Rudi Warjri addressing delivering his lecture
Rudi Warjri addressing delivering his lecture

Indian foreign policy, AEP elucidated Former Ambassador dissects Act East Policy

Rudi Warjri addressing delivering his lecture

IMPHAL, Mar 30: A one day “Distinguished Lecture Series Programme for Better Understanding of Indian Foreign Policy” was held today at Manipur University, Canchipur. The programme was sponsored by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India and .....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

L’Oréal Paris Femina Women award for Binalakshmi Nepram

Binalakshmi Nepram addressing the award function

Mumbai, Mar 30 : In yet another encouraging news for Manipur, Binalakshmi Nepram also known as “The Face & Voice of North East”, has been awarded the prestigious L’Oréal Paris Femina Women Award 2015 in the category of “Face of A Cause”. This is the fir.....

31-Mar-2015 / Agencies

Flood panic back in J&K 7 die, fate of 10 unknown

A bus makes its way through a flooded road

Jammu Mar 30 : Up to 16 people were killed on Monday as a devastating flood in the Kashmir valley forced thousands to flee to safer places as rain-fed streams rushed down the mountains, flooding parts of Srinagar. A man was washed away by a swollen river.....

31-Mar-2015 / IANS

2 yrs reprieve for pre-paid mobile in J and K and NE Decision to benefit 33 million subscribers

mobile phone

Jammu, Mar 30 : Prepaid mobile services in Jammu and Kashmir and the North Eastern States will be allowed to continue for two more years from Wednesday in a decision on Monday by the Government that will benefit the existing 33 million subscribers there......

31-Mar-2015 / Press Trust of India

Mob storms UNACCO school

IMPHAL, Mar 30: Enraged by the alleged arrogance and nonchalant attitude of the chairman of the UNACCO School’s governing body, a large number of people stormed UNACCO Tower last night. According to information culled from the spot, a large number of inf.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Delhi Govt to ban chewable tobacco

NEW DELHI, Mar 30 : The Delhi Government will put a ban on sale, purchase and even storage of all forms of chewable tobacco including “guktha, khaini and zarda” in the National capital from Monday. “We have decided to come up with a notification to ban c.....

31-Mar-2015 / Press Trust of India

AMEEU cautions

Imphal, Mar 30 : The All Manipur Electricity Employees’ Union (AMEEU) has cautioned all the candidates applying for recruitment in Manipur State Power Company Limited (MSPCL) against frauds. Speaking to media persons at their Keishampat office today, AME.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Bird, turtle rescued

IMPHAL, Mar 30: A Hoopoe (Sangairaba) was rescued from Langpok Maning Leikai yesterday. According to a statement issued by PFA, the bird was found by one Ngangom Abung from his paddy field. The bird got serious injury on its right eye. It seems a pellet.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

UKLF celebrates 20th rising day

THOUBAL, Mar 30: The United Kuki Liberation Front (UKLF) celebrated its 20th Rising Day at the outfit's designated Nazareth camp, Muvanphoi in Chandel district last Sunday. In a press release Secretary, Information and Publicity MP Haokip said that the c.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

One day State level seminar held

IMPHAL, Mar 30: A one day State level seminar on “Co-operative Enterprise- A roadmap for social upliftment” was held at the Institute of Cooperative Management (ICM), Imphal. The inaugural function was attended by Minister for Social Welfare & Co-operati.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Training programme for school headmasters

Imphal, Mar 30: School leadership training programme for headmasters kick started today at SSA, State Mission Authority premises located at Babupara. The ten day training programme for school headmasters was organised by SCERT in association with RMSA an.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

ADC polls : KPLF/KPLA to boycott Congress

IMPHAL, Mar 30: The militant group Kuki Peoples' Liberation Army/Front (KPLA/KPLF) has announced its decision to boycott the Congress party in the ensuing ADC polls slated for May 30. In a statement, the information and publicity secretary of KPLA/KPLF D.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Nirmalabas School imbroglio DESAM questions

IMPHAL, Mar 30: Remarking that the statement issued by MSF in response to their appeal to explain the tussle between MSF and Nirmalabas School authority was irrelevant and quite asunder from the central point, DESAM has declared that it is ready to deba.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Farmers’ fair-cum-exhibition begins at ICAR

IMPHAL, Mar 30 : A two day farmers’ fair-cum- exhibition jointly organised by five Krishi Vigyan Kendras of Imphal West, Chandel, Ukhrul , Churachandpur and Tamenglong districts was inaugurated today by JC Ramthanga, Principal Secretary (Hort), Govt of .....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

KSO for revision of school syllabus

Chandel, Mar 30: Kuki Students' Organization (KSO), Chandel, in a joint meeting with village chiefs and Government School Head Masters/Head Mistresses held at the organisation’s office at H Kotlenphai village today demanded revision of school syllabus and.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

VDF ultimatum

VDF ultimatum

The All Manipur VDF Welfare Association has warned of resuming its agitation if the authority concerned fails to fulfil the demands of the Association within April 10. This was decided during a meeting of VDF personnel of the nine districts cum felicitat.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Chief Architect

Additional Chief Architect Leishangthem Bankimchandra has been re-posted as the Chief Architect in Manipur Police Housing Corporation Limited with immediate effect, according to an order issued by the Joint Secretary (Home). L Bankimchandra is the firs.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Anglo-Manipur War

The State Government has been studying to take up a new project of installing light and sound systems which would depict different scenes of Anglo-Manipur War 1891. A joint meeting of the officials of Tourism, Art and Culture and MDS was held today with .....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Mayek meet

A joint meeting of MEELAL and the Editors’ Guild Manipur was held this afternoon at the office of The Sangai Express and promotion of Meitei Mayek was the main agenda. The meeting also deliberated on MEELAL’s ultimatum which said that vernacular newspape.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Search ops

In all, nine persons were handed over to City PS for verification after they were detained during a surprise search and verification drive conducted by personnel of Imphal West district police at Alu Gali today around 2.30 pm. The search operation was con.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Succumbed

IMPHAL, Mar 30: A woman who was hospitalised after being hit by a car yesterday around 2 pm at RIMS crossing, Lamphelpat succumbed to her injury in the wee hours of today. The deceased has been identified as one Salam (N) Ningthoujam (O) Subita (44) w/o .....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

JD-U set for ADC polls

IMPHAL, Mar 30: The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) is all set to field its candidates in the ensuing ADC polls scheduled to be held on May 30. Addressing media persons at its office located at Babupara, Manipur unit JD-U president Moirangthem Tombi said the pa.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

National Women's Day observed

National Women's Day observed

IMPHAL, Mar 30: The Bharat Swabhiman, Patanjali Yog Samiti, Mahila Patanjali Yog Samiti, Yuva Bharat and Kisan Panchayat Manipur jointly observed the National Women's Day and Bharat Navvarsh Mahotsav yesterday at Naharol Sintha Kanglup Community Hall, Wan.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Awareness prog

IMPHAL, Mar 30 : Ministry of Textiles, Regional Office of the Textile Commissioner, Kolkata in association with IJIRA, Powerloom Service centre, Guwahati conducted an awareness cum seminar on 'schemes/initiatives of Ministry of Textiles, Government of Ind.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Consultation prog

IMPHAL, Mar 30 : Sustainable Livelihood Forum, Manipur conducted a one-day consultation programme on 'Impact of social security/welfare schemes in Manipur' at Manipur Press Club today. Resource persons of the event elaborated on the topic impact of ICDS.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

AMSU meet

IMPHAL, Mar 30: With an objective to bring quality education in the State, the All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) Sekmai branch, Imphal West under the aegis of AMSU Hqs convened a meeting at Nilapadma Higher Secondary School today, according to a statemen.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Parents’ day

IMPHAL, Mar 30: Laijing Ningthou Government Junior High School, Thangmeiband Lairenhanjaba observed its first Parents’ day on March 28 at the school premises, according to a statement issued by the headmaster of the school. Merit certificates and cash pr.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

AMCTA meeting

IMPHAL, Mar 30: The All Manipur College Teachers’ Association (AMCTA) will convene a meeting tomorrow at 1 pm at Oriental College to discuss the course of action with regard to the demands put forward to the State Government, said a statement issued by th.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

AMUCO condoles

IMPHAL, Mar 30 : The All Manipur United Clubs’ Organisation (AMUCO) has condoled the death of Sorokhaibam Sobita, who passed away after a prolonged illness caused by an injury in police firing in the June 18, 2001 agitation. AMUCO held a condolence meeti.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Tobacco products seized

Tobacco products seized

IMPHAL, Mar 30: A huge quantity of banned health hazardous tobacco products (Zarda, Khaini etc) worth Rs 53,55,214 has been seized by a team of NAB while searching for contraband narcotic items today. Once the NAB team came across the tobacco items, the.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Nirmalabas School imbroglio PSO endorses

IMPHAL, Mar 30:Noting that the MSF’s decision on Nirmalabas School was justified, the Pangal Students’ Organisation (PSO) has endorsed the decision to keep the school shut until an amicable solution is achieved. Independent investigation by PSO revealed .....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

UG cadre held

IMPHAL, Mar 30: One UNLF cadre identified as Md Warish Khan alias Nawaz alias Saiba (20) s/o Md Itombi of Shikhong Khunou was arrested by Thoubal commandos during a search operation in Shikhong Khunou area yesterday, conveyed a press release issued by Pol.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Solo dance festival kick starts

IMPHAL, Mar 30 : Guru Kulla Cultural Academy, Khurai Kongpal Sajor Leikai opened a festival of solo performance on ‘pung cholom, kartal cholom and solo dance’ today at Sangeet Kala Sangam, Khurai Lamlong. The festival would continue till March 31. Khurai .....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

KSA president arrested

IMPHAL, Mar 30: Kangleipak Students’ Association (KSA) president Thangjam Premananda alias Popo (28) s/o Th Gouramani of Yaiskul Sougaijam Leirak was arrested by Imphal West commandos on March 28. Investigation revealed that KSA is a frontal organisation.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Uniform distributed

Thoubal, Mar 30: In continuation of SSA’s endeavour to provide compulsory education to children, Deputy Inspector of Schools Zone III, Thoubal, Tekcham Bikomdas Meitei along with Tekcham Mayai Leikai Upper Primary School headmaster M Tombi Singh and SMDC .....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

Loan seekers briefly close banks

Churachandpur, Mar 30: Annoyed that many of the PMEGP beneficiaries selected by the Government a couple of years ago are still denied loans by private banks, the Beneficiaries Union today briefly shut down three banks in protest, our correspondent reports.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

Aimol Tampak PHSC inaugurated

Chandel, Mar 30: Aimol Tampak Primary Health Sub Centre, Chandel delivered a healthy baby girl on the day of its inauguration as a delivery point yesterday. The mother and the child were provided the benefit of JSY and medicated mosquito nets supplied un.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

Intellectual Forum expresses gratitude

Chandel, Mar 30: Intellectual Forum, Chandel expressed its gratitude to Ministry of DONER, secretary to NEC, NERCORMP Head Office Shillong, Government of India and Government of Manipur for the inclusion of Chandel Block for Project implementation under N.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

Woman Principal appointed

Chandel, Mar 30: For the first time in its history, Moreh Government Higher Secondary School would function under the charge of a woman Principal, Naorem Prempyari. It is the only Government school established in the area, our correspondent reports. Thi.....

31-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

Two Anjuman volunteers sustained bullet injuries, one critically when they were fired by 'drug dealers' in Lilong Haoreibi this morning

Sajibu Nongma Panba Cheiraoba being a holiday at the office of TSE there will be no issue dated 22nd March