Rescue workers searching for survivors amidst rubbles and debris, and the epicentre of the earthquake
Rescue workers searching for survivors amidst rubbles and debris, and the epicentre of the earthquake

Catastrophic earthquake rattles Nepal, at least 1130 killed

Rescue workers searching for survivors amidst rubbles and debris, and the epicentre of the earthquake

KATHMANDU, Apr 25 : A powerful earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, killing at least 918 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest. The d.....

26-Apr-2015 / Agencies

Govindas projects sericulture as alternative employment avenue

Sericulture Minister Govindas taking a closer look of a cocoon stall

IMPHAL, Apr 25 : The 2015 Cocoon Buyers and Sellers Meet concluded today at Sericulture Project Manage-ment Complex, Sangaipat. The closing ceremony was attended by Sericulture Minister Govindas Konthoujam, Sericulture Director W Ibohal Singh, District O.....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

World Malaria Day observation kicks off

Blood samples being collected at the Malaria Day observance

IMPHAL, Apr 25: The month-long World Malaria Day observance, organised by District Vector Borne Diseases Control Society (DVBDCP), has kick started at the community hall of Khabam Bamdiar from today. The inaugural function was attended by S Purnakishore .....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MPP extends moral support to IPFT

IMPHAL, Apr 25: MPP felicitated Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) president NC Deb Barman and general secretary Aghor Deb Barman at their office today. Speaking at the gathering, MPP president N Sovakiran extended moral support and solidarity .....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

ICAR replies to criticisms

Imphal, Apr 25: ICAR NEH Regional Centre, Lam-phelpat has clarified to cri- ticisms made by various sec-tions regarding its responsi- bility with regard to the outbreak of Bird Flu (H1N1 Avian Influenza) in Manipur. Speaking to media persons at Manipur.....

26-Apr-2015 / Newmai News Network

PREPAK set to commemorate 'Langjing carnage' of 1980

IMPHAL, Apr 25: The proscribed PREPAK is observing the 2nd ‘Indian Colonialism’ Resist Day tomorrow at its Chqs, Ghqs, Thqs, transit camps and other offices in protest against the alleged savagery shown by CRPF at Patsoi Langjing on April 26, 1980 and oth.....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

DESAM seeks Govt intervention

IMPHAL, Apr 25: Demo-cratic Students Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) has urged the agita-ting faculty members of JNIMS to switch to other forms of agitation as the suspension of casualty, OPD and routine operation services has created lots of inconve-niences .....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Inspecting Officer visits Sainik School

Inspecting Officer visits Sainik School

IMPHAL, Apr 25: Col Rajveer Singh, Inspecting Officer, Sainik Schools Society, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi visited Sainik School, Imphal from April 22 to 24, 2015. He expressed his happiness on the performance of school in various fields, according to .....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Mass rally, function mark Malaria Day observance

Malaria Day observance function in progress at Thoubal

IMPHAL/THOUBAL, Apr 25: As part of the Malaria Day observance, a mass rally was held today at Khoyathong area. The rally was jointly organised by Diocesan Social Service Society, Imphal, a partner of CARITAS India, Voluntary Health Association of India a.....

26-Apr-2015 / Staff Reporter/Correspondent

ILEP programme

IMPHAL, Apr 25: The United States - India Educational Foundation, Kolkata has announced the 2015 International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP). This is meant for teachers (grades VI to XII) teaching English, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science and Sp.....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

ZYF negates LNC, RNC's stand against UNC

IMPHAL, Apr 25: Close on the heels of the Liangmai Naga Council (LNC) and Rongmei Naga Council (RNC) Manipur deciding not to cooperate with all the activities of the UNC, the Zeliangrong Youth Front (ZYF) today said that Zeliangrong being one of the const.....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Awareness camp for persons with disabilities held

Jiribam (Imphal East), Apr 25: A one day awareness camp for persons with disabilities was held today at Dibong Echel Club, reports Jiri News Network. The camp was organised by Social Welfare Department Manipur. Hilghat Gram Panchayat Pradhan M Bina D.....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Correspondent

Anti-drug rally held

Thoubal, Apr 25: An anti-drug awareness torch rally was organised by Kairembikhok Nupi Samaj at Kairembikhok village, Thoubal last night, reports our correspondent. Womenfolk shouted slogans to make the State a drug-free State, to save the future generat.....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Correspondent

Bomb recovered

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A road opening party of 8 Assam Rifles detected a bomb near Salam Pandong in Imphal West district on Uripok-Kang-chup road at around 11.30 am today. The explosive was detected a sniffer dog of the AR unit, said a statement. The soldiers cordoned off the.....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Khongjom War

The 124th Khongjom War memorial day observance was held today at Tengol Lampak, Khongjom. The programme was jointly organised by Khong-jom Battle Memorial Cele- bration Committee and Major Chongtha Miya Memorial Committee. The State Govt had observed th.....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

136 TTs arrive

Amidst the growing scarcity of fuel oils in the State capital, altogether 136 tankers inclu-ding 93 diesel TTs and 46 petrol TTs arrived here today. They shipped in 1300 Kls of diesel (approximately) and 603 Kls of petrol (approximately). A total of 264.....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

ADC poll

As a part of the ongoing pre-parations for the ADC election scheduled on June 1, a meeting of the Returning Officers was held today at the initiative of the State Election Commission. The meeting held in the Kombirei Conference Hall of Imphal West DC off.....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

JNIMS nurses set to launch cease work strike from Apr 27

IMPHAL, Apr 25: Nurses’ Association, TNAI JNIMS Unit has decided to launch a cease work stir from April 27 until their demands are fulfilled. In a statement, the association said that nurses have been pressing their demand wearing black badge since past .....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

UG arrested

IMPHAL, Apr 25: A combined team of Bishnupur district police commando and 2/5 GR arrested two active cadres of Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) while conducting a search operation at Chaiba village on April 23. According to a statement issued by the PRO of.....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

UCWM appreciates

IMPHAL, Apr 25: The United Christian Women Manipur (UCWM) has expressed gratitude to DESAM, AMSU, ATSUM, ANSAM and MSF for their commendable contributions and roles for the lifting of the ban on Mission schools. In a statement, Vermini Sanasam, president.....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

LJP congratulates

IMPHAL, Apr 25: The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) in its executive meeting held today at the residence of party MLA Karam Shyam congratulated its members who are nominated as the members of the Consultative Committee of Food Corporation of India for Manipur. .....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

PHC staff, ASHA workers stage sit-in against monetary demand

IMPHAL, Apr 25: Staff of PHC, Keirao Makting and ASHA workers under the PHC staged a sit-in today against a monetary demand served to the centre by an underground group. According to the staff, a particular UG group has served Rs 10 lakh demand to the PH.....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MHF reaches out to heart patient

IMPHAL, Apr 25 : Manipur Heart Foundation (MHF), a charitable heart care organisation, donated a sum of Rs 10,000 to one Hatlhing Touthang (60) of Ukhrul today. Hatlhing was diagnosed with severe heart failure. MHF had donated the amount to meet some of .....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Thang-ta festival concludes

IMPHAL, Apr 25 : KIMACS’ three-day long festival of Thang-ta concluded with a prize distribution ceremony today. Leishemba Sanajaoba, MLA T mangibabu Singh and MLA S Bira Singh were present at the closing event of the festival held here today. Winners o.....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Online application

IMPHAL, Apr 25 : The online submission of application to the All India Pre Veterinary Test , 2015 has started today, a statement issued by the Veterinary and AH Services Director informed. Interested candidates may apply online through www.aipvt.vci.nic.i.....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

DESAM

IMPHAL, Apr 25: Asserting that the demand for regularisation of hill contract basis teachers spearheaded by the JAC-All Manipur Hill Districts Contract Basis Teachers' Association is genuine, DESAM has urged the Govt to fulfil the demand at the earliest. .....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Solar-lithium lamps distributed

IMPHAL, Apr 25: The Art of Living through its Sri Sri Rural Development Programme (SRRDP) has organised a series of events to distribute solar-lithium lamps to 250 households which do not have access to electricity at Andro, Laphupat Tera and Phubala. Suc.....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Women fishmongers launches hunger strike

Thoubal, Apr 25: Protesting the move of Thoubal Municipal Council in regard to the allotment of vendor plot in Thoubal Keithel, women fishmongers today launched a hunger strike at Thoubal Wangmataba waiting shed, reports our correspondent. Speaking to re.....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Correspondent

Cataract detection camp

Thoubal, Apr 25: A cataract detection camp organised by the National Programme for Control of Blindness (NPCB) Thoubal in collaboration with Shija Hospital and Research Institute at Yairipok Community Health Centre today, reports our correspondent. Out .....

26-Apr-2015 / Our Correspondent

The JAC formed against the murder of a youth at Ngangou Loukon on April 2 has called a 24 hour bandh till 6 pm today

Two Anjuman volunteers sustained bullet injuries, one critically when they were fired by 'drug dealers' in Lilong Haoreibi this morning

Sajibu Nongma Panba Cheiraoba being a holiday at the office of TSE there will be no issue dated 22nd March