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Another Tiddim road bandh by transporters from August 13

LAMKA: August 8: The Churachandpur-Imphal Taxi Owners’ Society, CITOS in protest against the arrest of its president D Lunkholal Haokip by Manipur Police has warned of resorting to bandh forbidding all kinds of transportation along the stretch of Teddim R.....

Students protesting Nabachandra’s death injured in police firing

Police trying to disperse students and locals protesting Nabachandra’s death.

BISHNUPUR, August 7: Several students who were protesting the death of 18 year old Nabachandra were injured when police fired tear gas shells and rubber bullets at them. Phairenbam Nabachandra, 18, son of Ph Lukhoi of Thanga presently staying at Moirang .....

I-Day frisking intensifies

THOUBAL, August 7: As part of the ongoing security check prior to Independence Day, August 15, to prevent any unwanted incidents, the additional SP of Thoubal (Ops) S. Ibomcha and District Police Commando OC, Anandkumar had led a combing operation at are.....

SEDO falicitates officer bearers

BISHNUPUR, August 6: The Office Bearers of Social and Economic Development Organisation (SEDO), President, A. Jayentakumar, Secretary, Y. Nanakumar and H. Dwijamani were felicitated at Kangmong Langoljam Community Hall for achieving National Award for Bes.....

Affected land owners body to ban NH-150 work in Ukhrul

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, August 5: Taking serious note of the alleged failure of the concerned authorities to address the grievances of the affected land owners in the ongoing NH-150 Extension Project along the Imphal-Ukhrul route, the Affected Land Ow.....

Ukhrul church lauds Ameishing Luikham

UKHRUL, Aug 5: The Phungyo Baptist Church, Ukhrul has congratulated its member Ameising Luikham, an IAS officer of MT Cadres of 1981 batch, on his recent inclusion in empanelment of 35 additional secretaries of 1980/81 batch of IAS officers from all over .....

ZRO washes hands of ex cadre’s murder

LAMKA, August 5: The Defence director of the Zomi Reunification Organisation (ZRO) and public relation officer of its armed wing Zomi Revolutionary Army (ZRA), Moses has stated in a press release that the killing of Nengzamuan alias Nicholas on July 28 by.....

Jiribam road IVR blockade

JIRIBAM, August 5: The locals of Jiribam Sub-Division blocked the Inter Village Road linking Bidyanagar Farm to NH-37 indefinitely from 3.30 pm today in protest against the concerned authority’s lack of effort to establish proper roads in the sub-division.....

Liquor destroyed

KANGPOKPI, Aug.4: A mixture of different quantities of liquors were destroyed before public view here this evening by the Kangpokpi police and local civil bodies. According to police sources, the liquors were seized by 25 AR Kangpokpi Post on August 2 at.....

AMSU wails teachers’ irregularity in Jiribam school

JIRIBAM, August 3: The AMSU unit of the Jiribam Higher Secondary School held a press meet at the office of AMSU District Committee, Jiribam today. Addressing the media, president of the unit Kh Tiken Meitei complained that although the 2014 academic sess.....

CITOS claims Tiddim bandh uncalled for

LAMKA, August 3: The Churachandpur-Imphal Taxi Owners’ Society (CITOS) has reacted harshly against the 24 hour Tiddim Road bandh called by the JAC of the Bus Owners’ Association. In a statement, the CITOS secretary has said the bandh was uncalled for and.....

Jiri College gears up for intense agitation

JIRIBAM, August 2: Jiri College Employees Association of Jiribam has warned that the association will launch intense agitation if their demand for higher pay scale is not fulfilled by the State Government before August 10. Speaking to the media, the assi.....

KYU Social Service concludes

KANGPOKPI, Aug.2: The voluntary social service conducted by Kangpokpi Youth Union at Community Health Centre, Kangpokpi which is the First Referral Unit (FRU) in Sadar Hills concluded today. Concerned over the insubstantial and decaying condition of the .....

ATSUM intends to issue Identity Card to all non-locals in the state

KANGPOKPI, August 2: Pertaining to the various racism and physical attacks on the people from the North Eastern States in other parts of the country affecting the sentiments of the people seriously, the All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur has decided to is.....

BJP conducts mass enrolment at Henglep

LAMKA, August 2: The Bharatiya Janata Party today launched a mass enrolment campaign for 57-Henglep Mandal at New Canan Village, Loktak Project, Churachandpur attended by the party’s national executive member Chungkhosei Haokip among others. BJP Henglep .....

Lecturers appointment for Jiribam notified

JIRIBAM, August 2: Jiribam additional deputy commissioner, Dr Harmit Singh Pahuja has issued notification seeking appointment of lecturers and teachers for the sub-division on contract basis. The official notification was issued following instruction fro.....

Health minister launches IDCF with objective to limit diarrhoea deaths to zero

LAMKA, August 1: State Health minister Phungzathang Tonsing launched the “Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight” at the Churachandpur District Hospital today. The inaugural ceremony was also attended by ADC, Churachandpur chairman Langkhanpau Guite as .....

TNL calls 24-hour Ukhrul bandh

UKHRUL, July 31: The Tangkhul Naga Long (TNL) has called a 24-hour total shutdown in Ukhrul district in protest against police action on participants of yesterday’s mass prayer meet, with effect starting from midnight tonight. Sources informed that the t.....

Top ZRF functionary killed

LAMKA, July 30: A top functionary of the underground outfit, Zomi Revolutionary Front (ZRF/ KNO) was shot dead yesterday around 11.30pm at B Vengnuam, Lamka. The slained leader of the ZRF, a signatory of the Suspension of Operation with both State and Ce.....

Ukhrul holds mass prayer amid strict restrictions

UKHRUL, July 30: A heated confrontation between the State security forces and the residents of Ukhrul town occurred in front of the Tangkhul Naga Long (TNL) office amid mounting tensions as the public sought to hold a peaceful mass prayer program at TNL G.....

UDJA changed to UDWJA

UKHRUL, July 29: The Ukhrul District Journalists’ Association (UDJA) has changed the association’s name to Ukhrul District Working Journalists Association (UDWJA) with effect from 27 July 2014. A decision to this effect was taken during a meeting of the .....

CMO announces Intensified Diarrhoea control programme in CCpur

LAMKA, July 30: Chief Medical Officer, Churachandpur Dr Thangchinkhup Guite called a press conference at the training hall of his office, today in connection with the proposed "Intensified Diarrhoea control fortnight program." Officials of the CMO, Chura.....

Indo-Myanmar liaison meet discusses security concerns

MOREH, July 28: Security concerns, illegal entry and boundary line between India and Myanmar were the main agendas of the 8th Border liaison meeting between Moreh (India) and Tamu (Myanmar) convened today. The meeting was held this morning at 10 inside t.....

UNC's 48 hour bandh concludes in Ukhrul

By R Lester Makang UKHRUL, July 26: The public co-operation has ensured successful observance of the United Naga Council (UNC) sponsored 48-hour bandh in Ukhrul as no incident of violence or violation has been reported along the district's National High.....

Three killed in CCpur

LAMKA, July 25: Three persons of Thingchom and Isielmat villages were beaten to death and their bodies are being kept at the Churachandpur District Hospital morgue by the police. The three have been identified as Paolalmuon Gangte alias Momoun son of Khu.....

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High Court directs army to hand over unaccounted weapons to police

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Makhan arson was to protect ‘ancestral land’: NMPO

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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

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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.....

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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 .....

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