The newly constructed road leading to Dzuko Valley
The newly constructed road leading to Dzuko Valley

24 Hr bandh comes into force, CKDLBR urges security deployment

The newly constructed road leading to Dzuko Valley

IMPHAL, May 21: Apart from calling a 24 hour State-wide general strike with effect from May 22 midnight, the Committee for Koziirii-Dzuko Land Boundary Resolution (CKDLBR) has urged the Government of Manipur to deploy security forces in Dzuko valley urgen.....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Mercury hits 39º

As the whole State of Manipur reels under the scorching heat, the border town of Moreh recorded 39.4º Celsius yesterday. According to reports obtained from weather stations installed at different districts of Manipur, the maximum temperature recorded ye.....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

BJP lambasts Cong Govt

IMPHAL, May 21: BJP Manipur Pradesh has castigated the Congress Government headed by Chief Minister O Ibobi for its inability to do anything against continuous incursion by Nagaland into the territory of Manipur. The State Government’s failure to check i.....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Many extend support to bandh call

IMPHAL, May 21: Ethno Heritage Council (HERICOUN), All Manipur Students’ Transporters Association (AMSSTA), Macha Leima and Muslim Council, Moreh have endorsed the 24-hour bandh, clamped by Committee for Kozuri and Dzuko Land Boundary Resolution (CKDLBR) .....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Stand against terrorism call sounded

Chief Minister O Ibobi speaking at the anti-terrorism day

Imphal, May 21: Manipur today observed the Anti-Terrorism Day (Day Against Terrorism) in commemoration of the bomb blast attack of May 21, 1991 at Tamil Nadu at which the then Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi was killed. In the State-level observat.....

22-May-2015 / Newmai News Network

Cop draws flak for remarks on NE girls

Gurgaon, May 21: An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) with Gurgaon police on Wednesday allegedly remarked that women from the “North East” indulge in prostitution, leading to a huge uproar during a protest against the assault of three youngsters from Darjeeli.....

22-May-2015 / Courtesy Mail Today

Centre too soft on IM : CM

Imphal, May 21: Manipur Chief Minister O Ibobi accused the BJP-led Government at the Centre saying it is playing a mute spectator "when NSCM (IM) attacked" Congress workers ahead of the ADC polls of June 1. The Chief Minister said this while attending th.....

22-May-2015 / Newmai News Network

Rise of militancy in North East Congress responsible : Kiren Rijiju

NEW DELHI, May 21:Blaming the Congress-led UPA Government’s “mis-governance, mistreatment and neglect” for the rise of insurgency in the North East, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Thursday appealed to the youth to shun violence a.....

22-May-2015 / Press Trust of India

NSCN-IM accuses State Govt

DIMAPUR, May 21: Reacting to certain reports in the media regarding the assault of a Congress worker at Ukhrul, the NSCN-IM has said today that the Congress Government under Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh and Home Minister Gaikhangam has the habit of blamin.....

22-May-2015 / Newmai News Network

MNPF claims hand in bomb blast

IMPHAL, May 21: The Manipur Naga People's Front (MNPF) has claimed hands in the blast that occurred at Naga People's Front (NPF) office located at Kamjong Block headquarters last night. In a statement, Thomas Numai, assistant publicity secretary, MNPF sa.....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Littering to be made punishable offence

New Delhi, May 21: The Narendra Modi Government is expected to make littering, defacement, use of banned plastic bags a minor offence, which would include monetary penalty, a newspaper report said on Thursday. The move is being viewed as a step towards r.....

22-May-2015 / Courtesy Zee News

Many condemn blast at NPF office

UKHRUL, May 21: Vehemently condemning the blast at NPF office located at Kamjong Block headquarters last night, the Tangkhul and Kuki Welfare Association (TKWA) has imposed a total shut down at Kamjong Block headquarters from 10 am to 6 pm today besides c.....

22-May-2015 / Mungchan Zimik

Flag hoisting for BJP candidate held

SENAPATI, May 21: The flag hoisting ceremony of Kangba Francis, BJP candidate for 23-Oklong DCC was held yesterday at Oklong village. KS Khai Leo, president, BJP ST Morcha, Manipur Pradesh was the chief guest while Vino Krono, general secretary (Admin).....

22-May-2015 / Our Correspondent

15th MU Eimi Meet held

Imphal, May 21: Manipur University Eimi Welfare Society (MUEWS) today organised the 15th Eimi Meet 2015 at the Centenary Hall of Manipur University. The function was graced by Lok Sabha MP Thangso Baite; Haokhomang Haokip, Director of Rural Aid Service .....

22-May-2015 / Newmai News Network

3-day International conference begins at MU

Imphal, May 21: A three-day International conference on Biotechnological Advances in Environmental Health and Biodiversity Conservation (EHBC) and the 39th annual meeting of Environmental Mutagen Society of India was kick started at the Conference Hall of.....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Jiri organisations demand

Jiribam (Imphal East), May 21: Jiri Louri Khongthang Lup, Jiribam (JLKL), Jiri Nupi Marup, Jiribam, Women Welfare Organisation Kangleipak (WWOK), Jiri Masha Loishang held a joint meeting with regard to the construction of additional classrooms in 14 SSA s.....

22-May-2015 / Our Correspondent

Three UGs, one OGW held

IMPHAL, May 22: Troops of 2 Assam Rifles along with a team of Thoubal district police commandos launched a joint operation at Heirok Part-III Ngarouthel Lampak and apprehended two KYKL cadres on May 19. They have been identified as s/s corporal Karam Hem.....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

AR endeavours continue

IMPHAL, May 21: As part of the Assam Rifles Civic Action Programme, 26 Assam Rifles of 27 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (South) conducted a coaching class for the students who will appear in the entrance examinations of NDA, RIMC and Sainik School.....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

CET gets rolling

Due process for common entrance test (CET) for admission to Class XI in eight selected Government Higher Secondary Schools has been initiated today. As application forms were issued for the first time today, students and parents could be seen standing in.....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Grenade at NIT gate

Unidentified persons planted a hand grenade at the main gate of National Institute of Technology (NIT), Takyelpat under Lamphel police station at around 8.20 am today. According to a source, the Indian made grenade was found lying at the gate by locals a.....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Body claimed

JAC and family members have claimed the body of Konsam Korounganba from JNIMS morgue today. Post mortem was conducted in the presence of a Duty Magistrate with full video coverage. Korounganba’s body was taken to his native locality Khurai Konsam Leikai .....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Gunfight

A gunfight broke out between cadres of ZUF and NSCN-IM at Tousang village under Nungba police station at around 6.30 am today. However, no casualty has been reported till the time of filing this report. It is said that the gunfight lasted for just a few .....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

CLARIFICATION

The Sangai Express would like to clarify here that the report regarding the lynching of an innocent civilian by a mob, during the bandh imposed on May 14, was not spelt out in succinct details. The report may have hurt the sentiments of the Kuki community.....

22-May-2015 / Editor

Sports Minister

IMPHAL, May 21 : Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal would be arriving here tomorrow on a two-day visit to the State to campaign for BJP candidates in the ADC election at Churachandpur. Sarbananda Sonowal would land at Tulihal Airport from Delhi at .....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Still traceless

IMPHAL, May 21 : Women-folk of Sekta village in Imphal East district today staged a sit-in-protest drawing the attention of the State Government to the missing case of two boys from a Children Home located at Dewlahland since May 9. Father of one of the .....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

AR bust NSCN (K) hide-out

IMPHAL, May 21: 13 Assam Rifles troops busted a hide-out of NSCN (K) and arrested two cadres along with a huge cache of arms and ammunition at Mukti Khullen in Tamenglong district today. According to a reliable source, troops of Mukti Khullen post of 13 .....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

BUCA branch

IMPHAL, May 21: The third branch of Bishnupur Urban Cooperative Bank (BUCA) was opened today at Moirang bazar. The inauguration function was attended by Maisnam Kourouhanba, CEO of BUCA and Loutongbam Ibomcha Meitei, president of BUCA as the chief guest a.....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MSPDCL drive

IMPHAL, May 21: As part of its drive, Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited, Imphal Electrical Division- I collected Rs 59,125 as fine from six power consumers at Mahabali Makha Leikai today. The consumers were fined under Electricity Act 2003.....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

PWD informs

IMPHAL, May 21: The EE, NH Div-II, PWD has informed the general public, shop owners who are residing or doing business along NH-150 on the western side of road from Kwakeithel to Keishampat that excavation of earth including transporting the executed eart.....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

IGNTUSU-RCM boycotts Entrance Test

Kangpokpi (Senapati), May 21: Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Students’ Union, Regional Campus Manipur has today strongly condemned the decision of the university authority of IGNTU, Amarkantak, MP with regard to the reduction of intake capacity .....

22-May-2015 / Our Correspondent

Post-Harvest Technology training

Kangpokpi (Senapati), May 21: The second batch of Post Harvest Technology training programme sponsored by the Department of Bio-Technology, Government of India has commenced today at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Hengbung campus, reports our correspondent. The t.....

22-May-2015 / Our Correspondent

Cataract detection camp

Thoubal, May 21: National Programme for Control of Blindness (NPCB), Thoubal under the National Program for Control of Blindness organised a cataract detection camp at Januram community hall, Kakching Sumak Leikai. During the camp, a team of NPCB, Thouba.....

22-May-2015 / Our Correspondent

Liquor seized

Bishnupur, May 21: Coalition Against Drugs & Alcohol (CADA) during its anti-drug campaign seized around hundred litres of liquor from Chingningkhul yesterday morning. The drive was conducted by CADA in collaboration with Bishnupur Awang Mamang Leikai Mei.....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Computer test postponed

IMPHAL, May 21: The Deputy Registrar (Judl) of High Court of Manipur has informed the candidates concerned that the computer typing test for the recruitment of LDA/LDC of subordinate Courts of Manipur which was scheduled to be held on May 23 has been post.....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Foundation Day held

IMPHAL, May 21: Kangla Khunthokyai Apun Luplen (KAKHAL) celebrated its 2nd Foundation Day at Manipur Press Club today. MP Dr T Meinya graced the occasion as the chief guest. MPCC general secretary Bidyapati Senjam, All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union .....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Courts get new names

IMPHAL, May 21: The names of two Courts - District and Sessions Judge, Manipur East and Manipur West have been changed to District and Sessions Judge, Imphal East and District and Sessions Judge, Imphal West respectively. An order was issued by the Law .....

22-May-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Nine personnel of the 3rd IRB were injured when their bus met with a mishap at Haorang Keirel today at 8.30 pm