One of the craters at Wahong village
One of the craters at Wahong village

Apprehension still looms large over Wahong village Craters continue to emit smoke

One of the craters at Wahong village

IMPHAL, Jul 3: Villagers of Old Wahong and New Wahong have appealed to the State Government to step up immediate measures to protect them in case any natural disaster happens at Shitru area. Talking to a team of visiting media persons yesterday, the vill.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Dam repairing

cracked portion of Sekmai dam

The cracked portion of Sekmai dam which was constructed with funds drawn from NEC is being repaired. Chief Minister O Ibobi who is also in charge of Minor Irrigation Department made this statement is response to a call attention motion raised by MLA L Ib.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Demand for ILPS : Cops disperse students near Assembly 15 students injured, effigies burnt

Student wing of JCILPS burning effigies

Imphal, Jul 3 : Students of different schools were injured during a clash with police personnel when they tried to storm the State Assembly today over the failure of the State Government to implement a more rigorous law to check influx of non-locals in th.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

NSCN (K) cadre slain

IMPHAL, Jul 3 : Whereas a suspected NSCN-K cadre was killed in an encounter with security forces at Mukti Khullen, Tamenglong district under Nungba police station this morning, troops of 7 Assam Rifles recovered some components of an IED from near a marke.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

House okays six demands

IMPHAL, Jul 3 : After due deliberation, the State Assembly passed six demands today amounting to Rs 2386,15,72,000. The demands tabled by Chief Minister O Ibobi were Rs 1197,18,84,000 for Education, Rs 146,58,04,000 for Agriculture, Rs 679,29,80,000 fo.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Sit-in protest staged against abolition of Bengali HS

Sit-in protest staged against abolition of Bengali HS

Imphal, Jul 3 : A sit-in-protest was staged by students of Bengali Primary School and Bengali High School today at the school gate located at Babupara, Imphal, protesting against the State Government’s order to abolish the century old school in order to f.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MLA inspects de-clogging work

MLA RK Anand(R) inspecting Waishel Maril de-clogging work at Irom Meijrao

IMPHAL, Jul 3: MLA RK Anand today made a spot assessment of the ongoing Waishel Maril de-clogging/dredging work at Irom Meijrao. Speaking to media persons in the course of the inspection visit, RK Anand underscored the importance of Waishel Maril. Even t.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

UCM observes 15th Foundation Day

IMPHAL, Jul 3 : The United Committee, Manipur has today observed its 15th Foundation Day at UCM HQs, Lamphel. Speaking at the occasion, UCM president Elangbam Johnson said UCM was established with the objective to uphold the State's territorial integrity.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Aryans announces Rs 1.5 lakh scholarship scheme

IMPHAL, Jul 3 : Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh today launched a special scholarship scheme for 50 meritorious students of Manipur. The scholarship scheme was announced during a press conference at Manipur Press Club, Imphal today. Dr Anshu Kataria.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Wheat distributed to public, claims Minister Okendro

IMPHAL, Jul 3 : CAF&PD; Minister M Okendro has today stated on the floor of the House that the State’s monthly quota of wheat is 2.891 MT and the same commodity is being distributed to the public. Replying to a query raised by Th Shyamkumar, he went on t.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Mass casual leave stir

IMPHAL, Jul 3: The JAC of AMTUC and AMGEO has decided to carry out a mass casual leave stir if their demands already forwarded to the Government are not fulfilled at the earliest. The decision was taken in a general body meeting of the JAC held at Kuki I.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Foundation day held

IMPHAL, Jul 3: The first foundation day cum annual meet of the Rongmei International (RI) was celebrated today at Tribal Research Institute here with Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam as chief guest. Tamenglong A/C MLA Janghemlung Panmei and RI president .....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MLA opposes dilution of State functions

IMPHAL, Jul 3: Referring to the Government of India’s enquiry for a report from the State’s Chief Secretary on implementation of 6th Schedule in the State, MLA RK Anand has categorically stated that any form of arrangement which infringes upon administra.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

UNC urges Prime Minister

IMPHAL, Jul 3: The UNC has appealed to the Prime Minister for his immediate intervention so that closed diversion channel of Mapithel Dam is opened without any delay. A memorandum signed by UNC president Gaidon Kamei and addressed to the Prime Minister a.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Rally for free edn zone held

Thoubal, Jul 03: In continuation of its endeavour to make educational zone a free zone in the State, the Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) today held a protest rally, our correspondent reports. About 7000 demonstrators marched the streets.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Correspondent

NPF submits memo

Naga People’s Front (NPF) Manipur State Unit has submitted a memorandum to Chief Minister Okram Ibobi urging him to immediately install the ADCs in the hill districts to avoid unwanted social reactions and uphold the principles of democracy. The memorand.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Surrendered cadres

IMPHAL, Jul 3: Surrendered cadres of different underground groups have urged the legislators of the State to discuss the issues pertaining to their rehabilitation during the ongoing Assembly session. Surrendered cadres of KYKL, UNLF and PLA have formed a.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MSPDCL drive

IMPHAL, Jul 3 : As part of its drive, MSPDCL has collected a fine of Rs 10, 001 from consumers of Thouda Bhabok Leikai and New Lambulane areas for illegal tapping/by-passing energy meter......

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

UG cadre held

IMPHAL, Jul 3 : Based on a reliable information about some members of KCP(Mangal) moving in and around Churachandpur parking, Keishampat, a team of Imphal West district police commando conducted a search operation and arrested one active member of KCP(Man.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MSF opposes

IMPHAL, Jul 3 : Manipuri Students’ Federation (MSF) has strongly opposed the State Government’s decision to abolish Bengali Primary School and Bengali High School. MSF president Th Seraj Uddin during a press meet today demanded the State Government to wi.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

KRF man arrested

IMPHAL, Jun 3 : Troops of Red Shield Division apprehended a hardcore underground cadre of the KRF during an operation on July 1 at Kangpokpi. The arrested has been identified as Cherry Tuboi, (29) s/o Seilam Tuboi of Gopibung village, Senapati district......

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Youth Congress protest

Imphal, Jul 3 : Manipur Pradesh Youth Congress Committee (MPYCC) today staged a sit-in-protest outside the office of Congress Bhawan, BT Road against 'tainted' BJP leaders under Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs, S.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

EEVFAM urges

IMPHAL, Jul 3 : The Extrajudicial Execution Victim Families’ Association, Manipur (EEVFAM) will be observing its 6th Foundation Day on July 11. Families of victims of extrajudicial killings from various parts of Manipur will attend the programme in Impha.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

VDF personnel’s body

IMPHAL, Jul 3: Body of VDF personnel Okram Athoi (35) s/o Lukhoi of Lilong Chajing Mamang Leikai is still lying at RIMS morgue after he succumbed to his injuries at around 4 pm on June 28. According to a press release issued by OC of City police station,.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Financial assistance

IMPHAL, Jul 3: Directorate of Commerce and Industries has invited applications on prescribed forms from the intending artisans, who have undergone training for a period of not less than five months from the Government training centres/institutes, to recei.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Online registration

IMPHAL, Jul 3: Controller of Technical Education, Manipur has informed the willing candidates who have appeared in JEE Main 2015 that online registration for the selection of State Government nominees will be held from July 9 to 12 at the office of Contro.....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Parts of solar wind mill stolen

Churachandpur, Jul 03: The constituent parts of Lamdan Kabui village solar wind mill consisting of 25 solar plates and 35 batteries have allegedly been stolen on the intervening night of June 26 and 27. According to a statement, village authorities made .....

4-Jul-2015 / Our Correspondent

Body recovered

Churachandpur, Jul 03: A body of a man believed to be in his mid 30s was recovered from a drain at C Phailen village located near New Zoveng at around 1.30 pm today. Police picked up the body after it was reported by the locals, our correspondent reports......

4-Jul-2015 / Our Correspondent