IMPHAL, Sep 24: The movement for the inclusion of Meitei/Meetei in the Scheduled Tribe list of India has intensified with today’s public convention setting a deadline to the State Government of Manipur to submit its (State Government) recommendation to the Central Government.
IMPHAL, Sep 24 (DIPR):With a view to give recreational space to the citizens of Manipur as well as tourists, the State Government will launch a ‘Night Plaza’ along the Kangla moat (eastern half of NH-2 from Raj Bhavan turning to PWD turning) starting from October 2, MAHUD and Town Planning Minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar said today. He opined that the opening of ‘Night Plaza’, upholding the traditional and cultural values of the society, will help in improving a healthy family life in Imphal city.
YANGON, Sep 24
Myanmar’s army said on Sunday that a mass grave of 28 Hindus had been discovered in violence- wracked Rakhine State, blaming the killings on Muslim Rohingya militants.
IMPHAL, Sep 24: Apart from lighting their own premises, Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Power Plants (GCRSPP) have succeeded in illuminating a whole locality while the balanced power is sold to the State.
IMPHAL, Sep 23: Taking serious note of the acute shortage of LPG in Manipur, the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has taken up certain special measures for the State to address the crisis.
KANGPOKPI, Sep 23 : Forty eight years old Chongpi, wife of Mulmu (49), of T Lhangnomphai village located about 2 kms from Moreh in Tengnoupal district is poor but more than poverty it is the pain of seeing her child, who was born with Sacrococcygeal Teratoma Type-I on September 3 this year, that is slowly eating into her existence.
But she carries on bravely, a courage that has come from the selfless love of her child.
IMPHAL, Sep 23: Even though it has been almost three since the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) was launched in the State, not a single house has been built in the State under the scheme.
IMPHAL, Sep 21 : As suggested by an expert team, the State Government has decided to demolish the Secretariat’s Ministerial Block.
IMPHAL, Sep 21: United Revolutionary Front (URF) chairman Lanheiba was brought to Imphal today from Assam by a team of Manipur Police.
IMPHAL, Sep 21: The Coalition for Indigenes’ Rights Campaign (CIRCA) today observed National Repentance Day in memory of the day when Manipuri king Maharaj Bodhchandra was forced to sign the Manipur Merger Agreement under duress at Shillong on September 21, 1949.
IMPHAL, Sep 21 :Three persons were stopped while trying to enter Manipur via Jiribam district on Thursday, a senior police officer said, adding that 800 suspected foreigners have been stopped in their bid to enter the State, from this district alone, since January this year.
IMPHAL, Sep 20: LPG bulk transporters too have their hands in the LPG scarcity presently endured by the people of the State.
Guwahati, Sep 20 : Officials in two of the four North Eastern States bordering Myanmar have said they are wary of a free movement agreement between the two countries that could burden them with Rohingya refugees, who have fled fearing persecution.