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KSO Sadar Hills bemoans quality of IT Road construction

KANGPOKPI, August 29: The Kuki Students’ Organisation, Sadar Hills has strongly lodged its displeasure over the construction of the Imphal-Tamenglong Road from Kangpokpi to Tamei under North East Council programme with an estimate amount of Rs. 78 crore, .....

55-year-old Phungyar sub-division in doldrums; local denizens slam government for apathy

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, August 28: Over five decades down the line after establishing it as one of the sub-divisional blocks of Ukhrul district, ‘development’ still remains an elusive chimera for the people of Phungyar area as the State government co.....

24-hour power service for CCpur hospital

By Alex Guite LAMKA, August 28: The Churachandpur District Hosiptal is on course of having a 24-hour electric service. This was revealed during a recent visit at the hospital by this IFP correspondent. The Chief Minister, Okram Ibobi’s assurance of un.....

TNL questions continuance of 144 CrPc in Ukhrul town

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, August 28: The Tangkhul Naga Long (TNL) has Thursday expressed strong suspicion at the motive of the State government in continuing the promulgation of Prohibitory order under section 144 CrPc for a prolonged period in Ukhrul .....

Ukhrul DC not to allow breach of peace or misconduct by police

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, August 26: Maintaining that the strategic deployment of increased State security forces in Ukhrul district headquarters is to basically pre-empt any untoward situation in the aftermath of the assassination of an ADC member on .....

Tangkhul bodies condemn assault on Ukhrul SDPO

UKHRUL, August 25: The Tangkhul Shanao Long (TSL), the Tangkhul Katamnao Saklong (TKS) and the Thawaijao Hungpung Young Students Organisation (THYSO) have strongly condemned the incident wherein the Ukhrul SDPO Rocky and his driver were assaulted by drunk.....

Anti-malaria month inaugurated at Kangpokpi

KANGPOKPI, August 25: As part of the observance of Anti Malaria Month observed every year in the Country prior to the onset of monsoon and transmission session, addl DC Kangpokpi, DK Thangboi, inaugurated the observance of Anti-Malaria Month in Sadar Hill.....

Khuga JAC derides govt for delay in repairing dam

The damaged portion of the Khuga Multi-purpose Dam canal.

LAMKA, August 24: The JAC, Khuga Multi-purpose Dam located at CCpur, today issued a press release stating that it is getting uneasy waiting for action from the government to look into the condition of the dam portion which had collapsed. It said the situ.....

Affected land owners along NH 150 accuse authorities of withholding compensation

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, August 24: The Affected Land Owners’ Association (ALOA/NH-150) has alleged that the concerned authorities of the State government have refused to release compensation to rightful land owners whose lands have been affected by t.....

ATSUM Emboi Serto faction too suspends blockade

KANGPOKPI, August 23: The Emboi Serto led faction of the All Tribal Students’ Union, Manipur ATSUM has today decided to suspend its indefinite economic blockade for ten days with immediate effect. The decision was taken considering the assurance from the.....

TNL assembly approves president Artax’s resignation

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, August 23: Four days after the Tangkhul Naga Long (TNL) president Artax A Shimray dramatically stepped down from his post, TNL assembly has today accepted his resignation after deliberating the nature of his offer of resignati.....

TNL revokes mid-day public curfew

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, August 22: The Tangkhul Naga Long (TNL) has revoked its mid-day public curfew with effect from Friday, a press statement issued by the Tangkhul council has said. The statement informed that the decision to withdraw the public.....

Embroi Serto group to go ahead with blockade

KANGPOKPI, Aug.22: The All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur has resolved to go on with its proposed indefinite economic blockade from August 22 midnight. General secretary Marahang Ngiimai said after the executive meeting said the student body has at this .....

TKS to stay away from ATSUM’s blockade

UKHRUL, August 22: Even as the All Tribal Students’ Union, Manipur (ATSUM) is all set to enforce its proposed indefinite economic blockade in all hill districts of the State beginning from mid-night tonight, the Tangkhul Katamnao Saklong (TKS) has decided.....

Cocaine carrying parcel from Trinidad and Tobago seized

LAMKA, Aug 21: The Narcotic Control Bureau in collaboration with a team of the 7th Assam Rifles seized a consignment containing cocaine which arrived at the Churachandpur Post office yesterday evening around 3.30. Sources said the combined team was led b.....

ATSUM to impose indefinite eco blockade

KANGPOKPI, Aug.21: The 24-hour total bandh called by the All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur to press the state Government and Manipur University Authority for implementation of Central Educational Institution (Reservation in Admission) Amendment Act 2012 .....

Bandh affects normal life at Tuibang

LAMKA, August 21: The 24-hour band called by the All Tribal Students Union, Manipur today affected normal life in Tuibang area of Lamka town in Churachandpur district. However, the bandh which will conclude this midnight passed off without any major glit.....

ATSUM seminar reiterates Six Schedule status demand

LAMKA, August 20: Unless the hills people are united, we will get assimilated and our right on land will be taken away from our grip. We must be united to demand implementation of Sixth Schedule of the Constitution so as to safeguard our land. This was s.....

Ccpur police seizes large quantity of alcohol

LAMKA, August 19: The Churachandpur police in continuation of the ‘Anti drinking month’ has seized large quantities of alcohol and beverages from Rangkai Road area of Churachandpur today. The seized items include 308 can beer, 62 bottles of beer and 120 .....

ATSUM warns of indefinite blockade from Aug 22

KANGPOKPI, August 19: All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur today has mobilized for it proposed 24 hr total bandh in all hill district of the State from midnight of August 20. Speaking to local media persons at Kangpokpi, president of the student body Emboi.....

Locals rebuild road

THOUBAL, August 19: The Sangaiyumpham Part-2 Cherapur Mayai Leikai Sallam Makok area road under Thoubal district has been rebuilt by the local people which has been left ignored by the government for a long time. Speaking to media persons, a spokesperson.....

ATSUM announces 24 hr hills bandh

KANGPOKPI, August 18: The All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur today announced its decision of 24 hr total bandh in all hill district of the State from midnight of August 21 demanding implementation of Central Educational Institution (Reservation in Admissi.....

Maram assualt incident already resolved: ZU and MU

KANGPOKPI, August 17: The Zeliangrong Union and the Maram Union had resolved the physical assault of Ringsanbou Newmai through the court of customary law, said the two unions today. A statement of the two unions said that the case that lasted for about 2.....

Remembrance also held at Bishnupur

BISHNUPUR, August 16: The 10th Student Martyrdom was also observed at Bishnupur Bazar where Pebam Chittaranjan had self-immolated by setting himself on fire demanding repeal of AFSPA ten years ago. Well-wishers, students, family members and others offere.....

Five-year old allegedly raped

BISHNUPUR, Aug 16: A 43-year old has allegedly raped a five-year old at Thinungei Awang Maning Leikai yesterday around 10:25 am. The accused has been identified as Angom Sanathoi, 43, son of (L) Ibocha. Following complaints from the local womenfolk and .....

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17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Dijamani’s case transferred to Session Judge Imphal West

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal West today committed Naorem Rekha’s murdered case, mother of fashion designer Rober Naorem, to Session Judge, Imphal West. The accused Naorem Dijamani, husband of the deceased, was produced before CJ.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Let the truth come out: Landhoni’s family

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Regarding the death of Babysana, the family of the school principal has expressed that the school authority also wants the case to be handed over to CBI. A release from the family states further that the public has supported all the .....

‘One country, one language is a strategy to abolish indigenous languages’

IMPHAL | Sep 16 Reacting on the speech of union home minister, Amit Shah’s ‘one country one language’, social activist and advocate, Yendrembam Kiran stated that many indigenous languages in the country have been replaced with Hindi language and the ce.....

17-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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