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NPF Maram area town unit office inaugurated

Senapati,14Nov :The office building of the Naga People's Front, Maram area town unit was inaugurated today by Awangbow Newmai who is the president of NPF, Manipur State Unit and Minister in charge of Forest, Environment ..

Seminar on ‘Building our Economy Post Covid-19’ held at Ukhrul

Ukhrul, Nov 14: A seminar on building the economy post Covid-19 for the local traders/businessmen of Ukhrul town was organised today at Ava market Phungreitang, Ukhrul by the Tangkhul Leihsak Long (TLL)/ Tangkhul trade council union..

Ukhrul ADC set to conduct yearly academic promotion examination

UKHRUL, Nov 14 : Ukhrul Autonomous District Council (UADC) Education Department is all set to conduct the second terminal/promotion examination for the students reading in all council schools of Ukhrul district...

Awareness program held at Thoubal

THOUBAL, Nov 14 : An awareness program on the theme "Tips to cope with stress and anxiety among children" was held today at various places of Thoubal district...

JAC TLRP urges State Government to resolve long pending land issues

JIRIBAM, Nov 14 : The Joint Action Committee on Tribal Land Rights Protection, Jiribam and Tamenglong has appealed to the State Government to arrange an audience with the tribal leaders of Jiribam and Tamenglong districts at the earliest to resolve all the long pending land related issues...

CCpur reaches out to Children Homes on Children's Day

CCpur, Nov 14 :Joining the rest of the country in Children’s Day celebration, the Churachandpur district administration in collaboration with the District Child Protection Office (DCPO), Social Welfare Department has reached out to Children Homes of the district today...

Truck carrying red sandalwood logs seized

CCpur, Nov 14 : A truck carrying red sandalwood was seized by the 2nd Assam Rifles at Behiang yesterday night and handed over to Churachandpur Forest Division this morning.The seized items have been kept in safe custody. ..

School building, teacher's quarter inaugurated

CHANDEL, Nov 11: Purum Chumbang Primary School's new building and Penaching Primary School's teacher barrack type quarter constructed under SPA 2019-2020 by the Autonomous District Council, Chandel was inaugurated yesterday by the ADC Chandel Chairman D Ringo Lamkang...

COVID-19 Awareness cum Enforcement Committee meeting for 47 Karong AC held at Senapati

SENAPATI, Nov 11 :The first meeting of the Local Covid Awareness cum Enforcement Committee (LCC) of 47 Karong Assembly Constituency was held today at DC Conference hall, Senapati...

CPI, MSC submits memorandum

IMPHAL, Nov 11: The Communist Party of India, Manipur State Council (CPI, MSC) has submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari and others..

Fresh water distribution service nearing completion

BISHNUPUR, Nov 11: Preparation for fresh water distribution service of Saiton in Bishnupur District's Kumbi AC is nearing completion...

Senapati district administration issues order to protect Amur Falcon

Senapati, Nov 11: The district administration Senapati has prohibited hunting/killing of wildlife including Amur Falcon, the migratory birds which are sighted in some parts of Senapati district...

Dead body re-identified

CCpur, Nov 11: Churachandpur police have re-established the identity of the dead body recovered at Eden Hotel on Tuesday as 47-year-old Veeru Das and not Gopal Singh as reported earlier...

Training cum demonstration programme on high value horticulture crops held

NONEY, Nov 10 A one day Training cum Demonstration on "Protected Cultivation of High Value Horticulture Crops" under NEC project was organised by ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Tamenglong, ICAR Research Complex, Manipur Centre at Noney Part-I today...

School building, teacher's barrack type quarter inaugurated

CHANDEL, Nov 10: Purum Chumbang Primary School's new building and teacher's barrack type quarter was inaugurated today by the ADC Chandel Chairman D Ringo Lamkang...

Senapati DC bans hunting and sale of Amur Falcons

SENAPATI, Nov 10 The District Magistrate, Senapati District Th Kirankumar has issued an order banning the hunting, catching, killing and selling of the bird Amur Falcon (Falco amurensis) by anyone in the district with immediate effect...

Widow pension, sewing machines and looms distributed

BISHNUPUR, Nov 10: To empower and make women of Bishnupur Constituency self-reliant, a distribution programme was organised at the residence of MLA Govindas Konthoujam at Ningthoukhong Bazar...

Awareness campaign on Amur Falcons conducted

CCpur, Nov 10 An awareness campaign was conducted today by the staff of Churachandpur Forest Division on Amur Falcon for villages in and around Tuivai river...

Thang Ta Day observed

BISHNUPUR, Nov 10 A program on Thang Ta was held at Moirang today. It was organised by Native Ethics Empowerment and Human Resources Association (NEEHA) Moirang ..

AR organises Covid-19 awareness campaign

TAMENGLONG, Nov 10 A Covid-19 Awareness Campaign was organised today by the Assam Rifles Khoupum Battalion at Tamenglong district, Manipur...

Sports items distributed

Tamenglong, Nov 10 The 44 Assam Rifles under the aegis of 22 sector AR distributed sports items to the youth of Phelong Village in Tousem Sub division of Tamenglong district yesterday...

Jan Andolan campaign held

IMPHAL, Nov 10 The Assam Rifles organised COVID-19 awareness drives Khongtal and Hengshi, Chandel district as part of the National Jan Andolan programme yesterday...

Private hostels ordered to shut

BISHNUPUR, Nov 9 The district administration, Bishnupur has appealed to the public running private hostels in their own residential premises and keeping students together in one place thereby increasing the risk of spread of COVID-19 pandemic..

Amur Falcons sighted at Senapati

IMPHAL, Nov 9: Flock of Amur Falcons were sighted at different places of Senapati district, today...

Ayush treatment and medicines not available in Chandel

IMPHAL, Nov 9: The Socio-Economic & Cultural Development Organisation (SEACDO), Chandel has stated that Ayush treatment and medicines are not available in Chandel district since the last one year...

COVID-19 : AR organises rally

IMPHAL, Nov 9 As part of the Jan Andolan programme, Assam Rifles organised a mega COVID-19 awareness motorcycle rally at Moreh, today..

Wangoi by-election: Officials all set for counting votes today

Imphal, Nov 9 (DIPR): The District Election Office, Imphal West is all set for the counting of the by-election to Wangoi Assembly Constituency...

Labourers claim wages not yet distributed from 2015

Thoubal,Nov9: Labourers who were engaged for constructing a retaining wall of Old Thumbuthong and blacktopping of the road linked to the bridge for the Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit to the State for participating the opening ..

Saitu by-election INC candidate Dr Lamtinthang Haokip, MPCC demand repoll

KANGPOKPI, Nov 8: INC candidate from 51-Saitu Assembly Constituency, Dr Lamtinthang Haokip has written to the Returning Officer of 51-Saitu (ST) AC by-election in Kangpokpi district seeking a repoll at 10 polling stations...

Distributed

Jiribam, Nov 8: Winter seeds were distributed to about 130 farmers during a function held at Cashewnut Development Office at Jiribam, today. ..

RNCM urges RNYO to call off bandh

TAMENGLONG, Nov 8 The Rongmei Naga Council Manipur (RNCM) has appealed to the RNYO to call off the bandh proposed to come into force from 6 am of November 9...

Awareness programme held

KANGPOKPI, Nov 8 An awareness programme on COVID-19 and disaster management was held today at M/Ningthoupham Village, Kangpokpi district...

Barrack type quarters inaugurated

CHANDEL, Nov 8: Executive Member (Education) of ADC Chandel, Ts Kanlun Anal inaugurated a newly constructed barrack type quarters of Darchin Primary School, today...

'Allegations against M/Ningthoupham village baseless'

Senapati, Nov 8: Village Authority of M/Ningthoupham has asserted that the charge levelled by the wife of INC candidate contesting by-election to 51-Saitu Assembly segment against the village (M/Ningthoupham) is baseless...

AR conducts village security and interactive meet

IMPHAL, Nov 8: Troops of Assam Rifles conducted village security meet at Sorde post, today. A press release issued by IGAR (S) said that the programme saw a significant attendance of Village headmen..

AR organises orientation workshops, football match

IMPHAL, Nov 8: Troops of Assam Rifles at Moreh organised an awareness workshop on prevention and protection against COVID-19 at Haolenphai Village as part of the Fit India Movement...

By-polls record 92.54 pc turnout, COVID-19 SOP virtually thrown to the wind Mid-way through 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly, four ACs vote for fresh MLAs

Staff Reporters/CorrespondentIMPHAL, Nov 7: Fates of the 11 candidates who are contesting for the four Assembly seats of Saitu, Wangjing-Tentha, Lilong and Wangoi have been sealed in EVMs.Voting began at 7 am today and went on till 5 pm, and the voter turnout was pegged at 92.54 per cent.According to an official report received at 7 pm, the overall poll percentage is 92.54 per cent.Wangoi AC recorded 93.26 per cent voter turnout, Lilong 93.30 per cent, Wangjing-Tentha 92.30 per cent and Saitu 91.59 ..

COVID-19 positive cases cross 20,000 State records three more deaths

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 7: The number of COVID-19 posi-tive cases has crossed 20,000 mark with 240 fresh infections taking the tally to 20,131.A report of the COVID-19 Common Control Room issued by Additional Director (Health), Dr Khoirom Sasheekumar Mangang said a total of 240 persons including 226 civilians and 14 personnel of Central Armed Police Force tested positive for coronavirus while three persons succumbed at JNIMS and RIMS in the last 24 hours.According to the official report, ..

Raj Medicity opens dedicated COVID block

IMPHAL, Nov 7A dedicated COVID block was inaugurated today at Raj Medicity.The block is in an area segregated from the main hospital building in the old parking area.To start with, there will be 21 beds including four ICU beds with ventilators and three High Flow Nasal Canula (HFNC) and BiPAP and 50 more beds would be added in the near future, said a press release issued by the hospital authority,Patients shall be provided food by the hospital- 2 meals, breakfast and evening snacks including fruits, ..

Assam Rifles organises COVID-19 awareness drive

IMPHAL, Nov 7A COVID-19 awareness drive was conducted by Troops of Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) at Awangkasom and Poi villages of Ukhrul district yesterday.The residents were sensitized about the importance of adherence to the guidelines of COVID-19 in restricting the spread of the virus in the society.The Importance of social distancing, using hand sanitizers and applying face masks to break the chain of transmission of the virus was also highlighted during the drive, said a statement ..

IPAK to organise online dance competition from Nov 20 to 30

By Our Staff ReporterImphal, Nov 7: Padmashri awardee Warepa Naba has appealed to the lasses of Manipur to take part in the State level solo dance competition Esheigi Tanthada Eikhoigi Ningolsing, which will be held from November 20 to 30 virtually.The competition will be organised by Ipak Films Production Manipur.Speaking to media persons during a press meet held at Iboyaima Shumang Leela Shanglen, Palace Compound, Warepa Naba stated that the competition aims at promoting Manipur culture through ..

Rameshwar to be sworn in shortly

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 7: In line with the High Court of Manipur’s verdict which declared the election of Y Surchandra in the 2017 State Assembly election as null and void, and entitled his closest rival M Rameshwar to be declared as the e..

Two NSCN-IM cadres hurt in encounter

IMPHAL, Nov 7: At least two suspected NSCN(IM) cadres have been injured in an encounter with Bishnupur district commando personnel at Laimaton Ching area, Old Cachar road today at around 3.30 pm.Reliable sources said the encounter broke out when a convoy ..

Body to be disposed

IMPHAL, Nov 7: A decom-posed body, suspected to be of a male, lying at JNIMS morgue will be disposed of at 1 pm of November 8, said police today.In a statement, Officer-in-charge Heingang Police Station said police recovered the body on October 29 from Ea..

COVID-19 test for flight passengers

IMPHAL, Nov 7: A meeting for the State Technical Committee was held today presided by the Health Director K Rajo along with the RIMS and JNIMS officials where in it was discussed to charge the COVID-19 test for passengers coming to Imphal from different S..

Ukhrul : Numerous Amur Falcons arrive, hunting & trapping of birds banned

Ukhrul, Nov 7: Thousands of migratory bird Amur Falcon were seen flocking in different locations of Ukhrul particularly at Finch Corner, Hatha and Ramva area since the last week of October...

MEELAL urges MU to increase intake capacity

IMPHAL, Nov 7: Meetei Erol Eyek Loinasillol Apunba Lup (MEELAL) has urged the Manipur University (MU) authority to increase the intake capacity/seats for admission to MA Manipuri.Stating that there is no other place to study MIL subject except in the Mani..

MUSU decries stir against drive to vacate non bonafide hostellers

IMPHAL, Nov 7The Manipur University Students' Union (MUSU) has condemned the stir by a few class representatives against the union following the drive to vacate the rooms occupied by non-bonafide individuals.President of the MUSU, in a statement said that..

CRPF inaugurates water storage tank

BISHNUPUR, Nov 7: A water reservoir constructed at Lamdan Kabui Village by 32 Bn CRPF as part of its Civic Action Programme 2020 under the aegis of Manipur & Nagaland Sector was inaugurated, today ..

AR conducts solidarity football match, COVID-19 awareness campaign

MOREH, Nov 7 : The 43 Assam Rifles in Moreh conducted a solidarity football match as well as COVID-19 awareness campaign today at Haolenphai village which lies along the Indo Myanmar border...

LCC observes Great October Socialist Revolution

IMPHAL, Nov 7: The Left Co-ordination Committee (LCC), Manipur has observed the 106th the Great October Socialist Revolution at Irabot People's Museum at Lokchao Santipur, Imphal East.Com L Sotinkumar, secretary CPI, Manipur State Council; Ksh Shanta, con..

Drug awareness programme

MOIRANG, Nov 7: A one day awareness programme on "Drug & substance abuse problem of youth" was organised by the Anti-drug Cell Tronglaobi at the Tronglaobi Awang Community Hall in Moirang, today...

Manipur dispatches organic kiwis to three cities

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 7 : Organic kiwis produced by the farmers of Purul village in Senapati district has been airlifted to three different cities.Krushi Karma Naturals Private Limited is vending the said kiwis under Mission Organic Value Chain..

Jan Andolan campaign organised at Keirao

IMPHAL, Nov 7 Irilbung Police Station personnel under the aegis of the district administration and SP Imphal East organised Jan Andolan campaign at places in Keirao Assembly Constituency today...

NEITWA inducts new office bearers

IMPHAL, Nov 7 North East India Tribal Welfare Association (NEITWA) appointed new office bearers today. Komuo Poji, AS Ningpem and Th Vipuni Ruhmai have been inducted as general secretary, joint secretary and vice chairman ..

Entrance exam on Nov 10

IMPHAL, Nov 7 Department of Fine Arts, Manipur University (MU) has informed that the Entrance Examination 2020-21 of Master of Fine Arts will be conducted on November 10 at 10 am in the Department. ..

Fresh entrance test for MSc Zoology

IMPHAL, Nov 7: Department of Life Sciences (Zoology) has informed that  a fresh entrance test for MSc 1st semester Zoology will be held on November 12 at the earlier venue with similar format and guidelines and all the related details will be availab..

MASLSA donates

IMPHAL, Nov 7The Manipur State Legal Services Authority (MASLSA) donated hospital beds, patient examination tables, dust bins ,water filters, Medical officer tables and chairs, hand sanitizers and masks for use in the prisons of Manipur Central Jail, Saji..

HC condoles

IMPHAL, Nov 7: The High Court of Manipur condoled the demise of Genananda Hijam, LLM Advocate and former joint secretary of the High Court Bar Association Manipur...

Materials donated

IMPHAL, Nov 7 COVID-19 Awareness cum Relief Committee, Kyamgei Youth Pioneer Club (KYPC) donated relief materials to families of COVID-19 positive patients within the area under its jurisdiction today...

Cine Writer's and Playwright Forum condoles

IMPHAL, Nov 7 Cine Writer's and Playwright Forum (CWPF) condoled demise of renowned playwright and film producer Tongbram Dineshor popularly known as Dinesh Tongbram. He passed away on November 6...

Weekly media briefing now to be held Local bodies to take onus of enforcing new SOP

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 6: Informing that the State Government has already drawn up and enforced a new SOP to give a new impetus to the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, Principal Secretary (Health) V Vumlunmang said that the task of enforcing the new SOP would be entrusted to local COVID committees, Assembly segment level COVID committees and district level committees.Apart from enforcing the new SOP, extensive awareness campaigns would be organised on the COVID-19 pandemic and its protective ..

Let us follow SOP strictly, says LJP general secretary

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 6 : Expressing concern over the surge in the number of COVID-19 positive cases in Lamsang Assembly Constituency, social worker Khundrakpam Kanba has reiterated his appeal to all to observe COVID-19 SOPs strictly.Kanba, who is also the general secretary of LJP State unit, made the appeal during a relief drive conducted to assist the residents of Awang Potsangbam Khullen who have been confined due to imposition of containment measures.He has been carrying out the relief ..

Integrity not negotiable : MDA

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 6: The Manipur Democratic Alliance (MDA) has reiterated that any solution to the political dialogue going on between Government of India and NSCN-IM should not infringe upon the integrity of Manipur and the sanctity of its..

HC dismisses

IMPHAL, Nov 6: Just a day after the High Court held a landmark verdict against Yengkhom Surchandra Singh declaring his 2017 election null and void, the same Court has again dismissed his petition to stay the order of the single bench yesterday.Ex-MLA Yeng..

Kpi all set for Saitu by-election

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Nov 6 : With Saitu AC set to go for by election tomorrow, polling personnel along wiht equipments needed for the election were dispersed from the DEO/DC office Kangpokpi today.Around 525 polling personnel were dispersed in appr..

Irang now in Bangladesh

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 6 : Irang, the satellite radio transmitter tagged Amur Falcon reached Bangladesh today while Chiulon is still resting in Chiulon village in Tamenglong district, said Wildlife Institute of India scientist Dr Sureshkumar.Ira..

Death toll rises by 2, positives by 166

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 6: During the last 24 hours, the State’s COVID-19 death toll rose by two while the positive cases increased by 166.According to a press release issued by Additional Director (Health) and COVID-19 Common Control Room ..

Bridge components reach Irang

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 6: A bailey bridge located along Imphal-Moreh highway at Tengnoupal has been dismantled and its components have started reaching Irang.Five trucks loaded with dismantled components of the bailey bridge reached Irang this a..

Decks cleared for by-polls in 4 ACs today

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 6 : The stage has been all set for the  by-polls to the four Assembly segments of Wangoi, Saitu, Wangjing-Tentha and Lilong.Altogether 1,33,136 voters (64,181 males; 67,182 females and 1765 service voters) are expecte..

JNIMS teachers threaten stir

IMPHAL, Nov 6 : The JNIMS Teachers’ Association has threatened to launch different modes of agitation from November 19 if their pay scales are not hiked to the scales recommended by the 7th Central Pay Commission.A press release issued by JNIMS Teac..

HC hears NIA petition

IMPHAL, Nov 6 :  High Court of Manipur today heard the petition filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) challenging the recent order of Special Judge NIA Manipur to open offices of the Salai Group of Companies and Smart Society and fixed Nov..

IO examined

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 6: The Investigating Officer of State Police who first probed the 2nd Manipur Rifles arms missing case was examined and heard by the Special Judge NIA Manipur today and fixed November 9 for further hearing.During the heari..

Apps introduced for real time monitoring of by-elections

IMPHAL, Nov 6Database Administrator, Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Manipur, L Sujata Devi informed that the by-elections to fill vacant seats in State Legislative Assembly will use the applications such as eAtlas, Traccar and BoothApp for smooth ..

Annual award to be given

IMPHAL, Nov 6: Ayibasinggi Eepak has informed that they will be giving an annual award on poetry books.Poetry books published from 2018 till October 2020 will be shortlisted for the award. Applicants should submit 3 copies of their books, bio data along w..

Water supply to be affected

IMPHAL, Nov 6: Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) Manipur has informed the general public that the main pipeline from Kangchup to Iroisemba will be shifted due to construction of a new bridge at Lamsang.Normal supply to consumers of Lamsang, area..

Power Shutdown

IMPHAL, Nov 6The Manipur State Power Company Limited has informed  all the consumers of 33KV Kongba-Sangaipat line that it will be under shutdown on November 11 from 7 am to 10 am for jungle cutting. During the shutdown power supply to the consumers ..

Steamers, face masks gifted

IMPHAL, Nov 6Celebrating 9th birthday of their son today, Kambam Chingkhei, social and RTI activist Kambam Seityajit and his wife Ksh Gangarani gifted one steamer (vaporiser) each to Editors of morning and evening dailies, Chief Editors of ISTV, Impact TV..

'Opening Khwairamband Keithel will be imprudent'

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 6: President of Khwairamband Nupi Keithel Sinpham Amadi Saktam Kanba Lup, Thoudam Shanti has stated that opening Khwairamband Keithel at a time when COVID cases are rising quicker in the State would be 'imprudent.'Speaking to The Sangai Express, Shanti also asked who will control the market-goers, traders etc., if the market is indeed opened.The lup doesn't stop any vendors from resuming their business, but who will take responsibility if the opening of the women-only ..

Voluntary blood donation camp organised

IMPHAL, Nov 6 In line with the National Voluntary Blood Donation Day, a voluntary blood donation camp was organised today at RIMS Blood Bank, Lamphelpat.The blood donation camp was jointly organised by Life Savers Manipur; Babina Speciality Hospital, Khab..

Doordarshan News Unit Imphal aids Dhirajit

IMPHAL, Nov 6Doordarshan New Unit, Imphal has today extended monetary assistance to ailing stringer of the news unit, Oinam Dhirajit for use in his kidney treatment.The sum of monetary assistance was formally handed over to the mother of Dhirajit of Langt..

Territorial Army organises medical camp

IMPHAL, Nov 6 : A Medical Camp was organised by the Kulbung COB yesterday at Kulbung village in Churachandpur district. Two army medical officers (Doctors) along with nursing assistants provided free medical support to 92 villagers (11 Male, 25 Female and..

Sports Ministry sanctions Rs 5 lakh to family of deceased footballer Manitombi Singh

New Delhi, Nov 6The Sports Ministry on Friday sanctioned Rs 5 lakh to the family of deceased Manipuri Footballer Manitombi Singh with an effort to ease the financial crisis of the family.Manitombi, who died on August, 2020 at the age of 39, was the only e..

Congress questions

IMPHAL, Nov 6 The Lamlai Block Congress Committee has questioned how an MLA disqualified by the Speaker of the  Assembly is still staying in the Government quarters.Ningthoujam Somendro, president of Lamlai Block Congress Committee said that the Ex M..

AITUC-MSC mourns

IMPHAL, Nov 6The All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), Manipur State Committee has expressed grief over the demise of tipper truck driver Phoukeisangbam Khamba Singh following the tragic Irang Bridge collapse incident.Following the news of recovery of t..

Time to teach Govt a lesson : MLL

IMPHAL, Nov 6The Manipur Loumi Lup (MLL) has stated that the BJP led State Government lacks governance skills and eyes only on power.In a statement issued today, MLL secretary, H Ibobi Singh said that price of essential commodities has driven up since the..

KSA denounces effort to replace Manipuri script

IMPHAL, Nov 6 : Kangleipak Students' Association (KSA) has disapproved the recent statement of one organisation seeking introduction of other scripts in addition to Manipuri script (Meitei Mayek).KSA, in a statement recalled the movement language movement..

Tribal Affairs and Hills Dept issues helpline numbers

IMPHAL, Nov 6 The Department of Tribal Affairs and Hills has informed all concerned availing ST scholarship to contact Students Scholarship Cell (SCC) of the Department via 9612255251/8974105400/9402267219/9436202513/9856301337 for any assistance in regis..

Startup Manipur outreach programme held at Ukhrul

Ukhrul, Nov 6: Manipur State Planning Department organised a programme to sensitize the youth on Startup Manipur at Hamleikhong, Ukhrul...

Schools inaugurated

CHANDEL, Nov 6 : Angkhel Chayang Primary School, M Seijol Primary School and Betuk Village's waiting shed constructed under the SPA 2019-2020 by the Autonomous District Chandel was inaugurated by ADC Chandel Chairman D Ringo Lamkangna...

2 day tabletop and mock exercise

BISHNUPUR, Nov 6: A two-day tabletop exercise and mock exercise began today at Mini Secretariat complex, Bishnupur to discuss the roles of District Disaster Management Authority Bishnupur and Incident Response Team (IRT) Bishnupur during an earthquake and their responses to the emergency...

HSA hails PIL on health facilities

CCpur, Nov 6: The Hmar Students' Association (HSA), Churachandpur Joint HQ, has hailed one of its members for highlighting the factual healthcare condition in Pherzawl district through a PIL that was heard by the Court on October 12, 2020...

Many condole Ricky

CCpur, Nov 6: Condolence messages pour in unabated today for the former Principal of Churachandpur Government College Ricky Vanlallawm Guite who passed away last night at JNIMS after battling COVID for some time. He was 69...

Deaf and Dumb couple unite

SENAPATI, Nov 6 : In the first case of its kind, a deaf and dumb man and woman were united in holy matrimony at Sunday School Chapel of the Poumai Baptist Church, Senapati...

Officials ready for Lilong & Wangjing-Tentha by-elections

Thoubal, Nov 6: Altogether 828 polling personnel and 1,500 security personnel have been stationed at 92 polling stations of Lilong and Wangjing -Tentha for by-election duty...

Villages condemn 34 AR, demand apology

Senapati, Nov 6: Three villages Oklong Khunou, Oklong Khullen and Maryram have condemned the alleged assault on Oklong Khunou Village chairman cum chief PF Joshua Chawang yesterday by 34 Assam Rifles at Maram Khunou...

Awareness on Amur Falcon

NONEY, Nov 6: An awareness campaign to protect the Amur Falcons was organised by the Noney Forest Division and the Longmai Nature Club along NH-37, from Noney to Awangkhul and surrounding villages with the theme "Do not kill Amur Falcons"...

IBSD Director among top 2% scientists of the world

IMPHAL, Nov 6: Professor Pulok Kumar Mukherjee, Director of Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD) Imphal has been named among top 2 percent scientists in the world as per a subject wise analysis conducted by a team of scientists at ..

High Court declares Surchandra's 2017 election null and void In steps M Rameshwar as MLA of Kakching AC

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 5 : In a dramatic twist, the High Court of Manipur has declared the 2017 election of Yengkhom Surchandra null and void and declared BJP candidate Mayanglambam Rameshwar, who secured second place in the election as elected Member of Kakching Assembly Constituency today.A single bench of the High Court comprising Justice M V Muralidharan was hearing a petition M Rameshwar filed challenging the election of Yengkhom Surchandra in the 2017 State Assembly elections which ..

COVID-19 claims three more, 222 more test positive

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Nov 5 : COVID-19 claimed three more lives in the last 24 hours to take the total death tally to 192.The deceased include a 66 year old man from Kamjong, a 54 year old woman from Thoubal and an 83 year old woman from Imphal West. The first two passed away at RIMS while the third person passed away at Shija Hospital in the wee hours of today.Significantly the statement issued by the State Health Department did not mention the death at Shija Hospital and hence the official ..