A man cools down with water pipe at a railway station
A man cools down with water pipe at a railway station

Heatwave kills 200 in AP, Telangana

A man cools down with water pipe at a railway station

NEW DELHI/HYDERABAD, May 23: Searing heat intensified across India on Saturday with the mercury maintaining its upward trend and heatwave sweeping across large parts of the country. Heatwave in several parts of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh has claimed ov.....

24-May-2015 / Courtesy TNN (With inputs from agencies)

DESAM urges

Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) has demanded the State Govt to conduct a probe into the mysterious death of a State student at Ujan Tarapur of Cachar district, Assam. Addressing a press meet today at its head office, general secretary of.....

24-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Cop held with drugs

Volunteers and members of different civil society organi-sations pulled up a Constable of the Police Dept along with drugs during a drive today at Hatta. The police Constable pulled up for possession of drugs has been identified as Ct No 0915769 Zulfikar.....

24-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

State opposes incursion with total shut down

Womenfolk enforcing the general strike at Singjamei

IMPHAL, May 23: Imphal city was totally shut down today in solidarity to the 24 hours general strike called against incursion by Nagaland at some areas of Kojiirii and Dzuko Valley. The general strike was called with the support of two major civil societ.....

24-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Storm wreaks havoc in I/E

Trails of devastation left by the windstorm

IMPHAL, May 23: Violent windstorm which lashed the State around 2 pm today blown off around 10 houses at Huidrom, Nungoi and Sawombung in Imphal East district. Reports culled from the spot said that the windstorm destroyed the house of one S Bikanta and .....

24-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Sonowal inspects SAI Centre

Imphal, May 23: Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports (YAS) Sarbanada Sanowal today inspected the SAI (Sports Authority of India) Centre at Takyelpat, Imphal. Prominent leaders of BJP Manipur Pradesh including state president Th Chaoba accompanied .....

24-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MHA approves CPMF for ADC polls

IMPHAL, May 23 : The Ministry of Home Affairs has today approved deployment of Central Paramilitary forces for the Autonomous District Council election so as to thwart off subversive activities and ensure peaceful polling on June 1. According to a senior.....

24-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Ibobi tables land for sports varsity

IMPHAL, May 23: Chief Minister Okram Ibobi has categorically informed Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal that the State Government has acquired 333 acres for establishment of a National Sports University in the State. Duing a meeting with the visit.....

24-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

'Segregation' impedes BJP campaign, many dejected

IMPHAL, May 23: Alleged favouritism and nepotism on the part of BJP State unit leaders have left many BJP candidates dejected apart from severely impeding the party’s campaign for the ensuing ADC election. Notably, BJP has been fielding their candidates .....

24-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Three UG cadres arrested

IMPHAL, May 23: A team of Imphal West district police commando arrested an active member of PREPAK (Pro)-Langamba while conducting frisking and checking at Uripok Khaidem Leikai on May 21. According to a Police Dept PRO statement, the arrested cadre has .....

24-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Corruption in Assam Rifles HC issues notice to MHA, MoD, paramilitary force

New Delhi, May 23: The Delhi High court on Friday issued notices to the Home Ministry, the Defence Ministry and the Assam Rifles after a plea pointed out that an inquiry by the vigilance department into allegations of corruption was “neither fair nor prop.....

24-May-2015 / The Indian Express

MLA Nemcha calls for fair election

Senapati, May 23: MLA Nemcha today urged the people to abide by the code of conduct during the upcoming ADC poll and follow free and fair election, reports our correspondent. "Whatever the circumstance is, I need the people to put into effect their right.....

24-May-2015 / Our Correspondent

DC Jacintha Lazarus distributes meritorious award to students

Senapati, May 23: As a part of its endeavour to encourage the students from poor backgrounds, Major Pagin Kipgen Foundation, a charitable trust, sponsored a meritorious award for students who have passed the HSLC examination at Emmanuel School, Haipi, Ka.....

24-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Three killed

Two suspected KNF (N) cadres and a civilian were killed in encounters that broke out at two different occasions be-tween a combined security team of Thoubal district police commandos and 2 Assam Rifles troops and KNF (N) cadres at Bongbal Khullen in Senap.....

24-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

BJP condoles

BJP Singjamei Mandal has condoled the demise of former Minister Haobam Bhuban on May 21. Apart from observing silence for two minutes, BJP Singjamei Mandal has prayed that the departed soul may rest in eternal peace at the heavenly abode. According to a.....

24-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

DESAM appeals

IMPHAL, May 23: Democratic Students' Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) has appealed to the Manipur University authority to conduct special exam for students who missed today's papers of BA, BSc and B Com II and VI semesters due to the general strike......

24-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Discussion prog

IMPHAL, May 23: As part of its golden jubilee commemoration programme, All Manipur Students' Union (AMSU) will organise a discussion programme for the second time on May 24 at its head office located at DMC campus at 8.30am. A statement issued by AMSU in.....

24-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Last date extended

Imphal, May 23: Owing to the State-wide general strike called by various CSOs on Saturday, the last date of form submission for Common Entrance Test for admission to Class XI in respect of eight Government Hr Sec Schools has been extended till tomorrow, a.....

24-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

KRA man held

IMPHAL, May 23: Troops of 16 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (South) launched an operation at Dolaithabi and apprehended one KRA cadre on May 21. The apprehendee has been identified as Lamginlal Chongloi (25) s/o Lunsat Chongloi .....

24-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Women held with liquor

IMPHAL, May 23: Troops of 16 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (South) established a vehicle check post at Ngahui and apprehended two women along with a huge quantity of country liquor yesterday. The suspicious vehicle, a Bolero (M.....

24-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

NIT flagged in

IMPHAL, May 23: A 13-day National integration tour, organised by 26 Assam Rifles of 27 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (South) from Thinghat Dist-Churachandpur to Delhi and Dehradun was flagged in by IG AR (South). Fifteen boys and two teachers ha.....

24-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Interaction programme

Senapati, May 23: An interaction programme with intending ADC candidates of Sadar Hills under the theme “Know Your Leaders” will be conducted on May 25, reports our correspondent. The interaction programme has been organized by the civil society organiza.....

24-May-2015 / Our Correspondent

Nine personnel of the 3rd IRB were injured when their bus met with a mishap at Haorang Keirel today at 8.30 pm