Crooner Bethsy Gangte performing during the first elimination round of Indian chapter of Zomi Idol contest at Ccpur
Crooner Bethsy Gangte performing during the first elimination round of Indian chapter of Zomi Idol contest at Ccpur

Moreh town remains cut off for the second day

Womenfolk protest and block Imphal-Moreh highway at Tengnoupal

THOUBAL/MOREH, Jan 31: Vehicular movement along the Imphal-Moreh section of National Highway 102 was paralysed for the second day today due to the indefinite bandh called by the villagers of Tengnoupal. Border trade at Nampha-long in Myanmar was also aff.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Correspondent

JAC rolls back bandh announcement

IMPHAL, Jan 31: The JAC formed in connection with the Kadangband incident has sus-pended its proposed Statewide bandh scheduled to begin from this midnight following an assurance given by the Govt to institute a magisterial enquiry with regard to the inc.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Sacks of human skulls, bones found in UP

Sacks of human skulls, bones found in UP

MORADABAD, Jan 31: Sacks of human skulls and bones were found inside the police hospital building at Moradabad here on Saturday afternoon. District authorities rushed to the spot and ordered an investigation into the reco-very of human skeletons inside th.....

1-Feb-2015 / Courtesy : TNN

Amitav Ghosh to present ‘World Premiere Reading’ at Imphal

Amitav Ghosh

Imphal, Jan 31:Internationally renowned writer Amitav Ghosh will present a ‘World Premiere Reading’ of his forthcoming book 'Flood of Fire' at the 3rd MK Binodini Devi Memorial Lecture at Maharaja Chan-drakirti Auditorium, Palace Gate, Imphal on February .....

1-Feb-2015 / Agencies

AAP releases manifesto

NEW DELHI, Jan 31: The Aam Aadmi Party released its manifesto ahead of the February 7 polls in Delhi. Arvind Kejriwal, the party's chief, released a 70-point pro-gramme, promising Delhiites cheap electricity, free Wi-Fi and a women's security force. Spea.....

1-Feb-2015 / Agencies

Grenade recovered

IMPHAL, Jan 31: After searching for four days, a hand grenade thrown into a community pond at Sangaiprou by two cadres of PREPAK (Pro) has been recovered today. In search of the same hand grenade, Manipur Fire Service personnel started draining out water.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Crores given to 'bogus affected victims': Shyamkr

IMPHAL, Jan 31: Several crores of rupees have been misappropriated in the name of giving compensation to people whose lands would be submer-ged under water by Thoubal Multipurpose Project. Talking to media persons at the project site today, MLA Th Shyam.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Computerised encoding of answer sheets on the card COHSEM, BOSEM adopt 'holistic approach' to exams

IMPHAL, Jan 31: Council of Higher Secondary Education Manipur (COHSEM) and Board of Secondary Education Manipur (BOSEM) have put in place a slew of new measures for conducting Class XII and Class X examinations next month. Unlike the previous years, both.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Imphal West scores 2nd in HDI

IMPHAL, Jan 31: Imphal West district stands second in the Health Development Index in the the whole country as per the latest data provided by the National Sample Survey Off-ice, said State Health Services Director Dr Okram Ibomcha. Addressing a press co.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Lamdan protests

Lamdan Kabui villagers today staged a protest demonstration at their village ground de-manding the Government to review the order issued by the Under Secretary of Tribal Affairs and Hills, Government of Manipur on January 24 regarding the appointment of a.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Maichou Ningshing Thouram held

IMPHAL, Jan 31: Enat Yokhat Apun Luplen (EYALU) observed Maichou Ningshing Thouram at GM hall today. Titular king of Manipur, Leishemba Sanajaoba was the chief guest of the function. He said that forefathers were the guiding lights of the current gener.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Tribal community is base of India: Jual Oram

NEW DELHI, Jan 31: Jual Oram, Union Minister of Tribal Affairs today said that tribal community is the base of India and without strengthening it no developmental infrastructure could be firm. Jual Oram was speaking during a reception function here in N.....

1-Feb-2015 / Press Information Bureau

Shyamkumar slams State Health Dept's Dir

IMPHAL, Jan 31: Andro A/C MLA Th Shyamkumar has strongly charged State Mission Society’s Director Dr O Ibomcha of ruining State Health Department. Speaking to media persons at a press meet, the MLA said an office memorandum signed by the mission director.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Scribes protest police 'assault' of woman reporter

Guwahati, Jan 31: Journalists today protested against the alleged 'assault and attempt to murder and outraging modesty' of a woman reporter of a Guwahati-based television news channel in Latasil Police station here where she had gone to collect news. Acc.....

1-Feb-2015 / Press Trust of India

Meet stresses formulation of State Education policy

IMPHAL, Jan 31: The need to formulate a concrete Education policy of the State was stressed during a meeting convened by the All Manipur Students Guardians' Organisation (AMSGO) to discuss issues relating to charging of hefty amount of money as private tu.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Anti-rabies vaccination

Thoubal, Jan 31: Amid rising cases of dog-bites and mass anti-rabies vaccination drive in the State, Yairipok Veterinary Hospital has allegedly charged 50 rupees per vaccination, reports our correspondent. It has been reported earlier that the anti-rabie.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Correspondent

Zomi Idol India enters first round

CCPur, Jan 31: The Indian chapter of Zomi Idol entered its first elimination round today at Zogal Hall with 30 contenders who made the cut during the audition held last week showing their first live performance before the judges and the audiences. The Zo.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Correspondent

Medical camp

12 BIHAR of 9 Sector AR under the aegis of Hqs IGAR (South) organised a medical camp under Operation Sad-bhavana programme at Nambol Sabal Laikai yesterday. A total of 500 patients including ladies and children were treated and provided necessary medicin.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

RPF refutes

Reacting to news reports published in some sections of the local media about arrest of three individuals who report-edly planted the bomb that exploded at Eros Lane junction, Dimapur on January 5, the proscribed RPF has denied having any connection with.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Lecture prog

24 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector AR under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organised a lecture on evils of terrorism at Kwatha yesterday. The programme was attended by 47 villagers inclu- ding women and children from Kwatha village and were greatly benefited by .....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Peace convention held

IMPHAL, Jan 31: Khwai Nungseng Sinthalup (KHNSI) organised a one-day peace convention at MFDC, Palace Compound today. Former Minister RV Minthing, Apokpa Marup chief NK Puthiba, MHA Government of India Advisor (Internal Security) Dr Ch Manoranjan Khuman a.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Membership drive

IMPHAL, Jan 31: BJP Wabagai Mandal has kicked off an online membership drive under the aegis of BJP Manipur Pradesh at Wabagai polling station yesterday. The membership drive was conducted under the guidance of State executive member of BJP Manipur Prade.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

PWD award

IMPHAL, Jan 31: The Public Works Department, Government of Manipur, during its second meeting of the Board of assessors for “concept competition of construction of memorial tower for Khongjom War at Khebaching, Khongjom, Manipur”, which was held on Januar.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Pre-PhD course

IMPHAL, Jan 31: The Department of Biochemistry, Manipur University, in a press statement issued by its Head of Department, said it would hold the admission test to the pre PhD course for the academic session 2014-15 on February 11 at 11.30 am. The detail.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Award for PAM

IMPHAL, Jan 31: Paediatrics Association of Manipur (PAM) has been awarded the Best Branch Award in World Breast-feeding Week celebration 2014, second best in ORS Week Celebration 2014 and the Champion’s Trophy in NRP-FGM-2014 by the Indian Academy of Paed.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Imp-Moreh transporters' assn endorses

IMPHAL, Jan 31: JAC of Imphal-Moreh Road Transporters Association, Kangla Park, in a statement issued by its general secretary, said the association would extend its full support to the people of Tengnoupal in their protest against the Assam Rifles. The .....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Textbooks distributed

IMPHAL, Jan 31: School textbooks were distributed free of cost by SSA to Government and Government aided schools under Kakching ZEO at Kakching ZEO office today. The distribution programme was attended by Kakching ZEO Thangkhosiem Singson, DI/DDO S Bishw.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

UPF condemns AR's acts

IMPHAL, Jan 31: The United People's Front, Manipur (UPF) has vehemently condemned the Kadangband killing incident and the reported harassment of civilians along Imphal- Moreh highway by the Assam Rifles. A statement issued by the publicity secretary of UP.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

CEC Projects Ltd's vehicle hijacked

IMPHAL, Jan 31: A dark-green colour Bolero belonging to the CEC Projects Ltd was reportedly hijacked at gunpoint by unidentified miscreants on Jan 28 around 7.40 pm from Bazar Board, Kanglatongbi. The Bolero bearing registration number MN-01W 8855 was en.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

One militant arrested

IMPHAL, Jan 31: A team of Imphal East district police commando unit arrested an active member of PREPAK while conducting frisking and checking, based on reliable inputs, in front of DC (Imphal East) gate yesterday. A statement issued by the PRO of Police.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

SSA textbooks distributed

Thoubal, Jan 31: As part of free distribution of textbooks for SSA schools under Thoubal block which kicked off on January 22, free textbooks for around 111 students of Chandrakhong - Fanjangkhong High School were distributed today, reports our correspond.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Correspondent

National residential workshop

Thoubal, Jan 31: Institute of Rural Education (IRE) would collaborate with Initiative & Intervention New Delhi and Experimental Theatre Foundation Mumbai to organise a 5 day National residential workshop on the theme "Managing Human Resource for professio.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Correspondent

MKS congratulates

Senapati, Jan 31: Maram Students' Union (MKS) in a press statement issued by its president congratulated Kapuipii Paul, who was awarded 2 gold medals for securing 1st position in Electricals and Electronics Engineering (EEE) and in all the branches at the.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Correspondent

JBCC elects

Jiribam (Imphal East), Jan 31: The Youth Congress Committee of Jiribam Block Congress Committee convened a meeting today and selected new 20 executive members, reports Jiri News Network. Keisham Sunderjit Singh and K Manihar Singh have been selected as t.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Correspondent

Book released

Jiribam (Imphal East), Jan 31: A story book titled “Ojha Feijom”, written by Sambanduram Khogendra Singh was released today at Kastruba Girls High School, Jiribam, reports Jiri News Network. Published by Suma publication, Chingdongleikei, Jiribam, the bo.....

1-Feb-2015 / Our Correspondent