File pic of students demanding revocation of AFSPA at Delhi
File pic of students demanding revocation of AFSPA at Delhi

Meet on AFSPA slams recent MHA’s recommendation

File pic of students demanding revocation of AFSPA at Delhi

IMPHAL, Mar 4: A one-day consultative meeting held today at Manipur Press Club has slammed the recent stand of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs against repealing the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act. In the consultative meeting many prom.....

5-Mar-2015 / Newmai News Network

Headmaster alleges

Headmaster of Khunjao Palli Junior High Madrassa, Md Abdul Kadir has alleged that the recent furore made against the appointment of a teacher of the Madrassa was planned by an unsuccessful candidate. He further said that in a meeting held on July 6 last .....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

‘Imphal-Mandalay bus service being discussed’

NEW DELHI, Mar 4:India is in discussion with Myanmar to start bus service between Imphal and Mandalay and a joint technical survey was carried out in January to finalise the route alignment, Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh informed Lok Sab.....

5-Mar-2015 / Press Trust of India

Girl raped by non-local Dimapur erupts in protest, condemns

Protest staged at Dimapur

DIMAPUR, Mar 4: The people of Dimapur today went up in arms over the reported rape of a Naga girl by a man suspected to be an Illegal Bangladeshi Immigrant (IBI). Thousands of people including students from various schools and colleges protested in the s.....

5-Mar-2015 / Newmai News Network

CBSE exam row Education Minister flayed

IMPHAL, Mar 4: Terming Education Minister M Okendro’s statement given in the State Assembly regarding non-issuance of admit cards to around 2000 students of the State by CBSE as irresponsible, REACHOUT has demanded his resignation. In a statement, REACHO.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Bill likely on March 13 : RK Imo

IMPHAL, Mar 4: Congress MLA RK Imo has said that a long-cherished dream of the people of Manipur will be fulfilled if a Bill regarding protection of indigenous people and regulation of immigrants is passed by the State Assembly on March 16. The MLA was s.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Sitting extension not satisfactory : JCILPS

Non locals being verified-File photo

IMPHAL, Mar 4: Though not fully satisfied, the JCILPS said it is not fully satisfied with the decision to extend Assembly session to facilitate introduction of a Bill to safeguard indigenous people of the State. A statement issued by W Anand Meetei, conv.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

UNC, NWU appeal

IMPHAL, Mar 4: The United Naga Council (UNC) and the Naga Women Union (NWU) on behalf of the Naga peoples’ of ‘South Nagalim’ in general have appealed to all parties in Thiwa issue to peacefully resolve the matter. A joint statement noted that the situ.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Many send out Yaoshang greetings

Imphal, Mar 4 : Governor Dr KK Paul and Chief Minister O Ibobi have extended heartiest greetings to the people of the State on the joyous occasion of Yaoshang. The festival of Holi known as Yaoshang in the State which is celebrated with the onset of spri.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Kejriwal resigns as AAP convener

Arvind Kejriwal

NEW DELHI, Mar 4 : AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday resigned as party convener, just before the party’s crucial National executive meeting. The Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) 21-member National executive is meeting here today and is likely to decide on th.....

5-Mar-2015 / Agencies

MUSU slams HOD

IMPHAL, Mar 4 : Following threatening phone calls to Arambam Babina, vice-president of Manipur University Students Union (MUSU) by the HOD of Manipuri Department Professor S Sanatombi on March 3, MUSU has demanded immediate resignation of the teacher and .....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Family members appeal to Dy CM

Tamenglong, Mar 4: Family members of DG Ngasinpou has submitted a memorandum to Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam, who also holds the Home portfolio requesting him to probe the case of Ngasinpou’s mysterious death at Dimapur East Thana area on February 1.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

Laloiphai incident : KSO (SH) peeved

Senapati, Mar 4: Kuki Students’ Organization (KSO), Sadar Hills today conveyed its deep concern and displeasure over the alleged attack on the people of Laloiphai village by Moidangpok villagers led by its pradhan, our correspondent reports. The presiden.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

New chief of Chandel village coronated

New chief of Chandel village coronated

IMPHAL, Mar 4 : Rengkhot Shilshi Lamkaang was crowned as the chief of Angbrasu village during a function held at the village yesterday. A number of eminent personalities including former president of Lamkaang Naga Snu Lop (LNSL), Olish Shilshi, L Kiran K.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Contractor appeals to Government

IMPHAL, Mar 4: Referring to the withdrawal of Bills for construction of fence along Nambul river by a second party, special contractor Thokchom Nodiachand has appealed to the State Government to investigate into the matter and ensure that the contractors .....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Kharam Pallen villagers still await help from Govt

Imphal, Mar 4: Kharam Pallen village, located about 36 kms from Imphal along NH 37 under Saitu Gamphazol Block of Senapati district has been left devastated following a hailstorm that lashed the area in the intervening night of January 8 and 9. Even as t.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

NSC team collects report

IMPHAL, Mar 4: A four-member study group of National Security Council arrived in the State capital today to study and assess the ground security situation of the State. The NSC team had an audience with teachers of Govt colleges and schools, Editors of l.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

JD-U condemns

IMPHAL, Mar 4: JD-U State unit has lambasted summary rejection of the recommendations of Justice (Retd) Jeevan Reddy Committee to repeal Armed Forces Special Powers Act 1958 by the BJP-led NDA Government. Talking to some media persons today, JD-U genera.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

CEO meets

O Nabakishore

As part of the National Electoral Roll Purification and Authentication Programme (NERPAP) launched all over the country since yesterday, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) O Nabakishore met members of several local clubs, NGOs and civil society organisations .....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

UG cadre held

Troops of 24 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (S) established a vehicle check post at Sita road junction on NH-102 and apprehended one UNLF woman cadre on March 2. According to an AR statement, a silver coloured Maruti van bearing.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

IAS officers

There is a shortage of at least 1651 IAS officers in India at present. On the other hand, the stipulated strength for Manipur-Tripura cadre is 206 but there are only 153 IAS officers at the moment which implies that there is a shortage of 53 IAS office.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Process overruled ?

Rather than giving the contract of supplying furniture items to Government colleges to two firms selected after due process of tender, a new process is being allegedly undertaken to give the contract order to a man close to the concerned but who did not .....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

IED awareness

12 Bihar Regiment and Imphal West district police commando unit jointly organised an awareness programme to educate police personnel on detection of IED and its safe disposal at Imphal West commando complex today. The awareness programme assumed signific.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Free vaccination camp

Thoubal, Mar 4: Yairipok Municipal Council (YMC), Ward no 9 councillor Thangjam Nokul Meetei in association with Yairipok Veterinary Hospital staff conducted a free vaccination camp for cattle and canines at Yairipok Kekru community hall today, our corres.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

GLS election

IMPHAL, Mar 4: Election of Gangte Literature Society (GLS) Manipur will be held on March 8 at 1 pm at Chiengkonpang Community hall, Churachandpur. President of GLS Lienkhopao Thangjom informed all members, individuals concerned and patrons to participate.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Threat condemned

IMPHAL, Mar 4: Condemning the threat on Naharolgee Thoudang editor Kh Loyalakpa by unknown armed individual(s), various women organisations today appealed to the State Government to investigate the matter and pull up the involved individual(s) at the earl.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Drugs seized, sellers arrested

IMPHAL, Mar 4: A team of Narcotics and Affairs of Border-PS, Manipur today arrested three drug sellers namely, Seidun (48) w/o (L) Md Salim of Hatta Makha Leikai, Ibem Bibi (33) w/o Md Abdul Hafij of Hatta Makha Leikai and Ibem (30) w/o Md Babu of Hatta.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

ZUF accuses NSCN-IM

IMPHAL, Mar 4: The manner in which the NSCN-IM turned a large number of its cadres, in coalition with the security force, against the Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) in the recent past shows the NSCN-IM's attempt to wipe out the movement of ZUF, said a st.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Kisan fair held

IMPHAL, Mar 4 : A one day Kisan fair on oak tasar was held today at Regional Tasar Research Station, Chingmeirong under the aegis of Regional Tasar Research Station, Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textile, Government of Manipur. Department of Sericultur.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Community hall inaugurated

IMPHAL, Mar 4 : A newly constructed community hall at Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai, Leirak Achouba was inaugurated today by MLA L Ibomcha. The newly constructed community hall was built at the initiative of the MLA with funding from the Manipur Developm.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Transport Director clarifies

IMPHAL, Mar 4 : Reacting to the allegations levelled by the Human Rights Defender, Manipur (HRDM), the Director of Transport has issued a clarification on the objective of introduction of High Security Registration Plates (HSRP) scheme. HSRP scheme, th.....

5-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter