ADC members taking oath in June 2010-Courtesy epao
ADC members taking oath in June 2010-Courtesy epao

Four languages of hill districts given recognition ADC set to go to polls on May 30

ADC members taking oath in June 2010-Courtesy epao

IMPHAL, Mar 27 : The State Cabinet which met today with Chief Minister O Ibobi in the chair has decided to hold elections to the Autonomous District Council on May 30 as well as to give recognition to four languages of the hill districts and to introduce .....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

BJP gears up for ADC polls

IMPHAL, Mar 27: With their eyes firmly set on the ADC election, a joint meeting of BJP Manipur Pradesh office bearers, convenors and co-convenors of different cells was held today. The meeting presided by party president Th Chaoba resolved to field BJP ca.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

VDF personnel impose 24 hr bandh

IMPHAL, Mar 27 : Giving more teeth to their demand, the All Manipur VDF Welfare Association has called a 24 hour State wide bandh with effect from midnight today. Among others the demands of the VDF personnel include honorarium in sync with the demand of.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

NSCN (K) recommits to peace

Wangtin Naga of NSCN (K)

Dimapur, Mar 27: The NSCN-K has reiterated its commitment to maintain peace and continuation of ceasefire during a meeting between its Cease Fire Supervisory Board (CFSB) and the Government of India’s Cease Fire Monitoring Group today at police complex, C.....

28-Mar-2015 / Newmai News Network

Brig Sailo, PR Kyndiah dead

AIZAWL/SHILLONG, Mar 27 : Former Mizoram Chief Minister Brig Thenphunga Sailo died here today, family sources said. Sailo (93) was rushed to the hospital at around 10 am and died there at 11.50 am after heart failure, its authorities said. He is surviv.....

28-Mar-2015 / Agencies

50 ha of forest areas burnt

IMPHAL, Mar 27: Altogether 50 hectares of forest areas spread in Nongmaiching hills and Langol reserved forest have been burnt since the beginning of the current year. Divisional Forest Officer of Central Forest Division L Joykumar told The Sangai Expres.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Vajpayee receives Bharat Ratna

NEW DELHI, Mar 27 : Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, one of the country’s most-respected politicians, has been conferred the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour, today. The leader, who has been ailing for the last few years, received.....

28-Mar-2015 / Agencies

Jamsenpa ready to scale Mount Everest, again

NEW DELHI, Mar 27 : Anshu Jamsenpa, mountaineer and Everester from Arunachal Pradesh is all set to climb Mount Everest for the third time and towards this she is all set to leave her home State on April 4 and proceed to Kathmandu base which she expects to.....

28-Mar-2015 / Ninglun Hanghal

Lumding-Silchar line operational

New Delhi, Mar 27: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today commissioned the 210 km long Lumding-Silchar broad gauge line, a crucial rail link for the Barak valley and the North Eastern States of Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram. “It is a historic occasion and r.....

28-Mar-2015 / Press Trust of India

Production prog on Marings' dance held

Production prog on Marings' dance held

IMPHAL, March 27: Lamenting that the identity of Maring tribe in the State is gradually inching towards extinction with the present generation sidelining the rich cultural heritage, Sadar Hills Kangpokpi ADC member ML Dominic Kansouwa said that a joint.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Farmers' fair cum interaction prog

Farmers' fair cum interaction prog

IMPHAL, Mar 27: A farmers' fair cum interaction programme organised by the Central Agricultural University (CAU), Imphal was held today at CAU Research Farm, Andro, Imphal East. The programme was attended by Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Md Abdu.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

CADA organises anti-drug drive at Palace Hotel

IMPHAL, Mar 27: During a drive against drugs and alcohol organised by Coalition Against Drugs & Alcohol (CADA) in collaboration with the Excise Department at Palace Hotel, Palace Compound today, around 50 bottles of foreign liquor were seized. According.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

JD-U blames Govt

IMPHAL, Mar 27: Janata Dal-United (JD-U), Manipur unit has blamed the Government for the acute water shortage being endured by people of the State. JD-U Manipur unit president M Tombi said that people are facing a serious crisis of water scarcity on acc.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Minister inspects DHQ roads, TD girl’s hostel

Senapati, Mar 27: After the inauguration of a new UBI branch at Senapati DHQ, RD & PR Minister Francis Ngajokpa inspected Senapati district headquarters roads at different localities today. Accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Jacintha Lazarus, SP Kabib, .....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

KB Enterprises inks MoU with Bangalore based firm

IMPHAL, Mar 27: A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed today between Bangalore based Interactive Institute of Job-Skills (IIJS) and Imphal based KB Enterprises in order to launch different job-oriented skill development programmes. After s.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

UNC condemns, reaffirms

IMPHAL, Mar 27: The United Naga Council (UNC) has condemned MLA L Ibomcha and Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam for their ‘immature and ill motivated intent’ to declare UNC as an unlawful organization and also for comparing the Naga body to a ‘unbridled ho.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Drug house busted, 10 held

IMPHAL, Mar 27 : Ten drug users including two police personnel were hauled up and a house where the drugs were sold was busted during a drive conducted by members of the Khumidok Anti-Drug Village Committee today morning According to a member of the comm.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

New UBI branch inaugurated

Senapati, Mar 27: A new branch of the United Bank of India (UBI) has been inaugurated today at Broadway Complex, Senapati. RD≺, Economics & Statistics Minister Francis Ngajokpa, and Senapati DC Jacintha Lazarus attended the inaugural function as presi.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

Sit-in staged

IMPHAL, Mar 27: Leaders and members of BJP Tamenglong staged a sit-in today at Noney (Longmai) against alleged irregularities of PDS items in the district. The protesters said that just about 10 percent of PDS items sanctioned for the district has been a.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

KSO informs

IMPHAL, Mar 27: Kuki Students' Organisation, Chandel in a statement informed all the village chiefs that have Government schools in their respective villages and the head of the institutions residing under the jurisdiction of KSO Chandel district to atte.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Folk dance programme

IMPHAL, Mar 27: Zeliangrong Folk Dance production programme was held today at Rhema Public Academy, Khumji, Tamenglong district. The event was organised by Tribal Cultural Research Centre to commemorate 100th birth anniversary of Haipei Rani Gaidinliu un.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Lamp lighting cum capping ceremony

IMPHAL, Mar 27: Nursing School, Imphal conducted a lamp lighting and capping ceremony cum felicitation programme for its 3rd batch of ANM and FHW at Imphal Christian Church, Dewlahland Imphal. Nemcha Kipgen, MLA, Kangpokpi Assembly Constituency, Sardar H.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Unattended LPG cylinder sparks fear

IMPHAL, Mar 27 : An unattended gas cylinder wrapped inside a gunny bag and suspected to be fitted with an explosive device created panic along the Imphal Ukhrul road and disturbed normal traffic movement today morning The incident happened today morning .....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MSF imposes restrictions

IMPHAL, Mar 27: The Manipuri Students’ Federation (MSF) has categorically asked the Nirmalabas School authority not to open the school until an amicable solution is reached. A press release issued by MSF publicity secretary O Premsagar alleged that the a.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Consultation prog held

IMPHAL, Mar 27: Manipur Alliance for Child Rights (MACR) organised a one-day State level consultation programme for police officers and personnel on Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act at Manipur Press Club today. Giving the keynote a.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Dr M Premjit appointed VC

IMPHAL, Mar 27: Dr Moirangthem Premjit has been appointed the new Vice Chancellor of Central Agriculture University (CAU) Imphal by an order issued by the Department of Agricultural Research and Education, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. D.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Two UG cadres held

IMPHAL, Mar 27: Imphal West district police commandos arrested an active member of PREPAK from Kwakeithel Mayai Koibi Chabungbam Leikai on March 25 last. He has been identified as Yumnam Pradipkumar alias Bobo (32) s/o Birendra of Kwakeithel Mayai Koibi .....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Woman held

Thoubal, Mar 27: A woman who was allegedly caught red-handed while stealing garments from Thoubal Keithel has been handed over to Thoubal police. It is reported that the woman who hails from Heirok Khunou was involved in similar cases in the past too......

28-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

BJP membership drive

Thoubal, Mar 27: Bharatiya Janata Party, Andro Mandal conducted a mega membership campaign on March 26 at the residence of Yumnam Nabachandra, Yairipok Top Chingtha. Former Speaker Dr H Borbabu Singh and Top-Chingtha Gram Panchayat pradhan Khoirom Tondon.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our correspondent

Awareness camp

Tamenglong, Mar 27: Western Forest Division, Tamenglong in association with Manipur Biodiversity Board conducted a one-day environment awareness camp at Magulong village, Tamenglong today. Tamenglong Divisional Forest Officer Huri Golmei and Magulong vil.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

LNKR condemns

Tamenglong, Mar 27: The Liangmai Naga Katimai Ruangdi (LNKR), the apex students' body of Liangmai community has strongly voiced its stand against the culture of kidnapping along I T Road by unidentified persons, reports Newmai News Network. LNKR said suc.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

Theiva headman clarifies

Senapati, Mar 27: Theiva/Thiwa headman along with his council members and local people have strongly refuted the content of the news article published in The Herald Today and The Sangai Express on March 20 and 24 respectively, concerning the debate over o.....

28-Mar-2015 / Our Correspondent

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