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Eminent Manipuri writer Sagolshem Indrakumar passes away

Eminent Manipuri writer Sagolshem Indrakumar passes away ..

Question arises on revised rate of forest produce 2020

Imphal, Oct 30  Farmers have raised questions on the revised rate of forest produce 2020 published by the State Government on October 10. ACOAM Lup in a statement that the question has been raised especially on the steep hike in the rate of cinnamon ..

WUM conducts cleanliness drive at RIMS road

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 30 : A cleanliness drive was held  at RIMS road by WUM under the theme "Your Waste, Your  Responsibility"under the  initiative of both  IMC and MUDA at around 7 am today.The president of WUM led from th..

WUM conducts cleanliness drive at RIMS road

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 30 : A cleanliness drive was held  at RIMS road by WUM under the theme "Your Waste, Your  Responsibility"under the  initiative of both  IMC and MUDA at around 7 am today.The president of WUM led from th..

Planned shutdown

IMPHAl, Oct 30The MSPDCL has informed to all the consumers of 11Kv Pangei feeder that there will be a planned shutdown on 31st October from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm for shifting of poles. Consumers of all these feeder will not get power supply during said hour..

PWF disburses Rs 1.42 lakh as assistance to 5 journalists

IMPHAL, Oct 30A charitable Trust of AMWJU, Paomee Welfare Foundation (PWF) on Friday disbursed its Medical Financial Assistance to five bona fide beneficiaries, worth Rs 1,42,000.PWF’s team comprising its chairperson, Wangkhemcha Shamjai and managin..

Zogam Today observes 8th anniv

CCpur, Oct 30: A thanksgiving programme of Zogam Today was held today at its office.The function was held to mark the 8th anniversary of the daily newspaper in the presence of staff and well-wishers.Editor of the newspaper, S Nengkhanlun Zou praised the A..

G Apoukhui condoled

IMPHAL, Oct 30: The NPF, Nungba Kendra Unit has mourned the untimely demise of G Apoukhui, Executive Member of Tamenglong Autonomous District October 28.In a condolence message, the Nungba unit of NPF extended its heartfelt condolences to the bereaved fam..

Fund COVID-19 hospital : CPI to Centre

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 30: The Manipur State Council, Communist Party of India has written to VK Dewangan, Central Nodal Officer, COVID-19 Control Committee asking the Centre to fund the establishment of a COVID-19 dedicated hospital in the Stat..

Eminent Manipuri writer Sagolshem Indrakumar passes away

IMPHAL, Oct 30 Eminent Manipuri writer Sagolshem Indrakumar Singh passed away this morning due to an illness at his residence at Thangmeiband Khoyathong. He was 79. ..

Loan distributed

IMPHAL, Oct 30 : Manipur State Co-Operative Bank (MSCB) and NABARD, under Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan distributed loans to the farmers during a function held at Laingamkhul today. The loan distribution programme was attended by the Managing Director of MSC..

PWF disburses Rs 1.42 lakh as assistance to 5 journalists

IMPHAL, Oct 30 A charitable Trust of AMWJU, Paomee Welfare Foundation (PWF) on Friday disbursed its Medical Financial Assistance to five bona fide beneficiaries, worth Rs 1,42,000...

Moirangthem Modhubala remembered

BISHNUPUR, Oct 30: Acknowledging her contribution to the society, Modhubala Devi, founder president of Meira Paibi Apunba Lup (MPAL), Moirangthem Modhubala Devi was fondly remembered during a simple function held today at Ningthouhong's public park. ..

COVID-19 : Meeting discusses strategies

BISHNUPUR, Oct 30: A consultative meeting was convened today at the conference hall of Bishnupur Municipal Council to come up with a strategy to lessen COVID cases in the State...

Career guidance and motivational lecture

Noney, Oct 30: Noney Battalion of the Assam Rifles organised career guidance and motivational lecture at Awangkhul Company Operating Base of the Battalion...

Office bearers of AMKSU feted

IMPHAL, Oct 29The Indigenous People’s Association of Kangleipak (IPAK) Manipur felicitated the office bearers of the newly formed ‘All Manipur Kabui Students Union’ at a simple function held at its office today. The function was attended by Federation of Haomee president Sapamcha Jadumani who was also the founder president of IPAK, Kabui Union president Dr K Heera Kabui and IPAK president Ksh Somorendro as the chief guest, guest of honour and president respectively.  ..

House to house search operation conducted

IMPHAL, Oct 29A combined team of CDO and police personnel of  Thoubal today conducted a house to house search operation at Khekman area in view of the upcoming by-election. The operation which started from 4.15 am lasted till 7.30 am searched around 60 houses and about 170 individuals were verified, said a police source.  ..

MPDA distributes medical supplies

Imphal, Oct 29The Manipur People’s Democratic Alliance (MPDA) today conducted a medical camp and distributed medical supplies to the Old Aged Home, Mongshangei.MPDA convenor Dr M Dhanabir said Manipur People’s Democratic Alliance is formed by 12 political parties of Manipur. They wanted to provide health check up of the aged persons and staffs staying at the Home and also distribute medical supplies as part of their end goal to serve the public. During the visit, Dhanabir  appealed ..

From Cong to BJP and from BJP to Cong pot shots fired Sangma takes jibes at party hopping BJP, Cong men

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 29: National People’s Party (NPP) National president and Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma has asserted that NPP is a political party ‘made in the North East by the people of North East for the people of North East.’He was speaking at the flag hoisting cum election rally of Khuraijam Loken who is fighting the by-election in Wangoi AC on NPP ticket.Addressing the rally held today at the Yumnam Huidrom Makha Leikai residence of Loken, Conrad Sangma ..

Death toll rises by 2 to reach 160, total cases cross 19 thousand

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 29: The State COVID-19 death toll has touched 160 after two more fell victim to the virus during the last 24 hours.According to a press release issued by Additional Director (Health) and COVID-19 Common Control Room spokesman Dr Khoirom Sasheekumar Mangang, two men aged 48 and 67 hailing from Imphal East and Imphal West respectively died of COVID-19 during the last 24 hours.In the meantime, 242 people including 10 personnel of CAPF were tested positive for the contagion ..

Mao Council reiterates Lim stand

Newmai News NetworkSENAPATI, Oct 29: Batting for Naga unification, the Mao Council today asserted that the “Naga flag, Naga Constitution and Naga unification, given the unique history and situation of the Naga people cannot be undermined by the contemporary realities”.In a statement, the Mao Council asked, “How will our history and identity be asserted and carried forward without Naga flag, Naga Constitution and the unification of Nagas ?” It further asked, “Can the settlement ..

Biren gives credit to ex-Cong MLAs for Govt’s survival CM bares fangs with ‘killer Govt’ tag on ‘rival’

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Oct 29: Chief Minister N Biren has stated that his Government might not have survived had it not been for the Congress MLAs who resigned from the State Assembly in the nick of time.He was speaking at an election meeting of Paonam Brojen held today at Tentha Heibung.Notably, Brojen is contesting the by-election in Wangjing-Tentha AC as a BJP candidate.There have been repeated attempts to topple the Government since the day it was installed and those MLAs who had resigned were ..

CM, IG flag off AR's COVID-19 awareness rally

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 29 : Chief Minister N Biren Singh, along with Major General Alok Naresh, Inspector General Assam Rifles South, flagged-off a mega COVID-19 awareness bike rally organised by IGAR South at Mantripukrhi today. The awareness rally was held as part of the Jan Andolan drive initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 15.In line with the initiative, the Assam Rifles has also launched week long focussed Jan Andolan drives in various parts of Imphal East, Imphal West ..

KSA alleges

IMPHAL, Oct 29: The Manipur University is ignoring the Central reservation policy as a Central university and its authorities are tweaking the policy (reservation) at their whim,  alleged the Kangleipak Students’ Association (KSA) today. In a s..

Lady held for acting at behest of NSCN (IM)

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 29: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested 35-year-old Ramningle Pame for allegedly delivering extortion money of Rs 35 lakh to a self styled colonel of the NSCN(IM) named Rauiling Nsarangbe. She has been taken t..

Three hurt, stir put on hold

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 29 : Violence erupted at Hatta Minuthong and at Lilong during the 48 hours general strike called by the All Manipur Muslim Organisation and Pangal Students  Union, DM University.Three protesters were injured in the co..

Cong takes case to ECI

IMPHAL, Oct 29 : Congress candidate Lamtinthang Haokip has filed a complaint to the Chief Election Commissioner, ECI against SoO group KNO/KRA for threatening his life during an election campaign at Kangchup Tuikun village, Saitu Assembly Constituency yes..

Separate hospital for symptomatic COVID patients mooted Delhi team whips out practical suggestions

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 29: The Central team currently in the State to take stock of the COVID-19 situation today discussed setting aside a hospital for treatment of symptomatic COVID-19 patients while RIMS and JNIMS would be   dedicate..

Relay hunger strike goes on

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 29: The relay hunger strike launched by volunteers of six student bodies namely; AIMS, AMSU, DESAM, MSF, KSA and SUK on October 21 at Kwakeithel Thokchom Leikai community hall has completed nine days today.The student bodi..

Drug unit busted

IMPHAL, Oct 29: Thoubal district police busted one brown sugar manufacturing laboratory at Thoubal Moijing Awang Leikai and seized around 435.945 kilograms of suspected brown sugar, 438 litres of morphinated liquid along with many other items, said police..

Court allows

IMPHAL, Oct 29: Chief Judicial Magistrate Imphal West today allowed prayers of victims’ families and EEVFAM (Extrajudicial Execution Victim Families Association Manipur) for filing protest petitions in connection with the CBI closure report submitte..

Henry appeals to Municipal workers to call of agitation

Henry appeals to Municipal workers to call of agitation ..

Awareness on prevention of substance and alcohol abuse held

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Oct 29:  Nasha Mukt Bharat Campaign Committee, Thoubal organised an awareness and educational programme on prevention of substance and alcohol abuse at the office complex of DC, Thoubal, today.The programme was graced by Polem Lenin Singh, AC to DC Thoubal; Dr Ksh Memcha, DFWO, Thoubal; M Ingocha Singh, SDO/BDO Thoubal; Arambam Kameshwar Singh, District Social Welfare Officer; K Lokendro Singh, DACYP, NYK, Thoubal and Kh Robindro Singh, RDS Wangjing by following the ..

'Over 7,500 electors to support Abdul Nasir'

Thoubal, Oct 29 Over 7,500 strong electors belonging to the Makak clan have resolved to support independent candidate Alhaj Md Abdul Nasir in the upcoming by-election to Lilong Assembly constituency scheduled on November 7.The resolution was taken during ..

Court grants 4 weeks to victim’s family, EEVFAM to file objection against CBI closure report

IMPHAL, Oct 29Chief Judicial Magistrate Imphal west granted 4 weeks to the victim families/EEVFAM to file written objection, if any, to the closure report submitted by CBI in connection with alleged extra judicial killing of Pheiroijam Sanajit on the inte..

PTFC-19 demands explanation from State Govt for the deaths of 8 persons in a day

IMPHAL, Oct 29“As of yesterday, Manipur has reported 158 deaths due to COVID-19. This shows that we are in an advance stage of community transmission,” said the Peoples’ Task Force for COVID-19 in release today.     &..

Foundation stone laid

Our CorrespondentJiribam Oct 29: Vice Chairman of Manipur Food Industries Corporation Limited, K Sarat Kumar Singh laid the foundation stone for the office building of Kalinagar Youth Club, (KYC) Kalinagar.  Notably, K Sarat Kumar Singh is also a mem..

MLA Dingo distributes food items

IMPHAL, Oct 19 Sekmai MLA H Dingo Singh today laid the foundation stone of a structure of Awang Sekmai Apunba Meira Paibi. Later he also distributed essential food items to around 40 households in the containment zones of Awang Sekmai and Khurkhul Awang L..

Blood donation camp held

IMPHAL, Oct 29An awareness cum voluntary blood donation camp was held today at Khurai Lairikyengbam leikai in Imphal East.  The camp was jointly organised by Life Savers Manipur, Sports Assn for the Visually Impaired (SAVI), State Blood Transfusion C..

Airtel payments bank included as DBT channel

IMPHAL, Oct 29The State Finance Department has notified that Airtel payments bank is authorized as an alternative channel for disbursements of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) to beneficiaries for proper implementation of DBT in the State. Considering their ..

Food items distributed at containment zones

IMPHAL, Oct 29Telou Chana ZP member Amom Jamini and Takhel Sanjenbam GP pradhan Moirangthem Ningthem with the direction of BJP State council member Kh Ibomcha distributed essential food items to the households in the containment zones of Kharason and Chin..

Special 'Gram Sabha' held

IMPHAL, Oct 29The 2nd Special Gram Sabha of Lairenjam Meijrao Gram Panchayat was held at Lairenjam in Imphal West District  yesterday.The programme was attended by former member of Kodompokpi Zilla Parishad L Surchandra, Lairenjam Meijrao GP pradhan ..

Trainees invited

IMPHAL, Oct 29A training programme on mushroom cultivation will be organised from November 1 by RAMA Foundation, Nagamapal RIMS Road. The main theme of the training programme is to create income generation and become self-employed and leadership skills. I..

Imphal East DC notifies about e-pass

IMPHAL, Oct 19 The Deputy Commissioner, Imphal East District has notified that with the discontinuation of HRD Academy (Ghari, Imphal West) as Transit Quarantine Centre for air passengers w.e.f. October 31, 2020, all the concerned particularly flight pass..

Application invited for Dr Ibeyaima Innovation Award 2020

Imphal, Oct 29 (DIPR) Manipur Science and Technology Council (MASTEC) is organising Dr Ibeyaima Innovation Award for the year 2020. The Award carries Rs 20,000 in cash, citation and memento which was donated by the Manipuri Association of Canada (MAC) bas..

27 AR gifts ventilator set to Ukhrul Hospital

Ukhrul, Oct 29: 27 AR, Ukhrul today gifted one ventilator set to Ukhrul District Hospital as part of Jan Andolan awareness campaign in the district...

Office inaugurated

BISHNUPUR, Oct 29: An office of the Rural Youth Development organization (RYDO) was inaugurated today at Ngaikhong Siphai, Bishnupur...

Jan Andolan Rally taken out in Pallel

Kakching, Oct 29: Under the supervision of SP Kakching Victoria Yengkhom, personnel of Pallel Police Station and volunteers Social Development Organization (SDO) Pallel, Youth Volunteers Association (YVA) Pallel, Youth..

Awangbow mourns

IMPHAL, Oct 29: Forest Minister, Awangbow Newmai has mourned the demise of Tkiubou, president, NPF-MSU (Farmers Wing)...

STCC distributes dustbins

Chandel, Oct 29: Small Town Committee Chandel (STCC) distributed pairs of dustbin each for families residing in five villages of Chandel District Headquarter...

ZRO conducts thanksgiving ceremony

CCpur, Oct 29: Against the backdrop of Ginsuanhau getting re-elected unopposed in Singngat AC, the Zomi Re-unification Organisation has on Wednesday organized a special thanksgiving ceremony under the theme 'one vision one political goal'...

State records highest ever Covid deaths with 8

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 28: The State recorded highest ever single day COVID-19 fatality  with eight individuals succumbing to the virus during the last 24 hours. The COVID-19 death toll has now jumped to 158.According to a press release issued by Additional Director (Health) and COVID-19 Common Control Room spokesman Dr Khoirom Sasheekumar Mangang, four died at RIMS, Raj Medicity and Moreh Hospital. Another two persons, both males (aged 63 and 75) who were under home isolation passed ..

Demand for State specific Covid policy continues Relay hunger strike completes one week

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 28: The relay hunger strike of six student bodies demanding State specific COVID-19 policy entered the 8th day today.It may be noted that the six student bodies, AMSU (All Manipur Students’ Union), MSF (Manipuri Students’ Federation), DESAM (Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur), KSA (Kangleipak Students’ Association), SUK (Students’ Union of Kangleipak) and AIMS (Apunba Ireipakki Maheiroi Sinpanglup) had launched the relay hunger ..

Irang, Chiulon return to Puching after 361 days

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 28 : Satellite tagged amur falcons, Chiulon and Irang have reached their stopover site at Irang river bank near Puching safely after 361 days.The Forest Department in association with Wildlife Institute of India fitted satellite radio transmitters on 5 Amur Falcons including Chiulon and Irang at Puching village in Tamenglong district to study their migratory route last year in the last week of October and first week of November respectively last year. The other three ..

Imp-Dpr highway re-connected

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 28: Imphal-Dimapur highway which remained cut off since Friday evening after a 50 metres long portion sank at Khongnem Thana about 15 kms from Maram has been re-connected.As such, stranded trucks and other vehicles have resumed movement on the highway since this afternoon.Engineers of Bharatia Infra Project Limited (BIPL) started constructing a new road; 10 metres wide and 110 metres long, in lieu of the sunken portion since last Sunday.In view of the vital importance ..

‘No SOPs followed in poll campaign’

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 28 : Chief Minister N Biren and all political parties should be held responsible if there is a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the poll-bound Constituencies, said All Manipur Nupi Marup (AMNM) today.Stating that t..

48 hrs general strike called

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Oct 28: Demanding that the 4 percent reservation given to Meitei Pangal community should be extended to Higher Education, two student bodies, Pangal Students' Union, Dhanamanjuri University (PSU-DMU) and All Manipur Muslim Studen..

Fracas over payment of school fees for lockdown months AMSU bans 6 schools for ‘collecting’ fees

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 28: For ‘collecting’ tuition fees for the months of lockdown even as there is a deadlock with the Government over the issue, AMSU has put a temporary ban on six schools.In a statement today, AMSU (All Manipur S..

Drugs worth Rs 74 Cr seized

IMPHAL, Oct 28: Bishnupur district commandos arrested four persons including a Rifleman of the 6th IRB along with 74 kilograms of brown sugar worth Rs 74 crore today morning at around 6.Acting on specific input regarding peddling of drugs in Khordak area,..

Ukhrul fetes RS MP

IMPHAL, Oct 28: Ukhrul today rolled out the red carpet for Rajya Sabha MP Leishemba Sanajaoba with a fitting reception programme at TTA hall, organised by the Tangkhul Wungnao Long.Speaking at his felicitation programme organised the MP said he became an ..

MSCW highlights

IMPHAL, Oct 28: Manipur State Commission for Women (MSCW) had  a meeting with Social Welfare Minister Okram Henry Singh at his office chamber on October 26.Chairperson of the Commission, Dr Binota Meinam, its Members, Lourembam Dayabati, Chuongsin Ko..

Ginsuanhau sworn in

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 28: Ginsuanhau who has been elected from Singnat AC to the Manipur Legislative Assembly unchallenged was sworn in today.Speaker Yumnam Khemchand administered the oath of office and secrecy to Ginsuanhau at his office at 2 ..

Blank fire disrupts election rally

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 28 : An election rally of Opposition Congress party held at K Geljang village under Saitu AC was disrupted when some miscreants opened fire  in the air today.An election meeting of Congress candidate Dr Lamtinthang Ha..

Assam Rifles organises COVID-19 awareness drives at remote villages under Jan Andolan campaign

IMPHAL, Oct 28Assam Rifles organised awareness drives on COVID-19 under the Jan Andolan Campaign at various villages of Manipur on 27 and 28 October.The drive was organised to increase the awareness on COVID-19 Protocols to be implemented in remote villag..

Joint body draws CM’s attention over poor road repair work

IMPHAL, Oct 28The joint body of Khoupum Area Villages Authority Council (KAVAC), Rongmei Luh Phuam, Khoupum Area (RLPKA) and Zeliangrong Students' Union, Khoupum Area (ZSUKA) has drawn the attention of the Chief Minister towards the “sluggish and no..

'Pabung Iboyaima' remembered on his 5th death anniversary

IMPHAL, Oct 28The 5th death anniversary of 'Pabung Iboyaima' was observed in a low key event held today at AMUCO's office.The death anniversary programme, though usually marked by discussion on a topic pertaining to the State, was scaled down considering ..

‘National Cyber Security Awareness Month’ observed

IMPHAL, Oct 28The MAAMBA (Manipur Adventure and Mountain Biking Association) in co-operation with the Department of IT, Government of Manipur along with Manipur State Information Technology Society, Govt of Manipur today organised a cycle rally as a part ..

Manipur University notifies

IMPHAL, Oct 28The Manipur University has notified that the last date for submission of application form for admission to MA in South East Asian Studies (1st Semester) for the session 2020-21 has been extended up to 5 pm of November 10, 2020. ..

COHSEM extends form submission last date

IMPHAL, Oct 28The Council of Higher Secondary Education Manipur has notified that the last date of issue of prescribed application form for obtaining Eligibility Certificate for admission in Class XI and Class XII in any institution affiliated to the Coun..

World Mental Health Day, 2020 observed at Senapati

Our CorrespondentSenapati, Oct 28: The District Mental Health Programme (DMHP), Senapati organised World Mental Health Day at the District Hospital under the theme, “Mental Health for All: Greater Investment- Greater Access. Everyone, Everywhere”.Th Kirankumar, Deputy Commissioner of Senapati, M Pradip, Superintendent of Police of Senapati, and Dr Pfokreho Pfoze, Chief Medical Officer of Senapati graced the event as chief guest, guest of honour, and president respectively.Dr M Sokha, Medical ..

Skill training programme launched

Our CorrespondentThoubal, Oct 28 : A 2-Day Skill training programme organised by Public Health Engineer (PHE) Division Thoubal was kicked off today at IRDEO hall at Wangbal.Speaking at the skill training programme on "Operation and Maintenance of Water Su..

‘KSO will not get involved in election related activities’

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Oct 28: The Kuki Students' Organization (KSO) General Headquarters has stated that it will not support any particular candidates or involve in any election-related activities.In connection with doubts raised recently over the a..

Demand of NSCN (IM) backed

IMPHAL, Oct 28: Chakhesang Region, NSCN/GPRN   held its meeting on Oct 23  at Pfutsero and reaffirmed to give full co-operation to the Indo-Naga peace talk team headed by Th Muivah, it said in a statement today. Showing its support, Chakhes..

Zeliangrong Union condoles

IMPHAL, Oct 28The Zeliangrong Union (Assam, Manipur and Nagaland), its district and regional zones, Zeliangrong Women Union, Kabui Mother's Association and Zeliangrong Youth Front (Assam, Manipur and Nagaland) has condoled the demise of zonal secretary of..

Tousem organisation draws CM’s attention

IMPHAL, Oct 28The Saramba Segment Voice (SSV) Tousem sub-division has appealed concerned authorities to review the reported new alignment of Tamenglong-Halflong road by the office of the Deputy Commissioner, Tamenglong.SSV in a statement said that the exi..

Release the impounded JCB, demands sit in at Salungpham

Thoubal, Oct 28: Demanding unconditional release of JCB which was impounded by Heirok Police on October 27 for digging out a portion of Wangjing to Salungpham road stretch as a protest, a sit-in protest was staged today at Salungpham Mayai Leikai, today. ..

'No such identity as Hozam Thaimei, secretary information & publicity ZUF'

IMPHAL, Oct 28: KD Gangmei, information & publicity secretary Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) has claimed that there is no such identity as Hozam Thaimei, secretary information & publicity ZUF...

Special Judge (POCSO), Senapati rejects anticipatory bail pleas of 'child rapist'

Senapati, Oct 28: The Court of the Special Judge (POCSO), Senapati today rejected the anticipatory bail pleaded by one Gangbi Gangmei (26 ), who is accused of sexually assaulting a minor and cancelled the interim order passed if any by this Court...

AR foils multiple smuggling attempts

IMPHAL, Oct 28 Troops of Assam Rifles foiled three cross border smuggling attempts along the Indo-Myanmar international border near Moreh on October 26...

BJP condoles

IMPHAL, Oct 28 BJP, Tamenglong district has condoled the sudden demise of G Apoukhui of Bolongdai Village, Noney district. In its condolence message, BJP Tengnoupal said that the demise of G Apoukhui, an Executive Member of ADC..

KSO withdraws

Ccpur, Oct 28: KSO Henglep today withdrew the ultimatum it served to the agency engaged for constructing PMGSY Road in Henglep following the resumption of construction work, a statement issued by the student body said...

AMWDCS&ULA demands honoraria for labourers

Kakching, Oct 28: All Manipur Ward Development Committee Skilled & Unskilled Labours Association (AMWDCS&ULA) began its cease work strike from today at Kakching, Thoubal, Jiribam and Bishnupur districts...

Daily test for COVID-19 declining in last two days at RIMS, JNIMS State records six Covid deaths in a day for 3rd time

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 27: For the third time during the current month, the State recorded six deaths due to COVID-19 during the last 24 hours.Meanwhile, daily COVID-19 tests at JNIMS and RIMS have started declining.According to a press release issued by IDSP, 2727  COVID-19 tests including RT-PCR, TrueNat and RAT were done today at RIMS, JNIMS, different district headquarters, private hospitals and laboratories till 4 pm. Yesterday too the total number of COVID-19 test was only 1944 ..

Cong's bid to topple Govt won’t succeed : Biren

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 27: Even though Opposition Congress party has been scheming persistently to topple the BJP-led Government from the second month of its formation till date, all these attempts would not bear fruit, asserted Chief Minister N Biren.Addressing an election rally of  Ngamthang Haokip at Motbung today who is contesting the by-election from Saitu AC on BJP ticket, N Biren appealed to all the people to work collectively so as to ensure that Congress party does not return ..

Late journalist Khelen Thokchom remembered Liklaileima of TSE named media fellow

By Our Staff ReporterImphal, Oct 27 : Renowned journalist , Khelen Thokchom was fondly remembered on his 60th birth anniversary in a function organised at Manipur Press Club today.Floral tributes were paid to the portrait of the late journalist during the  programme held under the theme "Remembering Khelen Thokchom" and organised by Khelen Thokchom Trust, Manipur.Khelen, who was a special correspondent of The Telegraph, passed away on April 1, 2017.The trust named Ng Liklaileima of The Sangai ..

Flag, Constitution soul and spirit of Naga identity : UNC

Newmai News NetworkSENAPATI, Oct 27 : The United Naga Council (UNC) said on Tuesday that the Naga flag and Constitution are the "soul and spirit of Naga identity and Naga Nationhood," and as such, “in the event of signing the ‘final’ agreement without the indispensable manifestation of our identity and our future (read: flag and Constitution), we will be wrong to say that our situation and history have been unique”.In a statement, UNC said that every people’s struggle ..

CPI protests price hike

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 27: Communist Party of India (CPI) leaders and members staged a sit-in protest in front of Irawat Bhavan demanding dedicated COVID-19 hospital and denouncing price hike amid the pandemic today.CPI Manipur State Council secretary Laishram Sotinkumar and other party leaders took part in the protest.Asserting that the State Government has failed to monitor and regulate prices of commodities amid the pandemic, L Sotinkumar said a kg of onions is being sold at Rs 85 to ..

Farmers mela held at Mongjam

IMPHAL, Oct 27District Agriculture Office and Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) Imphal East in collaboration with the Farmers Club Mongjam conducted a Farmers Mela at Mongjam Community Hall, Mongjam Mayai Leikai.The function was attended by farmers from Mongjam, Maibakhul and adjoining Villages. The Pradhan, DAO Imphal East, Upa Pradhan of Nilakhuthi GP and President of the Farmers Clubs presided the function as chief guest, president and guests of honour respectively. Stringent measures ..

Fishery Minister inspects Govt fish feed mill plant at Lamphelpat

Imphal, Oct 27 (DIPR)Fishery Minister S Rajen Singh has inspected Fish Feed Mill Plant at Lamphelpat, Imphal today. During his visit minister also inspected the Fish Farm, Imphal West maintained by the State Government.Speaking to media, Minister Rajen said that there is a need for upgradation of the Government maintained fish farms in the State. The present status of the State maintained farms is not up to the mark. The budgetary allocation for fishery department is very minimum. More funds will ..

Irate locals hold rally protesting non-construction of road, many hurt in police action

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Oct 27 : Irate locals of Salungpham took out a rally today protesting against non-construction of Salungpham road which has been lying in dilapidated condition since many years.The protesters also shouted slogans against the negligence on the part of the authorities concerned. Demanding the Salungpham area be excluded from the Heirok Kendra, the protesters also warned intending candidates not to further lure the voters of the area only in poll times. Placards demanding the ..

Six finalists enter grand finale of Masotkhon Solo Hunt

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, Oct 27: The grand finale of Masotkhon Solo Hunt for best singing was attended by IGP IK Muivah as chief guest at ZBM restaurant at Sangakfam, Imphal today. The function was compered by Miss Manipur 2019 AR Mathing and attended by talented gospel singer Yursari Ngalung among others. After three selection rounds conducted online, the six finalists were Angeli Shokchui, Kumyaowon Kapai, Lemmet Raikhan, Shanring Zingkhai, Thingrik Ruivah and Thotdharso Kasar. Their songs ..

COVID-19 awareness programme held at Ningel

IMPHAL, Oct 27As a part of its ongoing COVID-19 awareness campaign, Coalition Against Drugs & Alcohol (CADA) in collaboration with Ningel Village Authority and Thoubal District United Women’s Development Organization (Thoubal Ima) conducted an awareness programme at Ningel Community Hall, Thoubal District today.  The programme was attended by Hijam Priyokumar, president, CADA; Moirangthem Shyamkanhai, senior citizen and Ahanthem Ahanbi, secreatry, Ningel Apunba Meira Paibi Lup as presidium ..

Monetary aid extended to VDF personnel

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Oct 27 : As a part of its continuous effort to assist distressed VDF personnel from Thoubal and Kakching, the Thoubal District VDF Welfare Association today assisted two VDF personnel from the association's welfare fund.Personnel..

PIB Imphal hosts webinar on Patel

Imphal, Oct 27 (PIB)The legacy of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel must be remembered and cherished by each generation of Indians if we are to maintain and safeguard the unity of India. These views were expressed at the Webinar organized by Press Information Bure..

Zeliangrong Union appeals to shun violence in Zeliangrong areas

Newmai News NetworkIMPHAL, OCT 27: Expressing its concern on the clash that took place between two ZUF factions recently, Zeliangrong Union of Assam, Manipur and Nagaland (ZU-AMN) strongly condemned the factional clash.“Two of our beloved Zeliangron..

PTFC-19, others continue COVID-19 awareness

IMPHAL, Oct 27The Peoples’ Task Force For Covid-19, Indian Red Cross Society Manipur State Branch, Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Association For Health Care Providers Of India (AHPI) Manipur Chapter have been jointly and continuously organisi..

WCM distributes face masks

Imphal, Oct 27Women Centre, Manipur today distributed N95 masks to the needy and those delivering essential services in Churachandpur and Pherzawl districts.The masks were donated by Control Print Mumbai under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ini..

Ginsuanhau to take oath today

IMPHAL, Oct 27: Ginsuanhau who has been elected to the Manipur Legislative Assembly from Singnat AC unchallenged would be sworn in tomorrow at 2 pm in the office chamber of the Manipur Legislative Assembly Speaker.Manipur Legislative Assembly Joint Secret..

MLA summoned

IMPHAL, Oct 27: Session Judge Imphal East Maibam Manojkumar today directed K Meghachandra, MLA Wangkhem Assembly Constituency to appear before the Special Court of (MP/MLAs) Number 1 on November 6.The Court was hearing a case against MLA K Meghachandra fo..

Raft capsizes

IMPHAL, Oct 27: A local of Charamram village, Tamenglong district, identified as Ijak Panmei went missing after his bamboo raft capsized in Barak River at around 6 am today.Ijak and his wife were caught in a strong current when the raft capsized. He manag..