Roads being blocked by prostesters at Sadar Hills and Churachandpur on Tuesday
Roads being blocked by prostesters at Sadar Hills and Churachandpur on Tuesday

CCpur violence rages on Death toll reaches 7, CSOs demand Centre’s intervention

Roads being blocked by prostesters at Sadar Hills and Churachandpur on Tuesday

Lamka, Sep 1: A day after protesters burnt the houses of their representatives to protest the passing of three Bills in the State Assembly that are seen as ‘anti-tribal’ and infringement on the traditional tribal land ownership rights, more vio-lence seiz.....

2-Sep-2015 / S Singlianmang Guite

Highway blocked

IMPHAL, Sep 1: People of Sadar Hills imposed lightning bandh along Taphou Kuki-Gampiphai road to condemn the death of protesters in police firing yesterday. A large number of people came out in the streets and burned tyres. Black flags were also hung all.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

KSO calls bandh

IMPHAL, Sep 1: After infu-riated mobs ransacked and set ablaze houses, vehicles and other properties of Ministers, MLAs and the MP at Chura-chandpur and Sadar Hills last night, KSO Chandel has called indefinite bandh at Moreh. On account of the bandh, th.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

HAC appeals

IMPHAL, Sep 1: Taking serious note of the unfortunate incidents that took place yesterday in Churachandpur and Sadar Hills, the Hill Areas Committee (HAC) has appeal-ed to all to maintain calm and refrain from taking the law into one’s hands. The HAC hel.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Demoted RIMS Director placed under suspension

IMPHAL, Sep 1: Prof S Sekharjit who was relieved from the post of RIMS Director last year has been placed under suspension. Prof S Sekharjit of RIMS Urology Department was suspended from service by an order issued by the Ministry of Health and Family We.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Govt assures status quo of hill areas

IMPHAL, Sep 1: The State Govt has clarified that the three Bills passed on Aug 31 do not infringe on the existing rights of the tribal community settled in the State and they do not impinge on the provision of Article 371C and subsequent Presidential orde.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

CSOs appeal for dialogue

IMPHAL, Sep 1: Taking serious note of the violent reactions to the three Bills passed by the Manipur State Assembly yesterday with the primary objective of providing a Constitutional safeguard to the indigenous people of Manipur, AMUCO, UCM and the Commi.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Robinhood's last rites on Sep 3

Late Sapam Robinhood

IMPHAL, Sep 1: The funeral rites of Sapam Robinhood, who was killed in police action against protesters demanding ILPS, will be performed on September 3 and educational institutions will be reopened after the last rites of Robinhood are performed. These .....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

119th birth anniv of Irabot kickstarted

A CPI leader addresses the gathering

IMPHAL, Sep 1: The month-long 119th birth anniversary celebration of Jananeta Hijam Irabot has kick-started at Keishampat Lairembi Shang-len from today under the aegis of the Irabot Celebration Com-mittee. CPI Manipur State secretary Dr M Nara, Manipur L.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

All three Bills are anti-tribal: UNC

SENAPATI, Sep 1: Stating that the three Bills passed on August 31 are ‘anti-tribal’, the United Naga Council (UNC) has strongly condemned it. “Such bills are only in the interest of a particular community and not in general interest”, the UNC said in a .....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Correspondent

Separate cell for NE in Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 1: The Delhi government will set up a separate North East India cell and monitoring Committe. The decision has been adopted by the Aam Aadmi Party government after a delegation of members of the North Eastern states residing in Delhi met wi.....

2-Sep-2015 / ANI

Manipur situation ‘very tense’: Centre

New Delhi, Sep 1 : The Centre today termed as “very tense” the situation in Manipur where eight people were killed and 31 others injured following large scale arson and violence. The Central Government would rush additional paramilitary forces following.....

2-Sep-2015 / Agencies

NPF Manipur condemns

IMPHAL, Sep 1: NPF Mani-pur State Unit has strongly condemned the ‘merciless’ killing of innocent people in Churachandpur by State security forces . In a statement, the party observed that this ugly incident could have been avoided had the State Governm.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

UPF, UNC meet

The first official meeting of the United People’s Front (UPF) and the United Naga Council (UNC) was held today at Imphal. A press statement of the UPF signed by its political wing convener Aaron Kipgen said that he led a five-men delegation of the United.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Medical camp held at Motbung

Medical camp held at Motbung

IMPHAL, Sep 1: Troops of Senapati Brigade under the aegis of Red Shield Division organised a free medical camp at Motbung of Senapati district on Aug 29. According to a statement issued by the PRO (Defence), Imphal, doctors and medical staff of Jwalamuk.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Killing of Ibemhal: Locals warn of agitation

IMPHAL, Sep 1: Locals of Poiroukhongjin Kaina have warned of launching intense agitation if justice in the killing of Kambam (O) Ibemhal is not delivered within September 5. Addressing a press meet today at Manipur Press Club, convener of All Poiroukhong.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

'Aimol will remain Aimol'

IMPHAL, Sep 1: People of Aimol will maintain their identity, asserted RT Akhel, president of Aimol Tribe Union, Manipur (ATUM). Addressing a press meet at Manipur Press Club today, RT Akhel said the Aimols settled in Manipur maintaining their identity si.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

ATSUM flays 'militarisation' at CCpur

IMPHAL, Sep 1: The All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) said it is appalled and perturbed by the 'unbecoming militarisation of State forces' in Churachandpur. ATSUM in strongest term condemned the alleged State sponsored terrorism wherein several .....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Women bodies share thought

SENAPATI, Sep 1: The Naga Womens’ Union (NWU), Hmar Women Association (HWA) and the Zomi Women Council (ZWC), representing the voice of indigenous women in Manipur asserted that “we are peoples different from the dominant societies.” “We are a people who.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Correspondent

Govt blocks FB, WhatsApp

The State Government has blocked social networking site Facebook and messenger service WhatsApp after provocative remarks and pictures which may ignite communal violence were uploaded and shared among internet users . According to an official source, Fa.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Enquiry date

The date of submission of statement on affidavit relating to the ongoing enquiry into the incident leading to the death of Sapam Robinhood after sus-taining injury during police action on July 8 has been extended upto September 14 on the request of the fa.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Security meeting

A joint security meeting of paramilitary and State security forces on the prevailing situa-tion was held at the Chief Minister’s office today evening. According to a reliable source, the meeting was attended by DGP Manipur Police Shahid Ahmed, IGAR (S) M.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Power supply

Manipur State Power Distribution Company Ltd has informed the general public that power supply would be disrupted at different areas of Imphal from September 4 to 9 between 9 am to 4 pm due to charging of underground cable. There would be no power supply.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Tikendra

IMPHAL, Sep 1: S Tikendra Singh has been appointed as the election officer of Manipur State BJP. He is entrusted to conduct elections as per rules from local unit to State level apointing requisite number of election officers and in accordance with the e.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MLM urges

IMPHAL, Sep 1: Manipur Loumee Marup has submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister demanding to fulfil the 16-point charter of demands for the welfare of the farmers. Immediate relief materials and compensation to flood victims, implementation of progr.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MU entrance test

IMPHAL, Sep 1: The entrance test exam to MA (History) 1st semester, Manipur University will be held on Sept 9 at 11am in the History dept lecture hall, new Social Science building. Head of Dept, History, MU has informed eligible candidates to collect thei.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Memo submitted

IMPHAL, Sep 1: The Laphupat Tera Khunou Youth Club and Meira Paibi have submitted a memorandum to the CM demanding fitting punishment against one Salam Arun alias Houdong (20), accused of raping a five years old minor girl. The Laphupat Tera Khunou bodie.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

National Nutrition Week begins

IMPHAL, Sep 1 : The 34th National Nutrition Week, 2015 observation has been set into motion today with a one day State Level Workshop on ‘Better Nutrition : Key to Development’, at State Bal Bhawan, Khuman Lampak. The inaugural event was graced by Princi.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Nationwide stir today

IMPHAL, Sep 1: All Manipur Road Transport Drivers and Motor Workers' Union and Branch office of Surface Transport Hills Area Driver Drivers' Welfare Union, Surface Transport Eco and Environment Society, Nagaland and Senapati District Drivers' Welfare Unio.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Consumers' union alleges

IMPHAL, Sep 1 : Kakching GPW Consumer Welfare Union has accused Leibaklei Gas Service, Kakching of holding up LPG cylinders meant for public distribution. As per an agreement reached between the union and Leibaklei Gas Service proprietor on January 31, r.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

AMSGO urges school authority

IMPHAL, Sep 1: All Manipur Students Guardians’ Organisation (AMSGO) has urged the authorities of private schools and van service providers to exempt school fees and van fare for the month classes were not held. In a statement, AMSGO also urged all the st.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Medical camp held

IMPHAL, Sep 1: 24 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (South) organised a medical camp at Sita village today. Information about monsoon related ailments and their cure were disseminated and pamphlets were distributed. Med.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

UG cadre held

IMPHAL, Sep 1: Troops of 22 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (S) launched an operation in the general area of Sekmaijin and apprehended one KYKL cadre yesterday. The apprehendee has been identified as self styled Pvt Wahengbam Bobo.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Teachers stage sit-in protest

Thoubal, Sep 1: All Manipur Elementary Teachers' Association, Thoubal Branch staged a sit-in protest to condemn the non-disbursal of monthly salary and other allowance to 800 teachers under Thoubal ZEO, Zone- III. Kh Abuba was replaced by M Manilal as th.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Correspondent

Aid extended to flood affected victims

Thoubal, Sep 1: Volunteers of Dynamic Manipur/Helping Hands Manipur donated a water filter to the flood affected people at Kakching relief camp. The volunteers have also launched efforts to restore community ponds in Kakching and Thoubal Tentha areas fro.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Correspondent

Committee threatens

IMPHAL, Sep 1: Committee on Formation of Chandel ADC has threatened to launch series of democratic agitation in the district from Sept 2 against the failure of the State Govt to form the ADC in Chandel district. The Committee on Formation of Chandel ADC .....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Cease work stir

IMPHAL, Sep 1: As a part of the Nation-wide general strike called by the apex trade unions of the country tomorrow, around five lakh labourers of the State would cease all types of work tomorrow. According to Coordinating Body of Trade Unions, Manipur ch.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Spt bodies condemn

SENAPATI, Sep 1: The joint consultation meeting of Naga People’s Organisation (NPO), Senapati District Women Association (SDWA), Senapati District Students Association (SDSA) and other organisations in the district with eminent personalities, ex-officials.....

2-Sep-2015 / Our Correspondent