the CC Hall, Gamnom Sapormeina in the presence of IFCD, Printing & Stationery, minister Ngamthang Hao.....

Chakpi residents disapprove substandard road work

Ruwngthung Hrangbung CHAKPIKARONG, June 8: Residents of Chakpikarong have expressed dissent over the substandard construction work of the Chakpikarong-Challong Lamkhai Phiran Machet in Chakpikarong sub division. Several leaders of the organisations repr.....

Seminar on Jiribam held

JIRIBAM, June 8: The All Jiribam Working Journalist Union (AJWJU) and media partner Manipur Chronicles (English daily newspaper) jointly organised a one day seminar at the guest house of PWD on the topic “Jiribam: its development and Prospects” (perspecti.....

Peace building workshop at Lamka

LAMKA, June 7: The Peace Co-Ordinator, Diocesan Social Service Society has said in a press release that a peace building workshop was held today at the EAC office located at Hill Town, Lamka CCpur Manipur co-supported by DSSS and Abundant life Ministry, A.....

Mass meeting resolves to check defunct govt offices

JIRIBAM, June 6: The Barak Brothers’ Union (BBU), Jiribam organised a general meeting of local youth club leaders, political leaders and civil organisation leaders, today at Netaji Govt High School. The meeting was attended by a large number of locals fr.....

(L) Kunjamohon’s ashes scattered over Barak River

JIRIBAM, June 5: The ashes of the late Nongthombom Kunjamohon, a renowned writer of the state was submerged in the Barak river as a mark of respect and acknowledgement for his contribution to society, cutting across communities and creeds, as per his wish.....

SSPP highlights challenges

LAMKA, June 5: The joint headquarters of the Siamsinpawlpi (SSPP), the Paite Student Association, at Lamka, president Khual and his cabinet, today, called a press meet to highlight the functioning and challenges of their block. He said his cabinet was st.....

UTLA (SK) concern with lack of development in Longpi, Vangaichungpau sub divisions

LAMKA, June 5: The chairman of the United Tribal Liberation Army (SK) SK Thadou today called a select group of the media at New Lamka, CCpur to talk on the impending actions, policies of the group. He said he was ambushed by cadres of a rival faction in .....

Ukhrul consumers to face hike in power tariff soon

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, June 3: With the Electricity Department, Ukhrul Division bracing to take up backlog of debt/taxes in the wake of recent tariffs hike, power consumers of the district will now have to pay the revised taxes with effect starting .....

SDSA, KSO-SH settle APDS, ADUSH dispute

KANGPOKPI, June 3: Analysing the prevailing situation regarding the disabled people organisations in Senapati district today in a joint meeting at SDSA office, Senapati, Senapati District Student's Association (SDSA) and Kuki Students' Organization Sadar .....

DESAM organises World Environment Day with local club

Thoubal, June 2: The Democratic Students Alliance of Manipur (DESAM), Salungpham and SYC Club, Salungpham have jointly organised World Environment Day at the Ching Tam High School in Salungpham, Thoubal today. A rally under the theme ‘ Let’s cooperate in.....

Babukhal villagers draw govt’s interest to broken bridge

JIRIBAM, June 2: The only temporary bridge connecting Babukhal village with the road to Muktokkhong has remained unattended after it was swept away during a recent flood. The village lies about five km north of Muktokhhong, Tamenglong district which abou.....

Foundation stone laid

JIRIBAM, June 2: The foundation stone of a shrine of the diety Meetei Apokpa Marup was laid down today at Uchathol, Jiribam by president of the body Mutum Janmenjor Meetei. Major contributors for the construction of the shrine include among others local .....

2nd Meitei MLA of Assam remembered

JIRIBAM, June 1: A remembrance program of Mera Chaoba, the second Meitei MLA of Assam was held this morning around 10.30 at the conference hall of the Jagannath Singh College, Udharbond, Cachar Assam. The program was organised by the Manipuri Satya Paris.....

HSLC and Hr Sec toppers felicitated at Nambol

BISHNUPUR, June 1: The 6th Felicitation Function of 70% and above holders of HSLC and Higher Secondary examination 2014 for Nambol area held today at Public Theatre Hall Nambol Phoijing organised by Development and Protection, United Voluntary Organisatio.....

LAYO felicitates successful class X and XII students

KANGPOKPI, June1: Leikot Area Youth Organization (LAYO) in collaboration with Integrated Highlanders Environment Economic Development Society (InHEEDS) organized on Sunday the 13th felicitation programme cum Career Counseling at Bethsaida Village, Sadar H.....

Certified seeds give better yield, says Seed analyst

KANGPOKPI, May 31: Farmers put in hard labour, time and effort during cultivation but the quantity of the yield after harvesting is lesser than expected. This was stated by Seed analyst Kh Mohindro of the Department of Agriculture while stressing that onl.....

Patkai academy sets conservancy example in Ukhrul

UKHRUL, May 31: At a time when every nook and cranny of Ukhrul district is increasingly exposed to unprecedented climatic changes due to unplanned deforestation far and wide, the Patkai Christian Academy (PCA) has set a remarkable example by doing a mite .....

After ‘leave camp’ demand, locals raise ‘cancel URF SoO’

IMPHAL, May 30: The JAC formed demanding the immediate shifting of the URF designated camp from Loitang Khonou, Spinning Mill has warned to launch several forms of agitation in case the government failed to provide positive response to the demand by Satur.....

CCpur students’ body resists decision to transfer teachers

LAMKA, May 30: The Churachandpur District Student Union (CDSU), in their continuous opposition to the State government’s order to transfer/ relocate more than 300 teachers from the district, snatched various files from government offices of the district t.....

Consultative meet on JJ Act details finer points at CCpur

LAMKA, May 29: The Manipur Alliance for Child Rights, Churachandpur Chapter (MACR-CC) organised a one day consultative meeting on Juvenile Justice Act, POCSO Act, Substance Abuse Act and the role of media in relation to the laws. The district’s SP, Kabib.....

Teacher cycles with global warming message

JIRIBAM, May 29: Ram Prasad Naskar, a Geography teacher from Subhasgram in West Bengal, who has been on countrywide bicycle tour since December 18, 2013 under the theme “Global Warming and Its Potential Threat” reached Jiribam on Wednesday and left today .....

T Manga Vaiphei inspects work progress at Eklavya hostel

MOREH, May 29: The chairman of the Manipur Tribal Development Corporation MLA T Manga Vaiphei has today inspected the ongoing construction hostels for the Eklavya Residential Model School located at Chikin Village near Kondong Lairembi at Moreh. Briefing.....

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Govt teachers to take mass casual leave from today against downgrading of pay

Agitated teachers burning down the ROP copy

IMPHAL | Jul 19 Decrying the Manipur Services (Revision Pay) Rules, 2019 notified by the government on July 11 and demanding reasonable pay scale, more than 10,000 teachers inclusive of higher secondary lecturers, primary teachers and graduate teachers.....

20-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Justice hurried is justice buried

Matter listed by High Court fails to make it in cause list IMPHAL | Jul 19 A petition filed by Imphal Free Press (IFP) in the High Court of Manipur, pertaining to defamation case filed by the Chief Minister, which was supposed to be listed for heari.....

20-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

SSUM to shutdown Standard Robarth school from today

SSUM president Soraijam Yaima (centre) speaks to media persons during press conference

IMPHAL | Jul 19 Following the mysterious death of a girl student inside the boarding room of Standard Robarth Higher Secondary School, Canchipur, Socialist Students’ Union of Manipur (SSUM) imposed a shutdown on the school, from Saturday. A class 7 .....

20-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Death of Babysana is a premeditated murder: JAC

Sit-in-protest at Thangmeiband against the death of Babysana

IMPHAL | Jul 19 Demanding that the culprits involved in the mysterious death of Ningthoujam Babysana Chanu must be booked, JAC formed against the death along with locals staged a sit-in-protest today at Thangmeiband area opposite THAU ground. Speaki.....

20-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Farmers’ body alleges authority of Dolaithabi barrage

Water scarcity affects paddy cultivation in Khudrakpam

IMPHAL | Jul 19 Khudrakpam Kendra Youths Organisation (KHUKYO) has alleged the officials and authority of Dolaithabi barrage project that it has failed to deliver its promises and that these officials are also avoiding to meet the villagers. Secreta.....

20-Jul-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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