File pic of the IOC depot at Imphal
File pic of the IOC depot at Imphal

No fuel buffer stock in IOC depot Yet another round of scarcity stares State in the face

File pic of the IOC depot at Imphal

IMPHAL, Feb 26: The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) is unable to maintain buffer stock of fuel at their Chingmeirong depot which implies a crippling crisis in the event of any bandh, blockade or general strike along Imphal-Dimapur highway for four continuous.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Man dies of H1N1

MUMBAI, Feb 26: A 35-year-old man from Mumbra, who was initially told by doctors that he did not have Swine Flu, succumbed to the influenza virus on Wednesday. Even as doctors raised concerns about the virulence of the virus, the city recorded 42 more cas.....

27-Feb-2015 / Courtesy- TNN

Skull discovery Rajnath urged to direct CBI to probe case

The discovered human skulls-File photo

IMPHAL, Feb 26 : After it was decided to rope in the CBI to investigate the discovery of human skulls and skeletal remains from the campus of the erstwhile Tombisana High School, the State Government has urged Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to direct t.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Rail Budget 2015 No fare hike, no new trains, but more investment

Suresh Prabhu coming out from Rail Bhawan with the Budget

NEW DELHI, Feb 26 :Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday spared passengers from any hike in fares but made changes in freight rates to rake in more money while ruling out privatisation. Presenting the first full-fledged Rail Budget of the Modi Gover.....

27-Feb-2015 / Agencies

CBSE students protest Numerous students likely to miss Class X, XII exams

CBSE students protest Numerous students likely to miss Class X, XII exams

IMPHAL, Feb 26: Police today resorted to baton charge to disperse a large number of students who came with their parents who tried to storm the Assembly premises seeking the intervention of the Govt regarding non-issuance of admit card to them for the upc.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Question papers to recruit lecturers irk DESAM Copy and paste fiasco again

IMPHAL, Feb 26 : The Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) has castigated the Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC) for repeating several questions originally set and asked by the UPSC. Speaking to media persons at their Keishampat office .....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

State not in control of mobile service : CM

IMPHAL, Feb 26: Mobile service providers which are operating in Manipur are not under the control of the State Government. Nonetheless, their operations are reviewed by the State level committee and district level committees from time to time so as to imp.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

UCM urges for special arrangement

IMPHAL, Feb 26: The United Committee Manipur (UCM) has urged the State Government to make special arrangements for around 2200 CBSE students of the State who are facing the grim prospect of missing the Class X and Class XII exams. Speaking to media perso.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

DMC students warn

Imphal, Feb 26 : Joint Students Union of DM College said that they would launch various forms of protest if the State Government and the authorities concerned do not repair the roads within the DM college campus at the earliest. During a press meet held .....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Judicial remand for rape accused

IMPHAL, Feb 26 : The prime accused in the rape case of a minor girl at Achanbigei paddy field on February 16 was remanded to judicial custody while a bail was granted to the other two co-accused by the District and Sessions Court, Manipur West today. All.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Seminar on co-operative society held

Imphal, Feb 26: A one day district level seminar on co-operative as one of the best means of socio-economic development of the country was held today at Samurou Awang Leikai Community Hall under the aegis of Manipur State Co-operative Union. The seminar.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Education road map for Sadar Hills discussed

KANGPOKPI, Feb 26 : In what could be termed as a crucial meeting for enhancement of education in Sadar Hills, a joint meeting of education department of the armed outfit, Kuki National Front (KNF), a SoO signatory group, Sadar Hills Private Schools (SHIPS.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Correspondent

Freedom fighter S Gour Singh

Jiribam (Imphal East), Feb 26: Freedom Fighter Sagapam Gour Singh Birth Centenary Celebration Committee, Lakhipur in association with VOICE, Binnakandi Part-1 unveiled a 8.1/2 feet tall live statue of freedom fighter Sagapam Gour Singh in commemoration of.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Correspondent

RPF advocates unity and collective struggle-III

IMPHAL, Feb 26: “We can also see different aspects of cultural subjugation by the Indian State with the help of its military might. India had the intention to colonise Manipur, Assam, Tripura and other ancient kingdoms of the region since the very early p.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Chakanlong demands halt to power line work

IMPHAL, Feb 26: Chakanlong (Charoichagotlong) Peidai in a statement issued by its chairman Kaphunsinpou urged the Power Grid Corporation of India and Deputy Commissioner of Tamenglong district not to continue the construction work of transmission line unt.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

PREPAK refutes Govt claim

IMPHAL, Feb 26: Reacting to the Governor’s statement as mentioned in his customary address given on the opening day of the 10th session of the 10th Manipur Legislative Assembly yesterday, the proscribed PREPAK has alleged that the Government was trying to.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Vote on Account

State  Assembly

A Vote on Account amounting to Rs 3567,46,86,000 was unanimously passed by the State Assembly today to meet essential expenditures of different departments from April to July this year. While discussing the Vote on Account, Opposition MLA Dr I Ibohalbi .....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Cable TV digitisation

In Phase III of Cable Television digitization in India initiated by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to be completed by the end of this calendar year, all the urban areas of Municipal Corporations and Municipalities of Manipur are to be covere.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Retaining wall

The State Vigilance Commission has observed that certain portions of the retaining wall built along Sekmai river by Minor Irrigation Department under the sponsorship of NEC collapsed due to lack of supervision by engineers of the department concerned. A.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

IGNTU students' agitation ANSAM, KSO (Ghqs) to close Govt offices

IMPHAL, Feb 26: Failure on the part of the department concerned and Government to meet the demand/ultimatum served by KSO-GHQ and ANSAM, the students’ bodies have decided to resort to picketing of PWD offices from February 27, said KSO and ANSAM. All N.....

27-Feb-2015 / Newmai News Network

Assistance provided to MKBA

Assistance provided to MKBA

IMPHAL, Feb 26 : Mary Kom Boxing Academy (MKBA) received a boost when Maj Gen Rajeev Chopra, IG AR (South) and Rashmi Chopra, presented a cheque of Rs 3 lakh to the academy on behalf of the Rotary Club, Pune 3131. According to a statement issued by the P.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

ICHAM flays

IMPHAL, Feb 26 : Information Centre for Hills Area Manipur (ICHAM), in a statement issued by its general secretary, has strongly condemned the threat imposed on Naharolgi Thoudang editor Khoirom Loyalakpa. The centre has appealed to all the concerned to .....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Sit-in staged

IMPHAL, Feb 26: The Coordination Body of Trade Unions, Manipur today organised a sit-in protest cum public meeting against anti-worker labour law amendments, disinvestment, privatisation etc at Keishampat Leimajam Leikai community hall. Dr M Nara, vice-p.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

OST centre opened at Moreh

MOREH, Feb 26: A Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST) centre has been opened at Moreh PHC premises. M Aviram Singh, Joint Director, MACS opened the centre today during a programme organised by PHC Moreh under the aegis of MACS. The programme was attended by.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Correspondent

ZUF celebrates 4th B'day

IMPHAL, Feb 26: The militant outfit, Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) celebrated its 4th Raising Day at Dilung/CHQ and at the ZTF (armed wing) Ghqs on Feb 25. During the programme at Dilung/CHQ, the leaders and cadres of ZUF observed silent prayer and offer.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Pettigrew students demand regular class

Ukhrul, Feb 26: Pettigrew College students have demanded regular classes for the students and stationing of lecturers at Ukhrul, reports Mungchan Zimik. The students expressed resentment over the prolonged absence of some teachers in the college. ‘Not a.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Correspondent

ZoRO attends Kachin’s dance fest

Churachandpur, Feb 26: Zo Re-unification Organisation (ZoRO) attended the 13th edition of Kachin’s biggest dance festival – Shapawng Yawng Manau Poi held at Dighali, Sivasagar, Assam from Feb 12 to 15, a statement issued by ZoRO information and publicity .....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Correspondent

Training on shoe-making concludes

Churachandpur, Feb 26: The 13-day micro-enterprise development programme on shoe-making, undertaken by the Elimination of Rural Poverty Service (ERPoS) under the sponsorship of NABARD concluded on February 24 with a concluding address by KS Guite Churacha.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Correspondent

SSPP begins tour to interior schools

Churachandpur, Feb 26: With the sole intention of reviving educational institutions in the interior areas, Siamsinpawlpi (SSPP) began a protracted tour today to study the functioning of Government schools, particularly in Thanlon sub-division., reports Si.....

27-Feb-2015 / Our Correspondent