Police women confronting the women agitators
Police women confronting the women agitators

48 hrs bandh on, protests start hours earlier

Police women confronting the women agitators

IMPHAL, Aug 4 : Hours before the 48 hours bandh called by the JCILPS Students Wing came into effect, protests started in different parts of Imphal to give more teeth to the demand to implement the Inner Line Permit System or a legislation to check the inf.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

House gutted

A house was totally gutted by an accidental fire at around 9.40 am today at Khurai Chingangbam Leikai, Yeng-khom Leirak, Imphal East district under Porompat police station. According to information culled from the spot, the devastated house belonged to o.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Draft Bill submitted

IMPHAL, Aug 4: A draft Bill prepared by the drafting committee headed by Law Minister Th Debendra as chairman for protection of indigenous people has been submitted to the Government. Briefing media persons at his Secretariat today, Chief Minister O Ibob.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Peace call rings out on Integrity Day

Tributes paid at the integrity pillar

Imphal, Aug 4 : Call for stepping up efforts to bring peace and integrity in the State rang loud during the 18th Manipur Integrity Day observance programme organised by the All Manipur United Clubs' Organisation (AMUCO) at Kwakeithel Akham Leikai today. .....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Integration will in the agreement : VS Atem

DIMAPUR, Aug 4 : After over 80 rounds of talks during the 18 years of cease fire, the Government of India and NSCN (I-M) on Monday, signed the “Naga Peace Accord” in New Delhi. Talking exclusively to Nagaland Post, Government of India’s Interlocutor for.....

5-Aug-2015 / Courtesy Nagaland Post

Accord cloaked in secrecy: Ibobi

IMPHAL, Aug 4: The peace accord signed between Government of India and NSCN-IM yesterday was signed in total secrecy as far as the Government of Manipur is concerned, said Chief Minister O Ibobi today. Nonetheless, the State Government has been explorin.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Gogoi bats for Assam

GHy/Aizawl, Aug 4 :As neighbouring States of Nagaland await clarity on the Naga peace accord, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday said any move that affects the interests of his State will be opposed “tooth and nail”. Acknowledging that the accor.....

5-Aug-2015 / Agencies

Body of Robinhood still lying at morgue... Students still peeved : JCILPS

IMPHAL, Aug 4: Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) has said that students are still agitated as Sapam Robinhood’s body is still lying in the morgue without the last rites yet to be performed. In a statement, JCILPS said that Robi.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Judicial probe into Robinhood's death Commission invites statements

IMPHAL, Aug 4: Justice Mutum Binoykumar Singh Commission of Inquiry (into the incident leading to the death of Sapam Robinhood has invited all concerned to submit statement on affidavit to the Commission. Sapam Robinhood was killed in police action on Ju.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Change in border unlikely : Acharya

Guwahati, Aug 4 : Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya on Tuesday allayed fears of neighbouring States and said boundary of Nagaland is unlikely to be redrawn after the signing of peace accord between the Centre and NSCN(IM). “As per my under.....

5-Aug-2015 / Press Trust of India

Peace accord between NSCN (IM) and GoI UCM stands for interest of State

IMPHAL, Aug 4: The United Committee Manipur has categorically stated that the peace accord signed between the Government of India and NSCN-IM should be revoked if it infringes upon the interests of neighbouring States. Speaking to media persons today, UC.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

NPF leaders take stock of flood ravaged villages Relief extended to displaced villagers

Chandel, Aug 3 : Leaders of the Naga People’s Front (NPF), Manipur Unit visited flood affected areas in Chandel district and provide relief material to the displaced villagers today. A team of NPF led by its State president Awangbow Newmai along with new.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

80 percent of Sugnu flooded

IMPHAL, Aug 4 : Almost 80 per cent of the total geographical area of Sugnu Assembly Constituency has been flooded. Apart from donating nine truck loads of relief materials, local MLA Kangujam Ranjit has decided to station himself within his constituency.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Police action decried

IMPHAL, Aug 4 : JCILPS Students’ Wing has said that they have taught a befitting lesson to the Education Minister, who announced resumption of classes in the educational institutes of Greater Imphal area on the pretext of putting an effort to save the aca.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Relief materials distributed

Chandel, Aug 03: Villagers of Kanankhu village, Chandel district headquarters under the supervision of the newly elected Chandel ADC Member Ts Willingson Anal, today provided relief assistance to the flood affected areas of Chakpikarong, our correspondent.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

NYK, Chandel takes up relief works at flood, Landslide affected areas

Chandel, Aug 03: Under the supervision of the District Administration Chandel, the District Youth Coordinator, Nehru Yuva Kendra Chandel along with National Youth Corps volunteers today participated in the relief works being carried out at flood and lands.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

Many condemn police excesses

IMPHAL, Aug 4: Many organisations of the State have come forward to condemn police excesses against student protesters and the killing of Sapam Robinhood. Manipuri Association North East India (MANEI) in its central executive committee meeting held toda.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

HITOWO urges

Imphal, Aug 4: The Highway Truck Owners' Welfare Organisation (HITOWO) has appealed to the authorities concerned and contractors to take up safety measures at places where road constructions are in progress. HITOWO made the appeal in the wake of a misha.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

KCA Moreh Block concerned

IMPHAL, Aug 4: The Kuki Chiefs' Association, Moreh Block has expressed gratitude to the chief and villagers of Tuipi for extending possible help to the stranded passengers in crossing their village from Tengnoupal on foot. Meanwhile, the KCA in a stateme.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Flood situation remains grim, many places still submerged

IMPHAL/THOUBAL, Aug 4: Yaithibi Loukon, an area earmarked for setting up of National Sports University in Thoubal district has been submerged. Although water level receded in and around Pallel area, water has taken a reverse diversion and flooded the Yai.....

5-Aug-2015 / Staff Reporter/Correspondent

Director visits health camps

IMPHAL, Aug 4: Directorate of Health Services Director and National Health Mission Project Director Dr Okram Ibomcha has said that flood affected people will be provided medicines free of cost. This was announced during a visit at the relief camps of flo.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

JCILPS Women Wing decries

IMPHAL, Aug 4: JCILPS Women Wing has strongly condemned police excesses meted out to the students who went to the Secretariat complex to surrender their books yesterday. Speaking at a press conference held at Keishamthong, JCILPS Women Wing convenor Lour.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Man sentenced to 14 years rigorous imprisonment

IMPHAL, Aug 4: In a landmark judgment, Sessions Court, Imphal East today sentenced a rape convict to14 years rigorous imprisonment along with a fine of Rs 26,000. The convict has been identified as Laishram Joykumar 44 s/o L Tomba of Tangkham Awang Leika.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

NPO thanks

NPO thanks

A day after the historic Indo-Naga peace accord was signed between the BJP led Modi Government and NSCN-IM, the Naga Peoples' Organization (NPO) organized a Peace Accord “Thanksgiving candlelight” programme at Senapati public ground DHQ. Attended by a 200.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

VA sounds alert

The Kasom Khullen Village Authority has sounded alerted all the people of the area and instructed the youths to keep vigil round the clock. This announcement was made by the village authority yesterday after more cracks developed on the surface of earth. .....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Shoots self

9th IRB Women Battalion Head Constable Chingaikim Paite (30) s/o Miang of Churachandpur sustained injuries when she accidentally pulled the trigger of his service Carbine at around 1.10 pm today. She was on duty at Khuman Lampak Sports Complex when she s.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Keirao body urges

Informing that around 300 metres of the eastern retaining wall of Imphal river has sunk, the Keirao Kendra Minority Muslim Development Organisation (KKMMDO) has urged the Government to repair the sunken portion at the earliest. Showing the sunken portio.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Pvt schools set deadline

IMPHAL, Aug 4 : The All Manipur Recognised Private Schools Welfare Association has set a deadline of 48 hours for the Government to take up befitting action against all the police personnel who used brute force against girl students at Old Secretariat yes.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Missing person found dead

Thoubal, Aug 3: A 65 year-old man who has been missing since Monday evening was found dead at Ekop Pat in the morning by a search team comprising of Thoubal police, fire service and Tangkha villagers, our correspondent reports. Ningthoujam Yaiskul, s/o (.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

Longmai leaders welcome Naga peace accord

Tamenglong, Aug 04: Longmai (Noney) area joint leaders have welcomed the peace accord signed between the Government of India and the NSCN-IM on Monday. The opinion was passed during a joint leaders' prayer session held at Longmai bazar board office by Ch.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

Heinganglok villagers appeal

Senapati, Aug 04: Heinganglok villagers, Saikul block under 24 Bongbal A/C have appealed the State Government to provide necessary aid to the flood affected people of the village. More than 20 paris of paddy field at Heinganglok village under Senapati di.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

Land owners' committee condemn

Bishnupur, Aug 04: Tengkhal Khunou, Bishnupur Land Owners’ Committee has strongly condemned the State Government’s alleged move to acquire arable land from the villagers without giving land compensation to the owners. A public meeting in this connection .....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

Death anniversary

IMPHAL, Aug 4: Rajarshi Bhagyachandra Cultural Foundation, Manipur and Nabadwip Dham will jointly organise the 217th death anniversary of Rajarshi Bhagyachandra from Oct 13 to 16 at Nabadwip Dham, West Bengal. According to a statement, a total of 14 cult.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MoU inked

IMPHAL, Aug 4: Two Australian brands inked an MoU with Manipur based skills provider and NSDC partner, JCRE Skill Solutions last week in Mumbai. According to a statement, the three companies, JCRE Skill Solutions, Di Bella Coffee and the Australian Retai.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

AMBA condoles

IMPHAL, Aug 4: The All Manipur Bar Association (AMBA) has condoled the demise of Advocate C Komol Singh, who breathed his last yesterday. AMBA members observed two-minute silence as a mark of respect to the departed soul during a condolence meeting held .....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Media advocacy

IMPHAL, Aug 4: All Manipur Working Journalists' Union (AMWJU) will organise a three-day media advocacy programme from Aug 7-9 under the sponsorship of Manipur Development Society at the seminar hall of MDS located at Secure Office Complex, AT Line, North .....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Training programme begins

Training programme begins

IMPHAL, Aug 4: A ten-day training programme on “Climate Change: Approaches and Strategies for Mitigation and Sustainable Agriculture” was inaugurated at ICAR Research Complex, Lamphelpat yesterday. The inaugural session of the programme was attended .....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Training centre for underprivileged children

IMPHAL, Aug 4: A training centre for underprivileged children called The Metamorphosis Centre for Education was today inaugurated at Old Treasury Road, Tamenglong district headquarters. Rev Dr Adui Newme, general secretary ZBCC, NEI, TP Injangdimang and.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Mishap claims one in Thoubal

THOUBAL, Aug 4: A 23 year-old woman succumbed to her injuries after being hit by a Tata Dumper at Thoubal Haokha Maning Leikai today. The incident happened at around 12.45 pm. The victim, identified as Kshetrimayum Roma alias Tenao, 23, d/o Ksh Chaoba o.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

Drugs seized

IMPHAL, Aug 4: A team of Narcotics and Affairs of Border Police Station arrested one Thoibi alias Mumtaj Begum (28) w/o Md Douwad Khan of Kshetrigao Chandam Mayai Leikai, Imphal East district along with 15 grams of No 4 Heroin powder with a cash amount of.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Mao Council lauds

SENAPATI, Aug 4 : Acknowledging the appointment of an SDO/BDO for the newly created Song Song block, the Mao Council has lauded the State Government for fulfilling the wishes of the people. With the new appointment, the official functioning of the new ad.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

ZHRF hails Naga Accord

LAMKA, Aug 4: Conveying that the indigenous tribal people are elated with the signing of historic accord between the Govt of India and NSCN-IM yesterday, Zomi Human Rights Foundation (ZHRF) urged all 'players' to sincerely work out the tenets of the Acco.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Correspondent

One day workshop held

IMPHAL, Aug 4 : National Institute of Technology, Manipur in Asscoiation with Metrohm India Limited conducted a one day workshop on Water and Water Analysis at NIT, Manipur takyel campus today. Speaking at the occasion, NIT Registrar RK Lalit Singh said .....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

JAC postpones stir

IMPHAL, Aug 4: The Joint Administrative Council of All Manipur Trade Unions’ Council (AMTUC) and All Manipur Government Employees’ Organisation (AMGEO) has decided to indefinitely postpone its proposed ceasework stir to be staged from August 5 due to the .....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MU joins pro-ILPS bandwagon

IMPHAL, Aug 4: Manipur University VC Prof HNK Sarma along with the University Registrar, teaching and non-teaching staff and students staged a sit-in-protest demanding implementation of ILPS at the gate of the varsity from 11 am to 1 pm today. The protes.....

5-Aug-2015 / Our Staff Reporter