The spot where the blast occurred on December 21
The spot where the blast occurred on December 21

Dy CM points finger at valley-based UG group

The spot where the blast occurred on December 21

IMPHAL, Dec 22: One valley-based UG group was behind the bomb blast at Khoyathong on December 21 which killed three people apart from injuring four others, Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam stated on the floor of the Assembly today. During zero hour, MLA .....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Tourist destination

Manipur Government is to develop a Kaina tourist destination under a project ‘Development of Integrated Mega Tourist Circuit for Marjing Polo-Kaina-Khebaching (Khongjom), Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh informed the State Assembly today. “Kaina tourist.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Manipur : Sharmila, Mary Kom in news in 2014

Mary Kom and Sharmila

IMPHAL, Dec 22: Militant activities including blasts on Republic Day, Irom Sharmila’s fast entering the 15th year and boxer MC Mary Kom winning an Asiad gold kept Manipur in news in 2014. Though there was some decline in militant activities, nevertheless.....

23-Dec-2014 / Press Trust of India

Court keeps ruling on Sharmila reserved till Jan 8 Women folk man handle Coutinho

Sharmila speaking to the media

IMPHAL, Dec 22: The Court of JMIC, Imphal East kept its order on Irom Sharmila Chanu reserved after the anti-AFSPA crusader was produced before the Court today for charge hearing even as angry women activists man handled Desmond Coutinho, who attended the.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

JCILPS condemns

IMPHAL, Dec 22: The Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) has expressed annoyance over the series of bomb blast which took place recently at Thangal Bazar and Khoyathong Bus parking and claimed the lives of several non-local laboure.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Selected ASIs

IMPHAL, Dec 22 : Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam who is also in charge of Home Department has assured that verification process for candidates selected to the posts of 315 ASIs would be completed soon. Responding to a call attention motion initiated by .....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

House vandalised

IMPHAL, Dec 22: A house which is in the initial stage of construction was vandalised by a group of people at Chingkham village, Thoubal district. The house being constructed anew at the southern foot of Chingkham hills belong to one Thomas Thaimei (35) .....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Govt moots 6th pay for aided school teachers

IMPHAL, Dec 22: The State Government is hoping to start giving pay scales recommended by the 6th Pay Commission to teachers of Government-aided schools once the 14 Finance Commission becomes effective, stated Education Minister M Okendro in the State Asse.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

DBTL scheme set for Jan 1

IMPHAL, Dec 21: DBTL scheme is set to be launched in the rest of the country on January 1, 2015. The same scheme was already launched in 54 districts of the country on November 15 this year. Manipur with 5.5 lacs households approximately has about 3.5 la.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Cabinet nods to cultural varsity

IMPHAL, Dec 22: With a view to alleviate the rich cultural heritage of Manipur to a much higher and refined plane, the State Cabinet has resolved to set up a cultural university in line with Russia’s Moscow State Art and Cultural University. The Cabinet .....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

KSA pulls up frauds

IMPHAL, Dec 22: Kangleipak Students' Association (KSA) has pulled up a few swindlers and a job agency who conned fourteen individuals on the false pretext of providing them jobs at Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS). Speaking to media.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

ATSUM, ZU greet

KANGPOKPI, Dec 22: All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) today conveyed heartiest greetings to the people of the State particularly the Christian community on the occasion of Christmas and New Year. ATSUM also expressed concern over the recent incid.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Correspondent

MLA, MPCC boycotted

IMPHAL, Dec 22: As the State Government and the authority concerned fail to withdraw the proposed acquisition of a playground at Bamon Kampu and Naharup Huirem Leikai, the JAC Against the Land Acquisition of Lairenpat Sports Complex today announced uncond.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Youth awareness prog held

KANGPOKPI, Dec 22: Senapati District Bharatiya Janata Juva (ST) Morcha, Manipur Pradesh conducted a youth awareness programme at SDWA Hall, Senapati yesterday. KS Khaie Leo, president, State BJP (ST) Morcha, Manipur Pradesh attended the programme as the .....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Correspondent

Seminar held

IMPHAL, Dec 22: A one-day Legislative Specific to Women and Manipuri Society seminar under the aegis of MU Working Women’s Association (MUWA) was held today at Women’s Facilty centre. MUWA president Professor Asha Gupta, retired District and Session Judg.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

'Glory of NE' delegates welcomed

IMPHAL, Dec 22: As part of “Darohar: The Glory of North East” which was initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to develop mutual relationship between students of the North East region and other parts of the country, 130 delegates who arrived at Imphal .....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Calender of MSRRDA released

IMPHAL, Dec 22 : Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (RD and PR) Minister Francis Ngajokpa released the 2015 wall and table calender of Manipur State Rural Roads Development Agency (MSRRDA) today at his office at South Block, Secretariat. Both the calen.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

PHSC, school building inaugurated

THOUBAL, Dec 22: AC to DC of Chandel Neilenthang Telien inaugurated the building of Larong Primary Health Sub-Centre, Larong Government High School building and Sulam Area Chiefs’ Association Hall at Larong village in Chandel district today. Ws Kanral An.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Correspondent

Shyamkumar’s assertion bewilders Ibobi

IMPHAL, Dec 22: Chief Minister O Ibobi was taken by surprise when MLA Shyamkumar claimed that the plots identified for construction of a store room for Manipur State Power Corporation Limited and an office of PWD Mechanical Division at Lairenpat was a pla.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Grenade planted

Grenade planted

A hand grenade was found planted near the residential gate of a special contractor of PWD at Kakwa Hijam Leikai today around 7 pm. Police said the explosive was found planted at the gate of Hijam Somendro (50) s/o (L) H Tomba of Kakwa Hijam Leikai under.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Honda show room

A new show room of Honda cars christened Sangai Honda has been opened at Ghari, Airport Road. Petrol and diesel cars of Honda automobile company such as City, Mobilio, Amaze and Brio are now available at the show room. The show room would start opening .....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Health centres

To a poser raised by MLA O Lukhoi in the State Assembly today whether Kshetrigao PHC and Wangoi CHC would not be able to provide health care service to people as they have been brought under the JNIMS Director for using the same health centres as training.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Report negated

MLA L Ibomcha, quoting a report published in a newspaper based at Imphal, said that funds sanctioned for repairing five IVRs within Keishamthong Assembly Constituency under SCA/SPA have been misappropriated. Replying to the call attention motion, Works M.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Bill withdrawn

The Bill for establishment of Dhanamanjuri University tabled at the House on the first day of the ongoing Assembly session by Education Minister M Okendro was withdrawn today. However, the Sangai National University Manipur Bill 2014 was referred to the .....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

PREPAK (Pro) refutes

IMPHAL, Dec 22: The proscribed PREPAK (Pro), through a press release issued by its senior publicity officer Melei, has refuted any connection whatsoever between the outfit and Atul Singh alias Rahul Singh s/o Boban Singh of Moreh who was reportedly arrest.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Christmas gifts

CHANDEL, Dec 22: The Imphal Moreh Highway Welfare Committee(IMOHWCO) today presented Christmas gifts to villages located along Imphal-Moreh road. Committee advisor and chief of J Wajang Tm Holkhokai Haokip along with a team of 6 members visited around 35 .....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Correspondent

Softwares launched

IMPHAL, Dec 22: Software and web developing company, Zealous Talented Creative E-Techno Pvt Ltd launched four softwares it developed at its conference Hall located at Porompat yesterday. The CEO of the software developing company, Md Askar officially laun.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Chief clarifies

IMPHAL, Dec 22: Chief of Taphou Kuki village, Lenkhomang Chongloi has clarified that none of his villagers were among the accused arrested in connection with the blast as reported in Dec 18 edition of this paper under the headline, 'Two blast accused he.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Mathematics Day celebrated

Mathematics Day celebrated

IMPHAL, Dec 22: Manipur Science and Technology Council (MASTEC) has organised the National Mathematics Day 2014 celebration at SDJM He Sec School, Ghari today to commemorate the birth anniversary of Mathematician Ramanujan. Th Surendranath Singh, Directo.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

CM inaugurates Mahindra & Mahindra showroom

CM inaugurates Mahindra & Mahindra showroom

IMPHAL, Dec 22: Mahindra & Mahindra’s Shiv Autotech Private Limited showroom located at Ghari, Airport road was inaugurated today by Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh. The programme which was also attended by Commerce and Industry Minister Govindas Konthoujam.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

Awareness campaign on VAW held

Awareness campaign on VAW held

IMPHAL, Dec 22 : An awareness campaign on crime against women was organised by All Manipur Women's Voluntary Association (AMAWOVA) today at Akash Institute of Arts and Sciences, Kwakeithel Thokchom Leikai. Stressing the need to spread awareness among the.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter

MSF appeals to private institutions

JIRIBAM, Dec 22: Manipur Student’s Federation (MSF), Special Branch, Jiribam president P Ranbir has, during a press meet held at its office today, appealed to private schools and tutors to consider the financial condition of the people of the district bef.....

23-Dec-2014 / Jiri News Network

ZSP condemns

Lamka, Dec 22: The Zou Sangnaupang Pawlpi (Zou Students' Association) today expressed surprise over what it terms as the repeated planting of bombs within Behiang area by suspected militant groups. The act of terrorising innocent civilians and disturbin.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Correspondent

Hill College alumni

IMPHAL, Dec 22: Alumni Association of Hill College, Tadubi, after due consultation with Mao Students' Union, decided not to support the demand for retention of Dr Surenjit Singh as the Principal of the college. A statement issued by the general secretary.....

23-Dec-2014 / Our Staff Reporter