Chief Minister O Ibobi oversees signing of an MoA with officials of Ramakrishna Mission
Chief Minister O Ibobi oversees signing of an MoA with officials of Ramakrishna Mission

National Sports University & School of Languages : State transfers land to YAS Ministry, signs MoA

Chief Minister O Ibobi oversees signing of an MoA with officials of Ramakrishna Mission

IMPHAL, Aug 27 : An area measuring 400 acres approximately of Yaithibi Loukon, Thoubal district was formally handed over to the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports today at a simple function chaired by Chief Minister O Ibobi. The land handed over for con.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

House session on Aug 28, 31 : BAC endorses Cabinet decision

IMPHAL, Aug 27: The Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of the Manipur Legislative Assembly held a meeting today with Speaker Th Lokeshwar in the chair and the meeting endorsed the Cabinet decision to convene a special session of the House on August 28 and .....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Naga Peace pact should not harm Assam: Gogoi

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh

New Delhi/Guwahati, Aug 27 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today told Home Minister Rajnath Singh that the Naga peace pact should not harm Assam's interests in any way. Mr Gogoi met Mr Singh at his North Block office in New Delhi and discussed the Nag.....

28-Aug-2015 / Agencies

Student martyrs fondly remembered on Hunger Marchers' Day

People offering floral tributes at the tomb of student martyrs

IMPHAL, Aug 27: Befitting tributes were paid today to the students who were killed in the course of mass protest movement against artificial famine that broke out in Manipur in 1965. After paying floral tributes at the tomb of the student martyrs at Pish.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

BJP demands ST status

IMPHAL, Aug 27: BJP Manipur Pradesh has demanded that the indigenous people of the State - Meetei/Meitei, Meitei/Meetei Bamon and Meitei/Meetei Pangal - be specified as Scheduled Tribes under the Constitution of India. BJP Manipur Pradesh president Th Ch.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

JCILPS urges to continue stir peacefully

IMPHAL, Aug 27: The Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) has urged the people of the State to continue peaceful and democratic forms of agitation until a new Bill similar to ILPS is passed by the State Assembly. In a statement iss.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Work on Gaidinliu hall halted

Kohima, Aug 27 : Construction of the Rani Gaidinliu Memorial Hall in Kohima, opposite the state secretariat complex, had come to a halt for the last few days after Naga organizations, including rebel outfits, voiced opposition. Work on the memorial had .....

28-Aug-2015 / Courtesy : TNN

'Shared sovereignty' on the card, claims TNL

UKHRUL/SENAPATI, Aug 27: Shared sovereignty is on the card in the nearly two decades long Indo- Naga peace process as a key component of an amicable, peaceful and lasting solution to the Naga issue. This was stated by TNL president Weapon Zimik while .....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

Naga legislators meet IM leaders

DIMAPUR, Aug 27: Fiftysix NLA legislators and over 50 members of NSCN (I-M) held a closed- door marathon 3rd consultative meeting for over five hours at Chumukedima Police Complex Wednesday. As with Tuesday’s 8th consultative meeting with tribal hohos an.....

28-Aug-2015 / Agencies

5 more students escape

Five students, who were detained at Juvenile Observation Home, Khongjom in Thoubal district for staging indefinite hunger strike, have escaped today. The students, who were pulled up from different places of Thoubal district, escaped at around 12 noon, s.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Man thrashed

Juvenile Observation Home, Shamaram Khongjom secretary Khagenbam Tompok was thrashed by irate locals after he created a scene at the gate of Ananda Singh Higher Secondary Academy, where students are staging indefinite hunger strike demanding implementatio.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

121 people come foward to fast so far

IMPHAL, Aug 27: The total number of hunger strikers who volunteered to carry forward the mass movement for implementation of ILPS and ensure punishment of the killers of Sapam Robinhood, has reached 121 at the time of filing this report. Seven persons at.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Imphal makes to first list of 98 smart cities

NEW DELHI, Aug 27 : Minister of Urban Development M.Venkaiah Naidu today announced a list of 98 cities and towns selected for development as smart cities, and Imphal is one among them. These cities and towns were nominated by respective States and Union .....

28-Aug-2015 / Agencies

Foundation stone laid

IMPHAL, Aug 27:MLA Dr I Ibohalbi today laid the foundation stone of a Scheduled Caste girls’ hostel at Leimaram within his Oinam Assembly segment in Bishnupur district. Speaking at the gathering, the MLA maintained that the peace accord signed on August 3.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Road expansion work halted

Road expansion work

IMPHAL, Aug 27: Human Resource Innovative Front (HRIF), Heingang Kendra has halted the expansion work of road leading to Keithelmanbi Chingdon on Heingang hillock as many trees were cut down. Speaking to media persons, spokesperson of HRIF, P Saratchandra.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

'Health card prog for students'

IMPHAL, Aug 27 :A two-day training on sickle cell anaemia was held from August 24 to 25 at Tribal Research Institute, Imphal under the aegis of the Department of Tribal Affairs, Hill and SC Development. A statement issued by the TA and Hills Director M Va.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Two UG cadres arrested

IMPHAL, Aug 27 : A combined team of Thoubal district police commandos and 2 AR arrested one active cadre of KYKL on August 26 in and around Yairipok area. According to a statement issued by the PRO of Police Dept, the arrested man has been identified as H.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Former Minister Irabot expires

Former Minister Irabot

Former Education Minister Kshetrimayum Irabot who was elected three times to the Manipur Legislative Assembly from Kakching A/C expired today at his Kakching Makha Leikai residence at around 8.30 am. Ksh Irabot was 78 and he is survived by his wife, two .....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Fuel distribution

The CAF&PD; Department has instructed all fuel retail outlets to distribute petrol alloted to them to public on the next day of the day they received the fuel. It further instructed all ROs to give petrol for Rs 1000 to all four-wheelers, for Rs 350 to t.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Bus retrieved

IMPHAL, Aug 27: 41 Assam Rifles in conjunction with 16 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector AR under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) retrieved a civil bus which got stuck at a culvert near New Heaven on NH- 202 while heading to Ukhrul from Imphal on Aug 25 at around 1......

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Language day

IMPHAL, Aug 27: Patriotic Writers' Forum, Tripura and Marup Organisation, Lalshingmura will jointly organise the 24th Manipuri language day at Lalsingmura community hall on August 30. According to a statement, MLA Ramendra Narayan Debbarma, advisory commi.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

AR endeavours

IMPHAL, Aug 27: Continuing with its effort to uplift the living standard of the underprivileged, 11 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector AR under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) distributed rice, atta, sugar, salt, tea and refined oil to the orphanage run by Mother Ter.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Assistance

IMPHAL, Aug 27: Several bodies came forward to extend assistance to Relief Committee, JNIMS formed in connection with ILPS movement. Staff and agents of LIC Imphal Branch, Village Development Committee Kanto Sabal, Leimakhong Line, Lions Club, Ningthoukho.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Training programme

IMPHAL, Aug 27 :A two-day training programme on international humanitarian laws and human rights law for police officers of Manipur Police Department was held at MPTC, Pangei. The training programme was organised by Manipur Police Training College, Pangei.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Mao Keithel

IMPHAL, Aug 27: The 17th Mao keithel will take place on August 28 at Lamphel (in front of Shanker talkies) and Tera Keithel. A joint statement issued by LFWPK, IPA, ACOAM Lup, Kanglamei, KIL, CLK and KSA informed all concerned to turn up at the event posi.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

NEDF organises consultation programme on IHL

IMPHAL, Aug 27 : The North East Dialogue Forum (NEDF) conducted a one consultation programme on 'International Humanitarian Law' at Classic hotel today. Imphal West District Women's Committee convenor S Radhapriya Devi, All Manipur Muslim Welfare Associat.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

CM assures rehabilitation to Mapithel Dam downstream affected people: JAC

IMPHAL, Aug 27:Chief Minister O Ibobi has reportedly assured to meet the demand of the Mapithel Dam downstream residents. During a meeting yesterday between representatives of JAC for Mapithel Dam Downstream Affected People, Imphal East and the CM at his .....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

FATYCM urges PM

IMPHAL, Aug 27 : Federation of All Tribal Youth Clubs, Manipur (FATYCM) has submitted a memorandum to the PM demanding a separate All India Radio (AIR), Imphal for tribal of Manipur. In a representation to the PM, R Asing, president of FATYCM said that th.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Jadonang death anniversary

IMPHAL, Aug 27 : The 84th death anniversary of Haipou Jadonang will be observed at Puiluanh village on August 29. The programme will be jointly organised by Zeliangrong Youth Front (ZYF) and Haipou Jadonang Memorial Trust. The programme will be graced by.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

AR interacts with war veterans

IMPHAL, Aug 27 : 24 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector AR under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organised an interaction with ex-servicemen of Tengnoupal and Moreh on Aug 26. A statement issued by the PRO of IGAR (S) said that the programme was attended by 30 ex-serv.....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Sit-ins continue

IMPHAL, Aug 27 : Even as an agreement has been reached between JCILPS and the State Government on ILPS issue, womenfolk of Khurai Lairikyengbam Leikai, Laipham Khunou, Khurai Kongpal Yaikhom Leikai, Thoidingjam, Nandeibam and Sarjor Leikai today staged a .....

28-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter