Chief Minister O Ibobi unveiling the statue of freedom fighter Haipou Jadonang
Chief Minister O Ibobi unveiling the statue of freedom fighter Haipou Jadonang

Rich tributes paid to Haipou Jadonang CM, Dy CM re-commit to emotional integrity of the land

Chief Minister O Ibobi unveiling the statue of freedom fighter Haipou Jadonang

IMPHAL, Aug 29 : The 84th death anniversary of Haipou Jadonang was set into motion with the unveiling of a bronze statue of the freedom fighter at Haipou Jadonang park, Keishampat by Chief Minister Okram Ibobi today. Organised by the Organising Committee.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Helpline perturbed by lack of charity

One of the injured protester undergoing treament at a hospital (File)

IMPHAL, Aug 29: The Medical Helpline for ILP Movement has expressed concern over not providing any monetary assis-tance to the persons, who were injured in different pro-ILPS agitation, despite the assurance given to JCILPS. Helpline convener Ksh Somoren.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MoRTH inspects damaged highways

A damaged section of Imphal-Moreh highway

IMPHAL, Aug 29: Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) Regional Officer Pawan Kumar has made a field assessment of the damaged sections of Mao-Imphal-Moreh highway. Together with engineers of the State PWD (National Highway Division), Pawan Kuma.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Nagas are at the threshhold of new political system: Hoho

Kohima, Aug 29 : The Naga people are stan-ding at the threshold of a major change in the political system and the need of the hour is their unity, the apex body of the Naga tribals said today. “For decades we have struggled and hoped for a change and in .....

30-Aug-2015 / Press Trust of India

KSO, ANSAM flout Govt-JCILPS deal

KANGPOKPI, Aug.29: The Kuki Students’ Organi-zation Ghqs and the All Naga Students’ Association Manipur (ANSAM) have spiritedly refused to accept the agreement signed between Government of Manipur and leaders of JCILPS on Protection of Manipur People Bill.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

CLP studies three Bills

Imphal, August 29: The Congress Legislature Party held a meeting at the CM’s Secretariat this afternoon. As the meeting is current-ly in progress, what agenda are being discussed cannot be ascertained yet. However, reliable sources said that the meeting.....

30-Aug-2015 / Newmai News Network

11 shops gutted, goods worth Rs 50 lac destroyed

Charred remains of the shops ravaged by the inferno

IMPHAL, Aug 29: At least 11 shops have been reduced to cinders by a devastating inferno that broke out at Irilbung Keithel, Imphal East district at around 1.30 am today. According to information culled from the spot, the inferno broke out from a tea stal.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

JCILPS lays out new stir modes

IMPHAL, Aug 29: Stating that there is a still long way to go for the implemen-tation of a new ILPS Bill, the Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) has announced the future modes of agitation and activities to be adopted by the publi.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Mother takes pride in son's 'martyrdom'

UKHRUL, Aug 29: Although losing the sole bread winner of the family makes life harder, the fact that her son was a ‘martyr’ makes Ningshemla a proud mother. Ramkasing Vashi and Mayopam Ramror lost their lives in the course of a protest on Aug 30 last yea.....

30-Aug-2015 / Mungchan Zimik

Hunger strikers pulled up

Police have pulled up all the seven students, who have been staging indefinite hunger strike at the gate of DESAM head-quarters, Keishampat today. They are the fourth batch of DESAM hunger strikers and they launched their stir on August 26 night. As the.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

3-day training on Youth Leadership and Community held

Chandel, Aug 29: Nehru Yuva Kendra, Chandel successfully conducted a three-day training programme on Youth Leadership and Community Development at Phaihulon Morning Star Youth Club, Purum Lining Khul, Chandel Block complex from August 27 to 29, our corres.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

Awareness prog on mental health

Thoubal, Aug 29: The Centre for Development Activities (CDAC),Wangjing conducted a one day awareness programme on 'Mental Health', today at the conference hall of CDAC, Wangjing, Thoubal district. The programme was sponsored by the District Mental Health.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

Writers' award presented

IMPHAL, Aug 29: Three writers were honoured today with the Pacha Meetei Literary award, R Kathing Tangkhul Literary award and Dr Saroj Nalini Arambam Literary award during a function at Manipur Press Club organised by Patriotic Writers' Forum. Writers Gu.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

ZUF observes Jadonang's death anniversary

IMPHAL, Aug 29: The Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) expressed gratitude to the people of Zeliangrong and other tribes for joining the 84th Haipou Jadonang death anniversary at various Zeliangrong inhabited areas and in other places. ZUF in a statement .....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

ATSUM (T) petitions Governor on ILPS issue

IMPHAL, Aug 29: The All Tribal Students Union Manipur (ATSUM) has urged the Governor not to give his assent to the Protection of Manipur People Bill, 2015 which is likely to be passed by the Manipur Legislative Assembly. In a representation to the Govern.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

COTA calls for re-opening schools

IMPHAL, Aug 29: The Council of Teachers Associations (COTA) has urged the concerned authorities to re-open all educational institutions which remain shut till date. After condoling the demise of Sapam Robinhood in the course of public agitation for enfor.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Three accused held

IMPHAL, Aug 29: Three accused in the murder case of the of two KNF (N) cadres have been arrested by a team of Imphal East district police commando s from Kerku Villa today morning. According to a reliable source, the commando team raided a house, where a.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

CHC Mao, PHSC Pudunamei upgraded

IMPHAL, Aug 29: With an aim to provide quality health care services to people living in interior areas, two newly constructed labour rooms were inaugurated for proper functioning of CHC, Mao and PHSC, Pudunamei by MLA L Dikho and Okram Ibomcha, Director o.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Moreh bandh suspended

The JAC of Imphal-Moreh Road Transporters’ Association has suspended the Imphal-Moreh indefinite bandh from today till Sept 10. According to a statement, the bandh was suspended following an assurance given by the DC and SP of Chandel during a meeting wi.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Woman found death

A young housewife was found hung to death inside a rented room at Babupara today morning around 8.20. According to a source, the deceased has been identified as Pritima Das (23) w/o Sushankar Das of Dharmnagar, Tripura at present staying at a rented room.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Accused taken to police custody

A young boy who was accused of raping a five year old girl and whose house was dismantled by a frenzied mob has been taken into police custody. The accused identified as Salam Arun (20) s/o Lala of Laphupat Tera Khunou has been handed over to Women Polic.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

One more JE case confirmed

It has been confirmed that the 14 year old boy from Khundrak-pam who has been undergoing treatment in the ICU of Shija Hospitals has been infected by Japanese Encephalitis. Staff of State Health Department collected and tested the blood sample of the boy.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Tree plantation drive held

Chandel, Aug 29: Chandel Range Office, Tengnoupal Forest Division conducted a tree plantation campaign at Jawahar Novodaya Vidyalaya, Chandel campus today, our correspondent reports. Led by Forest Officer, Chandel Range Sh Tomba Sharma; Chakpikarong Rang.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

ATUM extends gratitude

Chandel, Aug 29: Aimol Tribe Union, Manipur (ATUM) has expressed heartfelt gratitude to the 20 Assam Rifles and State Government for providing security services to the people of Ngairong in the aftermath of the August 22 incident where one Walunglua Aimol.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

Blood donation camp

Bishnupur, Aug 29: The All Manipur Students' Union (AMSU), Bishnupur district committee conducted a one-day blood donation camp at Bishnupur District Hospital on the occasion of the union's 50th birth anniversary yesterday. AMSU, Bishnupur district commi.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

One-day discussion session held

Ukhrul, Aug 21: A one-day Plenary Plenum on the topic 'Deprivation of free and compulsory education in the district by politicization and commercialization in implementation of SSA/RTE act', was held today at TTA hall, Ukhrul under the aegis of SMDC, Ukh.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

Water filtration units distributed

Thoubal, Aug 29: In continuation of its effort to restore 50 community ponds damaged by the recent flood at different villages under Thoubal District, Dynamic Manipur and Helping Hand, Manipur volunteers today conducted treatment of two community ponds at.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

BE results

IMPHAL, Aug 29 : Result of BE 2nd Semester Examination 2015 has been announced, informed the Assistant Controller of Examination......

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Longa Koireng

IMPHAL, Aug 29: The Longa Koireng Youth Club has banned picnic and any kind of antisocial activities in and around Longa Koireng bridge. The ban is imposed as a measure to prevent the occurrence of any unwarranted incident in and around the spot, accordi.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Dealers' workshop

IMPHAL, Aug 29: Dept of Taxes, Govt of Manipur organised a dealers' workshop cum awareness programme on data cleansing for implementation of GST at Yaiphaba Hotel, Thangal bazar today. Assistant Commissioner of Taxes, RK Khurkishore and system analyst o.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

AMCTA urges

IMPHAL, Aug 29: The All Manipur College Teachers' Association (AMCTA) has appealed to the authority concerned to facilitate reopening of classes as the demands raised by the public have been met by the Govt. AMCTA held a meeting today to discuss the prev.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

RNC thanks

IMPHAL, Aug 29: The Rongmei Naga Council, Manipur has expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his commitment for the development of NE region, which was manifested when he joined the birth centenary celebration of freedom fighter Rani Gai.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

TRI invites

IMPHAL, Aug 29 : Tribal Research Institute, Manipur is extending monetary assistance for the financial year 2015-2016 to tribal societies/organisations for the purpose of organising seminars or workshops under different topics. Bona fide tribal societies/.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

ATUM acknowledges

IMPHAL, Aug 29: The Aimol Tribe Union, Manipur (ATUM) has expressed gratitude to the State Govt for providing security to Aimol villagers aftermath the killing of Walunglua of Aimol Ngairong. In a statement, RT Akhel, president of ATUM said some element.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

E-payment portal launched

IMPHAL, Aug 29: Union Minister of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (Independent Charge), Government of India, Prakash Javadekar has launched on August, 27 through video conferencing a portal for e-payment of compensatory levies in connection with for.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Womenfolk stage sit-in

IMPHAL, Aug 29 : Extending support to the hunger strikers in front of Ananda Singh Higher Secondary Academy, womenfolk representing nine clubs staged a protest demonstration outside the school gate today. The nine clubs were ESC, Nongmeibung, Imphal, Cit.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Tree plantation drive

IMPHAL, Aug 29: Central Forest Division and residents of AG colony, Lamphelpat planted about 230 saplings inside the residential campus of Accountant General, Manipur at Lamphelpat. L Joykumar Singh, Divisional Forest Officer, Central Division, L Mawia, .....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

7,29,012 registered job seekers till June, 2015 end

Imphal, Aug 29: A total of 7,29,012 applicants including 2,11,418 female applicants are on the live-register of different Employment Exchanges of Manipur by the end of June, 2015 according to monthly progress report on the working of Employment Service, M.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

DU student from Manipur allegedly molested by labourer

New Delhi, Aug 29: A 20-year-old student from Manipur, who studies at a presigious college of the University of Delhi, was allegedly molested by a labourer in north Delhi's Malkaganj area, police said today. The accused, identified as Mohammad Farmood (55.....

30-Aug-2015 / Press Trust of India

Felicitation programme held

IMPHAL, Aug 29: Gamnom Sapormeina held a felicitation cum thanksgiving gathering for Kimneilhing Mercy Haokip for becoming Lieutenant in Military Nursing Service today, our correspondent reports. Kimneilhing Mercy Haokip is the fourth daughter of Lunthan.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

VA thanks Parliamentary Secy

Ukhrul, Aug 29: The Kasom Khullen Village Authority has extended heartfelt gratitude to the Parliamentary Secretary of TA&Hills;/IT Victor Keishing for providing rice and medicines to the landslide hit villagers of Kasom Khullen. Through his initiative, .....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

Community awareness meet

IMPHAL, Aug 29: 22 Assam Rifles of 28 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (S) organised an all-community awareness meet at Sugnu yesterday. The meet was attended by members of youth organisations, village chiefs, Principals of various schools and membe.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Man held with Tokay Gecko

IMPHAL, Aug 29: Troops of 24 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (South) apprehended a smuggler carrying illegal wildlife at Khudengthabi check post yesterday. He has been identified as Jamdou Haokip (47) s/o (L) Ngamjaheno Haokip of.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

AR helps war veterans

IMPHAL, Aug 29: 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (S) is at the forefront in providing all possible facilities to the Ex-Servicemen and war veterans, a press release issued by PRO Hqs IGAR (S) has claimed. The Sector headquarters has pro.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Boat service launched

IMPHAL, Aug 29: The recent spate of heavy rains and subsequent washing away of two bridges built over Manipur river on August 1 had resulted to cutting off of all the villages located to the South of Singheu in Churachandpur district from the rest of the .....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

PREPAK cadre arrested

IMPHAL, Aug 29: Troops of 12 Bihar Battalion of 9 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (South) apprehended one PREPAK cadre from Langjing yesterday. He has been identified as Meisnam Ramananda (37) s/o Naran of Sagolband Bijoygovinda. He has been handed .....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Koirou bodies ban

IMPHAL, Aug 29: Chaokhat Thourang Nupi Lup, Koirou and Young Development Association, Koirou have announced ban on gambling and sale and use of liquor, ganja and drugs in Thongju AC of Imphal East district......

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Shija hospital

IMPHAL, Aug 29: Paediatrics and Neonatalogy Department of Shija Hospitals and Research Institute Pvt Ltd has been inaugurated today. Advisor to Government of Manipur, Dr RK Nimai, former HOD of RIMS Paediatrics Department Prof P Ibomacha and Shija hospita.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Accused remanded

IMPHAL, Aug 29: A 65-year-old accused in the minor girl sexual assault case has been remanded to judicial custody till September 12. Accused Konjengbam Nupamacha was produced before the Court of Special Judge POCSO Imphal West court under FIR No 49 (8) 20.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Silent rally taken out

IMPHAL, Aug 29: A large number of menfolk under the banner of Fasting Students Protection Committee took out a silent rally on the streets of Imphal East district today. The rallyists were demanding implementation of ILPS in Manipur. The silent rally be.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Prime accused held

IMPHAL, Aug 29: A team of Imphal West district police under the supervision of S Ibomcha, Additional SP (Law and Order) has arrested the prime accused in the murder case of Ngangbam Ibungo. Sources said that the police team led by Sub Inspector Tomintha.....

30-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter