The hill districts (coloured) which would go to ADC polls on May 30
The hill districts (coloured) which would go to ADC polls on May 30

State BJP predicts pitched battle with Congress

The hill districts (coloured) which would go to ADC polls on May 30

IMPHAL, Mar 28: Election to the six Autonomous District Councils of Manipur sche-duled on May 30 would wit- ness pitched political battles between Congress and BJP. This was stated by none other than BJP Manipur Pra-desh president Th Chaoba. who attende.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Kanhailal honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

H.Kanhailal with Anand Mahindra

New Delhi, March 28: After a week of exciting theatre fare in the National capital, the eagerly anticipated 10th Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards 2015 were announced at a red carpet event on Friday at the Taj Mahal Hotel, Mansingh Road here. Towards.....

29-Mar-2015 / Manipur Info Centre

NSCN-K expels CFSB supervisor

NSCN-K supremo SS Khaplang and Wangtin Naga

DIMAPUR, Mar 28:Serious problem has cropped up within NSCN-K with its supremo SS Khaplang expelling Wangtin Naga, Supervisor of the outfit’s Cease Fire Monitoring Super-visory Board (CFSB) today, a day after the latter had participated in the Cease Fire .....

29-Mar-2015 / Newmai News Network

Cong likely to retain Sadar Hills, CCpur ADCs

IMPHAL, Mar 28: The Congress party is likely to retain at least Sadar Hills ADC and Churachandpur ADC, according to some political pundits and analysts. All the six MLAs elected from Churachandpur district to the present Manipur Legislative Assembly are .....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Land acquisition for sports varsity Land owners brace to confront Govt

IMPHAL, Mar 28: Stating that no sportsperson can play any game on an empty stomach, the Affected Land Owner’s Asso-ciation Against Forced Land Acquisition for Sports Univer-sity has said that they are set to confront the Government to protect their land. .....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

VDF suspends strikes, to resume work

Imphal, Mar 28: The All Manipur VDF Welfare Association has declared that their cease work strike has been suspended and they would return to duty from tomorrow. All Manipur VDF Welfare Association spokesman Riyas Khan made an announcement to this effect.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

VDF’s demands under 'consideration': Dy CM

Dy CM Gaikhangam (File pix)

IMPHAL, Mar 28: If only for the financial constraints and some technical problems, the demands of VDF personnel would have been already ad-dressed effectively. None- theless, the State Government has been considering their demands, claimed Deputy Chief Mi.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Bandh passes off peacefully

IMPHAL, Mar 28: The 24-hour State-wide bandh, clamp- ed by All Manipur VDF Wel-fare Association, passed off peacefully with no report of any major untoward incident. Bandh supporters came out on streets and blocked NH-102 for some time by burning tyres a.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Mizoram Guv Aziz Qureshi sacked

New Delhi, Mar 28 : Mizoram Governor Aziz Qure-shi, who has had a running feud with the Centre and even approached the Supreme Court against attempts to ease him out, was sacked today. A brief statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan said that “Quresh.....

29-Mar-2015 / Press Trust of India

Three cops killed in Mizoram

Aizawl, Mar 28 : Three armed policemen were killed and five others injured when suspected militants belonging to Hmar People’s Convention-Democracy attacked members of an Assembly panel in Zokhaw-thiang in Aizawl district bordering Manipur, police said. .....

29-Mar-2015 / Press Trust of India

CSOs decry

Different civil society organisations have flayed the State Government for bringing out a Bill, which according to these organisation has no teeth to protect the indigenous people of the State and their traditions and culture. In a statement, Ethno Herit.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Folk, modern music concert held

Folk, modern music concert held

Imphal, Mar 28: A concert organized by All India Radio, Imphal on folk and modern music ‘Yening Gee Machu Lak Ta’ was held today at MFDC Auditorium. Folk melodies of various tribes of Manipur namely Thadou, Mao, Kabui and one of the vanishing tribes of t.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Eschew violence, says MP Thangso Baite

KANGPOKPI, Mar 28: Attending the 19th foundation day celebration of Emmanuel Higher Secondary Education at Haipi, Sadar Hills Outer Manipur LS MP Thangso Baite today urged all concerned to shun violence and to struggle for peace and development through ed.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

Village botanists course ends

IMPHAL, Mar 28: Villagers settling in catchment areas like Singda Dam and such other areas should opt for an alternative means of livelihood in place of jhum cultivation as the practice has adverse impact on major water bodies of the State, said Chief Se.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

UNACCO school

IMPHAL, Mar 28: Three students of Khongman Zone-III Lisham Leirak have been allegedly denied re-admission by the authority of UNACCO School without giving any valid reason. Wangkheimayum Bino, mother of one of the students, said that the school declared .....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Pre- summit conclave held at Kakching

Imphal, Mar 28: Prior to the World Youth Summit 2015 India, a pre-summit conclave was held yesterday at Kakching where foreign and National delegates were accorded a warm reception by the local people. The conclave was organized by Reception Committee, P.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Hackfest

With an aim to provide employment and community platform to IT educated youths of the State, a two-day Hackfest Manipur has kick started at NIT campus, Takyelpat from today. Member of the organising committee, Anuradha said the event was the first of it.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Storm wrecks

A violent storm devastated many houses at Khonglong and Khoirok villages in Senapati district on March 25 last, said a press release issued by the general secretary of Zeliangrong Youth Front (Sadar Hills). The organisation urged the Government to extend.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Smuggler held

Troops of 9 Assam Rifles apprehended a gold smuggler at Moreh at around 2 am today. The man has been identified as Narjeet Rai (43) s/o Tika Ram Rai of Kangpokpi. Six gold bangles weighing around 450 gm worth around Rs 10 lakh in the local market were s.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Cultural, talent show lure Quinquennial Congress

Ukhrul, Mar 28: Cultural exposition, talent and musical shows from various tribes of Manipur mesmerized the third day of the MBC quinquennial congress at TNL ground, Wino Bazar, Ukhrul, reports Mungchan Zimik. The MBC had organised the event with an obje.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

Students stage sit-in protest

Thoubal, Mar 28: Protesting the posting of the regular headmaster of Eureka High School, the school students union today held placards and staged a sit-in protest outside the school gate, reports our correspondent. It may be noted that Khongjom Sapam was.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

Free health camp held

Thoubal, Mar 28: ACME Fertility & Health Care Centre Imphal and Integrated Social Development, Heirok part I organised a free cervical cancer screening cum awareness camp at Heirok RPN Ningshin Sanglen today, reports our correspondent. Speaking to report.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

KSO informs

Chandel, Mar 28: Kuki Students' Organisation Chandel in a press statement informed all the village chiefs that have Government schools in their respective village and the head of the institutions residing under the jurisdiction of KSO Chandel district to.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

MNLS lauds

Chandel, Mar 28: The Maring Naga Literature Society, Chandel district in a press statement extended gratitude to Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh, Education Minister Okendro Singh and the other Cabinet Ministers for approving the Maring dialect in school syll.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

Foundation day

IMPHAL, Mar 28: The Eternal Life Church, a unit of Eternal Life Ministry, Manipur, today observed its 5th foundation day at Baby Seikam English School, New Checkon. Rev L Timothy Phaomei, chairman, Love Manipur cum Pastor of RNBA Centre Church, Tarung was.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

KSCWF urges

IMPHAL, Mar 28: The Kuki Senior Citizens Welfare Forum, Churachandpur has appealed to the Govt of Manipur to consider the demands of the Village Defence Force (VDF) personnel as they are part and parcel of defence/security department. In a statement, KSC.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

ZoRO condoles

IMPHAL, Mar 28: The Zo Re-unification Organisation, Northern Zone (ZoRO/NZ) has conveyed its deepest condolence to the bereaved family of Brig T Sailo, who left for his eternal abode on Mar 27. In a condolence message, ZoRO/NZ remembered Brig T Sailo as .....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

KSO inspects

IMPHAL, Mar 28: A team of Kuki Students' Organisation (KSO), Chandel inspected Kasturba Gandhi Bidya Vidyalaya (KGBV) at Aimol Khullen and had an interaction with the staff and students. Although they expressed satisfaction in the construction of the bui.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Women's health awareness

IMPHAL, Mar 28 : S Kula Women's College, Nambol, under the sponsorship of University Grants Commission (UGC) conducted an outreach programme on women health awareness at its premises today. Speaking at the occasion, CMO, Imphal West, Dr S Bimolakumari sa.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Parents' meet held

IMPHAL, Mar 28 : Parents' Association for Differently Abled in association with All Manipur Mentally Handicapped Persons' Welfare Organisation held a Regional Parents Meet, 2014-15 today at BB Paul Mental Development Home, Monshangei, Imphal. Speaking at.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Sit-in staged to support VDFs' cause

IMPHAL, Mar 28: Meira paibi members of Moirang Khunou today staged a sit-in at Moirang Khunou bazar to support and show solidarity to the cause of Defence Force (VDF) personnel. Speaking to reporters, secretary of Moirang Khunou Meira Paibi Champrabat.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Book on tribal custom released

IMPHAL, Mar 28 : Star Line Films production released a book based on Kabui community titled Kabui (Rongmei) Costumes, Attires and Musical instrument at Keishamthong Kabui Community hall, Imphal in the presence of the author, Star Kamei, along with the De.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

JAC rejects IFCD’s report on Khuga Dam

Lamka, Mar 28: The JAC of Khuga Dam today strongly objected the ‘statement report’ of CE, IFCD, Manipur on Khuga Dam to various Ministries at the Centre saying it (the report) underestimates the public and left the JAC deeply concerned. The claim that 5 .....

29-Mar-2015 / S Singlianmang Guite

Annual GBM of LYL held

IMPHAL, Mar 28 : Longmai Youth League held its annual general body meeting cum election of new office bearers today at Longmai Part I community hall. The meeting began with the members observing a minute silence in honour of the departed souls of former l.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Inter-sectoral meeting held

IMPHAL, Mar 28: Manipur State Health Society organised a one-day intersectoral meeting on prevention and control of vector-borne diseases at Youth Hostel, Khuman Lampak yesterday. Directorate of Health Services Additional Director Dr S Manikanta, ROH & F.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

DESAM urges MSF

IMPHAL, Mar 28: Stating that imposing a ban on Nirmalabas School by Manipuri Students Federation (MSF) is unfortunate, Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) has urged the former to lift this prohibition with immediate effect. In a statement, D.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Kongba river

IMPHAL, Mar 28: With an aim to fight scarcity of water, locals of Kongpal Ningthoubung Leikai dredged Kongba river at their locality. The locals used the earth, dug up from the river, in the ground levelling work of a playground. Kongpal Ningthoubung Le.....

29-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Two Anjuman volunteers sustained bullet injuries, one critically when they were fired by 'drug dealers' in Lilong Haoreibi this morning

Sajibu Nongma Panba Cheiraoba being a holiday at the office of TSE there will be no issue dated 22nd March