Yaithibi Loukon the spot earmarked for the Sports University
Yaithibi Loukon the spot earmarked for the Sports University

Sports University Bill set to be tabled in LS

Yaithibi Loukon the spot earmarked for the Sports University

NEW DELHI, Dec 19 : DoNER Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has stated that the National Sports University Bill to be set up in Manipur is being planned to be introduced in Parliament shortly along with the Draft Bill received from Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sp.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Govt keen to rehabilitate surrendered militants : Dy CM

IMPHAL, Dec 19: The State Government has been studying security aspects of the Government’s rehabilitation policy so that surrendered UG cadres can be rehabilitated properly and they do not feel any insecurity, stated Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam on.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

‘TNL sports complex expected by Dec '15’

IMPHAL, Dec 19: The sports complex being constructed at Pakshi ground and Tangkhul Naga Long Ground in Ukhrul district are expected to be fully complete by December next year, stated Chief Minister O Ibobi during question hour in the State Assembly today......

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Consultation meeting held

IMPHAL, Dec 19: Tarao Tribe Union, Leishokching and Tribal and Endangered Languages Promotion Board jointly organised a consultation meeting on promotion, preservation and enrichment of Tarao language at Imphal Movie Club, Thangal Bazar today. Tarao Trib.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Veterinary camp organised

IMPHAL, Dec 19: 40 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (South) organised a veterinary camp at Lilong Khunou yesterday. The camp was organised in collaboration with 14 Mobile Field Veterinary Hospital under ‘Ops Sadbhavana’ programme.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Women found hung to death

IMPHAL, Dec 19: Two young married women were found hung to death in two separate incidents today. In the first incident, Paonam Ongbi Tondon (25) w/o P Naocha of Kwakeithel Thokchom Leikai under Imphal police station was found hung to death inside her be.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Driver flees with passengers' luggages

IMPHAL, Dec 19: Driver of a Tata Winger passenger van, which brought 13 passengers from Dimapur to Imphal on NH-2, fled with the luggages and other belongings of the passengers from Zupzag in Nagaland today morning. The place is located on the highway ju.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Mostly locals posted in hill schools, asserts Gaikhangam

IMPHAL, Dec 19: Majority of the teachers posted in schools functioning under Autonomous District Councils are hill people but many of them do not like to stay in the hill districts. This resulted in the unwanted practice of substitute teachers, asserted D.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Avian Influenza confirmed at Sukhna lake

IMPHAL, Dec 19 : The National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal has confirmed H5NI AIV (Avian Influenza) from the carcass of a wild duck at Sukhna lake, Chandigarh. The carcass of the bird was sent by Dr VM Wadhawan, Joint Director, Nort.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Bandh imposed on Imphal-Yairipok road

Bandh supporters enforcing the bandh

IMPHAL, Dec 19: Locals of Naharup Huirem Leikai and Bamon Kampu blocked Imphal-Yairipok road at Lairenpat area during the 12-hour bandh clamped on the road against acquisition of a village playground for the construction of PWD and Power Department office.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Sit-in-protest

Labourers of different private stone crusher units today staged a sit-in-protest demanding wage increment at Pheidinga bazar. Secretary of the newly formed North Imphal Labour Association, Thiyam Rajen said that proprietors of these stone crushing units .....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

BJP mass enrolment held

IMPHAL/ THOUBAL, Dec 19: BJP mass enrolment programme was conducted today at New Canaan community hall, Ukhrul district which was attended by BJP State Unit general secretary Basanta, State Unit vice-president Ksh Bhavananda, BJP Ukhrul district president.....

20-Dec-2014 / Staff Reporter/Correspondent

Tungjoy Women Society celebrates 50 years

Tungjoy Women Society celebrates 50 years

IMPHAL, Dec 19: Nagaland MLA Deo Nukhu during his speech at the golden jubilee of Tungjoy Women Society, called upon the people of Tungjoy District to promote women’s leadership and girl’s education to develop the society. The MLA, an origin of Poumai tr.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Sui Generis Inc conferred Telegraph Infocom SME Award 2014

IMPHAL, Dec 19 : Acknowledging the unique and beneficial product of Sui Generis Inc, Reliance Commercial Finance conferred the Telegraph Infocom SME Award 2014 on Sui Generis Inc for its product line which is famously known as the Sui Generis CC Tea. Spe.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

One day sensitization prog

IMPHAL, Dec 19: A one-day sensitization programme on Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) and National Rural Drinking Water Programme was held today at PHE Bishnupur division office under the aegis of Bishnupur Water District and Sanitation Committee. PHED Add.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Assam alerts districts after Peshawar school attack

Guwahati, Dec 19: Following the terrorist attack in a school in Peshawar in Pakistan, Assam government on Friday said it has asked all the districts to remain alert and ordered the security forces to be ready to stop any such incidents. During the discuss.....

20-Dec-2014 / Press Trust of India

IED detonated

IED detonated

An IED weighing around 3 Kgs found near an Assam Rifles post at Moreh has been safely detonated by a bomb disposal squad of Manipur Police. Acting on a specific tip off about presence of explosives near the border gate, 9 Assam Rifles cordoned off some a.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

House okays Bill

The Manipur Protection of Interest of Depositors (In Financial Establishments) Bill 2014 tabled by Chief Minister O Ibobi was passed by the State Assembly today. After the Chief Minister, Education Minister M Okendro tabled the Dhanamanjuri University an.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Reception function held

IMPHAL, Dec 19: Huirem Laxmipriya, who secured first position at the National level painting competition, organised by National Campaign for Energy Conservation 2014 under the aegis of Union Ministry of Power, at Noida, was feted at a reception function, .....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Softwares to be launched

IMPHAL, Dec 19: ZTC e-Techno Pvt Ltd will launch four different softwares on retail management, hospital management, lab management and pharmacy management at its office at Ayangpali road near JNIMS gate on December 21......

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

UG cadre arrested

IMPHAL, Dec 19: Troops of 6 DOGRA of 26 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (South) launched an operation at T Nampao and apprehended an active cadre of PREPAK (PRO) on December 16. He has been identified as No 84031, SS Pvt, Atun Singh alias Rahul Si.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

PPW urges

Platform for Positive Women (PPW) has urged the MLAs of the State to put the matter of proper implementation of the welfare schemes for PLHIVs in the State Assembly during the ongoing Winter Session. Speaking at a press conference held at Manipur Press C.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Mishap kills woman

A woman travelling in an auto-rickshaw was killed when the auto was rammed by a truck near Wahengbam Leikai traffic island at around 5.30 am today. The deceased victim has been identified as Kongjengbam (O) Mema (63) w/o late Jugin of Langthabal Mantrikh.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Zillai congratulates

Lamkhogen Vaiphei

IMPHAL, Dec 19: The Zillai (Vaiphei Students’ Associa-tion) has extended heartiest congratulation to its president Lamkhogen Vaiphei on being conferred the Doctor of Philosophy by the Library and Information Science, MU. Born to Mangkhonek Vaiphei and Ka.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

ZUF greets

IMPHAL, Dec 19: The Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) in a statement has extended warm Christmas, New Year and Gaan-Ngai greetings to all the people in the State particularly the Zeliangrong people. The outfit also congratulated all the frontal Zeliangrong O.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

SBI launches Tech Learning Centre

IMPHAL, Dec 19: The State Bank of India launched a ‘Tech Learning Centre (TLC)’ at the bank’s Paona Bazar branch today. The bank’s newly launched centre would enable customers to learn about the benefits of internet banking. The centre would not only pr.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

KKSDDA condemns

IMPHAL, Dec 19: Kasom Khullen sub-division Development Association in a statement has strongly condemned the burning of two bulldozers of ABCI Pvt Ltd engaged in road widening work from Thoubal to Kasom Khullen under NESRIP on the night of December 17 by .....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

KSO refutes

JIRIBAM, Dec 19: Kuki Students' Organisation, Jiribam and Tamenglong district Manipur has refuted the allegation of TDC president H Ranjit that BRO misappropriated a huge amount of fund sanctioned by the Government of India for the construction of Imphal-.....

20-Dec-2014 / Our Correspondent