People mourn the eight people killed during mass protest at CCpur
People mourn the eight people killed during mass protest at CCpur

CCpur JAC declares victims as ‘martyrs’

People mourn the eight people killed during mass protest at CCpur

Lamka, Sep 4: Arson and violent protest witnessed for the past four days against the passing of three Bills that are seen as ‘anti-tribal’ is slowly giving way to a more organised village level agitation, as the JAC spearheading the protest gears up for a.....

5-Sep-2015 / S Singlianmang Guite

Imp-Dpr road likely to be opened by Sep 9/10

IMPHAL, Sep 4: Imphal-Dimapur highway which was cut off following landslides and sinking of road surface may be fully restored and opened to heavy vehicles by September 9/10, according to information given by BRTF to the State Government. BRTF has been w.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Kangpokpi protests PMP and associated Bills

KANGPOKPI, Sep 4: A sit-in-protest against the three Bills passed by the State Assembly which are seen as ‘anti-tribal’ was held today at Kangpokpi bazar. The sit-in-protest was organized by civil society organizations of Sadar Hills to protest the alle.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Correspondent

2 found dead, one suspect whacked

IMPHAL, Sep 4: An 18 year old girl has been found dead in Thoubal district and a boy who is said to be acquainted with the girl was thrashed by a group of people on the ground that he was allegedly involved in the killing of the girl. On the other hand, .....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Delhi to veto three Bills

New Delhi, Sept 4: The Centre is in no hurry to give assent to the three controversial bills passed by the Manipur Assembly as the legislation seemed to have increased polarisation between the valley and the hills. “The situation in Manipur is grave,” sa.....

5-Sep-2015 / The Telegraph

Schools reopen after long break

Imphal, Sep 4: Normal classes resumed today at educational institutions in greater Imphal area after they were shut for 57 days. Owing to the demand for implementation of a Bill to save the indigenous populace of Manipur resulting in the death of a Class.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Sit-in-protest staged

IMPHAL, Sep 4: Consumers Welfare Committee, Thangmeiband staged a sit-in-protest against missing of PDS rice of Thangmeiband AC at Thangmeiband Yumnam Leikai Panthoibi Shanglen today. MPCC secretary Jyotin Waikhom said that the sit-in-protest was staged .....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Rape accused attacked

IMPHAL, Sep 4: Irate womenfolk and family members of an alleged rape victim today tried to attack the 20-year-old accused at Court complex today. Accused Salam Arun alias Houdong s/o Lala of Laphupat Tera Khunou was produced before the Special Judge of P.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Red sand trafficker caught

Imphal, Sep 4: After receiving specific information about the presence of trucks loaded with illegally quarried red sand at Khuman Lampak Stadium (Dingku) Road, a team of Range Forest Officer, Sadar East Range under the Central Forest Division conducted a.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Doctor deposes before Court

IMPHAL, Sep 4: A forensic medicine doctor deposed before the Court as a prosecution witness during today’s hearing of a rape case of a minor girl involving her tuition teacher. The accused has been identified as Nongthombam Varun (35) s/o Achoubi of Urup.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MPCC takes pot shots at BJP

IMPHAL, Sep 4: BJP leaders of Thangmeiband A/C would have been certainly peeved when the BJP leadership took into its fold a disqualified MLA who was elected on some other party’s ticket, said MPCC secretary Jyotin Waikhom. An emergency meeting of the Th.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Ccpur killings: Condemnations continue to pour in

IMPHAL, Sep 4: The Liangmai Naga Council (LNC), Manipur and Rongmei Naga Council (RNC), Manipur have in the strongest term condemned the indiscriminate firing and brutal killings of civilian protesters at Churachandpur by the State forces on Aug 31 and Se.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

CoPTAM questions Govt's commitment on land record transfer orders

IMPHAL, Sep 4: Deeply saddened by the death of eight persons and injuring of many others at Churachandpur in the course of protest against the passage of three Bills, the Committee on Protection of Tribal Areas Manipur (CoPTAM) said the protest, which tu.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

ATSUM petitions Guv; states reasons for objecting Bills

IMPHAL, Sep 4: All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) has today highlighted to the State Governor the procedural lapses, unconstitutional pro-cesses and anti tribal clauses contained in the Bills which were passed by the Manipur Legislative Assembly .....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

National Nutrition Week observed

Thoubal, Sep 04: Community Food and Nutrition Extension Unit, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Imphal in association with ICDS Kakching Project observed the 34th Nutrition Week celebration, 2015 on Friday at Kakching Sumak Leikai Community hall. .....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Correspondent

Guv greets on Teachers’ Day

Governor Dr Syed Ahmed has extended heartiest greeting to the people of Manipur and members of the teaching fraternity on the occasion of Teachers’ Day, 2015. In his greeting message, the Governor said that teachers are the guide and mentor to the youth.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Hunger strikers

The Chingmeirong Apunba Lup who took an active role in the State wide demand for implementation of a Bill to save the native population of Manipur today warmly welcomed the hunger striker at Ching-meirong. One male and seven female protesters, all from t.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

One truck burnt

IMPHAL, Sep 4: Suspected bandh volunteers burnt down one iron rod loaded truck along the NH-2 near Keithelmanbi cemetery last night. UNC has been imposing a 48-hour National Highways bandh beginning September 3 midnight against the three Bills passed by.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

AR organises workshop

IMPHAL, Sep 4: A workshop on career options available to children was organised jointly by Principals Association of Recognized Schools (PARS) and Participatory Action for Social Development Organisation (PASDO) at Union Baptist Church, Phungreitang, Ukhr.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

UG cadres arrested

IMPHAL, Sep 4: A team of Imphal West district police commando arrested an active member of PLA from Kameng . According to a statement issued by the PRO of Police Dept, the arrested man has been identified as Meisnam Thoiba Singh alias Lucky (35) s/o M Ib.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

IGAR (S) greets

IMPHAL, Sep 4: Major General VS Sreenivas, VSM** IG AR (South) and all ranks of Assam Rifles extended warm greetings and sincere goodwill to the people of Manipur on the auspicious occasion of “Shri Krishna Janmashtami”. IG AR (South) conveyed his earne.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Ukl BJP

IMPHAL, Sep 4: BJP, Ukhrul district said that with all signs of constitutional breakdown and human rights violations by the Govt of Manipur from the killing of Robinhood, no time will be more appropriate than now to invoke PR in Manipur. Worthington Mahu.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

One killed

IMPHAL, Sep 4: One person was killed when a Shaktiman loaded with rice met an accident near Kasom Khullen today. The vehicle loaded with 100 quintal of rice was heading to Kasom Khullen from Imphal, according to a source. The mishap took place at around.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

HYA provides assistance

IMPHAL, Sep 4: Hmar Youth Association (HYA), General headquarters today provided monetary assistance of Rs 50,000 to the injured victims of Ccpur agitation and Rs 32,000 to the dead victims today. HYA, Jt Hqtrs Imphal also provided Rs 10,000 to injured vi.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

MU tests

IMPHAL, Sep 4: Entrance test for admission into MA 1st semester in Dance, MU for 2015-16 will be held on Sept 9 at 11 am at the premises of Dept of Dance, MU. Eligible candidates can collect admit cards from the department during office hours on all wor.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Cache of arms recovered

IMPHAL, Sep 4: Troops of Red Shield Division on specific inputs regarding presence of arms and ammunition near KRF camp at Thingsat of Senapati district, launched a search operation in the area on Sept 3, which led to recovery of huge cache of arms and am.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

BJP CCpur bats for PR

Lamka, Sep 4: The BJP Churachandpur District has today urged all tribal MLAs of the State to withdraw their signature appended for passage of the three Bills that are considered anti-tribal as well as for their immediate resignation. A statement issued b.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Correspondent

FEGOCTA urges Govt to make Teachers' Day meaningful

IMPHAL, Sep 4: Federation of Government College Teachers' Associations (FEGOCTA), Manipur said that the long pending issues of the teachers should be resolved to make teachers' day meaningful. While welcoming the move of the State Govt to organise State .....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

Discussion session held

IMPHAL, Sep 4: International Meetei Forum organised a discussion session on Naga peace accord and restoration of Scheduled Tribe status of Meetei/Meitei community. Former member of Manipur Human Rights Commission RK Rajendro, retired CRPF Commandant I Im.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter

TSA, Chandel, KSO, Khengjoy Block assert

IMPHAL, Sep 4 : Thadou Students' Association (TSA), Chandel and Kuki Students' Organisation (KSO), Khengjoy Block today urged the State Government to make the BSNL tower at Tolbung village functional at the earliest. In a joint statement, TSA, Chandel an.....

5-Sep-2015 / Our Staff Reporter