File pic of phumdi being cleared at Loktak Lake
File pic of phumdi being cleared at Loktak Lake

Phumdi clearance by K Pro at Loktak Lake CPWD norms deleted, says CAG report

File pic of phumdi being cleared at Loktak Lake

IMPHAL, Jul 1: The Central Public Works Department (CPWD) provisions, which were part of the draft agreement between Loktak Development Authority (LDA) and K Pro Infra Works Pvt Ltd for management of Phumdi in Loktak Lake were deleted in the final agreeme.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Prof Gangmumei Kamei appointed to NEC

North Eastern Council

NEW DELHI, Jul 1 : Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Dr Jitendra Singh, in his capacity as Chairman of the North Eastern Council (NEC), today announced the appointment of two eminent persons as t.....

2-Jul-2015 / Press Information Bureau

Crater expands, ejection of more smoke and ashes reported Panic continues to grip Wahong village

Smoke emanating from a spot at Wahong village

Ukhrul, Jun 1: Panic still grips the villagers of Old Wahong in Ukhrul district as smoke and ashes are still gushing out from swampy Shitru area with signs of gradual expansion of the crater and developing more holes. According to villagers, they first s.....

2-Jul-2015 / Mungchan Zimik

Accused house ransacked, JAC serves ultimatum Man succumbs, nephew in ‘hiding’

The burnt vehicle of the accused

Imphal, Jul 1: Khulem Krishnamohan (50) s/o (L) Jugeshwor of Naoremthong Khulem Leikai, who was critically injured when his nephew Khulem Jiten (38) opened fire on him and his brother Khulem Priyobarta (55) yesterday, succumbed to his injury today morning.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

38 killed in Darjeeling landslides

Site of a landslide

Darjeeling/Siliguri, Jul 1 : At least 38 people have been killed in a series of landslides caused by heavy rain in the three sub-divisions of Darjeeling district since last night. Twenty-one deaths occurred in Mirik alone, where another 13 people were a.....

2-Jul-2015 / Press Trust of India

Process on for PS at Dzuko : Dy CM

IMPHAL, Jul 1: Setting up of necessary infrastructure for establishment of a police station in Dzuko valley has begun, Dy CM Gaikhangam stated in the State Assembly today. Chief Minister O Ibobi, who is also in-charge of Finance Dept tabled demands amoun.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

CAG report

Imphal Municipal Council and Lilong Nagar Panchayat have incurred an expenditure of Rs 158.22 lakh out of Swarna Jayanti Sahari Rozger Yojana (SJSRY) fund for payment of wages to sweepers against the scheme's guidelines, observed CAG in its Annual Technic.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Probe assured

Chief Minister O Ibobi has assured to take up fitting action against an Indian Forest Service officer, AC Srivastava, who remained absent from duty for six years after joining service as DFO, Forest Dept, Manipur, after a departmental enquiry. Replying t.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

UGC names 21 fake varsities

New Delhi, Jul 1 : Warning students to refrain from enrolling in fake institutions, the UGC has released a list of 21 such bogus varsities of which eight are in Uttar Pradesh and six in Delhi. In a notification issued today, the UGC has listed 21 fake u.....

2-Jul-2015 / Press Trust of India

Student killed

IMPHAL, Jul 1: A student was killed while two persons sustained injuries when a youth targeted everyone on the way after his suicide attempt was foiled by locals. The incident occurred today at Takhel village under Lamlai PS in Imphal East district. Re.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Doctor's Day observed in State

Doctor's Day observed in State

IMPHAL, Jul 1 : India Medical Association (IMA), Manipur State Branch, today organised the Doctor's Day 2015 at IMA Hall, Lamphelpat. The observance function was graced by Dr O Ibomcha Singh, Director Health Services, Dr Ksh Kala Singh, President, IMA, M.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Row over 'Shirui Lily in Nagaland' claim KSA launches agitation

Row over 'Shirui Lily in Nagaland' claim
KSA launches agitation

IMPHAL, Jul 1 : Kangleipak Students Association (KSA) has launched its protest against the inclusion of objectionable matter on Shirui Lily in a textbook published by Nagaland Board of Secondary Education (NBSE) . Majority of school students at Imphal le.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

CM admits

Siroi lily

Chief Minister Okram Ibobi has admitted in the State Assembly that it has been mentioned in the second paragraph of page number 28 of ‘A Text Book on Nagaland’ that Siroi lily is found only in the Siroi mountain of Nagaland. Nagaland Board of Secondary S.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Digital India

As part of the Nation-wide launch of ‘Digital India’ by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to create a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy, Manipur too witnessed the launch of the project at the National Institute of Electronics and Information Te.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Remanded

The Court of Judicial Magistrate First Class, Imphal West-I has remanded an Assam Rifles jawan and his friend, who have been arrested by police commandos with a 9 mm pistol, to judicial custody till July 14. Assam Rifles jawan Md Abdul Kadir (30) s/o Md.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Social service camp ends

IMPHAL, Jul 1 : Lampak Pukhri Mapal Women Development Association concluded its two-day social service camp at Thongju part II, Nameirakpam Leikai today. The association has been organising similar cleanliness programmes at the area for the past five yea.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Overground member held

IMPHAL, Jul 1: A combined team of district police commando Imphal West and 25 AR arrested one active over ground member of KYKL while conducting frisking and checking near Phumlou Auto parking on June 29. According to separate statements issued by the PR.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MSF donates

IMPHAL, Jul 1 : Manipuri Students’ Federation (MSF), Imphal district committee donated food items to Muslim orphans and inmates of other Masjids in Imphal East on the occasion of Ramzan today. MSF, Imphal East district committee president Kh Azmal Haque,.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

UCM B'day

IMPHAL, Jul 1: The United Committee Manipur will celebrate its 15th foundation day on July 3 at its head office located at Lamphel. A statement issued by UCM has invited its component, subsidiary, affiliated organisations and units and all concerned organ.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Results declared

IMPHAL, Jul 1: The State Agriculture Dept has announced the list of selected candidates to undergo B Sc (Agri), B Tech (Food Tech), B Sc (Home Sc), B Sc (N&T), B Tech (Agril Engg) courses as State nominees at various institutes of North East. The selected.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Quiz competition

IMPHAL, Jul 1: A quiz competition in connection with the observance of 'Digital India Week' will be held at the office complex of DC Imphal West on July 7 at 11 am. The competition will be held in two categories —senior group (Classes XI and XII) and jun.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

AR saves snake bite victims

IMPHAL, Jul 1: The medical team of 12 Bihar Battalion of Hqs 9 Sector AR under Hqs IGAR (S) saved the lives of two snake bite victims, a statement informed. The victims, identified as Habibulla (67) of Mayang Imphal and Sandhyarani Devi (28) of Utlou, we.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Mapi Council celebrates B' day

IMPHAL, Jun 1 : Manipur Peace and Integrity (MAPI) Council, Manipur observed its 15th foundation day at Manipur Press Club, Imphal today. MAPI council was formed in 2001 with an aim to promote peace and integrity in the State. MAPI council president N B.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

New IGNOU study centre opened

IMPHAL, Jul 1 : Indira Gandhi National Open University opened a study centre at Iadonang Memorial College, Noney (Longmai) today. SDO, Nungba, Kajaigai Gangmei, IGNOU Regional Director Dr S Dilan and Assistant Director Dr M Shimray attended the event as .....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MU teams feted

IMPHAL, Jul 1 : Manipur University Cultural team which achieved the overrall team champion title in the 30th East Zone Inter-University Youth Festival, 2014-15 and participants of the 8th South Asian University Youth Festival, 2015 were accorded a warm re.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Counter-blockade suspended

IMPHAL, Jul 1 : Meitei Youth Front, South East Asia (MYF) and International Meitei Forum (IMF) have suspended its counter- blockade on all National and State highways. A joint statement issued by IMF organiser and MYF publicity secretary expressed regre.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Body disposal

IMPHAL, Jul 1: Body of around 40-year-old man, which was recovered from the bank of Imphal river near Lamlong bridge will be disposed off according to the law if nobody comes forward to claim it by 10 am of July 3, said a press release issued by OC of Po.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Foundation Day held

IMPHAL, Jul 1: The Advanced Speciality Hospital and Research Institute (ASHRI) conducted a free OPD consultation and voluntary blood donation camp in connection with the celebration of its 2nd Foundation Day today. ASHRI managing director Dr Thokchom Ibo.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MEELAL urges

Imphal, Jul 1: Meetei Erol Eyek Loinasillon Apunba Lup (MEELAL) today urged Prof M Mani to tender apology to Prof Kangjia Mangang and MEELAL over replacing of ‘Meetei’ by ‘Meitei’ during an orientation programme on Meetei Mayek which is underway at Manipu.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Call attention motion

IMPHAL, Jul 1: In reply to a call attention motion raised by MLA Th Shyamkumar in the State Assembly, Forest and Environment Minister Th Devendra said that the Government is investigating the report that some parts of Ngariyan hill have been flattened to .....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Rescued pets reunite with owners

Chandel, Jul 1: The abandoned pets of Paraolon and adjoining villages rescued by People for Animals (PFA), Manipur and Claws and Paws Vet Clinic have been reunited with their owners during a team visit to Paraolon village yesterday. James Dilbung, chief.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Correspondent

BJP, Kisan Morcha asserts

Ukhrul, Jul 1: BJP, Kisan Morcha, 45/AC Chingai Mandal today said that the State Governor alone has the authority to nominate the ADC members in each District Council Constituency. The statement said that tussle among the political parties to nominate th.....

2-Jul-2015 / Our Correspondent