The place where the blast was triggered
The place where the blast was triggered

Three killed, four injured in blast

The place where the blast was triggered

IMPHAL, Dec 21: At least three non-locals were killed and four others injured in a powerful IED blast, suspected to be powered by a remote-controlled device, in a tea stall at Khoyathong near Motbung bus parking at around 6.10 am today. The incident happ.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Act of terrorism, says Dy CM

Dy CM Gaikhangam visitng the injured at RIMS

IMPHAL, Dec 21: Strongly condemning the Khoyathong blast, Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam, who also holds the Home portfolio, has said that killing innocent civilians is an act of terrorism. He visited the injured persons of the blast at the Surgical Wa.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Book released

Book released

Prof Gangmumei Kamei’s new work ‘A History of Modern Manipur (1826-2000): A Study of Feudalism, Colonialism and Democracy’ was released today at JNIMS auditorium, Porompat. Former Chief Minister Rishang Keishing, Works Minister Dr Kh Ratankumar, Prof Lal.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Sahitya Akademi

Naorem Bidyasagar has been selected for the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award (Manipuri language) for his poetry compendium Khungang Amasung Refugee. This was announced during a national level poetry recitation festival held at JN Manipur Dance Academy h.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

EIA award

The first Eimi International Achievers award (EIA), which seeks to honor excellence among the Eimi people, was presented yesterday night with many prominent individuals gathering to hear the highly anticipated results and witness the mega event. The even.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Vehicle lifter held, stolen bike recovered

IMPHAL, Dec 21: A team of Imphal East district police commando unit during a mobile frisking and checking activity on December 19 arrested one vehicle lifter from the eastern side of Kongpal bridge, Khurai Tinsid road. The apprehendee has been identified.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Car hijacked on NH-2

IMPHAL, Dec 21: Unknown armed persons suspected to be underground militants hijacked a Maruti Swift DZire car which came from Guwahati towards Imphal along NH-2 near Mt Zion Higher Secondary School near Changoubung village under Kangpokpi police station y.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Delhi Catholic Archdiocese questions PM Modi's silence

New Delhi, Dec 21: With the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) reportedly converting over 100 Christians in Gujarat, the Delhi Catholic Archdiocese on Sunday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on the ongoing religious conversion row. "Modi is for.....

22-Dec-2014 / Agencies

Never wanted to convert the world but to win over its heart, says VHP

New Delhi, Dec 21: Asserting that Hindu values will be restored in the country, Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Sunday said they have never wanted to convert the world but only to "win over its heart". Speaking at a book launch, VHP patron Ashok Singhal said it.....

22-Dec-2014 / Agencies

VHP ‘reconverts’ over 200 Christian tribals

VALSAD(GUJARAT), Dec 21: The Vishwa Hindu Parishd on Saturday “reconverted” over 200 tribal Christians to Hinduism by holding rituals at Aranai village in Valsad district of the BJP-ruled Gujarat, claimed a local leader. The VHP said the reconversion was.....

22-Dec-2014 / Press Trust of India

AR troops kill one in shoot out

IMPHAL, Dec 21: Assam Rifles troops shot dead a suspected UG cadre in an encounter with a group of militants at Behiang, close to Indo-Myanmar border in Churachandpur district last night. On the other hand, an IED exploded on the Ngasuan bridge along Sin.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Boy escapes kidnapping bid

IMPHAL, Dec 21: An 11 year old boy miraculously escaped from the hands of five men who allegedly kidnapped and took him away in a van. The boy is currently reading in Class V in a private school and belongs to Naoremthong Khumanthem Leikai which is under.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

24 hrs power likely from Jan 1

IMPHAL, Dec 21: After the Power Department was bifurcated into two separate companies, the power distribution company has been installing pre-paid meter system at a hectic pace so as to ensure 24 hours power supply in a day at Imphal from January 1. The .....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Exit polls J&K immune to Modi wave, but Jharkand offers a clean sweep

J and K voters lining up to vote during the 5th phase

All the five phases of polling are over in the Assembly Elections for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand. This season of polling saw high voter turnouts in both the States, especially in J&K with people braving threats from separatists and the cold. The Ele.....

22-Dec-2014 / Agencies

Annual prize distribution prog held

Annual prize distribution prog held

IMPHAL, Dec 21: The annual prize distribution cum evaluation on academic retrospect 2014 of Emmanuel Hr Sec School, Yaingangpokpi, the first higher secondary school under Lamlai AC of Imphal East district was held yesterday at the academy's premises. La.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Cleanest model village

Senapati, Dec 20: Taphou Pudunamei was adjudged the winner of the ‘Clean and Healthy Senapati.’ A cash incentive of Rs 1 lakh was awarded to the village after a two-month long clean village competition as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission. New Eden Kato.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Correspondent

Death anniversary observed

IMPHAL, Ded 21:The death anniversary of Huidrom Jugeswar Singh was held at Old Age Home, Mongshangei today. The commemoration programme was attended by Thokchom Satyapriya Singh, Lions Club International, Post District Governor of District 322D, B Sanama.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

TELPB delegates Nepal bound

IMPHAL, Dec 21: Tribal and Endangered Language Promotion Board, Manipur and Social and Cultural Development Institute, Sagolband Tera Loukham Leirak will participate in the Nepal International Dance and Music Festival slated to be held from December 25 to.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

MANIPEDICON 2014

IMPHAL, Dec 21: The 18th MANIPEDICON 2014, organised by Paediatric Association of Manipur (PAM), has been inaugurated under the theme, ‘Management of pneumonia: A priority for child survival’ at IMA hall, Lamphel today. Manipur Pollution Control Board Ch.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Preshow greets

Deputy Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly MK Preshow Shimray extended warm greetings to the people of the State on the auspicious occasions of Christmas and New Year. "As Christ loves us and forgives our sins, let us also love one another and put as.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Sangai varsity

Praising the Ibobi led Government for the initiative it has taken up to establish the proposed Sangai University at Churachandpur, several students from the district today said that the proposed university would be a great relief to students and parents .....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Mild quake hits NE, Myanmar

Shillong, Dec 21: An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale on Sunday jolted North Eastern States and parts of Myanmar, authorities said. The earthquake occurred at 11.08 am. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property. A.....

22-Dec-2014 / Agencies

JLKL appeals

Jiribam, Dec 21: Jiri Louri Khongthang Lup (JLKL) has appealed to all concerned to strictly adhere to and obey traffic rule at Jiribam particularly at the Irabot junction. Promen Moirangthem, secy of Jiri Louri Khongthang Lup urged all concerned to cle.....

22-Dec-2014 / Jiri News Network

Foundation day

IMPHAL, Dec 21: Rainbow, a centre for treatment of drug dependency and alcoholism, celebrated its 4th foundation day today at its premises located at Langol Punsikhul, NGV Zone-III. The programme was attended amongst others by Kh Dhanbir (Tony), chief fu.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Blankets distributed

THOUBAL, Dec 21: Social worker Md Azad of Sangaiyumpham distributed blankets to senior citizens of the locality today during a simple function at Sangaiyumpham Part-I Puleipokpi Nungphou Bazar. A total of 250 elders were presented the blankets......

22-Dec-2014 / Our Correspondent

Workshop

JIRIBAM, Dec 21: A three-day capacity building workshop began today at Siguilong village, Tamenglong district. The workshop based on translating policy to practice on Right to Education (RTE) Act, 2009 is being organised by Sibilong Authority and Sibilo.....

22-Dec-2014 / Jiri News Network

OGW arrested

IMPHAL, Dec 21: Based on specific intelligence regarding movement of a UG cadre, troops of 22 Assam Rifles of 28 Sector AR under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) launched an operation in the general area of Shekmaijin Khunao and apprehended an over ground wor.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Annual meet

JIRI, Dec 21: Moirangthem Harikumar, P Kumol Meetei and W Somi have been elected as the president, secretary and finance secretary of Nongpok Chingkhei Kanba Development Committee for a term of two years during the body's annual meeting held at Chingkoipu.....

22-Dec-2014 / Jiri News Network

Veterinary camp organised

Veterinary camp organised

IMPHAL, Dec 21: 41 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector AR under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organised a veterinary camp at Ukhrul town with the help of 14 Mobile Field Veterinary Hospital unit and district veterinary authorities. A team of veterinary doctors fr.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Church dedicated

SENAPATI, Dec 21: Archbishop of Imphal, Most Rev Dominic Lumon DD on Saturday inaugurated and dedicated St Paul's Church at Chowainamai. Attended by over 1500 Catholic faithfuls from neighbouring villages, the occasion also witnessed the erection of the.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Correspondent

Academy celebrates

IMPHAL, Dec 21: Gyanand's Beauty Academy(GBA) held a programme today at its premises to celebrate the milestones it achieved this year. Attended by GBA managing director Bhumichand Khaba, fashion photographer Mayanglangbam Dorendro, Gopeshwar of GBA pro.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Medical camp organised

IMPHAL, Dec 21: Fortis Hospital, New Delhi and City Hospital and Research Centre, Imphal jointly conducted a free health camp for orthopaedics and nephrology patients at City Hospital and Research Centre today. Around 100 patients were examined at the ca.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Future Actors 2014 contest

IMPHAL, Dec 21: All Manipur Film Makers’ and Producers’ Association (AMFIMPA) has informed that the preliminary rounds for the Future Actors 2014 contest will be held at Lamyanba Shanglen at 9 am tomorrow. Forty six contestants are participating in the .....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Committee thanks Govt

IMPHAL, Dec 21: Students’ Development Committee of Lilong Haoreibi College has thanked the State Government for deputing a regular Principal to the college. Expressing concern over allegedly dragging the college into an unnecessary misunderstanding by th.....

22-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter