Supreme Court of India and inset Th Manorama
Supreme Court of India and inset Th Manorama

Manorama killing SC directs Centre to pay Rs 10 lakh compensation

Supreme Court of India and inset Th Manorama

New Delhi, Dec 18 : The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to pay Rs 10 lakh to the mother of Manipuri girl Thangjam Manorama, who was killed by Assam Rifles personnel in 2004. A bench comprising justices TS Thakur and PC Ghosh said that the compens.....

19-Dec-2014 / Agencies

Suspects held

Suspects held

Police have claimed that the IED blast which killed two people besides injuring four others at MG Avenue on December 15 was carried out under the instruction and command of one Lalheiba Meitei of URF. According to a statement issued by Police Department .....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Guideline violation slur on Agri Dept

A paddy field in Manipur

IMPHAL, Dec 18 : A strong suspicion has been raised that guidelines specified by the Central Government and misuse of fund by Agriculture Department in implementing Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) scheme may have been flouted. According.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

CM exhorts minorities to assert rights

IMPHAL, Dec 18: Chief Minister O Ibobi has exhorted all the minority communities of the State to assert and fight for the rights and opportunities entitled to them. He was speaking at the Minority Rights Day held today at Maharaj Chandrakirti Auditorium.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Govindaji Temple Bill withheld

IMPHAL, Dec 18: Out of the six Bills passed by the Manipur Legislative Assembly in its previous session, four have been given the Governor’s mandatory consent while two including the Shri Shri Govindaji Temple (Third Amendment) Bill 2014 have been disappr.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

12 hour bandh

A 12-hour bandh along Imphal-Yairipok road is set to begin tomorrow in protest against acquisition of a playground by the Manipur Government for construction of a godown for PWD and Electricity Department, reports NNN. Locals of Naharup Huirem Leikai and.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Houses vandalised

House and chowkidar quarter of Laishram Ojit, who was allegedly involved in handing over two youths including a teenager of Yairipok Huidrom Leikai to unknown persons, were vandalised by a large mob today, reports our Thoubal correspondent. Ojit along wi.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Miscreants torch two bulldozers

IMPHAL, Dec 18 : Unidentified miscreants reportedly torched two bulldozers engaged in Kasom Khullen road construction in the night of Dec 17 at a place between Nungshit Haibi and Khamlang. The Imphal-Kasom Khullen road has been constructed by the ABCI un.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

India’s biggest rocket GSLV Mk III launched successfully

Sriharikota, Dec 18: Taking its baby steps towards realising India’s ambition to send humans into space, ISRO on Thursday successfully tested the atmospheric re-entry of a crew module after its heaviest launch vehicle GSLV Mk-III blasted off from here. E.....

19-Dec-2014 / Press Trust of India

ATSUM bats for adhoc teachers

IMPHAL, Dec 18: The Muan Tombing led All Tribal Students' Union, Manipur (ATSUM) today submitted a memorandum to the CM demanding regularisation of 333 adhoc teachers under the Education Dept before the commencement of the next academic session. Addressi.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

SC extends Jayalalithaa's bail till April 2015

Jayalalithaa

New Delhi, Dec 18: The Supreme Court on Thursday extended by four months the bail of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in a disproportionate assets case and asked the Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court to constitute a special bench to dec.....

19-Dec-2014 / Press Trust of India

DU's train sets off for NE

New Delhi, Dec 18 : Delhi University's 'Gyanodaya Express' today set off for the North East with 870 students and teachers on board with an aim to enrich the students about the rich culture and heritage of the region. The 'Dharohar-Gyanodaya Express' tra.....

19-Dec-2014 / Press Trust of India

PNC expresses concern

IMPHAL, Dec 18: Expressing dissatisfaction over the irregularities of doctors posted at Paomata Primary Health Centre, Paomata Naga Council (PNC) in a statement issued by its president accused doctors posted at Paomata PHC of not performing service of man.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Minorities Rights Day observed

Minorities Rights Day observed

IMPHAL, Dec 18: The All Manipur Muslim Development Organisation (AMMDO) today organised Minorities Rights Day at Manipur Press Club. Advocate DP Shahid Ahmad, president, All Manipur Muslim Development Organisation; A Mobi, president Editors' Guild, Manip.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Separate Dept for mentally challenged asked

IMPHAL, Dec 18 : All Manipur Mentally Handicapped Persons’ Welfare Organisation (AMMHPWO) today urged the State Government to set up a ‘separate Government Department’ for persons with intellectual disabilities. A regular Commissioner for the mentally ch.....

19-Dec-2014 / Newmai News Network

Zeliangrong Baudi (AMN) deplores

IMPHAL, Dec 18: Sharing the grief of the bereaved families of the two persons who lost their lives in traditional water immersion over a dispute, the Zeliangrong Baudi, Assam, Manipur and Nagaland (ZB, AMN) has vehemently deplored the fateful incident of .....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

FEGOCTA spells out stand, demands

IMPHAL, Dec 18: Federation of Government College Teachers' Association, Manipur (FEGOCTA) today asserted that the body is an apex body of all Government college teachers of Manipur, which stands for excellence in higher education and the integrity and sol.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Foundation day

The 7th Foundation Day celebration of Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) was held at its A-Block today. JNIMS Director Prof M Shyamo, JNIMS Dean (Academic) Prof H Lokendro and JNIMS Medical Superintendent Prof W Gopimohon attended the.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Land acquisition

The progress of land acquisition at Yaithibi Loukol for setting up a sports university was deliberated at a review meeting presided by Chief Minister Okram Ibobi yesterday. It is said that land acquisition processes will be completed by the end of this m.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Singer felicitated

IMPHAL, Dec 18: The All India Radio Imphal and Pole Star Guardians’ Association, Thinungei (POSGAT) felicitated singer Rahul Sharma, winner of a reality musical show NE Body Can Sing 2014 organised by North Eastern Service, All India Radio Shillong, today.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Zeliangrong leaders appeal

DIMAPUR, Dec 18: The Zeliangrong leaders have resolved to appeal to the people not to rake up the ‘Zeliangrong homeland demand’ issue. This is one of the resolutions adopted during the joint consultative meeting of the Zelianrong region ‘National workers.....

19-Dec-2014 / Newmai News Network

Dental camp organised

IMPHAL, Dec 18: 25 BRTF in collaboration with Dept of Public Health Dentistry, Dental College, RIMS organised a free dental checkup and awareness camp in the Central Medical Inspection Room of 25 BRTF. During the event, dental checkup of around 62 BRTF.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

WYS website launched

IMPHAL, Dec 18: Official website of World Youth Summit 2015 was launched today at Classic Hotel. The launch programme of the website, www.worldyouthsummit.in was attended by Director of Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development, Prof D Sahoo;.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Seminar cum workshop held

IMPHAL, Dec 18: A one-day seminar cum workshop was held today at Iboyaima Shumang Leela Shanglen under the aegis of National Small Scale Industries Corporation Ltd (NSSIC). The seminar cum workshop was aimed at providing awareness among the youth on sel.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

5th Manipur Catholic Youth conference begins

IMPHAL, Dec 18: The 5th Manipur Catholic Youth Conference organised by the Central Organising Committee of the Manipur Catholic Youth Organisation kick started today at Christ Jyoti School, Mantripukhri, Imphal. Organised under the theme “Rooted in Christ.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Free heart, diabetes camp

IMPHAL, Dec 18: SKY Hospital conducted a free heart disease and diabetes detection camp at Education (S) Department, Imphal West. For the first time, the Heart Team of Sky Hospitals organised a free heart disease and diabetes detection camp at the office.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

AR organises Advent Christmas

Ukhrul, Dec 18: Assam Rifles today organised Advent Christmas at TNL ground, Wino bazar. People of Ukhrul town thronged the venue to witness the variety of Advent Christmas extravangzas. The Assam Rifles organised the event with the objective of streng.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Foundation Day celebration

IMPHAL, Dec 18: Abhinash Film Production celebrated its 7th Foundation Day at Manipur Press Club today. National awardee KB Ingaremba, Advisory Board member of Kounu Leima Chanura Marup, W Purnimashi and social worker Heikrujam (o) Ambrabati were the pre.....

19-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter