The vehicle used by the suspected militants and the gun found after the shoot out
The vehicle used by the suspected militants and the gun found after the shoot out

Kadangband encounter State bandh threatened, Army claims all killed were UG cadres

The vehicle used by the suspected militants and the gun found after the shoot out

IMPHAL, Jan 29: Claiming that one among two persons, killed in a reported encounter by 8 Assam Rifles troops at Kadangband last night, was a civilian, villagers of Kangchup Chingkhong have threatened to call a 24-hour State-wide bandh from January 31 midn.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

2 AR men, 3 civilians hurt in grenade attack

Policemen at the site of the explosion

IMPHAL, Jan 29: At least two Assam Rifles personnel and three civilians have been injured when suspected militants attacked the Lilong post of 40 AR at around 6.30 this evening. According to information culled from the spot, a team of 40 AR, D-Coy were c.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Sujatha Singh’s removal sparks verbal duel

Sujatha Singh

New Delhi, Jan 29 : A political war of words erupted on Thursday over the sudden removal of Sujatha Singh as Foreign Secretary, with Congress asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to explain the “summary” decision while BJP defended it as the right of the G.....

30-Jan-2015 / Press Trust of India

Dies in mishap

A man was killed while his wife sustained injuries in a motor accident near Kuki Mun village under Loktak PS in Churachandpur district yesterday. A source said that one Lalkhuol (58) s/o (L) Lunkai of Kuki Mun village in Churachandpur district died in a .....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Fake encounter, alleges KNF

IMPHAL, Jan 29: Flatly rejecting the news report about KNF cadres attacking troops of 8 Assam Rifles at Kadangband yesterday which resulted in two fatal casualties, the KNF alleged that it was a clear case of fake encounter. KNF’s central CAO Robert Kuk.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Imphal-Moreh bandh starts

Chandel, Jan 29: The Tengnoupal Village Authority has called an indefinite bandh along Imphal-Moreh section of National Highway 102 in protest against prohibition of civilian movement by 24 Assam Rifles with effect from this midnight. Talking to media-pe.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Correspondent

IGNTUSU intensifies stir

IMPHAL, Jan 29: Intensifying its stir, the Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Students' Union (IGNTUSU) has halted construction works taking place at IGNTU campus, Makhan and at Adimjati Complex, Chingmeirong with effect from today. The IGNTUSU has.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Passport office likely in Feb

IMPHAL, Jan 29: With the installation of all the necessary infrastructure almost complete, the much awaited regional passport office may be finally opened at Imphal by the end of February. Necessary arrangements for opening a passport office are nearing .....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Arms pilferage case NIA files charge sheet against cops

IMPHAL, Jan 29 : The National Investigation Agency, Guwahati, on January 27, filed charge sheet before the Special NIA Court Dimapur, Nagaland in against five police officials of Nagaland Police in connection with misappro-priating huge quantity of ammuni.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Medical camp for barbers held

Medical camp for barbers held

IMPHAL, Jan 29: General body meeting of the Manipur Barbers' Association cum Urban Health Mission RCH camp for barbers was held today at Major Khul community hall. The event was organised jointly by Manipur Barbers' Association and District Health Missio.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

LNKR conference held

IMPHAL, Jan 29: The 8th general conference of Liangmai Naga Katimai Ruangdi (All Liangmai Naga Students' Union) was held successfully from Jan 21 to 23 at Ntu village, Peren district, Nagaland. According to a statement, the opening ceremony was attended .....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Four UG cadres arrested

IMPHAL, Jan 29:Two cadres belonging to different outfits have been apprehended by security forces from different places in the last 48 hours. A combined team of Thoubal commandos and troops of 2 AR nabbed a cadre of KNF(N) during a frisking and checking e.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Shop ravaged

Shop ravaged

A grocery cum stationery shop was ravaged by an accidental fire which reportedly broke out from an electric short circuit at Sangaiprou along the Airport road at around 11.30 am today. According to information culled from the shop, the shop was run by on.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Docs counselled

For the first time in the State, State Health Services Director and State Health Mission Director Dr Okram Ibomcha today launched a system in which posting of doctors are carried out through open counselling. Dr Ibomcha said that the system has been intro.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Body found

The body of a male was found floating along the Naga river at Gaipuinam in Imphal today around 6 am. Gangmei Joyrita w/o G Manshi found the body floating on the river while cleaning the river bank near her house. She said that she came across something t.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Held with gold biscuits

Based on a specific intelligence input regarding smuggling of huge quantity of gold, troops of 9 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (S) established a vehicle check post at H Mongjang and apprehended an individual along with gold bisc.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

CIC appointment

The State Government has decided to appoint a retired IFS to the post of the State’s Chief Information Commissioner which has been lying vacant for the past many years. The Government held a meeting yesterday and adopted a decision towards this end, inf.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Miss Tangkhul

IMPHAL, Jan 29: The last date of issuing forms for the mega Miss Tangkhul contest is Feb 6, according to a statement issued by the organisers. The Miss Tangkhul (for Tangkhul women) will be held on Feb 10 and 11 at TNL Ground, Ukhrul. The contest is being.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Children, youth internship prog begins

IMPHAL, Jan 29: A three-day children and youth internship winter programme 2015 organised by Club 25 International began today at the Lecture Hall of new Social Sciences Block, MU. Prof N Mohendro Singh, former member of Steering Committee, DoNER; K Karn.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Siren set to blare today

IMPHAL, Jan 29: Civil Defence Electric/Handle siren would be blared on Martyr's Day which falls on Jan 30 at GM Hall from 10.59 am to 11.03 am. A statement issued by the Directorate of Civil Defence said that Governor, Chief Minister and other top offici.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

AMSGO concerned

IMPHAL, Jan 29: Expressing concern over the rising trend of charging hefty tuition fees by private tuition teachers, the All Manipur Students' Guardian Organisation (AMSGO) today said a meeting would be held to discuss the matter on January 31 at Manipur .....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Vehicle lifter held

IMPHAL, Jan 29: Imphal East commandos arrested an alleged vehicle lifter during a frisking and checking exercise near Advance Hospital tri-junction, Palace Compound on January 27. One Honda Activa (red in colour) bearing registration no. MN-01V/2936 was .....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

AR retrieves vehicle

IMPHAL, Jan 29: 41 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (S) retrieved a Bolero jeep, which had slided off Ukhrul-Jessami road yesterday. The unit received a call from one VS Vareiyo informing that his personal vehicle bearing registra.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

TNAL expresses concern

IMPHAL, Jan 29: Tangkhul Naga Aze Longphang (TNAL) has said that abduction of three labourers of ABCI by Kuki militants for ransom from Saram Kuki village is unfortunate. The labourers were engaged in the construction of road from Chandrakhong to Kasom K.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Parasailing training held

IMPHAL, Jan 29: As part of Combined Annual Training Camp of No-1 Manipur Air Squadron (Flying) NCC, Imphal under NCC Group Headquarters, Imphal, parasailing training was conducted at old airfield, Koirengei under the guidance of Col KA Singh (Retd) on Jan.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

AR organises free medical camp

Thoubal, Jan 29: As part of Assam Rifles Military Civic Action Programme, a two day free medical camp organised by the 22 Assam Rifles of 28 Sector H/Q Assam Rifles has kicked off today at Arong Nongmaikhong police outpost,Thoubal district, reports our co.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Correspondent

Labour union formed

Jiribam (Imphal East), Jan 29: A labour union named “All Jiribam Labour Union” was formed during a meeting held on January 25 at the office chamber of Jiri Public English School, reports Jiri News Network. The union was formed primarily for constructive .....

30-Jan-2015 / Jiri News Network

Solar lights presented

Chandel, Jan 29: The managing committee and village authority of Liwachaning village have extended gratitude to Chandel DC Ningthoujam Geoffrey, Killu Siva Kumar, SDO, Chandel district and Neilengthang Telien IAS, AC Chandel for presenting 2(two) sets o.....

30-Jan-2015 / Our Correspondent