Cadres of Manipur Naga Revolutionary Front pose during the Front's 4th anniversary celebration at the outfit's general headquarters
Cadres of Manipur Naga Revolutionary Front pose during the Front's 4th anniversary celebration at the outfit's general headquarters

MLA picks holes in DM university Bill, ILPS or similar Bill to be tabled Session extended by two days, four Bills passed

Campus of DM College

IMPHAL, Mar 3: As decided by the State Cabinet yesterday, the ongoing session of Manipur Legislative Assembly has been extended by two days so that the Bill for protection of indigenous people and regulation of immigration can be tabled and passed by the .....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Centre to States : Send graft cases of IAS officers in time

New Delhi, Mar 3: Noting instances of delay, the Centre has asked all State Governments to send corruption cases involving IAS officers to it in time. The State Governments must be aware of the fact that the decision on such proposal requires considerabl.....

4-Mar-2015 / Press Trust of India

Imp-Dimapur winger service ceased

winger

IMPHAL, Mar 3: Manipur Inter-State Taxi Service Workers' Association has ceased passenger service between Imphal and Dimapur from today due to unwarranted levying of tax on winger operators and harassment at Dimapur. Addressing a press meet at the Associ.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

IGNTU agitation Fulfil promises : ANSAM, KSO

IMPHAL, Mar 3: At the invitation of the State Government in connection with the Indira Gandhi National Tribal University (IGNTU) issue, a joint team of Kuki Students’ Organisation, General Headquarters (KSO-Ghqs) and All Naga Students' Association Manipur.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Cycle rally marks World Wildlife Day

Imphal, Mar 3 : Director, Manipur Zoological Garden, Government of Manipur along with People For Animals jointly organized a cycle rally in connection with the World Wildlife Day celebration today. The second edition of the cycle rally was flagged off by.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Govt claims security of NE folks taken up

NEW DELHI, Mar 3: The Government has taken up various steps for safety and security of the citizens hailing from the North East region and residing in various parts of the country including metropolitan cities. According to information received from th.....

4-Mar-2015 / Press Information Bureau

Home Ministry opposes AFSPA repeal

New Delhi, Mar 3: The controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) will stay as Union Home Ministry has rejected an official Committee's recommendation for repeal of the Act. A senior Home Ministry official, speaking on condition of anonymity, s.....

4-Mar-2015 / Press Trust of India

Gaikhangam condemns

IMPHAL, Mar 3: Referring to the detention of Rural Development Minister Francis Ngajokpa and MLA DK Korungthang at Khudengthabi along Imphal-Moreh highway by AR troops som time back, Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister Gaikhangam condemned the same in.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Electoral roll authentication prog launched Duplicate voters to be deleted

IMPHAL, Feb 3 : National Electoral Roll Purification and Authentication Programme (NERPAP), aimed at bringing a totally error free and authenticated electoral roll has been launched today all over the country. Briefing media persons at his Secretariat .....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Bid to storm CM bungalow stopped

Cops confronting the womenfolk

IMPHAL, Mar 3: Members of Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System Women Wing today tried to storm the Chief Minister’s residence demanding implementation of ILPS or a similar law in the State. They also demanded the Chief Minister and his council of .....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MNRF celebrates raising day

IMPHAL, Mar 3: The militant outfit Manipur Naga Revolutionary Front (MNRF) celebrated its 4th raising day today at its general headquarters and all unit headquarters, conveyed a press release issued by the outfit’s information and publicity assistant secr.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

DESAM alleges foul play

IMPHAL, Mar 3: The Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) has accused Manipur University authorities of manipulating the process of selecting PhD candidates. After a list of 18 selected candidates was published, the same list was replaced by a .....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Drugs seized in CCpur

IMPHAL, Mar 3: A combined team of Field G team of BSF, 54th Battalion of BSF and Narcotics Control Bureau seized drugs and ganja worth Rs 2,14,000 and Rs 1,17,09 in cash at Zoljam village in Churachandpur district at around 3.30 pm today. However, the dr.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Manipuri cultural fest held at Silchar

IMPHAL, Mar 3: A four day Manipuri cultural festival cum workshop and multicultural events organised by Manipuri Diaspora, Assam was held from Feb 21 to 24 at Banga Bhawan, Silchar. The programme was sponsored by the Dept of Art & Culture, Govt of Assa.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

HRDM decries Transport Dept order

Imphal, Mar 3: Human Rights Defender, Manipur during a press meet held at Manipur Press Club today has decried the High Security Registration Plate order issued by the Directorate of Transport, Government of Manipur terming it as a means to loot money fro.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Four UGs arrested

IMPHAL, Mar 3:A combined team of Thoubal district police commandos and 2 AR arrested a PREPAK (Pro) cadre while conducting cordon and search operation at Langathel area yesterday. A statement issued by the PRO of Police Dept identified the arrested man a.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

PhD entrance test at MU ATSUM, MUTSU allege discrepancies

IMPHAL, Mar 3: Pointing out most ST candidates for the PhD programme in Manipur University have been denied admission in the department of Chemistry, English and Life Sciences which is in direct contravention of the ST reservation norm of 31% of the unive.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Quinquennial Congress to be held

Ukhrul, Mar 3: The Manipur Christian Congregation with an objective to renew the faith and strengthen the fellowship of Christians in the State will celebrate Quinquennial Congress on the theme “Called to Holiness” under the initiative of the Manipur Bapt.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

Grenade planted

Grenade

Unidentified persons placed a hand grenade at the gate of Kwakta GP Ward Number-2 member Minarjaan Bibi’s residence at Kwakta Meena Bazar under Moirang police station in Bishnupur district today morning. According to a source, the explosive was detected b.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

CrPC clamped

Restrictions under Sub-Section 2 of Section 144 CrPC have been clamped within the perimeter of 100 metres of all examination centres for Class X and XII CBSE final exams 2015 as per an order issued by the District Magistrate (Imphal East). The areas inc.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Cops selected

Five officers of Manipur police have been selected for a one-month training programme on ATA-10955 (Crisis Response Team) to be held at Moyock in North Carolina, USA. The five selected police officers are Dy SP (CDO) Imphal West, Sachinanda Soibam (MPS),.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Inferno

Property worth Rs 6 lakhs was destroyed in a fire that broke out in a house at Langjing Achouba under Lamphel police station in Imphal west district today. The incident happened at around 10 am at the residence of Thokchom Nongyai (75) s/o (L) Ngoubadon .....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

IED recovered

Troops of Red Shield Division recovered an IED at Kwakta Khunou yesterday. Based on an input provided by villagers, troops of Red Shield Division raided the house of one Mansoor Ali of the village and recovered the explosive, said a press release issued .....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Treatment abroad

IMPHAL, Mar 3 : There is neither any provision nor criteria for providing reimbursement to State Government employees and their dependents who wish to go abroad for medical treatment, stated Health Minister Phungzathang Tonsing in the State Assembly today.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Red Shield Div reaches out

IMPHAL, Mar 3: As part of Military Civic Action, Maram Battalion of Senapati Brigade under the aegis of Red Shield Division constructed a shed at Taphou Onaeme village, Senapati district and handed it over to the village authority on March 2. According t.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Bodies urge State Govt

IMPHAL, Mar 3: Zeliangrong Baudi (AMN) and Zeliangrong Baudi, Manipur unit in a statement have appealed to the Government of India, Government of Manipur, security forces, civilians, and people from all walks of life to extend support in maintaining secur.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

AR extends assistance

IMPHAL, Mar 3: Maj Gen Rajeev Chopra, IG AR (South) extended assistance to Eden Orphanage Home, Ukhrul. According to a statement issued by the PRO of IGAR (S), 41 Assam Rifles provided essential items like blankets, pillows, chairs, bed sheets, Sintex (5.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Sit-in-protest staged

IMPHAL, Mar 3: A sit-in protest was staged at Thoubal Wangmataba parking against the reported threat on the life of Naharolgi Thoudang editor, Khoirom Loyalakpa. The sit in was organised by Peoples Welfare Forum, Manipur. Placards reading 'we condemn th.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Abducted man released

KANGPOKPI, Mar 3: Ranjit Meetei of Thoubal who was reportedly abducted by miscreants from Chawangkining village, IT Road on Feb 26 has been released today. Ranjit, said to be a worker of special contractor Lunsat Kipgen, was reportedly kidnapped on Feb 2.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

Workshop

UKHRUL, Mar 3: A workshop on various women rights was organized by Ukhrul Bread Winner Association under the sponsorship of Ramungo Library Group, Ukhrul at Greenland Community hall, Ukhrul, Mungchan Zimik reports. Activist Hungyohung Hungyo spoke on edu.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

Workshop held

IMPHAL, Mar 3: An awareness cum workshop on “Jhum Improvement for Sustaining Food and Nutritional Security of Tribal Farmers” was organised by ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region Manipur Centre at Ramva village, Ukhrul today. The programme was attended b.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

TSA condoles

IMPHAL, Mar 3: Thadou Students' Association (Imphal) has condoled the sudden demise of its information and publicity secretary Thang-kholal alias Lalcha Kipgen. A condolence meeting of the TSA executive members observed a one minute silence as a mark of r.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

ZSULA endorses

IMPHAL, Mar 3: Zeliangrong Students’ Union, Longmai Area (ZSULA) endorsed the decision of All Zeliangrong Students’ Union (AZSU) and Zeliangrong Students’ Union, Manipur (ZSUM) to ban the construction companies, according to a statement issued by K Dingli.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

AMCTA pledges

IMPHAL, Mar 3: The All Manipur College Teachers' Association (AMCTA) has said that it would not be cowed down by different techniques and threats to sabotage its ongoing strike. In a statement, AMCTA said it would be the right step for the Govt to settle.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Sarda Devi feted

IMPHAL, Mar 3: Felicitation function of Adhikarimayum Sarda Devi on being elected the National VP of BJP Mahila Morcha was held at Nagaram today. The programme was attended by A Sarda Devi, president of All Tribal Council, Manipur, Tolkham Ma- ring, pres.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Awareness prog

IMPHAL, Mar 2: A one-day awareness programme on crime against women, drug abuse and mob justice was held today at Kontha Khabam community hall. The programme was jointly organised by Manipur State Legal Service Authority and Young Women Help Organisation......

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

IW cops to launch special traffic drive

IMPHAL, Mar 3 : Imphal West district police , in a step to prevent road mishap during Holi festival, is set to organise a special drive from February 5 to February 9, a statement issued by the Superintendent of Police, Imphal West informed. Police personn.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

District level convention held

Thoubal, Mar 3: A district level convention of ASHA organised by the District Health Society, Thoubal was held at DC office complex, reports our correspondent. The programme was attended by Thoubal DC cum chairman of District Health Society, T Ranjit Si.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

Impersonators held during HSLC exam

Chandel, Mar 3: As part of its objective to discourage the culture of using unfair means during examination, the Naga Students Union, Chandel (NSUC) has pulled up two students for impersonation during the ongoing HSLC examination from Maha Union Higher Se.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

Passenger bus set on fire

Chandel, Mar 3: Memory Travel, a passenger bus (Regd No. MN-01 1742) which met with an accident last Sunday was set on fire by unknown miscreants at Liwa Khullen Sarei village in Chandel district last night, reports our correspondent. The bus was lying n.....

4-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent