A demonstration demanding implementation of ILPS in progress in Imphal
A demonstration demanding implementation of ILPS in progress in Imphal

Pitched battles, widespread protests, road blocks, mark final day of JAC bandh

Cops standing on alert and protesters coming out on the road

IMPHAL, Jul 29: Widespread protests, stand off between protesters and police and road blockades marked the second day of the 38-hour bandh clamped by the JAC constituted in connection with the death of Sapam Robinhood today. All the shops, business estab.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

JCILPS sets eyes on civil disobedience stir

A rally being staged to demand ILPS

IMPHAL, Jul 29 : Piling the pressure on the Government, the Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) has today asserted that there would be no let up in the mass movement to demand an effective legislation to protect the indigenous peo.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Van carrying pregant woman vandalised

IMPHAL, Jul 29 : Strike supporters today attacked a Maruti EECO van carrying an expecting mother on the way to RIMS hospital for delivery. The incident took place at a place near Langthabal Lep along Mayai Lambi under Singjamei PS in Imphal West at arou.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Demand of others should not affect Nagas : UNC

IMPHAL, Jul 29: The United Naga Council (UNC) has said that no issues or demands raised by other community(s) living in the ‘present State of Manipur’ affecting or tending to affect the Nagas' position on land, identity, history, culture, time honoured in.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

RK Anand shares thoughts

IMPHAL, Jul 29 : Naoriya Pakhanglakpa AC MLA RK Anand today said that the decision of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly a few days back to demand integration of all contiguous Naga-inhabited areas under one administrative umbrella and to urge upon the Cen.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Keen to deepen security ties with India : Myanmar

NEW DELHI, Jul 29 : Myanmar on Wednesday expressed its commitment to deepening security and defence engagement with India, weeks after Indian troops carried out a surgical strike in that country to hunt down Naga insurgents. The commitment was conveyed .....

30-Jul-2015 / Press Trust of India

State youth killed in Gurgaon mishap

GURGAON, Jul 29: A 25-year-old Manipuri youth, who had recently come to the city in search of a job, died while his friend sustained injuries after a recklessly driven BMW allegedly hit their scooty outside a petrol pump on MG Road. The accident happened.....

30-Jul-2015 / Courtesy: TOI

Border haat

IMPHAL, Jul 29 : A crucial meeting between Indian and Myanmar regarding setting up of border haat is slated to be held in September this year at Moreh. Official source said that the meeting scheduled to be held from Sept 6 and 7 will take a concrete deci.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

'Do not force tribals to join movement'

IMPHAL, Jul 29: Saying that apex bodies of hill people were not consulted for the ILPS movement, the Tribal Youth Council, Manipur (TYCM) has urged all concerned not to force hill people to join the ILPS movement. In a statement, TYCM secretary, Lh Decem.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

1993 Mumbai serial blasts Yakub Memon to hang today

Yakub Memon

NEW DELHI, Jul 29 : Yakub Memon, facing gallows in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, is all set to be executed tomorrow with the Supreme Court today clearing all legal hurdles by holding that there was “no legal fallacy” and “fault” in the death warrant issued.....

30-Jul-2015 / Agencies

Kalam condoled

Governor Syed Ahmed has condoled the sudden and untimely demise of former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. In a condolence message, the Governor described Dr Kalam as an illustrious and visionary President of India who guided millions of children .....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Geo-textile technology

IMPHAL, Jul 29: Manipur will be the first among the NE States to construct roads using geo-textiles technology. According to an official source, 2.2 kms road stretch from Keishampat to Kwakeithel will be constructed using geo-textiles technology. The .....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Sit-in-protests staged

IMPHAL, Jul 29: People continue to stage sit-in-protests demanding implementation of ILPS at different parts of the State. Members of Nupi Samaj Welfare Association blocked road by staging sit-in-protest at Langthabal Phura Makhong Nambul Mapal. Meira p.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Open schools, demand students

IMPHAL, Jul 29 : Asserting that the closure of schools by the Government is akin to robbing the students their right to education, the Ibotonsana Girls' Higher Secondary School Students' Union has demanded the Government to open all educational institute.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Union reiterates stand

IMPHAL, Jul 29: Joint Students’ Union of Government Higher Secondary Schools has said that the ongoing class boycott stir will continue until the police personnel responsible for Sapam Robinhood’s death is punished. In a statement, the union alleged that.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

‘CCpur district hospital to be upgraded to medical college’

IMPHAL, Jul 29 : Preparation of the detailed project report (DPR) regarding upgradation of Churachandpur district hospital to the status of a medical college is on, said Health and Family Welfare Minister Phungzathang Tonsing. The Minister was speaking a.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Eateries vandalised

Eateries vandalised

Locals today vandalised three roadside eateries located at Khagempalli, popularly known as 'Jakhlabanda' over a duel that began from an alleged vendor's provocative remarks against ILPS movement. Reports culled from the spot said that a verbal duel ensue.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Memo submitted

The State units of BJP and NPF have submitted a memorandum to the Governor in connection with the Govt's indecisiveness in fixing a date for formation of council and election of chairmen in respect of Chandel and Tamenglong ADCs. At the same time, Gover.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Curfew relaxation

Curfew in Imphal East and Imphal West districts will be relaxed from 5 am to 8 pm tomorrow (July 30). However, there would be prohibition on assembly of five or more persons and carrying sticks, stones, firearms and weapons of any description or objects w.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

RIMS appeals

Expressing strong concern over the alleged disturbance caused to doctors and nurses of RIMS on their way to office by some persons taking part in the protest demanding ILPS, the RIMS authority has appealed to all concerned not to cause disturbance to the .....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Health camp held

Thoubal, Jul 29 : District Health Society, Thoubal organised a free health camp for flood affected people of Sangaiyumpham area, reports our correspondent. Held under the supervision of Health Director Dr O Ibomcha, around 335 people including children w.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Correspondent

AYUCO appeals

Thoubal, Jul 29 : All Yairipok United Clubs' Organisation (AYUCO) has urged the authority concerned to address the grievances of the people living in the downstream of Mapithel Dam. The villagers have been taking shelter in relief camps. However, due to .....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Correspondent

Flood-affected areas

Thoubal, Jul 29 : Voluntary Education Development Social and Cultural Organisation (VEDSCO), Khangabok in collaboration with IKOP Society, Kh Surnalata Devi, Adhyaksa and Pradhans of Khangabok Part I, II and III inspected flood-hit areas in Khangabok toda.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Correspondent

NEICORD, ACTED distribute

Chandel, Jul 29: The North East India Committee on Relief & Development (NEICORD) and Agency for Technical Co-operation and Development (ACTED) distributed Common Service Centre’s (CSC) materials to the local entrepreneurs at Resource Training Centre Hall.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Correspondent

Pineapple fest

IMPHAL, Jul 29 : The 8th State Level Pineapple Fair cum Youth Festival scheduled to be held on July 31 at Thambalnu Market, Poiroupat has been cancelled due to the present situation of the State. Development Organisation, Andro Kendra, organiser of the ev.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Telecobalt machine

IMPHAL, Jul 29: The Telecobalt machine of Radiotherapy Dept has been repaired and routine treatment will be resumed from July 30 onwards. A statement issued by RIMS authority informed all patients who are on radiation treatment to avail the facility like .....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

DMCA

IMPHAL, Jul 29: The NAAC Peer team paid an official visit to DM College of Arts, Imphal in connection with cycle-2 Re-accreditation from July 27 to 29. The Peer team comprised of Prof AK Singh, former Vice-Chancellor, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open Universit.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Financial assistance to Robinhood family continues

Imphal, Jul 29: People continued to show their support to the bereaved family of Sapam Robinhood. The Lamdeng Awang Leikai Meira Paibi along with VRO club; Lamdeng Khunou Taothong Khunou Nupi Lup gave financial assistance to the family of Robinhood. Mem.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Painting competition held

IMPHAL, Jul 29: 45 Assam Rifles organised a painting competition at the community hall of Nongren in Imphal East district on July 27. 101 students from eight schools took part in the competition. Commanding Officer of the Unit, Gaurav Sirohi distributed .....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

SEACO urges committee

IMPHAL, Jul 29: South East Asia Cultural Organisation (SEACO) has urged the Government constituted drafting committee of a new ILPS Bill to understand the aspiration of the people regarding the ongoing movement. In a statement, SEACO urged the committee.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

KCP cadre held

IMPHAL, Jul 29: Troops of 45 Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (S) arrested a cadre of KCP (Noyon) from Khurai yesterday. He has been identified as private Sorokhaibam Etra alias Lakpa (21) s/o Lukhoi of Khurai. According to a reliable source, one mo.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Arms and ammunition seized

IMPHAL, Jul 29: Troops of 7 Assam Rifles have recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from New Lamka in Churachandpur town at around 10 pm yesterday. The recovered items include one AK-56 rifle, one SLR rifle, one country made carbine and one count.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Body slams meeting

IMPHAL, Jul 29: Apunba Naharol Yaipha Thousil Kanglup, Thangmeiband has said that a meeting held at Major Khul community hall in the presence of BJP Manipur Pradesh president Th Chaoba, former MLA Kh Joykishan and Councillors of Ward No 2 and 3 has not on.....

30-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

The District Magistrates of Imphal East and Imphal West have issued orders relaxing curfew from 5 am to 8 pm on July 28

The District Magistrates of Imphal East and Imphal West have issued orders relaxing curfew from 5 am till 8 pm on July 27

Curfew in Imphal East and West has been relaxed from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday